Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Phil Stephenson
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/23/2017

Number of Bills: 39

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (28):
HB 220 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the name of a general-purpose political committee; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 221 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve as a campaign treasurer of a general-purpose political committee.

HB 292 Author: Stephenson | Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Sanford
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing development corporations to finance projects to support primary job training facilities and programs at certain educational institutions.

HB 472 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the reporting and disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture.

HB 481 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of Farm-to-Market Road 1301 in Wharton County as the Master Sergeant Mike C. Peña Memorial Highway.

HB 1707 Author: Stephenson | Guillen
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the methods by which a political subdivision may submit contributions to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System.

HB 1708 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain students enrolled in fire science courses at public institutions of higher education.

HB 1725 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of local boards of the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System.

HB 2530 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Wharton County child support office.

HB 2548 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the disposal of pesticides.

HB 2676 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of money services businesses; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.

HB 2730 Author: Stephenson | Morrison
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District and to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District; authorizing fees.

HB 2877 Author: Stephenson | Anderson, Rodney
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to peace officers who are members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2911 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishment of statewide and local emergency communications grant programs and financing of state emergency communications.

HB 2972 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to notice concerning the availability to persons who transport agricultural products of an overweight vehicle permit.

HB 3397 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to water intake requirements for the Lower Colorado River Authority.

HB 3399 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to franchise tax payments and reports.

HB 3408 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to posting certain municipal financial information on the Internet.

HB 3858 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Bend Groundwater Conservation District.

HB 3890 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting benefits for same-sex spouses under a public retirement system.

HB 4141 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 191; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4196 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 65 of Fort Bend County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds payable from taxes.

HCR 27 Author: Stephenson | White, James
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to abolish the current income-based system of taxation and to enact a national retail sales tax, and urging repeal of the Sixteenth Amendment.

HCR 30 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Supporting prayers, including the use of the word "God," at public gatherings, and displays of the Ten Commandments in public educational institutions and other government buildings.

HR 96 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Commemorating the posthumous presentation of the Medal of Honor to U.S. Army Master Sergeant Mike C. Peña of Newgulf.

HR 577 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 7:40PM
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2015, as Wharton County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 759 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 10:11AM
Caption: Congratulating Jerome Barta of Bonus on his 100th birthday.

HR 1832 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 22 2015 3:07PM
Caption: Recognizing April 21, 2015, as Jackson County Day at the State Capitol.

Joint Author (11):
HB 524 Author: Burkett | Phillips | Hughes | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent.

HB 658 Author: Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Reynolds | Stephenson | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a campus of the Texas State Technical College System in Fort Bend County.

HB 1665 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Keffer | Larson | Lucio III | Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to notice of water level fluctuations to purchasers of real property adjoining an impoundment of water.

HB 2597 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Stephenson
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program.

HB 2974 Author: Flynn | Alonzo | Paul | Hernandez | Stephenson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3815 Author: Bohac | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to instruction in positive character traits in public schools.

HB 3941 Author: Zerwas | Reynolds | Stephenson | Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional family district court for Fort Bend County.

HB 4087 Author: Smith | Stephenson
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of pollution control property.

HR 183 Author: Otto | Button | Frullo | Stephenson | Sanford
Last Action: 01/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 28 2015 12:04PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of certified public accountancy as a licensed profession in Texas.

HR 692 Author: Button | Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Stephenson
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2015 12:48PM
Caption: Honoring the Fort Bend Global Initiative for its contributions to Fort Bend County.

HR 697 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Stephenson | Miller, Rick
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:19PM
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2015, as Fort Bend County Day at the State Capitol.

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