Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Jeff Leach
83rd Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/21/2018

Number of Bills: 71

HB 4 Author: Ritter | Price | Johnson | Miller, Doug | Lucio III
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson | Ashby | Aycock | et al.
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 05/28/2013 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas Water Development Board and the funding of water projects by the board and other entities; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds.

HB 5 Author: Aycock | Deshotel | Davis, John | Villarreal | Callegari
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Ashby | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Sponsor: Patrick
Last Action: 06/10/2013 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to public school accountability, including assessment, and curriculum requirements; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 8 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Hunter | Muñoz, Jr. | Burkett | Gonzalez, Naomi
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Carter | Cook | Dale | Goldman | et al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of offenses related to trafficking of persons and to certain protections for victims of trafficking of persons.

HB 14 Author: Pitts | Murphy | Cook | Crownover | Turner, Scott
Coauthor: Anderson | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2013 H Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money.

HB 47 Author: Flynn | White | Cook | Guillen | Lavender
Coauthor: Ashby | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | Clardy | Harper-Brown | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2013 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a handgun proficiency course that is taken to obtain or renew a concealed handgun license.

HB 48 Author: Flynn | Guillen | Gonzales, Larry | Phillips | Lavender
Coauthor: Burkett | Huberty | Kolkhorst | Leach | Otto | et al.
Sponsor: Patrick
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the procedure under which a person may renew a license to carry a concealed handgun.

HB 78 Author: Simpson | Hilderbran | Thompson, Senfronia | Lucio III | Canales
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the sales and use tax for certain coins and precious metals.

HB 80 Author: Simpson | Hilderbran
Coauthor: Bell | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Button | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 04/10/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to official oppression; creating offenses.

HB 150 Author: Larson | Miller, Rick | Sheets | Farias | Anderson
Coauthor: Ashby | Bonnen, Dennis | Clardy | Cortez | Farney | et al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the display of flags at half-staff at the Capitol building to honor service members killed in action.

HB 202 Author: Stickland | Krause | Sheets | Pickett
Coauthor: Alvarado | Anchia | Ashby | Bell | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2013 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the absence of a student from school to visit with a parent or guardian who will be or has been deployed on military duty.

HB 213 Author: Hilderbran | Villalba | Workman | Lozano | Capriglione
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Branch | Button | Harless | Leach | et al.
Sponsor: Hegar
Last Action: 05/24/2013 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.

HB 237 Author: King, Phil
Coauthor: Capriglione | Fallon | Huberty | Laubenberg | Leach | et al.
Last Action: 02/07/2013 H Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues.

HB 259 Author: Simmons | Vo | Krause | Klick | Johnson
Coauthor: Ashby | Bonnen, Greg | Canales | Capriglione | Collier | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to electioneering conducted near a polling place.

HB 300 Author: Isaac | Parker | Davis, John | Harper-Brown | Simmons
Coauthor: Capriglione | Flynn | Frank | Hughes | Krause | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an alternative system of public education governance that enhances school accountability, local control, and family empowerment in the educational system.

HB 479 Author: Harper-Brown | Guillen | Fletcher | Lavender | Bell
Coauthor: Ashby | Capriglione | Clardy | Crownover | Fallon | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2013 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation to the state highway fund of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale, rental, or use of motor vehicles.

HB 500 Author: Hilderbran | Thompson, Senfronia | Creighton | Button | Turner, Scott
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Sponsor: Hegar
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the computation of the franchise tax, including certain exclusions from the tax.

HB 508 Author: Guillen | Springer | Clardy
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Leach | Miller, Rick | Riddle | Sanford
Sponsor: Patrick
Last Action: 05/26/2013 H Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to certain offenses relating to carrying concealed handguns on property owned or leased by a governmental entity; providing a civil penalty.

HB 553 Author: Otto | Aycock | Pitts | Darby | Keffer
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to firearms and the preservation of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution; providing penalties.

HB 607 Author: Turner, Scott | Laubenberg | Simmons | Flynn | Callegari
Coauthor: Bell | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Burkett | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 05/08/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax.

HB 700 Author: Lavender | Paddie | White | Larson | Burkett
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Capriglione | Cook | Fallon | et al.
Last Action: 03/14/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry the handgun; providing penalties.

HB 760 Author: Toth | Riddle | Bohac | Harper-Brown | Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2013 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to State Board of Education oversight of regional education service center services and products concerning student curriculum.

HB 783 Author: Sanford
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Capriglione | Harper-Brown | Huberty | King, Phil | et al.
Last Action: 02/18/2013 H Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues.

HB 800 Author: Murphy | Alvarado | Hilderbran | Button | Rodriguez, Eddie
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Aycock | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Sponsor: Deuell
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 1/1/14
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities.

HB 820 Author: Taylor, Van | Riddle | Carter | Herrero | Burnam
Coauthor: Leach | Toth
Last Action: 04/22/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the possession or promotion of child pornography.

HB 842 Author: Bell | Turner, Sylvester | Davis, John | Reynolds | Rodriguez, Eddie
Coauthor: Alvarado | Canales | Capriglione | Collier | Creighton | et al.
Sponsor: Deuell
Last Action: 06/10/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain opportunities to career and technical students by public school districts under the college credit program.

HB 889 Author: Fallon | Callegari | Gonzalez, Naomi | Reynolds | Canales
Coauthor: Branch | Capriglione | Cortez | Eiland | Elkins | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2013 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain governmental bodies make audio and video recordings of open meetings available on the Internet.

HB 912 Author: Gooden | Riddle | Burnam | Fallon | Stickland
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anchia | Ashby | Aycock | et al.
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to images captured by unmanned aircraft and other images and recordings; providing penalties.

HB 928 Author: Krause | Sanford | Fletcher | Lavender | Sheets
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Capriglione | Fallon | et al.
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/22/2013 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

HB 972 Author: Fletcher | Flynn | Lavender | Burkett | Bell
Coauthor: Anderson | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Button | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/20/2013 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the premises of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

HB 997 Author: Smithee | Flynn | Thompson, Ed | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bohac | Burkett | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2013 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions.

HB 1000 Author: Oliveira | Branch | Canales | Guerra | Longoria
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/16/2013 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 16 2013 5:01PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a new university in South Texas within The University of Texas System.

HB 1009 Author: Villalba | Bonnen, Greg | Fletcher | Menéndez | Keffer
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell | Bonnen, Dennis | Canales | Capriglione | et al.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a new category of law enforcement officer who shall be designated a school marshal, the training and appointment of certain employees of a school district or open-enrollment charter school as school marshals, and the rights, restrictions, limitations, and responsibilities of school marshals; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

HB 1076 Author: Toth | Klick | Springer | Phillips | Bonnen, Dennis
Coauthor: Bell | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | Callegari | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/22/2013 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to certain firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas; providing an exemption from federal regulation and providing penalties.

HB 1131 Author: González, Mary | Rodriguez, Eddie
Coauthor: Leach
Last Action: 04/24/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.

HB 1174 Author: Fallon | Farney | Carter | Ashby | Raymond
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Capriglione | Gonzalez, Naomi | Guillen | Laubenberg | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the penalties for illegally passing a stopped school bus.

HB 1304 Author: Sheets | Fletcher | Fallon | Paddie | Isaac
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell | Bonnen, Dennis | Burkett | Carter | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2013 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the intentional display of a handgun.

HB 1314 Author: Creighton | Price | Fletcher | Branch
Coauthor: Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Callegari | Cook | Elkins | et al.
Sponsor: Patrick
Last Action: 05/21/2013 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the unlawful seizure of a firearm by a governmental officer or employee; providing penalties.

HB 1349 Author: Larson
Coauthor: Leach | Riddle | Sanford
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 1/1/14
Caption: Relating to information that may be requested by the Department of Public Safety from a person applying for or renewing a concealed handgun license.

HB 1382 Author: Simpson | Rodriguez, Eddie | Kolkhorst | Burnam
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen, Greg | Dutton | Farias | Flynn | et al.
Sponsor: Deuell
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the regulation of food prepared, stored, distributed, or sold at farms and farmers' markets; limiting the applicability of a fee.

HB 1383 Author: Keffer | Ratliff | Howard | Alonzo | King, Susan
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the state contribution for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1413 Author: Schaefer
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Hughes | Krause | Laubenberg | Leach | et al.
Last Action: 02/26/2013 H Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duties of the state demographer related to abortion statistics.

HB 1421 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Clardy | Eiland | Flynn | Hughes | Lavender | et al.
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/25/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain seized weapons.

HB 1455 Author: Klick | Flynn
Coauthor: Anderson | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | et al.
Last Action: 02/26/2013 H Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to in-hospital and out-of-hospital do-not-resuscitate orders and advance directives; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 1464 Author: Hughes | Deshotel | Creighton
Coauthor: Anderson | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | et al.
Last Action: 02/26/2013 H Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

HB 1539 Author: Perry | Turner, Scott | Flynn | Guillen
Coauthor: Anderson | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | et al.
Last Action: 02/26/2013 H Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to certain advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.

HB 1568 Author: Springer | Laubenberg | Bonnen, Dennis | Smithee | Harper-Brown
Coauthor: Bell | Bonnen, Greg | Capriglione | Creighton | Fallon | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the accreditation status and eligibility for funding under the Foundation School Program of a district that knowingly violates the Texas Constitution.

HB 1608 Author: Hughes | Kolkhorst | Stickland | Burnam | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anderson | Ashby | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2013 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to warrants or orders issued to obtain location information from wireless communications devices and to public access to law enforcement or prosecutor requests for certain related location or communication information.

HB 1872 Author: Simmons | Davis, John | Lucio III | Coleman
Coauthor: Bohac | Goldman | Hughes | Lavender | Leach | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2013 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to federal firearm reporting for a person who voluntarily identifies as a person with mental illness.

HB 2301 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Turner, Scott | Bonnen, Dennis
Coauthor: Leach | White
Last Action: 03/11/2013 H Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring state contractors and governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee.

HB 2348 Author: Zerwas | Callegari | Menéndez | Márquez | Anderson
Coauthor: Bohac | Capriglione | Davis, John | Davis, Sarah | Elkins | et al.
Last Action: 03/11/2013 H Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board.

HB 2662 Author: Farney | Branch | Patrick, Diane | Raney | Johnson
Coauthor: Allen | Ashby | Bell | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Sponsor: Patrick
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a personal financial literacy credit for high school programs.

HB 2665 Author: Taylor, Van
Coauthor: Leach | Sheffield, Ralph | Zedler
Last Action: 05/04/2013 H Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to the use of a concealed handgun license as valid proof of personal identification.

HB 2816 Author: Burkett | Bonnen, Greg | Fallon | Farney
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requirements for physicians who perform abortions; creating an offense.

HB 3006 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Smithee | Ritter
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Aycock | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 04/09/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 3302 Author: Krause | Creighton | Flynn
Coauthor: Anderson | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures.

HB 3479 Author: Simpson | McClendon
Coauthor: Allen | Burnam | Canales | Cortez | Dukes | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to custodial interrogations.

HB 3495 Author: Moody | Márquez | Capriglione
Coauthor: Burnam | Canales | Dale | Farrar | González, Mary | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to educator financial incentives and salary contingencies based on student performance on certain assessment instruments.

HB 3575 Author: Fallon | King, Phil | Flynn | Bonnen, Dennis | Creighton
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Aycock | Bell | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax.

HB 3577 Author: Fallon | Parker | Laubenberg | Crownover | Taylor, Van
Coauthor: Leach | Sanford | Simmons | Turner, Scott
Last Action: 04/17/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the composition of the governing body of certain regional planning commissions.

HB 3677 Author: Farney | Phillips | King, Susan | Pickett
Coauthor: Allen | Ashby | Bell | Bohac | Burkett | et al.
Sponsor: Patrick
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Foundation School Program license plates.

HCR 23 Author: Simpson | Hughes | Clardy | Paddie | Lavender
Coauthor: Laubenberg | Leach | Simmons | Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/18/2013 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Gregg County the Balloon Race Capital of Texas and commemorating the 36th anniversary of the Great Texas Balloon Race.

HCR 24 Author: Clardy
Coauthor: Ashby | Bell | Bonnen, Greg | Button | Canales | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/02/2013 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Nacogdoches as the official Garden Capital of Texas.

HCR 113 Author: Vo | Hilderbran | Pitts | Thompson, Senfronia | Hunter
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anchia | Bohac | Burnam | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Authorizing the State Preservation Board to approve and permit the construction of a monument on the Capitol grounds recognizing Vietnamese Americans for their contributions to this state and nation.

HJR 29 Author: Larson | Lavender | Patrick, Diane | Ashby
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Capriglione | Fletcher | Flynn | Harper-Brown | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2013 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the purposes for which revenues from motor vehicle registration fees, taxes on motor fuels and lubricants, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used.

HJR 48 Author: White | Simpson | Toth | Miller, Rick
Coauthor: Capriglione | Laubenberg | Leach
Last Action: 04/10/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the rights of individuals to choose or decline to choose to purchase health insurance coverage.

HJR 74 Author: Raymond | Hilderbran | Taylor, Van | Deshotel | Branch
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2013 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food and medicine.

HJR 110 Author: Isaac | Harper-Brown | Fletcher | Callegari | Eiland
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | et al.
Last Action: 04/03/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a person's freedom of religion.

HR 989 Author: Branch | Harper-Brown | Button | Burkett | Carter
Coauthor: Laubenberg | Leach | Sheets | Taylor, Van | Turner, Scott | et al.
Last Action: 03/20/2013 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2013 9:31AM
Caption: In memory of Dallas businessman Vance Charles Miller.

HR 1193 Author: Harless | Burkett | Creighton | Carter | Hunter
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Aycock | Bell | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2013 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2013 9:00AM
Caption: Recognizing April 18, 2013, as Texas Federation of Republican Women Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2689 Author: Hughes | Toth | Smithee | Flynn | Zedler
Coauthor: Aycock | Bell | Bohac | Burkett | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 05/29/2013 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2013 1:47PM
Caption: In memory of gospel singer George Beverly Shea.

HR 3095 Author: Hughes | Smithee | Turner, Scott | Zedler | Frank
Coauthor: Bohac | Carter | Fletcher | Flynn | King, Phil | et al.
Last Action: 05/28/2013 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2013 5:51PM
Caption: Congratulating David and Donna Jeremiah of Turning Point Ministries on their 50th wedding anniversary.

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