Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Scott Sanford
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/16/2017

Number of Bills: 95

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (82):
HB 735 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to school districts, school district's employees, and students recognition of Texas' historical celebrations.

HB 1251 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to Internet broadcasts of open meetings held by the board of directors of certain development corporations.

HB 1252 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 23 2017 4:07PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to authorize tax incentives for the development of property for gambling purposes.

HB 1253 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2017 4:07PM
Caption: Relating to the free speech right of a member of a board of trustees of a school district.

HB 1309 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and benefits associated with license plates for certain veterans.

HB 1310 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for providing information regarding the issuance of certain proposed bonds by certain political subdivisions.

HB 1311 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on converting state highway lanes to tolled or other types of managed lanes.

HB 1312 Author: Sanford | Shaheen
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the number of emissions inspections performed by certain vehicle inspection stations.

HB 1578 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.

HB 1620 Author: Sanford | Burkett | Miller | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a voluntary temporary caregiver program providing temporary care for children removed from their homes.

HB 1750 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to exempting certain honorably retired peace officers from continuing education requirements.

HB 1805 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2017 11:37AM
Caption: Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.

HB 1899 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the rendition by a court in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship of an order that is contrary to the expressed wishes of the child's parent.

HB 1900 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on lottery advertisement and promotion in certain low income counties.

HB 1901 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to creating a position of nonprofit agency services coordinator for the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1902 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/14/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 14 2017 4:01PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the investment of certain retirement system funds in publicly traded business entities that donate to Planned Parenthood.

HB 1903 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the use of toll project revenue for air quality projects.

HB 1910 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the form of ballot propositions in an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes.

HB 2544 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2017 4:10PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of unlawful installation of tracking device or malicious software.

HB 2545 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 04/05/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the determination of cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax.

HB 2641 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to Internet broadcasts of meetings held by the board of directors of a community development corporation.

HB 2642 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for providing information regarding the issuance of certain proposed bonds by certain political subdivisions.

HB 2643 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the rendition by the court in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship of a temporary order over the objection of the child's parent.

HB 2644 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of money in the Texas economic development fund or the Texas Enterprise Fund to finance a facility or establishment at which gambling is to be conducted.

HB 2876 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2017 5:44PM
Caption: Relating to the rights of wedding industry professionals and their employees in connection with the provision of goods, services, and facilities that would violate a sincerely held religious belief.

HB 2877 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2017 5:44PM
Caption: Relating to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans are entitled.

HB 2878 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2017 5:44PM
Caption: Relating to the right of conscientious refusal of a health care service.

HB 2881 Author: Sanford
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Old Celina Municipal Management District No. 1.

HB 2919 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to a requirement that candidates for municipal elective office declare a party affiliation.

HB 2921 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to the recovery of property from certain vehicles stored at a vehicle storage facility or governmental vehicle storage facility.

HB 2944 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to standards used by the Public Utility Commission of Texas to evaluate proposed routes of a transmission project.

HB 2946 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to direct changes in the appraisal roll for a prior year.

HB 4268 Author: Sanford
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Celina Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds and impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HCR 132 Author: Sanford
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating artist Colin Kimball of McKinney on his receipt of a Distinguished Citizen Medal from the Daughters of the American Revolution.

HJR 92 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of certain veterans.

HR 191 Author: Sanford | Leach | White | Anchia | Dukes
Last Action: 05/25/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2017 3:05PM
Caption: Recognizing the Armenian genocide.

HR 388 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2017 7:22PM
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Stock Horse of Texas Association.

HR 754 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 8:50PM
Caption: Congratulating Lisa Loughney of Dallas on her retirement from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

HR 966 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 4 2017 4:49PM
Caption: Honoring Trey Graham of Melissa for serving as Pastor of the Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1421 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Commending Prosper United Methodist Church on its work with Kids Against Hunger.

HR 1422 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2017 3:36PM
Caption: Commending Lieutenant Tami McCullough and Deputy Charles "Chuck" Sibley of the Collin County Sheriff's Office for their lifesaving actions.

HR 1423 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2017 8:43AM
Caption: Congratulating Prosper High School baseball coach Rick Carpenter on his 800th career win.

HR 1424 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2017 3:43PM
Caption: Congratulating Austin Keck of Prosper High School on his acceptance into the Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps.

HR 1502 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 10 2017 6:12PM
Caption: Congratulating Natalie Filiatrault of Prosper on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1503 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 10 2017 11:08PM
Caption: Congratulating the Junior League of Collin County on its 40th anniversary.

HR 1525 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 10:24AM
Caption: Congratulating the McKinney Independent School District for being named to the 2017 list of the Best Communities for Music Education.

HR 1526 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 10:27AM
Caption: Congratulating the Mercenary Robotics team in McKinney on its success at the 2017 Brazos Valley Regional FIRST Robotics Competition.

HR 1527 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 10:26AM
Caption: Commending volunteers from North Collin County Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's Home Improvement in Prosper for their work in repairing a local home damaged by a fire.

HR 1528 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 10:25AM
Caption: Honoring Hugs Café in McKinney for providing employment to people with special needs.

HR 1529 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 10:23AM
Caption: Congratulating Sherri Nischbach of Bennett Elementary School in McKinney on her selection as a finalist in the America's Greatest School Nurse competition.

HR 1533 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 9:30AM
Caption: Recognizing the Anna High School Beta Club for its success at the Texas Beta Club Convention.

HR 1539 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 9:35AM
Caption: Congratulating Sara Monarrez of McKinney on attaining the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1540 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 9:36AM
Caption: Congratulating the City of McKinney for earning five stars for its transparency program from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

HR 1541 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 9:36AM
Caption: Commending Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin for his donation to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Collin County.

HR 1588 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 12:41PM
Caption: Honoring Dana Riley for her service as executive director of Volunteer McKinney.

HR 1615 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 2:33PM
Caption: Honoring the Leadership McKinney Class of 2017.

HR 1616 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Honoring Bruce and Denise Kendrick as founders of the Embrace organization.

HR 1617 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 3:29PM
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of Christ Fellowship in McKinney.

HR 1618 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 3:31PM
Caption: Congratulating the McKinney High School Flying Lions Rocketry Team for winning an award at the 2017 NASA Student Launch.

HR 1619 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 3:32PM
Caption: Congratulating Pam Bendorf on her retirement as principal of Burks Elementary School in McKinney.

HR 1632 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 5:27PM
Caption: Commemorating the 135th anniversary of Cottonwood Creek Church.

HR 1634 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 5:27PM
Caption: Congratulating Jon Parker Brooks of Collin College on his selection as a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar.

HR 1635 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 2:54PM
Caption: Honoring Barney Flores for his service to the McKinney community through the Barney and Me Boxing Gym.

HR 1893 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2017 2:00PM
Caption: Congratulating Kacy Metcalf of McKinney on her receipt of the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1894 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2017 2:02PM
Caption: Congratulating Erin Heidrick of Prosper High School on her selection as a National Merit Scholar finalist.

HR 1895 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 06/01/2017 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2017 11:43AM
Caption: Congratulating Svaksha Iyengar of Prosper High School on her selection as a National Merit Scholar finalist.

HR 1896 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2017 2:15PM
Caption: Congratulating Alexis Vu of Prosper High School on her selection as a National Merit Scholar finalist.

HR 1897 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2017 2:16PM
Caption: Commemorating the opening of Melissa Eye Associates.

HR 1898 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2017 1:21PM
Caption: Congratulating Coach Hubert "Hoot" Jones on his retirement from Anna High School.

HR 1899 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2017 1:23PM
Caption: Congratulating students from the Prosper High School Eagle Production Group on their success at the 2017 UIL Young Filmmakers Festival.

HR 1969 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/25/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2017 9:20PM
Caption: Commending Bryson Thomas for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Scott Sanford.

HR 1970 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/25/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2017 9:20PM
Caption: Commending Megan Pulley for her service as district director in the office of State Representative Scott Sanford.

HR 1971 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/25/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2017 5:20PM
Caption: Commending Bill Quang Nguyen Dang for his service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Scott Sanford.

HR 1972 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/25/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2017 5:18PM
Caption: Commending Zackary K. Griffin for his service in the office of State Representative Scott Sanford.

HR 1973 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/25/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2017 5:16PM
Caption: Commending Katherine Munal for her service as chief of staff in the office of State Representative Scott Sanford.

HR 2095 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 11:46AM
Caption: Commending Genet Kendrick for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Scott Sanford.

HR 2124 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 1:54PM
Caption: Recognizing David Alexander Weiser of Austin for his professional accomplishments.

HR 2125 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 1:55PM
Caption: Congratulating the Prosper High School baseball team on winning the 2015 UIL 5A state championship.

HR 2126 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 1:56PM
Caption: Congratulating the Prosper High School girls' and boys' swimming and diving teams on their outstanding success during the 2016-2017 season.

HR 2355 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Congratulating Gabrielle Kopenski on her success at the 2017 Speedo Sectionals Championship Series in College Station.

HR 2356 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Congratulating Prosper High School UIL academics teams on winning the district championship.

HR 2538 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 3:49PM
Caption: Honoring Derek V. Baker of McKinney for his community engagement and his service to the Collin County Conservative Republicans.

Joint Author (13):
HB 428 Author: King, Phil | Phillips | Sanford | Murphy
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to certain requirements of public institutions of higher education regarding student organization membership.

HB 1058 Author: Holland | Sanford | Parker | Lambert
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the sale of court records filed through the statewide electronic filing system.

HB 1923 Author: Krause | Sanford
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of religious beliefs and moral convictions regarding marriage.

HB 2251 Author: Laubenberg | Leach | Shaheen | Holland | Sanford
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 15 2017 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 2481 Author: King, Phil | Laubenberg | Geren | Parker | Sanford
Last Action: 04/10/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 3426 Author: Laubenberg | Leach | Shaheen | Holland | Sanford
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of habitual toll violator remedies by certain toll project entities.

HB 3856 Author: Rinaldi | Sanford | Fallon
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 30 2017 4:12PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions.

HB 3859 Author: Frank | Cook | Dale | Bonnen, Greg | Sanford
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.

HR 193 Author: Button | Frullo | Stephenson | Sanford
Last Action: 02/01/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 1 2017 11:16AM
Caption: Recognizing January 31, 2017, as CPA Day at the State Capitol.

HR 811 Author: Leach | Laubenberg | Button | Shaheen | Sanford
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2017 8:53PM
Caption: Honoring Caroline Carothers for her contributions as Miss Texas 2016.

HR 1128 Author: Laubenberg | Shaheen | Leach | Holland | Sanford
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2017 3:20PM
Caption: Recognizing March 28 and 29, 2017, as Collin County Days at the State Capitol.

HR 1316 Author: Leach | Laubenberg | Sanford | Shaheen | Holland
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2017 9:17PM
Caption: Commending U.S. Representative Sam Johnson for his leadership as a military officer and a legislator.

HR 1356 Author: Simmons | Shaheen | Leach | Sanford | Holland
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 5:50PM
Caption: Welcoming students from the Prestonwood Christian Academy Upper School to the State Capitol.

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