Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Craig Estes
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/15/2017

Number of Bills: 27

Sponsor (27):
HB 158 Author: Larson | Keffer | Smith | Guillen | Kacal
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.

HB 505 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Workman | Smith | Dale
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of limitations on the number of dual credit courses or hours in which a public high school student may enroll.

HB 908 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation and duties of the Red River Boundary Commission.

HB 910 Author: Phillips | Flynn | White, James | Riddle | Guillen
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/13/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun; creating criminal offenses.

HB 1042 Author: Frank | Springer
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/21/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a site of unique value for the construction of a reservoir.

HB 1221 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to seller's disclosures in connection with residential real property subject to groundwater regulation.

HB 1232 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board of the hydrology and geology of the confined and unconfined aquifers in this state.

HB 1235 Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the annexation of certain territory by the Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.

HB 1307 Author: Springer
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the board of directors of certain hospital districts to take certain actions.

HB 1403 Author: Sheets | Turner, Chris | Fallon
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the definition of health care liability claim for the purposes of certain laws governing those claims.

HB 1458 Author: Bohac | Frullo | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Villalba | Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for the repair, remodeling, or maintenance of aircraft.

HB 1919 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain provisions concerning invasive species.

HB 2152 Author: Fletcher
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information concerning service members of the state military forces.

HB 2201 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to vacancies on the governing body of a Type A general-law municipality.

HB 2230 Author: Larson | Lucio III | Fallon
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize an injection well used for oil and gas waste disposal to be used for the disposal of nonhazardous brine produced by a desalination operation or nonhazardous drinking water treatment residuals.

HB 2647 Author: Ashby | Larson | Paddie | Clardy | Lucio III
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the authority to curtail groundwater production from wells used for power generation or mining.

HB 2655 Author: Frank | Guillen
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to requiring the Department of Family and Protective Services to study the effectiveness of the relative and other designated caregiver placement program.

HB 2679 Author: Flynn
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers of a public facility corporation.

HB 2776 Author: Murphy
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain premium discounts and rating programs for certain residential property insurance policies.

HB 3099 Author: Fallon
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the effect of municipal annexation of the Venable Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Denton County; affecting the authority to impose a tax.

HB 3456 Author: Paul | Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the composition of a district executive committee of a political party.

HB 3747 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a concealed handgun license to certain retired judicial officers.

HCR 33 Author: Sheffield
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 03/24/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Dr. Barry B. Thompson, The Texas A&M University System chancellor emeritus and Tarleton State University president emeritus.

HCR 62 Author: Springer
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Nocona as the official Classic Car Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2015.

HCR 80 Author: Peña
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Petitioning Congress to provide funding for repairs to the Battleship Texas.

HCR 94 Author: Springer
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to designate the Chisholm Trail and the Great Western Trail as National Historic Trails.

HCR 138 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1919.

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