Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Paul Bettencourt
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/17/2019

Number of Bills: 17

Sponsor (17):
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 1379 Author: Oliverson
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 565; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 1488 Author: Harless
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/27/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to financing of recreational facilities by the Charterwood Municipal Utility District of Harris County; providing authority to issue bonds.

HB 1652 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the public resale by means of a public auction using online bidding and sale of property purchased by a taxing unit at an ad valorem tax sale.

HB 1965 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bohac | Farrar | Allen
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for certain amusement services.

HB 2650 Author: Goodwin | Guillen
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the procedure for the sale by auction of real property pursuant to foreclosure of a tax lien.

HB 3148 Author: Parker | Springer | Zerwas | Lucio III
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the administration and oversight of investigational adult stem cell treatments administered to certain patients.

HB 3384 Author: Shine
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the comptroller to conduct a limited-scope review of an appraisal district located in an area declared by the governor to be a disaster area.

HB 4465 Author: Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to the repeal of a related bond program.

HB 4646 Author: Harless
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Cy-Champ Public Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

HB 4650 Author: Oliverson
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 441; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

HB 4651 Author: Oliverson
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 571; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4692 Author: Oliverson
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 572; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4734 Author: Oliverson
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Green Tree Park Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4765 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 27; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HCR 38 Author: Sanford
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 02/05/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on February 5, 2019.

HJR 34 Author: Shine | Darby | Stephenson
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

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