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Legislation authored by John Zerwas

Includes legislation with John Zerwas as the primary author for the 80th through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available for the 86th Legislature.

85th Regular Session
HB 1 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: General Appropriations Bill.
HB 2 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.
HB 934 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.
HB 935 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding.
HB 1331 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 224; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 1908 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: 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 2525 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of physician assistants and anesthesiologist assistants.
HB 2546 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to completion of work status reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system.
HB 2548 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain physician assistants.
HB 3838 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax.
HB 3849 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.
HB 3850 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to state fiscal matters; authorizing a fee.
HB 3888 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of a restrictive covenant on property used as an assisted living facility.
HB 4277 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 50; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.
HB 4285 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.
HB 4289 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the compensation of and reimbursement of expenses of the directors of the Aliana Management District.
HB 4292 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 1; authorizing the imposition of a tax.
HB 4320 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 4346 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of County Court at Law No. 6 of Fort Bend County.
HCR 108 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Directing the comptroller of public accounts to reduce the amounts of certain revenue that would otherwise be deposited to the state highway fund for the 2018 and 2019 state fiscal years.
HR 282 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Community College Day at the State Capitol.
HR 889 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 28, 2017, as American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1351 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. James W. Kennedy for his service to the dental profession.
HR 2544 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 30 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain appropriations to the Texas Education Agency and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the adjustment of appropriations for public school finance.
HR 226 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Edward Vasek of Austin.
84th Regular Session
HB 100 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
HB 658 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a campus of the Texas State Technical College System in Fort Bend County.
HB 661 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; authorizing fees.
HB 751 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prescription and pharmaceutical substitution of biological products; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 1000 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to state support for general academic teaching institutions in this state.
HB 1068 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 216; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 1071 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council.
HB 1282 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a human papillomavirus-associated cancer strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services.
HB 1319 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to use of health information technology in this state; creating a criminal offense.
HB 1483 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees.
HB 1550 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the administration of epinephrine by pharmacists.
HB 1769 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to requirements for assisted living facility license applicants.
HB 1874 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council.
HB 1992 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the granting of undergraduate course credit by advanced placement examination at public institutions of higher education.
HB 2091 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 4, 5, and 6; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2092 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the road powers of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 182.
HB 2174 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to testing for and education about congenital cytomegalovirus in infants.
HB 2244 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of medical waste; adding and amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 2330 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of a dentist to contract for certain services.
HB 2352 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to prohibiting smoking tobacco on the grounds of the Capitol Complex and in certain state buildings; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties.
HB 2472 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to The University of Texas at Austin.
HB 2483 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a maximum tuition rate under a fixed tuition price plan.
HB 2498 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a compact with other states regarding the licensure of emergency medical services personnel and the authority of those personnel to perform job duties in this state and other states.
HB 2503 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine.
HB 2541 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of certain treatments for enrollees diagnosed with a terminal illness; authorizing administrative and civil penalties.
HB 2557 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain hospital districts and to certain corporations or organizations formed by those districts.
HB 2559 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to leases and other agreements relating to real property entered into by certain hospital districts.
HB 2641 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the exchange of health information in this state; creating a criminal offense.
HB 2752 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a chronic respiratory disease state strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services.
HB 2832 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the North Fort Bend Water Authority.
HB 2959 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to Medicaid interception of certain insurance payments.
HB 3027 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based baccalaureate degree programs at certain institutions of higher education.
HB 3077 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to funding for trauma facilities, emergency medical services, and emergency medical air transportation.
HB 3283 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to contributions and registrations for an anatomical gift registry; authorizing a fee.
HB 3293 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to performance-based tuition limitations for certain public institutions of higher education.
HB 3569 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
HB 3572 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel and their dependents.
HB 3632 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.
HB 3941 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional family district court for Fort Bend County.
HB 4008 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to procedures for complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board against physicians.
HB 4126 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 218; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4152 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Fulshear Town Center Management District.
HB 4171 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 219; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4180 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conversion of the Harris-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4 to the Katy Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 4192 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of Simonton Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HCR 98 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Designating October as Thrombosis Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2015.
HR 335 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 4, 2015, as Dyslexia Awareness Day and honoring the Academic Language Therapy Association and Texas ALTA.
HR 522 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2015, as Texas Trauma and Emergency Health Care Day at the State Capitol.
HR 761 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network for its efforts.
HR 1150 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 2015, as Donate Life Texas Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1419 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing September 28 to October 2, 2015, as Malnutrition Awareness Week in Texas.
HR 1869 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 13, 2015, as Fulshear Day at the State Capitol.
HR 3475 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2641.
83rd Regular Session
HB 519 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to voluntary donations to the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry.
HB 542 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the prescription and pharmaceutical substitution of biological products.
HB 598 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the use of a tanning facility by a minor.
HB 713 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the dispensing of pharmaceuticals with an aesthetic purpose by physicians and therapeutic optometrists.
HB 807 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the practice of psychology; authorizing a fee.
HB 808 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate the provision of certain care to a person under the psychologist's supervision, including a person training to become a psychologist.
HB 838 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the monitoring of certain medications provided to foster children.
HB 897 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation in secondary education curriculum.
HB 935 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Willow Point Municipal Utility District of Fort Bend and Waller Counties; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 1032 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a standard request form for prior authorization of prescription drug benefits.
HB 1066 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a review process for managed care organizations participating in the STAR + PLUS Medicaid managed care program.
HB 1098 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to family cost share provisions in the early childhood intervention program.
HB 1150 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for licensed child-care facilities.
HB 1151 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to service plans and placements for children under the care of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 1152 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to investigations of child abuse or neglect, including the placement of children removed from their homes as a result of an investigation.
HB 1153 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to parent education and family stabilization courses in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 1323 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to investigations of and procedures for reports of child abuse and neglect.
HB 1389 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to clinical initiatives to improve the quality of care and cost-effectiveness of the Medicaid program.
HB 1481 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Improvement District No. 24; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 1482 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to license examination attempt limits for certain physicians.
HB 1507 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the minimum standards for birthing centers and certain health professionals.
HB 1546 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology; providing penalties; imposing fees.
HB 1547 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the power of the North Fort Bend Water Authority to impose a charge on certain wells or classes of wells.
HB 1746 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use by a medical examiner of certain medical waste and autopsy records.
HB 2128 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction facilities.
HB 2129 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to information about private health care insurance coverage and the health insurance exchange for individuals applying for certain Department of State Health Services programs and services.
HB 2282 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 208; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2283 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 209; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2284 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 210; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2285 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 211; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2286 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 212; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2287 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 213; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2288 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from sales and use taxes of certain health care supplies.
HB 2348 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board.
HB 2349 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a jail-based restoration of competency pilot program.
HB 2397 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants; providing penalties.
HB 2453 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to imposing a fee on the sale of cigarettes and cigarette tobacco products manufactured by certain companies; providing penalties.
HB 2533 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to coverage for and access to hemophilia medical treatment.
HB 2656 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to limiting the authority of certain foreign private postsecondary educational institutions to grant or award professional degrees or offer courses toward those degrees.
HB 2657 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to health care providers.
HB 2939 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the interoperability of and standards for information systems of the Health and Human Services Commission and health and human services agencies for sending and receiving protected health information.
HB 3158 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to Medicaid managed care pilot programs for contracts with provider-directed managed care organizations, including organizations that delegate to health care collaboratives, and to the establishment of those collaboratives.
HB 3251 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the assessment of the long-term care needs of certain persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and a resource allocation system for certain Medicaid program services provided to those persons.
HB 3252 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of birth and death records.
HB 3253 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the notation of death on a birth certificate and the release of birth certificate information for certain purposes.
HB 3791 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a "Texas solution" to reforming and addressing issues related to the Medicaid program, including the creation of an alternative program designed to ensure health benefit plan coverage to certain low-income individuals through the private marketplace; authorizing a fee.
HB 3807 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the Fort Bend Subsidence District.
HB 3866 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Fort Bend Subsidence District.
HB 3869 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the power and duties of the Fulshear Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Fort Bend County.
HB 3873 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 194.
HB 3887 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 3888 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 188, including powers related to the construction, operation, and financing of roads; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax.
HB 3902 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 134.
HB 3909 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of Fulshear Parkway Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 3920 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the West Fort Bend Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty; providing authority to impose fees or taxes.
HB 3944 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HCR 60 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to modify the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to allow cost-sharing payments and premium tax credits to be made available to the Texas political subdivision health care benefit pools on the same basis as those for health plans participating in the new federal exchange.
HCR 98 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating May 2013 as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Awareness Month in Texas.
HCR 122 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Designating September 23, 2013, as Restless Legs Syndrome--Willis-Ekbom Disease Awareness Day in Texas.
HR 297 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and its volunteers for their work in fighting cancer.
HR 359 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2013, as Texas Anesthesiologists Day at the State Capitol.
HR 606 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2013 as Brain Injury Awareness Month in Texas.
HR 754 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the East Bernard High School football team on winning the 2012 UIL 2A Division 2 state championship.
HR 1272 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 4, 2013, as Katy Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1580 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the boys' basketball team of Fort Bend Travis High School in Richmond on winning the UIL 5A state championship.
HR 1894 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2013 as Brain Tumor Awareness Month and commending Dr. Ronald A. DePinho, Dr. Charles A. Conrad, Dr. Jeffrey S. Weinberg, Dr. Susan McGovern, and the entire staff of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
HR 2000 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jim Short on his many achievements in the cutting horse arena.
HR 2528 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Meghan and Steven Weller on the birth of their daughter, Emily Suzanne Weller.
82nd Regular Session
HB 273 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact.
HB 608 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to state agency reports on the cost of services and benefits provided to undocumented immigrants.
HB 609 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
HB 610 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to certain notices sent by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 636 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creation of the Texas Health Insurance Connector.
HB 792 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the notice requirements for and effective date of a service plan filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services with regard to a child.
HB 793 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to parent education and family stabilization courses in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 794 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to investigations of child abuse or neglect, including the placement of children removed from their homes as a result of an investigation.
HB 795 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state.
HB 796 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to consent before a dentist or dental hygienist may clean teeth without performing an x-ray.
HB 1107 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of a county assistance district.
HB 1108 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology.
HB 1166 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to tobacco cessation programs for certain public employees and their dependents and to the assessment of a fee on certain public employees who use tobacco.
HB 1194 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to investigations and other procedures with respect to allegations of child abuse and neglect.
HB 1333 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to expedited credentialing of certain physicians by managed care plans.
HB 1642 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the sexual assault program fund and to the fee imposed on certain sexually oriented businesses.
HB 1643 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duration of a development agreement governing land in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities.
HB 1644 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain tests for the early detection of cardiovascular disease in certain children.
HB 1645 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to efficiencies and cost-savings in the health and human services and other related regulatory agencies, including the state medical assistance and child health plan programs.
HB 1893 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants; providing penalties.
HB 2066 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to delegation by a physician of certain cosmetic and dermatological medical treatments.
HB 2244 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to expanding the use of and funding for promotoras, patient health navigators, and community health workers in this state.
HB 2245 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to physician incentive programs to reduce hospital emergency room use for non-emergent conditions by Medicaid recipients.
HB 2246 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to certain procedures applicable to electronic prescriptions for Schedule II controlled substances.
HB 2546 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Texas emergency and trauma care education partnership program.
HB 2547 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of little cigars and tobacco products tax on little cigars.
HB 2548 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a fee on the sale of cigarettes and cigarette tobacco products manufactured by certain companies; providing penalties.
HB 2824 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Caption: Relating to negotiations with the United Mexican States for purchase or lease of the New Orleans Greys flag flown during the Battle of the Alamo.
HB 2902 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities.
HB 2903 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly.
HB 2904 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry.
HB 2941 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the intercollegiate athletics fee at Prairie View A&M University.
HB 3143 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to anesthesia services provided by a dentist.
HB 3299 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to services provided by a health care professional at an assisted living facility.
HB 3666 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs.
HB 3827 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Town Center Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
HB 3834 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of North Fort Bend County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
HCR 72 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2011, as Donate Life Texas Day at the State Capitol.
HCR 77 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2011, as Donate Life Texas Day at the State Capitol.
HJR 62 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.
HR 202 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 26, 2011, as Texas Healthcare Information Technology Day, commending participants at the Texas Healthcare Information Technology Forum, and honoring individuals responsible for the adoption of healthcare information technology throughout the state.
HR 474 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lori L. Gunn on earning the 2010 Exceptional Service Award from the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 475 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Amegy Bank on being named the 2010 Business of the Year by the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 476 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Richard MacDonald on being named the 2010 Katy Area Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year.
HR 477 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Bob Hebert on being named the 2010 Citizen of the Year by the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 658 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the West I-10 Chamber of Commerce to the State Capitol.
HR 748 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2011 as Fight Arthritis Pain Month in Texas.
HR 817 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 75th annual Fort Bend County Fair and honoring its organizers.
HR 977 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Captain Thomas Araguz III of the Wharton Volunteer Fire Department.
HR 1978 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker to create a joint interim committee to study the overall economic and systemic impact of Alzheimer's disease through 2017, including an inventory of public and private infrastructure and capacity and funds and systems to support and expand statewide planning and the activities of the Texas Alzheimer's Research Consortium.
HR 2730 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: 3 hr. notice-for consideration
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 23.
82nd 1st Called Session
HB 7 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state.
HB 32 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact.
HCR 25 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7.
HR 230 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Stars Service Unit on the occasion of the centennial of Girl Scouts of the USA.
81st Regular Session
HB 276 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the requirement that state agencies report the cost of services and benefits provided to undocumented immigrants.
HB 277 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state.
HB 388 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Wharton County Drainage District.
HB 389 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to requirements for expedited credentialing of certain physicians by managed care plans.
HB 390 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for routine patient care costs for enrollees participating in certain clinical trials.
HB 491 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to allowing customers to opt out of provider of last resort default service.
HB 492 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services and social services initiatives.
HB 493 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for judge-ordered community supervision or for release on parole or to mandatory supervision of a defendant convicted of criminal solicitation of capital murder.
HB 494 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to involuntary termination of parental rights based on attempted murder or solicitation of murder of the child's other parent.
HB 495 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the distribution of state agency publications and reports to members of the legislature, the governor, and other state officials.
HB 496 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the procedure for holding a special election.
HB 497 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study to determine the effect on the health care infrastructure in this state if the state Medicaid program is abolished or a severe reduction in federal matching money under the program occurs.
HB 593 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 9; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 640 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to personnel records of a deputy sheriff in certain counties.
HB 641 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Texas Transportation Commission and the creation of a commissioner of transportation as an elected statutory state officer.
HB 642 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to prepare a report regarding public education mandates.
HB 643 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of surgical technologists; providing penalties.
HB 644 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund.
HB 697 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study of the feasibility of creating a job training program for certain individuals discharged from the Texas National Guard.
HB 698 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system.
HB 699 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an attorney for a workers' compensation claimant in certain judicial review proceedings initiated by a workers' compensation insurance carrier.
HB 700 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
HB 701 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the provision of ad valorem tax relief.
HB 1111 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 163; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 1112 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 161; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 1113 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 194; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 1252 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 200; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 1456 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend-Waller Counties Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 1596 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 204; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 1597 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 202; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 1598 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 203; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 1599 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 15; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 1600 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 201; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 1601 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 13; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 1691 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 14; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 1782 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Wharton County Drainage District.
HB 2025 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the dedication of certain state sales and use tax revenue to the foundation school fund.
HB 2026 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to bariatric surgery coverage for state employees.
HB 2027 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to adoption of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; providing criminal penalties.
HB 2028 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to delegation by a physician of certain cosmetic and dermatological medical treatments.
HB 2029 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a laser and intense pulsed light device registry; providing a civil penalty.
HB 2030 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Program and prescription drug use under the Medicaid program.
HB 2182 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of fees collected for certain specialty license plates.
HB 2183 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of independent freestanding emergency medical care facilities and urgent care clinics; providing penalties; creating an offense.
HB 3491 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of a county assistance district.
HB 4564 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the notice requirements for and effective date of a service plan filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services with regard to a child.
HB 4565 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to parent education and family stabilization courses in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 4566 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to continuation of the intercollegiate athletics fee for students at Prairie View A&M University.
HB 4567 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the research development fund.
HB 4568 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to investigations of child abuse and neglect, including the placement of children removed from their homes as a result of an investigation.
HB 4569 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to investigations and other procedures with respect to allegations of child abuse and neglect.
HB 4570 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to designated caregivers for children in the managing conservatorship of the state.
HB 4571 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a statewide electronic health records bank.
HB 4572 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage for certain devices that facilitate insulin therapy and enhance glucose control in the treatment of diabetes.
HB 4679 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and dental laboratories; providing penalties.
HB 4791 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the powers of the North Fort Bend Water Authority.
HCR 20 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating January 27, 2009, as Texas Healthcare Information Technology Day and commending the participants at the Texas Healthcare Information Technology Forum and all those responsible for furthering the adoption of health information technology in Texas.
HJR 42 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.
HJR 43 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.
HR 143 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. William C. Yankowsky of Wharton on his retirement.
HR 210 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2009, as Waller County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 290 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2009, as Waller County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 649 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the West I-10 Chamber of Commerce.
HR 650 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Royce Hopkins of Brookshire.
HR 702 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ralph and Carolyn Zerwas of Katy on their 60th wedding anniversary.
HR 966 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of noted Texas writer Horton Foote.
HR 1027 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Van Broughton Ramsey on winning the 2008 Costume Designers Guild Honor for Career Achievement in Television.
HR 1466 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Reverend Alvertice Bowdre, Jr., for his service as a member of the Prairie View Volunteer Fire Fighting Association.
HR 1562 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 27, 2009, as Prairie View A&M University Day at the State Capitol.
HR 2244 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Donald and Bonnie Bales of El Campo on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 2328 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sergeant Jeffery Hartley of Hempstead.
HR 2536 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Phil and Glenda Houston of El Campo on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 2537 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Victor and Laurine Poncik of Louise on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 2818 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Recognizing May 2009 as American Stroke Month.
HR 3113 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing August 2009 as Plasma Protein Therapies Month in Texas.
80th Regular Session
HB 989 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the filing for record of a plat or replat of a subdivision of real property.
HB 1221 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the manner of recording documents filed with a county clerk.
HB 1414 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of signs on certain roads.
HB 1594 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to expedited credentialing for certain physicians providing services under a managed care plan.
HB 1801 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the date by which a prosecuting attorney may appeal certain orders, rulings, or sentences in a criminal case and to the posting of notice for a criminal court docket.
HB 1822 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated robbery.
HB 1823 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.
HB 1854 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the powers of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 182, including powers related to the construction, maintenance, operation, and financing of roads or turnpikes.
HB 1855 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Fort Bend County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 1856 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 1866 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a tow truck rotation list in certain counties; providing a penalty.
HB 2234 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to persons who may be ordered to take a blood sample from the body of a person who died as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
HB 2556 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Prairie View A&M University.
HB 2557 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to enter real property for a toll project.
HB 2668 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to coverage for bariatric surgical procedures for certain state employees.
HB 2800 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the appointment of associate judges in the district courts in Waller County.
HB 3115 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the identification of certain practitioners of the healing arts; providing civil and criminal penalties.
HB 3811 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the reconstitution of a jury wheel for a county.
HB 3812 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the regulation of opticians.
HB 3813 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the registration and regulation of surgical technologists; providing penalties.
HB 3814 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to adoption of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; providing criminal penalties.
HB 4019 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Cinco Southwest Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 4020 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Cinco Southwest Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 4021 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Cinco Southwest Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 4022 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 58; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 4023 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Cinco Southwest Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 4024 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 190; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 4025 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 4026 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Willow Creek Farms Municipal Utility District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 4027 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HCR 127 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating September 2007 as Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month.
HR 5 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the 2006-2007 class of Leadership Wharton County to the State Capitol.
HR 426 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Bridget Yeung on her receipt of the 2007 Vicki Hamilton Award from the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce.
HR 427 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Melba Rose Cook Birkner and recognizing the Honorable Otha Wyatt "Skeet" Birkner for his generous donation to the Wharton County Historical Museum.
HR 458 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Alice Heard for her rescue of a drowning child and congratulating her on her receipt of the Citizen of the Year Award from the Wharton Police Department.
HR 459 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating El Campo Little League, the 2006 Junior League Baseball World Series Champion, on receiving the Achiever of the Year Award from the El Campo Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture.
HR 460 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Rita Myatt Radley on being named El Campo's 2006 Citizen of the Year.
HR 522 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ursula Coates on her receipt of the 2006 Chairman's Award from the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce.
HR 543 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2007, as Waller County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 638 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Stephen Robert Sandler.
HR 1379 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sergeant Matthew Clayton Phelps for his service in Iraq.
HR 1449 Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Game Warden Justin Philip Hurst of El Campo.
HR 1511 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Learning Center of El Campo on its opening.
HR 1690 Author: Zerwas, John
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Needville ISD Chief of Police Ernest Valencia Mendoza of Wharton County.