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

Number of Bills: 65

HB 23 Author: Brown, Fred | Hopson | Uresti | Veasey | Geren
Coauthor: Griggs | Hochberg | Leibowitz | McClendon | Menendez | et al.
Last Action: 02/21/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of credit scoring in certain lines of personal insurance.

HB 25 Author: Delisi | Escobar | Anderson
Coauthor: Leibowitz | Miller | Seaman
Sponsor: Van de Putte
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to admission to and transition assistance within the public school system for school-age dependents of military personnel and other students.

HB 52 Author: Hopson | Farabee | Hughes | Menendez
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Anchia | Bailey | Blake | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 01/27/2005 H Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to health coverage or compensation supplementation for certain education employees.

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 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 157 Author: Cook, Byron | Pena | Paxton | Branch
Coauthor: Blake | Davis, John | Eissler | Flynn | Griggs | et al.
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 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 288 Author: Chavez | Turner | Giddings | Luna | Dutton
Coauthor: Dunnam | Gonzalez Toureilles | Guillen | Leibowitz | Olivo | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.

HB 292 Author: McClendon | Menendez
Coauthor: Leibowitz | Rodriguez
Last Action: 02/02/2005 H Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the creation of a donor education, awareness, and registry program and the establishment of an organ donor and tissue council.

HB 315 Author: Olivo | Crownover | Kolkhorst | Riddle | Flynn
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Brown, Betty | Burnam | Hegar | Howard, Charlie | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to criteria for voluntary admission to state schools for persons with mental retardation.

HB 376 Author: Coleman | Farrar | Anchia | Dukes | Hodge
Coauthor: Alonzo | Leibowitz | Moreno, Joe E. | Naishtat | Olivo | et al.
Last Action: 02/03/2005 H Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by public educational institutions.

HB 391 Author: Smith, Todd | Baxter | Merritt | Brown, Betty | Oliveira
Coauthor: Anchia | Bailey | Berman | Brown, Fred | Burnam | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to computer-assisted hunting from remote locations; providing penalties.

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 548 Author: Delisi | Homer | Farabee | Corte, Frank | Seaman
Coauthor: Berman | Escobar | Herrero | Leibowitz | McClendon | et al.
Last Action: 04/04/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a project of a development corporation in connection with a military base or facility.

HB 661 Author: Branch | Flynn | Bonnen | Kolkhorst | Rodriguez
Coauthor: Bohac | Edwards | Leibowitz | Veasey
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 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 809 Author: Hilderbran
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Denny | Jackson, Jim | Leibowitz | Merritt | et al.
Sponsor: Staples
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 1/1/06
Caption: Relating to excepting certain motor vehicles owned by an individual and used for the production of income from required rendition for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 816 Author: Burnam | Herrero | Escobar | Thompson | Dukes
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Bailey | Chavez | Coleman | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.

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 920 Author: Uresti | Hupp | Reyna | Solis | Naishtat
Coauthor: Chavez | Herrero | Leibowitz | Noriega, Melissa
Last Action: 05/03/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to protective and guardianship services for elderly and disabled persons.

HB 941 Author: Geren | Rose | Menendez
Coauthor: Dawson | Farrar | Homer | Leibowitz | Martinez, "Mando" | et al.
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the use of claims history for certain water damage.

HB 984 Author: Reyna | Guillen | McReynolds | Chavez | Hochberg
Coauthor: Gonzalez Toureilles | Leibowitz | Pena
Sponsor: Duncan
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with diabetes.

HB 995 Author: Vo | Anderson
Coauthor: Anchia | Leibowitz | Strama
Last Action: 04/25/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of pocket bikes and minimotorbikes; providing penalties.

HB 1076 Author: Crabb | Guillen | Anderson | Eissler | Escobar
Coauthor: Denny | Hopson | Leibowitz | Merritt | Miller | et al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte
Last Action: 05/24/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to waiving hunting and fishing license fees for certain military personnel.

HB 1104 Author: Villarreal | Strama
Coauthor: Leibowitz
Last Action: 04/14/2005 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties.

HB 1130 Author: Cook, Byron | Hupp | Pena | Chisum | Giddings
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson | Blake | Bohac | Bonnen | et al.
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a privacy policy by a person who requires the disclosure of an individual's social security number; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1156 Author: Anchia | Rodriguez | Strama
Coauthor: Gonzales | Herrero | Leibowitz | Veasey | Vo
Last Action: 02/17/2005 H Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the rate of the motor vehicle sales and use tax imposed on certain new hybrid motor vehicles.

HB 1348 Author: Eiland | Smith, Todd | Anchia
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Bailey | Baxter | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties.

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 1498 Author: Herrero
Coauthor: Leibowitz | Quintanilla
Last Action: 04/25/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to an offense of using certain portable electronic equipment in the front seat of a motor vehicle.

HB 1546 Author: McClendon | Krusee | Herrero | Hamric | Guillen
Coauthor: Leibowitz | Pena
Sponsor: Staples
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on adoption of const. amendment
Caption: Relating to the administration and use of the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund and the issuance of obligations for financing the relocation, construction, reconstruction, acquisition, improvement, rehabilitation, and expansion of certain rail facilities.

HB 1612 Author: Olivo
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Anchia | Bailey | Casteel | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to promotion of students to certain grade levels in public school.

HB 1613 Author: Olivo
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Anchia | Bailey | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a high school diploma.

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 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 1784 Author: Coleman
Coauthor: Burnam | Leibowitz
Last Action: 04/21/2005 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders.

HB 1785 Author: Coleman
Coauthor: Burnam | Leibowitz | Olivo | Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/21/2005 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor.

HB 1786 Author: Coleman
Coauthor: Burnam | Leibowitz | Olivo | Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/21/2005 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.

HB 1828 Author: Wong
Coauthor: Leibowitz
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring sex offenders released on parole or mandatory supervision to maintain a certain distance from any premises where children frequently gather.

HB 1968 Author: Rose | Naishtat | Morrison | Harper-Brown | Gallego
Coauthor: Brown, Fred | Dawson | Escobar | Giddings | Goolsby | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to student representation on the board of regents of each state university or state university system.

HB 2031 Author: Hilderbran
Coauthor: Leibowitz
Last Action: 04/25/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulatory authority of groundwater conservation districts.

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 2413 Author: Allen, Alma
Coauthor: Anchia | Chavez | Escobar | Farrar | Gonzales | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to corporal punishment in public schools.

HB 2463 Author: Villarreal | Menendez | Flores | Corte, Frank
Coauthor: Gonzales | Guillen | Leibowitz | Martinez, "Mando" | Martinez Fischer | et al.
Sponsor: Janek
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Medicaid health literacy pilot program and health care funding districts in certain counties and authorizing the districts to impose taxes on certain institutional health care providers located in the districts.

HB 2487 Author: Gonzalez Toureilles | Rose
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Anchia | Bailey | Castro | Dunnam | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees in an election contest.

HB 2572 Author: Truitt | Isett, Carl | McReynolds | Miller | Coleman
Coauthor: Brown, Betty | Brown, Fred | Burnam | Campbell | Delisi | et al.
Sponsor: Janek
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental retardation authorities.

HB 2578 Author: Rodriguez | Thompson
Coauthor: Anchia | Escobar | Farrar | Gonzales | Herrero | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to providing the national free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch program to a greater number of public school students.

HB 2585 Author: Hilderbran | Van Arsdale | Otto | Hope
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Berman | Hopson | Leibowitz | Rose
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the rates of and billing cycle used by a water and sewer utility.

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 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 3017 Author: Orr | Hegar | Anderson
Coauthor: Baxter | Blake | Campbell | Cook, Robby | Escobar | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the procedure for initiating and the award of certain costs in eminent domain proceedings.

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 3269 Author: Blake | McReynolds | Dunnam
Coauthor: Casteel | Hopson | Leibowitz | Rodriguez | Rose | et al.
Sponsor: Staples
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duties of the Texas Historical Commission relating to El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail.

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 54 Author: Raymond
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Anchia | Bailey | Burnam | et al.
Last Action: 02/17/2005 H Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Memorializing the United States Congress not to privatize the social security program.

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 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 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.

HJR 101 Author: Rose | Dukes | Rodriguez | Villarreal | McClendon
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Anchia | Bailey | Burnam | Castro | et al.
Last Action: 03/16/2005 H Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the right to clean air and water and to enjoy reasonable access to certain natural resources.

HR 693 Author: Alonzo | Goolsby | Hodge | Escobar | Gallego
Coauthor: Anchia | Hunter | Jones, Delwin | Leibowitz | Luna | et al.
Last Action: 03/14/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2005 12:05PM
Caption: Honoring Representative Irma Rangel and the Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School in Dallas.

HR 908 Author: Puente
Coauthor: Castro | Corte, Frank | Leibowitz | Martinez Fischer | McClendon | et al.
Last Action: 03/30/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2005 8:05AM
Caption: Recognizing March 29, 2005, as VIVA SAN ANTONIO DAY at the State Capitol.

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