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Legislation authored by Craig A. Washington

Includes legislation with Craig A. Washington as the primary author for the 63rd through 71st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

71st Regular Session
SB 17 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to state purchasing contracts, state public works contracts, and contractors who are women and who belong to certain disadvantaged minority groups.
SB 18 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the compensation of a retired judge assigned as a visiting judge.
SB 19 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the time limitations applicable to the prosecution of a criminal case.
SB 20 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to corporal punishment in public schools.
SB 21 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of benefits under personal injury protection insurance coverage.
SB 22 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of hate crime and the offense of institutional vandalism; allowing civil action for such crimes and requiring reports of such crimes.
SB 23 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
SB 24 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to engage in community and economic development programs.
SB 25 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to creation and operation of excess health insurance pools for AIDS.
SB 26 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records.
SB 27 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to discrimination in employment, housing, and public facilities because a person has or is perceived as having AIDS, HIV infection, or AIDS-related complex; providing criminal and civil penalties.
SB 157 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., as a state holiday.
SB 174 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of school bus drivers for hearing impaired students.
SB 175 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to administrative costs of the Texas Commission for the Deaf.
SB 176 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of an appeal or writ of error in a civil case by certain indigent persons.
SB 177 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to certain powers and duties of the Texas Real Estate Commission regarding license revocations.
SB 468 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the inheritance rights of illegitimate children.
SB 469 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to notice to certain employees of rights to purchase conversion policies.
SB 470 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to minimum standards and premium limits for health insurance conversion policies.
SB 471 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to collection of information concerning health insurance coverage for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus and requiring coverage under certain circumstances.
SB 472 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to limitations of services and benefits under certain health insurance arrangements on renegotiation or amendment of contracts.
SB 473 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to disapproval by the State Board of Insurance or the commissioner of insurance of certain policies, contracts, certificates, evidences of coverage, riders, endorsements, and amendments that include exclusionary...
SB 474 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to minimum requirements for coverage of acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus under certain health insurance.
SB 475 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax.
SB 476 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the imposition, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of a tax on the income of certain resident and nonresident individuals, trusts and estates, and partnerships.
SB 616 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Relating to the suspension or revocation of the license of a real estate broker or real estate salesman based on an inquiry or disclosure by the licensee relating to whether the previous occupant of real property had...
SB 617 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties.
SB 618 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus infection.
SB 649 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to criminal justice policies and programs concerning AIDS and HIV infection, to intentional conduct exposing another to AIDS or HIV infection, and to the testing of persons exposing certain employees to....
SB 651 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the employment of school nurses in certain school districts.
SB 652 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to administrative adjudication of parking offenses in certain municipalities.
SB 753 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of services by podiatrists under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act.
SB 766 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to pay premiums for the purchase of health care coverage for victims of acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus.
SB 767 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the creation of a metropolitan housing authority in certain counties and the diversion of sales tax revenue from a metropolitan rapid transit authority.
SB 768 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to discrimination because of sexual orientation.
SB 841 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district.
SB 1177 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to alcohol and drug abuse education for public school students and teachers.
SB 1178 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of cock fighting and the disposition of certain cock-fighting equipment.
SB 1179 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the treatment and care of persons with mental retardation.
SB 1180 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to requesting a deferral of certain proceedings to complete a driving safety course.
SB 1181 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to compulsory school attendance and school discipline management.
SB 1182 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to parole eligibility.
SB 1183 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school courses in American Sign Language.
SB 1184 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the maximum tax rate that may be adopted by certain emergency services districts.
SB 1185 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to dismissal of certain misdemeanor traffic offenses on completion of a driving safety course.
SB 1186 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the adoption and utilization by a home-rule municipality of administrative procedures for the destruction of animals.
SB 1187 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of deputy police and fire chiefs in certain municipalities.
SB 1397 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to inquests and autopsies regarding the body of a prospective organ donor.
SB 1398 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the Public Utility Regulatory Act and transmission services available to qualifying facilities.
SB 1554 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to electric utilities having excess capacity.
SB 1716 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to coverage of certain condominiums under homeowners insurance.
SB 1717 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for criminal and mental health cases in certain courts.
SB 1736 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to criminal trespass in a health care facility; providing penalties.
SB 1737 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of educational materials on AIDS and HIV to persons applying for a marriage license or declaring an informal marriage and to the authority of the Texas Department of Health ....
SB 1738 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to establish a county facilities corporation to finance projects, by the issuance of bonds or other methods, for the benefit of the counties.
SB 1739 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of special care facilities; providing penalties.
SB 1825 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct marriage ceremonies.
SB 1853 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the offense of retaliation committed because a person reported a crime.
SCR 17 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Gary Shepherd Co., Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and Texas A & M University.
SCR 81 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Establishing the Advisory Committee on the Mental Health Care of Deaf or Hearing Impaired Adults and Children to the Commissioner of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
SCR 118 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Cebron and Ruth Higgins.
SCR 127 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Randall Adams permission to sue the State of Texas.
SCR 159 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Establishing a special interim task force to study the Mentally Retarded Persons Act.
SCR 175 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to reestablish the Transition Services Task Force.
SJR 33 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the redistricting of judicial districts in certain counties.
SJR 38 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of certain courts and to the election of justices and judges of those courts and certain district courts from single-member districts or divisions.
SJR 48 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to raise the maximum property tax rate that may be adopted by certain emergency services districts and to provide for the levy of the tax by the district or the . . .
SJR 73 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to removing the limitation on the maximum amount paid out of state funds for assistance grants to needy dependent children and their caretakers.
SR 12 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
SR 68 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Declaring February 4, 1989 as National Women of Achievement Day in Texas.
SR 120 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Recognizing Congressman Mickey Leland for his exemplary work on behalf of human and social justice.
SR 245 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Recognizing Deaf Legislative Action Day.
SR 255 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Welcoming Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants and acknowledging St. Dismas Day in Texas.
SR 266 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Elbert Boone of Houston.
SR 362 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Expressing support for a study on the desirability of making Texas Southern University a component of one of the two major university systems.
SR 363 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Establishing the Advisory Committee on the Mental Health Care of Deaf or Hearing Impaired Adults and Children.
SR 364 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Reestablishing the Transition Services Task Force.
SR 365 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Declaring the week of April 3-9, 1989, as ARC/Texas Week.
SR 366 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Helen B. Kapiloff.
SR 460 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Houston Police Department.
SR 498 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the AIDS educators and caregivers in their fight against AIDS and in memory of those who have died of AIDS.
SR 659 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Supporting and endorsing the State Steering Committee on Technology-Related Assistance.
SR 734 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending A. Robert Hinojosa on his service as president of the Mexican-American Bar Association of Houston.
SR 787 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Don Snow for the diligence, dedication, and effectiveness he applies to Project RIO.
SR 788 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing appreciation to office manager Charles Johnson and the staff of the Houston office of Project RIO for their meaningful contribution.
SR 789 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the Texas Employment Commission and the staff of Project RIO for their commitment to the success of the program.
SR 808 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated on their 35th annual conference.
71st 1st Called Session
SB 10 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district.
SR 128 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Bert Carson Armstead, Jr.
SR 188 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Carolyn McGee on her recent appointment as commander for American Legion Post No. 208 and highly commending her for her most important work in educating the young poeple of our state.
71st 2nd Called Session
SB 56 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district.
SCR 5 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Congressman Mickey Leland.
SCR 27 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Harris County permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SR 52 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending all those responsible for the opening of the Charles R. Drew Medical Center.
SR 101 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Domonique Parker of Houston.
SR 102 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Contratulating Senator Eddie Bernice Johnson on her 54th birthday.
70th Regular Session
SB 124 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records.
SB 246 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax.
SB 247 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the imposition, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of a tax on the income of certain resident and nonresident individuals, trusts and estates, and partnerships.
SB 248 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the compensation of a retired judge assigned as a visiting judge.
SB 249 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to service on a jury by a deaf person.
SB 250 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Motion withdrawn
Caption: Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing a penalty.
SB 351 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibited investments for funds of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 388 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to corporal punishment in public schools.
SB 389 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of firemen within the fire department in certain cities.
SB 433 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to regulating vasectomy and other conduct involving human male reproduction capacity and creating offenses for this conduct.
SB 587 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to restrictions on insurers concerning blood tests for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and related infections.
SB 588 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to requiring written consent before administering tests for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and related infections; providing penalties.
SB 589 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting mandatory testing for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and related infections; providing penalties.
SB 590 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to tests for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and related disorders; providing penalties.
SB 698 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the assignment pay for certain members of the fire or police department of certain cities.
SB 699 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the release of confidential mental health records in certain circumstances.
SB 700 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to discontinuance of utility service.
SB 701 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the offense of burglary of coin-operated or coin collection machines.
SB 773 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the indeterminate sentencing and release from confinement of a defendant convicted of a felony offense.
SB 774 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the participation of volunteer organizations in providing social service programs to inmates in the Texas Department of Corrections.
SB 846 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the exemption of acupuncture from laws regulating the practice of medicine.
SB 848 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of mental health services to persons who are deaf or hearing impaired and to their families.
SB 897 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to prohibited investments for assets of the veterans' housing assistance fund.
SB 1285 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of excess health insurance pools for AIDS.
SB 1286 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of school bus drivers for hearing impaired students.
SB 1287 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to discrimination in employment, housing, and public facilities because a person has or is perceived as having AIDS, HIV infection, or AIDS-related complex; providing criminal and civil penalties.
SB 1288 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the definition of and civil penalties for a false, misleading, or deceptive act or practice.
SB 1289 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
SB 1345 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to engage in community and economic development projects.
SB 1466 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for criminal and mental health cases in certain courts.
SB 1527 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to signs posted in food service establishments depicting the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge food from a choking person.
SCR 7 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Pringle-Dixon-Pringle permission to sue the State of Texas and the University of Texas System Cancer Center-M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute.
SCR 11 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Granting Bill D. Fortune permission to sue the State of Texas and Texas A&M University System.
SCR 28 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Charles W. Wheat permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Corrections.
SCR 123 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Establishing the Transition Services Task Force.
SJR 50 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit certain investments of assets of the permanent university fund.
SR 7 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Lena E. Thigpen.
SR 53 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Extending congratulations to Amnesty International U.S.A.
SR 133 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Commending the Cowtown Coliseum and Billy Bob's Texas for outstanding generosity in staging a benefit for L. C. Sampson.
SR 172 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Memorial resolution for Joan Glantz.
SR 295 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Caption: Joining the citizens of Fort Bend County at the State Capitol on Fort Bend County Day, April 7, 1987.
SR 613 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Commending Gibson Gayle, Jr.
SR 617 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Commending Jewell Boutté.
SR 701 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Commending Lillie Fontenot.
70th 2nd Called Session
SB 8 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee of the Whole
Caption: Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax.
SB 9 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee of the Whole
Caption: Relating to the imposition, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of a tax on the income of certain resident and nonresident individuals, trusts and estates, and partnerships.
SB 37 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to retired judges assigned as visiting judges.
SB 57 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to engage in community and economic development projects.
SCR 10 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Creating a special joint committee to study prison industries.
SR 16 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Dr. Alexander F. Schilt.
SR 141 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Directing the Senate Criminal Justic Committee to study the prison industries program operated by the Texas Department of Corrections.
69th Regular Session
SB 139 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain legal holidays and to the observance of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as a state holiday.
SB 360 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties.
SB 361 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of acupuncture; providing penalties.
SB 916 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the regulation and licensing of pari-mutuel wagering on greyhound racing and horse racing; providing penalties.
SB 917 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a statewide referendum about, and to the authorization of, state-regulated pari-mutuel wagering on greyhound racing in certain counties, subject to approval by the voters of the county voting at an election; providing penalties.
SB 926 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to certain information provided by state agencies to the governor's office on equal employment opportunity.
SB 927 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to assignment pay for certain bilingual personnel in certain cities.
SB 928 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the definition of "family" in Chapter 71, Family Code.
SB 929 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to voluntary compliance by municipalities with regulations adopted by the Commission on Jail Standards and to certain duties of the Commission on Jail Standards.
SB 930 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense of enticing, persuading, or intimidating a person into committing an illegal act and to a restriction on certain conditions of probation imposed by a court.
SB 931 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to civil penalties for certain trade practices that are deceptive or that violate an injunction or restraining order.
SB 940 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the requirements and standards for and location of family homes for disabled persons.
SB 1199 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the written notice of sale of real estate under a deed of trust and the manner of advertising the sale by publication in a newspaper; providing for avoidance of foreclosure by compliance with the contract.
SB 1200 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Amending Section 51.002, Property Code, as amended, by adding a new Subsection (j) to provide a right of redemption after a foreclosure sale.
SB 1201 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of discrimination based on sexual preference in certain transactions concerning employment.
SB 1202 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the authorization of investments in certain development bank securities by certain private and governmental investors.
SB 1203 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to baseline checking accounts.
SB 1250 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the grounds for removal or suspension of a fireman or policeman.
SB 1251 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the authority of the attorney general to prosecute certain offenses involving violations of civil rights of prisoners.
SB 1252 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.
SB 1314 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a landlord's obligation to maintain savings accounts for, to pay interest on, and to return tenant security deposits.
SB 1433 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to disciplinary actions taken against certain fire fighters or police officers.
SB 1496 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the circumstances under which a parked vehicle may not be removed by a towing company; providing a penalty.
SCR 9 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Commemorating the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
SCR 22 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Kehinde L. Saaka permission to sue the State of Texas and The University of Texas System.
SCR 71 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Cornelius S. Cooper permission to sue the state.
SCR 93 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Creating a special joint committee to study enhancing the role of the family to reduce recidivism of offenders.
SJR 38 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Ratifying a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for representation of the District of Columbia in the United States Congress.
SR 88 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Commending the National Black Law Students Association.
SR 114 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Expressing appreciation to Mrs. Emily Ettling.
SR 175 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Memorial resolution for Austin C. Bray.
SR 213 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Extending congratulations to The Reverend John Murphy Redmond, Sr.
SR 247 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Memorial resolution for Bennie Hubbard.
SR 270 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Memorial resolution for Judge Henry E. Doyle.
SR 313 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Declaring April 17 to be "Independent Black College Day".
SR 316 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Caption: Commending Father Bruce Ritter and the Covenant House.
SR 354 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Extending congratulations to Ninth and Tenth Cavalry Association on occasion of the 119th reunion.
SR 393 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Extending congratulations to Houston Independent School District Volunteers in Public Schools.
SR 412 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Commending Fredrick "Carl" Lewis as an exemplary world class athlete and congratulating him on his gold medal successes.
SR 438 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Donnamerhle Jackson, Mrs. Eloise McLemore and Mrs. Ada Vann.
SR 439 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Charlye Hooper.
SR 452 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Cherry Turner.
69th 2nd Called Session
SB 29 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation and licensing of pari-mutuel wagering on greyhound racing and horse racing; providing penalties.
SCR 3 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Granting Medical Computer Systems, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the University of Texas System.
SR 36 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Memorial resolution for William Mitchell, Jr.
69th 3rd Called Session
SB 10 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a corporate profits tax.
SB 11 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the imposition, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of a tax on the income of certain resident and nonresident individuals, trusts, and estates, and partnerships.
SCR 3 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Granting Medical Computer systems, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the University of Texas System.
SCR 20 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Pringle-Dixon-Pringle permission to sue the State of Texas and The University of Texas System Cancer Center- - M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute.
SR 56 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Extending congratulations to Payne Chapel A.M.E. Church of Houston on its 100th anniversary.
68th Regular Session
SB 233 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the selection and qualifications of jurors.
SB 244 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the mandatory use of interest earned on certain client funds held by attorneys, law firms, or professional corporations engaged in the practice of law to provide legal services to the indigent in civil matters; to the deposit of the funds; to the creation and administration of a program by the Texas Supreme Court to carry out the purpose of Article 317a, Revised Statutes, and to the powers and duties of the court; to the formation, operation, powers, duties, and liability of a nonprofit corporation to be the recipient and disbursing agent for interest earned on client funds; and to liability of depository institutions.
SB 253 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to regulation of private process servers; giving the secretary of state certain powers and duties; prescribing fees; defining offenses and providing penalties.
SB 403 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to penalties under the Texas Controlled Substances Act for the offense of possession of marijuana.
SB 404 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to penalties under the Texas Controlled Substances Act for the offense of possession of marijuana.
SB 414 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to a grievance procedure for state employees.
SB 415 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the Commission on Jail Standards.
SB 450 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the provision of telecommunication devices for deaf, hearing impaired, and speech impaired individuals.
SB 491 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prevention of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, education, and real property transactions; providing penalties.
SB 492 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to establishment and funding of a program to provide legal services for the indigent.
SB 493 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of a certain name for facilities owned by the Texas Department of Corrections.
SB 494 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to teacher salary deductions for dues for professional organizations.
SB 495 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of acupuncture; providing penalties.
SB 496 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to investments in businesses with interests in South Africa by public institutions of higher education.
SB 497 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to certain school district property tax revenues to be used by a junior college district operated by the school district.
SB 518 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of and laws applicable to solar easements; requiring certain provisions in an instrument creating a solar easement; making certain provisions as to restrictions which would affect the use or installation of solar devices in other legal instruments.
SB 519 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the repeal of Section 21.06, Penal Code.
SB 520 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the appointment of guardians ad litem and attorneys ad litem in certain probate proceedings.
SB 521 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the employment and compensation of court coordinators and administrative assistants by statutory probate courts.
SB 522 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the authority of the personal representative of a descedent to institute proceedings to determine heirship.
SB 523 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain personal representatives for attorney's fees.
SB 524 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the management of property recovered in a suit by the next friend of an incapacitated person.
SB 525 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to providing notice to heirs and beneficiaries concerning final settlements in probate proceedings.
SB 526 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the distribution of small estates on affidavit.
SB 527 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to compliance with a will admitted to probate as a muniment of title.
SB 528 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the statewide assignment, terms, jurisdiction, powers, duties, and compensation of judges of the statutory probate courts.
SB 529 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to a substantive revision of the laws concerning creation, consolidation, and abolition of school districts.
SB 560 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the display and sale of unpackaged food; providing a penalty.
SB 561 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the exceptions from the law regulating registered professional nursing.
SB 562 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of a jobs assistance program and to franchise tax credits for participating employers.
SB 563 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of courts in certain counties to participate in the supervision and administration of probation offices.
SB 564 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the inheritance rights of an illegitimate child who has been equitably adopted.
SB 565 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to certification of court reporters, deputy court reporters, and persons who engage in the practice of shorthand reporting in courts of this state, to the creation, membership, terms, qualifications, and powers and duties of the Court Reporters Certification Board, and to the powers and duties of the supreme court relating to the certifications of court reporters.
SB 566 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of credit unions; providing penalties.
SB 573 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the fair employment division of the Texas Employment Commission.
SB 591 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to civil service for certain firemen and policemen.
SB 592 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.
SB 593 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Testimony taken
Caption: Relating to the use, allocation, and distribution of revenue from the state hotel occupancy tax.
SB 598 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to investments in businesses with interests in South Africa by public institutions of higher education.
SB 646 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the contents of an appellate record in a criminal case.
SB 719 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the assignment of judges by the presiding judges of administrative judicial districts.
SB 723 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to incentive pay for certain peace officers.
SB 742 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to disclosure in a criminal case of a confidential communication to a clergyman.
SB 743 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Testimony taken
Caption: Relating to partial public financing for political campaigns.
SB 745 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Testimony taken
Caption: Relating to credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for certain municipal service.
SB 809 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to admission of certain students to the Texas School for the Deaf and to certain powers and duties of the governing board of the Texas School for the Deaf and the State Board of Education.
SB 937 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the offense of receiving or expending funds obtained in violation of the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
SB 938 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to transfer of Roberson Stadium from the University of Houston to Texas Southern University.
SB 939 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to a requirement that employees of a jail or prison and employees of a mental institution or community center take annual psychological examinations.
SB 940 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to establishing the limit on the amount of state funds that may be paid for assistance grants to or on behalf of needy dependent children and their caretakers.
SB 941 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a state lottery; providing penalties.
SB 944 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the offense of public intoxication.
SB 1028 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to civil penalties for certain practices that are deceptive or that violate an injunction or restraining order.
SB 1065 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to revision of the criminal laws relating to the offenses of rape, aggravated rape, rape of a child, sexual abuse, aggravated sexual abuse, and sexual abuse of a child; redefining those offenses as assaultive offenses; and revising the elements of and penalties for those offenses.
SB 1066 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to good conduct time earned by a prisoner and to department procedures for the restoration of good conduct time and to certain powers and duties of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
SB 1067 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to prohibited investments for funds of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1068 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for habitual felony offenders.
SB 1069 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to procedure in a habitual criminal case.
SB 1070 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the imposition of fees as a condition of probation.
SB 1114 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to certain actions against licensed insurers and insurance agents under the Deceptive Trade Practices Acts.
SB 1115 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to prohibited investments for funds of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1116 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for habitual felony offenders.
SB 1117 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Read second time & passed to engrossment
Caption: Relating to water quality control regulations.
SB 1118 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to use of prior convictions for enhancement purposes.
SB 1119 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to preservation of the view of the State Capitol and to a private right of action for injunctive relief for a violation.
SB 1120 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of offenses committed by inmates of the department of corrections.
SB 1189 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the right of the state to appeal in a criminal case.
SB 1196 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of a job-training program for prisoners incarcerated in the Texas Department of Corrections, to the establishment, membership, and powers and duties of the Interagency Council on Prisoner Job Training, and to certain duties of the warden and of the director of the Texas Department of Corrections.
SB 1197 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on County Affairs
Caption: Relating to appointments to the board of hospital managers of certain hospital districts.
SB 1246 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to revision of certain criminal offenses involving injury to or violation of the rights, privileges, or immunities of a prisoner; defining the terms "law enforcement officer" and "in custody" for purposes of those offenses.
SB 1247 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the elements of an offense involving injury to or violation of the rights of a prisoner, and defining "in custody" for purposes of those offenses.
SB 1248 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to a disqualification for being licensed as a peace officer, jailer or guard of a county jail, or a reserve law enforcement officer.
SB 1266 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the election of county school trustees and members of county boards of education.
SB 1374 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the legislative service qualifications for taking the examination for a license to practice law.
SCR 36 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Urging school districts to join the state in increasing teacher salaries.
SCR 75 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Requesting Congress to submit again an equal rights amendment to the states.
SCR 106 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Directing the Texas Commission on Jail Standards to conduct a general survey of the conditions of the municipal jails.
SJR 23 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to permitting the state to conduct a lottery.
SJR 25 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Ratifying the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for representation of the District of Columbia in the United States Congress.
SR 612 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Urging the Texas Historical Commission to recommend Houston's fourth ward for listing in National Register of Historic Places.
SR 691 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study practice and licensing of acupuncturists.
68th 1st Called Session
SB 9 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to appropriations for the construction of permanent improvements at Texas Southern University and limiting amount to be spent on renovation of Adams Hall.
SR 8 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Memorial resolution for Albert J. Mauzy.
68th 2nd Called Session
SB 28 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Commission on Human Rights.
SB 29 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to supplemental appropriations to the Texas Department of Human Resources to maintain current staff levels for determining income assistance eligibility and for assistance payments under Aid to Families with Dependent Children program.
SR 74 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Caption: In memory of Betti Rose NcNamara Driscoll.
SR 212 Author: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Patty Buch.
67th Regular Session
HB 192 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to pilot programs and services for deaf-blind multihandicapped individuals.
HB 193 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a program for the placement of telecommunication devices for the deaf in state agencies.
HB 194 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the provision of services for the deaf.
HB 195 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to outdoor training programs for deaf students.
HB 277 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Governors' Committee on Aging to help fund Area Agencies on Aging programs.
HB 605 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
Caption: Relating to employment benefits for state employees working outside this state.
HB 606 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the ballot designation of an incumbent judge.
HB 607 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a filing fee and petition requirements for candidates for certain judicial offices who are applying for a place on the primary election ballot.
HB 649 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the name, membership, and duration of the Prosecutor Council, which replaces the Texas Prosecutors Coordinating Council, the suspension or removal of a prosecuting attorney, and for a prosecuting attorney pro tempore.
HB 768 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction of the public utility commission over electric utility rates, operations, and services.
HB 784 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties.
HB 915 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to regulation, licensing and taxing of horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering, pref. bill no. 146.
HB 916 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the Commission on Jail Standards.
HB 944 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the release of a prisoner to mandatory supervision.
HB 945 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with no recommendation
Caption: Relating to the exemption from property taxation of property of certain nonprofit corporations providing housing for persons with low incomes.
HB 946 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to certification of social work practitioners.
HB 1058 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the provision of primary health care and preventive care by Advanced Nurse Practitioners acting under protocols and providing for joint rule-making by the Board of Medical Examiners and Board of Nurse Examiners.
HB 1059 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Government Organization
Caption: Relating to continuation of the Board of Nurse Examiners and regulation of professional nursing.
HB 1111 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Board of Pardons and Parole.
HB 1112 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Department on Aging.
HB 1113 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the funding, establishment and operation of multipurpose service centers for displaced homemakers.
HB 1114 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the profession of physical therapy; requiring licensure of physical therapists; establishing a Board of Physical Therapy Examiners; establishing educational and training requirements for physical therapists.
HB 1115 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a grievance procedure for police officers in certain cities.
HB 1116 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
Caption: Relating to application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to operate as a motor carrier.
HB 1117 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Planning Commission for the House of Representatives District 86.
HB 1199 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to regulation of carbon dioxide pipelines as common carriers.
HB 1200 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to creation of solar easements.
HB 1201 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information derived from the administration and collection of certain taxes.
HB 1469 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to manufacturers and distributors of beer.
HB 1470 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the funding of services and shelter centers for victims of family violence and to the funding, establishment and operation of multipurpose service centers for displaced homemakers.
HB 1659 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain responsibilities of an owner of a common carrier pipeline beneath real property on which improvements are planned.
HB 1660 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the creation of nine judicial districts composed of Harris County.
HB 1798 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the application of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act to certain business entities.
HB 1983 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the requirement of a certificate of authority for certain insurance associations.
HB 1984 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the creation of offenses for unlawfully teaching the use of a weapon, unlawfully assembling with a weapon, or unlawfully carrying a weapon at a procession.
HB 1985 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the powers of a corporation engaged in the business of transporting carbon dioxide.
HB 1987 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to supplemental compensation of justices of the courts of appeals by the counties.
HB 1988 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Granting commissioners courts authority to create alternative systems for resolution of civil disputes.
HB 1989 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: House conferees appointed
Caption: Relating to the charge of a student health service fee to students of component institutions within the University of Houston system.
HB 1990 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to prosecution by the attorney general of the offense of violation of the civil rights of a prisoner.
HB 1991 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the judges of the district courts in certain counties.
HB 1992 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain cities, towns and villages; providing for the dissolution of certain conservation and reclamation districts; containing provisions relating to taxation; containing findings and other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 2162 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an exemption of supplies used in the care and treatment of diabetics from the sales and use tax.
HB 2242 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the name of the John H. Reagan State Office Building.
HCR 111 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study state services for persons with diabetes.
HCR 207 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Memorializing Congress to provide tax deduction for adoption fees and costs.
HCR 208 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting Department of Human Resources to study feasibility to respite care for families under stress.
HCR 209 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Department of Human Resources to monitor closely hard-to-place children in its care.
HCR 210 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Directing Department of Human Resources to continue full assistance to private adoption agencies.
HJR 62 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide by law for assistance grant, medical care, and services to needy persons.
HJR 100 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize refinancing of a residential homestead.
HR 12 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Relating to the use of ballots in the election procedure of the Speaker.
HR 13 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Relating to the Election Contest Committee.
HR 31 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Congratulating Representative El Franco Lee.
HR 67 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Welcoming the delegation of Nigerian legislative staff members.
HR 73 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Relating to seniority of Representative Alan L. Schoolcraft.
HR 175 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Congratulating James R. Reynolds.
HR 277 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Commending the staff of the Speaker of the House.
HR 278 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Honoring Speaker Bill Clayton, and designating May 18, 1981, as Speaker's Day.
HR 332 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Congratulating Alice Clemmons.
HR 333 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Congratulating Karen Donatto.
HR 334 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Congratulating Tanya Fields.
HR 335 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Congratulating Barbara J. Dugas.
HR 336 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Congratulating Junia Johns.
HR 337 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Congratulating Lisa Johnson.
HR 338 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Congratulating Lucella Carter.
HR 339 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Congratulating Harriet Roberts.
HR 340 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Congratulating La Tanya Branch.
HR 359 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Congratulating the University of Houston basketball team.
HR 375 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Expressing appreciation for the Holy Bible presented to the House of Representatives by Speaker Clayton.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 13 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to apportionment of the state into congressional districts.
HB 127 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorization for county governments in all counties of 500,000 inhabitants or more to establish alternative systems for resolution of disputes; to charge and collect costs in all civil cases for the administration of such system; and to administer or contract for the administration of such systems so established.
66th Regular Session
HB 61 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the discharge of persons committed to the Texas Youth Council.
HB 62 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the organization and duties of State Commission for the Deaf.
HB 601 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Services
Caption: Relating to preschool screening of children for visual handicaps.
HB 602 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the location of the headquarters of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
HB 1111 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to a sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties.
HB 1112 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction of the Commission on Jail Standards.
HB 1120 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the right of an accused to an examining trial.
HB 1123 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to granting the power of eminent domain to the Texas Southern University Board of Regents.
HB 1124 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Repealing the statute which authorizes the State Comptroller of Public Accounts to hold a conference for County Tax Assessor-Collectors and to pay for the travel expenses of local officials to the conference.
HB 1233 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to retirement credit for service on domestic relations courts and special juvenile courts for judges of certain district courts and appellate courts.
HB 1305 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to attending rehabilitation programs as a condition of probation for persons convicted of driving while intoxicated.
HB 1380 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on State Bar & Good Neighbor Com.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of lawyers by the Supreme Court and the Board of Law Examiners.
HB 1399 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the duties, in criminal cases, of the clerks of the District and County Courts.
HB 1844 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to creation of the 275th, 276th, 277th, 278th, 331st, and 332nd Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris County.
HB 2119 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Security and Sanctions
Caption: Relating to parole commissioners.
HB 2120 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to instruction in American Sign Language in public schools and institutions of higher education.
HB 2121 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to identify infants at high risk of having impaired hearing.
HB 2135 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to private outdoor training programs for deaf students, their teachers and parents.
HB 2136 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to education of deaf persons.
HB 2172 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to county purchases and the keeping of county inventories in Harris County.
HB 2195 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the designation of Prairie View A&M University as a special purpose statewide institution of higher education for low income and culturally distinct individuals; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2198 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Criminal Court at Law No. 10 of Harris County: defining the court; fixing terms; providing for the appointment and election; term of office; qualifications and compensation of the judge; providing for exchange of benches and judges; providing the duties of officers of the court and necessary personnel; making other provisions relative to the court; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2254 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to access to the criminal record or history of a client or an applicant for services by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission.
HCR 32 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Thomas, Richardson, Runden and Company, Inc., permission to sue the state.
HCR 167 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commendig the Honorable Barbara Jordan on the occasion of her retirement from Congress.
HCR 198 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Granting Paul Anthony Powell permission to sue the state.
HR 105 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: In memory of Milton Waghalter, Assistant Doorkeeper of the House.
HR 111 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study the establishment of a job training program involving Department of Corrections and private industry.
HR 117 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Commending J.B. Fuqua.
HR 183 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: In memory of Linda Britton.
HR 186 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Commending Larry Quincy Evans.
65th Regular Session
HB 118 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to service requirements for retirement benefits under the Judicial Retirement System of Texas.
HB 119 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the selection of a grand jury and to procedures before a grand jury.
HB 120 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the possession of marijuana; providing penalties.
HB 121 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the number of peremptory challenges in criminal cases.
HB 122 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the time for the examining trial and for the grand juror inquiry into an offense.
HB 153 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Abolishing the offense of deviate sexual intercourse with a person of the same sex.
HB 186 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Decreasing the rate of the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax to three percent; exempting from the decrease certain items contracted or bid for before the effective date.
HB 187 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the selection of jurors.
HB 188 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the creation and composition of the University of Houston System; vesting authority in the Board of Regents of the University of Houston System.
HB 490 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the depositions of certain hospital districts.
HB 597 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee unfavorably
Caption: Prohibiting the sale of certain items on both the consecutive days of Saturday and Sundays.
HB 795 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the registration, powers, duties, and liabilities of civil process servers; providing penalties.
HB 904 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain murders by peace officers and by employees of penal institutions constituting capital murder.
HB 924 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the commitment of a mentally retarded child who has been accused of delinquent conduct indicating a need for supervision.
HB 1055 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of four new county civil courts at law for Harris County; making other provisions relative to the courts.
HB 1056 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of six new county criminal courts at law for Harris County; making other provisions relative to the courts.
HB 1057 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, procedures, and terms of eight new Harris County Courts of Domestic Relations and making other provisions relative to courts of domestic relations in Harris County.
HB 1058 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
Caption: Relating to the creation of eight new judicial districts, each composed of the County of Harris.
HB 1059 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
Caption: Relating to the creation of 12 judicial districts, each composed of the County of Harris.
HB 1149 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to eligibility for misdemeanor probation.
HB 1153 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the state minimum wage.
HB 1389 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to venue for judicial review of administrative decisions.
HB 1390 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to interference with physician-patient relationships and prohibiting restrictions on the use of certain prescribed drugs.
HB 1391 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the release of certain arrested persons on signing a written notice to appear in court.
HB 1392 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the payment of compensation to petit jurors in criminal cases.
HB 1500 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to an allowance in lieu of a homestead in a decendent's estate.
HB 1501 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to preference given payment of funeral and last sickness expenses from funds in a decedent's estate.
HB 1502 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction of a court with original probate jurisdiction.
HB 1558 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the duties of the presiding judge of municipal courts of record in any city with population of more than One Million Two Hundred Thousand, as determined by the last preceding federal census.
HB 2025 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility for participation in the Texas County and District Retirement System of a person receiving supplemental compensation from county.
HB 2026 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the use of an inside lane on certain divided highways.
HB 2027 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to renaming the John H. Reagan State Office Building as the Hawkins Menefee State Office Building and requiring construction of a pedestrian tunnel.
HB 2029 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee unfavorably
Caption: Relating to the Saturday-Sunday closing law.
HB 2030 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the dissemination of information and records to an agency known as Interpol; adding a new Article to the Penal Code.
HB 2031 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the organization and duties of the State Commission for the Deaf.
HCR 41 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: In memory of Dr. Walter A. Quebedeaux, Jr.
HCR 45 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Representative G. J. Sutton.
HJR 30 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to change the name of the court of Criminal Appeals to the Supreme Court of Criminal Appeals and to prescribe its jurisdiction and writ authority, and to provide for Intermediate Courts of Criminal Appeals.
HJR 31 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to increase the membership of the Court of Criminal Appeals with authority to sit in sections.
HR 62 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Relating to requesting that Harris County Rehabilitation Center be transferred to Texas Department of Corrections.
HR 96 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Relating to requesting Social Services Committee to study screening program in public schools for early detection of hearing and visual impairment.
HR 97 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Relating to requesting Social Services Committee to study impact of parental involvement in agencies providing services for children.
HR 98 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Relating to requesting Social Services Committee to study services available to the multi-handicapped.
HR 99 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Relating to requesting Social Services Committee to study the problems within the Texas Department of Corrections.
HR 117 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Relating to requesting the Committee on Health and Welfare to study nursing home conditions in Texas.
HR 162 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Commending James R. Reynolds and staff of House Legislative Division.
65th 2nd Called Session
HJR 35 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Amending the constitution to allow all state senior colleges and universities and professional school to participate in certain benefits of the permanent university fund; and repealing the 10-cent state ad valorem tax for higher education.
64th Regular Session
HB 309 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the selection of grand juries.
HB 310 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the payment of fees to jurors.
HB 311 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the right of a person under investigation by the grand jury to appear before the grand jury.
HB 312 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to photographs of lineups and similar identification proceedings; providing that such photographs are admissible in criminal prosecutions.
HB 313 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the election of members of the board of trustees for certain school districts from single-member trustee districts.
HB 314 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the election of members of the board of trustees for certain school districts from single-member trustee districts.
HB 315 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the election of members of the governing bodies of certain cities.
HB 316 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to residence for voting purposes; relating to the residence of persons in military service and the residence of persons in military service and the residence of students.
HB 757 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the election of a foreman by the grand jury.
HB 758 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the terms of court of the 208th and 209th District Courts.
HB 759 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Abolishing the offense of deviate sexual intercourse with a person of the same sex.
HB 760 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, and powers and duties of the Office of Legal Representative for Inmates of the Texas Youth Council.
HB 761 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to rights of certain public employees and to the creation of a state employer-employee relations board, its duties and powers; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 762 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation, organization, powers, duties, and procedures of the State Ethics Commission.
HB 794 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the selection of jurors.
HB 895 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the possession of marijuana; providing penalties.
HB 1063 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the election of members of the board of trustees of certain school districts from single-member trustee districts.
HB 1064 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the election of members of the governing bodies of certain cities.
HB 1107 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the election of the judges of the County Civil Courts at Law of Harris County and the judges of the County Criminal Courts at Law of Harris County by the voters of an electoral district within Harris County.
HB 1265 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain assaults and the penalty for certain assaults.
HB 1266 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Providing for venue in the sale of real estate of a minor without guardianship and further providing that such application shall be under oath.
HB 1267 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Amending Section 147 of the Texas Probate Code relating to the time an independent executor must plead a suit brought against him.
HB 1268 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Amending Section 89 of the Texas Probate Code and providing that the court may require an inventory where a will is probated as Muniment of Title only.
HB 1269 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Providing for appeal to the Court of Civil Appeals in Temporary and Indefinite Commitments; and providing for discretion by the Court in releasing the proposed patient pending appeal.
HB 1270 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to claims against estates of wards.
HB 1271 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the sale of real estate by the personal representative.
HB 1272 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the duty and responsibility of county and probate judges.
HB 1282 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to court approval of previous expenditures and eliminating the limitation thereon.
HB 1283 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Energy and Natural Resources Institute at the University of Houston and the acquisition and disposition of land and the development of new institutions, branches, and operations by the board.
HB 1401 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the time for the examining trail and for the grand jury inquiry into an offense.
HB 1402 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: To supplement the appropriation to the University of Houston System for utilities for the year ending August 31, 1975, by the amount of $665,000 to pay additional costs of purchased utilities to the educational and general facilities of the system.
HB 1403 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to fair employment practices; creating within the Department of Labor and Standards the Fair Employment Practices Commission and prescribing its powers, duties, and functions; providing penalties and other other sanctions.
HB 1404 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the composition of certain judicial districts and the election of certain judges from single-judge electoral districts.
HB 1511 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain child care facilities and child placing agencies; establishing a Child Care Licensing Division in the State department of Public Welfare; authorizing certain advisory committees; providing for licensing or certification of certain child care facilities and child placing agencies; providing sanctions and penalties for certain violations of this Act.
HB 1512 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the Board of Pardons and Paroles; creating a Parole Commission and an executive director of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
HB 1583 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the plea of nolo contendere.
HB 1623 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to prevention of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, education, and real property transactions; providing remedies sanctions, and penalties.
HB 1791 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to capital improvements and sites therefor in the Texas Medical Center in Houston for The Texas A&M University System in conjunction with Baylor College of Medicine to provide joint facilities for research and teaching the health professions; providing for the financing of same from general revenue and revenue bonds; authorizing the Board of Directors to accept grants and gifts; providing a severability clause.
HB 2112 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications; relating to the registration, control, and use of interception devices by state agencies; providing penalties.
HB 2113 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to subpoenas in criminal cases.
HB 2114 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to joinder of certain offenses.
HB 2115 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of certain property under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 2116 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation, duties, and authority of the Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.
HB 2117 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the depositories of certain hospital districts.
HB 2118 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Relating to a study of the regulation of groundwater withdrawal by the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority; providing an appropriation.
HB 2119 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of a board to represent and provide legal counsel to prison inmates.
HCR 85 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Granting permission to the Pope Company, Inc., to sue the state.
HCR 117 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Ordered not printed after committee report
Caption: Relating to a suit by Avery Washington, Jay E. Thomas, and Joyce Thomas against the Houston Independent School District.
HCR 165 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Rules failed to suspend
Caption: Relating to malpractice and strikes by the medical profession.
HJR 60 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to increasing the number of members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
HJR 73 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to creating single-judge districts for the election of district judges in certain counties.
HR 21 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable and Mrs. Ben T. Reyes.
HR 37 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Requesting the Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence to study the need for revision of the code of Criminal Procedure.
HR 38 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Requesting the Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence to study the effectiveness of the new Texas Penal Code.
HR 39 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Requesting the Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence to study the need for modernization and management changes in the courts of the criminal justice system.
HR 94 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Commending Alvin Ailey and the Alvin Ailey City Center Dance Theater.
HR 116 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Relating to amending Subsection (B), Section 6, Rule XIX, rules of the House, regarding drawing of preferred bill numbers.
HR 219 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Commending Fred Scott and his staff.
HR 222 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Relating to malpractice and strikes by the medical profession.
63rd Regular Session
HB 440 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Tabled
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, and powers and duties of the Office of Legal Representative for inmates of the Texas Youth Council; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1097 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to residence for voting purposes; relating to the residence of persons in military service and the residence of students.
HB 1395 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Labor
Caption: Relating to incentive pay for certain Fire Fighters.
HB 1396 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to partial distribution of the corpus or income of an estate, borrowing money by guardians of estates, and the sale of real property of an estate.
HB 1397 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to enforcement of a demand on an independent executor for an accounting by an interested person.
HB 1398 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the district court and to trial by jury in probate matters; making effectiveness of this Act contingent upon passage of a constitutional amendment.
HB 1476 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the compensation to be paid from county funds to district judges serving in certain counties.
HCR 156 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the adoption of Transcendental Meditation (TM) of the Science of Creative Intelligence (SCI) by the State.
HJR 55 Author: Washington, Craig
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment stating that the District Court concurrently with the County Court shall have the general jurisdiction of a Probate Court, and providing the jurisdiction thereof, and further providing that in any probate proceeding the District Court shall also have jurisdiction other wise conferred upon it by law, and further providing that the Legislature may increase, diminish or eliminate the jurisdiction of the District Court or the County Court in probate matters, and further providing that the Legislature shall have power to adopt rules governing the filing, distribution and transfer of all such cases and proceedings as between District Courts, County Courts, and other courts having jurisdiction thereof, and further providing that the Legislature may provide that all appeals in such matters shall be to the courts of (civil) appeals.
HR 173 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Amending HSR 31 by extending the Prairie View Investigating Committee through the interim.
HR 207 Author: Washington, Craig
Caption: Concerning the teaching of the Science of Creative Intelligence and the technique of Transcendental Meditation.