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

Number of Bills: 53

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (30):
HB 44 Author: Keough | Metcalf | Bell
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.

HB 72 Author: Keough
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees.

HB 85 Author: Keough | Metcalf | Bell
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee.

HB 99 Author: Keough | Metcalf | Bell
Last Action: 03/01/2017 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: Mar 1 2017 3:20PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition; creating a criminal offense.

HB 113 Author: Keough | Metcalf | Bell
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 14 2017 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to impose a civil penalty for certain violations recorded by an automated traffic control system or a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing a civil penalty.

HB 121 Author: Keough
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 14 2017 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to registration of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.

HB 125 Author: Keough
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the appointment of guardians ad litem and guardians.

HB 205 Author: Keough | Raymond
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to procedures for ordering the required participation in services in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 288 Author: Keough
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the early voting period.

HB 556 Author: Keough | Bell
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the civil liability of certain persons in connection with allowing or forbidding handguns on the premises of a business or apartment complex.

HB 566 Author: Keough
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee.

HB 753 Author: Keough | Metcalf
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 23 2017 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.

HB 757 Author: Keough
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services.

HB 758 Author: Keough | Metcalf | Bell
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a religious organization to obtain a refund of ad valorem taxes imposed on property leased to the organization for use as an actual place of religious worship.

HB 939 Author: Keough
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenues in certain municipalities.

HB 1019 Author: Keough
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Referred to Special Purpose Districts: Mar 7 2017 3:59PM
Caption: Relating to residency requirements for voting in certain municipal utility district elections.

HB 1602 Author: Keough | Walle | Thompson, Senfronia | Oliverson | Bell
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 2110 Author: Keough
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to procedures for incorporation or establishment of another form of local government for certain areas subject to a regional participation agreement.

HB 2183 Author: Keough
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to The Woodlands Township.

HB 3084 Author: Keough
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information regarding the availability and quality of the groundwater resources in this state by the Geo-Technology Research Institute.

HB 3085 Author: Keough
Last Action: 05/12/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study by the Geo-Technology Research Institute on the monitoring, prevention, and removal of floating trash.

HB 3392 Author: Keough
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to the taking of certain feral hogs using a hot air balloon.

HB 3399 Author: Keough
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study by the Geo-Technology Research Institute on existing and potential programs to improve energy efficiency.

HB 3535 Author: Keough | Raymond | Faircloth | Krause | Bell
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the taking of certain feral hogs and coyotes using a hot air balloon.

HCR 26 Author: Keough | Schofield | Metcalf | Bell
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution.

HJR 17 Author: Keough | Metcalf | Bell
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.

HJR 49 Author: Keough | Metcalf
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the refund of ad valorem taxes imposed on property leased to a religious organization for use as an actual place of religious worship.

HJR 62 Author: Keough
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Apr 17 2017 4:04PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment protecting private schools and home schools from state and local regulation.

HR 1233 Author: Keough
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 18 2017 10:15AM
Caption: Congratulating Ryan Gable of Montgomery County on his selection as the 2015-2016 Constable of the Year by the Justices of the Peace and Constables Association.

HR 1592 Author: Keough
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 3:13PM
Caption: Congratulating Dennis and Patricia Tibbs of Montgomery on their 50th wedding anniversary.

Joint Author (23):
HB 5 Author: Frank | Raymond | Burkett | Keough | Minjarez
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/31/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Family and Protective Services and the transfer of certain powers and duties from the Health and Human Services Commission.

HB 139 Author: Bell | Keough
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a property owner to request that notice of a protest hearing before the appraisal review board be delivered by certified mail.

HB 167 Author: Bell | Metcalf | Keough
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 14 2017 11:44AM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.

HB 376 Author: Metcalf | Keough | Bell
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

HB 447 Author: Bell | Keough
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the civil liability of certain businesses in connection with allowing or forbidding handguns on the business premises.

HB 586 Author: Bohac | Keough | Miller
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

HB 973 Author: Roberts | Keough | Walle | Alvarado | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 1029 Author: Zedler | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Keough
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children.

HB 1344 Author: Cain | Lang | Keough | Bell
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to protection for reporting the existence of certain immigration policies of a governmental entity.

HB 1642 Author: Bell | Wu | Keough
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation against residents of certain health facilities.

HB 1813 Author: Flynn | Keough | Paul | Burkett | Krause
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony.

HB 1982 Author: Metcalf | Keough | Bell
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/18/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District.

HB 2225 Author: Raney | Cyrier | Keough
Last Action: 04/05/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing of family residential centers by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the detention of certain juveniles.

HB 2335 Author: Miller | Keough | Blanco | Wu
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to requiring evidence-based trauma training for certain attorneys, court-appointed volunteer advocates, child-care workers, and child protective services employees.

HB 2358 Author: Metcalf | Bell | Keough | Perez | Murphy
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to eligible voters in a confirmation election for a conservation and reclamation district.

HB 3788 Author: Koop | Rose | Miller | Keough | Anchia
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to child-to-caregiver ratios and group sizes in licensed day-care centers and reporting certain information related to child safety.

HCR 28 Author: Bell | Keough
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Expressing opposition to United Nations Agenda 21.

HCR 29 Author: Bell | Keough
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Declaring that presidential executive orders cannot interfere with states' rights.

HCR 44 Author: Metcalf | Keough | Bell | Darby | Flynn
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging Congress to pass S.2896, the Care Veterans Deserve Act of 2016.

HJR 26 Author: Bell | Metcalf | Keough
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 14 2017 11:44AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.

HJR 33 Author: Metcalf | Keough | Bell
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

HR 561 Author: Metcalf | Keough | Bell
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 11:10AM
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2017, as Montgomery County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1025 Author: Canales | Keough | Nevárez | Guerra | Raymond
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2017 8:19AM
Caption: Urging Congress to recognize the importance of trade between Texas and Mexico.

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