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HB 1396 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the licensing and regulation of pilots in certain ports. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1438 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts in Harris County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3197 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study on flood control infrastructure for Harris and Galveston Counties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3256 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to the establishment by certain counties and hospital districts of disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain infectious and communicable diseases; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3481 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the terms of district courts in Harris County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1269 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study on flood control infrastructure for Harris and Galveston Counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1489 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Faircloth, Wayne
Relating to the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 2258 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the conversion of the Grand Northwest Municipal Utility District to the Grand Northwest Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
HB 65 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 696 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; affecting surcharges. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1167 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation of an additional family district court in Harris County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2364 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of an additional county criminal court at law in Harris County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2536 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to jurisdiction in an eminent domain proceeding in Harris County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2768 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government and the composition of certain juvenile boards. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3151 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the powers and duties of the board of pilot commissioners for certain ports. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3236 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the extension of the portion of U.S. Highway 290 in Harris County designated as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3402 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of a venue district to act as an endorsing municipality or endorsing county for purposes of games or event trust funds; authorizing a fee. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 302 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; affecting surcharges. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 764 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation of an additional family district court in Harris County. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 980 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to jurisdiction in an eminent domain proceeding in Harris County. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1004 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to courses and programs offered jointly by certain public junior colleges and independent school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1139 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government, the composition of certain juvenile boards, and the increase of certain filing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 1502 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to county regulation of the removal and storage in certain counties of unlawfully stopped motor vehicles. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1710 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation of an additional county criminal court at law in Harris County. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1251 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the service areas of certain junior college districts. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1341 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a nutrition and wellness education pilot program for certain recipients of certain state benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1378 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 23; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1605 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program in Harris County to provide maternity care management to certain women enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2036 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to identify future higher education and workforce needs of this state and make related recommendations to address those needs by the state's bicentennial. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2419 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to a pilot program authorizing an administrative district judge to appoint special magistrates to assist in hearing ad valorem tax protests. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2529 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. Filed
HB 3796 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorization for biweekly installment payments for the compensation of certain justices, judges, and district attorneys. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3895 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the name of The Woodlands Road Utility District No. 1, of Montgomery County, Texas, and to the administration, powers, and duties of the district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 560 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to authorization for biweekly installment payments for the compensation of certain justices, judges, and district attorneys. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1185 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion pilot program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1849 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the name of The Woodlands Road Utility District No. 1, of Montgomery County, Texas, and to the administration, powers, and duties of the district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2240 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to an optional procedure for the issuance of a permit by a certain county for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2774 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation by certain taxing units in Harris County. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3858 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the jurisdiction of a county criminal court at law in Harris County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HJR 7 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit certain political subdivisions in Harris County to establish a limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by those political subdivisions of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1141 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the jurisdiction of the 228th District Court. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 79 82-1 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to fiscal and other matters necessary for implementation of the judiciary budget as enacted by H.B. No. 1, Acts of the 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, 2011, and to the operation and administration of, and practice and procedures in courts in, the judicial branch of state government. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 250 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the abolition of certain district courts, the creation of additional district courts, and the election of district court judges in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 302 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to preferences and designations of certain district courts in Harris County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1106 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation by certain school districts and other taxing units in Harris County. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3723 81-0 (2009) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the designation of a judicial district in Harris County as the district court for domestic violence cases in that county. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 4370 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of Harris County probate judges to sign orders and act on each other's behalf in the event of their absence, disqualification, or incapacity. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4512 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the Greater Houston Partnership. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 56 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by certain school districts in Harris County a limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit certain other political subdivisions in Harris County to establish a 105 percent limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by those political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 2058 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the Harris County Road Law. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 2217 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Relating to the designation of a judicial district in Harris County as the district court for domestic violence cases in that county. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1763 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the Harris County Board of Protective Services for Children and Adults. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2929 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the application of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's water quality protection area pilot program to portions of the Spring Creek watershed. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3149 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit that imposes ad valorem taxes on real property in Harris County, other than a school district or junior college district, to establish a limitation of not less than five percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by the taxing unit. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3726 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to liability of judges required to serve on juvenile boards of certain counties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HJR 97 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the governing body of a political subdivision that imposes ad valorem taxes on real property in Harris County, other than a school district or junior college district, to establish a limitation of not less than five percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by the political subdivision. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
SB 1099 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a local option election in Harris County to set a limitation of not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each political subdivision in the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1125 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to statutory probate court associate judges. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on Major State Calendar
SJR 35 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer of Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SJR 39 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a local option election in Harris County to set a limitation of not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each political subdivision in the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 3555 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the Harris County Board of Protective Services for Children and Adults. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3557 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to statutory probate court associate judges in certain courts in Harris County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HCR 97 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Granting Eagle Construction & Environmental Services, L.P., permission to sue Harris County, Texas. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
SB 1467 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the supplemental salaries of district judges in Harris County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1600 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to criminal law hearing officers in Harris County. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1763 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of Harris County to remove personal property from county roads and rights-of-way. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1832 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the assignment of judges to hear certain cases in the Harris County civil courts at law. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1869 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the Harris County Board of Protective Services for Children and Adults. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 486 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment and operation of a state-owned casino in Harris County; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1897 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Relating to the supplemental salaries of certain judges in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2216 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the redesignation of certain district courts in Harris County as family district courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2760 78-0 (2003) Author: Crabb, Joe Relating to the elimination of the 334th Judicial District in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 31 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to authorize the state to operate a casino at a publicly owned sports venue or facility in Harris County and conduct games of chance at that casino to fund public education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 99 78-0 (2003) Author: Moreno, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring eight justice of the peace precincts in Harris County, with at least two justices of the peace and at least one constable to be elected in each of those precincts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 470 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to prohibition of signs and designation of scenic route on Spring-Cypress Road. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
No action taken in committee
SB 828 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Nixon, Joe
Relating to the supplemental salaries of district judges in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1206 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to procedures in condemnation proceedings in a county civil court at law in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1458 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to filing fees to pay for juror reimbursements in Harris County. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1465 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the establishment of criminal law magistrates in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1733 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of an appeals process for the termination or suspension of deputy constables in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1770 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the 334th Civil District Court of Harris County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 9 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring eight justice of the peace precincts in Harris County, with at least two justices of the peace and at least one constable to be elected in each of those precincts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 529 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the creation of the Aldine Community Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 741 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of the Aldine Community Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3617 77-0 (2001) Author: Moreno, Joe Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of raw cocoa and green coffee that is held in Harris County. House: Ways & Means Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3662 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the administration of the justice courts of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3663 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the jurisdiction of a county criminal court at law in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3664 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of criminal law hearing officers in certain counties to enforce certain judgments and orders. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HJR 24 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the number of county commissioners in Harris County. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 112 77-0 (2001) Author: Moreno, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation raw cocoa and green coffee that is held in Harris County. House: Ways & Means Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 470 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of the Aldine Community Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1574 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Moreno, Joe
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of raw cocoa and green coffee that is held in Harris County. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SJR 4 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the number of county commissioners in Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Tabled in committee
SJR 47 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Moreno, Joe
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation raw cocoa and green coffee that is held in Harris County. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 400 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation and composition of certain district courts and to the duties of the district attorney of the 63rd Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1840 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to authorizing the board of regents of The University of Texas System to acquire certain properties for campus expansion and other university purposes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2265 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the Harris County Road Law; providing a civil penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2533 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the assignment and docketing of cases filed in Harris County statutory probate courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2891 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of the Aldine Community Improvement District; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3309 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the method of judicial selection for Harris County district and statutory county courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3854 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the assignment and docketing of cases filed in Harris County statutory probate courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HJR 93 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for a countywide referendum on various methods of judicial selection for Harris County district and statutory county courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 87 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 249 as the Compaq Expressway. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
SB 1104 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to authorizing the board of regents of The University of Texas System to acquire certain properties for campus expansion and other university purposes. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1849 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of the Aldine Community Improvement District; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3143 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the qualifications of a judge of a statutory county court of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3330 75-0 (1997) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to ownership of a drainage outfall ditch in Harris County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3544 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to the justice of the peace courts of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3608 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the statutory probate courts of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Returned to Calendars Committee
HJR 96 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to authorize an ad valorem tax of five cents for each $100 of taxable property in rural fire prevention districts located in Harris County. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 109 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer of Harris County. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 35 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer of Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 61 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the number and composition of precincts from which county commissioners are elected in Harris County. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 629 74-0 (1995) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to conforming the Harris County Road Law to the Open Meetings Act and other statutes applicable to meetings of commissioners courts. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1976 74-0 (1995) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Harris County to the City of Bellaire. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2096 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the appointment of a special judge to preside in a justice court in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2399 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the Harris County Child Support Department. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2557 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to establishing the Harris County Law Enforcement Agency. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 13 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish the number of county commissioners and to establish commissioners precincts in Harris County. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HJR 63 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of sheriff in Harris County. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 100 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the offices of constable and sheriff and certain municipal police departments in Harris County and to establish the Harris County Law Enforcement Agency. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 253 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to meetings of the Commissioners Court of Harris County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1585 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the Harris County Child Support Department. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 886 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John Relating to associate judges appointed by the judges of the district courts in Harris County that give preference to criminal cases. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1294 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the number and composition of precincts from which county commissioners are elected in Harris County. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2038 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation of judicial districts composed of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2064 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2856 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the creation of the County Criminal Court at Law No. 15 of Harris County, Texas. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HJR 65 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish the number of county commissioners and to establish commissioners precincts in Harris County. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HJR 71 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of sheriff in Harris County. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HR 59 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley Directing the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to provide for a proportionate allocation of parolees and parole officers to Harris County. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
SB 85 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Harris County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1457 73-0 (1993) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the creation of the County Criminal Court at Law No. 15 of Harris County, Texas. Senate: Jurisprudence Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
HB 18 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al. Relating to the number and composition of precincts from which county commissioners are elected in Harris County. House: County Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 2542 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to a foreign trade zone for a star port space facility adjacent to or near National Aeronautics and Space Administration facilities. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 2822 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Greater Greenspoint Management District of Harris County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HJR 6 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish the number of county commissioners and to establish commissioners precincts in Harris County. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 79 72-0 (1991) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Harris County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 803 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts; creating the office of relief judge of Harris County. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1138 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to authority of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas, to sell or lease certain property of the authority and validation of certain actions of the authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1486 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts composed of Harris County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 61 72-1 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts composed of Harris County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 76 72-1 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts; creating the office of relief judge of Harris County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 86 72-2 (1991) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the appointment of a special judge for the justice courts in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1176 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to additional compensation for Harris County appellate and district court justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1300 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County District Attorney. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 1326 71-0 (1989) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the county criminal courts at law of Harris County. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1795 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the county civil courts at law in Harris County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1868 71-0 (1989) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the payment of a fee for certain child support cases in the child support department of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 2525 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the board of directors and to the powers and duties of the Harris County Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Pending in committee
HB 2696 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the construction or purchase of buildings in Travis, Tarrant, and Harris counties. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2878 71-0 (1989) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to the dissolution of the Harris County Regional District No. 2. House: Natural Resources Pending in committee
HB 3128 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the board of directors and to the powers and duties of the Harris County Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HJR 64 71-0 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county surveyor in Harris County. House: County Affairs Pending in subcommittee
SB 7 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to additional compensation for Harris County appellate and district court justices and judges. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 69 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Relating to designating and marking Beltway 8 as the Sam Houston Parkway. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 127 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the supplemental compensation of the district and appellate judges in Harris County. House: Appropriations
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 178 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the supplemental compensation of the district judges in Harris County. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1032 71-0 (1989) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Connelly, Barry
Relating to the dissolution of the Harris County Regional District No. 2. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1500 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Evans, Larry
Relating to the county criminal courts at law in Harris County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1755 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the county civil courts at law in Harris County. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1770 71-0 (1989) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Wright, Brad
Relating to the statutory probate courts in Harris County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SJR 16 71-0 (1989) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county surveyor in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 65 71-2 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of a civilian review board for police accountability in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 24 71-2 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to collection of fees in certain statutory probate courts in Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SCR 27 71-2 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Granting Harris County permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 367 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the statutory probate courts in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 660 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the expenditure of funds by the Harris County Adult Probation Department. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 782 70-0 (1987) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the jurisdiction of the county civil courts at law of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 895 70-0 (1987) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to masters to serve in the juvenile courts of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 2214 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the administration of the justice courts in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2453 70-0 (1987) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the mandatory assigments of certain personnel in certain district courts of Harris county. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2492 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the financing of the acquisition by the state of real property located in Harris County through bonds issued by the Texas Public Building Authority: providing an appropriation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2518 70-0 (1987) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the creation of a child support department in Harris County. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2594 70-0 (1987) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the alteration and redefinition of the boundaries of Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 77. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2632 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the duties and authority of the Harris County district attorney. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
SB 64 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to masters to serve the juvenile courts of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 659 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to the administration of the justice courts in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 660 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to the creation of a child support department in Harris County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1345 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to engage in community and economic development projects. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1438 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the duties and authority of the Harris County district attorney. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1481 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the alteration and redefinition of the boundaries of Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 77. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1485 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to designating Beltway 8 as the Sam Houston Memorial Parkway. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 105 70-2 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the duties and authority of the Harris County district attorney. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 265 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the inspection of child-care institutions by the Harris County Juvenile Board. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 567 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to appointment of masters for certain district courts in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 661 69-0 (1985) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the location of and notice required for the establishment of restitution centers in Harris County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 711 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of the Probate Court No. 4 of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 744 69-0 (1985) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the jurisdiction of the statutory probate courts in Harris County and to special and substitute judges and certain staff for those courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1110 69-0 (1985) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the jurisdiction of the county civil courts at law of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1169 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to masters to serve the juvenile courts of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1220 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of the County Criminal Courts at Law Nos. 13 and 14 of Harris County, Texas. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1453 69-0 (1985) Author: Patronella, David Relating to employment and compensation of a mental health administrator for the Probate Court No. 3 of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2325 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Larry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the appointment and assignment of bailiffs to certain district courts of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2340 69-0 (1985) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the election of certain judicial officers. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2407 69-0 (1985) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Northgate Crossing Municipal Utility District No. 2. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2408 69-0 (1985) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, expansion, and financing of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 311. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2409 69-0 (1985) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Northgate Crossing Municipal Utility District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2412 69-0 (1985) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the authority of Harris County to erect markers designating the location of traffic accidents in which a fatality occurred. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2512 69-0 (1985) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 317. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2513 69-0 (1985) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 318. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2514 69-0 (1985) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 319. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HJR 87 69-0 (1985) Author: Hackney, Clint Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the temporary alteration of the lengths of terms of certain appellate and district judges to implement a change in the general election date for those offices. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
SB 130 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Relating to the authority of the commissioners courts of certain counties to set various fees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Point of order sustained
SB 269 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property by the asset management division of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 307 69-0 (1985) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the appointment of magistrates for certain district courts in Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Laid on the table subject to call
SB 318 69-0 (1985) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the County Criminal Courts at Law Nos. 13 and 14 of Harris County, Texas. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
SB 334 69-0 (1985) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Relating to employment and compensation of a mental health administrator for the Probate Court No. 3 of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 335 69-0 (1985) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Relating to the appointment, qualifications, compensation, powers, and duties of a master in certain district courts in Harris County and to procedures and use of the master's findings. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
SB 336 69-0 (1985) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the location of and notice required for the establishment of restitution centers in Harris County and to the extent of application of this Act. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
SB 1025 69-0 (1985) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the appointment and assignment of bailiffs to family district courts of Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 1295 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to the operation, funding, and lease of the Harris County Psychiatric Center and the operation of a commitment center; transferring the Texas Research Institute of Mental Sciences to The University of Texas System; requiring an evaluation report to the 70th Legislature; giving priority consideration to employees and providing for retirement benefits; making an appropriation and a transfer of funds; amending Chapter 73, Education Code, by adding Subchapters G and H; repealing Section 2.18 of Chapter 67, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965, and repealing Chapter 191, Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, 1967; and declaring an emergency. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 1312 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Northgate Crossing Municipal Utility District No. 2. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Postponed in committee
SB 1313 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Northgate Crossing Municipal Utility District No. 1. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Postponed in committee
SB 1347 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, expansion, and financing of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 311. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1474 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 317. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
SB 1475 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 318. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
SB 1476 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 319. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
HB 230 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the inspection of child-care institutions by the Harris County Juvenile Board. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 314 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the payment of jurors from a district clerk juror pay account in Harris County. House: County Affairs Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 560 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the creation of six judicial districts composed of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1668 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the counties in the First and Fourteenth Supreme Judicial Districts reimbursing Harris County for certain costs incurred by Harris County pertaining to those courts. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1725 68-0 (1983) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the administration of children's protective services in Harris County. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1781 68-0 (1983) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Court of Harris County to make changes in the Harris County Road Law. House: County Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2037 68-0 (1983) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to the attainment of water quality control of Briar Branch, Spring Branch Creek, and Rummel Creek in Harris County, Texas; and a prohibition on the issuance of waste discharge permits. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 2248 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to appointment of magistrates for certain district courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
SB 347 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, court terms, judges and other personnel, and administration of the County Criminal Courts at Law Nos. 11 and 12 of Harris County, Texas; providing different effective dates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
SB 698 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the administration of children's protective services in Harris County and to the powers and duties of the Harris County Children's Protective Services Board. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Human Services
SB 822 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the creation of six judicial districts composed of Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 1062 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the counties in the First and Fourteenth Supreme Judicial Districts reimbursing Harris County for certain costs incurred by Harris County pertaining to those courts and to duties of the Commissioners Court of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1132 68-0 (1983) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to appointment of magistrates for certain district courts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1356 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to the dissolution of the Northwest Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 7 and to certain powers and duties of the board of directors of the district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 830 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the creation, administration, powers, services, and duties of the Executive Board of the Justice Information and Management System within Harris County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1311 67-0 (1981) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, functions, and financing of the La Porte Area Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1660 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the creation of nine judicial districts composed of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken
HB 2002 67-0 (1981) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the release of any claim by the state to a certain one-acre tract of real property deeded to the former Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2097 67-0 (1981) Author: Emmett, Ed Relating to hunting wild animals and birds in certain parts of Harris County. House: Environmental Affairs No action taken
HB 2352 67-0 (1981) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to the compensation of a member of the board of directors of the Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 61. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HJR 107 67-0 (1981) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the voters of Harris County to add two commissioners to the Harris County Commissioners Court. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 327 67-0 (1981) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Providing for the random filing of cases in the County Criminal Courts at Law at Harris County, Texas. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 550 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Lee, El Franco
Relating to licensing and regulation of certain pilots, pilotage rates, and pilot services. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 808 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation of nine judicial districts composed of Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 1211 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation of four judicial districts composed of Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 1290 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to granting the Commissioners Court of Harris County the authority to prohibit sewage and waste discharges into drainage ditches within the right-of-way of county roads. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HCR 40 67-1 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Authorizing the governor to direct the Air Control Board to proceed with motor vehicle inspection program for Harris County. House: Rules Withdrawn from calendar
HB 1404 66-0 (1979) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to creation of the 275th, 276th, 277th, and 278th Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1844 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to creation of the 275th, 276th, 277th, 278th, 331st, and 332nd Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 2172 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to county purchases and the keeping of county inventories in Harris County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2179 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to providing for a Presiding Judge of the Probate Courts of Harris County, Texas, and prescribing his duties. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 2198 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig 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. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2242 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the creation, administration, powers, services, and duties of the Executive Board of the Justice Information and Management System within Harris County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 2247 66-0 (1979) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to the powers and duties of the juvenile board and juvenile probation officers in Harris County and fees collected for receiving and disbursing support payments. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HCR 113 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Requesting Parks and Wildlife Department to study feasibility of constructing a hike and bike trail along Sims Bayou in Harris County. House: Environmental Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 392 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to creation of the 275th, 276th, 277th, and 278th Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 760 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the selection of a presiding judge of probate courts in Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Notice given -1 hour to suspend rules to consider
SB 792 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Allee, Henry E.
Relating to the appointment, assignment and deputization of bailiffs and process servers to the criminal district courts of Harris County, Texas. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 823 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the creation and management of a district clerk's special juror pay account in Harris County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on daily General State Calendar
SB 843 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the creation of the County Criminal Court at Law No. 10 of Harris County; defining the jurisdiction and procedures of 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 for the duties and compensation of officers of the court and necessary personnel; making other provisions relative to the court; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 972 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Authorizing the Texas Board of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to establish and provide for two residential care facilities for the mentally retarded in the Harris-Galveston Counties, Texas, area and providing for the operation of same; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 1050 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation, administration, powers, services, and duties of the executive board of the Justice Information and Management System in Harris County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Rules suspended
SB 1112 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Allee, Henry E.
Relating to transcription of proceedings by court reporters in Harris County and to payment for such transcriptions. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1129 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Benedict, Jerry L.
Relating to the jurisdiction of county courts at law of Brazoria and Galveston Counties and the Probate and County Court of Galveston County, compensation of probate court judges in certain counties, selection of presiding judges of probate courts in Harris County, and the juvenile board and juvenile advisory board of Galveston County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1229 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to county purchases and the keeping of county inventories in Harris County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1267 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to creation of the 275th, 276th, 277th, 278th, and 331st Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 1322 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Reinstituting the Office of Inspector of Hides and Animals in Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SCR 49 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Allee, Henry E.
Granting Harris County, Texas, the Harris County Flood Control District, and the Harris County Hospital Districtpermission to sue the state. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 50 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Allee, Henry E.
Granting Harris County, Texas to sue the State. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 516 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Providing administration of family law by replacing the juvenile courts of Dallas and Harris counties and all functioning domestic relations courts with district courts of general jurisdiction to be called family district courts; providing for these courts' jurisdiction, terms, personnel, facilities, and administration; restructuring existing juvenile boards in certain counties and providing for the future creation and organization of juvenile boards in other counties; repealing the laws creating and providing for the replaced courts; repealing the laws providing for creation of domestic relations courts in Lubbock and Starr Counties. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1055 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig 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. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1056 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig 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. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1057 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig 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. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1058 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the creation of eight new judicial districts, each composed of the County of Harris. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
HB 1059 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the creation of 12 judicial districts, each composed of the County of Harris. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
HB 1423 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to replacement of the special juvenile courts of Harris and Dallas counties and functioning domestic relations courts in the state with district court of general jurisdiction; repealing the laws creating and providing for the replaced courts. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2112 65-0 (1977) Author: Leland, Mickey Establishing the Fifth Ward State Park and providing for its development, operation, and maintenance; providing for acquisition of land and interests in land; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs Failed to pass to third reading
HB 2121 65-0 (1977) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the change of name and jurisdiction of the County Criminal Courts at Law of Harris County; making other provisions relative to the courts of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HCR 129 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Granting Faith Tabernacle, United Pentecostal Church of Humble, Texas permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
SB 64 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, procedures, and terms of the Probate Court No. 3 of Harris County and the 217th, 218th, 219th, 220th, 221st, abd 222nd Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris County; making other provisions relative to the probate courts in Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 414 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to creation of the Harris County Courts of Domestic Relations Nos. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12; making other provisions relative to the courts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 522 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, procedures, and terms of the Probate Court No. 3 of Harris County; giving the court primary responsibility for mental illness proceedings; providing for transfer of cases from the County Court of Harris and Harris probate courts and for exchange of judges; providing terms of the newly created court; providing for the appointment or election of the judge, his qualifications, powers, term of office, and compensation. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 569 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Allee, Henry E.
Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, terms, and procedures of a new county civil court at law for Harris County; fixing the qualification of the Judge and providing for his election or appointment, his term, and compensation; providing for exchange of benches between the county civil and criminal courts; providing for a special judge; prescribing duties of the county clerk; providing for a court reporter; making other provisions relative to the courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 621 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the assignment, rights, and duties of judges of the special juvenile courts and domestic relations courts under the Administrative Judicial Act. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 799 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the construction of controlled access highways within the Memorial Bend subdivision in Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably
SB 833 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the election and term of office of the judge of the Probate Court No. 2 of Harris County, Texas. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 1001 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Abolishing the office of Harris County Inspector of Hides and Animals. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 1077 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to changing the names of the County Criminal Courts at Law of Harris County; adding to the jurisdiction of the County Criminal Courts at Law of Harris County; providing a severability clause. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1167 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to changing the names of the County Criminal Courts at Law of Harris County to the County Courts at Law of Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 456 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to the composition of state representative districts in Galveston and Chambers counties and part of Harris County. House: Reapportionment Referred to subcommittee
HB 553 64-0 (1975) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Relating to the composition of state representative districts in Harris County. House: Reapportionment Referred to subcommittee
HB 1107 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig 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. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1305 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Authorizing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to sell and convey certain land in Harris County; providing that the proceeds from the sale shall be part of the Special Game and Fish Fund of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and appropriating the proceeds for that purpose. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1404 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the composition of certain judicial districts and the election of certain judges from single-judge electoral districts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 2180 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Gene Repealing Sections 9 and 10 of the Harris County Road Law, Acts 1913, Thirty-third Legislature, Regular Session, Special Laws, Page 64, Chapter 17, as amended. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 188 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to creation of the Harris County Courts of Domestic Relations Nos. 6 and 7; making other provisions relative to the courts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 189 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the Probate Court No. 3 of Harris County; making other provisions relative to the Probate Courts of Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 190 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to the creation of the County Criminal Courts at Law Nos. 8 and 9 of Harris County; defining the jurisdiction of the courts; fixing terms; providing for the appointment and election, terms of office, qualifications, and compensation of judges; providing for exchange of benches and judges; providing the duties of officers of the court and necessary personnel; making other provisions relative to the courts; providing an effective date. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 191 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation of the 221st, 222nd, 223rd, 224th, 225th, and 226th Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 250 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Providing for the administration of family law by replacing all functioning domestic relations courts and the juvenile courts of Dallas and Harris Counties with district courts of general jurisdiction, to be called family district courts; providing for these courts' jurisdiction, terms, personnel, facilities, and administration; restructuring existing juvenile boards in certain counties and providing for the future creation and organization of juvenile boards in other counties; repealing the laws creating and providing for the replaced courts; repealing the laws providing for creation of domestic relations courts in Lubbock and Starr Counties. Senate: Jurisprudence Motion to suspend rules lost
SB 926 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the method of filing cases in the Probate Court Nos. 1 and 2 of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 938 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to purchases by the county to carry out the purposes of the Harris County Road Law. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1040 64-0 (1975) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Providing for the assessment and collection of a fee for the receipt and disbursement of child and wife support payments by the Chief Juvenile Probation Officer of Harris County; providing for the safekeeping and administration of the fund created by teh collection of such fees. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1113 64-0 (1975) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Allen, Joe
Ratifying, confirming, approving, and validating all proceedings and actions taken by the board of directors of Northwest Harris County Public Utility District No. 3 adding or annexing land and related matters with respect to certain Harris County roads; excepting proceedings or bonds involved in any suit or litigation pending on the effective date of the Act which are determined to be invalid. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SCR 43 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Granting permission to John R. Jenkins to bring suit into any court of competent jurisdiction in the State of Texas against the State of Texas, the Texas Department of Corrections, the County of Harris, the Harris County Sheriff's Department, the Harris County Jail, the Harris County Rehabilitation Center, the City of Houston, the Houston Police Department and the Houston City jail, and that the case shall be tried as other civil cases reserving to either party the right of appeal; providing that in the event such a suit is filed, service of citation or any other necessary process shall be had upon the Secretary of State for the State of Texas, the Direcctor of the Texas Department of Corrections, the Commissioners' Court of Harris County or a member thereof and the County of Harris, the Harris County Sheriff for the Sheriff's Department fo Harris County, the Harris County Jail and the Harris County Rehabilitation Center, the Mayor of the City of Houston for the City of Houston, and the Chief of Police of the City of Houston for the Houston Police Department and the Houston City Jail; providing that nothing herein shall be construed as a waiver of any defense, of law or fact, that may be asserted by or available to said governmental units in said unit, but that all such defenses are hereby specifically reserved; providing that nothing herein shall be construed as an admission on the part of said governmental units as to the validity of any allegation or claims asserted in said suit, and that all allegations or claims asserted in said suit must be proved as in other suits under the same rules as evidence and the same laws as apply in and govern the trial of other civil cases. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
HB 358 63-0 (1973) Author: Denson, Woody Relating to creation of the 238th and 239th Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris county. House: Judiciary Committee hearing date
HB 602 63-0 (1973) Author: Hall, Anthony
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Creating Harris County Youth Village Independent School District to provide an educational program for eligible children; providing its territorial limits; providing for trustees; providing for certification of the census of children and apportionment of state and county available school funds; providing eligibility for Foundation School Program assistance and the use of county funds; providing authority to accept gifts and grants; and declaring an emergency. House: Education
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 944 63-0 (1973) Author: Denson, Woody An Act creating the 245th and 246th Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris County. House: Judiciary Committee hearing date
HB 945 63-0 (1973) Author: Denson, Woody 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. House: Judiciary Rules suspended
HB 1481 63-0 (1973) Author: Hall, Anthony
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Amending the Harris County Road Law; providing a severability clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 1652 63-0 (1973) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the prevention of pollution of the waters of the State of Texas; empowering and permitting Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 116 to discharge municipal waste at a discharge point on Cypress Creek in Harris County, Texas, within certain volumes and quality standards, to complete construction of a waste treatment facility and to operate the same; validating all acts and proceedings of the district relating to the construction of such waste treatment facility; finding certain facts; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs Received from House
HB 1655 63-0 (1973) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to protection of the health and welfare of residents of the state, inhabitants of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 99 and students, teachers, and other personnel of Spring High School and prevention of pollution of the water of the State of Texas; empowering and permitting Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 99 to discharge municipal waste at a discharge point on Cypress Creek in Harris County, Texas, within certain volumes and quality standards and to construct a sanitary sewer collection, disposal and treatment system and to operate the same; validating all acts and proceedings of the district relating to construction of a sanitary sewer collection, treatment, and waste disposal system and obtaining authority to discharge municipal wastes therefrom; providing for liberal construction of this Act, including grant of all permissions, certifications, or findings required to be made by the State of Texas under the provisions of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (33 U.S.S. 1251, et seq.) finding certain facts; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Administration
HCR 218 63-0 (1973) Author: Hall, Anthony
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Recalling H.B. 1481 from the Governor. Filed without Governor's signature
HR 84 63-0 (1973) Author: Foreman, Wilson Commending the Harris County Legislative Delegation and the Houston Junior Chamber of Commerce. House: Rules
SB 12 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hall, Anthony
Creating the Harris County Youth Village Independent School District to provide an education program for eligible children; providing its territorial limits; providing for trustees; providing for certification of the census of children and apportionment of state and county available school funds; providing eligibility for Foundation School Program assistance and the use of county funds; providing authority to accept gifts and grants. House: Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by Governor
SB 201 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Creating the 245th, 246th, and 248th Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris County; designating the terms of the courts of the first two named districts and providing that those two courts give preference to criminal cases. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Judiciary
SB 325 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Creating a court to be called the Harris County Court of Environmental and Ecological Law, providing for a judge of said court, fixing his qualifications an providing for his selection and compensation, establishing jurisdiction of said court, providing for the transfer of cases to and from said court, providing for situations when the judge of said court is disqualified or unable to serve, providing that the jurisdiction of said court shall be concurrent with, and shall not diminish the jurisdiction of certain other courts, providing that said court shall be a court of record, providing for the maintaining of its records, fixing the therm of office of the judge of said court, providing for the removal of the judge of said court, providing for the filling office of judge of said court, in the event of vacancies, providing for appeals from said court, providing for procedure in such court, providing for a court reporter and bailiff for said court, providing for the issuance of writs and processes out of said court, providing for continuous term of said court, repealing inconsistent laws providing a severability clause, and making other provisions relating to the subject matter. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
SB 417 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation of the County Civil Court at Law No. 3 of Harris County and the creation of the County Criminal Courts at Law Nos. 5 and 6 of Harris County. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably as amended
SB 519 63-0 (1973) Author: Wallace, Jim
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to the administration and operation of programs and institutions for dependent and neglected children by the Harris County Child Welfare Board and for delegation of authority in certain instances. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 520 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hall, Anthony
To amend the Harris County Road Law, Chapter 17, Special Laws, Acts of the 33rd Legislature, Regular Session, 1913, as amended; providing a severability clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by Governor
SB 523 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Denson, Woody
Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the County Criminal Courts at Law Nos. 5, 6, and 7 of Harris County and the County Civil Court at Law No. 3 of Harris County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 524 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the creation of the 240th and 241st Judicial Districts, each composed of Harris County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 779 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Enabling county Commissioners Courts in counties having a population of more than 700,000 according to the last federal census, same being the counties of Harris, Dallas, Bexar and Tarrant, to supplement the compensation of Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals from county funds; and providing expressly that such compensation shall be in addition to the amounts paid to the Judges by the state; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Sent to subcommittee
SB 926 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to protection of the health and welfare of residents of the state, inhabitants of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 99 and students, teachers, and other personnel of Spring High School and prevention of pollution of the water of the State of Texas; empowering and permitting Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 99 to discharge municipal waste at a discharge point on Cypress Creek in Harris County, Texas, within certain volumes and quality standards and to construct a sanitary sewer collection, disposal and treatment system and to operate the same; validating all acts and proceedings of the district relating to construction of a sanitary sewer collection, treatment, and waste disposal system and obtaining authority to discharge municipal waste therefrom; providing for liberal construction of the Act, including grant of all permissions, certifications, or findings required to be made by the State of Texas under the provisions of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 finding certain facts; providing for severability. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 927 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the prevention of pollution of the waters of the State of Texas; empowering and permitting Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 116 to discharge municipal waste at a discharge point on Cypress Creek in Harris County, Texas, within certain volumes and quality standards, to complete construction of a waste treatment facility and to operate the same; validating all acts and proceedings of the district relating to the construction of such waste treatment facility; finding certain facts; providing for severability. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 348 62-0 (1971) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to authorizing the Harris County Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas, to provide for the prevention, detection, control, and fighting of fires and explosions on and adjacent to waterways, channels, and turning basins within its jurisdiction.
HB 441 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to validating all governmental acts of the board of directors of the Harris County Utility District No. 4 or relating to the district.
HB 459 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Spanish Cove Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 467 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Greens Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 479 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Pine Bough Public Utility District."
HB 480 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Glen Hollow Public Utility District."
HB 481 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Pine Forest Public Utility District."
HB 587 62-0 (1971) Author: Daniel, Jr., Price
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "May Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 607 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Shasla Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 608 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Spring Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 609 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Bilma Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 611 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Oakmont Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 640 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Cypress Forest Public Utility District," declaring district a government agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 711 62-0 (1971) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to creating two family district courts for Harris County.
HB 735 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Grant Road Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 806 62-0 (1971) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to administration of family law in certain counties.
HB 827 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Beltway Municipal Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 922 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Dove Meadows Municipal Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 923 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Pine Forest Municipal Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1040 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Spring Creek Forest Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1107 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to providing that land may be annexed to Harris County Utility District No. 1.
HB 1108 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to providing that land may be annexed to Harris County Utility District No. 2.
HB 1109 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to providing that land may be annexed to Harris County Utility District No. 3.
HB 1110 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Enchanted Place Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1119 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to adding the power and prescribing procedures for adding certain territory to Harris County Utility District No. 4 which now is within another conservation and reclamation district.
HB 1133 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation of the 233rd and 234th District Courts in Harris County, both of which courts are directed to give preference to criminal cases.
HB 1145 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Harris County Utility District No. 8," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1147 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Harris County Utility District No. 9," declaring district a government agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1148 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Harris County Utility District No. 10," declaring district a government agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1149 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Hannah Nash Public Utility District," declaring district a government agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1321 62-0 (1971) Author: Nelms, Johnny
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Bayfield Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1336 62-0 (1971) Author: Graves, Curtis M. Relating to creating the Texas Metropolitan Youth Council to handle juvenile delinquents in Harris, Dallas, Bexar, and El Paso Counties.
HB 1358 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation of two courts of domestic relations for Harris County.
HB 1381 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Harris County Utility District No. 11," declaring district a government agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1382 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Harris County Utility District No. 12," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1383 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Harris County Utility District No. 13," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1386 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Westcrest Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1387 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Westway Utility District," declaring district a government agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1393 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the membership and chairman of the Juvenile Board of Harris County.
HB 1611 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Northwest Harris County Public Utility District No. 1," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1612 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Northwest Harris Public Utility District No. 2," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1613 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Northwest Harris County Public Utility District No. 3," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1639 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Mossy Oaks Utility District of Harris County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1640 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "El Dorado Utility District of Harris County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1642 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 140 of Harris County, Texas.
HB 1652 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Pine Village Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1653 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to dissolving Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 97, and declaring same to be null and void.
HB 1661 62-0 (1971) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "LaPorte Utility District of Harris County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1685 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Beaumont Place Utility District of Harris County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1689 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Cypress-Klein Utility District of Harris County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1690 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as Bear Creek Utility District of Harris County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1691 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Tall Timbers Utility District of Harris County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1692 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Northbrook Municipal Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1695 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 129 of Harris County, Texas.
HB 1697 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Rolling Creek Utility District of Harris County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1698 62-0 (1971) Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district, in Harris County, to be known as "Windfern Forest Utility District".
HB 1700 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Prestonwood Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1701 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to granting Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 61 the power and authority to construct and maintain all works and improvements necessary or convenient for the prevention of floods, drainage of lands, construction of levees and alteration of land elevation, and the power and authority to issue orders, adopt rules and regulations, and perform any other act necessary or convenient to carry out purposes of this Act.
HB 1710 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Enchanted Valley Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1711 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Northwest Municipal Utility District of Harris County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1730 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Robin Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1732 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Aldine Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1743 62-0 (1971) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Sagemeadow Utility District of Harris County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1751 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Woodforest North Utility District of Harris County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1764 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Jetero Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1774 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Windfern Forest Utility District of Harris County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1809 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Rolling Fork Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1836 62-0 (1971) Author: Clark, Jim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "North Park Public Utility District" declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1842 62-0 (1971) Author: Swanson, Bill T.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Spencer Road Public Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1844 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Encanto Real Utility District," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 1886 62-0 (1971) Author: Swanson, Bill T. Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Myrtle Glen Public Utility District".
HB 1887 62-0 (1971) Author: Swanson, Bill T. Relating to creating and establishing, without consent of political subdivisions, a conservation and reclamation district known as "Garth Road Public Utility District".
HB 1889 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Edmund E. Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law.
SB 508 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar | et. al. Relating to amending and repealing Statutes and enacting Family District Court Act, transferring functions of Domestic Relations and special juvenile courts, jurisdiction concurrent with other District Courts, naming courts, etc.
SB 581 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to Amending Statutes creating 233rd and 234th District Courts in Harris County.
SB 586 62-0 (1971) Author: Jordan, Barbara | et. al. Relating to authorizing Board of The University of Texas System to establish maintain and operate a clinical nursing school.
SB 1040 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law
HB 80 61-0 (1969) Author: Bass, III, Thomas Hutcheson "Tom" | et. al. Relating to establishing The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas; relating to a teaching hospital.
HB 114 61-0 (1969) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to providing for the administration of family law by replacing all functioning domestic relations courts and the juvenile courts of Dallas and Harris counties with district courts of general jurisdiction, to be called family district courts; restructuring existing juvenile boards in certain counties and providing for the future creation and organization of juvenile boards in other counties; repealing the laws creating and providing for the creating of domestic relations courts in Lubbock and Starr counties.
HB 218 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Relating to creating six additional district courts of general jurisdiction in and for Harris County, Texas, known as the 188th, 189th, 195th, 196th, 197th, and 198th District Courts.
HB 219 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Relating to and providing for the Juvenile Court of Harris County No. 2 and the Juvenile Court of Harris County No. 3.
HB 220 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Creating six additional district courts of criminal jurisdiction in and for Harris County, Texas, known as the 182nd, 183rd, 184th, 185th, 186th, and 187th District Courts, providing for the organization of the Courts.
HB 221 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations for Harris County, Texas.
HB 267 61-0 (1969) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to validating the election in Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 69 on October 28, 1968, concerning bonds voted at an election held therein on November 5, 1957.
HB 309 61-0 (1969) Author: Lemmon, Ray Allen Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Glenshire Municipal Utility District" of Harris County, Texas.
HB 332 61-0 (1969) Author: Lemmon, Ray Allen Relating to creating the 181st, 182nd, 183rd and 184th District Courts of Harris County, Texas.
HB 350 61-0 (1969) Author: Lemmon, Ray Allen Relating to validating the organization, boundaries and bonds of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 56 voted at an election held therein on March 27, 1956, and validating all governmental proceedings of its Board of Directors, and including but not limited to the election held in said District on May 28, 1968; containing other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 457 61-0 (1969) Author: Lemmon, Ray Allen | et. al. Relating to creating the 181st, 182nd, 183rd, and 184th Judicial Districts and District Courts of Harris County; providing for the jurisdiction, terms, personnel, administration, and practice of each court; making appropriations.
HB 552 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to acquire by gift certain property in Harris County, Texas.
HB 590 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Thompson Road Utility District."
HB 591 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Related to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Lynchburg Utility District."
HB 603 61-0 (1969) Author: Cruz, Lauro Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "North Belt Utility District."
HB 604 61-0 (1969) Author: Cruz, Lauro Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Northgate Utility District."
HB 605 61-0 (1969) Author: Cruz, Lauro Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Belleau Wood East Utility District."
HB 846 61-0 (1969) Author: Lemmon, Ray Allen | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Institute of Oceanography under a composite independent Board of Regents as hereafter described to be located in the vicinity of the Manned Spacecraft Center, Harris County, Texas.
HB 934 61-0 (1969) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Fondren Lake Municipal Utility District".
HB 971 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Cedar Bayou Park Utility District".
HB 979 61-0 (1969) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Gulfway Utility District".
HB 1022 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Baytown Levee District".
HB 1101 61-0 (1969) Author: Davis, Cletus A. "Cowboy" Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Manning Utility District".
HB 1102 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Ponderosa Forest Utility District".
HB 1105 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Tomball Road Utility District".
HB 1106 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Woodland North Utility District".
HB 1107 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Boone Road Utility District".
HB 1108 61-0 (1969) Author: Davis, Cletus A. "Cowboy" Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Memorial West Utility District".
HB 1109 61-0 (1969) Author: Davis, Cletus A. "Cowboy" Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Candlewood Utility District".
HB 1111 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to validating all proceedings and actions taken in the creation of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 71 and the purposes for which it was created.
HB 1114 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Tattor Road Utility District" in Harris County, Texas.
HB 1254 61-0 (1969) Author: Graves, Curtis M. Relating to creating the Texas Metropolitan Youth Council.
HB 1255 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Harris County Utility District No. 1".
HB 1256 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Harris County Utility District No. 2".
HB 1257 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Harris County Utility District No. 3".
HB 1258 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Harris County Utility District No. 4".
HB 1259 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Harris County Utility District No. 5".
HB 1272 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Harris County Utility District No. 7".
HB 1294 61-0 (1969) Author: Cruz, Lauro Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Greenbriar Utility District".
HB 1299 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Memorial Hills Utility District".
HB 1300 61-0 (1969) Author: Davis, Cletus A. "Cowboy" | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Timber Lane Utility District".
HB 1301 61-0 (1969) Author: Davis, Cletus A. "Cowboy" | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Braes Utility District".
HB 1342 61-0 (1969) Author: Lemmon, Ray Allen Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Sageglen Municipal Utility District" of Harris County, Texas.
HB 1345 61-0 (1969) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Parkway Utility District" of Harris County, Texas.
HB 1390 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to ratifying and validating all proceedings and actions had and taken by the governing body of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 81, the organization of the district, all notices and all proceedings relating thereof, and all elections and hearings.
HB 1413 61-0 (1969) Author: Davis, Cletus A. "Cowboy" Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Fallbrook Utility District" of Harris County, Texas.
HB 1436 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Rhea Utility District".
HB 1444 61-0 (1969) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Fairwood Utility District".
HCR 10 61-0 (1969)
HCR 16 61-0 (1969)
HCR 58 61-0 (1969)
SB 59 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to establish and maintain a medical branch of The University of Texas System within Harris County, Texas, to be known as the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and to transfer the Division of Continuing Education, including assets, funds, property, and equipment, from The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston to The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
SB 60 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to creating four additional District Courts of Harris County, prescribing the jurisdiction thereof.
SB 95 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the transfer of certain land from Harris County to Waller County.
SB 154 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to creating Bayport College as a state-supported institution of higher education; providing for its management, administration, and financing.
SB 168 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to validating the election held in Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 56, on May 28, 1968, concerning bonds voted at an election held therein on March 27, 1956.
SB 225 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to creating the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority, for the purpose of preventing water pollution in Chambers, Galveston and Harris Counties, by providing on a regional basis means for disposal of wastes and for the regulation of waste disposal; prescribing penalties.
SB 239 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to acquire by gift certain property in Harris County, Texas.
SB 271 61-0 (1969) Author: Jordan, Barbara Charline Relating to amending and repealing statutes to change the name of The Probate Court of Harris County, Texas to The Probate Court No. 1 of Harris County; providing an effective date.
SB 295 61-0 (1969) Author: Jordan, Barbara Charline | et. al. Relating to and providing for the Juvenile Court of Harris County No. 2 and the Juvenile Court of Harris County No. 3.
SB 686 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Gulfway Utility District".
SCR 72 61-0 (1969)
HB 47 61-1 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing in and for Harris County, Texas, two additional district courts of general jurisdiction to be known as the 189th and 190th District Courts and four additional district courts of criminal jurisdiction to be known as the 182nd, 183rd, 184th, and 185th District Courts, amending Statutes relating to district courts in Harris County; providing for the organization of the courts; limiting and conforming the jurisdiction of the 174th, 176th, 177th, 178th, 179th, and 180th District Courts.
HCR 10 61-1 (1969) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al.
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Granting Fredrick P. Adams permission to sue Harris County.
SB 59 61-1 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to creating six additional district courts of criminal jurisdiction in and for Harris County, Texas, known as the 182nd, 183rd, 184th, 185th, 189th, and 190th District Courts; providing for the transfer and docketing of cases, etc; limiting and conforming the jurisdiction of the courts of criminal jurisdiction to the jurisdiction of the 174th, 176th, 177th, 178th, 179th, and 180th District Courts.
SB 65 61-1 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as La Porte Municipal District No. 1 of Harris County, Texas, defining its boundaries and finding their closure.
SB 66 61-1 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to the administration and operation of programs and institutions for dependent and neglected children by the Harris County Child Welfare Board.
HB 43 61-2 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing in and for Harris County, Texas, two additional district courts of general jurisdiction to known as the 189th and 190th District Courts and four additional district courts of criminal jurisdiction to be known as the 182nd, 183rd, 184th, and 185th District Courts; limiting and conforming the jurisdiction of the courts of criminal jurisdiction to the jurisdiction of the 174th, 176th, 177th, 178th, 179th, and 180th District Courts.
SB 47 61-2 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as La Porte Municipal District No. 1 of Harris County, Texas, defining its boundaries and finding their closure.
SB 49 61-2 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to the administration and operation of programs and institutions for dependent and neglected children by the Harris County Child Welfare Board.
HB 45 60-0 (1967) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Houston to acquire by donation or deed of gift certain properties in Harris County, Texas.
HB 250 60-0 (1967) Author: Archer, Jr., William Reynolds "Bill" | et. al. Relating to the establishment by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas of a medical branch of The University of Texas within the city of Houston, Harris County, Texas, to be known as the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
HB 251 60-0 (1967) Author: Archer, Jr., William Reynolds "Bill" | et. al. Relating to appropriating to the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System the sum of $10,000,000 to be used for the purpose of planning, constructing, and equipping the physical facilities for The University of Texas Medical School at Houston in the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas; providing for a reversion to the General Fund of all funds in excess of requirements.
HB 266 60-0 (1967) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to conferring district court jurisdiction on the functioning domestic relations courts and the juvenile courts of Dallas and Harris counties; providing for election of the judge of the Potter county domestic relations court.
HB 530 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Westheimer Road Municipal Utility District".
HB 531 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Deer Municipal Utility District".
HB 532 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Tidwell Timbers Municipal Utility District".
HB 533 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "North Forest Municipal Utility District".
HB 535 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Parkglen Municipal Utility District".
HB 537 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "White Oak Municipal Utility District".
HB 538 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Chaparral Municipal Utility District".
HB 539 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to adding land to Harris County Water Control and Improvement District - Fondren Road, describing the boundaries of such added land.
HB 762 60-0 (1967) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Criminal District Court No. 7 of Harris County and the Criminal District Court No. 8 of Harris County.
HB 840 60-0 (1967) Author: Williams, Lindon | et. al. Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law to provide that when the Commissioners' Court shall determine that any real property, or interest therein, heretofore or hereafter acquired by Harris County for road purposes is no longer needed for road purposes, the Commissioners' Court shall have the power to sell such real property, or such Court shall have the power to exchange any such real property for any other real property needed by Harris County for road purposes.
HB 879 60-0 (1967) Author: Kohler, Ira L. Relating to the consolidation of tax assessment and collection systems of political subdivisions comprising or located within Harris County, Texas.
HB 880 60-0 (1967) Author: Kohler, Ira L. Relating to the consolidation of library services of political subdivisions comprising or located within Harris County, Texas.
HB 1001 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to add Harris County to the list of counties regulated.
HB 1064 60-0 (1967) Author: Clark, Jim | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of certain shrimp trawls in the shrimp nursery grounds of Harris, Chambers, and Galveston Counties; providing a penalty.
HB 1082 60-0 (1967) Author: Allen, Joe | et. al. Relating to creating the Court of Domestic Relations No. 5 for Harris County.
HB 1144 60-0 (1967) Author: Archer, Jr., William Reynolds "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes changing the name of the Probate Court of Harris County to Probate Court No. 1 of Harris County, Texas; establishing the Probate Court No. 2 of Harris County, Texas.
HB 1193 60-0 (1967) Author: Vance, Arthur K. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Spenwick Place Municipal Utility District of Harris County".
HB 1194 60-0 (1967) Author: Vance, Arthur K. Relating to adding land to Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 91; providing a no-litigation clause; providing that the Municipal Annexation Act shall have no application to this addition of land.
HB 1195 60-0 (1967) Author: Vance, Arthur K. Relating to adding land to Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 83, describing the boundaries of such added land; deleting from Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 49 all area which overlaps such added land; providing a no-litigation clause.
HB 1211 60-0 (1967) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the jurisdiction, practice, and judges of the County Civil Courts at Law of Harris County.
HB 1218 60-0 (1967) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Relating to the creation of the 168th District Court and the 169th District Court in Harris County.
HB 1219 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "College View Municipal Utility District".
HB 1220 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Little York Municipal Utility District".
HB 1221 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Briar Ridge Municipal Utility District".
HB 1277 60-0 (1967) Author: Johnson, Jacob Edgar "Jake" | et. al. Relating to changing the names of the criminal judicial districts of Harris County to regular numbered judicial districts and changing the names of the courts to district courts.
HB 1294 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler Relating to ratifying and validating all proceedings and actions had and taken by the governing body of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 97, the organization of the district, all notices and all proceedings relating thereto, the exclusion of lands from the district and the boundaries as redefined after the exclusions hearing, and all elections and hearings.
HB 1303 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Windfern Municipal Utility District".
HB 1316 60-0 (1967) Author: Kohler, Ira L. Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law to provide that a deposit by bidders of a bid bond of five per cent (5%) of the amount of the book bid conditioned on performance, or in the discretion of the Commissioners Court, a deposit by bidders of a bid bond of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid conditioned that a successful bidder will enter into a contract and a performance bond in a sum equal to the amount of money to be paid by the County under the contract.
HCR 139 60-0 (1967)
SB 223 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Spenwick Place Municipal Utility District of Harris County".
SB 463 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law to provide that when the Commissioners Court shall determine that any real property, or interest therein, heretofore or hereafter acquired by Harris County for road purposes is no longer needed for road purposes, the Commissioners Court shall have the power to sell such real property, or such court shall have the power to exchange any such real property for any other real property needed by Harris County for road purposes.
SB 617 60-0 (1967) Author: Jordan, Barbara Charline | et. al. Relating to creating the Court of Domestic Relations No. 5 for Harris County.
SB 623 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the creation of the 168th and 169th District Courts in Harris County.
SB 625 60-0 (1967) Author: Jordan, Barbara Charline | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Criminal District Court No. 7 of Harris County.
HCR 36 60-1 (1968)
SB 9 60-1 (1968) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to creating the 182nd, 183rd, 184th and 185th District Courts of Harris County.
SB 19 60-1 (1968) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Ridgemont Municipal Utility District".
SB 20 60-1 (1968) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Gulfway Utility District".
SB 22 60-1 (1968) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Westador Municipal Utility District".
SB 27 60-1 (1968) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to validating all proceedings heretofore had in connection with the creation, organization and operation of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 56.
SB 29 60-1 (1968) Author: Jordan, Barbara Charline | et. al. Relating to establishing the Juvenile Court No. 2 of Harris County.
HB 840 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Clear Woods Improvement District."
HB 841 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Inverness Forest Improvement District."
HB 842 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Sequoia Improvement District."
HB 880 59-0 (1965) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee | et. al. Relating to creating an additional Criminal District Court of Harris County.
HB 930 59-0 (1965) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to ratifying, confirming, approving and validating proceedings and actions had and taken by the governing body of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 87 and the organization and boundaries of said District, and all notices, including but not limited to those for the confirmation election, exclusions hearing, and bond election, and all proceedings relating thereto.
HB 932 59-0 (1965) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee Relating to ratifying, confirming, approving and validating proceedings and actions had and taken by the governing body of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 89 and the organization and boundaries of said District.
HB 955 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to establish a Medical Branch or Department of The University of Texas within the County of Harris, State of Texas, to be known as The Houston Medical School of the University of Texas.
HB 976 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Acres Homes Improvement District."
HB 977 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Wilcrest Improvement District."
HB 978 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Briarwick Improvement District."
HB 979 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Bender Road Improvement District."
HB 980 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "West Road Improvement District."
HB 981 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Bordersville Improvement District."
HB 1051 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district, known as "Turkey Creek Improvement District."
HB 1066 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district, known as "Treeline Improvement District."
HB 1084 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district, known as "Timberlake Improvement District."
HB 1125 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District, to be known as "Clear Creek Basin Authority."
HB 1126 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Braeburn West Utility District."
HB 1135 59-0 (1965) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers and duties, and financing of the Nassau Bay Hospital District in Harris County.
HB 1156 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Crosby Municipal Utility District of Harris County, Texas".
SB 127 59-0 (1965) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to the creation of 137th Judicial District Court of Lubbock County, the Criminal District Court No. 5 of Dallas County, the 171st Judicial District Court of El Paso County, the Criminal District Court No. 6 at Harris County, and the Criminal District Court No. 3 of Tarrant County; making an appropriation.
SB 284 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to acquire by donation or deed of gift from The Texas Medical Center in Houston for the use and benefit of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, The University of Texas Dental Branch, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston, or such other branch or unit of The University of Texas System as may be established by the Legislature in Houston, certain properties in the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas.
SB 459 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to establishing a juvenile board, an office of chief juvenile probation officer, and a probation department in Harris County; providing that the juvenile board shall direct whether the chief juvenile probation officer of the district clerk shall receive support payments for wives and children.
SB 460 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to establishing the Juvenile Court of Harris County; repealing certain Acts.
SB 536 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to providing for the dissolution of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 65.
SB 537 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district, to be known as "Crosby Municipal Utility District of Harris County, Texas."
HB 379 58-0 (1963) Author: Bass, III, Thomas Hutcheson "Tom" | et. al. Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law relative to rights-of-way.
HB 637 58-0 (1963) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee Relating to creating an additional Criminal District Court of Harris, prescribing the jurisdiction thereof.
HB 638 58-0 (1963) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee Relating to creating the County Criminal Court at Law No. 4 of Harris County, Texas.
HB 777 58-0 (1963) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee | et. al. Relating to providing for the execution of a bond in the sum of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000), by the Probate Judge of Harris County, Texas, and the taking of the oath as provided for the County Judge of Harris County, Texas.
HB 809 58-0 (1963) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to creating four additional District Courts in Harris County, Texas.
HB 810 58-0 (1963) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to creating an additional Court of Domestic Relations for Harris County, Texas.
HB 1002 58-0 (1963) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as Harris County Water Control and Improvement District Number 82.
HB 1003 58-0 (1963) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Clear Lake City Water Authority".
HB 1057 58-0 (1963) Author: Garrison, Donald E. "Don" | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Sagemont Municipal Utility District of Harris County, Texas".
HB 1081 58-0 (1963) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as Harris County Water Control and Improvement District-Fondren Road.
SB 439 58-0 (1963) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Clear Lake City Water Authority.
SB 461 58-0 (1963) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to authorizing the Texas National Guard Armory Board to convey certain lands in Harris County, Texas.
SB 488 58-0 (1963) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Sagemont Municipal Utility District of Harris County, Texas".
SB 517 58-0 (1963) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as Harris County Water Control and Improvement District-Fondren Road.
HB 564 57-0 (1961) Author: Shipley, Donald K. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes removing jurisdiction of civil actions from County Court at Law No. 3 of Harris County, Texas.
HB 565 57-0 (1961) Author: Shipley, Donald K. | et. al. Relating to repealing a certain Article of Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes removing jurisdiction of civil actions from County Court of Law No. 4 of Harris County.
HB 566 57-0 (1961) Author: Shipley, Donald K. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act creating a second County Civil Court at Law for Harris County, to be known as "County Civil Court at Law No.2."
HB 925 57-0 (1961) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the use of certain devices for taking fish from certain waters of Brazoria, Harris, Galveston and Chamber Counties; providing penalties.
HB 1061 57-0 (1961) Author: Banfield, Myra Davis Relating to enlarging and extending Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2.
HB 1086 57-0 (1961) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law.
SB 170 57-0 (1961) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to constituting a local law for maintenance of the public roads and highways in Harris County; validating the road and bridge bond election held in said county January 31, 1961, on the proposition of issuing $4,000,000 bonds of said county for the purpose of constructing roads and bridges for public purposes within said county and improving and maintaining the public roads in said county.
SB 288 57-0 (1961) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of Texas Southern University for and on behalf of Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, to acquire by purchase, exchange or otherwise tracts of land in Harris County, Texas, contiguous and/or adjacent to the campus of Texas Southern University when deemed necessary by the Board of Directors.
SB 297 57-0 (1961) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas; validating all acts and governmental proceedings of the Board of Navigation and Canal Commissioners and other officials of said District and all bonds and other obligations of said District heretofore issued and all proceedings heretofore adopted relating to bonds and other obligations of said District.
SB 433 57-0 (1961) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Lomax Municipal District".
HB 51 57-1 (1961) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Bayshore Municipal Utility District".
SB 68 57-3 (1962) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to prohibiting the possession or use of any seine, net, or trawl in or around the waters of Lake Houston in Harris County; providing a penalty for the violation of any provision of this Act; granting the Game and Fish Commission the power to seize and hold certain tackle as evidence.
HB 389 56-0 (1959) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to amending Harris County Road Law, providing for a minimum County road width, providing for regulating the acceptance, recording and maintenance of roads, providing that no plat or subdivision shall be filed unless the roads set out therein are of such width and constructed to certain specifications.
HB 435 56-0 (1959) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" | et. al. Relating to creating three additional District Courts in Harris County, Texas; providing for an effective date for said Courts.
HB 436 56-0 (1959) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" | et. al. Relating to creating two (2) additional Criminal District Courts of Harris County, prescribing the jurisdiction thereof.
HB 437 56-0 (1959) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" | et. al. Relating to the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas, as amended as the same relates to and provides for the Criminal District Court of Harris County, Texas, the Criminal District Court No. 2 of Harris County, Texas, the Criminal District Court No. 3 of Harris County, Texas, the Criminal District Court No. 4 of Harris County, Texas, and the Criminal District Court No. 5 of Harris County, Texas; creating Criminal Judicial Districts of Harris County, Texas.
HB 485 56-0 (1959) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law to provide for the taking of bids and proposals.
SB 461 56-0 (1959) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to creating two Courts of Domestic Relations for Harris County, Texas.
SB 19 56-1 (1959) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending certain acts to provide for the exchange of benches, and transfer of cases, and other proceedings in the three Courts of Domestic Relations of Harris County, Texas.
HB 366 55-0 (1957) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law Acts, to provide from the supervision and maintenance of all roads, bridges, drains, ditches, culverts, formerly located in the County, and now located in any city, town or village in Harris County by reason of annexation, but only until such time as the validity of the annexation has been finally disposed of.
HB 501 55-0 (1957) Author: Baker, Robert W. | et. al. Relating to creating the County Court at Law No. 4 of Harris County, Texas.
HB 604 55-0 (1957) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al. Relating to creating an additional District Court in Harris County, Texas, to be known as the 157th District Court.
HB 605 55-0 (1957) Author: Mann, Frank E. | et. al. Relating to creating an additional Criminal District Court for Harris County, prescribing the jurisdiction thereof.
HB 641 55-0 (1957) Author: Mann, Frank E. | et. al. Relating to Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas; authorizing said District to acquire, purchase, enlarge, extend, repair, maintain, operate, or develop certain improvements and facilities.
HB 739 55-0 (1957) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Harris County Eastex Oaks Water and Sewer District."
HB 835 55-0 (1957) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" Relating to regulating fishing and shrimping in the waters of Galveston Bay and Trinity Bay lying within Chambers and Harris Counties, Texas, north of a line extending from Eagle Point to Smith Point; fixing a penalty for the violation of any provision of this Act.
HB 947 55-0 (1957) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al. Relating to ratifying, confirming, and validating the creation, establishment and boundaries of Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 31 of Harris County, Texas, etc.
HB 948 55-0 (1957) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to validating Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1-A of Harris County, Texas.
HB 949 55-0 (1957) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to validating Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1-B of Harris County, Texas.
HB 875 54-0 (1955) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "South Main Street Municipal Water District", setting forth certain powers of said district; providing for an election; providing for termination of rights and powers granted by the Act; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 898 54-0 (1955) Author: Yancy, Jr., James Watson Relating to constituting a local law for the maintenance of public highways for Harris County, to become operative after an election shall have been held and carried in said County; authorizing the Tax Collector of Harris County to collect certain amounts of money from owners of vehicles in the County; requiring owners of such vehicles, upon which the registration fee is required to be paid in Harris County, to pay such money to the Tax Collector; prohibiting the operation of any such vehicle on the roads, highways or streets of Harris County without the payment of such money; adopting the provisions of the Penal Code.
HB 900 54-0 (1955) Author: Bates, Garth C. | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Steubner Airline Municipal Water District"; setting forth certain powers of said district; providing for termination of rights and powers granted under this Act; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
SB 236 54-0 (1955) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to making the 151st and 152nd District Courts, composed of Harris County, permanent District Courts; describing the jurisdiction and terms of said Courts; providing for the appointment, election and compensation of the judges of said Courts; providing a repealing clause; providing a severability clause.
SB 301 54-0 (1955) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to establishing a Port Area in the Harris County Houston Shipping Channel Navigation District; describing the boundaries of such area; defining the powers of railroads to exercise the right of eminent domain in such Port Area; requiring railroads to obtain a permit from such Board of Navigation and Canal Commissioners to construct all tracks in such area not coming under the jurisdiction of the Interstate Commerce Commission; and providing a penalty for violation thereof.
SB 381 54-0 (1955) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to authorizing and providing a method for the Commissioner of the General Land Office to lease to the Houston Yacht Club certain submerged lands in Galveston Bay adjacent to certain tract of land conveyed to San Jacinto Bay Corporation, in deed recorded in Vol. 697, page 460, Deed Records of Harris County, and prescribing the terms and conditions of said lease.
HB 561 53-0 (1953) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to creating the constitutional office of District Attorney for the Criminal District Court of Harris County; providing that this Act shall be operative on September 1, 1953.
HB 562 53-0 (1953) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to creating the Constitutional office of County Attorney of Harris County; providing that this Act shall be operative on September 1, 1953.
HB 571 53-0 (1953) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew | et. al. Relating to creating two (2) additional District Courts in Harris County, Texas, to be known as the 131st and 136th District Courts.
HB 842 53-0 (1953) Author: Baker, Robert W. | et. al. Relating to creating a Conservation District comprising certain territory within Harris County, Texas, for the purpose of conserving the natural resources located within and without the confines of said District.
HB 856 53-0 (1953) Author: Yancy, Jr., James Watson | et. al. Relating to amending Harris County Road Law to provide for a minimum county road width, provide for regulating the acceptance, recording and maintenance of roads, providing that no plat or subdivision shall be filed unless the roads set out therein are of such width and constructed to certain specifications.
HB 905 53-0 (1953) Author: Murphy, Jr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to creating a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Harris County Sanitation Authority"; prescribing its powers, authorities, duties and limitations.
SB 335 53-0 (1953) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations for Harris County, Texas; fixing its jurisdiction.
SB 344 53-0 (1953) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to creating the Harris County Sanitation District.
HB 87 53-1 (1954) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew | et. al. Relating to creating three (3) additional District Courts in Harris County, Texas, to be known as the 151st, the 152nd, and the 153rd District Courts.
SB 50 53-1 (1954) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to creating two (2) additional District Courts in Harris County, Texas, to be known as the 151st and the 152nd; providing that the courts created herein shall be temporary; appropriating certain moneys.
HB 310 52-0 (1951) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to creating the County Court at Law No. 3 of Harris County, Texas; providing for the organization thereof and practice therein; prescribing the jurisdiction and terms thereof; defining the powers, rights and privileges of the judge thereof; providing for clerks therefor in civil and criminal matters and causes and prescribing their duties; providing for the appointment, election and compensation of the judge of the court and prescribing his qualifications.
HB 311 52-0 (1951) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to creating an additional criminal district court for Harris County, prescribing the jurisdiction thereof; providing for the organization of the court; providing for the transfer and docketing of cases; providing for trial and disposition of cases in a criminal district court during the absence of the judge thereof; prescribing the qualifications, jurisdiction, duties and powers of the judge thereof; providing for the appointment, election and compensation of the judge; making an appropriation; providing for a seal of the court.
HB 392 52-0 (1951) Author: Murphy, Jr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to creating two additional District Courts in Harris County, Texas, to be known as the 125th and 131st District Courts; adjusting the business of the existing district courts to the business thereof; providing for the election of district judges therefor; amending so much of Article 199, of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, as relates to the District Courts of Harris County Texas.
SB 244 52-0 (1951) Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James Relating to authorizing the Texas National Guard Armory Board to sell certain land in Harris County, Texas, to the highest bidder for cash.
HB 378 51-0 (1949) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the continuation of the 129th Judicial District Court of Harris County and the 133rd Judicial District Court of Harris County as a permanent regular District Courts; providing for the continence of the office of the Judges thereof for the terms for which elected and for the election of Judges of such Courts thereafter; providing for the continuation of proceedings now pending.
HB 677 51-0 (1949) Author: Casey, Robert Randolph "Bob" | et. al. Relating to establishing the Probate Court of Harris County; providing for conflict or unconstitutionality in said Act.
HB 729 51-0 (1949) Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al. Relating to providing for and making certain findings with respect to the road system in Harris County; declaring the provisions hereof to be severable; declaring this law to be cumulative.
SB 194 51-0 (1949) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to make permanent the 133rd and 129th District Courts of Harris County, Texas, and making same cumulative of the provisions of Chapter 308, Acts of the Regular Session of the 50th Legislature, 1947, page 525, except insofar as the provision therein for the termination of said Courts is concerned, which provision is repealed.
HB 162 50-0 (1947) Author: Sallas, Jonathan Benjamin Relating to authorizing and directing the Texas Prison Board to sell, transfer, and convey to the State of Texas for the benefit of the Permanent Public Free School Fund certain lands, providing for negotiations for the sale and transfer of such lands, providing for the sale of such lands to Veterans of World War II, making an appropriation.
HB 310 50-0 (1947) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy | et. al. Relating to creating two (2) additional District Courts in Harris County, Texas, to be known as the 133rd and 129th District Courts; amending previous Acts; repealing all laws in conflict only to the extent of the conflict herewith.
HB 579 50-0 (1947) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law, to provide for more adequate supervision of roads.
SB 63 50-0 (1947) Author: Stewart, W. Lacy Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to accept title for an in behalf of the State of Texas for the use and benefit of the University of Texas of any and all lands to be donated as sites needed for the location within the Texas Medical Center at Houston of the M.D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research, the Dental College of the University of Texas and other schools.
SB 140 50-0 (1947) Author: Stewart, W. Lacy Relating to providing for the establishment, support, maintenance and direction of a University of the first class for the instruction and training of colored people of this state, to be known as "The Texas State University for Negroes", and to be located at Houston, Harris County; and providing for an Agricultural and Mechanical College for colored students to be known as "The Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College", as same is now located at Prairie View, Waller County.
SB 174 50-0 (1947) Author: Stewart, W. Lacy Relating to creating two additional District Courts in Harris County, Texas, to be known as the 128th and 129th District Courts; making an appropriation; repealing all laws in conflict herewith to the extent of the conflict only.
SB 313 49-0 (1945) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to amending certain Acts; validating proceedings, orders, notices, ballots, and other matters in authorization, voting, etc., of bonds Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District, etc.
SB 6 46-0 (1939) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to declaring the floods in Harris County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to Harris County Flood Control District of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Harris County for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes.
SB 47 46-0 (1939) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to validating the creation of and issuance of bonds by Harris County Drainage District No.14.
SB 271 46-0 (1939) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to creating an additional District Court in Harris County, Texas, to be known as the 127th District Court.
SB 278 45-0 (1937) Relating to authorizing the State Board of Control to transfer to Harris County, Texas, the title held by the State of Texas in certain lands situated within the boundaries of the San Jacinto State Park to be used as a right-of-way for road purposes within said Park, in exchange for certain land owned by Harris County, Texas, within the boundaries of said Park and now used for road purposes therein, and authorizing the State Board of Control to execute a Quit Claim Deed conveying the State's title to said land for right-of-way purposes for the construction and maintenance of a road within the boundaries of said Park, and validating the proceedings of the Commissioners' Court of Harris County, Texas, and the execution of the deed of conveyance of said property by the County Judge of Harris County, Texas, in consummating this exchange of land.
SB 1 45-2 (1937) Relating to providing the form and manner of initiating road plans for Harris County upon petition and by resolution of the Commissioners' Court thereof.
SB 294 43-0 (1933) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to abolishing the office of Clerk of the Criminal District Court of Harris County, and transferring the duties of said office to the Clerk of the District Court of Harris County.
HB 147 43-1 (1933) Author: Holland, Robert H. | et. al. Relating to the salary paid the Official Court Reporter of the County Court at Law of Harris County, Texas.
SB 14 43-2 (1934) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to authorizing and providing a method for the Commissioner of the General Land Office to lease to the Houston Yacht Club certain submerged lands in Galveston Bay adjacent to certain tract of land conveyed to San Jacinto Bay Corporation, in deed recorded in Vol. 697, page 460, Deed Records of Harris County and prescribing the terms and conditions of said lease.
HB 14 43-3 (1934) Author: Moore, Weaver | et. al. Relating to providing for an Official Court Reporter of the County Court at law No. 2 of Harris County, Texas, fixing the duties and compensation of said Reporter, conferring civil as well as criminal jurisdiction upon said Court, providing for filing and docketing and transferring causes, and fixing effective date.
HB 437 42-0 (1931) Author: Adams, Jr., Earl | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful to hunt, run, take, or kill, wild deer with dogs in Harris County; fixing a penalty.
SB 152 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law.
HB 181 41-0 (1929) Author: Bradley, Rolland Barr | et. al. Relating to provide for the exchange of benches, the transfer of Cases, and the appointment of a court reporter for the county court at law of Harris County, Texas. House: Judiciary
HB 182 41-0 (1929) Author: Bradley, Rolland Barr | et. al. Relating to amending the laws relating to the county court at law No. 2 of Harris county, Texas; providing for the exchange of benches and the transfer of cases. House: Judiciary
SB 143 41-0 (1929) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to County Court at Law No. 2 of Harris County, Texas.
SB 144 41-0 (1929) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to amending the laws relating to the county court at law of Harris County.
SB 17 41-5 (1930) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to creating an additional District Court for Harris County; defining its jurisdiction; adjusting the business of the existing District Courts to the business thereof.
HB 268 40-0 (1927) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to creating an additional criminal district court for the County of Harris.
HB 455 40-0 (1927) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to providing for the election of special Judges in case of absence, sickness or inability of any of the regular Judges to act and preside in the Civil District Courts of Harris County, Texas.
HB 522 40-0 (1927) Author: Acker, Sr., Walter P. Relating to creating and incorporating Webster Independent School District in Harris County, Texas, out of the territory composing Common School Districts Nos. 19 and 13, of said County.
SB 245 40-0 (1927) Author: Hall, James W. Relating to amending Harris County Road Law with respect to the method of making purchases of materials and supplies and the awarding of contracts therefor.
HB 131 40-1 (1927) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to creating and establishing the Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas, for the purpose of the development of deep water navigation, the improvement of rivers, bays, creeks, streams, or canals within or adjacent to such District, with the power and authority to acquire facilities or aids incident to or necessary to the operation or development or ports or waterways within the District and extending to the Gulf of Mexico.
SB 111 40-1 (1927) Author: Hall, James W. Relating to creating and establishing the Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas.
SB 21 39-0 (1925) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to adding to certain section of the Harris County Road Law, authorizing the commissioners' court of Harris County, Texas, for the purpose of properly laying out all roads and superintending their maintenance, to purchase automobiles for the use of commissioners when acting a road supervisors, under appropriate regulations of said court, and providing for reports thereon to the auditor, and limiting the amount to be expended therefor, and providing for the marking of said car and a penalty for failure to mark. Senate: Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Highways and Motor Traffic as of 1/23/1925)
SB 383 39-0 (1925) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Related to increasing and fixing the salary of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of Harris County, Texas. Senate: Educational Affairs
SB 432 39-0 (1925) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to creating and establishing the West University Place Independent School District, in Harris County, Texas, defining and describing it by metes and bounds, providing for the government thereof, providing for the election of trustees therefor, providing for the government thereof as under the General Laws in all matters not otherwise specially provided therein, providing for the extension of boundaries thereof. Senate: Educational Affairs
SB 3 39-1 (1926) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to ratifying and confirming commissioners' court orders concerning road bonds in Harris County. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 4 39-1 (1926) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to ratifying and confirming commissioners' court orders concerning road bonds in Harris County. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 6 39-1 (1926) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to creating Road District Number One (1), in Harris County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 105 38-0 (1923) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to creating and incorporating the Webster Independent School District in Harris County, Texas.
SB 56 38-2 (1923) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to amending certain Act creating and incorporating the Humble Independent School District in Harris County, out of the territory now composing Common School District No. 50.
HB 132 37-0 (1921) Author: Beavens, Christopher Conway "Conway" Relating to amend a certain Act creating a special stock law for Harris County.
HB 562 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to creating a county court at law No. 3 for Harris county.
SB 265 37-0 (1921) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to amending the local stock law in sub-divisions of Harris County.
HB 87 37-1 (1921) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to creating the Goose Creek Independent School District in Harris County, Texas.
HB 99 36-0 (1919) Author: Stout, Lee E. Relating to amending the law relating to compensation of official shorthand reporters in certain counties.
HB 152 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to amending the stock law so as to include Harris county, Texas.
HB 277 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to creating and incorporating Harrisburg Independent School District in Harris county, Texas, out of the territory now composing Common School District No. 20 of said county, providing that the title of the school property vested in said Common School District No. 20 shall vest in said Harrisburg Independent School District, and that said independent school district assume the debts of said Common School District No. 20.
HB 302 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to increasing and fixing the salary of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of Harris county.
HB 332 36-0 (1919) Author: Hall, James W. Relating to creating and incorporating Humble Independent School District in Harris County, Texas.
HB 351 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to creating the Goose Creek Independent School District in the County of Harris, State of Texas.
HB 481 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to re-organizing the Eightieth Judicial District of Texas, and fixing the time of holding courts therein, by amending certain statute, and making all process issued or served before this Act takes effect returnable to the first term of said court held as fixed by this Act, and validating all such process.
HB 610 36-0 (1919) Author: Beason, Augustine L. Relating to amending certain Act creating the Cedar Bayou Independent School District, in the counties of Harris and Chambers, State of Texas; so as to prescribe its bounds.
SB 200 36-0 (1919) Author: Bell, William Steve Relating to amending certain statute relating to official shorthand reporters' compensation in certain counties. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 340 36-0 (1919) Author: Johnston, Rienzi Melville Relating to increasing and fixing the salary of the superintendent of public instruction of Harris County, Texas. Senate: Educational Affairs
SB 384 36-0 (1919) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to amending certain Act creating the Cedar Bayou Independent School District in the counties of Harris and Chambers, State of Texas by prescribing its bounds. Senate: Educational Affairs
HB 101 36-2 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to amending the law creating the Cedar Bayou Independent School District in Harris and Chambers Counties.
HB 180 36-2 (1919) Author: Kittrell, Jr., Norman G. | et. al. Relating to amending the special road law for Harris County.
HB 199 36-2 (1919) Author: Beason, Augustine L. Relating to amending "An act creating the Cedar Bayou Independent School District in the counties of Harris and Chambers." by defining and prescribing its bounds.
HB 463 35-0 (1917) Author: Fisher, Harry Vining | et. al. Relating to the compensation of the assistants criminal district attorney of Harris county.
HB 825 35-0 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. | et. al. Relating to creating the Alief Independent School District in Harris County, Texas.
SB 226 35-0 (1917) Author: Johnston, Rienzi Melville Relating to the pay of the Assistant Criminal District Attorneys of Harris County.
HB 48 35-1 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to creating the Cedar Bayou Independent School District, in the counties of Harris and Chambers, State of Texas.
SB 63 35-1 (1917) Author: Johnston, Rienzi Melville Relating to creating the Cedar Bayou Independent School District in Harris and Chambers Counties.
HB 17 35-2 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law to authorize the investment by the Commissioners' Court of the sinking funds of Harris county in the bonds of Harris county.
SB 12 35-2 (1917) Author: Johnston, Rienzi Melville Relating to amending section 30 of the Harris county road law.
SB 12 35-3 (1917) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to reorganizing of the Seventieth Judicial District of the State.
SB 108 35-4 (1918) Author: McNealus, James Clayton | et. al. Relating to official shorthand reporters compensation in Dallas County, Harris County, Bexar and Travis Counties.
SB 99 34-0 (1915) Author: Bailey, Louis Hart Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the salary of assistants appointed by the criminal district attorney.
HB 26 34-1 (1915) Author: Dixon, Samuel Houston | et. al. Relating to creating the County Court at Law No. 2 of Harris County, Texas, fixing and defining the jurisdiction and terms thereof, prescribing the qualifications, manner of appointment and election, term of office, compensation, and powers of the regular or special judge thereof.
HB 282 33-0 (1913) Author: Kirby, John Henry | et. al. Relating to providing a more efficient road law for Harris County, conferring on the commissioners' court of Harris County control of all roads, bridges, drains, culverts and all works incident to same.
HB 745 33-0 (1913) Author: Furrh, James Brooke Relating to conferring upon the county court of Harrison County the civil jurisdiction belonging to said court under the Constitution and General Statutes of Texas, and define the civil jurisdiction of said court.
HB 886 33-0 (1913) Author: Kirby, John Henry | et. al. Relating to providing the mode by which horses, mules, jacks, jennets and cattle may be prevented from running at large in subdivisions of Harris County.
SB 36 33-0 (1913) Author: Bailey, Louis Hart Relating to enlarging the jurisdiction of the County Court of Harris County for Civil Cases so as to confer upon it, in addition to the jurisdiction now vested in said court, jurisdiction over misdemeanor criminal cases.
SB 283 33-0 (1913) Author: Bailey, Louis Hart Relating to providing the mode by which horses, mules, jacks, jennete and cattle may be prevented from running at large in certain counties, including Harris County.
HB 9 32-0 (1911) Author: Highsmith, Charles C. Relating to creating the County Court of Harris County for Civil Cases.
HB 326 32-0 (1911) Author: Standifer, Isaac M. "Ike" Relating to granting a charter to the City of Houston Heights in Harris county, Texas, defining its territorial limits; setting forth and defining its powers and duties, providing a system of taxation.
SB 26 32-0 (1911) Relating to providing additional compensation to all judges of the district courts, district attorneys of the State of Texas, and to the judges of the Criminal District Court of Harris and Galveston counties, by allowing compensation for actual and necessary expenses when engaged in the discharge of their official duties in counties other than the county of their residence.
SB 163 32-0 (1911) Relating to changing the territorial limits of the Criminal Judicial District composed of Galveston and Harris counties so as to hereafter include Harris county alone, and to establish and create within the limits of Harris county, Texas, a separate Criminal District Court for Harris county alone.
SB 50 31-1 (1909) Relating to amending Article 1525 of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, fixing the terms of the Criminal District Court of Galveston and Harris counties.
SB 252 29-0 (1905) Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Harris county, Texas.
HB 109 28-0 (1903) Relating to amending "An Act to create a Judicial District in Harris County, additional to the Eleventh Judicial District existing therein, to be the 55th Judicial District;" so as to create an additional District Court in Harris County, to be known as the 61st Judicial District, and to provide for the organization thereof, and to regulate the conduct and disposition of business therein, and to provide for filling a vacancy in the office of clerk of said courts.
HB 247 28-0 (1903) Relating to amending Article 1525 Revised Statutes, fixing the several terms of the Criminal District Court of Galveston and Harris counties.
HB 251 28-0 (1903) Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Harrison County, and making the county commissioners of said county ex-officio road commissioners, and prescribing their duties as such, and providing for their compensation as road commissioners, and providing for the appointment of road overseers and defining their duties, and for working of county convicts upon the roads of said county, and providing for officers' fees, and rewards for the capture of escaped convicts, and authorizing the working of county convicts, partly upon the poor farm as well as upon the public roads, or partly upon both, in the discretion of the commissioners court, and making provisions applicable, as far as practicable, to convicts when worked on county farms, and to provide for the summoning of teams for road work, and for the allowance of time for same, and fixing a penalty for violation of this Act, and to authorize the commissioners court of Harrison county to create the office of superintendent of public roads and bridges for Harrison county;, and defining his duties, and providing for compensation of said superintendent, and prescribing bond to be given by said officer; providing that delinquent poll tax- payers shall be subject to three days road duty.
HB 136 27-0 (1901) Relating to providing relief for purchasers of school lands in Wharton, Brazoria, Waller, Fort Bend, Harris and Matagorda counties, by relieving such purchasers from the payment of principal and interest for a period of two years.
SB 280 27-0 (1901) Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Harris county in the State of Texas, and authorizing the improvement by the commissioners court of the abutments and approaches to public buildings and the paving of streets connecting the county paved roads with the nearest paved street, validating a bond election authorizing the issuance of six hundred thousand ($600,000) dollars in bonds for road and bridge purposes.
HB 25 25-0 (1897) Relating to creating a Judicial District in Harris County additional to the Eleventh Judicial District existing therein, to be the Fifty-fifth Judicial District; to establish a Court and provide for a Judge and Clerk of such new district; and to regulate the venue of the Courts of said respective districts and the disposition of business therein, and define the jurisdictional boundaries and terms thereof.
HB 682 23-0 (1893) Relating to authorizing and creating a more efficient system of public roads and bridges for Cameron, Harris, Fayette, Dallas, Brazos, Coryell, Bexar, Rockwall, and Ellis counties.

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