Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Dade Phelan
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/23/2017

Number of Bills: 50

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (39):
HB 289 Author: Phelan | Guillen
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to protective orders for certain children who are victims of abuse or neglect.

HB 495 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

HB 1188 Author: Phelan | White | Deshotel | Meyer | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren.

HB 1260 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of commercial shrimp unloading; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee.

HB 1657 Author: Phelan | Arévalo
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the renewal of a certificate of registration by certain interior designers.

HB 1658 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to required disclosures in ballot proposition language authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds or impose or change a tax.

HB 1660 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to direct changes in the appraisal roll and related appraisal records if a residence homestead is sold for less than the appraised value.

HB 1661 Author: Phelan | Fallon
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a withdrawal of a candidate.

HB 1662 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 22 2017 11:37AM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of agricultural land, open-space land, and timber land.

HB 2052 Author: Phelan | Fallon
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a tree planting credit to offset tree mitigation fees imposed by a municipality.

HB 2081 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons.

HB 2771 Author: Phelan | Fallon
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the fee collected for an on-site wastewater treatment permit application.

HB 2772 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 27 2017 5:19PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for peace officers to obtain an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee.

HB 2774 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the installation of unsafe motor vehicle tires; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2775 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for educator preparation program support for certain candidates for certification.

HB 2777 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an application for the amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity in an area within the boundaries of a political subdivision.

HB 3018 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to reciprocity requirements for nonresident insurance agents to offer or sell insurance policies issued by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 3021 Author: Phelan | Fallon | Simmons | Cain
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to indemnification and duties of engineers and architects under certain governmental contracts.

HB 3026 Author: Phelan | Rodriguez, Justin | Dean | Walle
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the used oil recycling account, deposits of used oil recycling fees, and use of the water resource management account.

HB 3027 Author: Phelan | Fallon
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the applicability of open meetings and public information laws to regional water planning groups and their committees.

HB 3229 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the use of an assistance animal that provides assistance to a person with a disability; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 3230 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a property owner to contest the unequal appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property that is subject to an agreement to provide certain relief from ad valorem taxation.

HB 3742 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a new or amended water right.

HB 3746 Author: Phelan | Wu | Walle | Rodriguez, Eddie | Workman
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the permissible uses of the floodplain management account.

HB 3749 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the law regarding the authority to construct or maintain a facility or structure on state land.

HB 3762 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the recovery of certain debts owed to this state; authorizing fees.

HB 3781 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the uses of the lifetime license endowment account by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 3941 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a revolving loan program to finance ship channel improvements.

HB 4299 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of Port Neches Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HJR 68 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 22 2017 11:37AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the provision which subjects land designated for agricultural use to an additional tax when the land is diverted to a purpose other than agricultural use or sold.

HJR 76 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons.

HR 651 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2017 7:29AM
Caption: Congratulating the West Orange-Stark High School football team on winning the 2016 UIL 4A Division 2 state championship.

HR 652 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 7:00PM
Caption: Recognizing March 5-7, 2017, as Golden Triangle Days at the State Capitol.

HR 683 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2017 9:01PM
Caption: Honoring the Boys & Girls Clubs in Texas for their service to youth.

HR 959 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 4 2017 3:21PM
Caption: In memory of Landon Joseph Russell of Beaumont.

HR 1364 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2017 3:46PM
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of Inspire, Encourage, Achieve of Beaumont.

HR 1853 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 17 2017 10:51PM
Caption: In memory of Robert Michael "Mike" Jelinek of Beaumont.

HR 1965 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2017 9:33AM
Caption: In memory of Frank Dewayne Finchum of Orange.

HR 2282 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 2:19PM
Caption: Recognizing October 2017 as Italian History Month in the State of Texas.

Joint Author (11):
HB 337 Author: Collier | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Coleman | Longoria | Phelan
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance benefits, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail.

HB 421 Author: Rinaldi | Kuempel | Leach | Phelan | King, Phil
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exemption from application of the Private Security Act for volunteer security services provided at a place of religious worship.

HB 913 Author: Alvarado | King, Phil | Koop | Moody | Phelan
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons.

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 1467 Author: Capriglione | Zerwas | Phelan
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to reports on and purchase of information technology by state agencies.

HB 1911 Author: White | Burns | Phelan | Lang | Metcalf
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to granting authority to carry a firearm to certain unlicensed persons and to related regulatory provisions and criminal offenses.

HB 2572 Author: Deshotel | Phelan
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the deployment of advanced metering and meter information networks in certain non-ERCOT areas.

HB 2780 Author: Paddie | Darby | Ashby | Geren | Phelan
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Companion considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects.

HB 2949 Author: Holland | Phelan | Dean | Longoria
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the maximum amount of a documentary fee charged by a retail seller of motor vehicles.

HB 3349 Author: Gervin-Hawkins | Guillen | Phelan
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to creating an abbreviated certification program and probationary and standard certificates for trade and industrial workforce training.

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.

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