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

Number of Bills: 74

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (42):
HB 8 Author: Capriglione | Elkins | Parker | Dale | Dean
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to cybersecurity for state agency information resources.

HB 9 Author: Capriglione | Elkins | Blanco
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to cybercrime; creating criminal offenses.

HB 18 Author: Capriglione | Zerwas | Roberts | Walle | Rose
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to oversight of and requirements applicable to state contracts and other state financial and accounting issues, including the delivery of certain Medicaid medical transportation program services; authorizing a fee.

HB 20 Author: Capriglione | Bonnen, Dennis | Howard | Walle
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the review, oversight, and reporting of certain state agency contracts and the assessment of certain state agency projects.

HB 501 Author: Capriglione | Button | González, Mary | Fallon
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/06/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to personal financial statements filed by public officers and candidates, including the disclosure of certain contracts, agreements, services, and compensation in and the amendment of those statements.

HB 503 Author: Capriglione | Fallon
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition on lobbying by certain elected officers.

HB 792 Author: Capriglione | Canales
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exception from disclosure under the public information law for information related to competition or bidding.

HB 793 Author: Capriglione | Clardy | Israel | Canales
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of a governmental body for the purposes of the public information law.

HB 798 Author: Capriglione
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to education fiscal impact statements for bills and resolutions.

HB 855 Author: Capriglione | Goldman | Simmons | Rodriguez, Justin | Button
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the management and investment of the economic stabilization fund, including the determination of a sufficient balance within the economic stabilization fund.

HB 996 Author: Capriglione | Minjarez | Springer
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of business entities that provide assistance animals; providing a civil penalty.

HB 997 Author: Capriglione
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to approval and recording requirements for certain conveyances of land owned by political subdivisions to the United States.

HB 1003 Author: Capriglione | Parker | Simmons | Button | Fallon
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/14/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to investment of public funds, including certain expenditures by public institutions of higher education and university systems that are eligible for certain tax credits.

HB 1031 Author: Capriglione
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the temporary closure of segments of the state highway system on days that certain scheduled events are being held.

HB 1035 Author: Capriglione
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages in certain areas annexed by a municipality.

HB 1037 Author: Capriglione | Murphy | Workman | Meyer | Bohac
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student.

HB 1187 Author: Capriglione
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the authority of a captive insurance company to provide reinsurance.

HB 1295 Author: Capriglione
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by business entities contracting with governmental entities and state agencies; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 1467 Author: Capriglione | Zerwas | Phelan
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to reports on and purchase of information technology by state agencies.

HB 1472 Author: Capriglione | Goldman | Darby | King, Phil | Turner
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to investment by a public junior college district of public funds received from the management and development of mineral rights.

HB 1765 Author: Capriglione
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to compensation of certain justices and judges for performing extrajudicial services.

HB 1890 Author: Capriglione | Laubenberg | Koop
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill.

HB 1904 Author: Capriglione
Sponsor: Burton
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the powers and compensation of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County.

HB 2316 Author: Capriglione
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to increasing the penalty for assault of certain pregnant women.

HB 2649 Author: Capriglione | Howard | Fallon
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain meetings of open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 2962 Author: Capriglione | Sheffield | Springer | Laubenberg | Burkett
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/26/2017 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 3081 Author: Capriglione | Guillen | Springer
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons and business activities subject to regulation by certain finance agencies.

HB 3082 Author: Capriglione
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/15/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the investment training requirement for certain local government officers.

HB 3169 Author: Capriglione
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of the Texas Bullion Depository, to depository agents, to the appropriation of money from the fees, charges, penalties, and other amounts related to the depository and deposited to the general revenue fund for that purpose, and to the provision of a related ad valorem tax exemption.

HB 3274 Author: Capriglione
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the designation of a chief innovation and technology officer for the Department of Information Resources.

HB 3275 Author: Capriglione
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the monitoring of major information resources projects by the Department of Information Resources.

HB 3293 Author: Capriglione | Goldman | Fallon | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the voluntary certification of roofing companies by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; authorizing fees.

HB 3529 Author: Capriglione | Alonzo | Springer
Last Action: 05/08/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the comptroller's investment of certain money held outside the state treasury.

HB 3581 Author: Capriglione
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain electronic information under the public information law.

HB 3598 Author: Capriglione
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Mar 30 2017 4:12PM
Caption: Relating to the contract management guide for state agencies.

HB 3780 Author: Capriglione | Isaac
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a state secondary Internet website domain name server.

HB 3785 Author: Capriglione | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to associate judges and court reporters for certain family law cases and proceedings.

HCR 118 Author: Capriglione
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Finding that the diversion of sales tax funds from general revenue to the state highway fund was approved by Texas voters in 2015 and is required under Section 7-c, Article VIII, of the Texas Constitution.

HJR 113 Author: Capriglione | Parker | Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in the Texas Bullion Depository.

HR 213 Author: Capriglione | Parker
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 14 2017 1:21PM
Caption: Recognizing Madeline Avery Smith and "Team Maddie."

HR 718 Author: Capriglione | Flynn | Krause
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 3:20PM
Caption: Honoring the Lions of Texas on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Lions Clubs International.

HR 935 Author: Capriglione
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 5:06PM
Caption: Honoring Maria Alexandra Adams of Keller High School for her accomplishments.

Joint Author (32):
HB 53 Author: Romero, Jr. | Capriglione
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain limitations on settlement agreements with a governmental unit.

HB 349 Author: Canales | Capriglione
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of certain information related to parades, concerts, or other entertainment events open to the general public that are paid for with public funds.

HB 371 Author: Howard | Capriglione | Turner
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: Feb 21 2017 5:26PM
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; creating a criminal offense.

HB 427 Author: King, Phil | Capriglione
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees incurred in a suit involving unlawful campaign contributions or campaign expenditures.

HB 563 Author: Israel | Elkins | Capriglione | Turner
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to whom certain violations of the law by a state or local governmental entity may be reported.

HB 578 Author: Turner | Capriglione | Bernal
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain leave policies for state employees.

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 1190 Author: Bell | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of the Texas Underground Facility Notification Corporation.

HB 1294 Author: Minjarez | Israel | Capriglione | Guillen | Cosper
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the economic impact of closures on the state highway system during certain periods.

HB 1452 Author: Blanco | Lucio III | Gonzales, Larry | Capriglione | Elkins
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study regarding cyber attacks on election infrastructure.

HB 1473 Author: Bohac | Cain | Johnson, Jarvis | Capriglione | Guillen
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.

HB 1525 Author: Krause | Leach | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to submarine veterans.

HB 1604 Author: Blanco | Elkins | Capriglione | Gonzales, Larry | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the requirements for and approval of a state agency's information security plan.

HB 1605 Author: Blanco | Elkins | Capriglione | Gonzales, Larry | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Information Resources regarding cybersecurity.

HB 1819 Author: Springer | Dale | Canales | Moody | Capriglione
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a firearm silencer.

HB 1926 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Martinez, "Mando" | Capriglione
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of food production and sales operations by a home food processor; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee and an administrative penalty.

HB 1936 Author: Springer | Cook | Capriglione | Burkett | Shine
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.

HB 1944 Author: Murphy | Capriglione
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to captive insurance companies.

HB 2236 Author: Murphy | Turner | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads.

HB 2395 Author: Collier | Koop | Capriglione | Rose
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to testing for lead contamination in public school drinking water.

HB 2926 Author: Roberts | Elkins | Parker | Capriglione | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to legislative review and approval of state agency rules.

HB 2974 Author: Dale | Capriglione | Burkett
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to certain sexual offenses; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 3160 Author: Button | Parker | Capriglione
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund for certain projects involving the commercialization of property derived from research at or through institutions of higher education.

HB 3182 Author: Springer | Deshotel | Capriglione
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue permits for the management of the wild mule deer population; requiring an occupational permit.

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 3324 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Capriglione | Lozano | Rose | Uresti, Tomas
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program.

HB 3364 Author: Button | Parker | Capriglione
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to reimburse grant recipients for certain expenses.

HB 3593 Author: Bernal | Capriglione | Cortez | King, Phil | Bohac
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to instruction in career and technology education provided by public schools, including instruction in technology applications, cybersecurity, and computer coding, and to consideration of completed practicums and internships in school accountability ratings.

HB 3772 Author: Button | Parker | Capriglione | Springer | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to operation of the Texas leverage fund program administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank.

HJR 94 Author: Roberts | Elkins | Parker | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules.

HR 494 Author: Kacal | Capriglione
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 5:51PM
Caption: In memory of Michael Gene Bryan of Keller.

HR 622 Author: VanDeaver | Capriglione
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 7 2017 5:59PM
Caption: Honoring the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association on the celebration of its 100th anniversary in 2017.

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