Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Harold V. Dutton, Jr.
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/21/2017

Number of Bills: 122

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (103):
HB 192 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to convictions considered for purposes of enhancing the punishment for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 282 Author: Dutton | Reynolds | Miles | Giddings
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the organization of a grand jury.

HB 305 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 02/11/2015 H Referred to Elections: Feb 11 2015 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to registering to vote and voting while in custody at certain county jails and related procedures.

HB 324 Author: Dutton | Simpson | Wu
Sponsor: Burton
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a peace officer obtain a search warrant before conducting a body cavity search during a traffic stop.

HB 340 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 02/12/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 12 2015 11:31AM
Caption: Relating to the receipt of an exemption or waiver for a school district or campus that is academically unacceptable.

HB 341 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in certain felony cases.

HB 342 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to periodic reauthorization of municipal building permit fees.

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 348 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of official oppression and to the statute of limitation on prosecution of that conduct.

HB 354 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a suit for legal separation in a marriage.

HB 364 Author: Dutton | Guillen
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the child support obligation of an obligor during the obligor's confinement in jail or prison.

HB 403 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the penalty for certain offenders for possession of a small amount of certain controlled substances.

HB 414 Author: Dutton | Reynolds | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana or a synthetic cannabinoid.

HB 424 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/10/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.

HB 475 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students enrolled in grade level nine or above who engage in prohibited sexual contact with another student at or above that grade level.

HB 476 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision.

HB 477 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring notice and the dissemination of criminal history record information to the subject of the information in certain circumstances.

HB 478 Author: Dutton | Deshotel | Guillen
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the restoration of certain rights to a criminal defendant.

HB 543 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain first-time DWI offenders; imposing fees for participation and alcohol monitoring.

HB 544 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 02/18/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 18 2015 12:06PM
Caption: Relating to payment by a school district of the costs of developmental coursework provided by an institution of higher education under the success initiative.

HB 545 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of an order to pay child support by contempt.

HB 560 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for service as a grand juror.

HB 561 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the secrecy of grand jury proceedings.

HB 563 Author: Dutton | Miles
Last Action: 04/16/2015 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of official oppression.

HB 564 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in capital cases in which the state seeks the death penalty.

HB 662 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 19 2015 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to public school students evaluated for purposes of accountability ratings.

HB 674 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to permitting a residency requirement for police officers in certain municipalities.

HB 749 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the dismissal of a case within the jurisdiction of a municipal court if a peace officer fails to appear for trial.

HB 752 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 23 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of property used for affordable housing for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 816 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating a criminal offense for a candidate for public office who misrepresents the candidate's residency.

HB 865 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the recording of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a peace officer.

HB 1024 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 5 2015 2:59PM
Caption: Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of a criminal case.

HB 1025 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the approval of law enforcement training materials by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

HB 1032 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to abolishing the death penalty.

HB 1204 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to provide notice to certain persons of the right to vote.

HB 1205 Author: Dutton | McClendon | Wu | Rose | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.

HB 1253 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to appointment of a grand jury.

HB 1369 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a special prosecution division in the office of the attorney general to investigate and prosecute peace officer misconduct.

HB 1371 Author: Dutton | Naishtat | Wu | Burkett
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the creation of an independent ombudsman for children and youth in foster care.

HB 1536 Author: Dutton | Schaefer | Riddle | King, Ken | Huberty
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District.

HB 1537 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/10/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 10 2015 5:42PM
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of the authority of the governing bodies of taxing units to contract with attorneys to represent the taxing units in enforcing the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes on property in the taxing units.

HB 1727 Author: Dutton | Riddle
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to petitions by parents of students for the repurposing, alternative management, or closure of low-performing public school campuses.

HB 1728 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to certain facilities transactions between school districts and charter schools.

HB 1763 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and to the abolition of the State Board for Educator Certification and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Education Agency; providing for the ad valorem tax rate to be imposed after annexation of an insolvent or inoperative school district.

HB 1785 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to reducing the amount of a fee imposed on certain sexually oriented businesses.

HB 1786 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer of driver and traffic safety education from the Texas Education Agency and the Department of Public Safety to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; changing the amounts of certain fees.

HB 1805 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to abolishing a fee imposed on certain sexually oriented businesses.

HB 1917 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to the hours for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages at certain licensed or permitted premises during special events.

HB 2154 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the functions and operation of the State Office of Administrative Hearings.

HB 2343 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/15/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the Generation Park Management District.

HB 2344 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to filing requirements applicable to administrative writs of withholding for child support.

HB 2345 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the boundaries and territory of the Near Northside Management District.

HB 2371 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to qualifications and registration of certain voters on parole or mandatory supervision.

HB 2372 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to training requirements for juvenile correctional officers employed by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

HB 2373 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 17 2015 11:11AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a task force to conduct a study and develop recommendations to alleviate the incidence of gun violence in this state.

HB 2374 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law.

HB 2375 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to liability of a governmental unit for personal injury and death caused by the governmental unit's negligence.

HB 2378 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences.

HB 2613 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the suspension of occupational and driver's licenses issued to persons who fail to pay an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Funeral Service Commission.

HB 2614 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee.

HB 2615 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to the office of independent ombudsman for the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2616 Author: Dutton | Guillen
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to procedures related to juvenile justice proceedings; increasing the punishment for certain delinquent conduct.

HB 2617 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to reorganizing the grand jury as the probable cause jury.

HB 2632 Author: Dutton | Wu | White, James | Huberty | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to removing a criminal penalty and authorizing a civil penalty for truancy.

HB 3275 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited denial of a stay of proceedings for a contested case for which an interlocutory appeal has been filed.

HB 3276 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted.

HB 3277 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of the office of independent ombudsman with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department in regard to juveniles in custody in certain facilities.

HB 3392 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to funding for an open-enrollment charter school based on certain ad valorem taxes collected by school districts.

HB 3660 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded to at-risk developments.

HB 3884 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/23/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 23 2015 2:36AM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of knives; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3887 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency.

HB 3888 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Barrett Management District.

HB 3889 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to adding certain substances to Penalty Group 2 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act for purposes of criminal prosecutions involving those substances, increasing penalties for the manufacture of, delivery of, or possession with the intent to deliver certain controlled substances, and a pilot program for field testing for controlled substances.

HB 4110 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to implementation of a workplace violence prevention plan in certain hospitals; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 4190 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 546; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HCR 115 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Apr 23 2015 6:39PM
Caption: Requesting the Texas Supreme Court to study ways to eliminate court filing fees.

HJR 47 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a court to partition the community property and to characterize future earnings of spouses as separate property on legal separation of the spouses.

HJR 107 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 17 2015 11:11AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and the expiration of certain tax preferences if not reauthorized by law.

HJR 112 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the composition of the grand jury.

HR 599 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 7:32PM
Caption: Congratulating the Northeast Cultural Arts Council of Houston on the 30th anniversary of its founding.

HR 784 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 5 2015 5:05PM
Caption: Honoring William Bates Jr. of Houston for his public service.

HR 807 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 7:36AM
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of a Texas Historical Marker at First Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Houston.

HR 808 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 5 2015 5:10PM
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2015, as the Day of Innocence and honoring Sabrina Butler, Gary Drinkard, and Shujaa Graham for their efforts to effect reforms in the criminal justice system.

HR 811 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 19 2015 7:40PM
Caption: Honoring Sister Faye Marie Johnson for 50 years of service to Lyons Unity Missionary Baptist Church.

HR 856 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 8:53AM
Caption: Congratulating Marguerite Latson of Houston on the occasion of her 80th birthday.

HR 2263 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 9:21AM
Caption: Congratulating Vicky Pink of Houston on her 50th birthday.

HR 2264 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 9:28AM
Caption: Congratulating the 2015 recipients of a Reginald Keith Guillory Scholarship.

HR 2265 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 8:57AM
Caption: Congratulating the 2015 honorees of the Reginald Keith Guillory Scholarship.

HR 2280 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2015 2:14PM
Caption: Congratulating Michael Donald Neely of Houston on his 75th birthday.

HR 2286 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 27 2015 2:13PM
Caption: In memory of Carlton Earl Land of Houston.

HR 2729 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 5:04PM
Caption: Honoring the KEW Learning Academy in Houston on the occasion of its Profiles of Prominence Awards Banquet and Dinner Dance.

HR 2784 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 5:26PM
Caption: Honoring Emma Primas of Houston for her contributions to her community.

HR 2785 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 4:47PM
Caption: Commemorating the 65th anniversary of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Houston.

HR 2821 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 2:09PM
Caption: In memory of LaRone Therion Perry.

HR 2822 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 2:15PM
Caption: In memory of Oris G. Green of Houston.

HR 2951 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 1:44PM
Caption: Honoring Emma Primas of Houston for her contributions to her community.

HR 2953 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2015 4:34PM
Caption: Commemorating the 90th anniversary of the founding of Pinecrest Presbyterian Church in Houston.

HR 3057 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 4:13PM
Caption: In memory of Lillie Beatrice Thomas of Houston.

HR 3365 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2015 7:12PM
Caption: Congratulating Johnny and Loretta Williams of Houston on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 3366 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2015 7:11PM
Caption: Congratulating John Jesse Balthazar of Houston on his 100th birthday.

HR 3367 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2015 7:12PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Sophia Davis-Fields on being named an honoree at the KEW Learning Academy Profiles of Prominence Awards Banquet.

HR 3480 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 10:46AM
Caption: Congratulating the Houston Food Bank on being named the 2015 Member of the Year by the Feeding America network.

HR 3644 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 3:34PM
Caption: Congratulating the Phillis Wheatley High School Class of 1965 on the occasion of its 50-year reunion.

Joint Author (19):
HB 507 Author: Moody | Lucio III | Dutton | Wu
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a civil action to collect a civil penalty for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia.

HB 550 Author: Price | Burkett | Gonzales, Larry | Raymond | Dutton
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees.

HB 905 Author: Frullo | Dutton | King, Ken | Nevárez | Farney
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the regulation of knives by a municipality or county.

HB 1168 Author: Rinaldi | Dutton
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to creating a defense to prosecution for the offense of resisting arrest, search, or transportation or the offenses of escape or permitting or facilitating escape.

HB 1278 Author: Hughes | Fletcher | Anderson, Rodney | Dutton | Herrero
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty.

HB 1497 Author: Schaefer | Bell | Dutton | Workman | White, James
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the issuance of school district teaching permits to persons who teach career and technology education.

HB 1606 Author: Burkett | Price | Raymond | Dutton | Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Investment Council, including assumption of the duties of the Texas Skill Standards Board.

HB 1842 Author: Aycock | Dutton | Bohac | Rodriguez, Eddie | Farney
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school accountability, including the intervention in and sanction of a public school that has received an academically unsuccessful performance rating for at least two consecutive school years and the designation of a school district as a district of innovation.

HB 1975 Author: Schaefer | Dutton | Wu
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.

HB 2024 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Price | Burkett | Dutton | Raymond
Last Action: 04/01/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and to the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies.

HB 2304 Author: Price | Raymond | Dutton | Burkett | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state.

HB 2433 Author: Burkett | Price | Dutton | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services and procedures applicable to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, investigations of child abuse and neglect, and conservatorship of a child; affecting fee amounts and authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 2510 Author: Price | Raymond | Dutton | Burkett | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Recommitted to committee: Apr 23 2015 6:22PM
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of State Health Services, the provision of health services in this state, and the regulation of certain health-related occupations and activities.

HB 2536 Author: Harless | Dutton | Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction in an eminent domain proceeding in Harris County.

HB 2934 Author: Wu | Dutton | White, James
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of a mechanical or physical restraint on a child during a judicial proceeding in the juvenile court.

HB 3171 Author: Simpson | Turner, Sylvester | Dutton
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.

HB 3326 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Dutton
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to decreasing the punishment for certain criminal offenses.

HB 3341 Author: Peña | Dutton | White, James | Hughes | Giddings
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a requirement that school district superintendents report information relating to the use of restraints against students and student arrests; creating a criminal offense.

HR 751 Author: Reynolds | Allen | Dutton
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 5 2015 5:08PM
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 2015, as Texas Southern University Day at the State Capitol.

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