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

Number of Bills: 43

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (32):
HB 487 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for justices of the peace.

HB 494 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the operation of casino gaming in certain coastal areas of this state by licensed persons to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage and catastrophic flooding assistance in the coastal areas; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; authorizing fees; imposing a tax; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties.

HB 495 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment.

HB 589 Author: Deshotel | Leach | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens; authorizing a fee; changing the eligibility for community supervision.

HB 680 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of and improvements to the quality of the Texas Workforce Commission's subsidized child care program.

HB 832 Author: Deshotel | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the expiration date of a driver's license; increasing a fee.

HB 838 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to an agreement between the Department of Public Safety and a private vendor for the issuance of renewal and duplicate driver's licenses and other identification certificate services; authorizing a fee.

HB 919 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of family violence.

HB 1031 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.

HB 1270 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the operation and movement of motorcycles on certain highways during periods of traffic congestion.

HB 1647 Author: Deshotel | Davis, Sarah
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to Medicaid reimbursement for dental services provided to adults with disabilities.

HB 1689 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to disclosure regarding the existence of a gestational agreement in a suit for the dissolution of a marriage and standing of an intended parent under a gestational agreement to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 1938 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to the expiration date of a commercial driver's license; increasing a fee.

HB 2401 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the requirement that state agency employees complete cybersecurity awareness training.

HB 2478 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to driver's licenses, commercial driver's licenses, and other identification certificates; authorizing and increasing fees.

HB 2866 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to certain investigation and evaluation information regarding certain child-care facilities, homes, and programs.

HB 3024 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to House Administration: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the feasibility of creating and maintaining a coastal barrier system.

HB 3091 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of and prohibiting disclosure of the location or physical layout of a family violence shelter center or victims of trafficking shelter center; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3155 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 3175 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of an applicant for disaster recovery funds.

HB 3207 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the maritime port plans, reports, and programs prepared by the Port Authority Advisory Committee.

HB 3370 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the investigation of a complaint made by a foster child or youth and the results of the investigation.

HB 3721 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to an independent review organization to conduct reviews of certain medical necessity determinations under the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 3850 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the funding of certain ship channel improvements.

HB 3876 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a work group to advise the Texas Workforce Commission regarding the Texas Rising Star Program.

HB 3916 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to a competitive and integrated employment initiative for certain Medicaid recipients.

HB 3941 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to online adult high school diploma programs.

HB 4430 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to electronic correction of voter registration information by a person on the suspense list.

HB 4493 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to supplemental environmental projects authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HJR 36 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino gaming in certain coastal areas of this state by licensed persons to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage and catastrophic flooding assistance in the coastal areas; providing for certification or licensing of persons engaged in occupations related to casino gaming.

HR 29 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 10:21AM
Caption: Recognizing February 11-12, 2019, as Golden Triangle Days at the State Capitol.

HR 630 Author: Deshotel
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2019 10:17AM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. G. Ray Callas of Beaumont on his receipt of the American Medical Association's Medal of Valor.

Joint Author (11):
HB 5 Author: Phelan | Bonnen, Greg | Harless | Morrison | Deshotel
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to debris management and other disaster recovery efforts.

HB 409 Author: White | Deshotel
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to driver's licensing requirements for minors.

HB 416 Author: Guerra | Holland | Deshotel | Button | Lambert
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.

HB 672 Author: Rodriguez | Morrison | Deshotel | Stucky
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the sale of ale and beer by certain brewers and manufacturers to ultimate consumers for consumption off the brewers' or manufacturers' premises.

HB 892 Author: Kuempel | Deshotel | Bailes | Dean
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to county regulation of game rooms.

HB 1110 Author: Davis, Sarah | Deshotel | Zerwas
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

HB 1307 Author: Hinojosa | Huberty | Deshotel | Phelan
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a disaster case management system by the Texas Division of Emergency Management.

HB 1426 Author: Guerra | Phelan | Deshotel | Burrows | Allison
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to mobile Internet service access in an area subject to a declared state of disaster.

HB 1483 Author: Frank | Goldman | Deshotel | Miller | Rose
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency.

HB 2725 Author: Calanni | Deshotel | Howard | Metcalf | Harris
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.

HB 2798 Author: Klick | Deshotel
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of certain urban teaching hospitals for the provision of inpatient hospital care under Medicaid.

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