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

Number of Bills: 52

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (38):
HB 766 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the restructuring of certain fund accounts of the Texas County and District Retirement System.

HB 824 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages to customers of a package store during certain hours.

HB 1077 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board.

HB 1415 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to establishment or use of cemeteries in certain municipalities.

HB 1471 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the territory and board of the Canyon Regional Water Authority.

HB 1547 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 9 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the funding of emergency medical services and trauma care.

HB 1591 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 9 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of, and the application of the professional prosecutors law to, the county attorney of Guadalupe County and to abolishing the office of district attorney of the 25th Judicial District.

HB 1609 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the annexation of an unincorporated enclave by certain general-law municipalities.

HB 1610 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authority of certain general-law municipalities to annex an area without consent.

HB 1776 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the interagency task force on electronic benefits transfers.

HB 1830 Author: Kuempel | Flynn | Miller, Rick | Guillen
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/24/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms.

HB 1862 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to notice of hospital and emergency medical services liens.

HB 1870 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to restrictions on holders of package store permits.

HB 1918 Author: Kuempel | Thompson, Senfronia | Smith | Miller, Doug | Gutierrez
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Real Estate Commission and the regulation of certain real estate professionals; increasing a fee; authorizing a fee.

HB 1990 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain industrialized housing and industrialized buildings.

HB 2232 Author: Kuempel | Farias
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of regional military sustainability commissions for certain military installations.

HB 2303 Author: Kuempel | Fallon
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.

HB 2426 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the effect on local regulation of state law for fire extinguisher service and installation; authorizing a fee.

HB 2430 Author: Kuempel | Fallon
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to food and beverage consumption in certain public swimming pools.

HB 2598 Author: Kuempel | Ashby | Wray
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the consideration of steel slag as solid waste by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 2634 Author: Kuempel | Martinez, "Mando" | Smith | Kacal | Bell
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the construction manager-at-risk used by a governmental entity.

HB 2635 Author: Kuempel | Cyrier
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in counties that share a border on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees and issue bonds; creating a criminal offense and providing penalties.

HB 2850 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees.

HB 3019 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the competitive bid process for construction during contracting and delivery of construction projects.

HB 3098 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from towing regulations.

HB 3319 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to procedures and fees for the safekeeping of wills and other fees collected by court clerks in probate matters; authorizing and increasing fees.

HB 3342 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to interstate compacts and cooperative agreements relating to state purchasing.

HB 3770 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses of electioneering near a polling place.

HB 3897 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3927 Author: Kuempel | Flynn
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constable technology fund; authorizing a fee.

HB 4050 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to certain fees paid by political subdivisions in connection with the ordering or performance of an autopsy.

HCR 48 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 02/05/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on February 17, 2015.

HR 490 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 03/06/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 6 2015 6:41PM
Caption: Honoring the Texas Deer Association.

HR 553 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 23 2015 4:57PM
Caption: Recognizing February 2015 as Self-Care Month.

HR 701 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 9:49AM
Caption: Recognizing March 31, 2015, as Texas Anesthesiologists Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1939 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2015 11:14AM
Caption: Recognizing December 9, 2015, as Educational Technology Appreciation Day.

HR 1949 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 10:16AM
Caption: Congratulating John E. Bierschwale on his retirement as deputy city manager of Schertz.

HR 3236 Author: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 8:40AM
Caption: In memory of Mary Ann Stotzer of Seguin.

Joint Author (14):
HB 352 Author: King, Ken | Kacal | Metcalf | Kuempel | Riddle
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

HB 358 Author: Button | Deshotel | Kuempel | King, Ken
Last Action: 02/12/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 12 2015 11:31AM
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of the costs of accepting credit and debit cards in the cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax.

HB 594 Author: Israel | Isaac | Rodriguez, Eddie | Kuempel | Farney
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to toll rates for certain vehicles traveling on State Highway 130.

HB 1628 Author: Johnson, Eric | Kuempel | Lucio III | Capriglione | Longoria
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to authorizing a credit union or other financial institution to conduct savings promotion raffles.

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 1640 Author: Farias | Kuempel | Frank | Gutierrez
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the compatibility of certain defense community regulations and structures with military operations.

HB 2182 Author: Clardy | Kuempel | Faircloth
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the collection and refunding of certain fees and deposits by a county clerk or district clerk; increasing certain fees.

HB 2351 Author: Harless | Kuempel | Kacal | Geren
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to conflicts of interest and discrimination policies for an ethics or medical committee review of an advance directive.

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 3241 Author: Price | Cook | Raymond | Hunter | Kuempel
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to state agency contracting; creating an offense.

HB 3709 Author: Murr | Kuempel | Miller, Doug | Guillen
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the employment of persons under 18 years of age on the premises of certain businesses selling or serving alcoholic beverages; adding a provision that is subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 4056 Author: White, James | Kuempel
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to inspection procedures in certain long-term care facilities and the creation of a long-term care legislative oversight committee; providing penalties.

HCR 52 Author: Guillen | Flynn | Kuempel
Last Action: 05/24/2015 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Authorizing the State Preservation Board, subject to state law and rules of the board, to approve and permit the relocation of the Texas Game Warden Memorial to a site at the State Capitol, south of the Sam Houston Building, just outside of the historical grounds.

HR 3533 Author: Wu | Bonnen, Dennis | Kuempel | King, Ken | Geren
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:21PM
Caption: Congratulating Amy and Steve Bruno on the adoption of their son, Alexander Peter Theodore Bruno.

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