Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Briscoe Cain
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/23/2017

Number of Bills: 111

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 6 Author: Frank | Raymond | Klick | Burkett | Dale
Coauthor: Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Burrows | Cain | Faircloth | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective services, and prevention and early intervention services.

HB 7 Author: Wu | Raymond | Davis, Sarah | Rose | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | et al.
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 05/31/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to child protective services suits, motions, and services by the Department of Family and Protective Services and to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.

HB 9 Author: Capriglione | Elkins | Blanco
Coauthor: Cain | Canales | Dean | Goldman | Krause | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to cybercrime; creating criminal offenses.

HB 22 Author: Huberty | Bonnen, Dennis | King, Ken | Meyer | Bernal
Coauthor: Cain | Capriglione | Fallon | Kuempel | Minjarez | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school accountability.

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 44 Author: Keough | Metcalf | Bell
Coauthor: Cain | Faircloth | Paul | Swanson | White
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
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 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 52 Author: Metcalf
Coauthor: Cain | Keough | Oliverson | Phelan
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 14 2017 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration and the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning arrested persons and certain persons lawfully detained.

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 66 Author: Guillen | Blanco | Alonzo | Guerra
Coauthor: Cain
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to determining eligibility for a Texas Armed Services Scholarship and to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive that scholarship.

HB 67 Author: White | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Cain | Keough | Miller | Rinaldi | Sanford
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program.

HB 87 Author: Schaefer
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Dean | Keough | Krause | et al.
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures.

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 105 Author: Metcalf
Coauthor: Cain | Keough | Phelan
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of Internet access service from the sales and use tax.

HB 113 Author: Keough | Metcalf | Bell
Coauthor: Cain | Faircloth | Geren | Lang | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 14 2017 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to impose a civil penalty for certain violations recorded by an automated traffic control system or a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing a civil penalty.

HB 144 Author: Schaefer
Coauthor: Cain | Dean | Keough | Krause | Leach | et al.
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to electronic reporting requirements for an abortion facility.

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 322 Author: Canales | Miller | Wilson | Shine | Blanco
Coauthor: Cain | Collier | Howard | Moody | Neave | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files for certain veterans and the waiver of fees and costs charged for the expunction and to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure.

HB 333 Author: Meyer
Coauthor: Cain | Goldman | Leach
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper relationship between educator and student.

HB 367 Author: Bernal | VanDeaver | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Minjarez
Coauthor: Alonzo | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | et al.
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to donation and distribution of surplus food at public schools and grace period policies for public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards.

HB 375 Author: Stickland | Schaefer | Rinaldi | Leach
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Hefner | Isaac | Keough | et al.
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing for the carrying of handguns without a license and to related offenses and penalties.

HB 377 Author: Oliverson | Cortez | Miller | Flynn | Arévalo
Coauthor: Cain | Faircloth | Fallon | Hefner | Keough | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain specialty license plates, specially marked driver's licenses, and specially marked personal identification certificates.

HB 388 Author: Murphy
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax.

HB 393 Author: Stickland
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Cain | Capriglione | Dale | et al.
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.

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 450 Author: Fallon | Shaheen
Coauthor: Burrows | Cain | Hinojosa, Gina | Krause | Roberts | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person near a polling place.

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 497 Author: Rinaldi | Guillen | Schofield
Coauthor: Cain | Dean | Fallon | Hefner | Keough | et al.
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of a business that allows handguns to be carried on the business's premises.

HB 506 Author: King, Phil | Workman | Phillips
Coauthor: Burns | Cain | Holland | Keough | Miller | et al.
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 515 Author: VanDeaver | Isaac | Deshotel | Ashby | Huberty
Coauthor: Arévalo | Bernal | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/27/2017 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to assessment of public school students and providing accelerated instruction and eliminating performance requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments.

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 529 Author: Schofield | Murphy
Coauthor: Cain
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting for certain persons.

HB 611 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Dean | Keough | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons.

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 752 Author: Meyer | Bonnen, Greg | Oliverson
Coauthor: Cain
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board.

HB 758 Author: Keough | Metcalf | Bell
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Cain | Dean | Oliverson | Paul
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a religious organization to obtain a refund of ad valorem taxes imposed on property leased to the organization for use as an actual place of religious worship.

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 871 Author: Roberts | Frank | Miller | Wu | Klick
Coauthor: Cain | Capriglione | Faircloth | Keough | Wilson
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to child and family support services for families in crisis, including authorization agreements.

HB 872 Author: Roberts
Coauthor: Cain
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 23 2017 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain laws to an agreement authorizing certain persons to make decisions regarding a child.

HB 927 Author: White | Shaheen
Coauthor: Cain | Rinaldi
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, knives, ammunition, and firearm and air gun supplies; imposing a civil penalty.

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 970 Author: Cortez | Guerra
Coauthor: Cain
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention.

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 1072 Author: Lang
Coauthor: Cain | Keough | Swanson | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

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 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 1195 Author: Swanson
Coauthor: Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | Cain | Elkins | et al.
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 21 2017 5:26PM
Caption: Relating to inclusion of a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students.

HB 1222 Author: Rinaldi
Coauthor: Cain | Lang
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee.

HB 1265 Author: Oliverson
Coauthor: Cain
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 28 2017 11:36AM
Caption: Relating to training of peace officers employed by the Department of Public Safety concerning the enforcement of federal immigration laws.

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 1270 Author: Smithee | Blanco | Cyrier | Lucio III
Coauthor: Cain | Fallon | Schubert
Last Action: 04/26/2017 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to excused absences from public school for the purpose of visiting a military recruitment center.

HB 1271 Author: Lang | Fallon | Anderson, Rodney
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Hefner | Israel | Keough | et al.
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates.

HB 1290 Author: Roberts | Button | Parker | Kacal
Coauthor: Bailes | Biedermann | Cain | Capriglione | Dale | et al.
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 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 1333 Author: Isaac | Anderson, Rodney | Deshotel | VanDeaver | Lucio III
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Burns | Cain | Capriglione | Fallon | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school accountability, including assessment of students and appraisal of teachers.

HB 1335 Author: Simmons | Isaac | Villalba
Coauthor: Cain | Dale | Fallon | Frank | Sanford | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an education savings account program for certain children with special needs and other educational disadvantages.

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 1541 Author: Shaheen
Coauthor: Cain
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the posting of required notice by a political subdivision on Internet websites.

HB 1542 Author: Price | Frullo | Romero, Jr. | Bernal | Klick
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Cain | Capriglione | Darby | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the definition of the least restrictive environment for the placement of children in foster care.

HB 1620 Author: Sanford | Burkett | Miller | Minjarez
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Cain | Hefner | Lang | Leach | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a voluntary temporary caregiver program providing temporary care for children removed from their homes.

HB 1641 Author: Hefner | Miller | Blanco | Flynn | Gutierrez
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specially marked driver's licenses and personal identification certificates to disabled veterans.

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 1754 Author: Swanson
Coauthor: Cain | Roberts
Last Action: 03/14/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 14 2017 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services.

HB 1774 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Lucio III | Parker | Frullo | Phillips
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | et al.
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 1776 Author: Ashby | Huberty | Price | Anderson, Rodney | Kacal
Coauthor: Cain | Holland | Raney
Last Action: 05/05/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to including a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students and to eliminating the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument.

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 1911 Author: White | Burns | Phelan | Lang | Metcalf
Coauthor: Ashby | Bell | Cain | Cyrier | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to granting authority to carry a firearm to certain unlicensed persons and to related regulatory provisions and criminal offenses.

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 2007 Author: Cosper | Oliverson | Cortez | Blanco | Fallon
Coauthor: Cain | Minjarez
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain military dentists and dental hygienists who provide voluntary charity dental or dental hygiene care.

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 2118 Author: Klick | Coleman
Coauthor: Cain | Rinaldi | Schaefer | White
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy.

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 2524 Author: Fallon | Button | Turner | Raymond | Geren
Coauthor: Alonzo | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2571 Author: Gutierrez | Flynn | Lozano | Blanco | Clardy
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a trauma affected veterans clinical care and research center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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 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 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 3451 Author: Stucky | González, Mary | Ashby | Springer | Cyrier
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Rodney | et al.
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/08/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control.

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 3976 Author: Ashby | Zerwas | Huberty | Bernal | Bonnen, Dennis
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bohac | Cain | Capriglione | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the administration of and benefits payable under the Texas Public School Retired Employees Group Benefits Act.

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.

HCR 52 Author: Flynn | King, Phil | Shine | Bonnen, Dennis | Longoria
Coauthor: Cain | Gonzales, Larry | Metcalf | Miller | Murphy | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Adopted
Caption: Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border.

HCR 56 Author: Shine | Cosper | Sheffield
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Texas as a Purple Heart State.

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.

HJR 49 Author: Keough | Metcalf
Coauthor: Cain
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the refund of ad valorem taxes imposed on property leased to a religious organization for use as an actual place of religious worship.

HJR 58 Author: Schofield
Coauthor: Cain | Dale | Miller | Paul | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax.

HJR 123 Author: Krause | Burrows | Schaefer | Tinderholt
Coauthor: Burns | Cain | Hefner | Oliverson | Sanford
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to life of unborn children and prohibiting abortion to the fullest extent possible.

HR 191 Author: Sanford | Leach | White | Anchia | Dukes
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Bernal | Biedermann | Bohac | Burkett | et al.
Last Action: 05/25/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2017 3:05PM
Caption: Recognizing the Armenian genocide.

HR 1228 Author: Clardy | Lambert | Gooden | King, Phil | Howard
Coauthor: Alonzo | Bell | Burrows | Cain | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2017 6:27PM
Caption: In memory of former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jack Pope Jr.

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