Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Ken King
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/25/2019

Number of Bills: 54

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (44):
HB 293 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to investment training requirements for school district and municipal financial officers.

HB 294 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a petition filed for a place on the ballot for the board of directors of the Muleshoe Area Hospital District.

HB 319 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist fire departments and volunteer fire departments with the purchase of certain equipment and machines.

HB 320 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

HB 376 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to a deer breeding facility affected by chronic wasting disease.

HB 661 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the release of deer by certain deer breeding facilities to low-fenced acreage.

HB 662 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the recovery of overallocated state funds by the Texas Education Agency.

HB 663 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to a revision of the essential knowledge and skills of the public school foundation curriculum and proclamations for the production of instructional materials.

HB 664 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system.

HB 665 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the use of current year property values under the public school finance system.

HB 666 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the criminal offense of operating certain vehicles without a license plate.

HB 667 Author: King, Ken | Flynn
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of sexual assault; enhancing a criminal penalty.

HB 668 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of property and casualty insurance rates in certain areas after a disaster declaration.

HB 669 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to eligibility of certain local exchange companies for support from the universal service fund for the provision of broadband service.

HB 670 Author: King, Ken | Kacal | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for ovarian cancer testing and screening.

HB 671 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to secondary-level assessment of public school students.

HB 673 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the criminal offense of operating certain vehicles without a license plate.

HB 806 Author: King, Ken | Springer
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for justices of the peace.

HB 953 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to certain contributions by an open-enrollment charter school to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1630 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the funding of dual credit courses provided by public institutions of higher education.

HB 1664 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement of certain administrators of certain educational entities to report certain educator misconduct to the State Board for Educator Certification.

HB 1971 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to imposing an additional fee for the registration of electric and hybrid vehicles.

HB 2126 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to height limitations for certain vehicles transporting seed cotton or cotton.

HB 2128 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to a surcharge on certain telecommunications services.

HB 2606 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to complaints about rates charged by certain pipeline operators.

HB 2607 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to checkpoints established by the Department of Public Safety at roadways entering this state from New Mexico or Oklahoma.

HB 2609 Author: King, Ken | González, Mary | Bernal
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to permissible teachers assigned to a bilingual education program and the permissible uses of the bilingual education allotment provided under the foundation school program.

HB 3070 Author: King, Ken | Springer | Cyrier | Murr | Kacal
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to grants for emergency assistance under the rural volunteer fire department assistance program.

HB 3071 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain information related to an abortion facility.

HB 3073 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to House Administration: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to a joint interim study regarding the spreading of risk and costs related to certain natural disasters across the state by property and casualty insurance companies.

HB 3074 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the coverage of damage from tornadoes and wildfires by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 3076 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Tornado and Wildfire Insurance Association; authorizing fees.

HB 3077 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to certain obligations of franchised dealers in connection with certain warranties for a new motor vehicle.

HB 3110 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the termination of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program for retirees.

HB 3222 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a nonresident brewer and nonresident manufacturer agent permit; authorizing a fee.

HB 3415 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to package store permits.

HB 3450 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to funding for career and technology programs in public schools.

HB 3467 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the acquisition and management of certain real property assets by the School Land Board for the use and benefit of the permanent school fund and the transfer of certain permanent school fund assets from the control of the School Land Board to the State Board of Education.

HB 4062 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain public school teachers, the creation of certain teacher designations, and allotments for certain educators under the Foundation School Program; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

HB 4076 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to benefits administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 4519 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the development of a central filing system by the secretary of state for the filing of financing statements for certain security interests; authorizing fees; providing civil penalties.

HJR 113 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation for public education unless the requirement is met.

HR 214 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 9:43PM
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Sergeant Cameron A. Meddock of Spearman.

HR 215 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 9:05PM
Caption: Congratulating the McLean High School football team on winning the 2018 UIL 1A Six-Man Division 1 state championship.

Joint Author (10):
HB 3 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Zerwas | King, Ken | Allen
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to public school finance and public education.

HB 986 Author: Price | King, Ken | Springer | Frullo | Burrows
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the deployment of advanced metering and meter information networks by certain non-ERCOT utilities.

HB 1079 Author: Price | King, Ken | Smithee | Springer
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the feasibility of certain improvements to Interstate Highway 27.

HB 1135 Author: Price | Smithee | King, Ken | Springer | Krause
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities.

HB 1136 Author: Price | Clardy | Krause | King, Ken | Anchia
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district established by a municipality.

HB 1244 Author: Ashby | Allison | Huberty | VanDeaver | King, Ken
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to including a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students and to eliminating the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument.

HB 1262 Author: Bell, Keith | Nevárez | King, Ken | Paddie | Canales
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the extended registration of certain vehicles not subject to inspection.

HB 1610 Author: Ashby | King, Ken | Gutierrez
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to powdered alcohol.

HB 1931 Author: Kacal | Stucky | Buckley | King, Ken | Ashby
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
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.

HR 347 Author: Price | Smithee | King, Ken | Springer
Last Action: 02/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2019 7:09PM
Caption: Recognizing February 18 and 19, 2019, as Panhandle Days at the State Capitol.

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