Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. James White
85th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 11/20/2017

Number of Bills: 31

HB 3 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.

HB 4 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Raymond | Shine | Murphy | Darby
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | et al.
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 6 Author: Huberty | Larson | Workman | Bell
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 08/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation.

HB 9 Author: Burkett | Davis, Sarah | Morrison, Geanie W. | Klick | Walle
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | et al.
Last Action: 08/01/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to maternal health and safety, pregnancy-related deaths, and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.

HB 11 Author: Thierry | Thompson, Senfronia | Zerwas | Collier
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Arévalo | Bailes | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 08/03/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.

HB 12 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Raymond | Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 08/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders.

HB 13 Author: Capriglione | Sheffield | Burkett | Springer | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 08/15/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 14 Author: Springer | Burkett | Bonnen, Dennis | Capriglione
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 08/14/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.

HB 21 Author: Huberty | Zerwas | Bernal
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 08/16/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to public school finance, including funding for the recruitment and retention of teachers and the support of participants in the public school employees group insurance program.

HB 25 Author: Davis, Sarah | Price | Guerra | Darby | Krause
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
Last Action: 08/07/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to reimbursement rates for Medicaid acute care therapy services; making an appropriation.

HB 32 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Shine | Raymond | Murphy | Darby
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Arévalo | Bell | Bernal | et al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 08/14/2017 S Postponed
Caption: Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing fees.

HB 46 Author: Simmons | Laubenberg | Springer
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions.

HB 50 Author: Simmons | Clardy | Springer | Flynn | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Biedermann | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of discrimination by school districts.

HB 70 Author: Workman | Leach | Geren | Zedler | Isaac
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell | Biedermann | Burns | Burrows | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a property owner's right to remove a tree or vegetation.

HB 82 Author: Darby | Shine | Guillen | Stephenson | Murr
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Burrows | Capriglione | Faircloth | et al.
Last Action: 08/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolition of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes.

HB 85 Author: Lucio III | Isaac
Coauthor: Alonzo | Arévalo | Blanco | Canales | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing fees.

HB 151 Author: Gooden | Guillen | Thompson, Senfronia | Darby | Cook
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Blanco | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain group benefits by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas; making an appropriation.

HB 155 Author: Phelan | Springer | Raymond | Murphy | Guillen
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Bailes | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
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 164 Author: Workman | Isaac | Leach | Bell
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 07/24/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Jul 24 2017 2:58PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a permit by a political subdivision.

HB 171 Author: Goldman | Simmons
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 07/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prosecution of certain offenses involving and preemption of local regulation of the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

HB 184 Author: Goldman | Laubenberg | Bonnen, Dennis | Anderson, Rodney | Burkett
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 08/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prevention of fraud in the conduct of an election; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 188 Author: Bell | Workman
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 08/09/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limiting the applicability of municipal and county regulations affecting real property.

HB 191 Author: King, Phil | Guillen | Flynn | Parker | Morrison, Geanie W.
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 08/01/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system.

HB 194 Author: Ashby | Darby | VanDeaver | Cook | Springer
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Dean | Guillen | Hefner | Price | et al.
Last Action: 07/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 198 Author: Clardy
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 08/11/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on an average pay increase for classroom teachers, the creation of certain teacher designations, teacher retention, and a teacher quality allotment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 208 Author: Parker
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 08/12/2017 H Returned to committee: Aug 12 2017 8:09PM
Caption: Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and appropriations of constitutionally dedicated revenue.

HB 214 Author: Smithee | Phillips | Bonnen, Greg | Bonnen, Dennis | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 08/15/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for elective abortion.

HB 215 Author: Murphy | Guillen | Klick | Bonnen, Greg | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 08/16/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to reporting and certification requirements by certain physicians regarding certain abortions.

HJR 21 Author: Darby | Bonnen, Dennis | Murr | Stephenson | Shine
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | Burrows | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 08/06/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes.

HJR 31 Author: Shine | Darby | Burns | Ashby | Cook
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Bohac | Burkett | et al.
Last Action: 08/09/2017 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate unfunded costs and requirements on a municipality, county, or school district.

HR 96 Author: Dale | Craddick | Parker | Isaac
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bailes | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 08/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Aug 16 2017 1:49PM
Caption: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Republican Party of Texas.

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