Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Matt Krause
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/16/2019

Number of Bills: 87

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (49):
HB 218 Author: Krause | Oliverson | Hernandez | Blanco | Shaheen
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Received from the House
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 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 | Goldman | Collier | Moody
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
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: 04/29/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.

HB 228 Author: Krause | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to accountability and standards for districts of innovation.

HB 230 Author: Krause
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting by political subdivisions regarding the receipt or expenditure of federal funds.

HB 233 Author: Krause | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the scheduling of the first day of school for students by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 234 Author: Krause | Middleton | Guillen | Phelan | Price
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the local regulation of the sale of lemonade or other beverages by children.

HB 236 Author: Krause
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
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: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disclosures by liability insurers and policyholders to third-party claimants; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 922 Author: Krause
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to a divorce on the ground of insupportability.

HB 926 Author: Krause
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability.

HB 1145 Author: Krause | Wilson | Morrison
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: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
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: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to weight limitations for over-the-road buses.

HB 1791 Author: Krause | Lang | Toth
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
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: 03/27/2019 H Left pending in committee
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 | Canales
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Postponed
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 Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to mandatory disclosure of third-party litigation financing agreements.

HB 2097 Author: Krause | Turner, Chris | Stickland | Tinderholt | Zedler
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
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 | Goldman
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
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: 04/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a certificate of merit in certain actions against certain licensed or registered professionals.

HB 2539 Author: Krause | Meyer | Leach | Howard | Parker
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
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
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
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the classification and operation of mopeds and certain motorcycles.

HB 3172 Author: Krause | Sanford | Phelan | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Returned to committee: May 9 2019 7:33PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of membership in and support to religious organizations.

HB 3186 Author: Krause
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to service of expert reports in health care liability claims.

HB 3221 Author: Krause
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain specialty license plates; authorizing fees.

HB 3642 Author: Krause
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of a county court at law in Tarrant County.

HB 3746 Author: Krause
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
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: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
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 | Parker | Leach | Davis, Sarah | Meyer
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: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to priority of payment for certain electrical service claims against the estates of certain decedents.

HB 3860 Author: Krause
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
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
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the process for establishing speed limits on roads near certain schools.

HB 4216 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
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: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to notification about and location of an open-enrollment charter school or campus.

HB 4603 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
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: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
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.

HR 2189 Author: Krause
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 9:29AM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1207.

HR 2201 Author: Krause
Last Action: 05/29/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2019 7:57AM
Caption: Honoring the Texas Travel Industry Association for its contributions.

Joint Author (38):
HB 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Collier | White | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prevention of, prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses and to 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 307 Author: Flynn | Miller | Hefner | Krause | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the posting of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms.

HB 427 Author: Shaheen | Krause | Zedler | Cortez | Raymond
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property; enhancing a criminal penalty.

HB 436 Author: Shaheen | Krause
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.

HB 466 Author: Hernandez | Krause | Raney | Blanco | Ramos
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the use of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for refusal to grant or renew an occupational license or other disciplinary action in relation to an occupational license.

HB 482 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Coleman | Toth | White
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
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: 03/21/2019 H Considered in 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 | Canales | Thierry | Toth | Krause
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to financial reporting requirements of a toll project entity.

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 901 Author: Hefner | Krause | Thierry | Leman | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to registration of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.

HB 1096 Author: Capriglione | Frank | Krause
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the modernization of state agency information technology systems.

HB 1135 Author: Price | Smithee | King, Ken | Springer | Krause
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
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
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to territory included in a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district established by a municipality.

HB 1159 Author: Price | Krause | Meyer | Minjarez | Moody
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the acknowledgment of a written instrument on behalf of a limited liability company or partnership.

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
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to assembled vehicles and former military vehicles, including the titling and registration of those vehicles.

HB 1910 Author: Dean | Krause | Leach | Dutton | Oliverson
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to consideration of a child's gender identity or expression in suits affecting the parent-child relationship and other proceedings involving children.

HB 2048 Author: Zerwas | Darby | Krause | Davis, Sarah | Howard
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; eliminating program surcharges; authorizing and increasing criminal fines; increasing a fee.

HB 2402 Author: Geren | Goldman | Krause
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain events to receive funding through the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 2453 Author: Davis, Sarah | Zerwas | Krause | Bonnen, Greg | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of Medicaid, including the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 2497 Author: Cyrier | Israel | Cole | Rodriguez | Krause
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to rules of and appeals to a municipal board of adjustment.

HB 2754 Author: White | Thompson, Senfronia | Toth | Krause | Coleman
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Motion fails
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.

HB 2848 Author: Hinojosa | Moody | González, Mary | Meyer | Krause
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the review under the Texas Sunset Act of the Texas Education Agency's functions relating to special education services.

HB 2969 Author: Sanford | Krause | Rodriguez | King, Phil | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against a first responder based on mental illness.

HB 3007 Author: Turner, Chris | Krause
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
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 3016 Author: Schaefer | Oliverson | Lang | Middleton | Krause
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in a motor vehicle.

HB 3106 Author: Goldman | Krause | Tinderholt | Howard | Neave
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a requirement that law enforcement agencies enter into a certain database information related to investigations of sexual assault or other sex offenses.

HB 3136 Author: Cain | Krause | Leach | Flynn
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to carrying a weapon on the premises of a government court or offices utilized by the court.

HB 3231 Author: Clardy | Krause | Hefner | Ashby
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, knives, ammunition, or firearm or air gun supplies or accessories by a county or municipality.

HB 3512 Author: Pacheco | Sherman, Sr. | Lopez | González, Jessica | Krause
Last Action: 05/06/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to conditions of community supervision and procedures applicable to the reduction or termination of a defendant's period of community supervision.

HB 4008 Author: Frullo | Moody | Cyrier | Krause | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to plans required to be submitted to be eligible to receive funding through the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 4345 Author: Sanford | Krause | Flynn | Gervin-Hawkins | Rodriguez
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to liability for disclosing certain information regarding sexual misconduct by an employee, volunteer, or independent contractor of a charitable organization.

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: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 5:59PM
Caption: In memory of Harold Kenneth Elliott.

HR 2017 Author: Zedler | Turner, Chris | Tinderholt | Krause
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 7:07PM
Caption: In memory of Wendell Herman Nedderman, former president of The University of Texas at Arlington.

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