Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Joe Driver
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/22/2017

Number of Bills: 40

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (35):
HB 225 Author: Driver | Keel | Hupp | Rose | Hegar
Sponsor: Deuell
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the issuance and expiration of certain licenses to carry a concealed handgun.

HB 807 Author: Driver
Last Action: 04/18/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to reporting the outcome of alcohol and drug tests of holders of commercial driver's licenses.

HB 808 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Brimer
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to exempting an accountant from regulation as a private investigator.

HB 1068 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the collection and analysis of evidence and testimony based on forensic analysis, crime laboratory accreditation, DNA testing, and the creation and maintenance of DNA records; providing a penalty.

HB 1080 Author: Driver
Last Action: 04/15/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the suspended execution of the sentence for a tobacco offense committed by a minor.

HB 1081 Author: Driver
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to suspension or denial of a driver's license for failure to appear, pay a fine, or satisfy a judgment.

HB 1082 Author: Driver
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a fee to cover the costs of expunging a minor's alcohol- or tobacco-related conviction records.

HB 1317 Author: Driver | Laubenberg | Raymond
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians.

HB 1581 Author: Driver
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the imposition of emergency service fees and surcharges on certain telecommunications connections.

HB 1588 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Williams
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the qualifications and removal of and continuing education requirements for a constable.

HB 1589 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Williams
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of polygraph examinations to certain applicants for positions in the Department of Public Safety.

HB 1590 Author: Driver | Hardcastle | Berman
Last Action: 04/11/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting over-the-counter sales of certain forms of pseudoephedrine; providing administrative penalties.

HB 1591 Author: Driver
Last Action: 03/31/2005 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to enhancing the penalty for manufacture or delivery of methamphetamine.

HB 1592 Author: Driver
Last Action: 03/31/2005 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to enhancing the penalty for the manufacture of methamphetamine if a child is present on the premises where the offense is committed.

HB 1593 Author: Driver
Last Action: 03/31/2005 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal conspiracy to manufacture certain controlled substances.

HB 1807 Author: Driver
Last Action: 04/26/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the offense of attack on an assistance animal.

HB 1817 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Brimer
Last Action: 05/30/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of engineering.

HB 1925 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Brimer
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to removal or covering of certain signs in a construction or maintenance work zone.

HB 2303 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of and rights of private security personnel.

HB 2304 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/22/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2005 7:00PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of alarm systems and alarm systems companies; providing penalties.

HB 2677 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to certain employment records maintained by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 3073 Author: Driver
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain disclosure requirements regarding inspections of fire extinguishers.

HB 3353 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/25/2005 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the continuation of certain offenses and certain statutes involving the interception of certain communications.

HB 3354 Author: Driver
Last Action: 03/22/2005 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the continuation of certain statutes authorizing the interception of certain communications for law enforcement purposes.

HCR 218 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Wentworth
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Frank Elder, assistant chief of the Driver License Division of DPS.

HCR 241 Author: Driver
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 1068.

HR 593 Author: Driver
Last Action: 03/03/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2005 8:01AM
Caption: Honoring the Independent Electrical Contractors of Texas for promoting safety and education within the industry.

HR 699 Author: Driver
Last Action: 03/10/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 10 2005 11:24AM
Caption: Honoring Gordon E. Stone of Quitman on his 80th birthday.

HR 955 Author: Driver
Last Action: 04/01/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 1 2005 8:47AM
Caption: Recognizing the members of Leadership Rowlett on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol.

HR 1272 Author: Driver
Last Action: 04/21/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2005 8:02AM
Caption: Recognizing Leadership Sachse on its visit to the State Capitol.

HR 1411 Author: Driver
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 16 2005 8:07PM
Caption: Honoring Officer Bobby Jenkins of the Rowlett Police Department for his heroism.

HR 1750 Author: Driver
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Requesting the speaker to provide for an interim study by the House Committee on Regulated Industries regarding emergency service fees and surcharges for prepaid wireless telecommunications services.

HR 2045 Author: Driver
Last Action: 06/06/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 6 2005 10:50AM
Caption: Honoring Norman Brinker of Dallas for his accomplishments as an entrepreneur and business leader.

HR 2239 Author: Driver
Last Action: 06/06/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 6 2005 10:50AM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1068.

HR 2282 Author: Driver
Last Action: 06/06/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 6 2005 10:50AM
Caption: Commemorating the 40-year reunion of the Garland High School Class of 1965.

Joint Author (5):
HB 164 Author: Berman | Flynn | Phillips | Madden | Driver
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/15/2005 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of engaging in conduct related to the manufacture of methamphetamine and to the distribution and retail sales of certain chemical substances.

HB 959 Author: Laubenberg | Hamilton | Driver | Raymond
Last Action: 04/28/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the issuance of an electrician license without examination to certain applicants.

HB 1066 Author: Hegar | Driver | Pena | Homer | Flynn
Sponsor: Staples
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of concealed handgun licenses to residents of other states and to reciprocity agreements with other states concerning concealed handgun licenses.

HB 1624 Author: Goolsby | Giddings | Driver | Harper-Brown | Jackson, Jim
Last Action: 04/12/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a law school in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.

HB 2110 Author: Berman | Driver | Hupp | Keel | King, Phil
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain weapon laws to certain judges and prosecutors.

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