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HCR 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HCR 28 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Expressing opposition to United Nations Agenda 21. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Declaring that presidential executive orders cannot interfere with states' rights. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HCR 30 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Urging Congress to direct the Bureau of Land Management to affirm the provisions of the Red River Boundary Compact and to acknowledge that the vegetation line on the south bank of the Red River forms the boundary between Oklahoma and Texas. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 31 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Urging Congress to encourage the U.S. Department of Agriculture to revise existing policies that promote the waste of water after an irrigated crop has been declared a failure. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 33 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Urging Congress to consider the removal of trade, financial, and travel restrictions relating to Cuba. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the U.S. Constitution overturning the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HCR 35 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Urging Congress to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to limit the types of food items eligible for purchase under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 36 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 37 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Calling on Congress to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HCR 38 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Urging Congress to abolish the current income-based system of taxation. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 44 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Urging Congress to pass S.2896, the Care Veterans Deserve Act of 2016. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 45 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Urging Congress to bestow the Congressional Medal of Honor on Doris "Dorie" Miller for his heroism during World War II. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Signed by the Governor
HCR 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Record vote
HCR 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Urging Congress to keep the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 58 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Urging Congress to provide Texas with Medicaid block grants. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HCR 59 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Urging Congress to pass a budget. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 79 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil Urging Congress to abolish the current income based system of taxation. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 82 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Urging Congress to retain the tax exemption for municipal bonds. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Received from the House
HCR 84 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Urging Congress to identify federal regulatory programs that harm the Texas oil and gas industry and delegate relevant regulatory responsibilities to state agencies. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HCR 87 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Urging Congress to direct the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Received from the House
HCR 88 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Urging Congress to revise funding formulas for Targeted Infrastructure Capability grants to emphasize threat assessment rather than population. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Received from the House
HCR 90 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Urging Congress to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 98 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Urging Congress and the president to reject the imposition of an import tax or border adjustment tax on trade with Mexico. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 100 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 101 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HCR 104 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James Urging Congress to require the Bureau of Land Management to commission a gradient boundary survey of the south bank of the Red River. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 105 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Encouraging Congress to pass legislation allowing the State of Texas to manage the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery out to 200 nautical miles. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 106 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Urging Congress to provide sufficient federal funding for the construction of a storm surge barrier along the Texas coast. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 119 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Urging Congress to restore and strengthen the Voting Rights Act of 1965. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 120 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Urging Congress to end the antitrust exemption for insurers. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 127 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Urging the United States Congress to conduct a cost-benefit analysis regarding the risks of climate change and appropriate measures to address them. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 128 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Urging Congress to bar investments in Russia until investigations into Russian interference with U.S. elections have been completed. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HJR 39 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HJR 44 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to provide for a federal balanced budget. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 77 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Rescinding the 1899 application of the 26th Texas Legislature to the United States Congress to call an unrestricted national convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for proposing undisclosed amendments to that Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HJR 78 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Rescinding the 1901 and 1911 applications to the United States Congress to call a national convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the direct election of U.S. Senators. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HJR 80 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to limit the terms of office of members of Congress. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HJR 104 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Urging the Congress of the United States to propose for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution which would prohibit, with one exception, the practice of abortion within the United States or in any place subject to their jurisdiction or, in the alternative, applying to Congress to call a convention, pursuant to Article V of that Constitution, for the specific and limited purpose of proposing such an amendment to that Constitution for ratification. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HJR 120 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Applying to Congress for a limited national convention for the exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution to restore balance and integrity to our elections. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HR 408 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Urging Congress to preserve the North American Free Trade Agreement. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 603 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Condemning recent acts of anti-Semitism in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 1025 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Urging Congress to recognize the importance of trade between Texas and Mexico. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Reported enrolled
HR 1833 85-0 (2017) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Urging Congress to enact legislation to expand and extend the current federal tax credit for carbon capture, utilization, and storage under Section 45Q of the Internal Revenue Code. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Reported enrolled
HR 2217 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Urging Congress to amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude cannabidiol and cannabidiol-rich plants from the definition of "marijuana." House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SCR 1 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Calling on Congress to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 2 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 3 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 9 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Urging Congress to explore and negotiate the creation of a binational framework allowing the United States and Mexico to address the threat of communicable diseases. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 22 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Urging Congress to recognize the importance of trade between Texas and Mexico. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SCR 24 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Urging the United States Congress to continue joint federal-state funding of Texas Medicaid while transferring administration of the program to the Texas Legislature. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Urging Congress to review federal regulations on the oil and gas industry. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
SCR 31 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Expressing opposition to using eminent domain for the construction of a wall or fence along the U.S.-Mexico border. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 32 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Urging Congress to provide sufficient federal funding for the construction of a storm surge barrier along the Texas coast. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Received from the Senate
SCR 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Urging Congress to ensure the fair allocation of Medicare funding for graduate medical education to all states. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SCR 35 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 36 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Encouraging Congress to pass legislation allowing the State of Texas to manage the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery out to 200 nautical miles. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SCR 37 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Urging Congress to increase appropriations from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to properly maintain ship channels. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Signed by the Governor
SCR 38 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Urging Congress to continue to support NAFTA. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SCR 39 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Urging Congress to reduce the amount of paperwork required of teachers by federal law. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SCR 40 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Urging Congress to preserve federal funding for community health centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 41 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Paul, Dennis
Urging Congress to direct the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Signed by the Governor
SCR 47 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a regulation freedom amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
SCR 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Urging Congress to pass S.2896, the Care Veterans Deserve Act of 2016. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Signed by the Governor
SJR 2 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 37 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to impose term limits for justices of the United States Supreme Court and to allow the states to overturn a decision of the United States Supreme Court. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 38 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Rescinding certain applications made by the Texas Legislature to the United States Congress to call a national convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for proposing any amendment to that Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 40 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to limit the terms of office of members of Congress. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 712 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Urging Congress to enact legislation to expand and extend the current federal tax credit for carbon capture, utilization, and storage under Section 45Q of the Internal Revenue Code. Senate: Business & Commerce Record vote
HCR 16 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Urging the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 17 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Urging Congress to preserve the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 18 85-1 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 22 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Urging the U.S. Congress to impeach President Donald John Trump. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 23 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Urging Congress to restore and strengthen the Voting Rights Act of 1965. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 24 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Urging Congress to enact and fund comprehensive immigration reform that creates a road map to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, promotes economic growth, and strengthens national security. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 25 85-1 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Urging the United States Congress to bar investments in Russia until investigations into Russian interference with U.S. elections have been completed. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 31 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Calling for the reversal of the U.S. attorney general's order issued on July 19, 2017, for the repeal of the civil asset forfeiture program, and for the program's replacement with a criminal asset forfeiture process. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 32 85-1 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Urging Congress to pass the Steve Gleason Enduring Voices Act of 2017. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 33 85-1 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Urging Congress to waive the Social Security Disability Insurance five-month waiting period for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HR 221 85-1 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Urging Congress to support statehood for Puerto Rico. Filed
HR 381 85-1 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Urging Congress to declare Juneteenth a national holiday. Filed
HCR 26 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to repeal the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HCR 27 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to abolish the current income-based system of taxation and to enact a national retail sales tax, and urging repeal of the Sixteenth Amendment. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Declaring that presidential executive orders cannot interfere with states' rights. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HCR 32 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 36 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Received from the House
HCR 46 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Urging Congress to require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide VA services to incarcerated veterans detained in state hospitals and to consider expanding such services to all incarcerated veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 49 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that overturns Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, establishing that the spending of money to influence elections shall not be construed as speech under the First Amendment, and clarifying that only natural persons are protected by constitutional rights. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HCR 54 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil Memorializing Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a "Regulation Freedom Amendment" to the U.S. Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 57 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 59 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Urging Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to provide for a balanced federal budget, except during a war. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 61 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 63 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to expedite natural gas exports. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 67 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HCR 68 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Urging the U.S. Congress to designate the Chisholm Trail and the Great Western Trail as National Historic Trails. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HCR 73 84-0 (2015) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Urging the United States Congress to provide Department of Homeland Security funds for the protection of the Texas electric grid. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 80 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Petitioning Congress to provide funding for repairs to the Battleship Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
HCR 82 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 89 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Urging Congress to repeal the health insurance tax. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 91 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis Urging the president to abandon the budget proposal redirecting offshore drilling revenue due to Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi under the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 94 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Urging the U.S. Congress to designate the Chisholm Trail and the Great Western Trail as National Historic Trails. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 109 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Urging Congress to encourage the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 112 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Urging Congress to direct the U.S. Department of Agriculture to revise existing policies that promote the waste of water after an irrigated crop has been declared a failure. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 113 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to direct the Bureau of Land Management to affirm the provisions of the Red River Boundary Compact and acknowledge that the vegetation line on the south bank of the Red River forms the boundary between Oklahoma and Texas. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 117 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Urging the United States Congress to pass the Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HCR 120 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al. Urging Congress to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Section 5056, and to appropriate sufficient funds so that efforts to solve the salt problem in the Amistad International Reservoir can continue. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 77 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HJR 78 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HJR 79 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to provide for a federal balanced budget. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HJR 146 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert | et. al. Applying to Congress to call a convention, to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution urging the restoration of free and fair elections. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HR 704 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Urging the federal government to return title to all federal public lands within the western states to the states where the land is located. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HR 1145 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Urging Congress to expedite the permitting process for the export of liquefied natural gas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HR 1215 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Petitioning Congress to instruct the Transportation Security Administration to accept concealed handgun licenses as valid forms of identification. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Reported enrolled
HR 1508 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Expressing support for the use of sound science to study and regulate modern agricultural technologies and opposition to legislative or regulatory action that may result in unnecessary restrictions on the technologies. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Reported enrolled
HR 1605 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Expressing a commitment to the elimination of illegal fishing and urging Congress to take action to end illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing in our sovereign waters. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Reported enrolled
HR 1835 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Expressing support for the implementation of the Next Generation Air Transportation System. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Reported enrolled
HR 2505 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Condemning anti-Semitism and expressing opposition to the international Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 1 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 2 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that overturns Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, establishing that the spending of money to influence elections shall not be construed as speech under the First Amendment, and clarifying that only natural persons are protected by constitutional rights. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 5 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
SCR 6 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SCR 8 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Urging Congress to reduce the amount of paperwork required of teachers by federal law. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SCR 12 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Urging Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to provide for a balanced federal budget except during a time of national emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 13 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
SCR 20 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Urging the United States Congress to provide Department of Homeland Security funds for the protection of the Texas electric grid. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SCR 23 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a regulation freedom amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 27 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Expressing opposition to EPA-proposed guidelines regarding carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SCR 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Urging Congress to update Voting Rights Act provisions to protect against voter discrimination. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 32 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Urging Congress to expedite natural gas exports. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
SCR 37 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Paul, Dennis
Urging Congress to encourage the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
SJR 63 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 451 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Urging Congress to direct the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Vet Affairs & Military Installations
SR 642 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Expressing support for the study and regulation of modern agricultural technologies. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Record vote
HCR 21 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Urging the United States Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution that overturns Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, establishing that the spending of money to influence elections shall not be construed as speech under the First Amendment, and clarifying that only natural persons are protected by constitutional rights. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HCR 25 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution for the purpose of addressing concerns raised by the decision of the United States Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HCR 26 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to repeal the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 32 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Urging Congress and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to cease imposing contraception mandates on private businesses. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HCR 38 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 42 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Urging Congress to designate election day as a national holiday. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HCR 44 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to swiftly enact and fund comprehensive immigration reform that creates a road map to citizenship for some 11 million undocumented immigrants, promotes economic growth, and strengthens national security. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 45 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HCR 46 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent Urging the Congress of the United States to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution providing that, except during a national emergency or a war declared by the Congress of the United States pursuant to Article I, Section 8, Clause 11, United States Constitution, or other national emergency, the total of all federal appropriations for a fiscal year may not exceed the total of all estimated federal revenue for that fiscal year. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HCR 50 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 60 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Urging the United States Congress to modify the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to allow cost-sharing payments and premium tax credits to be made available to the Texas political subdivision health care benefit pools on the same basis as those for health plans participating in the new federal exchange. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 61 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 63 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Asserting sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and beseeching the federal government to immediately cease and desist from the promulgation of mandates that infringe on the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms or that are otherwise beyond the scope of its constitutionally delegated powers. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 71 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Urging the United States Congress to request that the U.S. Postmaster General designate a ZIP code that includes all properties within the city of Prairie View. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HCR 77 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Reaffirming Texas' sovereignty under the Texas Constitution and the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HCR 86 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve | et. al. Urging the president of the United States to refrain from issuing executive orders that exceed his authority and that violate the U.S. Constitution. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HCR 106 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Urging the United States Congress to enact legislation to provide sufficient manpower, infrastructure, and technology to ensure the security and efficiency of land ports of entry on the southwestern border. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Received from the House
HCR 117 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Expressing support for the Voting Rights Act and urging the United States Congress to protect every citizen's right to participate in the political process by making permanent the provisions of Section 5 of that legislation. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HCR 119 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to rewrite the Elementary and Secondary Education Act in order to lessen the burden of over-testing and teaching to the test. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HCR 123 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Urging the United States Congress to revise Department of Homeland Security funding formulas for Targeted Infrastructure Capability grants to include a separate threat assessment for strategically located border communities, irrespective of population. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HJR 55 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to require the approval of a majority of the state legislatures before Congress may increase the federal debt. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HJR 94 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Urging Congress to call a convention to propose amendments to the United States Constitution to address concerns raised by the decision of the United States Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and related cases and events. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HJR 101 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Rescinding the application of the 26th Texas Legislature made in the year 1899 to the United States Congress to call an unrestricted national convention, pursuant to Article V of the United States Constitution, for proposing undisclosed amendments to that Constitution. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HR 230 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Expressing opposition to the United States Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and urging the United States Congress to propose and send to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution restoring republican democracy to the people of the United States. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HR 710 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Urging the United States Congress to amend existing laws and regulations governing animal slaughter and meat processing to accommodate small farms and ranches. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HR 1373 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Urging the United States Congress to pass the DREAM Act. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 1786 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Urging the United States Congress to direct the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to undertake a study of urotrauma among members of the military. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HR 2853 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Urging the U.S. Department of the Interior to withdraw the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's proposed rule to regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
SCR 2 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution that overturns Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, establishing that the spending of money to influence elections shall not be construed as speech under the First Amendment, and clarifying that only natural persons are protected by constitutional rights. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SCR 3 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Urging Congress to rename the Harlingen Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic as the Kay Bailey Hutchison Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic at Harlingen. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SCR 6 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border during the 2012-2013 budget cycle. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 15 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Urging Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SCR 17 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Urging Congress to restore the presumption of a service connection for Agent Orange exposure to United States Navy and United States Air Force veterans who served on the inland waterways, in the territorial waters, and in the airspace of the Republic of Vietnam and to institute a presumption of connection to employment for civilians exposed to Agent Orange in their workplaces. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
SCR 27 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Urging Congress to reauthorize Section 5056 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 and to appropriate sufficient funds for the Rio Grande Environmental Management Program. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SJR 53 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Rescinding every application made at any time by the Legislature of the State of Texas to the United States Congress to call a national convention, pursuant to Article V of the United States Constitution, for proposing any amendment or amendments to that Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 3 83-1 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Urging the United States Congress to swiftly enact and fund comprehensive immigration reform that creates a road map to citizenship for some 11 million undocumented immigrants, promotes economic growth, and strengthens national security. Filed
HCR 4 83-1 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris Expressing support for the Voting Rights Act and urging the United States Congress to protect every citizen's right to participate in the political process by making permanent the provisions of Section 5 of that legislation. Filed
SCR 4 83-1 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Urging the U.S. Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform. Filed
HCR 16 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Affirming that the State of Texas claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the Constitution of the United States, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 17 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Urging Congress to call a constitutional convention for the purpose of proposing a constitutional amendment that permits the repeal of any federal law or regulation by vote of two-thirds of the state legislatures. House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 18 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states an amendment to the United States Constitution providing for a federal balanced budget. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 19 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Memorializing the United States Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution providing that any provision of law or regulation of the United States can be repealed if two-thirds of the state legislatures approve resolutions for that purpose and requesting that the legislatures of the other states join this state in urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a "Repeal Amendment." House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 21 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Urging Congress to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Section 5056, and to appropriate sufficient funds so that efforts to solve the salt problem in the Amistad International Reservoir can continue. House: State Sovereignty, Select Received from the House
HCR 23 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Memorializing Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution to provide for a federal balanced budget. House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 25 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd Urging Congress to remove confidentiality mandates for minors from family planning services programs operating under Title X of the Public Health Service Act and Medicaid. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 27 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Expressing opposition to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: State Sovereignty, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 34 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Urging the United States Congress not to privatize the social security program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HCR 37 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Urging the United States Congress to revise the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 so that the State of Texas may exclude the assessment scores of recently arrived limited English proficiency students from adequate yearly progress determinations for a period of three years following the students' initial enrollment and so that the exclusion period for LEP students who enter Texas schools in grades 10 and higher concludes prior to the students' final year of schooling. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 39 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment and to cap the maximum federal income tax rate at 15 percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 42 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Expressing support for the current FBI effort to reevaluate existing policies, standards, and protocols for forensic DNA testing laboratories and expressing support for any new policies, standards, and protocols that would hold public and private labs to the same standards, audits, and review process, urging Congress to pass any necessary federal legislation that ensures continued quality in forensic science while holding public and private lab DNA analysis to the same standards, and encouraging Texas law enforcement agencies to use forensic science review methods that will eliminate DNA testing backlogs. House: Corrections
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Signed by the Governor
HCR 50 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Affirming the pride of all Texans in both our one and indivisible national union and our one and indivisible state, claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist from certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HCR 54 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul Urging the United States Congress to reaffirm its commitment to the Tenth Amendment of the United States Constitution, to abolish the Department of Education, the Federal Highway Administration, the Department of Commerce, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Labor, to reduce the federal income tax by an amount equal to the cost savings associated with the abolition of these agencies, to commit to never usurping the rights of the states in future legislation, and to refrain from exempting itself from any legislation it so passes. House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 60 82-0 (2011) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 61 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Expressing opposition to federal interference in state management of Texas' water resources. House: State Sovereignty, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 66 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases for stationary sources. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
HCR 78 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Expressing opposition to federal regulation of intrastate water resources. House: State Sovereignty, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 80 82-0 (2011) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Expressing strong opposition to unwarranted and unreasonable searches of air passengers by the Transportation Security Administration and urging the administration to cease such searches immediately. House: Transportation Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HCR 81 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Expressing opposition to federal regulation of hazardous waste, water, and clean air and of the production, exploration, drilling, development, operation, transportation, and processing of oil, natural gas, petroleum, and petroleum products in the State of Texas. House: State Sovereignty, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 85 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to enact legislation to require that any subsequent law cite the constitutional section authorizing Congress to enact the law, state the extent and reasons for any preemption of state, local, or tribal law, include factual findings if the authority cited is the power to regulate interstate commerce, prohibit federal agency regulations from interfering with state or local powers without express statutory authority, and require the voluntary inclusion of states in federal rulemaking. House: State Sovereignty, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 87 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Urging Congress to expand the Healthy Incentives Pilot for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients to communities across the country. House: Human Services Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HCR 88 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John | et. al. Urging Congress to enact an overhaul of the immigration system to promote economic prosperity and national security. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 89 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Urging Congress to enact federal legislation to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HCR 90 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Urging Congress to provide a comprehensive public alert warning system. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 91 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution that provides that corporations are not persons under the laws of the United States. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HCR 92 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Urging Congress to enact legislation authorizing Texas and other states to enter into interstate compacts concerning groundwater. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 94 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Urging Congress to repeal the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HCR 96 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to divert funds from corn subsidies to the production of fruits and vegetables. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HCR 97 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Memorializing the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment requiring term limits for members of the U.S. House of Representatives. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 102 82-0 (2011) Author: Morrison, Geanie Memorializing the United States Congress to enact comprehensive legislation to protect religious liberty and individual conscience rights of all participants involved in accessing or providing health care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 129 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Notifying the U.S. Department of Education that certain career schools or colleges are legally authorized by the state of Texas to operate educational programs beyond secondary education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Signed by the Governor
HCR 146 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Urging Congress to enact legislation to provide sufficient manpower, infrastructure, and technology to ensure the security and efficiency of land ports of entry on the southwestern border. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 158 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Urging the federal government to grant a conditional green card to certain noncitizens to allow them to enlist in the United States armed forces and urging the federal government to award citizenship to these immigrants upon the completion of four years of honorable military service. House: State Affairs Received from the House
HJR 130 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Meeting requirements of the United States Department of Education concerning federal student aid by naming private institutions of higher education in the State of Texas that are authorized to operate educational programs beyond secondary education, including programs leading to a degree or certificate. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Signed by the Governor
HR 243 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Expressing opposition to H.R. 3424 and to any other tax proposal that would limit the use of reinsurance by non-U.S.-based insurance companies. House: State Sovereignty, Select Reported enrolled
HR 306 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al. Expressing support for the conservation of Castner Range. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Reported enrolled
HR 523 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Honoring the legacy of community service of the post office in Campbellton and urging Congress to direct the U.S. Postal Service to continue operating the Campbellton Post Office in Atascosa County. House: County Affairs Reported enrolled
HR 691 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James | et. al. Urging the U.S. senators from Texas to support passage of the Cut Federal Spending Act of 2011. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
HR 784 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Urging the United States Congress to fully support operations and joint force structure at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Reported enrolled
HR 1483 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert Endorsing the inclusion of Taiwan in the United States Visa Waiver Program. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Reported enrolled
HR 1684 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Commending President Barack Obama, intelligence personnel, and members of the armed forces for the successful completion of their operation. Filed
HR 1694 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Commending President Barack Obama, intelligence personnel, and members of the armed forces for the successful completion of their operation. Reported enrolled
HR 1955 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Urging the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to withdraw its proposal to list the dunes sagebrush lizard under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Reported enrolled
HR 1971 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Urging the nation's commander in chief, the executive branch of the federal government, and the United States Congress to assign top priority to alleviating the backlog of disability claims by U.S. veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SCR 1 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the United States Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates, affirming that the right to keep and bear arms was reserved to the states, and providing that all compulsory federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SCR 2 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Urging Congress to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Section 5056, and to appropriate sufficient funds so that efforts to solve the salt problem in the Amistad International Reservoir can continue. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 4 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Urging the government of the Republic of Turkey to uphold and safeguard religious and human rights, cease discrimination against the Ecumenical Patriarchate and recognize its international status, grant the Ecumenical Patriarchate the authority to determine ecclesiastical succession and the right to train clergy of all nationalities, and respect the property rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the human rights of its personnel. Filed
SCR 9 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Urging the United States Congress to amend the list of allowable foods under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to eliminate sweetened drinks and snack foods of minimal nutritional value. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 14 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Affirming the pride of all Texans in both our one and indivisible national union and our one and indivisible state, claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist from certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SCR 20 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases for stationary sources. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SCR 26 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Urging Congress to ensure that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits are adequate for the purchase of a healthy diet. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SCR 32 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Expressing opposition to federal regulation of intrastate water resources. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
SCR 33 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Urging Congress to consider removal of the border wall in places where the border is already adequately guarded. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SCR 36 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Urging the members of the Texas congressional delegation to provide to the legislature a cost analysis of the exact funding necessary for full enforcement of all immigration laws in Texas and to immediately report back to the legislature as to the status of that funding and directing the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house to send a delegation of members from both chambers to meet with members of Congress and members of the executive branch to discuss the border security crisis. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to State Affairs
SR 506 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Expressing support for the conservation of Castner Range. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Reported enrolled
SR 740 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Advocating that the United States Department of Defense name Lackland Air Force Base to the next list of the F-35 base locations. Again read
SR 1050 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Urging the nation's commander in chief, the executive branch of the federal government, and the United States Congress to assign top priority to alleviating the backlog of disability claims by United States veterans. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Urging Congress to take appropriate action to ensure acceptable treatment of the public by personnel of the Transportation Security Administration. House: State Affairs Received from the House
HCR 11 82-1 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Urging the federal government to grant a conditional green card to certain noncitizens to allow them to enlist in the United States armed forces and urging the federal government to award citizenship to these immigrants upon the completion of four years of honorable military service. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 13 82-1 (2011) Author: Garza, John Urging Congress to enact an overhaul of the immigration system. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Urging the federal government to grant a conditional green card to certain noncitizens to allow them to enlist in the United States armed forces and urging the federal government to award citizenship to these immigrants upon the completion of four years of honorable military service. Filed
HCR 50 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Affirming that the State of Texas claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. House: State Affairs Received from the House
HCR 54 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to enact legislation facilitating a technology-based solution that allows consumers to subscribe to Internet services that exclude adult content. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HCR 61 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Urging congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 64 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Urging the Congress of the United States to oppose any efforts to adopt the Employee Free Choice Act or any similar legislation. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HCR 66 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Memorializing Congress in defense of the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, affirming the right of states to nullify acts of Congress, executive orders, and judicial orders, and asserting that any act, executive order, or judicial order that assumes a power not delegated to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution and which diminishes the liberty of any state or citizen shall constitute a nullification of the Constitution. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 67 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to maintain state regulatory coverage of hydraulic fracturing. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 73 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Memorializing Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution to provide for a federal balanced budget. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HCR 74 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Memorializing the United States Congress not to privatize the Social Security program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HCR 75 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Urging congress to explore alternatives to border security in South Texas other than the fencing described in the Secure Fence Act. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Considered in Calendars
HCR 76 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Memorializing Congress in defense of the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, affirming the right of states to nullify acts of Congress, executive orders, and judicial orders, and calling for the creation of a joint committee to communicate with other states about the limits of federal power. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 79 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Memorializing Congress to refine Department of Homeland Security policy to consider risk levels as well as population size in assessing the financial needs of first responders in border communities along the international boundary created by the Rio Grande. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Signed by the Governor
HCR 86 81-0 (2009) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Memorializing Congress in support of establishing a veterans hospital in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 91 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Urging Congress to remove confidentiality mandates for minors from family planning services programs operating under Title X of the Public Health Services Act and Medicaid. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HCR 96 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Memorializing Congress in support of establishing a veterans hospital in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HCR 120 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Memorializing the United States Congress to make eradication of the fever tick in South Texas a priority and provide appropriate funding and resources. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 125 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Urging the U.S. Congress to increase COPS grants for smaller communities and less populated counties in the South Texas High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HCR 148 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc Memorializing Congress to ensure that women in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facilities receive full access to the medical care to which they are entitled. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 166 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing the United States Congress to normalize trade relations with Cuba. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 171 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Memorializing Congress to direct the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to establish a public health region for the counties along the Texas-Mexico border. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HCR 180 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Expressing the intention of the Texas Legislature not to implement the federal REAL ID Act of 2005. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 183 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Urging Congress to reject provisions of President Barack Obama's budget that would eliminate certain deductions presently available to the oil and natural gas exploration industry. House: Energy Resources Signed by the Governor
HCR 193 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Expressing support of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, in Istanbul, urging intervention by the United States, the European Union, and the United Nations to stop institutional discrimination against the Ecumenical Patriarchate, and calling on the government of Turkey to safeguard religious rights within its borders, including those of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 701 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Urging Congress to fully fund the National Aeronautics and Space Administration budget request in support of the U.S. Space Exploration Policy, as submitted to Congress for Fiscal Year 2010. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 1085 81-0 (2009) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara Urging Congress to enact legislation facilitating the ability of cities to access appropriate financing for critically needed municipal projects. House: Urban Affairs Reported enrolled
HR 1702 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Urging the United States Congress to repeal mandatory country of origin labeling provisions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 10 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Urging Congress to provide emergency funding and resources to begin immediately addressing increasing delays at United States ports of entry on the Texas-Mexico border. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Signed by the Governor
SCR 21 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Urging the Texas congressional delegation to take action to prohibit the use of federal funds to transfer enemy combatants detained at Guantanamo Bay to any facility in Texas or to build or modify facilities for any such enemy combatants in the state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
SCR 22 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Urging Congress to reopen consideration of the case to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to World War I hero Marcelino Serna. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
SCR 35 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Affirming that the State of Texas claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the United States Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SCR 38 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Farias, Joe
Memorializing Congress to restore the presumption of a service connection for Agent Orange exposure to veterans who served on the inland waterways, territorial waters, and in the airspace of the Republic of Vietnam. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
SCR 39 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Affirming that the State of Texas claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the United States Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SCR 48 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 51 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Urging the Congress of the United States to oppose any efforts to adopt the Employee Free Choice Act or any similar legislation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 54 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Memorializing Congress to cease and desist attempting to enact federal legislation impinging on the individual right of every American to keep and bear arms and urging Congress to oppose passage of the Blair Holt's Firearm Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2009. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
SCR 70 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Expressing support of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, in Istanbul, urging intervention by the United States, the European Union, and the United Nations to stop institutional discrimination against the Ecumenical Patriarchate, and calling on the government of Turkey to safeguard religious rights within its borders, including those of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SCR 73 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Memorializing the United States Congress to maintain the Federal Family Education Loan Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Signed by the Governor
HCR 1 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Memorializing Congress to support legislation for veterans' health care budget reform. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Signed by the Governor
HCR 13 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Memorializing the United States Congress not to privatize the social security program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 16 80-0 (2007) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Urging the U.S. Congress to honor the sacrifice and service of the U.S. Merchant Marine in World War II by passing the Belated Thank You to the Merchant Mariners of World War II Act of 2005. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 28 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Urging Congress to amend the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act to prohibit the inclusion of the military basic allowance for housing as income for purposes of determining eligibility for federally assisted low-income housing programs. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 29 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Memorializing the U.S. Congress to pass H.R. 1146 to withdraw the United States from membership in the United Nations. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HCR 35 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Urging the United States Congress to enact legislation to eliminate the 24-month Medicare waiting period for participants in Social Security Disability Insurance. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 51 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset provision and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 61 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Expressing opposition to sending additional troops to Iraq. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HCR 67 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Urging Congress to provide further drought relief for Texas. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 87 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Urging Congress to remove confidentiality mandates for minors from family planning services programs operating under Title X of the Public Health Services Act and Medicaid. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 91 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Requesting that Congress improve public safety by implementing and enforcing stricter federal rail regulations. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HCR 107 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Memorializing Congress to eliminate the Medicaid Estate Recovery Program. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HCR 108 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Memorializing Congress to approve sufficient funds for Texas' block grant allocation for the State Children's Health Insurance Program to enable the state to increase enrollment levels. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HCR 125 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Requesting Congress to restore full funding to the Community Oriented Policing Services program to assist Texas law enforcement in patrolling the border. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Signed by the Governor
HCR 126 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Urging congress to timely reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HCR 134 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Urging Congress to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HCR 141 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Urging the United States Congress to appropriate funds to ensure that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services can provide an immigration and naturalization processing system that is both efficient and secure. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 149 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Urging Congress and the Environmental Protection Agency to recognize that the State of Texas has done everything in its power to meet the current attainment deadline for the eight-hour ozone standard. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HCR 172 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Memorializing Congress to fund the REAL ID Act of 2005. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HCR 197 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Urging Congress to oppose the establishment of a federal insurance regulatory system. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 200 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Memorializing Congress to reopen consideration of posthumously awarding WWI hero Marcelino Serna the Medal of Honor. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Received from the House
HCR 206 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Respectfully encouraging congress to direct the secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services to withdraw proposed rule CMS-2258-P. House: Public Health Received from the House
HCR 249 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Urging Congress and the Federal Aviation Administration to reexamine federal policies on the mitigation of aircraft noise. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 255 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Urging Congress to restore federal maintenance and dredging funds for the Victoria Barge Canal. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HCR 281 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Requesting that Congress and the Texas Legislature adopt the terms "undocumented worker, person, or immigrant" as replacements to the term "illegal alien" in official discourse. Filed
HR 184 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Expressing opposition to sending additional troops to Iraq. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HR 1576 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Encouraging the president of the United States and Congress to enact a free trade agreement between the United States and Taiwan. House: Border & International Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 1681 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan Requesting Congress to pass and the president to sign legislation to revive previous authority on the use of national guard forces. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HR 2137 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Urging Congress to restore federal maintenance and dredging funds for the Victoria Barge Canal. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HR 2182 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan | et. al. Urging Congress to support the construction of a veterans hospital in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
SCR 23 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Urging Congress to ensure the timely reauthorization of the federal State Children's Health Insurance Program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 28 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Urging the Texas congressional delegation to support legislation to expand telemedicine/telehealth services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 33 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset provision and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 37 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Garcia, Juan
Memorializing congress to support legislation assuring veterans health care funding and expressing gratitude for their service in the United States Armed Forces. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 43 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Memorializing Congress to enact the Secure Border Crossing Card Entry Act of 2007. House: State Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Referred to State Affairs
SCR 45 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Memorializing Congress to fund the REAL ID Act of 2005. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SCR 46 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim | et. al.
Requesting Congress to authorize the Secretary of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to convey the Thomas T. Connally Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marlin, Texas, to the State of Texas. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
SCR 60 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Urging Congress to maintain the states as the sole regulators of the business of insurance and to oppose the establishment of a federal insurance regulatory system. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
SCR 64 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Urging Congress to ensure state control of the National Guard. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 594 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Memorializing the Congress of the United States to support legislation for veterans' health care budget reform. Reported enrolled
SR 1084 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Urging Congress to restore federal maintenance and dredging funds for the Victoria Barge Canal. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HCR 1 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Memorializing Congress to eliminate the Medicaid Estate Recovery Program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 7 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Memorializing Congress to preserve the community development block grant program and its funding at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. House: Urban Affairs Received from the House
HCR 13 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Memorializing Congress to allow Mexican visitors the same six-month length of stay afforded to Canadian travelers. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Signed by the Governor
HCR 14 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Memorializing Congress to propose an amendment to reform Clause 7, Section 9, Article I, United States Constitution, relating to the federal budget. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 37 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Memorializing Congress to increase the presence of federal health and human services agencies, improve coordination of health and human services programs, and increase related funding in Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 48 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to enact legislation to eliminate the 24-month Medicare waiting period for participants in Social Security Disability Insurance. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HCR 49 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Urging the United States Congress to fully fund NASA's budget request for fiscal year 2006. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 54 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Memorializing the United States Congress not to privatize the social security program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 63 79-0 (2005) Author: Noriega, Melissa | et. al. Memorializing Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset provision and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 69 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Requesting the U.S. Congress to enact the Agricultural Job Opportunity, Benefits, and Security Act to significantly reform immigration law as it relates to agriculture. House: Border & International Affairs Postponed
HCR 91 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Memorializing Congress to maintain its support for the U.S. Department of Education's Upward Bound programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HCR 101 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc Memorializing the 109th Congress to pass HR40 establishing a commission to study reparations proposals for African Americans. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 121 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon Memorializing Congress to direct the Office of Global Security Risk within the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to publish a list of U.S. companies that conduct business in countries that are involved in terrorist activities. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 137 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to press for NAFTA reforms to provide preference protections for produce grown in South Texas and marketed in the same area. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 138 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Memorializing Congress and the Department of Veterans Affairs to support the veterans of South Texas by building a veterans hospital in Weslaco, Texas. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 166 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Memorializing congress to increase funding to the fully authorized level and include advance funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and to pursue a more equitable funding allocation formula for the program. House: Energy Resources Signed by the Governor
HCR 171 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing Congress to direct the Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, to issue mandatory safety regulations for remote control locomotive operations along the Texas-Mexico border, including prohibitions relating to hazardous materials. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HR 106 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Memorializing Congress to posthumously bestow the Congressional Medal of Honor upon Doris "Dorie" Miller and to request the U.S. Postal Service to issue a commemorative postage stamp to honor Miller. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 570 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Memorializing congress to express its commitment to clean air and economic development by passing the Clear Skies Act of 2005. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HR 1300 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen Memorializing Congress to enact legislation relating to the assessment of penalties by a financial institution for an insufficient funds check. House: Business & Industry Reported enrolled
SCR 2 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Berman, Leo
Memorializing Congress to enact legislation to provide for federal deployment of the Strategic National Stockpile within Mexico to protect United States border states. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Signed by the Governor
SCR 5 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Memorializing Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset provision and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 6 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: West, George
Memoralizing Congress to establish a domestic energy policy to ensure an adequate supply of natural gas, the appropriate infrastructure, promote greater energy efficiency, and open new areas for environmentally responsible natural gas production. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
SCR 10 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Memorializing congress to include Texas' transportation priorities in legislation to reauthorize TEA-21. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SCR 18 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Casteel, Carter
Memorializing Congress to enact legislation to provide funding to support the protection and growth of the Texas wine industry. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
SCR 23 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Memorializing congress to permanently repeal the federal death tax in 2005. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 24 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Memorializing Congress to support federal efforts to simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and to support legislation requiring a new formula for distributing federal campus-based funds among institutions. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SCR 27 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Memorializing Congress to eliminate current caps on funded Medicare resident training slots and related limits on costs per resident used to determine Medicare graduate medical education reimbursement payments. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
SCR 34 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Memorializing Congress to recognize the Lipan Apache Band of Texas as a federally acknowledged Indian tribe. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 38 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Memorializing the United States Congress to reaffirm its commitment to protecting the rights of minorities by reauthorizing Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act in 2007. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 31 79-3 (2006) Author: Uresti, Carlos Urging Congress to pass legislation to change the name of the Department of the Navy to the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps and the title of the Secretary of the Navy to Secretary of the Navy and Marine Corps. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HCR 43 79-3 (2006) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Urging Congress to enact the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Visitor Center Deadline Act. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 9 79-3 (2006) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Memorializing Congress to permanently extend the federal income tax deductibility of state and local sales taxes. Received from the Senate
SCR 11 79-3 (2006) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Memorializing Congress to reauthorize certain provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Filed
SR 9 79-3 (2006) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Urging the United States Congress to address problems in the Department of Veterans Affairs and to enact legislation that assures predictable and adequate funding of the Veterans Health Administration. Read & adopted
HCR 11 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank Memorializing the congress to pursue research to quantify health risks and develop uniform exposure guidelines applicable to molds and mold aggregations that contribute to "sick buildings." House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 13 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Urging congress to enact the Protect Children From E-Mail Smut Act of 2001. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 14 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Urging congress to enact the Child Modeling Exploitation Prevention Act of 2002. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 17 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Memorializing congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset enacted in 1977. House: Pensions & Investments Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 28 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Memorializing the 108th Congress to pass HR40 establishing a commission to study reparations proposals for African Americans. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 44 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert Urging Congress to recognize the impact of proposed Medicare fee reductions by passing H.J.R. 3 and to update the physician Medicare payment formula. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 56 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Urging the secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services to authorize any section 1115 demonstration waivers. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 57 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Urging congress to enact the Children First SCHIP Improvement Act of 2003 and enact legislation further extending the availability of 2000 and 2001 SCHIP allotments until 2005. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 58 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Urging congress to enact legislation to pass federal funds on to states via block grants for public welfare and Medicaid purposes. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Signed by the Governor
HCR 68 78-0 (2003) Author: Taylor, Larry Memorializing Congress to support efforts to build and deploy a national missile defense system as rapidly as possible. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations No action taken in committee
HCR 69 78-0 (2003) Author: Taylor, Larry Memorializing Congress to support and pass President Bush's 2002 Economic Growth and Tax Relief Plan. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 70 78-0 (2003) Author: Taylor, Larry Memorializing Congress to pass legislation immediately and permanently repealing the death tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 74 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Respectfully urging the Congress of the United States to enact legislation to adopt the Universal Living Wage so as to help the homeless get off the streets and enable working citizens to obtain safe, decent, and affordable housing. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 75 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Memorializing the U.S. Congress to support President Bush's policies of war on terrorism, homeland security, and disarmament action against Iraq. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 82 78-0 (2003) Author: Campbell, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Memorializing Congress to increase Texas' share of revenue from the federal fuel tax to 95 percent. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Signed by the Governor
HCR 90 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Memorializing congress to expand the medical savings account program to allow states to design such programs for their employees. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 93 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Memorializing Congress to request that U.S. Department of Justice investigate the Houston Police Department Crime Laboratory and review past criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HCR 101 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Requesting that Congress enact a Medicare prescription drug benefit. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 151 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Urging Congress to reinstate funding for the Community Adjustment and Investment Program. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Sent to the Governor
HCR 156 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Memorializing congress to enact the Citizenship For America's Troops Act to allow citizenship through service in the U.S. Armed Forces. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 158 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Urging Congress to enact legislation to designate March 31 as a national holiday honoring Cesar Chavez. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 161 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Urging congress to change veterans' mortgage bonds to cover all veterans who have served on active duty. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 186 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Expressing support and encouragement for the reopening of the bridge and border crossing at La Linda to accommodate trade and tourism between Texas and Coahuila, Mexico. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Signed by the Governor
HCR 194 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Memorializing congress to limit the appellate jurisdiction of the federal courts regarding the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 199 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Requesting that congress enact legislation to define the political status options available to U.S. citizens of Puerto Rico. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report printed and distributed
HCR 204 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Urging Congress to reinstate funding for the EPA Border Fund to $75 million for fiscal year 2004. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Signed by the Governor
HCR 208 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Requesting congress to direct the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, to acquire concurrent legislative jurisdiction for Big Bend National Park and the Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Received from the House
HCR 218 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing congress to urge the EPA to redesignate El Paso from a nonattainment area to an attainment area. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
HCR 246 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Memorializing the U.S. congress to provide funding or statutory relief relating to naturally occurring materials and associated regulatory effects on small community water systems. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
HCR 247 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Memorializing the congress of the United States to modify the Federal Internal Revenue Code to allow retirees to pay for health care costs on a pre-tax basis. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Received from the House
HR 526 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to a U.S. constitutional amendment to prohibit courts from mandating states or political subdivisions to levy or increase taxes. House: State Affairs Reported enrolled
SCR 1 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Memorializing Congress to restore the federal income tax deductibility of state and local sales taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Signed by the Governor
SCR 6 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Memorializing Congress to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the volume cap for private activity bonds not apply to bonds for water and wastewater facilities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
SCR 10 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob Memorializing Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset enacted in 1977. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 13 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Urging the Congress and the Texas delegation to support continued enforcement of Title IX. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 14 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Memorializing Congress to take actions to improve access to childhood vaccines. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SCR 20 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Memorializing Congress to fund one-stop border vehicle inspection facilities. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Sent to the Governor
SCR 21 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Memorializing Congress to require the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission to coordinate a benchmark health study of each of the adjoining states. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Signed by the Governor
SCR 30 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Memorializing Congress to request that the Department of Justice investigate the Houston Police Department Crime Laboratory and review past criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SCR 37 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Encouraging the United States and Mexican federal governments to reopen the bridge and border crossing at La Linda, Coahuila, Mexico. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Referred to Border and International Affairs
SR 373 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Memorializing Congress to prohibit federal courts from ordering or instructing any state or political subdivision thereof to levy or increase taxes. Senate: State Affairs Reported enrolled
HCR 6 78-1 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Encouraging the United States congress to adopt a constitutional amendment banning any marriage except a union between a man and a woman. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 3 78-2 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Encouraging the United States Congress to adopt a constitutional amendment banning any marriage except a union between a man and a woman. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 1 78-3 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing congress to urge the EPA to redesignate El Paso from a nonattainment area to an attainment area. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 2 78-3 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Encouraging the United States Congress to adopt a constitutional amendment banning any marriage except a union between a man and a woman. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 1 78-4 (2003) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Memorializing the Congress of the United States to enact legislation proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HCR 11 78-4 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Memorializing Congress to increase funding and include advance funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and to pursue a more equitable funding allocation formula for the program. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 6 78-4 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Memorializing Congress to fully fund the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in support of the Space Exploration Vision. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SR 159 78-4 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Memorializing Congress to increase funding and include advance funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and to pursue a more equitable funding allocation formula for the program. Senate: Natural Resources Adopted
SR 196 78-4 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Memorializing Congress to fully fund the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in support of the Space Exploration Vision. Adopted
HCR 5 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Memorializing congress to authorize an additional 16 federal judges and commensurate staff to handle the current and anticipated caseloads along the Texas-Mexico border and to fully reimburse local governments for the costs incurred in prosecuting and incarcerating federal defendants. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 8 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Memorializing congress to increase funding for research of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 40 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. In honor of the Tap Pilam-Coahuiltecan Nation. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HCR 75 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny Memorializing congress to amend federal law pertaining to membership on policy committees of metropolitan planning organizations and allow inclusion of persons representing another nation to enable MPOs along the border to work closely with their counterparts in Mexico. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HCR 77 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Memorializing congress to revise certain provisions of Public Law 106-230. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 79 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Urging congress to take steps to further the creation of port authorities along the Texas-Mexico border. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 83 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Encouraging U.S. Congress to provide tax credits to individuals buying private health insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 84 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Memorializing congress to expand the number of community health centers and other community-based safety-net programs serving the poor and medically underserved communities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 85 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing congress to fund county and municipal inspections of overweight traffic within 20 miles of the border. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 89 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene Urging the congress of the United States and the United States Department of Transportation to give priority funding to the construction of the Rio Grande Valley segment of Interstate 69. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 90 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Memorializing congress to modify the Clean Air Act to allow states to consider costs in comparing alternatives relating to SIP requirements. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HCR 98 77-0 (2001) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Memorializing congress to extend the U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 104 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Memorializing congress to pass legislation relating to giving a tax credit for jury service. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HCR 115 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Memorializing congress to expand the use of medical savings accounts. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 117 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Memorializing congress to amend the Motor Voter Law. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 132 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Memorializing congress to enact legislation designating March 31 as a national holiday honoring Cesar Chavez. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 138 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Urging congress to provide Medicaid funds to Texas in the form of a block grant. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Not again placed on intent calendar
HCR 139 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Memorializing congress to provide tax credits to individuals for the purchase of private health insurance. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HCR 186 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Memorializing congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset enacted in 1977. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 190 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert Memorializing congress to declare its intent that the general tax and regulatory laws of the U.S. shall not apply to the churches of this nation. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HCR 198 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Memorializing Congress to support President Bush's tax proposals. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 201 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Memorializing the U.S. Congress to take appropriate action to prevent further desecration of the SS Leopoldville or any of its contents. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 205 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert Memorializing Congress to repeal the regulation relating to the three-shell limit and the magazine plug requirement contained in Title 50 C.F.R. 20.21. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HCR 207 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Requesting the Texas delegation to the U.S. Congress to support and work to pass the tax relief plan introduced by President Bush. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HCR 210 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Urging congress to enact the Railroad Retirement and Survivors' Improvement Act of 2001. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 213 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing congress to urge the Environmental Protection Agency to redesignate El Paso from a nonattainment to an attainment area. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
HCR 214 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Memorializing Congress to establish a separate Federal Medical Assistance Percentage for the Texas-Mexico border region. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
HCR 222 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne Requesting the Texas delegation to the Congress of the United States to support and work to pass, retroactive tax relief that would refund a portion of the 2001 non-Social Security budget surplus to the American people. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 226 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Memorializing congress to modify the tax code to allow for the issuance of tax-exempt industrial revenue bonds for air pollution control facilities in nonattainment areas. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 233 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Memorializing congress to address issues pertaining to the Clean Air Act of 1990 as it pertains to Brazoria County. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 234 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Urging congress to recognize the importance of the development of the Ports-to-Plains Corridor. House: Transportation Received from the House
HCR 247 77-0 (2001) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Memorializing congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset. House: Pensions & Investments Received from the House
HCR 256 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Memorializing Congress to relocate the U.S. Border Patrol training academy to the southwest Texas border region. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 262 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Urging federal and state reconsideration of the necessity of designating the Arkansas River shiner as a threatened species and the necessity of designating critical habitat in Texas for the Arkansas River shiner. House: State Recreational Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HCR 274 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Memorializing congress to remove trade, financial, and travel restrictions relating to Cuba. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 275 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David | et. al. Memorializing the United States Congress to clarify its intent regarding U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines for veterans care in the several states. House: State, Federal & International Relations Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HCR 295 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David Urging congress to maintain states' authority to regulate the business of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 307 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Memorializing the United States Congress to create a United States Department of Agriculture U.S. Hispanic Nutrition Education and Research Center. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 442 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing congress to urge the EPA to redesignate El Paso from a nonattainment area to an attainment area. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HR 485 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Memorializing the Congress of the United States to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution to prohibit federal courts from ordering or instructing any state or political subdivision thereof, or an official of any state or political subdivision, to levy or increase taxes. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 1077 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo Memorializing congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset enacted in 1977. House: Pensions & Investments Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 5 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Memorializing Congress to amend federal law pertaining to membership on policy committees of metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) and allow inclusion of persons representing another nation to enable MPOs along the border to work closely with their counterparts in Mexico. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SCR 9 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Memorializing Congress to take steps to further the creation of port authorities on the Texas-Mexico border. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SCR 10 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Memorializing Congress to fund county and municipal inspections of overweight traffic within 20 miles of the border. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
SCR 12 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Memorializing Congress to authorize an additional 16 federal judges and commensurate staff to handle the current and anticipated caseloads along the Texas-Mexico border and to fully reimburse local governments for the costs incurred in prosecuting and incarcerating federal defendants. House: Corrections
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
SCR 16 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Requesting the United States Secretary of Commerce to appoint a federal official to coordinate activities along the United States-Mexico and the United States-Canada borders; and to examine current practices and look at new initiatives to ease the flow of trade, to improve the infrastructures necessary to move commerce, and to redress the negative impacts on the health and safety of our citizens. Signed by the Governor
SCR 19 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Memorializing Congress to expand the use of medical savings accounts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SCR 21 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Wise, Miguel | et. al.
Memorializing Congress to develop a treaty or agreement with Mexico to address health issues of mutual concern. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
SCR 22 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Requesting the United States Environmental Protection Agency to provide maximum flexibility to the states in dealing with federal environmental programs. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 25 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Memorializing Congress to recognize the impact on Texas of the federal policy of opening the border to Mexican trucks in accordance with provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Filed without the Governor's signature
SCR 27 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Memorializing Congress to expand the number of community-based safety-net programs serving the poor and medically underserved communities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 28 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Memorializing Congress to repeal the regulation relating to the three-shell limit and the magazine plug requirement contained in Title 50 C.F.R. 20.21. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 34 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Expressing support for the Minerals Management Service to proceed with the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) lease in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 35 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Memorializing Congress to require federally-controlled emission sources to meet the same reduction schedule as state-controlled sources. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 36 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Memorializing Congress to direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to extend the federal ambient air quality attainment dates until the effects of federally-controlled emissions can be measured. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SCR 37 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Memorializing Congress to provide tax credits to individuals buying private health insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
SCR 40 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David | et. al. Memorializing Congress to support the request of the Raytheon Company to carry out the C-130 avionics modernization program at its Waco facility. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SCR 51 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Urging federal and state reconsideration of the necessity of designating the Arkansas River shiner as a threatened species and the necessity of designating critical habitat in Texas for the Arkansas River shiner. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 54 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Memorializing Congress to remove trade, financial, and travel restrictions relating to Cuba. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed without the Governor's signature
SR 286 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Memorializing Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution to prohibit federal courts from ordering or instructing any state or political subdivision thereof, or an official of any state or political subdivision, to levy or increase taxes. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SR 1206 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David | et. al. Memorializing Congress to bestow the Congressional Medal of Honor on Doris "Dorie" Miller. Reported enrolled
HCR 9 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Memorializing Congress to not make federal claims against the proceeds of the Texas tobacco settlement. Senate: State Affairs Signed by the Governor
HCR 11 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Memorializing the congress to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 13 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert Claiming state sovereignty under the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 18 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Urging the United States Department of Transportation to provide additional funding for the Texas Department of Public Safety to increase manpower at the border to perform truck inspections. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Signed by the Governor
HCR 34 76-0 (1999) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Encouraging Congress to replace the current social security system with a fully funded system and to create incentives for workers to save for their retirement. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HCR 59 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Memorializing congress to pass the Conservation and Reinvestment Act of 1999. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 102 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Memorializing the U.S. Congress to act to ensure the future of the Kerrville Veterans Administration Medical Center. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 108 76-0 (1999) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al. Urging the United States Department of Transportation to provide additional funding for the Texas Department of Public Safety to increase manpower at the border to perform truck inspections. House: State, Federal & International Relations No action taken in committee
HCR 119 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Urging Congress to propose and submit for ratification a federal constitutional amendment to protect the rights of crime victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HCR 125 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Memorializing the U.S. Congress to allow Texas and other states to obtain waivers from Social Security. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HCR 128 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Petitioning Congress to pass legislation to strengthen the oversight power and authority of the Postal Rate Commission. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 131 76-0 (1999) Author: Pickett, Joseph Urging the United States Department of Transportation to designate U.S. Highway 54 as a high priority corridor pursuant to the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HCR 132 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue Memorializing the U.S. Congress to repeal the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) and to transfer control of workforce development programs to the states. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HCR 133 76-0 (1999) Author: Haggerty, Pat | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Showing the Legislature's support for the renewal of the McGregor Range Military Land Withdrawal (P.L. 99-606). House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 141 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Juan
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Memorializing congress to maintain their commitment to the veterans of America. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 156 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David Urging the United States Congress and the Surface Transportation Board to review recommendations by the Railroad Advisory Committee regarding service by rail carriers. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HCR 206 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Memorializing Congress to initiate discussions with the Mexican government to begin implementing guidelines governing duty-free allowance for Mexican residents along the U.S.-Mexico border. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HCR 249 76-0 (1999) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Memorializing the U.S. Congress and urging the president, in considering Social Security reform legislation, to refrain from the inclusion of mandatory coverage for employees of previously noncovered state and local governments. House: Pensions & Investments Signed by the Governor
HCR 266 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Memorializing Congress to take action on designating an international peace park in the Big Bend area. House: State Recreational Resources Subcommittee members named
HCR 291 76-0 (1999) Author: Davis, Yvonne Memorializing Congress to reauthorize the Ryan White CARE Act. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 573 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John | et. al. Memorializing the Congress of the United States to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution to prohibit federal courts from ordering or instructing any state or political subdivision thereof, or an official of any state or political subdivision, to levy or increase taxes. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 922 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Memorializing the congress to take steps to ensure that modern procedures are employed in conducting the 2000 census. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HR 943 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Memorializing Congress to fully fund the SCAAP program. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HR 953 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Memorializing Congress to strengthen oversight of the Postal Rate Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 1003 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur | et. al. Memorializing the United States Congress to strengthen the oversight power and authority of the Postal Rate Commission. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 1048 76-0 (1999) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Memorializing the U.S. Congress to support legislation providing for an immediate increase of the per capita tax-exempt private activity bond cap. House: Urban Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SCR 2 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Memorializing the U.S. Congress to provide for more customs inspection lanes and officials and for 24-hour customs operations, at border crossings between Texas and Mexico. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Signed by the Governor
SCR 7 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Memorializing Congress to provide lifetime healthcare for military retirees over the age of 65. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
SCR 38 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat | et. al.
Showing the Legislature's support for the renewal of the McGregor Range Military Land Withdrawal (P.L. 99-606). House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
SCR 43 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Memorializing Congress to remove or restrict the use of trade sanctions on agricultural products. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture by President
SCR 50 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Urging the United States Department of Transportation to designate U.S. Highway 54 as a high priority corridor pursuant to the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Referred to Border Affairs
SCR 75 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Wise, Miguel
Memorializing congress to take certain actions regarding qualification of reimbursement under Medicaid. House: Public Health
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Signed by the Governor
SR 950 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Gregory Memorializing the federal government to ensure that modern scientific procedures be employed in conducting the 2000 census, and that accurate population figures be provided to the states as the official federal decennial census. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SR 1088 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Memorializing the U.S. Congress to support legislation providing for an immediate increase of the per capita tax-exempt private activity bond cap. Reported enrolled
SR 1106 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Memorializing Congress to fully fund the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP). Reported enrolled
SR 1108 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Memorializing the United States Congress to pass legislation to strengthen the oversight power and the authority of the Postal Rate Commission. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HCR 13 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Memorializing the U.S. Congress to submit to the states an environmental amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HCR 38 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Cain, David | et. al.
Memorializing Congress to support the STEP 21 program, a streamlined transportation efficiency program for the 21st century. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 94 75-0 (1997) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette
Sponsor: West, Royce
Commending the efforts of the United States to address the misuse of explosive materials. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 102 75-0 (1997) Author: Palmer, Sue Memorializing the United States Congress and president to overrule the U.S. Department of Labor policy barring the local use of nonstate employees in administering federal funds under House Bill 1863. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HCR 109 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Memorializing Congress to direct the Federal Emergency Management Agency to update federally designated flood zone maps every 10 years. House: Insurance
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 113 75-0 (1997) Author: Palmer, Sue Memorializing the U.S. Congress to repeal the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) and to transfer control of workforce development programs to the states. House: Economic Development Received from the House
HCR 126 75-0 (1997) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to requesting the Texas congressional delegation to sponsor legislation regulating the speed at which a train may travel through a municipality. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HCR 137 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Memorializing Congress to create a NAFTA Trade Impact Fund. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Signed by the Governor
HCR 141 75-0 (1997) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette Memorializing the U.S. Congress to preserve and maintain the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HCR 187 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene Memorializing Congress to name the federal courthouse in Brownsville in honor of Judge Reynaldo G. Garza. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HCR 211 75-0 (1997) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Memorializing congress to pass legislation to increase volume caps and index them to inflation. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
Signed by the Governor
HCR 217 75-0 (1997) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Memorializing Congress to restore the federal income tax deductibility of state sales taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HCR 314 75-0 (1997) Author: Tillery, Dale Memorializing Congress to express legislative support for an Audie Murphy commemorative stamp. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 1011 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Memorializing Congress to direct the appropriate federal agencies to promote the preservation of our rain forests. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SCR 19 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Requesting the United States Congress to encourage citizenship of legal immigrants by encouraging schools and institutions of higher education to provide enhanced citizenship training. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SCR 21 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Memorializing the Congress of the United States to amend federal law to allow legal aliens access to Medicaid benefits. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SCR 22 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Memorializing the Congress of the United States to amend federal law to allow legal aliens access to Supplemental Security Income. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SCR 34 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Memorializing Congress to improve patient access to quality health care by facilitating the rapid review and approval of new drugs, biological products, and medical devices. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 11 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the United States Constitution. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HCR 12 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Urging the Congress of the United States to amend the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 to exempt school districts from the employee trip reduction provisions required in extreme and severe nonattainment areas. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 13 74-0 (1995) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al. Urging the Congress of the United States to cease funding for the Endangered Species Act. House: Land and Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HCR 17 74-0 (1995) Author: Park, Carolyn Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the United States Constitution. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 23 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Memorializing the Congress of the United States to propose an amendment to the Constitution requiring a balanced budget. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 24 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Requesting the United States Congress to reconsider the requirement of stormwater discharge permits for cities having a population of fewer than 100,000. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 39 74-0 (1995) Author: Edwards, Al Urging the president and the Congress of the United States to continue financial support of Amtrak. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HCR 40 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Requesting the Congress of the United States to cease the appropriation of United States funds for any military activity not authorized by the congress. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 46 74-0 (1995) Author: King, Tracy Memorializing the Congress to encourage the National Weather Service to update the Hondo radar facility. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HCR 65 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Urging the Congress of the United States to amend the federal Endangered Species Act. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 66 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry Requesting the United States Congress to consolidate federal workforce development programs and provide workforce development funding in the form of block grants. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HCR 120 74-0 (1995) Author: Hill, Fred Memorializing the Congress of the United States to take all necessary action to prevent American military personnel from being placed under the command of foreign commanders. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 127 74-0 (1995) Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Memorializing the Congress of the United States to permit states to establish a 65 mph speed limit on certain highways. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 173 74-0 (1995) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Urging the United States Congress to extend to noncorporate farmers, entities, and individuals the Internal Revenue Code tax incentive for charitable donations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 185 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Memorializing congress regarding the National Voter Registration Act. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 188 74-0 (1995) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Rejecting NASA contentions regarding the Johnson Space Center and memorializing congress to countermand the NASA proposal to consolidate and downsize the operations of the center. House: Economic Development Signed by the Governor
HR 38 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken | et. al. Requesting the Congress of the United States to continue its efforts to determine the location and status of all United States military personnel still missing in Southeast Asia. House: State Affairs Reported enrolled
HR 587 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to federal funding formulas and how they affect the State of Texas. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
SCR 2 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike Petitioning the Congress of the United States to award to the Texas Council on Family Violence the National Domestic Violence Hotline Grant to set up a national hotline for victims of domestic violence. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SCR 4 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Memorializing the Congress of the United States to recognize the importance of state sovereignty and to reduce the impact of unfunded federal mandates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 24 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Memorializing the Congress to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution exempting desecration of the American flag from protection by First Amendment. Senate: State Affairs Signed by the Governor
SCR 38 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Memorializing the Congress of the United States to enact legislation to amend the food stamp program by adding a special provision to allow food stamp workers to reissue food stamp benefits to family members fleeing from domestic violence. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SCR 61 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Requesting the United States Congress to reconsider the requirement of stormwater discharge permits for cities having a population of fewer than 100,000. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SCR 80 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Encouraging and urging the Congress to adopt legislation facilitating acquisition of the Bureau of Reclamation interests. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 87 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul | et. al.
Memorializing the Congress of the United States to increase federal funding for research relating to chronic fatigue syndrome. House: Public Health Signed by the Governor
SCR 91 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Urging Congress to enact H.R. 842, the "Truth in Budgeting Act." House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 138 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Urging the United States Congress to extend to noncorporate farmers, entities, and individuals the Internal Revenue Code tax incentive for charitable donations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 161 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew Encouraging the U.S. Congress to allow cities greater discretion in water testing. Senate: Natural Resources Placed on intent calendar
SR 55 74-0 (1995) Author: Whitmire, John Requesting the Congress of the United States to continue its efforts to determine the location and status of all United States military personnel still missing in Southeast Asia. Reported enrolled
SR 212 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David Requesting that the Congress of the United States report to the Texas Legislature all the states which choose to opt out of interstate branch banking before June 1, 1997. Senate: State Affairs Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
HCR 47 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Encouraging the president of the United States and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the United States Senate to designate the ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women as a high priority for this nation. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HCR 52 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Requesting the United States Congress to revise the federal Endangered Species Act. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HCR 67 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention for the specific purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to grant item veto authority to the president of the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 85 73-0 (1993) Author: Shields, John Requesting the Congress of the United States to enact legislation authorizing states to require out-of-state mail order businesses to collect and remit sales and use taxes on sales to customers within the state. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HCR 88 73-0 (1993) Author: Chisum, Warren Requesting the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose an amendment to the Constitution to limit the terms of members of the Senate and House of Representatives. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 125 73-0 (1993) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Urging the Congress of the United States not to adopt the administration's proposed inland waterways fuel tax increase. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on intent calendar
HCR 127 73-0 (1993) Author: McCoulskey, Huey
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Memorializing the Congress of the United States to enact legislation to authorize the United States Department of Agriculture to sell processed, previously-redeemed, discontinued, and no-longer negotiable food stamps to the public for numismatic purposes. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 130 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Pete | et. al. Urging the president and United States Congress to thoroughly investigate the national farm credit system, and to consider enactment or implementation of a moratorium on farm foreclosure actions. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 133 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry | et. al. Memorializing the Congress of the United States to take all necessary action to ensure that Interstate 69 will enter Texas at Joaquin and follow along the least congested and most feasible route between the Louisiana- Texas and Texas-Mexico borders. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 143 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Urging the Congress of the United States not to adopt the administration's proposed BTU energy tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 145 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Requesting the Congress of the United States to enact the appropriate changes in the Internal Revenue Code to allow employers to set up tax-free medical savings accounts to control medical care spending. House: Public Health Signed by the Governor
HCR 149 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Sylvester Encouraging the president of the United States to forward the Convention on the Rights of the Child to the United States Senate for consideration of ratification. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 152 73-0 (1993) Author: Tallas, Jim Urging the Congress of the United States to cease mandating programs that state governments are required to fund. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 323 73-0 (1993) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Urging the President of the United States and the Congress to declassify all information relating to American military personnel and civilians who remain missing from the Korean War. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 883 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry Urging the Congress of the United States to ensure that Interstate 69 will enter Texas at Joaquin and follow the most feasible route. Filed
SCR 65 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Memorializing the Congress of the United States to continue full funding for the continued operation of the Superconducting Super Collider. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SCR 72 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill Memorializing the Congress of the United States to take all necessary action to ensure that Interstate 69 will enter Texas at Joaquin and follow along the least congested and most feasible route between the Louisiana-Texas and Texas-Mexico borders. Senate: Administration Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SCR 79 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Requesting the speaker of the house of representatives to appoint five members of the house of representatives and the lieutenant governor to appoint five members of the senate to form a delegation to travel to Washington, D.C., to meet with the members of the Texas delegation to Congress to express opposition to the proposed Clinton energy policy and urge them to reconsider support of this plan. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SR 146 73-0 (1993) Author: Luna, Gregory Urging the President of the United States and Congress to declassify all information relating to American military personnel and civilians who remain missing from the Korean War. Reported enrolled
HCR 12 72-0 (1991) Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al. Memorializing Congress to establish a maximum speed of 65 mph on all divided highways. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HCR 28 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Memorializing Congress to establish a maximum speed of 65 miles per hour on divided four-lane highways. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HCR 52 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Applying to Congress for a convention for the purpose of proposing alterations in the U. S. Constitution to affect twelve year terms for justices of the Supreme Court and for judges of federal courts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 57 72-0 (1991) Author: Puente, Robert Memorializing the Congress of the United States to streamline the federal financial aid process. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HCR 68 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Memorializing the President and Congress to extend the territorial limits of the United States and coastal states. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HCR 69 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Requesting the Congress of the United States to endorse the concept of international youth connections. House: State, Federal & International Relations Received from the House
HCR 70 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Memorializing the Congress of the United States to give favorable consideration to establishing a free trade agreement between Mexico and the United States. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
HCR 85 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron Memorializing the Congress of the United States to oppose further consideration or endorsement of a broad-based energy tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 100 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al Memorializing the Congress of the United States to enact legislation requiring the United States Postal Service to provide for a period of not less than 60 days from the date of passage of rate change to the date that the change becomes effective. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HCR 108 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Ashley Memorializing Congress to make the research & development tax credit permanent. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HCR 119 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al | et. al. Memorializing the President of the United States to direct the agencies of federal government to undertake the initiatives for implementing a free trade agreement. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HCR 121 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al | et. al. Memorializing the Congress of the United States to extend the administration's authority to negotiate all trade agreements on fast track. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HCR 160 72-0 (1991) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Supporting the passage of H.R. 1223 by the Congress of the United States, directing the Secretary of the Army to remove a railroad swing bridge crossing Clear Creek, Texas. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 177 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Urging the United States Congress to amend Section 3104(a), Title 38, of the United States Code to permit full concurrent receipt of military longevity retired pay and service-connected disability compensation benefits. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 190 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Memorializing the Congress of the United States to honor its commitment to restore previously deferred federal funding for the State Legalization Assistance Grant. House: State Affairs Received from the House
HCR 197 72-0 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Expressing the support for the creation of the Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade in the State of Texas and urging the passage of S.B. 423. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 234 72-0 (1991) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Requesting the United States Congress to resolve questions regarding United States military prisoners of war and personnel missing in action by appointing a select committee to assist the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee in obtaining information in government files. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HR 386 72-0 (1991) Author: Goodman, Toby Urging the Congress of the United States to reject any effort to impose government-mandated standards on the automotive industry. House: Energy Reported enrolled
SCR 8 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Johnson, Jerry
Encouraging the Congress of the United States to appropriate adequate resources to finance Employment Security programs. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SCR 157 72-0 (1991) Author: Whitmire, John Urging Congress to fully fund the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's space station Freedom. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SR 358 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris Urging the Congress of the United States to reject any effort to impose government-mandated standards on the automotive industry. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SR 847 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Memorializing Congress to honor its commitment to restore previously deferred federal funding for the State Legalization Impact Assistance Grant. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 5 72-1 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Memorializing the Congress of the United States to honor its commitment to restore previously deferred federal funding for the State Legalization Impact Assistance Grant. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 11 72-1 (1991) Author: Willis, Doyle Requesting the Congress of the United States to reject the recommendation of the Base Closure and Realignment Commission regarding base closures in Texas. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HR 215 72-1 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Memorializing U.S. Congress to pass the "Communications Competitiveness and Infrastructure Modernization Act of 1991". House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 11 72-2 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim | et. al. Urging the Congress of the United States to enact legislation pursuant to Article III, Section 1, of the United States Constitution that limits the jurisdiction of federal courts in matters involving state penal institutions to the enforcement of consent decrees not going beyond the minimum standards prescribed by the United States Constitution. Filed
HR 4 72-2 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Memorializing the Congress of the United States to pass the "Communications Competitiveness and Infrastructure Modernization Act of 1991". House: State Affairs Reported enrolled
HCR 1 72-3 (1992) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Requesting the Congress of the United States to immediately make public all files pertaining to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy used by the Warren Commission and the House Select Committee on Assassinations. House: Business & Commerce Signed by the Governor
HCR 21 72-4 (1992) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Requesting the United States Congress to enact legislation providing for an income tax deduction for interest paid on student loans afforded under state and federal programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SCR 10 72-4 (1992) Author: Rosson, Peggy
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Urging the President of the United States to declassify all information relating to American military personnel and civilians who remain missing in Southeast Asia, except for that information that would reveal the methods, resources, and identities of intelligence operatives. Signed by the Governor
HCR 13 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Memorializing Congress to increase Medicare compensation to rural hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 18 71-0 (1989) Author: Hunter, Todd Memorializing Congress to reject any recommendations to close the Naval Station Ingleside. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 19 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Al Memorializing Congress not to reduce funding of Amtrak service. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 22 71-0 (1989) Author: Larry, Jerald | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Honoring Seaman Dorris Miller and supporting legislation to award him the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroism in World War II. House: Rules and Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HCR 23 71-0 (1989) Author: Earley, Robert Memorializing Congress to propose a constitutional amendment prohibiting a federal tax on income from obligations issued by states. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HCR 26 71-0 (1989) Author: Warner, Larry Memorializing the United States Senate to ratify the International Bill of Rights and four other human rights conventions. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HCR 45 71-0 (1989) Author: Craddick, Tom Memorializing Congress to enact legislation opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas production. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 49 71-0 (1989) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Memorializing Congress to reject any tax on bank or thrift deposits. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HCR 72 71-0 (1989) Author: Shine, Hugh Memorializing Congress to enact the proposed reduction in capital gain taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 77 71-0 (1989) Author: Willy, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Memorializing Congress to exclude the coastal mainland of Brazoria County from the Coastal Barrier Resource System. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 85 71-0 (1989) Author: Perry, Rick Supporting the national energy strategy proposed by the South/West Energy Council. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 88 71-0 (1989) Author: Shine, Hugh Requesting Congress to consider reducing the amount of insurance available to certain savings and loan institutions. House: Financial Institutions Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
HCR 96 71-0 (1989) Author: Shea, Gwyn Requesting Congress to increase the income tax exemption for dependent children. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HCR 106 71-0 (1989) Author: Luna, Gregory | et. al. Memorializing Congress to lower the age of eligibility for participation in JTPA-funded programs for dropout prevention. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HCR 184 71-0 (1989) Author: Finnell, Charles Requesting the United States Congress to oppose any reduction in Medicare hospital payments. House: Public Health Withdrawn from calendar
HCR 186 71-0 (1989) Author: Granoff, Al
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Requesting Congress to reimburse the state for payment claims made under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HCR 187 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Memorializing Congress to continue the Southwest Plan to revitalize the savings and loan industry. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
HCR 196 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Henry Requesting Congress to increase funding and authority of Legal Services Corporation regarding services to victims of domestic violence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HCR 201 71-0 (1989) Author: Pennington, Randy
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Requesting Congress to grant funds for the launch of Space Station Freedom before 1996. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
HCR 204 71-0 (1989) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Affirming that the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is an operational force governing the powers of the states and the federal government. House: State Affairs Received from House
HCR 224 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Renato | et. al. Requesting Congress to provide for the establishment and operation of a Veterans' Administration Hospital in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HCR 265 71-0 (1989) Author: VanderVoort, Ken
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Memorializing Congress to reconsider the surtax provision of the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HR 66 71-0 (1989) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Calling on the Texas Congressional delegation to pursue legislation providing an income tax deduction for state sales tax. House: Ways & Means Reported enrolled
HR 553 71-0 (1989) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Memorializing Congress to take steps to increase funding for the Padre Island National Seashore. House: Environmental Affairs Reported enrolled
SCR 5 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Urging Congress to amend the United States Constitution to prohibit the United States from levying income taxes on income derived from obligations of the states and their political subdivisions. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SCR 15 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Urging the Texas congressional delegation to oppose imposition of a federal motor fuel tax increase to achieve deficit reduction. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
SCR 16 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Urging the Texas congressional delegation to support the removal of the transportation trust funds from the federal budget. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 26 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Memorializing Congress to lower the age of eligibility for participation in JTPA-funded programs for dropout prevention. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SCR 71 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Requesting the Congress of the United States to grant the National Aeronautics and Space Administration funds for Space Station Freedom. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 75 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. | et. al. Requesting the United States Congress to establish a single nationwide definition of wetlands. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SCR 80 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H. Memorializing Congress to continue the program begun in the Southwest Plan. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SCR 145 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Requesting Congress to continue the full funding of the National Sea Grant College Program. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SCR 148 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Willis, Doyle
Memorializing Congress to maintain a strong federal commitment to hypersonics research. Senate: Economic Development Signed by the Governor
SCR 149 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Memorializing Congress to release resources to Texas Employment Commission. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SR 784 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Requesting Congress to continue full funding of the National Sea Grant College Program. Read & adopted
HCR 7 71-1 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Renato | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Requesting Congress to provide for the establishment and operation of a Veteran's Administration Hospital in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 15 71-1 (1989) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Montford, John
Urging Congress not to increase the federal motor fuels tax. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 18 71-1 (1989) Author: Johnson, Sam | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Calling on Congress to submit to the states a constitutional amendment protecting the American flag from willful burning or destruction. Senate: State Affairs Signed by the Governor
HCR 21 71-1 (1989) Author: Harrison, Dudley Requesting Congress to adopt a single definition of "wetlands." House: Agriculture & Livestock 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HCR 32 71-1 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Requesting Congress to require that American flags be manufactured using fire-retardant materials. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 12 71-1 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector | et. al. Requesting Congress to provide for the establishment of a Veterans' Administration Hospital in the Rio Grande Valley. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
SR 146 71-1 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Requesting the Texas congressional delegation to support the creation of new Medicaid options and requirements. Read & adopted
HCR 3 71-2 (1989) Author: Hammond, Bill Petitioning Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment limiting the terms of members of Congress. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 7 71-3 (1990) Author: Hammond, Bill Petitioning Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment limiting the terms of members of Congress. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 13 71-3 (1990) Author: Shine, Hugh Memorializing Congress to enact reductions in the capital gains tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 17 71-3 (1990) Author: Shine, Hugh Memorializing Congress to reinstate the itemized deduction of sales taxes for federal income tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 51 71-3 (1990) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Memorializing Congress not to increase the wage base used to calculate the federal unemployment tax. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
SR 58 71-3 (1990) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Memorializing Congress to approve the colonias loan program. Read & adopted
HCR 6 71-4 (1990) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Memorializing Congress not to increase the wage base used to calculate the federal unemployment tax. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
SR 10 71-4 (1990) Author: Edwards, Chet Requesting the Texas Congressional delegation to seek the distribution of voter registration cards by federal census takers. Filed
HCR 2 71-5 (1990) Author: Black, Layton
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Requesting Congress to retain the production incentive program of the National Wool Act. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 22 71-6 (1990) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Requesting President Bush and the U.S. Congress to reject proposals to increase federal excise taxes on beer, wine, cigarettes and gasoline. Signed by the Governor
HCR 4 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson, David Requesting Congress to enact legislation that will deter hostile takeovers of corporations. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HCR 13 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David Requesting Congress to reauthorize the Federal-aid Highway Program. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HCR 25 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Requesting Congress to include respite care among programs of the Older Americans Act. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 53 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Memorializing Congress to support construction of the Superconducting Super Collider in Texas. Signed by the Governor
HCR 69 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Rescinding petition for a constitutional convention to propose a federal balanced budget amendment. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HCR 77 70-0 (1987) Author: Patterson, Pete Memorializing Congress to initiate an amendment to the United States Constitution to provide for the appointment of federal district court judges to terms of six years. House: Judicial Affairs
HCR 88 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard Applying to Congress for a convention for the purpose of proposing alterations in the U.S. Constitution to affect twelve-year terms for justices of the Supreme Court and for judges of federal courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HCR 93 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Requesting Congress to define clearly the U.S. Coast Guard jurisdiction over control of air emissions from marine vessels. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 96 70-0 (1987) Author: Clark, Jerry
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Expressing opposition to federal preemption of state regulation of wastes generated by oil and gas exploration and production. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 130 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex Requesting Congress to provide judicial review of decisions of the FDIC, FSLIC, and Federal Home Loan Bank Board. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HCR 183 70-0 (1987) Author: Whaley, Foster
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Expressing support for the proposed Farm Credit Relief, Reform and Local Control Act of 1987. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HR 121 70-0 (1987) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Memorializing Congress to ensure that Mexican commercial vehicles are subject to safety standards and highway user fees comparable to those under which American carriers must operate.
HR 687 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Urge President Reagan and Congress to immediately declare Saragosa a Major Disaster area and expedite all necessary grants and loans to the people of Saragosa.
SCR 3 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Requesting Congress to reauthorize the Federal-aid Highway Program. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SCR 40 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted Requesting Congress to propose legislation designed to halt the hostile takeovers of American corporations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SCR 106 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Granting John R. Phenix and Associates, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the University of Houston. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HCR 10 70-2 (1987) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Requesting Congress to enact legislation to establish and fund the Medical Manhattan Project on AIDS. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 53 70-2 (1987) Author: Ceverha, Bill
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Urging the United States government to use its powers to cause the withdrawal of Soviet and Cuban forces from Angola. Senate: Administration, Special Left as pending business in comm.
HCR 56 70-2 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Memorializing Congress to reinstate the deduction for state and local sales taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Tagged in committee
HCR 58 70-2 (1987) Author: Clark, Jerry
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Urging Congress to permit development of energy reserves in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. House: Energy
Senate: Finance
Tagged in committee
HCR 26 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Expressing support for the basing of a Navy battleship task force as a Texas port. Signed by the Governor
HCR 42 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Memorializing Congress to pursue a nonnuclear defensive system in space. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Filed w/o the Governor's signature
HCR 55 69-0 (1985) Author: Ceverha, Bill Requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment that provides the president with line item veto authority. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HCR 70 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Urging Congress to enact interstate cost estimate legislation. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HCR 89 69-0 (1985) Author: Earley, Robert Requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment reserving to the states exclusive jurisdiction over the issue of voluntary prayer in public schools. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HCR 96 69-0 (1985) Author: Carriker, Steve Declaring Texas to be in a state of economic emergency due to an agricultural depression and requesting Congress to use the 1985 federal farm bill to restructure the financial burden currently facing agricultural producers and businesses and to manage agricultural production in order to achieve commodity prices that return not less than the costs of the commodity's production. House: Agriculture & Livestock 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
HCR 106 69-0 (1985) Author: McWilliams, Jim
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Calling on the Congress of the United States to pass and send to the President an Act authorizing and imposing a temporary tariff on all imports of foreign crude oil and foreign petrochemical products. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed w/o the Governor's signature
HCR 123 69-0 (1985) Author: Staniswalis, Chip
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Requesting Congress to modify federal liability under the Price-Anderson Act regarding handling of high-level nuclear waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Postponed in committee
HCR 127 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy Directing Congress to provide sufficient funding through appropriation of those amounts of money necessary to keep Amtrak in fiscal year 1986 in at least as sound position operationally and financially as it has been in fiscal year 1985. House: Transportation Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal
HCR 129 69-0 (1985) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Requesting Congress to make available funds for compensation of victims of the wartime relocation and internment of civilians. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HCR 132 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Urging Congress to review enforcement of the 1981 amendments to the Lacey Act. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 146 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don Requesting Congress to enact legislation imposing a moratorium on the issuance of permits for the at sea incineration of certain hazardous wastes. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 151 69-0 (1985) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Requesting Congress to implement a "Marshall Plan" approach for emergency food and development assistance to Africa. House: State, Federal & International Relations No action taken in committee
HCR 163 69-0 (1985) Author: Bush, Bob Requesting Congress to continue funding Amtrak. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HCR 172 69-0 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Memorializing Congress to encourage the Internal Revenue Service to speed its future collection and crediting of the tax charges to Texas employers through the loss of .3% of the FUTA credit to which these employers were subjected last November 10. House: Labor & Employment Relations
Senate: Finance
Signed by the Governor
HCR 173 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Requesting Congress to extend renewable energy and conservation tax incentives. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 174 69-0 (1985) Author: Millsap, Mike Requesting Congress to exempt state and local governmental employees from the Fair Labor Standards Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HR 113 69-0 (1985) Author: Willy, John Requesting Congress to submit to the states a balanced budget amendment.
SCR 6 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Requesting acceleration of federal research efforts regarding control and eradication of fire ants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 43 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H. Memorializing Congress to pursue a nonnuclear defensive system in space. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SCR 47 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Cain, David
Memorialize the United States Congress to take prompt action to enact Interstate Cost Estimate legislation. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Signed by the Governor
SCR 72 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Requesting that Congress amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 87 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Requesting the Congress of the U.S. to clarify the authority of the U.S. Department of Energy through a new title under the Price-Anderson Act which will provide for the strict liability on the part of the federal government. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SCR 88 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh Declaring that withholding of federal appropriations by the Office of Management and Budget is injurious to citizens of Texas. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SCR 105 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector Requesting Congress to enact legislation imposing a moratorium on the issuance of permits for the at sea incineration of certain hazardous wastes. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SCR 112 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Memorializing Congress to provide sufficient funding to keep Amtrak in at least as sound a position operationally and financially in FY86 as it has been in FY85. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SCR 161 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Requesting Congress to make available funds for compensation of victims of the wartime relocation and internment of civilians. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 11 69-2 (1986) Author: Staniswalis, Chip
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Requesting Congress to amend the Price-Anderson Act regarding high-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Motion withdrawn
HCR 17 69-2 (1986) Author: Givens, Ron Memorializing Congress to enact HR864, relating to veteran benefits for former prisoners of war. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 3 69-2 (1986) Author: Pennington, Randy Memorializing Congress to ensure that all tasks related to manned space flights remain assigned to the Johnson Space Center.
HR 48 69-2 (1986) Author: Hury, James Requesting Congress to enact H.R. 5021 by Rep. Jack Brooks, relating to collecting sales tax on out-of-state mail order companies.
SCR 5 69-2 (1986) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: McKinney, Mike
Requesting Congress to pass an act imposing an import fee on crude oil imported into the United States. Senate: State Affairs Signed by the Governor
SCR 12 69-2 (1986) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Hury, James
Requesting Congress to enact H.R. 5021 by Congressman Jack Brooks, relating to collecting sales tax on out-of-state mail orders. Senate: Finance Signed by the Governor
SCR 15 69-2 (1986) Author: Krier, Cynthia Urging the Texas Congressional delegation to use all means at their disposal to retain the income tax deduction for sales taxes. Senate: Finance Reported favorably w/o amendments
SCR 19 69-2 (1986) Author: Jones, Grant Creating the Task Force on State Tax Policies; requiring that the Task Force make a report to the 70th Legislature. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SR 87 69-2 (1986) Author: Green, Gene Memorializing Congress that the interests and concerns of Safeway employees be carefully addressed in pending acquisition of the corporation by Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts, & Company.
HCR 28 69-3 (1986) Author: Shaw, Larry Requesting Congress to approve legislation to allow states to set a 65 mph speed limit on rural interstate highways. House: Transportation Coauthor authorized
SCR 10 69-3 (1986) Author: Krier, Cynthia Urging the members of the Texas delegation of Congress to oppose certain provisions in the tax reform package. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 2 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Memorializing Congress of the United States and the government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics to implement an immediate bilateral agreement on nuclear armaments. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 3 68-0 (1983) Author: Turner, Jim Requesting Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment relating to prayer in public schools. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HCR 22 68-0 (1983) Author: Patrick, Kae
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Memorializing the President and Congress of the United States to redouble their efforts to secure the release of the Americans still listed as prisoners of war or missing in action in Southeast Asia. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HCR 67 68-0 (1983) Author: Carriker, Steve Petitioning the United States Congress to eliminate the authority of the Internal Revenue Service to withhold from the earnings of savers and investors on their savings and investments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HCR 97 68-0 (1983) Author: Russell, Sam
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Memorializing Congress to enact legislation to prevent the unwarranted diversion of European steel exports to the United States to pipe and tube products. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
HCR 106 68-0 (1983) Author: Mankins, Jimmy Memorializing Congress to halt the practice of federal judges and monitors charging unjustified and excessive fees to oversee operation of prison systems. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 115 68-0 (1983) Author: Shaw, Larry Memorializing Congress to enact S. 636, the proposed Veterans Administration Adjudication Procedure and Judicial Review Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 123 68-0 (1983) Author: Luna III, Albert Memorializing Congress to repeal IRS regulation requiring restaurants to withhold income on estimated tips. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HCR 130 68-0 (1983) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Requesting Congress to prevent certain EPA actions. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 133 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Memorializing Congress to enact HCR8 providing for burial of the Unknown Soldier of the Vietnam Conflict. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 141 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, Tip
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Memorializing Congress to enact House Bill 1190 relating to a deferral of Farmers Home Administration loan payments. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 163 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Anita Memorializing Congress to enact a national public safety telecommunications policy. House: State Affairs No action taken
HCR 170 68-0 (1983) Author: Ceverha, Bill
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Memorializing Congress to enact a national public safety telecommunications policy. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HCR 180 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Larry Memorializing Congress to establish by statute the authority of the Consumer Product Safety Commission's jurisdiction over tobacco products as an ignition source. House: Insurance Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HCR 181 68-0 (1983) Author: Hernandez, Joe Requesting the Texas Delegation to Congress to support the proposed Railroad Retirement Solvency Act of 1983. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
HCR 198 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, Lanny
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Memorializing Congress to adopt legislation creating a national commission to study neurofibromatosis. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration, Special
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HCR 218 68-0 (1983) Author: Danburg, Debra Memorializing Congress to propose an Equal Rights Amendment. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HR 110 68-0 (1983) Author: Turner, Jim Memorializing Congress to countermand the proposed closing by the United States Army Corps of Engineers of 59 lakeside parks in Texas. House: Environmental Affairs
HR 324 68-0 (1983) Author: Finnell, Charles Opposing the enactment of any federal law which would regulate in any way the administration of state and local retirement systems and plans or affect the fiduciary duties of trustees of those systems and plans. House: Retirement and Aging
HR 326 68-0 (1983) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to opposing the enactment of any federal law which would regulate in any way the administration of state and local retirement systems and plans or affect the fiduciary duties of trustees of those systems and plans. House: Retirement and Aging
HR 330 68-0 (1983) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Calling upon Congress to initiate development of a beam-weapon missile defense system. House: State Affairs
HR 451 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Authorizing the Texas Legislature to take appropriate action to oppose enactment of Senate Bill 66, 98th Congress and any future legislation which would preempt regulatory authority of local governments over cable television. House: Urban Affairs
SCR 75 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Requesting Congress to submit again an equal rights amendment to the states. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SCR 78 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy Memorializing Congress to control influx of illegal aliens. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 141 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos Memorializing Congress to continue to adequately fund the Corpus Christi Army Depot in view of its vital contribution to the defense of the United States. Senate: Administration, Special Referred to Committee on Administration
SR 476 68-0 (1983) Author: Harris, O.H. Memorializing Congress to repeal Section 310(b) of the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982. Senate: Economic Development
SR 615 68-0 (1983) Author: Sims, Bill Memorializing Congress not to repeal or amend the Economic Recovery Act of 1981. Senate: Natural Resources
HCR 12 68-2 (1984) Author: Hudson, David
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Requesting Congress not to enact HR 5143 and HR 5144, relating to regulation of state and local public pension systems. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 38 68-2 (1984) Author: Salinas, Froy Requesting Congress not to adopt the Simpson-Mazzoli bill. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 68 68-2 (1984) Author: Ceverha, Bill Requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment that would grant the president power to veto individual line items in spending bills. House: State Affairs Record vote
HCR 2 67-0 (1981) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Applying to Congress to call a constitutional convention relating to assignment of students to particular public schools. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 24 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Memorializing Congress to provide financial assistance to school districts adversely affected by enrollment of children of undocumented workers. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 27 67-0 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Requesting Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose a constitutional amendment guaranteeing a right to life for the unborn. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 28 67-0 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Memorializing Congress to impeach U.S. District Judge William Wayne Justice. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HCR 32 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Requesting Congress to implement the 1977 farm program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HCR 33 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie Requesting Congress to call a constitutional convention to limit length of congressional sessions. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 43 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Memorializing Congress to seek implementation of the 1977 farm program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
HCR 56 67-0 (1981) Author: Pennington, Randy
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Requesting Congress to expedite the Clear Creek Flood Control Project. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HCR 65 67-0 (1981) Author: Bush, Bob Requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment providing for voter review of federal judges. House: State Affairs No action taken
HCR 106 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Memorializing Congress not to reduce Amtrak funding. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HCR 126 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Memorializing Congress regarding policies affecting veterans exposed to hazardous chemicals. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HCR 129 67-0 (1981) Author: Hanna, Joe
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Memorializing Congress to repeal Section 301 of the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HCR 156 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Requesting Congress to repeal certain restrictions on natural gas use in the Powerplant & Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 174 67-0 (1981) Author: Presnal, Bill Memorializing Congress to adopt President Reagan's proposed budget for 1982. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 207 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Memorializing Congress to provide tax deduction for adoption fees and costs. House: Rules
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 4 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to initiate a constitutional amendment providing for election of federal district court judges. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SCR 22 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment relating to right-to-work. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SCR 32 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Requesting Congress to propose legislation providing for "sunset" review of federal agencies. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 38 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Memorializing Congress to repeal national speed limit of 55 mph. Senate: State Affairs Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
SCR 53 67-0 (1981) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Buchanan, J. W.
Memorializing Congress not to adopt the split-basing mode for the depolyment of the M-X missile system. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SCR 62 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Memorializing the President of the United States of America and the Congress to increase the exemption from taxation of interest on savings accounts. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Financial Institutions
SCR 71 67-0 (1981) Author: Short, E.L. Memorializing Congress to adpot H.R. 1645 terminating the Department of Energy. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SCR 73 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to initiate a constitutional amendment providing for intitiative and referendum. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SCR 74 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to adopt the Kemp-Roth tax cut proposal. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 75 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to repeal part of voting rights act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 89 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring, That the 67th Texas Legislature hereby respectfully memorialize the Congress of the United States to repeal Section 301 of the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978; and, be it further. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SCR 95 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Memorializing the Congress of the United State to repeal the restrictions on natural gas. Senate: Natural Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HCR 30 67-1 (1981) Author: Smith, Carlyle Memorializing Congress to propose to the states an amendment to the United States Constitution providing for initiative and referendum at the federal level. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 36 67-1 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Requesting President Reagan and the Congress to study alternative methods by which the Federal Reserve Board can control inflation. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
HCR 37 67-1 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Memorializing Congress to oppose any reduction in social security benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
HR 20 67-1 (1981) Author: Patterson, Pete Requesting Congress to enact H 4145 and H 4186 amending the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
SCR 11 67-1 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to propose a constitutional amendment providing for initiative and referendum at the federal level. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HCR 10 67-2 (1982) Author: Smith, Carlyle Requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment providing for initiative and referendum. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 12 67-2 (1982) Author: Clark, Bill Expressing opposition to certain proposed federal legislation that would provide for federal control of state pension systems. House: Employment Practices Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 26 67-2 (1982) Author: Craddick, Tom Memorializing Congress to exempt dams under the NPDES permit program of the Clean Water Act. House passage reported
HR 14 67-2 (1982) Author: Laney, James Urging the President and Congress to preserve expectations and rights of persons earning railroad retirement benefits in preparing the 1983 fiscal budget.
HR 17 67-2 (1982) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Expressing opposition to certain proposed federal legislation that would provide for federal control of state pension systems.
SCR 2 67-2 (1982) Author: Mengden, Walter Requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment providing for initiative and referendum. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SCR 7 67-2 (1982) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Expressing opposition to certain proposed federal legislation that would provide for federal control of state pension systems. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
SR 83 67-2 (1982) Author: Uribe, Hector Urging the President and Congress to proceed with utmost caution to preserve the reasonable expectations and rights of those who have earned or presently are earning railroad retirement benefits. Senate: Administration, Special
HCR 4 67-3 (1982) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Commending all components of the Texas State Aging Network and memorializing Congress regarding funding of programs for elderly citizens. House: State Affairs Effective immediately
HCR 3 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Memorializing Congress about slow IRS processing of estate returns. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 21 66-0 (1979) Author: Smothers, Clay Memorializing Congress and the President to take swift action against foreign students who destroy property and violate laws. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HCR 22 66-0 (1979) Author: Smothers, Clay Rescinding ratification of the proposed amendment to the U.S Constitution relating to equal rights for men and women. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HCR 28 66-0 (1979) Author: Whitehead, Emmett
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Memorializing Congress to initiate an amendment to the U.S. Constitution providing for election of federal district judges. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HCR 31 66-0 (1979) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Memorializing Congress to instruct the secretary of agriculture to implement the 1977 farm program to the fullest extent. Signed by the Governor
HCR 38 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Memorializing Congress to repeal 23 U.S.C. 154 relating to the 55 m.p.h. speed limit. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HCR 39 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Memorializing the United States government to urge the German Federal Republic toa bolish or extend the statute of limitations relating to Nazi war crimes. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HCR 61 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Memorializing Congress to eliminate disparity in Medicare and Medicaid payment to rural urban areas. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 71 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Memorializing Congress to halt elimination of passenger train service. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 72 66-0 (1979) Author: Chavez, Melchor Petitioning Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment prohibiting federal deficit spending. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HCR 78 66-0 (1979) Author: Chavez, Melchor Memorializing Congress to change general election date to first Saturday in November. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HCR 79 66-0 (1979) Author: Harrison, Jr., W.O. "Bill"
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Memorializing Congress to maintain the operation of the naval air station in Corpus Christi. House: Rules
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 128 66-0 (1979) Author: Bryant, John W. Memorializing Congress to adopt Senator Bentsen's legislation ending revenue sharing for state governments. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Finance
HCR 152 66-0 (1979) Author: Whitehead, Emmett Memorializing Congress to disqualify any person who transfers assets for the purpose of qualifying for medical assistance. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HCR 193 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z.
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Urging the U.S. Congress to repeal Section 1023 of the Internal Revenue Code. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Signed by the Governor
HR 40 66-0 (1979) Author: Browder, Jim Memorializing Congress not to amend the McCarran-Ferguson Act. House: Insurance
SCR 13 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to initiate amendment to U.S. Constitution to provide for election of federal district judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SCR 20 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Memorializing Congress to aid the severely handicapped by legislative action. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 27 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Head, Fred
Memorializing Congress regarding repeal of 23 U.S.C. Section 154, requiring the 55mph speed limit. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Sent to Local and Consent Calendar Committee
SCR 28 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Hanna, Joe
Memorializing the President and Congress to launch an all-out energy production and conservation effort. Signed by the Governor
SCR 29 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Simpson, Bob
Memorializing Congress not to amend the McCarran-Ferguson Act. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
SCR 67 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Memorializing Congress to retain law requiring fiber content labels on textiles and apparel products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SCR 88 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to initiate an amendment providing for initiative and referendum on the federal level. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HCR 10 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Proposing to the Congress of the United States an amendment to the Constitution of the United States concerning not allowing federal appropriations to exceed federal revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HCR 12 65-0 (1977) Author: Whitehead, Emmett Memorializing Congress to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to provide for the election of federal district court judges by the people of the district. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HCR 13 65-0 (1977) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Memorializing Congress to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to provide for selection of federal judges by popular election. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HCR 17 65-0 (1977) Author: Nowlin, James Memorializing Congress to deregulate prices of interstate natural gas. House: Energy Resources Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
HCR 21 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Memorializing Congress to prohibit federal preemption of state workmen's compensation programs. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HCR 22 65-0 (1977) Author: Nowlin, James Memorializing Congress not to repeal "right-to-work" -- sec. 14b Taft-Hartley. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 28 65-0 (1977) Author: Bigham, John R. Memorializing Congress to raise speed limit to 60 mph. on certain highways. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HCR 31 65-0 (1977) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Memorializing Congress to propose constitutional amendment to require U.S. to have a balanced budget or alternately requesting that Congress call a constitutional convention for the specific and exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the federal constitution requiring a balanced budget. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 34 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z.
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Memorializing Congress to prohibit federal preemption of workmen's compensation programs. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Reported from committee favorably
HCR 40 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Forrest Memorializing Congress to initiate an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to prohibit federal deficit spending. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HCR 57 65-0 (1977) Author: Smothers, Clay Memorializing Congress to oppose repeal of Section 14(b) of Taft-Hartley Act of 1947. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HCR 59 65-0 (1977) Author: Briscoe, Leonard Memorializing Congress to provide for creation of an energy stamp program. House: Energy Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HCR 61 65-0 (1977) Author: Lewis, Gibson Memorializing Congress to not repeal Section 14(b) of the Taft-Hartley Act, preserving the authority of states concerning right-to-work laws. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 101 65-0 (1977) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Memorializing Congress to amend Federal Meat Inspection Act and Poultry Products Inspection Act relating to state inspection to meet federal standards. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 102 65-0 (1977) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Memorializing Congress to mandate oil and gas exploration throughout fifty states and territorial waters. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 103 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Memorializing Congress to end all enforcement programs of the Civil Rights Act which call for preferential treatment to be accorded any group of individuals at the expense of another group. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 135 65-0 (1977) Author: Robbins, Joe Memorializing Congress relative to legislation should the Equal Rights Amendment be adopted. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
HCR 136 65-0 (1977) Author: Whitmire, John Memorializing Congress to recall, reconsider, and block any attempt or effort on part of federal government to ban sale or use of saccharine. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HCR 138 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, John Memorializing Congress regarding modification of Section 103 of the Internal Revenue Code to provide for issuance of tax-exempt public bonds for conversion of electrical generating capacity from natural gas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HCR 140 65-0 (1977) Author: Finnell, Charles Memorializing Congress to oppose extension of federal price controls over intrastate natural gas supplies. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HCR 141 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, John Memorializing Congress to adopt reclamation tax on coal only on a local option basis. House: Energy Resources Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
HCR 143 65-0 (1977) Author: Lalor, Lance Memorializing Congress to prohibit participation in foreign boycotts. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HCR 154 65-0 (1977) Author: Henderson, Don Memorializing Congress to establish post office at Klein, Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 167 65-0 (1977) Author: Allen, Joe Memorializing Congress to adopt a national energy policy that will use the free market system. House: Energy Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HCR 178 65-0 (1977) Author: Hartung, Frank Memorializing Congress in regard to a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HR 18 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to memorializing Congress to allow workmen's compensation programs to remain under state direction. House: Judiciary
HR 28 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike Urging Congress and the executive branch of federal government to evaluate all aspects of public financing of transportation facilities. House: Natural Resources
HR 39 65-0 (1977) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to memorializing Congress to prohibit retired military personnel from drawing pensions while in federal employment with salary. House: State Affairs
HR 68 65-0 (1977) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to memorializing Congress to implement an IRS Employee Review Procedure based on evaluations from audited taxpayers. House: Ways & Means
SCR 4 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Smothers, Clay
To memorialize the Congress of the United State to oppose repeal of Section 14(b) of the Taft-Hartley Act of 1947. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by Governor
SCR 11 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter To memorialize the Congress of the United States to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to prohibit deficit spending by the federal government, except in times of genuine emergency, when authorized by a 4/5th vote of each house of Congress. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SCR 41 65-0 (1977) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Memorializing Congress to remove state employees' and teachers' contributions to retirement system from taxable income base. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 51 65-0 (1977) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Kaster, James J.
Memorializing the United States Government, the Executive Departments concerned and the Civil Aeronautics Board, to permit international flights between Dallas/Fort Worth Regional Airport and Europe. Signed by Governor
SCR 72 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to provide for election of federal district judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SCR 91 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Memorializing Congress to request the United States Postal Service to establish a Post Office at Klein, Texas. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by Governor
SCR 103 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to adopt national energy policy emphasizing development and production of energy sources. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
SCR 116 65-0 (1977) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Sponsor: Ragsdale, Paul
In memory of Governor Coke R. Stevenson. Signed by Governor
SR 68 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter | et. al. Requesting the Senate of the United States to reject the nomination of F. Ray Marshall to be Secretary of Labor. Senate: Administration
SR 82 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Urging the Congress and Executive Branch of the United States to evaluate public financing of transportation facilities. Senate: Natural Resources
SR 724 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Memorializing U.S. Congress to resolve that cancer is a leading national problem and to provide leadership to find a coordinated solution.
SR 758 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to adopt a national energy program. Senate: Natural Resources
HCR 13 65-2 (1978) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Memorializing Congress to initiate a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget. Signed by the Governor
SR 104 65-2 (1978) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing the Congress of the United States not to enact the equalization tax on lower tier or "old" oil. Senate: Natural Resources
HCR 9 64-0 (1975) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to memorializing Congress to call a constitutional convention to adopt an amendment providing for a debt ceiling under certain circumstances. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 10 64-0 (1975) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to requesting Congress to call a constitutional convention to adopt an amendment for the election of the comptroller. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 11 64-0 (1975) Author: Whitehead, Emmett Memorializing congress to initiate an amendment regarding the election of federal district judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HCR 13 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Forrest Relating to requesting congress to propose a constitutional amendment to require a balanced budget. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 24 64-0 (1975) Author: Bigham, John R.
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Memorializing Congress to enact price subsidies and import restrictions to relieve Texas farmers and ranchers. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by Governor
HCR 34 64-0 (1975) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Memorializing congress to instruct the Federal Insurance Administration to remap the flood plan of certain counties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
HCR 35 64-0 (1975) Author: Newton, Jon P.
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Memorializing the Texas Delegation to Congress regarding energy policy. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by Governor
HCR 52 64-0 (1975) Author: Clark, Jim
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to memorializing Congress to enact legislation to require all states to develop oil and gas resources. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Read second time
HCR 56 64-0 (1975) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to memorializing Congress regarding necessity of reducing influx of illegal aliens by providing that stringent penalties be imposed on their employers. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 71 64-0 (1975) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to memorializing the Texas delegation to Congress regarding energy policy. House: Energy Resources Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
HCR 100 64-0 (1975) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating memorializing Congress to assure funding for imported fire ant eradication program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported from committee favorably
HCR 105 64-0 (1975) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to memorializing Congress to prevent a ban on the manufacture of firearms and ammunition. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HR 22 64-0 (1975) Author: Hoestenbach, John Memorializing the Congress of the United States to balance the federal budget as a means of flighting inflation. House: State Affairs
HR 28 64-0 (1975) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to memorializing Congress to halt the unethical practice by strikers obtaining certain public funds. House: State Affairs
HR 102 64-0 (1975) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Memorializing Congress to postpone consideration of the Department of Army's request for funds to purchase land in Coryell County, Texas.
HR 133 64-0 (1975) Author: Head, Fred Memorializing Congress to ban importation of foreign beef and beef products for at least a six-month period. House: Agriculture & Livestock
HR 168 64-0 (1975) Author: Nabers, Lynn Memorializing Congress not to enact HR77, HR1488, or any other legislation which would result in public employee unions striking, imposing union shops, or instituting compulsory dues check off. House: State Affairs
SCR 16 64-0 (1975) Author: McKinnon, Mike
Sponsor: Newton, Jon P.
Petitioning the Congress and the President of the United States to take all measures necessary to insure that the United States Department of Defense not change the status of MIA's from that of "missing in action" to "killed in action" until all information as to the circumstances and particulars supporting such action has been made available to the next of kin and they are afforded the opportunity to rebut such information; requesting that Senator John Tower, Senator Lloyd H. Bentsen, and the full congressional delegation from Texas use the power of their offices to insure that the department of defense and the service branches adhere to proper procedures when reviewing the status of MIA's; providing that copies of this resolution be prepared and sent to the President of the United States, to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States of Congress, to all members of the Texas delegation to the United States Congress, and to the secretary of defense. House: State Affairs Signed by Governor
SCR 20 64-0 (1975) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Chavez, Melchor
Respectfully memorializing the Congress of the United States to declare a moratorium on the enforcement of wasteful environmental standards until the current energy crisis has subsided; providing for copies of this resolution to be prepared and forwarded to the President of the United States, to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, and to all members of the Texas delegation to the congress with the request that this resolution be entered officially in the Congressional Record as a memorial to the Congress of the United States. House: State Affairs Defeat by House reported
SCR 23 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max Memorializing the Texas Delegation to the 94th Congress of the United States of America; requesting all state officials to cooperate fully with the Congressional delegation and to supply the members of the delegation with all relevant material regarding the impact of the citizens of Texas of existing and proposed energy policies. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably
SCR 29 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Realizing the desperate need for finding new oil reserves, the need to halt, rather than hasten, the unemployment rate, and the need to protect not only the working man in Texas but also the citizens of the rest of the Country who are dependent upon Texas oil; and that the Congress of the United States discontinue all efforts to end the oil depletion allowance; providing for a copy of this resolution to be forwarded to the President and Vice-President of the United States, and to each Senator and Representative in Congress from Texas with the request that this Resolution be officially entered into the Congressional Record as a Memorial to the Congress. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SCR 31 64-0 (1975) Author: Andujar, Betty
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Urging the Congress of the United States to approve S. 1306 to support the operating and capital needs of the Rock Island Railroad; providing for a copy of this resolution to be transmitted to the Secretary of Transportation, the President of the United States, the members of the Texas Congressional Delegation, Senator Warren G. Magnuson, Chairman, Senate Committee on Commerce, and Congressman Harley O. Staggers, Chairman, House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Signed by Governor
SCR 38 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John Memorializing the Congress of the United States to prevent any ban on the manufacture of firearms ammunition by the Federal Consumer Products Safety Commission; providing that official copies of this resolution be prepared and forwarded to the President of the United States, to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, and to all members of the Texas delegation to the congress with the request that this resolution be entered officially in the Congressional Record as a memorial to the Congress of the United States. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 50 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Laney, James
Memorializing the Congress of the United States to instruct the Federal Power Commission to restore natural gas for irrigation purposes to a No. 2 commercial priority before there is extensive and lasting damage to the economy of the Panhandle and South Plains of Texas and serious disruption of the national economy; providing that official copies of this resolution be prepared and forwarded to the President of the United States, to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, and to all members of the Texas delegation of the Congress with the request that this resolution be officially entered in the Congressional Record as a memeorial to the Congress of the Unite States of America; providing that official copies of this resolution also be prepared and forwarded to the Federal Power Commission as an expression of the views of the 64th Legislature of the State of Texas. House: Energy Resources Signed by Governor
SCR 82 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Sullivant, Bill
Memorializing the Congress of the United States, requesting that the congress amend and revise the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 as may be required to insure that the Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Corps of Engineers comply with the intent of congress that they are to recognize and rely upon the states in the exercise of primary responsibility for development, use, restoration, preservation, and enhancement of land and water resources; authorizing and requesting that Dolph Briscoe, Governor of the State of Texas, take all actions proper and necessary to assure the administrative and judicial protection of the equitable and reasonable authority of the State of Texas in exercising its primary responsibility for its land and water resources; declaring unalterable opposition to the expansion of federal authority over land and water resource management as would follow from implementation of the proposed rules as published. House: Environmental Affairs Signed by Governor
SCR 88 64-0 (1975) Author: Longoria, Raul Memorializing the Congress of the United States to provide financial aid to school districts along the border with Mexico where a large proportion of non-citizen students are enrolled in the school systems as compensation for the increased costs of educating these alien children; providing that copies of this resolution be prepared and forwarded to the President of the United States, to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, and to all members of the Texas delegation to the congress with the request that this resolution be entered officially in the Congressional Record as a memorial to the Congress of the United States. House: Public Education
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Public Education
SCR 100 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Geiger, Richard S.
Expressing to members of the Texas members of the United States Congress and to teh congress as a whole that the State of Texas believes that the explicit mandate of the United States Congress has been ignored in the selection of a Navy combat fighter which is not a derivative of the Air Force air combat fighter and that this unfair action on the part of the Department of Defense may be detrimental to the best defensive posture of the United States, to the economic well-being of the citizens of the United States and to the citizens of the State of Texas, and that appropriate action be taken by the Congress of the United States to assure fairness and compliance with its stated direction. Signed by Governor
SR 282 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant Memorializing Congress to postpone consideration of Department of Army's acquisition of land in Coryell County.
SR 402 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter | et. al. Memorializing Congress to act favorably and expeditiously on the Bentsen-Eckhart bill to provide immediate relief for the subsidence-stricken Brownwood Addition of Baytown, Texas.
HCR 12 63-0 (1973) Author: Kubiak, Dan Requesting that the Congress of the United States take immediate action to insure that the highway program and its funding are continued and that the Highway Trust Fund be preserved intact for the intended purpose of highway construction. House: Transportation Committee hearing notice posted
HCR 13 63-0 (1973) Author: Kubiak, Dan Resolving that the Legislature of the State of Texas hereby memorialize the Congress of the United States to reinstate the Rural Environmental Assistance Program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Subcommittee hearing notice posted
HCR 44 63-0 (1973) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Memorializing Congress to redo Social Security benefits at age 65. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Filed without Governor's signature
HCR 53 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Memorializing the Congress of the United States of America to pass legislation creating a Big Thicket National Park. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Rereferred to committee
HCR 57 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Luther Memorializing the Congress of the United States to assure that adequate funding continue for programs relating to human resource at the community level. House: Human Resources
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Finance
HCR 74 63-0 (1973) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick"
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Memorializing the Congress of the United States to enact the Retirement Income Security for Employees Act of 1973. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 76 63-0 (1973) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Memorializing Congress and the Veterans Administration to locate a V.A. Hospital or Recuperation Center in Weslaco. House: Education
Senate: Education
Filed without Governor's signature
HCR 80 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Gene Memorializing the Congress of the United States to take immediate action to reverse the recently issued regulations of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare which prohibit the use of privately-donated funds as the state share to be matched with federal funds to provide for social service programs. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HCR 83 63-0 (1973) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Requesting congress to call a constitutional convention to propose a balanced-budget amendment. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 84 63-0 (1973) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose a new article to as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 94 63-0 (1973) Author: None, Bill not filed There was no House Concurrent Resolution 94 introduced in the regular session.
HCR 95 63-0 (1973) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Memorializing Congress to preserve the capital gains treatment of timber. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed without Governor's signature
HCR 108 63-0 (1973) Author: Kubiak, Dan Memorializing the Congress of the United States to take favorable action on HR 3523, as proposed by Congressman Jim Wright. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 135 63-0 (1973) Author: Murray, Menton J.
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Memorializing Congress to federalize Title XIX (Medicaid) program to provide financial relief to states. House: Human Resources Filed without Governor's signature
HCR 146 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Memorializing the Congress of the United States to take immediate action to insure that the proposed cuts in veteran's benefits will not be effectuated. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 155 63-0 (1973) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Memorializing Congress to pass H.R. 6554 by Representative Jame Burke. House: Human Resources
Senate: Administration
Filed without Governor's signature
HCR 161 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Memorializing the Congress of the United States to take favorable action on S1587, which would prevent the proposed closing of certain Public Health Service hospitals and facilities. House: Human Resources
Senate: Administration
Filed without Governor's signature
HCR 181 63-0 (1973) Author: Bigham, John R.
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Memorializing Congress to direct the USDA to have more realistic regulations regarding classing of cotton, particularly in reducing penalties on "barkie" cotton. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Administration
Filed without Governor's signature
HCR 185 63-0 (1973) Author: Bigham, John R.
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Memorializing the Congress of the United States to authorize the use of cyanide guns as an effective and humane method of dealing with problems of predator control. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Administration
Filed without Governor's signature
HCR 193 63-0 (1973) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Memorializing the Congress to request or urge the U.S. Postal Service to issue a commemorative stamp honoring Don Ignacio Zaragoza. House: Rules Signed by the Governor
HR 24 63-0 (1973) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Requesting the national administration to end its freeze on rural programs. House: Agriculture & Livestock
HR 40 63-0 (1973) Author: Martin, Elmer Memorializing Congress concerning proposed consolidation of Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service offices. House: Agriculture & Livestock
HR 94 63-0 (1973) Author: Nowlin, James Memorializing Congress concerning strikers receiving benefits of certain funds. House: Labor
HR 119 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Memorializing Congress to take immediate action in the area of tax reform. House: State Affairs
SCR 16 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Repeal of Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 24 of the 59th Legislature of the State of Texas. House: Reapportionment
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed without Governor's signature
SCR 33 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Memorializing the Congress of the United State to assure that expanded funds for revenue sharing shall include funding for the Community Action Agencies formerly funded by the Office of Economic Opportunity. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SCR 47 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Be it resolved that the Senate of the 63rd Legislature, the House of Representatives concurring, that the Legislature of Texas hereby memorialize the Congress of the U.S. to take action to remove appellate jurisdiction from lower Federal courts and Supreme Court in the field of abortion; to propose an amendment to the Constitution of the U.S. to protect the life of every human being from moment of conception; and that a copy of this Resolution be sent to President and Vice-President of the U.S. and to each Senator and Representative in Congress from Texas with the request that this Resolution be officially entered in the Congressional Record as a memorial to the Congress. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee hearing date
SCR 50 63-0 (1973) Author: Adams, Don
Sponsor: Adams, Herman
Memorializing Congress regarding a daily fee charge for use of boat ramps on federal reservoirs. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed without Governor's signature
SCR 52 63-0 (1973) Author: Harrington, D. Roy
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
The Congress of the United States be memorialized to withhold all funds for restoration in Southeast Asia, et al. House: State Affairs Sent to Governor
SCR 55 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Senate Concurrent Resolution that the Legislature of the State of Texas hereby makes application to the Congress of the United State to call a convention for proposing the following amendment to the Constitution of the United States; There shall be elected a Comptroller, who shall be elected for same term and in same manner and who shall have the same qualifications as the President. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 66 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Kubiak, Dan
Whereas, The proposed General Services Administration rule change which would deny excess property to Federal grantees has been delayed pending study of the issue. To effect this study the Federal Register of November 14. House: Education
Senate: State Affairs
Filed without Governor's signature
SCR 70 63-0 (1973) Author: Wolff, Nelson
Sponsor: Murray, Menton J.
Memorializing the Congress of the United state to federalize the Title XIX (Medicaid) program. House: Human Resources
Senate: Finance
Laid on the table subject to call
SR 5 63-0 (1973) Author: Creighton, Tom Urging The Congress of the United States to act expeditiously in the enactment of federal-aid highway legislation as a matter of vital and urgent concern to the people of Texas.
SR 423 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Opposing the closing of the U. S. Public Health Service Hospital in Galveston.
SR 536 63-0 (1973) Author: Creighton, Tom Memorializing Congress to reject the passage of H.B. 6168 [H.R. 6168].
SR 4 63-1 (1973) Author: McKnight, Peyton Memorializing Congress of the United states that constructive action by the federal government is needed to deal with both short and long-randge energy problems.
SR 10 63-1 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron Memorializing Congress of the United States to enact legislation to relieve the energy crisis.
HCR 4 62-0 (1971) Author: Cavness, Don
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Providing for Joint Committees of the House and Senate to arrange for canvass of votes cast for Governor-elect and Lieutenant Governor-elect at the General Election and to make inaugural arrangements.
HCR 12 62-0 (1971) Author: Lombardino, Frank
Sponsor: Bernal, Joe J.
Memorializing Congress to completely reorganize the federal welfare program.
HCR 25 62-0 (1971) Author: Clark, Jim | et. al. Memorializing Congress to continue the operation of the United States Public Health Service Hospital in Galveston and the outpatient clinics in Houston and Port Arthur.
HCR 29 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, John | et. al. Memorializing the Congress of the United States to exercise its power in ameliorating the stringent restrictions of the Wholesale Meat Act of 1967.
HCR 30 62-0 (1971) Author: Orr, Fred
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Memorializing Congress concerning regulations for tankers navigating in the coastal waters of the United States.
HCR 33 62-0 (1971) Author: Lemmon, Ray
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Memorializing Congress to clarify and maintain consistency in welfare legislation, positions and requirements.
HCR 38 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter To make application to the Congress of the United States to call a convention for proposing and amendment to the United States Constitution to provide for noncoercive, nondenominational prayer in schools.
HCR 46 62-0 (1971) Author: Shannon, Tommy Memorializing Congress concerning an Amendment to the Constitution regarding proportion of taxes to be shared by the states.
HCR 63 62-0 (1971) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey | et. al. Memorializing Congress to convert Wesley Manor, Westlaco, Texas, into a Veterans Administration Hospital.
HCR 65 62-0 (1971) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Petitioning Congress to call convention proposing an amendment to the Constitution concerning state public schools.
HCR 68 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress concerning nations which permit cultivation, production, or processing of narcotic and dangerous drugs.
HCR 79 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to give the states jurisdiction over control of publication of obscene and pornographic material.
HCR 119 62-0 (1971) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" | et. al. Concerning busing of students.
HCR 121 62-0 (1971) Author: Slider, James L. Concerning busing of students.
HCR 126 62-0 (1971) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim | et. al. Memorializing Congress concerning truck driver qualifications.
HCR 174 62-0 (1971) Author: Lee, W.E. "Will" Relating to proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution; concerning assignment of students to schools.
HR 85 62-0 (1971) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim | et. al. Requesting the Secretary of Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture, to allow the State of Texas sufficient time to comply with the Wholesome Meat Act.
HR 129 62-0 (1971) Author: Braun, Rex Petitioning Members of the Texas Delegation in Congress to consider making federal funds available for the care and treatment of persons with kidney disorders.
HR 164 62-0 (1971) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Urging Congress to adopt legislative amending the Constitution to permit nondenominational prayer in public buildings.
SCR 1 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Memorializing the Congress of the United States to disregard and to consider Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 24 of the 59th Legislature of the State of Texas as a total and complete nullity.
SCR 122 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray Memorializing Congress to see that the Secretary of Agriculture administers the farm program so that the maximum benefits accrue to agricultural producers.
HCR 14 62-2 (1972) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a Constitutional Convention to adopt a bussing amendment.
SCR 17 62-2 (1972) Author: Grover, Henry | et. al. Memorializing Congress to call a convention for the purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding busing of students.
HCR 17 62-3 (1972) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Petitioning The Congress of the United States for a constitutional convention for the purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution of the United States to prevent assignment of students based on race, religion, color or national origin.
HCR 28 62-3 (1972) Author: Williamson, Billy H. | et. al. Petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a convention for the purpose of proposing an Article on public education as an amendment to the Constitution of the Unite States.
SCR 8 62-3 (1972) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Petitioning Congress to propose an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the forced busing of students to achieve racial balance.
SCR 9 62-3 (1972) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Petitioning Congress to propose an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the forced busing of students.
SCR 10 62-3 (1972) Author: Grover, Henry | et. al. Petitioning the Congress of the United States for a constitutional convention for the purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prevent the assignment of students based on race, religion, color or national origin.
HCR 3 62-4 (1972) Author: Kaster, James J.
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Memorializing Congress to not enact the Land Use Policy and Planning Assistance Act.
HCR 4 62-4 (1972) Author: Traeger, John | et. al. Memorializing Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment relating to not assigning nor compelling a student to attend any particular public school on account of race, religion, color or national origin.
HCR 9 62-4 (1972) Author: Salem, Joe
Sponsor: Bridges, Ronald W.
Memorializing Congress to consider the problem of drug addiction of veterans and to allow these veterans the use of services and facilities of the Veterans Administration.
HCR 17 62-4 (1972) Author: Denton, Lane
Sponsor: Watson, Murray
Memorializing Congress to consider and enact emergency legislation raising the cotton loan rate to 50 percent parity and increasing exports of cotton under Title 2 of Public Law 480.
HCR 27 62-4 (1972) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" | et. al. Memorializing Congress to adopt a uniform national policy to resolve the issue of compulsory busing of students.
HCR 31 62-4 (1972) Author: Reed, Dick | et. al. Memorializing Congress to investigate the "Watergate Affair."
HCR 39 62-4 (1972) Author: Traeger, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Connally, Wayne
Suspending Joint Rules to permit consideration of H.C.R. No. 4.
SCR 6 62-4 (1972) Author: Harris, O.H. | et. al. Memorializing Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment relating to the right of students to attend the public school nearest their place of residence regardless of race, color, national origin, religion or sex.
SCR 13 62-4 (1972) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" | et. al.
Sponsor: Finck, Bill
Memorializing Congress to enact legislation to grant relief to persons dropped from welfare rolls because of the increase in Social Security benefits.
HCR 14 61-0 (1969)
HCR 34 61-0 (1969)
HCR 57 61-0 (1969)
HCR 115 61-0 (1969)
HCR 173 61-0 (1969)
SCR 29 61-0 (1969)
SCR 68 61-0 (1969)
SCR 89 61-0 (1969)
SCR 92 61-0 (1969)
HCR 4 61-1 (1969) Author: Reed, Ewell Richard "Dick" Memorializing Congress to disregard S.C.R. No. 24, 59th Legislature, Regular Session, which proposed a constitutional amendment allowing states with bicameral legislatures to apportion the membership of one house on factors other than population.
HCR 13 61-1 (1969) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Memorializing Congress to retain the 27-1/2 percent depletion allowance to protect the petroleum industry and national economy.
HCR 21 61-1 (1969) Author: Salem, Joe Memorializing Congress to not allow unrestricted foreign oil imports into the United States.
SCR 19 61-1 (1969) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Memorializing Congress to disregard S.C.R. No. 24, 59th Legislature, Regular Session, which proposed a constitutional amendment allowing states with bicameral legislatures to apportion the membership of one house on factors other than population.
HCR 6 61-2 (1969) Author: Salem, Joe Memorializing Congress to not allow unrestricted foreign oil imports into the United States.
HCR 16 60-0 (1967)
HCR 17 60-0 (1967)
HCR 29 60-0 (1967)
HCR 41 60-0 (1967)
HCR 53 60-0 (1967)
HCR 146 60-0 (1967)
HCR 152 60-0 (1967)
HCR 167 60-0 (1967)
HCR 170 60-0 (1967)
SCR 12 60-0 (1967) Petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a convention for the purpose of proposing an article related to income tax revenue as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
SCR 50 60-0 (1967)
SCR 81 60-0 (1967)
SCR 90 60-0 (1967)
SCR 92 60-0 (1967)
HCR 24 60-1 (1968)
SCR 17 60-1 (1968)
HCR 28 59-0 (1965)
HCR 30 59-0 (1965)
HCR 38 59-0 (1965)
HCR 82 59-0 (1965)
HCR 99 59-0 (1965)
HCR 100 59-0 (1965)
SCR 23 59-0 (1965)
SCR 24 59-0 (1965) Memorializing Congress to call a convention for the purpose of proposing an article related to apportionment as an amendment to the Constitution.
SCR 42 59-0 (1965)
SCR 44 59-0 (1965)
SCR 112 59-0 (1965)
HCR 22 58-0 (1963) Petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a convention for the purpose of proposing an amendment related to apportionment as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
HCR 27 58-0 (1963)
HCR 28 58-0 (1963)
HCR 29 58-0 (1963) Applying to Congress under Article V of the Constitution of the United States for the calling of a convention to propose an article of amendment to the Constitution providing for a fair and just division of the electoral votes within states in the election of the President and Vice President.
HCR 31 58-0 (1963)
HCR 34 58-0 (1963)
HCR 71 58-0 (1963)
SCR 11 58-0 (1963)
SCR 21 58-0 (1963)
SCR 22 58-0 (1963)
SCR 26 58-0 (1963)
SCR 41 58-0 (1963)
SJR 19 39-0 (1925) Author: Miller, Eugene | et. al. Relating to requesting the Congress of the United States to appropriate funds to carry out certain recommendations of the Chief of Staff of the United States Army made in furtherance of the National Defense Act of nineteen hundred and twenty. Senate: Constitutional Amendments
HCR 2LRL 19-0 (1885) Relating to requesting Congress to survey and report on the condition of the channel through West Galveston bay and San Luis bay.

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