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

Number of Bills: 200

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (100):
HB 47 Author: Guillen | Alvarado
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the status and taxation of powdered alcohol as an alcoholic beverage.

HB 49 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 03/14/2017 H Referred directly to s/c on Educator Quality by chair
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper relationship between educator and student.

HB 51 Author: Guillen | Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to regulation of the commercial oyster industry in this state; increasing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee.

HB 55 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products for a limited period.

HB 59 Author: Guillen | Fallon
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain lottery prize winners' choice to remain anonymous.

HB 61 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to consideration under the public school accountability system of performance on assessment instruments by certain students formerly receiving special education services and to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services.

HB 66 Author: Guillen | Blanco | Alonzo | Guerra
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to determining eligibility for a Texas Armed Services Scholarship and to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive that scholarship.

HB 69 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a requirement that school districts and open-enrollment charter schools report certain information regarding children with disabilities who reside in residential facilities.

HB 73 Author: Guillen | Bernal
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.

HB 78 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to credits to certain accounts of the Parks and Wildlife Department resulting from the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.

HB 79 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of alternative assessment instruments for students in a special education program of a public school district.

HB 86 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to providing a sales and use tax refund or franchise tax credit for businesses that employ former offenders.

HB 92 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of spouses of certain veterans with disabilities to a veteran's employment preference.

HB 102 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to exemptions from ad valorem taxes, the sales and use tax, and the franchise tax for certain businesses during an initial period of operation in this state.

HB 115 Author: Guillen | Springer
Last Action: 05/05/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the value of a residential dwelling that may be offered or awarded as a prize at a charitable raffle.

HB 448 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain revenue into the state parks account.

HB 449 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the applicability of competitive bidding requirements to leases of radio towers and the land under radio towers procured by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 487 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.

HB 550 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to sound-producing devices on vessels.

HB 1162 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 649 as the State Trooper David Lee Nevarez Memorial Highway.

HB 1164 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to the lease or rental to a caterer of certain tangible personal property.

HB 1328 Author: Guillen | Lucio III
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to standards for advertising land for sale in certain border counties before a subdivision plat for the land has been approved; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.

HB 1386 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of earnest money contracts and other offers for the sale of land before a subdivision plat is filed in certain border counties.

HB 1451 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the public high school graduation credit requirements for a language other than English.

HB 1476 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 7 2017 3:59PM
Caption: Relating to reporting the performance on assessment instruments of students enrolled in the state virtual school network.

HB 1560 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the removal of an obsolete reference regarding open-enrollment charter schools and the State Board of Education.

HB 1561 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain provisions limiting the offering of courses by a public junior college within the service area of another public junior college.

HB 1563 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas State Technical College System to offer technical-vocational courses or programs.

HB 1638 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to statewide goals for dual credit programs provided by school districts.

HB 1724 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the commercial license buyback account managed by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 1905 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to general officers within the Texas Military Department.

HB 1918 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to providing grants for professional development training for certain public school teachers.

HB 2140 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an advisory panel to study and compile a report on best management practices and funding mechanisms for the prevention, mitigation, and abatement of windblown and waterborne litter and illegal dumping in communities.

HB 2154 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to required training for veterans county service officers and assistant veterans county service officers.

HB 2171 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice to affected local taxing entities of certain claims for overpayment of sales or use taxes.

HB 2274 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to registration and regulation of dangerous wild animals; providing penalties, creating a criminal offense, and authorizing a fee.

HB 2304 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/26/2017 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology.

HB 2305 Author: Guillen | Schofield | Rinaldi
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/26/2017 H Returned to the Senate for further action
Caption: Relating to the operations, reports, records, communications, information technology, and notice procedures of state agencies.

HB 2306 Author: Guillen | Longoria | King, Tracy O.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the use of auction proceeds from the sale of certain abandoned motor vehicles to reimburse law enforcement agencies for compensation paid to certain property owners.

HB 2307 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of a fee charged by a public institution of higher education for the issuance of an official transcript.

HB 2344 Author: Guillen | Biedermann
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of a water park permit in the Alcoholic Beverage Code; authorizing a fee.

HB 2393 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 04/05/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to insurance premium tax credits for the certified rehabilitation of certified historic structures.

HB 2528 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to predevelopment loans provided to community housing development organizations by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

HB 2610 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the term for a lease of land owned by certain navigation districts.

HB 2686 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute on vehicle fleet management.

HB 2791 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the state plan for hepatitis C prevention, testing, and treatment.

HB 2871 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of county hotel occupancy taxes by certain counties.

HB 2875 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the imposition of additional fees for filing civil cases in Willacy County and Starr County.

HB 3049 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the number of hours of work experience required of a plumber's apprentice to take an examination for a plumber's license.

HB 3055 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the restrictions on political activities for a county elections administrator.

HB 3061 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to operating a motor vehicle while a person is occupying the trunk of the motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3064 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 28 2017 5:06PM
Caption: Relating to the dedication and maximization of returns on payments received by this state for economic losses sustained from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

HB 3066 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain benefits and protections for military service members.

HB 3183 Author: Guillen | Guerra
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the re-creation of the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force.

HB 3186 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to certain emergency medical services.

HB 3194 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles carrying livestock.

HB 3277 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the imposition of an administrative penalty for certain violations of the law regulating plumbing.

HB 3283 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 16 in Duval County as the Al Dean Memorial Highway.

HB 3322 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice immigration law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice and educational requirements for a notary public appointment; authorizing a fee; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.

HB 4171 Author: Guillen | Shine
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the state designation of employee owned corporations.

HB 4245 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the required repeal or amendment of two state agency rules before adoption of a new state agency rule that increases costs to regulated persons.

HB 4335 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Willacy County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4338 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Referred to Natural Resources: May 2 2017 6:40PM
Caption: Relating to the Live Oak Underground Water Conservation District.

HCR 131 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Designating June 30 as Vaquero Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2017.

HJR 16 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods.

HJR 18 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing bodies of certain political subdivisions to exempt from ad valorem taxation the real and tangible personal property of businesses during an initial period of operation in this state.

HR 122 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 7:57AM
Caption: Congratulating Juan F. Garcia on his retirement as San Diego chief of police.

HR 123 Author: Guillen | Raymond
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 8:09AM
Caption: In memory of Jesus G. "Chick" Saenz of Benavides.

HR 124 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 8:05AM
Caption: In memory of former George West mayor Sylvia Steele.

HR 283 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 15 2017 4:03PM
Caption: Recognizing February 14, 2017, as Rita L. Littlefield Kidney Day at the State Capitol.

HR 479 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 5:50PM
Caption: Commending the work of the Community Historical Archaeology Project with Schools program of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

HR 747 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2017 9:47PM
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2017, as San Diego Day at the State Capitol.

HR 748 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 10:11PM
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2017, as Freer Day at the State Capitol.

HR 774 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 5:45PM
Caption: Congratulating F. J. Scott Elementary School in Roma on its selection as a National Title 1 Distinguished School.

HR 1090 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 04/05/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 5 2017 2:56PM
Caption: In memory of Flavio Rene Gonzalez.

HR 1154 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 3 2017 2:43PM
Caption: In memory of Gilbert Lozano of Raymondville.

HR 1197 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 11:24PM
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker at Rancho San Jose de la Mulada in Starr County.

HR 1507 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 26 2017 4:55PM
Caption: Recognizing April 24, 2017, as Atascosa County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1650 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 4:22PM
Caption: Commemorating the Rio Grande City Freedom Fest.

HR 2232 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/26/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2017 4:18PM
Caption: Congratulating students from Falfurrias High School for their performance in the National History Day competition.

HR 2591 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 9:16AM
Caption: In memory of Martha S. Gonzalez of Premont.

HR 2592 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 9:17AM
Caption: Congratulating the Pleasanton Express on its outstanding showing in the 2017 South Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.

HR 2593 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 9:18AM
Caption: In memory of Rubin S. Leal of Poteet.

HR 2643 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:36AM
Caption: Congratulating Bruce Pearson on his retirement as the city manager of Pleasanton.

HR 2644 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 2:27PM
Caption: In memory of Brooks County deputy sheriff Ramiro Perez Jr.

HR 2645 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:54AM
Caption: Recognizing the Starr County Fair Association Cook-off in Rio Grande City.

HR 2653 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 4:20PM
Caption: Congratulating Jackelyn Rosalee Barrera of Roma on receiving a Best Mariachi Vocalist in the U.S. award at the 2014 Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza National Vocal Competition.

HR 2689 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:47PM
Caption: Recognizing June 30, 2017, as Vaquero Day.

HR 2690 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:10AM
Caption: Recognizing June 30, 2018, as Vaquero Day.

HR 2691 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:11AM
Caption: In memory of Raul M. Hinojosa of San Isidro.

HR 2693 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:00AM
Caption: In memory of Robert Gene Brashear of Raymondville.

HR 2694 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:56AM
Caption: In memory of Lilia Pena of Hebbronville.

HR 2695 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:00AM
Caption: Recognizing the Rio Fest BBQ Showdown in Rio Grande City.

HR 2696 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:36AM
Caption: Congratulating Kassandra Juarez of Rio Grande City on receiving a Best Mariachi Vocalist in the U.S. award at the 2016 Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza National Vocal Competition.

HR 2697 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 9:14AM
Caption: Recognizing the Winter Wonderland Festival in Rio Grande City.

HR 2698 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:38AM
Caption: In memory of Claudette McInnis Thomas and William John Thomas of Raymondville.

HR 2699 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 9:11AM
Caption: In memory of Dr. Mario E. Ramirez of Rio Grande City.

HR 2700 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:02AM
Caption: In memory of Orlando A. "Lonnie" Correa of Raymondville.

HR 2709 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:33AM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Starr County Melon Strike.

HR 2727 Author: Guillen
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:36AM
Caption: In memory of Gloria Caballero Vaello of Benavides.

Joint Author (100):
HB 56 Author: Flynn | White | Springer | Guillen | Metcalf
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a first responder engaged in the actual discharge of the first responder's duties.

HB 70 Author: Minjarez | Guillen
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety.

HB 88 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen | González, Mary | Collier
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to an unlawful employment practice by an employer whose leave policy does not permit an employee to use leave to care for the employee's foster child.

HB 106 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen | Blanco
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.

HB 133 Author: Alvarado | Geren | Howard | Ashby | Guillen
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the status, regulation, and taxation of powdered alcohol as an alcoholic beverage; creating a criminal offense.

HB 141 Author: Raymond | King, Tracy O. | Guillen
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the operation of State Highway 255 as a toll project.

HB 150 Author: Bell | Metcalf | Guillen | Shine | Blanco
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of, and the deferral or abatement of ad valorem taxes on, certain residence homesteads.

HB 164 Author: Lucio III | Guillen
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Feb 14 2017 11:44AM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program.

HB 170 Author: Lucio III | Metcalf | Guillen
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting books purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods.

HB 177 Author: Lucio III | Guillen
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 14 2017 11:44AM
Caption: Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system.

HB 186 Author: Bernal | Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating educationally disadvantaged students and students of limited English proficiency in public schools.

HB 195 Author: Bernal | Vo | Guillen
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to coverage for diagnostic mammography under certain health benefit plans.

HB 196 Author: González, Mary | Guillen
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 14 2017 11:44AM
Caption: Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.

HB 198 Author: Bernal | Guillen
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 14 2017 11:44AM
Caption: Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads.

HB 221 Author: Howard | Minjarez | Guillen
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for child and adult diapers.

HB 281 Author: Howard | Guillen | Canales | Alvarado | Stickland
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to establishing a statewide electronic tracking system for evidence of a sex offense.

HB 289 Author: Phelan | Guillen
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to protective orders for certain children who are victims of abuse or neglect.

HB 343 Author: Canales | Guillen
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain disabled veterans and surviving spouses of certain disabled veterans.

HB 355 Author: Raney | Guillen | Clardy | Minjarez | Button
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain sex offenders from residing on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education.

HB 357 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Lucio III | Guillen
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the children of certain first responders for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 401 Author: Villalba | Guillen
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to civil or criminal liability for leaving certain animals unattended in or removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle.

HB 416 Author: White | Guillen
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to a program to facilitate, through the issuance and use of electronic toll collection transponders, free or discounted toll project use available to certain military personnel.

HB 446 Author: Bell | Guillen | Fallon
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to refunds of certain bingo licensing and registration fees.

HB 485 Author: Fallon | Guillen
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for firearms and hunting supplies for a limited period.

HB 497 Author: Rinaldi | Guillen | Schofield
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of a business that allows handguns to be carried on the business's premises.

HB 513 Author: Davis, Sarah | Guillen | Burkett | Koop
Last Action: 04/27/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster.

HB 592 Author: Fallon | Guillen
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to a sales tax exemption for items sold at a United States military installation to a member of the United States armed forces on active duty.

HB 596 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Guillen
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duration of an appointment of a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 657 Author: Bernal | Guillen | Burns
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to procedures for a student enrolled in a special education program who fails to perform satisfactorily on certain assessment instruments.

HB 661 Author: Parker | Guerra | Price | Fallon | Guillen
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/17/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to access to certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials by patients with severe chronic diseases.

HB 811 Author: King, Ken | Guillen | Paddie | Workman
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.

HB 829 Author: Blanco | Guillen
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to leave for certain veterans returning to state employment.

HB 846 Author: Raney | Shine | Miller | Roberts | Guillen
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the implementation of student financial assistance programs for veterans and their families.

HB 850 Author: Turner | Guillen | Geren | Sheffield | Burns
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain individuals with an intellectual disability or related conditions.

HB 891 Author: Raymond | Guerra | Guillen | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of theft of petroleum product.

HB 894 Author: Raymond | Guillen
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners; imposing fees; creating criminal penalties.

HB 963 Author: Perez | Rodriguez, Eddie | Guillen | Cortez
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice of bill payment assistance programs for certain electric customers.

HB 966 Author: Huberty | Metcalf | Guillen | Workman
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.

HB 995 Author: Wray | Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney.

HB 1083 Author: Perez | Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to authorizing a regulatory authority to establish reduced water utility rates funded by donations for the benefit of certain elderly customers.

HB 1101 Author: Pickett | Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to require a person to file a new application to confirm the person's current qualification for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of a 100 percent disabled veteran.

HB 1140 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Guillen | Raney | Cosper | Israel
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the allocation categories for state funding of public transportation.

HB 1192 Author: Blanco | Bernal | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the expansion of the College Credit for Heroes program to lower-division public institutions of higher education offering degrees in certain fields.

HB 1232 Author: Swanson | Guillen
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition, fees, and other charges charged to students by public institutions of higher education.

HB 1234 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to filing fees imposed in civil cases in Hidalgo County and Cameron County.

HB 1245 Author: Cortez | Guillen | Gervin-Hawkins | Lucio III
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs.

HB 1294 Author: Minjarez | Israel | Capriglione | Guillen | Cosper
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the economic impact of closures on the state highway system during certain periods.

HB 1300 Author: Springer | Guillen
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2017 2:04AM
Caption: Relating to the collection and use of certain hotel occupancy taxes.

HB 1404 Author: Allen | Guillen | White
Last Action: 05/05/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

HB 1429 Author: Isaac | Guillen | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain holders of a wine and beer retailer's permit to manufacture and sell wine and engage in certain related activities.

HB 1473 Author: Bohac | Cain | Johnson, Jarvis | Capriglione | Guillen
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.

HB 1500 Author: Giddings | Guillen
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the public school accountability system.

HB 1622 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Guillen | Coleman | Davis, Yvonne | Dutton
Last Action: 05/17/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.

HB 1632 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Guillen | Uresti, Tomas
Last Action: 05/16/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to deferred payment of ad valorem taxes for certain persons serving in the United States armed forces.

HB 1645 Author: Lozano | Guillen | Oliverson | Koop | Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring certain school districts to allow students who participate in Special Olympics to earn a letter on that basis.

HB 1650 Author: Goldman | Guillen | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to successful completion of a United States history dual credit course as an alternative to compliance with the United States history end-of-course assessment requirement.

HB 1710 Author: Frank | Guillen
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

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 1740 Author: Blanco | Guillen
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of veterans treatment court programs, the expunction of arrest records and files for certain participants who successfully complete a program, and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for participants convicted of a misdemeanor; changing a fee.

HB 1803 Author: Blanco | Guillen
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to information regarding private employers who have veteran's employment preference policies.

HB 1835 Author: Blanco | Guillen
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 9 2017 10:49AM
Caption: Relating to fees charged to certain military personnel for taking an assessment instrument under the Texas Success Initiative.

HB 1836 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Guillen
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 9 2017 10:49AM
Caption: Relating to limitations on the amount of tuition charged by certain public institutions of higher education.

HB 1865 Author: Krause | Guillen
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the scheduling of the first and last days of school for students by school districts.

HB 1886 Author: Miller | Bonnen, Dennis | Zerwas | Guillen | Fallon
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to dyslexia screening and testing in public schools, the employment of dyslexia specialists by regional education service centers, the development of a list of training opportunities for educators regarding dyslexia, and transition planning for students enrolled in a special education program.

HB 1938 Author: Villalba | Guillen | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain registrations for the anatomical gift registry.

HB 1973 Author: Blanco | Guillen | Uresti, Tomas
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to employment and referral services for veterans and military service members.

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 2051 Author: Huberty | Guillen
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the new instructional facility allotment under the foundation school program.

HB 2135 Author: Coleman | Farrar | Guillen
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs.

HB 2189 Author: Krause | Dean | Guillen | Villalba | Blanco
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer.

HB 2408 Author: Goldman | Thompson, Senfronia | Guillen
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to cosmetology licensing and sanitation requirements.

HB 2560 Author: King, Tracy O. | Guillen
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory.

HB 2591 Author: Herrero | Guillen
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the exemption from taxes and special assessments of property of a navigation district.

HB 2673 Author: Blanco | Guillen
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the development of transferable degree or certificate program curricula for which qualified veterans or military service members may be awarded course credit based on military service.

HB 2722 Author: Phillips | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to early voting by certain persons who have an employment hardship.

HB 2757 Author: Turner | Guillen
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the donation of sick leave by state employees.

HB 2941 Author: Dutton | Guillen | Villalba
Last Action: 04/10/2017 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to improving the quality of teachers employed by a school district, teacher performance appraisals, and the hiring of mentor teachers.

HB 2996 Author: Ashby | VanDeaver | Shine | Guillen | Lambert
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program.

HB 3013 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Canales | Guillen
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to incentives to encourage landowners to destroy, remove, or treat citrus trees located in a pest management zone.

HB 3015 Author: King, Tracy O. | Raney | Guillen
Last Action: 05/15/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to vacation leave time accounts for firefighter employee organizations.

HB 3081 Author: Capriglione | Guillen | Springer
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons and business activities subject to regulation by certain finance agencies.

HB 3083 Author: Price | Coleman | Darby | Guillen | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to repayment of certain mental health professional education loans.

HB 3179 Author: Lozano | Guillen | Uresti, Tomas
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Companion considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to the Texas college work-study program and to establishing a program for the off-campus employment of certain students at public or private institutions of higher education.

HB 3287 Author: Goldman | Geren | Guillen
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of ale and beer by certain brewers and manufacturers.

HB 3292 Author: Klick | Guillen | Uresti, Tomas | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Collier
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation of medical assistance for certain individuals.

HB 3349 Author: Gervin-Hawkins | Guillen | Phelan
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to creating an abbreviated certification program and probationary and standard certificates for trade and industrial workforce training.

HB 3369 Author: Huberty | Guillen
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the statewide plan for special education and assistance to public school districts in providing special education programs.

HB 3649 Author: Herrero | Guillen
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to confidential communications of victims of certain family violence offenses.

HB 3655 Author: Herrero | Guillen
Last Action: 05/17/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence.

HB 3721 Author: Parker | Guillen | Bonnen, Greg | Flynn | Price
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to access to and participation in cancer clinical trials.

HB 3739 Author: Murr | Rose | Ashby | Guillen | Burns
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the distribution of the consolidated court cost.

HB 3768 Author: Howard | Guillen
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Guided Pathways program to facilitate the completion by students of undergraduate certificate and degree programs.

HB 3813 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a pilot program to allow high schools in certain counties to connect to high-speed fiber-optic networks.

HB 3837 Author: Blanco | Guillen
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 30 2017 4:12PM
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the permanent fund supporting military and veterans exemptions to fund tuition and fee exemptions for children of veterans.

HB 3922 Author: Stucky | Parker | Phillips | Lambert | Guillen
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the places where an active judicial officer may carry a handgun if the officer is licensed to carry a handgun.

HJR 21 Author: Bell | Metcalf | Guillen | Shine | Blanco
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/30/2017 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution.

HJR 52 Author: Turner | Guillen
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain individuals with disabilities.

HR 963 Author: Guerra | Martinez, "Mando" | Muñoz, Jr. | Guillen | Canales
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 4 2017 4:53PM
Caption: In memory of former United States congressman Eligio "Kika" de la Garza.

HR 2145 Author: Lucio III | Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen | Oliveira | Guerra
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2017 12:21PM
Caption: Honoring the participants in the 2017 Rio Grande Valley Legislative Internship Program.

HR 2405 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 4:05PM
Caption: Honoring Trinidad Martinez of San Antonio, one of the last living survivors of the Bataan Death March.

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