Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Lyle Larson
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/20/2017

Number of Bills: 54

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (34):
HB 31 Author: Larson
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of groundwater.

HB 298 Author: Larson
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed.

HB 299 Author: Larson | Cortez | Huberty | Workman | Bailes
Last Action: 04/05/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation.

HB 301 Author: Larson
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of an appraisal district to increase the appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes in the tax year following a year in which the appraised value of the property is lowered as a result of an agreement, protest, or appeal.

HB 1988 Author: Larson
Last Action: 05/08/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the use of emergency engine cutoff switches on motorboats.

HB 2005 Author: Larson | Fallon
Last Action: 04/18/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the duty of the Texas Water Development Board to conduct studies of and prepare and submit reports on aquifer storage and recovery.

HB 2377 Author: Larson | Lucio III
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the development of brackish groundwater.

HB 2378 Author: Larson
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district.

HB 2596 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 27 2017 3:21PM
Caption: Relating to certain notice of the extent of a municipality or its extraterritorial jurisdiction.

HB 2802 Author: Larson
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the review of river authorities.

HB 2803 Author: Larson
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments.

HB 2885 Author: Larson
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authorization by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the discharge, diversion, and transfer or other reuse of return flows derived from treated brackish groundwater.

HB 2943 Author: Larson | Price | Wu | Israel
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund.

HB 2948 Author: Larson
Last Action: 05/11/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the state and regional water planning process.

HB 2970 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 22 2017 4:14PM
Caption: Relating to a Texas water resources program component of the science curriculum used in public schools in certain grade levels.

HB 3180 Author: Larson
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures.

HB 3305 Author: Larson | Capriglione | King, Ken | Price
Last Action: 05/08/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3394 Author: Larson
Last Action: 05/05/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the attendance by a quorum of a governmental body at certain candidate events under the open meetings law.

HB 3646 Author: Larson
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of the commissioner of agriculture.

HB 3816 Author: Larson
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the registration as a lobbyist of persons who make certain political contributions.

HB 3882 Author: Larson
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to lobbying by former statewide elected officers or members of their staffs; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3987 Author: Larson | Workman
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities.

HB 3991 Author: Larson
Last Action: 05/15/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to appropriations of water for use in aquifer storage and recovery projects.

HB 4006 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 31 2017 5:35PM
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for all of the river basins in this state.

HB 4017 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 31 2017 5:35PM
Caption: Relating to administrative completeness requirements for permit and permit amendment applications for groundwater conservation districts.

HB 4050 Author: Larson
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Natural Resources: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to exports of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district.

HB 4059 Author: Larson | Raymond
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Apr 4 2017 12:13PM
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain property from The University of Texas System to the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 4162 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to exports of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district.

HB 4164 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to the procedures for adopting a moratorium on the issuance of permits by groundwater conservation districts.

HB 4166 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain rules when considering an application for a permit to drill or operate a well.

HB 4235 Author: Larson
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of certain groundwater conservation districts.

HJR 30 Author: Larson
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes in a tax year if in the preceding tax year the owner of the property disputed the appraisal of the property and the appraised value was lowered as a result.

HR 731 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 3:26PM
Caption: In memory of Henry Rugeley Ferguson of San Antonio.

HR 1872 Author: Larson
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2017 11:48AM
Caption: Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Texas Water Development Board.

Joint Author (20):
HB 25 Author: Simmons | Larson | Laubenberg | Davis, Sarah | Fallon
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting.

HB 116 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain pre-suit discovery in connection with a claim involving injury to or death of a minor.

HB 294 Author: Walle | Bohac | Dutton | Oliverson | Larson
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to appointment of a receiver for a water or sewer utility.

HB 304 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to civil liability for bullying of a child.

HB 305 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to student harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying.

HB 306 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students.

HB 424 Author: Huberty | Larson | Workman | Bailes | Bell
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation.

HB 1296 Author: Frullo | Oliverson | Larson | Zerwas
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage for prescription drug synchronization.

HB 1434 Author: Simmons | Larson | Leach | Fallon
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to displaying certain informational materials and videos in driver's license offices.

HB 1693 Author: Dean | Larson | Paddie | Wray | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/17/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 17 2017 9:59PM
Caption: Relating to documentation for a motor vehicle title.

HB 1747 Author: Minjarez | Villalba | Larson
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of mail theft.

HB 2204 Author: Kacal | Larson
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for construction contracts for certain water supply projects, treatment works, and flood control measures.

HB 2425 Author: Price | Rose | Larson | Thompson, Senfronia | Oliverson
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient.

HB 2816 Author: Minjarez | Larson | Gutierrez | Hernandez | Geren
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to service contract providers.

HB 2855 Author: Paddie | Herrero | Larson | Kuempel
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the identification of breeder deer by use of microchip implants.

HB 3926 Author: Kuempel | Thompson, Senfronia | Geren | King, Tracy O. | Larson
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of horse racing and greyhound racing and pari-mutuel wagering in connection with that racing.

HB 4349 Author: Cortez | Bernal | Larson | Rodriguez, Justin | Kuempel
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Alamo Management District; providing authority to issue bonds.

HJR 39 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Burns | Larson | Price
Last Action: 04/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress.

HR 151 Author: Cortez | Larson
Last Action: 01/25/2017 H Reported enrolled: Jan 25 2017 2:34PM
Caption: Congratulating the San Antonio-Greater Helotes Little League softball team on winning the 2016 Little League Softball World Series.

HR 1218 Author: Miller | Larson
Last Action: 04/06/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 6 2017 2:56PM
Caption: Recognizing the commemoration of the centennial of World War I.

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