Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Rafael Anchia
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/18/2017

Number of Bills: 67

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (49):
HB 234 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to wrongful exclusion of handgun license holders from property owned by or leased to a governmental entity and to certain offenses relating to the carrying of handguns on that property.

HB 236 Author: Anchia | Minjarez
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to equalizing compensation for certain wrongfully imprisoned persons.

HB 237 Author: Anchia | Ortega
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 244 Author: Anchia | Blanco
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.

HB 246 Author: Anchia | Bernal
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on the property.

HB 247 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the posting by the Railroad Commission of Texas on its Internet website of certain enforcement information.

HB 250 Author: Anchia | Bernal
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the booting of vehicles.

HB 251 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of State Loop 12 in Dallas County as the Governor Ann Richards Memorial Loop.

HB 255 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities.

HB 258 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the award of a state agency contract to a person in a state with laws allowing or requiring discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

HB 259 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows; authorizing a fee.

HB 282 Author: Anchia | Bernal
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

HB 404 Author: Anchia | Perez | Allen
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to higher education curriculum review teams to review public school curriculum standards for college readiness purposes.

HB 464 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of political contributions by a member of the Railroad Commission of Texas and of political contributions made in connection with the office of railroad commissioner.

HB 465 Author: Anchia | Bernal
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the carrying of weapons at amusement parks or locations associated with schools or educational institutions.

HB 466 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to limiting the locations in which a license holder may openly carry a handgun; restricting an exception to a criminal offense.

HB 494 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on state travel to a state with laws allowing or requiring discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

HB 987 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to use of force or deadly force in defense of a person.

HB 1246 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

HB 1817 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2017 10:49AM
Caption: Relating to elective courses in ethnic studies for middle school and high school students.

HB 1830 Author: Anchia | Raymond | Shine | Johnson, Eric
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority to waive certain penalties and interest in order to facilitate the settlement of an ad valorem tax appeal.

HB 1996 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 15 2017 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to nonpartisan primary elections; authorizing a fee.

HB 2006 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to required counseling regarding negative results of HIV tests.

HB 2932 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to the imposition of administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violating certain statutes under the jurisdiction of, rules or orders adopted by, or licenses, permits, or certificates issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 3057 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.

HB 3178 Author: Anchia
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of a broker for the sale or lease of real property by the Dallas County Hospital District.

HB 3450 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 31 2017 5:33PM
Caption: Relating to the insurance requirement applicable to a guard company license.

HB 3681 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to the investigation of deaths involving peace officers.

HB 3914 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Pensions: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to creditable service in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3984 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Redistricting: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to the composition of the congressional districts for the State of Texas.

HB 3986 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Redistricting: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to the composition of districts for the election of members of the Texas House of Representatives.

HB 4037 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 4252 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs: Apr 4 2017 12:13PM
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Office of State-Federal Relations.

HCR 33 Author: Anchia | Villalba | Perez
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging Congress to consider the removal of trade, financial, and travel restrictions relating to Cuba.

HCR 34 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the U.S. Constitution overturning the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

HCR 99 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/12/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Declaring Israel a major strategic ally of Texas.

HCR 103 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to create a joint interim committee to study the impact of any proposals by the federal government to alter or abrogate NAFTA.

HJR 74 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Redistricting: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting.

HR 220 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: Mar 22 2017 11:37AM
Caption: Condemning President Trump's executive order as an open act of discrimination against Muslims and as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.

HR 603 Author: Anchia | Villalba | Israel | Anderson, Rodney
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: May 9 2017 11:04PM
Caption: Condemning recent acts of anti-Semitism in the United States.

HR 723 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2017 9:55PM
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2017, as Parkland Health & Hospital System Day at the State Capitol.

HR 804 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Mar 13 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Congratulating State Representative Armando Walle on passing the Texas State Bar exam.

HR 1311 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2017 2:14PM
Caption: Honoring the emergency room staff members who treated the police officers wounded in the shooting in Dallas on July 7, 2016.

HR 1487 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 10 2017 6:18PM
Caption: Congratulating Amy Wallace Cowan on her receipt of a 2017 40 Under 40 Award from the Dallas Business Journal.

HR 2081 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 11:36AM
Caption: Commending Laurie Burnham Roberts for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Rafael Anchia.

HR 2242 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:48PM
Caption: Congratulating the members of the Leadership Dallas Class of 2017.

HR 2267 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:50PM
Caption: Commending Andrea Ojeda for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Rafael Anchia.

HR 2723 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:49AM
Caption: Commending Victoria Godinez on her participation in the 2017 Moreno/Rangel Legislative Leadership Program.

HR 2724 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:36AM
Caption: Commending Manuel E. Lopez III on his participation in the 2017 Moreno/Rangel Legislative Leadership Program.

Joint Author (18):
HB 415 Author: Minjarez | Anchia
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping.

HB 519 Author: Turner | Anchia
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.

HB 545 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | King, Phil | Stephenson | Johnson, Eric | Anchia
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the opportunity of certain patriotic societies to present information regarding the society to public school students during regular school hours.

HB 674 Author: Johnson, Eric | Giddings | Anchia | Collier | Hinojosa, Gina
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the suspension of a student enrolled in a grade level below grade three from public school and to a positive behavior program for public schools.

HB 925 Author: Villalba | Capriglione | Anchia | Alvarado
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the booting of vehicles; imposing an administrative penalty; changing a fee.

HB 949 Author: Villalba | Anchia | Laubenberg
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to voting system equipment used by counties participating in the countywide polling place program.

HB 1005 Author: Israel | Hernandez | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties.

HB 1647 Author: Miller | Anchia | Stephenson
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax.

HB 2039 Author: Huberty | Koop | Johnson, Eric | Anchia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creating an early childhood certification to teach students in prekindergarten through grade three.

HB 2480 Author: Johnson, Eric | Anchia
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to provisions applicable to affordable housing located in a reinvestment zone in certain areas of the state.

HB 2815 Author: Oliverson | Israel | Laubenberg | Johnson, Eric | Anchia
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to early in-person voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility.

HB 2819 Author: Darby | Anchia | Frullo
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee for the TexNet seismic monitoring program.

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 3788 Author: Koop | Rose | Miller | Keough | Anchia
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to child-to-caregiver ratios and group sizes in licensed day-care centers and reporting certain information related to child safety.

HCR 98 Author: Blanco | Muñoz, Jr. | Raymond | Anchia
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging Congress and the president to reject the imposition of an import tax or border adjustment tax on trade with Mexico.

HR 191 Author: Sanford | Leach | White | Anchia | Dukes
Last Action: 05/25/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2017 3:05PM
Caption: Recognizing the Armenian genocide.

HR 531 Author: Villalba | Anchia | Goldman | Davis, Sarah | Koop
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 23 2017 3:35PM
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2017, as Texas Jewish Communities Advocacy Effort Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1912 Author: Wu | Turner | Vo | Howard | Anchia
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2017 11:46AM
Caption: Recognizing May 10, 2017, as Refugee Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.

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