Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. J. D. Sheffield
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/22/2017

Number of Bills: 97

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (69):
HB 397 Author: Sheffield | Keffer | Springer
Last Action: 05/15/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the use of fireworks at certain Texas Department of Transportation rest areas; providing a penalty.

HB 398 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 02/16/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 16 2015 2:50PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Coryell County.

HB 402 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 02/16/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 16 2015 2:50PM
Caption: Relating to the terms of court for the 52nd District Court.

HB 404 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on certain employment and volunteer activity for certain sex offenders; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 819 Author: Sheffield
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the definition of a public health nuisance; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 1038 Author: Sheffield | Alonzo
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to premium payment assistance for insurance coverage for hemophilia medical treatment.

HB 1064 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain sex offenders from working or residing within or otherwise going in, on, or within a certain distance of premises where children commonly gather; providing a penalty.

HB 1116 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations.

HB 1254 Author: Sheffield | Burns | Bell
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 Tarleton State University.

HB 1256 Author: Sheffield | Clardy
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the selection process for student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system.

HB 1514 Author: Sheffield
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to health insurance identification cards issued by qualified health plan issuers.

HB 1718 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the selection of the local administrative judge for Coryell County.

HB 1724 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention.

HB 1916 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain local traffic laws on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education.

HB 1993 Author: Sheffield
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authorization of independent school districts to use electronic means to notify parents of a student's academic performance.

HB 2171 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Zedler | Miller, Rick | Collier
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to information maintained in the immunization registry with the consent of an individual after the individual becomes an adult.

HB 2271 Author: Sheffield | Davis, Yvonne | Zerwas | Klick
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee.

HB 2340 Author: Sheffield
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2474 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Blanco | Simmons
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports.

HB 2545 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain students to participate in a school district's special education program.

HB 2782 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the establishment of a health benefit exchange for purposes of certain federal law.

HB 2849 Author: Sheffield
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for a coronal polishing certificate.

HB 2935 Author: Sheffield | Klick
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study of the use of a patient-reported outcomes registry in conjunction with health coverage for certain governmental employees.

HB 2936 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee.

HB 3155 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage for hemophilia medical treatment.

HB 3295 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/09/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.

HB 3366 Author: Sheffield | Miller, Rick | Guerra
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program.

HB 3433 Author: Sheffield | Springer | Clardy
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal care.

HB 3581 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and maintenance of a registry of physicians co-managing patients with Licensees under Chapter 351, Occupations Code.

HB 3903 Author: Sheffield | Miller, Rick | Giddings
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient.

HB 4169 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/10/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Apr 10 2015 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the County Court at Law of Coryell County.

HCR 33 Author: Sheffield
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 03/24/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Dr. Barry B. Thompson, The Texas A&M University System chancellor emeritus and Tarleton State University president emeritus.

HCR 39 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/20/2015 H Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Designating Hico as the official Steak Capital of Texas.

HR 97 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:18PM
Caption: In memory of Jeff Bass Young of Chalk Mountain.

HR 98 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2015 12:47PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Bruce C. Rudy on his receipt of a 2014 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award.

HR 102 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:01PM
Caption: In memory of Fred Gray of Coryell County.

HR 113 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 12:38PM
Caption: Congratulating Luis Lobo on his retirement as assistant city manager of Gatesville.

HR 125 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 9:14PM
Caption: Congratulating Dale Warren of Stephenville on his retirement as chief juvenile probation officer for Erath County.

HR 126 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 3:21PM
Caption: In memory of G. K. Lewallen of Stephenville.

HR 127 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 8:13PM
Caption: Commemorating the birth of Michael Andrew Nash of Stephenville.

HR 139 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 12:31PM
Caption: In memory of Brady Police Chief Charles Edward Derrick.

HR 140 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 5:39PM
Caption: Congratulating Kenneth Miller on his retirement from the Hamilton Herald-News.

HR 141 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:02PM
Caption: In memory of John James Ellison of Brady.

HR 143 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:03PM
Caption: In memory of Edward William Kafer of San Angelo.

HR 173 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 5:39PM
Caption: Congratulating Glen Rose High School head basketball coach Wayne Roberts on his 700th career win.

HR 224 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:16PM
Caption: Congratulating Betty Rice of De Leon on her retirement from Farmers and Merchants Bank.

HR 503 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 9:08PM
Caption: In memory of Loel Dene Cox of Comanche.

HR 510 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 9:09PM
Caption: In memory of Larry B. Smith of Brady.

HR 721 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 7:48AM
Caption: Honoring former Brady High School band director Berry "Butch" Crudgington on his receipt of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Brady Chamber of Commerce.

HR 822 Author: Sheffield | Bell
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 7:31AM
Caption: Recognizing March 4, 2015, as Independent Pharmacists Day at the State Capitol.

HR 823 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 7:32AM
Caption: In memory of Arley G. Echols of Stephenville.

HR 914 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 10:34AM
Caption: Honoring Pastor Shannon D. McMullen for his service to Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church in Copperas Cove.

HR 1194 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 10:53AM
Caption: Recognizing March 12, 2015, as Psychology Day at the State Capitol and commending the Texas Psychological Association.

HR 1280 Author: Sheffield | Burns | Goldman | Geren
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 25 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Recognizing March 24, 2015, as Tarleton State University Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1707 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2015 9:23AM
Caption: In memory of Robert L. "Tie" Lasater of Stephenville.

HR 1868 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 22 2015 3:58PM
Caption: Recognizing April 19 through 25, 2015, as Osteopathic Medicine Week.

HR 1961 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2015 3:05PM
Caption: In memory of Louis "P. O." Dewald of Copperas Cove.

HR 1964 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 12:17PM
Caption: Congratulating Allen Neel on his retirement as administrator of the Coryell County Road and Bridge Department.

HR 1969 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2015 3:02PM
Caption: In memory of Justin Havens Moore.

HR 2023 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2015 1:13PM
Caption: In memory of Bobby Dean Jones of Gatesville.

HR 2148 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 1 2015 2:00PM
Caption: Recognizing April 30, 2015, as Hard Hats for Little Heads Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2287 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2015 8:09PM
Caption: Congratulating Jayci Padgett of Goldthwaite High School on her selection for the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and the Texas Girls Coaches Association 2015 Class 2A All-State Teams.

HR 2354 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2015 9:31PM
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of Camp Bowie in Brownwood.

HR 2437 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 5:03PM
Caption: In memory of Oleta Horton Collier of Goldthwaite.

HR 2549 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2015 10:54PM
Caption: Commending Jay Johnson on his service as student body president of Tarleton State University.

HR 2701 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 10:53AM
Caption: Commending Molly Smith for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative J. D. Sheffield.

HR 2702 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 10:45AM
Caption: Commending Taylor Sexton for his service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative J. D. Sheffield.

HR 2830 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 1:26PM
Caption: In memory of Theron H. Wilson of Stephenville.

HR 2943 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 4:55PM
Caption: In memory of Allen Dwain Place Sr. of Gatesville.

Joint Author (28):
HB 115 Author: Dale | Aycock | Sheffield | White, Molly | Larson
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the criteria for awarding the Texas Purple Heart Medal to members of the armed forces wounded or killed at Fort Hood on November 5, 2009.

HB 159 Author: Larson | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers.

HB 175 Author: Miller, Rick | Sheffield | Cyrier | Zerwas | Farias
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment.

HB 255 Author: Guerra | Raney | Muñoz, Jr. | Sheffield | Lucio III
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain fees charged for the adjudication of pharmacy benefit claims.

HB 320 Author: Keough | Sheffield | Metcalf
Last Action: 02/11/2015 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 11 2015 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the clarification of the offense of online sexual solicitation of a minor.

HB 456 Author: Gutierrez | Villalba | Faircloth | Sheffield | Zerwas
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the use and possession of e-cigarettes on school property.

HB 465 Author: Howard | Sheffield | Zerwas
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.

HB 677 Author: Turner, Sylvester | Sheffield
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 19 2015 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

HB 751 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Sheffield | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prescription and pharmaceutical substitution of biological products; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 767 Author: Smith | Turner, Sylvester | Lucio III | Huberty | Sheffield
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

HB 778 Author: Bell | Lozano | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to access to pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical care under certain health benefit plans.

HB 861 Author: Dale | King, Phil | Sheffield | Burkett | Frullo
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor.

HB 892 Author: Klick | Zerwas | Zedler | Coleman | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees.

HB 972 Author: Geren | Harless | Sheffield | Metcalf | Villalba
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting of expenditures by persons registered as lobbyists.

HB 1203 Author: Murr | Sheffield | Cyrier
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to limited liability for an agritourism entity involved in an agritourism activity.

HB 1282 Author: Zerwas | Howard | Davis, Sarah | Sheffield | Farrar
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a human papillomavirus-associated cancer strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 1661 Author: Guerra | Muñoz, Jr. | Lucio III | Zerwas | Sheffield
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Medicaid billing for the services of substitute dentists.

HB 1775 Author: Hunter | Muñoz, Jr. | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists related to pharmacy benefits.

HB 2618 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of third-party administrators, including pharmacy benefit managers; expanding the requirement of a certificate of authority to engage in an occupation; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2752 Author: Zerwas | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a chronic respiratory disease state strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 3006 Author: Coleman | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the distribution and use of certain penalties paid by health maintenance organizations and insurers for violating certain provisions governing prompt payment of physicians and health care providers.

HB 3035 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Lucio III | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on the savings to the state achieved by the expansion of Medicaid managed care in regards to the provision of prescription drugs and other pharmacy benefits.

HB 3194 Author: Bernal | Howard | Muñoz, Jr. | Sheffield | Guerra
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to coverage for diagnostic mammography under certain health benefit plans.

HB 3519 Author: Guerra | Zerwas | Laubenberg | Lucio III | Sheffield
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

HJR 37 Author: Larson | Sheffield | Murr | King, Ken
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a person holding a statewide elective office automatically vacates office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office before December 1 of the last full odd-numbered year of the person's term of office.

HJR 38 Author: Larson | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices.

HR 1698 Author: González, Mary | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2015 9:18AM
Caption: Honoring Darren Turley of Dublin for his longtime service to the dairy industry.

HR 2192 Author: Geren | Miller, Rick | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2015 8:09AM
Caption: In memory of Willie Mae Froebel Stark of Fort Worth.

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