Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Jeff Leach
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/22/2017

Number of Bills: 99

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (68):
HB 201 Author: Leach
Last Action: 02/12/2015 H Referred to Natural Resources: Feb 12 2015 11:31AM
Caption: Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a water right.

HB 202 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 18 2015 6:21PM
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales, use, and rental tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue.

HB 203 Author: Leach | Laubenberg
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of revenue derived from the taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of new and used motor vehicle tires and parts to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue.

HB 204 Author: Leach | Villalba | Howard
Last Action: 02/10/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 10 2015 11:34AM
Caption: Relating to the first day of instruction at a public school.

HB 205 Author: Leach | Huberty | Bohac | Laubenberg
Last Action: 02/10/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 10 2015 11:34AM
Caption: Relating to the provision of human sexuality and family planning instruction in public schools.

HB 206 Author: Leach | Keffer | King, Phil | Ashby | Springer
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for firearms and hunting supplies for a limited period.

HB 207 Author: Leach | Canales | Shaheen | Moody | Simpson
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to creating the offense of voyeurism; providing a penalty.

HB 208 Author: Leach | Turner, Scott
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the applicability of project design and construction requirements to economic development corporations created by governmental entities subject to those requirements.

HB 241 Author: Leach | Sheets
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to substituted service of citation through a social media presence.

HB 248 Author: Leach
Last Action: 02/11/2015 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 11 2015 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the state's burden of proof in a criminal asset forfeiture proceeding.

HB 249 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the reporting of proceeds and property forfeited under criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.

HB 250 Author: Leach
Last Action: 02/11/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 11 2015 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax.

HB 290 Author: Leach
Last Action: 02/11/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 11 2015 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues.

HB 485 Author: Leach
Last Action: 02/12/2015 H Referred to Elections: Feb 12 2015 11:31AM
Caption: Relating to the availability on the Internet of personal financial statements filed by certain state officeholders.

HB 562 Author: Leach | White, James | Bohac | Murr | Laubenberg
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state.

HB 869 Author: Leach | Price | Zerwas
Last Action: 04/24/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth.

HB 922 Author: Leach | White, James
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 25 2015 11:46AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry the handgun; creating an offense; providing penalties.

HB 1030 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to money used by counties for the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and local initiative air quality projects.

HB 1031 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to funding for certain roadway projects intended to improve or maintain air quality.

HB 1033 Author: Leach | Howard
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to the placement of video cameras in self-contained classrooms providing special education services.

HB 1194 Author: Leach | Button | Koop
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 3 2015 1:59PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at The University of Texas at Dallas.

HB 1404 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2015 5:22PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a committee to evaluate special education services in public schools.

HB 1405 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political contributions or expenditures filed in connection with certain offices.

HB 1664 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a school district to excuse from school attendance a student who is exempt from a final examination.

HB 1911 Author: Leach | Smithee | Shaheen | White, James | Laubenberg
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions and certain state agencies.

HB 2183 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 17 2015 11:11AM
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.

HB 2234 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a district clerk to post official and legal notices by electronic display.

HB 2307 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain surplus state revenue for periodic reductions in the state sales tax rate.

HB 2310 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to electronic requests made to certain local governments for information under or regarding the open records law.

HB 2489 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of residential leases or rental agreements.

HB 2596 Author: Leach | Dale
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the date by which certain protective order information must be entered by a local law enforcement agency into the statewide law enforcement information system.

HB 2887 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of a "Navigable stream".

HB 3179 Author: Leach | Sanford | Shaheen | Turner, Scott | Laubenberg
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the alignment for the proposed Regional Outer Loop project in certain counties.

HB 3403 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to public school curriculum and textbooks.

HB 3730 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a committee to study adoption practices in this state.

HB 3731 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain notices and information about certain releasees from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that are provided to or made accessible to criminal justice agencies.

HB 3849 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the liability of a person granting access to a gated community to a process server.

HJR 45 Author: Leach
Last Action: 02/26/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 26 2015 4:54PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes, to reduce public school district property taxes, and to fund the state's rainy day fund.

HR 122 Author: Leach | Laubenberg | Turner, Scott | Shaheen | Sanford
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 7:49PM
Caption: Congratulating the Allen High School football team on winning the 2014 UIL 6A Division 1 state championship.

HR 455 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 7:01PM
Caption: Commending the 2014-2015 Student Leadership Advisory Council of House District 67.

HR 534 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 8:50PM
Caption: Congratulating Mike Brodie on his receipt of the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Realtors.

HR 535 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 8:49PM
Caption: Honoring Charles Christian for his service as House District 67 Republican Party caucus chair.

HR 536 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 8:48PM
Caption: Honoring Ken Gagliano for his service as House District 67 Republican Party caucus chair.

HR 537 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 8:47PM
Caption: Congratulating Richard Matkin on his retirement as superintendent of the Plano Independent School District.

HR 538 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 8:45PM
Caption: Recognizing the African American Republican Club of Collin County for its civic engagement.

HR 549 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 8:15PM
Caption: Recognizing CASA of Collin County for its service to area children in need.

HR 550 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 8:14PM
Caption: Recognizing the Golden Corridor Republican Women.

HR 552 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 19 2015 7:47AM
Caption: Recognizing Plano Republican Women for civic engagement.

HR 569 Author: Leach | Hughes | Parker | Turner, Scott
Last Action: 03/06/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 6 2015 6:40PM
Caption: Recognizing the 2015 Bob Bullock Scholars of Baylor University and commending all those associated with the program for their contributions to this state's governmental process.

HR 570 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 8:52PM
Caption: Honoring the Collin County Children's Advocacy Center for its commitment to protecting children.

HR 571 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 7:38PM
Caption: Commending Al Valente for his dedicated service as chair of the executive board of the Plano Chamber of Commerce.

HR 676 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 8:48AM
Caption: Honoring Neal Katz for his service as executive director of the Collin County Republican Party.

HR 677 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 8:45AM
Caption: Congratulating George Flint on his election as chair of the Collin County GOP.

HR 679 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 8:47AM
Caption: Honoring the Conner Harrington Republican Women of Plano for their contributions to the community.

HR 869 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 8:43AM
Caption: Honoring the International Franchise Association.

HR 870 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 8:46AM
Caption: Honoring members of the Collin County Conservative Republicans for their civic engagement.

HR 871 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 3:51PM
Caption: Honoring members of the Collin County Young Republicans for their civic engagement.

HR 895 Author: Leach
Last Action: 06/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2015 9:58AM
Caption: Congratulating Collin County Sheriff Terry Box on his upcoming 2016 retirement.

HR 1136 Author: Leach | Laubenberg | Sanford | Turner, Scott | Shaheen
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 2:21PM
Caption: Honoring United States Congressman Sam Johnson on the 42nd anniversary of his homecoming from Vietnam.

HR 1325 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 15 2015 3:06PM
Caption: Congratulating Mike Hughes on his retirement as athletic director and head football coach at Plano West High School.

HR 1549 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 22 2015 9:25AM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Brian Binggeli on his selection as superintendent of the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1652 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Congratulating the Plano West High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2015 UIL 6A state championship.

HR 1837 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2015 4:09PM
Caption: Congratulating Captain Christopher D. Fox of Plano on his retirement from the U.S. Navy.

HR 1839 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2015 6:27PM
Caption: In memory of Todd Andersen of Fulshear.

HR 1840 Author: Leach | Simmons | Laubenberg | Turner, Scott | Shaheen
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 22 2015 3:59PM
Caption: Welcoming students from the Prestonwood Christian Academy Upper School to the State Capitol.

HR 1962 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 12:13PM
Caption: Recognizing Richardson Republican Women.

HR 2228 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 8:44AM
Caption: In memory of Jim Dunlap of Dallas.

HR 2660 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 3:26PM
Caption: Congratulating Laura Bennett of Plano on her 100th birthday.

Joint Author (31):
HB 48 Author: McClendon | Leach | Herrero | Moody | Simpson
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to review convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions.

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 94 Author: González, Mary | Leach | Romero, Jr. | Bernal
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.

HB 95 Author: Fletcher | Villalba | Flynn | Moody | Leach
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding.

HB 102 Author: Fletcher | Anderson, Rodney | Burkett | Davis, Yvonne | Leach
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of cargo theft.

HB 164 Author: White, James | Leach | Guillen | Bohac | Phelan
Last Action: 02/09/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 9 2015 2:57PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry the handgun; providing penalties.

HB 278 Author: Ashby | Leach | Moody
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain attorneys representing the state to openly carry a handgun.

HB 347 Author: Dutton | Frank | Leach | Villalba | Huberty
Last Action: 02/12/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 12 2015 11:31AM
Caption: Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

HB 603 Author: Davis, Sarah | Springer | Leach | Guillen
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 05/30/2015 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure or promotion of certain intimate visual material; creating an offense.

HB 635 Author: Price | Leach | Flynn | Burkett | Zerwas
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the disposition of fetal remains.

HB 670 Author: Flynn | Bohac | Leach
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in this state.

HB 712 Author: Springer | Leach | Ashby | Darby | Capriglione
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for Firearms and Firearm supplies for a limited period.

HB 794 Author: Springer | Moody | Leach
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a presumption regarding certain evidence of a prior conviction in a criminal proceeding.

HB 1208 Author: Bell | Leach | Simmons | Kacal | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to lender notice of default to contractors regarding certain construction loans or financing agreements for the improvement of real property and related procedures for suspending contractors' and subcontractors' performance.

HB 1318 Author: Button | Johnson, Eric | Springer | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Leach
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of presidential general election debates for distributions from a Major Events trust fund.

HB 1410 Author: Miles | Walle | Gutierrez | Leach | Nevárez
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business by public junior college districts in awarding certain contracts.

HB 1822 Author: Laubenberg | Turner, Scott | Shaheen | Leach | Sanford
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of two family district courts in Collin County.

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 2049 Author: Darby | Longoria | Paul | Leach
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to indemnification and duties of engineers and architects under certain governmental contracts.

HB 2565 Author: Krause | Moody | Leach | Canales
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state.

HB 2612 Author: Pickett | Leach
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/03/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a report to the legislature regarding the elimination of toll roads.

HB 2762 Author: Laubenberg | Leach | Shaheen | Turner, Scott
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain petitions prescribed by law outside the Election Code.

HB 3936 Author: Herrero | Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Villalba | Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information; authorizing a fee.

HB 3977 Author: Dukes | Leach
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing the penalty for causing injury to a child; changing the eligibility for community supervision.

HJR 32 Author: Flynn | Leach | Parker | Laubenberg | King, Phil
Last Action: 04/16/2015 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a court of this state to uphold and apply certain laws, including the doctrine requiring courts to refrain from involvement in religious doctrinal interpretation or application.

HR 2 Author: Hunter | Hughes | Aycock | Leach | Martinez Fischer
Last Action: 01/13/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 13 2015 8:20PM
Caption: Providing for the election of the speaker of the house.

HR 160 Author: Sanford | Leach | Phillips | Davis, Sarah | Hughes
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 8:22PM
Caption: Congratulating the Baylor University football team for its outstanding 2014-2015 season.

HR 754 Author: Laubenberg | Shaheen | Turner, Scott | Leach | Sanford
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 9 2015 9:29AM
Caption: Recognizing March 2 and 3, 2015, as Collin County Days at the State Capitol.

HR 1677 Author: Laubenberg | Leach | Shaheen | Fallon
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2015 8:01AM
Caption: Recognizing March 31 and April 1, 2015, as Plano Legislative Days at the State Capitol.

HR 2027 Author: Button | Vo | Wu | Miller, Rick | Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2015 1:21PM
Caption: Recognizing May 2015 as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

HR 2948 Author: Button | Koop | Leach | Laubenberg
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 1:42PM
Caption: Commending Dr. David E. Daniel on his service as president of The University of Texas at Dallas and congratulating him on his appointment as deputy chancellor and chief operating officer of The University of Texas System.

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