Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Phil Stephenson
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/30/2020

Number of Bills: 59

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (31):
HB 183 Author: Stephenson | Guillen | Clardy | King, Phil
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to establishing a joint interim committee to study the cost-effectiveness and feasibility of implementing a pension revenue enhancement plan for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 191 Author: Stephenson | González, Mary | Stucky | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the disposal of pesticides.

HB 196 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to allowing justice and municipal courts to access the financial responsibility verification program.

HB 201 Author: Stephenson | Raymond
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the composition of the combative sports advisory board.

HB 486 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.

HB 533 Author: Stephenson | Zerwas | Miller | Reynolds
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 587 Author: Stephenson | Middleton | Kacal
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 71 in Wharton County as the Game Warden Justin Hurst Memorial Highway.

HB 681 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of territory of a municipality in a county assistance district.

HB 1829 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 225; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

HB 2060 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 233; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 2733 Author: Stephenson | Raymond | Lang | Flynn
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the scope of practice for chiropractors.

HB 3422 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 231; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 3793 Author: Stephenson | Miller | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes of the total appraised value of a residence homestead and the offsetting of the resulting revenue loss to school districts with state sales and use tax revenue.

HB 3829 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person if the school district adopts, changes the amount of, or rescinds a local option residence homestead exemption.

HB 4344 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal solid waste management services contracts; limiting the amount of a fee.

HB 4371 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to digital currencies.

HB 4375 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the use of anti-theft electronic monitoring as a condition of community supervision or release on bond.

HB 4639 Author: Stephenson | Zerwas | Miller | Reynolds
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 237; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4660 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 239; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4676 Author: Stephenson | Zerwas | Miller | Reynolds
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Management District No. 3; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4680 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Gateway Park Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4728 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 241; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4729 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 242; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4746 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Apr 18 2019 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Boling Municipal Water District.

HB 4747 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Boling Municipal Water District.

HCR 17 Author: Stephenson | Ashby | Stickland
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Supporting prayers, including the use of the word "God," at public gatherings and displays of the Ten Commandments in public educational institutions and other government buildings.

HJR 118 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes all or part of the appraised value of a residence homestead and to use state money to offset the resulting revenue loss to school districts.

HJR 120 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person if the school district adopts, changes the amount of, or rescinds a local option residence homestead exemption.

HR 194 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 7:05PM
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2019, as Wharton County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 651 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2019 9:40AM
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2019, as Jackson County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 676 Author: Stephenson
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 9:46AM
Caption: In memory of Texas Game Warden Justin Philip Hurst of El Campo.

Joint Author (28):
HB 62 Author: Zerwas | Reynolds | Miller | Stephenson | Bailes
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain meetings of a commissioners court during a disaster or emergency.

HB 90 Author: Ortega | Parker | Stephenson | Longoria | Wu
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Relating to residential mortgage loans, including the financing of residential real estate purchases by means of a wrap mortgage loan; providing licensing requirements; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 200 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the power of certain counties to enact park use rules.

HB 203 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county assistance district to impose a sales and use tax.

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 956 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Reynolds | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of county assistance districts.

HB 957 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts.

HB 958 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the release and inclusion of extraterritorial jurisdiction by a municipality involving certain areas.

HB 1120 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Reynolds | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the powers of certain county assistance districts.

HB 1174 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain county assistance districts to provide a grant or loan.

HB 1225 Author: Guillen | Holland | Burrows | Craddick | Stephenson
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the re-creation of the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force.

HB 1814 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to county regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors.

HB 1868 Author: Lozano | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Zwiener | Stephenson
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Rural Water Advisory Council.

HB 2203 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Reynolds | Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to notice of a radioactive substance release.

HB 2305 Author: Morrison | Lozano | Stephenson | Herrero | Murr
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a work group on enhancing the training and credentialing of emergency management personnel.

HB 2334 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Reynolds | Stephenson
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to grants awarded under the grant program to reduce recidivism, arrest, and incarceration of individuals with mental illness.

HB 2430 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Stephenson | Miller
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requirements in a suit for the removal of human remains from a cemetery.

HB 3620 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program.

HB 3720 Author: Neave | Allen | Sherman, Sr. | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to minimum compensation for inmates participating in certain work programs.

HB 3831 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Johnson, Jarvis | Pacheco | White | Stephenson
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision.

HB 4179 Author: Miller | Reynolds | Zerwas | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the cemeteries in certain counties.

HB 4735 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Apr 17 2019 5:13PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of magistrates in Fort Bend County.

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 166 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 7:39PM
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2019, as Fort Bend County Day at the State Capitol.

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