Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Larry Taylor
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/18/2017

Number of Bills: 32

Sponsor (32):
HB 256 Author: Howard | Burkett | Márquez | Galindo | Deshotel
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to compensatory education allotment funding.

HB 939 Author: Dale | Schaefer | Oliveira | Canales
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to unenforceable restrictive covenants regarding standby electric generators affecting residential homes.

HB 992 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Martinez Fischer | Bonnen, Greg | Muñoz, Jr. | Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.

HB 1305 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Paul
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a program to provide a free or reduced-price breakfast to eligible students attending a public school and the method of determining the number of educationally disadvantaged students.

HB 1559 Author: Parker | Minjarez
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school Internet website information concerning local programs and services available to assist homeless students.

HB 1585 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.

HB 1781 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Miles | Sheets
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to access by a sibling of a child separated from the sibling due to an action by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1782 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to protective orders against certain persons who are convicted of or placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for an offense involving family violence.

HB 1832 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirements for and confidentiality of state agency continuity of operations plans.

HB 1842 Author: Aycock | Dutton | Bohac | Rodriguez, Eddie | Farney
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
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 1871 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Fallon
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duty of the comptroller to report sales and use tax information to certain taxing entities.

HB 1905 Author: Springer | Simmons | Goldman | Wray | Fallon
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain state and local taxes, including ad valorem taxes, and to the repeal of certain of those taxes.

HB 2181 Author: Faircloth | Smith
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating the Interstate Highway 45 causeway to Galveston the George and Cynthia Mitchell Memorial Causeway.

HB 2187 Author: Smith | Morrison | Cook | Turner, Sylvester | Phelan
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2464 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a plumber's license on the retirement or death of the plumber.

HB 2610 Author: King, Ken | Keffer | Springer
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the minimum number of minutes of instruction for students to be provided by public school districts and the scheduling of the last day of school for students by public school districts.

HB 2680 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to allocation of money from the law enforcement officer standards and education fund.

HB 2731 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Guillen
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of nonprofit ambulance companies from motor fuel taxes.

HB 2771 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Springer | Guillen
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to employment activities of certain emergency response personnel for purposes of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

HB 2804 Author: Aycock | Meyer
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to evaluation of public school performance.

HB 2921 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing a recreation and wellness facility fee at the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

HB 3067 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the amount that may be donated by contract by certain populous counties to crime stoppers or crime prevention organizations.

HB 3081 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 68; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HB 3310 Author: Paul | Flynn | Bonnen, Dennis | Fallon
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the funding policies, actuarial valuations, and reporting requirements of certain public retirement systems.

HB 3787 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a claim filing period and contractual limitations period in certain property insurance policies.

HB 4175 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to eminent domain powers of certain conservation and reclamation districts.

HCR 70 Author: Flynn | Fletcher | King, Susan | Tinderholt | Guillen
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the State Preservation Board to approve and permit the construction of a monument at the state Capitol Complex, at a site outside the historic Capitol grounds, honoring veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

HCR 99 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/05/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of David Michael Braun of Nassau Bay.

HCR 110 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing May 2015 as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Month.

HCR 122 Author: Faircloth
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the Texas Gulf shrimp as the Official State Crustacean of Texas.

HCR 141 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Recalling H.B. No. 2187 from the Senate for further consideration.

HJR 75 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Martinez Fischer | Bonnen, Greg | Muñoz, Jr. | Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect.

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