Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Carol Alvarado
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/15/2017

Number of Bills: 27

HB 4 Author: Huberty | Deshotel | King, Ken | Giddings | Ashby
Coauthor: Alvarado | Bonnen, Dennis | Canales | Kacal | Meyer | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prekindergarten, including a high quality prekindergarten grant program provided by public school districts.

HB 21 Author: Kacal | King, Ken | Rodriguez, Eddie | Parker | Davis, Sarah
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
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
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bernal | Bohac | et al.
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 37 Author: Cook | Geren | Harless | Oliveira | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain contributions and political expenditures by certain persons; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 40 Author: Darby | Keffer | King, Phil | Thompson, Senfronia | Oliveira
Coauthor: Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Aycock | Bell | et al.
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 05/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exclusive jurisdiction of this state to regulate oil and gas operations in this state and the express preemption of local regulation of those operations.

HB 48 Author: McClendon | Leach | Herrero | Moody | Simpson
Coauthor: Alvarado | Farney | Farrar | King, Susan | Rose
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 80 Author: Craddick | Cook | Lucio III | Harless | Wu
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Burkett | Button | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of a portable wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense; modifying existing criminal penalties.

HB 82 Author: Guillen | Larson | Keffer | Cook
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.

HB 507 Author: Moody | Lucio III | Dutton | Wu
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
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 549 Author: Johnson, Eric | Romero, Jr. | Stickland | Wu | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Bell | Blanco | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain duties of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding visitation periods for county jail prisoners.

HB 767 Author: Smith | Turner, Sylvester | Lucio III | Huberty | Sheffield
Coauthor: Alvarado | Hernandez | Howard | King, Ken | Larson | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

HB 892 Author: Klick | Zerwas | Zedler | Coleman | Sheffield
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bernal | Collier | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees.

HB 900 Author: Isaac | Lucio III | Parker | Rodriguez, Eddie | Villalba
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Bell | Bohac | Capriglione | et al.
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 1100 Author: Johnson, Eric | Farney | Thompson, Senfronia | Zerwas | González, Mary
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Canales | et al.
Last Action: 03/10/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a gold standard full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts.

HB 1440 Author: Bell | Johnson, Eric | Villalba | Meyer
Coauthor: Alvarado | Anchia | Ashby | Burkett | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of Elite Rodeo Association World Championships for funding from the Major Events trust fund.

HB 1485 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Harless | Miles | Turner, Chris | Isaac
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Bernal | Canales | Guillen | et al.
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 1874 Author: Zerwas | Villalba | Kacal | Raney
Coauthor: Alvarado | Faircloth | White, James
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council.

HB 2186 Author: Cook | Harless | Coleman | Allen | Huberty
Coauthor: Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to suicide prevention training for educators in public schools.

HB 2562 Author: Sheets | Laubenberg | Farrar | Crownover | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Rodney | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the care and unlawful restraint of a dog.

HB 2813 Author: King, Ken | Kacal | Thompson, Senfronia | Frullo | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for ovarian cancer screening.

HB 3384 Author: Johnson, Eric
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Ashby | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission of certain transfer students to general academic teaching institutions.

HCR 57 Author: Anchia | Craddick | Nevárez | Crownover | Darby
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports.

HCR 63 Author: Wu | Darby | Keffer | Anchia | Lozano
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to expedite natural gas exports.

HCR 114 Author: Johnson, Eric | Anchia | Meyer | Rose | Koop
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the Operation Blue Shield initiative.

HJR 33 Author: Guillen | Larson | Keffer | Cook
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods.

HJR 43 Author: Raymond | Bohac | Simmons | Zerwas | Martinez, "Mando"
Coauthor: Alvarado | Anderson, Rodney | Collier | Deshotel | Dukes | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain prescription medicine.

HR 527 Author: Wu
Coauthor: Alvarado | Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 8:58PM
Caption: Congratulating the Houston Department of Health and Human Services on its receipt of national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board and commending Houston mayor Annise Parker and HDHHS director Stephen Williams for their contributions.

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