Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Byron Cook
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/18/2017

Number of Bills: 39

HB 101 Author: Seaman | Dawson | Thompson | Solis | Chavez
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Anchia | Bonnen | Brown, Betty | Burnam | et al.
Last Action: 01/31/2005 H Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs.

HB 129 Author: Berman | Orr | Cook, Robby | Blake | McReynolds
Coauthor: Cook, Byron | Gallego | Gonzalez Toureilles | Griggs | Homer | et al.
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority to require a convicted person to perform manual labor for a nonprofit organization or a cemetery maintained by the county.

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 151 Author: Truitt | Branch | Pena | Harper-Brown | Alonzo
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson | Bohac | Brown, Betty | Cook, Byron | et al.
Last Action: 04/05/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle.

HB 164 Author: Berman | Flynn | Phillips | Madden | Driver
Coauthor: Brown, Betty | Cook, Byron | Farabee | Harper-Brown | Jones, Delwin | et al.
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 182 Author: Mowery | Wong | Truitt
Coauthor: Brown, Betty | Cook, Byron | Denny | Eissler | Jones, Delwin | et al.
Sponsor: Janek
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations through binding arbitration.

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 322 Author: Hupp | Gonzalez Toureilles | Isett, Carl | Bonnen | Anderson
Coauthor: Bohac | Cook, Byron | Denny | Homer | Hopson | et al.
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to concealed handgun licenses for members and veterans of the United States armed forces, including a member younger than 21 years of age.

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 527 Author: Bohac | Herrero | Luna | Gonzalez Toureilles | Edwards
Coauthor: Blake | Brown, Betty | Callegari | Cook, Byron | Eissler | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the punishment of certain assaults committed against employees of primary and secondary schools.

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 692 Author: Menendez | Riddle | Hupp | Dukes | Vo
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Allen, Ray | Alonzo | Anchia | Baxter | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for and certain civil consequences of committing the offense of prostitution.

HB 790 Author: Crownover | Luna | Eissler | Zedler | Dukes
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Anchia | Bohac | Brown, Betty | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the conduct of newborn screening by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 823 Author: Keel | Pena | Gonzalez Toureilles | Eissler | Hupp
Coauthor: Anderson | Baxter | Brown, Betty | Campbell | Casteel | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/16/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the offense of unlawful carrying of weapons to certain persons and to the consequence of certain presumptions in the prosecution of a criminal offense.

HB 853 Author: Solomons | Leibowitz
Coauthor: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Harris
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the return of merchandise; providing a civil penalty.

HB 894 Author: Hodge | Branch | Chavez | Anchia | Pena
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Allen, Ray | Alonzo | Anderson | Bailey | et al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to produce samples at municipally owned farmers' markets.

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 1273 Author: Kolkhorst | Cook, Robby | Bonnen | Hegar | Pitts
Coauthor: Campbell | Cook, Byron | Davis, John | Eissler | Flynn | et al.
Last Action: 02/21/2005 H Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the development of the Trans-Texas Corridor.

HB 1364 Author: Mowery | Hupp | Hardcastle | McReynolds | Geren
Coauthor: Anderson | Berman | Brown, Betty | Callegari | Cook, Byron | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to municipal regulation of the discharge of firearms and certain other weapons.

HB 1567 Author: Ritter | Deshotel | Hamilton | Otto | Crabb
Coauthor: Cook, Byron
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 1655 Author: Keffer, Jim | McReynolds | Bonnen | Dawson | Blake
Coauthor: Berman | Cook, Byron | Cook, Robby | Flynn | Gallego | et al.
Sponsor: Averitt
Last Action: 05/24/2005 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to funding for the Texas statewide emergency services personnel retirement fund.

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 1929 Author: Woolley | McClendon | Eissler | Hardcastle | Turner
Coauthor: Anchia | Casteel | Chavez | Coleman | Cook, Byron | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain human cells and tissue; providing penalties.

HB 2061 Author: Laubenberg | Riddle | Corte, Frank | Anderson
Coauthor: Allen, Ray | Berman | Bonnen | Brown, Betty | Brown, Fred | et al.
Last Action: 03/14/2005 H Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the right of health care facilities, health insurers, and health care providers to object to providing or participating in the provision of certain procedures.

HB 2187 Author: Otto
Coauthor: Brown, Betty | Cook, Byron
Last Action: 05/13/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of rent-to-own property not held by the lessee primarily to produce income and to the method to be used to depreciate taxable rent-to-own property for tax appraisal purposes.

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 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 2969 Author: Menendez
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Burnam | Campbell | Coleman | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain information from an early voting roster.

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.

HCR 63 Author: Noriega, Melissa | Herrero
Coauthor: Anchia | Burnam | Cook, Byron | Cook, Robby | Davis, John | et al.
Last Action: 04/21/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Memorializing Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset provision and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act.

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.

HJR 44 Author: McReynolds | Escobar | Smith, Wayne | Berman | Corte, Frank
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Allen, Ray | Anderson | Bailey | Blake | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize an increase in the amount of the ad valorem tax exemptions for veterans who are certified as having certain disability ratings.

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 2100 Author: Hughes | Paxton | Taylor | Phillips | Anderson
Coauthor: Berman | Callegari | Chisum | Cook, Byron | Corte, Frank | et al.
Last Action: 06/06/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 6 2005 10:50AM
Caption: Honoring Dr. Robert B. Sloan, Jr., for his contributions as president of Baylor University.

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