Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Kenneth Armbrister
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/22/2017

Number of Bills: 86

Sponsor (86):
HB 86 Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/23/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 168 Author: Deshotel
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the hours for selling alcoholic beverages at certain events.

HB 341 Author: Seaman | Bohac
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/23/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to regulation of motor carriers transporting household goods.

HB 363 Author: Hegar
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the declination of certain property and casualty insurance policies.

HB 365 Author: Hegar
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the date of the election of directors for the Coastal Bend Groundwater Conservation District.

HB 380 Author: West, George "Buddy"
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to oil and gas well plugging insurance policies.

HB 381 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the service area of the Blinn College District.

HB 472 Author: West, George "Buddy"
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to annual fees imposed by the Railroad Commission of Texas in connection with surface coal mining and reclamation operations.

HB 473 Author: West, George "Buddy"
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to examinations for licenses to engage in certain liquefied petroleum gas-related activities.

HB 474 Author: West, George "Buddy"
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the duty of a gas utility to report certain transactions to the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 484 Author: West, George "Buddy"
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the filing of electric logs with the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 578 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the inclusion in a regional water plan of information regarding water infrastructure facilities that may be used in an emergency shortage of water.

HB 584 Author: Delisi | Woolley
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/19/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reimbursement under certain health benefit plans for services provided by licensed athletic trainers.

HB 633 Author: Kuempel | Bonnen | Riddle
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, and benefits and administration of the Texas County and District Retirement System.

HB 638 Author: Hegar
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the applicability of procedures governing restrictive covenants in certain residential subdivisions.

HB 773 Author: West, George "Buddy"
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to certain purchases by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 858 Author: Kolkhorst | Cook, Robby
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a marriage license to applicants who are unable to personally appear before the county clerk.

HB 872 Author: West, George "Buddy"
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the rates and fees related to pipeline inspection and gas utility services.

HB 881 Author: Seaman
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Aransas County Conservation and Reclamation District.

HB 883 Author: Seaman | Noriega, Melissa
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disposition of abandoned watercraft and the construction of, and donation of materials for, artificial reefs.

HB 888 Author: Seaman
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 20 2005 1:10PM
Caption: Relating to the reporting of cost claims information under certain health benefit plans.

HB 1138 Author: Flores | Hope
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and regulation of charitable bingo.

HB 1161 Author: Farabee
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain information to owners of oil or gas royalty interests by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 1162 Author: Farabee
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the training, examination, and seminar attendance requirements for applicants for or holders of licenses or registrations to perform certain activities pertaining to compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas.

HB 1215 Author: Morrison
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the degree programs offered by the University of Houston-Victoria.

HB 1253 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development corporations for career centers.

HB 1267 Author: Cook, Robby
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Texas Industrial Fire Training Board to the Texas Industrial Emergency Services Board.

HB 1317 Author: Driver | Laubenberg | Raymond
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians.

HB 1358 Author: Flores
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality over certain water supply or sewer service corporations and the creation of the La Joya Special Utility District.

HB 1426 Author: Anderson
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information in a rabies vaccination certificate.

HB 1583 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the authority of an emergency services district to obtain information to determine whether the district's 9-1-1 emergency service fee is correctly billed, collected, and remitted.

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 1636 Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to residency in relation to a license or permit or certain hunting and catching restrictions of the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing a penalty.

HB 1673 Author: Cook, Robby
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the procedure for conversion and creation of a special utility district.

HB 1705 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the release of hazardous waste in connection with dredging and placement or storage of dredged materials by a port authority or navigation district.

HB 1733 Author: Swinford
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting disclosure of certain records or reports by the Texas Feed and Fertilizer Control Service.

HB 1740 Author: Seaman
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the City of Aransas Pass to acquire certain state property.

HB 1767 Author: Cook, Robby
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of veterinary medicine.

HB 1835 Author: Talton
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the apportionment of municipal infrastructure costs in regard to certain property development projects.

HB 1900 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/21/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 21 2005 3:20PM
Caption: Relating to the assessment and regulation of emissions events.

HB 1959 Author: McReynolds
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the hunting of deer with dogs and the taking of wildlife resources without the consent of the landowner; providing penalties.

HB 1987 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of underground and aboveground storage tanks.

HB 2027 Author: Hilderbran
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/09/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the use of certain weapons in or on the beds or banks of certain rivers and streams in particular counties; providing a penalty.

HB 2045 Author: Puente
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to incorporation of a water supply and sewer service corporation as a nonprofit corporation.

HB 2129 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to energy-saving measures that reduce the emission of air contaminants.

HB 2171 Author: Cook, Robby
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the volunteer fire department self-insurance fund.

HB 2254 Author: Rose | Leibowitz | Veasey
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to reducing the penalty for a failure by a disabled or elderly person to make a timely installment payment of ad valorem taxes imposed on the person's residence homestead.

HB 2294 Author: Cook, Robby
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the venue for certain crimes regarding misapplication of property.

HB 2296 Author: Cook, Robby
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the reduction of a state jail felony prosecution to a misdemeanor prosecution.

HB 2303 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of and rights of private security personnel.

HB 2304 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/22/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2005 7:00PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of alarm systems and alarm systems companies; providing penalties.

HB 2381 Author: Hegar
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to posting on the Internet the notice of a meeting of a governmental body.

HB 2423 Author: Puente
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to discrimination by a groundwater conservation district against landowners whose land is enrolled or participating in a federal conservation program.

HB 2428 Author: Puente
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 1/1/06
Caption: Relating to water and energy saving performance standards for commercial prerinse spray valves.

HB 2430 Author: Puente | Rose
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a rainwater harvesting evaluation committee and to standards for harvested rainwater.

HB 2438 Author: Haggerty | Quintanilla
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the acquisition and regulation of manufactured homes.

HB 2440 Author: West, George "Buddy"
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of activities associated with multiple accumulations of hydrocarbons from which production by commingling of hydrocarbons is authorized.

HB 2491 Author: Puente | Paxton | Goodman
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the administration and collection of ad valorem taxes, including the transfer of an ad valorem tax lien and a contract for foreclosure of an ad valorem tax lien; amending, correcting, and clarifying the Tax Code, Property Code, and Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

HB 2581 Author: Solomons
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of a perpetual care cemetery and the sale of interment rights in a mausoleum before completion of construction.

HB 2876 Author: Callegari | Gattis | Hope | Howard, Charlie | Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water service and sewer service.

HB 2879 Author: Keffer, Bill
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain amusement rides.

HB 2901 Author: Hilderbran
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/26/2005 H Senate Amendments printed and distributed: May 26 2005 12:41PM
Caption: Relating to a deer breeder's permit; providing a penalty.

HB 2918 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/25/2005 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to resumption of employment within the Texas Municipal Retirement System by a person who has filed an application for retirement.

HB 2984 Author: West, George "Buddy"
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/19/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the composition of and use of money in the oil-field cleanup fund.

HB 2987 Author: Nixon
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/19/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to funding advanced in connection with a lawsuit that is at a rate above the usurious interest prohibition.

HB 2999 Author: Morrison
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to contracts between hospitals and preferred provider benefit plan issuers.

HB 3012 Author: Grusendorf
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/24/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the investment capital fund for public education.

HB 3071 Author: Goodman
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/23/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 23 2005 12:05PM
Caption: Relating to the administration and collection of ad valorem taxes and the administration of appraisal districts; making procedural and technical corrections and clarifications to the Tax Code, Property Code, and Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

HB 3125 Author: Eiland
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/19/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a retired employee's eligibility for participation in the optional retirement program and the regulation of investment advisors in that program.

HB 3140 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to exemption of certain electronic access control device or alarm system manufacturers or providers from private security regulation.

HB 3386 Author: Talton
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/22/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2005 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to the possession or shooting of a handgun on the land of the Lower Colorado River Authority by a person licensed to carry a concealed handgun.

HB 3423 Author: Morrison
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Victoria County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; abolishing the Crossroads Groundwater Conservation District.

HB 3461 Author: Baxter | Callegari
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the manner in which a municipality may impose a moratorium on certain property development.

HB 3476 Author: Olivo
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 177; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 3482 Author: Hegar | Callegari | Olivo | Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/28/2005 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the creation of the North Fort Bend Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 3488 Author: Hegar
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 167; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 3542 Author: Cook, Robby
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/22/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2005 7:12PM
Caption: Relating to the composition of the juvenile board of Fayette County.

HB 3578 Author: Hegar
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/22/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2005 2:50PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 178; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 3579 Author: Hegar
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/22/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2005 8:22PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 182; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 3580 Author: Hegar
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/22/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2005 6:52PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 181; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

HCR 32 Author: Hilderbran
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 02/11/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Huff Diary and Wagon Train Project in January 2005.

HCR 92 Author: Rose | Cook, Robby
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 03/11/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Verlin Callahan of Cedar Creek for his service to the Independent Cattlemen's Association of Texas and the wider Central Texas community.

HCR 93 Author: Cook, Robby | Bohac | Crabb
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Schulenburg the Official Home of the Painted Churches of Texas.

HCR 145 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/20/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Sally Ann Reynolds, former director of the Legislative Reference Library for her remarkable career in state government.

HCR 146 Author: Craddick | Merritt | Thompson | Dunnam | Hochberg
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/06/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Pope Benedict XVI on his election to the papacy.

HCR 236 Author: Cook, Robby
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 1763.

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