Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Royce West
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/11/2017

Number of Bills: 18

Sponsor (18):
HB 297 Author: Bell | Fallon | Geren | Koop
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of January 9 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

HB 932 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Wu | Giddings
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the collection of information concerning the number of juvenile offenders committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department who have been in foster care.

HB 1003 Author: Capriglione | Parker | Simmons | Button | Fallon
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/14/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to investment of public funds, including certain expenditures by public institutions of higher education and university systems that are eligible for certain tax credits.

HB 1103 Author: Hernandez
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to excluding a person on the suspense list from jury duty.

HB 1204 Author: White | Wu | Bernal
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the provision of services as an alternative to adjudication for certain children who engage in conduct in need of supervision or delinquent conduct and to a study on certain juvenile justice issues.

HB 1288 Author: Rose
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to broker agreements for the leasing of real property owned by a county.

HB 1500 Author: Giddings | Guillen
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the public school accountability system.

HB 1507 Author: Giddings | Hernandez
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the rights of certain defendants who successfully complete a term of community supervision.

HB 1508 Author: Giddings
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to notice to applicants to and enrollees in certain educational programs regarding the consequences of a criminal conviction on eligibility for an occupational license.

HB 1630 Author: Dale
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the approval of expenditures for the Texas Military Department.

HB 1638 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to statewide goals for dual credit programs provided by school districts.

HB 1657 Author: Phelan | Arévalo
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the renewal of a certificate of registration by certain interior designers.

HB 2119 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty.

HB 2263 Author: Gooden
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to continued monitoring of certain public school campuses that have been assigned a campus intervention team and the approval and modification of a campus turnaround plan submitted by a school district.

HB 2537 Author: Guerra
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring public schools to provide information to certain students on the availability of financial assistance for postsecondary education.

HB 2750 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Lozano | Raney | Clardy
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

HB 3158 Author: Flynn | Villalba | Koop | Alonzo | Meyer
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/31/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the retirement systems for and the provision of other benefits to police and fire fighters in certain municipalities.

HCR 45 Author: White
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to bestow the Congressional Medal of Honor on Doris "Dorie" Miller for his heroism during World War II.

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