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Legislation authored by Tommy Williams

Includes legislation with Tommy Williams as the primary author for the 75th through 83rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

83rd Regular Session
SB 1 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: General Appropriations Bill.
SB 14 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money.
SB 21 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to drug screening or testing as a condition for the receipt of unemployment compensation benefits by certain individuals.
SB 115 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities.
SB 144 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rates of certain taxing units.
SB 145 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a credit or refund for diesel fuel taxes paid on diesel fuel used in this state by auxiliary power units or power take-off equipment.
SB 146 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access by a public institution of higher education to the criminal history record information of certain persons seeking to reside in on-campus housing.
SB 148 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to certain legal advice or legal services rendered to certain public servants.
SB 227 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees.
SB 228 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of public accountancy.
SB 274 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to permits for oversize and overweight vehicles in a certain county.
SB 293 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain water districts to hold meetings by teleconference or videoconference.
SB 320 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3.
SB 321 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2.
SB 322 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 102.
SB 323 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 104.
SB 324 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 117.
SB 350 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the storage of certain imported alcoholic beverages.
SB 482 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 136; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax.
SB 483 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 132; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 509 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment by school districts of a school security district; authorizing school district taxes for crime prevention measures.
SB 546 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to continuing education requirements and a registration exemption for county tax assessor-collectors.
SB 549 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to penalties for engaging in organized criminal activity.
SB 603 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the revocation and reinstatement of an end user number for purposes of purchasing dyed diesel fuel.
SB 621 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 140; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 622 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 106; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 623 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 138; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 624 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 137; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 625 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 139; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 724 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 133; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 725 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 134; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 758 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the established schedule of payments from the foundation school fund of the yearly entitlement of certain school districts.
SB 820 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits.
SB 963 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the use of an Internet application to allow access by court-appointed volunteer advocates to child protective services case information.
SB 964 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to the appropriation of amounts deposited into the oyster sales account and the abolishment of the oyster advisory committee.
SB 965 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the correction of employment termination reports for law enforcement officers.
SB 971 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the purposes, designation, and funding of a transportation reinvestment zone for port projects; providing authority to issue bonds; authorizing an assessment.
SB 1285 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the operation of the special prosecution unit.
SB 1286 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the regulation of professional employer services; authorizing fees.
SB 1287 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles; creating an offense.
SB 1288 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of fees collected by or on behalf of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing fees.
SB 1289 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to certain business entities engaged in the publication of mug shots and other information regarding the involvement of an individual in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty.
SB 1326 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to disclaimers of estate property by certain beneficiaries.
SB 1641 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to regulation of the manufacture, distribution, and disposition of controlled substances, precursors, and chemical laboratory apparatus; providing penalties; providing for a change in fees.
SB 1643 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the monitoring of prescriptions for certain controlled substances; providing penalties.
SB 1644 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to continuing medical education for physicians prescribing controlled substances.
SB 1645 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the addition of certain substances to Penalty Group 3 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act; providing penalties.
SB 1646 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of pain management services.
SB 1648 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the motor fuel tax on compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas; providing penalties.
SB 1649 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to procedures and requirements for the issuance of certificates of obligation.
SB 1651 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds.
SB 1652 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money.
SB 1653 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
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.
SB 1654 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
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.
SB 1655 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Public Utility Commission of Texas to direct the comptroller to return the unappropriated balance of the system benefit fund to retail electric customers.
SB 1656 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations.
SB 1657 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the waiver of penalties and interest on certain delinquent ad valorem taxes.
SB 1829 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 105; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.
SB 1849 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the name of The Woodlands Road Utility District No. 1, of Montgomery County, Texas, and to the administration, powers, and duties of the district.
SB 1865 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the boundaries of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 6 and 7.
SCR 43 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.J.R. No. 1.
SJR 1 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas and the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to assist in the financing of priority projects in the state water plan.
SJR 33 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing school districts to create school security districts and impose ad valorem taxes for crime prevention measures; authorizing a tax.
SJR 38 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the state infrastructure fund and board to provide financial assistance for certain projects related to economic development infrastructure and for the transfer to the fund of money from the economic stabilization fund; making an appropriation.
SJR 39 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the new capacity fund and the dedication of certain state revenue to that fund.
SJR 55 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment appropriating money from the system benefit fund for the purpose of returning system benefit fund fees to retail electric customers.
SJR 56 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations.
SR 30 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cindy Sill on the occasion of her retirement from Tri-County Services.
SR 60 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 29, 2013, as Leadership Southeast Texas Day at the State Capitol.
SR 118 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jorge L. Quijano for earning a Texas Industrial Engineering Lifetime Achievement Award from Lamar University.
SR 119 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 6, 2013, as Chambers County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 128 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dr. James M. Simmons on the occasion of his retirement as president of Lamar University.
SR 299 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 2012 Team Texas Youth Baseball Team.
SR 300 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: In memory of Harold Cryar of Conroe.
SR 382 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 4 and 5, 2013, as Golden Triangle Days at the State Capitol.
SR 383 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nancy Flake.
SR 384 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Whitson Etheridge of Conroe.
SR 385 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending George Phydias Mitchell for his contributions to Texas A&M University.
SR 531 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing The John Cooper School on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
SR 803 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 12, 2013, as Miller Outdoor Theatre Day.
SR 1032 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joyce Lavergne Stewart Smith on the occasion of her 80th birthday.
SR 1033 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Victor Lovelady.
SR 1034 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Trey Tomlin for his service to his country.
SR 1055 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1.
SR 1091 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 6.
83rd 1st Called Session
SB 7 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue.
SB 8 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities.
SJR 1 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue.
SR 28 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Garrett Paul Haidusek.
SR 44 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Texas Torque, FIRST Robotics Competition Team, for winning a world championship.
SR 82 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Grace Annabel Lee.
SR 133 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing The Woodlands High School Highlanders baseball team for winning a state championship.
83rd 2nd Called Session
SB 12 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities.
SB 31 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue.
SJR 9 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue.
SR 88 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Martha Gustavsen on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 106 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George Phydias Mitchell.
83rd 3rd Called Session
SB 13 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of Interstate Highway 45 in Montgomery County as the George P. Mitchell Memorial Highway.
82nd Regular Session
SB 9 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to homeland security; providing penalties.
SB 11 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities.
SB 20 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to grant programs for certain natural gas motor vehicles and alternative fuel facilities.
SB 21 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a voluntary compensation plan as an alternative to litigation.
SB 157 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities.
SB 158 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to offenses involving the fraudulent or unlawful obtaining, delivering, dispensing, distributing, or diverting of a controlled substance; providing penalties.
SB 159 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the diversion of a controlled substance by certain persons who have access to the substance by virtue of the persons' profession or employment; providing penalties.
SB 160 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; providing penalties.
SB 266 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to notice required in connection with possessory liens on motor vehicles.
SB 267 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a joint statement regarding the transfer of a motor vehicle as the result of a gift.
SB 350 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the restructuring of fund obligations and accounts of the Texas Municipal Retirement System and related actuarial and accounting procedures.
SB 351 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the maximum capacity of a container of wine sold to a retail dealer.
SB 352 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 528; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 385 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the creation of programs to support the use of alternative fuels, including an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund and a grant program for certain natural gas vehicles.
SB 386 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Lone Star College System District service area.
SB 387 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale and consumption in this state of raw oysters harvested from Texas waters.
SB 388 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the offense of organized retail theft.
SB 389 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to emergency preparedness during an extended power outage of a water service provider with at least 250 connections.
SB 397 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the East Montgomery County Improvement District; imposing a tax.
SB 418 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain persons attending a school board meeting.
SB 461 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the design and issuance of license plates for United States paratroopers.
SB 505 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to state financing of public transportation.
SB 551 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to liability for interest on ad valorem taxes on improvements that escaped taxation in a previous year.
SB 566 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of public accountancy.
SB 567 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the Texas Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association.
SB 568 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to access by a public institution of higher education to the criminal history record information of certain persons seeking to reside in on-campus housing.
SB 592 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the state auditor's office.
SB 720 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rates of certain taxing units.
SB 721 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to communications with appraisal review board members outside of a proceeding before the board; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 722 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
SB 723 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the proof of an applicant's identity and age required for the issuance of a marriage license.
SB 724 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the revocation and reinstatement of an end user number for purposes of purchasing dyed diesel fuel.
SB 725 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to suits against appraisal districts and appraisal review boards.
SB 764 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against use of school district resources for a hotel.
SB 777 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to re-creating the scholarship trust fund for fifth-year accounting students as a trust fund outside the state treasury.
SB 778 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of professional staff who educate students with disabilities on district-level and campus-level planning and decision-making committees.
SB 931 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the determination of incompetency in criminal cases.
SB 932 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to oyster beds and shells and an oyster shell recovery and replacement program.
SB 934 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of tax laws; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 936 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the law governing the Lower Neches Valley Authority; providing authority to issue bonds.
SB 1007 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 1035 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle title services; providing penalties.
SB 1036 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice required in connection with possessory liens on motor vehicles.
SB 1065 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to critical incident stress management and crisis response services.
SB 1080 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to transferring the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Office of Rural Affairs within the Department of Agriculture and abolishing the board of the Texas Department of Rural Affairs.
SB 1109 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to state agency procurement and the comptroller's procurement powers and duties.
SB 1152 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at Lamar University and Lamar Institute of Technology.
SB 1153 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to participate in certain proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
SB 1181 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the delivery of Medicaid services through a managed care model in certain counties and to certain recipient populations.
SB 1182 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the review of certain documents by the attorney general; imposing certain fees.
SB 1183 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the offense of coercing a person to have or seek an abortion and informed and voluntary consent for an abortion; providing penalties.
SB 1237 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to persons authorized to access or use electronically readable information derived from a driver's license, commercial driver's license, or personal identification certificate.
SB 1252 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to evaluating and providing for efficient government resource allocation.
SB 1273 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the lawful manufacture, distribution, and possession of and prescriptions for controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
SB 1274 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the registration of roofing contractors; providing penalties.
SB 1275 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of manufactured housing by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
SB 1276 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to transferring certain energy assistance programs from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
SB 1394 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to approve safety standards for high-speed rail; authorizing a fee.
SB 1395 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the administration, financing, and use of the State Infrastructure Bank.
SB 1401 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
SB 1402 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to motor vehicles; providing penalties.
SB 1415 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the suitability of certain annuity transactions.
SB 1464 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transferring certain functions of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation.
SB 1465 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain housing and energy assistance programs.
SB 1562 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of Texas State Highway 75 as the 75th Ranger Regiment Highway.
SB 1578 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the addition of a county to a freight rail district.
SB 1694 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of a mobile tracking device without a court order in the course of a criminal investigation.
SB 1695 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to penalties for engaging in organized criminal activity.
SB 1696 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of an automatic license plate reader pilot program.
SB 1697 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to duties and restrictions regarding the special Texas Rangers.
SB 1698 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to reporting concerning inmates who are confined in county jails and subject to federal immigration detainers.
SB 1699 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the use of an image verification system to determine whether an applicant for a driver's license or personal identification certificate is a fugitive from justice.
SB 1700 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to checkpoints to ensure the validity of licenses and financial responsibility of vehicle operators.
SB 1701 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a criminal asset forfeiture hearing in which substitute assets are forfeited under certain circumstances.
SB 1702 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force to enhance the prosecution and tracking of money laundering in this state.
SB 1703 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the declaration of local disaster.
SB 1719 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 1768 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to recovery of uncompensated hospital care costs.
SB 1770 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to contracts between advanced practice registered nurses and health maintenance organizations, preferred provider benefit plans or other insurers.
SB 1771 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of information by tax officials related to ad valorem tax rates.
SB 1772 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to computation of the volume of components blended with taxable diesel for the exemption from motor fuels tax.
SB 1773 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the pilot program authorizing a property owner to appeal to the State Office of Administrative Hearings certain appraisal review board determinations.
SB 1774 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate.
SB 1775 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the composition of the districts for the election of members of the Texas Senate.
SB 1776 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the composition of the congressional districts for the State of Texas.
SB 1777 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the composition and appointment of the board of directors of a corporation to which the board of regents of The University of Texas System delegates investment authority for the permanent university fund or other funds under the control of the board of regents.
SB 1778 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of a grant program to reward eligible students at elementary and secondary schools for continuing academic progress.
SB 1779 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to reports and complaints filed with and notices provided by the Texas Ethics Commission.
SB 1780 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to delivering, dispensing or distributing a controlled substance; creating a penalty.
SCR 36 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging the members of the Texas congressional delegation to provide to the legislature a cost analysis of the exact funding necessary for full enforcement of all immigration laws in Texas and to immediately report back to the legislature as to the status of that funding and directing the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house to send a delegation of members from both chambers to meet with members of Congress and members of the executive branch to discuss the border security crisis.
SCR 57 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recalling H.B. No. 2277 from the house for further consideration.
SJR 46 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to county delegation of authority regarding the disposition of county school lands and proceeds of a county permanent school fund.
SJR 47 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment revising the order of legislative business to permit either house to act on bills and resolutions after the first 15 days of a regular session.
SJR 48 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment revising the order of legislative business to permit legislative committees to consider matters during the first 60 days of a regular session.
SR 41 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Sergeant James Eddie Wright on his service to our nation.
SR 83 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
SR 201 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the Texas Aggregates and Concrete Association to the State Capitol on their legislative day, February 9, 2011.
SR 274 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 16, 2011, as Chambers County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 306 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patricia Steele for receiving a Texas Exes Award for Outstanding Teacher.
SR 331 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2011, as Justices of the Peace and Constables Day at the State Capitol.
SR 380 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Hughen Center in Port Arthur on its 75th anniversary.
SR 381 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28 through March 1, 2011, as Golden Triangle Days at the State Capitol.
SR 382 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Bar-B-Q Festival Cook-off as a Texas State Barbecue Championship competition.
SR 421 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Texas Transit Association Day at the State Capitol.
SR 469 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Golden Triangle Women's History Museum on the occasion of its first annual Women's History Celebration.
SR 470 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the organizers of the Texas Star Music Festival in Vidor.
SR 569 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kyle Matthew Holder of The Woodlands.
SR 570 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Beverly Stoerner Wise of Montgomery County.
SR 574 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Gabriel Thomas McDowell and Drew Christian McDowell on their initiative in learning about the legislative process.
SR 575 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 30, 2011, as Montgomery County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 623 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 28, 2011, as Leadership Southeast Texas Day at the State Capitol.
SR 671 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 31, 2011, as Natural Gas Vehicle Day at the State Capitol.
SR 730 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Charles Wayne Key for his service with the Houston Fire Department.
SR 731 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mary Evelyn Still Bales on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 861 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dohn LaBiche for receiving the 2011 Dr. Robert A. Swerdlow Small Business Person of the Year Award in the Retail-Service Category.
SR 862 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Peggy Jo Mason of Harris County.
SR 863 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Becky Ames for receiving the Athena Award from the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce.
SR 907 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 5, 2011, as Helmet Safety Day.
SR 929 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sammie Lindsay Cadenhead.
SR 965 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of James E. Grayson of Houston and Montgomery.
SR 971 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jaime Villanueva and Cory McCollough on the birth of their daughter, Lucia Christine Villanueva McCollough.
SR 1145 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the completion of the documentary on the life of Sam Houston.
SR 1202 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jennifer and Casey Davis on the birth of their daughter, Kylie Nicole Davis.
82nd 1st Called Session
SB 9 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities and the administration of certain documentation of citizenship status and other lawful admittance by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
SR 32 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Former Texas Rangers Foundation.
SR 63 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Deborah Lynn Adams of The Woodlands.
SR 64 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Royce Christian of The Woodlands.
SR 103 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Splendora Independent School District for receiving the H-E-B Excellence in Education Award for small school districts.
SR 104 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life and legacy of Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias.
SR 122 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing George Washington, Sr., of Beaumont on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
81st Regular Session
SB 20 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.
SB 183 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities.
SB 621 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SB 757 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a credit or refund for diesel fuel taxes paid on diesel fuel used in this state by auxiliary power units or power take-off equipment.
SB 758 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the design and issuance of license plates for United States paratroopers.
SB 759 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain standards for group-administered achievement tests used by school districts.
SB 769 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to methods for the recovery of system restoration costs incurred by electric utilities following hurricanes, tropical storms, ice or snow storms, floods, and other weather-related events and natural disasters.
SB 770 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation for tangible personal property in transit.
SB 771 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/10
Caption: Relating to the determination of the value of property for ad valorem tax purposes, including appeals through binding arbitration of appraisal review board orders determining protests of property value determinations; providing penalties.
SB 772 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle by a person under 18 years of age while using a wireless communications device.
SB 799 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Plum Creek Fresh Water Supply District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 800 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality water quality protection area pilot program applicable to portions of the San Jacinto River; providing penalties.
SB 904 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the classification of and prescriptions issued for certain controlled substances.
SB 906 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to dates on which certain independent school districts may hold an election of trustees.
SB 907 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the purchase of a United States flag or Texas flag by a governmental entity.
SB 908 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the crediting and charging of investment gains and losses on the assets held in trust by the Texas Municipal Retirement System and providing a guaranteed minimum credit to employee accounts.
SB 909 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating the first week of October as Monarch Butterfly Week.
SB 911 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the certification and regulation of pain management clinics.
SB 912 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the diversion of a controlled substance by certain persons who have access to the substance by virtue of the person's profession or employment; providing penalties.
SB 913 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Lower Neches Valley Authority to acquire, own, operate, maintain, and improve the Devers Canal System, its water rights, and associated property.
SB 914 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Liberty Lakes Fresh Water Supply District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 1065 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to civil racketeering; providing civil penalties.
SB 1281 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the fraudulent obtaining of a controlled substance from a practitioner; providing a penalty.
SB 1282 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the powers of certain freight rail districts.
SB 1283 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the supervision by the Texas Department of Transportation of money appropriated by the federal government for the construction and maintenance of rail facilities.
SB 1412 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to scholarships for fifth-year accounting students.
SB 1413 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for tampering with certain governmental records concerning forensic analyses.
SB 1414 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; providing penalties.
SB 1425 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.
SB 1426 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the installation, operation, and maintenance of automatic license plate identification cameras on a highway; providing for the imposition of criminal penalties.
SB 1427 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of staff leasing services.
SB 1428 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the power of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to issue emergency orders and temporary and emergency licenses.
SB 1429 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to tax credits for business development in low-income communities.
SB 1430 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to election through secret ballot of a labor union as the exclusive bargaining representative.
SB 1464 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 525; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 1491 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of supplemental environmental projects.
SB 1492 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the delay of retail electric competition in the areas of the state covered by the Southeastern Electric Reliability Council and to the recovery of certain transmission costs by electric utilities in those areas and to the provision of power during a natural disaster or declared emergency.
SB 1493 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to certain amounts payable by and the operation of the Texas Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association.
SB 1494 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain ad valorem tax appraisal information and other confidential information.
SB 1495 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the taxation of motor fuels; providing penalties.
SB 1496 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the revocation and reinstatement of an end user number for purposes of purchasing dyed diesel fuel.
SB 1497 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders.
SB 2043 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the closure or modification of certain man-made passes between the Gulf of Mexico and inland bays by the commissioner of the General Land Office.
SB 2044 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of professional staff who educate students with disabilities on district-level and campus-level planning and decision-making committees.
SB 2045 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain constitutionally dedicated funds allocated to the Lamar Institute of Technology and to the administration of that institution.
SB 2046 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring criminal history background checks for employees of public institutions of higher education.
SB 2047 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the interception or the collection of information from certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct.
SB 2048 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a centralized sex offender registration authority in certain counties in this state.
SB 2053 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to regional participation agreements.
SB 2054 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to International Relations and Trade
Caption: Relating to contracts and purchases by certain navigation districts.
SB 2055 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to safety rules for gas pipeline facilities and public awareness.
SB 2056 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to membership of certain advisory bodies to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
SB 2057 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, including the power to issue emergency orders and temporary and emergency licenses.
SB 2058 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Harris County Road Law.
SB 2059 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of a public right-of-way by a telephone or telegraph corporation.
SB 2195 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of and penalties for certain offenses that take place at or involve an attempt to cross an international border.
SB 2196 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the employment of peace officers by certain law enforcement agencies.
SB 2197 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to fees paid to a constable for serving civil process.
SB 2198 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the criminal prosecution of racketeering; providing penalties.
SB 2263 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, benefits from, and administration of the Texas County and District Retirement System.
SB 2299 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to registration and regulation of certain discount health care programs.
SB 2300 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax.
SB 2301 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rates of certain taxing units.
SB 2302 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the payment in installments of ad valorem taxes on certain property owned by a business entity and located in a disaster area.
SB 2303 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation for a motor vehicle used for the production of income and for personal activities.
SB 2304 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the amount of hazardous duty pay for certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SB 2305 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the sales tax treatment of a fundraising sale by a qualified organization.
SB 2306 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to rates and methods of depreciation applied to a retired class of property for regulated water utilities.
SB 2307 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the preservation and maintenance of the Governor's Mansion.
SB 2453 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the East Montgomery County Improvement District.
SB 2461 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to deadlines for elections to confirm the creation of East Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14, Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 100 and 101, and Liberty County Municipal Utility District No. 5.
SB 2483 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Harris-Montgomery Counties Municipal Utility District No. 386, formerly known as Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 386, to issue bonds supported by ad valorem taxes to finance recreational facilities.
SB 2485 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 118; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 2486 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 2489 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the San Jacinto River Authority to implement a groundwater reduction plan for the conservation of groundwater and the reduction of groundwater withdrawals in Montgomery County, and to issue bonds of the authority; providing administrative penalties.
SB 2509 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 2511 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of Chambers County Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 2512 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Improvement District No. 3; granting road powers; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 2515 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration, powers and duties, operations, and financing of The Woodlands Township; providing authority to impose an events admission tax.
SB 2523 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the possession and consumption of wine on the premises of a mixed beverage or private club permittee; providing for separate statement of the mixed beverage tax.
SB 2524 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Liberty County Municipal Utility District No. 6; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SCR 23 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Designating February 24, 2009, as Texas Transit Association Day at the State Capitol.
SCR 80 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 759.
SCR 84 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 771.
SCR 86 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1492.
SCR 88 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1495.
SJR 19 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
SJR 38 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the Lamar Institute of Technology to participate in the allocation of certain constitutionally dedicated funds for capital improvements at agencies and institutions of higher education.
SJR 48 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the ad valorem taxation of a residence homestead solely on the basis of the property's value as a residence homestead; and authorizing the legislature to authorize a single board of equalization for two or more adjoining appraisal entities that elect to provide for consolidated equalizations.
SJR 49 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for uniform standards and procedures for appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes.
SR 14 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Adopting Permanent Rules of the Senate of the 81st Legislature.
SR 38 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Trans Ionics Corporation of The Woodlands for being named one of the top 10 most promising energy and clean technology companies.
SR 89 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the recipients of the 2008 Women of Achievement awards of the FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling Center.
SR 107 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Michael White for his service as Orange County Sheriff.
SR 108 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Greater Houston Partnership for its contributions to the Houston business community.
SR 141 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2009, as Justices of the Peace and Constables Day.
SR 180 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2009, as Chambers County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 262 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wilson Archer of Humble.
SR 296 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Real Estate Councils of Texas for its dedication to the real estate industry in Texas.
SR 313 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1 through 3, 2009, as Golden Triangle Days at the Capitol.
SR 314 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Booze Fighters 58 Mike Buckley Memorial Barbeque Cook Off in Cleveland, Texas.
SR 336 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Tracy Byrd for his charitable work in Southeast Texas.
SR 376 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joe Audway Knight of Dayton.
SR 381 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Guy Cade Jackson III of Chambers County.
SR 478 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Andrew Collins of The Woodlands.
SR 481 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 2009, as Leadership Southeast Texas Day at the State Capitol.
SR 482 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 7, 2009, as Montgomery County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 655 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Steven Michael Wheeler of Cleveland.
SR 656 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Independent Bankers Association of Texas on the occasion of its 35th anniversary.
SR 740 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bruce Montgomery Withers, Jr., of The Woodlands.
SR 868 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Homero Rosales, Jr., of Houston.
SR 1039 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing G. Edward Pickle on the occasion of his retirement from Shell Oil Company.
SR 1090 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3612.
SR 1117 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dianne Arrington for her invaluable service to the Texas Senate and congratulating her for earning a 2009 Betty King Public Service Award.
SR 1118 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Betty Cotte for her outstanding service to the Texas Senate and congratulating her for earning a 2009 Betty King Public Service Award.
SR 1119 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Central Staff of the Texas Senate for their outstanding service to the Senate and the State of Texas.
81st 1st Called Session
SCR 1 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to authorize a joint interim study on the benefits of establishing a statewide county park beautification and improvement program.
SJR 2 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
80th Regular Session
SB 244 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the temporary sealing of certain affidavits on which search warrants are based.
SB 292 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the financing of the system benefit fund and the purposes for which the fund may be used.
SB 293 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the consideration of an electric utility's effective use of competitive procurement methods in determining the utility's rate of return.
SB 294 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the discontinuation of the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund.
SB 295 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of polygraph examinations to certain officers and employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
SB 325 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Ninth Court of Appeals District.
SB 359 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality water quality protection area pilot program applicable to portions of the San Jacinto River; providing penalties.
SB 367 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for identity theft and certain other crimes involving fraud, deception, or false statements.
SB 369 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to an offense involving a motor vehicle with an altered or obscured license plate.
SB 371 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exemption for certain disabled veterans from the fees required for the issuance of a personal identification certificate.
SB 509 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain licensed or registered professionals for damages arising from certain services provided during an emergency.
SB 510 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Montgomery County.
SB 604 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Montgomery County.
SB 676 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state financial assistance to school districts that make contributions for social security coverage.
SB 677 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses relating to a driver's license, personal identification certificate, or other related instruments.
SB 678 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to enforcement of the collection of tolls on leased or rented vehicles.
SB 679 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of certain surplus revenue in the unemployment compensation fund.
SB 680 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain swimming pools as public nuisances in the unincorporated areas of counties.
SB 681 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to contributions to, benefits from, and the administration of the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
SB 736 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of passenger cars or light trucks owned by an individual and used in the course of the owner's occupation or profession and also for personal activities of the owner.
SB 737 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the amount of hazardous duty pay for certain state employees.
SB 738 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to long-term care insurance and a partnership for long-term care program.
SB 739 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the rights and liabilities of an employer with respect to the carrying of a concealed handgun.
SB 791 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to classifying oysters as an inherently unsafe product for personal consumption.
SB 792 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties and other entities with respect to certain transportation projects and to comprehensive development agreements with regard to such projects; authorizing the issuance of bonds; providing penalties.
SB 794 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
SB 808 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to disclosure of information about health care-related services or access to health care information provided to persons covered by health benefit plans.
SB 927 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to certain disaster response procedures for political subdivisions.
SB 1012 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of regional participation agreements between certain municipalities and districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds.
SB 1061 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the suspension or denial of the driver's license of a person who refuses to submit to the taking of a specimen to test for intoxication.
SB 1062 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of an owner of real property to require that ad valorem taxes, other than taxes imposed for public school purposes, be imposed on that real property on the basis of a five-year average of the property's taxable value.
SB 1063 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to waive penalties and interest on a delinquent ad valorem tax.
SB 1361 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the interception or the collection of information from certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct.
SB 1362 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the compensation of Texas Department of Transportation employees for certain compensatory time.
SB 1363 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles in connection with utility work.
SB 1364 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of public accountancy by certain out-of-state license holders.
SB 1365 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of staff leasing services.
SB 1366 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to storage of certain imported alcoholic beverages.
SB 1395 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to certain employment records maintained by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 1396 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the filing of a conflicts disclosure statement by a vendor or member of a governing body of a port authority or navigation district.
SB 1397 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to damages available to a consumer under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.
SB 1398 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the ability of a governmental body under the public information law to request a redetermination from the attorney general on dismissal of litigation relating to the same issue.
SB 1399 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of certain terms used in a specified disease policy.
SB 1637 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to a small employer health benefit plan premium assistance program.
SB 1638 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the calculation of certain tax rates and certain notice requirements for local taxing jurisdictions.
SB 1639 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection, administration, and enforcement of state taxes and fees.
SB 1640 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to the exemption from fees and tuition of certain persons at institutions of higher education; authorizing the issuance of bonds.
SB 1641 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to bonds issued in relation to that program.
SB 1642 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders.
SB 1878 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the delay of retail electric competition in the areas of the state covered by the Southeastern Electric Reliability Council.
SB 1879 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of controlled substances; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 1880 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Historical Commission to assist in establishing and operating a museum and study center at Fort Bliss.
SB 1881 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the name and powers of the Jefferson County Waterway and Navigation District.
SB 1882 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the costs of conducting a civil commitment proceeding for a sexually violent predator.
SB 1884 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to liability for and calculation of underpayment penalties under certain provisions regarding prompt payment of physicians and providers under certain managed care plans.
SB 1885 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the management of public school land and the investment of the permanent school fund.
SB 1886 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: House appoints conferees w/inst-reported
Caption: Relating to motor fuel taxes.
SB 2005 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the calculation of certain taxes following the annexation of property by certain municipalities.
SB 2022 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the administration, powers, including taxing powers and the authority to issue bonds, boundaries, operations, financing, and dissolution of the Town Center Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas.
SB 2033 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on adoption of const. amendment
Caption: Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Public Finance Authority for certain maintenance, improvement, repair, and construction projects and for the purchase of needed equipment.
SCR 26 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to create a joint interim committee to study the qualifications and standards necessary to be designated a police agency and to encourage a moratorium on creation of new police agencies.
SCR 69 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recalling H.B. No. 1892 from the house for further consideration.
SCR 75 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating James Joseph "Jay" Crabb for completing the Ford Ironman Arizona competition.
SJR 31 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation one or more passenger cars or light trucks owned by an individual and used in the course of the owner's occupation or profession and also for personal activities of the owner.
SJR 36 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit an owner of real property to require that ad valorem taxes, other than taxes imposed for public school purposes, be imposed on the property on the basis of a five-year average taxable value.
SJR 55 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain amounts of state franchise tax revenue to reducing school district maintenance and operations tax rates.
SJR 56 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding limitations on the rate of growth of expenditures by the state government.
SJR 57 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance educational loans to students and for authority to enter into bond enhancement agreements with respect to general obligation bonds issued for that purpose.
SJR 65 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for maintenance, improvement, repair, and construction projects and for the purchase of needed equipment.
SJR 66 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to create real estate and investment special fund accounts within the permanent school fund and to allow for transfers between those accounts, to authorize the Commissioner of the General Land Office or another statutorily designated entity to manage real estate portfolio investments of the permanent school fund, and to allow the returns from permanent school fund real estate portfolio investments to be added to the available school fund for the support of public schools.
SR 54 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lance Corporal Luke Carney Yepsen of Kingwood.
SR 171 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating February 6, 2007, as Alliance of North Houston Chambers of Commerce Day at the State Capitol.
SR 202 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 13, 2007, as Chambers County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 203 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Donald Ray Massengale, Sr.
SR 233 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming representatives of Leadership North Houston to the State Capitol.
SR 258 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Louis Charles "Chuck" Kalkbrenner on the occasion of his 50th birthday.
SR 275 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Orgain, Bell, and Tucker law firm on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 291 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25 through 27, 2007, as Golden Triangle Days at the State Capitol.
SR 332 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Larry Gatlin, Billy Joe Shaver, and Aaron Baker for being named 2007 Texas Heritage Songwriters.
SR 359 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2007, as Justices of the Peace and Constables Day at the State Capitol.
SR 561 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 26, 2007, as Leadership Southeast Texas Day at the State Capitol.
SR 621 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 3, 2007, as Montgomery County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 622 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bill White of Houston for being selected co-winner of the 2007 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
SR 638 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jim Adams.
SR 882 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sergeant Ryan Patrick Green.
SR 883 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Benjamin Ellis Pickett, Sr., of Liberty.
SR 884 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dale Roberts of Houston on the occasion of his retirement from PrimeWay Federal Credit Union.
SR 1002 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Private First Class Cory Christian Kosters of The Woodlands.
SR 1003 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Juanita Mason of Boling on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 1004 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gussie Loretta Beatrice Baldwin Jones.
SR 1005 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Specialist Timothy K. Arnold for his service to his country.
SR 1017 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alexander Garrett Sutton III of The Woodlands on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
SR 1128 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Terry Nixon for his service to his nation during the Vietnam War.
79th Regular Session
SB 18 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the adoption of ad valorem tax rates by taxing units and to related tax bills.
SB 256 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the release of certain student information by a school district.
SB 257 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of contraband used or intended to be used in the commission of certain criminal offenses.
SB 258 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain obscene material and child pornography.
SB 259 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of excess money in the compensation to victims of crime fund.
SB 260 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the division of legal fees between attorneys in different law firms.
SB 261 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a program to educate the public on the value of health coverage and to increase public awareness of health coverage options.
SB 262 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for law enforcement officers commissioned by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.
SB 263 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to use of certain information relating to tax audits; providing penalties.
SB 264 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Montgomery County Hospital District to issue certain bonds or incur or assume other debt.
SB 265 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to certain continuing education requirements for insurance agents.
SB 266 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the release of certain information regarding a workers' compensation claim.
SB 267 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exclusion from an emergency services district of certain territory subject to assessments.
SB 272 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of an oyster license moratorium program.
SB 494 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to permissive interlocutory appeals in civil actions.
SB 495 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
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.
SB 496 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the validation of any act, governmental proceeding, official, bond, or obligation of a navigation district or port authority or a corporation of the district or authority.
SB 497 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the qualifications and removal of a constable.
SB 731 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to initial training and continuing education requirements for a constable.
SB 732 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of polygraph examinations to certain applicants for positions in the Department of Public Safety.
SB 733 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the certification of the amount of excess money in the compensation to victims of crime fund.
SB 734 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to municipal regulation of the discharge of firearms and certain other weapons.
SB 735 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to delay in the deregulation of certain electric utilities outside of ERCOT.
SB 787 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain organizations to join a risk pool established by a political subdivision for the purpose of providing uniform group benefits.
SB 788 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to eligibility for certain unemployment compensation benefits.
SB 789 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the liability of a person who has obtained improper unemployment compensation benefits.
SB 790 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the determination of benefit wage credits for purposes of unemployment compensation.
SB 791 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to initial claims under the unemployment compensation system.
SB 883 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 8; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 884 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 9; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 885 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 10; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 886 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 11; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 887 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 12; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 888 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, privileges, and immunities of a peace officer.
SB 889 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 13; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 890 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the amount of recovery in a civil action.
SB 891 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 14; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 957 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
SB 1351 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations through binding arbitration.
SB 1352 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the maximum reservation for certain individual projects of a portion of the state ceiling for private activity bonds.
SB 1353 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Town Center Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas, and of governmental entities and peace officers that interact with the district; providing a penalty.
SB 1483 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax.
SB 1484 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to general revenue appropriations to institutions of higher education.
SB 1485 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing that the social security number of a living person is excepted from required disclosure under the public information law and may be redacted without the necessity of requesting a decision from the attorney general.
SB 1486 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to eligibility for certification as an independent hearing examiner for teacher contract hearings.
SB 1487 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to termination or suspension without pay of a teacher who does not request an independent hearing examiner.
SB 1488 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the discharge of teachers for good cause under a probationary contract in a public school.
SB 1489 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the termination of a teacher's contract for a financial exigency that requires a reduction in personnel.
SB 1490 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of criminal district attorney of Chambers County, the abolition of the office of county attorney of Chambers County, and the duties of the district attorney for the 253rd Judicial District.
SB 1491 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a fee charged for services provided by the staff of the state law library.
SB 1492 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the fee for the issuance of an attorney's license or certificate.
SB 1493 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the laws administered by the Texas Ethics Commission for the fair conduct of elections and election campaigns; providing penalties.
SB 1567 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the amount of longevity and hazardous duty pay for certain state employees.
SB 1568 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to membership in the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1569 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to audits of state agency expenditures to recover overpayments and lost discounts.
SB 1570 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds.
SB 1571 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exception from the hotel occupancy tax for a permanent resident.
SB 1572 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain health coverage under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act.
SB 1573 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the state employee incentive program, including abolishing the Texas Incentive and Productivity Commission.
SB 1574 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the benefits and compensation of retired state employees who return to state employment.
SB 1575 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain reports to or prepared by the Legislative Budget Board.
SB 1576 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalty for providing false information to outside auditors.
SB 1577 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to coercing a woman to have an abortion and parental notification of abortion; creating offenses.
SCR 23 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Memorializing congress to permanently repeal the federal death tax in 2005.
SR 20 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mark J. Kubala on his selection for the Julie Rogers Special Service Award.
SR 65 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Kathleen Jackson and ExxonMobil Corporation for their contributions to Beaumont and Southeast Texas.
SR 66 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 31, 2005, as Orange County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 80 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating W. Sam Monroe for his selection as the 2004 Man of the Year by Quota International of Southeast Texas.
SR 131 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2005, as Chambers County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 132 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 13 through February 15, 2005, as Jefferson County Days at the State Capitol.
SR 215 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Thomas Walter McMullan of Devers for being the longest-serving school board member in the state.
SR 221 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jerry M. and Barbara Green on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 250 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming March 1, 2005, Justices of the Peace and Constables Day.
SR 300 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2005, as Leadership Southeast Texas Day at the State Capitol.
SR 301 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Katherine Kuhns of Conroe for her selection as a Distinguished Finalist for 2005 in the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.
SR 302 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ashley Gerich of New Caney for her selection as a Distinguished Finalist for 2005 in the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.
SR 488 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 30, 2005, as Trucking Day at the State Capitol.
SR 534 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kym Victoria Jackson for winning the title Mrs. Texas 2005.
SR 552 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joseph Denton Harris IV for earning the American Heart Association's 23rd Annual J. C. Crager Award.
SR 662 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jonathan Page and the soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 9th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force 1-9.
SR 796 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
SR 938 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Doris and Charles S. Kelley, Sr., for their service to the Southeast Texas community.
SR 984 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Fred Lee Maciel of Spring.
SR 985 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thomas Edgar Jackson of Beaumont.
SR 1018 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wesley Robert Riggs of Beach City.
SR 1062 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jeanne M. Terrill Miller of Austin.
79th 1st Called Session
SB 4 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the calculation and imposition of an ad valorem tax by a taxing unit.
SR 92 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kingwood High School in Humble for winning the Class 5A 2005 Lone Star Cup.
79th 2nd Called Session
SB 33 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units.
SR 111 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wallace Lee Luthy of Kingwood.
SR 112 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Liberty Ponytails softball team of Liberty for winning a state championship.
SR 113 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Peggy and Charles Mason of New Caney on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
79th 3rd Called Session
SB 23 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the costs of damages to Lamar University and its related institutions caused by Hurricane Rita; making an appropriation.
SB 33 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governor to issue evacuation orders during disasters.
SB 41 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the recovery and securitization of hurricane reconstruction costs incurred by certain electric utilities outside of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas area.
SR 27 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the class of 1956 of Stephen F. Austin High School on the occasion of its 50-year reunion.
SR 61 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert Krienke on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 152 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marie Carter on the occasion of her 80th birthday.
SR 153 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Joseph Richard Fochtman of Kingwood for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
78th Regular Session
SB 373 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to notice of an increase in certain rates or charges for certain group policies or contracts.
SB 374 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain wages by staff leasing services companies.
SB 375 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the location where the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Court of Appeals District transacts business.
SB 392 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to certain procedures for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by certain conservation and reclamation districts.
SB 447 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation of a savings incentive program for state agencies.
SB 448 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the release of certain student information by a school district.
SB 449 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the number of justices for the eighth and ninth courts of appeals districts.
SB 532 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of a referral fee or gift by certain judges; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 538 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to franchise tax incentives for corporations conducting certain research and development activities.
SB 539 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to s/c by chair
Caption: Relating to special license plates for passenger cars and light trucks owned by or used for the transportation of veterans with disabilities.
SB 540 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to alter speed limits on county roads.
SB 541 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to certain coverage and compensation requirements regarding insurers and health maintenance organizations, including authorizing insurers and health maintenance organizations to issue plans that do not include state-mandated health benefits.
SB 582 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of certain offenses relating to the driving of a motor vehicle while a driver's license or privilege to operate a vehicle is invalid.
SB 723 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to tuition rebates to certain undergraduate students who graduate from an institution of higher education without excessive semester credit hours.
SB 724 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the settlement of certain claims against the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 744 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to public school employee participation in professional organizations and assignment, transfer, or pledge of compensation.
SB 745 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 4; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes.
SB 746 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to s/c by chair
Caption: Relating to special Texas constable license plates.
SB 747 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain defendants convicted of indecency with a child.
SB 833 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the application of the Charitable Immunity and Liability Act of 1987 to alumni associations and on-campus organizations.
SB 834 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the administration of public retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
SB 835 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to regulation of abortion; creating an offense.
SB 836 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for community supervision for a person who has been previously committed to the Texas Youth Commission.
SB 837 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the offense of aggravated sexual assault against a disabled or elderly individual.
SB 878 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the sentencing of defendants convicted of multiple counts of intoxication assault or intoxication manslaughter.
SB 942 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a specialty insurance agent license for landlords who sell renter's insurance to residential tenants.
SB 943 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the private security law for persons who furnish certain information regarding a business or governmental entity.
SB 994 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a revision of the general provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code.
SB 995 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to certain changes to the uniform law on secured transactions.
SB 996 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to collateral eligible to be pledged with the comptroller to secure state deposits.
SB 1114 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to secondary employment by officers commissioned by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
SB 1115 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of abandoning or endangering a child.
SB 1116 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the criminal and civil consequences of conduct involving the theft of or tampering with certain communication or information services.
SB 1117 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to optional benefits under the Texas school employees uniform group coverage program.
SB 1118 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to competitive bidding procedures for certain purchases by a local government.
SB 1119 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to commercial group property insurance for certain businesses and associations.
SB 1120 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the requirements of a petition to dissolve the Montgomery County Hospital District.
SB 1132 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the admission of certain video testimony into evidence in a proceeding regarding the abuse or neglect of a child.
SB 1233 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to s/c by chair
Caption: Relating to the issuance of "Choose Life" license plates and to the creation of the Choose Life account in the general revenue fund.
SB 1234 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the location of an industrial solid waste landfill.
SB 1235 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to contested case hearings regarding applications for certain environmental permits.
SB 1537 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of excess money in the compensation to victims of crime fund.
SB 1538 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the operation and placement of systems used to anchor or moor barges in, on or adjacent to coastal lands of the state of Texas.
SB 1539 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the application of new requirements for nonhazardous industrial solid waste disposal to be adopted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
SB 1718 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to adjusting formula funding for institutions of higher education to account for differences between estimated and actual receipts of educational and general funds.
SB 1719 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to registration of certain mortgage bankers.
SB 1720 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to a vendor's or subcontractor's remedy for nonpayment of certain contracts.
SB 1721 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to governmental contingent fee contracts for legal services entered into by a local governmental entity.
SB 1722 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to legal and judicial ethics.
SB 1772 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of certain pilots, pilotage rates, and pilot service.
SB 1789 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to curbing the practice of teaching to the test in public schools.
SCR 53 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating May 24, 2003, as Aviation Maintenance Technician Day in honor of Charles Edward Taylor.
SCR 59 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Commending Southeast Texas Community Development Corporation, Incorporated, for its exemplary service to the City of Beaumont and congratulate all associated with the organization on their many contributions to its success.
SJR 19 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit a current or retired faculty member of a public college or university to receive compensation for service on the governing body of a water district.
SR 55 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 27, 2003, as Orange County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 198 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2003, as Texas Probation Association Day at the State Capitol.
SR 214 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gary Staley of Porter.
SR 215 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2003, as Liberty County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 216 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2003, as Leadership Southeast Texas Day at the State Capitol.
SR 217 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2003, as Beaumont Day at the State Capitol.
SR 274 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mabel Margaret Wingate Lawrence of Orange on her 80th birthday.
SR 420 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Orange County Emergency Service District 2 Volunteer Fire Department in Bridge City on its 50th anniversary.
SR 449 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 1, 2003, as Chambers County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 595 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending members of the Pilot Club of Baytown for their service to their community.
SR 596 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 15, 2003, as Chemicals Day at the State Capitol.
SR 735 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Coulson Tough on his retirement.
SR 802 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Saint Anthony of Padua Senior Pals to the State Capitol.
SR 803 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lynn Stark.
SR 955 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Milton Frank Kuhn of Houston on his 75th birthday.
SR 989 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Guy V. Lewis for his contributions to collegiate basketball in the State of Texas.
SR 1069 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Southeast Texas Community Development Corporation, Incorporated, for its service to the City of Beaumont.
78th 1st Called Session
SCR 5 Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: In memory of John David Garcia.
SR 52 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ruth Jurik of Beaumont on her 75th birthday.
SR 53 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Richard Cowan of New Caney for his selection as Region VI Superintendent of the Year.
SR 98 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Coons of Conroe.
78th 3rd Called Session
SR 113 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the importance of the Bayou Bowl to the state.
SR 114 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Paul Lazzaro on his retirement from The Woodlands Operating Company.
SR 115 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Interfaith of The Woodlands on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
SR 116 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Broughton Lynn Hand of Anahuac for his military service.
SR 117 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Loyda Wood Smith of Spring on her 90th birthday.
78th 4th Called Session
SB 26 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
SB 27 Author: Williams, Tommy
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to appeals to small claims courts of certain ad valorem tax determinations.