Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Senfronia Thompson
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/10/2021

Number of Bills: 79

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (62):
HB 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Goldman | Coleman | Meyer
Last Action: 04/01/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brain Institute of Texas; granting authority to issue bonds.

HB 88 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Dutton | Davis | Coleman | Collier
Last Action: 03/25/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, witnesses to the commission of those offenses, and other members of the public, to peace officer liability for those interactions, and to the confinement, conviction, or release of detained or arrested individuals.

HB 107 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Howard | Leach | Reynolds
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

HB 137 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a court to grant a commutation of punishment for certain persons released on parole.

HB 161 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Elections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to qualifications and registration of certain voters convicted of a felony.

HB 169 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalties for the possession of small amounts of Penalty Group 1 controlled substances and marihuana.

HB 179 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a punishment for contempt of court.

HB 187 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the consideration of a subsequent writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases.

HB 217 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to postconviction forensic DNA testing.

HB 225 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on certain new evidence.

HB 232 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Corrections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the placement on community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision, of a defendant who is the primary caretaker of a child.

HB 240 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the requirement and study of insurance coverage for serious emotional disturbance of a child.

HB 251 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.

HB 260 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from civil liability for certain professionals for the disclosure of certain mental health information.

HB 266 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalty for possession of certain small amounts of controlled substances in Penalty Group 1.

HB 270 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.

HB 390 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Shine | Morales, Eddie | González, Jessica
Last Action: 04/08/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to requirements for human trafficking awareness and prevention in commercial lodging establishments; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 436 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to grounds for refusal of certain alcoholic beverage licenses and permits.

HB 549 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to an exemption from civil liability for certain professionals for the disclosure of certain mental health information.

HB 551 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to reports on the prevalence of eating disorders and eating disorder-related deaths in this state.

HB 614 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to a cause of action for deprivation of certain rights, privileges, or immunities under color of law.

HB 619 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Lopez | Button | Talarico
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to developing a strategic plan to support the child-care workforce.

HB 636 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Paddie | Lambert | Hernandez | Geren
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners; authorizing a fee.

HB 829 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a progressive disciplinary matrix for police officer misconduct in certain municipalities.

HB 830 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | White | Krause | Cain | Bowers
Last Action: 03/25/2021 H Left pending in committee
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 831 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of certain techniques when using force to make an arrest or search.

HB 832 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duties and powers of peace officers.

HB 833 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of force to make an arrest or search and to law enforcement policies regarding de-escalation and proportionate response.

HB 834 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Toth
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring the corroboration of certain testimony in a criminal case involving a controlled substance.

HB 865 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to spousal maintenance.

HB 866 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of certain information from disclosure in suits affecting the parent-child relationship and to service of process in those suits on a party whose information is protected from disclosure; providing a punishment for contempt of court.

HB 867 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/08/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a qualified domestic relations order for the payment of spousal maintenance and child support obligations.

HB 868 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/08/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the jury charge and jury findings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 869 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Moody | Rose | Walle
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.

HB 870 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the date on which certain persons placed on deferred adjudication community supervision are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

HB 1540 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Burrows | Bell, Keith | Morales, Christina
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
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 1573 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 03/08/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 8 2021 1:09PM
Caption: Relating to the use of a movable structure as a polling place in a county participating in the countywide polling place program.

HB 1627 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds | Johnson, Jarvis | Moody
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of air quality permits for concrete plants located in certain areas.

HB 1717 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the state's continuing duty to disclose exculpatory, impeachment, or mitigating evidence in a criminal case and prohibited retaliation against local assistant prosecutors for discharging that duty.

HB 1932 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bailes
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to notice of available alternatives to the lapse or surrender of a life insurance policy.

HB 1966 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the designation of July as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month.

HB 1967 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to a database of information about women with uterine fibroids and to uterine fibroid education and research.

HB 2204 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the conduct of charitable bingo.

HB 2248 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to next generation 9-1-1 services provided through an Internet Protocol network and wireless service provider expense reimbursements for certain counties; imposing a fee.

HB 2287 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Hunter | Dutton | Allen | Coleman
Last Action: 03/30/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to data collection by and consultation with the Collaborative Task Force on Public School Mental Health Services regarding the task force's duties and requiring the Texas Education Agency to report on mental health services provided to public school students.

HB 2290 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Collier | Hinojosa | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the affirmative defense to prosecution for a criminal offense for persons acting under duress.

HB 2305 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Darby | Hernandez | Guillen | Kuempel
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Reported engrossed: Apr 9 2021 2:57PM
Caption: Relating to the Texas Real Estate Research Center, the Real Estate Research Advisory Committee, and the Texas Real Estate Commission; increasing a fee.

HB 2507 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds | Howard
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to unlawful employment practices with respect to compensation and wage history.

HB 2629 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a registry for and requiring the registration of certain unmanned teller machines; imposing a fee; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2794 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Collier
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to evidence in prosecutions of trafficking or certain sexual offenses.

HB 2795 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Collier
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the offense of solicitation of prostitution and certain other consequences of that offense; increasing a criminal penalty; making conforming changes.

HB 2803 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to a commercial landlord's or tenant's remedies regarding certain unlawful activities in a multiunit commercial property.

HB 2954 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Hunter | Dutton | Coleman | Allen
Last Action: 03/30/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to a suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention program for certain public elementary school campuses.

HB 3051 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to create a county ethics commission.

HB 3158 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Murr | Davis
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to standing for receipt of exemplary damages based on a compensable death under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

HB 3295 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 03/31/2021 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain actions by district and county attorneys under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.

HB 3486 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to an agreement with a private entity for dynamic message signs used in certain statewide alert systems.

HB 3897 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 03/31/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to fees levied by municipalities and counties for alcoholic beverage permits and licenses.

HB 4308 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting seeking or imposing the death penalty on the basis of a person's race or ethnicity.

HB 4477 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the financial exploitation of certain vulnerable adults.

HJR 5 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Coleman | Meyer
Last Action: 04/01/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds and the dedication of bond proceeds to the Brain Institute of Texas research fund established to fund brain research in this state.

HJR 10 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to enact laws providing for a court to grant a commutation of punishment to a person who has successfully served the required number of years on parole.

Joint Author (17):
HB 36 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Holland | Shaheen | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day.

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 48 Author: Zwiener | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Neave
Last Action: 03/31/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

HB 133 Author: Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle | Thierry
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

HB 275 Author: Moody | Thompson, Senfronia | Collier | Leach | Murr
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on certain relevant scientific evidence that was not available at the applicant's trial.

HB 404 Author: Hernandez | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to sexual assault and domestic violence awareness continuing education for cosmetology license holders.

HB 818 Author: Cole | Thompson, Senfronia | Bell, Keith | Holland | Leman
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of harassment; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1024 Author: Geren | Holland | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Pacheco
Last Action: 03/25/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the pickup and delivery of alcoholic beverages from certain premises for off-premises consumption.

HB 1441 Author: Schaefer | Thompson, Senfronia | Vasut | Cain | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.

HB 1646 Author: Lambert | Price | Vo | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.

HB 1792 Author: Button | Talarico | Raney | Thompson, Senfronia | Frank
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of child-care providers participating in the Texas Rising Star Program.

HB 1957 Author: Kuempel | Thompson, Senfronia | King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Reported engrossed: Apr 9 2021 2:57PM
Caption: Relating to the labeling of wine as originating from an area of this state or with the name of a vineyard in this state.

HB 2106 Author: Perez | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Leman | Moody
Last Action: 03/31/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the prevention, identification, investigation, and enforcement of payment card fraud; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2633 Author: Johnson, Ann | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Howard | Leach
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to resources provided to human trafficking victims and the establishment of the trafficked persons grant program.

HB 3367 Author: Turner, Chris | Bonnen | Thompson, Senfronia | Shine
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of property owners' associations; authorizing a fee.

HB 3654 Author: Rodriguez | Cole | Thompson, Senfronia | Israel
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and law enforcement agencies regarding law enforcement officers and the use of body cameras; authorizing fees.

HB 4065 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of an urban land bank by certain municipalities.

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