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

Number of Bills: 95

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (62):
HB 296 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/10/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain prekindergarten programs offered by a school district.

HB 297 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of progressive sanctions for students who fail to attend school and to the repeal of the offenses of failure to attend school and parent contributing to nonattendance.

HB 298 Author: Wu | Morrison | Alvarado | King, Ken | McClendon
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer, academic progress, and timely graduation of students in public higher education.

HB 299 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/11/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 11 2015 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to notification by a public junior college to a school district of certain students referred to developmental coursework.

HB 301 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/11/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 11 2015 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the granting of undergraduate course credit by examination or assessment at public institutions of higher education; authorizing a fee.

HB 302 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation of a certificate program to promote travel to and throughout this state; authorizing fees.

HB 325 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of 0.35 ounces or less of marihuana.

HB 326 Author: Wu | Fletcher | Moody | Riddle | Price
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to information provided by electronic means in support of the issuance of a search warrant.

HB 327 Author: Wu | Guillen
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study on the availability of information regarding convictions and deferred dispositions for certain fine-only misdemeanors.

HB 328 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/12/2015 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 12 2015 11:31AM
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of attempted murder.

HB 329 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to orders of nondisclosure issued for records of certain fine-only misdemeanors; authorizing a fee.

HB 330 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/01/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.

HB 331 Author: Wu | Israel | Guerra | Rose
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sealing of certain court documents filed electronically in a child protection suit.

HB 332 Author: Wu | Moody | Phelan | Guerra
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a prosecutor in a juvenile case to appeal certain judicial decisions.

HB 418 Author: Wu | Allen | Harless | Thompson, Senfronia | Burkett
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to child victims of trafficking who are placed in secure foster homes.

HB 419 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to federal income tax liability for certain damages awarded in certain civil actions.

HB 420 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the availability of information from the federal Election Assistance Commission on the secretary of state's Internet website.

HB 497 Author: Wu
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the law governing saltwater pipeline facilities located in the vicinity of public roads.

HB 580 Author: Wu | Guerra | Minjarez | Guillen
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/23/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 23 2015 2:42AM
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault.

HB 656 Author: Wu | Turner, Sylvester | Burkett
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 19 2015 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to the payment of foster care costs.

HB 803 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the filing of a complaint for certain misdemeanor offenses.

HB 823 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to criminal liability for certain federal motor carrier safety regulation violations; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 878 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 5 2015 2:59PM
Caption: Relating to competitive bidding procedures and election requirements for the Westchase District.

HB 1264 Author: Wu
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the preservation of toxicological evidence collected in connection with certain intoxication offenses.

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 1359 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to procedures involving truancy and other fine-only misdemeanors committed by children.

HB 2931 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the secure confinement of certain children.

HB 2934 Author: Wu | Dutton | White, James
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of a mechanical or physical restraint on a child during a judicial proceeding in the juvenile court.

HB 4131 Author: Wu
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to competitive bidding procedures and election requirements for the Westchase District.

HCR 63 Author: Wu | Darby | Keffer | Anchia | Lozano
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to expedite natural gas exports.

HCR 116 Author: Wu | Vo | Button
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Paying tribute to the memory of Thomas J. Lee, the first Asian American to serve in the Texas Legislature.

HCR 121 Author: Wu | Schubert
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Hennessey Performance in Sealy on setting a world speed record with its Venom GT.

HCR 127 Author: Wu
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Westchase District in Houston.

HR 179 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:16PM
Caption: In memory of Teresa de Jesus Flores Solis.

HR 255 Author: Wu | Naishtat | Farrar | Thompson, Senfronia | Davis, Sarah
Last Action: 02/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 3 2015 2:14PM
Caption: Commending Marvin Rich of Houston for his outstanding service in behalf of the Anti-Defamation League.

HR 352 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:02PM
Caption: In memory of Martin Kerner of Houston.

HR 527 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 8:58PM
Caption: Congratulating the Houston Department of Health and Human Services on its receipt of national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board and commending Houston mayor Annise Parker and HDHHS director Stephen Williams for their contributions.

HR 1349 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/09/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Requesting the speaker to create an interim committee to study issues relating to police body camera equipment.

HR 1899 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 6 2015 4:03PM
Caption: Congratulating Lazaro and Margarita Villalobos of Houston on their 25th wedding anniversary.

HR 1900 Author: Wu | Faircloth | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2015 11:10AM
Caption: Congratulating T. J. Aulds and Dr. Beth Lewis of League City on their marriage.

HR 2360 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 11:21AM
Caption: Congratulating Dashuang "Amy" Liang, co-valedictorian of the Lee High School Class of 2015.

HR 2361 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 10:51AM
Caption: Congratulating Xiao-Shuang "Emma" Liang, co-valedictorian of the Lee High School Class of 2015.

HR 2377 Author: Wu | Button | Vo
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2015 1:24PM
Caption: Recognizing May 6, 2015, as Asian Real Estate Association of America Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2440 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 2:44PM
Caption: Commemorating the Houston African Arts Festival and honoring Houston African Community International USA.

HR 2495 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 13 2015 3:23PM
Caption: Commending Nishiki Maredia for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Gene Wu.

HR 2774 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 13 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Commending Katrina Wilkinson on her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Gene Wu.

HR 2986 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 9:34PM
Caption: Commending Harrison Humphreys for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Gene Wu.

HR 2987 Author: Wu
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 8:40AM
Caption: Commending Mariah Berry for her service in the office of State Representative Gene Wu during the 84th Legislative Session.

HR 2989 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 2:39PM
Caption: Congratulating Michael Julian, salutatorian of the Sharpstown High School Class of 2015.

HR 2990 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 2:39PM
Caption: Congratulating Pedro Portillo, valedictorian of the Sharpstown High School Class of 2015.

HR 3031 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 10:09PM
Caption: Commending Caitlyn Wan for her service as a policy analyst in the office of State Representative Gene Wu.

HR 3032 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 10:08PM
Caption: Commending Elie Wu for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Gene Wu.

HR 3033 Author: Wu
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 9:12AM
Caption: Commending Andi Gentile for her service as a policy analyst in the office of State Representative Gene Wu.

HR 3102 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 2:39PM
Caption: Congratulating Emir Oliverio Zamudio, valedictorian of the Class of 2015 at Sharpstown International School in Houston.

HR 3103 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 2:38PM
Caption: Congratulating Maduabuchi Akoma, salutatorian of the Class of 2015 at Sharpstown International School in Houston.

HR 3218 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 9:40PM
Caption: Commending Phoebe Schirmer for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Gene Wu during the 84th Legislative Session.

HR 3338 Author: Wu
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 3:17PM
Caption: Congratulating Brian J. Fischer on his receipt of a 2015 President's Award from the Houston Bar Association.

HR 3339 Author: Wu
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:42PM
Caption: Congratulating Judge Michael Schneider of the 315th District Court on his receipt of a 2015 President's Award from the Houston Bar Association.

HR 3371 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/29/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2015 1:16PM
Caption: Commending Maritza Cordova for her service in the office of State Representative Gene Wu as part of the Project PLACE program through the Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center.

HR 3477 Author: Wu
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 10:46AM
Caption: Congratulating Giovanny Macedo on his graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf.

HR 3529 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Filed
Caption: Encouraging all Texans to consider adoption when deciding to expand their families and congratulating Steve and Amy Bruno on the adoption of their son, Alexander Peter Theodore Bruno.

HR 3533 Author: Wu | Bonnen, Dennis | Kuempel | King, Ken | Geren
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:21PM
Caption: Congratulating Amy and Steve Bruno on the adoption of their son, Alexander Peter Theodore Bruno.

Joint Author (33):
HB 61 Author: McClendon | Vo | Anchia | Wu | Darby
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a single common course numbering system for public institutions of higher education in this state.

HB 80 Author: Craddick | Cook | Lucio III | Harless | Wu
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of a portable wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense; modifying existing criminal penalties.

HB 324 Author: Dutton | Simpson | Wu
Sponsor: Burton
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a peace officer obtain a search warrant before conducting a body cavity search during a traffic stop.

HB 507 Author: Moody | Lucio III | Dutton | Wu
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a civil action to collect a civil penalty for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia.

HB 549 Author: Johnson, Eric | Romero, Jr. | Stickland | Wu | Rose
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain duties of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding visitation periods for county jail prisoners.

HB 553 Author: Moody | Wu
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.

HB 559 Author: Anchia | Moody | Minjarez | Wu
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.

HB 871 Author: Tinderholt | Wu | Canales
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to fingerprints collected by the Texas Department of Public Safety from an applicant for a driver's license or personal identification certificate and used for the department's image verification system.

HB 1141 Author: Israel | White, James | King, Susan | Coleman | Wu
Last Action: 04/16/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reports regarding the use of restraints on pregnant prisoners in county jails.

HB 1166 Author: Burkett | Wu | Sheets
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to sworn statements and other documentation provided to support the issuance of a search warrant.

HB 1205 Author: Dutton | McClendon | Wu | Rose | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.

HB 1371 Author: Dutton | Naishtat | Wu | Burkett
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the creation of an independent ombudsman for children and youth in foster care.

HB 1392 Author: Bell | Keough | Faircloth | Thompson, Ed | Wu
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the recovery of stranded oil, gas, or oil and gas from depleting Cenozoic Era reservoirs.

HB 1424 Author: Lozano | Wu | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to increasing penalties for defendants convicted of the manufacture or delivery of certain controlled substances.

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 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 2150 Author: Alvarado | Herrero | Riddle | Moody | Wu
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the organization of a grand jury.

HB 2353 Author: Davis, Sarah | Wu
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of Saint George Place Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments.

HB 2400 Author: Bohac | Martinez Fischer | Wu | Keough
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the sale of a new motor vehicle to certain manufacturers or distributors.

HB 2632 Author: Dutton | Wu | White, James | Huberty | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to removing a criminal penalty and authorizing a civil penalty for truancy.

HB 3047 Author: Craddick | Giddings | Wu | Bernal
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 3059 Author: Reynolds | Turner, Sylvester | Farrar | Wu
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties.

HB 3579 Author: Alonzo | Collier | Longoria | Wu
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to certain criminal history record information; authorizing a fee.

HCR 104 Author: Sheets | Anderson, Rodney | Canales | White, James | Wu
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating #txlege as the official hashtag of the Texas Legislature.

HCR 105 Author: Sheets | Anderson, Rodney | Canales | White, James | Wu
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating #Texas as the official hashtag of Texas.

HCR 106 Author: Sheets | Anderson, Rodney | Canales | White, James | Wu
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating #TexasToDo as the official state hashtag of Texas Tourism.

HR 221 Author: Herrero | Wu
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:08PM
Caption: In memory of Oscar Soliz of Corpus Christi.

HR 513 Author: Vo | Wu | Button
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 25 2015 6:21PM
Caption: Commemorating the Lunar New Year on February 19, 2015.

HR 699 Author: Lozano | Anchia | Darby | Wu | Hunter
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:18PM
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2015, as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1560 Author: Vo | Button | Wu
Last Action: 04/10/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 10 2015 2:08PM
Caption: Recognizing April 8, 2015, as Vietnamese American Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2027 Author: Button | Vo | Wu | Miller, Rick | Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2015 1:21PM
Caption: Recognizing May 2015 as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

HR 2500 Author: Vo | Anchia | Koop | Wu | Button
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 10:29AM
Caption: Commemorating the 27th anniversary of the Sister State relationship between the State of Texas and Taiwan and expressing support for the establishment of a Texas trade office in Taiwan and for the expansion of Taiwan's role in the international community.

HR 2762 Author: Reynolds | Wu | Howard
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 3:39PM
Caption: In memory of Nelson Reyes Salinas, governmental affairs manager for the Texas Association of Business and former legislative staff member.

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