Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Robert Nichols
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/22/2024

Number of Bills: 22

Sponsor (22):
HB 3 Author: Burrows | King, Tracy O. | Moody | King, Ken | Bonnen
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to measures for ensuring public school safety, including the development and implementation of purchases relating to and funding for public school safety and security requirements and the provision of safety-related resources.

HB 627 Author: Harris, Cody
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to the surviving spouse of a posthumous recipient of certain awards.

HB 628 Author: Harris, Cody | Gamez
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to issuance of specialty license plates to honor fallen law enforcement officers.

HB 1553 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the definition of amusement ride for purposes of amusement ride regulation.

HB 1745 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to vicarious liability of a transportation network company for acts of a driver using the company's digital network.

HB 1772 Author: Ashby | VanDeaver | Bailes | Harris, Cody | Hefner
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the documentation required for the purchase of certain timber products; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1846 Author: Ashby | Lopez, Janie | Bailes
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the skills test required for a commercial driver's license for certain commercial learner's permit holders.

HB 1885 Author: Canales
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to establish variable speed limits.

HB 2230 Author: Canales
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the determination of the sufficient balance of the economic stabilization fund for the purpose of allocating general revenue to that fund and the state highway fund.

HB 2373 Author: Harris, Cody
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a water or sewer utility to consolidate more than one system under a single tariff.

HB 2518 Author: Bell, Keith | Raymond | Guillen | Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to required lease terms for public property leased to a nongovernmental entity; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2774 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the treatment of income tax expenses in rate proceedings for water and sewer utilities.

HB 2901 Author: Harris, Cody
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.

HB 3418 Author: Canales | Wilson
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/17/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the implementation by the Texas Department of Transportation of a vehicle mileage user fee pilot program and a task force to assist in developing and evaluating the program.

HB 3437 Author: Holland
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the authority to approve change orders for certain contracts for the construction, repair, and renovation of water district facilities.

HB 3507 Author: Holland
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to contracts for the construction, repair, and renovation of certain conservation and reclamation district facilities.

HB 3651 Author: Bailes
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to motor fuel taxes.

HB 4700 Author: Clardy
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Nacogdoches County Hospital District.

HB 4835 Author: Metcalf
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of certain health care provider participation programs.

HB 5178 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax and the applicability of that tax in certain counties.

HCR 35 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 03/27/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2023, as Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas Day at the State Capitol.

HCR 105 Author: Harris, Cody
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Palestine as the official Dogwood Trails Capital of Texas for a 10-year period ending in 2033.

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