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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 7 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to child protective services suits, motions, and services by the Department of Family and Protective Services and to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.
  Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
  Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
HB 116 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the availability of certain pre-suit discovery in connection with a claim involving injury to or death of a minor.
  Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 526 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain persons' entitlement to public information.
  Author: Schofield, Mike
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1038 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an award of costs and attorney's fees in a motion to dismiss for certain actions that have no basis in law or fact.
  Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1043 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a court order authorizing temporary care of a minor child.
  Author: Blanco, César
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1066 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the collection of certain judgments through court proceeding.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1097 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the expunction of records in residential eviction suits.
  Author: Canales, Terry
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1248 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to alternative resolution procedures for ad valorem tax suits brought under Chapter 42 of the Texas Property Tax Code for purposes of enhancing the public policy of this state of reducing the delay and the costs of litigation.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1678 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to privileged communications in workers' compensation insurance claims.
  Author: Schofield, Mike
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1774 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to actions on and liability associated with certain insurance claims.
  Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
  Committees: Insurance | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
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 1892 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to expedited proceedings in cases involving substandard buildings or improvements.
  Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2122 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act.
  Author: Clardy, Travis
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 2301 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to affidavits concerning cost and necessity of services.
  Author: Schofield, Mike
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2412 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to service of process in this state.
  Author: Schofield, Mike
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2437 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to confidentiality of reports and related information for a solvency examination of an insurance carrier.
  Author: Phillips, Larry
  Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
  Committees: Insurance | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2469 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of an electronic database for settlement agreements for certain suits involving minors or incapacitated persons; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Davis, Sarah
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Received from the House
HB 2573 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the civil jurisdiction of a justice court.
  Author: Wilson, Terry M.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2574 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to rules adopted by the Texas Supreme Court to promote the expedited resolution of a civil action.
  Author: Murr, Andrew
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2634 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to enforcement of child support obligations.
  Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 2636 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to court-ordered financial support by parents of an adult with a medically determinable disability.
  Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2776 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the right of certain appellants to supersede a judgment or order on appeal.
  Author: Smithee, John
  Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2927 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain powers of an associate judge under the Family Code.
  Author: Schofield, Mike
  Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2929 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the qualifications for an impartial third party in certain civil disputes.
  Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3149 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to confidentiality of reports and related information for a solvency examination of an insurance carrier.
  Author: Smithee, John
  Committees: Insurance
  Last Action: Referred to Insurance
HB 3297 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
  Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al.
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3316 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
  Author: Frank, James
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3811 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to actions involving the exercise of certain constitutional rights.
  Author: Lozano, J. M.
  Last Action: Filed
HB 3879 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to nonlawyer representation in an appeal of an eviction suit.
  Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
  Committees: Business & Industry | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3956 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader.
  Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4158 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prohibited denial of a stay of proceedings for a contested case for which an interlocutory appeal has been filed.
  Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 45 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional.
  Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
SB 10 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to actions on and liability associated with certain insurance claims.
  Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 24 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader.
  Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
  Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 182 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the availability of certain pre-suit discovery in connection with a claim involving injury to or death of a minor.
  Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 539 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the qualifications for an impartial third party in certain civil disputes.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 635 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the award of court costs and attorney's fees in certain actions challenging an order, ordinance, or similar measure of certain political subdivisions or the failure of an officer of certain political subdivisions to perform certain actions.
  Author: Huffines, Don
  Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 807 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to choice of law and venue for certain construction contracts.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon
  Sponsor: Workman, Paul
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 874 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the mandatory dismissal of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: Hughes, Bryan
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 912 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain powers of an associate judge under the Family Code.
  Author: Huffman, Joan
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 944 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act.
  Author: Hughes, Bryan
  Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 999 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to procedures for taking possession of a child and for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: West, Royce | et. al.
  Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1072 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to confidentiality of reports and related information for a solvency examination of an insurance carrier.
  Author: Hancock, Kelly
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1374 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the expunction of records in residential eviction suits.
  Author: Menéndez, José
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 1441 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the right of certain appellants to supersede a judgment or order on appeal.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1594 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the statutory county courts of Hidalgo County.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Last Action: Filed
SB 1655 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the availability of certain information under the public information law.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1965 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to enforcement of child support obligations.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon
  Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1966 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain procedures for cases and orders relating to the Title IV-D agency.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | State Affairs
  Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SJR 6 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
  Sponsor: Schofield, Mike | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
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