Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Drew Darby
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/20/2017

Number of Bills: 67

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (40):
HB 7 Author: Darby | Otto | Howard | Turner, Sylvester | Murr
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities; reducing or affecting the amounts or rates of certain taxes, assessments, surcharges, and fees.

HB 40 Author: Darby | Keffer | King, Phil | Thompson, Senfronia | Oliveira
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 05/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exclusive jurisdiction of this state to regulate oil and gas operations in this state and the express preemption of local regulation of those operations.

HB 349 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 87 in Howard County as the William B. Crooker Memorial Highway.

HB 1933 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes.

HB 1937 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to procedures and eligibility for terminating participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas deferred retirement option plan.

HB 2004 Author: Darby | Zerwas | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a pilot project to provide emergency telemedicine medical services in rural areas.

HB 2008 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to the funding of certain emergency medical services, trauma facilities, and trauma care systems.

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 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 2089 Author: Darby | Harless | Gonzales, Larry | Flynn | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/28/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain occupational license fees and taxes.

HB 2228 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to a refund of certain sales taxes collected by certain hotels and restaurants that complete renovation projects; authorizing a fee.

HB 2293 Author: Darby
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the certification by the comptroller to the commissioner of education of the taxable value of property in each school district.

HB 2341 Author: Darby | Parker | Murphy | Thompson, Senfronia | Ashby
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the retention and use of sales tax revenue collected by certain retailers to provide job training and placement services to certain persons; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2394 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the compelled production of certain customer records by a financial institution.

HB 2492 Author: Darby | Bohac
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain water-efficient products for a limited period.

HB 2855 Author: Darby | Paddie | Dale
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prohibit an activity over which the Railroad Commission of Texas has jurisdiction.

HB 3039 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to requiring certain metal building, roof, and component retailers to register with the comptroller; imposing a civil penalty; authorizing a fee.

HB 3049 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain cleaning services performed for a health care facility.

HB 3078 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to recommend a uniform pre-nursing curriculum for undergraduate professional nursing programs offered by public institutions of higher education.

HB 3302 Author: Darby | Coleman
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to highway landscaping projects.

HB 3304 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for tangible personal property sold to or used by certain state data center services providers.

HB 3541 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Referred to Pensions: Mar 20 2015 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3601 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the payment of interest by state agencies.

HB 3974 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the records of certain disciplinary actions against health care professionals.

HB 3981 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the final decision in a contested case regarding occupational licensing before a State Office of Administrative Hearings administrative law judge.

HB 4034 Author: Darby | Guillen | Fallon
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the dedication of revenue derived from the tax levied on crude petroleum production.

HB 4035 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/02/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an oil and gas severance tax credit for certain community investments.

HCR 134 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Seliger
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. 3078.

HJR 111 Author: Darby | Springer | Crownover | Simpson | Frank
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit using revenues, other money, or account or fund balances dedicated by law for nondedicated general governmental purposes or for certification of appropriations for nondedicated purposes or entities.

HR 300 Author: Darby
Last Action: 02/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 4 2015 11:17AM
Caption: Recognizing February 3, 2015, as Workforce Day at the State Capitol.

HR 306 Author: Darby
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 8:30AM
Caption: Honoring World War II veteran and former Howard County commissioner William Burgess Crooker.

HR 307 Author: Darby
Last Action: 02/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 26 2015 8:27PM
Caption: Congratulating Kenneth Dierschke of San Angelo on his retirement as president of the Texas Farm Bureau.

HR 308 Author: Darby
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 2:48PM
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2015, as Howard County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 533 Author: Darby
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 8:38PM
Caption: Recognizing February 18, 2015, as Sheriffs' Association of Texas Day at the State Capitol.

HR 541 Author: Darby
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 25 2015 8:47PM
Caption: Congratulating Santa Rita Elementary School in San Angelo on its selection as a 2014 Blue Ribbon School.

HR 1323 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/09/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 9 2015 5:04PM
Caption: Congratulating Megan Mizell of San Angelo on earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1324 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/09/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 9 2015 5:05PM
Caption: Congratulating Megan Allgeier of San Angelo on earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1685 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 13 2015 1:26PM
Caption: Recognizing April 8, 2015, as Masonic Grand Lodge of Texas Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1689 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2015 8:24AM
Caption: Congratulating Robert and Lisa Modglin of Katy on their 35th wedding anniversary.

HR 2715 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 10:23AM
Caption: Congratulating Curtis Gene Raetz on his retirement from the Raytheon Company.

Joint Author (27):
HB 2 Author: Otto | Keffer | Darby | Ashby | Aycock
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.

HB 61 Author: McClendon | Vo | Anchia | Wu | Darby
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a single common course numbering system for public institutions of higher education in this state.

HB 540 Author: King, Phil | Guillen | Dale | King, Tracy O. | Darby
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the submission to the attorney general of a measure proposing the enactment or repeal of a municipal ordinance.

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 964 Author: Howard | Darby | Riddle
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district.

HB 1047 Author: Workman | Parker | Darby
Last Action: 03/04/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 4 2015 11:43AM
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs.

HB 1626 Author: Johnson, Eric | Price | Darby | Deshotel | Longoria
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain areas as banking or credit union development districts to encourage the establishment of branches of banks or credit unions in those areas.

HB 2037 Author: Geren | Darby
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to compensation and leave for certain peace officers.

HB 2138 Author: Raney | Zerwas | Otto | Darby | Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the online publication of information regarding campus expenditures made by junior college districts.

HB 2318 Author: Ashby | Darby | King, Ken | Paddie | Guillen
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a credit or refund for diesel fuel taxes paid on diesel fuel used in this state by auxiliary power units or power take-off equipment.

HB 2396 Author: Howard | Darby | Crownover
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eliminating requirements that certain public institutions of higher education set aside portions of tuition for student loan repayment programs for certain physicians and state attorneys.

HB 2691 Author: King, Tracy O. | Darby
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and an oil and gas severance tax credit for the use of alternative base fluids in energized fracturing operations; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 2783 Author: Howard | Márquez | Muñoz, Jr. | Otto | Darby
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the task force on asylum-seeking children.

HB 2848 Author: Crownover | Howard | Darby | Clardy | Keffer
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the amount and allocation of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education.

HB 2919 Author: Raney | Anchia | Darby | Murphy | Hughes
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an energy efficiency pilot program for state-owned buildings operated by the Texas Facilities Commission.

HB 3077 Author: Zerwas | Price | Darby | Kacal | Longoria
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to funding for trauma facilities, emergency medical services, and emergency medical air transportation.

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 3518 Author: Landgraf | Meyer | Darby | Craddick
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to alternative fuel fleets of certain governmental entities, including funding for motor vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment.

HB 3825 Author: Landgraf | Darby
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of a portion of certain severance tax revenue to the transportation infrastructure fund.

HB 3917 Author: Klick | Darby | Rose | King, Susan
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the recoupment of payments on certain provider claims made under the Medicaid program.

HCR 57 Author: Anchia | Craddick | Nevárez | Crownover | Darby
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports.

HCR 63 Author: Wu | Darby | Keffer | Anchia | Lozano
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to expedite natural gas exports.

HJR 8 Author: Otto | Aycock | Darby | Pickett | Simmons
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2015 2:47PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate certain money to the purpose of retiring state debt early.

HJR 61 Author: Ashby | Darby | Guillen | Bonnen, Dennis | Keffer
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife.

HR 172 Author: Price | Kacal | Guillen | Darby | King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 01/29/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 29 2015 3:17PM
Caption: Commemorating the 2015 Texas Farm Bureau Leadership Conference.

HR 556 Author: Guillen | Darby
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 8:12PM
Caption: Commending Santos Lujan Jr. for his outstanding service as an educator and an administrator.

HR 699 Author: Lozano | Anchia | Darby | Wu | Hunter
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:18PM
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2015, as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Day at the State Capitol.

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