Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Paul Workman
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/12/2017

Number of Bills: 60

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (38):
HB 946 Author: Workman | Frullo | Frank | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to painting and marking requirements for certain meteorological evaluation towers; creating an offense.

HB 947 Author: Workman
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections.

HB 1047 Author: Workman | Parker | Darby
Last Action: 03/04/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 4 2015 11:43AM
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs.

HB 1124 Author: Workman
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to adjudication of claims arising from written contracts with state agencies.

HB 1126 Author: Workman
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for incentives for the film, television, and multimedia production industries.

HB 1132 Author: Workman
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain policy forms used for insuring certain large risks.

HB 1396 Author: Workman
Sponsor: Burton
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses, punishments, and procedures; the construction of certain statutes and rules that create or define criminal offenses and penalties; a review of certain penal laws of this state.

HB 1442 Author: Workman
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a property owner's right to remove a tree or vegetation that the owner believes poses a fire risk.

HB 1450 Author: Workman | Guillen | Larson
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 5 2015 2:59PM
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Border Security Division.

HB 1472 Author: Workman
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of requirements for the issuance of local permits by regulatory agencies of political subdivisions.

HB 1668 Author: Workman | Oliveira | Simmons
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the status of a subcontractor as an employee for the purposes of workers' compensation insurance coverage.

HB 1784 Author: Workman
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to damages in an action arising out of a deficiency in the construction or repair of an improvement to real property.

HB 2016 Author: Workman
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.

HB 2071 Author: Workman
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to payment of covered claims based on assignment.

HB 2243 Author: Workman
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the authorization, regulation, and function of dedicated personal insurers; requiring a certificate of authority; imposing fees.

HB 2672 Author: Workman
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers of a public utility agency; authorizing fees and charges; granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 2688 Author: Workman | Krause | Larson
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities.

HB 3665 Author: Workman
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the commitment of certain juveniles to post-adjudication secure correctional facilities in certain counties and to the release under supervision of those juveniles.

HB 3666 Author: Workman
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the withdrawal of the territory of certain emergency services districts from the territory of a metropolitan rapid transit authority.

HB 3668 Author: Workman
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the definition of peace officer for purposes of intercepting or collecting information in relation to certain communications in an investigation conducted by an arson investigating unit.

HB 3677 Author: Workman | Israel
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness.

HB 3723 Author: Workman
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 19 2015 6:01PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of secondary market transactions related to the business of life settlements; providing penalties; authorizing fees.

HB 3776 Author: Workman
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the phasing out by 2025 of the ad valorem taxation by a school district of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory.

HB 3876 Author: Workman
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the issuance of local permits by a regulatory agency of a political subdivision; limiting the amount of a fee.

HB 3939 Author: Workman
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the requirements for construction contracts for certain public works projects.

HB 3958 Author: Workman
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limitations on the use of municipal electric system revenues by certain municipalities.

HB 4038 Author: Workman
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Western Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; providing general law authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees.

HB 4191 Author: Workman
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose an impact fee.

HJR 78 Author: Workman | Flynn | Frank
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government.

HJR 79 Author: Workman | Keffer | Otto | Raymond | Guillen
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to provide for a federal balanced budget.

HJR 139 Author: Workman
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to phase out by 2025 the ad valorem taxation by a school district of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory.

HR 704 Author: Workman
Last Action: 05/15/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Urging the federal government to return title to all federal public lands within the western states to the states where the land is located.

HR 941 Author: Workman
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 3:47PM
Caption: Congratulating John Patrick Reinhart of Austin on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 1666 Author: Workman
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2015 6:16PM
Caption: Commemorating the third annual Olive Fest in Volente.

HR 1744 Author: Workman
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2015 9:17AM
Caption: Honoring the Central Texas Water Coalition for its efforts to address the water issues of the lower Colorado River basin.

HR 2796 Author: Workman
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2015 3:17PM
Caption: Honoring recipients of the Theodore Roosevelt Navy League Youth Medal.

HR 3053 Author: Workman
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2015 2:29PM
Caption: Commending Jay Dickey on his service as an intern in the office of State Representative Paul Workman.

HR 3054 Author: Workman
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2015 2:55PM
Caption: Commending Elvis Lossa on his service as an intern in the office of State Representative Paul Workman.

Joint Author (22):
HB 18 Author: Aycock | Workman | Schubert | Galindo | Peña
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to measures to support public school student academic achievement and high school, college, and career preparation.

HB 163 Author: Larson | Workman
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues.

HB 505 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Workman | Smith | Dale
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of limitations on the number of dual credit courses or hours in which a public high school student may enroll.

HB 655 Author: Larson | Lucio III | Workman | Fallon | Villalba
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 664 Author: King, Ken | Farney | Workman | VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 19 2015 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to funding for career and technology programs in public schools.

HB 734 Author: Israel | Workman | Howard | Rodriguez, Eddie | Naishtat
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 685 in Travis County as the Deputy Jessica Hollis Memorial Highway.

HB 750 Author: Frullo | Workman | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Cyrier | Bohac
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a landowner's liability for certain aviation activities on or above the owner's land.

HB 836 Author: Larson | Workman
Last Action: 03/04/2015 H Referred directly to s/c on Special Water Districts by chair
Caption: Relating to the development of brackish groundwater.

HB 1206 Author: Huberty | Workman
Last Action: 05/15/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain information under a consolidated insurance program.

HB 1324 Author: Israel | Workman | McClendon | Collier | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties.

HB 1497 Author: Schaefer | Bell | Dutton | Workman | White, James
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the issuance of school district teaching permits to persons who teach career and technology education.

HB 1675 Author: Bohac | Workman
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 9 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to increasing the period of time for exempting freeport goods from ad valorem taxation.

HB 1756 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Workman | Israel
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the board of trustees of and distribution of certain benefits by a retirement system for firefighters in certain municipalities.

HB 1876 Author: Bell | Ashby | Workman | Metcalf | Wray
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing notification to certain legislators and county judges of certain applications or notices for an electric railway project.

HB 1902 Author: Howard | Isaac | Workman | Lucio III
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation and use of graywater and alternative onsite water.

HB 1935 Author: King, Ken | Workman | Wray | Capriglione | Meyer
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts for one additional school year.

HB 1966 Author: Keffer | Leach | Workman | Deshotel
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an account or bond for construction retainage under certain contracts.

HB 2031 Author: Lucio III | Keffer | Hunter | Miller, Doug | Workman
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the diversion, treatment, and use of marine seawater and the discharge of treated marine seawater and waste resulting from the desalination of marine seawater; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3187 Author: Keffer | Workman
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to assessments for water and energy improvements in municipalities and counties; changing a fee.

HB 3451 Author: Dale | Miller, Doug | Workman | Farney | Murr
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 18 2015 3:52PM
Caption: Relating to the election of directors of certain electric cooperatives.

HR 547 Author: Raney | Kacal | Otto | Ashby | Workman
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 7:50PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Texas A&M Forest Service.

HR 2689 Author: Naishtat | Workman
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2015 1:11PM
Caption: Recognizing May 13, 2015, as Texas Asian and Pacific Islander Day of Civic Engagement.

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