Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Alma Allen
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/26/2024

Number of Bills: 95

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (50):
HB 766 Author: Allen
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the location of certain public meetings for certain permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 768 Author: Allen
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of personal leave during school holidays by certain school district employees.

HB 769 Author: Allen | Garcia
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of driving while license invalid.

HB 770 Author: Allen | Cole
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the salary and wages paid to public school employees; making an appropriation.

HB 771 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements to obtain a pass for expedited access to the State Capitol.

HB 772 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to corporal punishment in public schools.

HB 773 Author: Allen
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain releases of a student to the student's parent after school-initiated communication by a school district or open-enrollment charter school.

HB 775 Author: Allen | Cole
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 823 Author: Allen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/19/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of an inmate for certain occupational licenses and the practice of certain occupations by an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 830 Author: Allen | Wu | Cole | Plesa
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 1 2023 11:49AM
Caption: Relating to certain benefits paid by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 965 Author: Allen | Jones, Venton | Garcia | Lopez, Janie
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to post-release housing for inmates released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 966 Author: Allen | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to information on classes or programs required to be completed before an inmate is released on parole.

HB 967 Author: Allen
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to program accessibility for female inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1539 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to program accessibility for female inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1626 Author: Allen | Johnson, Ann | Thompson, Senfronia | Wu | Hull
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a public school student's transition from an alternative education program to a regular educational environment, including parental rights related to that transition, and the admission of certain students with a criminal or disciplinary history.

HB 1628 Author: Allen | Cole
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to state funding for school districts to which an academically unacceptable school district is annexed.

HB 1705 Author: Allen | Garcia
Last Action: 04/14/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility.

HB 1758 Author: Allen | Cole
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain employer contributions for employed retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2172 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to annual reporting regarding the establishment of certain school district planning and decision-making committees.

HB 2300 Author: Allen
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

HB 2570 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of accelerated and supplemental instruction to public school students who fail to achieve satisfactory performance on certain assessment instruments.

HB 2718 Author: Allen | Garcia
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.

HB 2938 Author: Allen | Cole
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to certain requirements regarding public school class size.

HB 2939 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain laws governing public school requirements to a school district of innovation.

HB 2942 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of educator certification and contract requirements to school districts of innovation.

HB 3123 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to conditions of community supervision prohibiting contact with certain persons.

HB 3318 Author: Allen | Cole
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain children enrolled in a special education program for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 3546 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the justified use of force by a school employee or volunteer against a student.

HB 3780 Author: Allen | Wu | Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds | Bailes
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to public school system accountability.

HB 3979 Author: Allen | Cole
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to certain benefits paid by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3982 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to notice and safety requirements applicable to certain LP-Gas containers.

HB 3984 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to policies on the recess period in public schools.

HB 4156 Author: Allen | Garcia | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the licensing of a psychologist as a licensed specialist in school psychology; authorizing a fee.

HB 4245 Author: Allen | Cole
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the revision of the essential knowledge and skills of the public school social studies curricula to include instruction relating to the history of persons with disabilities.

HB 4386 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain improvements of the state highway system in certain census tracts.

HB 4515 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to an alternative qualified early learning grant program administered by the commissioner of education and funding for prekindergarten and kindergarten programs under the Foundation School Program.

HB 4600 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the funding of child care facilities.

HB 4606 Author: Allen | Garcia | Wu
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the operation of a juvenile justice alternative education program by a county department of education.

HB 4608 Author: Allen | Cole
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to certain benefits paid by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 4812 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to permissible accountability interventions for certain school districts with low-performing campuses.

HB 4813 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the approval of purchases under the supplemental special education services and instructional materials program by a public school student's admission, review, and dismissal committee.

HB 4933 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing cost-of-living adjustments applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 4935 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to certain duties of a public institution of higher education in relation to the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

HB 4963 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to required contract provisions in the employment contract for a school district educator.

HB 5111 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for the early college education program.

HB 5124 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to the bilingual education allotment under the Foundation School Program.

HJR 63 Author: Allen | Cole | Anchía
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting slavery and involuntary servitude.

HR 202 Author: Allen | Thompson, Senfronia | Jones, Jolanda
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 7 2023 2:59PM
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2023, as Alpha Kappa Alpha Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2369 Author: Allen
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 4:28PM
Caption: Honoring the Houston Assembly of Delphian Chapters on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.

HR 2383 Author: Allen
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 5:27PM
Caption: In memory of the Reverend Monsignor Patrick Roland Wells of Houston.

Joint Author (45):
HB 45 Author: Morales, Christina | Allen | Wu | Cunningham
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ethnic studies instruction in public schools.

HB 83 Author: Zwiener | Allen | Talarico | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing the use of a writing portfolio assessment to assess writing performance for public school students.

HB 252 Author: Johnson, Ann | Thompson, Senfronia | Jones, Jolanda | Guillen | Allen
Last Action: 04/20/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information of a criminal defendant who has successfully completed a specialty court program.

HB 331 Author: Howard | King, Ken | Allen
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the costs of expansion of open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 476 Author: Jones, Jolanda | Thompson, Senfronia | Allen
Last Action: 05/03/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the release of certain defendants detained in jail pending trial.

HB 516 Author: Wu | Allen | Hull
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district or open-enrollment charter school to report data regarding certain disciplinary or law enforcement actions taken against students.

HB 1024 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Kuempel | Hernandez | Darby | Allen
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the value of a residential dwelling offered or awarded as a prize at a charitable raffle.

HB 1060 Author: Guerra | Allen
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the implementation of telehealth services programs at certain public primary and secondary schools and the appointment of a telehealth services program task force to conduct a study and issue a report concerning the implementation of those programs.

HB 1061 Author: Guerra | Allen
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement concerning the availability of nurses on the campus of a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 1069 Author: Guerra | Allen
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas State Seal of Bilingualism and Biliteracy for public high school students.

HB 1263 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Walle | Wu | Allen
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the ability of a local authority to designate school crossing zones and school crosswalks at high school campuses located in certain municipalities.

HB 1355 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Allen | Bonnen | Canales | Leach
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to air conditioning requirements at facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1358 Author: Harless | Allen
Last Action: 04/18/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the content of a public school campus improvement plan.

HB 1548 Author: Talarico | Meza | Bernal | Hinojosa | Allen
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the salary and wages paid to public school employees.

HB 1883 Author: Bhojani | Cunningham | Allen | Hinojosa | Jetton
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of assessment instruments to public school students on religious holy days.

HB 2044 Author: Bowers | Allen | Rose | Garcia | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to depression screenings for certain women in county jail or in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2126 Author: Goodwin | Bowers | Allen | Garcia
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to information reported through the Public Education Information Management System and to parents regarding disciplinary measures or restraint used by a public school.

HB 2164 Author: Guerra | Allen | Plesa | Dutton
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to public school bilingual education programs, dual language immersion programs, and special language programs.

HB 2166 Author: Guerra | Howard | Allen | Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: LaMantia
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to designating March 4 as COVID-19 Heroes and Memorial Day.

HB 2168 Author: Guerra | Allen
Last Action: 04/04/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to measures to prepare students to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish.

HB 2169 Author: Guerra | Guillen | Allen
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the bilingual education allotment under the public school finance system.

HB 2372 Author: Guerra | Allen
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to training materials and resources for public school administrators regarding bilingual education programs and dual language immersion programs.

HB 2392 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds | Allen
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of air quality permits for concrete plants located in certain areas.

HB 2615 Author: Gates | Harris, Cody | Burrows | Canales | Allen
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Returned to committee: May 11 2023 11:50PM
Caption: Relating to the operation by a school district of a foundation and trade diploma program to provide eligible high school students with educational training under a plan for the issuance of a high school diploma and the application of certain student-based allotments under the public school finance system.

HB 3302 Author: Guerra | Allen
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Education Agency on the administration of assessment instruments in Spanish to certain public school students in grades six through 12.

HB 3303 Author: Guerra | Allen
Last Action: 04/18/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a dual language immersion bilingual education teaching certificate.

HB 3304 Author: Guerra | Allen
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Education Agency on the administration of assessment instruments in Spanish to certain public school students in grades six through eight.

HB 3305 Author: Guerra | Allen
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the bilingual education allotment under the public school finance system.

HB 3733 Author: Guerra | Zwiener | Howard | Allen
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to a fentanyl awareness program in public schools.

HB 3734 Author: Guerra | Allen
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to an opioid-related drug overdose response protocol and training on the administration of an opioid antagonist for public school personnel.

HB 3735 Author: Guerra | Allen
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of opioid antagonists by a school nurse at public school campuses.

HB 3803 Author: Cunningham | Thimesch | DeAyala | Allen
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to allowing parents and guardians to elect for a student to repeat or retake a course or grade.

HB 3830 Author: Lopez, Janie | Allen | Cunningham | Allison | Dutton
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to a school district's duty to notify certain parents or guardians of a program providing students with reading disabilities the ability to borrow audiobooks free of charge.

HB 3867 Author: Bucy | Allen | Garcia | Howard
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding certain behavior management for a student enrolled in a special education program of a public school and related reporting requirements regarding the use of restraint.

HB 4135 Author: Guerra | Allen
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to a statewide literacy improvement plan for public schools.

HB 4342 Author: Plesa | Allen | Cunningham | Hefner | King, Ken
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to courses in personal finance literacy and economics for high school students in public schools.

HB 4453 Author: Bhojani | Allen | Frank | González, Mary
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the college, career, or military readiness outcomes bonus under the Foundation School Program.

HB 4625 Author: Reynolds | Rosenthal | Allen | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to bullying, cyberbullying, and identity-based bullying in public schools.

HB 4679 Author: Perez | Allen | Johnson, Jarvis | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a highway toll exemption for public school buses in certain counties.

HB 5022 Author: Guerra | Allen
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to a marketing plan for the parenting and paternity awareness program in public schools.

HB 5083 Author: Bowers | Allen
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the permissible uses of the allotment for students with dyslexia or related disorders under the Foundation School Program.

HB 5087 Author: Bowers | Allen
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion, including abortion complication reporting and the repeal of certain laws prohibiting abortion.

HB 5264 Author: Bowers | Allen | Garcia
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the adoption and use of certain performance indicators to measure and evaluate career school or college programs.

HR 474 Author: Jones, Jolanda | Thierry | Allen
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 7 2023 2:50PM
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2023, as Texas Southern University Day at the State Capitol.

HR 871 Author: Lalani | Cain | Allen | Cole | Orr
Last Action: 03/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2023 5:13PM
Caption: Recognizing April 2, 2023, as World Autism Awareness Day.

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