Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Craig Estes
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/24/2017

Number of Bills: 67

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (42):
SB 107 Author: Estes
Sponsor: Berman | Driver | Flynn | Phillips | Madden
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct related to the manufacture of methamphetamine and to the distribution and retail sales of pseudoephedrine; providing penalties.

SB 108 Author: Estes
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to enhancing the penalty for manufacture or delivery of methamphetamine.

SB 109 Author: Estes
Last Action: 05/03/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to enhancing the penalty for the manufacture of methamphetamine if a child is present on the premises where the offense is committed.

SB 110 Author: Estes
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal conspiracy to manufacture certain controlled substances.

SB 252 Author: Estes | Fraser | Seliger | Shapleigh | Van de Putte
Sponsor: Delisi
Last Action: 04/12/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a project of a development corporation in connection with a military base or facility.

SB 489 Author: Estes
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/20/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the license requirements of marine dealers, distributors, and manufacturers.

SB 490 Author: Estes
Last Action: 03/09/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: Mar 9 2005 1:35PM
Caption: Relating to an action for damages alleging professional negligence by a registered professional land surveyor.

SB 697 Author: Estes
Last Action: 05/20/2005 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the validation of the boundaries of certain school districts.

SB 793 Author: Estes
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for utility infrastructure and campus renovations at Midwestern State University.

SB 794 Author: Estes
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of North Texas.

SB 795 Author: Estes
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Woman's University.

SB 950 Author: Estes
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the fee for a permit to operate an overweight motor vehicle.

SB 951 Author: Estes
Sponsor: King, Phil
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain cemeteries using county resources.

SB 1119 Author: Estes
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to contract with a private vendor for certain correctional facilities.

SB 1138 Author: Estes
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a student recreational and health facilities fee at Midwestern State University.

SB 1192 Author: Estes
Sponsor: Hilderbran
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to stamps for migratory and upland game bird hunting; providing a penalty.

SB 1354 Author: Estes
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the protection of water quality in watersheds threatened by quarry activities; establishing a pilot program in a certain portion of the Brazos River watershed; providing penalties.

SB 1366 Author: Estes
Last Action: 05/03/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 3 2005 7:35PM
Caption: Relating to implementing a clean coal project in this state.

SB 1407 Author: Estes
Last Action: 04/18/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 18 2005 11:23PM
Caption: Relating to the demonstration of financial assurance by a local government in relation to the operation of a municipal solid waste landfill facility.

SB 1408 Author: Estes
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to wage claim disputes.

SB 1551 Author: Estes
Sponsor: Driver
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation of certain offenses and certain statutes involving the interception of certain communications.

SB 1552 Author: Estes
Last Action: 05/03/2005 H Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the continuation of criminal offenses involving the interception of certain communications for law enforcement purposes.

SB 1563 Author: Estes
Sponsor: McCall
Last Action: 05/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to uniform law on negotiable instruments and bank deposits and collections.

SB 1596 Author: Estes | Madla
Sponsor: Hardcastle
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the sale and service of beer by the holder of a winery permit.

SB 1602 Author: Estes
Last Action: 04/18/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 18 2005 9:07PM
Caption: Relating to surveys accepted by the Commissioner of the General Land Office for filing in the official records of the General Land Office.

SB 1603 Author: Estes
Sponsor: Phillips
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the recovery of certain costs associated with certain civil suits by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

SB 1668 Author: Estes
Sponsor: Baxter
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to affiliates of public utilities and regulation of electric utilities with regard to payments to affiliates and unbundling requirements.

SB 1669 Author: Estes
Sponsor: Hardcastle
Last Action: 05/19/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the composition of the wine sold or dispensed by wineries located in this state.

SB 1686 Author: Estes
Sponsor: Hardcastle
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the interagency work group on rural issues.

SB 1729 Author: Estes
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Clay County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; providing penalties.

SB 1826 Author: Estes
Sponsor: King, Phil
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, operations, and financing of the Parker County Special Utility District; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1828 Author: Estes
Sponsor: Denny
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Smiley Road Water Control and Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 1849 Author: Estes
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Last Action: 05/25/2005 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, operations, and financing of the Stephens Regional Special Utility District; granting the power of eminent domain.

SR 202 Author: Estes
Last Action: 02/23/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming February 23, 2005, Wise County Day.

SR 228 Author: Estes
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2005, as Parker County Day at the State Capitol.

SR 365 Author: Estes
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Clifford Neal Knox.

SR 410 Author: Estes
Last Action: 03/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 10, 2005, as Gainesville Day at the Capitol.

SR 542 Author: Estes
Last Action: 04/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 14, 2005, as Fire Ant Prevention Day in Texas.

SR 822 Author: Estes
Last Action: 05/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mike Nelson of Mayday Manufacturing Company for being honored as a Small Business Subcontractor of the Year.

SR 823 Author: Estes
Last Action: 05/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas on the occasion of their 129th Annual Training Conference and Convention.

SR 1081 Author: Estes
Last Action: 05/30/2005 S Adopted
Caption: Directing the Brazos River Authority to work with the leaseholders and residents of Possum Kingdom Lake Community on the future direction of the area

SR 1094 Author: Estes
Last Action: 05/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2201.

Additional Primary Authors (25):
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 571 Author: Madla | Deuell | Estes
Sponsor: Homer
Last Action: 05/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the hours of sale and consumption of wine at a winery.

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 968 Author: Carona | Deuell | Estes | Shapiro | West, Royce
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to allowing the Texas Department of Transportation to make grants to a county or municipality for recreational trails.

SB 1137 Author: Madla | Deuell | Estes
Sponsor: Swinford
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development of the wine industry and other businesses related to agriculture or tourism in this state.

SB 1217 Author: Seliger | Estes | Van de Putte
Sponsor: Corte, Frank
Last Action: 05/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the punishments authorized under the Texas Code of Military Justice.

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 16 Author: Madla | Estes
Sponsor: Casteel
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the Texas wine industry.

SCR 17 Author: Madla | Estes
Sponsor: Casteel
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting Texas institutes of higher education to offer education and research opportunities in viticulture and enology.

SCR 18 Author: Madla | Estes
Sponsor: Casteel
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Memorializing Congress to enact legislation to provide funding to support the protection and growth of the Texas wine industry.

SCR 19 Author: Madla | Estes
Sponsor: Casteel
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Texas Wine Marketing Research Institute at Texas Tech University to include in its data collection comparisons of the economic impacts of the states in the wine industry.

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.

SCR 30 Author: Lucio | Eltife | Estes | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Chavez
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the State of Texas to continue to pursue increased trade with Mexico and to develop a plan with Mexico to mitigate delays at border crossings.

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 121 Author: Nelson | Estes | Harris
Last Action: 02/15/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 14 and 15, 2005, as Denton County Days at the State Capitol.

SR 137 Author: Fraser | Duncan | Estes
Last Action: 02/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 16, 2005, as Texas Midwest Day in Austin.

SR 240 Author: Shapiro | Estes
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming Tuesday, March 1, 2005, Collin County Legislative Day.

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.

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