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HB 587 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 71 in Wharton County as the Game Warden Justin Hurst Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 414 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the composition of the 23rd Judicial District and the creation of the 461st Judicial District composed of Brazoria County. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 1221 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 90 Alternate as the Johnnie David Hutchins Memorial Highway. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 1303 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 71 in Wharton County as the Roy P. Benavidez Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4169 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Route 59 in Wharton County. Filed
HB 481 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the designation of a segment of Farm-to-Market Road 1301 in Wharton County as the Master Sergeant Mike C. Peña Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2530 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the abolishment of the Wharton County child support office. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Withdrawn from schedule
HR 940 83-0 (2013) Author: Stephenson, Phil Welcoming citizens of Wharton County to the State Capitol. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
SR 415 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Welcoming the citizens of Wharton County to the State Capitol. Reported enrolled
HB 776 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the Wharton County Junior College District service area. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1042 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the Wharton County Junior College District service area. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HB 1677 78-0 (2003) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the duties of the district attorney and the county attorney in Wharton County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 838 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the duties of the district attorney and the county attorney in Wharton County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3558 75-0 (1997) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the duties of the district attorney and the county attorney in Wharton County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SCR 45 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Directing the Texas Historical Commission to remove the state archeological landmark designation that was placed by the Texas Antiquities Committee on the "Burger Buildings" in Wharton County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 612 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of Wharton County, to the abolition of the office of county attorney of Wharton County, and to the powers and duties of the district attorney for the 23rd Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 25 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county surveyor in Wharton County. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 148 72-0 (1991) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to court procedure and administration in Wharton County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 635 71-0 (1989) Author: Willy, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the child support service fee in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Matagorda, and Wharton counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 89 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. 5elating to the child support service fee in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Matagorda, and Wharton counties. Senate: Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1924 70-0 (1987) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the creation of the constitutional offices of criminal district attorney of Matagorda County and criminal district attorney of Wharton County and to the abolition of the offices of district attorney and county attorney in those counties. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1152 65-0 (1977) Author: Benedict, Jerry L.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the authority of certain judges in each of the counties of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Matagorda, and Wharton to create a child support office and prescribe its duties and to require the payment of a service fee to meet certain expenses of the child support office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 2230 65-0 (1977) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the jurisdiction of the Court of Domestic Relations for Wharton County; making other provisions relative to the courts in Wharton County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 847 63-0 (1973) Author: Uher, D.R. Creating the Court of Domestic Relations of Wharton County. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
SB 922 63-0 (1973) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Creating a Court of Domestic Relations of Wharton County, Texas; prescribing the jurisdiction thereof and conforming the jurisdiction of other courts thereto; prescribing terms and procedures; providing for the selection, qualifications, duties, compensation and powers of the judge of said court; providing for membership of the judge on the county juvenile board; providing for the appointment, qualifications, duties and compensation of the official court reporter and of other officers and employees and the duties of county and state agencies with respect to said court; providing a severability clause. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
HB 410 60-0 (1967) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" Relating to amending certain acts relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department over the taking of alligators in Matagorda County, to extend the coverage of the Act to Wharton, Brazoria, and Galveston Counties; prohibiting certain possessions, sales, purchases, and attempted sales and purchases of alligators and prescribing a penalty.
HB 323 59-0 (1965) Author: Guffey, Lloyd Myron Relating to conferring on the Parks and Wildlife Commission regulatory responsibility over the taking of wildlife resources in Wharton County.
HB 301 57-0 (1961) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to amending a certain Act prohibiting the use of dogs in the taking of any deer in Brazoria County, Matagorda County, Fort Bend County or Wharton County.
HB 313 57-0 (1961) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to amending a certain Act prohibiting the use of dogs in the taking of any deer in Brazoria County, Matagorda County, Fort Bend County or Wharton County.
HB 241 55-0 (1957) Author: Bass, Jr., Sam Howard | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the hunting or running of deer in Brazoria County, Matagorda County, Fort Bend County, or Wharton County, by the use of dogs; providing a penalty.
HB 787 55-0 (1957) Author: Cline, Jr., William A. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Acts so as to change the boundaries of Boling Municipal Water District in Wharton County, Texas.
HB 812 54-0 (1955) Author: Ward, Jesse F. Relating to making it unlawful except under the provisions of this Act, for any person to hunt, take, kill, or possess any game bird or animal in Brazoria, Ft. Bend and Wharton Counties.
HB 893 54-0 (1955) Author: Lane, T. W. "Buckshot" Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Boiling Municipal Water District"; setting forth certain powers of said district; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
SB 402 54-0 (1955) Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Boling Municipal Water District"; setting forth certain powers of said District; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
SB 230 50-0 (1947) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to creating an additional District Court for Brazoria, Fort Bend, Matagorda and Wharton Counties, Texas, to be known as 130th District Court; repealing all laws in conflict herewith to the extent of the conflict.
HB 984 45-0 (1937) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to providing for a closed season for the killing, taking, or possessing of squirrel in the County of Wharton, Texas, during the months of January, February, and March of each year; providing a penalty for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 114 44-1 (1935) Author: Mauritz, Fred | et. al. Relating to State Ad Valorem Tax of certain districts in Matagorda and Wharton Counties donated for use and benefit of such districts.
HB 80 44-3 (1936) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to prohibiting the running of deer with dogs in the counties of Jackson and Wharton; making same a misdemeanor and providing a penalty for violation of said Act.
HB 477 42-0 (1931) Author: Munson, Jr., Milam Stephen | et. al. Relating to amending the Livestock Law in Matagorda and Wharton Counties so as to include Wharton County.
HB 572 39-0 (1925) Author: Wells, Sr., Howard Walling Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Wharton county. House: Highways and Motor Traffic
SB 397 39-0 (1925) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to amending the special road law for Wharton County by permitting the issuance of bonds by Wharton County for the purpose of funding or refunding indebtedness incurred for road and bridge purposes. Senate: Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Highways and Motor Traffic as of 1/23/1925)
SB 54 38-2 (1923) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to releasing the inhabitants of and property in Wharton County, comprising one district, and that portion of Matagorda County embraced in Commissioners' Precincts Nos. one, two and four as described in the minutes of the Commissioners' Court of said county, comprising another district, for a period of twenty-five years, from the payment of taxes levied for State purposes.
SB 30 36-3 (1920) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to creating the Hahn Prairie Independent School District in Wharton County, Texas.
HB 551 35-0 (1917) Author: Hardey, F. J. | et. al. Relating to amending provisions regulating the butcher business and the detection of persons illegally handling and butchering animals so as to include certain counties under these provisions.
SB 272 35-0 (1917) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to taking certain counties from the counties exempting by Article 7184 of the Revised Statutes.
SB 388 35-0 (1917) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to creating the Wharton Independent School District in Wharton County, Texas.
HB 779 33-0 (1913) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to amending the General Laws of the Twenty-sixth Legislature, relating to preventing certain animals from running at large, so as to include Wharton County within the provisions of said law.
HB 868 33-0 (1913) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to creating a more efficient road law for Wharton County, Texas.
SB 466 33-0 (1913) Author: Kauffman, Sr., John Edward Relating to creating a more efficient road law for Wharton County.
HB 508 27-0 (1901) Author: Perry, Emmett L. | et. al. Relating to extending the time of payment of state and county taxes for the years 1900 in the counties of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Wharton, Waller, Galveston, Colorado, Austin, Grimes and Jackson, until February the 1st, 1902, from and after the 1st day of May, 1901.
HB 557 25-0 (1897) Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1895, so as to extend the terms of the District Court in Fort Bend, Wharton, Brazoria and Waller Counties.
HB 279 23-0 (1893) Relating to restoring to and conferring upon the county courts of Hamilton and Wharton counties the civil and criminal jurisdiction heretofore belonging to said courts.

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