Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/20/2017

Number of Bills: 53

Sponsor (53):
HB 181 Author: Bell | Krause
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/13/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to information printed by school districts on high school diplomas.

HB 331 Author: Wu | Israel | Guerra | Rose
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sealing of certain court documents filed electronically in a child protection suit.

HB 463 Author: Springer
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the ability to mow, bale, shred, or hoe material on a state highway right-of-way.

HB 480 Author: Bell | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to retaining a reserve investigator by a prosecuting attorney.

HB 481 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of Farm-to-Market Road 1301 in Wharton County as the Master Sergeant Mike C. Peña Memorial Highway.

HB 483 Author: Capriglione | Fletcher | Flynn | Longoria | Parker
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of a state bullion depository; authorizing fees.

HB 565 Author: Burkett | Flynn | Sheets | Button
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to powers of private toll project entities.

HB 658 Author: Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Reynolds | Stephenson | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a campus of the Texas State Technical College System in Fort Bend County.

HB 751 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Sheffield | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prescription and pharmaceutical substitution of biological products; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 1066 Author: Goldman
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain motor vehicle auctions.

HB 1068 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 216; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 1107 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to criminal liability for certain federal motor carrier safety violations; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1180 Author: Burkett | Thompson, Senfronia | Price | Springer | Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain information included on a searchable database on the Department of Family and Protective Services' Internet website.

HB 1421 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Plains Groundwater Conservation District.

HB 1550 Author: Zerwas | Guerra | Farney | Miller, Rick | Guillen
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the administration of epinephrine by pharmacists.

HB 1665 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Keffer | Larson | Lucio III | Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to notice of water level fluctuations to purchasers of real property adjoining an impoundment of water.

HB 1771 Author: Raney | Johnson, Eric
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the donation of sick leave by state employees.

HB 1925 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 1982 Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to the University of Houston.

HB 2091 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 4, 5, and 6; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 2092 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the road powers of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 182.

HB 2216 Author: Coleman | Burkett
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to information required of an applicant for a driver's license.

HB 2349 Author: Aycock
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school assessment, performance standards, and course requirements.

HB 2350 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Guillen
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the amount that may be used to guarantee loans under the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority's agricultural loan guarantee program.

HB 2528 Author: Harless | Thompson, Senfronia | Riddle | Fletcher | Walle
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a water district to accept donations to fund certain economic development programs.

HB 2547 Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Fort Bend County.

HB 2568 Author: Morrison
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing a student center fee at the University of Houston-Victoria.

HB 2583 Author: Bell
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county sheriff.

HB 2599 Author: Reynolds
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the ability of certain county assistance districts to annex roads.

HB 2708 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for teaching a driver education course.

HB 2835 Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the name of the program serving certain persons with special health care needs and prioritizing services provided under the program.

HB 3302 Author: Darby | Coleman
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to highway landscaping projects.

HB 3433 Author: Sheffield | Springer | Clardy
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal care.

HB 3595 Author: Morrison
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.

HB 3738 Author: Cyrier
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a person or laboratory that performs an official equine infectious anemia test be approved by the Texas Animal Health Commission.

HB 3858 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Bend Groundwater Conservation District.

HB 4097 Author: Hunter | Lozano | Lucio III | Guillen | Herrero
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to seawater desalination projects.

HB 4126 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 218; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4129 Author: Bell
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 22; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4132 Author: Bell
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 21; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4133 Author: Bell
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 23; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4134 Author: Bell
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 20; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4148 Author: Morrison
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to compensation and reimbursement of expenses for the board of directors of the Refugio County Drainage District No. 1.

HB 4152 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Fulshear Town Center Management District.

HB 4158 Author: Bell
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Waller County Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HB 4168 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Miller, Rick | Zerwas | Reynolds | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors and the powers of the Gulf Coast Water Authority.

HB 4180 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conversion of the Harris-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4 to the Katy Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HB 4192 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of Simonton Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HB 4202 Author: Schofield
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the substitution of land within the boundaries of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 157 after the approval or issuance of district bonds payable wholly or partly from taxes.

HB 4203 Author: Schofield
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the substitution of land within the boundaries of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 159 after the approval or issuance of district bonds payable wholly or partly from taxes.

HB 4207 Author: Morrison
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Aransas County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax; providing general law authority to impose fees and surcharges.

HCR 121 Author: Wu | Schubert
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Hennessey Performance in Sealy on setting a world speed record with its Venom GT.

HCR 135 Author: Morrison
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Specialist Kerry Danyluk.

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