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Legislation authored by Cecil Bell, Jr.

Includes legislation with Cecil Bell, Jr. as the primary author for the 83rd through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

86th Regular Session
HB 878 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
HB 879 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions of students who complete the early college education program.
HB 881 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the right of a parent of a deceased person to view the person's body before an autopsy is performed.
HB 882 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duration of a bingo occasion.
HB 963 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the availability of school district trustee information on the Internet and a review of the essential knowledge and skills of certain curricula.
HB 1060 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of a property owner to request that notice of a protest hearing before the appraisal review board be delivered by certified mail or electronic mail.
HB 1090 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the definition of first responder.
HB 1126 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the civil liability of certain businesses in connection with allowing concealed handguns on the business premises.
HB 1157 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.
HB 1234 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the filing of a bond by a private high-speed rail operator with the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 1235 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the issuance by a state agency of a permit required for the construction of a high-speed rail project by a private entity.
HB 1347 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act.
HB 1526 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the treatment of a nursery stock weather protection unit as an implement of husbandry for ad valorem tax purposes.
HB 1593 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the Texas State Guard uniform and insignia fund.
HB 1658 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to seller's disclosure of certain residential real property conditions and related property insurance issues.
HB 1697 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 4 of Montgomery County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2404 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to establishment of the office of first responder training support within the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas and to the provision of critical incident support training services to first responders.
HB 2914 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the necessity of hearings regarding the dissolution or conversion of certain conservation and reclamation districts.
HB 3047 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 167; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 3209 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 35; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 3211 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 34; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 3214 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 3497 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.
HB 3601 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the recognition by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of competency-based education degree plans for members of the Texas military forces.
HB 3745 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund and account.
HB 3849 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of a personal bond or personal bond and pretrial supervision office.
HB 3935 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the certification of constables and deputy constables to enforce commercial motor vehicle safety standards.
HB 4114 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the provision of water and sewer services by a municipality.
HB 4147 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to required mental health awareness training for first responders.
HB 4520 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris-Waller Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4618 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a right-of-way agent obtain a license from the Texas Real Estate Commission; expanding an occupational regulation.
HB 4643 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Wood Trace Water Control and Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4644 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Wood Trace Management District of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4657 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4677 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 161; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4678 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 162; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4679 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 163; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4681 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 164; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.
HB 4682 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 166; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4687 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 174; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4688 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 175; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4710 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 180; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4713 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Magnolia Woods Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4714 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, and governance of the Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds.
HB 4731 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the name and powers of the Harris County Improvement District No. 17; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.
HCR 125 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Designating October as Chiropractic Health Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.
HJR 47 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
HR 541 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2019, as Prairie View A&M University Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1226 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Joe Layton Wall for his lifelong service in the ministry.
HR 2193 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3745.
85th Regular Session
HB 136 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to inclusion of career and technology education in the mission of public education.
HB 139 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the authority of a property owner to request that notice of a protest hearing before the appraisal review board be delivered by certified mail.
HB 150 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of, and the deferral or abatement of ad valorem taxes on, certain residence homesteads.
HB 167 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.
HB 204 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to placing the name of a deceased or ineligible candidate for public office on the ballot.
HB 297 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of January 9 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
HB 395 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the career and technology education allotment and the essential knowledge and skills of the career and technology education and technology applications curriculums.
HB 446 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to refunds of certain bingo licensing and registration fees.
HB 447 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the civil liability of certain businesses in connection with allowing or forbidding handguns on the business premises.
HB 1190 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of the Texas Underground Facility Notification Corporation.
HB 1191 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to secondary-level assessment of public school students and the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.
HB 1224 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to compliance of excavators of underground utilities.
HB 1439 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing road district powers to the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 3 of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds.
HB 1440 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 154; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 1445 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing road district powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds.
HB 1448 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing road district powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 131; providing authority to issue bonds.
HB 1597 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the recovery of stranded oil, gas, or oil and gas from depleting Cenozoic Era reservoirs.
HB 1642 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation against residents of certain health facilities.
HB 1664 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing road powers to the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 1, of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds.
HB 1794 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Work Group on Mental Health Access for First Responders.
HB 2104 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the filing of a bond by a private high-speed rail operator with the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 2338 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act.
HB 2479 Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to permit applications for solid waste facilities in certain counties.
HB 2624 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 157; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2625 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 158; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2681 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Blaketree Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 3059 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions of students who complete the early college education program.
HB 3170 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the protection of the rights of a property owner in an eminent domain proceeding.
HB 3173 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers of the Harris County Improvement District No. 17 and to the creation of the East Lake Houston Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 3758 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the weight accorded in a protest hearing before an appraisal review board of a determination by a certified appraiser of the appraised or market value of property.
HB 3760 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the failure of a property owner to receive notice of a protest hearing from the appraisal review board with which the owner has filed the protest.
HB 3787 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to limiting the applicability of municipal and county regulations affecting real property.
HB 3796 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the transfer of territory between junior college district service areas.
HB 3934 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to training and continuing education requirements for certain long-term care facilities.
HB 4183 Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain water districts.
HB 4185 Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to a petition by a landowner for annexation of the landowner's property by a municipality or release of the property from the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality.
HB 4274 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District's groundwater reduction plan.
HB 4282 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, and governance of the Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District; authorizing assessments.
HB 4319 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 159; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HCR 28 Last Action: Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Caption: Expressing opposition to United Nations Agenda 21.
HCR 29 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Declaring that presidential executive orders cannot interfere with states' rights.
HCR 90 Last Action: Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Caption: Urging Congress to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
HJR 21 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution.
HJR 26 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.
HR 80 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the first responders of Montgomery County who saved the life of Jonathan Arteaga.
HR 206 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 31, 2017, as Waller County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 269 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Student Leadership Magnolia ISD for its efforts to develop future civic leaders.
HR 466 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2017, as Prairie View A&M University Day at the State Capitol.
HR 616 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Young Republicans of Magnolia High Schools on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol.
HR 626 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Matthew Wright for his service as an assistant sergeant-at-arms for the Texas House of Representatives.
HR 2434 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Brandon Bell on his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Cecil Bell.
HR 2435 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jacob Rosen for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Cecil Bell.
HR 2436 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Halen Butler for his service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Cecil Bell.
HR 2437 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Clint Harned for his service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Cecil Bell.
HR 2602 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring A. J. Foyt on his career in motorsports.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 87 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the authority of a property owner to request that notice of a protest hearing before the appraisal review board be delivered by certified mail or electronic mail.
HB 88 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
HB 188 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limiting the applicability of municipal and county regulations affecting real property.
HB 308 Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.
HJR 23 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
HR 129 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Cane Island in Katy on its selection as one of the 50 best master-planned communities in the United States by Where to Retire magazine.
HR 496 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Glen Campbell.
HR 512 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Constable David Hill of Montgomery County on his 50 years in law enforcement.
84th Regular Session
HB 181 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to information printed by school districts on high school diplomas.
HB 389 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the Montgomery County Hospital District.
HB 460 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for taking a blood specimen from certain persons suspected of committing certain intoxication offenses.
HB 479 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the regional emergency medical dispatch resource centers program to the Commission on State Emergency Communications and a pilot project to provide emergency telemedicine medical services in rural areas.
HB 480 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to retaining a reserve investigator by a prosecuting attorney.
HB 623 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the funding, issuing, and litigation of certain marriage licenses.
HB 669 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a public utility agency to provide water and sewer service and enter into contracts.
HB 673 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the amount of certain controlled substances in the body constituting intoxication for purposes of certain intoxication offenses.
HB 778 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to access to pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical care under certain health benefit plans.
HB 1185 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse to sign or issue certain documents.
HB 1208 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to lender notice of default to contractors regarding certain construction loans or financing agreements for the improvement of real property and related procedures for suspending contractors' and subcontractors' performance.
HB 1392 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the recovery of stranded oil, gas, or oil and gas from depleting Cenozoic Era reservoirs.
HB 1408 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at Prairie View A&M University.
HB 1418 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the annexation of certain territory by general law municipalities.
HB 1440 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of Elite Rodeo Association World Championships for funding from the Major Events trust fund.
HB 1473 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse and a physician assistant to sign or issue certain documents.
HB 1719 Last Action: Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of a state military forces member on release from training or duty.
HB 1745 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the funding and issuing of marriage licenses and certifications and the recognition of certain marriages.
HB 1864 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the ability of professional associations to hire certain health care professionals.
HB 1876 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing notification to certain legislators and county judges of certain applications or notices for an electric railway project.
HB 1885 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the scope of practice of and the prescribing and ordering authority of advanced practice registered nurses.
HB 2041 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.
HB 2361 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the service areas of certain junior college districts.
HB 2532 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a study on the effectiveness of regulations governing the design and construction of certain Type I municipal solid waste landfills overlying aquifers.
HB 2535 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to liability for damages incurred in connection with certain excavation activities and an award of attorney's fees in lawsuits to recover the cost of the damages.
HB 2583 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county sheriff.
HB 2994 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the transfer of territory between junior college district service areas.
HB 3280 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property owned by a charitable organization for the purpose of donation to a partially disabled veteran for use as the veteran's residence homestead and for property donated to such a veteran by, or purchased by such a veteran with a donation from, such an organization for that purpose.
HB 3602 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the religious freedom of a conscientious objector to act or fail to act with respect to certain issues of marriage, sexual relations, and gender.
HB 4105 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the issuance, enforcement, and recognition of marriage licenses and declarations of informal marriage.
HB 4125 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 111; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.
HB 4129 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 22; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4132 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 21; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4133 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 23; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4134 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 20; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4139 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 141; providing authority to issue bonds and impose taxes.
HB 4142 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 150; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4153 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery-Grimes Counties Municipal Utility District No. 146; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4154 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Grand Lake Estates Management District and the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 152, and to the boundaries of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 465; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 4157 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of Valley Ranch Medical Center Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 4158 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Waller County Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 4170 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of Valley Ranch Town Center Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 4195 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to qualifications of members of the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 4205 Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to powers and duties of the Porter Special Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain in the defined areas or designated property; providing authority to establish defined areas or designated property, to issue bonds, and to impose taxes for the benefit of defined areas or designated property.
HCR 29 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Declaring that presidential executive orders cannot interfere with states' rights.
HJR 99 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.
HJR 127 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the partially disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead or if the charitable organization donated all or part of the purchase price of the residence homestead to the partially disabled veteran and harmonizing certain related provisions of the Texas Constitution.
HR 272 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 3, 2015, as Waller County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 433 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Student Leadership Magnolia ISD for its efforts to develop future civic leaders.
HR 459 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2015, as Nurse Practitioner Day at the State Capitol.
HR 722 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 2015, as Prairie View A&M University Day at the State Capitol.
HR 770 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charlie Bell on being named president of the Tarleton State University Economics Society.
HR 919 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Waymon T. Webster of Prairie View.
HR 1329 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 6, 2015, as Lone Star College Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1543 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 23, 2015, as Texas Charitable Clinic Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1556 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Officer David Martinez of the Brookshire Police Department for his heroism.
HR 1716 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Prairie View A&M University on winning the 2015 Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship Tournament.
HR 1760 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Fields Store Elementary School in Waller on its selection as a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School.
HR 2266 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Richard Louis Anderson of Burkburnett.
HR 2678 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charlie Bell and Brooke Mosley.
HR 2709 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Elliott Raia for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Cecil Bell Jr.
HR 2732 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Laura Portillo of Smith Elementary on her designation as the 2015 Magnolia ISD Paraprofessional of the Year.
HR 2750 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Chris Canik on his selection as a 2015 Teacher of the Year in the Magnolia Independent School District.
HR 2788 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jennifer Bailey on being named a 2015 Magnolia Independent School District Teacher of the Year.
HR 2929 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Matthew Carlson on his receipt of a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
HR 2930 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Terry Enloe on his appointment as chief of police of the Magnolia Police Department.
83rd Regular Session
HB 487 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to liability of certain persons assisting in man-made or natural disasters.
HB 842 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain opportunities to career and technical students by public school districts under the college credit program.
HB 870 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Prairie View A&M University's eligibility to participate in the research development fund.
HB 891 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the intercollegiate athletics fee at Prairie View A&M University; authorizing an increase in the fee.
HB 1157 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 136; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 1248 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the composition of the 155th Judicial District.
HB 1293 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to regulate the connection of electric service in the unincorporated area of the county.
HB 1338 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.
HB 1384 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county road department to accept donations.
HB 1385 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 139; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 1386 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris-Waller Counties Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 1387 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 17; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 1490 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the amount and disposition of fees collected for municipal solid waste disposal.
HB 1492 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 140; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 1506 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 106; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 1550 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to unemployment compensation chargebacks regarding certain persons who are involuntarily separated from employment.
HB 2180 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to lender notice to contractors regarding a construction loan or financing agreement for the improvement of real property and related procedures for suspending contractors' and subcontractors' performance.
HB 2307 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 18; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2332 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of an operator of an underground facility for damages that result from a failure to comply with a duty to mark underground facilities to prevent damage from excavation or a duty to make certain notifications.
HB 2333 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the collection and disposition of fees for an application of title.
HB 3141 Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities.
HB 3142 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to handguns used to demonstrate proficiency in handgun use for purposes of obtaining a concealed handgun license.
HB 3540 Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to take an examination for a plumber's license.
HB 3709 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to creation of the Health Freedom Act.
HB 3858 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of Waller County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 3859 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of Waller County Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HCR 34 Last Action: Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
Caption: Expressing the legislature's opposition to United Nations Agenda 21.
HCR 71 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to request that the U.S. Postmaster General designate a ZIP code that includes all properties within the city of Prairie View.
HJR 84 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.
HR 5 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 25, 2014, as the 175th anniversary of the creation of the Lone Star Flag in Montgomery County.
HR 377 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the reinterment of Joanna Troutman, "The Betsy Ross of Texas," in 2013.
HR 378 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Student Leadership Magnolia ISD for its efforts to develop future civic leaders.
HR 544 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Prairie View A&M University.
HR 618 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2013, as Waller County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 693 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 4, 2013, as Hempstead Day at the State Capitol.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HR 26 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. George C. Wright on his 10 years as president of Prairie View A&M University.