Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. J. D. Sheffield
85th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 12/12/2017

Number of Bills: 23

HB 3 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.

HB 4 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Raymond | Shine | Murphy | Darby
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | et al.
Last Action: 07/31/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate.

HB 6 Author: Huberty | Larson | Workman | Bell
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 08/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation.

HB 9 Author: Burkett | Davis, Sarah | Morrison, Geanie W. | Klick | Walle
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | et al.
Last Action: 08/01/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to maternal health and safety, pregnancy-related deaths, and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.

HB 12 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Raymond | Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 08/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders.

HB 14 Author: Springer | Burkett | Bonnen, Dennis | Capriglione
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 08/14/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.

HB 20 Author: Ashby | Darby | VanDeaver | Zerwas | Howard
Coauthor: Alonzo | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 08/03/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to decrease participants' health insurance costs for certain health benefit plans administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 24 Author: Darby | Ashby | Gooden | Guillen
Coauthor: Button | Cook | Geren | Koop | Lambert | et al.
Last Action: 07/31/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools; making an appropriation.

HB 25 Author: Davis, Sarah | Price | Guerra | Darby | Krause
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
Last Action: 08/07/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to reimbursement rates for Medicaid acute care therapy services; making an appropriation.

HB 32 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Shine | Raymond | Murphy | Darby
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Arévalo | Bell | Bernal | et al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 08/14/2017 S Postponed
Caption: Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing fees.

HB 70 Author: Workman | Leach | Geren | Zedler | Isaac
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell | Biedermann | Burns | Burrows | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a property owner's right to remove a tree or vegetation.

HB 76 Author: Darby | Guillen | Oliveira
Coauthor: Burns | Button | Cook | Gooden | Guerra | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation for Teacher Retirement System of Texas retiree health.

HB 81 Author: Darby
Coauthor: Button | Cook | Lambert | Sheffield
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to the number of registered voters of a taxing unit other than a school district who are required to sign a petition for an election to determine whether to reduce the ad valorem tax rate adopted by the unit to the rollback tax rate in order for the petition to be valid.

HB 151 Author: Gooden | Guillen | Thompson, Senfronia | Darby | Cook
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Blanco | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain group benefits by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas; making an appropriation.

HB 164 Author: Workman | Isaac | Leach | Bell
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 07/24/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Jul 24 2017 2:58PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a permit by a political subdivision.

HB 171 Author: Goldman | Simmons
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 07/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prosecution of certain offenses involving and preemption of local regulation of the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

HB 184 Author: Goldman | Laubenberg | Bonnen, Dennis | Anderson, Rodney | Burkett
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 08/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prevention of fraud in the conduct of an election; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 188 Author: Bell | Workman
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 08/09/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limiting the applicability of municipal and county regulations affecting real property.

HB 208 Author: Parker
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 08/12/2017 H Returned to committee: Aug 12 2017 8:09PM
Caption: Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and appropriations of constitutionally dedicated revenue.

HB 214 Author: Smithee | Phillips | Bonnen, Greg | Bonnen, Dennis | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 08/15/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for elective abortion.

HB 215 Author: Murphy | Guillen | Klick | Bonnen, Greg | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 08/16/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to reporting and certification requirements by certain physicians regarding certain abortions.

HJR 21 Author: Darby | Bonnen, Dennis | Murr | Stephenson | Shine
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | Burrows | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 08/06/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes.

HJR 31 Author: Shine | Darby | Burns | Ashby | Cook
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | Bohac | Burkett | et al.
Last Action: 08/09/2017 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate unfunded costs and requirements on a municipality, county, or school district.

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