Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Jim Murphy
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/16/2019

Number of Bills: 70

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (44):
HB 360 Author: Murphy | Burrows | Price | Martinez Fischer | Phelan
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.

HB 388 Author: Murphy | Middleton
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 21 2019 2:12PM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.

HB 424 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the residence address of a person for purposes of a response to a confirmation notice sent by the voter registrar.

HB 440 Author: Murphy | Leach | Longoria | Toth | Flynn
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions.

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 537 Author: Murphy | Shine
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to traffic engineering studies on photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

HB 538 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of alarm system services by certain municipalities.

HB 614 Author: Murphy | Ashby
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural, open-space, or timber land if the land is sold or diverted to a different use.

HB 889 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the light-duty motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program.

HB 1148 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads.

HB 1254 Author: Murphy
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land secured by a home equity loan to be designated for agricultural use for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 1612 Author: Murphy
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to invest in certain hedge funds.

HB 1729 Author: Murphy | Howard | Springer
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the amount of the discount allowed for prepayment of sales and use taxes.

HB 1766 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the consideration of employee compensation and benefits in establishing the rates of electric utilities.

HB 1767 Author: Murphy | King, Phil | Deshotel | Hernandez | Darby
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the consideration of employee compensation and benefits in establishing the rates of gas utilities.

HB 1768 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the consideration of employee compensation and benefits in establishing the rates of electric and gas utilities.

HB 1887 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the evaluation and reporting of investment practices and performance of certain public retirement systems.

HB 1917 Author: Murphy | Zerwas | Phelan | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation of the disaster response loan fund and the permissible uses of that fund; making an appropriation; authorizing a fee.

HB 1918 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to the discharge of mechanic's, contractor's, and materialman's liens.

HB 2064 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 04/12/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to recovery of the funds of an estate delivered to the comptroller.

HB 2129 Author: Murphy | Burrows | Price | Martinez Fischer | Phelan
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 2173 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the regulation of state banks, state trust companies, and third-party service providers of state banks and state trust companies.

HB 2239 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the presence of a minor on the premises of a sexually oriented business that is permitted or licensed under the Alcoholic Beverage Code; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2240 Author: Murphy | Cain
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the payment of wages by an employer through a payroll card account.

HB 2759 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the decrease of the rates of the franchise tax under certain circumstances and the expiration of that tax.

HB 3082 Author: Murphy
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to investigating and prosecuting the criminal offense of operating an unmanned aircraft over or near certain facilities.

HB 3108 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of certain homeowners insurance policies.

HB 3109 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain entities' access to information in criminal justice information databases.

HB 3143 Author: Murphy | Button | Sanford | Noble | Shaheen
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.

HB 3243 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds.

HB 3520 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the penalty for filing a late application for certain ad valorem tax exemptions and allocations.

HB 3522 Author: Murphy
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to assignment of certain death benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3615 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to a task force to expedite permitting and funding following certain disasters.

HB 3839 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to requiring notices of property located in floodplains, flood pools, or reservoirs to be provided by sellers of real property and on subdivision plats.

HB 4198 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments made by a performing rights society for purposes of computing the franchise tax.

HB 4258 Author: Murphy | Gervin-Hawkins
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to review and approval by the attorney general of certain bonds financing an educational facility for certain charter schools.

HB 4300 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to a settlement for the payment of certain medical benefits under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

HB 4372 Author: Murphy | Parker
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to youth camp abuse complaints and compliance orders.

HB 4388 Author: Murphy | Huberty | Capriglione | Zerwas | Shine
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the management of the permanent school fund by the School Land Board and the State Board of Education and a study regarding distributions from the permanent school fund to the available school fund.

HB 4528 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem taxation of a leasehold or other possessory interest in certain property owned by a municipality.

HB 4583 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district and the election of trustees of certain school districts.

HJR 31 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.

HJR 75 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system.

HR 65 Author: Murphy
Last Action: 01/16/2019 H Reported enrolled: Jan 16 2019 3:48PM
Caption: Welcoming Mayor James Collins of the City and County of Limerick, Ireland, to the Texas Capitol on January 16, 2019.

Joint Author (26):
HB 7 Author: Morrison | Bonnen, Greg | Deshotel | Murphy | Swanson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/13/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to disaster preparation for state agencies and political subdivisions.

HB 9 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Murphy | González, Mary | Meyer | Walle
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 97 Author: Rodriguez | Murphy | Guillen | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/03/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.

HB 277 Author: Oliverson | Button | Murphy
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a requirement that online admission application forms for public institutions of higher education include a link to certain comparative gainful employment data.

HB 313 Author: Howard | Cole | Murphy | Bernal
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for child and adult diapers.

HB 492 Author: Shine | Darby | Murphy | Stephenson | Raney
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

HB 499 Author: Button | Murphy
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.

HB 851 Author: Huberty | Cain | Murphy | Ashby | Dutton
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the use of individual graduation committees and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.

HB 1088 Author: Geren | Murphy | Springer | Holland
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to enhancing the criminal penalties for certain repeat and habitual offenders.

HB 1287 Author: Israel | Phelan | Meyer | Murphy | Martinez
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prima facie speed limit on certain streets and highways.

HB 1363 Author: Wu | Murphy | Morales | Calanni | Vo
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the civil prosecution of offenses involving certain municipal parking ordinances; authorizing a civil fine.

HB 1743 Author: King, Tracy O. | Rodriguez | Murphy | Geren | Guillen
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the additional ad valorem tax and interest imposed as a result of a change of use of certain land.

HB 1937 Author: Goldman | Murphy | Rodriguez | Guillen
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise or insurance tax credit for certain low-income housing developments.

HB 2340 Author: Dominguez | Murphy | Calanni | Bucy | Guillen
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery.

HB 2438 Author: Phelan | Button | Murphy | Anchia | Springer
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration date of certain statutes authorizing ad valorem tax incentives for economic development.

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 2872 Author: Burrows | Murphy | Springer
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the collection, remittance, and administration of certain taxes on motor vehicles rented through a marketplace rental provider.

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 3732 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Morales | Farrar | Allen
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an urban land bank by certain municipalities; granting authority to issue bonds.

HB 3753 Author: Harless | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Hernandez
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county fire marshal to provide fire-related training programs for first responders.

HB 3782 Author: Harless | Davis, Sarah | Murphy | Thompson, Senfronia | Perez
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the right to remove property encroaching on areas owned or controlled by the Harris County Flood Control District.

HB 3855 Author: Longoria | Murphy
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to methods of computing interest charges on certain consumer loans.

HB 4544 Author: Meyer | Murphy
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to municipal control of coyotes.

HCR 71 Author: Oliverson | Morales | Walle | Murphy | Cain
Last Action: 03/25/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Congratulating the Houston Astros on winning the 2017 World Series.

HJR 35 Author: Shine | Darby | Murphy | Stephenson
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster and to provide for reimbursement of a political subdivision by the state for refunds the political subdivision pays to taxpayers as a result of the exemption.

HR 1395 Author: Raney | Oliverson | Murphy
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 6 2019 12:45PM
Caption: Recognizing the Texas A&M University Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Internship Program and the Public Policy Internship Program and the programs' interns for the 86th legislative session.

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