Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Erin Zwiener
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/22/2019

Number of Bills: 81

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (64):
HB 1044 Author: Zwiener | Nevárez | Oliverson
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to permits for certain injection wells that transect a portion of the Edwards Aquifer.

HB 1303 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to signs along certain roads in Hays County.

HB 1304 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a fee.

HB 1950 Author: Zwiener | Cole | Talarico | Bowers
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

HB 2033 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to enrollment of certain retirees in the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program.

HB 2274 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the period during which certain voters receive ballots to be voted by mail for each election held in that period.

HB 2276 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to public notice of the time for voting at an early voting polling place.

HB 2277 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for the construction of a natural gas pipeline.

HB 2278 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to a sexual harassment complaint filed with the Texas Workforce Commission.

HB 2279 Author: Zwiener | Anchia | Button | Davis, Sarah | Morrison
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

HB 2544 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain tier 1 general-law municipalities to annex certain areas on petition by the area's property owners.

HB 2558 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited retaliation against state employees for referring to climate change or global warming.

HB 2672 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the Department of Public Safety on the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault offenses.

HB 2678 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the compilation and reporting of statistics involving sexual assault victims who receive a forensic medical examination before reporting the assault to law enforcement.

HB 2880 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to a study of the effects of building requirements on the use of water conservation technology.

HB 2934 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the assessment of public school students in writing under an alternative method.

HB 2939 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain aggregate production operations.

HB 2956 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to regulate impervious cover in certain floodplains.

HB 2957 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to a requirement that certain recipients of financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Board adopt certain restrictions on water use by their customers.

HB 3033 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of aggregate production operations by the commissioners court in certain counties.

HB 3034 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the requirements for aggregate production operation air permits.

HB 3035 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the relationship between the amount of an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the economic benefit of the violation to the alleged violator.

HB 3083 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain low-volume poultry processing establishments.

HB 3115 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an agriculture and rural ombudsman office.

HB 3320 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to require water pollution abatement plans from certain facilities regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 3324 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to groundwater impact contingency planning by pipeline operators.

HB 3326 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to require that an intrastate pipeline be buried to a certain depth.

HB 3327 Author: Zwiener | Murr
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property for a proposed oil and gas pipeline through eminent domain by a common carrier.

HB 3591 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons who are younger than 26 years of age.

HB 3592 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to qualifying projects for public-private partnerships.

HB 4027 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain holders of winery permits to sell liquor for on-premises consumption.

HB 4029 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain holders of a wine and beer retailer's permit to manufacture and sell wine and engage in certain related activities.

HB 4058 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain holders of a wine and beer retailer's permit or mixed beverage permit to manufacture and sell wine and engage in certain related activities.

HB 4059 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the amount of wine certain wineries may sell directly to consumers.

HB 4060 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a program administered by the Railroad Commission of Texas to provide grants to promote pipeline emergency preparedness; authorizing a fee.

HB 4110 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to a study evaluating and making recommendations for the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems in the recharge zone of the Edwards Aquifer.

HB 4116 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a voluntary financial assurance program for permit holders under the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System.

HB 4145 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prescription of a controlled substance to certain patients for the treatment of pain.

HB 4148 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to municipal regulation of outdoor lighting; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4154 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the possession of condemned property by the condemnor pending the results of further litigation.

HB 4156 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the exercise of power of eminent domain by private pipeline companies for the construction of common carrier pipelines.

HB 4158 Author: Zwiener | Biedermann
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.

HB 4382 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance by the Railroad Commission of Texas of a certificate of convenience and necessity for certain common carrier pipelines.

HB 4423 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to surface remediation and the restoration of land disturbed by the installation of a pipeline.

HB 4488 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation in or on the property of certain water conservation systems.

HB 4573 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to best management practices for landowners regarding the exercise of power of eminent domain for landowners.

HB 4581 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.

HB 4647 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to boundaries of the Anthem Municipal Utility District.

HCR 89 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Designating Kyle as the official Pie Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.

HCR 176 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/24/2019 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: May 24 2019 7:23PM
Caption: Designating San Marcos as the official Mermaid Capital of Texas.

HJR 99 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the legislature to appropriate funds to state institutions of higher education to fund certain education programs for veterans.

HJR 146 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the portion of the assessed value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation in or on the property of a rainwater harvesting or graywater system.

HR 124 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 01/30/2019 H Reported enrolled: Jan 30 2019 11:53AM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Wimberley Lions Club.

HR 486 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 9:46AM
Caption: Congratulating Wood & Wire on its nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album.

HR 519 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 02/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2019 9:16AM
Caption: Commemorating Buda Legacy Day and the history of Buda Elementary School.

HR 525 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 02/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2019 9:16AM
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2019, as Buda Day at the State Capitol.

HR 809 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 25 2019 5:35PM
Caption: Recognizing April 25, 2019, as Texas DNA and Adoptee Search Support Day at the State Capitol.

HR 845 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 6:41PM
Caption: In memory of Officer Kenneth Malcolm Copeland of the San Marcos Police Department.

HR 1199 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 25 2019 5:35PM
Caption: Recognizing April 25, 2019, as San Marcos Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1299 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 1 2019 11:15AM
Caption: In memory of Mountain City mayor Phillip Lee Taylor.

HR 1402 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2019 11:07AM
Caption: Recognizing the significance of the Texas Hill Country American Viticultural Area.

HR 1435 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 13 2019 4:30PM
Caption: In memory of William Cunningham of San Marcos.

HR 1812 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 4:01PM
Caption: Honoring Dawn Capra for her service as mayor of Johnson City.

HR 2030 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:15PM
Caption: Commending the residents of San Marcos for their efforts to promote environmental stewardship and to showcase the iconic mermaid that is so closely identified with the city.

Joint Author (17):
HB 35 Author: Romero, Jr. | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional instruction permit; authorizing a fee.

HB 70 Author: González, Mary | Zwiener | Fierro | Guillen
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a strategic plan goal by the Department of Agriculture to prevent crop diseases and plant pests in this state.

HB 97 Author: Rodriguez | Murphy | Guillen | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/03/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.

HB 136 Author: González, Mary | Zwiener | Meza
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to pollinator health.

HB 137 Author: Hinojosa | Metcalf | Phelan | Cyrier | Zwiener
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to reports by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality about dams that have certain hazard classifications.

HB 426 Author: Allen | Guillen | Reynolds | Zwiener | Anchia
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 509 Author: Wilson | Murr | Zwiener | Anchia | Huberty
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of aggregate production operations by the Railroad Commission of Texas; authorizing a fee; providing administrative penalties and other civil remedies; creating criminal offenses.

HB 517 Author: Israel | González, Jessica | Johnson, Julie | Zwiener | González, Mary
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties.

HB 696 Author: Blanco | Guillen | Zwiener
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to employment and referral services for veterans and military service members.

HB 856 Author: Hinojosa | Zwiener
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to local government prohibitions or restrictions on the sale or use of a container or package.

HB 928 Author: Anchia | Goodwin | Zwiener
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission to study and address the impacts of climate change in this state.

HB 942 Author: Anchia | Goodwin | Zwiener
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the creation and duties of the Global Climate Change Commission.

HB 1514 Author: Buckley | Springer | Zwiener | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Cyrier
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the Texas Olive Oil Industry Advisory Board.

HB 1686 Author: Smith | Ramos | Zwiener | Goodwin | Noble
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the application for and duration of a protective order for victims of certain offenses; enhancing a criminal penalty.

HB 1868 Author: Lozano | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Zwiener | Stephenson
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Rural Water Advisory Council.

HB 2860 Author: Raymond | Goodwin | Zwiener | Paddie
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to on-site distributed generation and energy storage resources.

HB 4758 Author: Lopez | Zwiener | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing notice to a state representative and senator of an administrative penalty assessed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

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