Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. Judith Zaffirini
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/10/2017

Number of Bills: 33

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 14 Author: Morrison | Reynolds
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2015 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan.

HB 26 Author: Button | Rodriguez, Eddie | Ashby | Springer | Parker
Sponsor: Fraser
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
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 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 100 Author: Zerwas | Ashby | Otto | Turner, Sylvester | Clardy
Sponsor: Seliger
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.

HB 188 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Price | Rose | Frullo | Alonzo
Sponsor: Menéndez
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition, duties, and continuation of the human trafficking prevention task force.

HB 257 Author: Farney | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheets | King, Ken | Price
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a judge's or justice's significant interest in a business entity that owns, manages, or operates a private correctional or rehabilitation facility.

HB 262 Author: Miles | Rodriguez, Eddie | Farrar
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to liability of an owner, lessee, or occupant of land that allows land to be used as a community garden.

HB 274 Author: Miles | Schaefer | Guillen
Sponsor: Lucio
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of municipal rules, ordinances, or police regulations prohibiting illegal dumping; increasing a penalty.

HB 440 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Márquez | Simmons | Villalba
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to adapting the public school physical education curriculum to accommodate the needs of students with mental disabilities.

HB 634 Author: Metcalf
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the rights of a guardian of a person in the criminal justice system.

HB 635 Author: Price | Leach | Flynn | Burkett | Zerwas
Sponsor: Nelson
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the disposition of fetal remains.

HB 781 Author: Burkett | Naishtat
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to caregiver screening and training by substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 903 Author: Capriglione | Otto | Simmons | Bonnen, Greg | Meyer
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the investment of a percentage of the economic stabilization fund balance in excess of the sufficient balance.

HB 931 Author: Murphy
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to an individual's eligibility to receive unemployment compensation benefits on the individual's waiting period claim.

HB 941 Author: Hernandez | Faircloth
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system.

HB 975 Author: Geren | Larson | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheets | Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Fraser
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/21/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to charitable raffles conducted by certain professional sports team charitable foundations; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1083 Author: Márquez | Guillen | Rose | Collier
Sponsor: Whitmire
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a mental health assessment of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1128 Author: Fletcher
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Combat Action Badge, Medal, or Ribbon.

HB 1133 Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission.

HB 1180 Author: Burkett | Thompson, Senfronia | Price | Springer | Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain information included on a searchable database on the Department of Family and Protective Services' Internet website.

HB 1224 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purposes for which the assets of certain revolving funds administered by the Texas Water Development Board may be used.

HB 1317 Author: Bohac | Spitzer | Farias
Sponsor: Seliger
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a report on laws, standards, and policies regarding parking for persons with disabilities to be prepared by the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities.

HB 1927 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Faircloth | Laubenberg | Fallon | Guillen
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the procedures for applying for a ballot to be voted by mail; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2031 Author: Lucio III | Keffer | Hunter | Miller, Doug | Workman
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Cosponsor: Creighton | Kolkhorst | Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the diversion, treatment, and use of marine seawater and the discharge of treated marine seawater and waste resulting from the desalination of marine seawater; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2332 Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Fraser
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the naming by the Texas Historical Commission of certain areas without historical value that are on historic sites.

HB 2476 Author: Guerra
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border.

HB 2521 Author: Coleman | Cyrier | Schubert | Morrison | Cook
Sponsor: Uresti
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Kolkhorst | Seliger
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of payments received under oil and gas leases of land owned by the state for a county road.

HB 2813 Author: King, Ken | Kacal | Thompson, Senfronia | Frullo | Zerwas
Sponsor: Eltife
Cosponsor: Uresti | Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for ovarian cancer screening.

HB 3405 Author: Isaac | Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Campbell
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the territory, jurisdiction, and powers of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, including its authority to regulate certain wells for the production of groundwater; imposing a cap on certain fees.

HB 3781 Author: Crownover | Coleman | Zerwas | Ashby | Collier
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Health Improvement Network.

HB 4025 Author: Keffer | Guillen
Sponsor: Uresti
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to funding to counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production, including money from county energy transportation reinvestment zones.

HJR 73 Author: Geren | Larson | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheets | Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Fraser
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/12/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit professional sports team charitable foundations to conduct charitable raffles.

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