Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. John Whitmire
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/23/2017

Number of Bills: 97

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (78):
SB 340 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to require the removal of certain vehicles from a freeway without the consent of the owner or person in charge of the vehicle.

SB 410 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Truitt
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and to certain duties of pharmacists and pharmacies; providing administrative penalties.

SB 411 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Hamric
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbers and cosmetologists by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and the abolition of the State Board of Barber Examiners and the Texas Cosmetology Commission.

SB 417 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists.

SB 421 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

SB 535 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 02/28/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to termination or suspension without pay of certain public school district employees.

SB 612 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with public duties.

SB 613 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center facilities and infrastructure.

SB 902 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or mandatory supervision.

SB 903 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain persons that are special investigators.

SB 904 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for jury-recommended community supervision for certain defendants convicted of state jail felonies.

SB 905 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Riddle
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the interception of or the collection of other information from certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct.

SB 906 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to community supervision and corrections departments and to the immunity of certain judges for administrative acts in connection with those departments.

SB 907 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Woolley
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to authority of a peace officer to make an arrest outside of the officer's jurisdiction or to seize property while making the arrest.

SB 908 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain medical examination requirements in connection with an allegation of sexual assault of a child.

SB 909 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 04/29/2005 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the maintenance and contents of certain computerized information systems relating to the criminal justice system.

SB 910 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Keel
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain obsolete laws defining and regulating nitrous oxide as a volatile chemical.

SB 911 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain criminal defendants paying restitution to the compensation to victims of crime fund.

SB 981 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University for campus facilities and infrastructure.

SB 1060 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 04/19/2005 H Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the disposition of revenue from local authority agreements with towing companies.

SB 1061 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Talton
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the removal of vehicles and property from a roadway in a political subdivision and to the authority of a political subdivision to establish a traffic incident management program.

SB 1062 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 04/19/2005 H Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to require the operator of a tow truck to obtain a license or permit.

SB 1259 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the early release of a defendant from community supervision.

SB 1260 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the execution of a criminal defendant's sentence following a violation of a condition of community supervision.

SB 1261 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the maximum period of community supervision imposed for the commission of a felony.

SB 1262 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to credit for time served on community supervision.

SB 1263 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Driver | Bailey | Keel
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to ensure the quality of forensic science.

SB 1264 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to fees collected for services provided by the Commission on Jail Standards.

SB 1265 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/18/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing standards for analysis of tests for controlled substances required of defendants placed on community supervision.

SB 1266 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/24/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the administration of a system of community supervision for certain defendants convicted of criminal offenses and to the suspension of driver's licenses for defendants convicted of certain offenses.

SB 1347 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle title in dealer auctions.

SB 1465 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Ritter
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the use of certain electronically readable information on a driver's license or identification certificate to comply with certain alcohol and tobacco related laws; providing a penalty.

SB 1466 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of certain electronically readable information on a driver's license to verify the identity of a payment cardholder; providing a penalty.

SB 1467 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the supplemental salaries of district judges in Harris County.

SB 1468 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to managing and maximizing federal money for certain state programs.

SB 1469 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Keel
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reporting the deaths of certain individuals.

SB 1470 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the value of novelty items that may be distributed to advertise alcoholic beverages and related products.

SB 1471 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain promotional activities conducted by alcoholic beverage permit and license holders.

SB 1472 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Geren | Flores
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to services provided by manufacturers and distributors of beer to beer retailers.

SB 1600 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/03/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to criminal law hearing officers in Harris County.

SB 1601 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the entrance requirements and longevity pay in certain municipalities for a police officer who has previous experience as a police officer.

SB 1625 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to including within conduct proscribed by various offenses certain conduct involving the discharge of fireworks.

SB 1626 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages.

SB 1627 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the packaging and contents of certain alcoholic beverages.

SB 1628 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the promotional activities of certain alcoholic beverage license or permit holders.

SB 1791 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Keel
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of capital murder.

SB 1827 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.

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.

SB 1877 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/19/2005 H Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation of Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 406; providing authority to impose taxes and standby fees and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SCR 4 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Chisum
Last Action: 02/17/2005 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting permission to the Texas DeMolay Association to use the chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives during February 19 and 20, 2005, and February 18 and 19, 2006.

SR 1 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 01/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Senate Caucus Report.

SR 10 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 01/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Judith Lahai-Momoh of Houston on the occasion of her 50th birthday.

SR 11 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 01/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Adopting Permanent Rules of the Senate of the 79th Legislature.

SR 113 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 02/08/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating William Martin Trotty for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 193 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 02/21/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Anthony Stanley "Trey" Prye III for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 286 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Walter Curtis Webb, Sr., of Houston.

SR 294 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/03/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jerlene Rhodes-Burleson of Houston on the occasion of her 80th birthday.

SR 343 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Philip Hoang Vu for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 351 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending James Louis Fransaw, Jr., for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 352 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jaron Joseph Johnson for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 355 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 03/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bob Lanier of Houston on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

SR 524 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 04/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing D'Lisa Simmons for her accomplishments as district governor of Rotary District 5890.

SR 535 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 04/05/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lovenia Posey of Houston on the occasion of her 105th birthday.

SR 549 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 04/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the week of April 10-16, 2005, as Texas Crime Victims' Rights Week.

SR 679 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 04/25/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert Christopher Napier on the occasion of his retirement from the United States Army Reserve.

SR 683 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 04/25/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Leadership Officers Training Corps at Alice Johnson Junior High School in Channelview for its work in preparing students to be leaders.

SR 738 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/03/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Cecil Whitley for her contributions to the educational system of Houston.

SR 800 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/06/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing M. L. Jackson for his service to Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Houston.

SR 834 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/10/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Michael T. Murphy on the occasion of his graduation from Harvard Law School.

SR 857 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Meryl-Ina Samantha Kizzee for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.

SR 873 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Daughters of Women Are Ready Ministries for its efforts to improve the lives of women.

SR 923 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/19/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring May 19, 2005, Texas Press Association Day at the Capitol.

SR 989 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Katie and Robert Delaney for their care and devotion to their family.

SR 1053 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/27/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Will Luton of Houston for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 1054 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/27/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Nigel Walsh for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 1055 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/27/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing William R. Eckert III on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 1104 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/30/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Senate Caucus Report.

SR 1108 Author: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/30/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Heath Lawson of Houston for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

Additional Primary Authors (19):
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 333 Author: West, Royce | Averitt | Ellis | Gallegos | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education and to certain other practices and procedures concerning the admission process.

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 756 Author: Ogden | Whitmire
Last Action: 05/19/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing notice to county law enforcement before a parole panel considers the release of an inmate to that county.

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 934 Author: Wentworth | Barrientos | Ellis | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 05/25/2005 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to student representation on the board of regents of each state university or state university system.

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.

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 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.

SJR 26 Author: Wentworth | Barrientos | Ellis | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education or state university system to serve a term that differs from the terms served by the other members of the board.

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 627 Author: Hinojosa | Barrientos | Ellis | Gallegos | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the third class of the Senator Gregory Luna Memorial Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program.

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 970 Author: Hinojosa | Barrientos | Ellis | Gallegos | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 05/21/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging Governor Rick Perry to oppose the plans of the Minuteman Project to begin patrolling the Texas-Mexico border.

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