Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Will Hartnett
82nd Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/25/2024

Number of Bills: 52

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (38):
HB 244 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 02/15/2011 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the responsibilities of the Department of Family and Protective Services as trustee of the Parrie Haynes Trust.

HB 322 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 04/11/2011 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a former or retired statutory probate court judge for assignment as a visiting judge.

HB 372 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 04/11/2011 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the rule against perpetuities.

HB 691 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 02/21/2011 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to testimony or the production of documents before a legislative committee.

HB 719 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 02/21/2011 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to trial by special judge of certain matters.

HB 720 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 05/16/2011 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the designation of a person as a vexatious litigant.

HB 962 Author: Hartnett
Sponsor: Rodriguez
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 1/1/12
Caption: Relating to rules regarding return of service.

HB 963 Author: Hartnett
Sponsor: Rodriguez
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the costs associated with proceedings regarding cruelly treated animals.

HB 964 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 04/21/2011 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the effect of indexing notices of lis pendens.

HB 972 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 04/20/2011 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of travel club membership agreements; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1111 Author: Hartnett
Sponsor: Harris
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 1/1/12
Caption: Relating to a tenant's failure to pay rent during an appeal of an eviction for nonpayment of rent after filing a pauper's affidavit.

HB 1325 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 04/26/2011 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to payment of the costs for services of a guardian ad litem, court visitor, and attorney ad litem in a guardianship proceeding.

HB 1751 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 05/12/2011 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to payment by a water control and improvement district for certain damages caused by the district's operation of a sanitary sewer system.

HB 1831 Author: Hartnett | Eissler
Last Action: 04/19/2011 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school child care.

HB 1835 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 04/27/2011 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to trusts.

HB 1837 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 04/27/2011 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to guardianships and alternatives to guardianship for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated.

HB 1841 Author: Hartnett | Hilderbran
Sponsor: Carona
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the taxability of Internet hosting.

HB 1858 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 03/07/2011 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, and interpretation of powers of attorney, including statutory powers of attorney.

HB 1931 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 05/09/2011 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a person who may serve as a special judge in certain civil and family law matters.

HB 2028 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 05/05/2011 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Rockwall County courts.

HB 2046 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 04/28/2011 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to decedents' estates.

HB 2174 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 04/28/2011 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to funding for basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support through certain fees and court costs and to the establishment of the judicial access and improvement account.

HB 2195 Author: Hartnett
Sponsor: Carona
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain arrangements or agreements of certain regional transportation authorities.

HB 2372 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 05/02/2011 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate court judge and subsequent assignment of another judge.

HB 2681 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 04/26/2011 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain information provided in certain insurance rate filings.

HB 2725 Author: Hartnett
Sponsor: Williams
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the determination of incompetency in criminal cases.

HB 2726 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 04/18/2011 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability of an employee of an independent contractor of a transportation entity.

HB 2759 Author: Hartnett
Sponsor: Duncan
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of provisions of the Texas Probate Code relating to durable powers of attorney, guardianships, and other related proceedings and alternatives, and the redesignation of certain other provisions of the Texas Probate Code, including conforming amendments and repeals.

HB 2899 Author: Hartnett
Sponsor: Harris
Last Action: 05/19/2011 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 19 2011 11:46AM
Caption: Relating to decedents' estates.

HB 2900 Author: Hartnett
Sponsor: Harris
Last Action: 05/29/2011 H Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to guardianship matters and proceedings.

HB 3141 Author: Hartnett
Sponsor: Carona
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the registration and protection of trademarks.

HCR 158 Author: Hartnett | Sheets | Aliseda | Riddle | Anchia
Last Action: 05/23/2011 S Received from the House
Caption: Urging the federal government to grant a conditional green card to certain noncitizens to allow them to enlist in the United States armed forces and urging the federal government to award citizenship to these immigrants upon the completion of four years of honorable military service.

HCR 182 Author: Hartnett
Sponsor: Rodriguez
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1198.

HJR 67 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 04/20/2011 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set the salary of the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives.

HJR 90 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 03/28/2011 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exception from the limitation on the maximum principal amount of home equity loans and home equity lines of credit for the refinancing of certain loans secured by the homestead.

HR 933 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 04/15/2011 H Reported enrolled: Apr 15 2011 7:50AM
Caption: Congratulating Webelos Scouts of Cub Scout Pack No. 710 in Dallas on attaining the Arrow of Light Award.

HR 1442 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 05/24/2011 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2011 2:07PM
Caption: Commending the Service Learning Adventures in North Texas 45 initiative for promoting community service among young people.

HR 2690 Author: Hartnett
Last Action: 05/29/2011 H 3 hr. notice-for consideration
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1198.

Joint Author (14):
HB 215 Author: Gallego | Hartnett | Giddings | Carter | Branch
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases.

HB 690 Author: Martinez Fischer | Hartnett | Bohac | Farias
Last Action: 04/20/2011 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of graffiti.

HB 748 Author: Menendez | Hartnett
Sponsor: Van de Putte
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to a criminal defendant's incompetency to stand trial, to certain related time credits, and to the maximum period allowed for restoration of the defendant to competency.

HB 884 Author: Howard, Donna | Hartnett | Gonzales, Veronica | King, Susan | Naishtat
Last Action: 04/20/2011 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses.

HB 1427 Author: Lewis | Aliseda | Hartnett | Ritter
Last Action: 05/02/2011 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the designation of a responsible third party.

HB 1454 Author: Murphy | Villarreal | Hartnett
Last Action: 03/28/2011 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hotel occupancy tax on the price paid for a hotel room.

HB 1721 Author: Lucio III | Hartnett
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to protective orders for certain victims of stalking or sexual assault.

HB 2177 Author: Solomons | Phillips | Hartnett | Thompson | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/12/2011 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain claims against persons licensed as real estate brokers and salespersons.

HB 3018 Author: Gutierrez | Hartnett
Last Action: 05/16/2011 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a policy of a school district concerning possession or use of a telecommunications device by a student.

HB 3172 Author: Gonzalez, Naomi | Gonzales, Veronica | Lucio III | Hartnett
Sponsor: Carona
Last Action: 05/20/2011 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to protective orders.

HB 3341 Author: Anchia | Hartnett | Murphy | Harper-Brown | Martinez Fischer
Last Action: 05/13/2011 S Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the rebate, refund, or payment of tax proceeds to a qualified hotel project.

HB 3346 Author: Burnam | Hartnett | Christian | Zedler
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/25/2011 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to certain information available to the public on a central database containing information about sex offenders.

HB 3467 Author: Patrick, Diane | King, Susan | Zerwas | Alvarado | Hartnett
Last Action: 04/12/2011 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on school districts making available to students food containing industrially produced trans fat.

HR 424 Author: Burkett | Sheets | Anchia | Hartnett
Last Action: 02/23/2011 H Reported enrolled: Feb 23 2011 8:30AM
Caption: Honoring Bruce R. Sherbet for his outstanding service as the elections administrator for Dallas County.

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