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

Number of Bills: 46

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (32):
HB 13 Author: Pickett | Phillips | Martinez, "Mando" | Simmons | Burkett
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/29/2015 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to categories of and funding allocation for transportation projects by the Texas Department of Transportation and local transportation entities.

HB 122 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Mobility Fund.

HB 417 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to information regarding the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; providing penalties.

HB 571 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 19 2015 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of possessing or carrying a weapon in or into the secured area of an airport.

HB 584 Author: Pickett | Márquez | Springer
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to designating the fourth Saturday in July as National Day of the Cowboy.

HB 624 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 02/26/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 26 2015 11:43AM
Caption: Relating to the deposit of certain amounts to the credit of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.

HB 1252 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to uniform weighing procedures requirements for motor vehicle weight enforcement officers.

HB 1642 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the rights, remedies, and liability of certain owners and operators of environmentally contaminated property in certain counties.

HB 1754 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development.

HB 1832 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirements for and confidentiality of state agency continuity of operations plans.

HB 1833 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to agreements of certain counties to acquire, construct, maintain, or operate a toll bridge.

HB 2298 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain public places from excluding peace officers or special investigators from carrying weapons on the premises.

HB 2346 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to commissioned law enforcement officers of a Federal Reserve bank.

HB 2491 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to licensing and appointment of title insurance escrow officers; changing the limit applicable to a fee; authorizing a fee.

HB 2611 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to repayment of money contributed by the Texas Department of Transportation or the Texas Transportation Commission for toll projects.

HB 2612 Author: Pickett | Leach
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/03/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a report to the legislature regarding the elimination of toll roads.

HB 2701 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motor vehicles by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of Public Safety; creating and modifying criminal offenses; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty; imposing, authorizing, and increasing fees.

HB 2702 Author: Pickett | Larson
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to an alternative composition of a board of directors of a regional mobility authority.

HB 3648 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 19 2015 2:53PM
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle registration and safety inspections; repealing certain fees and increasing certain fees.

HB 4115 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles fund.

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 27 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 18 2015 6:21PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the uses of revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, taxes on motor fuels and lubricants, and certain revenue received from the federal government.

HJR 28 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 18 2015 6:21PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, certain motor vehicle-related taxes, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used.

HJR 29 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, certain motor vehicle-related taxes, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used.

HJR 109 Author: Pickett | Deshotel
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a county to issue bonds or notes to finance transportation and infrastructure projects in a defined area to be repaid from increases in revenue from ad valorem taxes in the area.

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 106 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 25 2015 5:19PM
Caption: Honoring Fred Loya of El Paso, winner of the 2014 Great Christmas Light Fight, for donating his prize money to charity.

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 299 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2015 11:33AM
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of Paso del Norte Health Foundation.

HR 351 Author: Pickett | Villalba | Larson
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 8:47AM
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2015, as YMCA State Advocacy Day at the Capitol.

HR 551 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2015 11:35AM
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2015, as Crime Stoppers Day at the State Capitol.

HR 3385 Author: Pickett
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 4:51PM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.J.R. No. 5.

Joint Author (14):
HB 20 Author: Simmons | Pickett | Burkett | Phillips | Goldman
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/03/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operations of and transportation planning and expenditures by the Texas Department of Transportation and planning organizations.

HB 121 Author: Fletcher | Canales | Bell | Pickett | Flynn
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an alternative means of payment of certain past due criminal fines and court costs.

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 554 Author: Springer | Pickett | Simmons | Guillen | Frank
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of possessing or carrying a weapon in or into the secured area of an airport.

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 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 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 2671 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Phillips | Pickett
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to penalties for certain criminal offenses regarding operating a motor vehicle; imposing a fee and changing a surcharge.

HJR 8 Author: Otto | Aycock | Darby | Pickett | Simmons
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2015 2:47PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate certain money to the purpose of retiring state debt early.

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 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 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.

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 3465 Author: Phillips | Howard | Pickett
Last Action: 06/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2015 9:04AM
Caption: Congratulating Lawrence Olsen on his retirement as executive vice president of the Texas Good Roads and Transportation Association.

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