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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 42 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain taxable entities offering postsecondary tuition assistance.
  Author: Romero, Ramon
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 86 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to providing a sales and use tax refund or franchise tax credit for businesses that employ former offenders.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 102 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to exemptions from ad valorem taxes, the sales and use tax, and the franchise tax for certain businesses during an initial period of operation in this state.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 109 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the permit required to transport alcoholic beverages between certain permitted premises; authorizing a fee.
  Author: White, James
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 131 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.
  Author: Krause, Matt | et. al.
  Committees: Homeland Security & Public Safety
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
HB 146 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits by electronic benefits transfer.
  Author: Davis, Sarah
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 293 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the distribution, sale, or offer for sale of a mislabeled abusable synthetic substance through the Internet.
  Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 296 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a deceptive act or practice related to the sale, marketing, packaging, or advertising of nitrous oxide.
  Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
  Committees: Business & Industry | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 411 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring photo identification for certain purchases paid with a credit card or debit card.
  Author: Longoria, Oscar
  Committees: Investments & Financial Services
  Last Action: Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 447 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the civil liability of certain businesses in connection with allowing or forbidding handguns on the business premises.
  Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 468 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a restriction on certain accommodations in accessible hotel and motel guest rooms; providing a civil penalty.
  Author: Longoria, Oscar
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
HB 497 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the liability of a business that allows handguns to be carried on the business's premises.
  Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 556 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the civil liability of certain persons in connection with allowing or forbidding handguns on the premises of a business or apartment complex.
  Author: Keough, Mark | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 606 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the liability of a person who allows handguns to be carried on property owned, leased, or managed by the person.
  Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 628 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties.
  Author: Howard, Donna
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Public Health
HB 666 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent misdemeanor offenses.
  Author: Canales, Terry
  Last Action: Filed
HB 670 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain criminal offenses.
  Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 721 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to photo identification requirements for certain stored value card transactions.
  Author: Longoria, Oscar
  Committees: Investments & Financial Services
  Last Action: Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 803 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a temporary exemption from the sales and use tax and the franchise tax for certain businesses engaged in space flight activities.
  Author: Dale, Tony
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 858 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to creating a disadvantaged business assistance program to be operated by the Texas Department of Transportation.
  Author: Reynolds, Ron
  Committees: Transportation
  Last Action: Referred to Transportation
HB 873 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain establishments serving the public from restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on the premises.
  Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
  Committees: Homeland Security & Public Safety | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 916 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring financial institutions to report the suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil and criminal penalty.
  Author: Thierry, Shawn
  Committees: Investments & Financial Services
  Last Action: Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 959 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.
  Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al.
  Committees: Investments & Financial Services
  Last Action: Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 996 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of business entities that provide assistance animals; providing a civil penalty.
  Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1084 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the interests of certain holding companies in certain repair facilities.
  Author: Goldman, Craig
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1137 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to restrictions on tax and fee benefits for certain private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries.
  Author: Davis, Yvonne
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1142 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prohibiting governmental contracts with a company doing business with Iran, Sudan, or a foreign terrorist organization.
  Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1143 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to investment prohibitions and divestment requirements for certain investments of public money.
  Author: Davis, Sarah
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1157 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the hold period for the disposition of and payment for items of goods acquired by pawnbrokers.
  Author: Davis, Sarah
  Committees: Investments & Financial Services
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1222 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 1230 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to franchise tax credits for businesses that employ veterans.
  Author: Blanco, César
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1281 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to historically underutilized businesses and to goods and services purchased by governmental entities; providing penalties.
  Author: Reynolds, Ron
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1294 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the economic impact of closures on the state highway system during certain periods.
  Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al.
  Committees: Transportation
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1435 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to commencement and prosecution of certain actions by and to investigations conducted by district and county attorneys under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.
  Author: Wu, Gene
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1527 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of certain persons with disabilities in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting.
  Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1637 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to warning signs applicable to the carrying of weapons on the premises of certain holders of alcoholic beverage licenses and permits and to grounds for cancellation of those licenses and permits.
  Author: Schaefer, Matt
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1646 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the waiver of certain fees for an assumed name certificate or a statement of abandonment of use of an assumed name filed by a military veteran.
  Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Defense & Veterans' Affairs | Veteran Affairs & Border Security
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1701 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the presentation of the investment policy of certain governmental entities to a business organization that conducts investment transactions for the entity.
  Author: Parker, Tan
  Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
  Committees: Investments & Financial Services | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1767 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the collection of consumer debt by debt buyers.
  Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
  Committees: Investments & Financial Services
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1844 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to choice of law and venue for certain construction contracts.
  Author: Workman, Paul
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1850 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to creation of a task force to study the effects of population growth on counties in this state.
  Author: Coleman, Garnet
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 1859 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain rental-purchase agreements.
  Author: Simmons, Ron
  Sponsor: Taylor, Van
  Committees: Business & Industry | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1874 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a program for the recycling of certain household batteries; authorizing a fee; providing civil and administrative penalties.
  Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al.
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1902 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prohibiting the investment of certain retirement system funds in publicly traded business entities that donate to Planned Parenthood.
  Author: Sanford, Scott
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 1939 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties.
  Author: Coleman, Garnet
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1985 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to debt cancellation agreements offered in connection with certain retail installment contracts and leases for vehicles.
  Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
  Committees: Investments & Financial Services
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1995 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
  Author: Elkins, Gary
  Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation | Administration
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2001 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to fees charged by a consumer reporting agency for the placement, temporary lifting, or removal of a security freeze on the consumer file or record of certain consumers or protected consumers.
  Author: Johnson, Eric
  Committees: Investments & Financial Services
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 2019 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of manufactured homes.
  Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
  Sponsor: Estes, Craig
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2020 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting advertisements on an Internet website of certain prostitution offenses.
  Author: Uresti, Tomas
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
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