Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Jonathan Stickland
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/25/2017

Number of Bills: 73

HB 4 Author: Burkett | Raymond | Frank | Klick | Davis, Sarah
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/31/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the relative or other designated caregiver placement program and to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relative or designated caregivers; creating a criminal offense; creating a civil penalty.

HB 23 Author: Huberty | Simmons | Fallon | Parker | Geren
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
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 28 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Murphy | Springer | Longoria | Simmons
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | Burrows | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue, in certain circumstances, to adjust franchise tax rates to phase out the franchise tax and to the expiration of that tax.

HB 45 Author: Flynn | Leach | Burkett | Parker | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen, Dennis | Cain | Dale | Dean | et al.
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 65 Author: Krause
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Flynn | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability.

HB 89 Author: King, Phil | Goldman | Alvarado | Davis, Sarah | Cook
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/02/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to state contracts with and investments in companies that boycott Israel.

HB 93 Author: Krause
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Flynn | Hefner | Huberty | et al.
Last Action: 04/28/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a divorce on the ground of insupportability.

HB 114 Author: Krause
Coauthor: Biedermann | Leach | Stickland | Tinderholt | White
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state and submission of a zero-based budget by and performance of a financial audit of an agency undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

HB 148 Author: Schaefer | Bonnen, Greg | Murphy | Isaac | Moody
Coauthor: Biedermann | Dale | Keough | King, Phil | Rinaldi | et al.
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs.

HB 151 Author: Simmons | Schofield | Springer
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Parker | Paul | Stickland | Swanson | et al.
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt.

HB 167 Author: Bell | Metcalf | Keough
Coauthor: Capriglione | Stickland
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 14 2017 11:44AM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.

HB 200 Author: Burkett | Bailes | Laubenberg | Raney
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.

HB 219 Author: Howard | Davis, Sarah | Israel | Farrar | Minjarez
Coauthor: Arévalo | Bernal | Button | Capriglione | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.

HB 286 Author: Rinaldi | Bohac | Landgraf
Coauthor: Biedermann | Capriglione | Keough | Stickland | Tinderholt
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level.

HB 303 Author: Pickett
Coauthor: Biedermann | Stickland | Tinderholt
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 407 Author: Tinderholt
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Lang | Stickland | Zedler
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2017 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to protection of the electric power transmission and distribution system.

HB 421 Author: Rinaldi | Kuempel | Leach | Phelan | King, Phil
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Biedermann | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
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 428 Author: King, Phil | Phillips | Sanford | Murphy
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Button | Cain | Dale | et al.
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 453 Author: White
Coauthor: Cain | Flynn | Gervin-Hawkins | Keough | Metcalf | et al.
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 509 Author: Button | Springer | Murphy | Gutierrez | Goldman
Coauthor: Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Arévalo | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government.

HB 522 Author: Schofield | Shaheen
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.

HB 567 Author: White | Coleman | Johnson, Jarvis | Minjarez | Rinaldi
Coauthor: Canales | Gervin-Hawkins | Miller | Stickland
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.

HB 577 Author: Workman | Shine | Dale | Isaac | Villalba
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record information.

HB 612 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Cain | Parker | Paul | Phillips | Sanford | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense.

HB 787 Author: Parker | Price | Frullo | Fallon | Krause
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen, Greg | Burrows | Cain | Capriglione | et al.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/16/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the security of the electric grid.

HB 844 Author: Klick
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the performance of dismemberment abortions; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense.

HB 948 Author: Tinderholt
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Hefner | Keough | Lang | et al.
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting abortion and recognizing the rights, powers, and privileges of all unborn children at every stage of gestation from fertilization until birth; affecting criminal offenses and penalties.

HB 981 Author: Wray | Price | Burns | Phelan
Coauthor: Bohac | Burrows | Hefner | Holland | Krause | et al.
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 1004 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bohac | Hefner | Johnson, Jarvis | Keough | et al.
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 1029 Author: Zedler | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Keough
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Krause | Stickland | Swanson | et al.
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children.

HB 1050 Author: Swanson
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Stickland | Tinderholt | White
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the abolition of ad valorem taxes.

HB 1070 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Keough | Krause | Stickland | et al.
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 21 2017 5:26PM
Caption: Relating to discrimination by a health care provider based on immunization status.

HB 1092 Author: Oliverson | Klick | Price | Burkett | Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Bell | Cortez | Hefner | Keough | Lang | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the persons authorized to make an anatomical gift.

HB 1113 Author: Smithee
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions.

HB 1124 Author: Krause
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Keough | Sanford | Stickland | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to claiming an exemption from required immunizations for public school students.

HB 1125 Author: White | Bernal
Coauthor: Biedermann | Canales | Stickland
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to the amount of a fine or cost imposed in a criminal case by a justice or municipal court and to the court's authority to order a defendant confined in jail for failure to pay a fine or cost or for contempt.

HB 1184 Author: Bohac | Frank | Workman | Villalba | Zerwas
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Button | Cain | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 7 2017 3:59PM
Caption: Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations.

HB 1267 Author: Schaefer
Coauthor: Ashby | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Button | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 23 2017 4:07PM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from certain security licensure of certain persons who provide security services on a volunteer basis at a private primary or secondary school or at a place of religious worship.

HB 1323 Author: Frank | Oliverson | Dutton
Coauthor: Cain | Hefner | Isaac | Leach | Paul | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

HB 1350 Author: Cain | Deshotel | Dutton
Coauthor: Bernal | Canales | Gervin-Hawkins | Reynolds | Stickland | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to pedestrian use of a sidewalk.

HB 1361 Author: White
Coauthor: Cain | Stickland
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the dismissal of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship in which the court has rendered a temporary order.

HB 1362 Author: Shaheen
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Hefner | Keough | Krause | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to state agency and local government regulation of the use of multi-occupancy private spaces.

HB 1415 Author: Klick | Howard | Darby | Coleman
Coauthor: Bell | Biedermann | Cain | Clardy | Flynn | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and authority of advanced practice registered nurses.

HB 1518 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Stickland | Tinderholt
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the use of money in the state highway fund for toll projects.

HB 1692 Author: Hefner | Bonnen, Dennis | Dutton | Raymond | Huberty
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bailes | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the transportation or storage of a handgun or other firearm or ammunition by a license holder in a motor vehicle in a parking area of a primary or secondary school.

HB 1813 Author: Flynn | Keough | Paul | Burkett | Krause
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Button | Cain | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony.

HB 1899 Author: Sanford
Coauthor: Stickland
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the rendition by a court in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship of an order that is contrary to the expressed wishes of the child's parent.

HB 1923 Author: Krause | Sanford
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Flynn | Hefner | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of religious beliefs and moral convictions regarding marriage.

HB 1971 Author: Schaefer | Simmons
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2017 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to providing information regarding perinatal hospice care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and criminal offenses.

HB 2063 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders.

HB 2107 Author: Lucio III | Isaac | White | Simmons | Sheffield
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Arévalo | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing fees.

HB 2189 Author: Krause | Dean | Guillen | Villalba | Blanco
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer.

HB 2338 Author: Bell | Flynn | Miller | White | Schaefer
Coauthor: Biedermann | Keough | Lang | Leach | Metcalf | et al.
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act.

HB 2779 Author: Schaefer
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Flynn | Hefner | et al.
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 27 2017 5:19PM
Caption: Relating to protecting freedom of conscience from government discrimination.

HB 2795 Author: Lang
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Flynn | Hefner | Huberty | et al.
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony.

HB 2874 Author: Schaefer
Coauthor: Cain | Krause | Stickland
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2017 5:44PM
Caption: Relating to providing information regarding immunization requirements for admission to public elementary and secondary schools.

HB 2876 Author: Sanford
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Flynn | Hefner | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2017 5:44PM
Caption: Relating to the rights of wedding industry professionals and their employees in connection with the provision of goods, services, and facilities that would violate a sincerely held religious belief.

HB 2878 Author: Sanford
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Flynn | Hefner | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2017 5:44PM
Caption: Relating to the right of conscientious refusal of a health care service.

HB 2890 Author: Laubenberg
Coauthor: Cain | Leach | Stickland
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the modification of an order establishing the conservatorship of a child.

HB 2899 Author: Simmons
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions.

HB 3246 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Stickland
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and actions to be taken by an abortion provider to prevent coerced abortions and human trafficking.

HB 3248 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Stickland
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to prevention of coerced abortions and human trafficking; creating an offense.

HB 3297 Author: Burrows | Frank
Coauthor: Cain | Krause | Stickland | Wilson
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 3332 Author: Kuempel | Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Ashby | Button | Cain | Flynn | Huberty | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions.

HB 3571 Author: Oliverson
Coauthor: Ashby | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Flynn | et al.
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to civil actions based on and local governmental punishment of a person's refusal to violate the person's sincerely held religious belief.

HB 3587 Author: Zedler | Lozano | Sheffield | Canales
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Coleman | Collier | Dutton | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to industrial hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees.

HB 3606 Author: Wilson | VanDeaver | Oliverson | Lucio III | Meyer
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Arévalo | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency.

HB 3840 Author: Laubenberg | Israel
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Bernal | Blanco | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the conduct of primary elections; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 3856 Author: Rinaldi | Sanford | Fallon
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Flynn | Hefner | et al.
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 30 2017 4:12PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions.

HB 3859 Author: Frank | Cook | Dale | Bonnen, Greg | Sanford
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell | Biedermann | Bonnen, Dennis | Burkett | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.

HB 4090 Author: Klick
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bohac | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 4 2017 12:13PM
Caption: Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

HJR 26 Author: Bell | Metcalf | Keough
Coauthor: Miller | Stickland
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 14 2017 11:44AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.

HJR 39 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Burns | Larson | Price
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 04/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
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 one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress.

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