Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Matt Krause
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/21/2019

Number of Bills: 66

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (47):
HB 218 Author: Krause | Oliverson | Hernandez | Blanco | Goldman
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license.

HB 222 Author: Krause | Kuempel
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a municipality from requiring an employer to provide paid sick leave.

HB 226 Author: Krause | Murr | Moody
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and to make certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for the criminal offenses of sedition, sabotage, and capital sabotage; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 227 Author: Krause
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.

HB 228 Author: Krause
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to accountability and standards for districts of innovation.

HB 230 Author: Krause
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to reporting by political subdivisions regarding the receipt or expenditure of federal funds.

HB 233 Author: Krause | Minjarez
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the scheduling of the first and last days of school for students by school districts.

HB 234 Author: Krause | Middleton | Guillen | Phelan | Price
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported engrossed: Mar 20 2019 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the local regulation of the sale of lemonade or other beverages by children.

HB 236 Author: Krause
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission.

HB 237 Author: Krause
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state and submission of a zero-based budget by and performance of a financial audit of an agency undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

HB 238 Author: Krause | Lang
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

HB 648 Author: Krause | Geren
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the substitution of a local sales and use tax for property taxes imposed by certain local governments; authorizing the imposition of a tax.

HB 649 Author: Krause | Rodriguez | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to disclosures by liability insurers and policyholders to third-party claimants; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 922 Author: Krause
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to a divorce on the ground of insupportability.

HB 926 Author: Krause
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability.

HB 1145 Author: Krause | Wilson
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; authorizing and increasing criminal fines; eliminating program surcharges.

HB 1333 Author: Krause
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system.

HB 1490 Author: Krause
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to claiming an exemption from required immunizations for public school students.

HB 1493 Author: Krause
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to weight limitations for over-the-road buses.

HB 1791 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.

HB 1882 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to a request for binding arbitration to appeal appraisal review board orders involving two or more contiguous tracts of land.

HB 1951 Author: Krause | Metcalf
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to the development, construction, and operation of toll projects; authorizing an administrative fee; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 2096 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to mandatory disclosure of third-party litigation financing agreements.

HB 2097 Author: Krause | Turner, Chris | Stickland | Tinderholt | Zedler
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for the provision of health coverage for school district employees in certain school districts.

HB 2113 Author: Krause | Landgraf
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.

HB 2407 Author: Krause | Geren
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.

HB 2440 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to a certificate of merit in certain actions against certain licensed or registered professionals.

HB 2539 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to improving the provision of Medicaid benefits to certain children, including children receiving benefits under the STAR Kids managed care program.

HB 2690 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to provide to a school district certain information used in determining academic accountability ratings for the district.

HB 2775 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the movement of pedestrians in front of, under, between, or through rail cars at a railroad grade crossing.

HB 3171 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the classification and operation of mopeds and certain motorcycles.

HB 3172 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of religious beliefs and moral convictions, including beliefs and convictions regarding marriage.

HB 3186 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to service of expert reports in health care liability claims.

HB 3221 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain license plates and tags.

HB 3642 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of county courts at law in Tarrant County.

HB 3746 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to access to certain health records and information by certain individuals regarding a child placed in foster care.

HB 3747 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of children and prioritization of persons on waiting lists for certain Medicaid long-term care services waiver programs.

HB 3748 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the coordination of private health benefits with Medicaid benefits.

HB 3777 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to priority of payment for certain electrical service claims against the estates of certain decedents.

HB 3860 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to a child's eligibility for the Medicaid buy-in for children program or the medically dependent children (MDCP) waiver program.

HB 3871 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the process for establishing speed limits on roads near certain schools.

HB 4216 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the deposit of certain hotel occupancy and car rental tax revenue into the foundation school fund.

HB 4437 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to notification about and location of an open-enrollment charter school or campus.

HB 4603 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the allocation and deposit of certain surplus state revenue to the property tax relief fund for use in reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes and providing compensation for teachers, counselors, and librarians employed in public schools.

HCR 84 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Designating January 22, the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, as the Day of Tears for a 10-year period beginning in 2020.

HCR 85 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Expressing support for the process set out in Section 316.092, Government Code, and honoring the intent of the law relating to the Sufficient Balance for the Economic Stabilization Fund.

HJR 144 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenue to provide for property tax relief and public school teacher compensation.

Joint Author (19):
HB 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Collier | White | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses, the admissibility of evidence in the prosecutions of those offenses, and orders of nondisclosure for persons who committed certain of those offenses; regulating occupations and property to prevent and respond to those criminal offenses, including requiring a student occupational permit for those purposes; authorizing fees; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 258 Author: Blanco | Krause | Hernandez | Guillen | Oliverson
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license.

HB 466 Author: Hernandez | Krause | Raney
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license.

HB 482 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Coleman | White
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.

HB 705 Author: Geren | Krause | Darby | Shine
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the substitution of a local sales and use tax for maintenance and operations property taxes imposed by certain local governments; authorizing the imposition of a tax.

HB 803 Author: Patterson | Thierry | Toth | Krause
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to financial reporting requirements for toll projects.

HB 846 Author: Oliverson | Krause | Blanco
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license and to certain duties of state agencies and political subdivisions in relation to delinquent or defaulted student loans.

HB 1096 Author: Capriglione | Frank | Krause
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the modernization of state agency information technology systems.

HB 1135 Author: Price | Smithee | King, Ken | Springer | Krause
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities.

HB 1136 Author: Price | Clardy | Krause | King, Ken | Anchia
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district established by a municipality.

HB 1470 Author: Raymond | Krause
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to allowing the parents or guardians of certain medically dependent children to opt out of the STAR Kids managed care program under Medicaid.

HB 1654 Author: Goldman | Krause | Kuempel
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies.

HB 1755 Author: Thompson, Ed | Wu | VanDeaver | Krause | Flynn
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the titling, registration, and inspection of assembled vehicles; imposing fees.

HB 2969 Author: Sanford | Krause
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against a first responder based on mental illness.

HB 3106 Author: Goldman | Krause
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to a requirement that law enforcement agencies enter into the Texas Data Exchange information related to investigations of sexual assault or other sex offenses.

HB 4345 Author: Sanford | Krause | Flynn | Gervin-Hawkins
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the disclosure by charitable organizations of allegations of sexual misconduct.

HR 191 Author: Tinderholt | Krause | Stickland | Turner, Chris | Zedler
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 11:21PM
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas at Arlington on being designated a Purple Heart University by the Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Texas.

HR 697 Author: Tinderholt | Krause | Turner, Chris | Stickland | Zedler
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2019 10:29AM
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2019, as The University of Texas at Arlington Day at the State Capitol.

HR 788 Author: Tinderholt | Krause | Stickland | Turner, Chris | Zedler
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Placed on Congrat. & Memorial Res. Calendar
Caption: In memory of Harold Kenneth Elliott.

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