Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Kevin Eltife
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/23/2017

Number of Bills: 56

Sponsor (56):
HB 15 Author: Otto | Walle
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/31/2015 S House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to the management and oversight of state contracts, including contracts for information technology commodity items.

HB 104 Author: White, James | Israel
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the practice of barbering and cosmetology at certain events.

HB 157 Author: Larson | Springer
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by municipalities; authorizing an increase or decrease in the rate of those taxes.

HB 482 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to allowing the holder of a brewpub license to sell beer, ale, and malt liquor to certain wholesalers, distributors, and qualified persons outside the state.

HB 796 Author: Geren | Lucio III
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the Texas State University System and the component institutions of that system.

HB 801 Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to planning for the use of and liability resulting from prescribed burns by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 824 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages to customers of a package store during certain hours.

HB 885 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain county bail bond boards.

HB 1094 Author: Geren | Kacal | Tinderholt | Martinez, "Mando" | Herrero
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty.

HB 1169 Author: Flynn | Fallon | Guillen
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information in the possession of an appraisal district; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 1184 Author: Paddie | Anchia | Villalba
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain utility cost savings and alternative fuel programs as eligible for local government energy savings performance contracts.

HB 1265 Author: Wu | Murphy | Alvarado | Ashby | Villalba
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a deceptive act or practice involving a solicitation in connection with a good or service or involving the production, sale, distribution, or promotion of certain synthetic substances.

HB 1348 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the approval of certain alcoholic beverages by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

HB 1376 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to community supervision and corrections department officers and juvenile probation officers; reducing a fee.

HB 1454 Author: Raney | Fallon | Guerra
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to notice, reporting, and records requirements for holders of certain personal property that is or may be presumed abandoned.

HB 1474 Author: VanDeaver | Guillen | Bernal
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the placement of money in the state instructional materials fund and payment of the instructional materials allotment.

HB 1532 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to quarterly reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 1830 Author: Kuempel | Flynn | Miller, Rick | Guillen
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/24/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms.

HB 1924 Author: Coleman | Zerwas
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate certain care to an intern.

HB 1964 Author: Clardy
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain convention center hotel projects.

HB 2022 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the maximum capacity of a container of wine sold to a retail dealer; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2049 Author: Darby | Longoria | Paul | Leach
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to indemnification and duties of engineers and architects under certain governmental contracts.

HB 2207 Author: Keffer | Anchia | King, Phil | Clardy | Longoria
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to an oil or gas lease.

HB 2280 Author: VanDeaver | Clardy
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

HB 2339 Author: Smith | Meyer | Geren | Dale | Villalba
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in public entertainment facilities.

HB 2358 Author: Lucio III | Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exemption from certain registration and licensing requirements and taxes for certain businesses and employees who enter this state in response to a disaster or emergency.

HB 2404 Author: Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to certain security devices for residential tenancies.

HB 2424 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to fees paid to the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority.

HB 2439 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to inspections and other activities conducted by engineers in connection with the issuance of certain windstorm and hail insurance; authorizing a fee.

HB 2466 Author: Collier | Guillen
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation of a safety reimbursement program for employers participating in the workers' compensation system.

HB 2475 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the center for alternative finance and procurement within the Texas Facilities Commission and to public and private partnerships; authorizing a fee.

HB 2481 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of auctioneers, associate auctioneers, and auctions; requiring an occupational license; requiring a fee.

HB 2489 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of residential leases or rental agreements.

HB 2491 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to licensing and appointment of title insurance escrow officers; changing the limit applicable to a fee; authorizing a fee.

HB 2498 Author: Zerwas | Martinez, "Mando"
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a compact with other states regarding the licensure of emergency medical services personnel and the authority of those personnel to perform job duties in this state and other states.

HB 2540 Author: Simpson
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of Spur 63 in Gregg County as the Texas Ranger Glenn Elliott Memorial Highway.

HB 2667 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of certain programs administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank.

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

HB 3091 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the standards for boiler inspection agencies.

HB 3315 Author: Gutierrez
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Medical Advisory Committee appointed by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to the Combative Sports Advisory Board and allowing the board to address a broader range of issues.

HB 3342 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to interstate compacts and cooperative agreements relating to state purchasing.

HB 3348 Author: Clardy | Schaefer
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 3357 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to permitted methods for certain political subdivisions to post notice of a meeting.

HB 3536 Author: Landgraf
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the appointment of the commissioners of certain financial regulatory agencies by the Finance Commission of Texas.

HB 3555 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain administrative procedures and enforcement authority relating to state banks, state trust companies, and bank holding companies.

HB 3741 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment; authorizing a fee.

HB 3742 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to determine applicant eligibility for a license.

HB 3872 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 18 2015 2:09PM
Caption: Relating to licensing requirements, including continuing education requirements for insurance agents, insurance adjusters, and public adjusters.

HB 3910 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 20 2015 4:22PM
Caption: Relating to completion of continuing education requirements for insurance agents and adjusters.

HB 3911 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment by insurers, health maintenance organizations, and their agents of holders of a temporary agent's license.

HB 3938 Author: Longoria
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to single premium term life insurance offered in connection with certain consumer loans.

HB 4069 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology.

HB 4199 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the Harrison County Court at Law.

HB 4212 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Mineola Area Medical District; granting the authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

HCR 137 Author: Hughes | Flynn | Schaefer | Thompson, Senfronia | Craddick
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Leo Berman of Tyler.

HCR 144 Author: Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Eltife
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. 2404.

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