Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Joe Straus
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/23/2017

Number of Bills: 24

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 76 Author: Hope
Coauthor: Straus
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the operation of a watercraft while intoxicated.

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 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 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 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 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 1292 Author: Hilderbran | Villarreal | Keffer, Jim
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Casteel | Goodman | Hopson | Hughes | et al.
Last Action: 03/30/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of revenue from the sales tax imposed on sporting goods.

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 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 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 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 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 2700 Author: Crownover
Coauthor: Casteel | Straus
Last Action: 04/25/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of certain judicial offices and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of a person appointed to those offices.

HB 2752 Author: Keffer, Jim | Farabee | Homer | Hardcastle | Rose
Coauthor: Alonzo | Casteel | Chisum | Cook, Robby | Deshotel | et al.
Last Action: 04/13/2005 H Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission.

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 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 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 85 Author: Crownover
Coauthor: Casteel | Straus
Last Action: 04/25/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for appointment to fill vacancies in certain judicial offices and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices.

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.

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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