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

Number of Bills: 61

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (36):
HB 1089 Author: Darby | Longoria | Guerra
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax.

HB 1101 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 04/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the name of the Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.

HB 1176 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to technical defects in instruments affecting real property.

HB 1211 Author: Darby | Paul | Phelan | Longoria | Guerra
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of, and the construction of improvements to, real property.

HB 1266 Author: Darby
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to a competitive bidding requirement exemption for certain county sole-source purchases of road construction or maintenance materials.

HB 1471 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a school security volunteer program.

HB 2038 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain offenses relating to disturbing or taking marl, sand, gravel, shell, or mudshell or disturbing oyster beds or fishing waters; increasing the criminal penalty.

HB 2255 Author: Darby | Oliverson | Price | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/21/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to newborn and infant hearing screening results and the provision of information following a screening.

HB 2318 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to facilities of the hospital system of the Reagan Hospital District of Reagan County, Texas.

HB 2346 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to persons entitled to a mechanic's lien on real property.

HB 2364 Author: Darby | Raymond
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain services through statewide technology centers.

HB 2366 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motor fuel quality and motor fuel metering devices.

HB 2415 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program.

HB 2417 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to certain contributions for health benefit plan coverage under the Texas Public School Retired Employees Group Benefits Act.

HB 2569 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to requirements for condominium plats or plans.

HB 2641 Author: Darby | Zerwas
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 05/17/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the release of a reversionary interest in certain real property by the Health and Human Services Commission and conditions related to that release.

HB 2723 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to local government and other political subdivision regulation of certain solid waste facilities.

HB 2736 Author: Darby | White | Bell, Keith
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a governmental unit that has withdrawn from a regional planning commission to join another regional planning commission.

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 2805 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to regulations for taking marl, sand, gravel, shell, or mudshell.

HB 2838 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the experience required for a licensed professional counselor to act as a supervisor.

HB 2907 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to a physician's order or protocol delegating certain radiologic procedures to certain health care providers.

HB 3215 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county auditor to oversee the expenditure of county funds.

HB 3246 Author: Darby | Geren | Larson
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of certain waste arising out of or incidental to the drilling for or production of oil or gas.

HB 3301 Author: Darby | Lambert | Clardy
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to merger agreements among certain hospitals; authorizing fees.

HB 3371 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain battery-charged fences by municipalities and counties.

HB 3822 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem taxes imposed on property for the year in which the property is acquired by a governmental entity.

HB 4262 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liens on aircraft for certain charges.

HCR 186 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3371.

HR 127 Author: Darby
Last Action: 02/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2019 9:26AM
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2019, as Howard County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 721 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 11:15AM
Caption: Congratulating Gil Wilson on his retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation Rail Division.

HR 732 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 5:01PM
Caption: Congratulating Representative John Raney on his receipt of a 50th anniversary Masonic service pin.

HR 826 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 4:53PM
Caption: In memory of Jack Harold Albert of San Angelo.

HR 1404 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 9 2019 3:41PM
Caption: In memory of Charles H. Jackson.

HR 1565 Author: Darby | Craddick
Last Action: 05/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 15 2019 11:58AM
Caption: Honoring the Jumano Indian Nation of Texas.

HR 2197 Author: Darby | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/29/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2019 12:52PM
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of a statue to World War II veteran and former Texas A&M president James Earl Rudder on June 6, 2019, in Brady.

Joint Author (25):
HB 297 Author: Murr | Burrows | Burns | Canales | Darby
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the public school finance system, the elimination of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes, and the creation of a joint interim committee on the elimination of those taxes.

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 490 Author: Shine | Darby | Burns | Stephenson | Raney
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system.

HB 491 Author: Shine | Darby | Stephenson | Raney | Lambert
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of appraisal review boards.

HB 492 Author: Shine | Darby | Murphy | Stephenson | Raney
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

HB 493 Author: Shine | Darby | Stephenson
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster and reimbursement of a taxing unit for refunds the taxing unit pays to taxpayers as a result of the exemption.

HB 705 Author: Geren | Krause | Darby | Shine
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the substitution of a local sales and use tax for maintenance and operations property taxes imposed by certain local governments; authorizing the imposition of a tax.

HB 799 Author: Landgraf | Craddick | Darby | Canales
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to liability for certain damage caused by vehicles exceeding maximum height limitations; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1413 Author: González, Mary | Zerwas | Darby
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the language acquisition of children eight years of age or younger who are deaf or hard of hearing.

HB 1614 Author: Oliverson | Springer | Darby | Rodriguez
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Title Insurance Guaranty Association.

HB 1767 Author: Murphy | King, Phil | Deshotel | Hernandez | Darby
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the consideration of employee compensation and benefits in establishing the rates of gas utilities.

HB 2048 Author: Zerwas | Darby | Krause | Davis, Sarah | Howard
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; eliminating program surcharges; authorizing and increasing criminal fines; increasing a fee.

HB 2143 Author: Turner, John | Wray | Darby | Guillen
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder.

HB 2207 Author: Shine | Cortez | Darby | Martinez Fischer | Lopez
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to reimbursement of federal military treatment facilities under the workers' compensation system.

HB 2210 Author: Bell, Keith | Hinojosa | Darby | Clardy | Springer
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the consideration for public school accountability purposes of certain students who reside in a state hospital and receive educational services provided by a school district.

HB 2845 Author: Canales | Darby | Clardy | Phelan | Burrows
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the removal of wind power facilities.

HB 2918 Author: Shine | Darby
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.

HB 2919 Author: Shine | Darby | Parker
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a demonstration program at the State Office of Risk Management for real-time processing of workers' compensation authorizations of payment for medical services and medical bills.

HB 3226 Author: Geren | Darby
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/17/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the terms of dissolution of an oil or gas pooled unit.

HB 3668 Author: Walle | Darby | Hernandez | Rosenthal | Zerwas
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to grants for disaster response by nonprofit food banks.

HB 3676 Author: Capriglione | Beckley | Patterson | Darby | Parker
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of an injured employee for lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system.

HJR 34 Author: Shine | Darby | Stephenson
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

HJR 35 Author: Shine | Darby | Murphy | Stephenson
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster and to provide for reimbursement of a political subdivision by the state for refunds the political subdivision pays to taxpayers as a result of the exemption.

HR 715 Author: Shine | Frullo | Darby | Price | Springer
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 11:29AM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Belton 4th of July parade.

HR 1145 Author: Buckley | Darby
Last Action: 04/12/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2019 8:41AM
Caption: In memory of former track and football star Johnny "Lam" Jones.

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