Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Judith Zaffirini
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/15/2017

Number of Bills: 60

Sponsor (60):
HB 10 Author: Price | Bonnen, Greg | Rose | Muñoz, Jr. | Coleman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders.

HB 39 Author: Wu | Raymond | Davis, Sarah | Rose | White
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/17/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of child protective services and other health and human services by certain state agencies; authorizing a fee.

HB 59 Author: Guillen | Fallon
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain lottery prize winners' choice to remain anonymous.

HB 62 Author: Craddick | Cook | Lucio III | Davis, Yvonne | Wu
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/06/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense; modifying existing criminal penalties.

HB 66 Author: Guillen | Blanco | Alonzo | Guerra
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to determining eligibility for a Texas Armed Services Scholarship and to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive that scholarship.

HB 156 Author: Raymond
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to establishing a pilot program in designated public high schools in certain municipalities for placement of students in Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs as an alternative to placement in disciplinary or juvenile justice alternative education programs.

HB 263 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of "Back the Blue" specialty license plates.

HB 268 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to venue in the prosecution of certain criminal conduct involving obstruction or retaliation.

HB 462 Author: Dale
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the provision of notice of proposed rules by state agencies.

HB 630 Author: Howard
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the Internet broadcast and archiving of open meetings of the Health and Human Services Commission, health and human services agencies, and related advisory entities.

HB 655 Author: Clardy | Rodriguez, Justin
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the filing of a degree plan by students at public junior colleges.

HB 681 Author: Wu | Thompson, Senfronia | Moody
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to restricting access to certain information that relates to a person convicted of or granted a dismissal after deferral of disposition for a fine-only misdemeanor offense.

HB 999 Author: Israel | Laubenberg
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to requiring the election of directors of certain districts to be held on a uniform election date.

HB 1001 Author: Israel | Laubenberg
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to recording of minutes for a local canvassing authority.

HB 1043 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a court order authorizing temporary care of a minor child.

HB 1117 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program.

HB 1162 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 649 as the State Trooper David Lee Nevarez Memorial Highway.

HB 1510 Author: Isaac
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain functions related to emergency services districts from the Department of Agriculture to the Texas Division of Emergency Management.

HB 1560 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the removal of an obsolete reference regarding open-enrollment charter schools and the State Board of Education.

HB 1584 Author: King, Tracy O.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the implementation of county solid waste management programs in certain counties.

HB 1629 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development of a quality-based outcome measure for the child health plan program and Medicaid regarding certain persons with HIV.

HB 1645 Author: Lozano | Guillen | Oliverson | Koop | Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring certain school districts to allow students who participate in Special Olympics to earn a letter on that basis.

HB 1669 Author: King, Tracy O.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain complaints concerning a student's participation in an extracurricular activity.

HB 1814 Author: Murr
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to application requirements for certain probate proceedings.

HB 1823 Author: Canales
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to properly recorded diacritical marks in vital statistics records, driver's licenses, commercial driver's licenses, and personal identification certificates.

HB 1877 Author: Murr
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a penalty for independent executors who misrepresent in an affidavit in lieu of the inventory, appraisement, and list of claims that certain beneficiaries received the inventory and appraisement.

HB 1989 Author: Shine | Oliveira
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the requirements for withdrawal by a certified self-insurer from workers' compensation self-insurance.

HB 1990 Author: Shine | Oliveira
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas certified self-insurer guaranty trust fund.

HB 2039 Author: Huberty | Koop | Johnson, Eric | Anchia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creating an early childhood certification to teach students in prekindergarten through grade three.

HB 2056 Author: Oliveira
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to access by the division of workers' compensation to certain designated doctor contracts under the workers' compensation system.

HB 2060 Author: Oliveira
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility requirements for employment as an ombudsman of the Office of Injured Employee Counsel under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

HB 2095 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to transfer of a plumber's license number on the retirement or death of the plumber.

HB 2111 Author: Romero, Jr.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to changing statutory references to hearing officer and hearings officer to administrative law judge under the workers' compensation system.

HB 2112 Author: Romero, Jr.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements.

HB 2113 Author: Goldman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies.

HB 2207 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to procedures and fees for the deposit and safekeeping of wills.

HB 2223 Author: Giddings | White
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to developmental coursework offered by public institutions of higher education under the Texas Success Initiative.

HB 2306 Author: Guillen | Longoria | King, Tracy O.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the use of auction proceeds from the sale of certain abandoned motor vehicles to reimburse law enforcement agencies for compensation paid to certain property owners.

HB 2323 Author: Israel
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the filing period for a place on the ballot in a special election to fill a vacancy.

HB 2324 Author: Israel
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the deadline for volunteer deputy registrars to submit voter registration applications.

HB 2339 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to trade-in credit agreements offered in connection with certain motor vehicle retail installment contracts.

HB 2410 Author: Israel | Laubenberg
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority to conduct a runoff primary election by mail in certain counties.

HB 2443 Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the electronic submission of a wage claim to the Texas Workforce Commission.

HB 2492 Author: Frullo
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to domestic surplus lines insurers; authorizing and imposing a tax.

HB 2578 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain fees for licensure and the disposition of certain fees collected by the Texas Lottery Commission under the Bingo Enabling Act.

HB 2590 Author: Raymond
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the administrative penalty, amelioration, and informal dispute resolution processes for providers participating in certain Medicaid waiver programs.

HB 2623 Author: Allen | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring school districts and certain facilities to assist students in making the transition back to school after certain prolonged placements outside of school.

HB 2739 Author: Hernandez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barber schools, private beauty culture schools, and other facilities used to teach or perform the practice of barbering or cosmetology.

HB 3223 Author: Goldman | Raney | King, Phil
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to liability for the sale or transfer of law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia; providing civil penalties.

HB 3283 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 16 in Duval County as the Al Dean Memorial Highway.

HB 3679 Author: Isaac | Dale | Landgraf | Deshotel | Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to signs informing motorists of facilities providing alternative fuels and electric vehicle charging stations.

HB 3803 Author: Faircloth
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain authorized investments for domestic life, health, and accident insurers.

HB 3887 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to trauma training for public school personnel.

HB 4007 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of health-related occupations transferred to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

HB 4275 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Ingleside Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; granting limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4310 Author: Isaac
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment.

HB 4311 Author: Isaac
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose an assessment.

HB 4312 Author: Isaac
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose an assessment.

HB 4313 Author: Isaac
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose an assessment.

HB 4314 Author: Isaac
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose an assessment.

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