The 84th legislative session ended on June 1, 2015. See the bills that have become law.

Rep. Pat Fallon

District 106 (R-Frisco)


New Laws

Bill Caption Date Effective
HB 283 Relating to the requirement that certain governmental bodies make audio and video recordings of open meetings available on the Internet. Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1044 Relating to the designation of a segment of Farm-to-Market Road 423 in Denton County as the U.S. Army Sergeant Enrique Mondragon Memorial Highway. Effective immediately
HB 3373 Relating to the liability of reimbursing employers under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2115 Relating to the initial inspection period for motor vehicles purchased by certain commercial fleet buyers. Effective immediately
HB 574 Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to certain physicians and health care providers; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2430 Relating to food and beverage consumption in certain public swimming pools. Effective immediately
HB 2123 Relating to participation of the state military forces in the state group benefits program. Effective on 1/1/16
HB 789 Relating to license plates issued to retired members of the military. Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1051 Relating to the creation of a campus of the Texas State Technical College System in Ellis County. Effective immediately
HB 1277 Relating to requirements for annexation of certain commercial or industrial areas by a general-law municipality. Effective immediately
HB 2896 Relating to apportionment of certain receipts of a broadcaster under the franchise tax. Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2303 Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities. Effective immediately
HB 2066 Relating to the rescission of nonjudicial foreclosure sales. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1454 Relating to notice, reporting, and records requirements for holders of certain personal property that is or may be presumed abandoned. Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2589 Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for assaulting a disabled individual; increasing a criminal penalty. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2014 Relating to the authority of military personnel to obtain certification to teach career and technology education classes in public schools. Effective immediately
HB 1300 Relating to eligibility requirements for admission of certain persons to educator preparation programs. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1914 Relating to the frequency with which the Board of Pardons and Paroles considers the eligibility of certain inmates for release on parole. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 923 Relating to the issuance of 36th Infantry Division specialty license plates and souvenir license plates. Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2230 Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize an injection well used for oil and gas waste disposal to be used for the disposal of nonhazardous brine produced by a desalination operation or nonhazardous drinking water treatment residuals. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 168 Relating to privileged parking for Distinguished Flying Cross medal recipients. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1945 Relating to the provision of direct primary care. Effective immediately
HB 275 Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of farm products. Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2812 Relating to the limit on junior college courses that a high school student may enroll in for dual credit and the calculation of average daily attendance for a school district or open-enrollment charter school. Effective immediately
HB 821 Relating to the requirements of certain minors applying for a hunting or fishing license. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2891 Relating to certain filing and reporting requirements for certain taxable entities. Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2645 Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving family violence and to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, or stalking case. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1295 Relating to the disclosure of research, research sponsors, and interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3307 Relating to the authority of the Employees Retirement System of Texas to make available a TRICARE Military Health System supplemental plan. Effective immediately
HB 1171 Relating to the applicability of certain immunity and liability laws to open-enrollment charter schools. Effective immediately
HB 1170 Relating to the applicability to open-enrollment charter schools of certain laws regarding local governments and political subdivisions. Effective immediately
HB 2486 Relating to the right of a person to enter the person's residence or former residence accompanied by a peace officer to recover certain personal property; creating an offense. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1403 Relating to the definition of health care liability claim for the purposes of certain laws governing those claims. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2950 Relating to the Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. Effective immediately
HB 2286 Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee. See remarks for effective date
HB 3387 Relating to sex offender treatment as a condition of parole or mandatory supervision for certain releasees. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1927 Relating to the procedures for applying for a ballot to be voted by mail; creating a criminal offense. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1881 Relating to authorizing certain private schools to charge fees for processing or handling certain payments or payment transactions. Effective immediately
HB 991 Relating to the display of notice of federal and state tax rates for motor fuel sold at retail. Effective on 1/1/16
HB 655 Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. Effective immediately
HB 2027 Relating to establishing precincts for elections held on a uniform election date by certain political subdivisions. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3310 Relating to the funding policies, actuarial valuations, and reporting requirements of certain public retirement systems. Effective immediately
HB 2739 Relating to the use of a concealed handgun license as valid proof of personal identification. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1905 Relating to certain state and local taxes, including ad valorem taxes, and to the repeal of certain of those taxes. See remarks for effective date
HB 1446 Relating to reimbursement of certain medical costs for victims of certain sex offenses, compensation to victims of stalking for relocation and housing rental expenses, and the creation of a governor's program for victims of child sex trafficking. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2718 Relating to a program to allow faith- and community-based organizations to offer supplemental assistance to certain recipients of public assistance. Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2291 Relating to the payment of restitution to certain individuals depicted in child pornography and to increasing the punishment for certain individuals convicted of the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography. Effective on 9/1/15

Vetoed Bills

Bill Caption Date Vetoed
HB 3736 Relating to conflicts of interest by members of state agency governing boards and governing officers and the contents and amendment of financial statements filed by certain persons; creating a criminal offense. 06/20/2015

Pending Governor's Review

Bill Caption Last Action
HB 3099 Relating to the effect of municipal annexation of the Venable Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Denton County; affecting the authority to impose a tax. Effective on 9/1/15

Other Legislation

Bill Caption Date of Last Action
HB 862 Relating to requiring an electric utility to notify certain landowners of its application for a certificate of convenience and necessity for a proposed transmission line facility. 04/08/2015
HB 899 Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in certain family law proceedings. 04/14/2015
HR 237 Honoring Jonathan T. Garay of Cross Roads for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. 03/06/2015
HR 2281 Commemorating the dedication of a Texas Historical Marker for the Harrington, Cassady, and Clark Cemeteries in Denton County. 04/27/2015
HB 940 Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax. 02/26/2015
HB 1139 Relating to inclusion of a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students. 03/02/2015
HR 2282 Recognizing H. L. Brockett Elementary School in Aubrey on being designated a 2015 Texas School of Character by 05/24/2015
HB 585 Relating to the service retirement annuity of certain state employees. 02/18/2015
HR 2352 Congratulating Leadership Prep School on its receipt of a 2015 Best of Frisco Award from the Frisco Award Program. 05/24/2015
HR 466 Congratulating the students selected for the House District 106 Internship Program. 02/25/2015
HB 1451 Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites. 03/09/2015
HB 1737 Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for firearms and hunting supplies for a limited period. 03/16/2015
HB 1615 Relating to the days and hours early voting is conducted at a temporary branch early voting polling place. 05/13/2015
HJR 54 Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature. 03/03/2015
HB 425 Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain persons, including elected officials convicted of certain crimes. 03/23/2015
HB 314 Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. 03/04/2015
HR 691 In memory of John S. Marshall of The Colony. 03/23/2015
HB 2258 Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense. 03/13/2015
HB 3087 Relating to the availability of certain special purpose district financial information on a district's Internet website. 03/24/2015
HB 3034 Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on receipt of a statement from a family member that the person is deceased. 05/13/2015
HB 3065 Relating to the recovery of costs and fees in connection with certain eminent domain proceedings. 03/23/2015
HB 3182 Relating to the maximum service retirement annuity for members of public retirement systems. 04/24/2015
HB 2929 Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. 03/16/2015
HB 2912 Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. 03/16/2015
HB 2948 Relating to the eligibility requirements of deputy voter registrars. 04/16/2015
HB 3159 Relating to a contract with a county for election services. 05/18/2015
HB 3300 Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. 05/11/2015
HB 3379 Relating to the early voting period. 05/12/2015
HB 3559 Relating to the offense of the carrying of a handgun by a concealed handgun license holder at certain meetings of a governmental entity. 04/21/2015
HB 3461 Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. 04/27/2015
HB 4120 Relating to money transmissions sent to destinations outside the United States; authorizing a fee. 04/08/2015
HB 4102 Relating to requiring certain public school students to attend a designated film screening. 03/23/2015
HB 3775 Relating to restrictions on employment of former members of the state legislature. 03/24/2015
HB 3891 Relating to public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain special purpose districts. 05/12/2015
HB 3652 Relating to the workers' compensation death benefits paid to the beneficiaries of certain state service members killed in the line of duty. 04/29/2015
HR 1442 Congratulating Jake Green of The Colony High School on winning the UIL 5A state championship in the 170-pound weight division. 04/21/2015
HB 4076 Relating to the recognition of certain employment authorizations granted by federal executive action. 03/24/2015
HB 4117 Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. 03/23/2015
HR 3478 Congratulating Nick Adams on his successful book The American Boomerang: How the World's Greatest 'Turnaround' Nation Will Do It Again. 06/03/2015
HR 3332 Congratulating The Colony High School on its successful drama season. 06/02/2015
HR 2374 Commemorating the dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker for the Harrington, Cassady, and Clark Cemeteries in Denton County. 05/24/2015
HB 1871 Relating to the duty of the comptroller to report sales and use tax information to certain taxing entities. 05/19/2015
HB 681 Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain persons, including elected officials convicted of certain crimes. 05/18/2015
HR 546 Recognizing February 24, 2015, as Denton County Day at the State Capitol. 03/02/2015
HB 1201 Relating to a sales tax exemption for items sold at a United States military installation to a member of the United States armed forces on active duty. 03/03/2015
HB 1493 Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits. 03/09/2015
HB 2937 Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on notice that the person has acknowledged that the person is not a citizen. 05/12/2015
HB 675 Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person occupying a voting station. 04/27/2015
HB 822 Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of fraudulent or fictitious military record. 04/27/2015
HB 1947 Relating to licenses for insurance agents and adjusters. 05/27/2015
HB 156 Relating to the use of proceeds of bonds sold and delivered by a home-rule municipality for a specific purpose. 05/15/2015
HB 3699 Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. 04/27/2015
HB 1486 Relating to a prohibition on a vendor contact with a member of the board of trustees of certain independent school districts during the procurement process. 05/22/2015
HB 787 Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and strategic planning regarding military bases and defense installations. 05/22/2015
HB 996 Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts. 05/11/2015
HB 2595 Relating to the use of municipal initiative and referendum to restrict property rights. 05/19/2015
HB 1169 Relating to the confidentiality of certain information in the possession of an appraisal district; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. 05/21/2015
HB 2356 Relating to the territory that may be included in a single county election precinct. 05/18/2015
HB 3846 Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding procedures and substances used in the execution of a convict. 05/14/2015
HB 2802 Relating to the use of public bathrooms, locker rooms, and shower facilities; creating a criminal offense. 03/18/2015
HB 4034 Relating to the dedication of revenue derived from the tax levied on crude petroleum production. 05/12/2015
HB 1941 Relating to the designation of the structure on Interstate Highway 35 East crossing Lewisville Lake in Denton County as the Commissioner Bobbie J. Mitchell Bridge. 04/07/2015
HB 969 Relating to discovery of evidence of the net worth of a defendant in connection with a claim for exemplary damages. 05/14/2015
HB 989 Relating to defenses and exceptions to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons, firearms, and related items. 05/08/2015
HB 2889 Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. 05/11/2015
HB 934 Relating to the disqualification from receiving unemployment benefits of certain individuals who are terminated from employment after giving notice of resignation. 05/12/2015
HB 1663 Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel. 05/27/2015
HR 175 Honoring the 125th anniversary of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas. 02/20/2015
HB 1539 Relating to increasing the criminal penalties in certain circumstances for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants. 05/14/2015
HB 2315 Relating to the election date for members of the board of trustees of an independent school district. 04/20/2015
HB 1283 Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt. 05/04/2015
HR 1677 Recognizing March 31 and April 1, 2015, as Plano Legislative Days at the State Capitol. 04/30/2015
HB 1308 Relating to the method of returning a ballot to be voted by mail. 05/15/2015
HB 487 Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; creating a criminal offense. 05/07/2015
HB 948 Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. 03/02/2015
HB 2082 Relating to developing a program to provide telemedicine medical services to certain children. 05/18/2015
HCR 90 Requesting the speaker and lieutenant governor to create a joint interim committee to study seawater desalination on the Texas coast. 05/20/2015
HB 2114 Relating to the repeal of the inheritance tax. 05/14/2015

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