Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Rafael Anchia
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/19/2021

Number of Bills: 77

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (54):
HB 1041 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of political contributions by a member of the Railroad Commission of Texas and of political contributions made in connection with the office of railroad commissioner.

HB 1042 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 1043 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the imposition of administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violating certain statutes under the jurisdiction of, rules or orders adopted by, or licenses, permits, or certificates issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 1044 Author: Anchia | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
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 1045 Author: Anchia | Parker | Guillen
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to health care benefits of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

HB 1046 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Redistricting: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the composition of districts for the election of members of the Texas House of Representatives.

HB 1047 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Redistricting: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the composition of districts for the election of members of the United States House of Representatives from the State of Texas.

HB 1048 Author: Anchia | Crockett
Last Action: 03/31/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the financing of certain sports and community venue projects.

HB 1125 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to certain duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain information subject to disclosure to a defendant.

HB 1126 Author: Anchia
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases.

HB 1127 Author: Anchia
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus in a community supervision case.

HB 1186 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to removing or renaming certain objects and structures located in or near the Capitol.

HB 1236 Author: Anchia | Neave
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to state, local, and court involvement in determining whether victims and witnesses to an offense and certain detained, arrested, or incarcerated persons are lawfully present in the United States.

HB 1765 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows; authorizing a fee.

HB 1766 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 1767 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to wrongful exclusion of handgun license holders from certain property owned by or leased to a governmental entity and to certain offenses relating to the carrying of handguns on that property.

HB 1768 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the carrying of weapons at amusement parks or locations associated with schools or other educational institutions.

HB 1769 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

HB 1770 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to regulate locations at which a license holder may openly carry a handgun.

HB 1771 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain conduct involving prohibited weapons; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1772 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on the property.

HB 1854 Author: Anchia | Bonnen | Shine
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage for the disposition of embryonic and fetal tissue remains.

HB 1857 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities.

HB 2540 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain modifications to the exhaust emission system of a passenger car or light truck.

HB 2870 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 2871 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to allowing straight-party voting.

HB 2873 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to nonpartisan primary elections; authorizing a fee.

HB 2874 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Failed to pass
Caption: Relating to a requirement that public schools issue student identification cards to high school students.

HB 2875 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to the issuance and acceptance of a high school and institution of higher education student identification card and certain other forms of identification as identification for voting.

HB 3443 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain provisions of The Securities Act for which a person offering or selling a security may be held liable to a person buying the security.

HB 3617 Author: Anchia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to certain qualifications and requirements for residential mortgage loan companies, the investment and use of excess residential mortgage loan originator recovery fund fees, and the creation of the mortgage grant fund; changing a fee.

HB 3898 Author: Anchia
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the funding of public retirement systems.

HB 3902 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the resumption of employment by certain retirees within the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

HB 4309 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/16/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulatory authority of the savings and mortgage lending commissioner; authorizing fees.

HB 4556 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to energy efficiency goals for electric utilities.

HB 4557 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to customer disclaimers by billing utilities and the creation of a statewide alert system.

HB 4559 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the load shed protocols within the ERCOT power region; authorizing a study.

HB 4560 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Office of the Public Utility Counsel, and the independent organization certified for the ERCOT power region.

HB 4561 Author: Anchia | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 4562 Author: Anchia | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the extreme weather emergency preparedness of facilities providing gas or fuel to be used in the production of an electric service; requiring reporting.

HB 4566 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to granting the State Pension Review Board the authority to enforce certain requirements applicable to public retirement systems.

HB 4567 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to money used in and the continuation of the system benefit fund

HCR 22 Author: Anchia | Goodwin | Turner, Chris | Hernandez | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Expressing support for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Texas while expanding and diversifying the economy.

HCR 53 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the U.S. Constitution addressing campaign fundraising and spending limits.

HJR 60 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to call the legislature into special session on petition of at least two-thirds of the members of each house of the legislature in response to a fiscal crisis, war, natural disaster, or emergency.

HJR 121 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting.

HR 490 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2021 4:42PM
Caption: Recognizing April 5 through 9, 2021, as Texas Retired Teachers Week.

HR 880 Author: Anchia | Metcalf | Cole | Oliverson | Walle
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2021 4:51PM
Caption: Relating to deactivating House Rule 16, Section 13.

HR 1289 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 5:20PM
Caption: Honoring Carol Donovan for her service as Dallas County Democratic Party chair.

HR 1957 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 06/01/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2021 2:15PM
Caption: Commending Lorraine Garcia for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Rafael Anchía.

HR 1958 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 06/01/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2021 2:10PM
Caption: Commending Any Ojeda for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Rafael Anchía.

HR 1959 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 06/01/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2021 2:16PM
Caption: Commending Tessa Nemec for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Rafael Anchía.

HR 1960 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 06/01/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2021 2:16PM
Caption: Commending Tsion Amare for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Rafael Anchía.

HR 2088 Author: Anchia
Last Action: 06/01/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2021 2:10PM
Caption: Congratulating Samuel Ojeda on his college acceptance and graduation from Louis D. Brandeis High School in 2021.

Joint Author (23):
HB 14 Author: Goldman | Herrero | Geren | Anchia | Craddick
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Electricity Supply Chain Security and Mapping Committee.

HB 36 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Holland | Shaheen | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day.

HB 632 Author: Darby | Anchia | Geren | Craddick | Longoria
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee for the TexNet seismic monitoring program.

HB 744 Author: Collier | Anchia
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain information subject to disclosure to a defendant.

HB 917 Author: Hernandez | Anchia | Rogers
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1002 Author: Lucio III | Johnson, Jarvis | Canales | Anchia
Last Action: 05/19/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of hypnotically induced testimony in a criminal trial.

HB 1258 Author: Ashby | Anchia
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to data matching with financial institutions to facilitate the collection of certain delinquent tax liabilities.

HB 1461 Author: Parker | Anchia | Stucky | Talarico | Lambert
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a study by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas regarding the use of health reimbursement accounts in conjunction with Medicare plans available through the individual marketplace to provide health and pharmacy benefit coverage for certain retired school employees.

HB 1800 Author: Lopez | Anchia
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study to evaluate the effectiveness of community collaboratives in addressing the exploitation of elderly persons in this state.

HB 1916 Author: Turner, Chris | Pacheco | Patterson | Anchia
Last Action: 04/13/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain telemarketing calls by a credit access business.

HB 1920 Author: Capriglione | Tinderholt | King, Phil | White | Anchia
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.

HB 2109 Author: Wu | Anchia | Dean | Ordaz Perez | Allen
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to preventing the loss of benefits by certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resume service.

HB 2199 Author: Parker | Capriglione | Anchia | Stephenson | Wilson
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the digital identity work group.

HB 2637 Author: Cook | Anchia | Thompson, Senfronia | Rose | Goldman
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee.

HB 3207 Author: Herrero | Anchia | Parker | Capriglione | Stephenson
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to preventing the loss of benefits by certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resume service during a declared disaster.

HB 3656 Author: Turner, Chris | Walle | Anchia
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Failed to pass
Caption: Relating to the classification of certain construction workers and the eligibility of those workers for unemployment benefits; providing penalties.

HB 3849 Author: Slawson | Anchia
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirements for the regulation of state trust companies.

HB 3850 Author: Slawson | Anchia
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of state banks.

HB 4131 Author: Parker | Anchia | Stephenson | Capriglione | Perez
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of the State Securities Board; authorizing fees.

HB 4143 Author: Coleman | Turner, Chris | Collier | Anchia | Howard
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage in this state.

HB 4474 Author: Parker | Anchia | Stephenson | Capriglione | Perez
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the control of virtual currency and the rights of purchasers who obtain control of virtual currency for purposes of the Uniform Commercial Code.

HCR 71 Author: Lopez | Anchia | Minjarez | Raymond | Martinez Fischer
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Urging Congress to bestow on Marcelino Serna the Congressional Medal of Honor.

HR 252 Author: Neave | Anchia
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 11:01AM
Caption: Commending custodian Joe Olvera for watching over William B. Travis Academy in Dallas during the February 2021 winter storm.

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