Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Alma Allen
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/15/2017

Number of Bills: 42

HB 7 Author: Wu | Raymond | Davis, Sarah | Rose | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | et al.
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 05/31/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to child protective services suits, motions, and services by the Department of Family and Protective Services and to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.

HB 10 Author: Price | Bonnen, Greg | Rose | Muñoz, Jr. | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Blanco | Collier | Giddings | Guillen | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders.

HB 21 Author: Huberty | Zerwas | Turner | King, Ken | Dutton
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Bohac | Canales | Capriglione | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/27/2017 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the funding of primary and secondary education.

HB 81 Author: Moody | Isaac | Dutton | White | Minjarez
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Arévalo | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense.

HB 90 Author: Minjarez
Coauthor: Allen | Farrar | Martinez, "Mando" | Uresti, Tomas
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to expanding the category of persons required to pay certain costs on conviction imposed to support drug court programs.

HB 143 Author: Israel
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Arévalo | Ashby | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 306 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Arévalo | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students.

HB 457 Author: Holland | Wray | Murphy | Lucio III | White
Coauthor: Allen | Bell | Blanco | Bonnen, Dennis | Burns | et al.
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.

HB 519 Author: Turner | Anchia
Coauthor: Allen | Farrar | Minjarez | Moody | Rodriguez, Eddie | et al.
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.

HB 563 Author: Israel | Elkins | Capriglione | Turner
Coauthor: Allen | Arévalo | Bernal | Laubenberg | Leach | et al.
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 676 Author: Wu
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Anchia | Farrar | Gervin-Hawkins | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.

HB 959 Author: Thierry | Wu | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Arévalo | Cortez | Farrar | Giddings | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Investments & Financial Services: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.

HB 972 Author: Giddings | King, Ken
Coauthor: Allen | Farrar
Last Action: 05/16/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an uncertified teacher.

HB 973 Author: Roberts | Keough | Walle | Alvarado | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allen | Bell | Johnson, Jarvis | Metcalf | Oliverson | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 990 Author: Minjarez | Lucio III
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Gervin-Hawkins | Ortega | Rodriguez, Eddie | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of corporal punishment as a method of student discipline.

HB 1005 Author: Israel | Hernandez | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia
Coauthor: Allen | Arévalo | Bernal | Blanco | Davis, Yvonne | et al.
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties.

HB 1048 Author: Minjarez | Villalba | Roberts | Blanco
Coauthor: Allen | Ortega
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the acknowledgment by management of risks identified in state agency information security plans.

HB 1059 Author: Murphy | Thompson, Senfronia | Davis, Sarah | Dutton | Wu
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Johnson, Jarvis | Miller | Thierry
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the effective date of certain actions taken by the commissioner of education against school districts that exceed the equalized wealth level and to reattachment of property detached from a school district by the commissioner of education to achieve the equalized wealth level.

HB 1294 Author: Minjarez | Israel | Capriglione | Guillen | Cosper
Coauthor: Allen | Faircloth | Martinez, "Mando" | Thierry
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 1414 Author: Cortez | Arévalo | Gutierrez | Perez | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Blanco | Israel | Minjarez | et al.
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to voting procedures for certain federal postcard applicants and military personnel serving overseas.

HB 1486 Author: Price | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman | Collier | Sheffield
Coauthor: Allen | Arévalo | Bernal | Blanco | Burkett | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program.

HB 1511 Author: Thierry | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Arévalo | Canales | Collier | et al.
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to providing certain election information on the highway changeable message sign system.

HB 1522 Author: White
Coauthor: Allen | Fallon
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies.

HB 1585 Author: Murphy
Coauthor: Allen | Leach
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to including student input before the adoption of a major curriculum initiative by a school district.

HB 1874 Author: Anderson, Rodney | Davis, Sarah | Bernal | Villalba | Wu
Coauthor: Allen | Farrar | Israel | Miller | White
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a program for the recycling of certain household batteries; authorizing a fee; providing civil and administrative penalties.

HB 1908 Author: Zerwas | Sheffield | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Howard
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Cyrier | Darby | Davis, Sarah | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties.

HB 1917 Author: Raymond | Price | Zerwas | Longoria | Davis, Sarah
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Arévalo | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to contract requirements for prescription drug benefits provided by Medicaid managed care organizations.

HB 1999 Author: Israel | Murphy | White | Moody | Arévalo
Coauthor: Allen | Gervin-Hawkins | Lambert | Lucio III | Miller | et al.
Sponsor: Burton
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a violation regarding the purchase, possession, or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor or the misrepresentation of age by a minor; authorizing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2032 Author: Gervin-Hawkins
Coauthor: Allen | Farrar
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed in a vehicle operated by a public transportation system.

HB 2107 Author: Lucio III | Isaac | White | Simmons | Sheffield
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Arévalo | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing fees.

HB 2189 Author: Krause | Dean | Guillen | Villalba | Blanco
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
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 2266 Author: White
Coauthor: Allen
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 15 2017 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to requiring certain retailers to ensure that certain products sold or leased by the retailers contain a digital blocking capability that renders obscene material inaccessible; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2409 Author: Raney | González, Mary | Simmons | Shine | Romero, Jr.
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.

HB 2571 Author: Gutierrez | Flynn | Lozano | Blanco | Clardy
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a trauma affected veterans clinical care and research center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

HB 2854 Author: Paddie | Herrero | Kuempel
Coauthor: Allen | Deshotel | Minjarez
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an authorization to trap, transport, and transplant certain white-tailed deer between certain sites.

HB 2855 Author: Paddie | Herrero | Larson | Kuempel
Coauthor: Allen | Capriglione | Darby | Deshotel | Lambert | et al.
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the identification of breeder deer by use of microchip implants.

HB 2963 Author: Pickett
Coauthor: Allen
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to off-site sales by a dealer for antique or special interest vehicles that have been subject to a retail sale.

HB 3016 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Alonzo | Workman | Collier | White
Coauthor: Allen
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

HB 3182 Author: Springer | Deshotel | Capriglione
Coauthor: Allen | Herrero | Kuempel | Minjarez
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue permits for the management of the wild mule deer population; requiring an occupational permit.

HB 3451 Author: Stucky | González, Mary | Ashby | Springer | Cyrier
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Rodney | et al.
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/08/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control.

HB 3606 Author: Wilson | VanDeaver | Oliverson | Lucio III | Meyer
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Arévalo | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency.

HR 171 Author: Howard
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Arévalo | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 11:01PM
Caption: Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Texas Democratic Women.

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