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

Number of Bills: 50

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (32):
HB 486 Author: VanDeaver | Howard
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/11/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district.

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 539 Author: VanDeaver | Bernal | Cosper | González, Mary | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the ability of certain dependents of members of the United States military to enroll full-time in courses provided through the state virtual school network.

HB 594 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to procedures for the dissolution of a county hospital authority.

HB 786 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder.

HB 809 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of an electronic device to film or photograph a traffic accident; creating an offense.

HB 967 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the powers of the TexAmericas Center.

HB 1238 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to investment training for officers of public housing authorities.

HB 1239 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/15/2017 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the governance of public housing authorities.

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 1371 Author: VanDeaver
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 1531 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the sequencing of required English language arts courses in schools.

HB 1611 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of warning devices by stationary authorized emergency vehicles.

HB 1748 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the use of a portable electronic device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1980 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/11/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the high school graduation of a student who transfers to a public school in this state after the student's junior year of high school.

HB 2047 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the detachment and annexation of school district territory by agreement.

HB 2087 Author: VanDeaver | Fallon | Springer
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to restricting the use of covered information, including student personally identifiable information, by an operator of a website, online service, online application, or mobile application for a school purpose.

HB 2090 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to compensation for heritage property acquired through eminent domain.

HB 2611 Author: VanDeaver | Huberty
Last Action: 05/17/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to broker agreements for the sale of real property by school districts.

HB 2916 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/05/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a bailiff by district courts and county courts at law in Bowie County.

HB 3104 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the assessment of public school students in writing and English language arts.

HB 3460 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the movement of vehicles transporting sealed ocean cargo shipping containers; authorizing a fee.

HB 4276 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the Paris Junior College District.

HR 214 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 4:59PM
Caption: Recognizing March 7-9, 2017, as Lamar County Days at the State Capitol.

HR 492 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2017 5:05PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Smith-Hughes Act.

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.

HR 630 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2017 10:07PM
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as Texas A&M University--Texarkana Day at the State Capitol.

HR 770 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2017 9:53PM
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2017, as Northeast Texas Regional Coalition Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1212 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 5:56PM
Caption: Congratulating the Wilbur Smith Rotary Club on its 100th anniversary.

HR 1842 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 2 2017 1:06PM
Caption: Commending Tippi Pyle on her 30 years of service in behalf of Denver Pyle's Children's Charities in Lamar County.

HR 2387 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/24/2017 H Filed
Caption: Commending the members of the House Committee Coordinator's Office for their work during the 85th Legislative Session.

HR 2498 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 9:49AM
Caption: Commending the members of the House Committee Coordinator's Office for their work during the 85th Legislative Session.

Joint Author (18):
HB 367 Author: Bernal | VanDeaver | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Minjarez
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to donation and distribution of surplus food at public schools and grace period policies for public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards.

HB 395 Author: Bell | Bohac | Howard | Israel | VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the career and technology education allotment and the essential knowledge and skills of the career and technology education and technology applications curriculums.

HB 555 Author: Springer | Frank | King, Ken | Phillips | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an additional fee for issuing a marriage license to applicants who are not residents of this state and the form of a marriage license and application for a marriage license.

HB 852 Author: Parker | Shaheen | White | VanDeaver | Koop
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program.

HB 1076 Author: Oliverson | Howard | Sheffield | Meyer | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students.

HB 1333 Author: Isaac | Anderson, Rodney | Deshotel | VanDeaver | Lucio III
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school accountability, including assessment of students and appraisal of teachers.

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 1854 Author: Huberty | Bonnen, Dennis | VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the sequencing of required English language arts courses and mathematics courses in schools.

HB 2180 Author: Flynn | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the Sulphur River Basin Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

HB 2319 Author: Paddie | Stephenson | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain overweight vehicles on highways; imposing a fee.

HB 2519 Author: Stucky | González, Mary | VanDeaver | Koop | Lambert
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on dropout prevention and recovery before the ninth grade.

HB 2618 Author: Ortega | VanDeaver | Koop
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to including in the minimum attendance requirement of a public school student any absence of the student to participate in an extracurricular activity.

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 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 3606 Author: Wilson | VanDeaver | Oliverson | Lucio III | Meyer
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency.

HB 3769 Author: King, Ken | Kuempel | Dale | Dutton | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 3861 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a public school campus's election under a campus turnaround plan to operate as a community school.

HB 4118 Author: Gonzales, Larry | VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Relating to programs and fees administered by the Department of Agriculture

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