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Legislation authored by David Simpson

Includes legislation with David Simpson as the primary author for the 82nd through 84th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

84th Regular Session
HB 131 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 133 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land.
HB 134 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds.
HB 632 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the planning and funding of water projects to be constructed in a region other than the region proposing the project.
HB 1037 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Texas emerging technology fund.
HB 1199 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to deceptive representations or other conduct concerning certain synthetic substances as a violation of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.
HB 1200 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to civil liability of a person who produces, distributes, sells, or provides or aids in the production, distribution, sale, or provision of certain synthetic substances to another person for damages caused by the other person.
HB 1581 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the duty of a water supply system to provide certain information to consumers regarding fluoride in drinking water.
HB 1582 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of all compensation paid to current or former elected officers.
HB 1751 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the execution or enforcement of federal laws that violate the Bill of Rights of the Texas Constitution.
HB 2165 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to repealing marihuana offenses; prohibiting the sale or distribution of marihuana to a minor; creating criminal offenses.
HB 2540 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of Spur 63 in Gregg County as the Texas Ranger Glenn Elliott Memorial Highway.
HB 3171 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.
HB 3175 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.
HB 3699 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 3744 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a geological survey be conducted before a location may be identified as a site of unique value for the construction of a reservoir or recommended for the construction of a reservoir or dam.
HB 4026 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the division of certain emergency services districts.
HCR 50 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Thursday, January 29, 2015, and ending on Monday, February 2, 2015.
HCR 55 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Thursday, February 5, 2015, and ending on Monday, February 9, 2015.
HJR 126 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to life of unborn children and prohibiting abortion to the extent authorized under federal constitutional law.
HR 194 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Gilmer High School football team on winning the 2014 UIL 4A Division 2 state championship.
HR 231 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tanner Miller on his many achievements in the Upshur County 4-H program.
HR 464 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2015, as East Texas Coalition Day at the Capitol.
HR 1741 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mamie Strieber Shepperd of Gladewater.
HR 1742 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating retired teacher C. C. Turner of Longview on his 100th birthday.
HR 1743 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Deborah Bell, founder of Refuge International, for her humanitarian work.
HR 2162 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Johnny Cace's Seafood and Steak House for its longtime presence in the Longview community.
HR 2991 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Heather and Richard Wells on the adoption of their daughter, Rylee Jean Yu Wells, and naming Rylee an honorary Texan.
83rd Regular Session
HB 78 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the sales and use tax for certain coins and precious metals.
HB 79 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 80 as the Sergeant Travis E. Watkins Memorial Highway.
HB 80 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to official oppression; creating offenses.
HB 1171 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to civil liability for certain damages caused by advanced meters.
HB 1382 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the regulation of food prepared, stored, distributed, or sold at farms and farmers' markets; limiting the applicability of a fee.
HB 2793 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to an exemption from compulsory public school attendance for children who have completed grade 10 and are attending an institution of higher education or a trade school or are employed as an apprentice.
HB 3069 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Pensions
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of an elected class member for a service retirement annuity.
HB 3070 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the designation of U.S. Highway 80 as a historic highway.
HB 3161 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Upshur County Juvenile Board.
HB 3479 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to custodial interrogations.
HB 3480 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
Caption: Relating non-compliance with a federal order, law, policy, rule, mandate, or agency regulation that would violate Article I of the Texas Constitution.
HCR 23 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Gregg County the Balloon Race Capital of Texas and commemorating the 36th anniversary of the Great Texas Balloon Race.
HJR 103 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the requirement that certain counties continue to be divided into not fewer than four precincts used to elect justices of the peace and constables.
HJR 125 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting adult individuals to choose a health care treatment or modality; empowering the legislature to address scopes of practice for health care providers and physicians.
HR 773 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Kilgore Police Department on achieving Recognized status in the Texas Best Practices Recognition Program.
HR 1157 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the White Oak High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2013 UIL 2A state championship.
HR 1397 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Richard Jones on his 25th pastoral anniversary at Calvary Baptist Church in Longview.
HR 1627 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Herb and Catherine Legate on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 2543 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Thomas Sharpe Wilmeth of Daingerfield on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
83rd 1st Called Session
HB 70 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to assist volunteer fire departments during the next state fiscal biennium.
HB 73 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to be used to assist volunteer fire departments during the current state fiscal biennium.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HB 11 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to assist volunteer fire departments during the next state fiscal biennium.
HB 12 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to be used to assist volunteer fire departments during the current state fiscal biennium.
82nd Regular Session
HB 85 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the state's or a state governmental entity's provision of support for the performance of an abortion or abortion-related services.
HB 86 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of institutions of higher education.
HB 1937 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to prosecution and punishment for the offense of official oppression by the intrusive touching of persons seeking access to public buildings and transportation; providing penalties.
HB 1938 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of body imaging scanning equipment in airports; providing criminal and civil penalties.
HB 2356 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain private entities.
HB 2849 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the rights of an owner of the surface estate in land in connection with mineral exploration and production operations; providing administrative and criminal penalties.
HB 2890 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer.
HB 3104 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to precious metal coins.
HCR 80 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Expressing strong opposition to unwarranted and unreasonable searches of air passengers by the Transportation Security Administration and urging the administration to cease such searches immediately.
HJR 22 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the state or a governmental entity in the state from providing support for the performance of an abortion or abortion-related services.
HR 501 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2011 as National AMBUCS Visibility Month and commending the Longview chapter of AMBUCS for their work to foster mobility and independence of people with disabilities.
HR 1963 Author: Simpson, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the staff and residents of the Highland Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Longview on the occasion of National Nursing Home Week.
82nd 1st Called Session
HB 41 Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to prosecution and punishment for the offense of official oppression by the intrusive touching of persons seeking access to public buildings and transportation; providing penalties.