Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Charlie Geren
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/22/2021

Number of Bills: 45

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (30):
HB 347 Author: Geren | Collier | Moody | González, Mary | Landgraf
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a false statement made to illegally acquire a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

HB 359 Author: Geren | Hunter | Burrows | Clardy | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.

HB 788 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of emergency service dispatchers to participate in a public safety employees treatment court program.

HB 789 Author: Geren | Murr | Johnson, Ann | Collier | Crockett
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.

HB 790 Author: Geren
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to enhancing the criminal penalties for certain repeat and habitual offenders.

HB 825 Author: Geren | Guillen
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun.

HB 1024 Author: Geren | Holland | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Pacheco
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/12/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the pickup and delivery of alcoholic beverages from certain premises for off-premises consumption.

HB 1051 Author: Geren
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of emergency service dispatchers to participate in a public safety employees treatment court program.

HB 1195 Author: Geren | Goldman | Frullo | Meyer | Bonnen
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/08/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the franchise tax treatment of certain loans and grants made under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.

HB 1326 Author: Geren
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain public safety employees who successfully complete a public safety employees treatment court program.

HB 2318 Author: Geren
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the content and numbering of propositions on the ballot.

HB 2343 Author: Geren | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Department of Public Safety for certain persons.

HB 2847 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Tarrant County Hospital District or a nonprofit corporation formed by the district regarding certain technology or intellectual property owned by or licensed to the district or corporation.

HB 2957 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to inspections and examinations by the Railroad Commission of Texas of certain sites and facilities conducted using unmanned aircraft.

HB 2980 Author: Geren
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to the duty of an appraisal review board to determine a motion or protest filed by a property owner and the right of the owner to appeal the board's determination.

HB 3012 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to charitable raffles conducted by the professional sports teams charitable foundations of organizations sanctioned by certain professional associations at rodeo venues.

HB 3215 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to energy efficiency building standards.

HB 3244 Author: Geren
Last Action: 03/31/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain massage therapy instruction using distance learning.

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 3794 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to oil and gas liens.

HB 3803 Author: Geren | Darby | Kuempel | Minjarez | Goldman
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a certain plumbing code by the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners.

HB 3831 Author: Geren
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2021 10:13AM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the use of certain unsubstantiated information relating to peace officer misconduct.

HB 3995 Author: Geren
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees to a prevailing property owner in a judicial appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations.

HCR 78 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 04/30/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 85th anniversary of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

HJR 143 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/25/2021 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the professional sports team charitable foundations of organizations sanctioned by certain professional associations to conduct charitable raffles at rodeo venues.

HR 3 Author: Geren
Last Action: 01/13/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jan 13 2021 4:45PM
Caption: Adopting the Housekeeping Resolution for the House of Representatives of the 87th Legislature.

HR 873 Author: Geren
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2021 4:07PM
Caption: In memory of Charles Beggs Moncrief.

HR 875 Author: Geren
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2021 4:09PM
Caption: In memory of Robert William "Bobby" Brown of Fort Worth.

HR 1019 Author: Geren
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 9:36PM
Caption: In memory of Derek Alden Howard of Austin.

HR 1962 Author: Geren
Last Action: 06/04/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2021 9:22AM
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the passage of the Lanham Act.

Joint Author (15):
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 394 Author: Moody | Thompson, Senfronia | Goldman | Geren | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to Texas Lottery Commission rules on lottery game drawings.

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 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 697 Author: Rosenthal | Geren | Guillen
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to requiring entities that provide mental health services to veterans or veterans' families to provide military informed care or military cultural competency training to certain entity personnel to accept a grant from a state agency.

HB 964 Author: Darby | Geren | King, Tracy O. | Craddick | Leman
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the treatment, recycling for beneficial use, or disposal of drill cuttings.

HB 1276 Author: Parker | Geren | Cain | Allison
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain food by food service establishments.

HB 1925 Author: Capriglione | Harless | Lucio III | Geren | King, Phil
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on camping in a public place and to a political subdivision's designation of property for camping by homeless individuals; creating a criminal offense.

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 4016 Author: Kuempel | Darby | Fierro | Geren
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to operating agreements between holders of a distiller's and rectifier's permit and certain alcoholic beverage permit 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.

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.

HJR 133 Author: Kuempel | Rose | Geren | Moody | Harless
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to foster economic development and job growth and to provide tax relief and funding for education and public safety by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating casino gaming at a limited number of destination resorts and facilities licensed by the commission, authorizing sports wagering, requiring occupational licenses to conduct casino gaming, and requiring the imposition of a tax.

HR 458 Author: Neave | Geren | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 7 2021 4:44PM
Caption: Congratulating Charles Ramirez on his retirement as an assistant chief of the Fort Worth Police Department.

HR 1180 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Geren
Last Action: 05/19/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2021 1:01PM
Caption: In memory of former state representative Michael "Tuffy" Hamilton.

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