Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. James Talarico
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/27/2021

Number of Bills: 73

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (48):
HB 30 Author: Talarico | Murr | White | Wu | Minjarez
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to educational programs provided by the Windham School District in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for certain inmates.

HB 40 Author: Talarico | Price | Lucio III | Thompson, Senfronia | Meyer
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cap on the monthly price of insulin and insulin supplies.

HB 41 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to class size limits for prekindergarten classes provided by or on behalf of public schools.

HB 51 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to establishing an Office of Early Childhood to coordinate, consolidate and integrate early childhood programs.

HB 54 Author: Talarico | White | Israel | Bucy | Patterson
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to accompanying and filming peace officers of state and local law enforcement agencies for producing reality television programs.

HB 57 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to civics instruction in public schools.

HB 62 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the use of disciplinary alternatives to suspension by a school district and the creation of the restorative justice coordinating council.

HB 331 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to establishing a universal maternal home visiting program.

HB 332 Author: Talarico | Bernal | Buckley
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for programs that build certain social and emotional skills.

HB 333 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to establishing a Texas Service Corps to provide student loan relief, job training, and work experience, in exchange for providing community service in underserved areas.

HB 351 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to air filtration efficiency standards at certain educational and child care facilities.

HB 1606 Author: Talarico
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the construction, maintenance, rehabilitation, and removal of dams by the Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District.

HB 2010 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the membership of a school district's threat assessment and safe and supportive school team and committee and the school safety allotment under the public school finance system.

HB 2038 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to lead in drinking water at schools and child care facilities.

HB 2039 Author: Talarico | Ramos | Turner, Chris | Beckley
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to persons authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony.

HB 2047 Author: Talarico | Guillen
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty.

HB 2206 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to the Texas Climate Action Act.

HB 2607 Author: Talarico | Button | Minjarez
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Workforce Commission and local workforce development boards regarding the provision of child care and the subsidized child care program.

HB 2887 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to health and physical education requirements in public schools.

HB 3580 Author: Talarico | Pacheco | Guillen | Reynolds | Herrero
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain public school teachers.

HB 3939 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 24 2021 11:23AM
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a purchaser of commercial real property disclose the sales price of the property to the appraisal district and to the use of that information by the appraisal district; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4079 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a mental health professional to school law enforcement official ratio for public schools and the use of the school safety allotment to employ mental health professionals.

HB 4083 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the assignment of certain behavioral health professionals to a public school campus.

HB 4084 Author: Talarico | Guillen
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas Care Plan Medicaid buy-in program to provide health benefit plan coverage to certain persons in this state.

HB 4088 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to human sexuality education in public schools.

HB 4089 Author: Talarico | Goodwin
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the cultivation, manufacture, processing, distribution, sale, testing, transportation, delivery, transfer, possession, use, and taxation of cannabis and cannabis products; authorizing the imposition of fees; requiring an occupational license; creating a criminal offense; imposing a tax.

HB 4090 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a grant and loan program to promote the installation of on-site solar energy and energy storage for resilience.

HB 4091 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a student experience study for public school students.

HB 4092 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the rights of a holder of a brewpub license.

HB 4098 Author: Talarico | Guillen
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for educational materials purchased by a teacher.

HB 4100 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to family and medical leave.

HB 4105 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the children of certain essential employees for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 4111 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the employment of diversity, equity, and inclusion officers by school districts.

HB 4112 Author: Talarico | Guillen
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to funding for the provision of meals to public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards or meal accounts.

HB 4113 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of juvenile justice information.

HB 4117 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to providing high-quality tutoring services to public school students, including the creation of the Texas Tutor Corps program, the establishment of a COVID-19 learning loss and student acceleration pilot program, and the use of the compensatory education allotment for tutoring services programs.

HB 4157 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to science curriculum in public schools.

HB 4249 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to training requirements for public school board of trustees members and superintendents regarding the adoption of a trauma-informed school standard.

HB 4260 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the location where certain sales are consummated for the purpose of municipal sales and use taxes.

HB 4261 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the location at which a sale is consummated for purposes of local sales and use taxes.

HB 4263 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the place of business of a retailer for purposes of municipal sales and use taxes.

HB 4391 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the implementation of student and family engagement plans by school districts.

HB 4416 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to school district policies on dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, sexual abuse, and sexual harassment; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 4453 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to imposing a state estate tax and using the revenue generated by the tax to provide payments to parents.

HCR 85 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 05/24/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Designating the first Friday in May as Career and Technical Education Letter of Intent Signing Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.

HR 430 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 7 2021 12:04PM
Caption: In memory of Allie Estelle White.

HR 504 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 13 2021 4:43PM
Caption: Commemorating the 2021 State Civics Fair.

HR 938 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 4:04PM
Caption: Congratulating Cindy Moser-Ja on her retirement from Round Rock ISD.

Joint Author (25):
HB 81 Author: Rodriguez | VanDeaver | Bell, Keith | Bernal | Talarico
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a public school campus's election under a campus turnaround plan to operate as a community school.

HB 82 Author: Lucio III | Talarico
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to pricing of and health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin.

HB 368 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Reynolds | Romero, Jr. | Bucy | Talarico
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a driver's license to certain persons that includes an alternative to the license holder's residence address.

HB 517 Author: Beckley | Talarico | Allen
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a school district policy regarding custodian workloads.

HB 619 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Lopez | Button | Talarico | Guillen
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to developing a strategic plan to support the child-care workforce.

HB 1080 Author: Patterson | Lozano | Talarico | Bernal
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for participation in University Interscholastic League activities of certain public school students who receive outpatient mental health services.

HB 1246 Author: Hinojosa | Shine | Talarico | Harless
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the use of average enrollment for purposes of the public school finance system.

HB 1272 Author: Crockett | Reynolds | Cason | Talarico
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a warrant authorizing the use of a no-knock entry by a peace officer.

HB 1461 Author: Parker | Anchia | Stucky | Talarico | Lambert
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a study by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas regarding the use of health reimbursement accounts in conjunction with Medicare plans available through the individual marketplace to provide health and pharmacy benefit coverage for certain retired school employees.

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 1792 Author: Button | Talarico | Raney | Thompson, Senfronia | Frank
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of child-care providers participating in the Texas Rising Star Program.

HB 1935 Author: Bucy | Price | Guillen | Talarico
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to emergency refills of insulin and insulin-related equipment or supplies.

HB 1993 Author: Holland | Cain | Patterson | Talarico | Lambert
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to certain seller's disclosures for the sale of residential real property.

HB 2230 Author: Bucy | Talarico | Bernal | Allison | Buckley
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a study on incorporating fine arts into the foundation curriculum for public schools.

HB 2278 Author: Bernal | Talarico
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the expulsion of public school students for engaging in conduct that constitutes serious offenses.

HB 2334 Author: Crockett | Bernal | Reynolds | Talarico | Zwiener
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a peace officer from using less lethal devices to control the activity or movement of a nonviolent gathering of persons or disperse persons engaging in protected speech or expressive conduct.

HB 2519 Author: Darby | Huberty | Murr | Dutton | Talarico
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to matters regarding educators, including the composition of the State Board for Educator Certification, the issuance of certain sanctions by the board, and requiring a school district to notify a teacher regarding the submission of certain complaints to the board.

HB 2926 Author: Parker | Krause | Minjarez | Talarico
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the reinstatement of the parent-child relationship with respect to a person whose parental rights have been involuntarily terminated and to certain requirements in relation to the termination of the parent-child relationship or placement of a child in substitute care.

HB 3662 Author: Buckley | Shine | Kacal | Talarico
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the award of health plan provider contracts under the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 3889 Author: Morales Shaw | Hinojosa | Bernal | Talarico | Hernandez
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 05/21/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the cost for certain public school students of a broadband Internet access program offered by the Texas Education Agency.

HB 3893 Author: Hinojosa | Cyrier | Rodriguez | Talarico | Raymond
Sponsor: Eckhardt
Last Action: 05/19/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the modification of a 99-year lease of certain state property to the City of Austin and the grant of a 99-year lease of certain state property and certain easements to the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

HB 4240 Author: Raymond | Middleton | Swanson | Ramos | Talarico
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to local regulation to enforce child custody orders; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 4266 Author: Shine | Button | Talarico
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to credit repair services performed by credit repair organizations.

HR 1470 Author: Bucy | Talarico
Last Action: 06/01/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2021 4:44PM
Caption: In memory of David Neemidge of Round Rock.

HR 1526 Author: Bucy | Talarico
Last Action: 06/02/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2021 9:31AM
Caption: Congratulating Emilie Suzanne Vogas and Joseph Lad Vogas of Round Rock on the birth of their son, James Allen Vogas.

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