Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Dan Branch
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/19/2017

Number of Bills: 34

HB 4 Author: Grusendorf | Delisi | Eissler | Edwards | Flores
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Allen, Ray | Anderson | Berman | Blake | et al.
Sponsor: Shapiro
Last Action: 05/24/2005 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of technology by public schools.

HB 120 Author: Dawson | Edwards | Davis, John | Anderson | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Anchia | Bonnen | Branch | Brown, Betty | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation of a donor education, awareness, and registry program, the establishment of an organ donor and tissue council, and anatomical gift donation.

HB 137 Author: Paxton | Woolley | Van Arsdale | Hughes | Keffer, Bill
Coauthor: Branch | Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to "Welcome to Texas" signs.

HB 225 Author: Driver | Keel | Hupp | Rose | Hegar
Coauthor: Anderson | Bailey | Baxter | Berman | Blake | et al.
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 259 Author: Elkins | Bonnen | Hughes | Riddle | Keffer, Jim
Coauthor: Anderson | Bohac | Branch | Brown, Fred | Callegari | et al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Motion to suspend regular order fails
Caption: Relating to the powers of a county, municipality, or local entity with respect to the regulation of traffic on highways under its jurisdiction.

HB 492 Author: Woolley | Chavez | Menendez | Hegar | Veasey
Coauthor: Branch | Cook, Byron | Crownover
Sponsor: Shapleigh
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to personal finance education as a requirement for graduation from public high school.

HB 528 Author: Bohac | Pena | Hopson | Gonzalez Toureilles | Denny
Coauthor: Blake | Branch | Brown, Betty | Callegari | Cook, Byron | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for school supplies and other instructional material.

HB 685 Author: Rose | Berman | Guillen
Coauthor: Anderson | Branch | Herrero | McReynolds | Merritt | et al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte
Last Action: 05/24/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the requirements that apply to certain armed forces personnel who apply to obtain or renew a concealed handgun license.

HB 802 Author: Uresti
Coauthor: Branch | Chavez
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the investigation of certain reports of child abuse and neglect.

HB 807 Author: Driver
Coauthor: Branch
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 864 Author: King, Phil | Hill | Hegar | Goolsby
Coauthor: Allen, Ray | Anderson | Berman | Blake | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the cloning of human beings; providing penalties.

HB 1212 Author: King, Phil | Bonnen | Swinford | Allen, Ray | Escobar
Coauthor: Anderson | Baxter | Berman | Blake | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to abortion and parental consent to an abortion; providing penalties.

HB 1624 Author: Goolsby | Giddings | Driver | Harper-Brown | Jackson, Jim
Coauthor: Allen, Ray | Anchia | Blake | Branch | Crownover | et al.
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 1645 Author: Hughes | Brown, Betty | Merritt | Flynn | Reyna
Coauthor: Branch
Sponsor: Eltife | Deuell
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the designation of United States Highway 80 in this state as the World War II Veterans Memorial Highway.

HB 1685 Author: Dukes | Naishtat
Coauthor: Branch
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an interagency coordinating council for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

HB 1690 Author: Keel | Hill | Frost | Hodge | Nixon
Coauthor: Branch | Laubenberg | Woolley
Sponsor: West, Royce
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to common nuisance.

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

HB 1771 Author: Delisi | Hill | McReynolds | Coleman | Truitt
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Allen, Ray | Alonzo | Anchia | Anderson | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid managed care delivery system.

HB 1795 Author: Crownover | Isett, Carl | Taylor | Eissler | Seaman
Coauthor: Branch | Dawson | Flynn | Laubenberg | Straus | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2005 S Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the creation of health savings accounts for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their dependents.

HB 2201 Author: Hughes | Hopson | Cook, Robby | Kolkhorst | Homer
Coauthor: Branch | Flynn | Harper-Brown | Keffer, Bill | Paxton | et al.
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to implementing a clean coal project in this state.

HB 2228 Author: McCall | Hegar | Woolley | Eiland | Keel
Coauthor: Branch | Cook, Byron | Gallego | Herrero | Leibowitz | et al.
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of online sexual solicitation of a minor.

HB 2451 Author: Moreno, Joe E.
Coauthor: Branch | Geren | Merritt
Sponsor: Gallegos
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the sale, service, and delivery of alcoholic beverages; providing penalties.

HB 2696 Author: Anchia | Hartnett | Jackson, Jim | Vo
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Branch | Burnam | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapy and massage establishments and certain services related to massage; providing penalties.

HB 2868 Author: Frost | Rose | Martinez Fischer | Van Arsdale
Coauthor: Alonzo | Anchia | Berman | Blake | Branch | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to civil liability for provision of alcohol to a minor.

HB 2997 Author: Morrison | Truitt | Olivo | Brown, Betty | Casteel
Coauthor: Allen, Ray | Anderson | Berman | Blake | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the reporting of abortion; creating an offense.

HB 3224 Author: Riddle | Goolsby | Gallego | Escobar | Uresti
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Allen, Ray | Anchia | Anderson | Bailey | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to benefits for certain members of the United States armed forces and the Texas National Guard and their survivors.

HB 3305 Author: Isett, Carl | Hegar | Bonnen | Swinford | Homer
Coauthor: Allen, Ray | Anderson | Berman | Blake | Branch | et al.
Last Action: 04/13/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to coercing a woman to have an abortion and parental notification of abortion; creating offenses.

HB 3472 Author: Moreno, Joe E. | Gallego
Coauthor: Branch | Geren | Merritt
Last Action: 03/23/2005 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of theft committed during a natural disaster.

HCR 36 Author: Smith, Wayne | Escobar | Berman | Goodman | Zedler
Coauthor: Anderson | Branch | Brown, Betty | Campbell | Castro | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/20/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Giving legislative authorization to a Vietnam War monument for the Capitol grounds, subject to state law and rules of the State Preservation Board.

HCR 89 Author: Grusendorf | Hughes | Bohac | Smithee | Paxton
Coauthor: Allen, Ray | Anderson | Baxter | Berman | Bonnen | et al.
Sponsor: Brimer
Last Action: 05/28/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of President Ronald Wilson Reagan.

HCR 208 Author: Coleman
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Allen, Ray | Alonzo | Anchia | Anderson | et al.
Last Action: 05/25/2005 S Received from the House
Caption: Encouraging the board of regents of Texas Southern University to name a building, an outdoor plaza, or an interior space of honor on the campus after the Honorable Joe E. Moreno.

HJR 6 Author: Chisum | Hartnett | Hopson | Howard, Charlie | McReynolds
Coauthor: Allen, Ray | Anderson | Berman | Blake | Bohac | et al.
Sponsor: Staples
Last Action: 05/25/2005 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that marriage in this state consists only of the union of one man and one woman.

HR 5 Author: Keel | Hamric | McClendon | Luna | Dutton
Coauthor: Allen, Ray | Berman | Blake | Bohac | Branch | et al.
Last Action: 01/14/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jan 14 2005 8:52AM
Caption: House Rules of Procedure for the 79th Legislature.

HR 516 Author: Raymond
Coauthor: Blake | Branch | Brown, Betty | Callegari | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 03/30/2005 H Referred to House Administration
Caption: Amending the Housekeeping Resolution to provide for display of the motto "In God We Trust" in the House chamber.

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