Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Gary Elkins
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/15/2017

Number of Bills: 38

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (25):
HB 906 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Mar 9 2017 10:49AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions; providing a penalty.

HB 1515 Author: Elkins
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the expiration of the dry cleaner environmental response program.

HB 1861 Author: Elkins
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information related to a computer security incident.

HB 1875 Author: Elkins | Thompson, Senfronia | Kuempel
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of the Plains Junction Trail by adjoining landowners.

HB 1916 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the intake and disposition records of animal shelters and releasing agencies.

HB 1924 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain hotel occupancy tax information.

HB 1948 Author: Elkins
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the administration and operation of certain trusts created to provide for the general care and maintenance of perpetual care cemeteries.

HB 1995 Author: Elkins
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act.

HB 2127 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District to regulate certain water wells.

HB 2220 Author: Elkins
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the West Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 21; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.

HB 2333 Author: Elkins | Krause
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a breach of system security of a business that exposes consumer credit card or debit card information; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2485 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the uniform election date.

HB 3418 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal zoning affecting places or areas of historical, cultural, or architectural importance and significance.

HB 3492 Author: Elkins
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain county and district clerks to obtain and retain information that identifies a person filing a document or requesting services.

HB 3608 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to government transparency and operations.

HB 4174 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the limitation on the right of a child's grandparent to request possession of or access to the child.

HB 4221 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring owners of sanitary sewer systems to report the current condition of a system's infrastructure to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 4225 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to waivers of class actions under the Finance Code.

HB 4244 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 04/10/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to executory contract for conveyance.

HB 4261 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the transparent disclosure of Internet advertising practices.

HB 4264 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain sales of homestead.

HB 4267 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 31 2017 5:33PM
Caption: Relating to fingerprint requirements for state licensees.

HJR 54 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation.

HR 181 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 5:08PM
Caption: Congratulating Jon and Mary Peterson of Jersey Village on their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 348 Author: Elkins
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 6 2017 8:53PM
Caption: Honoring Cherry Tree Republicans on the 25th anniversary of its founding.

Joint Author (13):
HB 8 Author: Capriglione | Elkins | Parker | Dale | Dean
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to cybersecurity for state agency information resources.

HB 9 Author: Capriglione | Elkins | Blanco
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to cybercrime; creating criminal offenses.

HB 563 Author: Israel | Elkins | Capriglione | Turner
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to whom certain violations of the law by a state or local governmental entity may be reported.

HB 714 Author: Wu | Alvarado | Thierry | Elkins | Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil prosecution of offenses involving certain municipal parking ordinances; authorizing a civil fine.

HB 1452 Author: Blanco | Lucio III | Gonzales, Larry | Capriglione | Elkins
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study regarding cyber attacks on election infrastructure.

HB 1604 Author: Blanco | Elkins | Capriglione | Gonzales, Larry | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the requirements for and approval of a state agency's information security plan.

HB 1605 Author: Blanco | Elkins | Capriglione | Gonzales, Larry | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Information Resources regarding cybersecurity.

HB 2019 Author: King, Tracy O. | Flynn | Guillen | Elkins
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of manufactured homes.

HB 2328 Author: Lucio III | Elkins
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to an expedited response by a governmental body to a request for public information.

HB 2926 Author: Roberts | Elkins | Parker | Capriglione | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to legislative review and approval of state agency rules.

HB 4201 Author: Perez | Elkins
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Business & Industry: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the publication, republication, or other dissemination of mug shots and certain other information regarding the involvement of an individual in the criminal justice system; increasing civil penalties.

HJR 94 Author: Roberts | Elkins | Parker | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules.

HR 2244 Author: Roberts | Elkins | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/26/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2017 10:49AM
Caption: Congratulating the Cypress Falls High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2017 UIL 6A state championship.

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