Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. John Otto
83rd Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/23/2018

Number of Bills: 46

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 11 Author: Ritter | Larson | King, Phil | Pitts | Creighton
Coauthor: Callegari | Canales | Clardy | Collier | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2013 H Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to finance certain water-related projects.

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 46 Author: Flynn | Bonnen, Dennis | Laubenberg | Zedler
Coauthor: Gooden | Hughes | Johnson | King, Phil | Larson | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products.

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 149 Author: Larson | Burkett | Davis, Sarah | Paddie | Burnam
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Callegari | Fletcher | Huberty | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2013 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Texas Liberty Preservation Act; providing penalties.

HB 199 Author: Anchia | King, Susan | Bonnen, Dennis | Johnson
Coauthor: Alvarado | Gutierrez | Otto | Raney
Last Action: 03/06/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.

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 220 Author: Price | Herrero | Geren | Thompson, Senfronia | Moody
Coauthor: Ashby | Clardy | Cook | Cortez | Darby | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to consecutive sentences for certain offenses involving injury to a child, an elderly individual, or a disabled individual and arising out of the same criminal episode.

HB 413 Author: Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Anchia | Ashby | Burnam | Johnson | Miles | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the retirement benefits for elected state officials.

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 524 Author: Capriglione | González, Mary | Fallon | Kolkhorst | Miller, Rick
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Goldman | Gonzalez, Naomi | Gooden | Huberty | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of certain contracts or subcontracts with governmental entities.

HB 628 Author: Dale | Márquez | Nevárez | Huberty | Thompson, Ed
Coauthor: Capriglione | Cortez | Otto | Ratliff | Simmons | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the right of a member of the board of trustees of a school district to obtain information, documents, and records.

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 773 Author: Farney | Branch | Thompson, Senfronia | Smithee
Coauthor: Allen | Ashby | Bell | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the recitation of the pledges of allegiance to and display of the United States and state flags at and the observation of a moment of silence at open-enrollment charter schools and other public schools.

HB 777 Author: White
Coauthor: Darby | Miller, Rick | Otto | Schaefer | Toth
Last Action: 05/08/2013 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to oversize or overweight vehicles transporting timber or timber products; authorizing fees and civil penalties.

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 910 Author: Kolkhorst | Rodriguez, Eddie | Springer | Flynn
Coauthor: Bonnen, Dennis | Hughes | Lavender | Otto
Last Action: 05/04/2013 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain direct sales of food to consumers.

HB 915 Author: Kolkhorst | Gonzalez, Naomi | Burkett | Naishtat | Dukes
Coauthor: Clardy | Márquez | Menéndez | Otto | Patrick, Diane | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/29/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the administration and monitoring of health care provided to foster children.

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 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 1228 Author: Dukes | Thompson, Senfronia | Raymond | Harless | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Aycock | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Sponsor: Davis
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to consideration by the court of sexual abuse and conduct that constitutes sexual assault in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

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 1307 Author: Geren | Ritter | Flynn | Pitts | Hilderbran
Coauthor: Gooden | Miller, Doug | Otto | Walle | Workman
Last Action: 05/02/2013 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to rates for water service, to the transfer of functions relating to the economic regulation of water and sewer service from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel regarding the economic regulation of water and sewer service.

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 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 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 1456 Author: Gooden | Walle | Pitts | Flynn | Phillips
Coauthor: Otto
Last Action: 05/08/2013 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the right of a county to intervene in an original rate proceeding.

HB 1600 Author: Cook | Bonnen, Dennis | Anchia | Price
Coauthor: Otto
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/25/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, to the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, to the rates for water service, and to the functions of the Office of Public Utility Counsel; authorizing a fee.

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 2364 Author: Laubenberg | Leach | Burkett | Bonnen, Greg | Turner, Scott
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to abortion at or after 20 weeks post-fertilization.

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 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.

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 97 Author: Dale | Sheffield, Ralph | Stickland | Burnam
Coauthor: Canales | Isaac | King, Phil | Lozano | Miller, Rick | et al.
Last Action: 03/27/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to rename the Railroad Commission of Texas as the Texas Energy Commission.

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 253 Author: Raney | Kacal | Anderson
Coauthor: Ashby | Otto | Paddie | Workman | Wu
Last Action: 02/21/2013 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2013 9:05AM
Caption: Congratulating Luke Joeckel of Texas A&M University on his receipt of the 2012 Outland Trophy.

HR 634 Author: Miller, Doug
Coauthor: Otto | Stephenson
Last Action: 03/14/2013 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2013 7:15AM
Caption: Honoring country music legend Merle Haggard.

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 1400 Author: Vo | Button | Wu | Farias | Harper-Brown
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anchia | Ashby | Aycock | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2013 H Reported enrolled: Apr 18 2013 12:35PM
Caption: Recognizing April 17, 2013, as Vietnamese American Day at the State Capitol.

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