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

Number of Bills: 38

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (14):
HB 598 Author: Koop
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to procedures of a county tax assessor-collector for collection of dishonored checks and invoices; authorizing a fee.

HB 1372 Author: Koop | Oliverson | Martinez, "Mando" | Burkett | Lang
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to information included in the curriculum of each driver education course and driving safety course.

HB 1506 Author: Koop
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of certain courses and activities for certain public school students in the calculation of the required minutes of instruction.

HB 2450 Author: Koop
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a warrant authorizing the search of a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device.

HB 3434 Author: Koop | Cyrier | Workman
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to relating to requirements for building construction contracts entered into by public school districts.

HB 3438 Author: Koop | Ashby | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state financing program administered by the Texas Public Finance Authority to assist school districts with certain expenses; granting authority to issue bonds or other obligations.

HB 3439 Author: Koop | Meyer | Deshotel | Bohac | Longoria
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a school district contract to partner with an open-enrollment charter school to operate a district campus.

HB 3563 Author: Koop
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to parental notification regarding public school teacher qualifications.

HB 3788 Author: Koop | Rose | Miller | Keough | Anchia
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to child-to-caregiver ratios and group sizes in licensed day-care centers and reporting certain information related to child safety.

HB 4300 Author: Koop | Button | Burkett | Johnson, Eric | Neave
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 05/18/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Dallas County Hospital District.

HR 874 Author: Koop
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 4:23PM
Caption: Recognizing March 16, 2017, as Dallas Youth Commission and Garland Youth Council Day at the State Capitol.

HR 890 Author: Koop
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2017 1:00PM
Caption: Congratulating Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks on scoring his 30,000th career point.

HR 1055 Author: Koop | Button | Stucky
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 3 2017 2:39PM
Caption: Congratulating Lee Jackson on his retirement as chancellor of the University of North Texas System.

HR 1977 Author: Koop
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2017 12:06AM
Caption: Honoring Kim Caston for her service on the Richardson Independent School District Board of Trustees.

Joint Author (24):
HB 136 Author: Bell | Koop | Johnson, Jarvis | Israel | Villalba
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to inclusion of career and technology education in the mission of public education.

HB 297 Author: Bell | Fallon | Geren | Koop
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of January 9 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

HB 513 Author: Davis, Sarah | Guillen | Burkett | Koop
Last Action: 04/27/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster.

HB 570 Author: Button | Fallon | Parker | Raymond | Koop
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

HB 852 Author: Parker | Shaheen | White | VanDeaver | Koop
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program.

HB 913 Author: Alvarado | King, Phil | Koop | Moody | Phelan
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons.

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 1237 Author: Lucio III | Giddings | Huberty | Koop
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program.

HB 1645 Author: Lozano | Guillen | Oliverson | Koop | Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring certain school districts to allow students who participate in Special Olympics to earn a letter on that basis.

HB 1890 Author: Capriglione | Laubenberg | Koop
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill.

HB 2039 Author: Huberty | Koop | Johnson, Eric | Anchia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creating an early childhood certification to teach students in prekindergarten through grade three.

HB 2395 Author: Collier | Koop | Capriglione | Rose
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to testing for lead contamination in public school drinking water.

HB 2519 Author: Stucky | González, Mary | VanDeaver | Koop | Lambert
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on dropout prevention and recovery before the ninth grade.

HB 2618 Author: Ortega | VanDeaver | Koop
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to including in the minimum attendance requirement of a public school student any absence of the student to participate in an extracurricular activity.

HB 3042 Author: Meyer | Burkett | Button | Koop | Giddings
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating July 7 as Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day.

HB 3158 Author: Flynn | Villalba | Koop | Alonzo | Meyer
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/31/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the retirement systems for and the provision of other benefits to police and fire fighters in certain municipalities.

HR 396 Author: Button | Burkett | Koop | Neave
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 16 2017 9:06PM
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2017, as Garland Day at the State Capitol.

HR 486 Author: Leach | Button | Koop
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 6 2017 6:33PM
Caption: Congratulating Curtis Poovey on his appointment as chief of the Richardson Fire Department.

HR 531 Author: Villalba | Anchia | Goldman | Davis, Sarah | Koop
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 23 2017 3:35PM
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2017, as Texas Jewish Communities Advocacy Effort Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1844 Author: Button | Burkett | Koop | Neave
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2017 11:23AM
Caption: Recognizing May 2 and 3, 2017, as Leadership Garland Days at the State Capitol.

HR 2139 Author: Button | Burkett | Koop | Neave
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 2:27PM
Caption: Congratulating Jim Cahill on his retirement from the Garland City Council.

HR 2141 Author: Button | Burkett | Koop | Neave
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 3:25PM
Caption: Honoring Stephen W. Stanley on his retirement from the Garland City Council.

HR 2223 Author: Button | Burkett | Koop | Neave
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 1:12PM
Caption: Congratulating Lori Barnett Dodson on her retirement from the Garland City Council.

HR 2224 Author: Button | Villalba | Koop
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 1:08PM
Caption: Congratulating Kris Oliver on his retirement from the Richardson ISD Board of Trustees.

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