Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Larry Gonzales
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/23/2017

Number of Bills: 51

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (37):
HB 270 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Laubenberg | Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the placement on a ballot of a proposition to amend the state constitution.

HB 273 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Laubenberg | Hinojosa, Gina | Geren | Rose
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/23/2017 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 23 2017 11:43AM
Caption: Relating to the content of local and state propositions on the ballot.

HB 274 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to information regarding spina bifida.

HB 275 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 03/14/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 14 2017 4:01PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program.

HB 276 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the number of license plates to be issued for and displayed on certain motor vehicles.

HB 277 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 79 as the Sgt. Chris Kelley Memorial Highway.

HB 1818 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Raymond | Darby | Thompson, Senfronia | Flynn
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees.

HB 2123 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services.

HB 2638 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 2898 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee.

HB 2986 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to designating May 17 as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Awareness Day.

HB 3207 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation; authorizing an increase in rates charged for the use of state aircraft to provide for the acquisition of replacement aircraft.

HB 3208 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Coleman
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to powers and duties of certain prescribers and dispensers of controlled substances and the regulatory agencies that issue a license, certification, or registration to the prescriber or dispenser; following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

HB 3209 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the consideration for public school accountability purposes of certain students participating in regional day school programs for the deaf.

HB 3210 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee.

HB 3302 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process.

HB 3950 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle accident reports.

HB 3951 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the functions of the Texas Department of Transportation relating to aircraft owned or leased by the state; authorizing an increase in rates charged for the use of state aircraft to provide for the acquisition of replacement aircraft.

HB 3954 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Wilson
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

HB 3955 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the functions of the Texas Department of Transportation relating to transportation planning and projects.

HB 3958 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; authorizing a fee.

HB 3959 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Elections: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to drawing for ballot order on the general primary election ballot.

HB 3960 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of subpoenas and the regulation of pain management clinics by the Texas Medical Board.

HB 3963 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: Apr 4 2017 12:13PM
Caption: Relating to limitations on the issuance of certain one-time merit payments by state agencies under the direction of an elected officer.

HB 4118 Author: Gonzales, Larry | VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Relating to programs and fees administered by the Department of Agriculture

HCR 66 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 04/05/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Eugene Adrian Van Zelfden Jr. of Austin for his outstanding civic engagement.

HCR 86 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating May as Fallen First Responder Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2017.

HCR 126 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Dana Sean Shurtleff of Georgetown.

HJR 28 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing legislative action at any time during a regular session on a bill that extends the existence of an agency, commission, or advisory committee following legislative review.

HR 661 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2017 7:30AM
Caption: Congratulating the Hutto Independent School District on being named to the College Board AP District Honor Roll.

HR 662 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2017 10:30AM
Caption: Congratulating Assistant Chief Troy D. Evans of the Round Rock Police Department on his retirement.

HR 704 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Metcalf | Bell | Dale | Workman
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 3:15PM
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 2017, as Community Impact Newspaper Day at the State Capitol.

HR 705 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 3:18PM
Caption: Congratulating David U. Flores on his retirement as Williamson County auditor.

HR 1023 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 04/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 2 2017 5:36PM
Caption: In memory of Betty Wilhelm Horton of Austin.

HR 1489 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 10 2017 6:17PM
Caption: Recognizing May 9, 2017, as Hutto Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1613 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 2:33PM
Caption: Congratulating Larry Safarik on his 50th anniversary as a faculty member at Taylor Middle School.

HR 2109 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2017 12:00PM
Caption: Recognizing May 17, 2017, as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Awareness Day in memory of Brock Hunter Fleming.

Joint Author (14):
HB 26 Author: Simmons | Gonzales, Larry | Stucky | Coleman
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Behavior Analyst Examiners and the requirement to obtain a license to practice as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst; imposing fees; providing an administrative penalty; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 108 Author: Alvarado | Button | Bernal | Paddie | Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the use of the skills development fund to facilitate the relocation to or expansion in this state of employers offering complex or high-skilled employment opportunities.

HB 947 Author: Thompson, Ed | Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 1462 in Brazoria County as the Lieutenant Colonel Roy Lin Tisdale Memorial Highway.

HB 1174 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Gonzales, Larry | Koop
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.

HB 1452 Author: Blanco | Lucio III | Gonzales, Larry | Capriglione | Elkins
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study regarding cyber attacks on election infrastructure.

HB 1604 Author: Blanco | Elkins | Capriglione | Gonzales, Larry | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the requirements for and approval of a state agency's information security plan.

HB 1605 Author: Blanco | Elkins | Capriglione | Gonzales, Larry | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Information Resources regarding cybersecurity.

HCR 30 Author: Springer | Stucky | Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to direct the Bureau of Land Management to affirm the provisions of the Red River Boundary Compact and to acknowledge that the vegetation line on the south bank of the Red River forms the boundary between Oklahoma and Texas.

HCR 31 Author: Springer | Stucky | Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to encourage the U.S. Department of Agriculture to revise existing policies that promote the waste of water after an irrigated crop has been declared a failure.

HCR 36 Author: Raymond | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 04/28/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

HCR 59 Author: Bailes | Isaac | Lucio III | Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to pass a budget.

HCR 87 Author: Paul | Miller | Gonzales, Larry | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Urging Congress to direct the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston.

HR 921 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Gonzales, Larry | Zerwas | Longoria | Giddings
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2017 3:13PM
Caption: Honoring six nonprofit career development organizations for their commitment to strengthening the skills of Texas workers.

HR 1359 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Howard | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2017 6:28PM
Caption: In memory of Haruka Weiser of Portland, Oregon.

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