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

Number of Bills: 45

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (40):
HB 116 Author: Geren | Escobar | Cook, Byron | Leibowitz
Last Action: 05/11/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the farm and ranch lands conservation program.

HB 387 Author: Geren
Last Action: 04/12/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality from amending, interpreting, impairing, or modifying certain written contracts for the wholesale provision of water.

HB 931 Author: Geren
Last Action: 02/14/2005 H Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
Caption: Relating to stamps for migratory and upland game bird hunting.

HB 941 Author: Geren | Rose | Menendez
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the use of claims history for certain water damage.

HB 942 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Deuell
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the registration of antique boats with the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 943 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Deuell
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to evidence establishing ownership of a vessel for a certificate of title issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 944 Author: Geren
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the license requirements of marine dealers, distributors, and manufacturers.

HB 996 Author: Geren
Last Action: 02/14/2005 H Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to county authority to regulate the placement of water wells in unincorporated areas of the county; providing a penalty.

HB 997 Author: Geren
Last Action: 02/14/2005 H Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to procedures for compensating owners of outdoor advertising that is subject to condemnation or obstruction by certain governmental entities or public utilities.

HB 1264 Author: Geren
Last Action: 02/21/2005 H Referred to Natural Resources
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.

HB 1453 Author: Geren
Last Action: 02/28/2005 H Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the application of the Texas Sunset Act to river authorities and certain other districts.

HB 1513 Author: Geren
Last Action: 02/28/2005 H Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to permit exemptions for certain users of state water.

HB 1568 Author: Geren
Last Action: 05/02/2005 S Refer to s/c on Ag & Coastal Resc by Pres
Caption: Relating to the definition of an agricultural operation.

HB 1569 Author: Geren
Last Action: 02/28/2005 H Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

HB 1573 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Harris
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the definition of the practice of architecture and to certificates of merit for design professionals.

HB 1796 Author: Geren
Last Action: 03/11/2005 H Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the regulation of consumer reporting agencies; providing penalties.

HB 1797 Author: Geren
Last Action: 04/18/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth for campus expansion and construction of a public health education building.

HB 2310 Author: Geren
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to services provided by manufacturers and distributors of beer to beer retailers.

HB 2483 Author: Geren
Last Action: 04/21/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans.

HB 2639 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Brimer
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Tarrant Regional Water District and the abolition and distribution of the assets of the Lower Rio Grande Authority.

HB 2949 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/24/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to issue an emergency order authorizing certain action in the event of a catastrophe.

HB 2950 Author: Geren
Last Action: 04/28/2005 H Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the regulation of outdoor advertising and the establishment of a scenic byways program.

HB 2951 Author: Geren
Last Action: 03/17/2005 H Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to dessert wines.

HB 3170 Author: Geren
Last Action: 04/18/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to legislative review and gubernatorial suspension of certain rules of state agencies.

HB 3171 Author: Geren
Last Action: 04/27/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedure for collecting signatures on a petition filed in connection with a candidate's application for a place on the ballot.

HB 3172 Author: Geren
Last Action: 03/21/2005 H Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the authorization and regulation of gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties.

HB 3362 Author: Geren
Last Action: 04/18/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to performance and efficiency reviews of certain governmental entities and programs.

HB 3425 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Brimer
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the use of certain exhibition vehicles.

HB 3530 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the City of Fort Worth Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Tarrant County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

HCR 25 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 01/25/2005 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Thursday, January 13, 2005, and ending on Monday, January 24, 2005.

HJR 72 Author: Geren | Escobar
Last Action: 04/21/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans from ad valorem taxation.

HJR 78 Author: Geren
Last Action: 03/14/2005 H Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state and authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands.

HR 223 Author: Geren
Last Action: 02/28/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2005 8:05AM
Caption: Honoring A. Dwain Mayfield on the occasion of his retirement from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company in Fort Worth.

HR 585 Author: Geren
Last Action: 03/03/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2005 8:01AM
Caption: Congratulating the White Settlement Independent School District on the occasion of the ground breaking ceremony for the new Brewer High School campus.

HR 586 Author: Geren
Last Action: 03/18/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2005 8:07AM
Caption: Congratulating the Texas House staff team on its win in the 12th Capitol Cup football game.

HR 763 Author: Geren
Last Action: 04/04/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 4 2005 11:23AM
Caption: In memory of Dwaine A. Johnson of Fort Worth.

HR 1049 Author: Geren
Last Action: 04/19/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 19 2005 7:47PM
Caption: Recognizing the University of North Texas Health Science Center on the success of its doctor and master of public health programs and congratulating all those associated with these outstanding programs.

HR 1121 Author: Geren
Last Action: 04/13/2005 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Recognizing April 20, 2005, as Barnett Shale Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1221 Author: Geren
Last Action: 04/21/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2005 8:02AM
Caption: Recognizing April 20, 2005, as Barnett Shale Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1624 Author: Geren
Last Action: 05/15/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 15 2005 7:14PM
Caption: In memory of Debora Jean Kennedy of Fort Worth.

Joint Author (5):
HB 23 Author: Brown, Fred | Hopson | Uresti | Veasey | Geren
Last Action: 02/21/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of credit scoring in certain lines of personal insurance.

HB 909 Author: Denny | King, Phil | Geren | Mowery
Last Action: 03/29/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the validation of the boundaries of certain school districts.

HB 1364 Author: Mowery | Hupp | Hardcastle | McReynolds | Geren
Last Action: 04/20/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to municipal regulation of the discharge of firearms and certain other weapons.

HB 2170 Author: Rodriguez | Geren | Strama | Pena
Last Action: 04/21/2005 H Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission.

HB 2176 Author: Phillips | Geren | Strama | Pena
Last Action: 03/14/2005 H Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to consideration by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a landfill's impact on the transportation systems and economic development of the area in which the landfill is located or proposed to be located.

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