The 84th legislative session ended on June 1, 2015. See the bills that have become law.

Rep. Tom Craddick

District 82 (R-Midland)


New Laws

Bill Caption Date Effective
HB 1186 Relating to the validation of certain actions relating to municipal airport zoning regulations. Effective immediately
HCR 126 Honoring former Midland mayor Ernest Angelo Jr. for his civic contributions and professional accomplishments. Signed by the Governor
HCR 146 Congratulating Charles and Margaret Semple of Midland on their 50th wedding anniversary. Signed by the Governor
HCR 95 In memory of Roy Houston Moore of Austin. Signed by the Governor
HB 2053 Relating to the protection of certain children who may be subject to child abuse or neglect through the operation of the child safety check alert list and training for law enforcement officers relating to the child safety check alert list. See remarks for effective date
HCR 137 In memory of the Honorable Leo Berman of Tyler. Signed by the Governor

Pending Governor's Review

Bill Caption Last Action
HB 2019 Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. Effective immediately

Other Legislation

Bill Caption Date of Last Action
HB 80 Relating to the use of a portable wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense; modifying existing criminal penalties. 05/13/2015
HB 85 Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for telecommunications services used for the navigation of certain farm and ranch machinery and equipment. 05/15/2015
HR 138 In memory of Cora Brown of Lamesa. 02/20/2015
HR 339 Congratulating Charles and Nancy Danley on their 50th wedding anniversary. 03/01/2015
HR 343 In memory of former state representative Richard Floyd "Dick" Reynolds of Richardson. 03/01/2015
HR 341 Congratulating Ray and Mary Sue del Llano of Midland on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. 02/20/2015
HR 338 In memory of Walter Hoxie Smith of Midland. 03/01/2015
HR 340 Congratulating Lamesa High School volleyball coaches Patty and Tippy Browning on their retirement. 03/01/2015
HR 456 Congratulating Barbara Edson on her retirement from the Midland County Public Library. 03/17/2015
HB 1398 Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax applicable to motor vehicles used by transportation companies for certain purposes. 05/14/2015
HR 1775 In memory of Joe Raymond Henderson Jr. of Midland. 05/11/2015
HR 2035 In memory of Jefferson Jones "JJ" Baskin of Austin. 05/22/2015
HR 2312 Honoring Keith Stretcher on his retirement as Midland city attorney. 05/25/2015
HR 2759 Congratulating John Teague on his receipt of the 2015 ASSE Triangle Award. 05/26/2015
HR 3001 In memory of Joan Cawood Nivens of Midland. 05/31/2015
HR 3062 In memory of Cathy M. Coughlin of Dallas. 06/01/2015
HB 1552 Relating to oil and gas wells that traverse multiple tracts. 04/06/2015
HR 749 Congratulating Kyle Kendall on his retirement as owner and operator of Stanton Drug Store. 03/20/2015
HB 2132 Relating to certain exemptions from the requirement to obtain a permit from a groundwater conservation district; authorizing a fee. 03/13/2015
HB 3047 Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; increasing a criminal penalty. 04/29/2015
HR 1202 Congratulating Carroll and Wanda Straley of Welch on their 50th wedding anniversary. 03/27/2015
HR 1251 Recognizing Mount Zion Baptist Church in Crane on its 70th anniversary. 03/27/2015
HR 1710 Congratulating Judge Robin Smith on his retirement from the Midland Municipal Court. 04/07/2015
HR 1761 Honoring Marie Borland Rinewalt of Dawson County on her 90th birthday. 05/11/2015
HCR 57 Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports. 05/19/2015
HR 3175 Congratulating former state representative Bennie Bock II and Katharyn Bock of New Braunfels on their 50th wedding anniversary. 05/26/2015
HR 1172 In memory of Jones Odell Smith of Midland. 03/26/2015
HB 1984 Relating to the aerospace and aviation office of the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office and to the aerospace and aviation advisory committee. 05/07/2015
HR 574 Recognizing March 4, 2015, as Texas Tech University System Day at the State Capitol. 03/05/2015
HB 3518 Relating to alternative fuel fleets of certain governmental entities, including funding for motor vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment. 05/06/2015

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