Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Lyle Larson
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/21/2017

Number of Bills: 78

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (46):
HB 30 Author: Larson | Villalba
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development of seawater and brackish groundwater.

HB 156 Author: Larson | Fallon
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the use of proceeds of bonds sold and delivered by a home-rule municipality for a specific purpose.

HB 157 Author: Larson | Springer
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by municipalities; authorizing an increase or decrease in the rate of those taxes.

HB 158 Author: Larson | Keffer | Smith | Guillen | Kacal
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.

HB 159 Author: Larson | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers.

HB 160 Author: Larson
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of appropriated money for certain advertisements, notices, or announcements featuring an elected state officer near an election.

HB 161 Author: Larson
Last Action: 02/09/2015 H Referred to County Affairs: Feb 9 2015 2:57PM
Caption: Relating to housing prisoners in a tent or other facility in lieu of a county jail.

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 165 Author: Larson
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Texas Liberty Preservation Act; creating criminal offenses; providing criminal penalties.

HB 166 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/10/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a safety belt exemption placard.

HB 167 Author: Larson
Last Action: 04/09/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a county charter by Bexar County.

HB 168 Author: Larson | Frullo | Fallon
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to privileged parking for Distinguished Flying Cross medal recipients.

HB 169 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring that members of the governing board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities be elected.

HB 527 Author: Larson
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to requiring certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities to hold a referendum before spending any money for a fixed rail transit system.

HB 528 Author: Larson | Burkett
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of regional mobility authorities.

HB 529 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Texas Transportation Commission and the selection of members of that commission.

HB 583 Author: Larson
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to donations to certain local veteran's charities ordered as a condition of community supervision.

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 738 Author: Larson
Last Action: 02/26/2015 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Feb 26 2015 4:54PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations.

HB 814 Author: Larson
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Feb 23 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Relating to posting notice of a meeting of a governmental body on the Internet instead of in a newspaper.

HB 830 Author: Larson | Bernal
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Alamo specialty license plates.

HB 835 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/04/2015 H Referred directly to s/c on Special Water Districts by chair
Caption: Relating to research, development and utilization of brackish groundwater resources.

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 1214 Author: Larson | Schofield
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures.

HB 1274 Author: Larson
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the medical treatment and care of animals by certain persons in animal shelters and releasing agencies.

HB 2230 Author: Larson | Lucio III | Fallon
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize an injection well used for oil and gas waste disposal to be used for the disposal of nonhazardous brine produced by a desalination operation or nonhazardous drinking water treatment residuals.

HB 2255 Author: Larson | Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the regulation of plumbing.

HB 2502 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the commencement of construction of a project following the filing of a final decision to issue an air quality permit or permit amendment for the project.

HB 2601 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to voting eligibility requirements for members of a metropolitan planning organization policy board.

HB 2675 Author: Larson
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to excepting manufacturers engaged in certain commercial research and development from certain provisions of the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

HB 3298 Author: Larson | Frank | Lucio III | Kacal | Keffer
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the development of a market and conveyance network for water in this state.

HB 3324 Author: Larson
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirements for obtaining an interbasin water transfer permit.

HB 3329 Author: Larson
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to turning a motor vehicle in an intersection; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3390 Author: Larson
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a written agreement concerning a projectile discharged from a firearm that travels across a property line; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3547 Author: Larson | Button | Farias | Blanco | Villalba
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a voluntary veteran's employment preference for private employers.

HB 3647 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2015 2:53PM
Caption: Relating to ready-mix concrete trucks.

HCR 79 Author: Larson
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/27/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing musician Phil Collins as an honorary Texan and commending him for his donation of Alamo artifacts to the State of Texas.

HCR 139 Author: Larson
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 30.

HJR 35 Author: Larson
Last Action: 04/09/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the voters of Bexar County to adopt a charter that restructures and empowers the county government and that may allow the integration of the county government with certain other political subdivisions located wholly or partly in the county.

HJR 36 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 18 2015 6:21PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the purposes for which revenues from motor vehicle registration fees, taxes on motor fuels and lubricants, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used.

HJR 37 Author: Larson | Sheffield | Murr | King, Ken
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a person holding a statewide elective office automatically vacates office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office before December 1 of the last full odd-numbered year of the person's term of office.

HJR 38 Author: Larson | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices.

HJR 39 Author: Larson | Keffer | Price | Kacal
Last Action: 03/04/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 4 2015 5:45PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods.

HJR 130 Author: Larson
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit state debt.

HR 652 Author: Larson
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 25 2015 1:59PM
Caption: Honoring the Real Estate Councils of Texas for its service to the real estate industry.

HR 937 Author: Larson
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 13 2015 1:37PM
Caption: Encouraging safe boating practices and paying tribute to the life of Kali Gorzell of San Antonio.

Joint Author (32):
HB 76 Author: Israel | Harless | Morrison | Larson | Alvarado
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 82 Author: Guillen | Larson | Keffer | Cook
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.

HB 115 Author: Dale | Aycock | Sheffield | White, Molly | Larson
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the criteria for awarding the Texas Purple Heart Medal to members of the armed forces wounded or killed at Fort Hood on November 5, 2009.

HB 215 Author: Harless | Kacal | Goldman | Larson | Guillen
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to waiving the fee for a fishing license for residents of this state who are at least 65 years of age.

HB 572 Author: Burkett | Larson | Bonnen, Dennis | Simmons | Fletcher
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of regional tollway authorities.

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 961 Author: Farias | Rodriguez, Justin | Martinez Fischer | Larson | Gutierrez
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain school district property from certain infrastructure fees charged for the control of excess water or storm water.

HB 975 Author: Geren | Larson | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheets | Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 05/21/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to charitable raffles conducted by certain professional sports team charitable foundations; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1019 Author: Flynn | Larson
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to publication of notice by a governmental entity on a newspaper's Internet website.

HB 1088 Author: Márquez | Larson | Lucio III | Galindo
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Technical Center for Innovative Desalination at The University of Texas at El Paso in partnership with The University of Texas at San Antonio.

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 1639 Author: Farias | Kuempel | Gutierrez | Larson
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations.

HB 1665 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Keffer | Larson | Lucio III | Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to notice of water level fluctuations to purchasers of real property adjoining an impoundment of water.

HB 2133 Author: Raymond | Larson
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain equipment and supplies associated with diabetes treatment.

HB 2221 Author: Huberty | Larson | Kacal | Harless | Simpson
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Returned to committee: May 14 2015 8:00PM
Caption: Relating to the procedures for municipal annexations.

HB 2222 Author: Murr | Larson | Harless
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax.

HB 2440 Author: Paddie | Larson | Kuempel | Rodriguez, Justin | Fletcher
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to transportation network companies; imposing and authorizing fees; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 2647 Author: Ashby | Larson | Paddie | Clardy | Lucio III
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the authority to curtail groundwater production from wells used for power generation or mining.

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 2702 Author: Pickett | Larson
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to an alternative composition of a board of directors of a regional mobility authority.

HB 2909 Author: Springer | Burkett | Larson
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations.

HB 2968 Author: Guillen | Bernal | Larson
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the preservation of the Alamo complex and surrounding area and to the Alamo Preservation Advisory Board.

HB 3174 Author: Button | Miller, Doug | Bernal | Larson | Martinez Fischer
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain computer program transactions.

HB 3349 Author: Rodriguez, Justin | Larson | McClendon | Farias | Martinez Fischer
Last Action: 03/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the retirement system in certain municipalities for firefighters and police officers.

HB 3359 Author: Rodriguez, Justin | Larson
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for coaches of youth sports programs.

HB 3481 Author: Goldman | Harless | Larson | Guillen | Darby
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to a fishing license fee waiver for certain residents.

HB 4046 Author: Alvarado | Flynn | Martinez Fischer | Larson | Johnson, Eric
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of student records.

HJR 33 Author: Guillen | Larson | Keffer | Cook
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods.

HJR 73 Author: Geren | Larson | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheets | Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 05/12/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit professional sports team charitable foundations to conduct charitable raffles.

HR 351 Author: Pickett | Villalba | Larson
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 8:47AM
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2015, as YMCA State Advocacy Day at the Capitol.

HR 1307 Author: Kacal | Hunter | Keough | Larson | Otto
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 15 2015 1:32PM
Caption: In memory of Larry Kelm of The Woodlands.

HR 1743 Author: Simpson | Larson
Last Action: 04/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 17 2015 10:37AM
Caption: Honoring Deborah Bell, founder of Refuge International, for her humanitarian work.

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