Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Greg Bonnen
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/17/2017

Number of Bills: 97

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (65):
HB 531 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 02/16/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 16 2015 2:50PM
Caption: Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations.

HB 574 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Fallon
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to certain physicians and health care providers; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 575 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 02/18/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 18 2015 12:06PM
Caption: Relating to the notice of contract expiration provided to retail electric customers by retail electric providers.

HB 576 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to service retirement benefits payable by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to certain bus drivers who return to work.

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 619 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Hunter | Harless | Keough | Faircloth
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H 1 hr. notice-for reconsideration
Caption: Relating to an exemption from and a limitation on the sales tax imposed on certain boats and boat motors.

HB 620 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Schaefer
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs.

HB 629 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Metcalf | Thompson, Ed | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a person's ability to read and write in English as a qualification for service as a petit juror.

HB 630 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Simmons | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 02/26/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 26 2015 11:43AM
Caption: Relating to requiring state contractors and governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee.

HB 631 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the impersonation of a state agency website or an associated website; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 633 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain health care supplies.

HB 639 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Faircloth
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 19 2015 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to the registration and certification of county tax assessor-collectors and their employees.

HB 675 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Fallon
Last Action: 04/27/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person occupying a voting station.

HB 888 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of making a false report or statement regarding a missing child; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 963 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Sheets
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists as preferred providers.

HB 1213 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Bonnen, Dennis | Faircloth
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties.

HB 1305 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Paul
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a program to provide a free or reduced-price breakfast to eligible students attending a public school and the method of determining the number of educationally disadvantaged students.

HB 1621 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to utilization review and notice and appeal of certain adverse determinations by utilization review agents.

HB 1667 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 9 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain physicians as preferred providers.

HB 1691 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to prompt payment of certain physicians and health care providers by a preferred provider benefit plan.

HB 1781 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Miles | Sheets
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to access by a sibling of a child separated from the sibling due to an action by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1782 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to protective orders against certain persons who are convicted of or placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for an offense involving family violence.

HB 1841 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the sales and use tax to certain insurance services.

HB 1871 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Fallon
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duty of the comptroller to report sales and use tax information to certain taxing entities.

HB 1875 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Smith | Faircloth
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance.

HB 1927 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Faircloth | Laubenberg | Fallon | Guillen
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the procedures for applying for a ballot to be voted by mail; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1945 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Simpson | Fallon
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of direct primary care.

HB 1984 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Craddick | Oliveira | Turner, Sylvester | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the aerospace and aviation office of the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office and to the aerospace and aviation advisory committee.

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 2245 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Sheets | Hunter | Lucio III | Smith
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the renaming of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association as the Texas Coastal Insurance Association.

HB 2680 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to allocation of money from the law enforcement officer standards and education fund.

HB 2731 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Guillen
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of nonprofit ambulance companies from motor fuel taxes.

HB 2757 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to prompt payment of physicians and health care providers under contract with certain self-insured health benefit plans.

HB 2978 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of neurodiagnostic technologists; requiring an occupational license; creating an offense; providing penalties and authorizing fees.

HB 3042 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to access to and review of a person's employment records held by a law enforcement agency.

HB 3105 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Lucio III | Blanco | Guillen
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a multi-stakeholder advisory committee on health literacy.

HB 3473 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of a cranial molding orthosis under the medical assistance and child health plan programs.

HB 3475 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to health care information provided by and notice of facility fees charged by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

HB 3527 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2015 3:52PM
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain medical facilities and physicians give patients a good faith estimate of the expected payment for facility-based health care services before the services are provided; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 3565 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 20 2015 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to prohibition of notification forms from health benefit plan issuers intended to intimidate patients; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3727 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 19 2015 6:01PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of health care payment information and related information for health care services, supplies, and procedures; authorizing enforcement and penalties.

HB 3787 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a claim filing period and contractual limitations period in certain property insurance policies.

HB 3900 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the panel of experts appointed to advise the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 4188 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 35; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.

HB 4189 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 36; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.

HCR 110 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing May 2015 as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Month.

HJR 60 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 02/26/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 26 2015 4:54PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations.

HR 1287 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 2 2015 9:24AM
Caption: In memory of Helen Kilroy of Santa Fe, Texas.

HR 1303 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 15 2015 1:46PM
Caption: Honoring the Slone family of Santa Fe, Texas.

HR 1838 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/16/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 16 2015 10:32PM
Caption: Recognizing Sean Carter of WhenSeanSpeaks, Inc., for his work in focusing attention on drunk driving and helping its victims.

HR 1977 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 4:13PM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of Kemah.

HR 2205 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 24 2015 2:57PM
Caption: Congratulating Minnie Bell Williams of League City on her 100th birthday.

HR 2206 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 10:54AM
Caption: Congratulating Cathy Supak on her induction into the Southwest Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame.

HR 2207 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2015 5:54PM
Caption: Recognizing Faithful Friends Animal-Assisted Therapy Ministry.

HR 2208 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 10:29AM
Caption: Congratulating the Friendswood High School Wranglerettes on being named grand champion at the 2015 Crowd Pleasers Senior State Championship.

HR 2534 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 3:09PM
Caption: Congratulating Fire Marshal Wanda Martin on her retirement from the League City Fire Department.

HR 2535 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 3:53PM
Caption: Congratulating Nicole Elizabeth Rowden of Friendswood on earning the Venturing Silver Award.

HR 2539 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 8:05AM
Caption: Congratulating the Friendswood Junior High School Color Guard on winning the 2015 Cadet East Championship.

HR 2540 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 7:56AM
Caption: Recognizing Andrew Kyle Almaguer of Friendswood High School for his contributions to his school and community.

HR 2541 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2015 10:54PM
Caption: Congratulating Christopher Jacob Joseph Rowden of Friendswood on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 2552 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 8:17AM
Caption: Congratulating Alaina Garza on her selection as 2015 Teacher of the Year for Clear Brook High School.

HR 2790 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 5:24PM
Caption: Congratulating the Clear Creek Independent School District Robonauts on being part of the winning alliance at the 2015 FIRST Robotics Competition world championship.

HR 3159 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Congratulating Dee Scott on her retirement from the Clear Creek ISD Board of Trustees.

HR 3374 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 4:24PM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 866.

HR 3380 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:38PM
Caption: Honoring Theodore Wellington Jones of League City for his service during World War II.

Joint Author (32):
HB 12 Author: Longoria | Thompson, Senfronia | Phillips | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the border prosecution unit.

HB 335 Author: Thompson, Ed | Smithee | Bonnen, Greg | Keough | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.

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 480 Author: Bell | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to retaining a reserve investigator by a prosecuting attorney.

HB 714 Author: Longoria | Miller, Rick | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain bonuses offered to certain correctional officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 723 Author: King, Phil | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | Huberty | Flynn
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem and attorney ad litem for a minor in an application for a court order authorizing the minor to consent to an abortion.

HB 903 Author: Capriglione | Otto | Simmons | Bonnen, Greg | Meyer
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the investment of a percentage of the economic stabilization fund balance in excess of the sufficient balance.

HB 957 Author: Bohac | Schofield | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

HB 992 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Martinez Fischer | Bonnen, Greg | Muñoz, Jr. | Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.

HB 1022 Author: Moody | Martinez Fischer | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of certain persons with a life estate in the homestead property.

HB 1212 Author: Price | Coleman | Naishtat | Zerwas | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act and the regulation and scheduling of certain substances.

HB 1244 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Faircloth
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to building code requirements for residential property insured by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 1294 Author: Capriglione | Geren | Goldman | Simmons | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of certain contracts or subcontracts with governmental entities.

HB 1551 Author: Howard | Bonnen, Greg | Koop
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to money distributed by the School Land Board to the available school fund or to the State Board of Education for investment in the permanent school fund.

HB 1623 Author: Laubenberg | Burkett | Coleman | Guerra | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

HB 1878 Author: Laubenberg | Coleman | Guerra | Bonnen, Greg | Giddings
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the provision of telemedicine medical services in a school-based setting, including the reimbursement of providers under the Medicaid program for those services.

HB 1942 Author: Simmons | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to judicial authority to issue orders allowing minors to consent to abortions and disclosure of that authority.

HB 1973 Author: Schaefer | Moody | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs.

HB 1998 Author: Coleman | Bonnen, Greg | Walle
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code.

HB 2082 Author: Laubenberg | Coleman | Guerra | Bonnen, Greg | Fallon
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to developing a program to provide telemedicine medical services to certain children.

HB 2531 Author: Krause | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing civil penalties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.

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 3804 Author: Hughes | Bonnen, Greg | Spitzer
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

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 3994 Author: Morrison | Bonnen, Greg | King, Phil | Krause | Simmons
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/12/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor and associated requirements; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HCR 61 Author: Flynn | Simmons | Metcalf | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border.

HCR 109 Author: Paul | Miller, Rick | Bonnen, Greg | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging Congress to encourage the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston.

HJR 16 Author: Rinaldi | Laubenberg | Murphy | Bonnen, Greg | Bohac
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exclusive legislative duty to support and maintain an efficient system of public schools.

HJR 21 Author: Burkett | Frank | Simmons | Bonnen, Greg | Isaac
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring that any appropriations in excess of the constitutional spending limit be approved by a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.

HJR 71 Author: Bohac | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

HJR 75 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Martinez Fischer | Bonnen, Greg | Muñoz, Jr. | Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect.

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.

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