Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/12/2017

Number of Bills: 7

HB 29 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Huberty | Collier | Cook | Frullo
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Perry | Bettencourt | West | Kolkhorst | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 515 Author: VanDeaver | Isaac | Deshotel | Ashby | Huberty
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Cosponsor: Kolkhorst
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 810 Author: Parker | Springer | Paul | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Burkett
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Cosponsor: Perry | Taylor, Van | Lucio | Burton | Hancock | et al.
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 1260 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of commercial shrimp unloading; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee.

HB 2025 Author: Davis, Yvonne | Rose
Sponsor: Schwertner
Cosponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities, including facilities that provide care to persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 3433 Author: Lambert | Springer | Bailes | Clardy | Darby
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the adoption by state agencies of rules affecting rural communities.

HCR 129 Author: Bailes | Oliverson | Metcalf | Shine | Faircloth
Sponsor: Miles
Cosponsor: Kolkhorst | Schwertner
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing support for the creation of the Sam Houston Republic of Texas Presidential Library at Sam Houston State University.

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