Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. James White
85th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 11/24/2017

Number of Bills: 16

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (15):
HB 288 Author: White
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Jul 25 2017 10:09AM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a portion of the appraised value of a residence homestead based on the median market value of all residence homesteads in this state, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against any resulting loss in local revenue.

HB 313 Author: White | Guillen
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Jul 25 2017 2:19PM
Caption: Relating to allocating a portion of oil and gas production tax revenue to the counties from which the oil and gas originated.

HB 355 Author: White
Last Action: 08/08/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the public school finance system.

HB 356 Author: White
Last Action: 07/31/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Jul 31 2017 3:19PM
Caption: Relating to monuments and memorials for Texas heroes and other persons and events of historical significance; creating criminal offenses.

HB 358 Author: White
Last Action: 08/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to supporting public education funding through an increase in the state sales and use tax rate and requiring a reduction in school district maintenance and operation ad valorem taxes; making an appropriation; increasing the rate of a tax.

HB 390 Author: White
Last Action: 08/08/2017 H Filed
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

HJR 42 Author: White
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Jul 25 2017 10:09AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a portion of the market value of a residence homestead based on the median market value of all residence homesteads in the state and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount.

HJR 55 Author: White
Last Action: 08/08/2017 H Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

HR 156 Author: White
Last Action: 08/01/2017 H Reported enrolled: Aug 1 2017 2:23PM
Caption: Commemorating the Deep East Texas 2017 BBQ Championship.

HR 157 Author: White
Last Action: 08/01/2017 H Reported enrolled: Aug 1 2017 2:23PM
Caption: Recognizing Matt Wright for his support of the Deep East Texas 2017 BBQ Championship.

HR 186 Author: White
Last Action: 08/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Aug 16 2017 4:22PM
Caption: Congratulating Polk County Criminal District Attorney William Lee Hon on his election to the Criminal Justice Council of the State Bar of Texas.

HR 190 Author: White
Last Action: 08/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Aug 16 2017 2:59PM
Caption: Commemorating the 117th anniversary of First Missionary Baptist Church in Silsbee.

HR 206 Author: White
Last Action: 08/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Aug 17 2017 10:10AM
Caption: Congratulating the Hardin-Jefferson ISD Board of Trustees on its selection as a 2017 Honor School Board by the Texas Association of School Administrators.

HR 219 Author: White
Last Action: 08/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Aug 17 2017 2:49PM
Caption: Congratulating Dominique Leh of Kirbyville High School on winning second place in the 3A girls' singles contest at the 2017 UIL Tennis State Tournament.

HR 220 Author: White
Last Action: 08/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Aug 17 2017 8:27AM
Caption: Congratulating Gerald Fagan of Livingston on his induction into the Texas Bandmasters Hall of Fame.

Joint Author (1):
HB 47 Author: Schofield | White | Laubenberg
Last Action: 08/06/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prevention of fraud in the conduct of early voting by mail; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties.

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