Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. Royce West
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/12/2017

Number of Bills: 10

HB 4 Author: Burkett | Raymond | Frank | Klick | Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Schwertner
Cosponsor: West | Uresti | Lucio | Bettencourt | Burton | et al.
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 16 Author: Lozano | Canales | Zerwas | Howard | Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 05/21/2017 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at public and private postsecondary educational institutions.

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 150 Author: Bell | Metcalf | Guillen | Shine | Blanco
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | West
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of, and the deferral or abatement of ad valorem taxes on, certain residence homesteads.

HB 674 Author: Johnson, Eric | Giddings | Anchia | Collier | Hinojosa, Gina
Sponsor: Garcia
Cosponsor: West | Seliger | Campbell
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the suspension of a student enrolled in a grade level below grade three from public school and to a positive behavior program for public schools.

HB 1426 Author: Allen | White
Sponsor: Burton
Cosponsor: West | Huffines
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a certificate of relief from collateral consequences to certain persons placed on community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision, for certain criminal offenses.

HB 2903 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 22 2017 4:14PM
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of certain persons to the expunction of arrest records and files.

HB 3903 Author: Burkett
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: West | Garcia
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain political contributions by judicial candidates and officeholders and certain political committees.

HB 3921 Author: Parker | Price | Button | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Thierry
Sponsor: Hancock
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the financial exploitation of certain vulnerable adults.

HB 4300 Author: Koop | Button | Burkett | Johnson, Eric | Neave
Sponsor: Huffines
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 05/18/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Dallas County Hospital District.

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