Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Byron Cook
85th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 11/22/2017

Number of Bills: 11

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 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 20 Author: Ashby | Darby | VanDeaver | Zerwas | Howard
Coauthor: Alonzo | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 08/03/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to decrease participants' health insurance costs for certain health benefit plans administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

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 22 Author: King, Ken | Price | Guillen | Hunter | Nevárez
Coauthor: Burns | Burrows | Button | Clardy | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 08/04/2017 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.

HB 24 Author: Darby | Ashby | Gooden | Guillen
Coauthor: Button | Cook | Geren | Koop | Lambert | et al.
Last Action: 07/31/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools; making an appropriation.

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 76 Author: Darby | Guillen | Oliveira
Coauthor: Burns | Button | Cook | Gooden | Guerra | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation for Teacher Retirement System of Texas retiree health.

HB 81 Author: Darby
Coauthor: Button | Cook | Lambert | Sheffield
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to the number of registered voters of a taxing unit other than a school district who are required to sign a petition for an election to determine whether to reduce the ad valorem tax rate adopted by the unit to the rollback tax rate in order for the petition to be valid.

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