Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Kyle J. Kacal
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/19/2017

Number of Bills: 69

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (50):
HB 919 Author: Kacal | Shine | King, Ken
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain intrastate fire mutual aid system team members and regional incident management team members.

HB 920 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles.

HB 921 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer.

HB 979 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Star of Texas Award.

HB 1024 Author: Kacal | Frullo
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun.

HB 1116 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain state procurement advisory and approval procedures.

HB 1118 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the State Council on Competitive Government and the transfer of its functions to the comptroller.

HB 1256 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Blessed are the Peacemakers specialty license plates.

HB 1257 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving property used for flood control purposes or a dam.

HB 2119 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty.

HB 2142 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to oversize or overweight vehicles transporting livestock feed, grain, or grain by-products.

HB 2170 Author: Kacal | Villalba
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to responsibility for defects in the plans, specifications, or related documents for the construction or repair of an improvement to real property.

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 2213 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Falls County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.

HB 2694 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for a bona fide offer for the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

HB 3062 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the sale of property for delinquent ad valorem taxes.

HB 3063 Author: Kacal | Burns
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to agricultural liens.

HB 3067 Author: Kacal | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to product tastings of alcoholic beverages on certain permitted premises.

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 4122 Author: Kacal | Guerra
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/16/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 16 2017 4:28PM
Caption: Relating to the transference of certain territory from one groundwater conservation district to another.

HB 4123 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of sport lagoons and granting rulemaking authority.

HB 4147 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a defendant's right to appeal from a judgment or conviction in a municipal court of record.

HB 4242 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the authorization of certain carriers to transport liquor; authorizing a fee.

HCR 148 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Elizabeth J. Nelson on her service as mayor of Marlin.

HR 114 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 01/25/2017 H Reported enrolled: Jan 25 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Congratulating Wilton Lanning of Waco on his receipt of the Waco Business League Lifetime Achievement Award.

HR 115 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 7:52AM
Caption: In memory of Chief Darrell Lamond Allen of the Marlin Police Department and commemorating his posthumous receipt of a Star of Texas Award.

HR 200 Author: Kacal | Price | King, Tracy O. | Burns | Murr
Last Action: 02/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 2 2017 9:50AM
Caption: Recognizing February 1, 2017, as Texas Farm Bureau Day at the Capitol and commemorating the 2017 Texas Farm Bureau Leadership Conference.

HR 210 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 02/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 2 2017 3:02PM
Caption: Recognizing February 2017 as National Career and Technical Education Month.

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 516 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 23 2017 1:47PM
Caption: Recognizing the 2017 Bob Bullock Scholars of Baylor University.

HR 557 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 03/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2017 10:06PM
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as Sheriffs' Association of Texas Day at the Capitol.

HR 558 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2017 7:51AM
Caption: Congratulating Sheriff Dennis Wilson of Limestone County on his installation as president of the Sheriffs' Association of Texas.

HR 703 Author: Kacal | Raney
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 5:22PM
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of Texas Task Force 1.

HR 766 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 5:52PM
Caption: Recognizing March 16, 2017, as West Day at the State Capitol.

HR 767 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 7:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Ben Kirk on his retirement as sheriff of Falls County.

HR 768 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 9:18AM
Caption: Congratulating Jed Walker on his receipt of the Distinguished Graduate Award from the Texas A&M University Zachry Department of Civil Engineering.

HR 769 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 8:42PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. George Norvell Smith on his receipt of the 2017 Osteopathic Family Physician of the Year Award from the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

HR 800 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 7:52PM
Caption: Commemorating the 125th anniversary of First Presbyterian Church in Lott.

HR 817 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 4:23PM
Caption: Honoring Frank Nemec of West for his civic engagement.

HR 818 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2017 6:12PM
Caption: In memory of Francis Michael "F. M." Young of Waco.

HR 1938 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2017 1:50PM
Caption: Recognizing October 15-21, 2017, as National Veterinary Technician Week.

HR 2043 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/15/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 15 2017 5:27PM
Caption: Congratulating the Bremond High School football team on winning the 2016 UIL 2A Division 2 state championship.

HR 2044 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 3:22PM
Caption: Congratulating James W. Elliott of Waco on his 80th birthday.

HR 2088 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 11:42AM
Caption: Congratulating Messina Hof Winery on its 40th anniversary.

HR 2180 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 2:54PM
Caption: Congratulating Roshauud Paul of Bremond High School on earning the 2016 Mr. Texas Football High School Player of the Year Award.

HR 2361 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Honoring Deputy Joseph A. Cheatham for his 50 years of service in law enforcement.

HR 2374 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 1:51PM
Caption: Congratulating the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets Marksmanship Unit on its success at the 2017 Scholastic Action Shooting Program national collegiate championship.

HR 2431 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:53AM
Caption: Commending Cassidy Story for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Kyle Kacal.

HR 2661 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:33PM
Caption: In memory of Betty Yezak of Bremond.

HR 2674 Author: Kacal
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:36AM
Caption: Commemorating the 2018 Freedom Ball hosted by the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Waco Aviation Alliance.

Joint Author (19):
HB 300 Author: King, Phil | Zerwas | Kacal | Cook | Burns
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to decreasing the fee for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun.

HB 339 Author: Burrows | Landgraf | Springer | Kacal | Murr
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun.

HB 639 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Huberty | Kacal | Stephenson
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public schools for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career and technology programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career and technology programs.

HB 935 Author: Zerwas | Darby | Kacal | Longoria | Price
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding.

HB 1290 Author: Roberts | Button | Parker | Kacal
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the required repeal of a state agency rule and a government growth impact statement before adoption of a new state agency rule.

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 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 3304 Author: King, Ken | Kacal
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Tagged
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for ovarian cancer testing and screening.

HB 3663 Author: Burns | Kacal
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to marketing contracts and agricultural liens.

HB 4187 Author: Raney | Kacal
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of revenue from municipal hotel occupancy taxes for a sports facility or field in certain municipalities.

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 259 Author: Hunter | Herrero | Kacal
Last Action: 02/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 2 2017 3:03PM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 157 in Corpus Christi.

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 366 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Kacal
Last Action: 03/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2017 6:38PM
Caption: Recognizing March 15, 2017, as Waco Day at the State Capitol.

HR 385 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Kacal | Cosper
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2017 10:52AM
Caption: Congratulating Bobby G. Littlefield Jr. on his retirement as Waco district engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation.

HR 425 Author: Raney | Hinojosa, Gina | Kacal | Price | Cyrier
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 16 2017 8:26PM
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2017, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

HR 444 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Kacal
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 23 2017 4:10PM
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2017, as Baylor Day at the State Capitol.

HR 659 Author: Schubert | Kacal | Raney
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 6:15PM
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2017, as Blinn College Day at the State Capitol.

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