Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Drew Darby
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/13/2017

Number of Bills: 57

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (35):
HB 518 Author: Darby | Parker | Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Oliverson
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the retention and use of sales tax revenue collected by certain retailers to provide job training and placement services to certain persons.

HB 2174 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motor fuel quality and motor fuel metering devices; authorizing fees.

HB 2250 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax.

HB 2253 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the interest rate on a refund of ad valorem taxes made following the final determination of an appeal that decreases a property owner's tax liability.

HB 2277 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the temporary exemption or tax reduction for certain high-cost gas.

HB 2281 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the miscellaneous gross receipts tax on utility companies.

HB 2621 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state and local tax incentives for certain enhanced oil recovery projects.

HB 2715 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/05/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the composition and use of money in the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund.

HB 2813 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/10/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the transportation infrastructure fund and the grant program using money from the fund.

HB 2819 Author: Darby | Anchia | Frullo
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee for the TexNet seismic monitoring program.

HB 3103 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of this state to tax tangible personal property that is used continually in this state.

HB 3198 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land begins to be used for oil and gas operations.

HB 3201 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the severance tax exemption for oil and gas produced from certain inactive wells.

HB 3232 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the penalty imposed on certain delinquent oil and gas severance taxes.

HB 3398 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

HB 3420 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the designation of the San Angelo State Supported Living Center as a forensic state supported living center.

HB 3774 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to hearings and protests before appraisal review boards involving ad valorem tax determinations.

HCR 72 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Big Spring as the Lighted Poinsettia Capital of Texas.

HCR 84 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging Congress to identify federal regulatory programs that harm the Texas oil and gas industry and delegate relevant regulatory responsibilities to state agencies.

HR 241 Author: Darby
Last Action: 02/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 2 2017 9:50AM
Caption: Congratulating Miles Elementary School on being named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School.

HR 330 Author: Darby | Howard
Last Action: 02/10/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 10 2017 12:59PM
Caption: Recognizing February 9, 2017, as Texas Food Bank Day at the State Capitol.

HR 454 Author: Darby
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2017 4:29PM
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2017, as Howard County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 519 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2017 7:46AM
Caption: In memory of Eva Henley of San Angelo.

HR 858 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 1:40PM
Caption: Congratulating Pollyanna and Steve Stephens of San Angelo on their receipt of the Distinguished Citizen Award from the Texas Southwest Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

HR 859 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 1:42PM
Caption: In memory of Frank M. Pool of San Angelo.

HR 860 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2017 3:00PM
Caption: Recognizing March 22, 2017, as Texas Energy Day at the State Capitol.

HR 861 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 1:44PM
Caption: In memory of James Ray Clements of Big Spring.

HR 900 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 5:07PM
Caption: In memory of Walter Joseph Carson III of Ballinger.

HR 901 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 4:59PM
Caption: In memory of former state senator William McKinnie Sims.

HR 902 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 5:01PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Lions Clubs International.

HR 903 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 5:02PM
Caption: In memory of former state representative Richard James "Dick" Burnett of San Angelo.

HR 924 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 4:58PM
Caption: Honoring Kinnan Golemon on his 50 years as an attorney and consultant.

HR 1165 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Concho Valley Council of Governments.

HR 1349 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2017 6:23PM
Caption: In memory of Hadlee Anne Holik of Wall.

HR 1385 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 19 2017 11:39PM
Caption: In memory of Jerry Kelley of Helotes.

Joint Author (22):
HB 390 Author: Howard | Darby
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to school district ad valorem tax rates.

HB 510 Author: Davis, Sarah | Parker | Darby | Oliverson | Isaac
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations.

HB 660 Author: Villalba | Darby | Raymond | Shine
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for Texas state flags.

HB 868 Author: Miller | Darby | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2017 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for students with dyslexia or related disorders.

HB 935 Author: Zerwas | Darby | Kacal | Longoria | Price
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding.

HB 1407 Author: Sheffield | Paddie | Darby | Price | Bernal
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services assistance program.

HB 1415 Author: Klick | Howard | Darby | Coleman
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and authority of advanced practice registered nurses.

HB 1472 Author: Capriglione | Goldman | Darby | King, Phil | Turner
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to investment by a public junior college district of public funds received from the management and development of mineral rights.

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 2013 Author: Ashby | King, Ken | Darby | Clardy | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to fee waivers for certain hunting and fishing licenses for volunteer firefighters.

HB 2445 Author: Stucky | Darby | Craddick | Lucio III | Parker
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition of hotel occupancy taxes by and the collection and use of certain tax revenue in certain municipalities and counties, including the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel and hotel and convention center projects; authorizing the imposition of a tax.

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 2654 Author: Stucky | Parker | Simmons | Darby
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the personal liability of certain elected officials under local government programs to fund water and energy savings improvements through assessments.

HB 2780 Author: Paddie | Darby | Ashby | Geren | Phelan
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Companion considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects.

HB 3083 Author: Price | Coleman | Darby | Guillen | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to repayment of certain mental health professional education loans.

HB 3216 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Darby
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state.

HB 3433 Author: Lambert | Springer | Bailes | Clardy | Darby
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the adoption by state agencies of rules affecting rural communities.

HB 4231 Author: White | Darby | Paddie | King, Ken | Morrison, Geanie W.
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to allocating a portion of oil and gas production tax revenue to the counties from which the oil and gas originated.

HCR 44 Author: Metcalf | Keough | Bell | Darby | Flynn
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging Congress to pass S.2896, the Care Veterans Deserve Act of 2016.

HR 1135 Author: Craddick | Darby | Landgraf
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2017 7:30PM
Caption: Recognizing March 28, 2017, as Permian Basin Petroleum Association Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1538 Author: Frullo | Burrows | Darby | Craddick | Roberts
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 9:34AM
Caption: In memory of former Texas Tech University football head coach William Taylor "Spike" Dykes.

HR 2547 Author: Frullo | Burrows | Darby | Craddick | Murr
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:14AM
Caption: Commending the participants in the Texas Tech University Legislative Internship Program.

Texas Legislature Online - Report