Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Gary VanDeaver
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/19/2017

Number of Bills: 27

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (15):
HB 1162 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 3 2015 1:59PM
Caption: Relating to eliminating satisfactory performance requirements for public school end-of-course assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation.

HB 1163 Author: VanDeaver | Howard
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 3 2015 1:59PM
Caption: Relating to the percentage of the annual distribution from the permanent school fund set aside for the state instructional materials fund.

HB 1164 Author: VanDeaver | González, Mary | Guillen | Huberty
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to conduct a study to develop a writing assessment method for public school students and establish a pilot program to administer the assessment method developed.

HB 1474 Author: VanDeaver | Guillen | Bernal
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the placement of money in the state instructional materials fund and payment of the instructional materials allotment.

HB 1673 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to eliminating certain state-required assessment instruments and certain end-of-course assessment instruments not required by federal law.

HB 1706 Author: VanDeaver | Crownover | Deshotel | Guillen
Sponsor: Burton
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reducing paperwork and duplicate reports required of a school district.

HB 1731 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for an academic and student services building at Texas A&M University--Texarkana.

HB 2156 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for providers of certain technology services in public schools.

HB 2209 Author: VanDeaver | Kacal
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium.

HB 2280 Author: VanDeaver | Clardy
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

HB 2566 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to educator preparation programs.

HB 3548 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the TexAmericas Center to incorporate a nonprofit corporation for certain purposes and to the tax treatment of such a nonprofit corporation.

HR 591 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 7:37PM
Caption: Recognizing April 8-9, 2015, as Lamar County Days at the State Capitol.

HR 600 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 7:35PM
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2015, as Red River County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 838 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 8:56AM
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Justin Holt.

Joint Author (12):
HB 275 Author: Ashby | Clardy | Fallon | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of farm products.

HB 279 Author: Simmons | Huberty | Capriglione | Gonzales, Larry | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility for a public education grant of certain students receiving special education services.

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 664 Author: King, Ken | Farney | Workman | VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 19 2015 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to funding for career and technology programs in public schools.

HB 1891 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Farney | Turner, Sylvester | VanDeaver | Aycock
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to Texas community schools.

HB 1892 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a Texas community school grant program.

HB 2205 Author: Crownover | VanDeaver | Schaefer
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the State Board for Educator Certification, educator preparation programs, educator certification, issuance of certain teaching permits, and certain procedures for investigating educator misconduct.

HB 2660 Author: Howard | King, Ken | Allen | VanDeaver | Guillen
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in an optional flexible school day program.

HB 3457 Author: Flynn | Paddie | Clardy | VanDeaver | King, Ken
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the methods of recovery of stranded environmental compliance costs by certain non-ERCOT electric utilities.

HCR 113 Author: Springer | Frank | Phillips | VanDeaver | Geren
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to direct the Bureau of Land Management to affirm the provisions of the Red River Boundary Compact and acknowledge that the vegetation line on the south bank of the Red River forms the boundary between Oklahoma and Texas.

HCR 128 Author: Price | Smithee | King, Ken | Aycock | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Shanna Peeples on her selection as National Teacher of the Year.

HR 1568 Author: Flynn | VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 22 2015 9:25AM
Caption: Commending Texas A&M University alumnus John Ball on walking cross country to raise money for the Walking Aggie Endowed Ring Scholarship.

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