Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Ken King
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/18/2021

Number of Bills: 40

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (25):
HB 423 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

HB 424 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a continuing review and revision of the essential knowledge and skills of the public school foundation curriculum and proclamations for the production of instructional materials.

HB 425 Author: King, Ken | Morales, Eddie | Guillen
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of the universal service fund for the provision of broadband service in underserved rural areas.

HB 426 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the release of deer by certain deer breeder facilities to a low-fenced site.

HB 427 Author: King, Ken | Rogers
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to imposing an additional fee for the registration of electric and hybrid vehicles.

HB 428 Author: King, Ken | Leach | Kacal | Canales | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for ovarian cancer testing and screening.

HB 429 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the coverage of damage from tornadoes and wildfires by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 430 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the termination of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program for retirees.

HB 431 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of property and casualty insurance rates in certain areas after a disaster declaration.

HB 432 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to a deer breeding facility affected by chronic wasting disease.

HB 433 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to imposing a tax on the generation of electricity by certain electric generators; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2768 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Booker Hospital District.

HB 3023 Author: King, Ken | Guillen | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 3557 Author: King, Ken | Pacheco
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to allowing parents and guardians to elect for a student to repeat or retake a course or grade.

HB 3643 Author: King, Ken | Bell, Keith | Guillen
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Commission on Virtual Education.

HB 3706 Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the state historic sites and parks under the jurisdiction of the Texas Historical Commission.

HB 3963 Author: King, Ken | Capriglione | Goodwin | Canales | Ashby
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the placement of electric vehicle charging equipment in state parks.

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.

HR 204 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 10:33AM
Caption: Honoring Texas game wardens for 125 years of service to the Lone Star State.

HR 205 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 10:36AM
Caption: In memory of Kathryn "Kay" Thompson of Miami, Texas.

HR 206 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 10:39AM
Caption: Congratulating the Canadian High School football team on winning the 2020 UIL 3A Division 2 state championship.

HR 902 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 9:00AM
Caption: Honoring Cliff Black for his service as mayor of Muleshoe.

HR 1081 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 05/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2021 4:55PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of First National Bank of Quitaque.

HR 1220 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 1:03PM
Caption: Congratulating the 2021 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees.

HR 1221 Author: King, Ken
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 1:03PM
Caption: Congratulating the 2022 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees.

Joint Author (15):
HB 434 Author: Bell, Keith | King, Ken | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the curriculum requirements for public high school students.

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 1367 Author: Israel | Ashby | Oliverson | King, Ken
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the exemption from registration fees of certain vehicles used by nonprofit disaster relief organizations.

HB 1525 Author: Huberty | VanDeaver | King, Ken | Dutton | González, Mary
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the public school finance system and public education.

HB 1588 Author: Leach | Neave | Holland | King, Ken
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/20/2021 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for scalp cooling systems, applications, and procedures for certain cancer patients.

HB 2189 Author: King, Phil | Craddick | Price | King, Ken | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to state contracts with and investments in certain companies that boycott energy companies.

HB 2730 Author: Deshotel | Burns | Geren | King, Ken | Canales
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 1/1/22
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority and the regulation of easement or right-of-way agents.

HB 3270 Author: Dutton | King, Ken | Huberty | Murphy | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Returned to committee: May 6 2021 11:55PM
Caption: Relating to public school organization, accountability, and fiscal management.

HB 3668 Author: VanDeaver | Metcalf | Guillen | Bernal | King, Ken
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the administration of assessment instruments in public schools, eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation, and the temporary suspension of certain accountability determinations for a school district or campus in a school year in which the operations of the district or campus are disrupted as a result of a declared disaster.

HB 3853 Author: Anderson | Guillen | King, Tracy O. | Ashby | King, Ken
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to middle mile broadband service provided by an electric utility.

HB 4004 Author: Rogers | Shine | King, Ken
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to a study by Texas A&M University of the appraisal of agricultural land for ad valorem tax purposes.

HJR 99 Author: Canales | Ashby | Kuempel | King, Ken | Geren
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county to finance the development or redevelopment of transportation or infrastructure in unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted areas in the county; authorizing the issuance of bonds and notes.

HR 673 Author: Murr | Morales, Eddie | King, Ken
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 27 2021 10:29AM
Caption: In memory of Dr. Robert Otto Dittmar II of Kerrville.

HR 674 Author: Murr | Morales, Eddie | King, Ken
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 27 2021 10:30AM
Caption: In memory of Dewey Douglas Stockbridge of Alpine.

HR 1120 Author: Price | King, Ken
Last Action: 05/19/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2021 12:45PM
Caption: Recognizing the Stanley Lamb farm for more than a century of operation in the Texas Panhandle.

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