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

Number of Bills: 51

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (26):
HB 444 Author: Allison
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 445 Author: Allison
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to instruction in positive character traits in public schools.

HB 446 Author: Allison | Ashby | Clardy | Bell, Keith | Murr
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of criminal mischief involving the damage or destruction of a public monument.

HB 741 Author: Allison
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to voter approval of a county or municipal budget that reduces by a certain percentage the amount allocated to provide a fire protection, law enforcement, or emergency medical service.

HB 771 Author: Allison | Guillen
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of instruction about bullying and cyberbullying in the required curriculum for public school students.

HB 1255 Author: Allison
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of, and taxes imposed on the sale or use of, cigarettes, tobacco products, and e-cigarettes; imposing taxes; requiring a permit; imposing a fee; providing administrative penalties.

HB 1601 Author: Allison | Guillen
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain peace officers.

HB 1675 Author: Allison | Middleton | Pacheco
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to guardianships of the person of wards with profound intellectual disabilities who are minors or were minors when their guardianship proceedings commenced.

HB 1726 Author: Allison | Bell, Keith
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to reporting the number of incidents of bullying and cyberbullying in a school district and open-enrollment charter school through the Public Education Information Management System.

HB 1797 Author: Allison | Guillen
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to ad valorem and franchise tax credits for donations to school districts to create or support career and technical education programs or courses.

HB 2150 Author: Allison
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2476 Author: Allison | Guillen
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2021 10:20AM
Caption: Relating to the weather emergency preparedness of facilities for providing gas or electric service.

HB 2604 Author: Allison
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of school facilities from load shedding participation during a rolling blackout.

HB 3125 Author: Allison
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the payment by the state or a county of costs for certain mental health hearings or proceedings.

HB 3297 Author: Allison | Burns | VanDeaver | Landgraf | Murr
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to election integrity and the prevention of fraud in the conduct of an election; creating criminal offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 3298 Author: Allison | Guillen
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to computer science and technology education, training, and curriculum.

HB 3299 Author: Allison
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring certain information about physical and mental health as part of the enrichment curriculum for public schools.

HB 3300 Author: Allison
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to certain school district staff development requirements and including certain information regarding substance abuse and suicidal tendencies in the essential knowledge and skills of the public school health curriculum.

HB 4024 Author: Allison
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 4048 Author: Allison
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant regarding death certificates.

HB 4206 Author: Allison | Parker
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a study of the desirability, feasibility, and effects of limiting the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to the value when the owner acquired the property and determining that value on the basis of the purchase price of the property, if applicable.

HB 4226 Author: Allison
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the statewide plan for student mental health.

HJR 83 Author: Allison | Guillen
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain peace officers.

HJR 89 Author: Allison | Guillen
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on property owned by a business entity that donates money to the district to create or support career and technical education programs or courses.

HJR 118 Author: Allison | Guillen
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the appraisal of real property for ad valorem tax purposes based on its purchase price.

HJR 145 Author: Allison
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to the value when the owner acquired the property and to provide for determining that value on the basis of the purchase price of the property, if applicable.

Joint Author (25):
HB 9 Author: Klick | Allison | Shaheen | Harless | Price
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the criminal punishment and conditions of community supervision for the offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway; increasing a criminal penalty.

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 244 Author: González, Mary | Allison | Lozano | Huberty | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grant program for promoting computer science certification and professional development in coding, technology applications, cybersecurity, and computer science for public school teachers.

HB 578 Author: Turner, John | Allison | Price | Coleman
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the health literacy advisory committee and health literacy in the state health plan.

HB 654 Author: Lucio III | Burrows | Allison | Leach
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the rule against perpetuities.

HB 725 Author: Patterson | González, Mary | Dominguez | Allison | Cook
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain children who are or were in foster care for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 784 Author: Guerra | Allison | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a local agreement with the Department of State Health Services to improve laboratory capabilities in border counties.

HB 881 Author: Guerra | Guillen | Allison
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the duration of laboratory support for testing of vector-borne infectious diseases in border counties.

HB 1016 Author: Ordaz Perez | Allison | Lozano | González, Mary
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to emergency school drills and exercises conducted by public schools.

HB 1071 Author: Harris | Allison | Ramos | Leach | Collier
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/03/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the presence of a qualified facility dog or qualified therapy dog in certain court proceedings.

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 1386 Author: Harris | Metcalf | Allison | Howard
Last Action: 04/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.

HB 1445 Author: Oliverson | Meyer | Allison | Swanson
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 04/30/2021 E Effective on 1/1/22
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the sales and use tax to medical or dental billing services.

HB 1684 Author: Harless | Buckley | Allison | Klick | Landgraf
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to pretrial procedures, conditions for community supervision, and criminal punishment for conduct endangering the public safety; creating a criminal offense and increasing criminal penalties.

HB 1747 Author: Lozano | Patterson | Anderson | Allison | Middleton
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to a recommendation by the COVID-19 Expert Vaccine Allocation Panel to prioritize first responders in vaccine allocation and distribution.

HB 1776 Author: Bell, Keith | Allison | Harris | Toth
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of an elective course on the founding principles of the United States in the curriculum for public high school students and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings.

HB 1824 Author: Price | Smith | Coleman | Rose | Allison
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the continuity of services received by individuals receiving services at state hospitals and state supported living centers, the establishment of a pilot program to provide behavioral health or psychiatric services to certain residential care facility residents, and court orders for psychoactive medication for certain patients.

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 2595 Author: Price | Smith | Allison | Meza | Rose
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a parity complaint portal and educational materials and parity law training regarding benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders to be made available through the portal and otherwise; designating October as mental health condition and substance use disorder parity awareness month.

HB 2668 Author: Price | Sanford | Vo | Allison | Israel
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain reductions in a health benefit plan enrollee's out-of-pocket expenses for certain prescription drugs on enrollee cost-sharing requirements.

HB 3214 Author: Capriglione | Rogers | Lambert | Allison | Herrero
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3256 Author: Harless | Huberty | Howard | Allison | Bell, Keith
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of a full-time public school employee's home or residence address in certain government records and documents.

HB 3348 Author: Pacheco | Middleton | Campos | Cortez | Allison
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the number of baccalaureate degree programs certain public junior colleges may offer.

HB 3584 Author: Murr | Krause | Allison | Burns | Ashby
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to monuments, markers, medallions, and antiquities controlled by or in the custody of the Texas Historical Commission; authorizing civil penalties.

HB 3871 Author: Johnson, Julie | Larson | Allison | Kacal | Huberty
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 24 2021 11:23AM
Caption: Relating to the development and implementation of the Live Well Texas program to provide health benefit coverage to certain individuals; imposing penalties.

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