Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Charlie Geren
85th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 12/12/2017

Number of Bills: 16

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 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 13 Author: Capriglione | Sheffield | Burkett | Springer | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bell | Biedermann | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 08/15/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty.

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 80 Author: Darby | Guillen | Oliveira | Guerra
Coauthor: Alonzo | Bonnen, Dennis | Canales | Dean | Flynn | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 08/12/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, including a related study.

HB 82 Author: Darby | Shine | Guillen | Stephenson | Murr
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Burrows | Capriglione | Faircloth | et al.
Last Action: 08/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolition of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes.

HB 108 Author: Murphy | Capriglione | Bonnen, Dennis | Darby | Turner
Coauthor: Faircloth | Geren | Metcalf | Paddie
Last Action: 08/07/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads.

HB 110 Author: Murphy | Larson | Israel | Bonnen, Greg | Laubenberg
Coauthor: Geren | Metcalf
Last Action: 08/06/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.

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.

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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