Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Matt Shaheen
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/14/2017

Number of Bills: 77

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (60):
HB 736 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record.

HB 737 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the board of trustees of the Texas County and District Retirement System.

HB 738 Author: Shaheen | Fallon
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds.

HB 739 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds.

HB 762 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/01/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2017 3:20PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration.

HB 763 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/01/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2017 3:20PM
Caption: Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer.

HB 764 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/01/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2017 3:20PM
Caption: Relating to civil liability of a local government for failure to comply with an immigration detainer.

HB 765 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/01/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2017 3:20PM
Caption: Relating to requiring political subdivisions to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program or E-verify.

HB 779 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and the moving image industry incentive program.

HB 780 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Feb 23 2017 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to county and municipality zoning rules concerning the cultivation, production, dispensing, or possession of low-THC cannabis.

HB 781 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a handgun license.

HB 782 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a license to carry a handgun.

HB 819 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain entities to enter into a comprehensive development agreement.

HB 820 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county.

HB 821 Author: Shaheen | White
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 857 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 23 2017 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the alignment for the proposed Regional Outer Loop project in certain counties.

HB 907 Author: Shaheen | Israel | Swanson
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the content and process for certain petitions.

HB 923 Author: Shaheen | Shine | Fallon | Vo
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to property owners' association fines.

HB 1095 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 21 2017 5:26PM
Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax.

HB 1206 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 23 2017 4:07PM
Caption: Relating to allowing Medicaid managed care organizations to adopt their own drug formularies.

HB 1279 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 28 2017 11:36AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to adopt or enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses.

HB 1282 Author: Shaheen | Burkett
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 23 2017 4:07PM
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.

HB 1353 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 1360 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to the use of a mechanical or electronic device by a person occupying a voting station.

HB 1362 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to state agency and local government regulation of the use of multi-occupancy private spaces.

HB 1482 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 7 2017 3:59PM
Caption: Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians.

HB 1541 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the posting of required notice by a political subdivision on Internet websites.

HB 1686 Author: Shaheen | Moody
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property.

HB 1695 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to training for governmental entities and vendors, including purchasing and contract management training; authorizing fees.

HB 1712 Author: Shaheen | Guillen | Springer
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of certain advisory committees and other state entities.

HB 1797 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/14/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 14 2017 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the offense of unacknowledged assistance to a voter in completing an application for a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 1824 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the execution of a warrant issued for certain individuals who violate a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 1851 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Referred directly to s/c on Budget Transparency and Reform by chair
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain state agency contract information and the posting of that information on the Internet.

HB 1889 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to an interim study conducted by the Department of Information Resources on opportunities and strategies to reduce the state's volume of paper transactions.

HB 1943 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Referred directly to s/c on Budget Transparency and Reform by chair
Caption: Relating to the review and oversight of state agency contracts.

HB 1951 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to firm names used by licensed attorneys.

HB 2069 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a limitation on civil suits against persons reporting suspicious activity in good faith.

HB 2083 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to expedited processing of certain applications for a license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee.

HB 2138 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 13 2017 4:11PM
Caption: Relating to ineligibility to serve as a poll watcher.

HB 2178 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to observation of voter assistance by a poll watcher.

HB 2233 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Contract Advisory Team.

HB 2234 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to interstate purchases of goods and services through the office of the comptroller of public accounts; authorizing a fee.

HB 2530 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 23 2017 4:10PM
Caption: Relating to a reduction of amounts appropriated to the Texas Department of Transportation for a violation of provisions relating to public participation in the environmental review of transportation projects.

HB 2553 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: Mar 27 2017 3:21PM
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of public money spent by certain political subdivisions for lobbying activities in a comprehensive annual financial report.

HB 2554 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 27 2017 3:21PM
Caption: Relating to the location and hours for early voting by personal appearance.

HB 3259 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 28 2017 1:43PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of penalties imposed by a local authority using a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.

HB 3271 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: Mar 28 2017 5:06PM
Caption: Relating to the right of certain public officers to access public information, documents, records, and property.

HB 3412 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to preauthorization by certain health benefit plan issuers of certain covered benefits under the health benefit plan.

HB 3414 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners.

HB 3415 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 31 2017 5:33PM
Caption: Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates.

HB 3427 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the state virtual school network and a study on digital learning.

HB 3456 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the types of highway projects for which the Texas Department of Transportation is required to hold a hearing.

HB 3480 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by therapeutic optometrists.

HB 3627 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to compliance with ethical and statutory requirements by out-of-state attorneys providing legal services in this state.

HB 3645 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the types of highway projects for which the Texas Department of Transportation is required to hold a hearing and a reduction of amounts appropriated to the Texas Department of Transportation for a violation of provisions relating to public participation in the environmental review of transportation projects.

HB 3671 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to the requirement that state agencies notify the Department of Information Resources in the event of a breach of system security or unauthorized exposure of certain information.

HJR 50 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients.

HJR 63 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.

HJR 104 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Urging the Congress of the United States to propose for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution which would prohibit, with one exception, the practice of abortion within the United States or in any place subject to their jurisdiction or, in the alternative, applying to Congress to call a convention, pursuant to Article V of that Constitution, for the specific and limited purpose of proposing such an amendment to that Constitution for ratification.

HR 1370 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 6:33PM
Caption: Congratulating Erika Manning of Weatherford Elementary School on being named the 2016 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Plano Independent School District and by Region 10.

Joint Author (17):
HB 403 Author: Springer | White | Shaheen | Oliverson | Bell
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a license to carry a handgun.

HB 450 Author: Fallon | Shaheen
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person near a polling place.

HB 522 Author: Schofield | Shaheen
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.

HB 852 Author: Parker | Shaheen | White | VanDeaver | Koop
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program.

HB 927 Author: White | Shaheen
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, knives, ammunition, and firearm and air gun supplies; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 1061 Author: Rinaldi | Shaheen
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 1071 Author: Leach | Shaheen
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 21 2017 5:26PM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the alignment for the proposed Regional Outer Loop project in certain counties.

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 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 2527 Author: Cain | Shaheen | Paul
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 23 2017 4:10PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education.

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 3528 Author: Vo | Shaheen
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection of past due assessments and certain other charges by a property owners' association.

HR 445 Author: Laubenberg | Leach | Shaheen | Fallon
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 16 2017 9:16PM
Caption: Recognizing February 15-16, 2017, as Plano Legislative Days 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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