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Legislation authored by Valoree Swanson

Includes legislation with Valoree Swanson as the primary author for the 85th through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

86th Regular Session
HB 47 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to prohibited acts regarding abortion for a physician or applicant for a medical license.
HB 59 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.
HB 88 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an election ballot.
HB 96 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of an application for a low income housing tax credit.
HB 112 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to legislative review and approval of certain state agency rules.
HB 121 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.
HB 134 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the form of ballot propositions in an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes.
HB 143 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees.
HB 151 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the assistance of voters; increasing a penalty.
HB 154 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the recording of certain personal information of voters by election officials.
HB 273 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the time for providing a ballot to be voted by mail to a voter.
HB 1105 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the preemption and prosecution of certain offenses involving the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
HB 1106 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the number of school marshals that may be appointed to serve on a public school campus or at a private school.
HB 1107 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the signature required on an application for voter registration or for a ballot to be voted by mail.
HB 1108 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the carrying and possession of a concealed handgun by a school marshal.
HB 1109 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to waiving certain minimum standards for substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 1117 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the preservation of certain election records.
HB 1118 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a requirement that public and private institutions of higher education provide certain cost and employment opportunity data for degree programs.
HB 2446 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain information regarding firefighters, volunteer firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, and fire safety inspectors and the certification and training for fire safety inspectors.
HB 2447 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to prohibited actions regarding health benefit plan coverage for enrollees who refuse to have an abortion.
HB 3722 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district.
HB 3723 Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision.
HB 3724 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the signature required on an application for voter registration or for a ballot to be voted by mail.
HB 3727 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the online publication of information by certain special purpose districts.
HB 3730 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the purchase of online library resources for primary and secondary schools by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
HB 3731 Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money to the General Land Office from the economic stabilization fund for certain disaster recovery and flood mitigation projects.
HB 3734 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the preemption of municipal and county regulatory authority.
HB 3790 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to judicial review of certain regulations that apply to state licensees.
HB 4128 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector and related procedures.
HB 4129 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the omission from the ballot of a withdrawing candidate.
HB 4130 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to use of an electronic device for accepting voters; authorizing a fee.
HB 4131 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting public schools from owning or having a business interest in certain entities and real property associated with those entities.
HB 4160 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates.
HB 4162 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.
HB 4521 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the filing fee for certain candidates.
HB 4523 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to prohibited actions regarding health benefit plan coverage for enrollees who refuse to have an abortion; providing civil penalties.
HB 4526 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to civil liability for performing certain abortions; providing civil penalties.
HB 4527 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to civil liability and criminal penalties for performing certain abortions; providing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses.
HB 4535 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the location of certain temporary branch early voting polling places.
HB 4537 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions.
HB 4538 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration.
HB 4540 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to verification of the citizenship status of certain registered voters.
HB 4545 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a county, city, or independent school district posting election results on an Internet website.
HB 4625 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.
HB 4626 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing for the review of certain county departments of education by the Sunset Advisory Commission.
HCR 126 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Recognizing pornography as a public health hazard.
HJR 88 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules.
HJR 128 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment protecting the right to earn a living free from unnecessary government interference.
HR 781 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Recognizing that pornography is a public health hazard.
HR 784 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Henrietta M. Haessly of Spring.
85th Regular Session
HB 1049 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibited acts regarding abortion for a physician or applicant for a medical license.
HB 1050 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the abolition of ad valorem taxes.
HB 1195 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to inclusion of a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students.
HB 1232 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition, fees, and other charges charged to students by public institutions of higher education.
HB 1316 Last Action: Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
Caption: Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by a recipient of state money.
HB 1425 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a requirement that public and private institutions of higher education provide certain cost and employment opportunity data for degree programs.
HB 1485 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to academic freedom for public school teachers providing science instruction.
HB 1653 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.
HB 1706 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector and related procedures.
HB 1707 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to political party signs for a primary election.
HB 1754 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services.
HB 1772 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.
HB 1773 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision.
HB 1792 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of an application for a low income housing tax credit.
HB 1945 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a firearm silencer.
HB 2003 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the carrying of concealed or holstered handguns in a courthouse by certain court clerks licensed to carry a handgun.
HB 2017 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to legislative review and approval of certain state agency rules.
HB 2348 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certificates of birth resulting in stillbirth, fetal death certificates, and the disposition of fetal remains; imposing administrative penalties.
HB 2349 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the filing of a fetal death certificate after an abortion.
HB 2380 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.
HB 2391 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the order of candidate names on an election ballot.
HB 2808 Last Action: Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Caption: Relating to preventing the commandeering of state resources by the federal government.
HB 2811 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the form of ballot propositions in an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes.
HB 3006 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees.
HB 3007 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to temporary secure storage of weapons at public buildings; authorizing a fee.
HB 3435 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail.
HB 3552 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the foster care payment rate for certain foster parents and the reimbursement of certain expenses for the foster parent; creating a criminal offense.
HB 3553 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to prohibited requests for or disclosures of information regarding certain child-care facility license holders' ownership, possession, use, or storage of a firearm or other weapon; creating a criminal offense.
HB 3555 Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to an innovation grant program for community faith-based programs that collaborate with the Department of Family and Protective Services to improve foster care.
HB 3558 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to an innovation grant program for community faith-based programs that collaborate with the Department of Family and Protective Services to improve foster care.
HB 3559 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to reimbursement of foster parents and certain former foster children for expenses related to obtaining or renewing a driver's license and obtaining insurance.
HB 3562 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to authorizing the foster parent of a foster child to take certain actions to protect the child from violence and kidnapping.
HB 3643 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the assistance of voters; increasing a penalty.
HB 3662 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of a voter; creating an offense.
HB 3666 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the recording of certain personal information of voters by election officials.
HB 3667 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the maintenance of the statewide voter registration list.
HB 3678 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the registration and inspection periods for motor vehicles.
HB 3686 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of a voter at a polling place; creating an offense; increasing a criminal penalty.
HB 3688 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the use of certain public buildings as polling place locations.
HB 4203 Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to rights to certain benefits accrued in the Texas County and District Retirement System.
HB 4206 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to elimination of the requirement that a school district establish a local school health advisory council.
HB 4207 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the exemption from the sales and use tax on the sale of certain newspapers.
HB 4208 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to designating English as the official language of this state.
HB 4215 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to distracted driving collisions; creating an offense.
HB 4253 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to training requirements for foster parents.
HB 4255 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to training requirements for foster parents.
HB 4265 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the early voting period.
HJR 71 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.
HJR 84 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules.
HJR 122 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to life of unborn children and prohibiting abortion to the extent authorized under federal constitutional law.
HR 1939 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Klein Oak High School color guard on winning its division title at the 2017 Winter Guard International World Championships.
HR 1974 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Lewis Black of Spring.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 86 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibited acts for a physician or applicant for a medical license.
HB 91 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the abolition of ad valorem taxes and a study of alternative methods of taxation to replace revenue lost to political subdivisions as a result of the abolition of ad valorem taxes.
HB 95 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.
HB 96 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail.
HB 123 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.
HB 138 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to partial-birth abortions and dismemberment abortions; increasing a criminal penalty.
HB 312 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibited acts for a physician or applicant for a medical license.
HB 336 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees.
HJR 24 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.