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Legislation authored by Ken King

Includes legislation with Ken King as the primary author for the 83rd 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 435 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the carrying of weapons, including the application of certain weapons and handgun license laws to certain persons, the carrying of handguns by license holders on the property of a state hospital, and the liability for certain actions of volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a handgun; providing a civil penalty.
HB 436 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
HB 481 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the recovery of overallocated state funds by the Texas Education Agency.
HB 811 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.
HB 878 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the extension and modification of a public school district depository contract.
HB 880 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to permissible teachers assigned to a bilingual education program and the permissible uses of the bilingual education allotment provided under the foundation school program.
HB 881 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the small and mid-sized district adjustments under the Foundation School Program.
HB 882 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the provision of a transportation allotment under the foundation school program based on the price of gasoline.
HB 883 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to funding for career and technology programs in public schools.
HB 884 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a revision of the essential knowledge and skills of the public school foundation curriculum and proclamations for the production of instructional materials.
HB 885 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.
HB 886 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and election dates of the Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District.
HB 1317 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain highways and locations, including the establishment of the Tom Lea Trail.
HB 1631 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to an election of the board of directors of the Ochiltree County Hospital District.
HB 1731 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of students receiving treatment in a residential facility in the determination of dropout rates for purposes of public school accountability.
HB 1856 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of a defense under the Solid Waste Disposal Act for persons engaged in certain scrap metal recycling transactions.
HB 1857 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the instructional material list and supplemental instructional materials adopted by the State Board of Education.
HB 2132 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to evaluating public school performance and implementing measures for public school accountability.
HB 2255 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to student eligibility for free high quality prekindergarten programs and state financial support for each school district that elects to provide a full-day prekindergarten program.
HB 2256 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governor to transfer to the Texas Education Agency for prekindergarten programs amounts appropriated to trusteed programs in the office of the governor.
HB 2442 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the minutes of operation required for public school districts, charter schools, and other education programs and to calculating the average daily attendance for certain education programs.
HB 2862 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting fluid milk; authorizing a fee.
HB 3251 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the adjustment for rapid decline in taxable value of property for school districts.
HB 3304 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Tagged
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for ovarian cancer testing and screening.
HB 3387 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a defense against a libel claim based on the claimant's status as a public official or public figure.
HB 3388 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain limitations on a journalist's qualified privilege not to testify; creating a civil penalty.
HB 3607 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to secondary-level assessment of public school students.
HB 3656 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authority of an electric utility customer to choose not to have an advanced meter.
HB 3722 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to funding adjustments for school districts that annex academically unacceptable school districts.
HB 3769 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty.
HB 3969 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the feasibility of implementing a central filing system for the filing of financing statements for agricultural liens.
HB 4103 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.
HB 4108 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of assault and harassment by persons committed to certain facilities; increasing a criminal penalty.
HCR 157 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2442.
HR 593 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 2017 Levelland Volunteer Fire Department Annual BBQ Cook-Off.
HR 793 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the members of the Rader family for their contributions to the ranching heritage of the Panhandle.
HR 794 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Don Wyatt Rader of Canadian.
HR 1168 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the Breast Fest Charity Cook-Off in Lubbock.
HR 1997 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Medical Association for its Ernest and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching program.
HR 2178 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Canadian High School girls' basketball team on winning the 2017 UIL 3A state championship.
HR 2179 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Legislative Reference Library.
HR 2364 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the boys' track team of Valley High School in Turkey, Texas, on winning the 2017 UIL 1A state championship.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 22 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.
HB 383 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a reduction of the amount required to be paid by certain school districts to achieve the equalized wealth level under the public school finance system.
HB 387 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.
84th Regular Session
HB 352 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
HB 353 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the application of certain weapons laws to and liability for certain actions of volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a concealed handgun.
HB 663 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 207 in Armstrong County as the William Hamblen Memorial Highway.
HB 664 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to funding for career and technology programs in public schools.
HB 665 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to requirements for annexation of certain commercial or industrial areas by a general-law municipality.
HB 666 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the small and mid-sized district adjustments under the Foundation School Program.
HB 667 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to permissible uses of the bilingual education allotment provided under the foundation school program.
HB 719 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the small and mid-sized district adjustments under the Foundation School Program.
HB 801 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to planning for the use of and liability resulting from prescribed burns by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 802 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the provision of a transportation allotment under the foundation school program based on the price of gasoline.
HB 969 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to discovery of evidence of the net worth of a defendant in connection with a claim for exemplary damages.
HB 1599 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to grants for school districts and campuses providing blended and individualized learning staff development activities.
HB 1600 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grant program to assist school districts in developing or implementing innovative blended learning initiatives.
HB 1618 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the period of eligibility for support from the universal service plan for certain providers.
HB 1619 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of and disbursements from the universal service fund for certain small and rural companies.
HB 1801 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a technology grant to be awarded to public school districts that have received certain performance ratings.
HB 1802 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to providing public school students tutorials through the state virtual school network for end-of-course assessment instruments required for graduation.
HB 1935 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts for one additional school year.
HB 2606 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the movement of oil well servicing and drilling machinery on public highways; authorizing a fee.
HB 2610 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the minimum number of minutes of instruction for students to be provided by public school districts and the scheduling of the last day of school for students by public school districts.
HB 2796 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain telecommunications providers to commit to making infrastructure and network improvements in exchange for support from the universal service fund; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 2800 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to permissible teachers assigned to a bilingual education program and the permissible uses of the bilingual education allotment provided under the foundation school program.
HB 2810 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to proclamations issued by the State Board of Education for instructional materials.
HB 2811 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the required public school curriculum, the administration of and reports relating to assessment instruments administered to public school students, the instructional materials allotment, and proclamations for the production of instructional materials.
HB 2813 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for ovarian cancer screening.
HB 3127 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain telecommunications providers to commit to making infrastructure and network improvements in exchange for support from the universal service fund.
HB 3129 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting milk; authorizing a fee.
HB 3487 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to operation of open-enrollment charter schools, including parental rights, applicability of certain laws, and admission policy.
HR 612 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Canadian High School football team on winning the 2014 UIL 2A Division 1 state championship.
HR 794 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Paulette Brooks King of Canadian.
HR 1581 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the South Plains College women's track and field team on winning the national title at the 2015 NJCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.
HR 1582 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the South Plains College men's track and field team on winning the national title at the 2015 NJCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.
HR 1583 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Gruver High School girls' basketball team on its successful 2014-2015 season.
HR 1584 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Nazareth High School girls' basketball team on winning the 2015 UIL 1A state championship.
HR 1585 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Levelland High School girls' basketball team on its successful 2014-2015 season.
HR 2042 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Canadian High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2015 UIL 2A state championship.
HR 2544 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Hemphill County sheriff Morse Burroughs.
HR 3299 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating retired U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel Roy Holland Elrod on his 96th birthday.
HR 3301 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating doubles teams from Tulia High School on their championship wins at the 2015 University Interscholastic League Tennis State Tournament.
HR 3302 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Canadian High School boys' 4x400-meter relay team members on their silver-medal finish at the 2015 UIL Track & Field State Meet.
HR 3303 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Clarendon College on graduating its first class of registered nurses.
HR 3313 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mollie Mounsey and Stetson Chadwick of Follett High School on their outstanding performances at the 2015 UIL Track & Field State Meet.
HR 3417 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the House Research Organization for its work during the 84th Legislative Session.
HR 3476 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Legislative Reference Library.
HR 3640 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the girls' cross-country team of Gruver High School on its performance at the 2014 University Interscholastic League Cross Country State Championships.
83rd Regular Session
HB 827 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to an agreement between the Department of Public Safety and certain counties for the provision of renewal and duplicate driver's license and other identification certificate services; authorizing a fee.
HB 1244 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits.
HB 1530 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county clerk or district clerk to collect certain fees; imposing certain court fees.
HB 1531 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of certain weapons laws to certain emergency services personnel licensed to carry a concealed handgun.
HB 1781 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a limitation on sanctions imposed on school districts for the sale of foods of minimal nutritional value.
HB 1926 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation of the state virtual school network and courses provided through other distance learning arrangements.
HB 2825 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to establish a centralized sex offender registration authority.
HB 2826 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers.
HB 2835 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to monthly support received from the universal service fund.
HB 2972 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/14
Caption: Relating to exempting premiums for certain insurance covering stored or in-transit baled cotton from surplus lines insurance premium taxes.
HCR 51 Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating March 5 as Charles Goodnight Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2013.
HR 633 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Gruver Elementary School on its selection as a 2012 Blue Ribbon School.
HR 1259 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Clarendon College on being named one of the top community colleges in the nation by CNN Money.
HR 1260 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring World War II veteran Joe Hernandez of Pampa on his receipt of the Bronze Star.
HR 1261 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Plainview Christian Academy boys' basketball team on winning the 2013 TAPPS 1A state championship.
HR 1262 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Congratulating Hunter Lile of Booker High School on being named Football Player of the Year by the Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame.
HR 1344 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Whitharral High School girls' basketball team on winning the 2013 UIL 1A Division 2 state championship.
HR 1345 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Silverton ISD on being named a 2012 Texas Honors Circle District.
HR 1346 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Laura Ann Ransom of Denver City on the occasion of her 105th birthday.
HR 1396 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Hunter Lile of Booker High School on being named Football Player of the Year by the Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame.
HR 1552 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Plains High School for winning the 2011-2012 UIL One-Act Play 1A State Championship.
HR 1553 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the members of the boys' 4 x 400-meter relay team of Watson Junior High School in Muleshoe on establishing a new school record.
HR 2276 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 23, 2013, as Leadership Plainview Day at the State Capitol.
HR 2442 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Plains High School one-act play team on advancing to the UIL state championship for the third consecutive year.
HR 2443 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lou Lindsey for his achievements as director of the theater program at Plains High School.
HR 2444 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Plains High School calculator team for their myriad achievements over the years.
HR 2445 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Laurie Dodson of Austin on her retirement from the Texas Municipal League.
HR 3026 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the staff of the Legislative Reference Library for their work during the 83rd Legislative Session.
83rd 1st Called Session
HR 178 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ivan Eugene Allen.