Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Jeff Leach
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/13/2019

Number of Bills: 162

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (116):
HB 16 Author: Leach | Bonnen, Greg | Klick | Oliverson | Morrison
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of the rights of a living unborn child after an abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 540 Author: Leach | Button | Ramos | Canales
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/01/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the designation of U.S. Highway 75 in Richardson as the Officer David Sherrard Memorial Highway.

HB 716 Author: Leach | Shaheen | Sanford | Noble
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a severely disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a severely disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran.

HB 819 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the issuance of China Service Medal specialty license plates.

HB 821 Author: Leach
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill.

HB 1340 Author: Leach
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth.

HB 1341 Author: Leach
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a district clerk to post official and legal notices by electronic display.

HB 1342 Author: Leach | Allen | Toth | Johnson, Jarvis | Rose
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a person's eligibility for an occupational license; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 1343 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of improper contact with a victim and to protective orders for victims of certain offenses; enhancing a criminal penalty.

HB 1619 Author: Leach | Fierro
Last Action: 05/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to court reporters and shorthand reporting firms; imposing a fee; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1692 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to allowing safety recall information to be included in a vehicle inspection report.

HB 1999 Author: Leach | Cyrier | Lucio III
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain construction liability claims concerning public buildings and public works.

HB 2001 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/08/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to leave for state employees who are volunteers of certain disaster relief organizations.

HB 2002 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to financial reporting by a school district regarding the costs associated with administering certain assessment instruments.

HB 2003 Author: Leach | Raymond
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the review and approval of contingent fee contracts for certain public agencies.

HB 2004 Author: Leach | Guillen
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 05/21/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the dismissal of certain actions relating to Medicaid fraud.

HB 2005 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to providing accelerated instruction and eliminating certain requirements for public school grade-level promotion that are based on satisfactory performance on state assessment instruments.

HB 2006 Author: Leach | Murr
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to locations, terms, sessions, and procedures for conducting court proceedings.

HB 2007 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of traffic regulations on a public road that is owned, operated, and maintained by a special district.

HB 2120 Author: Leach | Thompson, Senfronia | Holland | Moody | Toth
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government; imposing a fee; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2384 Author: Leach | Hunter | Flynn | Clardy
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to judicial compensation and assignment, the contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and administration of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan One and Plan Two, and the compensation and retirement benefits of certain prosecutors and other members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2385 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to a dog's restraint and shelter.

HB 2526 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to criteria for admission of certain students into public schools.

HB 2527 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a requirement that certain water districts make audio and video recordings of open meetings available on the Internet.

HB 2528 Author: Leach | Lozano
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of parental rights.

HB 2529 Author: Leach | Lambert
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the governance of public housing authorities.

HB 2534 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition on lobbying by certain elected officers.

HB 2583 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the calculation of costs in interagency contracts between certain state agencies and the State Office of Administrative Hearings.

HB 2585 Author: Leach | Martinez | Lozano | Clardy
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to civil works projects and other construction projects of governmental entities.

HB 2586 Author: Leach | Klick | Israel | Moody | Burrows
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to political contributions and political expenditures made to or by political committees or other persons.

HB 2730 Author: Leach | Price | Moody | Burrows | Meyer
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to civil actions involving the exercise of certain constitutional rights.

HB 2756 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the protection of parental rights.

HB 2757 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the rule of decision in a court of this state.

HB 2899 Author: Leach | Cyrier | Deshotel | Gervin-Hawkins
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to civil liability and responsibility for defects in the plans, specifications, or other documents for the construction or repair of roads, highways, and related improvements.

HB 2901 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to civil liability and responsibility for the consequences of defects in the plans, specifications, or related documents for the construction or repair of an improvement to real property.

HB 2927 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to hospital liens and civil rights, duties, and remedies related thereto.

HB 2929 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to hospital liens.

HB 3170 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an interim registry for certain persons who have been accused of employee misconduct who are employed by a facility that provides care to individuals with an intellectual disability.

HB 3336 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of, and practices and procedures in civil cases before, justice courts, county courts, statutory county courts, and district courts.

HB 3976 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to civil enforcement of an order of restitution for a criminal offense.

HB 3977 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3979 Author: Leach | Bonnen, Greg | Flynn | Button
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses involving the trafficking of persons.

HB 3981 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to civil suits brought by local governments for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 3982 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offenses of providing material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization and engaging in terrorist activities.

HB 3983 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to service retirement benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas to commissioned peace officers employed by the attorney general.

HB 3984 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for scalp cooling for cancer patients.

HB 3985 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain historical claims data and other information to school districts and other participating entities in the Texas school employees uniform group health coverage program.

HB 3987 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a study of TRS-ActiveCare administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3989 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for the provision of health coverage for school district employees in certain school districts.

HB 3990 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to an exemption from cemetery location restrictions for a funeral establishment licensed in this state.

HB 4015 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to liability for the collection of late fees by a landowner or landlord.

HB 4113 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in certain capital felony cases.

HB 4149 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the business court and the Court of Business Appeals to hear certain cases; authorizing fees.

HB 4170 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 85th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.

HB 4171 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of The Securities Act, including conforming amendments.

HB 4172 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments.

HB 4173 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments.

HB 4174 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of the event reimbursement programs, including the Pan American Games trust fund, Olympic Games trust fund, Major Events reimbursement program fund, Motor Sports Racing trust fund, and Events trust fund; including conforming amendments.

HB 4664 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of magistrates in Collin County.

HCR 39 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 02/05/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Inviting the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Texas to address a joint session of the legislature on February 6, 2019.

HJR 38 Author: Leach | Metcalf | Burrows | Cain
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax.

HJR 44 Author: Leach | Shaheen | Noble
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Left pending in committee
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 based on the disability rating of the veteran and harmonizing certain related provision of the constitution.

HR 114 Author: Leach | Button
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 12 2019 9:27PM
Caption: In memory of Officer David Charles Sherrard of the Richardson Police Department.

HR 126 Author: Leach | Sanford | Shaheen | Holland | Noble
Last Action: 01/31/2019 H Reported enrolled: Jan 31 2019 10:20AM
Caption: In memory of Mazzie Burgess Moses of Plano.

HR 395 Author: Leach | Shaheen | Noble | Patterson
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Filed
Caption: Recognizing February 27 and 28, 2019, as Plano Legislative Days at the State Capitol.

HR 569 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 4:39PM
Caption: Commending Missy Bender for her service on the Plano ISD Board of Trustees.

HR 570 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 6:17PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Yoram Solomon on his retirement as vice president of the Plano ISD Board of Trustees.

HR 571 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 6:18PM
Caption: Congratulating Angela Miner on her retirement from the Plano City Council.

HR 572 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 6:20PM
Caption: Commending Mabel Simpson for her service on the Richardson City Council.

HR 573 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 6:21PM
Caption: Commending Scott Dunn for his service on the Richardson City Council.

HR 575 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 6:09PM
Caption: Congratulating Kyler Murray on winning the 2018 Heisman Trophy.

HR 576 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 6:08PM
Caption: In memory of Cynthia Kaye "Cindy" Salyer of Victoria.

HR 577 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 6:06PM
Caption: In memory of Cary Willadsen of Mount Pleasant.

HR 578 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Congratulating the Plano Chamber of Commerce for being named a 2018 Chamber of the Year by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

HR 579 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 5:43PM
Caption: In memory of Baylor University professor Robert G. Packard.

HR 580 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 5:44PM
Caption: Congratulating Texas native Rex Burkhead on becoming a Super Bowl champion as a member of the New England Patriots.

HR 581 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 5:46PM
Caption: Congratulating Texas native Joseph Noteboom on competing in Super Bowl LIII as a member of the Los Angeles Rams.

HR 768 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 5:58PM
Caption: Commending Marta Gómez Frey for her service on the Richardson City Council.

HR 774 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 4:51PM
Caption: Congratulating WFAA anchor John McCaa on his retirement.

HR 783 Author: Leach
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 5:38PM
Caption: Commending Robin L. Sedlacek for her service on the Allen City Council.

HR 802 Author: Leach | Sanford | Shaheen | Holland | Noble
Last Action: 03/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2019 10:59AM
Caption: Recognizing March 26 and 27, 2019, as Collin County Days at the State Capitol.

HR 906 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/05/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 5 2019 6:09PM
Caption: Honoring Adrian Rodriguez for his service on the Collin College Board of Trustees.

HR 907 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/05/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 5 2019 6:09PM
Caption: Commending Steve Matthews for his service on the Collin College Board of Trustees.

HR 916 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/05/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 5 2019 5:44PM
Caption: Honoring Mac Hendricks for his service on the Collin College Board of Trustees.

HR 1082 Author: Leach
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 18 2019 9:56AM
Caption: Congratulating Carole Greisdorf on receiving the 2019 Distinguished Leadership Award from Leadership Plano.

HR 1203 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 16 2019 10:57AM
Caption: Recognizing September 2019 as Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month.

HR 1333 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2019 10:21AM
Caption: Congratulating Michelle Johnson on her receipt of the 2018 Plano ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year Award.

HR 1334 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2019 11:05AM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Keishon Ireland of Mitchell Elementary School on his receipt of the 2018 Plano ISD Elementary Teacher of the Year Award.

HR 1335 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2019 11:06AM
Caption: Congratulating Gabriela Arzola on her receipt of a 2018 Plano ISD Excellence in Elementary Teaching Award.

HR 1336 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2019 11:54AM
Caption: Congratulating Bernard Aikens on his receipt of a 2018 Plano ISD Excellence in Secondary Teaching Award.

HR 1339 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2019 12:33PM
Caption: Congratulating Ashley Dantzler on her receipt of a 2018 Plano ISD Excellence in Elementary Teaching Award.

HR 1343 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2019 12:11PM
Caption: Congratulating Cheryl Lombardo on her receipt of a 2018 Plano ISD Excellence in Elementary Teaching Award.

HR 1344 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2019 4:32PM
Caption: Congratulating LaTunya "Shanae" Austin on her receipt of a 2018 Plano ISD Excellence in Secondary Teaching Award.

HR 1347 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2019 4:32PM
Caption: Congratulating Ben Dixon on his receipt of a 2018 Plano ISD Excellence in Secondary Teaching Award.

HR 1348 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2019 4:32PM
Caption: Congratulating Harold White on his receipt of a 2018 Plano ISD Excellence in Elementary Teaching Award.

HR 1350 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 7 2019 4:34PM
Caption: Congratulating Travis Smith of Williams High School on his receipt of a 2018 Plano ISD Excellence in Secondary Teaching Award.

HR 1362 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2019 9:02AM
Caption: Congratulating Renee Nelson on her selection as the Allen ISD 2017-2018 Elementary Teacher of the Year.

HR 1364 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2019 9:08AM
Caption: Congratulating Tasha Mills on her selection as the Allen Independent School District 2017-2018 Secondary Teacher of the Year.

HR 1399 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 9 2019 11:26AM
Caption: Congratulating the Allen High School boys' wrestling team on winning the 6A title at the 2019 UIL Wrestling State Tournament.

HR 1453 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 13 2019 4:27PM
Caption: Commemorating the grand reopening of the Sam Johnson Recreation Center for Adults 50+ in Plano.

HR 1455 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 13 2019 4:26PM
Caption: Commemorating the inclusion of the Texas Pool in Plano in the National Register of Historic Places.

HR 1534 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 17 2019 7:47PM
Caption: Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Wellness Center for Older Adults in Plano.

HR 1568 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/20/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 20 2019 4:38PM
Caption: Congratulating Peter H. Vargas on his retirement as Allen city manager.

HR 1643 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 4:02PM
Caption: Commending PJ Putnam of Dallas for providing aid to the victim of a major highway accident.

HR 1821 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 3:09PM
Caption: Congratulating Daniel Cox on being named the 2019 Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1822 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 3:08PM
Caption: Congratulating Kulsum Mzee on her selection as the 2019 Plano ISD Elementary Teacher of the Year.

HR 1823 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 3:07PM
Caption: Congratulating Cynthia Buggs of Barron Elementary School on receiving a 2019 Elementary Excellence in Teaching award from Plano ISD.

HR 1824 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 3:05PM
Caption: Congratulating James Fossier on receiving a 2019 Plano ISD Elementary Excellence in Teaching Award.

HR 1825 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 3:04PM
Caption: Congratulating Sarah Mighell of Centennial Elementary School on being named the 2019 Elementary Teacher of the Year in the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1826 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 3:03PM
Caption: Congratulating LaGwenna Redwine on her receipt of a 2019 Elementary Excellence in Teaching Award from the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1827 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 4:20PM
Caption: Congratulating Kevin May on receiving a 2019 Plano ISD Secondary Excellence in Teaching Award.

HR 1828 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 4:23PM
Caption: Congratulating Dena McCutcheon of Murphy Middle School on receiving a 2019 Secondary Excellence in Teaching award from Plano ISD.

HR 1829 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 4:25PM
Caption: Congratulating Andreina Russell of Schimelpfenig Middle School on her receipt of a 2019 Secondary Excellence in Teaching award from the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1830 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 4:34PM
Caption: Congratulating Laura Spear on her receipt of a 2019 Secondary Excellence in Teaching award from the Plano Independent School District.

HR 2187 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 10:15AM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2342.

HR 2188 Author: Leach
Last Action: 05/26/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2019 10:05PM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 891.

Joint Author (46):
HB 48 Author: González, Mary | Leach | Romero, Jr. | Metcalf
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.

HB 309 Author: Moody | Meyer | Collier | Leach | Beckley
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of indecent assault, to judicial protection for victims of that offense, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to that offense.

HB 428 Author: Shaheen | Leach | Meyer | Gervin-Hawkins | Neave
Last Action: 04/02/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 440 Author: Murphy | Leach | Longoria | Toth | Flynn
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions.

HB 444 Author: Meyer | Anchia | Johnson, Eric | González, Mary | Leach
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants.

HB 569 Author: Capriglione | Leach | Shaheen
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill.

HB 589 Author: Deshotel | Leach | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens; authorizing a fee; changing the eligibility for community supervision.

HB 790 Author: Davis, Sarah | Farrar | Leach
Last Action: 04/26/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases.

HB 810 Author: Israel | Stucky | Leach | Buckley | Shaheen
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to civil liability for removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle.

HB 996 Author: Collier | Thompson, Senfronia | Longoria | Capriglione | Leach
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the collection of consumer debt by debt buyers.

HB 1113 Author: Davis, Sarah | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Leach | Coleman
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to state contract limitations and programs for sex trafficking prevention and victim treatment.

HB 1139 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Leach | Moody | White | Walle
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/24/2019 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.

HB 1288 Author: Sanford | Leach | Noble | Holland
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the carrying and possession of a handgun by a public junior college school marshal.

HB 1521 Author: Burrows | Moody | Leach | Longoria | Meyer
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers' compensation actions.

HB 1734 Author: Holland | Leach | Gervin-Hawkins | Martinez | Longoria
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to litigation involving certain defects in school district facilities and enforcement of certain duties following that litigation; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 1737 Author: Holland | Leach | Cyrier
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to statutes of limitation and repose for certain claims involving the construction or repair of an improvement to real property or equipment attached to real property.

HB 1739 Author: Geren | Davis, Yvonne | Shine | Leach | Kuempel
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.

HB 1910 Author: Dean | Krause | Leach | Dutton | Oliverson
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to consideration of a child's gender identity or expression in suits affecting the parent-child relationship and other proceedings involving children.

HB 2195 Author: Meyer | Rosenthal | Calanni | Leach | Burrows
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an active shooter emergency policy for school districts and required active shooter training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 2251 Author: Capriglione | Rose | Leach | Sheffield | Zerwas
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain deceptive advertising of legal services; imposing civil penalties.

HB 2298 Author: Parker | Button | Shaheen | Leach | Meyer
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to designating January 28 as Sexual Assault Survivors Day.

HB 2539 Author: Krause | Meyer | Leach | Howard | Parker
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to improving the provision of Medicaid benefits to certain children, including children receiving benefits under the STAR Kids managed care program.

HB 2637 Author: Calanni | Leach | Johnson, Julie | Moody | Smith
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to supreme court orders for conducting court proceedings during a disaster.

HB 2638 Author: Calanni | Leach | Johnson, Julie | Moody | Smith
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to locations for conducting certain court proceedings.

HB 2646 Author: Gutierrez | Lopez | Cortez | Bernal | Leach
Last Action: 05/08/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a land bank program by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation.

HB 2737 Author: Wu | Dutton | White | Leach | Frank
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to judicial guidance related to child protective services cases and juvenile cases.

HB 2738 Author: Meyer | Leach
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting the misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating criminal offenses.

HB 2739 Author: Meyer | Leach
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the reporting of private school educator misconduct.

HB 2740 Author: Meyer | Leach
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to providing certain public and private school administrators with information regarding certain child abuse and neglect investigations and allegations.

HB 2786 Author: Button | Perez | Burrows | Hinojosa | Leach
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to employee turnover reporting during a day-care center's, group day-care home's, or registered family home's license or registration renewal.

HB 2826 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Leach | Goldman | Gervin-Hawkins | Longoria
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by certain governmental entities.

HB 2832 Author: Phelan | Button | Meyer | Leach | Howard
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the referral of certain pregnant women to a nurse-family partnership program.

HB 2906 Author: Parker | Meyer | Leach | Shaheen | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons.

HB 3136 Author: Cain | Krause | Leach | Flynn
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to carrying a weapon on the premises of a government court or offices utilized by the court.

HB 3685 Author: Oliverson | Coleman | Sheffield | Leach | Meyer
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to pharmacy benefits provided through the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 3748 Author: Krause | Parker | Leach | Davis, Sarah | Meyer
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the coordination of private health benefits with Medicaid benefits.

HB 4151 Author: Middleton | Leach | Phelan
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to a period of prayer in public schools and at school-sponsored athletic events.

HB 4348 Author: Phelan | Button | Meyer | Leach | Howard
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain minors to consent to Texas Home Visiting Program services.

HB 4400 Author: Johnson, Julie | Kuempel | Clardy | Thompson, Senfronia | Leach
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to create additional housing for certain individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability through a Medicaid waiver program.

HB 4613 Author: Shaheen | Leach | Burns | González, Mary | Bernal
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the waiving academic assessment and testing for children in special education services.

HCR 92 Author: Miller | Leach | Meyer | White | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Urging the Texas Judicial Council to require all court professionals to be trauma-informed and trained in recognizing, evaluating, and understanding the evidence and impacts of domestic violence and child abuse.

HR 70 Author: Anchia | Davis, Yvonne | Leach | Turner, John | Meyer
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 11 2019 6:38PM
Caption: In memory of Herbert David Kelleher, cofounder of Southwest Airlines.

HR 165 Author: Shaheen | Leach | Noble | Sanford | Holland
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 11:05PM
Caption: Commending the Honorable John Payton for his 28 years of service as Collin County justice of the peace.

HR 597 Author: Shaheen | Leach | Noble
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 2:03PM
Caption: Congratulating Plano city manager Bruce D. Glasscock on his retirement.

HR 606 Author: Button | Leach | Ramos
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2019 11:23AM
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2019, as Richardson/Telecom Corridor Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

HR 815 Author: Shaheen | Noble | Leach
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 6:30PM
Caption: Congratulating Celeste Isabella Lay of Plano on being crowned Miss Junior Teen Texas United States 2018-2019.

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