Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Trent Ashby
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/21/2019

Number of Bills: 84

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (40):
HB 1064 Author: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Martinez | Springer | Lambert
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to designating May 4 as Texas Firefighters Day.

HB 1065 Author: Ashby | Price | Guillen | Oliverson | Clardy
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program.

HB 1066 Author: Ashby | Larson
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/21/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district.

HB 1067 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the omission of a deceased candidate from the ballot in certain elections.

HB 1068 Author: Ashby | Price
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to strategies for railroad relocation and improvement, including a franchise tax credit for certain railroad reconstruction or replacement expenditures.

HB 1242 Author: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Harris | Leman | Wray
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to authorization to enter onto property to survey for a proposed high-speed rail facility.

HB 1243 Author: Ashby | Price
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from mixed beverage gross receipts and sales taxes.

HB 1244 Author: Ashby | Allison | Huberty | VanDeaver | King, Ken
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument administered to public high school students and reporting requirements for that assessment instrument.

HB 1245 Author: Ashby | Bailes | Kacal
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to notice of a property owner's rights relating to the examination or survey of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

HB 1246 Author: Ashby | Bailes | Kacal
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of certain real property in conjunction with the acquisition of real property for a public use through eminent domain procedures.

HB 1247 Author: Ashby | Clardy | Kacal | Bailes | White
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation.

HB 1248 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to a credit or refund for diesel fuel taxes paid on diesel fuel used in this state by auxiliary power units or power take-off equipment.

HB 1409 Author: Ashby | Bailes | Paddie | White | Clardy
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as timber land or restricted-use timber land.

HB 1610 Author: Ashby | King, Ken | Gutierrez | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to powdered alcohol.

HB 1611 Author: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Harris | Leman | Wray
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to regulation in the unincorporated area of a county of high-speed rail activity near schools.

HB 1681 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to peer assistance programs for employees of local law enforcement agencies.

HB 1834 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to invoices and payments under certain state contracts for outside legal services.

HB 1964 Author: Ashby | Larson
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the procedure for action on certain applications for an amendment to a water right.

HB 2270 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the delegation to the Railroad Commission of Texas of purchasing functions regarding the reclamation of certain abandoned mines.

HB 2389 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain requirements to certain nonprofit organizations regarding before-school and after-school programs established by school districts.

HB 2424 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a micro-credential certification program for public school educator continuing education.

HB 3066 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resume certain employment with a school district.

HB 3067 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an oil and gas production tax credit for oil and gas producers that provide produced water for recycling.

HB 3217 Author: Ashby | Huberty
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain eligibility requirements for issuance of a teaching certificate.

HB 3975 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to a supplemental payment for certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HR 116 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 9:44PM
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2019, as Lufkin and Angelina County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 169 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 11:07PM
Caption: Commending the Boys & Girls Clubs of Texas for the outstanding services that they provide to Texas youth and families.

HR 170 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 4:00PM
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Forestry Association on the occasion of its seedling giveaway.

HR 218 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 8:06PM
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2019, as Texas Food & Fuel Association Day at the State Capitol.

HR 219 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 9:41PM
Caption: In memory of Louis Alan Bronaugh of Lufkin.

HR 220 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 9:10PM
Caption: In memory of Julie Evelyn Dowell of Bullard.

HR 221 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 9:08PM
Caption: Congratulating Carson Ray of Groveton High School on winning the cutting competition at the 2018 National High School Rodeo Association Finals.

HR 222 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 9:10PM
Caption: Congratulating the Lufkin All-Stars baseball team on winning the USA championship at the 2018 Junior League Baseball World Series.

HR 247 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 12 2019 9:11PM
Caption: Recognizing CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial Lufkin on its receipt of a HeartCARE Center: National Distinction of Excellence designation from the American College of Cardiology.

HR 315 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2019 3:53PM
Caption: In memory of former San Augustine County sheriff John Matthew Cartwright.

HR 346 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2019 5:52PM
Caption: Congratulating Hallie Hatthorn, founder of Bags of Love, on her receipt of the Commissioner's Award of Excellence from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

HR 564 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 4:36PM
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Smokey Bear Wildfire Prevention campaign.

HR 568 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 4:37PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Woodland Heights Medical Center in Lufkin.

HR 928 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 04/05/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 5 2019 5:48PM
Caption: Expressing support for Bags of Love, a Lufkin-based nonprofit organization, and its mission to make transitions easier for children in the care of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

HR 1865 Author: Ashby
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 4:46PM
Caption: Congratulating Robert A. Floyd on his retirement from Hance Scarborough, LLP.

Joint Author (44):
HB 76 Author: Huberty | Cain | Ashby | González, Mary | Bohac
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to cardiac assessments of high school participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

HB 361 Author: Israel | Zerwas | Wilson | Ashby
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 419 Author: Geren | Darby | Ashby | Burrows
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun.

HB 539 Author: Leman | Springer | Nevárez | Stucky | Ashby
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions and eligibility for certain scholarships of a student who is the valedictorian of the student's high school graduating class.

HB 614 Author: Murphy | Ashby
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural, open-space, or timber land if the land is sold or diverted to a different use.

HB 669 Author: King, Ken | Guillen | Springer | Ashby | King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 05/03/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the use of the universal service fund for the provision of broadband service in underserved rural areas.

HB 685 Author: Clardy | White | Ashby | Lambert
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to immunity from liability of a court clerk and county for the disclosure or release of certain court documents and information contained in the court documents.

HB 686 Author: Clardy | White | Ashby | Lambert
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to making permanent the former temporary increases in records archive fees and records management and preservation fees charged by district and county clerks.

HB 791 Author: Huberty | Springer | Ashby | King, Ken | Guillen
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the definition of volunteer fire department for purposes of certain motor fuel tax exemptions.

HB 851 Author: Huberty | Cain | Murphy | Ashby | Dutton
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the use of individual graduation committees and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.

HB 870 Author: Price | Guillen | Sheffield | Ashby | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to Medicaid telemedicine and telehealth services.

HB 871 Author: Price | Guillen | Sheffield | Ashby | González, Mary
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to use of telemedicine medical service by certain trauma facilities.

HB 884 Author: Raney | Patterson | Ashby | Kacal | Buckley
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Business State Highway 6-R in Brazos County as the Carolyn and John David Crow Memorial Parkway.

HB 1009 Author: Metcalf | Ashby
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions.

HB 1051 Author: VanDeaver | Ashby | Longoria | Zerwas | White
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an adult education program provided under an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school program and reporting requirements regarding certain students.

HB 1063 Author: Price | Sheffield | Rose | Ashby | González, Mary
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to telemedicine medical, telehealth, and home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

HB 1131 Author: Cole | Ashby | Minjarez | Allen | Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state financing program administered by the Texas Public Finance Authority to assist certain school districts with certain expenses; granting authority to issue bonds or other obligations.

HB 1177 Author: Phelan | White | Metcalf | Ashby | Toth
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster.

HB 1231 Author: Flynn | Ashby | Oliverson | King, Phil | Wilson
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder.

HB 1367 Author: Harris | Leman | Ashby | Metcalf | Nevárez
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the disposition of real property intended for high-speed rail projects.

HB 1368 Author: Harris | Leman | Metcalf | Ashby | Nevárez
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to option contracts to acquire real property for high-speed rail projects.

HB 1369 Author: Harris | Metcalf | Leman | Ashby | Nevárez
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the purchase of necessary real property for the construction of a high-speed rail project.

HB 1446 Author: Kuempel | Ashby | Bell, Keith | King, Phil | Price
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to use of an electric cooperative's easements or property for broadband service.

HB 1480 Author: VanDeaver | Ashby | Bernal | Tinderholt | Metcalf
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to assessment of public school students, providing accelerated instruction, appropriately crediting certain student performance, and eliminating requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments.

HB 1519 Author: Phelan | Ashby
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to fees regarding a residential tenant's failure to timely pay rent.

HB 1931 Author: Kacal | Stucky | Buckley | King, Ken | Ashby
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the liability of volunteer certified veterinary assistants, licensed veterinary technicians, or veterinarians who provide medical assistance to an injured animal in certain situations.

HB 2393 Author: Burrows | Springer | Ashby | Shaheen | Guillen
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to permitting a hunter education component as part of a school district's physical education curriculum offered to certain students.

HB 2588 Author: Phelan | Miller | Ashby | Reynolds | Cortez
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the award of grants by the Texas Workforce Commission to facilitate the participation of certain veterans and military personnel in apprenticeship training programs.

HB 2621 Author: Bailes | Allen | Ashby | Hinojosa | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to open-enrollment charter school admission procedures and reporting requirements for certain admission information.

HB 2684 Author: Metcalf | Ashby | Burrows | Phelan | Guillen
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for items sold by a nonprofit organization at a county fair.

HB 2802 Author: Darby | Zerwas | Howard | Ashby | Raymond
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the amounts, availability, and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts; reducing or affecting the amounts of certain statutorily dedicated fees.

HB 2867 Author: Metcalf | Oliverson | Bell, Cecil | Bailes | Ashby
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

HB 3008 Author: Talarico | Ashby
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a civic education project fund for supporting student civic education projects and educator professional development related to those projects.

HB 3009 Author: Talarico | Rose | Ashby | VanDeaver | Morales
Last Action: 05/08/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to civics instruction in public schools.

HB 3161 Author: Bailes | Dean | Clardy | Ashby | Paddie
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of a vehicle transporting equipment used to load timber.

HB 3231 Author: Clardy | Krause | Hefner | Ashby
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, knives, ammunition, or firearm or air gun supplies or accessories by a county or municipality.

HB 3638 Author: Patterson | González, Mary | Ashby | VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities.

HB 3696 Author: Bell, Keith | Ashby | Hefner | Bernal | Bowers
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.

HB 3710 Author: Bell, Keith | Allen | Ashby | Bernal | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to providing school districts electronic tutorials for certain end-of-course assessment instruments required for graduation.

HB 4150 Author: Paddie | Dean | Raymond | Ashby | Clardy
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to safety and inspection requirements for certain utilities that provide electricity.

HCR 17 Author: Stephenson | Ashby | Stickland
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Supporting prayers, including the use of the word "God," at public gatherings and displays of the Ten Commandments in public educational institutions and other government buildings.

HR 141 Author: White | Bailes | Ashby
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 12 2019 9:26PM
Caption: Recognizing March 4, 2019, as 9-1-1 Day at the State Capitol.

HR 285 Author: Bailes | Ashby
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 11:30PM
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2019, as Texas FFA Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1052 Author: King, Ken | Ashby | Kacal
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 11 2019 4:35PM
Caption: Commending author and scholar Andrew Roberts on his achievements.

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