Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. J. D. Sheffield
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/24/2017

Number of Bills: 56

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (25):
HB 1133 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Price | Cook | Raymond
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Committee report distributed: Apr 23 2017 7:21PM
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program.

HB 1407 Author: Sheffield | Paddie | Darby | Bernal
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Committee report distributed: Apr 23 2017 5:51PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services assistance program.

HB 1976 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study of the use of a patient-reported outcomes registry in conjunction with health coverage for certain governmental employees.

HB 1977 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code.

HB 1978 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to physician assistant services performed as volunteer care.

HB 2249 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Murphy | Howard
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports.

HB 2582 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Reported engrossed: Apr 20 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption for certain quarries from regulation as aggregate production operations.

HB 2766 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Miller | White
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of a reinvestment allowance for certain long-term care facilities.

HB 3151 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/10/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs.

HB 3153 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to certain notice requirements regarding fluoridation of a water supply system.

HB 3524 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Relating to the prioritization of public transportation funding for areas disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.

HB 3577 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services educational program.

HB 3709 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing a county to impose a tax on the sale of certain solid materials and substances.

HB 3710 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the comanagement of glaucoma by ophthalmologists and therapeutic optometrists and the establishment of a comanagement registry.

HB 3711 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to prevention of and response to communicable diseases in certain long-term care facilities.

HB 3712 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the hours of continuing professional education required for a plumber's license or endorsement.

HB 3713 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for members of fire and police departments in certain counties.

HR 177 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 01/26/2017 H Reported enrolled: Jan 26 2017 1:11PM
Caption: Recognizing March 2017 as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month.

HR 528 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 23 2017 7:32AM
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2017, as Texas Trauma and Emergency Health Care Day at the State Capitol.

HR 782 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 9:42PM
Caption: Congratulating the McCulloch County 4-H team on winning the 2017 Western National Roundup parliamentary procedure championship.

HR 783 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 9:45PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. George N. Smith on being named Family Physician of the Year by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

HR 884 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2017 3:11PM
Caption: Recognizing March 21, 2017, as Tarleton State University Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1256 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Adopted
Caption: Recognizing April 20, 2017, as Doctors of Osteopathic Medical Excellence Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1426 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Apr 17 2017 4:27PM
Caption: Recognizing April 24-28, 2017, as Every Kid Healthy Week in Texas.

HR 1506 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Filed
Caption: Recognizing April 24-28, 2017, as Every Kid Healthy Week in Texas.

Joint Author (31):
HB 241 Author: Howard | Davis, Sarah | Sheffield
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a health care practitioner counseling requirement for persons claiming an immunization exemption on the basis of conscience, including a religious belief.

HB 243 Author: Howard | Davis, Sarah | Sheffield
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.

HB 271 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Sheffield | Blanco
Last Action: 04/19/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment.

HB 539 Author: VanDeaver | Bernal | Cosper | González, Mary | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/14/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the ability of certain students to enroll full-time in courses provided through the state virtual school network.

HB 727 Author: Guerra | Longoria | Sheffield | Davis, Sarah | Laubenberg
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Committee report distributed: Apr 23 2017 5:50PM
Caption: Relating to the use of home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

HB 785 Author: Raney | Zerwas | Sheffield | Burkett | Klick
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the provision of embryo donation information.

HB 1036 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Hernandez | Laubenberg | Collier | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to coverage for certain breast cancer screening procedures under certain health benefit plans.

HB 1076 Author: Oliverson | Howard | Sheffield | Meyer | VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students.

HB 1178 Author: Kuempel | Moody | Zerwas | Sheffield | Holland
Last Action: 04/19/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for burglary and theft of controlled substances.

HB 1194 Author: Blanco | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/13/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to long-term care insurance for state employees.

HB 1373 Author: Davis, Sarah | Sheffield | González, Mary | Zerwas
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to contraception.

HB 1486 Author: Price | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman | Collier | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Reported engrossed: Apr 20 2017 5:32PM
Caption: Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program.

HB 1697 Author: Price | Burkett | Sheffield | Thompson, Senfronia | Longoria
Last Action: 04/19/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pediatric health tele-connectivity resource program for rural Texas.

HB 1794 Author: Bell | Oliverson | Sheffield | Wray
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Work Group on Mental Health Access for First Responders.

HB 1881 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to pharmacy benefit networks and pharmacy benefit managers.

HB 1908 Author: Zerwas | Sheffield | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Howard
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties.

HB 2360 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Sheffield | Anderson, Rodney | Oliverson
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to amounts charged to an enrollee in a health benefit plan for prescription drugs covered by the plan.

HB 2520 Author: Perez | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to disclosure requirements of certain nursing facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

HB 2652 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Sheffield | Isaac
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or tobacco products on property owned by or leased for a state agency.

HB 2845 Author: Howard | Oliverson | Isaac | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 27 2017 5:19PM
Caption: Relating to increasing awareness of the dangers of exposing children to secondhand smoke.

HB 2962 Author: Capriglione | Sheffield | Springer
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements by health care practitioners and certain health care facilities for abortion complications; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2998 Author: Blanco | Geren | Gutierrez | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Committee report distributed: Apr 23 2017 6:37PM
Caption: Relating to defense economic readjustment zones.

HB 3576 Author: Guerra | Longoria | Zerwas | Lozano | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection and release of information on the Zika virus and other high consequence communicable diseases for certain purposes.

HB 3587 Author: Zedler | Lozano | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to industrial hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees.

HB 3851 Author: Howard | Cortez | Flynn | Sheffield | Klick
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education; providing immunity.

HCR 56 Author: Shine | Cosper | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Placed on Resolutions Calendar
Caption: Recognizing Texas as a Purple Heart State.

HCR 57 Author: Wu | Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 7 2017 3:59PM
Caption: Encouraging Texans to donate bone marrow and blood and to register as organ donors.

HCR 111 Author: Shine | Cosper | Sheffield
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 6:25PM
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of Fort Hood.

HJR 36 Author: González, Mary | Sheffield | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle | Murr
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide assistance to economically distressed areas.

HR 102 Author: Faircloth | Bonnen, Greg | Sheffield | Klick | Oliverson
Last Action: 02/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 2 2017 12:29PM
Caption: Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Texas Area Health Education Center East.

HR 314 Author: Oliverson | Zerwas | Bonnen, Greg | Davis, Sarah | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/01/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2017 11:06PM
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as Texas Anesthesiologists Day at the State Capitol.

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