Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Gary VanDeaver
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/18/2019

Number of Bills: 65

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (40):
HB 330 Author: VanDeaver | Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to excluding certain students from the computation of dropout and completion rates for purposes of public school accountability.

HB 331 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the medical advisory board.

HB 396 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to acceptable uses of the instructional materials and technology fund and the instructional materials and technology allotment.

HB 397 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to acceptable uses by a school district of the instructional materials and technology allotment.

HB 418 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the availability of personal information of a current or former federal prosecutor.

HB 497 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the classroom instruction part of the handgun proficiency course taken to obtain a license to carry a handgun.

HB 644 Author: VanDeaver | Kacal | Rodriguez | Lambert | Price
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/19/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 19 2019 11:59PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of cottage food production operations.

HB 735 Author: VanDeaver | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district and a related study.

HB 1051 Author: VanDeaver | Ashby | Longoria | Zerwas | White
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an adult education program provided under an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school program and reporting requirements regarding certain students.

HB 1054 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to proportionality between state accountability performance indicators that apply to school districts and the State's share of the foundation school program for school districts.

HB 1223 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation and enforcement of a criminal offense relating to interference with child custody and to the prosecution of child custody offenses.

HB 1388 Author: VanDeaver | Springer | Bell, Keith
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.

HB 1480 Author: VanDeaver | Ashby | Bernal | Tinderholt | Metcalf
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to assessment of public school students, providing accelerated instruction, appropriately crediting certain student performance, and eliminating requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments.

HB 1538 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to driving safety courses provided by certain organizations.

HB 1556 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to school district purchasing of and contracting for goods and services.

HB 2034 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal punishment for the offense of invasive visual recording.

HB 2351 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 196 in Lamar County as the Nick S. Lingo Memorial Highway.

HB 2691 Author: VanDeaver | Raymond
Last Action: 05/08/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to restricting the use of personally identifiable student information by an operator of a website, online service, online application, or mobile application used for a school purpose and providing an exemption from certain restrictions for a national assessment provider.

HB 2823 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal punishment for assault committed against certain sports participants.

HB 2824 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the pilot program for assessing public school students in writing under an alternative method.

HB 2958 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by the TexAmericas Center.

HB 3505 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Optometry Board.

HB 3510 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/06/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the intermodal shipping container permit in North Texas.

HB 3511 Author: VanDeaver | Anchia | Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Lozano
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Commission on Texas Workforce of the Future.

HB 3521 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to data collection, reporting, and notice requirements for certain educational entities.

HB 4166 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a study of the feasibility of the expansion of navigation on the Red River by the Red River Authority of Texas.

HB 4177 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a student performance designation for secondary-level substitute assessment instruments and the use of that designation for public school accountability purposes.

HB 4302 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulations authorizing special education hearing officer subpoenas.

HB 4324 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the submission and use of electronic student records in the electronic student records system.

HCR 24 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the House of Representatives to direct the appropriate house and senate committees to conduct an interim study regarding the feasibility of integrating the Northeast Texas Trail into the state park system.

HCR 64 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Encouraging the Texas Department of Transportation to develop and support bikeway network projects.

HR 87 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 01/31/2019 H Reported enrolled: Jan 31 2019 9:42AM
Caption: Recognizing February 2019 as Career and Technical Education Month in Texas.

HR 156 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 9:13PM
Caption: In memory of Carl D. Kuhle of Bogata.

HR 323 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2019 4:22PM
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Wake Forest University School of Divinity.

HR 359 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 4 2019 10:40AM
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2019, as Northeast Texas Regional Alliance Day at the State Capitol.

HR 524 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 4 2019 10:39AM
Caption: Recognizing February 27 and 28, 2019, as Lamar County Days at the State Capitol.

HR 656 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 10:19AM
Caption: In memory of Brandon Luke Earley of Reno.

HR 657 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 10:08AM
Caption: In memory of Kolby Todd "Tut" Fletcher.

HR 1059 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 11 2019 8:20AM
Caption: Recognizing April 8, 2019, as Texas A&M University-Texarkana Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1247 Author: VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2019 9:16AM
Caption: Congratulating Sonja Yates Hubbard on being named the 2019 Idalee Hawkins Leader of the Year by Leadership Texarkana.

Joint Author (25):
HB 43 Author: Hinojosa | Allen | Bailes | Dutton | VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.

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 92 Author: Rodriguez | VanDeaver | Bernal | Bell, Keith
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a public school campus's election under a campus turnaround plan to operate as a community school.

HB 570 Author: Capriglione | Hinojosa | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to open meetings of the governing body of a charter holder and the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 637 Author: González, Mary | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the salaries of the superintendent of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the superintendent of the Texas School for the Deaf.

HB 638 Author: Capriglione | Bonnen, Greg | VanDeaver | Patterson
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of posthumous high school diplomas to certain students.

HB 1244 Author: Ashby | Allison | Huberty | VanDeaver | King, Ken
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument administered to public high school students and reporting requirements for that assessment instrument.

HB 1291 Author: Price | Sheffield | Minjarez | Rose | VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited practices by a life insurance company relating to an individual's prescription for or obtainment of an opioid antagonist.

HB 1292 Author: Price | Rose | Minjarez | Sheffield | VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to statewide initiatives to improve maternal and newborn health for women with opioid use disorder.

HB 1293 Author: Price | Sheffield | Minjarez | Rose | VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to recommendations by local school health advisory councils regarding opioid addiction and abuse education in public schools.

HB 1632 Author: Bell, Keith | VanDeaver | González, Mary | Meyer | Bernal
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to students eligible to receive compensatory, intensive, and accelerated instructional services.

HB 1755 Author: Thompson, Ed | Wu | VanDeaver | Krause | Flynn
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to assembled vehicles and former military vehicles, including the titling and registration of those vehicles.

HB 2030 Author: Turner, John | Meyer | VanDeaver | Bernal
Last Action: 04/12/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility of certain children for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 2108 Author: Rodriguez | VanDeaver | Kacal | Lambert | Moody
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of cottage food production operations.

HB 2292 Author: Buckley | Bailes | Springer | VanDeaver | Burns
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of a slow-moving vehicle on an improved shoulder.

HB 2454 Author: Price | Sheffield | Minjarez | Thompson, Senfronia | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to continuing education requirements for certain health professionals regarding pain management and the prescribing of opioids.

HB 2572 Author: Patterson | González, Mary | VanDeaver | Bowers | Lopez
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eliminating the state-required assessment instrument in social studies and the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument and to establishing a pilot program to develop a portfolio method to assess student performance in those courses.

HB 2621 Author: Bailes | Allen | Ashby | Hinojosa | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to open-enrollment charter school admission procedures and reporting requirements for certain admission information.

HB 2811 Author: Price | Frank | Minjarez | Thompson, Senfronia | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prescribing of controlled substances and dangerous drugs for acute pain.

HB 2910 Author: Klick | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of certain persons obtained for the purposes of voting.

HB 3009 Author: Talarico | Rose | Ashby | VanDeaver | Morales
Last Action: 05/08/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to civics instruction in public schools.

HB 3013 Author: Talarico | VanDeaver | Meyer | Dutton
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the suspension or expulsion of a student by an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 3638 Author: Patterson | González, Mary | Ashby | VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities.

HB 3710 Author: Bell, Keith | Allen | Ashby | Bernal | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to providing school districts electronic tutorials for certain end-of-course assessment instruments required for graduation.

HR 803 Author: Holland | Flynn | VanDeaver | Paddie | Smith
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 7:00PM
Caption: In memory of former U.S. Congressman Ralph Moody Hall of Rockwall.

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