Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. Royce West
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/16/2017

Number of Bills: 18

HB 4 Author: Huberty | Deshotel | King, Ken | Giddings | Ashby
Sponsor: Campbell
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | West | Seliger | Garcia | Watson | et al.
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 18 Author: Aycock | Workman | Schubert | Galindo | Peña
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to measures to support public school student academic achievement and high school, college, and career preparation.

HB 48 Author: McClendon | Leach | Herrero | Moody | Simpson
Sponsor: Ellis
Cosponsor: West | Zaffirini | Rodríguez | Hinojosa
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 225 Author: Guillen | Johnson, Eric | King, Susan
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of a suspected overdose and a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.

HB 549 Author: Johnson, Eric | Romero, Jr. | Stickland | Wu | Rose
Sponsor: Whitmire
Cosponsor: West
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 554 Author: Springer | Pickett | Simmons | Guillen | Frank
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Nelson | West | Huffines
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 638 Author: Anchia | Simmons
Sponsor: Ellis
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to annuity payments to surviving spouses and designated beneficiaries of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

HB 743 Author: Huberty | Isaac
Sponsor: Seliger
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the required public school curriculum and to certain assessment instruments for public school students.

HB 767 Author: Smith | Turner, Sylvester | Lucio III | Huberty | Sheffield
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Cosponsor: Garcia | Rodríguez | West
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 1036 Author: Johnson, Eric
Sponsor: Whitmire
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for certain injuries or deaths caused by peace officers and for certain injuries or deaths of peace officers.

HB 1363 Author: Johnson, Eric | Thompson, Senfronia | Riddle | Harless | Moody
Sponsor: Whitmire
Cosponsor: Rodríguez | West
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of prostitution; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1490 Author: Huberty | Deshotel | Romero, Jr. | Reynolds
Sponsor: Whitmire
Cosponsor: West | Garcia | Rodríguez | Hinojosa | Watson | et al.
Last Action: 05/30/2015 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to public school interventions for truancy and eliminating a criminal penalty and authorizing a civil penalty for truancy.

HB 1842 Author: Aycock | Dutton | Bohac | Rodriguez, Eddie | Farney
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school accountability, including the intervention in and sanction of a public school that has received an academically unsuccessful performance rating for at least two consecutive school years and the designation of a school district as a district of innovation.

HB 1992 Author: Zerwas | Clardy
Sponsor: Seliger
Cosponsor: Bettencourt | West
Last Action: 06/03/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the granting of undergraduate course credit by advanced placement examination at public institutions of higher education.

HB 2150 Author: Alvarado | Herrero | Riddle | Moody | Wu
Sponsor: Whitmire
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | West
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the organization of a grand jury.

HB 2286 Author: Parker | Meyer | Moody | Fallon
Sponsor: Burton
Cosponsor: Taylor, Van | West | Garcia
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee.

HB 2398 Author: White, James | Reynolds
Sponsor: Whitmire
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to court jurisdiction and procedures relating to truancy; establishing judicial donation trust funds; providing criminal penalties; imposing a court cost.

HB 2811 Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Seliger
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the required public school curriculum, the administration of and reports relating to assessment instruments administered to public school students, the instructional materials allotment, and proclamations for the production of instructional materials.

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