Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. John Wray
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/13/2017

Number of Bills: 42

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (27):
HB 1029 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to trusts.

HB 1051 Author: Wray | Fallon
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/21/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a campus of the Texas State Technical College System in Ellis County.

HB 1187 Author: Wray | Sheets | Dale | Miller, Rick | Smith
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/03/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 287 in Midlothian as the Chris Kyle Memorial Highway.

HB 1245 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to changing the eligibility of inmates convicted of certain intoxication offenses for release on parole or mandatory supervision and to a biennial study regarding prevention of intoxication offenses.

HB 1301 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 5 2015 2:59PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to adopt rules prohibiting the use of an on-site sewage disposal system with an absorptive effluent disposal system.

HB 2211 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to agreed venue selection in civil actions.

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 2248 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the land application of sewage sludge in certain counties.

HB 2418 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to decedents' estates.

HB 2419 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the relationship between the Estates Code and the former Texas Probate Code.

HB 2428 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Texas Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act.

HB 2460 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing certain counties to regulate the land application of certain sewage sludge.

HB 2705 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the value of property that may be transferred to a custodian or other person for the benefit of a minor under certain circumstances.

HB 2706 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the value of personal property exempt from seizure by creditors.

HB 3915 Author: Wray | Ashby | Metcalf
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the assessment of damages in condemnation proceedings regarding high speed rail companies.

HB 3918 Author: Wray | Metcalf
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to private activity bonds.

HB 3923 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities that transport ready-mixed concrete; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 4039 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to mixed beverage taxes; repealing a tax; increasing the rate of a tax.

HCR 85 Author: Wray | Geren | Flynn | Blanco | Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the governor of the State of Texas to posthumously award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Chief Petty Officer Christopher Scott Kyle.

HR 229 Author: Wray | Spitzer
Last Action: 02/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 4 2015 11:13AM
Caption: Recognizing February 3, 2015, as Cedar Creek Lake Area Day at the State Capitol.

HR 500 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 6:38PM
Caption: Congratulating the Ennis High School football team on winning the 2014 UIL 5A Division 2 state championship.

HR 502 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 25 2015 6:17PM
Caption: Honoring Dinah Weable of Waxahachie for her 22 years of service as constituent director for Texas House District 10.

HR 504 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 25 2015 8:43PM
Caption: Recognizing Leadership Waxahachie.

HR 517 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 8:22PM
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2015, as Justices of the Peace and Constables Day at the State Capitol.

HR 523 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 8:35PM
Caption: Recognizing members of Leadership Midlothian.

HR 943 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 3:48PM
Caption: Commending the members of the Ellis County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post 106 on their performance at the 2013 Texas Law Enforcement Explorer Advisors Association state competition.

HR 1195 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2015 2:46PM
Caption: In memory of Don F. Essary of Ennis.

Joint Author (15):
HB 384 Author: Spitzer | Murphy | Springer | Wray
Last Action: 02/12/2015 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Feb 12 2015 11:31AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality.

HB 460 Author: Bell | Wray | Moody | Price
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for taking a blood specimen from certain persons suspected of committing certain intoxication offenses.

HB 916 Author: Spitzer | Wray | Flynn
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the governing board of the Trinity Valley Community College District.

HB 1358 Author: Spitzer | Wray
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a presumption that applies to certain conduct involving certain controlled substances that endangers a child.

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 1876 Author: Bell | Ashby | Workman | Metcalf | Wray
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing notification to certain legislators and county judges of certain applications or notices for an electric railway project.

HB 1889 Author: Metcalf | Ashby | Wray
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authorization of the construction of an electric railway on or across a street, alley, square, or property of a county or municipality.

HB 1905 Author: Springer | Simmons | Goldman | Wray | Fallon
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain state and local taxes, including ad valorem taxes, and to the repeal of certain of those taxes.

HB 1935 Author: King, Ken | Workman | Wray | Capriglione | Meyer
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts for one additional school year.

HB 2112 Author: Spitzer | Wray
Last Action: 04/24/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the valuation used to compute the sales and use tax imposed on the sale of certain motor vehicles.

HB 2289 Author: Parker | Schaefer | Wray
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the security of the electric grid.

HB 2598 Author: Kuempel | Ashby | Wray
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the consideration of steel slag as solid waste by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 3074 Author: Springer | Cook | Turner, Sylvester | Klick | Wray
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/12/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the provision of artificially administered nutrition and hydration and life-sustaining treatment.

HCR 89 Author: Phelan | Metcalf | Wray
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging Congress to repeal the health insurance tax.

HR 276 Author: Raney | Kacal | Naishtat | Howard | Wray
Last Action: 02/05/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 5 2015 11:49AM
Caption: Recognizing February 4, 2015, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

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