Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Susan Lewis King
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/19/2017

Number of Bills: 83

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (55):
HB 19 Author: King, Susan | Burkett
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/04/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a preventive services program and mental health programs for veterans and military families.

HB 763 Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a petition to a state agency for adoption of rules.

HB 764 Author: King, Susan | Laubenberg | Simpson | Miller, Rick | Collier
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the use, collection, and security of health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 765 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ensuring that certain military members who reside out of state and their dependents maintain their positions on waiting lists for certain assistance programs provided by health and human services agencies.

HB 768 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 23 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Relating to the penalty for causing certain assaultive physical contact with a child.

HB 769 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 23 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Relating to the elements of and punishment for the offense of providing an alcoholic beverage to a minor.

HB 770 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to civil liability for the provision of an alcoholic beverage to a minor.

HB 1258 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for supplemental nutrition assistance benefits for certain persons who owe delinquent child support.

HB 1259 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the work requirements of the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 1260 Author: King, Susan | Crownover
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to creation by rule of the Department of Aging and Disability Services of a schedule of support services a state supported living center may provide and procedures for establishing applicable fees for those services.

HB 1261 Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the comptroller's report on the effect of certain tax provisions.

HB 1429 Author: King, Susan | Blanco
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a grant program to support community mental health programs for veterans with mental illness.

HB 1430 Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of mental health in the public services endorsement on a public school diploma and in information about health science career pathways.

HB 1431 Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development of a career-oriented foreign language program that public schools may offer.

HB 1844 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the offense of providing an alcoholic beverage to a minor; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 1845 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for causing certain assaultive physical contact with a child.

HB 1846 Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to public comments on federal grants and contracts related to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

HB 1849 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to occupational licenses for military service members, military veterans, and military spouses.

HB 2141 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/15/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the coordinating workgroups of the Texas Coordinating Council for Veterans Services.

HB 2143 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the continuation of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation while the owner is temporarily absent because of military service.

HB 2727 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of multicounty statutory county courts and to the 1st Multicounty Court at Law.

HB 2728 Author: King, Susan | Blanco
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the amount the Texas Military Preparedness Commission may grant to local governmental entities for certain purposes.

HB 2834 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to restrictions in connection with public subsidies and contracts awarded to businesses that employ undocumented workers.

HB 2835 Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the name of the program serving certain persons with special health care needs and prioritizing services provided under the program.

HB 2836 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for certain state employees.

HB 2837 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorization agreements between a parent and a relative or other person for the care and custody of the parent's child and an exemption from a licensing requirement; authorizing a fee.

HB 2838 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty.

HB 2872 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the period for which certain property acquired by a charitable organization to provide low-income housing may be exempted from ad valorem taxation.

HB 3655 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a strategy to ensure proper use of money under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.

HB 3656 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of telephone interpreter services in any criminal proceeding before a judge or magistrate.

HB 3658 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the development and administration of a parent orientation and education pilot program for recipients of subsidized child-care services.

HB 3971 Author: King, Susan | Naishtat
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the development of neighborhood and community engagement plans for residents of certain group homes.

HCR 93 Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Abilene as the official Storybook Capital of Texas.

HCR 129 Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Paying tribute to the U.S. military personnel from Texas who lost their lives in the line of duty.

HJR 116 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty.

HJR 138 Author: King, Susan | Blanco
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of bonds and notes in the military value revolving loan account.

HR 170 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 01/29/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 29 2015 2:23PM
Caption: Recognizing January 25-31, 2015, as Nurse Anesthetists Week in Texas.

HR 251 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 02/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 4 2015 11:09AM
Caption: Welcoming the Sweetwater Jaycees to the State Capitol for their Rattlesnake Roundup.

HR 355 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 02/18/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 18 2015 9:28AM
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2015, as Rita L. Littlefield Kidney Day at the State Capitol.

HR 529 Author: King, Susan | Burkett | Naishtat | Coleman
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 25 2015 6:19PM
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2015, as Mental Illness Awareness Day.

HR 1196 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 03/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2015 3:16PM
Caption: In memory of James Henderson Strain of Abilene.

HR 1197 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 03/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2015 3:17PM
Caption: In memory of Violet E. Hames Law of Tye.

HR 1729 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2015 3:58PM
Caption: In memory of Brian Green of Abilene.

HR 1730 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2015 3:59PM
Caption: In memory of Lane Frizzell of Abilene.

HR 1731 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2015 4:09PM
Caption: In memory of Dr. Karen Hicks-Alldredge of Sweetwater.

HR 1732 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2015 4:00PM
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Veterans Commission on its receipt of the Abraham Lincoln Pillars of Excellence Award for Outstanding State Program.

HR 1836 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 15 2015 3:06PM
Caption: Recognizing April 8, 2015, as Parent Association for the Retarded of Texas Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1952 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2015 11:13AM
Caption: In memory of Jerre Wayne Bardin.

HR 1992 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2015 1:18PM
Caption: Congratulating former state representative Diane Patrick on having a new elementary school named in her honor by the Arlington Independent School District.

HR 2221 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 10:19AM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th annual Armed Forces Barbecue in Abilene.

HR 2336 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 10:11AM
Caption: Commemorating the 59th anniversary of Dyess Air Force Base.

HR 2501 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2015 8:12AM
Caption: In memory of James Moulton Eastland of Hunt.

HR 2786 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 4:47PM
Caption: Congratulating F. Scott Dueser of Abilene on his selection for the 2015 Texas Bankers Hall of Fame.

HR 3334 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2015 9:04PM
Caption: Honoring members of the Texas House of Representatives who served in the United States military during the Vietnam War.

HR 3387 Author: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 4:24PM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 55.

Joint Author (28):
HB 91 Author: Flynn | Rodriguez, Eddie | White, James | King, Susan
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 225 Author: Guillen | Johnson, Eric | King, Susan
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of a suspected overdose and a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.

HB 232 Author: Farrar | King, Susan | Collier | Stickland
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed; creating a civil action.

HB 437 Author: Raney | King, Susan | Farias | Sheets | Smith
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to eligibility to participate in health benefit programs for certain state employees reemployed after military service.

HB 445 Author: Raney | King, Susan | Smith | Farias | Sheets
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to providing notice of the availability of paid leave for military service to public officers and employees.

HB 786 Author: Walle | King, Susan | Hernandez | Martinez Fischer
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the right of a public employee to express breast milk in the workplace.

HB 834 Author: Hernandez | Phillips | Lucio III | King, Susan | Martinez Fischer
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the criteria for issuing a silver alert for a missing senior citizen.

HB 867 Author: Hernandez | King, Susan | Farias | Blanco | Martinez Fischer
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 06/04/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program.

HB 923 Author: Flynn | Fallon | King, Phil | Guillen | King, Susan
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the issuance of 36th Infantry Division specialty license plates and souvenir license plates.

HB 955 Author: Turner, Chris | Zerwas | Moody | King, Susan | Cook
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.

HB 1048 Author: Farias | King, Susan | Martinez Fischer | Miller, Rick | Coleman
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the redesignation of veterans court programs as veterans treatment court programs, the administration of those programs, the expunction of arrest records and files for certain participants who successfully complete a program, and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for participants convicted of a misdemeanor; changing a fee.

HB 1140 Author: Israel | White, James | King, Susan | Coleman | Stickland
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the confinement of pregnant prisoners in county jails.

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 1227 Author: Anderson, Rodney | King, Susan | Bonnen, Dennis | Huberty | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to eliminating the requirement that a school district assess the physical fitness of students.

HB 1541 Author: Burkett | Turner, Sylvester | Rose | King, Susan | Guillen
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program.

HB 2113 Author: Murphy | King, Susan
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the taxation of fireworks.

HB 2203 Author: Phillips | King, Susan | Elkins
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Joint Committee to Review the Sunset Advisory Commission.

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 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 2799 Author: Stickland | Keough | Raymond | King, Susan
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to home-school education for foster children.

HB 3917 Author: Klick | Darby | Rose | King, Susan
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the recoupment of payments on certain provider claims made under the Medicaid program.

HB 4119 Author: Hughes | King, Susan
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to investigations of and procedures for reports of child abuse and neglect.

HB 4121 Author: Hughes | King, Susan
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to service plans and placements for children under the care of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HCR 70 Author: Flynn | Fletcher | King, Susan | Tinderholt | Guillen
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the State Preservation Board to approve and permit the construction of a monument at the state Capitol Complex, at a site outside the historic Capitol grounds, honoring veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

HR 218 Author: Howard | Klick | Bell | King, Susan | Naishtat
Last Action: 01/29/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 29 2015 2:17PM
Caption: Honoring nurse practitioners.

HR 459 Author: Bell | Howard | Klick | King, Susan
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 7:00PM
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2015, as Nurse Practitioner Day at the State Capitol.

HR 603 Author: Howard | Klick | King, Susan
Last Action: 02/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2015 2:42PM
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2015, as Nurse Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2956 Author: Smith | King, Susan
Last Action: 05/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2015 5:32PM
Caption: In memory of Senior Chief Petty Officer (Ret.) Terry Bruce Burkett of Dublin, Texas.

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