Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Tan Parker
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/21/2017

Number of Bills: 80

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (37):
HB 648 Author: Parker | Cook
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts.

HB 661 Author: Parker | Guerra | Price | Fallon | Guillen
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/17/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to access to certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials by patients with severe chronic diseases.

HB 755 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the use by certain tax-exempt organizations of certain payments made in connection with real property transfers to provide educational activities through certain schools.

HB 787 Author: Parker | Price | Frullo | Fallon | Krause
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/16/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the security of the electric grid.

HB 788 Author: Parker
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to enhancing the security of the electric grid; making an appropriation.

HB 810 Author: Parker | Springer | Paul | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Burkett
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain investigational stem cell treatments to patients with certain severe chronic diseases or terminal illnesses and regulating the possession, use, and transfer of adult stem cells; creating a criminal offense.

HB 823 Author: Parker
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Investments & Financial Services: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of the State Securities Board; authorizing fees.

HB 834 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to regulating the custody transfer of an adopted child; creating a criminal offense.

HB 852 Author: Parker | Shaheen | White | VanDeaver | Koop
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program.

HB 1108 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to apportionment of margin from receipts from the sale of locomotives for purposes of the franchise tax.

HB 1217 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to appointment of and performance of notarial acts by an online notary public and online acknowledgment and proof of written instruments; authorizing a fee and creating a criminal offense.

HB 1332 Author: Parker | Raymond
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain entities that operate ambulances from certain motor fuel taxes.

HB 1342 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to child sexual abuse prevention training for public school students.

HB 1557 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for new or increased municipal fees.

HB 1614 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for enterprise projects for certain capital investments.

HB 1701 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the presentation of the investment policy of certain governmental entities to a business organization that conducts investment transactions for the entity.

HB 1946 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the incontestability of certain contracts or leases submitted to the attorney general by certain water districts.

HB 1987 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement for parental consent for a minor to join a labor union.

HB 2014 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to designation of mathematics innovation zones by the commissioner of education and to the establishment of pay for success programs to provide necessary funding.

HB 2158 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.

HB 2176 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to surcharges imposed for the use of a credit card; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2382 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Investments & Financial Services: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to information required to be disclosed by certain investors of publicly traded companies whose headquarters are located in this state; creating an offense.

HB 2483 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the capture, use, or recording of certain items for commercial purposes, including the prosecution of criminal offenses regarding unauthorized recordings.

HB 2509 Author: Parker | Meyer | Bonnen, Dennis | Fallon
Last Action: 05/05/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure.

HB 2551 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of short-term rentals by municipalities and counties.

HB 2960 Author: Parker | Meyer | Burkett | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 3130 Author: Parker | White | Rose | Zerwas | Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants.

HB 3171 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the amount of instruction time required for driver training.

HB 3294 Author: Parker | Moody | Simmons | Stucky | Collier
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of events, including certain NASCAR events, to receive funding through the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 3342 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the prelicensing education requirements for residential mortgage loan originators.

HB 3548 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain immunity and liability laws to the nonprofit corporation established by the Texas Public Finance Authority to issue revenue bonds to open-enrollment charter schools for those schools to provide educational facilities.

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 3794 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax.

HB 3921 Author: Parker | Price | Button | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Thierry
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the financial exploitation of certain vulnerable adults.

HJR 99 Author: Parker | Raymond | Lambert | Longoria
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a lower amount for expenses that can be charged to a borrower and removing certain financing expense limitations for a home equity loan, establishing certain authorized lenders to make a home equity loan, changing certain options for the refinancing of home equity loans, changing the threshold for an advance of a home equity line of credit, and allowing home equity loans on agricultural homesteads.

HR 271 Author: Parker
Last Action: 02/09/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 9 2017 3:03PM
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2017, as Communities In Schools Day at the State Capitol.

HR 544 Author: Parker | Simmons | Fallon
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 23 2017 1:57PM
Caption: Commending the students from Lewisville ISD for their participation in the 2017 Literacy Education Day at the State Capitol.

Joint Author (43):
HB 8 Author: Capriglione | Elkins | Parker | Dale | Dean
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to cybersecurity for state agency information resources.

HB 23 Author: Huberty | Simmons | Fallon | Parker | Geren
Last Action: 05/05/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism.

HB 45 Author: Flynn | Leach | Burkett | Parker | Laubenberg
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Supreme Court to adopt rules and provide judicial instruction regarding the application of foreign laws in certain family law cases.

HB 387 Author: Murphy | Parker | González, Mary | Schubert | Springer
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality.

HB 510 Author: Davis, Sarah | Parker | Darby | Oliverson | Isaac
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations.

HB 518 Author: Darby | Parker | Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Oliverson
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the retention and use of sales tax revenue collected by certain retailers to provide job training and placement services to certain persons.

HB 543 Author: Raney | Cook | Parker | Ashby | Murr
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector.

HB 570 Author: Button | Fallon | Parker | Raymond | Koop
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

HB 617 Author: Leach | Parker
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of American principles in the public school curriculum and instructional materials.

HB 728 Author: Guerra | Cook | Bohac | Parker | Howard
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment by the State Board of Education of an advanced computer science program for high school students.

HB 1003 Author: Capriglione | Parker | Simmons | Button | Fallon
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/14/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to investment of public funds, including certain expenditures by public institutions of higher education and university systems that are eligible for certain tax credits.

HB 1023 Author: Simmons | Parker
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring the commissioner of education to grant additional charters for certain open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1058 Author: Holland | Sanford | Parker | Lambert
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the sale of court records filed through the statewide electronic filing system.

HB 1169 Author: Button | Murphy | Parker | Metcalf | Vo
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain items sold by small businesses in this state during a limited period.

HB 1290 Author: Roberts | Button | Parker | Kacal
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the required repeal of a state agency rule and a government growth impact statement before adoption of a new state agency rule.

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 1527 Author: Simmons | Parker | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of certain persons with disabilities in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting.

HB 1666 Author: Meyer | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Burkett | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of aggravated promotion of prostitution.

HB 1667 Author: Meyer | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Burkett | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of promotion of prostitution.

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 1808 Author: Meyer | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Dale | Moody
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1908 Author: Zerwas | Sheffield | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Howard
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties.

HB 2036 Author: King, Phil | Flynn | Parker
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to premium tax credits related to certain fees paid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HB 2089 Author: White | Parker
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of defendants who committed certain intoxication offenses.

HB 2398 Author: King, Phil | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Burkett | Longoria
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; changing eligibility for community supervision.

HB 2445 Author: Stucky | Darby | Craddick | Lucio III | Parker
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition of hotel occupancy taxes by and the collection and use of certain tax revenue in certain municipalities and counties, including the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel and hotel and convention center projects; authorizing the imposition of a tax.

HB 2481 Author: King, Phil | Laubenberg | Geren | Parker | Sanford
Last Action: 04/10/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 2525 Author: Zerwas | Oliverson | Parker
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of physician assistants and anesthesiologist assistants.

HB 2529 Author: Meyer | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Burkett
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the definition of coercion for purposes of the offense of trafficking of persons.

HB 2555 Author: Isaac | Rodriguez, Eddie | Parker
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 27 2017 3:21PM
Caption: Relating to the sale of beer and ale by certain manufacturers for off-premises consumption.

HB 2654 Author: Stucky | Parker | Simmons | Darby
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the personal liability of certain elected officials under local government programs to fund water and energy savings improvements through assessments.

HB 2926 Author: Roberts | Elkins | Parker | Capriglione | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to legislative review and approval of state agency rules.

HB 3160 Author: Button | Parker | Capriglione
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund for certain projects involving the commercialization of property derived from research at or through institutions of higher education.

HB 3364 Author: Button | Parker | Capriglione
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to reimburse grant recipients for certain expenses.

HB 3488 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Oliveira | Meyer | Parker | Leach
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/14/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to authorizing public benefit corporations.

HB 3772 Author: Button | Parker | Capriglione | Springer | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to operation of the Texas leverage fund program administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank.

HB 3922 Author: Stucky | Parker | Phillips | Lambert | Guillen
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the places where an active judicial officer may carry a handgun if the officer is licensed to carry a handgun.

HJR 34 Author: Murphy | Frank | Parker | Dutton
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.

HJR 94 Author: Roberts | Elkins | Parker | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules.

HJR 113 Author: Capriglione | Parker | Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in the Texas Bullion Depository.

HR 189 Author: Stucky | Parker | Simmons | Fallon
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 5:32PM
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as Denton County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 213 Author: Capriglione | Parker
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 14 2017 1:21PM
Caption: Recognizing Madeline Avery Smith and "Team Maddie."

HR 485 Author: Simmons | Parker | Fallon | Stucky
Last Action: 03/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2017 9:19PM
Caption: In memory of Lewisville City Council member Leroy Vaughn.

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