Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Gary Elkins
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/22/2017

Number of Bills: 49

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (44):
HB 365 Author: Elkins | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rates of certain taxing units.

HB 590 Author: Elkins | Lucio III | Button
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions; providing a penalty.

HB 1131 Author: Elkins | Herrero
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

HB 1417 Author: Elkins
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to peace officer identification cards.

HB 1426 Author: Elkins | Otto
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to certain requirements applicable to contracts entered into by, and the contract management process of, state agencies.

HB 1749 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the organization of public employees.

HB 1890 Author: Elkins
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development and implementation of a statewide strategy for legacy system modernization.

HB 1912 Author: Elkins
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to employment of a statewide data coordinator in the Department of Information Resources.

HB 1999 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the recommendations made by the Sunset Advisory Commission regarding state agencies reviewed under the Texas Sunset Act.

HB 2276 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the development and maintenance of certain records and written policies of animal shelters and releasing agencies; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2654 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District to regulate certain water wells.

HB 2682 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain features required for electronic documents recorded with a county clerk in certain counties; authorizing a fee.

HB 2778 Author: Elkins
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the elections for which federal postcard applicant voters may be sent ballots by e-mail.

HB 2779 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a local government to impose a civil penalty for certain failures to obey a traffic-control signal.

HB 2781 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of traffic laws by local authorities.

HB 2807 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Mar 17 2015 11:11AM
Caption: Relating to the management and oversight of state contracts, including contracts for information technology commodity items.

HB 2973 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 19 2015 2:53PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the contract management division of the Legislative Budget Board.

HB 2989 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 18 2015 3:52PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a publicly accessible database containing information on materials and products used in the construction of wastewater projects.

HB 3125 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to abolishing the property tax assistance division of the office of the comptroller of public accounts and transferring its powers and duties to the newly created State Property Tax Board.

HB 3345 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state contracting and management, and the establishment of a centralized purchasing, vendor management, contract audit and transparency system for state agencies.

HB 3361 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Mar 19 2015 2:53PM
Caption: Relating to state agency contracts for information technology commodity items and services.

HB 3478 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a breach of system security of a business that exposes consumer credit card or debit card information; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3614 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by a taxing unit.

HB 3761 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to reactivation of certain real estate broker licenses.

HB 3762 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of a trust as a business purpose trust.

HB 3817 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the photographic enforcement of traffic laws.

HB 3826 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property used by the owner of the property to manufacture, process, or fabricate tangible personal property for ultimate sale.

HB 3827 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to tax increment financing.

HB 3856 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount.

HB 3861 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain income-producing tangible personal property.

HB 3867 Author: Elkins | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders; changing the amounts of certain fees.

HB 3870 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a master in chancery in certain counties to aid in the determination of certain ad valorem tax appeals.

HB 3882 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to savings of costs or reduction of state liability in the operation of various state programs.

HB 3895 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals.

HB 3997 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prosecution of violations of the open meetings law and the open records law.

HB 4096 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for the electronic transmission of certain subrogation claims.

HJR 64 Author: Elkins
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation.

HJR 140 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions tangible personal property used by the owner of the property to manufacture, process, or fabricate tangible personal property for ultimate sale.

HJR 143 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation income-producing tangible personal property valued at less than $50,000.

HJR 144 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Rescinding the 1899 application of the 26th Texas Legislature to the United States Congress to call an unrestricted national convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for proposing undisclosed amendments to that Constitution.

HJR 145 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to override a veto of the governor following a legislative session.

HR 1612 Author: Elkins | Giddings | Turner, Sylvester | Allen | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2015 12:17PM
Caption: Congratulating Brooke Demars on winning the African American National Spelling Bee Championships.

HR 1613 Author: Elkins | Giddings | Turner, Sylvester | Allen | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2015 12:17PM
Caption: Congratulating Jannah Collins on placing second at the African American National Spelling Bee Championships.

HR 1614 Author: Elkins | Giddings | Turner, Sylvester | Allen | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2015 12:17PM
Caption: Congratulating Zion Wren on placing third at the African American National Spelling Bee Championships.

Joint Author (5):
HB 548 Author: Johnson, Eric | Elkins | Deshotel
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for state employment.

HB 1263 Author: Raymond | Elkins | Lucio III | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy.

HB 1428 Author: Raymond | Naishtat | Elkins
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the administration of housing funds set aside for persons with disabilities through the homebuyer assistance program.

HB 1743 Author: Galindo | Elkins | Wray
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the use of a credit or charge card by certain state agencies to make certain purchases.

HB 2203 Author: Phillips | King, Susan | Elkins
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Joint Committee to Review the Sunset Advisory Commission.

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