Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Brian Birdwell
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/14/2017

Number of Bills: 23

Sponsor (23):
HB 423 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities that transport ready-mixed concrete.

HB 834 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to regulating the custody transfer of an adopted child; creating a criminal offense.

HB 979 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Star of Texas Award.

HB 1254 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to designating July 26 as Waxahachie Chautauqua Day.

HB 1257 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving property used for flood control purposes or a dam.

HB 1345 Author: Dale
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a photograph on a driver's license.

HB 1355 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.

HB 1424 Author: Murphy | Workman
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities or sports venues; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1542 Author: Price | Frullo | Romero, Jr. | Bernal | Klick
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 1570 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.

HB 1644 Author: Springer
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to transferring charge and control of a painting entitled "The Spirit of the Alamo Lives On."

HB 1780 Author: Dale
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to requirements for membership in the reserve officer corps of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.

HB 2126 Author: Button
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the franchise tax rate applicable to certain taxable entities that sell telephone prepaid calling cards.

HB 3024 Author: Price | Raymond
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the removal of a public school student from an interscholastic athletic activity on the basis of a suspected concussion.

HB 3101 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the sale of alcoholic beverages on certain passenger buses; authorizing a fee.

HB 3136 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Windsor Hills Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments.

HB 3391 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain public safety employees who commit a criminal offense; imposing fees for participation and testing, counseling, and treatment.

HB 3690 Author: Metcalf
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the Texas Crime Stoppers Council.

HB 4147 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a defendant's right to appeal from a judgment or conviction in a municipal court of record.

HB 4303 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Prairie Ridge Municipal Management District No. 1 and to the correction of defined terms in the law governing the Joshua Farms Municipal Management District No. 1 and the law governing the Joshua Farms Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

HB 4330 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Tarrant County Hospital District.

HB 4347 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Midlothian Municipal Management District No. 3; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HCR 148 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Elizabeth J. Nelson on her service as mayor of Marlin.

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