Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Larry Phillips
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/18/2017

Number of Bills: 63

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (49):
HB 640 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to regulate the location of halfway houses; creating an offense.

HB 641 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Red River Boundary Commission.

HB 642 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 643 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management.

HB 644 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to criminal liability for certain federal motor carrier safety regulation violations; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1210 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to passenger security screening.

HB 1211 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs.

HB 1212 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 1397 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Joint Committee to Review the Sunset Advisory Commission.

HB 1568 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the movement of pedestrians in front of, under, between, or through rail cars at a railroad grade crossing; providing criminal penalties.

HB 1715 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the amount of wine certain wineries may sell directly to consumers.

HB 1720 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to parental notice regarding an incident of lice in a public elementary school.

HB 2059 Author: Phillips | Canales
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the expunction of certain convictions or arrests of a minor for certain alcohol-related offenses.

HB 2062 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

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 2066 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 16 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the requirements for certain applicants to obtain an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun; waiving fees.

HB 2068 Author: Phillips | Wilson | White
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; authorizing and increasing criminal fines.

HB 2278 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the solicitation of business by a distiller's agent.

HB 2346 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to exempting certain customers from certain demand charges by transmission and distribution utilities.

HB 2437 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to confidentiality of reports and related information for a solvency examination of an insurance carrier.

HB 2501 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to insurance requirements for certain nonemergency medical transportation.

HB 2660 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to the sale of distilled spirits to ultimate consumers by the holder of a distiller's and rectifier's permit.

HB 2722 Author: Phillips | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to early voting by certain persons who have an employment hardship.

HB 2861 Author: Phillips | Martinez, "Mando" | Israel | Villalba | Neave
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to Texas Department of Transportation and regional mobility authority comprehensive development agreements.

HB 2985 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the type of newspaper required for notice by publication in certain counties.

HB 2991 Author: Phillips | Fallon
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of files related to complaints to and investigations by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

HB 2993 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 05/17/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the public transportation advisory committee.

HB 3218 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to health maintenance organization contracts with certain entities to provide health care services.

HB 3220 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of insurance holding company systems, including internationally active insurance groups; authorizing a fee.

HB 3226 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of a temporary health insurance risk pool.

HB 3254 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the regulation of a motor carrier and the enforcement of motor carrier regulations; authorizing the imposition of a fee; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3255 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle size and weight limitations, including the enforcement of those limitations; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3547 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the name of a state agency be printed on certain state motor vehicles.

HB 3579 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to coverage for certain water damage claims under certain residential property insurance policies.

HB 3723 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to allowing a deer breeder to transfer and sell for processing as venison certain breeder deer.

HB 3727 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to vacancies on the governing body of a Type A general-law municipality.

HB 3952 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to suspension of the activities of the Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Board.

HB 4030 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the life insurance policy proceeds of an insured defendant indicted for certain offenses under the Penal Code.

HB 4032 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to annual limitations on the reimbursement of expenses incurred by district court reporters.

HB 4213 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authorization of health benefit plans that do not contain state-mandated health benefits.

HCR 48 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 02/01/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Recognizing January 31, 2017, as Moving/Trucking Day at the State Capitol, and congratulating the Southwest Movers Association on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.

HJR 47 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission and to mandate that there be such an agency.

HR 221 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 02/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 8 2017 4:46PM
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Workforce Day at the State Capitol.

HR 226 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 5:39PM
Caption: Recognizing January 31, 2017, as Moving/Trucking Day at the State Capitol.

HR 647 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 03/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2017 9:05PM
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as Fannin County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1182 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 04/06/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 6 2017 9:39AM
Caption: Congratulating the Gunter High School football team on winning the 2016 UIL 3A Division 2 state championship.

HR 1415 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2017 6:34PM
Caption: Congratulating Ironroot Republic Distilling for winning the World's Best Corn Whiskey award from Whisky magazine.

HR 1869 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Filed
Caption: In memory of David Calvin Mattax of Austin.

HR 1951 Author: Phillips
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2017 11:27AM
Caption: In memory of David Calvin Mattax of Austin.

Joint Author (14):
HB 245 Author: Johnson, Eric | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | White | Phillips
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain reporting requirements for law enforcement agencies and to the creation of a criminal justice web portal by the office of the attorney general; providing a civil penalty.

HB 428 Author: King, Phil | Phillips | Sanford | Murphy
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to certain requirements of public institutions of higher education regarding student organization membership.

HB 506 Author: King, Phil | Workman | Phillips
Last Action: 04/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution.

HB 555 Author: Springer | Frank | King, Ken | Phillips | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an additional fee for issuing a marriage license to applicants who are not residents of this state and the form of a marriage license and application for a marriage license.

HB 683 Author: Wu | Phillips | Herrero | King, Phil | Hinojosa, Gina
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possession or use of law enforcement identification, insignia, or vehicles in a municipality and the clarification of the offenses of false identification as a peace officer and misrepresentation of property.

HB 946 Author: Paul | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Phillips | Thompson, Ed | Isaac
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to vehicles exempt from vehicle safety inspections.

HB 1390 Author: Ashby | Cook | Springer | VanDeaver | Phillips
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 28 2017 11:36AM
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 1442 Author: Wu | Thompson, Senfronia | Moody | Phillips
Sponsor: Burton
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the release of certain defendants pending a motion for new trial or an appeal from a misdemeanor conviction.

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 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 2105 Author: Holland | Raney | Phillips
Last Action: 03/14/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 14 2017 4:01PM
Caption: Relating to the transportation and storage of firearms and ammunition in private vehicles on the campuses of institutions of higher education.

HB 2994 Author: Ashby | Clardy | Phillips | Stephenson | Blanco
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to workforce continuing education offered by public junior colleges.

HB 3566 Author: Ashby | Shine | Phillips | Geren | Price
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to a franchise credit for entities that make certain railroad reconstruction or replacement expenditures.

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.

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