Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Briscoe Cain
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/25/2017

Number of Bills: 51

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (42):
HB 1004 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: Mar 7 2017 3:59PM
Caption: Relating to the use of legislatively produced audio or visual materials in political advertising.

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 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 1350 Author: Cain | Deshotel | Dutton
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to pedestrian use of a sidewalk.

HB 1366 Author: Cain | Swanson
Last Action: 03/14/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 14 2017 4:01PM
Caption: Relating to the elimination of the taxing authority of certain county boards of education and boards of county school trustees.

HB 1912 Author: Cain | King, Phil | Wilson | Lambert | Blanco
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Texas Medal for the Defense of Freedom award.

HB 1914 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a citation for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.

HB 1915 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or educational institutions.

HB 2294 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction in a suit for adoption of a child and the mandatory transfer of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship to the court in which a suit for adoption is pending.

HB 2527 Author: Cain | Shaheen | Paul
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 23 2017 4:10PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education.

HB 2693 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain fire departments.

HB 3135 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 29 2017 5:44PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to discipline judges.

HB 3542 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Relating to the withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining treatment from a pregnant patient; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.

HB 3544 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Relating to prohibited state contracts with vendors that perform elective abortions, destructive embryonic stem cell research, or human cloning or that conduct research on human fetal tissue.

HB 4097 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision.

HB 4109 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Relating to reducing the limitation on the maximum amount of gross receipts taxes collected for combative sports events.

HCR 109 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Designating the third week of September as Towing Industry Awareness Week for a 10-year period beginning in 2017.

HJR 80 Author: Cain | Biedermann
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to limit the terms of office of members of Congress.

HR 374 Author: Cain
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 16 2017 12:52PM
Caption: Commemorating Texas Homemade Pie Day on February 16, 2017.

HR 453 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 5:43PM
Caption: Congratulating the Mendoza Debate Society at Lee College for winning the 2016 IPDA National Community College Debate Championship.

HR 457 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 6 2017 6:20PM
Caption: Congratulating the Goose Creek CISD students who won awards at the 2016 National History Day competition.

HR 822 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2017 7:12PM
Caption: Congratulating Nelly and Mariselle Quijano and their McDonald's teams on being named 2017 Business of the Year by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce.

HR 1203 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 6:02PM
Caption: Recognizing the 2017 National Night Out Against Crime in Crosby.

HR 1204 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 6:04PM
Caption: Recognizing the 2017 National Night Out Against Crime in Highlands.

HR 1205 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 6:05PM
Caption: Recognizing the 2017 National Night Out Against Crime in Baytown.

HR 1206 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2017 6:27PM
Caption: Recognizing the 2017 National Night Out Against Crime in Morgan's Point.

HR 1207 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 5:49PM
Caption: Recognizing the 2017 National Night Out Against Crime in La Porte.

HR 1208 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 5:54PM
Caption: Recognizing the 2017 National Night Out Against Crime in Deer Park.

HR 1209 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 5:54PM
Caption: Recognizing the 2017 National Night Out Against Crime in Pasadena.

HR 1860 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/15/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 15 2017 3:00PM
Caption: Congratulating the Team Name Wanted: Dead or Alive robotics team on its 2016-2017 season.

HR 1861 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 17 2017 10:42PM
Caption: Congratulating Thomas and Suzanne Fraser of Baytown on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 2050 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 1:36PM
Caption: Recognizing the third week of September 2017 as Towing Industry Awareness Week.

HR 2230 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 2:07PM
Caption: Congratulating Savannah Cushman of Sea Scout Ship 208, SSS Red Skies, in Baytown on her appointment as the 2017-2018 regional boatswain for the Sea Scouts Southern Region.

HR 2260 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:48PM
Caption: In memory of Linda Cottar of Baytown.

HR 2362 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 1:00PM
Caption: Honoring the La Porte Lions Club on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Lions Clubs International.

HR 2429 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:14PM
Caption: Honoring the Baytown Lions Club on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Lions Clubs International.

HR 2439 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:02PM
Caption: Honoring the Crosby Lions Club on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Lions Clubs International.

HR 2629 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 9:20AM
Caption: Honoring the Deer Park Lions Club on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Lions Clubs International.

HR 2630 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:49AM
Caption: Honoring the Pasadena Lions Club on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Lions Clubs International.

HR 2631 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 9:21AM
Caption: Honoring the Leo Club at Goose Creek Memorial High School on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Lions Clubs International.

HR 2632 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 9:20AM
Caption: Honoring the Leo Club at Crosby High School on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Lions Clubs International.

HR 2708 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:40AM
Caption: In memory of Myriam Silvana Chavez of Houston.

Joint Author (9):
HB 791 Author: Lozano | Cain
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to allowing individuals appointed to state office to file required financial statements by certified mail.

HB 888 Author: Raymond | Cain
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 23 2017 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to honesty in state taxation.

HB 1410 Author: Ortega | Wu | Frank | Cain
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the ability of foster parents to intervene in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 1473 Author: Bohac | Cain | Johnson, Jarvis | Capriglione | Guillen
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.

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 3270 Author: Bohac | Cain
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to criminal background checks for persons employed by certain public school contractors.

HB 3759 Author: Biedermann | Lang | Cain
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a temporary exemption for a school district from the obligation to comply with certain unfunded state educational mandates.

HB 3879 Author: Goldman | Cain
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to nonlawyer representation in an appeal of an eviction suit.

HCR 106 Author: Deshotel | Perez | Faircloth | Roberts | Cain
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to provide sufficient federal funding for the construction of a storm surge barrier along the Texas coast.

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