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Legislation authored by Herman E. Lauhoff

Includes legislation with Herman E. Lauhoff as the primary author for the 63rd through 66th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

66th Regular Session
HB 503 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to limitations of reevaluations of property for ad valorem tax purposes.
HB 556 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the transportation of ready-mix concrete and loose materials in a single load having an overall gross weight in excess of the limitations prescribed in Articles 6701d-11 and 6701d-12.
HB 613 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to a possessory lien for the repairer of a household appliance.
HB 743 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to time limitations for improvements and repairs to freeway systems in counties with populations greater than 2,000,000.
HB 933 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the offense of official oppression.
HB 934 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to written rules and procedures to govern law enforcement agencies.
HB 1104 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to removal of members of the board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
HB 1497 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
Caption: Relating to the requirement that restaurants reserve dining area space for persons who do not smoke tobacco.
HB 1540 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to use of a scenic overlook, rest area, or comfort station along a public highway.
HB 1616 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of cigarette vending machines in state-supported educational institutions.
HB 1617 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to purchases of cigarettes by minors from vending machines.
HB 1618 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the penalty for sale of tobacco to a minor.
HB 1619 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to commercial fishing and the authority of the Department of Parks and Wildlife regarding expenditure of certain funds, extended fishery jurisdiction, and fishery management jurisdiction; making an appropriation; providing a penalty.
HB 1620 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of nets and seines in inside water or near the shoreline in outside water; prescribing penalties.
HB 1621 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the tidal water commercial fisherman's license fee.
HB 1622 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to licensing of tidal water commercial finfish fishermen.
HB 1623 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the purchase and sale of finfish and to the certification of wholesale fish dealers selling or purchasing finfish; providing penalties.
HB 1624 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to temporary permits for highway operation of commercial motor vehicles.
HB 1625 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to deed restrictions requiring the use of wood shingles.
HB 1895 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to provisions for the removal of members of the governing boards of certain districts and authorities.
HB 1896 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to salary increases for members of governing bodies of certain political subdivisions.
HB 2103 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the regulation of ambulance service in certain counties.
65th Regular Session
HB 299 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of ambulance services and ambulance service personnel by the Coordinating Emergency Medical Service Division of the State Department of Health; providing a penalty.
HB 318 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in suits based on breach of a restrictive covenant pertaining to real property.
HB 344 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to possession of unkept or abandoned cemeteries located within a home-rule city in a county with a population of 500,000 or more; relating to a perpetual care trust fund to maintain cemeteries owned, operated, or controlled by a city.
HB 345 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to maintenance of unkept cemeteries.
HB 346 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to liability for civil damages of a person who removes an injured party to a physician or hospital.
HB 347 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain subdivision restrictive covenants at the time of conveyance; providing a penalty.
HB 348 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to denial of probation to persons convicted of certain offenses.
HB 368 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to actions taken and reports made after a motor vehicle accident; amending the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways.
HB 634 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the creation of an injunctive power of relief for municipal courts in cities with a population of more than 1,200,000.
HB 635 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to the licensing of a child care facility and child placing agency.
HB 774 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Providing for the transfer to the Department of Corrections of prisoners pending appeal.
HB 1412 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the authority of the city council of an incorporated city having a population of 1,200,000 or more, according to the last preceding or any future federal census, to set the salary and expenses to be paid elected city officials.
HB 1413 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to an exemption for coal-fired boiler systems and related equipment under the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act.
HB 1414 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to authorized terms of imprisonment for commission of certain offenses against persons who are elderly or disabled.
HB 1892 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to Firemen's Civil Service in certain cities; authorizing in cities with a population of One Million, Two Hundred Thousand (1,200,000) or more, the creation of a new classification in the Fire Department to rank immediately below the Chief or Head of the Fire Department to be filled by appointment by the Chief or Head of the Fire Department.
HB 1893 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Creating a Firemen's Civil Service in cities having a population of one million, two hundred thousand (1,200,000) inhabitants or more; defining certain terms used in said Act; providing for a Firemen's Civil Service Commission and providing the method whereby the same shall be appointed and the qualifications of the Commissioners; providing for the organization of said Commission; providing for the organization of said Commission; providing for the powers of said Commission; providing that said Commission shall make rules and regulations pertaining to Firemen and that said rules and regulations shall prescribe the cause for removal or suspension of employees of the Fire Department; providing certain grounds for removal of employees of Fire Departments; providing for the position of Director of Civil Service; providing for the office space for said Commission; providing for the civil service classification of Firemen; providing for the examination for eligibility lists; providing the method of filling positions of the Fire Department; providing for the certification of employees; providing for probationary and full-fledged Firemen; providing for notice of examinations; providing for promotions in the Fire Department; providing for the civil service rights fo the Chief; providing for suspension and reinstatement of Firemen, and the method of procedure in connection therewith; providing certain additional rules of procedure before the Commission; providing for an appeal to the District Court; providing for the procedure in demotions; providing for disciplinary suspensions; providing for reduction of force and reinstatement list; prohibiting certain political activities of Firemen; providing for requiring publishing of rules, regulations and lists; providing for status of present employees; providing certain penalties; providing sick and injury leaves; providing that Firemen shall not be permitted to strike or take any part in any sympathetic strike, and providing penalties therefor; providing that special elections shall be called ninety (90) days after the effective date of this Act, in each city, to determine if cities shall adopt the provisions of this Act; providing a "grandfather" clause; and providing the manner in which cities adopting this Act may submit the matter to the people for a repeal thereof at an election to be held for that purpose; providing for a repealing and saving clause.
HB 1894 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Creating a Policemen's Civil Service in cities having a population of one million, two hundred thousand (1,200,000).
HB 2201 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the construction and operation of causeways, bridges, tunnels, turnpikes and roads by counties bordering on the Gulf of Mexico and having a population of 50,000 or more, according to the last Federal Census.
65th 1st Called Session
HCR 1 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Addressing the Governor to remove Donald B. Yarbrough from the office of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas.
65th 2nd Called Session
HB 19 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the reappraisal of real property by a political subdivision for property tax purposes.
HB 59 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Rules failed to suspend
Caption: Relating to substitution of reappraised values of property for existing values on the tax roll.
64th Regular Session
HB 747 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Amending Chapter 13 of Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes by adding thereto Article 1169a authorizing the governing bodies of any Home Rule City to cause to be prepared a proposed new charter for such city and to submit the same to the qualified electors of such city for adoption or rejection.
HB 748 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the regulation of ambulance services and ambulance service personnel by the Coordinated Emergency Medical Service Division of the State Department of Health; providing a penalty.
HB 922 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of pricing consumable commodities.
HB 1067 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the possession of burning tobacco products or the smoking of tobacco in certain public places.
HB 1311 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of restrictions on the use of real property.
HB 1344 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Insurance
Caption: Requiring title insurance companies to furnish purchasers of title insurance with certain instruments relating to the property subject to the insurance before issuing a title insurance policy.
HB 1495 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
Caption: Relating to the making, collection, and application of contributions toward the expense of maintenance and repair of common elements of subdivisions.
HB 1741 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to penalties and remedies for violation of weight and maximum load limits and other requirements regarding the operation of vehicles on public highways.
HB 1835 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
Caption: Relating to regulating prices marked on consumable commodities.
HB 2082 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: To provide energy budgets for state facilities.
HB 2124 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Making appropriations for and directing payment of miscellaneous claims and judgments out of the General Revenue Fund; requiring approval of the claims in the manner specified in the Act before payment is made.
HCR 72 Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Hawkins Menefee.