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

Number of Bills: 30

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 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 130 Author: Anchia | Coleman | Israel | Naishtat | González, Mary
Coauthor: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/11/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 11 2015 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to authorizing a marriage between two persons of the same sex in this state and repealing the statutory prohibition against the recognition of a civil union or similar relationship entered into in another state between two persons of the same sex.

HB 455 Author: Johnson, Eric
Coauthor: Miles | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/09/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to a body worn camera program for certain law enforcement agencies in this state.

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 534 Author: Nevárez
Coauthor: Naishtat | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/16/2015 H Referred to Elections: Feb 16 2015 2:50PM
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

HB 535 Author: Nevárez | White, James | Blanco
Coauthor: Naishtat | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

HB 536 Author: Nevárez | Vo
Coauthor: Naishtat | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/16/2015 H Referred to Elections: Feb 16 2015 2:50PM
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting for persons who are 65 years of age or older.

HB 537 Author: Anchia | Davis, Sarah | Israel | Coleman | González, Mary
Coauthor: Alonzo | Farrar | Howard | Lucio III | Rose | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child.

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 627 Author: Johnson, Eric | Naishtat
Coauthor: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 19 2015 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

HB 867 Author: Hernandez | King, Susan | Farias | Blanco | Martinez Fischer
Coauthor: Guillen | Minjarez | Turner, Chris | Walle
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 06/04/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program.

HB 994 Author: Anchia | Keffer | Bohac | Rose | Canales
Coauthor: Huberty | Raymond | Simpson | Turner, Chris | Zedler | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas.

HB 1044 Author: Fallon | Turner, Scott | Parker | Simmons | Crownover
Coauthor: Alonzo | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell | Bernal | et al.
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 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 1187 Author: Wray | Sheets | Dale | Miller, Rick | Smith
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Burkett | Burns | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/03/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 287 in Midlothian as the Chris Kyle Memorial Highway.

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 1242 Author: Howard | Dale
Coauthor: Miles | Rodriguez, Justin | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to replacing "Confederate Heroes Day" with "Civil War Remembrance Day" as a state holiday.

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 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 2405 Author: Nevárez
Coauthor: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a concealed handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.

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.

HCR 40 Author: Anchia | Hernandez
Coauthor: Guerra | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 5 2015 2:59PM
Caption: Expressing support for the Texas Dream Act and urging other U.S. states to enact similar legislation.

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.

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 241 Author: Guerra | Oliveira | Longoria | Martinez, "Mando" | Lucio III
Coauthor: Canales | Flynn | King, Tracy O. | Miller, Rick | Muñoz, Jr. | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:17PM
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine on its receipt of a grant from the United Health Foundation.

HR 563 Author: Anderson, Rodney
Coauthor: Alonzo | Davis, Yvonne | Krause | Turner, Chris | Villalba | et al.
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 5 2015 6:39PM
Caption: Recognizing March 4, 2015, as Grand Prairie Day at the State Capitol.

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