Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. J. D. Sheffield
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 8/24/2019

Number of Bills: 75

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (31):
HB 2937 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of aggravated assault using a deadly weapon.

HB 3284 Author: Sheffield | Price | Burns | Howard | Stucky
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; authorizing a fee; providing for administrative penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 3285 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Price | Moody | Klick
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to programs and initiatives to prevent and respond to opioid addiction, misuse, abuse, and overdose and identify and treat co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illness.

HB 3286 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to Medicaid reimbursement for medication-assisted treatment for opioid or substance use disorder.

HB 3342 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson | Raymond | Guillen
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a health care quality provider participation program; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 3388 Author: Sheffield | Bonnen, Greg | Price | Hefner | Raymond
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/25/2019 H Conf. Comm. Report distributed: May 25 2019 11:37PM
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program.

HB 3496 Author: Sheffield
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain pharmacies; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 3551 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and certain immunization exemption information and reports.

HB 3552 Author: Sheffield
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain notice requirements regarding fluoridation of a water supply system.

HB 3573 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to compliance with federal coding guidelines for certain divisions and offices within the Health and Human Services Commission.

HB 3574 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to employment policies for certain health care providers in medical and dental units.

HB 3874 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the publication of information regarding the national organ transplant waiting list on the Department of State Health Services' Internet website and certain registrations for the anatomical gift registry.

HB 3958 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs.

HB 3970 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code.

HB 3997 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the liability of a rural or community hospital for a health care liability claim.

HB 4003 Author: Sheffield | Raymond
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board concerning a shortage of primary care physicians in this state.

HB 4108 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the required payment of taxes by an owner of a property used for nuclear electric power generation who appeals certain ad valorem tax determinations.

HB 4109 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain small public grain warehouses from regulation.

HB 4121 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the Texas Diabetes Council and the state plan for diabetes and obesity treatment and education.

HB 4312 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of a physician's authority to delegate certain radiologic procedures that constitute the practice of medicine.

HB 4325 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment and maintenance of a glaucoma comanagement registry.

HB 4391 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to certain group and individual health benefit plans and the provision of health care benefits under health care plans through provider networks.

HB 4392 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage for chemical dependency.

HB 4393 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage for chemical dependency.

HB 4412 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of surgical assistants.

HCR 145 Author: Sheffield | Springer
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Expressing the legislature's intent that the state negotiates an updated 1115 waiver with the federal government in a timely manner.

HR 375 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 02/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2019 7:59PM
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2019, as Tarleton State University Day at the State Capitol.

HR 818 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 7:03PM
Caption: Recognizing March 13, 2019, as Home Care and Hospice Awareness Day.

HR 842 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2019 2:12PM
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2019, as Texas Physician Assistant Day.

HR 1163 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 18 2019 3:50PM
Caption: Recognizing April 17, 2019, as Doctors of Osteopathic Medical Excellence Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2195 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 10:25AM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3284.

Joint Author (44):
HB 80 Author: Ortega | Button | Howard | Sheffield | Stucky
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a study and report regarding shortages in certain health professions.

HB 342 Author: Cortez | Rose | Davis, Sarah | Bernal | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility for the medical assistance program and enrollment in the child health plan program.

HB 390 Author: Blanco | Frullo | Lozano | Sheffield | Nevárez
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to defense economic readjustment zones.

HB 406 Author: Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheffield | Minjarez | Paddie
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to organ donor registration information when applying for a hunting or fishing license on the Internet.

HB 421 Author: Shine | Buckley | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the designation of the portion of Interstate Highway 14 in Bell County as the First Cavalry Veterans Highway.

HB 448 Author: Turner, Chris | Thierry | Zerwas | Bernal | Sheffield
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.

HB 698 Author: Blanco | Oliverson | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain protected practices of pharmacists and pharmacies regarding amounts charged for prescription drugs.

HB 749 Author: Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheffield | Anchia | Oliverson
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 787 Author: Davis, Sarah | Gutierrez | Bailes | Sheffield | Smithee
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists.

HB 800 Author: Howard | Davis, Sarah | Collier | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan.

HB 870 Author: Price | Guillen | Sheffield | Ashby | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to Medicaid telemedicine and telehealth services.

HB 871 Author: Price | Guillen | Sheffield | Ashby | González, Mary
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to use of telemedicine medical service by certain trauma facilities.

HB 900 Author: Israel | Zerwas | Sheffield | Howard
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the act of smoking tobacco in a vehicle with a child present; authorizing an additional fine for certain criminal offenses.

HB 1063 Author: Price | Sheffield | Rose | Ashby | González, Mary
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to telemedicine medical, telehealth, and home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

HB 1070 Author: Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg | Sheffield
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the mental health first aid training program reporting requirements.

HB 1291 Author: Price | Sheffield | Minjarez | Rose | VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited practices by a life insurance company relating to an individual's prescription for or obtainment of an opioid antagonist.

HB 1292 Author: Price | Rose | Minjarez | Sheffield | VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to statewide initiatives to improve maternal and newborn health for women with opioid use disorder.

HB 1293 Author: Price | Sheffield | Minjarez | Rose | VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to recommendations by local school health advisory councils regarding opioid addiction and abuse education in public schools.

HB 1364 Author: Wu | Zerwas | Sheffield | Dutton | White
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and to the minimum age of criminal responsibility.

HB 1449 Author: King, Phil | Guillen | Parker | Sheffield
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of opioid antagonists.

HB 1589 Author: Ortega | Button | Allison | Guerra | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to providing notification to certain pregnant women regarding their eligibility for coverage under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program.

HB 1594 Author: Shine | Buckley | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board of groundwater availability in certain counties.

HB 1770 Author: Martinez | Sheffield | Guillen
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to regulation and liability of certain vehicles on a highway; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 1848 Author: Klick | Sheffield | Guerra
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to prevention of communicable diseases in certain long-term care facilities.

HB 2032 Author: Turner, John | Allison | Coleman | Price | Sheffield
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the health literacy advisory committee and health literacy in the state health plan.

HB 2039 Author: Shine | Buckley | Sheffield | Cortez | Miller
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to Master Army Aviators.

HB 2099 Author: Lambert | Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson | Lucio III
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.

HB 2105 Author: Shine | Buckley | Sheffield
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the territory and board of directors of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.

HB 2231 Author: Oliverson | Sheffield | Hunter | Guerra
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the practices and operation of pharmacy benefit managers; providing administrative penalties.

HB 2251 Author: Capriglione | Rose | Leach | Sheffield | Zerwas
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain deceptive advertising of legal services; imposing civil penalties.

HB 2454 Author: Price | Sheffield | Minjarez | Thompson, Senfronia | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to continuing education requirements for certain health professionals regarding pain management and the prescribing of opioids.

HB 2707 Author: Price | Allen | Minjarez | Sheffield | White
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of the community mental health grant program to include services to and treatment of individuals with substance use disorders.

HB 3264 Author: Buckley | Shine | Sheffield
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board of groundwater conditions in certain counties.

HB 3266 Author: Raney | Larson | Sheffield | Flynn | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to fees charged to students enrolled at component institutions of The Texas A&M University System.

HB 3685 Author: Oliverson | Coleman | Sheffield | Leach | Meyer
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to pharmacy benefits provided through the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 3699 Author: Turner, John | Davis, Sarah | Sheffield | Cortez
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to obtain criminal history record information.

HB 3703 Author: Klick | Zerwas | Oliverson | Sheffield | Coleman
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prescription of low-THC cannabis for medical use by certain qualified physicians to patients with certain medical conditions.

HB 3799 Author: Buckley | Sheffield | Kuempel | Springer | Clardy
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the advertising and labeling of certain meat food products.

HB 3878 Author: Stucky | Zerwas | Oliverson | Sheffield | Wray
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the requirement to obtain a license to practice as an anesthesiologist assistant; providing an administrative penalty; authorizing fees.

HB 4068 Author: Beckley | Howard | Turner, Chris | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students.

HJR 11 Author: González, Mary | Guillen | Sheffield | Murr | Walle
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.

HJR 117 Author: Larson | Sheffield | Morrison | Murr | Guillen
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a statewide referendum allowing voters to indicate a preference for exempting this state from daylight saving time or observing daylight saving time year-round.

HR 1049 Author: Goldman | Burns | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 18 2019 8:49AM
Caption: Honoring Dr. F. Dominic Dottavio for his service as president of Tarleton State University.

HR 2197 Author: Darby | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/29/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2019 12:52PM
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of a statue to World War II veteran and former Texas A&M president James Earl Rudder on June 6, 2019, in Brady.

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