Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Steve Toth
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/20/2019

Number of Bills: 91

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (64):
HB 792 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of land in the William Goodrich Jones State Forest.

HB 1042 Author: Toth
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to requiring law enforcement agencies to establish a campus active shooter response plan.

HB 1437 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Montgomery County and the duties of the district attorney for the 9th Judicial District in Montgomery County and the 410th Judicial District.

HB 1495 Author: Toth
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/19/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 19 2019 9:10PM
Caption: Relating to authorization for the creation of a county ethics commission in certain counties and to authorizing counties to adopt a code of ethics for their commissioners courts.

HB 1740 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the salary of superintendents of school districts.

HB 2182 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of real property that includes improvements used for the noncommercial production of food for personal consumption.

HB 2314 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.

HB 2317 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the requirements for meetings of certain special districts.

HB 2323 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to registration of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.

HB 2341 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2518 Author: Toth | Moody | Canales | Miller | Dutton
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the possession of two ounces or less of marihuana.

HB 2571 Author: Toth | Metcalf
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/20/2019 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 45 in Montgomery County as the George P. Mitchell Memorial Highway.

HB 2605 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on certain state agency actions relating to high-speed rail projects.

HB 2858 Author: Toth | Romero, Jr.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to adoption of a uniform swimming pool and spa code for use in municipalities in this state.

HB 2965 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to changing the elements of an offense for certain open meetings requirements for a member of a governmental body.

HB 3098 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.

HB 3101 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to a severance payment to a superintendent of a school district.

HB 3102 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to requiring an independent school district to post a superintendent's annual compensation on its Internet website.

HB 3145 Author: Toth
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/19/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 19 2019 10:34PM
Caption: Relating to the right of a parent appointed as a conservator of a child to attend school activities.

HB 3290 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the adoption of special threat response policies by school districts and special threat response policies and protocols by law enforcement agencies with jurisdiction in school districts and of standard terminology for special threat response by the Texas Education Agency.

HB 3417 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain municipal ordinances in the municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

HB 3454 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to municipal release of extraterritorial jurisdiction and disannexation involving certain areas.

HB 3455 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to municipal disannexation involving certain real estate subdivisions.

HB 3516 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to preservation, maintenance, and restoration of the Alamo Cenotaph; granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 3517 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the preservation, maintenance, and restoration of the Alamo complex and surrounding area by the Texas Historical Commission and the Alamo oversight committee.

HB 3665 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections for noncommercial vehicles and the imposition of replacement fees.

HB 3667 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates.

HB 3697 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to changing the elements of an offense for certain open meetings requirements for a member of a governmental body.

HB 3797 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the annexation of territory by a junior college district.

HB 3835 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the annexation of territory by a junior college district.

HB 3856 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the costs of conducting a traffic study on the effects of a development project proposed to be located in the county.

HB 3947 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain special purpose districts to use hotel occupancy tax revenue.

HB 3948 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments or memorials located on public property.

HB 3952 Author: Toth
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to creating a program to designate historic sites in this state.

HB 4000 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the Legislative Budget Board on the impact of federal educational mandates on school districts.

HB 4009 Author: Toth | Wu | Thompson, Ed | Canales
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees.

HB 4041 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the enforcement of certain federal laws; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4144 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of a constable or deputy constable as a weight enforcement officer in certain counties.

HB 4168 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of authorized emergency vehicles.

HB 4196 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle.

HB 4349 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the duties of a constable and deputy constable; authorizing certification.

HB 4365 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study on the impact of psychotropic medications.

HB 4377 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain special purpose districts to use hotel occupancy tax revenue.

HB 4494 Author: Toth
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 4549 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the clearance of a ditch for the purpose of flood prevention by certain counties.

HB 4579 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the introduction of the appropriations bill.

HB 4585 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to legislative review of certain state agency rules.

HB 4592 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the salary of certain administrative public education employees.

HB 4619 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the definition of a nonborder colonia.

HB 4620 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to civil penalties the attorney general may seek to recover under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.

HB 4627 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the salary of superintendents of school districts.

HJR 85 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring legislative approval of the historical narrative for certain exhibits featured at the Alamo or a museum owned or operated by the state.

HJR 86 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit governmental entities from spending public money on legislative lobbying.

HJR 102 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the appraisal of certain real property for ad valorem tax purposes based on its purchase price, exempting all tangible personal property in this state from ad valorem taxation, and authorizing the legislature to permit legislators to appoint members of the board of equalization for an appraisal entity.

HJR 149 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules.

HJR 152 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature.

HR 830 Author: Toth | Bell, Cecil | Metcalf
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2019 2:48PM
Caption: In memory of Montgomery County Attorney J D Lambright.

HR 851 Author: Toth
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 5:33PM
Caption: Recognizing April 25, 2019, as Texas Charitable Clinic Day at the State Capitol.

HR 915 Author: Toth
Last Action: 04/05/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 5 2019 6:33PM
Caption: Congratulating Nicole Mericle on her success in obstacle course racing.

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.

HR 1288 Author: Toth
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 6 2019 2:43PM
Caption: Honoring Samuel Askins for his service to his fellow veterans at Camp Hope in Houston.

HR 1386 Author: Toth
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2019 12:06PM
Caption: Congratulating Ellen Crawford of The Woodlands on receiving the Girl Scout Gold Award.

HR 1581 Author: Toth
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Filed
Caption: Congratulating Marjorie Ferrone of Houston on being named the 2018 Woman to Watch in Entertainment & Education by WomenAndDrones.com.

HR 1660 Author: Toth
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Filed
Caption: Honoring retired U.S. Army Lt. Colonel Robert Grant Harmon of Montgomery County for his outstanding record of service.

Joint Author (27):
HB 368 Author: Cain | Capriglione | Toth | Howard | Thierry
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 05/20/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 20 2019 3:36AM
Caption: Relating to the use of legislatively produced audio or visual materials in political advertising.

HB 440 Author: Murphy | Leach | Longoria | Toth | Flynn
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/15/2019 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 15 2019 9:58AM
Caption: Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions.

HB 482 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Coleman | Toth | White
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.

HB 541 Author: González, Mary | Walle | Toth
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/20/2019 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the right to express breast milk.

HB 583 Author: White | Toth | Hefner
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments or memorials located on public property; providing civil penalties.

HB 674 Author: Patterson | Toth
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 05/17/2019 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to soliciting from school districts served by a regional education service center certain information in conjunction with the annual evaluation of the center.

HB 803 Author: Patterson | Canales | Thierry | Toth | Krause
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/20/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to financial reporting requirements of a toll project entity.

HB 833 Author: Hernandez | Flynn | Toth
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for missing military members.

HB 880 Author: Calanni | Dominguez | Toth | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a severance payment to a superintendent of a school district.

HB 1052 Author: Larson | Toth
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities.

HB 1060 Author: Bell, Cecil | Toth | Metcalf
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/20/2019 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a property owner to request that notice of a protest hearing before the appraisal review board be delivered by certified mail or electronic mail.

HB 1143 Author: Hefner | Huberty | Springer | Toth
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Testimony taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the transportation or storage of a handgun or other firearm or ammunition by a handgun license holder in a school parking area.

HB 1177 Author: Phelan | White | Metcalf | Ashby | Toth
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/19/2019 S Passed
Caption: Relating to carrying a concealed handgun following a mandatory evacuation order issued during a state of disaster.

HB 1342 Author: Leach | Allen | Toth | Johnson, Jarvis | Rose
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 17 2019 8:40PM
Caption: Relating to a person's eligibility for an occupational license; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 1791 Author: Krause | Lang | Toth
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Testimony taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.

HB 1872 Author: Goldman | Toth
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/14/2019 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to public access to certain information included on personal financial statements filed by county judicial officers.

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 2179 Author: Wray | Toth
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 17 2019 3:10PM
Caption: Relating to the grounds for imposing certain sanctions on certain persons for engaging in certain conduct in connection with the appointment of members of or the functions of appraisal review boards.

HB 2286 Author: Oliverson | Nevárez | Springer | Phelan | Toth
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to certain firearm accessories and prohibiting the enforcement of certain federal laws related to certain firearm accessories.

HB 2350 Author: Capriglione | Toth
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a civil penalty offense; providing for a civil cause of action.

HB 2655 Author: Rosenthal | Allen | Talarico | Toth | Lopez
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an active shooter emergency protocol for public school districts and required active shooter response training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 2754 Author: White | Thompson, Senfronia | Toth | Krause | Coleman
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Motion fails
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.

HB 3158 Author: Raymond | Toth | Miller
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

HB 3890 Author: Cole | Howard | Toth | Guillen | Dutton
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption of tuition and laboratory fees at public institutions of higher education for certain paramedics.

HR 16 Author: King, Phil | Goldman | Price | Toth | Miller
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 11 2019 12:39PM
Caption: Affirming the historical connection of the Jewish people to Jerusalem and condemning efforts of UNESCO to deny Judaism's historical, religious, and cultural ties to Jerusalem.

HR 355 Author: Metcalf | Bell, Cecil | Toth
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2019 7:11PM
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2019, as Montgomery County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1264 Author: Raymond | Stucky | Goldman | Rosenthal | Toth
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2019 6:52PM
Caption: Recognizing May 2, 2019, as Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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