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

Number of Bills: 50

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (34):
HB 832 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for a physician performing an abortion at an abortion facility.

HB 844 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to the possession of certain weapons by a security guard on the premises of a school or educational institution.

HB 845 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to the hours of instruction required to be eligible for a cosmetology operator license.

HB 846 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for an esthetician specialty license.

HB 847 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for a manicurist license or a barber technician/manicurist specialty license.

HB 848 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to qualifications for a backflow prevention assembly tester license.

HB 1249 Author: Schaefer | Lucio III | Kacal
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain general infrastructure projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations.

HB 1279 Author: Schaefer | Geren
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity.

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 1561 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from certain security licensure of certain persons who provide security services on a volunteer basis at a church or religious organization.

HB 1899 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a ribbon for certain members of the military forces who served in support of operations to secure the Texas border.

HB 1973 Author: Schaefer | Moody | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs.

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 1976 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures.

HB 1977 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to repealing certain towing and booting licenses and regulations.

HB 2018 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to guard dog companies and abolishing the regulation of guard dog trainers.

HB 2484 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of occupational licenses to certain out-of-state applicants.

HB 2485 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to required facilities and equipment for barber schools.

HB 3170 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of occupations by this state.

HB 3172 Author: Schaefer | White, James | Flynn
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to emergency orders concerning water rights issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 3173 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to renewal, expiration, or revocation of charters of and evaluation of performance of open-enrollment charter schools providing education within a residential treatment facility.

HB 3401 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 19 2015 2:53PM
Caption: Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement.

HB 3410 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to employ peace officers.

HB 3713 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate occupations.

HB 3717 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 19 2015 6:01PM
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalty for a person who carries a concealed weapon into a prohibited area; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties.

HB 3874 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to course content requirements for biology instruction provided by a public school.

HB 3879 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to employment of athletic coaches by school districts.

HB 3883 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue for the payment of certain obligations related to hotel projects.

HB 3950 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the recognition of certain employment authorizations granted by federal executive action.

HB 3956 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to certain holders of independent mobility vehicle dealer's licenses.

HB 4004 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain holders of independent mobility vehicle dealer's licenses.

HR 491 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 4 2015 5:57PM
Caption: Commending Savannah Solis of Tyler for her efforts in support of law enforcement personnel.

HR 3167 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 3:33PM
Caption: In memory of Richard Wayne Kennedy of Tyler.

HR 3168 Author: Schaefer | Hughes
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:28PM
Caption: In memory of Clifford Charles Baker Jr. of Tyler.

Joint Author (16):
HB 274 Author: Miles | Schaefer | Guillen
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of municipal rules, ordinances, or police regulations prohibiting illegal dumping; increasing a penalty.

HB 620 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Schaefer
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs.

HB 682 Author: Sheets | Capriglione | Miller, Rick | Schaefer | Guillen
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the motor vehicle sales and use tax for certain military servicemembers serving on active duty.

HB 939 Author: Dale | Schaefer | Oliveira | Canales
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to unenforceable restrictive covenants regarding standby electric generators affecting residential homes.

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 2045 Author: White, James | Krause | Schaefer
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility of attorneys who hold a law license issued by another state to take the state bar examination.

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 2289 Author: Parker | Schaefer | Wray
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the security of the electric grid.

HB 2529 Author: Lucio III | Schaefer | Isaac
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to regulation of the sale of fireworks by certain municipalities.

HB 3113 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Schaefer | Blanco
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.

HB 3348 Author: Clardy | Schaefer
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HCR 137 Author: Hughes | Flynn | Schaefer | Thompson, Senfronia | Craddick
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Leo Berman of Tyler.

HJR 125 Author: Krause | Sanford | Schaefer
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a person's free exercise of religion.

HR 464 Author: Simpson | Hughes | Paddie | Schaefer | Clardy
Last Action: 02/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2015, as East Texas Coalition Day at the Capitol.

HR 689 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Schaefer
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2015 12:50PM
Caption: Honoring Dr. Juan E. Mejia for his service to South Texas College.

HR 3462 Author: Hughes | Schaefer | Simpson
Last Action: 06/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2015 9:03AM
Caption: In memory of Paul Edward Glaske of Flint.

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