Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Joe Moody
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/30/2017

Number of Bills: 88

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (51):
HB 81 Author: Moody | Isaac | Dutton | White | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense.

HB 96 Author: Moody
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.

HB 111 Author: Moody
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to an educational program and fee reductions to improve firearm safety.

HB 118 Author: Moody | Arévalo
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.

HB 142 Author: Moody | Dale | Alvarado | Burkett | Neave
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of indecent assault, to judicial protection for victims of that offense, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to that offense.

HB 362 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the procedure for rearrest and adjustment of the bond amount in certain criminal cases.

HB 451 Author: Moody | Thompson, Senfronia | Dale | King, Phil | Villalba
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/29/2017 S Signed in the Senate
Caption: Relating to waiver of immunity in certain employment discrimination actions in connection with a workers' compensation claim.

HB 452 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/14/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the notice to the parent or other person having lawful control of a public school student concerning the student's class performance.

HB 473 Author: Moody | Villalba | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/12/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty.

HB 597 Author: Moody
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a graffiti pretrial diversion program; authorizing a fee.

HB 866 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to lethal violence protective orders; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1274 Author: Moody | Wu
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility.

HB 1275 Author: Moody
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 23 2017 4:07PM
Caption: Relating to a criminal penalty for violating a condition of bond, condition of community supervision, or court order requiring installation of an ignition interlock device.

HB 1276 Author: Moody | Arévalo
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to waiver programs for certain veterans provided by toll project entities.

HB 1277 Author: Moody
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Feb 23 2017 4:07PM
Caption: Relating to the governance of certain housing authorities.

HB 1357 Author: Moody | Minjarez | Farrar | Villalba
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving cruelty to animals; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 1431 Author: Moody | Arévalo | Blanco
Last Action: 04/28/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.

HB 1465 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on a judge's imposition of court costs and filing or other fees on indigent defendants and plaintiffs.

HB 1967 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of an innocence project grant program.

HB 2864 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2017 5:44PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of on-campus mental health services by a school district and reimbursement under Medicaid for certain services provided to eligible students.

HB 2866 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to mental health assessments and the provision of mental health services for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2930 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to the offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway; modifying criminal penalties.

HB 2931 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/29/2017 S Signed in the Senate
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments.

HB 2947 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain at-risk developments to receive low income housing tax credits.

HB 3164 Author: Moody | Wu
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of substance abuse facilities and programs for juveniles.

HB 3165 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Signed in the House
Caption: Relating to certain pretrial procedures in criminal cases.

HB 3234 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law.

HB 3237 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the return of executed search warrants and the public availability of search warrant affidavits.

HB 3317 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Apr 4 2017 12:13PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of counseling services by certain providers under Medicaid and reimbursement for those services.

HB 3341 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to a study to evaluate by region training and employment opportunities in this state for individuals with an intellectual disability.

HB 3437 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to a notice of educational rights and recovery by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools of costs for certain student evaluations.

HB 3449 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 31 2017 5:33PM
Caption: Relating to staff development requirements for public school educators regarding mental health and suicide prevention.

HB 3632 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/29/2017 S Signed in the Senate
Caption: Relating to notice of an extension of the timeline for a parent to request a special education impartial due process hearing in certain circumstances.

HB 3763 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to common nuisances.

HB 3978 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault.

HB 3979 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the supervision by a personal bond office of individuals granted an occupational driver's license; providing for an administrative fee.

HB 4232 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Pensions: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the amount of the employer contribution rate for certain public retirement systems; authorizing a penalty.

HB 4237 Author: Moody | Coleman | Price | Lozano | Turner
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to mental health first aid training for university employees.

HR 389 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2017 6:36PM
Caption: In memory of Ramon Perez of El Paso.

HR 744 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2017 1:36PM
Caption: Expressing support for the constitutional rights of lawful immigrants.

HR 763 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 7:49PM
Caption: In memory of Guillermo Evaristo "Memo" Avila of El Paso.

HR 1649 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2017 10:16AM
Caption: Congratulating Sharon Butterworth of El Paso on receiving the Texas Impact Award from Mental Health America of Texas.

HR 1852 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2017 2:00PM
Caption: Commending the El Paso County DWI Drug Court Intervention and Treatment Program on its recognition as a DWI Academy Court.

HR 1931 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2017 1:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Shawn Mena on her appointment as principal of Franklin High School in El Paso.

HR 1933 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2017 1:55PM
Caption: Congratulating Joseph Manago on his appointment as principal of Andress High School in El Paso.

HR 2363 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/28/2017 H Adopted
Caption: Commending Miguel Escoto for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Joe Moody.

HR 2365 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/28/2017 H Adopted
Caption: Commending Cara Campos for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Joe Moody.

HR 2367 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/28/2017 H Adopted
Caption: Commending Emily Bresnahan for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Joe Moody and as an assistant clerk for the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence.

HR 2369 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/28/2017 H Adopted
Caption: Commending Jori Reilly-Diakun for his service as a legal analyst and assistant clerk in the office of State Representative Joe Moody.

HR 2370 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/28/2017 H Adopted
Caption: Commending Liliana Jayme for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Joe Moody.

HR 2372 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/28/2017 H Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Jim and Joan McLaughlin of El Paso on their 65th wedding anniversary.

Joint Author (37):
HB 12 Author: Price | Murr | Moody | Coleman | White
Last Action: 05/08/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to individuals who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and who are or have been involved with the court system.

HB 13 Author: Price | Turner | White | Clardy | Moody
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/29/2017 S Signed in the Senate
Caption: Relating to the creation of a matching grant program to support community mental health programs for individuals experiencing mental illness and the coordination of certain behavioral health grants.

HB 34 Author: Smithee | Moody | Canales
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Signed in the House
Caption: Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions.

HB 116 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain pre-suit discovery in connection with a claim involving injury to or death of a minor.

HB 148 Author: Schaefer | Bonnen, Greg | Murphy | Isaac | Moody
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs.

HB 217 Author: Canales | Moody | Collier
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/18/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain persons to defer or abate the collection of ad valorem taxes on a person's residence homestead.

HB 304 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to civil liability for bullying of a child.

HB 305 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to student harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying.

HB 306 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students.

HB 669 Author: Canales | Moody | Collier
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of a magistrate's name on certain signed orders.

HB 681 Author: Wu | Thompson, Senfronia | Moody
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Signed in the House
Caption: Relating to restricting access to certain information that relates to a person convicted of or granted a dismissal after deferral of disposition for a fine-only misdemeanor offense.

HB 822 Author: Canales | Klick | Geren | Moody | Leach
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2017 S Signed in the Senate
Caption: Relating to designating April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

HB 841 Author: Ortega | Blanco | Moody | González, Mary | Pickett
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in El Paso County.

HB 913 Author: Alvarado | King, Phil | Koop | Moody | Phelan
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Signed in the House
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons.

HB 978 Author: Murr | Moody
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the terms of the board members of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.

HB 1087 Author: Alvarado | Minjarez | Villalba | Moody
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of bestiality.

HB 1178 Author: Kuempel | Moody | Zerwas | Sheffield | Holland
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/25/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the punishment for burglary and theft involving controlled substances.

HB 1352 Author: Pickett | Ortega | Moody | Blanco
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development.

HB 1442 Author: Wu | Thompson, Senfronia | Moody | Phillips
Sponsor: Burton
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the release of certain defendants pending a motion for new trial or an appeal from a misdemeanor conviction.

HB 1686 Author: Shaheen | Moody
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property.

HB 1729 Author: Neave | Thompson, Senfronia | Davis, Sarah | Price | Moody
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 05/24/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions.

HB 1808 Author: Meyer | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Dale | Moody
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Signed in the House
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1810 Author: Dale | Moody | Fallon
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/25/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of possession or promotion of lewd visual material depicting a child.

HB 1819 Author: Springer | Dale | Canales | Moody | Capriglione
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a firearm silencer.

HB 1935 Author: Frullo | Dutton | Kuempel | Moody | Springer
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/29/2017 S Signed in the Senate
Caption: Relating to the carrying of certain knives; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1992 Author: Pickett | Landgraf | Moody | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 15 2017 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of portions of certain highways as the Tom Lea Trail.

HB 1999 Author: Israel | Murphy | White | Moody | Arévalo
Sponsor: Burton
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a violation regarding the purchase, possession, or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor or the misrepresentation of age by a minor; authorizing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2130 Author: Roberts | Dean | Simmons | Moody
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/25/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Education Agency regarding the statewide assessment program in relation to students in special education programs.

HB 2283 Author: Isaac | Moody | Dale | Frank | Burkett
Last Action: 05/11/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.

HB 2671 Author: Dean | Price | Clardy | Moody | Oliverson
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/27/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the placement of certain substances in Penalty Groups 1 and 3 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act and the prosecution of criminal offenses involving certain substances listed in Penalty Groups 1, 2, and 3 of that Act.

HB 2895 Author: Price | Turner | Clardy | Moody | Burkett
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 05/25/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain public institutions of higher education post mental health resources on the institution's Internet website.

HB 3262 Author: Ortega | Pickett | Moody | González, Mary | Blanco
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the authority to establish a customer assistance program for certain municipally owned utilities.

HB 3294 Author: Parker | Moody | Simmons | Stucky | Collier
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/27/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of events, including certain NASCAR events, to receive funding through the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 3647 Author: Dale | Moody | Pickett | Meyer
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/27/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument and Ceremony.

HJR 120 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Moody | Villalba
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Applying to Congress for a limited national convention for the exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution to restore balance and integrity to our elections.

HR 321 Author: Price | Moody | Coleman | White | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 02/09/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 9 2017 2:26PM
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2017, as Mental Illness Awareness Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2602 Author: Bell | Cyrier | Moody
Last Action: 05/28/2017 H Adopted
Caption: Honoring A. J. Foyt on his career in motorsports.

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