Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

LRL Home - Legislators and Leaders - Texas Legislators: Past & Present - Legislation by member

Legislation authored by R.B. McAlister

Includes legislation with R.B. McAlister as the primary author for the 34th through 64th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 34th.

64th Regular Session
HB 100 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to supplemental contingency appropriations to the Central Education Agency and to the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, for allocation to public junior colleges and community colleges for vocation-technical programs and academic programs.
HB 101 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the authority of the board of regents of Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University School of Medicine to lease and otherwise manage, control, and use certain lands.
HB 269 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to travel allowances for school districts operating vocational programs.
HB 278 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Amending provision of Chapter 3 of the Texas Education Code relating to the Teacher Retirement System; with regard to the interest or reinstatement fees charged on deposits for waived service, reinstatement of withdrawn accounts, and reinstatement of membership by a retired member and with regard to the length of subsequent service required to reinstate a withdrawn account; to provide a fee for crediting out-of-state service; regarding the designation of beneficiary for benefits payable upon a member's death and the distribution of such benefits if no designated beneficiary is in existence at the time of such death; to remove limits on death benefits based upon the beneficiary's relationship to the member; to eliminate the reduction of death benefits for beneficiaries of deceased members retired on a disability; to increase the permissible length of employment after retirement in the public schools of Texas without loss of retirement benefits; to increase the rate of interest paid on member accounts; regarding transfers from the interest account; to provide an interest fee for delinquent contributions; declaring effective dates for the provisions of this Act, and providing for severability of the Act.
HB 817 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the composition of state representative districts in Hale, Lubbock, and Swisher Counties.
HB 877 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Requiring that at least one member of the governing board of each state-supported institution of higher education must be under the age of 32 at the time of his appointment.
HB 1033 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to designating March 21 as Children's Day and declaring it a legal holiday.
HB 1034 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the definition of textbooks for public school students.
HB 1035 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the qualifications and certification of public school teachers.
HB 1036 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Changing the name of the Texas Library and Historical Commission to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
HB 1126 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the financing of public school education; making an appropriation.
HB 1261 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Department on Aging and its powers and duties and of the Council on Aging and its powers and duties.
HB 1312 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the creation of a committee to study the governance of public education.
HB 1313 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to authorizing regional education service centers to contract with certain institutions and agencies for the provision of services to exceptional children.
HB 1397 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to granting a parent or guardian of a student attending an elementary or secondary school leave to visit the school for at least one hour each quarter.
HB 1445 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to finanacial support for instructional television services for public school districts.
HB 1900 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain products of agricultural commodities from assessment on their product sales.
HB 1901 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to disposition of proceeds from the sale, barter, or exchange of crops resulting from agricultural activities of Texas Tech University.
HB 1902 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to the application of the admissions tax to skating rinks.
HB 1903 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to acquisition and maintenance of a structure in the capitol complex known as the Goodman Building.
HB 1904 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University to collect a fee for the University Center.
HB 1977 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the conveyance or dedication of certain rights, title, rights-of-way, or easements by the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University or Texas Tech University School of Medicine to a utility company or utility provided to provide utility services to Texas Tech University School of Medicine.
HCR 25 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to creation of a joint interim committee to study the role and scope of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System.
HCR 76 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to study the structure and funding of the Commission on the Arts and Humanities.
HCR 83 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to creating a special interim committee to study feasibility of dividing Texas into to five states.
HCR 121 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to creating an interim committee to study the governance and administratice delivery system of public school education.
HJR 83 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to providing for a legislative compensation commission.
HR 54 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to amending the permanent rules of the House, Rule I, Section 11, concerning the appointment of a chaplain.
HR 70 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to creating a special interim committee to study school discipline.
63rd Regular Session
HB 61 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Abolishing the office of county superintendent in certain counties and transferring the duties to the county judge; and declaring an emergency.
HB 62 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to abolishing the offices of county superintendent of schools and county board of school trustees in certain counties; and declaring an emergency.
HB 182 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the conveyance of certain land by the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University to the Texas Highway Department and the State of Texas; and declaring an emergency.
HB 217 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Prohibiting the giving of evidence in criminal actions or proceedings by any counselor in any elementary or secondary public school of a communication made to the counselor by a student which communication tends to incriminate the student; providing that a counselor in any elementary or secondary public school shall not be required to disclose the source and the content of certain communications, defining certain words, repealing or modifying all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 218 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the role and scope of Texas State Technical Institute.
HB 225 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Appropriating state funds to the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, for allocation to junior college districts to establish occupational extension centers, providing for the use of federal funds for the centers.
HB 273 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Reported unfavorably
Caption: Relating to the liability of persons supplying certain areas for recreational purposes without charge.
HB 274 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Texas State Historical Survey Committee to Texas Historical Commission.
HB 331 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the penalty for conducting a child-caring institution, a commercial child-caring institution, a child-caring agency, or placing children for adoption without a license.
HB 547 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Relating to travel allowances for school districts operating vocational programs.
HB 570 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Changing the name of the Texas Library and Historical Commission to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
HB 991 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the responsibility for the administration and enforcement of state building standards designed to aid and assist the physically handicapped.
HB 1091 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Providing for the classification of firemen and policemen and permitting the city council or other legislative body to provide for educational incentive pay for firemen and policemen.
HB 1173 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of a tax on sellers of certain fuel used in aircraft; providing that the motor fuel tax applies to fuel used in aircraft; providing penalties.
HB 1226 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Requiring that at least one member of the governing board of of institutions of each state-supported institution of higher education must be under the age of 32 at the time of his appointment.
HB 1420 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to abolishing the office of County Superintendent of Schools and County Board of School Trustees in Lubbock County, Texas.
HB 1421 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to amending the Technical-Vocational Education Act of 1969.
HB 1512 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating a permanent historical commission to be known as the Texas Historical Commission; providing powers, duties, and organization, and term of office of the Texas Historical Commission; providing that the present members of the Texas State Historical Survey Committee shall continue to serve as members of the Commission; providing method of filling vacancies; making other provisions relating to the Executive Director and the Texas Historical Commission; transferring certain responsibilities to the General Land Office; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1577 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Library and Historical Commission to accept certain gifts and donations; amending Chapter 503, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971 (Article 5442b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding Section 2A; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1599 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Authorizing the conveyance of certain title, rights-of-way, or easements by the board of regents of Texas Tech University to the State Highway Department and the State of Texas; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1607 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the filing of statements of income by candidates for certain public offices; amending the Texas Election Code by adding Section 244a; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1636 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Received from House
Caption: Relating to the salary of the Criminal District Attorney of Lubbock County; amending Section 4, Chapter 776, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971 (Article 326k-69, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
HCR 23 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Creating an interim study committee on the feasibility and advisability of nuclear power plants in Texas.
HCR 43 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Failed of adoption
Caption: Creating a joint interim committee to study the feasibility of constructing a legislative building on the land bounded by Congress Avenue, Colorado Street, 19th Street, and 11th Street in the city of Austin.
HCR 131 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Requesting apology from those who have maligned returning prionsers of war.
HCR 166 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Memorializing the Honorable Richard M. Nixon, President of the United States.
HCR 208 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Inviting President and Mrs. Richard M. Nixon to be honor guests at the 13th Annual Coaches All-America Game in Lubbock, Texas, on Saturday, June 23, 1973.
HR 15 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Congratulating Governor Preston Smith.
HR 66 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Elmer L. Tarbox.
HR 77 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study problems in operations of college and university athletic departments.
HR 97 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Creating a special task force committee to conduct a study concerning public education in Texas.
HR 99 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study the gifted child and his educational needs.
HR 102 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study merging the Texas Cosmetology Commission and the Board of Barber Examiners.
HR 113 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Challenging the Capitol Press to a basketball game with the Members of the House.
HR 167 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Challenging the Press to a basketball game during the Constitutional Convention.
HR 170 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study land use regulation.
HR 206 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Creating an interim committee to study veterinary education and research.
63rd 1st Called Session
HR 5 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study the use of solar energy.
62nd Regular Session
HB 3 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to the amount available for workmen's compensation awards and expenses in institutions under the direction of the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University.
HB 22 Author: McAlister, R.B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to the preservation of historic courthouses.
HB 147 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to providing that, in appropriate circumstances, the substantive law of this state relating to wrongful death may be applied to death caused outside the state.
HB 148 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to providing that in appropriate circumstances a constitutional provision, statute, or nonstatutory rule of this state may be applied to persons or events outside this state.
HB 257 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to the exemption of skating rinks from the admissions tax.
HB 475 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to the salute to the Texas Flag.
HB 734 Author: McAlister, R.B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to regulating proprietary business, technical, vocational, and home study schools; prohibiting certain acts and providing penalties. ("Texas Proprietary School Act")
HB 980 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to the organization, development, coordination and accountability of a post-secondary non-baccalaureate system of state-supported institutions.
HB 1031 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Historical Resources Development Council.
HB 1401 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to the designation, authority, and regulation of regional resource depositories.
HB 1625 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to validation of certain ordinances passed and bonds issued by home-rule cities.
HB 1712 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Western Information Network Association.
HB 1803 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to providing for a referendum on the question of adopting a new state song.
HB 1820 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to increasing the penalty for interference with traffic-control devices, or railroad signs or signals.
HCR 93 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Creating a special bicameral legislative committee to study the feasibility of state acquisition of the Driskill Hotel.
HCR 128 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Creating an interim committee on desalinization of salt water.
HCR 136 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: To study the feasibility and advisability of locating nuclear power plants in the State of Texas.
HJR 94 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Proposing an amendment providing for annual regular sessions of the legislature.
HR 5 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Appointing a committee to arrange for parking spaces.
HR 34 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Providing for plates for Members' desks showing each Member who occupied desk.
HR 48 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Concerning future construction and renovation in the Capitol and its environs.
HR 59 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Creating a special interim committee on historical preservation.
HR 93 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Fred Orr on his birthday.
HR 128 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Challenging the press to a basketball game.
HR 182 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Congratulating the City of Dallas on being selected an All-American City.
HR 278 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Commending James Anthony Carlen III.
HR 342 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Naming Lisa Leanne Mutscher a Mascot of the House of Representatives of the 62nd Legislature.
HR 388 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Commending the coaches and leaders of the Little Dribblers Basketball Tournament.
HR 490 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study the present process of electronic communications of the House, including radio, television, tape recording and telephonic facilities.
HR 549 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study the state's entire technical-vocational education program.
62nd 1st Called Session
HR 8 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Amending Rule XXIV, Section 10, Rules of the House of Representatives.
HR 40 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Commending Mrs. Adele Jacobs, Calendar Clerk, and her staff.
HR 45 Author: McAlister, R.B. | et. al.
Caption: Commending the Honorable Tommy Shannon,Chairman of the House Committee on Administration, and to his staff.
62nd 2nd Called Session
HR 3 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Amending Section 20, Rule VII, Rules of the House of Representatives, concerning the taping of all proceedings of the House.
HR 14 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Setting forth procedures for Members, employees, etc., of the Second Called Session of the 62nd Legislature.
62nd 4th Called Session
HB 86 Author: McAlister, R.B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to appropriating funds for the allocation to a junior college district to establish an occupational extension center in Lubbock County.
61st Regular Session
HB 288 Author: McAlister, R.B. | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the conveyance by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Texas Technological College, on behalf of the State of Texas, to the Lubbock County Hospital District of certain lands to be used for hospital facilities for teaching and other related hospital facilities of the Medical School of Texas Technological College and said hospital district.
HB 1077 Author: McAlister, R.B.
Caption: Relating to an appointment of a student on the governing board of each State University as an ex-officio member for the term of two years.