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

Number of Bills: 26

HB 62 Author: Craddick | Cook | Lucio III | Davis, Yvonne | Wu
Coauthor: Alvarado | Anchia | Arévalo | Ashby | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense; modifying existing criminal penalties.

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 100 Author: Paddie | Thompson, Senfronia | Nevárez | Kuempel
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Ashby | Bell | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of transportation network companies; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee.

HB 116 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Coauthor: Anchia | Arévalo | Rodriguez, Justin
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 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 219 Author: Howard | Davis, Sarah | Israel | Farrar | Minjarez
Coauthor: Arévalo | Bernal | Button | Capriglione | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.

HB 304 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Coauthor: Anchia | Arévalo | Rodriguez, Justin
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
Coauthor: Anchia | Arévalo | Rodriguez, Justin | Thierry | VanDeaver
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
Coauthor: Anchia | Arévalo | Cortez | Gervin-Hawkins | Rodriguez, Eddie | et al.
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to student harassment, bullying, cyberbullying, injury to or death of a minor; creating a criminal offense.

HB 367 Author: Bernal | VanDeaver | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Minjarez
Coauthor: Arévalo | Biedermann | Blanco | Bonnen, Dennis | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to feeding hungry children through efficient use of excess food in public schools.

HB 391 Author: Howard | Bernal | Ortega
Coauthor: Arévalo | Blanco | Collier | Gervin-Hawkins | Hernandez | et al.
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

HB 509 Author: Button | Springer | Murphy | Gutierrez | Goldman
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Arévalo | Bernal | Canales | et al.
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government.

HB 570 Author: Button | Fallon | Parker | Raymond | Koop
Coauthor: Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
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 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 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 1156 Author: Davis, Sarah | Anderson, Rodney | Minjarez | Laubenberg | Farrar
Coauthor: Alonzo | Anchia | Arévalo | Burkett | Button | et al.
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating an offense.

HB 1457 Author: Raymond | Kuempel | Anderson, Rodney | Herrero | White
Coauthor: Arévalo | Phelan | Villalba
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 7 2017 3:59PM
Caption: Relating to fantasy sports contests.

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 1641 Author: Hefner | Miller | Blanco | Flynn | Gutierrez
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specially marked driver's licenses and personal identification certificates to disabled veterans.

HB 1656 Author: Israel | Workman | Rodriguez, Eddie
Coauthor: Arévalo | Bernal | Cortez | Gervin-Hawkins | Hinojosa, Gina | et al.
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the operation of a public transit motor bus by certain mass transit entities on an improved shoulder.

HB 1693 Author: Dean | Larson | Paddie | Wray | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Arévalo
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to documentation for the transfer of a motor vehicle title.

HB 1729 Author: Neave | Thompson, Senfronia | Davis, Sarah | Price | Moody
Coauthor: Arévalo | Gooden | Gutierrez | Hinojosa, Gina | Minjarez | et al.
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2698 Author: Neave | Hernandez | Blanco | Gutierrez
Coauthor: Arévalo | Bailes | Turner | Uresti, Tomas | Villalba | et al.
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to designating June 12 as Women Veterans Day.

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.

HR 220 Author: Anchia
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Arévalo | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: Mar 22 2017 11:37AM
Caption: Condemning President Trump's executive order as an open act of discrimination against Muslims and as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.

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