Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Kenneth Armbrister
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/21/2017

Number of Bills: 143

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (122):
SB 3 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Puente
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the development and management of the water resources of the state, including the creation of a groundwater conservation district; imposing fees and providing penalties.

SB 304 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Riddle
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of criminal trespass.

SB 305 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/11/2005 H Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of glass technicians; providing administrative penalties.

SB 391 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 02/15/2005 S Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to the degree programs offered by the University of Houston-Victoria.

SB 453 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 04/19/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of an abandoned watercraft.

SB 454 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Seaman
Last Action: 05/20/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to commercial shrimp boat licenses and to the creation of a gulf shrimp license moratorium program.

SB 455 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 04/25/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 25 2005 12:54PM
Caption: Relating to the use of abandoned watercraft as part of artificial reefs and the construction of, and donation of materials for, artificial reefs.

SB 460 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/29/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of podiatry.

SB 485 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Bonnen
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of underground and aboveground storage tanks.

SB 486 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 04/14/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, and benefits and administration of the Texas County and District Retirement System.

SB 509 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the restriction on the amount of money in the water infrastructure fund that may be used for certain purposes in a fiscal year.

SB 517 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Eiland
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to studies or projects concerning coastal erosion that may be undertaken by the General Land Office in conjunction with qualified project partners.

SB 519 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 04/05/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 522 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Eiland
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 574 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Pickett
Last Action: 05/09/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to requirements for the issuance of land development permits by political subdivisions.

SB 575 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 04/19/2005 H Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to notice to a surface owner by an oil or gas well operator of certain oil and gas operations.

SB 576 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to certain purchases by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

SB 757 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Solomons
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to property in the custody of a pawnbroker; providing criminal penalties.

SB 758 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to an exception to the prohibition against commingling used oil with solid waste if the commingling is incident to the dismantling of scrap, used, or obsolete metals.

SB 759 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to energy aggregation by political subdivisions.

SB 760 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Straus
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 1/1/06
Caption: Relating to the classification of open-space land into categories for purposes of appraising the land for ad valorem tax purposes.

SB 761 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to cost allocations in power regions.

SB 762 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain unprofessional conduct by a health care provider; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 763 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to an annual adjustment of franchise fees paid to a municipality by certain providers of electricity.

SB 764 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to regulation of electric generation capacity in the electric power market.

SB 765 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/03/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of water and sewer utility services.

SB 943 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/19/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the cloning of human beings; providing penalties.

SB 944 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain peace officers commissioned by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.

SB 945 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the filing of a disclosure statement by a vendor or member of a governing body of a port authority or navigation district; imposing a penalty.

SB 946 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for a license as an electrical sign apprentice.

SB 947 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 04/19/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the release of hazardous waste in connection with dredging and placement or storage of dredged materials by a port authority or navigation district.

SB 948 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/06/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the assessment and regulation of emissions events.

SB 949 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the informal resolution of certain proceedings conducted by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

SB 1165 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to authorizing the City of Aransas Pass to acquire certain state property.

SB 1166 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: West, George "Buddy"
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of the laws governing plugging of abandoned oil and gas wells and preventing, controlling, or cleaning up oil and gas wastes or other substances or materials regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas and to incentives for continued production from certain oil and gas wells; providing penalties.

SB 1167 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners.

SB 1168 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to supplemental rebates for prescription drugs provided under state health and human services programs.

SB 1169 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 04/28/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority and financing of the Railroad Commission of Texas in relation to gas utilities.

SB 1170 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Crownover
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of gas production by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

SB 1171 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of the prohibition on operating certain rock crushers or concrete plants without the necessary Clean Air Act permit.

SB 1172 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to energy conservation and efficiency.

SB 1173 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Solomons
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of a perpetual care cemetery and the sale of interment rights in a mausoleum before completion of construction and to the protection of cemetery property.

SB 1174 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 04/25/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 25 2005 8:10PM
Caption: Relating to the apportionment of municipal infrastructure costs in regard to certain property development projects.

SB 1175 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Crownover
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of oil and gas production by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

SB 1176 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Eiland
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to systems and programs administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1279 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the registration and regulation of architects, landscape architects, and interior designers.

SB 1280 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the annexation by a municipality of a water district in its extraterritorial jurisdiction.

SB 1281 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Bonnen
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation and permitting of a commercial industrial solid waste facility connected to a publicly owned treatment works facility.

SB 1282 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Keffer, Bill
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to insurance and regulatory requirements for certain amusement rides.

SB 1283 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Seaman
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the application of certain laws to insurers that are part of an insurance holding company system.

SB 1284 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Seaman
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to certain requirements applicable to health maintenance organizations.

SB 1285 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the acquisition and regulation of manufactured homes.

SB 1286 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians.

SB 1297 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Talton
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the elements of the criminal offense of discharging used oil into water in the state.

SB 1298 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Talton
Last Action: 05/13/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the transfer of a fuel tank to a metal recycling entity.

SB 1299 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Talton
Last Action: 05/09/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to an exception to the prohibition against commingling used oil with solid waste if the commingling is incident to the dismantling of scrap, used, or obsolete metals.

SB 1322 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain motor vehicle certificate of title fees.

SB 1323 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Ritter
Last Action: 05/19/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of viatical settlement agreements and life settlement agreements; providing penalties.

SB 1324 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the delivery of prescription drugs by mail order.

SB 1325 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 16 2005 5:50PM
Caption: Relating to taxes, fees, and programs administered by the comptroller; providing a penalty.

SB 1326 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of county gaming districts to regulate local-option video lottery gaming; providing penalties.

SB 1327 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment, oversight, and operation of video lottery terminals owned by Indian tribes on Indian lands; providing penalties.

SB 1362 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to certain land use restrictions by counties and municipalities.

SB 1363 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to enforce a water pollution control and abatement program and establish standards and practices for water quality.

SB 1364 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to exemption of certain electronic access control device providers from private security regulation.

SB 1365 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the regulation of alarm systems and alarm systems companies.

SB 1385 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to encouraging production from gas and oil wells.

SB 1402 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of voice communications provided by a person holding a cable franchise.

SB 1403 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties.

SB 1405 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to funding advanced in connection with a lawsuit that is at a rate above the usurious interest prohibition.

SB 1406 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the manner in which a municipality may impose a moratorium on commercial property development.

SB 1409 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to resumption of employment within the Texas Municipal Retirement System by a person who has filed an application for retirement.

SB 1504 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Hilderbran
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a deer breeder's permit; providing a penalty.

SB 1505 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of an ad valorem tax lien and to a contract for foreclosure of an ad valorem tax lien.

SB 1506 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to default service for residential customers of an Affiliated Retail Electric Provider.

SB 1534 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 04/20/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a bailiff for the 22nd District Court.

SB 1535 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to contracts between hospitals and preferred provider benefit plan issuers.

SB 1536 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prescription drug benefits under certain health benefit plans.

SB 1537 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Callegari
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operation of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District and the Fort Bend Subsidence District.

SB 1541 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to an analysis by the state auditor of the cost-effectiveness of the use of call centers for determining eligibility for health and human services programs.

SB 1542 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 04/12/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to certain permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 1794 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/17/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to suspending the implementation of certain gas utilities' interim cost recovery and rate adjustments.

SB 1795 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Olivo
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 177; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1796 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 04/04/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of racing.

SB 1797 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Victoria County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; abolishing the Crossroads Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 1798 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Hegar
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the North Fort Bend Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 1815 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Ritter
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to reimbursement under the workers' compensation system for certain surgical assistants.

SB 1820 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Hegar
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the West Fort Bend Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.

SB 1858 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of local governments to enforce a water pollution control and abatement program and establish standards and practices for water quality.

SB 1872 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the addition of road district powers to the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 134.

SB 1873 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Hegar
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 167; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1890 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/25/2005 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the territory of the Plum Creek Conservation District.

SB 1891 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Seaman
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the La Salle Water Control and Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SCR 3 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Seaman
Last Action: 03/01/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of King Fisher of Port Lavaca.

SCR 9 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Jones, Jesse
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the cast iron Dutch oven as the official State Cooking Implement.

SCR 36 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Paula C. Flowerday of Austin for her tenure as executive director of the Texas Racing Commission.

SJR 3 Author: Armbrister
Sponsor: Puente
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board.

SJR 32 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games by certain Indian tribes on Indian lands.

SJR 34 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands.

SR 19 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 01/25/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Huff Diary and Wagon Train Project.

SR 83 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 02/02/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lawrence J. Petersen of Danevang.

SR 89 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 02/08/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2005, as Matagorda County Day.

SR 172 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 02/17/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Minorities for Equality in Employment, Education, Liberty and Justice, Incorporated, on the occasion of its official public opening.

SR 173 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 02/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2005, as Austin County Day at the State Capitol.

SR 174 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 02/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing San Felipe in Austin County as the birthplace of the Texas Rangers.

SR 253 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming March 1, 2005, Aransas County Day at the State Capitol.

SR 254 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 2005, as Independent Electrical Contractors Day at the Capitol.

SR 255 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Urging Congress to express its commitment to the public and economic health and development of Texas by passing the Clear Skies Act of 2005.

SR 308 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alfred N. Poindexter on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 309 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/08/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring March 8, 2005, Washington County Day at the State Capitol.

SR 310 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/08/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kevin Kulow of Sealy.

SR 311 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 9, 2005, as Victoria Day at the State Capitol.

SR 435 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 2005, as Firefighters Day at the State Capitol.

SR 720 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 04/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Encouraging the President of the United States to enact a free trade agreement between the United States and Taiwan.

SR 721 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/03/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 3, 2005, as Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Day at the State Capitol.

SR 795 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/05/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Cherie Shelton Von Dohlen of Goliad and Austin.

SR 825 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Manning All-Stars cheerleaders of South Texas and their coaches for winning the Universal Cheerleaders Association national championship.

SR 908 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Carol "Casey" Korenek of Austin.

SR 950 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/19/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Michael Ryan Davis of La Grange.

SR 1012 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe D. and Margaret McGuill on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.

SR 1060 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/28/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1835.

SR 1072 Author: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2027.

Additional Primary Authors (21):
SB 268 Author: Madla | Armbrister | Duncan | Fraser | Shapleigh
Sponsor: Puente
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the statutory provision governing the powers and duties of the Rio Grande watermaster and the delivery of water down the banks and bed of the Rio Grande.

SB 309 Author: Lucio | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Sponsor: Gonzales
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of an address confidentiality program to assist victims of family violence, sexual assault, or stalking in maintaining confidential addresses.

SB 320 Author: Wentworth | Armbrister | Brimer | Carona | Duncan | et al.
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to admission to certain public institutions of higher education.

SB 722 Author: Lucio | Armbrister | Barrientos | Brimer | Carona | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program to pay tuition and required fees and textbook costs of certain students enrolled in two-year public institutions of higher education in this state.

SB 730 Author: West, Royce | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Carona | et al.
Sponsor: Goolsby | Jones, Jesse | Harper-Brown | Giddings | Rose
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a law school in the City of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.

SB 802 Author: Barrientos | Armbrister | Averitt | Carona | Deuell | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 11 2005 3:27PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 130 in Williamson and Travis Counties as the Willie Nelson Turnpike.

SB 831 Author: Shapiro | Armbrister | Brimer | Carona | Deuell | et al.
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of programs and funding for emerging technology industries.

SB 1404 Author: Wentworth | Armbrister | Carona | Ellis | Whitmire
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Referred to Redistricting
Caption: Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission.

SB 1874 Author: Whitmire | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Sponsor: Pena
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Automobile Theft Prevention Authority.

SCR 14 Author: Wentworth | Armbrister | Barrientos | Ellis | Eltife | et al.
Last Action: 05/18/2005 H Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Granting certain persons permission to sue the State of Texas, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and the Anatomical Board of the State of Texas.

SCR 23 Author: Williams | Armbrister | Averitt | Brimer | Carona | et al.
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Memorializing congress to permanently repeal the federal death tax in 2005.

SCR 24 Author: West, Royce | Armbrister | Barrientos | Brimer | Carona | et al.
Last Action: 04/14/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: 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.

SCR 27 Author: West, Royce | Armbrister | Carona | Duncan | Estes | et al.
Sponsor: Branch
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: 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.

SR 79 Author: Harris | Armbrister | Averitt | Brimer | Carona | et al.
Last Action: 02/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of the Texas High School Rodeo Association and recognizing February 7, 2005, as THSRA Day at the State Capitol.

SR 223 Author: Lindsay | Armbrister | Ellis | Gallegos | Jackson, Mike | et al.
Last Action: 02/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Michael Helwig "Hal" Hillman of Houston.

SR 292 Author: Deuell | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2005, as Bob Wills Day at the Capitol.

SR 472 Author: Hinojosa | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division home from their deployment in Iraq.

SR 563 Author: Lucio | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of His Holiness Pope John Paul II.

SR 713 Author: Van de Putte | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 30 through May 7, 2005, as the 30th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam era.

SR 995 Author: Ellis | Armbrister
Last Action: 05/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Margaret Penn Sherrod for her achievements and congratulating her on her work as director of the Black Foxes.

SR 996 Author: Ellis | Armbrister
Last Action: 05/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending George Edwards for his achievements and his success as director of the Prairie View A&M University Marching Storm Band.

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