Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Briscoe Cain
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/13/2021

Number of Bills: 75

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (35):
HB 6 Author: Cain | Schofield | Klick | Clardy | Jetton
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 329 Author: Cain
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Elections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to election integrity.

HB 330 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to elections; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 335 Author: Cain
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Elections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on notice that the person has acknowledged that the person is not a citizen; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 336 Author: Cain | White | Hefner
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the recognition and enforcement of extreme risk protective orders; creating a criminal offense.

HB 340 Author: Cain
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the governor's power to control the sale, dispensing, transportation, storage, and use of alcoholic beverages, ammunition, explosives, combustibles, and weapons during a declared state of disaster or state of emergency.

HB 343 Author: Cain | Canales
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the purchase of certain food and drink items under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 364 Author: Cain
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Elections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Department of Public Safety as a voter registration agency.

HB 753 Author: Cain | Gates
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal solid waste management services contracts; limiting the amount of a fee.

HB 754 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to certain municipal requirements imposed on a landlord of a dwelling or a multiunit complex.

HB 1136 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee bills or billing statements provided to students by public institutions of higher education.

HB 1137 Author: Cain | Sanford | Canales | White | Vasut
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to limiting the assessment of certain fees and taxes during a declared state of disaster.

HB 1421 Author: Cain | Middleton
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

HB 1865 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to encouraging economic development through preferences for residents of this state and certain goods or services manufactured in this state and offered for sale by Texas bidders.

HB 2434 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2021 10:20AM
Caption: Relating to the governing body and employees of the independent organization certified to manage the ERCOT power region.

HB 2435 Author: Cain | Perez | Paul | Canales
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to the imposition of tolls on Fairmont Parkway in Harris County.

HB 2775 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to electricity service provided by certain municipally owned utilities.

HB 3314 Author: Cain | Middleton | Krause | Biedermann
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to toll collection and enforcement by toll project entities; authorizing an administrative fee; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 3614 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a biennial report on state lending and credit support programs.

HB 3645 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the elements of illegal voting; clarifying a criminal offense.

HB 3940 Author: Cain | Slawson | Vasut | Murr | Leach
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law in this state.

HB 4028 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to training for county election officers.

HB 4044 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a registrar's failure to cancel voter registrations under applicable law.

HB 4446 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a program to provide certain children with character development opportunities, career advancement assistance, and access to certain extracurricular and wellness services.

HB 4498 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to compliance with the National Voter Registration Act.

HB 4503 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to municipal or county authority to prohibit the use of natural gas utility service in a building.

HB 4521 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the District of Austin as the seat of state government.

HB 4539 Author: Cain | Paul | Perez | Canales | Middleton
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of tolls on portions of State Highway 146 and State Highway 99.

HB 4541 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to providing a person taken into custody for emergency detention with information concerning the person's rights.

HB 4543 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to firm names used by licensed attorneys.

HB 4554 Author: Cain | Krause | Anderson | Sanford | Shaheen
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of Dr Pepper as the state soft drink.

HB 4669 Author: Cain
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the boundaries of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 70.

HJR 130 Author: Cain | Middleton | Harris | Schaefer | Toth
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the state from expanding eligibility for Medicaid under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HJR 162 Author: Cain
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the legislature to establish a special district to be the seat of state government.

HR 879 Author: Cain
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Referred to House Administration: Apr 27 2021 2:38PM
Caption: Deactivating House Rule 16, Sections 8 and 14.

Joint Author (40):
HB 318 Author: VanDeaver | Cain
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder.

HB 455 Author: Deshotel | Cain | Rose | Crockett
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to inquiries about and the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment.

HB 554 Author: Lopez | Cain | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle passing a pedestrian or a person operating a bicycle; creating a criminal offense.

HB 661 Author: Beckley | Cain | Bailes
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to voting system equipment used by counties participating in the countywide polling place program.

HB 752 Author: Israel | Cain | Vo | Bucy | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the election of certain unopposed candidates.

HB 803 Author: Middleton | Morales, Eddie | Cain | White | Pacheco
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 830 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | White | Krause | Cain | Bowers
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to law enforcement policies regarding the issuance of citations for misdemeanors punishable by fine only and to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain fine-only misdemeanors.

HB 888 Author: Patterson | Smith | Cain | Campos | Vasut
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to regulation of contact tracing for communicable diseases; creating a criminal offense.

HB 905 Author: Krause | Cain
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the compensation of certain public officials who restrict or prohibit regular business operations under a declaration of disaster.

HB 1079 Author: Perez | Cain | Morales, Christina | Guillen
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the relocation of the Battleship "Texas" after refurbishment.

HB 1165 Author: Slawson | Metcalf | Cain | Noble
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 1264 Author: Bell, Keith | Cain | Harless
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 10 2021 6:02PM
Caption: Relating to the time for making required reports of deceased residents of this state to a voter registrar and to the secretary of state.

HB 1276 Author: Parker | Geren | Cain | Allison
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain food by food service establishments.

HB 1291 Author: Bell, Keith | Oliverson | Cain | Noble | Sanford
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice of the right to object to participation in an abortion procedure for health care personnel of a hospital or health care facility.

HB 1314 Author: Hefner | Cain | Jetton | Swanson
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to manufacturing requirements for hardware and software used in a voting system used in an election in this state.

HB 1348 Author: Deshotel | Cain | Middleton | Dutton | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1407 Author: Schaefer | Metcalf | Patterson | Hefner | Cain
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in a motor vehicle.

HB 1441 Author: Schaefer | Thompson, Senfronia | Vasut | Cain | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/23/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.

HB 1515 Author: Slawson | Cain | Burrows | Klick | Leach
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action.

HB 1773 Author: Cook | Collier | Vasut | Capriglione | Cain
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offenses of obtaining unneeded medical treatment by deception for a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and continuous abuse of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.

HB 1836 Author: Holland | Cain | Oliverson | Landgraf | Murr
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Relating to the pledge of allegiance to the state flag.

HB 1993 Author: Holland | Cain | Patterson | Talarico | Lambert
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain seller's disclosures for the sale of residential real property.

HB 2087 Author: Perez | Cain | Huberty | Johnson, Jarvis | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to mandatory arbitration for certain municipal fire departments and employee bargaining agents.

HB 2169 Author: Sanford | Guillen | Cain
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the eligibility requirements for a license to carry a handgun.

HB 2283 Author: King, Phil | Paul | Cain | Patterson | Schofield
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain contributions and donations for the administration of elections.

HB 2321 Author: Jetton | Cain | Crockett
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail.

HB 2424 Author: Murr | Cain | Lambert | Shine | Patterson
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain conveyances from classification as pretended sales.

HB 2478 Author: Harris | Cain | Parker
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to identification requirements for early voting by mail.

HB 2546 Author: Jetton | Cain | Noble
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the enforcement by the secretary of state of certain voter roll maintenance provisions; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2760 Author: White | Cook | Vasut | Cain | Rogers
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to the right to choose and refuse medical treatment and control measures and to the imposition of isolation or quarantine control measures.

HB 2787 Author: Middleton | Raney | Oliverson | Cain | Lucio III
Last Action: 04/28/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to repeal of certain Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 exemption provisions relating to pharmacy benefits.

HB 2975 Author: Hull | Oliverson | Cain | Moody | Bernal
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the physical restraint of or use of chemical irritants on certain public school students by peace officers and school security personnel under certain circumstances.

HB 3107 Author: Clardy | Klick | Cain
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to election practices and procedures.

HB 3141 Author: Dominguez | Cain | Harris | Price
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Reported engrossed: May 13 2021 4:59PM
Caption: Relating to requiring the disclosure of fees charged for the sale of concert and other event tickets.

HB 3276 Author: Parker | Cain | Schofield | Lozano | Canales
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the security of voted ballots.

HB 3713 Author: Canales | Cain | Craddick | Perez | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain real property by certain navigation districts.

HB 3744 Author: Capriglione | Cain
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the prohibited use or dissemination of certain private or false information; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 3868 Author: Murr | Swanson | Bucy | Cain | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the presidential electors of this state.

HB 3925 Author: Collier | Cain | Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Leach
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Passed to engrossment
Caption: Relating to pedestrian use of a sidewalk.

HB 4346 Author: Leman | Cain | Paul | Vasut | Schofield
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the possession, carrying, or transportation of a firearm or alcoholic beverage by certain persons during the use of an easement.

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