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Legislation authored by Ed R. Watson

Includes legislation with Ed R. Watson as the primary author for the 63rd through 70th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

70th Regular Session
HB 46 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a rebuttable presumption of occupational disease after a documented exposure to certain carcinogenic agents by a fire fighter.
HB 47 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to payment for overtime work by fire fighters in certain cities.
HB 48 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the offense of theft by check.
HB 49 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the regulation of membership camping resorts; enacting the Texas Membership Camping Resort Act.
HB 63 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the decision of a public body under the prevailing wage law (Article 5159a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) and the conclusiveness of such decision.
HB 109 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense involving commercial telephone solicitation.
HB 152 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense involving attachment of a motor vehicle dealer of an overlay on a motor vehicle center high-mounted stop lamp.
HB 223 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the preference for Texas and United States products under certain public purchasing contracts.
HB 224 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the expansion of the preference given Texas and American bidders for certain state contracts.
HB 225 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to creation of an offense concerning disclosure of a product's country of origin in an advertisement of the product.
HB 902 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the health risk assessment of certain toxic substances and harmful physical agents by the Texas Department of Health.
HB 922 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to requiring that an affidavit required to be filed in connection with a motor vehicle transfer be signed in the presence of a notary public or other official authorized to administer oaths.
HB 1351 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to designating inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections as residents for purposes of attending institutions of higher education.
HB 1391 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to punishment for certain offenses if the defendant possessed an open container of an alcoholic beverage at the time of committing the offense.
HB 1567 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a person first obtain a license or permit before exercising any privilege regulated by the Alcoholic Beverage Code.
HB 2041 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Air Control Board to issue emergency orders allowing addition, replacement or repair of facilities damaged by a catastrophic event to prevent loss of life, serious injury, severe property damage or severe economic loss.
HB 2140 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to fees for filing of workplace chemical lists under the Hazard Communication Act.
HB 2442 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund.
HCR 34 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating T. B. McHenry.
HCR 55 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Hubert Taylor.
HCR 65 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Rex A. Hill.
HCR 93 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting Congress to define clearly the U.S. Coast Guard jurisdiction over control of air emissions from marine vessels.
HCR 94 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Elizabeth Kimmel.
HCR 111 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Shell Federal Credit Union on its 50th anniversary.
HCR 124 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating June 28, 1987, as Lou Lawler Day.
HCR 154 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the LaPorte High School Boys' Basketball Team on winning Class 5A State Championship.
HCR 155 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Coach Tom Holland of LaPorte High School.
HCR 170 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Sheila Adams and Angela Kaye Brown.
HCR 236 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Faith Watson Crawford.
HCR 237 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: In memory of former State Representative Steve Burgess.
HJR 17 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow parents to recover exemplary damages for the death of a child who was the victim of a homicide through a wilful act, an omission, or gross neglect.
HJR 30 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the order of business established by the Texas Constitution for regular sessions of the Texas Legislature.
HJR 56 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the salary of members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor.
HR 192 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Extending birthday greetings to Journal Clerk Alice Finley.
HR 453 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Commending Luther Yandle.
HR 757 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Commending Walter Timberlake.
70th 2nd Called Session
HCR 43 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating J. P. (Red) Bonnette, Jr.
HR 35 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Congratulating D. F. and Marian Whatley on their 40th wedding anniversary.
HR 36 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Congratulating J. E. and Edwina Boydell on their 60th wedding anniversary.
69th Regular Session
HB 146 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of jurors for travel and other expenses.
HB 398 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the regulation of real estate time-shares; providing a penalty.
HB 528 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to vaccinations given to certain certified fire fighters and their families.
HB 775 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to health risk assessments of the effects of toxic substances and to the establishment of a birth defects monitoring program.
HB 776 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the reporting of occupational diseases to the Texas Department of Health.
HB 1063 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of special license plates for a vehicle regularly operated by or for the transportation of a permanently disabled person.
HB 1112 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to providing employees with access to information relating to hazardous chemicals to which they may be exposed during their employment, to providing hazard information to emergency service personnel and the commissioner of health, and to providing persons with a mechanism to gain access to information relating to hazardous chemicals; providing penalties.
HB 1227 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the decision of a public body under the prevailing wage law (Article 5159a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) and the conclusiveness of such decision.
HB 1481 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the number of hours and days in the work week or work cycle of certain fire fighters.
HB 1496 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Withdrawn by author
Caption: Relating to the requirement of certification of legal entities performing analyses of water and waste materials for submission or presentation to governmental entities.
HB 1871 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to regulation of membership camping resorts; providing penalties.
HB 2441 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the period for voting absentee by personal appearance.
HCR 58 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Maxine Lee on occasion of retirement.
HCR 59 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Eugenia Riley of La Porte.
HCR 147 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Harris County Justice of the Peace N.O. Morrison.
HJR 26 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow parents to collect exemplary damages for a child who was the victim of a homicide through a wilful act, an omission, or gross neglect.
HR 170 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Congratulating Theodore and Dorothy Barna on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 189 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Commending Jennifer Catherine Donnelly.
HR 553 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Commending the Honorable Gene Green on service in the house of Representatives.
69th 3rd Called Session
HCR 10 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Mr. Carroll A. "C.A." Chase.
HCR 22 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending police officer Gary Chastain of La Porte.
HCR 27 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Gwendolyn Ray Madison.
HR 9 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Commending David E. Kilgore.
HR 96 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Honoring Representative Don Lee.
68th Regular Session
HB 131 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to worker's compensation funeral benefits.
HB 313 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the treatment of sex offenders.
HB 487 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to rules governing solid waste, including hazardous waste and Class I industrial solid waste.
HB 587 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the identification of utility employees entering private property.
HB 599 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to validation of certain municipal annexations and other governmental acts and proceedings.
HB 652 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to requirements that an employer must meet before conducting a search of an employee's motor vehicle.
HB 1105 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to a defense to a prosecution for reckless conduct.
HB 1390 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of commercial bay shrimp boat licenses and commercial bait-shrimp boat licenses.
HB 1391 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a system for ranking persons who are eligible for promotion in a police department.
HB 1392 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to release of a defendant on personal bond.
HB 1393 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duration of shifts and hours in a work week for firemen in certain cities.
HB 1671 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to protective clothing provided to paid fire protection personnel by certain cities.
HB 2105 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Elections
Caption: Relating to the election of the boards of trustees of certain independent school districts.
HB 2106 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the Second Injury Fund.
HB 2107 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to lump sum settlements in the case of death.
HB 2117 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to public health requirements that provide information to certain persons affected by toxic substances; providing penalties.
HB 2230 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to subscriber eligibility under the worker's compensation law.
HCR 11 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Leo Riedel.
HCR 87 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Carol Barton.
HCR 89 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Vera Eleanor Taylor.
HCR 114 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Directing the Attorney General of Texas to initiate a study of efficient use, cost, and distribution of medical services and facilities to all the citizens of Texas and report his findings to the 69th Legislature and Governor of Texas.
HJR 22 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the per diem for members of the legislature.
HJR 50 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to salaries of members of the legislature.
HR 11 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: In memory of Leo Riedel of Texas City.
HR 464 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Designating the grandchildren of members as honorary mascots.
67th Regular Session
HB 140 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the duration of workers' compensation payments for permanent incapacity.
HB 237 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the treatment of sex offenders.
HB 248 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation in public high schools.
HB 263 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to vocational teachers credit for prior experience in a trade or industry for the purpose of determining minimum salary increments and retirement service credits.
HB 270 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to validation of certain local elections
HB 271 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to validation of municipal consolidations and the governmental acts and proceedings of the consolidated municipalities.
HB 272 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to validation of the amendment of and operation under home-rule city charters.
HB 273 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to validation of municipal annexations and other governmental acts and proceedings.
HB 278 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the operation of a vehicle marked as a school bus.
HB 285 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for protective clothing and equipment for fire protection personnel.
HB 289 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to regulation of the rates and services of cable and community antenna television utilities.
HB 431 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation of territory in a special purpose district.
HB 675 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the protection of nutria and to the taking of nutria pelts.
HB 980 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the taking and possesion of redfish and speckled sea trout.
HB 1173 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to temporary speed limits.
HB 1311 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, functions, and financing of the La Porte Area Water Authority.
HB 1586 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to vacancies on boards of trustees of an independent school district.
HB 2292 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the deer season in Chambers County.
HB 2364 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the incineration or emission of polychorinated biphenyis. pref. no. 73
HCR 50 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending former Congressman Bob Eckhardt.
HJR 80 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal limitations on the order of business in regular legislative sessions.
HR 192 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Appointing a committee to study problems relating to reports of declining numbers of redfish and speckled sea trout in Texas coastal waters.
HR 312 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: In memory of Herbert Burnett "Hub" Carroll, Sr.
67th 2nd Called Session
HR 24 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Commending state Representative Bill Blythe.
66th Regular Session
HB 294 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to establishing the liability of school districts for certain medical expenses incurred by students injured in certain school athletic programs and requiring school districts to carry insurance to cover their liability.
HB 295 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to vocational teachers credit for prior experience in a trade or industry for the purpose of determining minimum salary increments and retirement service credits.
HB 484 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to effect of certain speeding violations on drivers' licenses and motor vehicle insurance.
HB 630 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to location of certain pipelines.
HB 646 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the payment of interest on escrow accounts for certain real estate loans.
HB 785 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Unemployment Insurance
Caption: Relating to the delay in payment of initial unemployment compensation benefits.
HB 874 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to courtroom and office space for justices of the peace.
HB 1009 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the duration of workers' compensation payments for permanent incapacity.
HB 1348 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Regions, Compacts & Districts
Caption: Relating to the boundaries of state representative districts 17 and 78.
HB 1349 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the size limitations of try net shrimp trawl doors.
HB 1355 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for protective clothing and equipment for fire protection personnel.
HB 1605 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the authority of a general law city or town to close a street or alley.
HB 1645 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to treatment of sex offenders.
HB 1738 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to nets and seines in certain coastal water; providing penalties.
HB 1864 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to commercial shrimping.
HB 1934 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of trotlines and certain nets in salt or tidal water on specified days of the week; providing a penalty.
HB 2046 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the protection of nutria as a fur-bearing animal.
HR 14 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Welcoming Glen E. Watts.
HR 135 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Commending Charles Michael Hall, son of Representative W. Tip Hall, Jr.
65th Regular Session
HB 164 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to open season for hunting quail in Chambers County.
HB 165 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to accrual of workmen's compensation benefits.
HB 166 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of certain nets on Saturday and Sunday in Galveston Bay in Galveston County and in Trinity Bay in Chambers County; providing penalties.
HB 283 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the time period for filing of current year registration license receipt and properly assigned certificate of title or other evidence of title of transferred used or secondhand vehicle with the county tax assessor-colletor.
HB 284 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to establishing the liability of school districts for certain medical expenses incurred by students injured in certain school athletic programs and requiring school districts to carry insurance to cover their liability.
HB 285 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Establishing a procedure for absentee voting by persons who become sick or disabled near or after the close of the regular absentee voting period.
HB 288 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to minimum wage applicable to tipped employees.
HB 320 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to allowing certain public school teachers and administrators who have teaching credit for employment in the National Defense/War Production Training Programs to purchase retirement service credits.
HB 417 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to allowing certain vocational teachers credit for prior experience in a trade or industry for the purpose of determining minimum salary increments and retirement service credits.
HB 507 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to a landlord's failure to make payments for certain utilities and providing penalties.
HB 565 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to funeral benefits payable under workmen's compensation.
HB 603 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 245th Judicial District, composed of Chambers and Liberty counties.
HB 644 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to legal representation for county officials and employees by the district attorney, county attorney, or private counsel in certain suits.
HB 814 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the expunction of records of arrests.
HB 1071 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Pollution Control
Caption: Relating to the authority of employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department to serve arrest warrants for investigate violations of criminal trespass.
HB 1072 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the open season for the taking of oysters.
HB 1073 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the size limitation of try net shrimp trawl doors.
HB 1306 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Adjutant General to accept gifts, to purchase or exchange certain property, and to execute certain leases.
HB 1645 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the compensation for firemen and policemen in certain cities.
HB 1891 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the regulation fo private employment agencies; providing for certain civil penalties.
64th Regular Session
HB 47 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to expunction of records of arrests and of criminal charges if no conviction occurs.
HB 671 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the pay of grand and petit jurors.
HB 722 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to accrual of workmen's compensation benefits.
HB 1072 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to allowing certain vocational teachers credit for prior experience in a trade or industry for the purpose of determining minimum salary increments and retirement service credits.
HB 1356 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the taking of deer in Chambers County.
HB 1520 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a program to promote a better understanding of state government among economically disadvantaged students of secondary schools and their teachers.
HB 1629 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the time period for filing of current year registration license receipt and properly assigned certificate of title or other evidence of title of transferred used or secondhand vehicle with the county tax assessor-collector.
HB 1933 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to allowing certain public school teachers and administrators who have teaching credit for employment in the National Defense/War Production Training Programs to purchase retirement service credits.
HB 2023 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Trinity Bay Conservation District to regulate plumbing, sewers, and other drains within the district and to adopt, publish, amend, repeal, and enforce ordinances, rules, and regulations within the district; providing a penalty.
HCR 2 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to creating an interim committee to study problems encountered when student athletes are injured in contact sports in public schools, colleges or universities.
HR 36 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Commending Hub Carroll.
HR 44 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Joseph Bernard Masterson.
HR 56 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: In memory of Louella Kirkland Thomas.
HR 68 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Commending William L. Booth and Buell J. Hooper.
HR 85 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Congratulating Lynn G. Melton.
HR 90 Author: Watson, Ed
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Rex Braun.
63rd Regular Session
HB 505 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to reservations and leases required by hotels and motels,and other businesses providing lodging for persons on a day-to-day basis; providing penalties.
HB 816 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to overtime pay for certain state employees.
HB 817 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the expunction of records of arrests and of criminal charges if no conviction occurs.
HB 1186 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Transferring certain funds in the appropriation for the Industrial Accident Board.
HB 1187 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the furnishing to an injured worker records and reports of service and treatments by doctors, chiropractors and hospitals.
HCR 102 Author: Watson, Ed
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Requesting the Texas Highway Department to name new Houston Ship Channel bridge on Interstate Highway 610 the "Jesse C. Stricklin Bridge."