Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Larry Taylor
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/12/2017

Number of Bills: 43

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (42):
HB 21 Author: Huberty | Zerwas | Turner | King, Ken | Dutton
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/27/2017 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the funding of primary and secondary education.

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

HB 108 Author: Alvarado | Button | Bernal | Paddie | Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the use of the skills development fund to facilitate the relocation to or expansion in this state of employers offering complex or high-skilled employment opportunities.

HB 486 Author: VanDeaver | Howard
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/11/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district.

HB 515 Author: VanDeaver | Isaac | Deshotel | Ashby | Huberty
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 913 Author: Alvarado | King, Phil | Koop | Moody | Phelan
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons.

HB 938 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 518 in Pearland as the Officer Endy Ekpanya Memorial Highway.

HB 947 Author: Thompson, Ed | Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 1462 in Brazoria County as the Lieutenant Colonel Roy Lin Tisdale Memorial Highway.

HB 1128 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the date and time for the public sale of real property.

HB 1896 Author: Bohac
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the application of and use of revenue from hotel occupancy taxes imposed by municipalities and counties.

HB 1959 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison, Geanie W.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to alternative registration technologies for commercial motor vehicles.

HB 1962 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/18/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 69; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 1963 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 70; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 2009 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an exemption for certain law enforcement and military personnel from the requirement to complete a hunter education program.

HB 2010 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing workplace safety training information for use in the public school curriculum.

HB 2015 Author: Paul | Faircloth
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain registration information by the voter registrar.

HB 2087 Author: VanDeaver | Fallon | Springer
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to restricting the use of covered information, including student personally identifiable information, by an operator of a website, online service, online application, or mobile application for a school purpose.

HB 2252 Author: Faircloth | Paul | Perez | Bonnen, Greg | Deshotel
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the feasibility of creating and maintaining a coastal barrier system.

HB 2285 Author: Thompson, Ed | Raney | Paul | Alvarado | Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Institute for Coastal Prairie Research and Education at the University of Houston.

HB 2332 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 2442 Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the minutes of operation required for public school districts, charter schools, and other education programs and to calculating the average daily attendance for certain education programs.

HB 2542 Author: Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to notice to certain insurers by the Texas Department of Insurance regarding supervision or conservatorship of certain insurance agents.

HB 2614 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2017 7:56PM
Caption: Relating to school district discretion to administer college preparation assessment instruments to public school students at state cost.

HB 2647 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorized investments of public funds.

HB 2738 Author: Hernandez
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the hours of instruction provided in barbering and cosmetology schools.

HB 2782 Author: Wilson
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2017 6:59PM
Caption: Relating to the method used in rating public school districts and campuses for accountability purposes.

HB 2928 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to including the obligations of Federal Home Loan Banks as authorized investments for a governmental entity and the requirements for certificates of deposit or share certificates held as authorized investments for a governmental entity.

HB 2933 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Cosper
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of military optometrists and therapeutic optometrists who provide voluntary charity care.

HB 2989 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to payment of an ad valorem tax refund in the event of a tax roll correction that decreases a property owner's tax liability.

HB 3252 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to certain contracting requirements for certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.

HB 3270 Author: Bohac | Cain
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to criminal background checks for persons employed by certain public school contractors.

HB 3276 Author: Oliverson | Smithee | Cook | Turner
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to notice of health benefit plan provider network status provided by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

HB 3337 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to teach a driver education course.

HB 3526 Author: Howard
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to instructional materials and technology for public schools.

HB 3593 Author: Bernal | Capriglione | Cortez | King, Phil | Bohac
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to instruction in career and technology education provided by public schools, including instruction in technology applications, cybersecurity, and computer coding, and to consideration of completed practicums and internships in school accountability ratings.

HB 4064 Author: Bohac
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/26/2017 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to staff development and continuing education requirements for public school educators regarding digital education methods.

HB 4181 Author: Perez
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the electronic transmission of certain notice required for air quality permits.

HCR 69 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 04/05/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Brenda Nation of Austin.

HCR 95 Author: Dale | Paul | Miller
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 04/19/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Richard "Mack" Machowicz of Pearland.

HCR 106 Author: Deshotel | Perez | Faircloth | Roberts | Cain
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to provide sufficient federal funding for the construction of a storm surge barrier along the Texas coast.

HCR 157 Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2442.

HCR 165 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 22.

Joint Sponsor (1):
HCR 141 Author: Murphy
Sponsor: Huffman | Bettencourt | Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/18/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to rename the State Insurance Building in the Capitol Complex in honor of former president George H. W. Bush.

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