Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Chris Harris
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/17/2017

Number of Bills: 80

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (58):
SB 21 Author: Harris
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: Feb 1 2005 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.

SB 170 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/31/2005 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of the portion of Interstate Highway 20 inside Dallas and Tarrant Counties as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway.

SB 171 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the emergency service fee rate in certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts.

SB 172 Author: Harris
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of cruelty to animals.

SB 173 Author: Harris
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to banning handguns and certain other weapons from parking areas associated with schools or educational institutions; providing criminal penalties.

SB 234 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Last Action: 04/27/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of grand jury bailiffs in Tarrant County.

SB 235 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Last Action: 05/03/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of bailiffs and grand jury bailiffs for certain courts.

SB 321 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Goodman
Last Action: 05/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the 396th District Court.

SB 359 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Solomons
Last Action: 05/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to notice regarding rental car damage waivers.

SB 650 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the funding for the plan.

SB 651 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth missing persons DNA database.

SB 1006 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Goodman
Last Action: 05/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the period of time during which a person may be supervised in a pretrial intervention program and the fee that may be charged for the program.

SB 1007 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the placement of a defendant in the state boot camp program as a condition of deferred adjudication community supervision.

SB 1008 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to an automobile club membership offered in connection with a loan.

SB 1009 Author: Harris
Last Action: 05/05/2005 S Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to reporting of expenditures by persons registered as lobbyists.

SB 1010 Author: Harris
Last Action: 05/05/2005 S Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to prohibited conflicts of interest of registered lobbyists.

SB 1011 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Swinford
Last Action: 05/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to restrictions on and reporting of certain expenditures by registered lobbyists.

SB 1012 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Arlington and its engineering facilities.

SB 1013 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Truitt
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of private legal counsel by certain hospital districts.

SB 1014 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Goodman
Last Action: 05/09/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to records on appeal in municipal courts of record.

SB 1028 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to the Texas Department of Insurance, the business of insurance, and certain related businesses, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties.

SB 1029 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments.

SB 1147 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Hartnett
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of visiting associate judges.

SB 1148 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to protecting the confidentiality of certain identifying personal information contained in court records.

SB 1149 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Eiland
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the electronic transmission of health benefit information between a health benefit plan issuer and a physician or health care provider.

SB 1150 Author: Harris
Sponsor: King, Phil
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to parental consent for the performance of an abortion; providing penalties.

SB 1151 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Goodman
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity under the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act.

SB 1152 Author: Harris
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the perfection of a child support lien on a motor vehicle.

SB 1153 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Dutton
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, including proceedings for the establishment, modification, and enforcement of child support; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1154 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the appointment of substitute trustees in certain foreclosures.

SB 1155 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the notice required for a sale of real property under a contract lien.

SB 1156 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to an exemption from The Real Estate License Act for persons who conduct foreclosure sales.

SB 1157 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to trusts.

SB 1158 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to guardianship matters and proceedings.

SB 1159 Author: Harris
Last Action: 05/05/2005 H Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons who repossess motor vehicles; providing penalties.

SB 1160 Author: Harris
Last Action: 04/21/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the civil penalty for late filing of a lobby registration or report that is corrected by the registrant.

SB 1161 Author: Harris
Last Action: 05/05/2005 S Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to corrected reports, registrations, and statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.

SB 1162 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to notice in certain real property transactions concerning public improvement districts.

SB 1276 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to financial disclosure by appointed state officers after leaving office.

SB 1277 Author: Harris
Last Action: 04/07/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to political expenditures made by a corporation to finance the establishment and administration of a political committee.

SB 1765 Author: Harris
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the management of deer on private property; providing penalties.

SB 1766 Author: Harris
Last Action: 04/26/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transferring certain responsibilities from the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife to the Texas Department of Agriculture.

SB 1767 Author: Harris
Last Action: 05/13/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to charity care and government-sponsored indigent health care provided at certain for-profit hospitals.

SB 1768 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Solomons
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the attachment of a judgment lien to homestead property.

SB 1769 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Truitt
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to administrators of certain hospital districts.

SB 1770 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to Texas Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association.

SB 1844 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to scholarships for the fifth year of accounting programs at public and private institutions of higher education.

SJR 5 Author: Harris
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: Feb 1 2005 11:24AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.

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 128 Author: Harris | Brimer | Nelson
Last Action: 02/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 16, 2005, as Tarrant County Day at the State Capitol.

SR 455 Author: Harris
Last Action: 03/31/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming representatives of the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards to the State Capitol.

SR 635 Author: Harris
Last Action: 04/18/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 20, 2005, as Barnett Shale Day at the State Capitol.

SR 636 Author: Harris
Last Action: 04/18/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Shaken Baby Alliance of Fort Worth during Child Abuse Prevention Month.

SR 872 Author: Harris
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Phillip William Ellis of Grand Prairie.

SR 881 Author: Harris | Nelson
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Marcus High School girls' soccer team on winning the Class 5A state championship.

SR 988 Author: Harris
Last Action: 05/23/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2005 as Elder Abuse Prevention Month.

SR 1102 Author: Harris
Last Action: 05/30/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the staff of the Engrossing and Enrolling Department for their service to the Texas Senate and congratulating them on being named the 2005 administrative recipients of the Betty King Public Service Award.

SR 1103 Author: Harris
Last Action: 05/30/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Detta Haffelder for her Senate service and congratulating her on being named the 2005 legislative recipient of the Betty King Public Service Award.

Additional Primary Authors (22):
SB 253 Author: West, Royce | Harris
Last Action: 04/21/2005 H Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of juvenile justice alternative education programs for free textbooks for use in the programs.

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 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 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 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.

SR 21 Author: Brimer | Harris
Last Action: 01/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 25 and 26, 2005, as Arlington Days at the State Capitol.

SR 49 Author: Brimer | Averitt | Harris
Last Action: 02/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming February 22, 2005, as Grand Prairie Day at the State Capitol.

SR 98 Author: Fraser | Barrientos | Deuell | Duncan | Ellis | et al.
Last Action: 02/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and its rehabilitation ski program.

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 203 Author: Lindsay | Averitt | Deuell | Eltife | Gallegos | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2005, as Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas Day at the Capitol.

SR 239 Author: Shapiro | Harris
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2005, as Irving Day at the State Capitol.

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 555 Author: Carona | Brimer | Eltife | Harris | Staples | et al.
Last Action: 04/12/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 12, 2005, as REALTOR Appreciation Day at the State Capitol.

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 620 Author: Averitt | Harris
Last Action: 04/14/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Coach Kim Mulkey-Robertson and the Baylor Lady Bears for winning the 2005 National Collegiate Athletic Association's Women's National Basketball Championship.

SR 642 Author: Nelson | Harris
Last Action: 04/19/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 2005 Class of Leadership Flower Mound.

SR 655 Author: Nelson | Harris
Last Action: 04/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of Leadership Lewisville.

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 891 Author: Carona | Deuell | Harris | Shapiro | West, Royce
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating William T. Solomon of Dallas for receiving the Linz Award.

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