Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Dan Branch
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/20/2017

Number of Bills: 57

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (34):
HB 53 Author: Branch | Anchia | Harper-Brown | Truitt
Last Action: 02/22/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle.

HB 54 Author: Branch | Baxter | Goolsby
Last Action: 03/07/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a record vote by each house of the legislature on final passage of a bill and to public notice of the record vote.

HB 59 Author: Branch
Last Action: 01/27/2005 H Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the legislature's obligation to provide state funding for the public education system.

HB 60 Author: Branch
Last Action: 01/27/2005 H Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the first day of instruction of a school year for public school students.

HB 567 Author: Branch
Last Action: 05/04/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the deadline for passing the examination for a license to practice medicine in this state.

HB 661 Author: Branch | Flynn | Bonnen | Kolkhorst | Rodriguez
Sponsor: Staples
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing designated public school libraries to participate in group purchasing agreements with the TexShare Library Consortium.

HB 827 Author: Branch
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the designation of research centers to evaluate state or federally funded education programs and the sharing of student data.

HB 930 Author: Branch
Last Action: 02/14/2005 H Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to regional funding of indigent health care services.

HB 1046 Author: Branch
Last Action: 04/11/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.

HB 2105 Author: Branch
Last Action: 04/18/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

HB 2162 Author: Branch
Sponsor: Shapiro
Last Action: 05/25/2005 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to hospital and clinic fees collected by certain public medical schools.

HB 2680 Author: Branch
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to services provided by health care practitioners to charities and liability insurance for those practitioners.

HB 2681 Author: Branch
Last Action: 05/04/2005 H Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of an automated external defibrillator.

HB 2682 Author: Branch
Last Action: 03/16/2005 H Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to reducing the required collateral amounts for securing school district deposits.

HB 2683 Author: Branch
Last Action: 04/12/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing the Texas Department of Transportation to make grants to a county or municipality for recreational trails.

HB 3011 Author: Branch
Last Action: 04/18/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Dallas.

HB 3041 Author: Branch | Hodge | Alonzo | Hartnett | Anchia
Sponsor: West, Royce
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the designation of the structure on Spur 366 connecting the east and west levee of the Trinity River as the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.

HCR 17 Author: Branch
Last Action: 01/07/2005 H Filed
Caption: Directing the legislative staff responsible for maintaining the Internet website for the Texas Legislature to provide improved public access to information on votes taken on legislation.

HCR 133 Author: Branch
Last Action: 04/04/2005 H Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Recognizing the importance of providing for the education of medical students and residents in the State of Texas.

HCR 140 Author: Branch
Sponsor: West, Royce
Last Action: 04/11/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the medical students, medical schools, residents, and teaching hospitals of Texas for their contributions to the health and well-being of the citizens of Texas and welcoming the medical personnel visiting the State Capitol on April 5, 2005.

HJR 11 Author: Branch
Last Action: 03/21/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.

HJR 12 Author: Branch
Last Action: 03/21/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.

HJR 13 Author: Branch | Baxter | Goolsby
Last Action: 03/07/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require each house of the legislature to take a record vote on final passage of a bill and to publish the record vote on the Internet.

HR 960 Author: Branch
Last Action: 04/14/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2005 6:45PM
Caption: Honoring Cub Scout Pack 70 of University Park, the oldest pack in the nation, on its 80th anniversary.

HR 961 Author: Branch
Last Action: 04/14/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2005 6:45PM
Caption: Honoring University Park Elementary School Brownie Troop No. 1719 for providing Girl Scout cookies for soldiers stationed in Iraq.

HR 1168 Author: Branch
Last Action: 04/14/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2005 6:45PM
Caption: Honoring the members of the Dallas County Council of the Texas Federation of Republican Women.

HR 1584 Author: Branch
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2005 12:55PM
Caption: Honoring the 100th anniversary of Munger Place Historic District in Dallas.

HR 1585 Author: Branch
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2005 12:52PM
Caption: Honoring the 100th anniversary of the Baylor College of Dentistry.

HR 1722 Author: Branch
Last Action: 05/26/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2005 3:33PM
Caption: Congratulating Coach Tim Marzuola of Highland Park High School on being named the 2005 UIL State Wrestling Coach of the Year.

HR 1723 Author: Branch
Last Action: 05/26/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2005 3:33PM
Caption: Congratulating the Highland Park High School wrestling team on winning the 2005 state championship.

HR 1724 Author: Branch
Last Action: 05/26/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2005 10:36AM
Caption: Congratulating the Highland Park High School girls swimming team on winning its fifth straight Class 4A state championship.

HR 1725 Author: Branch
Last Action: 06/01/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2005 4:18PM
Caption: In memory of Don Huffer Snell of Dallas.

HR 1726 Author: Branch
Last Action: 05/26/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2005 10:36AM
Caption: Honoring Texans Can! on its 20th anniversary.

HR 1902 Author: Branch
Last Action: 06/06/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 6 2005 10:50AM
Caption: Congratulating Highland Park High School in Dallas on its national recognition for academics and athletics.

Joint Author (23):
HB 55 Author: Grusendorf | Hill | Goolsby | Branch
Sponsor: Harris
Last Action: 06/16/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the designation of portions of Interstate Highway 20 inside Dallas and Tarrant Counties as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway.

HB 56 Author: Denny | Bohac | Hughes | Branch
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the offense of tampering with a direct recording electronic voting machine; providing criminal penalties.

HB 57 Author: Denny | Branch
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the dates on which elections may be held and certain procedures involving the uniform election held in May.

HB 151 Author: Truitt | Branch | Pena | Harper-Brown | Alonzo
Last Action: 04/05/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle.

HB 157 Author: Cook, Byron | Pena | Paxton | Branch
Sponsor: Averitt
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the conditions of community supervision for certain persons convicted of an intoxication offense.

HB 160 Author: McCall | Branch | Eiland | Hughes
Sponsor: Wentworth
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to motor vehicles equipped with recording devices.

HB 366 Author: Hegar | Branch | Merritt
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to use of safety belts and child passenger safety seat systems.

HB 634 Author: Baxter | Rose | Branch
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to requiring public officials to receive training in the requirements of the open meetings and public information laws.

HB 655 Author: Goolsby | Branch
Sponsor: Deuell
Last Action: 05/30/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain volunteer health care providers.

HB 752 Author: Giddings | Gonzalez Toureilles | Branch | Bohac | Rose
Last Action: 04/07/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the penalty for theft of identifying information.

HB 801 Author: Uresti | Chavez | Branch
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to training for Department of Family and Protective Services personnel receiving reports of child abuse and neglect.

HB 894 Author: Hodge | Branch | Chavez | Anchia | Pena
Sponsor: West, Royce
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to produce samples at municipally owned farmers' markets.

HB 1098 Author: McCall | Branch
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to using the Internet to obtain identifying information of another person for a fraudulent purpose; providing a penalty.

HB 1185 Author: Smithee | Branch
Last Action: 04/21/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemptions from ad valorem taxation of real and personal property of a religious organization or a school.

HB 1574 Author: Miller | McCall | Raymond | Truitt | Branch
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the offense of fraudulent use or possession of a person's identifying information.

HB 1938 Author: Ritter | Menendez | Anchia | Branch
Sponsor: Brimer
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the award of a grant and reporting requirements under the Texas Enterprise Fund.

HB 2025 Author: Hilderbran | Casteel | Branch
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over the National Museum of the Pacific War and other historical sites from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission.

HB 2199 Author: Madden | Branch
Sponsor: Deuell
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the salaries of a county elections administrator and the administrator's employees.

HB 2274 Author: Cook, Byron | Quintanilla | Branch
Sponsor: Carona
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.

HB 2330 Author: Morrison | Woolley | Branch | Goolsby | Eissler
Sponsor: Shapiro
Last Action: 05/24/2005 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education and to certain other practices and procedures concerning the admission process.

HB 2481 Author: Bonnen | Hamric | Branch
Sponsor: Harris
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to air contaminant emissions reductions, including the continuation and provisions of the Texas emissions reduction plan and the use of money currently dedicated to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.

HCR 22 Author: Merritt | Branch | Luna | Hilderbran | Rose
Last Action: 01/13/2005 S Received from the House
Caption: Directing the legislative staff responsible for maintaining the Internet website for the Texas Legislature to provide improved public access to information on votes taken on legislation.

HR 1220 Author: Hunter | Branch | Griggs | Laney | McReynolds
Last Action: 04/20/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2005 8:05AM
Caption: Honoring Judge Jack Pope, on the occasion of his 92nd birthday, for his dedicated service to the State of Texas.

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