Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Ron Reynolds
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/21/2017

Number of Bills: 85

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (60):
HB 475 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.

HB 476 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the preference given by state agencies for certain goods and services produced or offered by small businesses.

HB 601 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of regular eligible student used in determining the transportation allotment under the school finance system for a municipal school district.

HB 604 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to the election of trustees of certain school districts.

HB 853 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2017 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program.

HB 854 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment by the attorney general of a special prosecutor to prosecute certain offenses that are committed by certain peace officers and that result in serious bodily injury or death.

HB 858 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 23 2017 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to creating a disadvantaged business assistance program to be operated by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 861 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2017 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional staff employed by public schools.

HB 1107 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 23 2017 6:42PM
Caption: Relating to county regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors.

HB 1170 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties to advertise on personal property owned or leased by the county.

HB 1281 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to historically underutilized businesses and to goods and services purchased by governmental entities; providing penalties.

HB 1393 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 28 2017 11:36AM
Caption: Relating to records filed with the clerk of a district court.

HB 1714 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a penalty.

HB 1716 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to territory of county assistance districts.

HB 1806 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.

HB 1815 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 23 2017 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the power of counties to enact park use rules.

HB 1858 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.

HB 1893 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an election services contract between a county elections administrator and a political party.

HB 1895 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the conduct of primary elections.

HB 1955 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 16 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 2136 Author: Reynolds
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to flood control storage requirements established by the Fort Bend County Drainage District.

HB 2182 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county assistance district to impose a sales and use tax.

HB 2451 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a proxy for a member of the legislature visiting a facility operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2452 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties.

HB 2559 Author: Reynolds
Sponsor: Burton
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to public inspection of mail ballot applications.

HB 2682 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of and funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.

HB 2734 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to certain election practices and procedures.

HB 2753 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 04/28/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the analysis of inspection and maintenance requirements for air quality permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain oil and gas facilities.

HB 2938 Author: Reynolds
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Sienna Plantation Levee Improvement District of Fort Bend County, Texas.

HB 3068 Author: Reynolds | Anchia
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualification of certain candidates for placement on the ballot.

HB 3174 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an environmental report as part of a municipality's comprehensive plan for long-range development.

HB 3175 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the funding through greenhouse gas emissions fees of energy efficiency programs administered by certain utilities; authorizing a fee.

HB 3213 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the review by a school district board of trustees of a hearing examiner's determination regarding good cause to suspend a teacher without pay or terminate the teacher's contract.

HB 3740 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the dissemination of information about historically underutilized businesses and the expansion of the small business development center network.

HB 4112 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Relating to requiring the review of public school district paperwork to limit paperwork requirements.

HCR 54 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: Mar 7 2017 3:59PM
Caption: Urging Congress to keep the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HCR 119 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: Apr 17 2017 4:04PM
Caption: Urging Congress to restore and strengthen the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

HR 242 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 7:38PM
Caption: In memory of Dedré P. Jefferson of Sugar Land.

HR 243 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 6:10PM
Caption: In memory of Fort Bend County Constable Ruben George Davis Jr.

HR 364 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2017 7:48PM
Caption: Recognizing February 2017 as Black History Month.

HR 417 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 5:47PM
Caption: Recognizing February 22 and 23, 2017, as Fort Bend Chamber Leadership Forum Days at the State Capitol.

HR 418 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2017 7:40AM
Caption: Congratulating Wanda Adams on her election as president of the Houston Independent School District Board of Education.

HR 420 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 5:26PM
Caption: Congratulating Kim Ogg on her election as Harris County district attorney.

HR 424 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 5:47PM
Caption: Recognizing March 31, 2017, as Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce Black Business Day at the State Capitol.

HR 449 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2017, as Willowridge High School Day at the State Capitol.

HR 450 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Stephenson | Miller
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 6:03PM
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2017, as Fort Bend County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 551 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2017 6:50PM
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2017, as Alpha Kappa Alpha Day at the State Capitol.

HR 552 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2017 7:43AM
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2017, as Missouri City Day at the State Capitol.

HR 559 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 1:47PM
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 2017, as Texas Head Start Day at the State Capitol.

HR 602 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2017 7:12PM
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2017, as Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Day at the State Capitol.

HR 646 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 03/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2017 10:09PM
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as Texas Head Start Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1466 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2017 12:31PM
Caption: Congratulating Cynthia Ginyard on her election as chair of the Fort Bend County Democratic Party.

HR 1498 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 10 2017 6:58PM
Caption: Congratulating Mary Young on her appointment as acting police chief of Texas Southern University.

HR 2034 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 2:05PM
Caption: Commending Carl David Evans for his service as president of Fort Bend Houston Super Neighborhood Council-41.

HR 2035 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 11:25AM
Caption: Commending Evelyn Barnett for her 42 years of service as the Fort Bend County Democratic Party Precinct Chair for Precinct 2050.

HR 2036 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 2:06PM
Caption: Congratulating Gary Majors on his appointment as constable of Fort Bend County, Precinct 2.

HR 2037 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 2:10PM
Caption: Congratulating Rudolph White Jr. on his selection as the 2017 president of the Fort Bend County Pastors Association.

HR 2038 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 2:12PM
Caption: Commemorating the 15th anniversary of the Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation.

HR 2039 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 1:48PM
Caption: Congratulating the Thurgood Marshall High School boys' basketball team on its success during the 2016-2017 season.

HR 2040 Author: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 3:27PM
Caption: In memory of Cayla Symone Simple of Fresno.

Joint Author (25):
HB 192 Author: Bernal | Arévalo | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and to the enforcement of that prohibition.

HB 228 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Howard | Collier | Herrero | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation.

HB 397 Author: Allen | Reynolds | Cortez
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 399 Author: Allen | Reynolds | Vo
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools.

HB 573 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/01/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2017 3:20PM
Caption: Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct.

HB 756 Author: Stephenson | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/05/2017 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the name of a general-purpose political committee.

HB 769 Author: Davis, Yvonne | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the preference given by state agencies to goods offered by bidders in this state or manufactured, produced, or grown in this state or in the United States.

HB 770 Author: Davis, Yvonne | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the purchase of iron, steel, and manufactured goods made in the United States for certain state, state-aided, and governmental entity construction projects.

HB 1018 Author: Alonzo | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to prohibition of certain insurance discrimination.

HB 1166 Author: Stephenson | Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.

HB 1343 Author: Stephenson | Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Special Purpose Districts: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of certain special purpose districts.

HB 1663 Author: Dutton | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships.

HB 1849 Author: Coleman | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2017 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of gender identity or expression.

HB 2482 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to operate a roadway clearance program; creating an offense.

HB 2557 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Reynolds
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development of certain local government transportation infrastructure projects; authorizing the issuance of bonds.

HB 2640 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Smithee | Reynolds | Canales
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a penalty for contempt of court.

HB 2691 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Oliverson | Reynolds
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/27/2017 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to certain election practices and procedures.

HB 2781 Author: Miller | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 27 2017 5:19PM
Caption: Relating to county authority related to the removal and storage of vehicles and other personal property from a roadway and the regulation of vehicle storage facilities, junkyards, and automobile wrecking and salvage yards; authorizing fees.

HB 2958 Author: Thompson, Ed | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to an assessment of the safety and regulation of municipal solid waste facilities.

HB 3838 Author: Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax.

HB 4246 Author: Arévalo | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to sexual orientation and gender identity or expression with regards to the rights of the elderly.

HR 333 Author: Thompson, Ed | Paul | Allen | Reynolds | Kacal
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 23 2017 1:55PM
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2017, as Pearland Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1343 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 5:52PM
Caption: Honoring 100 Black Men of America for its service to African American youth.

HR 1360 Author: Thierry | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2017 3:54PM
Caption: Recognizing April 10, 2017, as Blue Ribbon Lobby Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1361 Author: Thierry | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2017 3:54PM
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Coalition of Black Democrats.

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