Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Trent Ashby
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/17/2017

Number of Bills: 64

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (44):
HB 776 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the removal of certain information from personal financial statements filed by certain persons.

HB 777 Author: Ashby | Bernal | Murphy | Blanco | Fallon
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.

HB 778 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a credit or refund for diesel fuel taxes paid on diesel fuel used in this state by auxiliary power units or power take-off equipment.

HB 897 Author: Ashby | Raney | King, Ken
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the taxes imposed on the sale, use, or rental of certain motor vehicles owned or used by a church, religious society, or open-enrollment charter school and from registration fees for motor vehicles owned by open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1390 Author: Ashby | Cook | Springer | VanDeaver | Phillips
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 28 2017 11:36AM
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 1569 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disclosure to public schools of certain records of students placed in residential facilities.

HB 1672 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the regulation of prescribed burning by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 1776 Author: Ashby | Huberty | Price | Anderson, Rodney | Kacal
Last Action: 05/05/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to including a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students and to eliminating the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument.

HB 2013 Author: Ashby | King, Ken | Darby | Clardy | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to fee waivers for certain hunting and fishing licenses for volunteer firefighters.

HB 2172 Author: Ashby | Rinaldi | Bailes | Bell | Workman
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of state money for high-speed rail operated by a private entity.

HB 2173 Author: Ashby | Bell | Workman
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Transportation and the Legislative Budget Board on high-speed rail projects.

HB 2806 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to report certain information regarding expanded learning opportunities.

HB 2994 Author: Ashby | Clardy | Phillips | Stephenson | Blanco
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to workforce continuing education offered by public junior colleges.

HB 2995 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

HB 2996 Author: Ashby | VanDeaver | Shine | Guillen | Lambert
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program.

HB 3107 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the production of public information under the public information law.

HB 3531 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Relating to state fiscal matters related to public education; authorizing a fee.

HB 3536 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 45 as the Sergeant Wade Daniel Wilson Memorial Highway.

HB 3566 Author: Ashby | Shine | Phillips | Geren | Price
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to a franchise credit for entities that make certain railroad reconstruction or replacement expenditures.

HB 3687 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

HB 3974 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of an individual, company, or corporation to purchase lots within an association or subdivision under the Texas Residential Property Owners Protection Act.

HB 3975 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as timber land.

HB 3976 Author: Ashby | Zerwas | Huberty | Bernal | Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the administration of and benefits payable under the Texas Public School Retired Employees Group Benefits Act.

HB 4332 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Angelina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3 and the territory of the Angelina County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1.

HCR 61 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the Stop the Bleed campaign.

HCR 65 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/22/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the Stop the Bleed campaign.

HR 36 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2017 6:04PM
Caption: Commemorating the 2017 G. B. Bennett School reunion in Buffalo.

HR 37 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2017 7:21PM
Caption: Congratulating Juanita Aguilar on the 45th anniversary of her restaurant, Casa Morales.

HR 38 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 16 2017 7:59PM
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2017, as Lufkin and Angelina County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 39 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2017 6:00PM
Caption: Honoring Sergeant Alfredo Fajardo and Officer Todd Little of the Crockett Police Department for their role in apprehending two criminals.

HR 44 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2017 7:28PM
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen's Association.

HR 167 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 6:28PM
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Forestry Association on the occasion of its seedling giveaway.

HR 176 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 11:07PM
Caption: Honoring Ronald H. Hufford for his service as executive director of the Texas Forestry Association.

HR 475 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2017 6:51PM
Caption: Honoring Ronald H. Hufford for his service as executive director of the Texas Forestry Association.

HR 525 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2017 5:27PM
Caption: Honoring the members of the Texas Food & Fuel Association on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol.

HR 950 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 4 2017 3:26PM
Caption: Honoring John Wayne Reynolds Sr. of Groveton for his 47 years of service in public education.

HR 1406 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 1 2017 11:07AM
Caption: In memory of Journey Ann Magness.

HR 1414 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 1 2017 11:08AM
Caption: Congratulating Lufkin Middle School in Angelina County on placing ninth in the 2017 Learning Ally Great Reading Games.

HR 1654 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2017 1:58PM
Caption: Recognizing the Texas A&M University Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Internship Program and the Public Policy Internship Program and the programs' interns for the 85th legislative session.

HR 1959 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2017 11:52AM
Caption: Congratulating Mary Ann Whiteker on her retirement as superintendent of Hudson Independent School District.

HR 2057 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 11:16AM
Caption: In memory of Delbert Walker of Grapeland.

HR 2206 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 4:21PM
Caption: Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Love INC of Angelina County.

HR 2339 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:29PM
Caption: In memory of Charles Loyd Graham of Normangee.

HR 2371 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 1:47PM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin.

Joint Author (20):
HB 131 Author: Krause | Metcalf | Ashby
Last Action: 04/28/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.

HB 133 Author: Alvarado | Geren | Howard | Ashby | Guillen
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the status, regulation, and taxation of powdered alcohol as an alcoholic beverage; creating a criminal offense.

HB 174 Author: Lucio III | Ashby
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Natural Resources: Feb 14 2017 11:44AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions for water supply projects.

HB 515 Author: VanDeaver | Isaac | Deshotel | Ashby | Huberty
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/27/2017 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to assessment of public school students and providing accelerated instruction and eliminating performance requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments.

HB 543 Author: Raney | Cook | Parker | Ashby | Murr
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector.

HB 544 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Fallon
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of the rural water assistance fund.

HB 1255 Author: VanDeaver | Ashby
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the maximum amount of certain awards made to public school teachers under the Texas Advanced Placement Incentive Program.

HB 2169 Author: Schubert | Workman | Ashby | Cook
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the security of high-speed rail operated by a private entity.

HB 2556 Author: Holland | Burns | Ashby | Kacal
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appraisal required in connection with a bona fide offer to acquire real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

HB 2684 Author: Burns | Ashby | Kacal | Holland
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority; waiving certain sovereign and governmental immunity.

HB 2780 Author: Paddie | Darby | Ashby | Geren | Phelan
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Companion considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects.

HB 3167 Author: Paddie | Ashby | Clardy
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases.

HB 3236 Author: Kacal | King, Ken | Rodriguez, Eddie | Ashby
Last Action: 05/16/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the costs associated with the provision of certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials.

HB 3438 Author: Koop | Ashby | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state financing program administered by the Texas Public Finance Authority to assist school districts with certain expenses; granting authority to issue bonds or other obligations.

HB 3451 Author: Stucky | González, Mary | Ashby | Springer | Cyrier
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/08/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control.

HB 3739 Author: Murr | Rose | Ashby | Guillen | Burns
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the distribution of the consolidated court cost.

HB 3904 Author: Schubert | Ashby | Nevárez | Springer | Clardy
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions and eligibility for certain scholarships of a student who is the valedictorian of the student's high school graduating class.

HJR 73 Author: Burns | Ashby | Kacal | Shine | Cosper
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.

HR 1926 Author: Geren | Stucky | Giddings | Ashby
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2017 12:38PM
Caption: Congratulating Lee F. Jackson on his retirement as chancellor of the University of North Texas System.

HR 2208 Author: White | Ashby | Bailes | Clardy | Paddie
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 4:26PM
Caption: Congratulating the Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Economic Development District on its 50th anniversary.

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