Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Byron Cook
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/17/2017

Number of Bills: 28

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (16):
HB 37 Author: Cook | Geren | Harless | Oliveira | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain contributions and political expenditures by certain persons; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 38 Author: Cook | Geren | Harless
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duties of nonprofit corporations regarding certain contributions and the disclosure of information relating to those contributions in certain campaign finance reports.

HB 1663 Author: Cook | Villalba | Fallon
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.

HB 1671 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 9 2015 4:28PM
Caption: Relating to defining terms applicable to groups that accept political contributions or make political expenditures.

HB 2186 Author: Cook | Harless | Coleman | Allen | Huberty
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to suicide prevention training for educators in public schools.

HB 3732 Author: Cook
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of property used for a large-scale electric energy storage facility for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 3735 Author: Cook
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to cooperation with federal agencies on a guest worker program in this state.

HB 3737 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 19 2015 6:01PM
Caption: Relating to the clerk of the county court at law of Hill County.

HB 3767 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property.

HB 3773 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the duties of nonprofit corporations regarding certain contributions and the disclosure of information relating to those contributions in certain campaign finance reports.

HB 4063 Author: Cook | Guerra | Alonzo
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional instruction permit; authorizing a fee; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4075 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the reporting requirements for a person who makes direct campaign expenditures.

HB 4078 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of information relating to certain contributions in certain campaign finance reports.

HR 460 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:05PM
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2015, as Hill County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 461 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 7:00PM
Caption: Recognizing March 10, 2015, as Corsicana/Navarro County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 718 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 7:19AM
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2015, as City of Palestine and Anderson County Day at the State Capitol.

Joint Author (12):
HB 80 Author: Craddick | Cook | Lucio III | Harless | Wu
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of a portable wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense; modifying existing criminal penalties.

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 645 Author: Ashby | Cook | Guillen | Farney | VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 955 Author: Turner, Chris | Zerwas | Moody | King, Susan | Cook
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.

HB 2083 Author: Darby | Otto | Cook | Bonnen, Dennis | Israel
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the determination of the appraised value of property for purposes of an ad valorem tax protest or appeal.

HB 2187 Author: Smith | Morrison | Cook | Turner, Sylvester | Phelan
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2521 Author: Coleman | Cyrier | Schubert | Morrison | Cook
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of payments received under oil and gas leases of land owned by the state for a county road.

HB 2774 Author: Smithee | Murr | Cook | Farney
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the annual state salary supplement for certain county judges.

HB 3074 Author: Springer | Cook | Turner, Sylvester | Klick | Wray
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/12/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the provision of artificially administered nutrition and hydration and life-sustaining treatment.

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 3567 Author: Sanford | Cook | Riddle | Lozano | Harless
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the rights of certain religious organizations and individuals relating to a marriage that violates a sincerely held religious belief.

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.

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