Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. John Wray
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/19/2017

Number of Bills: 81

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (69):
HB 423 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities that transport ready-mixed concrete.

HB 980 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to reducing certain fees for a license to carry a handgun for county jailers.

HB 981 Author: Wray | Price | Burns | Phelan
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns by and an exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain persons who provide security services on a volunteer basis at an established place of religious worship.

HB 982 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a first responder engaged in the actual discharge of the first responder's duties.

HB 983 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to an increase in punishment for certain persons convicted of theft of a trailer, semitrailer, farm tractor, or implement of husbandry.

HB 984 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 985 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 28 2017 11:36AM
Caption: Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector; providing a civil penalty.

HB 994 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the disposition of remains and anatomical gifts.

HB 995 Author: Wray | Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney.

HB 1022 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a written declaration to designate a guardian before the need for a guardian arises.

HB 1117 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program.

HB 1122 Author: Wray | Price
Last Action: 04/10/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of certain recorded statements made by child abuse victims.

HB 1128 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the date and time for the public sale of real property.

HB 1189 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 21 2017 5:26PM
Caption: Relating to certain prohibited acts by reserve law enforcement officers.

HB 1250 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to prohibit the land application of certain sewage sludge in the county or in a portion of the county.

HB 1254 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to designating July 26 as Waxahachie Chautauqua Day.

HB 1351 Author: Wray | Fallon
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of local motor fuel taxes on compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas.

HB 1354 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to trusts.

HB 1355 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.

HB 1358 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Partition of Heirs' Property Act.

HB 1787 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the execution of a declaration for mental health treatment.

HB 1974 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to durable powers of attorney.

HB 1983 Author: Wray | Martinez, "Mando" | Phillips | Guerra | Geren
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder.

HB 2160 Author: Wray | Cook
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the assessment of damages for certain condemnations by a high-speed rail company.

HB 2161 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to clarification of the law regarding the authority of a high-speed rail company to exercise the power of eminent domain.

HB 2162 Author: Wray | Cook
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the compatibility of a high-speed rail facility with multiple types of train technology.

HB 2163 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the elevation of high-speed rail tracks in certain counties.

HB 2164 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the use of private activity bonds to finance high-speed rail service.

HB 2165 Author: Wray | Cook
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to entry onto property to survey for a high-speed rail facility.

HB 2271 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to decedents' estates and certain posthumous gifts.

HB 2435 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to public improvement projects financed by or through assessments levied on property by municipalities and counties.

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 2692 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to taxes and fees imposed on cigarettes and other tobacco products, including an exemption to the cigarette tax, related administrative matters, and the elements of certain related offenses.

HB 2957 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 22 2017 4:14PM
Caption: Relating to permits for certain vehicles being operated in connection with a motor sports racing event.

HB 3136 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Windsor Hills Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments.

HB 3272 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the suspension, revocation, or cancellation of a driver's license or personal identification certificate and to certain conduct constituting contempt of court that may result in the suspension or denial of a driver's license.

HB 3499 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to sending notice of proposed contracts for highway projects by e-mail.

HB 3549 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain cleaning services performed for a health care facility.

HB 3651 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to exempting certain trailers from being equipped with emergency brakes.

HB 3654 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the definition of road machinery for purposes of certain provisions governing vehicle equipment.

HB 3860 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 30 2017 4:12PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of signs by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 4086 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to expunction of a notice of lis pendens.

HB 4347 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Midlothian Municipal Management District No. 3; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HCR 158 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2271.

HR 432 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 16 2017 9:01PM
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Leadership Midlothian Class of 2016-2017.

HR 710 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 2:59PM
Caption: Recognizing members of the Milford Chapter of the National Honor Society on their visit to the State Capitol.

HR 711 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 2:56PM
Caption: In memory of Madren Boyce "Buddy" Whatley of Midlothian.

HR 712 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 2:55PM
Caption: In memory of Thomas Arden "Cotton" Powers of Midlothian.

HR 713 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 3:00PM
Caption: In memory of Charles Murray Oliver Jr. of Waxahachie.

HR 714 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 3:00PM
Caption: In memory of Dorothy Jean Kelley Phillips of Waxahachie.

HR 832 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2017 9:00PM
Caption: In memory of Benton Warren Cain of Waxahachie.

HR 833 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2017 7:03PM
Caption: In memory of Carol Ann Watson Hinds of Waxahachie.

HR 862 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 1:45PM
Caption: Commending the Ennis Chamber of Commerce for its contributions to the community.

HR 863 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 1:28PM
Caption: In memory of Doris Jane Holley Mitchell of Italy, Texas.

HR 978 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 4 2017 3:23PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. John Graham Compton of Waxahachie on his retirement.

HR 979 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 4 2017 3:01PM
Caption: Commending George Kent for his 29 years of service to the Mid-Way Regional Airport board.

HR 1189 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2017 6:34PM
Caption: Congratulating Steven F. Chapman on his retirement as Waxahachie city attorney.

HR 1190 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2017 6:32PM
Caption: In memory of Raymond Lee Clymore of Waxahachie.

HR 1191 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2017 6:35PM
Caption: In memory of the Reverend Lavoyd W. Dollar of Waxahachie.

HR 1550 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 2:21PM
Caption: In memory of Mickey Darnell Lewis of Malakoff.

HR 1857 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 17 2017 10:45PM
Caption: In memory of Dorothy Louise Midkiff of Waxahachie.

HR 1858 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 17 2017 10:26PM
Caption: In memory of Henderson County Justice of the Peace Tommy Barnett.

HR 1859 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2017 9:29AM
Caption: Congratulating Bill Woody on his retirement as justice of the peace for Ellis County Precinct 1.

HR 1975 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/25/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2017 7:38PM
Caption: In memory of Walter Keven Davis of Waxahachie.

HR 2341 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 9:57AM
Caption: Congratulating assistant baseball coach Jim Miller on his retirement from Waxahachie High School.

HR 2442 Author: Wray | Bohac
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:36AM
Caption: Honoring Travis Miller Griffin Sr., chief of staff for Representative Dwayne Bohac, for two decades of public service and political engagement.

HR 2504 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:55AM
Caption: In memory of David Earl LaRue of Midlothian.

HR 2505 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:49AM
Caption: In memory of Eddie Bob Vantreese of Waxahachie.

HR 2665 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:33PM
Caption: Congratulating Melvin and Jessie Sampley of Arlington on their 66th wedding anniversary.

Joint Author (12):
HB 354 Author: Raney | Oliverson | Hefner | Lambert | Wray
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the process for establishing speed limits on roads near certain schools.

HB 457 Author: Holland | Wray | Murphy | Lucio III | White
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.

HB 606 Author: Springer | Wray
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the liability of a person who allows handguns to be carried on property owned, leased, or managed by the person.

HB 1315 Author: King, Phil | Wray
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of employees of certain real property owners for certain claims arising from construction activities.

HB 1503 Author: Frullo | Thompson, Senfronia | Wray
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the reporting of attempted child abductions.

HB 1693 Author: Dean | Larson | Paddie | Wray | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/17/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 17 2017 9:59PM
Caption: Relating to documentation for a motor vehicle title.

HB 1794 Author: Bell | Oliverson | Sheffield | Wray | Guerra
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Work Group on Mental Health Access for First Responders.

HB 2026 Author: White | Wray | Price
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation on expanding and improving U.S. Highway 287 to meet interstate highway standards.

HB 2065 Author: Phillips | Isaac | Burns | Wray
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to fines collected by a county or municipality from the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards.

HB 2639 Author: Pickett | Zerwas | Raymond | Wray | King, Phil
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an alert for a missing senior citizen or person with Alzheimer's disease.

HB 3440 Author: Cook | Wray | Israel | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee on high-speed rail development.

HB 3784 Author: Holland | King, Phil | Price | Wray
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain applications to obtain a license to carry a handgun and to the associated handgun proficiency course.

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