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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 11 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students.
  Author: Price, Four | et. al.
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 29 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
  Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
HB 108 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of the skills development fund to facilitate the relocation to or expansion in this state of employers offering complex or high-skilled employment opportunities.
  Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
  Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 192 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and to the enforcement of that prohibition.
  Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 202 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.
  Author: González, Mary | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 253 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission.
  Author: Hernandez, Ana
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
HB 257 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding the transition from military service to employment.
  Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
  Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
  Committees: Defense & Veterans' Affairs | Veteran Affairs & Border Security
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 272 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the inclusion of education and training regarding human trafficking in the curriculum of commercial driver's license training programs offered by public junior colleges and career schools and colleges.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Transportation
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 290 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a prohibition on sex discrimination in compensation.
  Author: Johnson, Eric
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 317 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the consideration by employers of the consumer credit reports of employees and applicants for employment.
  Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
HB 334 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the consideration by employers of the consumer credit reports or other credit information of employees and applicants for employment; providing civil and administrative penalties.
  Author: Collier, Nicole
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
HB 373 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages.
  Author: Romero, Ramon
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
HB 374 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission provide certain employment information for secondary school students.
  Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al.
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 386 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act.
  Author: Murphy, Jim
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 417 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the repeal of the Texas Success Initiative.
  Author: White, James
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Referred to Public Education
HB 493 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for the College Credit for Heroes program.
  Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
  Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
  Committees: Higher Education | Veteran Affairs & Border Security
  Last Action: Effective on 1/1/18
HB 553 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
  Author: White, James | et. al.
  Sponsor: Miles, Borris | et. al.
  Committees: Corrections | Administration
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 595 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs.
  Author: Workman, Paul | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 656 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to employment leave for certain family or medical obligations; imposing an assessment.
  Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 718 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to family care leave for certain employees; providing a civil penalty.
  Author: Wu, Gene
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 759 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a tuition and fee payment program for certain adopted children enrolled in career schools or colleges.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
HB 827 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a database for prospective employers to qualify veterans' military service experience and employment qualifications.
  Author: Blanco, César | et. al.
  Committees: Defense & Veterans' Affairs | Veteran Affairs & Border Security
  Last Action: Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
HB 870 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the study of public education performance.
  Author: Bohac, Dwayne
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Referred to Public Education
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 1192 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the expansion of the College Credit for Heroes program to lower-division public institutions of higher education offering degrees in certain fields.
  Author: Blanco, César | et. al.
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
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 1237 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1304 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the classification of workers for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act; providing a penalty.
  Author: Longoria, Oscar
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1369 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program.
  Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 1432 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to restrictions or conditions on certain payments to the Texas Workforce Commission.
  Author: Vo, Hubert
  Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1453 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring state contractors and political subdivisions of this state to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify, and authorizing 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: Bonnen, Greg
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 1522 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies.
  Author: White, James | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1621 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain unused franchise tax credits.
  Author: Bohac, Dwayne
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1700 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment by the Texas Workforce Commission of a career and technical education workforce specialist pilot program.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1801 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination regarding military service members and military veterans.
  Author: Blanco, César
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1803 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to information regarding private employers who have veteran's employment preference policies.
  Author: Blanco, César | et. al.
  Committees: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
  Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1842 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program.
  Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Referred to Public Education
HB 1925 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission.
  Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1965 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to liability insurance for career schools and colleges.
  Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
HB 1973 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to employment and referral services for veterans and military service members.
  Author: Blanco, César | et. al.
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1981 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information of applicants for public employment or an occupational license.
  Author: Johnson, Eric
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1987 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirement for parental consent for a minor to join a labor union.
  Author: Parker, Tan
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2053 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the enforcement of workers' compensation compliance and practice requirements.
  Author: Oliveira, René
  Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
  Committees: Business & Industry | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2054 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to death benefits paid under the workers' compensation system.
  Author: Oliveira, René
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2112 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements.
  Author: Romero, Ramon
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Business & Industry | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2223 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to developmental coursework offered by public institutions of higher education under the Texas Success Initiative.
  Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Higher Education | Higher Education
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2312 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination and to the enforcement of that prohibition; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.
  Author: Dukes, Dawnna
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 2409 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.
  Author: Raney, John | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2431 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the participation of public state colleges in the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program.
  Author: Deshotel, Joe
  Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
  Committees: Higher Education | Higher Education
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2443 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the electronic submission of a wage claim to the Texas Workforce Commission.
  Author: González, Mary
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
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