Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. James White
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/15/2021

Number of Bills: 211

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (139):
HB 472 Author: White
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to services provided by freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

HB 473 Author: White | Guillen
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities.

HB 494 Author: White
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain property that was erroneously omitted from an appraisal roll in a previous year.

HB 504 Author: White
Last Action: 05/11/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Juneteenth holiday in certain counties.

HB 505 Author: White
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Labor Day holiday in certain counties.

HB 506 Author: White
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor Polish Americans in Texas.

HB 526 Author: White
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the time period during which a court must interview certain children in chambers on issues regarding conservatorship and residence in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 528 Author: White | Guillen
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of commercial real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 529 Author: White | Guillen
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

HB 542 Author: White | Minjarez | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to foster care placement in and the licensing of certain residential child-care facilities.

HB 543 Author: White
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of working animals by a political subdivision.

HB 556 Author: White
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to suspension of a driver's license for persons convicted of certain offenses and the educational program required for reinstatement of a license following certain convictions; authorizing a fine.

HB 557 Author: White | Guillen
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarship Program for certain students at public institutions of higher education.

HB 558 Author: White | Meza
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Passed
Caption: Relating to the taking of a blood specimen on arrest for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 559 Author: White | Guillen
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to a fishing license fee waiver for certain residents.

HB 576 Author: White
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the time for rendering a final order in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 629 Author: White | Slaton | Swanson
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the governor's power to control the sale, dispensing, transportation, storage, and use of alcoholic beverages, ammunition, explosives, combustibles, and weapons during a declared state of disaster or state of emergency.

HB 630 Author: White
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a court interview certain children in chambers on issues regarding conservatorship and residence in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 639 Author: White | Cortez | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Passed
Caption: Relating to the authority of an emergency services district to provide preventive health care services; authorizing a fee.

HB 719 Author: White | Collier
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/13/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to Texas Department of Criminal Justice transfer facilities.

HB 737 Author: White | Guillen
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to military toll discount programs.

HB 819 Author: White
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of certain pilot programs to encourage economic and educational opportunities in certain regions of this state.

HB 820 Author: White
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring certain business entities to audit the business's supply chain and on-site services for the use of forced labor; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 821 Author: White
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for a license to carry a handgun.

HB 898 Author: White | Guillen
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to an interagency grant program to support and sustain the operations of community recovery organizations.

HB 921 Author: White
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the release of defendants on bail.

HB 984 Author: White
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain property that was erroneously omitted from an appraisal roll in a previous year.

HB 1130 Author: White
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to recovery in a civil action of damages attributable to excavation activities.

HB 1148 Author: White
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from charging an inmate a fee for health care.

HB 1237 Author: White | Thierry | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to adverse disproportionalities within the child protective services system.

HB 1354 Author: White
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to members of the clergy who are employed or voluntarily enter inpatient health care facilities to minister during a state of disaster, emergency, or epidemic.

HB 1355 Author: White
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the presence of a spiritual leader during the execution of a person.

HB 1394 Author: White | Collier | Canales
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to automatic orders of nondisclosure of criminal history record information for certain misdemeanor defendants.

HB 1396 Author: White
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to law enforcement agencies and policies and procedures affecting peace officers.

HB 1397 Author: White
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the required disclosure of entities with an ownership interest in a vendor of voting system equipment.

HB 1398 Author: White
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the verification of the veteran status of prisoners confined in county jails.

HB 1499 Author: White
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders and volunteer emergency services personnel.

HB 1553 Author: White
Last Action: 03/08/2021 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 8 2021 1:09PM
Caption: Relating to evaluating the effectiveness of veterans treatment court programs in this state.

HB 1579 Author: White
Last Action: 03/08/2021 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 8 2021 1:09PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of the free exercise of religion rights of inmates and ensuring access to volunteer and faith-based chaplains and chaplaincy services.

HB 1587 Author: White | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 03/08/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 8 2021 1:09PM
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; providing criminal penalties.

HB 1657 Author: White
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the investment of assets of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas in certain foreign business entities.

HB 1664 Author: White | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the reinstatement of eligibility for medical assistance of certain children placed in juvenile facilities.

HB 1665 Author: White
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to the development and maintenance by the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas of an online investment tracking database.

HB 1708 Author: White | Beckley
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a voting system that produces a voter-verifiable paper record.

HB 1783 Author: White | Wu
Last Action: 04/27/2021 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 1894 Author: White
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a clemency review of certain felony offenders by the Board of Pardons and Paroles.

HB 1902 Author: White
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to a requirement that all components of a voting system used in an election in this state be manufactured, stored, and held in the United States.

HB 1911 Author: White | Burrows | Canales | Schaefer | Hefner
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; providing criminal penalties.

HB 1921 Author: White
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the modernization of correctional facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2190 Author: White
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain state jail felony offenders, including the creation of a pretrial intervention program for certain state jail felony offenders; authorizing a fee.

HB 2286 Author: White | Guillen | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the payment of fees and costs associated with driver education and safety courses and driver's license examinations for foster children or youth, former foster children or youth, and youth experiencing homelessness.

HB 2288 Author: White
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of the sale or change in the use of land appraised as agricultural or open-space land.

HB 2302 Author: White
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of a peace officer making a false statement in an incident report.

HB 2307 Author: White | Middleton | Guillen
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of grants by the Texas Workforce Commission to facilitate the participation of certain veterans and military personnel in apprenticeship training programs.

HB 2439 Author: White | Guillen
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a temporary guardian to receive certain social security benefits.

HB 2440 Author: White
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 16 2021 10:20AM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for a license to carry a handgun.

HB 2441 Author: White | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the imposition and collection of fines, fees, and court costs in criminal cases.

HB 2442 Author: White | Allen | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Justice Reinvestment Incentive Program.

HB 2443 Author: White
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 16 2021 10:20AM
Caption: Relating to persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities confined in county jail.

HB 2444 Author: White
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 16 2021 10:20AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of an advisory committee regarding the confinement in county jail of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

HB 2445 Author: White
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to veterans placed on community supervision or confined in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2475 Author: White
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 16 2021 10:20AM
Caption: Relating to county jailer training regarding interacting with a person with an intellectual or developmental disability.

HB 2616 Author: White
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to a voluntary labeling program for meat and poultry products originating in this state.

HB 2760 Author: White | Cook | Vasut | Cain | Rogers
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to the right to choose and refuse medical treatment and control measures and to the imposition of isolation or quarantine control measures.

HB 2821 Author: White
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the diversion of certain foster youth from the juvenile justice system, including through emergency behavior intervention by certain persons providing foster care services.

HB 2824 Author: White | Guillen
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to naval submarine veterans.

HB 2829 Author: White
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to restaurants and certain alcoholic beverage permittees, including the rates of certain taxes imposed on items sold by those establishments and the applicability to those establishments of certain orders issued in response to a disaster or emergency; temporarily decreasing the rate of the state sales tax on certain items; temporarily decreasing the rate of the mixed beverage sales tax.

HB 2830 Author: White
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to post-release housing for inmates released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 2831 Author: White | Spiller
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the confinement in county jail of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

HB 2911 Author: White | Stephenson
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to next generation 9-1-1 service; increasing a fee.

HB 3047 Author: White
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to requiring that deferred compensation plans provided by state agencies or institutions of higher education offer certain types of qualified investment products to employees participating in those plans.

HB 3048 Author: White
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to a designated law enforcement office or agency.

HB 3049 Author: White
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution.

HB 3050 Author: White
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to unemployment compensation chargebacks regarding certain persons employed as seasonal employees.

HB 3447 Author: White
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain procedures concerning the welfare of prisoners confined in county jails.

HB 3448 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the secretary of state from waiving or suspending the application of certain election law provisions.

HB 3450 Author: White
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the justified use of force by a school employee or volunteer against a student.

HB 3451 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the suspension of driver's licenses.

HB 3452 Author: White
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to certain federal special agents.

HB 3453 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to access to certain litigation, law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law.

HB 3454 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to certain employment and occupational licensing restrictions based on a person's prior conviction.

HB 3455 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to separation of students based on gender for athletics teams sponsored or authorized by a public school.

HB 3456 Author: White
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to inclusion of funds received by certain educational institutions or programs in foundation school program funds for purposes of certain budget reductions.

HB 3457 Author: White
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain laws to the Windham School District and teachers or administrators of the district.

HB 3458 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to expunging federal tax liens from county deed records.

HB 3505 Author: White
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing a court to require defendants confined in a penal institution to appear by videoconference in criminal cases.

HB 3647 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to placing a child in the possessory conservatorship of the child's parents in certain situations.

HB 3651 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement.

HB 3655 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain facilities to temporarily detain a person with mental illness.

HB 3660 Author: White | Collier
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to youth diversion programs for children accused of certain fine-only offenses and related criminal justice matters; authorizing and imposing fees and fines.

HB 3770 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 22 2021 4:23PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of or limitations on certain state and local taxes, including ad valorem taxes, the enactment of state and local value added taxes, and related school finance and administration reform; imposing taxes.

HB 3772 Author: White | Hunter
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the criminal consequences of certain criminal offenses involving the possession of marihuana or possession of drug paraphernalia; imposing a fee; authorizing a fine.

HB 4075 Author: White
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas reserve militia.

HB 4076 Author: White
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a modernization plan for post-adjudication secure correctional facilities operated by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and a task force to evaluate those facilities.

HB 4093 Author: White | Middleton | Cook
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to civics instruction public school students and instruction policies in public schools.

HB 4141 Author: White | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to education and training for peace officers on interacting with persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

HB 4327 Author: White
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting interference with the practice of veterinary medicine.

HB 4380 Author: White
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to examinations for applicants for or holders of licenses or registrations to perform certain activities pertaining to compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas.

HB 4381 Author: White
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring notice to parties in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship of options for periods of possession of or access to a child under a standard possession order.

HB 4516 Author: White
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the authority to arrest a person without a warrant.

HB 4517 Author: White
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disaster mitigation for critical infrastructure sectors.

HCR 4 Author: White
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Expressing opposition to the enactment or enforcement in Texas of a law, under a federal mandate, that automatically suspends the driver's license of an individual who is convicted of certain offenses.

HCR 91 Author: White | Murr | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 27 2021 2:38PM
Caption: Expressing commitment to eliminating racially offensive place names and urging the U.S. Board on Geographic Names to approve requests to change racially offensive names of geographic features.

HJR 27 Author: White
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to reduce the allocation of certain general revenue to the economic stabilization fund and to use that revenue for certain science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) scholarships.

HJR 30 Author: White
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of commercial real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

HJR 31 Author: White
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

HJR 40 Author: White
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the governor from regulating alcoholic beverages, firearms, explosives, or combustibles by order or proclamation.

HJR 45 Author: White
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to limit the number of justices of the United States Supreme Court to nine.

HJR 95 Author: White
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to limit the number of terms that a person may be elected to Congress.

HJR 106 Author: White
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the provision that subjects land designated for agricultural use to an additional tax when the land is diverted to a purpose other than agricultural use or sold.

HR 41 Author: White
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2021 4:01PM
Caption: Congratulating Brandon Prouse of Deweyville ISD on being named the 2020 Coach of the Year by the Southeast Texas Coaches Association.

HR 44 Author: White
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2021 4:18PM
Caption: Congratulating the Lumberton High School cheerleading team on winning the 4A title at the 2021 UIL Spirit State Championships.

HR 54 Author: White
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2021 5:07PM
Caption: In memory of Billy Frank Platt Sr. of Jasper.

HR 66 Author: White | Ashby
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2021 4:35PM
Caption: Congratulating Frances Ellen Wyche of Zavalla on her 100th birthday.

HR 76 Author: White
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2021 2:24PM
Caption: Congratulating Gideon Jordan of Jasper High School on his selection to the TMEA 4A All-State Band.

HR 111 Author: White
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2021 3:53PM
Caption: Congratulating Tyler Meredith of Scouts BSA Troop No. 181 in Lumberton on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 196 Author: White
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 4:03PM
Caption: Congratulating Brian Richard Cassaday of Scouts BSA Troop No. 9 in Lumberton on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 240 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2021 4:01PM
Caption: Commending Ava Barton of Lumberton on her "Honor the Flag" Girl Scout project.

HR 241 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2021 11:46AM
Caption: Commending Ian Wyble and Karen Kiesling for their efforts in rescuing lost dogs through the Mia's Missing campaign.

HR 242 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2021 11:36AM
Caption: Recognizing March 1 through 5, 2021, as Educational Diagnosticians Week in Texas.

HR 243 Author: White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2021 8:23AM
Caption: Congratulating Kasey Jobe of Stephen F. Austin State University on his selection to participate in the 2021 Texas Undergraduate Research Day.

HR 244 Author: White
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 4:08PM
Caption: In memory of John Layton Sessions of Kirbyville.

HR 294 Author: White
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Congratulating Ethan Cole Rascoe of Boy Scout Troop No. 9 in Lumberton on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 316 Author: White
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2021 5:24PM
Caption: Congratulating Garrison Douglas Spencer of Scouts BSA Troop No. 9 in Lumberton on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 411 Author: White
Last Action: 03/30/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2021 6:01PM
Caption: Congratulating the Hardin-Jefferson High School girls' basketball team on advancing to the 2021 UIL 4A state championship game.

HR 432 Author: White
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 7 2021 12:05PM
Caption: In memory of Jennifer Lee Mixon of Woodville.

HR 473 Author: White
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2021 9:06AM
Caption: In memory of Hermon Rudolph Netherland of Colmesneil.

HR 501 Author: White
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2021 5:21PM
Caption: In memory of Lacy Lynette Reynolds of Colmesneil.

HR 502 Author: White
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 13 2021 4:42PM
Caption: Honoring the service of retired K-9 deputy Alukar of the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

HR 621 Author: White
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2021 9:57AM
Caption: In memory of Billy Roy "B. R." Haynes of Livingston.

HR 625 Author: White
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2021 9:57AM
Caption: Commemorating the 175th anniversary of the founding of Polk County.

HR 631 Author: White
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2021 10:00AM
Caption: In memory of Kaitlyn Renea Byrum of Colmesneil.

HR 661 Author: White
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 26 2021 5:31PM
Caption: Congratulating Michelle Brewer on her appointment to the OneStar National Service Commission by Governor Greg Abbott and on her selection as a 2020 Woman of Integrity by the Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Texas.

HR 688 Author: White
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 27 2021 10:31AM
Caption: Congratulating Barbara Bienvenu of the Jasper Police Department on being named the 2021 Mental Health Peace Officer of the Year by the Texas Crisis Intervention Team Association.

HR 714 Author: White
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2021 11:40AM
Caption: Congratulating David Nugent on his retirement as senior pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Jasper.

HR 721 Author: White
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 27 2021 10:41AM
Caption: Congratulating Lopez Pressure Wash on being named a 2020 Small Business of the Year by the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce.

HR 966 Author: White
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 8:14PM
Caption: Congratulating Rachel Clark on her selection as a Senior of Significance by Lamar University.

HR 1040 Author: White
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Adopted
Caption: Honoring Mayor Floyd Petri of Chester for his achievements in military and public service.

HR 1048 Author: White
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Cameron Thomas on helping the Stephen F. Austin State University coed cheer squad win second place at the 2021 College Cheer and Dance National Championship.

Joint Author (72):
HB 8 Author: Pacheco | White | Dean | Guillen | Collier
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to access by a hiring law enforcement agency to an applicant's employment records.

HB 26 Author: Swanson | Pacheco | White
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the governor's power to control the sale, transportation, and use of weapons and ammunition during a declared state of disaster or state of emergency.

HB 29 Author: Swanson | White | Patterson | Hefner
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 12 2021 11:31AM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees.

HB 30 Author: Talarico | Murr | White | Wu | Minjarez
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to educational programs provided by the Windham School District in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for certain inmates.

HB 54 Author: Talarico | White | Israel | Bucy | Patterson
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/14/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to accompanying and filming peace officers of state and local law enforcement agencies for producing reality television programs.

HB 55 Author: Swanson | White
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying and possession of a concealed handgun by a school marshal.

HB 59 Author: Murr | White
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the elimination of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes and the creation of a joint interim committee on the elimination of those taxes.

HB 112 Author: Toth | White | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas; creating a criminal offense.

HB 119 Author: Landgraf | Turner, John | White | Holland
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/06/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities.

HB 149 Author: Reynolds | Shaheen | White | Collier | Lopez
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a study to evaluate state and local regulation of group homes.

HB 252 Author: Moody | Collier | Leach | White | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case.

HB 323 Author: King, Phil | Guillen | White | Bowers | Goodwin
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a law enforcement agency accreditation grant program.

HB 336 Author: Cain | White | Hefner
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the recognition and enforcement of extreme risk protective orders; creating a criminal offense.

HB 372 Author: González, Jessica | Rose | Collier | White
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the representation of certain indigent applicants for a writ of habeas corpus.

HB 385 Author: Pacheco | White | Campos | Button | Krause
Last Action: 05/14/2021 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 441 Author: Zwiener | Collier | White | Dutton | Toth
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the criminal and licensing consequences of certain marihuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession offenses; imposing a fee.

HB 488 Author: Wu | White | Leach | Crockett | Dutton
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to requirements for a juvenile's appearance in a judicial proceeding.

HB 492 Author: Wu | Moody | King, Phil | White | Crockett
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a warrant authorizing the use of a no-knock entry by a peace officer.

HB 530 Author: Patterson | White | Hull | Dominguez | Tinderholt
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the applicability to election judges of a prohibition on the carrying of a handgun at a polling place.

HB 569 Author: Sanford | Rose | Thierry | White | Crockett
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 13 2021 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to credit toward payment of a fine and costs for certain misdemeanants confined in jail or prison before sentencing.

HB 635 Author: Krause | Schaefer | Metcalf | White | Leman
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

HB 686 Author: Moody | Buckley | Neave | White | Ramos
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility.

HB 787 Author: Allen | Murr | Rodriguez | White | Sherman, Sr.
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to conditions of community supervision prohibiting contact with certain persons.

HB 803 Author: Middleton | Morales, Eddie | Cain | White | Pacheco
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 830 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | White | Krause | Cain | Bowers
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to law enforcement policies regarding the issuance of citations for misdemeanors punishable by fine only and to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain fine-only misdemeanors.

HB 907 Author: Johnson, Julie | Harless | White | Guillen
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to prior authorization for prescription drug benefits related to the treatment of autoimmune diseases.

HB 915 Author: Krause | White | Guillen | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.

HB 918 Author: Leman | White | Slawson | Hefner | Schaefer
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 12 2021 9:12PM
Caption: Relating to a license to carry a handgun for certain young adults who are protected under certain court orders related to family violence.

HB 919 Author: Leman | White | Krause | Harris | King, Ken
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

HB 957 Author: Oliverson | Hefner | White | Guillen | Schaefer
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to local, state, and federal regulation of firearm suppressors.

HB 1090 Author: Bailes | White | Rogers
Last Action: 05/11/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of real property that was erroneously omitted from an appraisal roll in a previous year.

HB 1092 Author: Romero, Jr. | White | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the verification of the veteran status of inmates and prisoners.

HB 1094 Author: Oliverson | Slawson | Hefner | White
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain persons to carry a handgun without a license.

HB 1137 Author: Cain | Sanford | Canales | White | Vasut
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to limiting the assessment of certain fees and taxes during a declared state of disaster.

HB 1172 Author: Howard | Tinderholt | Harless | Neave | White
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault or other prohibited sexual conduct.

HB 1193 Author: Wu | Rose | White | Leach | Moody
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of a juvenile court over certain persons and to the sealing and nondisclosure of certain juvenile records.

HB 1238 Author: Biedermann | White
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm.

HB 1359 Author: Biedermann | White
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to proposing a referendum to the people of the State of Texas on the question of whether this state should leave the United States of America and establish an independent republic.

HB 1378 Author: Patterson | White
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to required notice prohibiting firearms at certain businesses selling or serving alcoholic beverages and the prohibition on carrying certain weapons on those premises.

HB 1379 Author: Patterson | White | Dominguez | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to required notice prohibiting firearms at certain businesses selling or serving alcoholic beverages and the prohibition on carrying certain weapons on those premises.

HB 1401 Author: Johnson, Ann | White | Wu | Guillen
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 6 2021 2:43PM
Caption: Relating to methods to send applications and orders for sealing juvenile records.

HB 1419 Author: Hull | White | Patterson | Morales, Eddie | Price
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 6 2021 2:25PM
Caption: Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding missing children and missing persons and to the duties of a justice of the peace or other investigator regarding unidentified bodies.

HB 1444 Author: King, Phil | White | Morrison | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to qualifications of a sheriff or a candidate for sheriff.

HB 1458 Author: Swanson | Slawson | White | Noble
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the separation based on biological sex of athletics teams sponsored by a public school or institution of higher education.

HB 1478 Author: Cyrier | White
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to liability of a recreational vehicle park or campground entity for injuries arising from certain activities.

HB 1500 Author: Hefner | White | Guillen | Burrows | Paddie
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authority of the governor and certain political subdivisions to regulate firearms, ammunition, knives, air guns, explosives, and combustibles and certain associated businesses during certain disasters and emergencies.

HB 1677 Author: Holland | Burns | King, Phil | White | Ellzey
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 10 2021 4:56PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a Texas Police Service Animals Memorial Monument in the Capitol Complex.

HB 1709 Author: Neave | White | Moody | Crockett | Ramos
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to status offenses committed by a child, including the repeal of the status offense of a child voluntarily running away from home.

HB 1717 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | White | Collier | Patterson | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the state's continuing duty to disclose exculpatory, impeachment, or mitigating evidence in a criminal case and prohibited retaliation against local assistant prosecutors for discharging that duty.

HB 1856 Author: Hefner | White | Metcalf | Raymond | Slawson
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to carrying and storing a firearm or firearm ammunition by a hotel guest.

HB 1884 Author: Dominguez | White | Raymond | Guillen | Middleton
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the award of grants by the Texas Workforce Commission to facilitate the participation of certain veterans and military personnel in apprenticeship training programs.

HB 1920 Author: Capriglione | Tinderholt | King, Phil | White | Anchia
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.

HB 1927 Author: Schaefer | White | Hefner | Guillen | Canales
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is 21 years of age or older and not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm or other weapon; creating criminal offenses.

HB 1971 Author: Canales | Burrows | Leach | Moody | White
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Reported engrossed: May 14 2021 3:55PM
Caption: Relating to the purchase and installation of climate control systems at facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2004 Author: Ashby | White | Bailes | Anderson | Toth
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/11/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 11 2021 4:00PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on liability and sanctions in connection with certain prescribed burns.

HB 2112 Author: Metcalf | Schaefer | White | Bell, Cecil | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the carrying of holstered handguns by handgun license holders.

HB 2352 Author: Parker | White | Johnson, Jarvis | Moody | Guillen
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Reported engrossed: May 14 2021 4:28PM
Caption: Relating to an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants and certain inmates released on parole; changing parole eligibility.

HB 2517 Author: Meza | Coleman | White | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to suicide prevention in municipal jails.

HB 2622 Author: Holland | Paddie | Canales | White | Metcalf
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S 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 2706 Author: Howard | Neave | Hernandez | Button | White
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the emergency services and care provided to victims of sexual assault and other sex offenses and to the processes associated with preserving and analyzing the evidence of those offenses.

HB 2713 Author: Hefner | White | Metcalf | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments, memorials, or designations located on public property; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 2733 Author: Tinderholt | King, Phil | White | Bowers
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to defendants restricted to the operation of a vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device or required to submit to alcohol monitoring and establishing a central database of those defendants.

HB 2912 Author: Vasut | Jetton | White
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a violation of the Texas Residential Property Owners Protection Act or a dedicatory instrument by a board member of a property owners' association and to the recall of a board member.

HB 2967 Author: Cason | White | Schaefer | Morales, Eddie | Canales
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the unlawful carrying of a handgun in a motor vehicle or watercraft.

HB 3628 Author: Schaefer | White | Harris | Leman | Guillen
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the carrying of holstered handguns by handgun license holders.

HB 3652 Author: Slawson | White | Patterson
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain conduct engaged in while participating in a riot and to restitution for property damage resulting from participating in a riot.

HB 3712 Author: Thompson, Ed | White | Schaefer | Cyrier | Moody
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the hiring and training of and policies for peace officers.

HB 3752 Author: Frank | Oliverson | Raymond | White
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the offering of health benefits by subsidiaries of the Texas Mutual Insurance Company.

HB 4259 Author: Morales Shaw | White | Price
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of information regarding suicide prevention and certain state laws applicable to handgun license holders.

HB 4286 Author: King, Ken | Dutton | White | Geren | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to procedures for and the consequences of the dishonorable discharge of certain peace officers; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4365 Author: Oliverson | Rose | Klick | Bowers | White
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a pilot project to improve health care outcomes and reduce costs under Medicaid by providing participating recipients with enhanced case management and other services to address certain social determinants of health.

HCR 14 Author: King, Phil | Metcalf | Parker | Leach | White
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.

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