Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Dennis Paul
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/14/2019

Number of Bills: 45

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (32):
HB 302 Author: Paul | Nevárez | Burns | King, Phil | Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property.

HB 303 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to entities eligible to authorize the creation of spaceport development corporations and to the powers of those corporations.

HB 304 Author: Paul | Button | Thompson, Ed | Middleton | Swanson
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the governance and operation of municipal management districts.

HB 305 Author: Paul | Phelan | Holland | Cain | Frullo
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain political subdivisions with authority to impose a tax post certain information on an Internet website.

HB 458 Author: Paul
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to notice of a scheduled disconnection of water utility service.

HB 470 Author: Paul
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate.

HB 1010 Author: Paul
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to state and regional flood planning.

HB 1259 Author: Paul
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.

HB 1552 Author: Paul | Guillen | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the firearms training for and weapons proficiency of and the carrying of a handgun or other firearm by county jailers and qualified retired law enforcement officers.

HB 1982 Author: Paul
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association.

HB 2320 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to services provided during and following a disaster.

HB 2659 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the use of names by public insurance adjusters.

HB 2662 Author: Paul
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to voter approval of the issuance of certain obligations by municipalities to pay their unfunded liabilities to a public pension fund.

HB 2788 Author: Paul
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities, including the authority to pledge certain revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.

HB 3092 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice of an epizootic infectious disease occurring in an animal shelter.

HB 3334 Author: Paul
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to satisfaction of continuing education requirements for certain insurance adjusters.

HB 3365 Author: Paul | Farrar
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the civil liability of certain persons providing disaster assistance.

HB 3477 Author: Paul
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to enforce certain municipal building regulations.

HB 3805 Author: Paul
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for certain accidental discharges or spills.

HB 3810 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the residential building codes of municipalities.

HB 4293 Author: Paul | Phelan | Deshotel
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the maintenance and operation of certain projects by certain drainage districts.

HB 4652 Author: Paul
Last Action: 05/06/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 568; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4761 Author: Paul
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Apr 26 2019 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Clear Lake City Water Authority.

HR 17 Author: Paul
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2019 1:14PM
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2019, as Space Day at the State Capitol.

HR 91 Author: Paul
Last Action: 01/29/2019 H Reported enrolled: Jan 29 2019 9:23AM
Caption: Congratulating Harold Cobb on his selection as the 2019 Houston Area Engineer of the Year.

HR 361 Author: Paul
Last Action: 02/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2019 6:47PM
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2019, as University of Houston-Clear Lake Day at the State Capitol.

HR 634 Author: Paul
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2019 9:57AM
Caption: Recognizing the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, and the League City Regional Chamber of Commerce for their contributions to Bay Area Houston.

HR 683 Author: Paul
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 5:10PM
Caption: Congratulating Simon Urbanic of League City on his 75th birthday.

HR 1196 Author: Paul
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 24 2019 12:56PM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Houston Chapter.

HR 1290 Author: Paul
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 6 2019 2:21PM
Caption: Recognizing May 18-24, 2019, as National Safe Boating Week.

HR 1465 Author: Paul
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2019 10:02AM
Caption: Honoring the 2019 Texas State Schools of Character.

HR 1700 Author: Paul
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 10:37AM
Caption: Congratulating Giovanni Catanzaro on his graduation from Tarleton State University.

Joint Author (13):
HB 259 Author: Thompson, Ed | Bonnen, Greg | Johnson, Julie | Turner, Chris | Paul
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/05/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.

HB 457 Author: Thompson, Ed | Paul
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the use of tax revenue by certain municipalities for the payment of certain hotel-related bonds or other obligations.

HB 477 Author: Murphy | Paul | Metcalf | González, Mary
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.

HB 1211 Author: Darby | Paul | Phelan | Longoria | Guerra
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of, and the construction of improvements to, real property.

HB 1355 Author: Button | Paul | Holland | Bowers | Lang
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/26/2019 H Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to the issuance and execution of a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 1968 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Johnson, Julie | Davis, Sarah | Vo | Paul
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to coverage for treatment of craniofacial abnormalities under certain health benefit plans.

HB 2345 Author: Walle | Paul | Hernandez
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Institute for a Disaster Resilient Texas.

HB 2708 Author: Thompson, Ed | Martinez | Paul | Cain
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Department of Transportation for certain employees responding to emergencies or disasters.

HB 2763 Author: Flynn | Murphy | Paul | Gervin-Hawkins | Middleton
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the police pension fund in certain municipalities.

HB 3084 Author: Cyrier | Paul | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bernal
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating July 20 as Space Exploration Day.

HB 3345 Author: Price | Lucio III | Paul | Guillen | Lambert
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage provided by certain health benefit plans for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 4032 Author: Guillen | Morrison | Bonnen, Greg | Paul | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation, permitting, and taxation of certain boats and boat motors; imposing a fee.

HR 1558 Author: Cain | Dutton | Bonnen, Greg | Hernandez | Paul
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2019 5:13PM
Caption: Congratulating San Jacinto College on being selected as one of the top 10 community colleges in the country by the Aspen Institute.

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