Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Joseph Pickett
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/24/2017

Number of Bills: 46

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (40):
HB 303 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to repayment of money contributed by the Texas Department of Transportation or the Texas Transportation Commission for toll projects.

HB 873 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain establishments serving the public from restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on the premises.

HB 1101 Author: Pickett | Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to require a person to file a new application to confirm the person's current qualification for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of a 100 percent disabled veteran.

HB 1247 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to notice provided to vehicle owners and lienholders by operators of vehicle storage facilities.

HB 1352 Author: Pickett | Ortega | Moody | Blanco
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development.

HB 1789 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle size and weight limitations.

HB 1790 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to revoked disabled parking placards.

HB 1791 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/18/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of connected braking systems to maintain distance between vehicles.

HB 1793 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the inspection of certain commercial motor vehicles that are not domiciled in this state.

HB 1795 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/14/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 14 2017 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the deposit of certain fees for permits for oversize or overweight vehicles to the credit of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles fund.

HB 1992 Author: Pickett | Landgraf | Moody | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 15 2017 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of portions of certain highways as the Tom Lea Trail.

HB 2433 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the registration of certain trailers; changing a fee.

HB 2461 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to vehicle registration.

HB 2462 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the titling of motor vehicles; creating a criminal offense and authorizing fees.

HB 2568 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a review of the motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program to vehicles of certain model years.

HB 2569 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a review of the motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program.

HB 2628 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 22 2017 11:37AM
Caption: Relating to the cessation of certain deposits to the credit of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.

HB 2639 Author: Pickett | Zerwas | Raymond | Wray | King, Phil
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an alert for a missing senior citizen or person with Alzheimer's disease.

HB 2663 Author: Pickett | Frullo
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to exempting certain persons from a fee for replacement registration insignia and license plates.

HB 2820 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony Committee to recognize and honor peace officers who were killed in the line of duty.

HB 2954 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 22 2017 4:14PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to end a low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program in the county.

HB 2963 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to off-site sales by a dealer for antique or special interest vehicles that have been subject to a retail sale.

HB 3393 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the extension of fees and surcharges providing revenue to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.

HB 3479 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions.

HB 3683 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to periodic motor vehicle inspections; reducing a fee.

HB 3689 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles over real property and to the transfer of specific property from the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 3764 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls on certain toll projects and the disposition of money appropriated for those projects.

HB 3777 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to fees collected for processing and handling vehicle registration applications.

HB 3830 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to a toll project entity's analysis of financing alternatives for a toll project.

HB 3980 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to requiring a referendum regarding the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

HB 4160 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to voter approval of local acceptance and use of federal funds for commuter rail projects.

HB 4192 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to the relocation of a utility facility located in a highway right-of-way.

HCR 124 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/10/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the first license plate issued by the State of Texas.

HR 172 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 11:05PM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the national championship win by The University of Texas at El Paso men's basketball team.

HR 175 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 23 2017 1:58PM
Caption: Recognizing February 21-23, 2017, as El Paso Days at the State Capitol.

HR 190 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 11 2017 5:58PM
Caption: In memory of Nelda McQuien Laney of Hale Center.

HR 230 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 23 2017 1:53PM
Caption: Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Project Vida in El Paso.

HR 1508 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 10 2017 7:49PM
Caption: Congratulating Francisco Martinez and former state representative Marisa Marquez on the birth of their son, Ricardo Candelaria Martinez.

HR 1890 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2017 1:38PM
Caption: Congratulating Candace Printz of El Dorado High School in El Paso on her selection as a finalist for an H-E-B Excellence in Education Award.

HR 2615 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 7:51AM
Caption: Congratulating Josey Mitchell on her selection as the 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year at Coronado High School in El Paso.

Joint Author (6):
HB 841 Author: Ortega | Blanco | Moody | González, Mary | Pickett
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in El Paso County.

HB 2374 Author: Blanco | Pickett | Martinez, "Mando" | Raymond | Oliveira
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain federal funds for border infrastructure projects.

HB 2869 Author: Ortega | Pickett | González, Mary | Blanco
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the salary of a bailiff in El Paso County.

HB 3262 Author: Ortega | Pickett | Moody | González, Mary | Blanco
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the authority to establish a customer assistance program for certain municipally owned utilities.

HB 3647 Author: Dale | Moody | Pickett | Meyer
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument and Ceremony.

HB 3995 Author: Simmons | Pickett
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections and the imposition of replacement fees.

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