Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Helen Giddings
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/19/2017

Number of Bills: 57

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (44):
HB 607 Author: Giddings | Gonzalez Toureilles
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the delivery of blank check forms; providing a civil penalty.

HB 608 Author: Giddings | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to school district internship programs in which students earn credit for high school graduation by working with elected government officials.

HB 609 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to tuition rebate incentives for persons who complete certain degree and certificate programs without excessive credit hours.

HB 610 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 02/28/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense of using a telephone while operating a school bus.

HB 628 Author: Giddings | Gonzalez Toureilles
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to debt collection after a consumer has filed a report with a law enforcement agency.

HB 684 Author: Giddings | Goolsby
Last Action: 02/21/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.

HB 752 Author: Giddings | Gonzalez Toureilles | Branch | Bohac | Rose
Last Action: 04/07/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the penalty for theft of identifying information.

HB 1021 Author: Giddings
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of first refusal in certain real estate transactions.

HB 1032 Author: Giddings | Gonzalez Toureilles
Last Action: 03/01/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information and to assistance to victims of that offense.

HB 1319 Author: Giddings
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 05/17/2005 E Effective on 1/1/06
Caption: Relating to business entities and associations.

HB 1321 Author: Giddings | Gonzalez Toureilles
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the prevention and punishment of identity theft and the rights of certain victims of identity theft; providing penalties.

HB 1748 Author: Giddings | Hill | Veasey | Allen, Alma
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to African American studies programs and course work at certain public junior colleges.

HB 1854 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requiring debt collectors to provide a copy of a dishonored check to certain consumers; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1855 Author: Giddings
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the deletion of certain electronic records concerning a customer who issues a check; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1915 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties to sell or lease advertising space to another entity.

HB 2013 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/05/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the extension of credit to a victim of identity theft.

HB 2223 Author: Giddings | Bohac
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the making of a notation on and the processing of a forged check by a financial institution.

HB 2516 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 03/29/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the installation of smoke detectors in certain leased dwellings.

HB 2885 Author: Giddings
Sponsor: Carona
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to an arrest warrant or complaint for the issuance of a bad check.

HB 2899 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring a financial institution to notify check verification entities when a customer reports checks stolen; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3119 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the grade point average of and imposition of a fee on a student who repeats a course at a public institution of higher education.

HB 3120 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/03/2005 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of private child support enforcement agencies and collection of child support obligations; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 3121 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 03/21/2005 H Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state.

HB 3122 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale or possession of a device that vaporizes alcoholic beverages for the purpose of inhalation; providing criminal penalties.

HB 3574 Author: Giddings
Sponsor: Deuell
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Dallas County Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

HCR 43 Author: Giddings
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 02/11/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature.

HCR 65 Author: Giddings | Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Ellis | West, Royce
Last Action: 03/11/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 2005 as Black History Month in Texas.

HR 101 Author: Giddings | Anchia | Alonzo
Last Action: 02/17/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 17 2005 8:09AM
Caption: Honoring the members of Leadership Southwest on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol on February 16, 2005.

HR 106 Author: Giddings | McClendon | Dukes | Anderson | Dunnam
Last Action: 02/11/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 11 2005 8:26AM
Caption: Memorializing Congress to posthumously bestow the Congressional Medal of Honor upon Doris "Dorie" Miller and to request the U.S. Postal Service to issue a commemorative postage stamp to honor Miller.

HR 108 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 02/11/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 11 2005 8:26AM
Caption: Honoring Curtistene S. McCowan of DeSoto on her retirement from the Federal Trade Commission Southwest Region Office.

HR 109 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 02/01/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 1 2005 8:20AM
Caption: Honoring Project CRAFT for the invaluable services it provides for the youth of Dallas County.

HR 195 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 02/08/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 8 2005 9:34AM
Caption: Welcoming Dr. David Molapo and the "I Can" Quintet to the State Capitol on February 7, 2005.

HR 701 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 03/14/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2005 8:01AM
Caption: Welcoming students from Lancaster High School to the State Capitol on March 9, 2005.

HR 1177 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 04/14/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2005 8:16AM
Caption: Honoring Edgar Clark III of DeSoto on his many accomplishments.

HR 1224 Author: Giddings | Davis, Yvonne | Jones, Jesse | Hodge
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 2 2005 8:36AM
Caption: In memory of James Norman Whitlow of Dallas.

HR 1225 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 2 2005 8:36AM
Caption: Congratulating "Insights" on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.

HR 1300 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/26/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2005 10:36AM
Caption: Memorializing Congress to enact legislation relating to the assessment of penalties by a financial institution for an insufficient funds check.

HR 1371 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 16 2005 8:07PM
Caption: Commending Alaa Yousef of DeSoto for earning a 2004-2005 Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1395 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 16 2005 8:10PM
Caption: Congratulating William T. Solomon on his receipt of the 76th Annual Linz Award.

HR 1798 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/25/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2005 8:44AM
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation on receiving the 2004 Texas State Agency Safety Excellence Award.

HR 1799 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2005 12:50PM
Caption: Congratulating Tashell Fields on her graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf.

HR 2116 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 06/06/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 6 2005 10:50AM
Caption: Honoring The Dallas Weekly on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

HR 2187 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 06/01/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2005 11:32AM
Caption: In memory of Samuel William Hudson, Jr., of Dallas.

HR 2302 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/30/2005 H Filed
Caption: Urging Texas community colleges to offer an associate's degree with an emphasis on African American/Black Studies.

Joint Author (13):
HB 7 Author: Solomons | Giddings | Hamric | Dunnam
Sponsor: Staples
Last Action: 06/01/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of injured employee counsel, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of injured employee counsel, and to the provision of workers' compensation benefits to injured employees and the regulation of workers' compensation insurers; providing administrative and criminal penalties.

HB 255 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Leibowitz | Keel | Giddings
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the reduction in value or expiration of a stored value card.

HB 288 Author: Chavez | Turner | Giddings | Luna | Dutton
Last Action: 05/03/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.

HB 815 Author: Burnam | Giddings | McClendon | Van Arsdale | Veasey
Last Action: 04/20/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the investment of state funds in private business entities doing business in Sudan.

HB 1130 Author: Cook, Byron | Hupp | Pena | Chisum | Giddings
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a privacy policy by a person who requires the disclosure of an individual's social security number; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1430 Author: McCall | Hochberg | Pena | Zedler | Giddings
Last Action: 04/29/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the installation, copying, or use of computer software for unauthorized purposes; providing penalties.

HB 1624 Author: Goolsby | Giddings | Driver | Harper-Brown | Jackson, Jim
Last Action: 04/12/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a law school in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.

HJR 18 Author: Chavez | Turner | Giddings | Luna | Dutton
Last Action: 04/20/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food, drinks, medicine, and child-care services.

HR 8 Author: Hodge | Jones, Jesse | Giddings | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 16 2005 5:22PM
Caption: In memory of Tillie Mae Parker Baylor of Dallas.

HR 122 Author: Anchia | Jackson, Jim | Giddings | Craddick | Alonzo
Last Action: 03/03/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2005 8:01AM
Caption: In memory of former State Representative Chris Semos of Dallas.

HR 478 Author: Davis, Yvonne | Alonzo | Anchia | Giddings | Hodge
Last Action: 03/01/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2005 8:06AM
Caption: In memory of Sophia Williams of Tyler.

HR 639 Author: Jones, Jesse | Giddings
Last Action: 03/17/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2005 6:55PM
Caption: Congratulating Betty Culbreath-Lister on earning the Weselene Wiley Inspirational Award for Lifetime Achievement.

HR 641 Author: Jones, Jesse | Alonzo | Anchia | Davis, Yvonne | Giddings
Last Action: 03/18/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2005 8:07AM
Caption: Honoring State Representative Terri Hodge on her receipt of the 2005 Spirit of the Centennial Award from the Friends of Fair Park.

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