Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Alma Allen
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/29/2017

Number of Bills: 30

HB 10 Author: Price | Bonnen, Greg | Rose | Muñoz, Jr. | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Guillen | Parker | Phelan
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders.

HB 21 Author: Huberty | Zerwas | Turner | King, Ken | Dutton
Coauthor: Allen | Geren | Reynolds | White
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the public school finance system.

HB 81 Author: Moody | Isaac | Dutton | Minjarez
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Arévalo | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a civil action to collect a civil penalty for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia.

HB 90 Author: Minjarez
Coauthor: Allen | Martinez, "Mando" | Uresti, Tomas
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to expanding the category of persons required to pay certain costs on conviction imposed to support drug court programs.

HB 143 Author: Israel
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Arévalo | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 457 Author: Holland | Wray | Murphy | Lucio III | White
Coauthor: Allen | Bell | Bonnen, Dennis | Burns | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.

HB 519 Author: Turner | Anchia
Coauthor: Allen | Minjarez | Rodriguez, Eddie | Rodriguez, Justin | Uresti, Tomas | et al.
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.

HB 676 Author: Wu
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Gervin-Hawkins | Thierry
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.

HB 959 Author: Thierry | Wu | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Arévalo | Cortez | Giddings | Johnson, Jarvis | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Investments & Financial Services: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.

HB 972 Author: Giddings
Coauthor: Allen
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an uncertified teacher.

HB 973 Author: Roberts | Keough | Walle | Alvarado | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allen | Bell | Johnson, Jarvis | Metcalf | Oliverson | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 990 Author: Minjarez | Lucio III
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Ortega | Rodriguez, Eddie | Thierry
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of corporal punishment as a method of student discipline.

HB 1005 Author: Israel | Hernandez | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia
Coauthor: Allen | Arévalo | Bernal | Blanco | Davis, Yvonne | et al.
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties.

HB 1048 Author: Minjarez | Villalba | Roberts | Blanco
Coauthor: Allen | Ortega
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acknowledgment by management of risks identified in state agency information security plans.

HB 1059 Author: Murphy | Thompson, Senfronia | Davis, Sarah | Dutton | Wu
Coauthor: Allen | Johnson, Jarvis | Miller
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the effective date of certain actions taken by the commissioner of education against school districts that exceed the equalized wealth level and to reattachment of property detached from a school district by the commissioner of education to achieve the equalized wealth level.

HB 1294 Author: Minjarez | Israel | Capriglione | Guillen | Cosper
Coauthor: Allen | Martinez, "Mando" | Thierry
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the economic impact of closures on the state highway system during certain periods.

HB 1414 Author: Cortez | Arévalo | Gutierrez
Coauthor: Allen | Israel | Ortega
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the overseas military e-mail ballot program.

HB 1486 Author: Price | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman | Collier | Sheffield
Coauthor: Allen | Bernal | Johnson, Jarvis | Zerwas
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program.

HB 1511 Author: Thierry | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Arévalo | Canales | Collier | et al.
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to providing certain election information on the highway changeable message sign system.

HB 1522 Author: White
Coauthor: Allen
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies.

HB 1585 Author: Murphy
Coauthor: Allen | Leach
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to including student input before the adoption of a major curriculum initiative by a school district.

HB 1874 Author: Anderson, Rodney | Davis, Sarah | Bernal
Coauthor: Allen | Israel | Miller | White
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a program for the recycling of certain household batteries; authorizing a fee; providing civil and administrative penalties.

HB 1908 Author: Zerwas | Sheffield | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Howard
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Cyrier | Darby | Davis, Sarah | et al.
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties.

HB 2032 Author: Gervin-Hawkins
Coauthor: Allen
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system.

HB 2854 Author: Paddie | Herrero
Coauthor: Allen | Deshotel | Minjarez
Last Action: 03/03/2017 H Filed
Caption: Relating to an authorization to trap, transport, and transplant certain white-tailed deer between certain sites.

HB 2855 Author: Paddie | Herrero
Coauthor: Allen | Deshotel | Minjarez
Last Action: 03/03/2017 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the identification of breeder deer by use of microchip implants.

HB 2963 Author: Pickett
Coauthor: Allen
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 22 2017 4:14PM
Caption: Relating to off-site sales by a dealer for antique or special interest vehicles that have been subject to a retail sale.

HB 3182 Author: Springer | Deshotel | Capriglione
Coauthor: Allen | Minjarez
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue permits for the management of the wild mule deer population; requiring an occupational permit.

HB 3451 Author: Stucky | González, Mary | Ashby | Springer | Cyrier
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Rodney | et al.
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control.

HR 171 Author: Howard
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Arévalo | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 11:01PM
Caption: Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Texas Democratic Women.

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