Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Kirk Watson
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/18/2017

Number of Bills: 25

Sponsor (25):
HB 14 Author: Morrison | Reynolds
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/29/2015 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan.

HB 225 Author: Guillen | Johnson, Eric | King, Susan
Sponsor: Watson
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 369 Author: Villalba | Anchia
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating May 24 as Lung Cancer Awareness Day.

HB 440 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Márquez | Simmons | Villalba
Sponsor: Watson
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 909 Author: Phillips
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the tasting of alcoholic beverages by students enrolled in certain courses.

HB 1038 Author: Sheffield | Alonzo
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to premium payment assistance for insurance coverage for hemophilia medical treatment.

HB 1219 Author: Raymond | Keough
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/21/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a provisional license to practice funeral directing or embalming; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 1670 Author: Sheets | Hernandez | Spitzer | Zerwas
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the possession and removal of a placenta from a hospital or birthing center.

HB 1733 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to automobile liability insurance for transportation network company drivers.

HB 1756 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Workman | Israel
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the board of trustees of and distribution of certain benefits by a retirement system for firefighters in certain municipalities.

HB 2000 Author: Gutierrez
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the purchase of certain commodity items by an entity other than a state agency.

HB 2066 Author: Oliveira | Fallon
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the rescission of nonjudicial foreclosure sales.

HB 2135 Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the purchasing of a firearm of an honorably retired or deceased peace officer.

HB 2391 Author: Bohac
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the redemption of certain stored value cards, including gift cards, for cash.

HB 2392 Author: Anchia | Keffer
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a residential energy efficiency loan program.

HB 2472 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to The University of Texas at Austin.

HB 2519 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to expenditures made by emergency services districts and the sale of district property.

HB 2559 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to leases and other agreements relating to real property entered into by certain hospital districts.

HB 2660 Author: Howard | King, Ken | Allen | VanDeaver | Guillen
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in an optional flexible school day program.

HB 3027 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based baccalaureate degree programs at certain institutions of higher education.

HB 3028 Author: Frullo
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain conduct by discount health care program operators, or concerning discount health care programs, that relates to prescription drugs or prescription drug benefits; authorizing administrative and civil penalties.

HB 3163 Author: Cyrier | Isaac
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to civil suits filed against board members of a groundwater conservation district and the liability of a member for certain actions taken by the board.

HB 3519 Author: Guerra | Zerwas | Laubenberg | Lucio III | Sheffield
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

HB 3666 Author: Workman
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the withdrawal of the territory of certain emergency services districts from the territory of a metropolitan rapid transit authority.

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

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