Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Greg Bonnen
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/21/2017

Number of Bills: 62

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (38):
HB 1453 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 7 2017 3:59PM
Caption: Relating to requiring state contractors and political subdivisions of this state to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee.

HB 1462 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Laubenberg | Fallon
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to temporary branch polling place hours of operation.

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 1496 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district.

HB 1625 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the procedures for the enforcement by the General Land Office of the Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act of 1991.

HB 1632 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Guillen | Uresti, Tomas
Last Action: 05/16/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to deferred payment of ad valorem taxes for certain persons serving in the United States armed forces.

HB 1634 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the waiver of penalties and interest if an error by a mortgagee results in failure to pay an ad valorem tax.

HB 1721 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Paul | Faircloth | Springer | Deshotel
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from and a limitation on the sales tax imposed on certain boats and boat motors.

HB 1738 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the registration and certification of county tax assessor-collectors and their employees.

HB 1741 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the deposit of money received from the federal government.

HB 1774 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Lucio III | Parker | Frullo | Phillips
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to actions on and liability associated with certain insurance claims.

HB 2009 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an exemption for certain law enforcement and military personnel from the requirement to complete a hunter education program.

HB 2010 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing workplace safety training information for use in the public school curriculum.

HB 2050 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain employment records submitted to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement or maintained by a law enforcement agency.

HB 2063 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders.

HB 2077 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to data collection related to certain health benefit plan issuers' calculation of payments to out-of-network physicians and providers.

HB 2360 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Sheffield | Anderson, Rodney | Oliverson | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to amounts charged to an enrollee in a health benefit plan for prescription drugs covered by the plan.

HB 2688 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Wu
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to prevent waste of oil and gas.

HB 2691 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Oliverson | Reynolds
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/27/2017 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to certain election practices and procedures.

HB 2742 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: Mar 28 2017 5:06PM
Caption: Relating to the right of members of the legislature, the lieutenant governor, committees of the legislature, and legislative agencies to access certain governmental information for legislative purposes; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2745 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the preparation of government growth impact statements for rules proposed by state agencies.

HB 2760 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan provider networks; authorizing an assessment.

HB 3102 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Oliverson | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prior authorization requirement for certain prescription eye drops and related medications.

HB 3162 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the duty of an excavator to notify a notification center or to make a 9-1-1 emergency call in response to underground facility damage or an emergency.

HB 3216 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Darby
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state.

HB 3217 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the use of clinical decision support software and laboratory benefits management programs by physicians and health care providers in connection with provision of clinical laboratory services to health benefit plan enrollees.

HB 3429 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to windstorm and hail insurance coverage issued by the FAIR Plan Association in catastrophe areas.

HB 3430 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees.

HB 3575 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use certain tax revenue for certain projects and to pledge that revenue for the payment of obligations related to those projects.

HB 3634 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the amendment of the Texas Health Care Transformation and Quality Improvement Program waiver.

HB 3733 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to an insurer's compliance with National Association of Insurance Commissioners requirements.

HB 3734 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the rulemaking authority of the commissioner of insurance with respect to certain agreements and the effect of those agreements on this state's authority to regulate insurance.

HB 3753 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to payment standards for preferred provider benefit plans to reduce balance billing of insureds for out-of-network health care services.

HB 3814 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Oliverson
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 30 2017 4:12PM
Caption: Relating to payment standards for preferred provider benefit plans to reduce balance billing of insureds for out-of-network health care services.

HB 4016 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 31 2017 5:35PM
Caption: Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain out-of-network provider charges; providing a penalty.

HR 677 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Faircloth
Last Action: 03/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2017 9:00PM
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as Galveston County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2096 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Congratulating Trish Hanks on her retirement as superintendent of Friendswood ISD.

HR 2628 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 9:05AM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1148.

Joint Author (24):
HB 10 Author: Price | Bonnen, Greg | Rose | Muñoz, Jr. | Coleman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders.

HB 148 Author: Schaefer | Bonnen, Greg | Murphy | Isaac | Moody
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs.

HB 521 Author: Schofield | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on notice that the person has acknowledged that the person is not a citizen.

HB 752 Author: Meyer | Bonnen, Greg | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board.

HB 915 Author: Thompson, Ed | Muñoz, Jr. | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/19/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.

HB 931 Author: Miller | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Fallon
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that contract with political subdivisions for certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.

HB 945 Author: Paul | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance.

HB 1079 Author: Schofield | Bonnen, Greg | Springer | Bonnen, Dennis | Miller
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 21 2017 5:26PM
Caption: Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration.

HB 1092 Author: Oliverson | Klick | Price | Burkett | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the persons authorized to make an anatomical gift.

HB 1486 Author: Price | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman | Collier | Sheffield
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program.

HB 1600 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Price | Lucio III | Bonnen, Greg | Wu
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain mental health screenings under the Texas Health Steps program.

HB 1643 Author: Springer | Fallon | Simmons | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the operation of an unmanned aircraft and the prosecution of a related criminal offense.

HB 2252 Author: Faircloth | Paul | Perez | Bonnen, Greg | Deshotel
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the feasibility of creating and maintaining a coastal barrier system.

HB 2848 Author: Burkett | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to consultations with contracted physician networks and physician systems during certain investigations of child abuse and neglect.

HB 2849 Author: Burkett | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the procedures for removing certain persons' names from the child abuse and neglect central registry.

HB 3332 Author: Kuempel | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions.

HB 3721 Author: Parker | Guillen | Bonnen, Greg | Flynn | Price
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to access to and participation in cancer clinical trials.

HB 3859 Author: Frank | Cook | Dale | Bonnen, Greg | Sanford
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.

HCR 57 Author: Wu | Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Encouraging Texans to donate bone marrow and blood and to register as organ donors.

HCR 105 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Phelan | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging Congress to pass legislation allowing the State of Texas to manage the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery out to 200 nautical miles.

HR 102 Author: Faircloth | Bonnen, Greg | Sheffield | Klick | Oliverson
Last Action: 02/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 2 2017 12:29PM
Caption: Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Texas Area Health Education Center East.

HR 314 Author: Oliverson | Zerwas | Bonnen, Greg | Davis, Sarah | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/01/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2017 11:06PM
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as Texas Anesthesiologists Day at the State Capitol.

HR 321 Author: Price | Moody | Coleman | White | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 02/09/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 9 2017 2:26PM
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2017, as Mental Illness Awareness Day at the State Capitol.

HR 665 Author: Paul | Thompson, Ed | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 7 2017 6:29PM
Caption: Congratulating William A. Staples on his retirement as president of the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

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