Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Richard Peña Raymond
85th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 11/23/2017

Number of Bills: 16

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (7):
HB 64 Author: Raymond | Guillen
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for classroom teacher salary increases.

HB 65 Author: Raymond
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the general revenue fund for classroom teacher salary increases.

HB 137 Author: Raymond
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information by the Department of Public Safety concerning certain intoxication offenses.

HB 190 Author: Raymond
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and a temporary protection of school districts against the resulting temporary loss in local revenue.

HCR 16 Author: Raymond
Last Action: 07/27/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

HJR 32 Author: Raymond
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to appropriate money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund and use the money to finance a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount.

HR 305 Author: Raymond
Last Action: 08/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Aug 17 2017 8:28AM
Caption: Recognizing Frank Staggs of Laredo on his 90th birthday.

Joint Author (9):
HB 1 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Burkett | Raymond | Flynn | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 08/07/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to avoiding the abolishment of certain agencies subject to the Texas Sunset Act on September 1, 2017.

HB 4 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Raymond | Shine | Murphy | Darby
Last Action: 07/31/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate.

HB 12 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Raymond | Oliverson
Last Action: 08/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders.

HB 32 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Shine | Raymond | Murphy | Darby
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 08/14/2017 S Postponed
Caption: Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing fees.

HB 111 Author: Murphy | Shine | Parker | Raymond | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 07/26/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions.

HB 155 Author: Phelan | Springer | Raymond | Murphy | Guillen
Last Action: 08/03/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to direct changes in the appraisal roll and related appraisal records if a residence homestead is sold for less than the appraised value.

HB 179 Author: Roberts | Raymond | Bonnen, Dennis | Springer | Darby
Last Action: 08/09/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses.

HJR 30 Author: Roberts | Raymond | Bonnen, Dennis | Springer | Darby
Last Action: 08/08/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses.

HR 204 Author: Price | Raymond | Davis, Sarah
Last Action: 08/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Aug 8 2017 12:16PM
Caption: Honoring Gary Jessee for his service to the Health and Human Services Commission.

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