Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. John Raney
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/19/2017

Number of Bills: 33

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (15):
HB 354 Author: Raney | Oliverson | Hefner | Lambert | Wray
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the process for establishing speed limits on roads near certain schools.

HB 355 Author: Raney | Guillen | Clardy | Minjarez | Button
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain sex offenders from residing on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education.

HB 543 Author: Raney | Cook | Parker | Ashby | Murr
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector.

HB 760 Author: Raney
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to excepting the date of birth of a living person from required disclosure under the public information law.

HB 785 Author: Raney | Zerwas | Sheffield | Burkett | Klick
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the provision of embryo donation information.

HB 846 Author: Raney | Shine | Miller | Roberts | Guillen
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the implementation of student financial assistance programs for veterans and their families.

HB 2225 Author: Raney | Cyrier | Keough
Last Action: 04/05/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing of family residential centers by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the detention of certain juveniles.

HB 2409 Author: Raney | González, Mary | Simmons | Shine | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/12/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.

HB 2432 Author: Raney
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 05/21/2017 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to certain academic programs and projects undertaken by public institutions of higher education at a location other than the institution's main campus.

HB 2975 Author: Raney
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring public junior colleges to report certain financial and instructional information for certain instructional locations.

HB 3775 Author: Raney
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state.

HB 4187 Author: Raney | Kacal
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of revenue from municipal hotel occupancy taxes for a sports facility or field in certain municipalities.

HR 425 Author: Raney | Hinojosa, Gina | Kacal | Price | Cyrier
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 16 2017 8:26PM
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2017, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1473 Author: Raney
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2017 5:14PM
Caption: Recognizing Texas A&M's BUILD program.

HR 2600 Author: Raney
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 8:40AM
Caption: Commending the House Journal Clerk's Office for its service during the 85th Legislative Session.

Joint Author (18):
HB 200 Author: Burkett | Bailes | Laubenberg | Raney
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.

HB 378 Author: Oliverson | Raney | Lozano | Murphy | Alonzo
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to a requirement that online admission application forms for public institutions of higher education include a link to certain comparative gainful employment data.

HB 629 Author: Howard | Raney | Blanco
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 28 2017 11:36AM
Caption: Relating to leave for certain veterans obtaining medical and mental health care.

HB 897 Author: Ashby | Raney | King, Ken
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the taxes imposed on the sale, use, or rental of certain motor vehicles owned or used by a church, religious society, or open-enrollment charter school and from registration fees for motor vehicles owned by open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1140 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Guillen | Raney | Cosper | Israel
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the allocation categories for state funding of public transportation.

HB 1201 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Raney | Flynn | Collier
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene.

HB 1391 Author: Fallon | Raney | Murr
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring a presidential elector to vote for the candidates for president and vice president who won the popular vote in this state for those offices.

HB 1735 Author: Faircloth | Raney
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to election officers and practices; increasing a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2105 Author: Holland | Raney | Phillips
Last Action: 03/14/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 14 2017 4:01PM
Caption: Relating to the transportation and storage of firearms and ammunition in private vehicles on the campuses of institutions of higher education.

HB 2285 Author: Thompson, Ed | Raney | Paul | Alvarado | Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Institute for Coastal Prairie Research and Education at the University of Houston.

HB 2486 Author: Stucky | Darby | Raney | Frank | Lambert
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to restoration of the position of public employees when relieved of duty from the Texas military forces or a similar unit.

HB 2705 Author: Lozano | Raney
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to alternative education loans and to the use of higher education private activity bonds by qualified alternative education loan lenders.

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 3015 Author: King, Tracy O. | Raney | Guillen
Last Action: 05/15/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to vacation leave time accounts for firefighter employee organizations.

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.

HR 659 Author: Schubert | Kacal | Raney
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 6:15PM
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2017, as Blinn College Day at the State Capitol.

HR 703 Author: Kacal | Raney
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 5:22PM
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of Texas Task Force 1.

HR 1412 Author: Oliverson | Bell | Schofield | Schubert | Raney
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2017 10:21AM
Caption: Commemorating the grand opening of the Daikin Texas Technology Park in Waller on May 24, 2017.

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