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

Number of Bills: 71

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (55):
HB 1011 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting certain honorably retired peace officers from continuing education requirements.

HB 1121 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the recovery of property from certain vehicles stored at a vehicle storage facility or governmental vehicle storage facility.

HB 1129 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of money in the Texas economic development fund or the Texas Enterprise Fund to finance a facility or establishment at which gambling is to be conducted.

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 1815 Author: Sanford
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the deadline for filing an application for an allocation of the value of certain property for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 2256 Author: Sanford
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to procedures for tax auditing, determining amounts of overpayments, and obtaining reimbursements of overpayments of gas production taxes.

HB 2257 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to direct changes in the appraisal roll for a prior year.

HB 2359 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to authorize tax incentives for the development of property for gambling purposes.

HB 2604 Author: Sanford
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the number of emissions inspections performed by certain vehicle inspection stations.

HB 2608 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying or storage of a handgun by a school marshal.

HB 2799 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to economic development.

HB 2969 Author: Sanford | Krause | Rodriguez | King, Phil | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against a first responder based on mental illness.

HB 2981 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to including fetal development instruction as part of the health curriculum used in public schools in certain grade levels.

HB 3204 Author: Sanford | Swanson
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the form of ballot propositions and certain voter information document requirements for an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes.

HB 3358 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of certain land.

HB 3363 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.

HB 3389 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/08/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to creating a position of nonprofit agency services coordinator for the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 3390 Author: Sanford | Noble | Wray
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to caregivers for certain children, including the identification of caregivers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services and an exception from licensing requirements for certain caretakers.

HB 3414 Author: Sanford | Flynn
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to alternative equal access times of possession under a standard possession order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 3427 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to an increase in the state sales and use tax rate for the purpose of reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes; increasing the rate of a tax.

HB 3431 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on lottery advertisement and promotion in certain low income counties.

HB 3432 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to a requirement that candidates for municipal elective office declare a party affiliation.

HB 3433 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to driver's licenses and personal identification certificates issued to legal permanent residents of the United States and refugees or asylees lawfully admitted into the United States.

HB 3436 Author: Sanford
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Celina Municipal Management District No. 3; providing authority to issue bonds and impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 3451 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the grounds for disciplinary action against the holder of a license issued by the Texas Real Estate Commission.

HB 3466 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to procedures for requiring an independent school district to conduct an efficiency audit.

HB 3585 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain eligibility requirements for a license to carry a handgun.

HB 3589 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to credit toward payment of certain fines, costs, fees, and surcharges imposed on certain offenders before, during, or after a period of confinement for another offense.

HB 3593 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to document and maintain information regarding the granting of certain undergraduate course credit to entering freshman students.

HB 3595 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the modification of an order establishing the conservatorship or possession of or access to a child after a conservator's death.

HB 3597 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the duty of a parent appointed as a conservator of a child to inform the child's other conservator of certain medical emergencies involving the child.

HB 3605 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to appointment of an attorney ad litem or guardian ad litem to represent an unborn child during a judicial bypass proceeding for an abortion for a pregnant minor.

HB 3787 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain property and services.

HB 3866 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit based on the ad valorem taxes paid by a taxable entity on certain inventory.

HB 3868 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of tangible personal property held for sale at retail and a franchise tax credit based on the ad valorem taxes paid on such property.

HB 3869 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of tangible personal property held for sale at retail.

HB 3870 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for ad valorem taxes paid by a taxable entity on certain inventory.

HB 4081 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the allocation of low income housing tax credits.

HB 4086 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the definition of "closing" for purposes of certain private activity bonds.

HB 4102 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of tax revenue by certain municipalities for the payment of certain hotel-related bonds or other obligations.

HB 4115 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to certain suits filed against a governmental unit and an employee of the governmental unit.

HB 4184 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran and the amount of the exemption for the surviving spouses and children of certain disabled veterans.

HB 4186 Author: Sanford | Talarico
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of a committee to recommend a framework to incorporate digital teaching and learning in public schools.

HB 4190 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to remedies for the recovery of debts by certain creditors.

HB 4345 Author: Sanford | Krause | Flynn | Gervin-Hawkins | Rodriguez
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to liability for disclosing certain information regarding sexual misconduct by an employee, volunteer, or independent contractor of a charitable organization.

HB 4357 Author: Sanford | Springer
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a mental health provider to offer services or counseling based on the provider's sincerely held religious beliefs.

HB 4358 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms in residential rental units.

HB 4672 Author: Sanford
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Collin County Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.

HB 4708 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/05/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Lakehaven Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

HCR 38 Author: Sanford
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 02/05/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on February 5, 2019.

HJR 107 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the provision that subjects land designated for agricultural use to an additional tax when the land is diverted to a purpose other than agricultural use or sold.

HJR 131 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a percentage of the assessed value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran.

HR 1514 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 9 2019 11:22AM
Caption: Recognizing May 2019 as International Internal Audit Awareness Month.

HR 1815 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 10:03AM
Caption: Commending the Chief Clerk's Office for its service during the 86th Legislative Session.

HR 2206 Author: Sanford
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:36PM
Caption: In memory of Mary Tarrant Valentine of McKinney.

Joint Author (16):
HB 55 Author: González, Mary | Sanford | VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requiring the reporting of certain information regarding prekindergarten programs provided by or on behalf of school districts.

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 1188 Author: Hefner | Sanford | Springer | Canales
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following a transfer between family members.

HB 1324 Author: Frank | González, Mary | Sanford | Dutton
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

HB 2244 Author: González, Mary | Sanford | Bernal | Meyer
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to speech protections for student media publications in public schools.

HB 2478 Author: Deshotel | Beckley | Raymond | Parker | Sanford
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to driver's licenses, commercial driver's licenses, and other identification certificates; authorizing and increasing fees.

HB 3143 Author: Murphy | Button | Sanford | Noble | Shaheen
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.

HB 3172 Author: Krause | Sanford | Phelan | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Returned to committee: May 9 2019 7:33PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of membership in and support to religious organizations.

HB 3909 Author: Phelan | Metcalf | Sanford | Longoria
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds.

HB 4183 Author: Parker | Zerwas | Miller | Thompson, Senfronia | Sanford
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to addressing adverse childhood experiences and developing a strategic plan to address those experiences.

HB 4517 Author: Parker | Capriglione | Sanford | King, Phil | Larson
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a work group on blockchain matters concerning this state.

HB 4623 Author: Meyer | Middleton | Sanford | Noble | Neave
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against the creation of a fund and the use of state money by a state elected official or a state elected official's staff to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against a state elected official or the state elected official's staff.

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 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 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 1078 Author: Toth | Lambert | Bonnen, Greg | Sanford | Klick
Last Action: 04/12/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2019 9:26AM
Caption: Recognizing April 2019 as Parkinson's Awareness Month and honoring the Davis Phinney Foundation on the occasion of its 2019 Victory Summit in Austin.

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