Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Joe Deshotel
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/17/2017

Number of Bills: 39

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (31):
HB 168 Author: Deshotel
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the hours for selling alcoholic beverages at certain events.

HB 169 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 01/31/2005 H Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
Caption: Relating to exempting certain individuals from general fishing license fees.

HB 170 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 01/31/2005 H Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to supplemental environmental projects in local communities and site-specific air quality monitoring for certain facilities.

HB 289 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 02/02/2005 H Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to a requirement that jobs created as a condition for receipt of an ad valorem tax abatement or a limitation on the appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes be filled by local residents.

HB 313 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 02/02/2005 H Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to supplemental environmental projects in local communities and site-specific air quality monitoring for certain facilities.

HB 342 Author: Deshotel | Pena | Guillen
Last Action: 05/03/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting certain individuals from general fishing license fees.

HB 343 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/17/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of convalescent homes, nursing homes, and related institutions.

HB 490 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 05/04/2005 H Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to enforcement of certain provisions in construction contracts.

HB 558 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the adoption of an alternative base period for computation of unemployment compensation benefits.

HB 563 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 02/07/2005 H Referred to Regulated Industries
Caption: Relating to disbursements from the Universal Service Fund.

HB 721 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/22/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the transmission of certain unsolicited messages or images to a mobile telephone or pager; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 1403 Author: Deshotel
Sponsor: Janek
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the board of port commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County.

HB 1404 Author: Deshotel
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the fees collected by a county clerk for certain filings in pending probate actions.

HB 2188 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to Spindletop MHMR Services.

HB 2189 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 04/12/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Lamar Institute of Technology.

HB 2190 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 04/12/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Lamar State College--Port Arthur.

HB 2238 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/14/2005 H Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to license application procedures for pharmacy applicants.

HB 2364 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/15/2005 H Referred to Regulated Industries
Caption: Relating to requiring an opportunity for a grace period before disconnection from utility services.

HB 2365 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/15/2005 H Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.

HB 2366 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 04/21/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for military service.

HB 2743 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 04/20/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the overtime compensation of employees of the Texas Youth Commission.

HB 2744 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 04/20/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing the governing body of a city or town to order a local option election relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages.

HB 2745 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 04/07/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the overtime compensation of employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2746 Author: Deshotel | Naishtat
Sponsor: Janek
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the examination requirements for mold assessors and remediators.

HB 2930 Author: Deshotel
Sponsor: Van de Putte
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to an age limitation on children engaged in the performance of duties related to a paper route.

HB 3036 Author: Deshotel
Sponsor: Janek
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the number, terms, and removal of directors of certain development corporations.

HB 3321 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/22/2005 H Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to student and faculty representation on the board of regents of each state university or state university system.

HB 3456 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to creating an office of civil rights at certain state agencies.

HR 242 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 02/16/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 16 2005 8:00AM
Caption: Recognizing February 13-15, 2005, as Jefferson County Days at the State Capitol.

HR 266 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 02/16/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 16 2005 8:00AM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. W. Sam Monroe of Port Arthur on being selected as Man of the Year by Quota International of Southeast Texas.

HR 458 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/03/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2005 8:01AM
Caption: Congratulating Susan Elizabeth Fisher of Southwestern University on earning the Outstanding Accounting Student Award.

Joint Author (8):
HB 1150 Author: Flores | Deshotel
Last Action: 04/27/2005 H Considered by s/c in work session
Caption: Relating to reimbursement of certain group life insurance premiums paid by certain members of the Texas National Guard.

HB 1567 Author: Ritter | Deshotel | Hamilton | Otto | Crabb
Sponsor: Williams
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transition to competition of certain electric utilities outside of ERCOT.

HB 1738 Author: Hodge | Deshotel | Hughes
Last Action: 04/27/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for unemployment benefits of individuals who are unemployed due to certain labor disputes.

HB 1765 Author: Morrison | Ritter | Kolkhorst | Deshotel | McCall
Sponsor: Shapiro
Last Action: 06/14/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of programs and funding for emerging technology industries.

HB 2122 Author: Naishtat | Deshotel
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain unlawful employment practices.

HB 2948 Author: Swinford | Deshotel
Last Action: 03/17/2005 H Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to human cloning and the protection of certain research; providing penalties.

HR 57 Author: Hamilton | Deshotel
Last Action: 02/01/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 1 2005 8:20AM
Caption: Recognizing January 31, 2005, as Orange County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1608 Author: Ritter | Deshotel
Last Action: 05/26/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2005 10:36AM
Caption: Honoring Joseph Domino of Beaumont for his receipt of a 2005 Distinguished Alumni Award from Lamar University.

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