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

Number of Bills: 90

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (41):
HB 401 Author: Villalba | Guillen
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to civil or criminal liability for leaving certain animals unattended in or removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle.

HB 405 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal reimbursement of compensation paid by the Texas Department of Transportation for the removal of certain signs due to road construction.

HB 429 Author: Villalba | Metcalf | Bonnen, Dennis | Geren
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of the person's status as a peace officer, a firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel.

HB 524 Author: Villalba | Alvarado | Morrison, Geanie W. | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/10/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain offenses involving family violence; changing the eligibility for parole and mandatory supervision for those offenses.

HB 525 Author: Villalba | Alvarado | Morrison, Geanie W. | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/12/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to databases that contain information regarding certain violent offenses or filed protective orders.

HB 659 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the employment of a commissioned security officer by a religious organization.

HB 660 Author: Villalba | Darby | Raymond | Shine
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for Texas state flags.

HB 724 Author: Villalba | Martinez, "Mando" | Gutierrez | Gervin-Hawkins
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of Remember the Alamo Day as a state holiday.

HB 867 Author: Villalba
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to school marshals.

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 949 Author: Villalba | Anchia | Laubenberg
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to voting system equipment used by counties participating in the countywide polling place program.

HB 960 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appointment of school marshals by public schools and the ammunition approved for use by a school marshal serving a public school or a public junior college.

HB 1262 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 23 2017 4:07PM
Caption: Relating to the use of a school as a polling place.

HB 1269 Author: Villalba | Meyer | Geren
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1313 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of school marshal grant programs by the criminal justice division of the governor's office and the adoption of a school marshals promotion program.

HB 1363 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain pool safety barriers.

HB 1470 Author: Villalba | Oliveira
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the public sale of real property under a power of sale in a security instrument.

HB 1909 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to persons entitled to a mechanic's lien on real property.

HB 1937 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to newborn screening tests for adrenoleukodystrophy.

HB 1938 Author: Villalba | Guillen | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain registrations for the anatomical gift registry.

HB 1975 Author: Villalba
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2017 1:43AM
Caption: Relating to enforcement of a lien on property in a self-service storage facility by a sale conducted through an Internet website.

HB 2295 Author: Villalba | Neave
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 15 2017 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing a comprehensive development agreement for the Interstate Highway 635 East project.

HB 2594 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the chancery court and the court of chancery appeals to hear certain cases; authorizing fees.

HB 2650 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H 1 hr. notice-for reconsideration
Caption: Relating to the presumption of membership initiation deposits as abandoned property.

HB 2847 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 27 2017 5:19PM
Caption: Relating to the hours for the sale of liquor.

HB 2856 Author: Villalba
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to names of domestic and foreign filing entities for transacting business in this state.

HB 3351 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Relating to regulation by the Texas Transportation Commission of the height of certain outdoor advertising.

HB 3621 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax discount under certain circumstances.

HB 3791 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to an exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received from an insurance organization that owns a controlling interest in a taxable entity for purposes of computing the franchise tax.

HR 57 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2017 7:07PM
Caption: Honoring the Texas Association of Authors.

HR 163 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 16 2017 8:15PM
Caption: In memory of Julian Kampfschulte of Lake Highlands.

HR 292 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/01/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2017 11:32PM
Caption: Honoring the memory and sacrifice of the heroes of the Alamo.

HR 402 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 16 2017 8:03PM
Caption: Congratulating Gordon Echtenkamp on his retirement from the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas.

HR 531 Author: Villalba | Anchia | Goldman | Davis, Sarah | Koop
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 23 2017 3:35PM
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2017, as Texas Jewish Communities Advocacy Effort Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1132 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2017 7:34PM
Caption: Commending Caren Bright of Dallas for her support of Dallas-area mothers and children through Pamper Lake Highlands.

HR 1234 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/06/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 6 2017 4:24PM
Caption: Recognizing April 6, 2017, as Dallas County Republican Women Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1246 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/06/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 6 2017 4:24PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Walnut Hill Elementary School in Dallas.

HR 1402 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2017 6:36PM
Caption: In memory of Frankie A. Hill of Milano.

HR 2594 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:32AM
Caption: Commending Farish Mozley for her service as communications director in the office of State Representative Jason Villalba.

HR 2595 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:41AM
Caption: Commending McKenna Skeeters for her service as a legislative assistant in the office of State Representative Jason Villalba.

HR 2596 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Commending Ben Utley for his work as legislative director in the office of State Representative Jason Villalba.

Joint Author (49):
HB 120 Author: Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Villalba
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to non-medical exemptions from immunization requirements.

HB 136 Author: Bell | Koop | Johnson, Jarvis | Israel | Villalba
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to inclusion of career and technology education in the mission of public education.

HB 326 Author: Canales | Villalba | Rose | Alonzo | Nevárez
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the payment of gratuities to certain employees.

HB 382 Author: Murphy | Frank | Villalba | Wu | Raymond
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.

HB 451 Author: Moody | Thompson, Senfronia | Dale | King, Phil | Villalba
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to waiver of immunity in certain employment discrimination actions in connection with a workers' compensation claim.

HB 461 Author: Dale | Villalba | Isaac
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to service of a temporary ex parte order issued in response to an application for a protective order in circumstances involving family violence.

HB 472 Author: Dale | Villalba | Isaac | Fallon
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to judicial review of protective orders and the duration of those orders.

HB 473 Author: Moody | Villalba | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/12/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty.

HB 559 Author: Hernandez | Villalba
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to the report prepared by the comptroller on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 577 Author: Workman | Shine | Dale | Isaac | Villalba
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record information.

HB 1048 Author: Minjarez | Villalba | Roberts | Blanco
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the acknowledgment by management of risks identified in state agency information security plans.

HB 1087 Author: Alvarado | Minjarez | Villalba | Moody
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of bestiality.

HB 1184 Author: Bohac | Frank | Workman | Villalba | Zerwas
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 7 2017 3:59PM
Caption: Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations.

HB 1335 Author: Simmons | Isaac | Villalba
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an education savings account program for certain children with special needs and other educational disadvantages.

HB 1348 Author: Cain | Villalba | Stickland | Collier
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to adopt or enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses.

HB 1357 Author: Moody | Minjarez | Farrar | Villalba
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving cruelty to animals; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 1463 Author: Smithee | Villalba | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to procedures for actions alleging failure to comply with certain standards to accommodate persons with disabilities.

HB 1464 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Parker | Thompson, Senfronia | Bernal | Villalba
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to step therapy protocols required by a health benefit plan in connection with prescription drug coverage.

HB 1725 Author: Hernandez | Villalba
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exception to disclosure under the public information law of certain personal information contained in a citation issued for a violation of a state traffic law or local traffic ordinance.

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 1812 Author: Dale | Villalba | Minjarez
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 9 2017 10:49AM
Caption: Relating to involuntary termination of parental rights based on sexual assault of the child's other parent.

HB 1874 Author: Anderson, Rodney | Davis, Sarah | Bernal | Villalba | Wu
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a program for the recycling of certain household batteries; authorizing a fee; providing civil and administrative penalties.

HB 1966 Author: Paul | Shine | Workman | Villalba
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a concealed handgun on the premises of a condominium or multifamily residential rental property.

HB 2029 Author: Lozano | Thompson, Senfronia | Villalba
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain commercial weighing or measuring devices from registration and inspection requirements.

HB 2101 Author: Frullo | Villalba
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a food and beverage certificate to holders of certain alcoholic beverage permits and licenses.

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 2189 Author: Krause | Dean | Guillen | Villalba | Blanco
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer.

HB 2343 Author: Workman | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Villalba
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prerequisites to asserting certain claims arising from certain construction defects.

HB 2583 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Villalba
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the reckless discharge of a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2586 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Collier | Villalba | Geren | Gooden
Last Action: 05/11/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the electronic filing of bail bonds.

HB 2664 Author: Miller | Thompson, Senfronia | Villalba | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to nutrition and fitness standards for certain child-care facilities and training for employees at those facilities.

HB 2668 Author: Wray | Villalba | Leach
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a mechanic's or materialman's lien for retained funds under certain construction contracts.

HB 2861 Author: Phillips | Martinez, "Mando" | Israel | Villalba | Neave
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to Texas Department of Transportation and regional mobility authority comprehensive development agreements.

HB 2908 Author: Hunter | King, Phil | Villalba | Herrero | Fallon
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/06/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the punishment for a criminal offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of status as a peace officer or judge; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2941 Author: Dutton | Guillen | Villalba
Last Action: 04/10/2017 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to improving the quality of teachers employed by a school district, teacher performance appraisals, and the hiring of mentor teachers.

HB 3002 Author: Miller | Villalba | Laubenberg
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran.

HB 3065 Author: Deshotel | Villalba | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Workman | Leach
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens; authorizing a fee; changing the eligibility for community supervision.

HB 3158 Author: Flynn | Villalba | Koop | Alonzo | Meyer
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/31/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the retirement systems for and the provision of other benefits to police and fire fighters in certain municipalities.

HB 3360 Author: Button | Deshotel | Villalba | Gooden | Faircloth
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2017 1:36AM
Caption: Relating to the Economic Incentive Oversight Board.

HB 3494 Author: Shine | Villalba
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a demonstration program for real-time processing of workers' compensation authorizations of payment for medical services and medical bills.

HB 4102 Author: Neave | González, Mary | Villalba | Minjarez | Blanco
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions.

HCR 33 Author: Anchia | Villalba | Perez
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging Congress to consider the removal of trade, financial, and travel restrictions relating to Cuba.

HJR 120 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Moody | Villalba
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Applying to Congress for a limited national convention for the exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution to restore balance and integrity to our elections.

HR 2 Author: Hunter | Cook | Villalba | Dutton | Lucio III
Last Action: 01/10/2017 H Reported enrolled: Jan 10 2017 10:27PM
Caption: Providing for the election of the speaker of the house.

HR 405 Author: Button | Burkett | Villalba | Meyer
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 15 2017 4:20PM
Caption: In memory of Donald Benjamin Fielding of Dallas.

HR 603 Author: Anchia | Villalba | Israel | Anderson, Rodney
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: May 9 2017 11:04PM
Caption: Condemning recent acts of anti-Semitism in the United States.

HR 1464 Author: Raymond | Leach | Villalba | Krause | Neave
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2017 11:05AM
Caption: Honoring Tony Romo for his career with the Dallas Cowboys.

HR 2224 Author: Button | Villalba | Koop
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 1:08PM
Caption: Congratulating Kris Oliver on his retirement from the Richardson ISD Board of Trustees.

HR 2625 Author: Bohac | Villalba
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:40AM
Caption: Honoring Jim Richardson on his retirement as headmaster of Dallas Academy.

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