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Legislation authored by Woody Denson

Includes legislation with Woody Denson as the primary author for the 63rd through 64th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

64th Regular Session
HB 109 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Motion to suspend rules lost
Caption: Relating to allowing a husband, wife, and parents to recover damages for mental anguish, emotional pain and suffering, and loss of love and affection and certain other incidents of a relationship resulting from the wrongful death of a child or husband or wife or parents in certain circumstances.
HB 616 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to regulation of unfair business practices.
63rd Regular Session
HB 133 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the regulation of home production of wine under the Texas Liquor Control Act, as amended (Article 666-1, et seq., Vernon's Texas Penal Code), under certain circumstances; amendign Subsection (a-1), Section 4, Article I, Texas Liquor Control Act, as amended (Article 666-4, Vernon's Texas Penal Code); and declaring an emergency.
HB 134 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the liability of a seller, as principal or agent, and the sanctions against a real estate broker or salesman who fails to disclose before sale certain latent structural defects in real estate structures; amending Section 16, The Real Estate License Act, as amended (Article 6573a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
HB 234 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to security deposits required of a tenant by a landlord who leases 10 or more dwelling units; providing for interest to the tenant at the rate of six percent per annum on a security deposit while retained by the landlord; providing a remedy.
HB 235 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to the amount of workmen's compensation benefits for injury or death of a worker.
HB 286 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to inclusion of the investment income of certain insurers in the determination of rates of insurance premiums.
HB 358 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to creation of the 238th and 239th Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris county.
HB 830 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to allowing a parent and a spouse to recover damages for mental anguish, emotional pain and suffering, and loss of love and affection and certain other incidents of a relationship resulting from the wrongful death of a child or husband or wife in certain circumstances.
HB 943 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Commitee substitute
Caption: To prohibit the deposit of specifically named toxic wastes within the land or on the surface of the land for the purpose of ultimate disposal; to provide a short title; to define certain terms; to establish prohibitions on the depository of certain Waste matters on or beneath the surface of the land; to provide for mandatory notice to be given for the removal of certain wastes; to provide for exceptions; to repeal conflicting laws; and declaring an emergency.
HB 944 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: An Act creating the 245th and 246th Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris County.
HB 945 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: An Act creating the County Criminal Court at Law Nos. 5, 6, and 7 of Harris County, Texas; Providing for the organization thereof and practice therein; prescribing the jursidiction and terms thereof, defining the powers, rights and privileges of the Judge thereof; providing for clerks therefor in criminal matters and causes and prescribing their duties; providing for the creation of criminal dockets; providing for the appointment, election and compensation of the Judge of the Court and prescribing his qualifications; providing for the collection of fees; providing for an official seal of the Court; prescribing certain duties of sheriffs and constables in relation to the Court; providing for a special Judge; providing for return and validity of process in transferred cases; providing for severability; repealilng all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1120 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Clarifying penalty for specific instances of violations of the Texas Clean Air Act.
HB 1121 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Clarifying and codifying the penalty for specific incidents of violations of the Solid Waste Disposal Act.
HB 1122 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Clarifying actions to be fined as violations.
HB 1123 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Clarifying those actions to be fined as violations of Chapter 21 Water Code.
HB 1124 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Amended in committee
Caption: Relating to the procurement of evidence or documentation in the course of ascertaining water quality.
HB 1125 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the procurement of evidence and/or documentation thereof in the course of ascertaining conditions relating to emissions of air contaminants to or the concentration of air contaminants in the atmosphere; extending investigative powers to local governments.
HB 1126 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the procurement of evidence or documentation in the course of ascertaining water quality to assure high standards of water quality.
HB 1127 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Amended in committee
Caption: Relating to the procurement of evidence and/or documentation thereof in the course of ascertaining conditions relating to solid waste management and control.
HB 1128 Author: Denson, Woody
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Clarifying the penalty for specific instances of violations.
HR 33 Author: Denson, Woody
Caption: Urging the Lieutenant Governor to reconsider his plan for convening a citizen's conference on lobby regulation legislation.