Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Leighton Schubert
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/26/2017

Number of Bills: 26

HB 200 Author: Burkett | Bailes | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bell | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and other tissue resulting from pregnancy; creating a civil cause of action; creating offenses.

HB 339 Author: Burrows | Landgraf | Springer | Kacal | Murr
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun.

HB 367 Author: Bernal | VanDeaver | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Minjarez
Coauthor: Anchia | Arévalo | Biedermann | Blanco | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the authority of a public school to donate food to a nonprofit organization to be served to students of the school.

HB 388 Author: Murphy
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax.

HB 434 Author: Simmons
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eliminating the wrongful birth cause of action.

HB 518 Author: Darby | Parker | Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Oliverson
Coauthor: Alonzo | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Coleman | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2017 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the retention and use of sales tax revenue collected by certain retailers to provide job training and placement services to certain persons.

HB 777 Author: Ashby | Bernal | Murphy | Blanco | Fallon
Coauthor: Isaac | Lambert | Schubert
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.

HB 811 Author: King, Ken | Guillen | Paddie | Workman
Coauthor: Burns | Burrows | Faircloth | Schubert
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.

HB 844 Author: Klick
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the performance of dismemberment abortions; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1113 Author: Smithee
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | Burrows | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2017 3:20PM
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions.

HB 1270 Author: Smithee | Blanco | Cyrier | Lucio III
Coauthor: Cain | Fallon | Schubert
Last Action: 04/26/2017 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to excused absences from public school for the purpose of visiting a military recruitment center.

HB 1390 Author: Ashby | Cook | Springer | VanDeaver | Phillips
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Bell | Biedermann | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 28 2017 11:36AM
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 1542 Author: Price | Frullo | Romero, Jr. | Bernal | Klick
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Cain | Capriglione | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the definition of the least restrictive environment for the placement of children in foster care.

HB 1692 Author: Hefner | Bonnen, Dennis | Dutton | Raymond | Huberty
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Bell | Biedermann | Burrows | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the transportation or storage of a handgun or other firearm or ammunition by a license holder in a motor vehicle in a parking area of a primary or secondary school.

HB 1774 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Lucio III | Parker | Frullo | Phillips
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to actions on and liability associated with certain insurance claims.

HB 2063 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Capriglione | Cyrier | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 04/05/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders.

HB 2524 Author: Fallon | Button | Turner | Raymond | Geren
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bailes | Bell | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
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 2659 Author: Geren | Springer | Bailes | Fallon
Coauthor: Ashby | Lambert | Schubert | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the distribution of universal service funds to certain small and rural incumbent local exchange companies.

HB 2684 Author: Burns | Darby | Ashby | Kacal | Holland
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Bell | Burrows | Canales | et al.
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority; waiving certain sovereign and governmental immunity.

HB 2780 Author: Paddie | Darby | Ashby | Geren | Phelan
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Button | Deshotel | Holland | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects.

HCR 44 Author: Metcalf | Keough | Bell | Darby | Flynn
Coauthor: Capriglione | Gonzales, Larry | Miller | Paul | Schubert | et al.
Last Action: 04/06/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging Congress to pass S.2896, the Care Veterans Deserve Act of 2016.

HCR 52 Author: Flynn | King, Phil | Shine | Bonnen, Dennis | Longoria
Coauthor: Gonzales, Larry | Metcalf | Miller | Murphy | Paddie | et al.
Last Action: 04/06/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border.

HCR 56 Author: Shine | Cosper | Sheffield
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Placed on Resolutions Calendar
Caption: Recognizing Texas as a Purple Heart State.

HCR 59 Author: Bailes | Isaac | Lucio III | Gonzales, Larry
Coauthor: Paul | Schubert | Stucky | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 04/18/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Urging Congress to pass a budget.

HJR 39 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Burns | Larson | Price
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 04/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress.

HR 1228 Author: Clardy | Lambert | Gooden | King, Phil | Howard
Coauthor: Alonzo | Bell | Burrows | Cain | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2017 6:27PM
Caption: In memory of former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jack Pope Jr.

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