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Legislation authored by John Kuempel

Includes legislation with John Kuempel as the primary author for the 81st through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

86th Regular Session
HB 481 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the storage and recovery of water in a portion of the Edwards Aquifer.
HB 532 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Guadalupe County.
HB 815 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to require photo identification to file certain documents with the county clerk.
HB 892 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to county regulation of game rooms.
HB 1087 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exception to the titling requirement for certain vehicles; creating a criminal offense.
HB 1186 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prizes awarded in certain pull-tab bingo games.
HB 1446 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to use of an electric cooperative's easements or property for broadband service.
HB 1633 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition and rate of the county hotel occupancy tax in certain counties; authorizing the imposition of a tax.
HB 1634 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition, rate, and use of revenue derived from certain local hotel occupancy taxes; authorizing the imposition of a tax.
HB 1649 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the amount of and vehicles eligible for the light-duty motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program.
HB 2152 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the delivery of alcoholic beverages from the premises of a mixed beverage permittee.
HB 2370 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to municipal standards for private roads or streets in a subdivision.
HB 2720 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to taxes imposed on vinous liquor.
HB 2726 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the commencement of construction of a project following the issuance of a draft permit for a permit amendment to an air quality permit.
HB 3065 Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to adoption by a stepparent.
HB 3068 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the use of certain license plates on classic motor vehicles and travel trailers, custom vehicles, street rods, and certain exhibition vehicles.
HB 3174 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to covers or barriers on the windows and doors of and other obstructions of the view of certain alcoholic beverage retailers.
HB 3184 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the annexation of an unincorporated enclave by certain general-law municipalities.
HB 3185 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authority of certain general-law municipalities to annex an area without consent.
HB 3208 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to providing a sales and use tax refund or franchise tax credit for businesses that employ persons with disabilities.
HB 3438 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to distance requirements for premises issued a package store permit.
HB 3750 Last Action: Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain municipal ordinances in the municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction.
HB 4233 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the labeling of wine as originating from this state.
HB 4238 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain municipal fees imposed on a landlord of a multiunit complex.
HB 4248 Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to specifications for legal papers filed with a county clerk.
HB 4249 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to fees a municipality may charge certain air conditioning and refrigeration contractors.
HB 4320 Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to restrictions on municipal regulation in certain areas.
HCR 167 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging Congress to pass legislation compensating the survivors and surviving families of the Sutherland Springs mass shooting for damages due to the failure of the U.S. Air Force to report the shooter's conviction to the FBI National Crime Information Center Database.
HR 253 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2019, as Texas Game Warden Day at the State Capitol.
HR 330 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the victims of the Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church shooting.
HR 624 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Department.
HR 661 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 5, 2019, as Ed Tech Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1297 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Audrey Jean Hettinger of Seguin.
HR 2120 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Office of the House Sergeant-at-Arms for its work during the 86th Legislative Session.
85th Regular Session
HB 794 Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the designation of Business State Highway 123-B in Guadalupe County as the Texas Game Warden Teyran "Ty" Patterson Memorial Highway.
HB 874 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a charitable raffle ticket awarded as a bingo prize.
HB 1178 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the punishment for burglary and theft involving controlled substances.
HB 1330 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount.
HB 1555 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of lottery tickets by certain wine and beer retailers.
HB 1610 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by business entities contracting with governmental entities or state agencies.
HB 1698 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of a journeyman industrial electrician.
HB 1704 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the award of court costs and attorney's fees in actions to determine the applicability of certain local government regulations.
HB 2095 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to transfer of a plumber's license number on the retirement or death of the plumber.
HB 2099 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the annexation of an unincorporated enclave by certain general-law municipalities.
HB 2100 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authority of certain general-law municipalities to annex an area without consent.
HB 2186 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the rates of the taxes imposed on the first sale of ale, malt liquor, and beer; reducing a tax rate.
HB 2188 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to taxes imposed on vinous liquor.
HB 2205 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a report of child abuse or neglect made by an employee of a school district or an open-enrollment charter school.
HB 2206 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the full investigation of certain reports of child abuse and neglect made to the Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 2207 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to procedures and fees for the deposit and safekeeping of wills.
HB 2508 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of tow truck companies, tow truck operators, vehicle storage facilities, and vehicle storage facility employees, the regulation of parking facilities and parking facility owners, and the elimination of required state licensing for vehicle booting companies and operators.
HB 2531 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of disorderly conduct.
HB 2534 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain real estate sales, brokerage, and advertising activities, certain functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission, and the authorization of a ground lease with the Texas Facilities Commission to construct or maintain a building.
HB 2956 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the regulation of outdoor advertising by the Texas Department of Transportation; creating an offense.
HB 3003 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain promotional activities by the holders of certain alcoholic beverage permits and licenses.
HB 3005 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to certain promotional activities on the premises of a retailer of alcoholic beverages.
HB 3101 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the sale of alcoholic beverages on certain passenger buses; authorizing a fee.
HB 3125 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to charitable raffles conducted by the charitable foundations of certain professional sports teams.
HB 3306 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage and to the elimination of required state licensing for vehicle booting companies and operators.
HB 3307 Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology.
HB 3308 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to certain vehicle protection products.
HB 3309 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers.
HB 3332 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions.
HB 3374 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the registration and regulation of certain communication access realtime translation providers; imposing a civil penalty; authorizing fees.
HB 3404 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation and sale of certain trailers, including cargo and livestock trailers, and cargo and livestock trailers with living quarters.
HB 3583 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to operators of motor vehicles who use temporary disabled parking placards.
HB 3910 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a political party's county executive committee hold open meetings.
HB 3911 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a trial court's instructions to a jury.
HB 3912 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to automatic recounts of certain elections.
HB 3925 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the regulation of wagering through telephone, the Internet, or other approved electronic means on horse races and greyhound races under the pari-mutuel system of wagering; requiring a license to operate account wagering; requiring a fee.
HB 3926 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of horse racing and greyhound racing and pari-mutuel wagering in connection with that racing.
HB 4007 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of health-related occupations transferred to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
HJR 100 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment on professional sports team charitable foundations conducting charitable raffles.
HR 113 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jan Kennady of New Braunfels.
HR 403 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Texas Lottery.
HR 592 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2017 as Self-Care Awareness Month.
HR 2129 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing November 2017 as Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Awareness Month.
HR 2616 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2065.
84th Regular Session
HB 766 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the restructuring of certain fund accounts of the Texas County and District Retirement System.
HB 824 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages to customers of a package store during certain hours.
HB 1077 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board.
HB 1415 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to establishment or use of cemeteries in certain municipalities.
HB 1471 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the territory and board of the Canyon Regional Water Authority.
HB 1547 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the funding of emergency medical services and trauma care.
HB 1591 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of, and the application of the professional prosecutors law to, the county attorney of Guadalupe County and to abolishing the office of district attorney of the 25th Judicial District.
HB 1609 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the annexation of an unincorporated enclave by certain general-law municipalities.
HB 1610 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authority of certain general-law municipalities to annex an area without consent.
HB 1776 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the interagency task force on electronic benefits transfers.
HB 1830 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms.
HB 1862 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to notice of hospital and emergency medical services liens.
HB 1870 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to restrictions on holders of package store permits.
HB 1918 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Real Estate Commission and the regulation of certain real estate professionals; increasing a fee; authorizing a fee.
HB 1990 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain industrialized housing and industrialized buildings.
HB 2232 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of regional military sustainability commissions for certain military installations.
HB 2303 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.
HB 2426 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the effect on local regulation of state law for fire extinguisher service and installation; authorizing a fee.
HB 2430 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to food and beverage consumption in certain public swimming pools.
HB 2598 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the consideration of steel slag as solid waste by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 2634 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the construction manager-at-risk used by a governmental entity.
HB 2635 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in counties that share a border on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees and issue bonds; creating a criminal offense and providing penalties.
HB 2850 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees.
HB 3019 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the competitive bid process for construction during contracting and delivery of construction projects.
HB 3098 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from towing regulations.
HB 3319 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to procedures and fees for the safekeeping of wills and other fees collected by court clerks in probate matters; authorizing and increasing fees.
HB 3342 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to interstate compacts and cooperative agreements relating to state purchasing.
HB 3770 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses of electioneering near a polling place.
HB 3897 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 3927 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constable technology fund; authorizing a fee.
HB 4050 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain fees paid by political subdivisions in connection with the ordering or performance of an autopsy.
HCR 48 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on February 17, 2015.
HR 490 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Deer Association.
HR 553 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2015 as Self-Care Month.
HR 701 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 31, 2015, as Texas Anesthesiologists Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1939 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing December 9, 2015, as Educational Technology Appreciation Day.
HR 1949 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating John E. Bierschwale on his retirement as deputy city manager of Schertz.
HR 3236 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Ann Stotzer of Seguin.
83rd Regular Session
HB 520 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to certain fees paid in connection with the ordering or performance of an autopsy.
HB 521 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to direct payment by an automobile insurer to emergency medical services providers.
HB 522 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to direct payment by a health insurer to physicians and health care providers.
HB 714 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to an agreement between a county and the Department of Public Safety for the joint operation of certain fixed-site facilities.
HB 1158 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the amendment of restrictive covenants applicable to certain subdivisions.
HB 1448 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the use of money deposited to a justice court technology fund in certain counties.
HB 1449 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of dog and cat dealers; providing penalties and imposing fees.
HB 1503 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of building contractors to certain trade advisory boards of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
HB 1504 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the selection by motor vehicle dealers of materials and vendors for motor vehicle dealership upgrades and improvements.
HB 1505 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of distilled spirits to the holder of an industrial permit.
HB 1817 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing a change in the fee for a hunter education course.
HB 1818 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the disposition of confiscated game, animal parts, and animal products.
HB 1977 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to construction manager-agents and managers-at-risk used by governmental entities.
HB 1997 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of distilled spirits to ultimate consumers by the holder of a distiller's and rectifier's permit.
HB 2092 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of responsibility for regulating deer breeding from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Animal Health Commission.
HB 2293 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the use of certain types of steel slag in road construction by the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 2294 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to an exemption from air conditioning and refrigeration contracting regulation for installation of a thermostat.
HB 2617 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the expansion of the boundaries of the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority.
HB 2910 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages to customers of a package store during certain hours.
HB 2911 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the regulation of real estate inspectors; changing fees.
HB 3313 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to changing the amount of the application fee for a certificate of registration as a private professional guardian.
HB 3314 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to instruction and continuing education requirements for certain court clerks.
HB 3529 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain online poker facilities under federal law.
HB 3863 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of magistrates in Guadalupe County.
HCR 70 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Urging the Texas Department of Transportation to permit the use of electric arc furnace steel slag in road construction projects.
HJR 76 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting persons under the legal drinking age from being employed by or entering a liquor store.
HJR 141 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize online poker gaming regulated under federal law.
HR 241 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the Texas Merchandise Vending Association to the State Capitol.
HR 499 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Ronald Mayhorn of Seguin for his outstanding career as an anesthesiologist.
HR 607 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2013, as South Texas Pregnancy Care Center Day at the State Capitol.
HR 2460 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the House Business Office.
HR 2597 Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
Caption: Requesting the speaker of the house to create a select interim committee to study regulatory oversight of the deer breeding industry.
HR 2723 Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Caption: Directing the House Committee on Culture, Recreation, and Tourism to study regulatory oversight of the deer breeding industry.
82nd Regular Session
HB 787 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to abandoned, wrecked, dismantled, discarded, and inoperable aircraft and vessels.
HB 788 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the establishment and use of a private family cemetery by certain organizations in certain counties.
HB 789 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the duties of and the application of the professional prosecutors law to the county attorneys in Gonzales and Lavaca Counties and to the duties of the district attorney for the 25th Judicial District.
HB 790 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuing issuance of freshwater fishing stamps by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 1146 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; providing penalties.
HB 1748 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the refund of a cash bond to a defendant in a criminal case.
HB 1749 Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to county roads mistakenly established and maintained by an adjoining county.
HB 1952 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverage seller-servers and to seller training programs.
HB 1953 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to notice by sign of an alcoholic beverage permit or license application.
HB 2162 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the power of the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority to issue bonds.
HB 2241 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to amendment of restrictions in certain residential real estate subdivisions.
HB 2409 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the priority of ad valorem tax liens and certain security interests.
HB 2519 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain motor vehicle auctions.
HB 3606 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of development impact fees by certain political subdivisions or governmental entities.
HB 3607 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to construction managers-at-risk used by local governments.
HB 3608 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for contributions to programs for at-risk youth.
HCR 120 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Thomas Peter Whalen of Schertz.
HR 295 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Henry Kuempel of Seguin on his 100th birthday.
HR 564 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the football team of Byron P. Steele II High School in Cibolo on winning the UIL 5A Division II state championship.
HR 963 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the launching of Not Even Past, the interactive website of The University of Texas at Austin Department of History.
HR 2032 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of renowned industrialist and philanthropist Marvin Selig.