Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

LRL Home - Legislators and Leaders - Texas Legislators: Past & Present - Legislation by member

Legislation authored by Sylvester Turner

Includes legislation with Sylvester Turner as the primary author for the 71st through 84th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

84th Regular Session
HB 677 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.
HB 678 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to advance notice regarding the housing of sexually violent predators at a new location in various counties of this state.
HB 679 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a study on homeless youth.
HB 710 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with a violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision.
HB 725 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the appeal of waiver of jurisdiction and transfer to criminal court in juvenile cases.
HB 1092 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an annual report of residential electric customer complaints.
HB 1101 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to extending the period over which the balance of the system benefit fund is to be eliminated.
HB 1309 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the notification of certain persons concerning certain events related to a child in foster care or in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 1393 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a home and community-based services program under Medicaid for certain persons with severe and persistent mental illness.
HB 1437 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain dedicated accounts in the general revenue fund that fund trauma facilities and emergency medical services.
HB 1518 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead.
HB 1519 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HB 1567 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of driving while license invalid.
HB 1795 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for indigent status for purposes of the driver responsibility program.
HB 2252 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for a school district's school guidance and counseling program.
HB 2253 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a report by the Public Utility Commission of Texas on retail electric service minimum usage fees and usage credits.
HB 2254 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain fees, charges, or credits based on a customer's electricity use in areas where competition has been introduced.
HB 2376 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund.
HB 2449 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students residing in care and treatment facilities and residential placement facilities.
HB 2572 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the firefighters' relief and retirement fund in certain municipalities.
HB 2755 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the higher education fund, the management of investments of the permanent university fund, and the allocation and distribution of certain constitutional revenues to the University of Houston.
HB 2992 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the functions of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
HB 3017 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public education and public school finance matters.
HB 3215 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding the withdrawal by certain insurers from the market for certain lines of insurance.
HB 3216 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the quarterly reporting of certain information regarding property and casualty insurance.
HB 3343 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the development of electricity demand response programs.
HB 3557 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the reporting of the seizure and forfeiture of contraband.
HB 3575 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to eligibility for supplemental financial assistance provided to certain grandparents.
HB 3589 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers.
HB 3625 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain service contracts.
HB 3716 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a requirement that public school districts and open-enrollment charter schools notify the Texas Education Agency of student deaths.
HB 3896 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to student access to public school instructional materials and technology.
HB 4013 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to studies on homeless veterans and youth.
HJR 17 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead.
HJR 18 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts.
HJR 115 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to entitle the University of Houston to participate in the income and other benefits of the permanent university fund.
HR 393 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2015, as Greater Houston Day at the State Capitol.
HR 528 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Harold V. Dutton Jr. on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
HR 561 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 18, 2015, as Indo-Americans of Greater Houston Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1512 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi on April 13, 2015.
HR 1784 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming R&B artist John Legend to the State Capitol.
HR 3426 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Wayne "Bob" Strauser of Austin.
83rd Regular Session
HB 435 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to take a blood specimen from the operator of a motor vehicle or watercraft to test for alcohol concentration or the presence of other intoxicating substances.
HB 473 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the provision under the medical assistance program of certain medications to children younger than five years of age.
HB 488 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to county or municipal regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 528 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/14
Caption: Relating to the restriction of access to the records and files of a child charged with or convicted of certain fine-only misdemeanor offenses.
HB 529 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the detention of juveniles pending criminal trial.
HB 549 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the system benefit fund fee.
HB 550 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers; lowering the amount of a fee; imposing a fee.
HB 790 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program.
HB 932 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the notification of certain legislators of the death of a child in foster care.
HB 933 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to automatic expunction of a juvenile's record after completion of a deferred prosecution program; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 967 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on relevant scientific evidence.
HB 968 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice inmate grievance system.
HB 1058 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to complaints about medication or medical care provided to foster children.
HB 1245 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the allocation of money in the judicial and court personnel training fund.
HB 1246 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a defendant's authority to amend a motion for new trial in a criminal case.
HB 1282 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the copying of certain records and files relating to a child who is a party to a juvenile proceeding.
HB 1318 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent certain youths and indigent defendants.
HB 1319 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.
HB 1541 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study on recidivism rates for certain juveniles committed to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
HB 1958 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to voting by voters unable to enter a polling place.
HB 1961 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to due process for certain law enforcement officers.
HB 1962 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the requirement that electric utilities offer a standard retail service package on a standard form with standard terms to a customer.
HB 1963 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the election of a commissioner of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
HB 1991 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to district or county attorneys engaged in the business of debt collection; authorizing a civil penalty.
HB 2044 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the criminal consequences for the manufacture, delivery, or possession of certain small amounts of Penalty Group 1 controlled substances.
HB 2045 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the manufacture, delivery, or possession of certain small amounts of Penalty Group 1 controlled substances.
HB 2239 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to evaluating the adequacy of education provided to children in county jails.
HB 2240 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a study on homeless youth.
HB 2241 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the maximum age of commitment of certain juveniles to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
HB 2398 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study of and report regarding Texas Department of Criminal Justice visitation policies.
HB 2399 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study of the feasibility and desirability of certain changes to the juvenile justice system.
HB 2400 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to children who engage in certain conduct indicating a need for supervision and the provision of services to those children and their families.
HB 2448 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to tuition for certain students residing outside of a junior college district.
HB 2853 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to regulation of health benefit plan rates.
HB 2888 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to establishing the juvenile first offender program.
HB 2889 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to evidence of inequality of appraisal in judicial appeals of appraisal review board orders.
HB 2890 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the consolidation and allocation of state criminal court costs; increasing certain court costs.
HB 3375 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing a public junior college district to exempt from the payment of tuition and fees certain students enrolled concurrently in certain training programs and adult education courses.
HB 3376 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program.
HB 3377 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a prostitution prevention program; authorizing a fee.
HB 3726 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain testing of residential structures.
HR 355 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2013, as Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas Day at the Capitol.
HR 2201 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Catherine Ferguson of Dallas, the mother of Representative Helen Giddings.
83rd 1st Called Session
HCR 6 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Approving the item of appropriation to the Public Integrity Unit in Travis County made by the General Appropriations Act for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium notwithstanding the objections of the governor.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HB 39 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
HCR 1 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Approving the item of appropriation to the Public Integrity Unit made by the General Appropriations Act for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium notwithstanding the objections of the governor.
HJR 14 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for the Medicaid program to certain persons.
82nd Regular Session
HB 363 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to urban renewal authority of municipalities.
HB 364 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to condominiums in certain municipalities, including the exercise of eminent domain authority by those municipalities with respect to certain condominiums.
HB 365 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of eminent domain authority by certain municipalities to take abandoned multi-family rental buildings.
HB 387 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child.
HB 440 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to take a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances.
HB 519 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers.
HB 540 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of the value of certain federal allowances for carbon dioxide emissions granted to certain electric or gas utilities.
HB 694 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain inmates who complete a rehabilitation program.
HB 960 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers of the Central Harris County Regional Water Authority.
HB 961 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sealing of and restricting access to juvenile records of adjudications of delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision and to the confidentiality of records of certain misdemeanor convictions of a child.
HB 1006 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that electric utilities offer a standard retail service package on a standard form with standard terms to a customer.
HB 1141 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the permitting of certain small commercial development sewage collection, treatment, and disposal systems as on-site sewage disposal systems.
HB 1142 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to regulation of fire protection sprinkler technicians.
HB 1204 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the removal of certain restrictions on the ability to switch retail electric providers.
HB 1205 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the procedures for reducing or terminating community supervision and the establishment of certain time credits through which a defendant's period of community supervision is reduced.
HB 1590 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a suspension of the imposition of certain fees under certain conditions.
HB 1591 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting regarding state fees by the comptroller and in the general appropriations bill.
HB 1985 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the collection of criminal and civil court costs, fees, and fines by a municipality or county and to notice to the Department of Public Safety regarding payment of an administrative fee by certain persons denied renewal of a driver's license.
HB 1986 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to ensure the Electric Reliability Council of Texas has adequate reserve power to prevent blackout conditions.
HB 2143 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the conditions of community service of certain offenders and the reentry and reintegration of offenders released or discharged from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 2709 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to energy and efficiency conservation programs administered by the Texas Public Utility Commission.
HB 2710 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to cable attachments to electric facilities of electric cooperatives.
HB 2715 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the continuation of and powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial utility consumers.
HB 3325 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain costs associated with certain educational programs of Prairie View A&M University.
HB 3349 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the extension of a declaration of a local disaster.
HB 3350 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the maximum age of commitment of certain juveniles to the Texas Youth Commission.
HB 3351 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to delinquent conduct for which a juvenile may be certified to stand trial as an adult in a criminal case.
HB 3612 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas Save and Match Program to assist qualifying beneficiaries under the state's prepaid tuition plans and college savings plans and to the treatment of a beneficiary's assets under prepaid tuition plans and college savings plans in determining eligibility for student financial assistance and other assistance programs.
HB 3646 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Legislative Budget Board, including the receipt of reports by the board.
HB 3647 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.
HB 3699 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the disposal of nonparty compact low-level radioactive waste at the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility.
HB 3720 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of housing funds from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to the Texas Veterans Commission.
HR 238 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2011, as Senior Day at the Capitol.
HR 382 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2011, as Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education Day.
HR 625 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring actress Loretta Devine and commemorating the presentation of a scholarship in her name at the 2011 African American Legislative Summit to be held in Austin.
HR 626 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Debra Lee on the occasion of her keynote address at the Scholarship Banquet at the 2011 African American Leadership Summit.
HR 627 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring journalist Roland Martin for his participation in the African American Legislative Summit in Austin on February 28 and March 1, 2011.
HR 2579 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the one-year anniversary of the unveiling of the African American Legislators Monument at the Texas State Cemetery.
81st Regular Session
HB 615 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child.
HB 630 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation and governing bodies of independent organizations that govern power regions.
HB 631 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of retail electric providers.
HB 632 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the requirement that retail water and utility services adopt an emergency preparedness plan for use during a local power outage; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 779 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers.
HB 780 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for a beginning police department position in certain municipalities under municipal civil service.
HB 823 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to take a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances.
HB 1182 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the administration and purposes of the system benefit fund and the eligibility of customers for benefits under certain programs financed by the system benefit fund and other programs.
HB 1183 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Bronze Star specialty license plates.
HB 1199 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the enhancement of punishment in criminal cases.
HB 1200 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for the child health plan program.
HB 1267 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on certain uses of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
HB 1541 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the Medicaid program.
HB 1604 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to this state's goal for energy efficiency, including load management and demand response in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas.
HB 1620 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the procedure by which prices are established in competitive wholesale electric energy and capacity markets.
HB 1695 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the requirement that electric utilities create and implement a plan for infrastructure improvement and maintenance.
HB 1710 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring certain facilities located in certain areas prone to severe weather to have an emergency preparedness plan for provision of emergency electrical power.
HB 1711 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to establish a comprehensive reentry and reintegration plan for offenders released or discharged from a correctional facility.
HB 1769 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the child health plan program.
HB 1808 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limitations on the total amount of tuition charged to a student by a public institution of higher education.
HB 1899 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain inmates who complete a rehabilitation program.
HB 1900 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that electric utilities use standardized written contracts in providing services to customers.
HB 1904 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to benefits and protections for certain residential electric service customers.
HB 2040 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing a kinship guardian assistance program.
HB 2041 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain items used to survive severe weather.
HB 2160 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to due process for certain law enforcement officers.
HB 2161 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to a personal identification certificate or driver's license issued to present or former inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 2162 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Reentry Policy Task Force to review corrections policies, programs, and procedures for inmates released into the community.
HB 2163 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the provision of certain medications through the Medicaid vendor drug program to children younger than 16 years of age.
HB 2245 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the sealing of and restricted access to juvenile records of adjudications of delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision.
HB 2246 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the ratio of correctional officers to prisoners in a county jail.
HB 2247 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to an emergency power supply for service stations, supermarkets, and pharmacies located in certain areas of the state; providing a civil penalty.
HB 2248 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to an emergency management plan for certain health care facilities.
HB 2305 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to security deposits for customers of retail electric providers.
HB 2306 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of a customer's utility bill payment data.
HB 2376 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and strengthening outreach activities under the child health plan program.
HB 2377 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the tax imposed on certain tobacco products.
HB 2517 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the dedication of certain civil penalties for violations of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act to provide civil legal services to the indigent.
HB 2558 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to registration for evacuation and disaster preparedness for clients of home and community support services agencies.
HB 2706 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authority of physicians and chiropractors to form certain entities.
HB 2744 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to sanctions available for certain academically unacceptable campuses.
HB 2747 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to disciplinary alternative education programs.
HB 2827 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the emergency housing and disaster recovery division within the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
HB 3055 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the racial and ethnic classification of individuals confined in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.
HB 3056 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the driver responsibility program.
HB 3123 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the provision of case management services to inmates with certain illnesses.
HB 3124 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to scoring the state exit-level assessment instruments administered to public school students.
HB 3125 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the change in fuel mandates for the percent of megawatts of generating capacity installed.
HB 3126 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to reports of certain information relating to foster homes by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 3127 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain psychoactive and psychotropic medications to children in substitute care or in the juvenile justice system.
HB 3128 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to service of process on condominium unit owners and condominium unit owners' associations in certain municipalities.
HB 3357 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to mergers and acquisitions in the electric industry.
HB 3358 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to allowing municipal or county housing authorities in certain counties to create housing communities for veterans.
HB 3661 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to standards for installing fire hydrants in certain residential areas.
HB 3662 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the review of certain drugs prescribed to a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 3663 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the places and conditions of detention for certain juvenile offenders.
HB 3743 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to regulation of electric generation capacity ownership in the electric power market.
HB 4135 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the right to an expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.
HB 4218 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to representation in a court proceeding involving a retail public utility providing water or sewer service.
HB 4263 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.
HB 4580 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the proportionality of criminal sentences and to the consequences of a defendant's violating a condition of community supervision.
HCR 93 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Certifying the state's intention to request and use all funds that may be available to the state under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
HJR 117 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of money from the economic stabilization fund for response to a natural disaster.
HR 264 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2009, as Senior Day at the State Capitol.
HR 456 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Harold V. Dutton, Jr., on the occasion of his 64th birthday.
HR 1401 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Knights of Peter Claver, Inc., on its centennial, and recognizing August 3, 2009, as the Knights of Peter Claver Day.
HR 2318 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Private Alan Jerome Austin of Houston.
HR 2346 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jewell L. McGowen of Houston on her 80th birthday.
HR 2638 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 111th anniversary of the founding of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Brookshire.
80th Regular Session
HB 109 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and information regarding the child health plan program.
HB 312 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the burden of proof in a community supervision revocation hearing regarding a defendant's ability to make certain court-ordered payments.
HB 337 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the consequences of a defendant's violation of a condition of community supervision.
HB 551 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the system benefit fund and to eligibility for and enrollment for benefits provided under the system benefit fund programs.
HB 552 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to electric market safeguards after the expiration of the price to beat.
HB 553 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to market power abuse in the wholesale electricity market and pricing safeguards in certain markets; providing administrative and criminal penalties.
HB 577 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to safeguards for certain customers of retail public utilities in the electric power market.
HB 699 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information involving real estate transactions of the School Land Board, Veterans' Land Board, General Land Office, or land commissioner.
HB 707 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the persons authorized to take a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances.
HB 873 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for a beginning position in a police department in certain municipalities under municipal civil service.
HB 1047 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the termination of agreements with certain insurance agents.
HB 1075 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the proportionality of criminal sentences and to the consequences of a defendant's violating a condition of community supervision.
HB 1102 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to relocating or adjusting certain utility facilities.
HB 1111 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reporting concerning research on children committed to the Texas Youth Commission.
HB 1112 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to consent for certain medical research involving children in foster care.
HB 1113 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reporting research on children within the juvenile probation system.
HB 1142 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain costs from income and resources in determining eligibility for Medicaid.
HB 1143 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain procedures following a violation of community supervision.
HB 1144 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to jury instructions regarding evidence in a criminal case that is lost or destroyed while in the possession of the state.
HB 1145 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to permitting certain persons placed on deferred adjudication to seek an expunction of arrest records and files.
HB 1390 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to a firefighters' relief and retirement fund in certain municipalities.
HB 1391 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the provision of water and utility service.
HB 1392 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child.
HB 1393 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the education of children attending charter schools that the commissioner of education proposes to close.
HB 1394 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of electricity in this state; providing civil penalties.
HB 1473 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity of a political subdivision for claims brought by certain employees.
HB 1474 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain costs from income and resources in determining eligibility for financial assistance.
HB 1475 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain costs from income and resources in determining eligibility for nutritional assistance.
HB 1476 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enhancement of punishment in criminal cases.
HB 1477 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reimbursement under preferred provider benefit plans for services provided by licensed podiatrists.
HB 1478 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the waiver of immunity from suit of certain local government entities for claims arising under employment law.
HB 1550 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases.
HB 1745 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to requirements related to excessive emissions events by certain regulated entities under the Clean Air Act.
HB 2081 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Regulated Industries
Caption: Relating to the funding of certain programs and services through the universal service fund.
HB 2082 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Regulated Industries
Caption: Relating to fees for canceling or terminating retail electric service.
HB 2214 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to restitution and other assistance provided to victims of crime and to related claimants.
HB 2215 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the integration of the application and eligibility determination processes for the child health plan and children's Medicaid programs.
HB 2216 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale of certain mobility motor vehicles equipped to transport a person with a disability.
HB 2244 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the ratio of correctional officers to prisoners in a county jail.
HB 2287 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to child protective services.
HB 2356 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a performance audit by the comptroller of the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee and its health care provider contracts.
HB 2699 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the creation of special monitors for the Commission on Jail Standards.
HB 2776 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to the creation of the health and human services accountability legislative oversight committee.
HB 2871 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of the chemical dependency counselor undergraduate and graduate education scholarship program.
HB 2877 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the office of inspector general.
HB 2932 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the administration of end-of-course assessment instruments in public schools at certain grade levels.
HB 2933 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to sanctions available for certain academically unacceptable campuses.
HB 2934 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the regulation of emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act.
HB 3034 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to merit pay for certain qualified professionals employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or the Texas Youth Commission.
HB 3035 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authority of physicians and chiropractors to form certain entities.
HB 3206 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study by the Sunset Advisory Commission to be used in its sunset review of the Texas Youth Commission.
HB 3214 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to mitigation of certain excessive punishment imposed for a criminal conviction.
HB 3635 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to procedures to limit the carrying of handguns by persons other than peace officers on certain premises used for law enforcement.
HB 3636 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an attorney to represent an indigent defendant who is in the custody of a correctional facility of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or another related correctional facility.
HB 3637 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of Project RIO (Reintegration of Offenders).
HB 3638 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the regulation of durable medical equipment services providers; providing a penalty.
HB 3639 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an independent office of Inspector General to investigate abuse in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or the Texas Youth Commission.
HB 3640 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection of surcharges assessed under the driver responsibility program.
HB 3641 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to due process for certain law enforcement officers.
HB 3785 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to consumer rebates and requiring a person or company that offers a consumer rebate to provide the rebate to the consumer at the time of purchase.
HB 3961 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to procedures of the Public Utility Commission of Texas with regard to certain transactions.
HCR 126 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Urging congress to timely reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
HR 416 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Harold V. Dutton, Jr., of Houston on his birthday.
HR 710 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Devante Johnson of Houston.
HR 1762 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Robert Puente on his 49th birthday.
HR 1826 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Veronica D. Taylor on the occasion of her retirement from the Aldine Independent School District.
HR 2438 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring participants in the Houston chapter of 100 Black Men of America.
79th Regular Session
HB 412 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the use of credit scoring and credit history by certain telecommunications and electric service providers.
HB 413 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the manner of providing notice of a petition or order for the expunction or nondisclosure of certain criminal records.
HB 418 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an exception to the 72-hour waiting period for a marriage ceremony for certain individuals.
HB 554 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the system benefit fund and to eligibility for and enrollment for benefits under the fund.
HB 555 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to safeguards for customers of retail public utilities in the electric power market.
HB 897 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races, persons licensed to operate the games at other locations, and recognized Indian tribes; providing penalties.
HB 898 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to universal service fund support provided to telecommunications providers.
HB 908 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the use of the reverse auction procedure by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission.
HB 1093 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for medically recommended intensive supervision.
HB 1254 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the termination of agreements with certain insurance agents.
HB 1489 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the purposes for which money in the compensation to victims of crime fund may be used.
HB 1493 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the publication of notice of intent to obtain a permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a facility located or proposed to be located in certain populous counties.
HB 1870 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a deceptive trade practice in connection with advertising for a household goods carrier.
HB 1930 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the annexation of territory in political subdivisions by certain junior college districts.
HB 1931 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the service area of the Houston Community College System District.
HB 1932 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the effect of annexation of territory on the terms of members of the governing boards of certain junior college districts.
HB 1957 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the certification of the amount of excess money in the compensation to victims of crime fund.
HB 1966 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an interagency task force to address the impact of globalization on this state.
HB 1979 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the fee paid to the attorney general for examining the record of proceedings authorizing the issuance of a public security or related credit agreement.
HB 2300 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the authority of metropolitan rapid transit authorities to use a hybrid delivery system for certain construction projects.
HB 2301 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to proceedings involving the change of rates of a water and sewer utility.
HB 2435 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to ensuring cost savings in the operation of certain governmental entities that provide criminal justice and public safety services.
HB 2436 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to statutory authority to reduce certain appropriations made by the legislature in support of the courts and to certain law library fees.
HB 2583 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to financial transaction awareness plans to be adopted by public institutions of higher education.
HB 2672 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction and venue in condemnation proceedings.
HB 2673 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an alternative procurement procedure for architectural, engineering, or land surveying services by certain governmental entities.
HB 3060 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prescription drugs under the Medicaid vendor drug program and other state health and human services programs.
HB 3072 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a prison diversion pilot program.
HB 3147 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Building and Procurement Commission to enter into more favorable lease with option to purchase agreements with regards to certain space currently occupied under lease with option to purchase agreements.
HB 3148 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to civil liability for violations of law involving the making, acceptance, or reporting of political contributions and expenditures.
HB 3180 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to reduced electric customer fees and continuation of low-income programs established as part of electric utility restructuring.
HB 3181 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Central Harris County Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds or notes; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 3182 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to due process for certain law enforcement officers.
HB 3502 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 406; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HCR 240 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house of representatives to make corrections in H.B. No. 908.
HJR 38 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races, persons licensed to operate the games at additional locations, and recognized Indian tribes.
HR 2 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Providing for the election of the speaker.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 31 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to adjusting the "price to beat" for electric utility services to reflect reduced natural gas fuel prices.
HB 32 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the system benefit fund and to eligibility for and enrollment for benefits under the fund.
HB 174 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to temporary eligibility requirements for and administration of the child health plan program.
HR 809 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Representative Al Edwards for his service to the Texas House of Representatives.
78th Regular Session
HB 45 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines based on credit history; providing penalties.
HB 46 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Regulated Industries
Caption: Relating to the continuance of the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Board and the limitation on deposits to the telecommunications infrastructure fund.
HB 47 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the office of advocate for children in the custody of a governmental entity.
HB 48 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the survival of a wrongful death suit on the death of the plaintiff.
HB 49 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health regarding sanitation and privacy in public school restrooms.
HB 50 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child.
HB 551 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to open-enrollment charter schools.
HB 1106 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to presumptions for state land records.
HB 1736 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the review of the reimbursement methodology for and resource needs of nursing facilities.
HB 1737 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting credit card solicitations on certain school campuses; providing a civil penalty.
HB 1738 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the definition of podiatry.
HB 1739 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the expulsion of certain public school students.
HB 1740 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duties of the office of the attorney representing the state in capital cases.
HB 1974 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to access by the Office of Public Utility Counsel to records gathered by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
HB 2228 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the re-enrollment of certain students who are expelled from a public school.
HB 2229 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to transferring programs and activities relating to public mental health services for children from the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to the Health and Human Services Commission.
HB 2230 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of an excessive emissions events fee to support air quality monitoring at certain schools.
HB 2329 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to time management and other duties required of classroom teachers in public schools.
HB 2330 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the annexation by certain junior college districts of remaining territory in a political subdivision.
HB 2331 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the annexation by certain junior college districts of remaining territory in a political subdivision.
HB 2332 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the service area of the Houston Community College System District.
HB 2333 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Corrections and to certain related duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.
HB 2334 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the right of residents of an area annexed for limited purposes to vote in certain municipal elections.
HB 2335 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a limitation on an electric utility's installed generation capacity.
HB 2336 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duties of an electric utility regarding certain customer requests.
HB 2337 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the purchase of electricity and energy services by political subdivision aggregators.
HB 2338 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the revocation of a retail electric provider's certificate by the Public Utility Commission of Texas for failure to bill a customer.
HB 2339 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to access to the ERCOT independent system operator portal by a political subdivision aggregator.
HB 2340 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to metering services provided to certain electricity customers.
HB 2404 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to penalties to defray a taxing unit's costs of collecting delinquent property taxes.
HB 2463 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain telecommunications and electric service providers and the enforcement of certain penalties.
HB 2515 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to the required reporting to a chief appraiser of certain information about real property that is conveyed, including purchase price and other information; providing a penalty.
HB 2516 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to repealing the refund of sales and franchise taxes to reimburse certain taxes paid on property in a reinvestment zone.
HB 2517 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem taxation of farm products and open-space land.
HB 2531 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salaries paid to teachers and superintendents in certain school districts.
HB 2532 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the use of federal estate tax provisions in determining the application of the Texas estate tax to certain transfers of property.
HB 2615 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of expenses in ratemaking proceedings.
HB 2616 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the termination of agreements with certain insurance agents.
HB 2745 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the review and approval by the General Land Office of energy acquisition contracts entered into by certain public retail customers.
HB 2746 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to permissible conditions of community supervision for certain defendants convicted of an alcohol-related offense.
HR 2 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Providing for the election of the speaker.
HR 965 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Willie "Bill" French, Jr., and Florence French of Houston on their 50th wedding anniversary.
78th 1st Called Session
HR 3 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Authorizing the speaker to appoint two committees, one to notify the governor and one to notify the senate that the House of Representatives is now organized and prepared to transact business.
78th 2nd Called Session
HB 35 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of trespass by the holder of a license to carry a concealed handgun.
78th 4th Called Session
HB 74 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the term of the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain property owned by a religious organization for purposes of expanding a religious facility or constructing a new religious facility.
HB 75 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to an exception to the 72-hour waiting period for a marriage ceremony for certain individuals.
77th Regular Session
HB 629 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to consideration of dropout students in academic performance ratings.
HB 630 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to permit the use of unmarked automobiles by certain municipal code enforcement officers.
HB 631 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to fines for illegal dumping.
HB 632 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for a capital offense.
HB 633 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to compensation for a person wrongfully imprisoned.
HB 634 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to agricultural projects in certain urban schools.
HB 635 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning gun shows.
HB 636 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to sexual assault prevention and crisis services.
HB 637 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of the sex offense evidence collection account to reimburse the reasonable costs of certain victim medical examinations.
HB 638 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to contesting a voluntary statement of paternity or acknowledgment of paternity.
HB 639 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the selection of presidential electors.
HB 640 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health regarding sanitation in public school restrooms.
HB 723 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an allotment to school districts for use by teachers in purchasing supplies used in classroom teaching.
HB 724 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's powers and duties regarding water rates and services to the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
HB 918 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to ensuring reliable and affordable electricity.
HB 947 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the survival of a wrongful death suit on the death of the plaintiff.
HB 1247 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation.
HB 1758 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access for females under 18 years of age to facilities, services, and treatment available through health and human services and juvenile corrections programs.
HB 1759 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to unexpended balances in the judicial and court personnel training fund.
HB 1760 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disclosure of certain information concerning owners and managers of residential rental property.
HB 1761 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child.
HB 1785 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act.
HB 1860 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person younger than 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense.
HB 1896 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to clarification of the criminal penalties for environmental offenses.
HB 1897 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalty for violations relating to handling used oil.
HB 1898 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the effect of payment of an administrative penalty assessed by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission on the imposition of a criminal penalty for the same violation.
HB 1899 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to solid waste disposal.
HB 1900 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to waste tire enforcement and cleanup; requiring a fee.
HB 1901 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to juveniles with mental health and substance abuse disorders.
HB 1902 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to school funding loss attributable to electric utility restructuring and the use of the system benefit fund.
HB 1903 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to verification of coverage by a preferred provider benefit plan or a health maintenance organization.
HB 1990 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Near Northwest Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 2107 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Tagged
Caption: Relating to the recovery of stranded costs and the crediting of negative stranded costs.
HB 2108 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to placement into a juvenile justice alternative education program of children with disabilities who receive special education services.
HB 2231 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of certain water utilities by a municipality.
HB 2338 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to violations of the Clean Air Act.
HB 2339 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to statutory definitions of terms used in the prosecution of certain environmental crimes.
HB 2661 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to consumer protections relating to the provision of electricity.
HB 2662 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the office of advocate for children in the custody of a governmental entity.
HB 2918 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the advertising of competitive bids of certain local governments.
HB 3088 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.
HB 3206 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the selection of tenants in multifamily rental housing developments funded or administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
HB 3207 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the management of state agency information resources technologies.
HB 3208 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to estimating the amount of revenue a state agency has lost from the sale of information because of a requirement to make information available on the Internet or accessible under a request for public information.
HB 3370 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of the optional county road and bridge fee in certain counties.
HB 3371 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the use of the general fund of certain counties.
HB 3424 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to coercion as an unfair trade practice in the business of insurance.
HB 3542 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the purposes for which the system benefit fund may be used.
HB 3631 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to implementation of policies requiring successful performance on assessment instruments for advancement to certain grade levels in public schools.
HR 367 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2001, as 4-H Day in Texas.
HR 501 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Cub Scout Pack 808 for its outstanding contributions to the Houston community.
HR 515 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ashley Turner of Houston for her academic achievements and civic contributions.
76th Regular Session
HB 895 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to s/c by chair
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the employment of certain children; providing penalties.
HB 1028 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the siting of solid waste facilities, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's consideration of cumulative risks in certain administrative proceedings, and notice of an application for a municipal solid waste facility.
HB 1080 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the termination of the parent-child relationship of certain parents.
HB 1105 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Houston Near Northwest Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 1572 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the authority of physicians and podiatrists to form certain jointly owned entities.
HB 1735 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to exempting certain entities that perform cooperative purchasing for local governments from competitive bidding requirements.
HB 1736 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a child suspected of conduct that violates the penal law who is taken into possession in an emergency without a court order by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.
HB 1737 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain persons providing facilities or other property to the Communities in Schools program.
HB 1757 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to procurement by local governments and state agencies of certain automated systems through certain nonprofit organizations.
HB 2387 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of the money by the telecommunications infrastructure board in the qualifying entities account of the telecommunications infrastructure fund.
HB 2579 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Testimony taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain persons providing facilities or other property for use for certain school activities.
HB 2631 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a grant program for agricultural projects in certain public school districts.
HB 2632 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to autopsy reports.
HB 2671 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of a statement made by a child and to the requirement that the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services notify the parent or guardian of certain children taken into possession by a law enforcement agency.
HB 2726 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to telephone prepaid calling services.
HB 2833 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to determining the types of public information most often requested from state governmental bodies under the open records law.
HB 2834 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the listing of state agency Internet addresses in telephone directories.
HB 2835 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to information that certain state agencies must post on the Internet.
HB 2836 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment and duties of the position of public information advocate within the office of the attorney general.
HB 2837 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring the comptroller of public accounts to post reports on the Internet.
HB 2852 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing the General Services Commission to audit the procedures used by a governmental body to process requests for public information.
HB 2855 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the reconsideration of a decision rendered by the attorney general under the public information law.
HB 3377 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to membership and credit in and benefits and administration of public retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 3484 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creation of a benefit fund and supplemental one-time payment for certain peace officers and fire fighters disabled in the line of duty.
75th Regular Session
HB 98 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the telecommunications infrastructure fund.
HB 217 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to transportation of students attending a juvenile justice alternative education program.
HB 233 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the filing of a declaration of write-in candidacy in an election for the governing board of a junior college district.
HB 951 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the Texas open records law.
HB 1088 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to requiring a study on the treatment of certain juveniles as adults.
HB 1089 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the promotional system used in certain police departments.
HB 1116 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an offense motivated by bias or prejudice.
HB 1149 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to formation of certain professional associations.
HB 1172 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to nonprofit corporations.
HB 1191 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the Texas Education Policy Council and the Texas Education Coordinating Council.
HB 1203 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to credit in, benefits from, and administration of certain municipal retirement systems for police officers.
HB 1204 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to credit in and benefits from certain municipal retirement systems for police officers.
HB 1205 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the accumulation of sick leave by firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 1278 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain physical records and files concerning a child.
HB 1453 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain laws prohibiting employment discrimination by the Commission on Human Rights.
HB 1454 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the accumulation and valuation of sick leave by certain firefighters and police officers.
HB 1547 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for certain public institutions of higher education.
HB 1548 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective with Fall Semester
Caption: Relating to tuition and fees for certain students registered in a public junior college.
HB 1669 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to exempting certain entities that perform cooperative purchasing for local governments from competitive bidding requirements.
HB 1868 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to certain exceptions to the definition of dentistry.
HB 1926 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disannexation of areas from certain municipalities.
HB 2102 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the closing of juvenile court hearings to the public.
HB 2103 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Tagged in committee
Caption: Relating to the siting of solid waste facilities, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's consideration of cumulative risks in certain administrative proceedings, and notice of an application for a municipal solid waste facility.
HB 2104 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the charitable contributions of state employees.
HB 2121 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to procedures required before a public school student may be placed in an alternative education program, expelled, or placed in a juvenile justice alternative education program under certain circumstances.
HB 2200 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to a legislative leave time bank for fire fighters and police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 2328 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to an exception to the open meetings law for certain deliberations of the board of a hospital district.
HB 2329 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to certain requirements applicable to juvenile justice alternative education programs.
HB 2330 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to requirements applicable to alternative education programs.
HB 2470 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to authorizing the resolution of certain misdemeanor prosecutions by the payment of applicable fines, restitution, and other amounts on service of an arrest warrant and to the collection of those amounts by a constable or deputy constable.
HB 2471 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing a center for the study and prevention of juvenile crime and delinquency at Prairie View A&M University.
HB 2539 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the special account to fund the Texas Real Estate Research Center.
HB 2645 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of an electronic procurement marketplace, including an electronic commerce network.
HB 2948 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.
HB 3042 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to exempting governmental entities from competitive bidding requirements when governmental entities participate in cooperative purchasing.
HB 3217 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study of the effects of racial and ethnic discrimination on higher education in this state and on the appropriateness of state measures to remedy those effects in admissions and financial aid determinations.
HB 3218 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to funding of local emergency planning committees.
HB 3301 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the deferral of the payment of certain student loans owed by school district educators.
HB 3573 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Transmitted to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Houston Near Northwest Management District.
HCR 97 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Requesting Prairie View A&M University to name its Cooperative Extension Building the Hoover Carden Cooperative Extension Building.
HR 207 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Victoria T. Barnes.
HR 1217 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Steven Craig Little II for his service to the community.
74th Regular Session
HB 561 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of ownership and management of certain rental property.
HB 562 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the number of consecutive years a person may serve on certain mass transit authority boards.
HB 563 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to creation of an offense involving presence of a minor on premises covered by certain alcoholic beverage permits or licenses.
HB 896 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring bidders for certain contracts with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to show proof of support of employment programs for released felons and to the use of that information by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice in awarding contracts.
HB 897 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of podiatry.
HB 943 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to performance audits of certain metropolitan transit authorities.
HB 1180 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to providing employment services and other information to persons formerly sentenced to the institutional division or the state jail division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 1181 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to promotional systems in certain police departments.
HB 1182 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the nonpartisan election of certain judicial officers.
HB 1277 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a review of constitutionally dedicated funds by the Funds Review Advisory Committee.
HB 1417 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to benefits for certain survivors of deceased police officers under the police officers' pension systems of certain cities.
HB 1418 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to liability insurance requirements for certain child care facilities.
HB 1559 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to payment of member contributions to retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 1660 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the printing of the session laws.
HB 1661 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Texas Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Act.
HB 1717 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to benefits payable by retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 1718 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the revision of the open records law.
HB 1745 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to requiring immunization for hepatitis B of certain students.
HB 1788 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a utility make an effort to award contracts to historically underutilized businesses.
HB 1809 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to indemnification of trustees, officers, and employees of retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 1810 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to membership on the boards of trustees of retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 1811 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to resumes filed by candidates for public office; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1873 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to Medicaid coverage of certain prescription drugs.
HB 1874 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation and duties of a property tax review advisory committee.
HB 1875 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to cost-of-living increases paid to annuitants of retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 1899 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a deferred retirement option plan for members of retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 1900 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to routine purchases and contracts made by a port commission.
HB 2073 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of interest received from investments of certain funds and accounts.
HB 2213 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on high-impact siting of solid waste management facilities.
HB 2214 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to public access to certain personal information about a public school volunteer or a member of a public school organization.
HB 2215 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to assignment pay for police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 2280 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hearing and appeal of a disciplinary action against employees of certain sheriff's departments.
HB 2281 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to certain administrative and civil penalties imposed for violations of the Texas Clean Air Act.
HB 2682 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prevention of redlining by telecommunications utilities.
HB 2683 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported favorably as amended
Caption: Relating to the establishment of remedial educational consortia to prevent duplication of remedial programs in public institutions of higher education.
HB 2684 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the removal of a member of the board of a police officers' pension system in certain cities.
HB 2685 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of the practice of redlining by a governmental body or a person licensed by a licensing agency.
HB 2686 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to administration of and adoption of rules by retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 2687 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to service on the boards of trustees of retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 2741 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the operation and re-creation of the dedicated accounts known as the General Land Office special account and the veterans housing program fee account.
HB 2742 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain clinical laboratory science practitioners and the practice of clinical laboratory science; providing for fees and administrative, civil, and criminal penalties; providing for denial, suspension, probation, or revocation of a license.
HB 2841 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission.
HB 2842 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to eligibility for disability pensions from retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
HCR 246 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the house enrolling clerk to make certain corrections to H.B. 1718.
HJR 89 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the interest on certain special constitutional accounts to be credited to the general revenue fund.
HR 778 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Joann Horton.
HR 1172 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: 1 hr. notice-for consideration
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1718.
HR 1212 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1718.
73rd Regular Session
HB 663 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the filling of vacancies on the governing bodies of certain municipalities.
HB 835 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing late applications for ad valorem tax exemptions for certain religious organizations.
HB 930 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace or municipal judge to order community service in satisfaction of fine or costs and to the justice precinct in which persons may be tried or in which a constable may be allowed a fee.
HB 1017 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the creation of enterprise zones near certain prison facilites.
HB 1114 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a licensed child care facility have certain liability insurance coverage.
HB 1280 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the contributions and eligibility for retirement benefits of certain members of the Texas County and District Retirement System.
HB 1281 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to requiring bidders for certain contracts with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to show proof of support of employment programs for released felons and to the use of that information by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice in awarding contracts.
HB 1372 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to venue for the offense of thwarting the compulsory school attendance law.
HB 1373 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to penalties for failure to attend school.
HB 1494 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/94
Caption: Relating to the organization and operation of nonprofit corporations.
HB 1747 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of enterprise zones near certain prison facilities.
HB 1748 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the firemen's relief and retirement fund in certain municipalities.
HB 1749 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to comprehensive planning on local issues and community development.
HB 1820 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an interim legislative committee to study property tax exemptions and tax breaks required or authorized by the state.
HB 1822 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain clinical laboratory science practitioners; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1897 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the publisher of the session laws to sell copies of the session laws to the public.
HB 1898 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the printing of corrections to the published general and special laws.
HB 2094 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to abolition of certain dedicated funds and establishment of an interim study committee on those funds.
HB 2095 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Authorizing revenue bonds issued by Regional Education Service Centers to be guaranteed by the Permanent School Fund.
HB 2096 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds by Regional Education Service Centers.
HB 2306 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the issuance of refunding bonds.
HB 2307 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of electric utilities to seek contribution or reimbursement from persons transmitting power on utility transmission or distribution systems or using utility transmission or distribution systems to make sales to utilities.
HB 2308 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to eligibility for benefits payable by retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 2309 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on subjecting state employees to involuntary polygraph examinations.
HB 2310 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to contracts between governmental entities and certain disadvantaged businesses; providing a civil penalty.
HB 2349 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to grievance procedures for county and certain other local government employees.
HCM 6 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Pedro A. Rubio, M.D., Ph.D., on his election as world president of the International College of Surgeons.
HCM 100 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Pedro A. Rubio, M.D., on his election as World President of the College of Surgeons.
HCR 149 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Encouraging the president of the United States to forward the Convention on the Rights of the Child to the United States Senate for consideration of ratification.
HCR 167 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Reverend J.J. Roberson on the occasion of his installation as the new president of the Baptist Ministers Association of Houston and Vicinity.
72nd Regular Session
HB 135 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation, extension, or modification of restrictive covenants applicable to certain residential subdivisions.
HB 152 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to the nonvoting representation of college and university students on the governing boards of their university systems.
HB 200 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of enterprise zones near certain prison facilities.
HB 513 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to emergency services districts in certain counties.
HB 701 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the election of certain district court judges.
HB 813 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to the use of certain determinations made by the Texas Employment Commission in other actions or proceedings.
HB 825 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to the granting of authority to municipalities and counties to charge certain fees on new or used tires sold within their jurisdictions, excepting transactions not subject to the imposition of sales tax, requiring all fees so collected to be used for the cleanup and disposal of certain tires and declaring certain conduct to be unlawful and providing criminal penalties.
HB 899 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discriminatory acts by funeral establishments, embalmers, or funeral directors.
HB 1561 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the adoption of minimal standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment, to the creation of the elevator certification board, and to inspections of elevators, escalators, and related equipment; providing a penalty.
HB 1614 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to promotional eligibility lists under the municipal civil service act in certain cities; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1615 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for beginning position in fire department under the municipal civil service act in certain cities; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1616 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring persons who contract with certain municipalities to provide certain employee benefits.
HB 1692 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public school employees who are called to active military service.
HB 1693 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to allowing a county commissioners court to set a payment schedule for interpreters in criminal cases.
HB 1695 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to affirmative action programs for municipal civil service employees of certain municipalities.
HB 1700 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Texas Housing Agency and the Texas Department of Community Affairs and to the transfer of their functions to, and the creation and functions of, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
HB 1868 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a binding referendum conducted by a mass transit authority.
HB 2262 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the defense of district attorneys, amending section 402.024, Government Code, as amended.
HB 2342 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to opportunity grants for the tuition of an educationally disadvantaged student at any accredited public or private school.
HB 2889 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to appropriations for certain claims and judgments.
HR 309 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the accomplishments of Texas Court of Appeals Judge Morris Overstreet.
HR 1094 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Karyne Jalon Conley on the occasion of her fifth birthday.
72nd 1st Called Session
HB 161 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to binding referenda on adoption or implementation of a rail plan or other issues considered by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
72nd 2nd Called Session
HR 19 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Damascus Missionary Baptist Church on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
HR 20 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the South Texas Regular District Missionary Baptist Association for its exemplary contributions to the spiritual life of our state.
HR 71 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Lillian Cook Mitchell.
71st Regular Session
HB 1348 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote
Caption: Relating to authorizing a religious organization to file a late application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation.
HB 1349 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, extension, or modification of restrictive covenants applicable to certain real estate subdivisions.
HB 1364 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to authority of the commissioners court of a county to authorize a fee for certain fire inspections.
HB 1599 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to creation and operation of the Texas Health Insurance Pool.
HB 1605 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to notice provisions for grievance procedures in certain cities; amending Chapter 958, Acts of the 69th Legislature as amended by Chapters 37, 275 and 311, Acts of the 70th Leg. as recodified by Chap. 149....
HB 1941 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the collection of certain delinquent unemployment compensation taxes, penalties, and interest.
HB 1942 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the financing of demolition projects by certificates of obligation.
HB 1943 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Employment Commission to accept gifts.
HB 2452 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu in comm.
Caption: Relating to single certification of water and sewer utilities in incorporated or annexed areas.
HB 2453 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to civil service system in counties with a population of 2.4 million or more.
HJR 74 Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of certain judges from single-member districts or divisions.
HR 344 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming TEXAS BICYCLIST to the State.
HR 687 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 26, 1989, to be CountDown USA Day.
71st 1st Called Session
HB 31 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to authorizing a religious organization to file a late application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation.
71st 4th Called Session
HR 204 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Honoring Annie Pickle on her 100th birthday.
71st 5th Called Session
HB 104 Author: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to authorizing a religious organization to file a late application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation.