TEXAS TECH BILL BRIEFS 2005

 

79th Regular Session April 8, 2005

 

 

Bill No.

Sponsor

Caption HJRs, HCRs, HRs

 

 

 

HJR 11

Branch,

Dallas

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.

 

 

 

 

Summary:

Amends Texas Constitution, Article III, Section 10. Simple majority.

 

 

 

HJR 12

Branch,

Dallas

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.

 

 

 

 

Summary:

Amends Texas Constitution, Article III, Section 10. Two-thirds of the members present.

 

 

 

HJR 48

Isett,

Lubbock

Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the restriction on the rate of growth of state appropriations and establishing three special funds to replace the economic stabilization fund.

 

 

 

 

Summary:

Amends Texas Constitution, Article VIII, Section 22; Article III, Section 49a; Article III, Section 49-g.

 

 

 

HJR 60

 

SJR 22

Rose,

Dripping Springs

Shapleigh,

El Paso

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to 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 other members of the board.

 

 

 

 

Summary:

Amends Texas constitution, Article XVI, Section 30a

 

 

 

HJR 71

Thompson,

Houston

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to establishing the Texas Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

 

 

 

 

Summary:

Amends Texas Constitution, Article XVI by adding Sections 73 and 74..

 

 

 

HJR 96

Naishtat,

Austin

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide grants and loans for stem cell research.

 

 

 

 

Summary:

Amends Texas Constitution, Article III, by adding Section 49-o.

 

 

 

HCR 35

Hamric,

Houston

Authorizing the Lt. Governor and the Speaker of the House to appoint interim committees.

 

 

 

HCR 73

Hochberg,

Houston

Granting RealAmerica Partners permission to sue the University of Houston System and the State.

 

 

 

 

Summary:

Concurrent resolution to authorize RealAmerica Partners to sue the University of Houston System regarding a real estate transaction and alleged breech of the sales contract.

 

 

 

HCR 140

Branch,

Dallas

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to honoring the medical students, medical schools, residents, and teaching hospitals of Texas.

 

 

 

 

Summary:

 

 

 

 

HCR 143

Burnam,

Fort Worth

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to encouraging managers of pension funds to divest their portfolios of ant stock in publicly traded companies doing business in Sudan.

 

 

 

 

Summary: