Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Van Taylor
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/17/2017

Number of Bills: 31

Sponsor (31):
HB 9 Author: Capriglione | Elkins | Blanco
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to cybercrime; creating criminal offenses.

HB 208 Author: Springer
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating the third Wednesday in October as Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day.

HB 210 Author: Springer
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating March 21 as BRAVE Day.

HB 249 Author: Hernandez | Frank | Faircloth | Blanco
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to investigations of child abuse, neglect, or exploitation and to child protective services functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 442 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain professions, including the online publication of home addresses of certain occupational license holders.

HB 501 Author: Capriglione | Button | González, Mary | Fallon
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/06/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to personal financial statements filed by public officers and candidates, including the disclosure of certain contracts, agreements, services, and compensation in and the amendment of those statements.

HB 505 Author: Geren | Howard | Button
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to restrictions on lobbyist expenditures from certain political contributions.

HB 804 Author: Dale
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of a lessee of property who is required to pay the ad valorem taxes on the property to receive notice of the appraised value of the property.

HB 855 Author: Capriglione | Goldman | Simmons | Rodriguez, Justin | Button
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the management and investment of the economic stabilization fund, including the determination of a sufficient balance within the economic stabilization fund.

HB 867 Author: Villalba
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to school marshals.

HB 912 Author: Romero, Jr. | Springer | Frullo
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of providers of driver and traffic safety education.

HB 929 Author: Miller
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the time for returning ballots mailed by certain federal postcard applicants.

HB 1009 Author: Alonzo | Workman
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Corrected comm. report printed & distributed: May 24 2017 8:13PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of firefighters and fire departments by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

HB 1346 Author: Button | Bonnen, Dennis | Johnson, Eric
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the date for prepayment of taxes on a dealer's heavy equipment inventory.

HB 1818 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Raymond | Darby | Thompson, Senfronia | Flynn
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees.

HB 1859 Author: Simmons
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to certain rental-purchase agreements.

HB 1946 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the incontestability of certain contracts or leases submitted to the attorney general by certain water districts.

HB 2027 Author: Goldman
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the sale or transfer of secondhand watches.

HB 2425 Author: Price | Rose | Larson | Thompson, Senfronia | Oliverson
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient.

HB 2523 Author: Davis, Sarah | Raymond | Gooden | Fallon
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the investigation of fraud, waste, and abuse in certain public benefits programs by the office of inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission.

HB 2561 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and the regulation of certain prescription drugs, prescription drug prescribers and dispensers, and colleges of pharmacy; authorizing a reduction in fees.

HB 2765 Author: Clardy
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact; authorizing fees.

HB 2804 Author: Price | Fallon
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the emergency scheduling of certain controlled substances for the purpose of the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; expanding the application of certain criminal offenses.

HB 2818 Author: Romero, Jr. | Clardy
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the practice of marriage and family therapy.

HB 3349 Author: Gervin-Hawkins | Guillen | Phelan
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to creating an abbreviated certification program and probationary and standard certificates for trade and industrial workforce training.

HB 3563 Author: Koop
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to parental notification regarding public school teacher qualifications.

HB 3726 Author: Dale
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain examination and continuing education requirements for applicants for and holders of liquefied petroleum gas licenses.

HB 3784 Author: Holland | King, Phil | Price | Wray
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain applications to obtain a license to carry a handgun and to the associated handgun proficiency course.

HCR 56 Author: Shine | Cosper | Sheffield
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Texas as a Purple Heart State.

HCR 81 Author: Clardy
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/10/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending mental health professionals for their contributions to the state on the occasion of National Mental Health Month.

HCR 132 Author: Sanford
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating artist Colin Kimball of McKinney on his receipt of a Distinguished Citizen Medal from the Daughters of the American Revolution.

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