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

Number of Bills: 65

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (50):
HB 351 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the sales tax for certain school art supplies during limited periods.

HB 473 Author: Giddings | Guillen
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the sale or transfer of certain law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia.

HB 579 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 03/10/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to animal encounter training for peace officers.

HB 700 Author: Giddings | Zerwas | Ashby | Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the Texas B-On-time student loan program.

HB 825 Author: Giddings | White, Molly
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to procedures for identifying any Native American heritage of children in certain hearings in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 826 Author: Giddings
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the provision of information relating to the modification of a child support order in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 827 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 23 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

HB 831 Author: Giddings | Keough
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to disclosure of home mortgage information to a surviving spouse.

HB 952 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program and to permitting an institution of higher education to use B-On-time tuition set-asides to provide financial assistance to students of the institution.

HB 1020 Author: Giddings | Turner, Chris
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; providing civil and administrative penalties.

HB 1289 Author: Giddings
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the acquisition and sale of unimproved real property by an urban land bank.

HB 1373 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an inexperienced or uncertified teacher.

HB 1777 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to prohibiting an employer from accessing the personal online accounts of employees and job applicants through electronic communication devices; establishing an unlawful employment practice.

HB 1808 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 18 2015 6:21PM
Caption: Relating to the use of and training for incident-based reporting of information and statistics concerning criminal offenses committed in this state.

HB 1810 Author: Giddings
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the sale of prison-made products to certain persons.

HB 1894 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to the balance maintained in a school district's general fund and associated requirements regarding the general fund.

HB 1961 Author: Giddings | Harless
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time other emissions-related inspection fees are collected.

HB 2646 Author: Giddings
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of information regarding communicable diseases to first responders and certain entities.

HB 2684 Author: Giddings | Walle
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a model training curriculum and to the required training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 2885 Author: Giddings | Walle
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district to report data regarding restraints administered to, sanctions imposed on, complaints filed against, citations issued to, and arrests made of students.

HB 3058 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the threat or pursuit of criminal charges against a consumer in association with certain extensions of consumer credit; providing a civil penalty; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3836 Author: Giddings | Koop | Anchia | Anderson, Rodney | Meyer
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs.

HR 133 Author: Giddings | Miles | Turner, Sylvester | Turner, Scott | Krause
Last Action: 01/15/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 15 2015 3:18PM
Caption: Honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

HR 273 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 02/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 4 2015 11:18AM
Caption: In memory of Ruby Mae Turner of Houston.

HR 484 Author: Giddings | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 8:41AM
Caption: Congratulating the Cedar Hill High School football team on winning the 2014 UIL 6A Division 2 state championship.

HR 683 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 03/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 4 2015 6:37PM
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 2015, as The Links, Incorporated, Day at the State Capitol.

HR 684 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 5 2015 5:15PM
Caption: Honoring Constance Fitzpatrick Smith for her work as the western area director of The Links, Incorporated.

HR 1221 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 10:17AM
Caption: Honoring the Academic Bridge Program at The University of Texas at Dallas.

HR 1279 Author: Giddings | Alonzo | Burkett | Anchia | Rose
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 7:57PM
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2015, as Best Southwest Partnership Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2142 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2015 2:37PM
Caption: In memory of Elder Cecil Ray Proctor of DeSoto.

HR 2356 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 1 2015 1:56PM
Caption: Congratulating the Trinity Christian School football team on winning the 2014 TAPPS 3A state championship.

HR 2798 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/15/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 15 2015 1:55PM
Caption: Honoring the outgoing members of the Dallas City Council for their service.

HR 2824 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 2:08PM
Caption: Congratulating Matt Jones of DeSoto on winning the 2014-2015 Division I national championship as a member of the Duke University men's basketball team.

HR 2836 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/18/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2015 7:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Amber Moffitt on her selection as a semifinalist in the 2015 American School Counselor Association Counselor of the Year competition.

HR 2837 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/18/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2015 7:58PM
Caption: Congratulating Richard Knight Jr. of Dallas on his receipt of a 2015 Profiles in Leadership Award.

HR 2838 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/18/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2015 7:59PM
Caption: Honoring Regina Montoya on her receipt of a 2015 Profiles in Leadership Award.

HR 2839 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2015 8:12AM
Caption: Congratulating Pete Schenkel of Dallas on his receipt of a 2015 Profiles in Leadership Award.

HR 2840 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2015 8:06AM
Caption: Congratulating James A. Washington of Dallas on his receipt of a 2015 Profiles in Leadership Award.

HR 2841 Author: Giddings | Button
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2015 8:07AM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Charles Ku on his receipt of a 2015 Profiles in Leadership Award.

HR 2842 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 21 2015 4:03PM
Caption: Congratulating the Lancaster High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2015 UIL 5A state championship.

HR 3013 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2015 3:21PM
Caption: Recognizing May 21, 2015, as Red Nose Day in Texas.

HR 3262 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 2:32PM
Caption: Congratulating Thomas Dunning of Dallas on his receipt of a 2015 Profiles in Leadership Award.

HR 3263 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 2:32PM
Caption: In memory of Richard Alan Perkins of Dallas.

HR 3483 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 06/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2015 9:23AM
Caption: Honoring the African American Museum of Dallas on the occasion of its 40th Anniversary Celebration Gala and Auction.

HR 3515 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 3:17PM
Caption: Commending Morgan Constantino for her service as legislative director in the office of State Representative Helen Giddings.

HR 3516 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 3:18PM
Caption: Commending Elaina Fowler for her service as chief of staff for State Representative Helen Giddings during the 84th Legislature.

HR 3517 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 2:30PM
Caption: Commending Danielle Cooper for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Helen Giddings.

HR 3520 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:28PM
Caption: Commending Elaine Taylor for her service in the district office of State Representative Helen Giddings.

HR 3527 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:58PM
Caption: Commending Carnell Emanuel for his service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Helen Giddings.

HR 3528 Author: Giddings
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:47PM
Caption: Commending Neo Baepi for her service in the office of State Representative Helen Giddings as a participant in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.

Joint Author (15):
HB 4 Author: Huberty | Deshotel | King, Ken | Giddings | Ashby
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prekindergarten, including a high quality prekindergarten grant program provided by public school districts.

HB 282 Author: Dutton | Reynolds | Miles | Giddings
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the organization of a grand jury.

HB 593 Author: Collier | Geren | Giddings | Burns | Hughes
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to canine encounter training for peace officers.

HB 679 Author: Turner, Sylvester | Reynolds | Giddings
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a study on homeless youth.

HB 925 Author: Guillen | Giddings
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the balance maintained in a school district's general fund and associated requirements regarding the general fund.

HB 1383 Author: Allen | Reynolds | Giddings | Turner, Sylvester | Farney
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools.

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 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 3341 Author: Peña | Dutton | White, James | Hughes | Giddings
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a requirement that school district superintendents report information relating to the use of restraints against students and student arrests; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3903 Author: Sheffield | Miller, Rick | Giddings
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient.

HB 3990 Author: Rose | Spitzer | Davis, Yvonne | Sheets | Giddings
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the study of the fiscal impact on local governments in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties of restructuring the NorthSTAR behavioral health system and the effective implementation the Sunset Commission Health and Human Services Commission Issue 9 recommendation.

HR 488 Author: Davis, Yvonne | Giddings
Last Action: 02/12/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 12 2015 1:28PM
Caption: In memory of Lance Andre Lemons of Desoto.

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.

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