Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Bryan Hughes
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/18/2017

Number of Bills: 39

Sponsor (39):
HB 385 Author: Murphy | Fallon
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/15/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for students enrolled in accelerated, affordable baccalaureate programs at public institutions of higher education.

HB 555 Author: Springer | Frank | King, Ken | Phillips | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an additional fee for issuing a marriage license to applicants who are not residents of this state and the form of a marriage license and application for a marriage license.

HB 594 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to procedures for the dissolution of a county hospital authority.

HB 651 Author: Clardy
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the election date of the board of directors of the Rusk County Groundwater Conservation District.

HB 658 Author: Bernal | Rodriguez, Justin | Cortez | Uresti, Tomas | Minjarez
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to voting by voters with certain disabilities or voters who reside at a residential care facility.

HB 873 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain establishments serving the public from restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on the premises.

HB 967 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the powers of the TexAmericas Center.

HB 1106 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Texas Racing Commission.

HB 1238 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to investment training for officers of public housing authorities.

HB 1342 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to child sexual abuse prevention training for public school students.

HB 1372 Author: Koop | Oliverson | Martinez, "Mando" | Burkett | Lang
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to information included in the curriculum of each driver education course and driving safety course.

HB 1378 Author: Davis, Sarah | Button
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 19 2017 8:33PM
Caption: Relating to restrictions on political contributions and political expenditures by general-purpose political committees.

HB 1456 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to judicial review of certain decisions under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

HB 1571 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to energy savings performance contracts.

HB 1593 Author: Bohac
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the engagement strategies included in a school district's family engagement plan.

HB 1611 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of warning devices by stationary authorized emergency vehicles.

HB 1761 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction of the Texas Supreme Court.

HB 1944 Author: Murphy | Capriglione
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to captive insurance companies.

HB 1995 Author: Elkins
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act.

HB 2059 Author: Phillips | Canales
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the expunction of certain convictions or arrests of a minor for certain alcohol-related offenses.

HB 2121 Author: Cyrier | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to damages in certain contract claims against the state.

HB 2275 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of a service contract.

HB 2463 Author: Price
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to requiring state agencies to develop written succession plans.

HB 2619 Author: Giddings | Price | Johnson, Jarvis | Uresti, Tomas
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to grant programs to maintain peace officers' mental health and provide critical incident stress debriefing for certain officers.

HB 2671 Author: Dean | Price | Clardy | Moody | Oliverson
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the placement of certain substances in Penalty Groups 1 and 3 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act and the prosecution of criminal offenses involving certain substances listed in Penalty Groups 1, 2, and 3 of that Act.

HB 2675 Author: Dean
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 31 in Gregg County as the Jack Ward Memorial Highway.

HB 2837 Author: Dean
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to removal of deceased voters from voter rolls.

HB 2987 Author: Fallon
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Denton County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 4 and 5; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 3016 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Alonzo | Workman | Collier | White
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

HB 3021 Author: Phelan | Fallon | Simmons | Cain
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to indemnification and duties of engineers and architects under certain governmental contracts.

HB 3167 Author: Paddie | Ashby | Clardy
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases.

HB 3484 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.

HB 4032 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to annual limitations on the reimbursement of expenses incurred by district court reporters.

HB 4276 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the Paris Junior College District.

HCR 49 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating July as Train Safety Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2017.

HCR 114 Author: Hefner
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/04/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Pastor Robbie Keith Caldwell on his 50 years in the ministry.

HCR 115 Author: Dean
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/04/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Boy Scout Troop No. 201 in Longview.

HCR 130 Author: Hefner
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the first aircraft landing at Mineola-Wisener Field Airport in Wood County.

HCR 138 Author: Dean
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 40th annual Great Texas Balloon Race in Gregg County.

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