Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Chris Paddie
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/22/2021

Number of Bills: 47

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (26):
HB 10 Author: Paddie | Hernandez
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the governance of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and an independent organization certified to manage a power region.

HB 11 Author: Paddie | Hernandez | Allison
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the preparedness for extreme weather emergencies of facilities that provide electricity service; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 13 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Energy Disaster Reliability Council.

HB 570 Author: Paddie | Button | Harris | Burrows | Guillen
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to small business recovery funds and insurance tax credits for certain investments in those funds; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees.

HB 1105 Author: Paddie | Canales
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the vehicles authorized to be equipped with a digital license plate.

HB 1284 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the injection and geologic storage of carbon dioxide in this state.

HB 1346 Author: Paddie
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a sales tax refund for sales tax overpayments by certain oil or gas severance taxpayers.

HB 1505 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to attachments for broadband service on utility poles owned by an electric cooperative and establishing and funding a pole replacement program for deployment of certain broadband facilities.

HB 1520 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain extraordinary costs incurred by certain gas utilities relating to Winter Storm Uri and a study of measures to mitigate similar future costs; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and assessments.

HB 1565 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/27/2021 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of willed body programs to the Texas Funeral Service Commission, the regulation of willed body programs and non-transplant anatomical donation organizations, and the creation of the State Anatomical Advisory Committee; authorizing a fee.

HB 1570 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the Brazos River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; specifying grounds for the removal of a member of the board of directors.

HB 1850 Author: Paddie
Last Action: 03/25/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board.

HB 2780 Author: Paddie | Perez | Burns | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the safety of aboveground storage tanks.

HB 3343 Author: Paddie
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.

HB 3400 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain public school students who are children of peace officers.

HB 3583 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to energy savings performance contracts.

HB 3627 Author: Paddie | Raymond | Canales
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of a governmental body impacted by a catastrophe to temporarily suspend the requirements of the public information law.

HB 3702 Author: Paddie | Meyer
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/24/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a tax on certain transactions that either convey a security or involve specified derivative contracts.

HB 4378 Author: Paddie
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the supply of power and the financial stability of the competitive wholesale and retail electricity markets.

HB 4492 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to financing certain costs associated with electric markets; granting authority to issue bonds; authorizing fees.

HJR 140 Author: Paddie | Meyer
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/24/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a tax on certain transactions that either convey a security or involve specified derivative contracts.

HR 257 Author: Paddie
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 4:02PM
Caption: In memory of Stuart Bird.

HR 258 Author: Paddie
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 4:07PM
Caption: In memory of Marion County Commissioner Joe Edward McKnight.

HR 662 Author: Paddie
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 26 2021 5:29PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Hawthorn Funeral Home in Carthage.

HR 2085 Author: Paddie
Last Action: 05/30/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2021 11:30PM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 3.

HR 2093 Author: Paddie
Last Action: 05/30/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2021 11:21PM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2.

Joint Author (21):
HB 5 Author: Ashby | Anderson | Paddie | Price | Canales
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

HB 12 Author: Raymond | Paddie | Hernandez | Bonnen | Button
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study on a statewide disaster alert system and implementation of that system and to notice to elected officials of a widespread power, water, or natural gas outage or emergency.

HB 16 Author: Hernandez | Paddie | Hunter | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain retail electric products.

HB 17 Author: Deshotel | Paddie | Reynolds | Perez | Harris
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a restriction on the regulation of utility services and infrastructure based on the energy source to be used or delivered.

HB 636 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Paddie | Lambert | Hernandez | Geren
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners; authorizing a fee.

HB 1500 Author: Hefner | White | Guillen | Burrows | Paddie
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
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 1510 Author: Metcalf | Moody | Burrows | Paddie | Hefner
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the response and resilience of certain electricity service providers to major weather-related events or other natural disasters; granting authority to issue bonds.

HB 1585 Author: Lambert | Canales | Paddie | Goldman | Cyrier
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operations and functions of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1672 Author: Holland | Paddie | Hernandez | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to use of electric energy storage facilities in the ERCOT power region.

HB 1840 Author: Lambert | Canales | Paddie | Goldman | Cyrier
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Credit Union Department and the Credit Union Commission.

HB 2000 Author: Huberty | Paddie | Harless | King, Phil
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the funding of projects by the Texas Water Development Board to promote utility reliability, resiliency, efficiency, conservation, and demand reduction; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds.

HB 2275 Author: Zwiener | Huberty | Oliverson | Frank | Paddie
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation and uses of the critical infrastructure resiliency fund and the eligibility of certain water-related projects for state financial assistance.

HB 2586 Author: Thierry | Paddie | Harless | Button | Goldman
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to an annual audit of the independent organization certified for the ERCOT power region.

HB 2622 Author: Holland | Paddie | Canales | White | Metcalf
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

HB 3271 Author: Ordaz Perez | Button | Paddie | Johnson, Jarvis
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to establishing loan programs to assist certain micro-businesses by increasing access to capital; authorizing fees.

HB 4067 Author: Ordaz Perez | Price | Paddie
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the small business assistance disaster recovery program.

HB 4494 Author: Murphy | Paddie
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain projects by public institutions of higher education.

HJR 2 Author: Huberty | Paddie | Harless | King, Phil
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the State Utilities Reliability Fund and the State Utilities Reliability Revenue Fund to provide financial support for projects that enhance the reliability and resiliency of water, electric, and natural gas utilities, broadband providers, and power generation resources in this state.

HJR 82 Author: Craddick | Raymond | Darby | Landgraf | Paddie
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of and use of money in the Grow Texas fund and allocating certain general revenues to that fund, the economic stabilization fund, and the state highway fund.

HJR 111 Author: Klick | Cyrier | Paddie
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing legislative action at any time during a regular session of the legislature on a bill that extends the existence of an agency, commission, or advisory committee following legislative review.

HR 1199 Author: Smithee | Paddie
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 9:05AM
Caption: In memory of Larry Clinton "Chip" Formby of Hereford.

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