Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Joe Moody
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/20/2017

Number of Bills: 102

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (59):
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 510 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to disclosure of certain information about expert witnesses in a criminal case.

HB 511 Author: Moody | Alonzo
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses committed against a person in custody.

HB 512 Author: Moody | Fletcher | Oliveira | Bohac | Hughes
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to waiver of immunity in certain employment discrimination actions in connection with a workers' compensation claim.

HB 513 Author: Moody
Last Action: 02/16/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 16 2015 2:50PM
Caption: Relating to educator financial incentives and salary contingencies based on student performance on certain assessment instruments.

HB 514 Author: Moody
Last Action: 02/16/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 16 2015 2:50PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of an advisory council to research and make recommendations on the use of assessment instruments in public schools.

HB 515 Author: Moody
Last Action: 02/16/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 16 2015 2:50PM
Caption: Relating to the notice to the parent or other person having lawful control of a public school student concerning the student's class performance.

HB 516 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to venue for the offense of failure to attend school.

HB 517 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to evidence or testimony given by certain witnesses in a criminal case based on the trafficking of persons.

HB 518 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain waivers by a defendant regarding a community supervision revocation hearing.

HB 519 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to venue for the offense of a parent contributing to a child's failure to attend school.

HB 520 Author: Moody | Sheets | Clardy
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the assignment of certain judges as a visiting judge.

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 883 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of graffiti and the creation of a graffiti pretrial diversion program; authorizing a fee.

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 1381 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty.

HB 1382 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedure for rearrest and adjustment of the bond amount in certain criminal cases.

HB 1660 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain protective orders and magistrate's orders for emergency protection.

HB 1739 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.

HB 1783 Author: Moody | Dale | Minjarez
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the right of a school employee to report a crime, persons subject to the prohibition on coercing another into suppressing or failing to report information to a law enforcement agency, and the reporting of criminal history record information of educators and other public school employees who engage in certain misconduct; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2153 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the venue for prosecution of misdemeanor cases in justice courts.

HB 2159 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to requiring the payment of restitution as a condition of community supervision for offenses involving family violence committed in the presence of certain children.

HB 2648 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to progressive sanctions for providers of home and community-based services.

HB 2649 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to requiring video recording in certain home and community-based services provider facilities.

HB 2651 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to law enforcement agency investigations of certain reports of child abuse or neglect.

HB 2652 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain investigations of reports of child abuse or neglect and procedures for foster homes after a report of abuse or neglect.

HB 2653 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to protective orders for certain victims of sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking.

HB 2657 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction and court administration of the El Paso Criminal Law Magistrate Court.

HB 2658 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine.

HB 2665 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access to and receipt of certain information regarding a ward by certain relatives of the ward.

HB 3852 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to contempt of court committed by certain juvenile offenders and the detention of certain juvenile offenders.

HB 3855 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine.

HB 3868 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the designation of Westside Drive in El Paso County as the Don Juan de Onate Trail.

HB 3931 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the use of the justice court technology fund to convert existing paper documents to electronic data.

HB 3959 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to a criminal penalty for violating a condition of bond, condition of community supervision, or court order requiring installation of an ignition interlock device.

HCR 88 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/18/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of El Paso Constable Robert Parker White.

HR 664 Author: Moody | Pickett | Márquez | González, Mary | Blanco
Last Action: 02/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2015 2:43PM
Caption: In memory of Lawrence Tyler Francis.

HR 757 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/06/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 6 2015 6:50PM
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2015, as 9-1-1 Day at the State Capitol.

HR 824 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 9:21AM
Caption: Recognizing Danashiya Pritchard for her achievements as an artist and for her charitable work in the El Paso area.

HR 855 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 10:38AM
Caption: Congratulating the Canutillo High School football team on its successful 2014 season.

HR 1199 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2015 5:58PM
Caption: Honoring the Woodworkers Club of El Paso for its contributions to the community.

HR 1200 Author: Moody
Last Action: 03/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2015 5:20PM
Caption: Commemorating the birth of Amina Shyree Bosworth of El Paso.

HR 1903 Author: Moody | Pickett | Márquez | González, Mary | Blanco
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 22 2015 9:26AM
Caption: Welcoming GiGi's Playhouse to Texas and honoring Nancy Gianni, Maggie Moody, and the Junior League of El Paso, Inc.

HR 2097 Author: Moody
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 22 2015 3:06PM
Caption: Commemorating the 5-Star Innovation Cup STEM Showcase and Competition and honoring Shane Haggerty and Liza Montelongo of the El Paso STEM Foundation.

HR 2491 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 1:19PM
Caption: Recognizing May 4 through 10, 2015, as Texas STEM Education Week in El Paso.

HR 3004 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:31PM
Caption: Congratulating Marlene Gallegos of Parkland High School on being named Secondary Teacher of the Year by ESC Region 19.

HR 3093 Author: Moody
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 12:13PM
Caption: Honoring Volar Center for Independent Living in El Paso on the anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

HR 3094 Author: Moody
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 12:23PM
Caption: Congratulating George Valdez Calanche on his retirement from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HR 3246 Author: Moody
Last Action: 06/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2015 10:00AM
Caption: Expressing sorrow over the devastation caused by the earthquakes in Nepal in 2015.

HR 3247 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2015 3:16PM
Caption: Commending Samantha Rago for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Joe Moody.

HR 3248 Author: Moody
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 10:57AM
Caption: Commending Daniela Urias for her service as a legislative aide in the district office of State Representative Joe Moody.

HR 3249 Author: Moody
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 11:39AM
Caption: Congratulating Daniel Hernandez for his service as an aide in the district office of State Representative Joe Moody.

HR 3250 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2015 3:15PM
Caption: Honoring Luis Brasil for his work as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Joe Moody.

HR 3251 Author: Moody
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 10:30AM
Caption: Commending Jane Santa Cruz for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Joe Moody during the 84th Legislative Session.

HR 3252 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2015 3:18PM
Caption: Honoring Andres "Andy" Cerecero for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Joe Moody.

HR 3253 Author: Moody
Last Action: 05/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2015 6:23PM
Caption: Commending Katie Martin for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Joe Moody.

HR 3254 Author: Moody
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:39PM
Caption: In memory of Dick Poe of El Paso.

HR 3364 Author: Moody
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 9:28AM
Caption: In memory of Joe Monsivais of El Paso.

HR 3513 Author: Moody
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 9:28AM
Caption: Commending Ana Gonzalez for her service as district director for State Representative Joe Moody.

Joint Author (43):
HB 48 Author: McClendon | Leach | Herrero | Moody | Simpson
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to review convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions.

HB 66 Author: González, Mary | Lucio III | Moody
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the consideration of the performance of students of limited English proficiency on state assessment instruments and inclusion of related information in campus report cards.

HB 71 Author: González, Mary | Moody | Collier | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child.

HB 95 Author: Fletcher | Villalba | Flynn | Moody | Leach
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding.

HB 189 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Moody | Guillen | Rose
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for a suit for personal injury arising from certain offenses constituting sexual abuse of a child or for certain sexual assault offenses.

HB 207 Author: Leach | Canales | Shaheen | Moody | Simpson
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to creating the offense of voyeurism; providing a penalty.

HB 218 Author: Márquez | Moody | González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certification requirements for teachers in bilingual education.

HB 277 Author: Ashby | Spitzer | Moody
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to capital murder of a prosecuting attorney or an assistant prosecuting attorney.

HB 278 Author: Ashby | Leach | Moody
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain attorneys representing the state to openly carry a handgun.

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 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 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 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 794 Author: Springer | Moody | Leach
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a presumption regarding certain evidence of a prior conviction in a criminal proceeding.

HB 851 Author: Price | Moody | Thompson, Senfronia | Burkett | Villalba
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to children's advocacy centers.

HB 918 Author: Blanco | Pickett | Márquez | Moody | González, Mary
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 25 2015 11:46AM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso.

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 988 Author: González, Mary | Pickett | Márquez | Moody | Blanco
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a study of the feasibility of establishing a visitors center at Hueco Tanks State Park in El Paso County.

HB 1286 Author: Simmons | Moody | Dale | Villalba
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.

HB 1293 Author: Alvarado | Herrero | Davis, Sarah | Dale | Moody
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of identifying information of victims of stalking; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1334 Author: Clardy | Moody
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the appeal of a residential eviction suit.

HB 1363 Author: Johnson, Eric | Thompson, Senfronia | Riddle | Harless | Moody
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of prostitution; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1441 Author: Hernandez | Moody | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the collection and disclosure of certain grand jury information.

HB 1446 Author: Dale | Márquez | Herrero | Moody | Fallon
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to reimbursement of certain medical costs for victims of certain sex offenses, compensation to victims of stalking for relocation and housing rental expenses, and the creation of a governor's program for victims of child sex trafficking.

HB 1447 Author: Dale | Márquez | Herrero | Moody | Frullo
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to protective orders for certain victims of sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking.

HB 1530 Author: Peña | White, James | Moody | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain offenses against property or against public administration.

HB 1584 Author: Farias | Moody | Walle | Rodriguez, Justin | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a voluntary donation to the fund for veterans' assistance when applying for a hunting or fishing license.

HB 1742 Author: Márquez | Moody | Pickett
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain convention center hotel projects.

HB 1900 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Kacal | Cyrier | Moody | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.

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 2014 Author: Sheets | Fallon | Guillen | Moody
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of military personnel to obtain certification to teach career and technology education classes in public schools.

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 2286 Author: Parker | Meyer | Moody | Fallon
Sponsor: Burton
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee.

HB 2565 Author: Krause | Moody | Leach | Canales
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state.

HB 2604 Author: Dale | Phillips | Moody
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a concealed handgun license application that is submitted by a peace officer or a member of the state military forces.

HB 3196 Author: Miller, Doug | Thompson, Senfronia | Herrero | Moody | Anderson, Rodney
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 3785 Author: Márquez | Coleman | Moody | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of cannabis for medical purposes; authorizing fees.

HB 3944 Author: King, Tracy O. | Moody
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to judicial review of final orders arising out of nutritional programs administrated by the Texas Department of Agriculture.

HJR 26 Author: Martinez Fischer | Gutierrez | Rodriguez, Justin | Minjarez | Moody
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Failed of adoption
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing an increased minimum wage.

HR 105 Author: Pickett | Márquez | Moody | González, Mary
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 8:54AM
Caption: Recognizing February 10 and 11, 2015, as El Paso Days at the State Capitol.

HR 274 Author: Pickett | Márquez | Moody | González, Mary
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 8:48AM
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation.

HR 398 Author: Blanco | Pickett | Márquez | Moody | González, Mary
Last Action: 02/18/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 18 2015 3:41PM
Caption: Commemorating the groundbreaking for the Cardwell Collaborative in El Paso.

HR 1705 Author: Márquez | Pickett | Moody | González, Mary | Blanco
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2015 8:57AM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Texas Western College basketball team's victory in the 1966 NCAA national championship game.

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