Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Tan Parker
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/17/2021

Number of Bills: 86

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (56):
HB 910 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to a limit on the rate of growth of certain appropriations and to appropriations of constitutionally dedicated revenue.

HB 1027 Author: Parker | Howard | Raney
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain information regarding course materials by public institutions of higher education.

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 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 1516 Author: Parker | Sanford | Frank
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to efficiency audits of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program and the state temporary assistance and support services program.

HB 1543 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to certain procedural requirements for public improvement districts and transfers of property located in public improvement districts.

HB 1576 Author: Parker | Capriglione | Bucy | Button | Wilson
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the creation of a work group on blockchain matters concerning this state.

HB 1751 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for enterprise projects for certain capital investments.

HB 1977 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain limitations on the capture and use of biometric identifiers to financial institutions.

HB 2164 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to efficiency audits of the Health and Human Services Commission.

HB 2184 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/30/2021 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of personal information associated with a motor vehicle record.

HB 2185 Author: Parker | Kacal
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the promotion of off-label uses of certain drugs, biological products, and devices.

HB 2199 Author: Parker | Capriglione | Anchia | Stephenson | Wilson
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the digital identity work group.

HB 2285 Author: Parker | Thierry
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of and criminal offenses occurring near certain child-care facilities and age restrictions on persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 2300 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to the offense of solicitation of prostitution, civil racketeering related to human trafficking, and common and public nuisances related to certain criminal conduct, including prostitution; increasing a criminal penalty; making conforming changes.

HB 2301 Author: Parker | Meyer | Shaheen | Raymond | Rose
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a change of name for participants in the address confidentiality program administered by the office of the attorney general.

HB 2352 Author: Parker | White | Johnson, Jarvis | Moody | Guillen
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants and certain inmates released on parole; changing parole eligibility.

HB 2497 Author: Parker | Oliverson | Metcalf | Landgraf | Lambert
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the establishment and duties of the Texas 1836 Project.

HB 2609 Author: Parker | Raymond | Oliverson | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

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 3003 Author: Parker | Murphy | Raney | Hunter
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Reskilling and Upskilling through Education (TRUE) Program to support workforce education at two-year public institutions of higher education.

HB 3252 Author: Parker | Stucky | Guillen
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to designating October 17 as Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Day.

HB 3265 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to online learning programs offered by a school district or open-enrollment charter school to students enrolled at a campus of the district or school.

HB 3276 Author: Parker | Cain | Schofield | Lozano | Canales
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the security of voted ballots.

HB 3488 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to identification requirements for early voting by mail.

HB 3489 Author: Parker | Dutton | Ordaz Perez | Buckley | Price
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to development of guidelines for the use of digital devices in public schools and a school district or open-enrollment charter school policy for the effective integration of those devices.

HB 3491 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the security of electronic voting system media.

HB 3493 Author: Parker | Thompson, Senfronia | Sanford | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prevention and early intervention services by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 3569 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Denton County.

HB 3625 Author: Parker | Murphy | Raney
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the administration of the governor's university research initiative.

HB 3642 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages in areas annexed by certain municipalities.

HB 3677 Author: Parker | Krause | Raney
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the coordination of Medicaid and private health benefits for Medicaid recipients with complex medical needs.

HB 3678 Author: Parker | Krause | Raney
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to an insurer's obligation for continuity of care for certain Medicaid recipients.

HB 3679 Author: Parker | Krause | Raney | Button
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of durable medical equipment providers participating in the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 3698 Author: Parker
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to voting system ballots.

HB 3718 Author: Parker | Meyer | Rose | Oliverson | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain entities post human trafficking signs; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3791 Author: Parker | Tinderholt | Krause
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2021 4:23PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Electric Grid Security and Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council.

HB 4068 Author: Parker
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain public retirement systems for police and fire fighters to participate in the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

HB 4131 Author: Parker | Anchia | Stephenson | Capriglione | Perez
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of the State Securities Board; authorizing fees.

HB 4359 Author: Parker | King, Phil | Shaheen | Raymond | Lucio III
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting contracts or other agreements with certain foreign-owned companies in connection with critical infrastructure in this state.

HB 4474 Author: Parker | Anchia | Stephenson | Capriglione | Perez
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the control of virtual currency and the rights of purchasers who obtain control of virtual currency for purposes of the Uniform Commercial Code.

HCR 83 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Designating June 2 as Italian Heritage Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.

HCR 84 Author: Parker | Button
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the vital importance of the enduring friendship between Texas and the United Kingdom.

HJR 100 Author: Parker | Krause
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right to own, hold, and use any mutually agreed upon medium of exchange.

HR 253 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 8:43PM
Caption: Recognizing November 2021 as Ukrainian Genocide Remembrance Month.

HR 463 Author: Parker
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 13 2021 2:53PM
Caption: Recognizing Denton County and its partners for hosting one of the largest drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinics in the state.

HR 1071 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2021 9:59AM
Caption: Congratulating the Argyle High School band on winning the UIL 4A State Open Class Marching Band Contest.

HR 1072 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2021 9:47AM
Caption: Congratulating the Flower Mound High School girls' soccer team on winning the 2021 UIL 6A state championship.

HR 1073 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2021 9:47AM
Caption: Congratulating the Ponder High School girls' basketball team on advancing to the semifinals of the 2021 3A state playoffs.

HR 1074 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2021 9:47AM
Caption: In memory of Vincent Michael Jones of Justin.

HR 1075 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2021 11:41AM
Caption: In memory of Roanoke City Council member Steven Heath.

HR 1076 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2021 11:40AM
Caption: In memory of U.S. Navy Midshipman Duke Anthony Carrillo.

HR 1077 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2021 11:56AM
Caption: In memory of Denton County Chief Deputy Constable Wayne Rhodes.

HR 1078 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2021 10:44AM
Caption: In memory of Jessica Courtney Duke.

HR 1079 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2021 11:13AM
Caption: In memory of Dylan Dorrell of Denton.

HR 1287 Author: Parker
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 5:20PM
Caption: Congratulating Eddie Gossage on his retirement as president of Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.

Joint Author (30):
HB 68 Author: Toth | Parker | Noble | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of abuse of a child.

HB 216 Author: Ortega | Parker | Capriglione | Muñoz, Jr. | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to residential mortgage loans, including the financing of residential real estate purchases by means of a wrap mortgage loan; providing licensing and registration requirements; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 581 Author: Hinojosa | Morales, Eddie | Parker | Bucy | Guillen
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of suicide prevention information on student identification cards issued by a public institution of higher education.

HB 783 Author: Cyrier | Morales, Eddie | Bonnen | Parker | Larson
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Parks and Wildlife Department regarding wind-powered energy devices; providing a civil penalty.

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 1045 Author: Anchia | Parker | Guillen
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to health care benefits of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

HB 1057 Author: Oliverson | Shaheen | Parker | Hefner | Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to designating November 7 as Victims of Communism Day.

HB 1399 Author: Krause | Oliverson | Toth | Hefner | Parker
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to professional liability insurance coverage for and prohibitions on the provision to certain children of procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria.

HB 1457 Author: Johnson, Ann | Parker
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain joint graduate degree programs between The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.

HB 1522 Author: Frank | Burrows | Frullo | Parker | Spiller
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/08/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the transfer of Midwestern State University to the Texas Tech University System, to certain fees charged by that system's governing board, and to mandatory venue for actions brought against that system or its institutions, officers, or employees.

HB 1540 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Burrows | Bell, Keith | Morales, Christina
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain facilities and establishments with respect to, civil remedies for certain criminal activities affecting, and certain criminal offenses involving health, safety, and welfare; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 1577 Author: Davis | Parker | Shine | Thierry
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a temporary limitation on the appraised value of certain real property in specified areas for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 1912 Author: Wilson | Murr | Walle | Martinez | Parker
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to air quality permits for aggregate production operations and concrete batch plants.

HB 1947 Author: Ordaz Perez | Parker
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the permitting of medical waste facilities by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 2106 Author: Perez | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Leman | Moody
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the prevention, identification, investigation, and enforcement of payment card fraud; providing a civil penalty.

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 2705 Author: Stucky | Crockett | Johnson, Ann | Parker | Raney
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Woman's University System.

HB 3207 Author: Herrero | Anchia | Parker | Capriglione | Stephenson
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/29/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to preventing the loss of benefits by certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resume service during a declared disaster.

HB 3257 Author: King, Phil | Goldman | Parker | Moody | Hernandez
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission.

HB 3979 Author: Toth | Leach | Metcalf | Bonnen | Parker
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the social studies curriculum in public schools.

HB 4040 Author: Krause | Parker | Leach | Meyer | Oliverson
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain benefits under Medicaid, including the coordination of private health benefits, and to reimbursement for some of those benefits.

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 4361 Author: Raney | Parker
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to off-campus workforce education or lower-division programs offered by a public institution of higher education at the request of an employer.

HB 4527 Author: King, Phil | Patterson | Slawson | Parker
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to training for peace officers on the laws pertaining to forced abortions.

HB 4534 Author: Gates | Capriglione | Parker | Stephenson
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a study by the Employees Retirement System of Texas of certain state retirement system reforms.

HCR 1 Author: Stephenson | Ashby | Parker | Stucky
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/28/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Supporting prayers, including the use of the word "God," at public gatherings and displays of the Ten Commandments in public educational institutions and other government buildings.

HCR 14 Author: King, Phil | Metcalf | Parker | Leach | White
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.

HJR 72 Author: Leach | Parker | Noble | Slawson
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit this state or a political subdivision of this state from prohibiting or limiting religious services of religious organizations.

HR 660 Author: Stucky | Parker | Beckley | Patterson
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 27 2021 10:27AM
Caption: Congratulating the Denton County Medical Reserve Corps on its selection as a 2021 MRC Program Recognition Awardee.

HR 2047 Author: Kacal | Burns | Parker | Bailes | González, Mary
Last Action: 06/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2021 9:23PM
Caption: In memory of James B. Prewitt.

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