Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Sylvester Turner
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/24/2017

Number of Bills: 53

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (37):
HB 412 Author: Turner
Sponsor: Van de Putte
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the use of credit scoring and credit history by certain telecommunications and electric service providers.

HB 413 Author: Turner
Sponsor: Gallegos
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the manner of providing notice of a petition or order for the expunction or nondisclosure of certain criminal records.

HB 418 Author: Turner
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an exception to the 72-hour waiting period for a marriage ceremony for certain individuals.

HB 554 Author: Turner | McClendon | Edwards
Last Action: 04/05/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the system benefit fund and to eligibility for and enrollment for benefits under the fund.

HB 555 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/29/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to safeguards for customers of retail public utilities in the electric power market.

HB 897 Author: Turner
Last Action: 02/14/2005 H Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races, persons licensed to operate the games at other locations, and recognized Indian tribes; providing penalties.

HB 898 Author: Turner
Last Action: 02/22/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to universal service fund support provided to telecommunications providers.

HB 908 Author: Turner
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the use of the reverse auction procedure by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission.

HB 1093 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/11/2005 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for medically recommended intensive supervision.

HB 1254 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/11/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the termination of agreements with certain insurance agents.

HB 1489 Author: Turner
Sponsor: Williams
Last Action: 05/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the purposes for which money in the compensation to victims of crime fund may be used.

HB 1493 Author: Turner
Last Action: 02/28/2005 H Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the publication of notice of intent to obtain a permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a facility located or proposed to be located in certain populous counties.

HB 1870 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a deceptive trade practice in connection with advertising for a household goods carrier.

HB 1930 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/11/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the annexation of territory in political subdivisions by certain junior college districts.

HB 1931 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/13/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the service area of the Houston Community College System District.

HB 1932 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/11/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the effect of annexation of territory on the terms of members of the governing boards of certain junior college districts.

HB 1957 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/14/2005 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the certification of the amount of excess money in the compensation to victims of crime fund.

HB 1966 Author: Turner | Chavez
Last Action: 05/04/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an interagency task force to address the impact of globalization on this state.

HB 1979 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/05/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the fee paid to the attorney general for examining the record of proceedings authorizing the issuance of a public security or related credit agreement.

HB 2300 Author: Turner
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the authority of metropolitan rapid transit authorities to use a hybrid delivery system for certain construction projects.

HB 2301 Author: Turner
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to proceedings involving the change of rates of a water and sewer utility.

HB 2435 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/15/2005 H Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to ensuring cost savings in the operation of certain governmental entities that provide criminal justice and public safety services.

HB 2436 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/15/2005 H Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to statutory authority to reduce certain appropriations made by the legislature in support of the courts and to certain law library fees.

HB 2583 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/16/2005 H Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to financial transaction awareness plans to be adopted by public institutions of higher education.

HB 2672 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/18/2005 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction and venue in condemnation proceedings.

HB 2673 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/11/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an alternative procurement procedure for architectural, engineering, or land surveying services by certain governmental entities.

HB 3060 Author: Turner | McReynolds
Last Action: 04/28/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prescription drugs under the Medicaid vendor drug program and other state health and human services programs.

HB 3072 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/04/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a prison diversion pilot program.

HB 3147 Author: Turner
Sponsor: Van de Putte
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Texas Building and Procurement Commission to enter into more favorable lease with option to purchase agreements with regards to certain space currently occupied under lease with option to purchase agreements.

HB 3148 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/13/2005 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to civil liability for violations of law involving the making, acceptance, or reporting of political contributions and expenditures.

HB 3180 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/05/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to reduced electric customer fees and continuation of low-income programs established as part of electric utility restructuring.

HB 3181 Author: Turner
Sponsor: Lindsay
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Central Harris County Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds or notes; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 3182 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/19/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to due process for certain law enforcement officers.

HB 3502 Author: Turner
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 406; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

HCR 240 Author: Turner
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house of representatives to make corrections in H.B. No. 908.

HJR 38 Author: Turner
Last Action: 02/08/2005 H Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races, persons licensed to operate the games at additional locations, and recognized Indian tribes.

HR 2 Author: Turner | Hill
Last Action: 01/12/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jan 12 2005 8:39AM
Caption: Providing for the election of the speaker.

Joint Author (16):
HB 9 Author: Flores | Pitts | Ritter | Keel | Turner
Last Action: 04/13/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gaming in this state; appropriating money; providing penalties.

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 665 Author: Isett, Carl | Turner | Elkins | Hupp
Last Action: 02/08/2005 H Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the power of a local authority to enforce compliance with a traffic-control signal on a highway under its jurisdiction by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.

HB 1001 Author: Luna | King, Phil | Eiland | Turner | Hughes
Last Action: 02/14/2005 H Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the compensation of state judges and to the computation of retirement benefits for members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1427 Author: McClendon | Turner
Last Action: 03/17/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University for campus facilities and infrastructure.

HB 1536 Author: Wong | Pena | Chisum | Turner | Vo
Last Action: 03/21/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting derogatory names or designations for public property.

HB 1611 Author: Chisum | Turner | Allen, Ray | Hochberg | Edwards
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of money for the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program.

HB 1929 Author: Woolley | McClendon | Eissler | Hardcastle | Turner
Last Action: 04/11/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain human cells and tissue; providing penalties.

HB 2193 Author: Madden | Turner | Allen, Ray | McReynolds | Haggerty
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the operation of a system of community supervision.

HB 2221 Author: Luna | Morrison | Turner | Callegari
Sponsor: West, Royce
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the territory of a public junior college district and to the provision of services by a junior college district to students residing outside the district.

HB 2291 Author: Coleman | Turner
Last Action: 03/17/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University for campus facilities and infrastructure.

HCR 13 Author: Chavez | Oliveira | Turner | Luna | Castro
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Memorializing Congress to allow Mexican visitors the same six-month length of stay afforded to Canadian travelers.

HJR 4 Author: Flores | Pitts | Ritter | Keel | Turner
Last Action: 04/13/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands and authorizing casino gaming in this state.

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 1535 Author: Madden | Denny | Krusee | Turner
Last Action: 05/21/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 21 2005 9:12PM
Caption: Recognizing Southwestern University's Texas Legislative Politics Internship Program on its 40th anniversary and commending the 2005 student interns.

HR 2288 Author: Dutton | Edwards | Turner
Last Action: 06/01/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2005 11:32AM
Caption: In memory of journalist Ed Wendt of Houston.

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