Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. R. D. "Bobby" Guerra
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/24/2021

Number of Bills: 69

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (40):
HB 724 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to voter registration application forms in high schools.

HB 745 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of telehealth programs by public schools.

HB 784 Author: Guerra | Allison | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a local agreement with the Department of State Health Services to improve laboratory capabilities in border counties.

HB 881 Author: Guerra | Guillen | Allison
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the duration of laboratory support for testing of vector-borne infectious diseases in border counties.

HB 1370 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement concerning the availability of nurses on the campus of a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 1371 Author: Guerra | Guillen | King, Tracy O. | Muñoz, Jr. | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Trade Agricultural Inspection Grant Program.

HB 1372 Author: Guerra | Ramos | Wu
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to authorizing a petitioner for a protective order to separate the petitioner's wireless telephone number from the respondent's wireless telephone service account.

HB 1373 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on leasing state property for private use.

HB 1629 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to improvements to the Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual designed to prevent fraud, waste, or abuse in the provision of Medicaid dental services.

HB 1630 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to the methods of voter registration.

HB 1631 Author: Guerra | Raney | Darby
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/21/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for an application for a permit to manage wildlife and exotic animals from aircraft; authorizing a fee.

HB 1741 Author: Guerra | Lambert | Guillen | Raney
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to all persons for whom federal matching money is available.

HB 1742 Author: Guerra | Guillen
Last Action: 03/31/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services.

HB 1743 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the protection of personal information sold by a state agency to a contractor; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 1744 Author: Guerra | Moody | Bernal
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to measures to prepare students to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish.

HB 2256 Author: Guerra | Guillen | González, Mary | Rodriguez
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to creating a bilingual special education certification to teach students of limited English proficiency with disabilities.

HB 2257 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to the operation of casino gaming in certain state coastal areas to provide additional money for property tax relief; requiring occupational licenses and certifications; authorizing fees; imposing a tax; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties.

HB 2258 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to developing a strategic plan for the improvement and expansion of high-quality bilingual education.

HB 2259 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requirements for subscription service contracts; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2312 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to an immunization rate tracking system for employees and residents of certain long-term care facilities.

HB 3058 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to health education requirements in public schools.

HB 3059 Author: Guerra | Guillen
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain facilities from load shedding participation during a rolling blackout.

HB 3574 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the administration of county primary funds.

HB 3575 Author: Guerra | Ashby | Guillen
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to personal financial literacy and career skills courses for high school students in public schools.

HB 3576 Author: Guerra | Longoria | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to study geothermal energy and associated resources.

HB 3577 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to disaster preparedness education.

HB 3578 Author: Guerra
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the payment methods for cigarette and tobacco products permit fees.

HB 3579 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the university advisory committee of and procedure for making awards by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

HB 3581 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to establishing a coordinated system for the dispatch, triage, transport, and transfer of patients in certain trauma service area regional advisory councils; providing rulemaking authority.

HB 3582 Author: Guerra | Guillen
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the awarding of grants to initiate, expand, maintain, and improve emergency medical services and to support medical systems and facilities that provide trauma care.

HB 3701 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to publication of national organ transplant waiting list information on the Department of State Health Services' Internet website and donors included in the anatomical gift registry.

HB 4108 Author: Guerra | Longoria | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a transfer of ownership for a perpetual care cemetery.

HB 4109 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to Texas Workforce Commission workforce counselors to provide public school students with career counseling.

HJR 102 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the operation of casino gaming in certain state coastal areas to provide additional money for property tax relief; providing for occupational licensing and certification; authorizing fees; limiting certain taxes and fees.

HR 187 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2021 4:25PM
Caption: In memory of Larry Charles Wingert, former publisher of the Monitor newspaper of McAllen.

HR 188 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 9:51AM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Eluterio Blanco Jr. on his selection as a 2021 Emerging Scholar by the journal Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

HR 537 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2021 3:05PM
Caption: Commemorating the ninth anniversary of the unveiling of the Tejano Monument on the Texas Capitol grounds.

HR 1779 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 05/27/2021 H Referred to Energy Resources: May 27 2021 11:15AM
Caption: Expressing support for geothermal energy production.

HR 2077 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 06/02/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2021 12:56PM
Caption: Congratulating the Southern Methodist University Geothermal Lab on its 51st anniversary.

HR 2078 Author: Guerra
Last Action: 06/02/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2021 12:56PM
Caption: Congratulating the Bureau of Economic Geology on its receipt of a Small Business Technology Transfer Phase 1 award through the United States Air Force AFWERX innovation program.

Joint Author (29):
HB 357 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Leach | Guillen | Guerra
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to air conditioning requirements at facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 587 Author: Cole | Guerra
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a study on the suitability of unused and underused public facilities for joint use by state and local governmental entities and artists.

HB 695 Author: Martinez | Canales | Muñoz, Jr. | Lucio III | Guerra
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley.

HB 797 Author: Howard | Price | Jetton | Guerra | Klick
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the possession and administration of certain vaccines by a home and community support services agency or its employees.

HB 835 Author: Howard | Guerra | Frank
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan.

HB 1011 Author: Turner, John | Oliverson | Guerra
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to expedited death certificates for religious purposes in certain counties.

HB 1404 Author: Johnson, Ann | Guerra
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the cremation of human remains by alkaline hydrolysis.

HB 1608 Author: Rosenthal | Meza | Guerra | González, Jessica
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to the categorization, collection, and publication of certain demographic and other information pertaining to certain public benefits programs.

HB 1676 Author: Goodwin | Guerra | Talarico | Kacal
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to child water safety requirements for certain organizations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty.

HB 1694 Author: Raney | Guillen | Leach | Guerra | Johnson, Jarvis
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances, marihuana, dangerous drugs, or abusable volatile chemicals, or possession of drug paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.

HB 2056 Author: Klick | Guerra
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services.

HB 2333 Author: Howard | Rose | Guerra
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the home nursing visitation for newborn caregivers competitive grant program.

HB 2596 Author: Patterson | Oliverson | Guerra | Price
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to the identification requirements for health professionals associated with certain health facilities; authorizing administrative and civil penalties.

HB 2639 Author: Morales, Christina | Raymond | Guerra | Longoria
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a study by the Public Utility Commission of Texas on the interconnection of electric transmission service facilities with the United Mexican States.

HB 2683 Author: Canales | Guerra | Fierro | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 04/22/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to remote and other meetings held under the open meetings law.

HB 2840 Author: Longoria | Guerra
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the inapplicability of state citrus fruit maturity standards to grapefruit and oranges processed for juice.

HB 2841 Author: Longoria | Guerra
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to suits to collect assessments owed by certain citrus producers.

HB 2843 Author: Canales | Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra | Raymond
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the donation to the United States of certain facilities relating to a toll bridge by certain municipalities.

HB 3588 Author: Smithee | Capriglione | Price | Guerra | Vo
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for colorectal cancer early detection.

HB 3648 Author: Geren | Guillen | Guerra
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of natural gas and electric services in this state.

HB 3740 Author: Guillen | Muñoz, Jr. | Ramos | Raymond | Guerra
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

HB 4176 Author: Guillen | Muñoz, Jr. | Ramos | Raymond | Guerra
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to performance criteria for the award of adult education and literacy funds.

HB 4184 Author: Guillen | Muñoz, Jr. | Ramos | Raymond | Guerra
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain drug and alcohol related court-ordered educational programs; providing administrative penalties; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses.

HB 4272 Author: Klick | Oliverson | Howard | Jetton | Guerra
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/29/2021 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to requirements for and prohibited uses of information contained in the immunization registry.

HB 4486 Author: Guillen | Muñoz, Jr. | Ramos | Raymond | Guerra
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to procedures for identifying defendants suspected of having a mental illness or intellectual disability.

HB 4663 Author: Martinez | Canales | Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra | Longoria
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the powers of the Hidalgo County Drainage District Number 1; authorizing the issuance of bonds.

HJR 152 Author: Raney | Morrison | King, Phil | Howard | Guerra
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding certain organizational and procedural matters related to the legislature.

HR 374 Author: Canales | Guillen | Guerra | Raymond | Martinez
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2021 6:21PM
Caption: In memory of former state representative Sergio Muñoz Sr.

HR 1720 Author: Lucio III | Canales | Martinez | Dominguez | Guerra
Last Action: 06/02/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2021 2:16PM
Caption: Honoring the Community Historical Archaeology Project with Schools program on its receipt of the 2020 Governor's Award for Historic Preservation.

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