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

Number of Bills: 108

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (55):
HB 366 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 02/12/2015 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 12 2015 11:31AM
Caption: Relating to the sealing of applications and orders for the installation and use of mobile tracking devices in certain law enforcement investigations.

HB 367 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain entertainment facilities.

HB 368 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/09/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the duties of a peace officer investigating a family violence allegation or responding to a disturbance call that may involve family violence and the admissibility of certain evidence obtained during that investigation or response.

HB 369 Author: Villalba | Anchia
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating May 24 as Lung Cancer Awareness Day.

HB 370 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to notifying a parent or guardian whether an employee of a school is appointed school marshal and the confidentiality of information submitted to or collected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in connection with a certification for appointment as school marshal.

HB 917 Author: Villalba | Guillen
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to school marshals for private schools, notifying a parent or guardian whether an employee of a public or private school is appointed school marshal, and the confidentiality of information submitted to or collected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in connection with a certification for appointment as school marshal.

HB 985 Author: Villalba | Geren
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to mental health screening for public school students who may be a danger to self or others and to suspension or educational placement of those students; creating an offense.

HB 1173 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to school marshals for public junior colleges, notifying a parent or guardian whether an employee of a public junior college is appointed school marshal, and the confidentiality of information submitted to or collected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in connection with a certification for appointment as school marshal.

HB 1389 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/02/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the funding of certain activities related to the commercialization of emerging technologies.

HB 1444 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 5 2015 2:59PM
Caption: Relating to the elimination in certain counties of straight-party voting for certain offices.

HB 1506 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/02/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a portion of certain money in the Texas emerging technology fund to the Texas Enterprise Fund.

HB 1534 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/10/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 10 2015 10:59AM
Caption: Relating to the hours for the sale of liquor.

HB 1588 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the validity of certain timeshare interests.

HB 1589 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 9 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds.

HB 1603 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the chancery court and the court of chancery appeals to hear certain cases; authorizing fees.

HB 1701 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the approval period for a proposal for an award of a grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund.

HB 1736 Author: Villalba | Oliveira
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to building energy efficiency performance standards.

HB 1893 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of an open-enrollment charter school to commission peace officers.

HB 1897 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain offenses involving family violence; changing the eligibility for parole and mandatory supervision for those offenses.

HB 2006 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to exemptions from immunization requirements for public school students and students at public institutions of higher education.

HB 2116 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the expenditure of proceeds or property received from criminal asset forfeiture.

HB 2246 Author: Villalba | Harless | Lucio III | Johnson, Eric | Koop
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the restriction of certain intoxication offenders to the operation of a motor vehicle with an ignition interlock device in lieu of a license suspension.

HB 2261 Author: Villalba | King, Phil
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer or termination of certain timeshare interests.

HB 2753 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Failed to pass
Caption: Relating to the names of certain businesses.

HB 2797 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain property owners' associations.

HB 2918 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with public duties; increasing a penalty.

HB 3190 Author: Villalba
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain persons to direct, consent to, or disapprove a trustee's decisions.

HB 3828 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the ownership or operation of a motor vehicle dealership by a manufacturer or distributor of motor vehicles powered only by electricity or battery.

HB 3841 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a central database containing information about offenders who have committed certain violent offenses against children or offenses involving family or dating violence.

HB 3853 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/09/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to creation of the university research initiative fund, the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and the disposition of balances from the Texas emerging technology fund.

HJR 55 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2015 2:02PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a person's free exercise of religion.

HR 56 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2015 12:09PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Little's Boot Company in San Antonio.

HR 57 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:18PM
Caption: Honoring Rhonda Russell on her contributions as the founder of Lake Highlands Military Moms.

HR 723 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 7:45AM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Kay Waggoner on her selection as one of the 2014 Outstanding Women of Today by Altrusa Richardson.

HR 724 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 7:43AM
Caption: Celebrating the work of Honor Flight DFW.

HR 728 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 8:00AM
Caption: Honoring Foster Kids Charity of Dallas for its service.

HR 734 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 7:32AM
Caption: Honoring the Carson Leslie Foundation for its fund-raising efforts in support of research concerning pediatric cancer.

HR 743 Author: Villalba | Koop
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 8:09AM
Caption: Congratulating the Lake Highlands Women's League on their record-setting fund-raising effort.

HR 744 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 8:19AM
Caption: Congratulating Marilyn Hailey of Lake Highlands on being named the honorary chair of A Writer's Garden Valentine Tea 2015.

HR 745 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 8:36AM
Caption: Honoring the New Room in Lake Highlands for its community service.

HR 765 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 10:13AM
Caption: Congratulating Ken's Man's Shop in Dallas on its 50th anniversary.

HR 788 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 19 2015 7:41PM
Caption: Commending Catholic Charities of Dallas for its contributions to the community.

HR 809 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 19 2015 7:46PM
Caption: In memory of Jan Patterson of Dallas.

HR 828 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 9:17AM
Caption: Recognizing March 26, 2015, as Texas Jewish Communities Advocacy Effort Day at the State Capitol.

HR 863 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 9:13AM
Caption: Congratulating the Lake Highlands High School wrestling team on a successful 2014-2015 season.

HR 918 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 3:46PM
Caption: Congratulating Jake Galant of Dallas for being named a Distinguished Finalist in the 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.

HR 1225 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2015 8:16PM
Caption: Congratulating the Lake Highlands Wildcat Wranglers on their participation in the 2015 London New Year's Day Parade.

HR 1894 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2015 11:07AM
Caption: Congratulating Anna Matheny on her retirement from the Grace Academy of Dallas.

HR 1954 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 10:18AM
Caption: Commending James P. Graham of Dallas for his civic leadership and volunteer work.

HR 2160 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2015 8:44AM
Caption: Commemorating the 60th anniversary of St. Monica Catholic School in Dallas.

HR 2216 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2015 7:12PM
Caption: Congratulating Jordan Spieth on winning the 2015 Masters Tournament.

HR 2802 Author: Villalba | McClendon | Kacal
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 1:31PM
Caption: Commending Linda Christofilis for her years of service to the State of Texas.

HR 3448 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 11:56AM
Caption: Honoring Michael Blair for his service as legislative director in the office of State Representative Jason Villalba.

HR 3469 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 11:57AM
Caption: Honoring Jeri Mills for her service as a legislative assistant in the office of State Representative Jason Villalba.

HR 3500 Author: Villalba
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 10:19AM
Caption: Honoring Jordan Hunter for her service as communications director in the office of State Representative Jason Villalba.

Joint Author (53):
HB 29 Author: Springer | Kacal | Villalba
Last Action: 04/02/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the funding of certain activities related to the commercialization of emerging technologies.

HB 30 Author: Larson | Villalba
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development of seawater and brackish groundwater.

HB 77 Author: González, Mary | Anchia | Leach | Rose | Villalba
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study of the Dallas Men Against Abuse program and other activities in the Dallas community addressing family violence.

HB 95 Author: Fletcher | Villalba | Flynn | Moody | Leach
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding.

HB 204 Author: Leach | Villalba | Howard
Last Action: 02/10/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 10 2015 11:34AM
Caption: Relating to the first day of instruction at a public school.

HB 234 Author: Farrar | Laubenberg | Villalba
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain costs associated with certain court proceedings for cruelly treated animals; authorizing fees and costs.

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 440 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Márquez | Simmons | Villalba
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to adapting the public school physical education curriculum to accommodate the needs of students with mental disabilities.

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 595 Author: Clardy | Price | Turner, Chris | Villalba | Metcalf
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the addition of certain substances to Penalty Groups 1-A and 2 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act for criminal prosecution and other purposes.

HB 597 Author: Clardy | Price | Turner, Chris | Harless | Villalba
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the designation for criminal prosecution and other purposes of certain chemicals commonly referred to as synthetic cannabinoids as controlled substances and controlled substance analogues under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 616 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Villalba
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain out-of-network provider charges; authorizing a fee; providing a penalty.

HB 655 Author: Larson | Lucio III | Workman | Fallon | Villalba
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 699 Author: Nevárez | Alvarado | Villalba
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to establish a policy on campus sexual assault.

HB 790 Author: Burkett | Villalba
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study on the implementation and effectiveness of sound mitigation measures on certain highways.

HB 851 Author: Price | Moody | Thompson, Senfronia | Burkett | Villalba
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to children's advocacy centers.

HB 900 Author: Isaac | Lucio III | Parker | Rodriguez, Eddie | Villalba
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a clarification of the law governing eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events trust fund.

HB 948 Author: Rinaldi | Villalba | Krause | Fallon
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium.

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 991 Author: Bohac | Capriglione | Villalba | Fallon
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the display of notice of federal and state tax rates for motor fuel sold at retail.

HB 1061 Author: Turner, Chris | Herrero | Fletcher | Villalba
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with public duties.

HB 1071 Author: Zerwas | Villalba
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 5 2015 2:59PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council.

HB 1079 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Davis, Sarah | Alonzo | Sheets | Villalba
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the distribution of certain civil penalties, payments, and civil restitution received by the attorney general.

HB 1170 Author: Farney | Villalba | Fallon
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the applicability to open-enrollment charter schools of certain laws regarding local governments and political subdivisions.

HB 1171 Author: Farney | Villalba | Fallon
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain immunity and liability laws to open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1184 Author: Paddie | Anchia | Villalba
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain utility cost savings and alternative fuel programs as eligible for local government energy savings performance contracts.

HB 1265 Author: Wu | Murphy | Alvarado | Ashby | Villalba
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a deceptive act or practice involving a solicitation in connection with a good or service or involving the production, sale, distribution, or promotion of certain synthetic substances.

HB 1286 Author: Simmons | Moody | Dale | Villalba
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.

HB 1331 Author: King, Phil | Villalba
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of certain waste arising out of or incidental to the drilling for or production of oil or gas.

HB 1440 Author: Bell | Johnson, Eric | Villalba | Meyer
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of Elite Rodeo Association World Championships for funding from the Major Events trust fund.

HB 1458 Author: Bohac | Frullo | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Villalba | Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for the repair, remodeling, or maintenance of aircraft.

HB 1579 Author: Lucio III | Wu | Isaac | Anderson, Rodney | Villalba
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the sale and purchase of shark fins or products derived from shark fins; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1663 Author: Cook | Villalba | Fallon
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.

HB 1679 Author: Raymond | Burkett | Price | Villalba
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities.

HB 1798 Author: Deshotel | Villalba | Huberty
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to local control school districts.

HB 1874 Author: Zerwas | Villalba | Kacal | Raney
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council.

HB 2027 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Faircloth | Laubenberg | Fallon | Villalba
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to establishing precincts for elections held on a uniform election date by certain political subdivisions.

HB 2114 Author: Murphy | Bohac | Harless | Villalba | Fallon
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the inheritance tax.

HB 2142 Author: Oliveira | Villalba
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to corporations and fundamental business transactions.

HB 2144 Author: Oliveira | Villalba
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to partnerships and limited liability companies.

HB 2212 Author: Wray | Harless | King, Susan | Springer | Villalba
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain state taxes; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2244 Author: Zerwas | Villalba
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of medical waste; adding and amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2291 Author: Parker | Meyer | Frullo | Villalba | Fallon
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the payment of restitution to certain individuals depicted in child pornography and to increasing the punishment for certain individuals convicted of the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography.

HB 2339 Author: Smith | Meyer | Geren | Dale | Villalba
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in public entertainment facilities.

HB 2455 Author: Burkett | Villalba | Farrar
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force to promote uniformity in the collection and reporting of information relating to family violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking.

HB 2579 Author: Anchia | Villalba | Meyer
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the governance and operation of certain independent school districts.

HB 2718 Author: Parker | King, Susan | Rose | Villalba | Fallon
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a program to allow faith- and community-based organizations to offer supplemental assistance to certain recipients of public assistance.

HB 3547 Author: Larson | Button | Farias | Blanco | Villalba
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a voluntary veteran's employment preference for private employers.

HB 3556 Author: Burkett | Sheets | Koop | Button | Villalba
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the development of the Interstate Highway 635 East project in Dallas County.

HB 3646 Author: Smithee | Villalba
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to insurance claims and certain prohibited acts and practices in or in relation to the business of insurance; amending provisions that are or may be subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3936 Author: Herrero | Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Villalba | Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information; authorizing a fee.

HR 351 Author: Pickett | Villalba | Larson
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 8:47AM
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2015, as YMCA State Advocacy Day at the Capitol.

HR 2757 Author: Rinaldi | Villalba | Button | Sheets | Laubenberg
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2015 2:30PM
Caption: In memory of Janine Foster Woody of Dallas.

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