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

Number of Bills: 14

Sponsor (14):
HB 2 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.

HB 8 Author: Capriglione | Elkins | Parker | Dale | Dean
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to cybersecurity for state agency information resources.

HB 28 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Murphy | Springer | Longoria | Simmons
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue, in certain circumstances, to adjust franchise tax rates to phase out the franchise tax and to the expiration of that tax.

HB 755 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the use by certain tax-exempt organizations of certain payments made in connection with real property transfers to provide educational activities through certain schools.

HB 1148 Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to emergency health care services and trauma care systems.

HB 1187 Author: Capriglione
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the authority of a captive insurance company to provide reinsurance.

HB 1266 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to notice for hearings and trial settings in criminal cases.

HB 1434 Author: Simmons | Larson | Leach | Fallon
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to displaying certain informational materials and videos in driver's license offices.

HB 1449 Author: Simmons | Workman | Paddie | Fallon
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting local governments from imposing certain fees on new construction.

HB 1472 Author: Capriglione | Goldman | Darby | King, Phil | Turner
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to investment by a public junior college district of public funds received from the management and development of mineral rights.

HB 1697 Author: Price | Burkett | Sheffield | Thompson, Senfronia | Longoria
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pediatric health tele-connectivity resource program for rural Texas.

HB 1913 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the required qualifications for serving as president of the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and to the prohibition against the award of certain degrees by the center's governing board.

HB 3849 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.

HB 4002 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the definition of production used in determining the cost of goods sold for franchise tax purposes.

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