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HB 1904 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to the powers and compensation of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2746 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 360 in Ellis and Tarrant Counties as the Senator Chris Harris Memorial Highway. House: Transportation Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3396 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to establishing a pilot project to offer student loans for certain courses offered by a public junior college. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3897 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 360 in Tarrant County as the Rosa Parks Memorial Parkway. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 823 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the powers and compensation of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1324 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1694 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the jurisdiction of certain county criminal courts in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1695 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to Internet access to certain district court family dockets. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2082 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to developing a program to provide telemedicine medical services to certain children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3376 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the appointment of bailiffs in family district courts in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3386 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to bailiffs in the county courts at law of Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 291 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the jurisdiction of a county court at law in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 422 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1139 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government, the composition of certain juvenile boards, and the increase of certain filing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 84 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2036 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to identify future higher education and workforce needs of this state and make related recommendations to address those needs by the state's bicentennial. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3393 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 367 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the designation of State Highway 121 in Tarrant and Johnson Counties as the Chisholm Trail Parkway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1252 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the powers and duties of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
SB 483 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to the powers and duties of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 534 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the designation of State Highway 121 in Tarrant and Johnson Counties as the Chisholm Trail Parkway. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1887 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to the appointment of bailiffs in certain county criminal courts of Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 250 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the abolition of certain district courts, the creation of additional district courts, and the election of district court judges in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 515 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen | et. al. Relating to the expansion of the boundaries of the Dallas County Hospital District. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 35 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the Dallas County Hospital District to expand its boundaries. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 272 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Tarrant County. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
SB 1553 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of district courts in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 2417 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the operation in certain counties of an integrated care management model under the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2454 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to preferences of certain district courts in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3800 80-0 (2007) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to the expansion of the boundaries of the Dallas County and Tarrant County Hospital Districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HJR 9 80-0 (2007) Author: Vaught, Allen Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the Dallas County and Tarrant County Hospital Districts to expand their boundaries. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 389 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the appointment of grand jury bailiffs in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 687 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the conversion of certain nontoll state highways to toll highways. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1142 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the jurisdiction of certain courts in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 234 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to the appointment of grand jury bailiffs in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 321 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the jurisdiction of the 396th District Court. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HCR 22 79-2 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Commending Tarrant County for its participation in National Adoption Day. Signed by the Governor
HB 858 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the salaries of certain judges in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2394 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the composition of certain districts of the Texas House of Representatives. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
SB 354 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the jurisdiction of certain district courts and criminal district courts of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 922 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the appointments and duties of Tarrant County criminal magistrates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1041 77-0 (2001) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the jurisdiction of County Criminal Court No. 10 of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1906 77-0 (2001) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Westlake located in Tarrant and Denton counties. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1907 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Trophy Club located in Tarrant and Denton counties. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3671 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Trophy Club located in Tarrant and Denton counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 847 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Westlake located in Tarrant and Denton counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1794 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Trophy Club located in Tarrant and Denton counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1012 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts composed of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1839 76-0 (1999) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the appointment of bailiffs for the criminal district courts in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3810 76-0 (1999) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HR 866 76-0 (1999) Author: Truitt, Vicki Congratulating the citizens of Westlake and Northeast Tarrant county on the new site for Fidelity Investment's Southwest Division Headquarters. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
SB 396 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to authorizing the conveyance of certain state property located in Howard and Tarrant counties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 548 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts composed of Tarrant County. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 615 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts composed of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1710 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the appointment of bailiffs for the district courts in Tarrant County that give preference to criminal cases. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1916 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to county criminal courts in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2820 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2823 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the construction of certain highways in Tarrant County. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3588 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 286 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts composed of Tarrant County. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 894 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the creation of County Criminal Court No. 11 of Tarrant County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1383 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 915 74-0 (1995) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1420 74-0 (1995) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the appointment of bailiffs for the district courts in Tarrant County that give preference to criminal cases. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1869 73-0 (1993) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the creation of a Tarrant County Criminal Court of Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2847 73-0 (1993) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Tarrant County Criminal Court of Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1398 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to abolishing the County Criminal Court No. 5 of Tarrant County and to creating the Tarrant County Criminal Court of Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 381 72-0 (1991) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the jurisdiction of the Tarrant County courts at law. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 880 72-0 (1991) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the creation of the Tarrant County Criminal Judicial Districts Nos. 5, 6, and 7. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 124 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the jurisdiction of the Tarrant County courts at law. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 386 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of the Tarrant County Criminal Judicial Districts Nos. 5, 6, and 7. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 8 72-2 (1991) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the board of directors of the Tarrant County Hospital District. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 157 71-0 (1989) Author: Thompson, Garfield | et. al. Relating to the creation of four judicial districts composed of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2696 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the construction or purchase of buildings in Travis, Tarrant, and Harris counties. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 3071 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the clerk for the County Court at Law No. 3 of Tarrant County. House: Judiciary No action taken in committee
SB 38 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the inclusion of Tarrant County District Court magistrates in the listings of magistrates and of courts with criminal jurisdiction. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1173 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the clerk for the County Court at Law No. 3 of Tarrant County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1379 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to the creation of judicial districts; making an appropriation. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 98 71-1 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to Tarrant County Criminal Courts Nos. 8, 9, and 10. House: Judiciary Posting rule suspended
HCR 9 71-1 (1989) Author: Arnold, Bill Endorsing the establishment of a national cemetery in the Lake Joe Pool area in Dallas and Tarrant counties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 21 71-2 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to Tarrant County Criminal Courts Nos. 8, 9, and 10. House: Judicial Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 59 71-3 (1990) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to Tarrant County Criminal Courts Nos. 8, 9, and 10. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HB 265 70-0 (1987) Author: Thompson, Garfield Relating to the creation of four judicial districts composed of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 1550 70-0 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to the funding of the Fort Worth Psychiatric Hospital. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2526 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 3 of Tarrant County and to the jurisdiction of the county courts at law in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
SB 663 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the appointment of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left as pending business in comm.
HB 12 70-2 (1987) Author: Thompson, Garfield Relating to the creation of four judicial districts composed of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 101 70-2 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the creation and jurisdiction of certain county courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
HB 2087 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the filing, numbering, docketing, and assignment of cases in and the distribution of work of the county criminal courts of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 142 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the appointment of public defenders by criminal district judges in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1309 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the compensation of certain judges in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2063 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the creation of five judicial districts composed of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2327 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the creation of two county criminal courts in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 297 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the creation of five judicial districts composed of Tarrant County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 665 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to construct and operate a psychiatric treatment facility in Tarrant County. Senate: Health & Human Resources No action taken
HB 1043 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to a court administrator system for county courts in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1186 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the terms of certain courts of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2067 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the functions of the county auditor and treasurer of Tarrant County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2366 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Courts at Law of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 2373 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the creation of Probate Court No. 2 of Tarrant County and jurisdiction of the county courts at law. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HJR 102 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, Lanny Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer in Tarrant County. House: Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
SB 1213 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the creation of the Criminal District Court No. 5 of Tarrant County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 1278 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the creation of Probate Court No. 2 of Tarrant County and jurisdiction of the county courts at law. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 396 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Relating to an election in Tarrant County to consolidate the offices of county auditor and county treasurer. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1265 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to a court administrator system for county courts in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 26 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer in Tarrant County. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
SB 1299 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Criminal Courts Nos. 3 and 4 of Tarrant County and the filing and transfer of cases. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 515 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Changing the names of the criminal judicial districts of Dallas, Tarrant, and Jefferson counties to regular numberred judicial districts and changing the names of the courts to district courts; relating to the jurisdiction of those courts and making other provisions relative to the courts and the judges of the courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1193 65-0 (1977) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Relating to acquisition of a site for the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1265 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the replacement of certain courts with district courts; making provisions relative to those courts and the judges of those courst; repealing the laws creating the replaced courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
HB 1382 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the County Civil Court at Law No. 2 of Tarrant County and to changing the name of the County Court of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2253 65-0 (1977) Author: Briscoe, Leonard
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Relating to the compensation of certain judges in Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
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SB 220 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the creation of three judicial districts, each composed of Tarrant County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1184 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the appointment of court reporters in the courts of domestic relations of Tarrant County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 1216 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the replacement for certain courts with district courts; making provisions relative to those courts and the judges of those courts; repealing the laws creating the replaced courts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 1295 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Willis, Doyle
Providing for the appointment and compensation of defense attorneys of Tarrant County to represent certain indigent persons; prescribing the qualifications, powers, and responsibilities of such attorneys. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Assigned to General State Calendar
HR 2 65-1 (1977) Author: Schieffer, Tom Relating to the legislative districts in Tarrant County.
SR 2 65-1 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill | et. al. Approving the legislative districts for Tarrant County drawn in the court order of February 19, 1976.
HB 27 65-2 (1978) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to an election in Tarrant County to consolidate the offices of county auditor and county treasurer for the purpose of reducing the tax burden on the people of Tarrant County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HJR 32 65-2 (1978) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer in Tarrant County for the purpose of reducing the tax burden on the people of Tarrant County. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HB 533 64-0 (1975) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the composition of state representative districts in Tarrant County. House: Reapportionment Referred to subcommittee
HB 550 64-0 (1975) Author: Finney, Dave An Act to further the provision of community based services for the mentally handicapped by conveying to the Dallas County Mental Health and Mental Retardation Center a certain described tract of land and certain personal property, conveying to the Tarrant county Hospital District Mental Health Mental Retardation Center certain personal property, and providing for the reversion of title to the real property not used for the provision of mental health and/or mental retardation services or any public purpose. House: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 841 64-0 (1975) Author: Miller, Chris Relating to the composition of state representative district 32 providing for single member districts therein. House: Reapportionment Referred to subcommittee
HB 1193 64-0 (1975) Author: Spurlock II, Joe Relating to the creation of the 240th Judicial District, composed of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
HB 1210 64-0 (1975) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Changing the names of the criminal judicial districts of Dallas, Tarrant, and Jefferson counties to regular numbered judicial districts and changing the names of the courts to district courts; relating to the jurisdiction of those courts and making other provisions relative to the courts and the judges of the courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from committee favorably
HB 1241 64-0 (1975) Author: Spurlock II, Joe Relating to the creation the 242nd Judicial District, composed of Tarrant County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
HB 1249 64-0 (1975) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the creation of the Court of Domestic Relations No. 5 of Tarrant County; making other provisions relative to the court; providing for membership of the judge on the juvenile board. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1396 64-0 (1975) Author: Spurlock II, Joe
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the creation of the County Criminal Court No. 4 of Tarrant County; making other provisions relative to the court; permitting transfer of certain cases from County Criminal Court No. 3 to County Criminal Court No. 4. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 1470 64-0 (1975) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the creation of the Court of Domestic Relations No. 6 of Tarrant County; making other provisions relative to the court; providing for the membership of the judge on the juvenile board. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
HB 2167 64-0 (1975) Author: Spurlock II, Joe Relating to a court coordinator and staff for criminal district courts in Tarrant County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 764 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to creation of the 240th, 241st, and 242nd judicial districts, each composed of Tarrant County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
HB 1665 63-0 (1973) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to compensation of certain officers in Tarrant County; amending Section 2, Chapter 697, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965, as amended (Article 3883i-1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Laid on table subject to call
HB 1739 63-0 (1973) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the jurisdiction of the county criminal courts of Tarrant County; amending Section 2 and repealing Section 3, Chapter 251, Acts of the 58th Legislature, Regular Session, 1963 (Article 1970-62c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HCR 92 63-0 (1973) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Commending city of Fort Worth on celebrating Viet Nam Era Veterans Recognition Day, March 28, 1973. House: Rules Signed by the Governor
SB 416 63-0 (1973) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to compensation of judges of the district courts and of the criminal district courts in Tarrant County, Texas. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Sent to Calendar Committee
SB 779 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Enabling county Commissioners Courts in counties having a population of more than 700,000 according to the last federal census, same being the counties of Harris, Dallas, Bexar and Tarrant, to supplement the compensation of Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals from county funds; and providing expressly that such compensation shall be in addition to the amounts paid to the Judges by the state; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Sent to subcommittee
SB 985 63-0 (1973) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the jurisdiction of the county criminal courts of Tarrant County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Rules failed to suspend
SB 995 63-0 (1973) Author: Meier, Bill Apportioning Tarrant County into single-member representative districts. House: Reapportionment
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Reapportionment
HB 7 63-1 (1973) Author: Sherman, W.C. "Bud" Relating to the composition of certain State Representative Districts in Tarrant County. House: Reapportionment Referred to Committee on Reapportionment
HB 1091 62-0 (1971) Author: Hull, Cordell | et. al. Relating to establishing an undergraduate nursing school in Tarrant County.
SB 241 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don
Sponsor: Spurlock II, Joe
Relating to transferring original jurisdiction in matters of eminent domain from the County Court and the County Court at Law of Tarrant Count to the district courts of that county.
SB 363 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don
Sponsor: Hull, Cordell
Relating to salaries of court reporters for designated courts in Tarrant County.
HB 147 61-0 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Department of Public Welfare to establish a Child Welfare Unit for Tarrant County; making an appropriation therefor; setting an effective date.
HB 470 61-0 (1969) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the compensation of the Chief Juvenile Probation Officer of Tarrant County.
HB 615 61-0 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to providing for the appointment and compensation of Public Defenders of Tarrant County, defining their duties and responsibilities; providing for other court appointed attorneys.
HB 937 61-0 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to the creation of the 238th Judicial District in Tarrant County.
HB 938 61-0 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to the establishment of the Criminal District Court No. 4 of Tarrant County.
HB 1072 61-0 (1969) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to the consolidation of the powers, duties, and functions of the county auditor and the county treasurer in Tarrant County, Texas.
HB 1095 61-0 (1969) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the composition of the Juvenile Board of Tarrant County.
SB 102 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Department of Public Welfare to establish a Child Welfare Unit for Tarrant County; making an appropriation therefor; setting an effective date.
SB 312 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to creation of the Court of Domestic Relations No. 4 of Tarrant County; providing for membership of the judge on the juvenile board.
SB 452 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to transferring original jurisdiction in matters of eminent domain from the County Court and the County Court at Law of Tarrant County to the district courts of that county.
SB 713 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to authorizing the Tarrant County Commissioners Court and the El Paso County Commissioner Court to contract with political subdivisions for the performance of governmental services and authorizing political subdivisions in Tarrant County to contract with Tarrant County and/or with each other for such services; authorizing political subdivisions in El Paso County to contract with El Paso County and/or with each other for such services; providing terms and conditions for such contracts.
HB 37 61-1 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to the creation of the 238th Judicial District in Tarrant County.
HB 38 61-1 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to the establishment of the Criminal District Court No. 4 of Tarrant County.
HB 59 61-1 (1969) Author: McLaughlin, Jack Ray | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to establish and maintain a dental branch of The University of Texas System in Tarrant County, Texas, to be known as the University of Texas Dental School at Arlington.
SB 16 61-1 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to authorizing the Tarrant County Commissioners Court and the El Paso County Commissioners Court to contract with political subdivisions for the performance of governmental services and authorizing political subdivisions in Tarrant County to contract with Tarrant County and/or with each other for such services; and authorizing political subdivisions in El Paso County to contract with El Paso County and/or with each other for such services; providing terms and conditions for such contracts.
HB 68 61-2 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to the establishment of the Criminal District Court No. 4 of Tarrant County.
HB 69 61-2 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to the creation of the 238th Judicial District in Tarrant County.
SB 27 61-2 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Tarrant County Commissioners Court and the El Paso County Commissioners Court to contract with political subdivisions for the performance of governmental services and authorizing political subdivisions in Tarrant County to contract with Tarrant County and/or with each other for such services; and authorizing political subdivisions in El Paso County to contract with El Paso County and/or with each other for such services.
HB 88 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to authorizing the creation of the North Central Texas Airport Authority in Dallas and Tarrant Counties.
HB 95 60-0 (1967) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe | et. al. Relating to changing the name of the Criminal District Court of Tarrant County; changing the term of the Criminal District Court No. 3 of Tarrant County; granting the judge of said court same power as other District Judges in Tarrant County; authorizing exchange of benches among all District and Criminal District Judges in Tarrant County and with any other District Judges in Tarrant County; providing for appointment of Bailiffs for the Criminal District Courts and County Criminal Courts Nos. 1 and 2.
HB 408 60-0 (1967) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to salaries of court reporters for designated courts in Tarrant County.
HB 1012 60-0 (1967) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for an annual salary for the Judge of the Probate court of Tarrant County, not less than Sixteen Thousand Dollars ($16,000).
HB 1013 60-0 (1967) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe | et. al. Relating to creation of a public defender office in Tarrant County.
HJR 60 60-0 (1967) Author: Finney, Dave | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for consolidating offices and functions of government by act of the Legislature and for performance of governmental functions by contract between political subdivisions in El Paso and Tarrant Counties.
SB 6 60-0 (1967) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the creation of the North Central Texas Airport Authority in Dallas and Tarrant Counties, Texas; prohibiting certain conduct of Authority personnel and directors and providing for a penalty therefor.
SB 466 60-0 (1967) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to the Court of Domestic Relations No. 2 of Tarrant County.
SB 467 60-0 (1967) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to the Court of Domestic Relations No. 1, of Tarrant County.
SB 622 60-0 (1967) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to creating the Court of Domestic Relations No. 3 of Tarrant County and providing for its jurisdiction, terms, personnel, administration, and procedures.
SCR 77 60-0 (1967)
SCR 82 60-0 (1967)
HB 109 59-0 (1965) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" | et. al. Relating to authorizing the creation of the North Central Texas Airport Authority in Tarrant County, Texas.
HB 332 59-0 (1965) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel | et. al. Relating to and authorizing a minimum and maximum salary for the official shorthand reporters of the 17th, 48th, 67th, 96th and 153rd Judicial Districts of Texas and of Criminal District Court and Criminal District Court No. 2, all of such Judicial Districts and Courts being in Tarrant County, Texas, providing the time, method and manner of payment.
HB 552 59-0 (1965) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe | et. al. Relating to creating the 172nd and 173rd Judicial Districts and the 172nd and 173rd District Courts of Tarrant County, Texas.
HB 553 59-0 (1965) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe | et. al. Relating to creating the Criminal District Court No. 3 and the Criminal District Court No. 4 of Tarrant County, Texas.
HB 587 59-0 (1965) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to creating the Court of Domestic Relations No. 2, of Tarrant County and providing for its jurisdiction, terms, personnel, administration, and procedures.
HB 588 59-0 (1965) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to amending certain Acts by changing the name of the Court of Domestic Relations in and for Tarrant County, Texas.
HB 1164 59-0 (1965) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to transferring jurisdiction of eminent domain proceedings from the County Courts at Law of Tarrant County to the district courts of Tarrant County.
HJR 46 59-0 (1965) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas by providing that Section 3-b of Article VII shall also be applicable to school taxes voted in any independent school district, the major portion of which is within Tarrant County.
SB 127 59-0 (1965) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to the creation of 137th Judicial District Court of Lubbock County, the Criminal District Court No. 5 of Dallas County, the 171st Judicial District Court of El Paso County, the Criminal District Court No. 6 at Harris County, and the Criminal District Court No. 3 of Tarrant County; making an appropriation.
SJR 40 59-0 (1965) Author: Kennard, Don Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that a certain Article shall also be applicable to school taxes voted in any independent school district, the major portion of which is within Tarrant County.
HB 147 58-0 (1963) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" | et. al. Relating to the Criminal District Courts of Tarrant County.
HB 180 58-0 (1963) Author: Finney, Dave | et. al. Relating to establishing the County Criminal Court No. 3 of Tarrant County, Texas, to define the jurisdiction thereof and to conform to such change the jurisdiction of the County Court of Tarrant County, the County Criminal Court of Tarrant County and the County Criminal Court No. 1 of Tarrant County.
HB 598 58-0 (1963) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to the functioning of the Court of Domestic Relations in and for Tarrant County, Texas.
SB 412 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to providing that the Judge of the Court of Domestic Relations of Tarrant County may sit as the presiding Judge in the District Courts of Tarrant County, and hear and determine any proceedings over which such Court of Domestic Relations has jurisdiction concurrent with said District Courts.
SB 487 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to amending the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, so as to clearly enumerate the duties of the Criminal District Attorney of Tarrant County and to provide that the Commissioners Court of Tarrant County may employ special counsel of its own choice in certain instances.
HB 184 57-0 (1961) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to empowering the judges of the Criminal District Courts and of the District Courts whose districts lie wholly within Tarrant County, Texas, and each Judge of a County Court at Law of Tarrant County, Texas, and each Judge of a County Criminal Court of Tarrant County, Texas, to appoint a court bailiff.
HB 421 57-0 (1961) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" | et. al. Relating to creating an additional Criminal District Court for the County of Tarrant to be known as "Criminal District Court No. 3 of Tarrant County" and to provide for the jurisdiction, and organization of, and procedure in said Court.
HB 422 57-0 (1961) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" | et. al. Relating to creating an additional County Criminal Court for the County of Tarrant to be known as "The County Criminal Court No. 1 of Tarrant County" and to provide for the jurisdiction, and organization of, and procedure in said court.
HB 626 57-0 (1961) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing a minimum salary for the Probate Judge; providing certain employees for the Probate Court of Tarrant County.
HB 790 57-0 (1961) Author: Richardson, Jr., George L. "Skeet" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act changing the name of the Haltom City Water Authority to the Northeast Tarrant County Water Authority.
SB 15 57-0 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to fixing the compensation of the judges of the Civil District Courts of Tarrant County, Texas and the judges of the Criminal District Courts of Tarrant County, Texas.
SB 172 57-0 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to empowering the Judges of the Criminal District Courts and of the District Courts whose districts lie wholly within Tarrant County, Texas, and each Judge of a Count Court at Law of Tarrant County, Texas, and each Judge of a County Criminal Court of Tarrant County, Texas, to appoint a court bailiff.
SB 204 57-0 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to create an additional Criminal District Court for the County of Tarrant to be known as "Criminal District Court No. 3 of Tarrant County" and to provide for the jurisdiction, organization of, and procedure in said Court.
SB 264 57-0 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to creating an additional County Criminal Court for the Country of Tarrant to be know as "The County Criminal Court No. 1 of Tarrant County" and to provide for the jurisdiction, and organization of, and procedure in said court.
SB 381 57-0 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending a certain Act to change the name of the authority created to include the cities of Haltom City, and Hurst, in the Northeast Tarrant County Water Authority to provide that dams and reservoirs shall be limited to the Denton Creek Watershed.
SB 447 57-0 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the filing and docketing of cases in the County Criminal Court of Tarrant County and County Criminal Court No. 1 of Tarrant County; the transferring of cases and authorizing an acting Judge in certain instances.
HB 63 57-3 (1962) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" | et. al. Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations for Tarrant County, Texas; providing for the membership of the Juvenile Board of Tarrant County.
SB 19 57-3 (1962) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to creating a Court of Domestic Relations for Tarrant County, Texas.
HB 179 56-0 (1959) Author: McDonald, Scott | et. al. Relating to requiring the Commissioners Court of Tarrant County to submit the optional County Road Law to the vote of the people.
HB 243 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" | et. al. Relating to repealing certain statutes establishing the 17th, 48th, 67th, and 96th Judicial District Courts in and for Tarrant County, Texas and certain acts creating the district court for the 153rd Judicial District of Texas.
HB 251 56-0 (1959) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful, except under certain provisions, for any person to hunt, take, kill or attempt to kill, or possess any game bird or game animal in Tarrant County at any time.
HB 575 56-0 (1959) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to conferring upon the Criminal District Courts of Tarrant County jurisdiction of cases involving domestic relations.
SB 34 56-0 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to making it unlawful except under the provisions of this Act, for any person to hunt, take, kill or attempt to kill, or possess, any game bird or game animal in Tarrant County at any time; to take, kill or trap or attempt to take, kill or trap any fur-bearing animal in said county or to take or attempt to take any fish or other aquatic life or marine animals from said county by any means or method; providing a penalty; providing for the effective date of this Act.
SB 334 56-0 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain acts so as to increase the salaries of the Judge of the County Court at Law of Tarrant County, Texas, and the Judge of the County Criminal Court of Tarrant County, Texas, and the Criminal District Attorney of Tarrant County, Texas.
SB 435 56-0 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the functioning of the Probate Court of Tarrant County and the County Court of Tarrant County in probate matters.
HB 36 56-1 (1959) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel | et. al. Relating to increasing the salary of the Criminal District Attorney of Tarrant County, Texas.
SB 7 56-3 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district comprising territory contained in Tarrant County, Texas, to be known as Tarrant County-Pantego Water and Sewer District.
HB 662 55-0 (1957) Author: Holman, Dixon W. | et. al. Relating to establishing the Probate Court of Tarrant County.
HB 932 55-0 (1957) Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Lakeside Water District of Tarrant County."
SB 403 55-0 (1957) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to establishing the Probate Court of Tarrant County.
SB 475 55-0 (1957) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district comprising territory contained within the City of Keller, to be known as the "North Tarrant County Municipal Water District," for the purpose of providing or acquiring a source or sources of water supply for municipal, domestic, industrial, and mining uses and processing and transporting the same and for the purpose of providing or acquiring storm sewers and a sanitary sewer system.
HB 284 54-0 (1955) Author: Smith, Vernon Eugene "Gene" | et. al. Relating to creating a Conservation District comprising the territory contained within the City of Haltom City in Tarrant County, Texas, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic and industrial use and processing and transporting the same.
HB 375 54-0 (1955) Author: Sayers, Scott Philen | et. al. Relating to providing for the appointment of an Adult Probation and Parole Officer for Tarrant County if such an officer has not been assigned to a court and/or district in Tarrant County.
HB 459 54-0 (1955) Author: McDonald, Scott | et. al. Relating to creating a temporary special district court to be known as the Special District Court of Tarrant County, Texas; prescribing the jurisdiction and terms of such court; providing for the appointment and compensation of the judge of said court and making other provisions relative to the business and functioning of the Special District Court and the other civil district courts of Tarrant County and the other civil district courts of Tarrant County affected by this Act.
SB 139 54-0 (1955) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to creating a conservation district comprising the territory contained within the City of Haltom City in Tarrant County, Texas, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic and industrial use and processing ans transporting the same; providing for the annexation of additional territory thereto; providing for a board of directors for the government of said district; authorizing the district to do all tings necessary to make available for municipal and industrial uses, the water from streams within and without the district, water from underground sources, and water it may obtain by purchase, lease and operation contracts with cities, persons, firms, corporations and public agencies; authorizing the issuance of bonds and providing for the payment and security thereof; making applicable to the district, Title 52, as amended.
SB 366 54-0 (1955) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to establishing the Probate Court of Tarrant County; to define the jurisdiction thereof and to conform to such change the jurisdiction of the County Court of Tarrant County; and providing for the transfer of matters and proceedings from the County Court of Tarrant County to said Probate Court of Tarrant County, declaring the validity in the transferred cases of writs and processes extant at the time of such transfer; granting said Court certain powers; providing for the practice and procedure in said Court, and for the terms of said Court, and the election, qualification and appointment of a Judge thereof, and the execution of a bond and oath of office, the filling of vacancies on said Court, and the election of appointment of a Special Judge.
SB 371 54-0 (1955) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to creating an additional District Court in Tarrant County, Texas to be known as the District Court for the 153rd Judicial District; providing the terms and jurisdiction for said Court; providing for the appointment of a District Judge for said Court; prescribing his powers, duties, term of office and compensation; providing for the appointment for the official court reporter for said Court; prescribing his qualifications, duties and compensation; providing for the appointment, designation and compensation of other officers of the Court.
HB 757 53-0 (1953) Author: Sayers, Scott Philen Relating to creating a County Criminal Court for Tarrant County, Texas, prescribing the jurisdiction, powers, and terms thereof.
HB 940 51-0 (1949) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods on the Trinity River and its tributaries in Tarrant County, Texas, to be a public calamity; providing a severance clause; suspending all laws in conflict.
HB 23 51-1 (1950) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" | et. al. Relating to providing that the Commissioners Court of Tarrant County may pay emergency flood relief claims out of the Flood Control Fund.
SB 21 51-1 (1950) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Relating to providing that the Commissioners' Court of Tarrant County may pay emergency flood relief claims out of the Flood Control Fund which was created under House Bill No. 940, Acts of the 51st Legislature, Regular Session.
SB 420 50-0 (1947) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Relating to creating an additional Criminal District Court for the County of Tarrant; and to provide the date upon which this Act shall become effective; providing a saving clause.
HB 474 48-0 (1943) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods in Tarrant County, Texas, to be a public calamity; donating and granting, for a period of five years, one half of all the State ad valorem taxes collected in Tarrant County for general revenue purposes; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 87 44-0 (1935) Relating to making an appropriation to pay Mrs. Pauline Wolf, et al, certain money paid into State Treasury during probate proceedings.
SB 1 42-0 (1931) Author: Rawlings, Frank H. Relating to repealing law affecting Tarrant County appointees.
HB 433 39-0 (1925) Author: Rowland, Charles T. Relating to increasing the jurisdiction of the County Court of Tarrant County for Civil Cases and conferring upon said court criminal jurisdiction in certain cases. House: Judiciary
HB 188 38-0 (1923) Author: Potter, Sr., Frank B. | et. al. Relating to establishing a system of public roads and bridges for Tarrant County and empowering the commissioners' court thereof, to provide rules and regulations therefor.
SB 278 38-0 (1923) Author: Stuart, Robert Alda Relating to creating the 96th Judicial District of Texas, and establishing a new civil district court within the limits of Tarrant County.
HB 324 37-0 (1921) Author: Sweet, Sr., Orlando L. Relating to authorizing the Polytechnic Heights Independent School District No. 42 of Tarrant County, to levy and collect taxes, for maintenance and the issuance of building bonds to the amount not to exceed one hundred and fifty cents on the one hundred dollar valuation, maintenance not to exceed one hundred cents and building bonds not to exceed fifty cents on the one hundred dollar valuation.
HB 418 37-0 (1921) Author: Malone, Wallace Relating to creating an additional criminal court for Tarrant County.
HB 454 37-0 (1921) Author: Malone, Wallace Relating to creating a court for civil cases in Tarrant county.
HB 510 37-0 (1921) Author: Curtis, Albert B. Relating to transferring certain surveys to Sagamore Hill Independent School District.
SB 337 37-0 (1921) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to creating the "County Court at Law" for Tarrant County, Texas, to define the jurisdiction thereof, and to conform to such change the jurisdiction of the County Court of Tarrant County.
HB 560 36-0 (1919) Author: Curtis, Albert B. Relating to amending certain Act establishing a separate system of public roads and bridges for Tarrant county; and providing that road bonds may be issued when authorized by a majority of the qualified voters at elections called therefor.
HB 29 36-2 (1919) Author: Malone, Wallace Relating to establishing and creating a Criminal Judicial district of Tarrant County, Texas, and to fix the territorial limits of said Criminal Judicial District, and to designate the Courts that shall have jurisdiction in said Judicial District of Tarrant County.
SB 171 36-2 (1919) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to incorporating and creating the Oak Lawn Independent School District, of Tarrant County, Texas, for free school purposes only.
HB 20 36-3 (1920) Author: Malone, Wallace Relating to amending certain laws so as to change the amount of salary to be paid to the Assistant District Attorney of Tarrant County, Texas; providing for the appointment of two additional assistants, and prescribing their qualifications and salary.
HB 98 36-3 (1920) Author: Curtis, Albert B. Relating to establishing a system of public roads and bridges for Tarrant county; prescribing penalties.
SB 92 36-3 (1920) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to establishing a system of public roads and bridges for Tarrant County and to empower the commissioners court thereof.
SB 10 36-4 (1920) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to amending the Tarrant County Road Law.
HB 50 35-0 (1917) Author: Burton, Charles A. | et. al. Relating to creating a criminal district court for Tarrant County.
HB 610 35-0 (1917) Author: Walker, C. E. | et. al. Relating to Tarrant county road law; providing for the raising of the salaries of county commissioners of said county from two thousand ($2,000.00) dollars to twenty-four hundred ($2400.00) per annum, and making it the duty of said commissioners to furnish their own conveyance while performing the duties of road commissioner and defray the expense of up-keep the same.
HB 379 34-0 (1915) Author: Valentine, I. T. Relating to amending the Tarrant County Road System.
HB 647 33-0 (1913) Author: Wortham, Louis J. | et. al. Relating to establishing a separate system of public roads and bridges for Tarrant County, Texas.
HB 710 33-0 (1913) Author: Hunter, Samuel J. "Sam" | et. al. Relating to creating a Criminal District Court for the County of Tarrant, prescribing the jurisdiction and the transfer of criminal cases from the District Courts of Tarrant County thereto.
SB 346 33-0 (1913) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to establishing a separate system of public roads and bridges for Tarrant county and to constitute each county commissioner ex-officio commissioner of the public roads of his precinct, and to authorize and regulate the issuance and sale of bonds and levy of taxes for such purposes.
SB 381 33-0 (1913) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to creating a Criminal District Court for the County of Tarrant County to prescribe the jurisdiction therefor; provide for the transfer of criminal cases.
SB 49 32-1 (1911) Relating to increasing the authority and duties of the commissioners court of Tarrant county, Texas, and of the county commissioners court of said county, to require said commissioners to devote their entire time to the affairs of said county, to provide for a road engineer for said county at the option of the commissioners court, and fixing his salary and defining his duties; to fix the salary for the members of said court.
SB 189 31-0 (1909) Relating to creating the County Court of Tarrant County for Civil Cases, to fix and prescribe the jurisdiction thereof and to conform to such change the jurisdiction of the County Court of Tarrant county, fixing the salaries of the judges of the County Court of Tarrant county and of the County Court of Tarrant county for Civil Cases.
SB 59 30-1 (1907) Relating to creating the Sixty-seventh Judicial District of the State of Texas, fixing the time for holding the District Courts in Tarrant County, Texas, and to define the jurisdiction thereof, and to provide for the venue of causes in said courts, and to provide for the appointment of a District Judge for the Sixty-seventh Judicial District of Texas.
SB 300 28-0 (1903) Relating to validating and creating The Arlington Independent School District in Tarrant county, Texas, and validating the election of trustees in said independent school district.

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