Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Mike Schofield
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/17/2017

Number of Bills: 80

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (72):
HB 521 Author: Schofield | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on notice that the person has acknowledged that the person is not a citizen.

HB 522 Author: Schofield | Shaheen
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.

HB 523 Author: Schofield | Fallon | Uresti, Tomas | Rinaldi
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain elected school district boards make audio and video recordings of certain work sessions and special called meetings available on the Internet.

HB 526 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain persons' entitlement to public information.

HB 528 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Business & Industry: Feb 21 2017 5:26PM
Caption: Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity.

HB 529 Author: Schofield | Murphy
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting for certain persons.

HB 530 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain voter registration certificates.

HB 531 Author: Schofield | Fallon
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses relating to an application for a ballot to be voted by mail; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 532 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue debt to purchase or lease tangible personal property.

HB 533 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to the date of the primary election runoff.

HB 534 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to the assistance of a voter; creating a criminal offense.

HB 599 Author: Schofield | Murphy
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the decrease of the rates of the franchise tax under certain circumstances and the expiration of that tax.

HB 771 Author: Schofield | Murphy | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
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 936 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations.

HB 1079 Author: Schofield | Bonnen, Greg | Springer | Bonnen, Dennis | Miller
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 21 2017 5:26PM
Caption: Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration.

HB 1109 Author: Schofield | Bohac
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration.

HB 1151 Author: Schofield
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the deadline for returning a ballot voted by mail.

HB 1242 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to requirements relating to an application for a place on the ballot.

HB 1272 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Referred to Special Purpose Districts: Feb 28 2017 11:36AM
Caption: Relating to the posting of election notices on bills or invoices sent to residents by municipal utility districts.

HB 1576 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the location of certain temporary branch early voting polling places.

HB 1607 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/14/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 14 2017 4:01PM
Caption: Relating to the posting of notices of elections and candidate filing procedures on bills or invoices sent to residents by municipal utility districts.

HB 1678 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/10/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to privileged communications in workers' compensation insurance claims.

HB 1679 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the appraised value of a residence homestead, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

HB 1952 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 16 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the procedures for municipal annexation by certain municipalities.

HB 1953 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the canvass of election returns for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor.

HB 2139 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of engaging in organized election fraud activity.

HB 2214 Author: Schofield
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to cemeteries in certain municipalities.

HB 2221 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of attorney's fees awarded in a case assigned to a special three-judge district court.

HB 2269 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the civil liability of a hospital with a children's isolation unit and of certain hospital employees.

HB 2272 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/05/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedures for municipal annexation.

HB 2300 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 15 2017 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the recovery in a civil action of medical or health care expenses as economic damages.

HB 2301 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to affidavits concerning cost and necessity of services.

HB 2412 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to service of process in this state.

HB 2416 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/05/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of and municipal annexation by certain municipalities.

HB 2422 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the certificate of merit required for certain civil actions against certain licensed or registered professionals.

HB 2423 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 22 2017 11:37AM
Caption: Relating to federal bankruptcy for home rule municipalities.

HB 2927 Author: Schofield
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain powers of an associate judge under the Family Code.

HB 3378 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs.

HB 3382 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3384 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to access to certain independent school district information by a member of the board of trustees.

HB 3389 Author: Schofield
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to fees taxed as costs of suit for certain delinquent tax suits.

HB 3464 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to early in-person voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility.

HB 3495 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the release of extraterritorial jurisdiction by certain populous municipalities for certain purposes, including municipal incorporation.

HB 3751 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to the conduct of certain bond elections.

HB 3757 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: Apr 4 2017 12:13PM
Caption: Relating to a waiver of the statute of limitations in the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses.

HB 3776 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to automatic cancellation of a voter's registration upon felony conviction.

HB 3817 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: Mar 30 2017 4:12PM
Caption: Relating to a waiver of the statute of limitations in the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses.

HB 3971 Author: Schofield | Zerwas
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the method used to calculate the salary of a state judge.

HB 3981 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Elections: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to information provided by a voter to an election officer.

HB 4321 Author: Schofield
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 25; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.

HB 4324 Author: Schofield
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 61; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.

HJR 40 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the right to repurchase real property acquired by a governmental entity through eminent domain.

HJR 45 Author: Schofield | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional.

HJR 58 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax.

HJR 69 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the market value of a residence homestead and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increased exemption amount.

HJR 72 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the governor's and lieutenant governor's terms of office to begin at 10 a.m. on the day preceding the day the regular legislative session convenes.

HR 5 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 3:31PM
Caption: Congratulating Jeff Bagwell of the Houston Astros on his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

HR 34 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2017 6:02PM
Caption: Commemorating the opening of Cypress Park High School in the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District.

HR 42 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2017 7:25PM
Caption: Commemorating the opening of Catherine Bethke Elementary School in the Katy Independent School District.

HR 52 Author: Schofield | Bell | Zerwas
Last Action: 02/09/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 9 2017 2:54PM
Caption: Commemorating the 15th anniversary of Snappy's Café and Grill in Katy.

HR 128 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2017 1:43PM
Caption: Congratulating Jeff Bagwell of the Houston Astros on his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

HR 166 Author: Schofield | Bell | Zerwas | Vo | Murphy
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 6:30PM
Caption: Congratulating the Katy Independent School District on being ranked by Niche.com as one of the top school districts in the Houston area.

HR 267 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Feb 16 2017 11:34AM
Caption: Congratulating the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District on being ranked one of the top school districts in the Houston area by Niche.com.

HR 376 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 03/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2017 7:45PM
Caption: In memory of Charles Winfred Roberts of Katy.

HR 717 Author: Schofield | Zerwas | Bell
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 3:05PM
Caption: Commending Fabol R. Hughes for his service as mayor of the City of Katy.

HR 949 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 2 2017 5:21PM
Caption: Congratulating Raymond Boothe on his appointment to the Katy City Council.

HR 1085 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 11 2017 6:01PM
Caption: In memory of Sam Houston IV of Katy.

HR 1888 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2017 12:26PM
Caption: Congratulating David Frishman of Katy on his receipt of the Rotary International Service and Dedication Award.

HR 2357 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Congratulating Shannon Dresser of Katy on being crowned Miss Texas United States 2017.

HR 2427 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:19PM
Caption: Congratulating Chuck Brawner on his election as mayor of Katy.

HR 2438 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Congratulating Sibyl Westenhaver on her selection as the 2017 Senior of the Year by the City of Katy.

HR 2508 Author: Schofield
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:45AM
Caption: Congratulating Hannah Hirst of Katy on her acceptance to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Joint Author (8):
HB 151 Author: Simmons | Schofield | Springer
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt.

HB 212 Author: Springer | Schofield
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to elections for the authorization of certain political subdivisions to issue bonds.

HB 497 Author: Rinaldi | Guillen | Schofield
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of a business that allows handguns to be carried on the business's premises.

HB 944 Author: Paul | Schofield | Miller | Burkett | Klick
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to supervision of the conduct of a primary election; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2305 Author: Guillen | Schofield | Rinaldi
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/26/2017 H Returned to the Senate for further action
Caption: Relating to the operations, reports, records, communications, information technology, and notice procedures of state agencies.

HB 3006 Author: Swanson | Huberty | Schofield
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees.

HCR 26 Author: Keough | Schofield | Metcalf | Bell
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution.

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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