Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Cody Vasut
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/22/2021

Number of Bills: 63

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (48):
HB 299 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 310 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of instruction regarding the beginning of human life in the health curriculum for public school students.

HB 311 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the declaration and length of a state of disaster or public health disaster.

HB 1358 Author: Vasut | Middleton
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases.

HB 1789 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to direct changes in the appraisal roll and related appraisal records if a residence homestead is sold for less than the appraised value.

HB 1984 Author: Vasut | Gates | Cook | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duration of a special open hunting season for game animals and certain game birds restricted to persons under 17 years old.

HB 1987 Author: Vasut
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements to hold a political party office.

HB 2450 Author: Vasut
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to antique outboard motors.

HB 2759 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to the governing body of the independent organization certified to manage the ERCOT power region.

HB 2785 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to access to public information maintained by independent organizations established under Section 39.151, Utilities Code.

HB 2786 Author: Vasut | Guillen
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to load shedding participation for certain customers during a rolling blackout.

HB 2789 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to charges imposed by a governmental body for providing copies of public information under the public information law.

HB 2912 Author: Vasut | Jetton | White
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a violation of the Texas Residential Property Owners Protection Act or a dedicatory instrument by a board member of a property owners' association and to the recall of a board member.

HB 3090 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to the required procurement of an alternative power supply for certain power generation facilities.

HB 3091 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue for certain infrastructure projects and public parks.

HB 3092 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to measures to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on public schools during the 2020-2021 school year, including the administration of public school assessment instruments and the temporary suspension of certain accountability determinations, the requirement to use those assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation, and the calculation of average daily attendance.

HB 3124 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to carrying a handgun on the premises of a public employer.

HB 3330 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to remote meetings under the open meetings law.

HB 3970 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the acceptance and counting of early voting ballots voted by mail.

HB 4125 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to state and local government responses to disasters.

HB 4126 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to clarifying that natural gas and electricity are necessities during a declared disaster under the Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

HB 4336 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to requirements by certain electric utilities on placement of ground level electric transformers on residential properties.

HB 4502 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to cost recovery for costs arising from the interconnection of certain electric generation facilities with the ERCOT transmission system.

HB 4581 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 05/21/2021 S Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 82; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4598 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 80; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4606 Author: Vasut
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Water Control and Improvement District No. 10; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4612 Author: Vasut
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HCR 119 Author: Vasut
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1987.

HJR 15 Author: Vasut | Slaton | Cain | Harris | Hefner
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to prohibit abortion, euthanasia, and certain other acts.

HJR 63 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature or as a statewide elected officer in the executive branch.

HJR 64 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 103.5 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.

HJR 65 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session on petition of at least two-thirds of the members of each house of the legislature.

HJR 66 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the mandatory age of retirement for state justices and judges.

HJR 126 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to override a veto of the governor following a legislative session.

HJR 164 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the order of business for regular legislative session.

HR 49 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2021 4:23PM
Caption: In memory of Abigail Rose Arias of Angleton.

HR 63 Author: Vasut | Rogers
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2021 4:39PM
Caption: In memory of James Hardy Pope of Angleton.

HR 73 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2021 2:54PM
Caption: In memory of Billy Lawrence Smith Sr. of Angleton.

HR 931 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 4:03PM
Caption: Congratulating Judge Patrick Sebesta on his retirement from the 239th District Court.

HR 964 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2021 4:47PM
Caption: In memory of Eddie Foster Roberts Sr. of Bay City.

HR 1276 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:51PM
Caption: Congratulating William Orton of Matagorda County on being selected as Constable of the Year by the Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas.

HR 1277 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:51PM
Caption: Congratulating Paul E. Reitz on his retirement as district engineer for the Yoakum District of the Texas Department of Transportation.

HR 1278 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:50PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Millicent M. Valek on her retirement as president of Brazosport College.

HR 1279 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:50PM
Caption: Commending Henry Mendez for his 46 years of service with the Lake Jackson Volunteer Fire Department.

HR 1650 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 06/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2021 12:10PM
Caption: In memory of Brent Paul Marceaux of Bay City.

HR 1971 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 06/04/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2021 8:32AM
Caption: In memory of Brazoria County Deputy Constable Brad Andrew Briscoe.

HR 1972 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 06/04/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2021 8:35AM
Caption: In memory of Billy Ray Richardson of Angleton.

HR 1992 Author: Vasut
Last Action: 06/04/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2021 9:35AM
Caption: In memory of Lillian Ruth Hertel of Angleton.

Joint Author (15):
HB 77 Author: Toth | Collier | Sanford | Vasut | Moody
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the death penalty for a defendant whose conviction is based solely on certain evidence.

HB 545 Author: Thompson, Ed | Vasut
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation of certain rights-of-way.

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 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 1181 Author: Middleton | Vasut | Guillen | Morrison | Lozano
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to authorize the operation of a golf cart or off-highway vehicle on certain roads.

HB 1441 Author: Schaefer | Thompson, Senfronia | Vasut | Cain | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.

HB 1578 Author: Landgraf | Vasut | Spiller | Meyer
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases.

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 2693 Author: Toth | Cain | Harris | Vasut | Burrows
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.

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 2988 Author: Minjarez | Middleton | King, Phil | Hull | Vasut
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to copayments required by a health maintenance organization or preferred provider benefit plan for visiting physical therapists.

HB 3377 Author: Krause | Landgraf | Vasut | Spiller | Meyer
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases.

HB 3641 Author: Slaton | Cason | Cain | Vasut | Biedermann
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to declaring void certain federal court decisions related to abortion and prohibiting cooperation with the enforcement of those decisions; creating a private cause of action; creating 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 4346 Author: Leman | Cain | Paul | Vasut | Schofield
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
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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