Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Tan Parker
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/14/2017

Number of Bills: 92

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (55):
HB 902 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a clarification of the law governing eligibility of National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing events for funding under the Major Events trust fund.

HB 996 Author: Parker | Fallon | Crownover
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts.

HB 1052 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating September as Hydrocephalus Awareness Month.

HB 1558 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate churches that provide overnight shelter for children.

HB 1559 Author: Parker | Minjarez
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school Internet website information concerning local programs and services available to assist homeless students.

HB 1954 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the licensing of vehicles for hire and passenger transportation services by certain airport governing boards; authorizing the imposition of fees; expanding the authorization to require an occupational license; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 1955 Author: Parker | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to false or misleading packaging, labeling, or advertising of certain abusable synthetic substances; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1962 Author: Parker | Metcalf
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state; repealing the franchise tax.

HB 2189 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a developmentally disabled offender program established by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2199 Author: Parker | Burrows | Bohac | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the amount of a sales and use tax refund for tangible personal property used to provide cable television service, Internet access service, or telecommunications services.

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 2287 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualifications required of an appraisal district employee in order to testify as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals.

HB 2288 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.

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 2290 Author: Parker | Meyer | Frullo
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to designating January as Human Trafficking Prevention Month.

HB 2291 Author: Parker | Meyer | Frullo | Villalba | Fallon
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the payment of restitution to certain individuals depicted in child pornography and to increasing the punishment for certain individuals convicted of the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography.

HB 2292 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees in a judicial appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations.

HB 2319 Author: Parker | Meyer
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2493 Author: Parker | Capriglione
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of the State Securities Board; authorizing fees.

HB 2501 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Shale Creek Water Control and Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds, impose a tax, and levy assessments for roadway purposes.

HB 2506 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exemption for certain tangible personal property related to medical data centers from the sales and use tax.

HB 2508 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Alpha Ranch Water Control and Improvement District of Denton and Wise Counties; providing authority to issue bonds, impose a tax, and levy assessments for roadway purposes.

HB 2509 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Brookfield Water Control and Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds, impose a tax, and levy assessments for roadway purposes.

HB 2534 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Investments & Financial Services: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of state trust companies.

HB 2552 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Canyon Falls Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Denton County; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax.

HB 2594 Author: Parker | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the modification or termination of restrictions by petition in certain real estate developments with certain amenities.

HB 2637 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to apportionment of margin from receipts from the sale of locomotives for purposes of the franchise tax.

HB 2674 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the determination of cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax.

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 2761 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the awarding of certain contracts of the Veterans' Land Board to veteran-owned businesses.

HB 2851 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the limitation on the liability of the nonprofit corporation established by the Texas Public Finance Authority to issue revenue bonds for open-enrollment charter schools to provide educational facilities.

HB 2896 Author: Parker | Fallon
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to apportionment of certain receipts of a broadcaster under the franchise tax.

HB 2899 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on branch office licenses and employees under the Private Security Act.

HB 2908 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses and severe chronic diseases to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials.

HB 3012 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to appraisal review boards; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3013 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the mediation and settlement of certain disputes relating to ad valorem taxation.

HB 3014 Author: Parker | Burkett | Guerra
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the administration of "pay for success" contracts for state agencies.

HB 3094 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of consumer credit transactions and the regulatory authority of the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3132 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements to act as a financial adviser or investment adviser in relation to certain public securities.

HB 3231 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to perpetual care cemeteries.

HB 3297 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to pretrial settlement discussions during ad valorem tax appeals.

HB 3411 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to the review by certain governmental entities of a permit application for a solid waste facility.

HB 3412 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills.

HB 3425 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/01/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a intrastate investment market for purposes of trading securities issued under the intrastate crowdfunding exemption from federal securities laws.

HB 3428 Author: Parker | Naishtat
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the temporary continuation of utility service for real property of a decedent.

HB 3434 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the definition of "person" under the Uniform Commercial Code.

HB 3458 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for recycling of oil and gas drill cuttings.

HB 3468 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain entities that operate ambulances from certain motor fuel taxes.

HB 3552 Author: Parker | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to enhancing the security of the electric grid, making an appropriation.

HB 3555 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain administrative procedures and enforcement authority relating to state banks, state trust companies, and bank holding companies.

HB 3784 Author: Parker | Miller, Doug
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses regarding unauthorized recordings.

HCR 130 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating May 26 as John Wayne Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2015.

HR 939 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 4:04PM
Caption: Recognizing actor and veterans advocate Gary Sinise as an honorary Texan.

HR 940 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/18/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2015 4:55PM
Caption: Expressing support for Military Brat pins honoring those who grew up as dependents of military personnel.

HR 2442 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2015 1:22PM
Caption: In memory of Que Brittain of Argyle.

Joint Author (37):
HB 10 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Hunter | Longoria | Parker | Harless
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain criminal and civil consequences of trafficking of persons, compelling prostitution, and certain other related criminal offenses; to the prevention, prosecution, and punishment of those offenses, and to compensation paid to victims of those offenses.

HB 11 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Phillips | Oliveira | Lucio III | Parker
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees.

HB 21 Author: Kacal | King, Ken | Rodriguez, Eddie | Parker | Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials.

HB 26 Author: Button | Rodriguez, Eddie | Ashby | Springer | Parker
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to state economic development measures, including administration of the Texas Enterprise Fund, creation of the Economic Incentive Oversight Board and the governor's university research initiative, abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and renaming the Major Events trust fund to the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 31 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Martinez Fischer | Parker | Krause | Oliveira
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to decreasing the state sales and use tax rate.

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 114 Author: Flynn | Dale | Shaheen | Parker | Capriglione
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions.

HB 183 Author: Dale | King, Phil | Parker | Geren | Phillips
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring state agencies to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.

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 281 Author: Simmons | Parker
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills.

HB 483 Author: Capriglione | Fletcher | Flynn | Longoria | Parker
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of a state bullion depository; authorizing fees.

HB 799 Author: Capriglione | King, Phil | Parker | Simmons | Goldman
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the Legislative Budget Board on the impact to state agencies of federal regulations and mandates enacted by federal law.

HB 900 Author: Isaac | Lucio III | Parker | Rodriguez, Eddie | Villalba
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a clarification of the law governing eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events trust fund.

HB 984 Author: Deshotel | Parker | Riddle | Keffer | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.

HB 1044 Author: Fallon | Turner, Scott | Parker | Simmons | Crownover
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of Farm-to-Market Road 423 in Denton County as the U.S. Army Sergeant Enrique Mondragon Memorial Highway.

HB 1047 Author: Workman | Parker | Darby
Last Action: 03/04/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 4 2015 11:43AM
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs.

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 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 1284 Author: Simmons | Parker
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the review by certain governmental entities of a permit application for a solid waste facility.

HB 1517 Author: Crownover | Parker | Simmons
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the imposition of the student centers fee at Texas Woman's University.

HB 1629 Author: Johnson, Eric | Parker | Isaac | Anchia
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to crowdfunding portal regulations for small business development.

HB 1653 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Parker | Laubenberg | Simmons | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the ownership or operation of a motor vehicle dealership by certain manufacturers or distributors.

HB 1881 Author: Capriglione | Parker | Landgraf | Fallon | Springer
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain private schools to charge fees for processing or handling certain payments or payment transactions.

HB 1941 Author: Simmons | Crownover | Fallon | Parker
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the designation of the structure on Interstate Highway 35 East crossing Lewisville Lake in Denton County as the Commissioner Bobbie J. Mitchell Bridge.

HB 2096 Author: Button | Bonnen, Dennis | Gonzales, Larry | Martinez Fischer | Parker
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to certain multi-user data centers from the sales and use tax.

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 2467 Author: King, Phil | Flynn | Goldman | Thompson, Ed | Parker
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to excluding certain premiums, revenues, and fees from the determination of certain insurers' taxable gross premiums or revenues; affecting certain taxes.

HB 2694 Author: Button | Márquez | Bohac | Parker | Davis, Sarah
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain items sold by small businesses in this state during a limited period.

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 3010 Author: Simmons | Parker | Harless
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of certain persons with disabilities in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting.

HB 3695 Author: Hughes | Turner, Chris | Parker | Keough | White, James
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans.

HB 3920 Author: Guerra | Parker
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to financing arrangements between political subdivisions and private entities for the implementation of pay for success initiatives.

HCR 36 Author: Burkett | Flynn | Geren | Laubenberg | Parker
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Received from the House
Caption: Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

HCR 140 Author: Vo | Parker | Davis, Yvonne | Koop | Anchia
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging governmental entities to cease displaying the flag of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and to instead fly the Freedom and Heritage Flag.

HJR 13 Author: Pickett | Otto | Harless | Parker | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment temporarily dedicating a portion of the revenue derived from the state sales and use tax to the state highway fund.

HJR 32 Author: Flynn | Leach | Parker | Laubenberg | King, Phil
Last Action: 04/16/2015 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a court of this state to uphold and apply certain laws, including the doctrine requiring courts to refrain from involvement in religious doctrinal interpretation or application.

HR 569 Author: Leach | Hughes | Parker | Turner, Scott
Last Action: 03/06/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 6 2015 6:40PM
Caption: Recognizing the 2015 Bob Bullock Scholars of Baylor University and commending all those associated with the program for their contributions to this state's governmental process.

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