Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Chris Turner
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/16/2017

Number of Bills: 90

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (76):
HB 408 Author: Turner, Chris | Keffer | Flynn | Martinez Fischer
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the retirement benefits for certain elected state officials.

HB 409 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to liability insurance or other proof of financial responsibility for persons holding certain alcoholic beverage permits; adding a provision that is subject to a criminal penalty; authorizing a fee.

HB 410 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/16/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 16 2015 2:50PM
Caption: Relating to the amount of unclaimed lottery prize money to be deposited in the fund for veterans' assistance.

HB 411 Author: Turner, Chris | Johnson, Eric
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain telemarketing calls by a credit access business; adding a provision subject to criminal penalties.

HB 412 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 19 2015 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation by state contractors; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 582 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 19 2015 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against certain forms of employment discrimination by state contractors; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 817 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/26/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 26 2015 4:54PM
Caption: Relating to the contingent establishment of a health benefit exchange tailored to the needs of the state.

HB 818 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/26/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 26 2015 4:54PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a health benefit exchange tailored to the needs of the state.

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 956 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the scope of a health care liability claim.

HB 1059 Author: Turner, Chris | Howard
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the filing and contents of and public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 1061 Author: Turner, Chris | Herrero | Fletcher | Villalba
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with public duties.

HB 1325 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 5 2015 5:44PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program to permit a portion of tuition set-asides to be used to fund tuition exemptions for veterans and other student financial assistance.

HB 1328 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities.

HB 1351 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 5 2015 5:44PM
Caption: Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools.

HB 1352 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 5 2015 5:44PM
Caption: Relating to the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating an offense and providing penalties.

HB 1787 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures.

HB 2237 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at The University of Texas at Arlington.

HB 2239 Author: Turner, Chris | Bernal
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain unsolicited mail by credit access businesses; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2240 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the public's ability to access certain documents relating to a hospital inspection, survey, or investigation conducted by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 2242 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to prior approval of certain residential property insurance rates of certain insurers.

HB 2273 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/09/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a contract or other agreement between certain governmental entities and a credit services organization or credit access business.

HB 2367 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads.

HB 2368 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the availability of state agency contracting information on the comptroller's Internet website.

HB 2406 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the study of certain municipal transit systems by the Texas Transportation Institute.

HB 2624 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the effects of default on a student loan administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on renewal of certain licenses.

HB 2841 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for maintenance and repairs at institutions of higher education.

HB 2842 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for maintenance, renovation, and repair of certain state buildings.

HB 3240 Author: Turner, Chris | Flynn
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a surcharge imposed for the use of a debit card or stored value card; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3480 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to air quality permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain oil and gas facilities.

HB 3485 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the addition of certain municipalities to the territory of a regional transportation authority.

HB 3599 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of collateral in connection with certain extensions of consumer credit that a credit access business obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3630 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the application of the hotel occupancy tax and the collection and administration of the tax by a municipality.

HB 3637 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 3638 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reports for credit access businesses required by the consumer credit commissioner; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3844 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of the scholarship program for certain students graduating in the top 10 percent of the students' high school graduating class.

HJR 87 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities.

HR 99 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 12:53PM
Caption: In memory of Dr. Richard Earl Morris of Arlington.

HR 107 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 01/29/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 29 2015 2:29PM
Caption: Honoring Aztlan Academy of Ethnic Heritage of Texas for its contributions to the community.

HR 111 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 01/29/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 29 2015 2:23PM
Caption: Honoring the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees on its selection as 2014 Outstanding School Board by the Texas Association of School Administrators.

HR 112 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 25 2015 5:47PM
Caption: In memory of Pat Beard of Waco.

HR 164 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 01/29/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 29 2015 2:20PM
Caption: Recognizing January 28, 2015, as Team Arlington Day at the State Capitol.

HR 165 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 8:32PM
Caption: Commending nine-year-old Hector Montoya of Dallas for his efforts to provide smoke detectors for people in need.

HR 215 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 01/29/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 29 2015 3:17PM
Caption: Honoring Devan Allen for her service as district director in the office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 336 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 8:26PM
Caption: Congratulating Shelly Snyder on her retirement from the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth.

HR 361 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:21PM
Caption: Commending Victoria Bejarano for her service as an intern in the district office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 390 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 26 2015 7:40PM
Caption: Congratulating Mary Jean Moloney of Arlington on her retirement from Atmos Energy.

HR 468 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 6:29PM
Caption: Honoring the Grand Prairie Unity Coalition on the occasion of its 10th annual Unity Fund-raiser Banquet.

HR 487 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2015 12:04PM
Caption: Commemorating the 25th annual Banquet Weekend Celebration of the African-American Alumni Chapter of The University of Texas at Arlington.

HR 628 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 19 2015 9:11AM
Caption: Commending the TRIO programs at The University of Texas at Arlington.

HR 1175 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2015 8:18PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Marva T. Dixon of Grand Prairie on her induction into the African American Education Archives and History Program Hall of Fame.

HR 1561 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2015 8:11PM
Caption: Commending Officer James Vernier of the UT-Arlington Police Department for saving a man's life.

HR 2191 Author: Turner, Chris | Anchia
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2015 6:36PM
Caption: In memory of Jess Hay of Dallas.

HR 2326 Author: Turner, Chris | Collier | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2015 11:13AM
Caption: In memory of Mary Anna Edwards of Fort Worth.

HR 2427 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 10:50AM
Caption: Honoring Katherine Barrett of Juan Seguin High School for her perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2428 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 4:09PM
Caption: Honoring Jayson Carraway of Juan Seguin High School for his perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2429 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 4:08PM
Caption: Honoring Tamie Colston of Juan Seguin High School for her perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2430 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 4:04PM
Caption: Honoring Kristin Davis of Juan Seguin High School for her perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2431 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 10:50AM
Caption: Honoring Sade Gomez-Denmon of Juan Seguin High School for her perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2432 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 10:49AM
Caption: Honoring Andrew Hoskins of Juan Seguin High School for his perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2433 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 10:49AM
Caption: Honoring Victor Hutto of Juan Seguin High School for his perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2434 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 10:49AM
Caption: Honoring Katelyn Jamieson of Juan Seguin High School for her perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2435 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 10:48AM
Caption: Honoring Mike Jenkins of Juan Seguin High School for his perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2436 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 10:48AM
Caption: Honoring Carlos Lynn of Juan Seguin High School for his perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year.

HR 2492 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2015 6:55PM
Caption: In memory of Abdallah Khader of Arlington.

HR 2555 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2015 10:54PM
Caption: Honoring former state representative Dr. Diane Patrick on the occasion of the dedication of Diane Patrick Elementary School in Arlington.

HR 2988 Author: Turner, Chris | Rodriguez, Justin | Anchia
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 7:59AM
Caption: In memory of Robert Gomez Rivera Sr.

HR 3137 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 6:17PM
Caption: Congratulating the girls' track team from Seguin High School in Arlington on winning the Class 5A girls track and field state championship at the 2015 UIL Track & Field State Meet.

HR 3138 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 6:09PM
Caption: Congratulating Tonea Marshall of Seguin High School in Arlington on her success at the 2015 UIL Track & Field State Meet.

HR 3157 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:21PM
Caption: Commending Dr. Robert Cluck for his service as mayor of Arlington.

HR 3264 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:32PM
Caption: Commending Angel Jenkins for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 3265 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:49PM
Caption: Commending Harriet Sedgwick for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 3266 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:33PM
Caption: Commending Madeleine Bewley for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 3267 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:16PM
Caption: Commending Mary Claire Phillips on her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 3268 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:45PM
Caption: Commending Anya Callahan for her service as legislative director in the office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 3269 Author: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:47PM
Caption: Commending Zhuoshi "George" Liu for his service in the office of State Representative Chris Turner as a fellow in the Energy and Environment Law Internship Program of Texas.

Joint Author (14):
HB 595 Author: Clardy | Price | Turner, Chris | Villalba | Metcalf
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the addition of certain substances to Penalty Groups 1-A and 2 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act for criminal prosecution and other purposes.

HB 597 Author: Clardy | Price | Turner, Chris | Harless | Villalba
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the designation for criminal prosecution and other purposes of certain chemicals commonly referred to as synthetic cannabinoids as controlled substances and controlled substance analogues under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 700 Author: Giddings | Zerwas | Ashby | Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the Texas B-On-time student loan program.

HB 1020 Author: Giddings | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; providing civil and administrative penalties.

HB 1403 Author: Sheets | Turner, Chris | Fallon
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the definition of health care liability claim for the purposes of certain laws governing those claims.

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 1485 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Harless | Miles | Turner, Chris | Isaac
Last Action: 05/15/2015 H Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program.

HB 2853 Author: Anderson, Rodney | Alonzo | Turner, Chris | Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance.

HB 3442 Author: Raney | Turner, Chris | Anchia
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a surcharge imposed for the use of a debit card or stored value card; providing a civil penalty.

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 3777 Author: Collier | Capriglione | Klick | Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the establishment and governance of certain regional transportation authorities.

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.

HR 750 Author: Anderson, Rodney | Alonzo | Turner, Chris | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 5 2015 5:15PM
Caption: In memory of Harry Englert of Grand Prairie.

HR 2751 Author: Goldman | Turner, Chris | Geren | Collier
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 3:41PM
Caption: In memory of former U.S. House speaker Jim Wright.

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