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

Number of Bills: 66

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (42):
HB 130 Author: Anchia | Coleman | Israel | Naishtat | González, Mary
Last Action: 02/11/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 11 2015 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to authorizing a marriage between two persons of the same sex in this state and repealing the statutory prohibition against the recognition of a civil union or similar relationship entered into in another state between two persons of the same sex.

HB 489 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to customer protections related to smart thermostat services marketing and contracts.

HB 537 Author: Anchia | Davis, Sarah | Israel | Coleman | González, Mary
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child.

HB 559 Author: Anchia | Moody | Minjarez | Wu
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.

HB 638 Author: Anchia | Simmons
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to annuity payments to surviving spouses and designated beneficiaries of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

HB 994 Author: Anchia | Keffer | Bohac | Rose | Canales
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas.

HB 1656 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 9 2015 4:28PM
Caption: Relating to public financing of campaigns for appellate judicial offices; providing civil penalties.

HB 1823 Author: Anchia | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 1920 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to proof of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person.

HB 1994 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to entrance examinations for applicants for beginning positions in a municipal police department.

HB 2078 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and duties of the Global Climate Change Commission.

HB 2080 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and implementation of a greenhouse gas emissions reduction plan.

HB 2139 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax for certain zoos and aquariums.

HB 2190 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows; authorizing a fee.

HB 2191 Author: Anchia | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the posting by the Railroad Commission of Texas on its Internet website of certain enforcement information.

HB 2251 Author: Anchia
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an established schedule of payments from the foundation school fund of the yearly entitlement of certain open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 2392 Author: Anchia | Keffer
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a residential energy efficiency loan program.

HB 2393 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to additional compensation for a person wrongfully imprisoned.

HB 2579 Author: Anchia | Villalba | Meyer
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the governance and operation of certain independent school districts.

HB 2926 Author: Anchia | Blanco
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded for at-risk developments.

HB 2932 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study and report by the Bureau of Economic Geology on land shifting

HB 3060 Author: Anchia
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to functions of a municipal building and standards commission panel.

HB 3061 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the movement of vehicles transporting ocean cargo shipping containers; authorizing a fee.

HB 3071 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the notification and reporting duties of a state governmental entity with public retirement system investment holdings in Sudan or Iran.

HB 3072 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to responsibility of new owners of residential rental property for tenant security deposits.

HB 3080 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to nonpartisan primary elections; authorizing a fee.

HB 3673 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to land use requirements for certain toll projects.

HB 3674 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the provision of financial assistance by the Texas Department of Transportation to other toll project entities.

HCR 40 Author: Anchia | Hernandez
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 5 2015 2:59PM
Caption: Expressing support for the Texas Dream Act and urging other U.S. states to enact similar legislation.

HCR 57 Author: Anchia | Craddick | Nevárez | Crownover | Darby
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports.

HJR 122 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Redistricting: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting.

HJR 133 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Redistricting: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish certain principles and procedures for the drawing of districts for the Texas Senate, the Texas House of Representatives, and the United States House of Representatives.

HR 1272 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2015 7:36PM
Caption: Commemorating the eighth annual Pink Soles in Motion BBQ Cook-off for the Cure.

HR 1439 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2015 5:21PM
Caption: Expressing condemnation of all forms of anti-Semitism.

HR 1564 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 2 2015 4:30PM
Caption: Welcoming Sara Wilshaw, consul general of Canada to the South Central United States.

HR 1656 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2015 7:11PM
Caption: In memory of Amelia Ramirez Canales.

HR 1700 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2015 9:15AM
Caption: In memory of Maria del Carmen Zendejas Barrera.

HR 1720 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2015 3:47PM
Caption: Recognizing May 18, 2015, as Texas Promotores and Community Health Workers Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1895 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2015 11:12AM
Caption: Congratulating Liz Cedillo-Pereira on her receipt of a 2015 Maura Women Helping Women Award from the Dallas Women's Foundation.

HR 1934 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 15 2015 1:40PM
Caption: Welcoming His Excellency Ramon Gil-Casares, Spain's ambassador to the United States, to the State Capitol.

HR 2725 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 2:21PM
Caption: Commending the Honorable Juan M. Garcia III for his service as U.S. assistant secretary of the navy.

HR 3270 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:57PM
Caption: Congratulating Courtney Bartholomew on her selection as the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year at Smith Elementary School in the Del Valle Independent School District.

Joint Author (24):
HB 61 Author: McClendon | Vo | Anchia | Wu | Darby
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a single common course numbering system for public institutions of higher education in this state.

HB 77 Author: González, Mary | Anchia | Leach | Rose | Villalba
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study of the Dallas Men Against Abuse program and other activities in the Dallas community addressing family violence.

HB 369 Author: Villalba | Anchia
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating May 24 as Lung Cancer Awareness Day.

HB 821 Author: Sheets | Larson | Fallon | Anchia
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the requirements of certain minors applying for a hunting or fishing license.

HB 993 Author: Walle | Naishtat | Anchia
Last Action: 03/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services.

HB 1106 Author: Phillips | Keffer | King, Phil | Anchia
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 1184 Author: Paddie | Anchia | Villalba
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain utility cost savings and alternative fuel programs as eligible for local government energy savings performance contracts.

HB 1539 Author: Meyer | Anchia | Fallon
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalties in certain circumstances for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants.

HB 1629 Author: Johnson, Eric | Parker | Isaac | Anchia
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to crowdfunding portal regulations for small business development.

HB 2207 Author: Keffer | Anchia | King, Phil | Clardy | Longoria
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to an oil or gas lease.

HB 2919 Author: Raney | Anchia | Darby | Murphy | Hughes
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an energy efficiency pilot program for state-owned buildings operated by the Texas Facilities Commission.

HB 3442 Author: Raney | Turner, Chris | Anchia
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a surcharge imposed for the use of a debit card or stored value card; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3836 Author: Giddings | Koop | Anchia | Anderson, Rodney | Meyer
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs.

HCR 63 Author: Wu | Darby | Keffer | Anchia | Lozano
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to expedite natural gas exports.

HCR 66 Author: Simmons | Goldman | King, Phil | Naishtat | Anchia
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Declaring Israel a major strategic ally of Texas.

HCR 114 Author: Johnson, Eric | Anchia | Meyer | Rose | Koop
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the Operation Blue Shield initiative.

HCR 140 Author: Vo | Parker | Davis, Yvonne | Koop | Anchia
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging governmental entities to cease displaying the flag of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and to instead fly the Freedom and Heritage Flag.

HJR 76 Author: Phillips | Keffer | King, Phil | Anchia
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission.

HR 592 Author: Anderson, Rodney | Anchia | Rinaldi | Alonzo
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2015 11:35AM
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2015, as City of Irving Day at the State Capitol.

HR 699 Author: Lozano | Anchia | Darby | Wu | Hunter
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:18PM
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2015, as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1279 Author: Giddings | Alonzo | Burkett | Anchia | Rose
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 7:57PM
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2015, as Best Southwest Partnership Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2191 Author: Turner, Chris | Anchia
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2015 6:36PM
Caption: In memory of Jess Hay of Dallas.

HR 2500 Author: Vo | Anchia | Koop | Wu | Button
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 10:29AM
Caption: Commemorating the 27th anniversary of the Sister State relationship between the State of Texas and Taiwan and expressing support for the establishment of a Texas trade office in Taiwan and for the expansion of Taiwan's role in the international community.

HR 2988 Author: Turner, Chris | Rodriguez, Justin | Anchia
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 7:59AM
Caption: In memory of Robert Gomez Rivera Sr.

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