Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. John Wray
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/20/2019

Number of Bills: 84

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (69):
HB 709 Author: Wray | Leman
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the use of private activity bonds to finance high-speed rail service.

HB 710 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities that transport ready-mixed concrete.

HB 847 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for certain judges and justices.

HB 848 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to notice of the cost of a forensic examination for a victim of an alleged sexual assault.

HB 1055 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the elevation of high-speed rail tracks in certain counties.

HB 1057 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the applicability to certain counties of a requirement to develop a juvenile justice alternative education program.

HB 1062 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an individual who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead.

HB 1116 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the limitations periods for certain suits against real estate appraisers and appraisal firms.

HB 1222 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the annual salaries of the chief justice or the presiding judge of an appellate court.

HB 1267 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to civil and administrative penalties assessed or imposed for violations of laws protecting drinking water, public water supplies, and bodies of water.

HB 1381 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to enhancing the criminal penalty for an aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury that is committed in or on school property or on a passenger transportation vehicle of a primary or secondary school.

HB 1492 Author: Wray | Blanco | Guillen | Burns
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to benefits for peace officers who suffer from certain diseases or illnesses.

HB 1749 Author: Wray | Harris | Rodriguez | Oliverson | Howard
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a junior college district to receive approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 1833 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority to transfer real property in the name of an entity.

HB 2069 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the foreclosure of a lien on real property of a decedent.

HB 2179 Author: Wray | Toth
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
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 2180 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on the board of directors of an appraisal district.

HB 2211 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to certain counties that are required to operate a juvenile justice alternative education program.

HB 2220 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/27/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to testimony by an appraisal district employee as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals.

HB 2245 Author: Wray | Raymond
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to trusts.

HB 2246 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the fiduciary status of a directed trust advisor.

HB 2247 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the execution of a record making an anatomical gift.

HB 2248 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the disposition and removal of a decedent's remains.

HB 2441 Author: Wray | Guillen
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/05/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of a person who is disabled and elderly to receive a disabled residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation from one taxing unit and an elderly exemption from another taxing unit.

HB 2779 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the exemption for certain savings plans from attachment, execution, or other seizure for a creditor's claim.

HB 2780 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to obsolete references to the Texas Probate Code.

HB 2782 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to decedents' estates, transfer on death deeds, and matters involving probate courts.

HB 3100 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain registered voters.

HB 3917 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes.

HB 4241 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to providing services for or acquiring certain water utilities and establishing related rates.

HB 4484 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

HB 4547 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to requiring a consumer warning upon sale of certain household plants that are hazardous when ingested by canines.

HB 4548 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

HB 4764 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/15/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Midlothian Municipal Management District No. 3 to impose an ad valorem tax.

HCR 164 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: May 6 2019 9:04PM
Caption: Directing the governor of the State of Texas to posthumously award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant Andrew Jackson Lummus Jr.

HJR 54 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death.

HR 64 Author: Wray
Last Action: 01/23/2019 H Reported enrolled: Jan 23 2019 6:26PM
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems on its 30th anniversary.

HR 182 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 12 2019 9:02PM
Caption: Congratulating the Ovilla Christian School volleyball team on winning the 2018 TAPPS 2A state championship.

HR 183 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 9:49PM
Caption: Congratulating Connie Colston of Waxahachie on her retirement from the Nicholas P. Sims Library.

HR 184 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 9:45PM
Caption: In memory of Kenneth James Hayes of Malakoff.

HR 185 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 9:47PM
Caption: In memory of Harmon Avon Guthrie of Mabank.

HR 186 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 12 2019 9:58PM
Caption: In memory of J. G. Savins.

HR 324 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2019 4:25PM
Caption: Congratulating Lieutenant Colonel Shane M. McDermott on his retirement from the United States Air Force.

HR 471 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 9:47AM
Caption: In memory of James Wesley Hightower of Waxahachie.

HR 487 Author: Wray
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Filed
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2019, as Texas Dental Association Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

HR 659 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 10:10AM
Caption: In memory of Brooke Leigh Evans-Edwards of Waxahachie.

HR 660 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 10:05AM
Caption: Congratulating Doris Jean Brown of Ellis County on her 90th birthday.

HR 765 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 5:39PM
Caption: In memory of Pamela Kay Silvers Davis of Palmer.

HR 766 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 5:56PM
Caption: Commending Bill Houston for his service as mayor of Midlothian.

HR 767 Author: Wray
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 5:55PM
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of First Baptist Church Waxahachie's new building.

HR 912 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/05/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 5 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Congratulating Randy Perry on his retirement as superintendent of the Malakoff Independent School District.

HR 913 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/05/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 5 2019 6:35PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. David Averett of Ennis ISD on receiving a doctorate in education from Dallas Baptist University.

HR 1045 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 17 2019 9:50PM
Caption: In memory of Sherry Diane Wakeland of Maypearl.

HR 1046 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 17 2019 9:50PM
Caption: In memory of Oliver James Pratt of Belton.

HR 1047 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 17 2019 9:48PM
Caption: In memory of Mary Evelyn Cooke Patman of Waxahachie.

HR 1116 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2019 10:47AM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. David Del Bosque on his retirement as superintendent of Avalon ISD.

HR 1380 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2019 11:06AM
Caption: In memory of Marie Therese Kleinpeter Chambers of Waxahachie.

HR 1382 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2019 3:40PM
Caption: Honoring the service of K-9 officer Cross of the Waxahachie Police Department.

HR 1383 Author: Wray
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Filed
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Central Presbyterian Church in Waxahachie.

HR 1461 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 9 2019 4:05PM
Caption: Recognizing May 7-14, 2019, as Drowning Awareness Week.

HR 1462 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 13 2019 4:32PM
Caption: Congratulating Max Simpson on the naming of a new Waxahachie ISD elementary school in his honor.

HR 1486 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2019 1:58PM
Caption: Commending Julia Awad for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative John Wray during the 86th Legislative Session.

HR 1487 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2019 2:10PM
Caption: Commending Alyssa Crosby for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative John Wray.

HR 1488 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2019 2:41PM
Caption: Commending Abigail Melick for her service as an intern in the office of State Representative John Wray.

HR 1618 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 2:17PM
Caption: In memory of Jackie Gene Miller Sr. of Italy, Texas.

HR 1784 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 2:48PM
Caption: Congratulating Morgan Madeleine Wray on graduating as a member of the Waxahachie High School Class of 2019.

HR 1785 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:35PM
Caption: Commemorating the 170th anniversary of First United Methodist Church Waxahachie.

HR 1786 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 2:54PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Bonny Cain on her appointment as superintendent of the Waxahachie Independent School District.

HR 2012 Author: Wray
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 5:52PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Central Presbyterian Church in Waxahachie.

Joint Author (15):
HB 52 Author: Hinojosa | Wray | Martinez Fischer | Guillen | Cole
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit pilot program for taxable entities that contribute to an employee dependent care flexible spending account.

HB 861 Author: Anchia | Wray
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the calculation of penalties and interest resulting from the final determination of an ad valorem tax appeal that changes a property owner's tax liability.

HB 1242 Author: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Harris | Leman | Wray
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to authorization to enter onto property to survey for a proposed high-speed rail facility.

HB 1255 Author: Hinojosa | Rose | Wray | Walle | Longoria
Last Action: 04/05/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to patient records regarding maternal death.

HB 1261 Author: Bell, Keith | Wray | Perez | Murr | Pacheco
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a presumption that applies to certain conduct involving certain controlled substances that endangers a child.

HB 1611 Author: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Harris | Leman | Wray
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to regulation in the unincorporated area of a county of high-speed rail activity near schools.

HB 2041 Author: Oliverson | Phelan | Wray | Zerwas
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

HB 2143 Author: Turner, John | Wray | Darby | Guillen
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder.

HB 2689 Author: Dean | Capriglione | Bernal | Blanco | Wray
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the designation of a cybersecurity coordinator by each school district.

HB 2797 Author: Hinojosa | Gutierrez | Moody | Rose | Wray
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to evaluation under the state accountability system of school district campuses that enroll certain students who receive special education services.

HB 3300 Author: Murr | Wray | Meyer | Smith | Oliverson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an award of costs and attorney's fees in a motion to dismiss for certain actions that have no basis in law or fact.

HB 3390 Author: Sanford | Noble | Wray
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to caregivers for certain children, including the identification of caregivers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services and an exception from licensing requirements for certain caretakers.

HB 3582 Author: Murr | Moody | White | Wray | Wu
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses, the conditions of bond for defendants charged with certain intoxication offenses, and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of defendants who committed certain intoxication offenses.

HB 3878 Author: Stucky | Zerwas | Oliverson | Sheffield | Wray
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the requirement to obtain a license to practice as an anesthesiologist assistant; providing an administrative penalty; authorizing fees.

HCR 90 Author: Shaheen | Oliverson | Wray | Moody | Deshotel
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging Congress to allow health savings accounts to be used for direct primary care.

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