Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Joe Farias
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/17/2017

Number of Bills: 22

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 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 76 Author: Israel | Harless | Morrison | Larson | Alvarado
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anchia | Ashby | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

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 786 Author: Walle | King, Susan | Hernandez | Martinez Fischer
Coauthor: Blanco | Farias | González, Mary | Moody | Rodriguez, Justin
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the right of a public employee to express breast milk in the workplace.

HB 817 Author: Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Anchia | Blanco | Farias | Hernandez | Howard | et al.
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
Coauthor: Farias | Howard | Miles
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 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 1199 Author: Simpson | Oliveira | Keffer | Price
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Burrows | Canales | Capriglione | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to deceptive representations or other conduct concerning certain synthetic substances as a violation of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.

HB 1200 Author: Simpson | Smithee | Raymond | Keffer | Price
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Burrows | Canales | Capriglione | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to civil liability of a person who produces, distributes, sells, or provides or aids in the production, distribution, sale, or provision of certain synthetic substances to another person for damages caused by the other person.

HB 1278 Author: Hughes | Fletcher | Anderson, Rodney | Dutton | Herrero
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell | Bohac | et al.
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty.

HB 1434 Author: McClendon | Howard | Naishtat
Coauthor: Farias
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the assignment of certain behavioral health professionals and school counselors to a public school campus.

HB 1653 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Parker | Laubenberg | Simmons | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Coauthor: Deshotel | Farias | Walle | Wu
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 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 3171 Author: Simpson | Turner, Sylvester | Dutton
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Canales | Coleman | Deshotel | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.

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 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.

HCR 116 Author: Wu | Vo | Button
Coauthor: Bernal | Farias | Galindo | Gutierrez | Larson | et al.
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Paying tribute to the memory of Thomas J. Lee, the first Asian American to serve in the Texas Legislature.

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.

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