Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Morgan Meyer
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 8/17/2017

Number of Bills: 48

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (30):
HB 332 Author: Meyer
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the use of school district buildings as polling place locations.

HB 333 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper relationship between educator and student.

HB 752 Author: Meyer | Bonnen, Greg | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board.

HB 789 Author: Meyer
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to minimum scores required for students in certain school districts to pass an examination for acceleration or for credit.

HB 1053 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to statutes of repose for certain claims involving the construction or repair of an improvement to real property or the attachment of equipment to real property.

HB 1067 Author: Meyer | Bernal | Price | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to newborn screening tests for adrenoleukodystrophy.

HB 1090 Author: Meyer | Button | Fallon | González, Mary | Rinaldi
Last Action: 05/04/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants.

HB 1387 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

HB 1666 Author: Meyer | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Burkett | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of aggravated promotion of prostitution.

HB 1667 Author: Meyer | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Burkett | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of promotion of prostitution.

HB 1746 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: Mar 9 2017 10:49AM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from a public retirement system of public officers or employees convicted of certain offenses.

HB 1808 Author: Meyer | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Dale | Moody
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1838 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2017 10:49AM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system.

HB 2177 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the date of the election for trustees of an independent school district.

HB 2457 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases.

HB 2516 Author: Meyer | Clardy | Hefner
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2017 4:10PM
Caption: Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous regulatory actions by state agencies.

HB 2529 Author: Meyer | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Burkett
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the definition of coercion for purposes of the offense of trafficking of persons.

HB 2575 Author: Meyer | Fallon | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/08/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school.

HB 2612 Author: Meyer | Fallon
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to civil liability of a person who produces, distributes, sells, or provides or aids in the production, distribution, sale, or provision of certain synthetic substances to another person for damages caused by the other person and to certain actions and investigations under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.

HB 2964 Author: Meyer | Button
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to designation of a representative for notice regarding abandonment of shares of a mutual fund.

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 3056 Author: Meyer | Flynn
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the participation in the Texas Municipal Retirement System of certain employees of certain municipalities subject to the Texas Local Fire Fighters Retirement Act.

HB 3390 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from range instruction for certain persons applying to obtain a license to carry a handgun.

HB 3491 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to limitations on the use of a biometric identifier by a governmental body.

HB 3964 Author: Meyer | Burkett
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 289 in Dallas County as the Harold C. Simmons Memorial Highway.

HJR 87 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.

HR 306 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 03/01/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2017 10:56PM
Caption: In memory of Michael Francis Wurst of Dallas.

HR 2268 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:50PM
Caption: Congratulating Ryan and Lauren Trimble on the birth of their daughter, Tabitha Mae Trimble.

HR 2657 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:03AM
Caption: Congratulating Gena Gardiner on her retirement from the Highland Park Independent School District.

HR 2658 Author: Meyer
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:34PM
Caption: Congratulating Randy Allen, head football coach at Highland Park High School, on his 350th career victory.

Joint Author (18):
HB 22 Author: Huberty | Bonnen, Dennis | King, Ken | Meyer | Bernal
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school accountability.

HB 269 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Meyer | Johnson, Eric
Last Action: 04/24/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of prostitution.

HB 1037 Author: Capriglione | Murphy | Workman | Meyer | Bohac
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student.

HB 1038 Author: Rinaldi | Meyer
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an award of costs and attorney's fees in a motion to dismiss for certain actions that have no basis in law or fact.

HB 1076 Author: Oliverson | Howard | Sheffield | Meyer | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students.

HB 1188 Author: Phelan | White | Deshotel | Meyer | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren.

HB 1269 Author: Villalba | Meyer | Geren
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1526 Author: King, Phil | Geren | Romero, Jr. | Davis, Sarah | Meyer
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain state benefits to certain peace officers and certain active and retired employees of community supervision and corrections departments.

HB 2291 Author: Rinaldi | Meyer
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the direct shipment of certain alcoholic beverages to ultimate consumers; authorizing a fee; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2509 Author: Parker | Meyer | Bonnen, Dennis | Fallon
Last Action: 05/05/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure.

HB 2960 Author: Parker | Meyer | Burkett | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.

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.

HB 3379 Author: Paddie | Giddings | Perez | Meyer
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the eligibility process for customer service benefits.

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 3488 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Oliveira | Meyer | Parker | Leach
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/14/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to authorizing public benefit corporations.

HB 3606 Author: Wilson | VanDeaver | Oliverson | Lucio III | Meyer
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency.

HB 3647 Author: Dale | Moody | Pickett | Meyer
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument and Ceremony.

HR 405 Author: Button | Burkett | Villalba | Meyer
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 15 2017 4:20PM
Caption: In memory of Donald Benjamin Fielding of Dallas.

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