Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Briscoe Cain
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/30/2020

Number of Bills: 69

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (37):
HB 295 Author: Cain | Miller | Hinojosa
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to designating March 30 as Master Sergeant Jonathan J. Dunbar Day.

HB 365 Author: Cain | Middleton
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates.

HB 367 Author: Cain
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee bills or billing statements provided to students by public institutions of higher education.

HB 368 Author: Cain | Capriglione | Toth | Howard | Thierry
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of legislatively produced audio or visual materials in political advertising.

HB 369 Author: Cain | Longoria | Dutton | Oliverson | Frullo
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction in a suit for adoption of a child and the mandatory transfer of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship to the court in which a suit for adoption is pending.

HB 370 Author: Cain
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases.

HB 1500 Author: Cain | King, Phil | Flynn | Parker | Miller
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat and to requirements for performing or inducing an abortion; authorizing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1579 Author: Cain | Guillen | Romero, Jr. | Frank
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the definition of first responder for immunization purposes.

HB 2100 Author: Cain | Oliverson | Goldman | Phelan | Wilson
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education.

HB 3135 Author: Cain | Miller | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to affirmative defenses to prosecution for certain offenses involving material or conduct that is obscene or otherwise harmful to children.

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 4359 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain fire departments.

HB 4363 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to an increase in the state sales and use tax rate for the purpose of reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes and a study of additional changes to the rate and application of the state sales and use tax for that same purpose; increasing the rate of a tax.

HB 4364 Author: Cain | Canales | Clardy | Miller
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the purchase of certain food and drink items under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 4399 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 4401 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety.

HB 4402 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on notice that the person has acknowledged that the person is not a citizen; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4403 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to election integrity.

HB 4406 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to elections; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 4407 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited state contracts with vendors that perform elective abortions, destructive embryonic stem cell research, or human cloning or that conduct research on human fetal tissue.

HB 4410 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to authority of counties and municipalities to limit the photography of critical infrastructure.

HB 4439 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the qualification of certain candidates for placement on the ballot.

HB 4447 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to public inspection of early voting rosters.

HB 4500 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to cancellation of all voter registrations following decennial redistricting.

HB 4512 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the rights of persons relating to a marriage that violates a sincerely held religious belief.

HJR 103 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.

HJR 138 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding limits on the rate of growth of spending by the state and certain political subdivisions of the state.

HR 617 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 9:33AM
Caption: Recognizing February 16, 2019, as Texas Homemade Pie Day.

HR 745 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 4:55PM
Caption: Congratulating Melissa Martin of Deer Park on her gubernatorial appointment to the Texas Juvenile Justice Board.

HR 746 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 5:18PM
Caption: Congratulating Tom Butler of Deer Park on his reappointment to the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation.

HR 935 Author: Cain | Perez
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2019 7:47PM
Caption: Recognizing March 26, 2019, as La Porte Day at the State Capitol.

HR 936 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Filed
Caption: Recognizing March 26, 2019, as Deer Park Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1261 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 24 2019 6:45PM
Caption: Commemorating San Jacinto Day.

HR 1393 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 25 2019 3:27PM
Caption: Recognizing April 2019 as Autism Awareness Month.

HR 1558 Author: Cain | Dutton | Bonnen, Greg | Hernandez | Paul
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2019 5:13PM
Caption: Congratulating San Jacinto College on being selected as one of the top 10 community colleges in the country by the Aspen Institute.

HR 1600 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2019 5:15PM
Caption: Honoring the members of the Texas Young Republican Federation on the occasion of their legislative day at the State Capitol.

HR 1601 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/20/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 20 2019 5:15PM
Caption: Honoring the commitment of the Texas Young Republican Federation Policy Committee during the 86th Legislative Session.

Joint Author (32):
HB 76 Author: Huberty | Cain | Ashby | González, Mary | Bohac
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to cardiac assessments of high school participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

HB 305 Author: Paul | Phelan | Holland | Cain | Frullo
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain political subdivisions with authority to impose a tax post certain information on an Internet website.

HB 377 Author: Lang | Cain
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: 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.

HB 378 Author: Lang | Hefner | Cain
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration.

HB 580 Author: Thierry | Cain
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing school districts to reimburse under the Foundation School Program private employers for paid internships provided to certain students in career and technology education programs in the district.

HB 851 Author: Huberty | Cain | Murphy | Ashby | Dutton
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the use of individual graduation committees and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.

HB 962 Author: Miller | Cain | Lang
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle passing a pedestrian or a person operating a bicycle.

HB 1123 Author: Bohac | Guillen | Cain | Leman
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders; authorizing a fee.

HB 1241 Author: Bucy | Cortez | Klick | Cain | Moody
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the content of a polling place location notice.

HB 1337 Author: Pacheco | Bowers | Meza | Cain | Beckley
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the sale of wine and beer on Sundays.

HB 1410 Author: Lucio III | Cain
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to payment for care provided by a chiropractor under certain health benefit plans.

HB 1421 Author: Israel | Capriglione | Minjarez | Cain | Blanco
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to cybersecurity of voter registration lists and other election-related documents, systems, and technology.

HB 1469 Author: Thierry | Raymond | Blanco | Cain
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to certain public school workforce training programs funded by the skills development fund and to authorizing school districts to reimburse under the Foundation School Program private employers for paid internships provided to certain students in career and technology education programs in the district.

HB 2127 Author: Harris | Bailes | Cain
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the licensure and registration of persons engaged in certain activities pertaining to compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas containers and systems.

HB 2228 Author: Geren | Cain
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the inspection of certain boilers.

HB 2240 Author: Murphy | Cain
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the payment of wages by an employer through a payroll card account.

HB 2708 Author: Thompson, Ed | Martinez | Paul | Cain
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Department of Transportation for certain employees responding to emergencies or disasters.

HB 3059 Author: Holland | Landgraf | Cain
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the requirement that motor vehicle dealers apply for the registration of and title for certain vehicles sold by the dealer.

HB 3580 Author: Klick | Cain
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the revision or repeal of certain obsolete provisions related to restrictions on political advertising, political contributions, and political expenditures.

HB 3714 Author: Parker | Cain | Stucky | Patterson
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the establishment of street lights along county roads in the unincorporated area of certain counties.

HB 3768 Author: Burrows | Springer | Goldman | Cain
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to authorizing tastings by certain alcoholic beverage manufacturers at certain events.

HB 3840 Author: Capriglione | Flynn | Tinderholt | Miller | Cain
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of individuals or business entities that provide or train assistance animals for veterans; providing a civil penalty.

HB 4306 Author: Biedermann | Nevárez | Cain | Miller | Murr
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to border security infrastructure enhancement projects and the creation of a fund to pay for those projects; allocating the earnings on the balance of that fund and reimbursement of related expenditures; including a study on water retention infrastructure near the border.

HB 4434 Author: Canales | Cain | Bonnen, Greg | Burrows
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to navigation districts.

HB 4436 Author: Canales | Cain
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports.

HB 4438 Author: Canales | Cain
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas.

HB 4445 Author: Canales | Cain | Bonnen, Greg | Burrows
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the safe and efficient provision of pilot services by the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports.

HCR 71 Author: Oliverson | Morales | Walle | Murphy | Cain
Last Action: 03/25/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Congratulating the Houston Astros on winning the 2017 World Series.

HJR 38 Author: Leach | Metcalf | Burrows | Cain
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax.

HR 890 Author: Springer | Cain | White | Leman | Frank
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2019 4:47PM
Caption: In memory of Texas firefighters who have died in the line of duty and recognizing Firefighter Appreciation Day at the State Capitol.

HR 937 Author: Perez | Cain
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2019 7:45PM
Caption: Recognizing March 25 and 26, 2019, as Deer Park Days at the State Capitol.

HR 1160 Author: Parker | Craddick | Cain | Zerwas | Anchia
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 13 2019 9:34AM
Caption: Urging Congress to unite in bipartisan support for the ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

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