Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Jim Murphy
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/11/2017

Number of Bills: 50

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (34):
HB 35 Author: Murphy | Clardy
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the amount of the discount allowed for prepayment of sales and use taxes.

HB 191 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 02/10/2015 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 10 2015 11:34AM
Caption: Relating to enhancing the penalties for certain repeat and habitual misdemeanor offenders.

HB 193 Author: Murphy | Morrison | Pickett | King, Phil | Parker
Last Action: 02/10/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 10 2015 11:34AM
Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax.

HB 931 Author: Murphy
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to an individual's eligibility to receive unemployment compensation benefits on the individual's waiting period claim.

HB 932 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 02/26/2015 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Feb 26 2015 11:43AM
Caption: Relating to the evaluation and ranking of similar offers submitted to a governmental entity for certain construction-related contracts.

HB 936 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the operation of a neighborhood electric vehicle.

HB 1096 Author: Murphy | Laubenberg | King, Phil | Parker | Schofield
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/24/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the residence address of a person for purposes of a response to a confirmation notice sent by the registrar.

HB 1103 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to space utilization and online enrollment requirements for the issuance of revenue bonds by certain public institutions of higher education.

HB 1250 Author: Murphy | Keffer | Parker | Gonzales, Larry | Morrison
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 1276 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.

HB 1481 Author: Murphy | Herrero | Deshotel | Fletcher | Phillips
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1502 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for students enrolled in accelerated, affordable baccalaureate programs at public institutions of higher education.

HB 1647 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 9 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to voter information provided by political subdivisions before an election to authorize the issuance of bonds.

HB 1872 Author: Murphy | Spitzer | Springer | Simmons
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality.

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

HB 2114 Author: Murphy | Bohac | Harless | Villalba | Fallon
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the inheritance tax.

HB 2170 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to enhancing the penalties for certain repeat and habitual misdemeanor offenders.

HB 2365 Author: Murphy | Howard | Alonzo
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program.

HB 2480 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the contents of a notice of appraised value sent to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.

HB 2608 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal control of certain public retirement systems established for the benefit of municipal employees.

HB 2776 Author: Murphy
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain premium discounts and rating programs for certain residential property insurance policies.

HB 2826 Author: Murphy | Parker | Keffer
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain property located in multiple school districts for a limitation on appraised value for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 2910 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain equipment used for mineral exploration and production.

HB 3018 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the guarantee of charter district bonds by the permanent school fund.

HB 3075 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to notice of punitive and exemplary damages coverage in certain insurance policies or contracts; adding a provision that may be subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3103 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the registration and operation of golf carts and utility vehicles; authorizing a fee; amending and adding provisions subject to a general criminal penalty.

HB 3654 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the fiscal transparency of political subdivisions.

HB 4074 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the presentation of evidence in appraisal review board hearings on protests.

HJR 85 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.

HR 220 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 02/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 3 2015 2:27PM
Caption: Congratulating Robert K. "Bob" Murphy of Houston on his 85th birthday.

HR 525 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 3:00PM
Caption: Congratulating Michael Talbott on being named the 2015 Houston Engineer of the Year.

HR 820 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 7:18AM
Caption: Commemorating St. Patrick's Day and honoring the contributions that individuals of Irish descent have made to the State of Texas.

HR 1733 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 04/16/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 16 2015 10:35PM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of St. Francis de Sales Catholic School in Houston.

HR 2924 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 21 2015 3:15PM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Mosquito Control Division of the Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services.

Joint Author (16):
HB 32 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Murphy | Parker | Oliveira | Simmons
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the computation and rates of the franchise tax; decreasing tax rates.

HB 372 Author: Riddle | White, James | Murphy | Deshotel
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the monitoring of the Internet access of certain sex offenders placed on community supervision or released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

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 1152 Author: Turner, Scott | Murphy | Shaheen
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 3 2015 4:16PM
Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax.

HB 1196 Author: Turner, Scott | Zerwas | Laubenberg | Murphy | Lucio III
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 3 2015 1:59PM
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a student's postsecondary transcript include the average or median grade awarded in each class.

HB 1265 Author: Wu | Murphy | Alvarado | Ashby | Villalba
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a deceptive act or practice involving a solicitation in connection with a good or service or involving the production, sale, distribution, or promotion of certain synthetic substances.

HB 1378 Author: Flynn | Murphy | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of political subdivisions.

HB 1794 Author: Geren | Harless | Burkett | Longoria | Murphy
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to suits brought by local governments for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; affecting civil penalties.

HB 2327 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Harless | Murphy | Oliveira | King, Phil
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a studies on the rates of electric utilities.

HB 2341 Author: Darby | Parker | Murphy | Thompson, Senfronia | Ashby
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the retention and use of sales tax revenue collected by certain retailers to provide job training and placement services to certain persons; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2402 Author: Howard | Murphy | Anderson, Rodney
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the feasibility of providing off-campus employment positions through the Texas college work-study program.

HB 2919 Author: Raney | Anchia | Darby | Murphy | Hughes
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an energy efficiency pilot program for state-owned buildings operated by the Texas Facilities Commission.

HB 3387 Author: Krause | Murphy | White, James | Fallon
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to sex offender treatment as a condition of parole or mandatory supervision for certain releasees.

HB 3936 Author: Herrero | Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Villalba | Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information; authorizing a fee.

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.

HR 3481 Author: Schofield | Murphy
Last Action: 06/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2015 9:23AM
Caption: Congratulating the R Club for 20 years of service and commemorating its final event.

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