Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Rafael Anchía
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/23/2024

Number of Bills: 92

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (59):
HB 1451 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 1452 Author: Anchía | Bonnen | Shine | Rose | Flores
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage for the disposition of embryonic and fetal tissue remains.

HB 1453 Author: Anchía | Button | González, Mary | Lalani | Rose
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to equalizing compensation for certain wrongfully imprisoned persons.

HB 1454 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to state, local, and court involvement in determining whether victims and witnesses to an offense and certain detained, arrested, or incarcerated persons are lawfully present in the United States.

HB 1455 Author: Anchía | Lambert | Bhojani | Rose | Garcia
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to health care benefits of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

HB 1477 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance and acceptance of a high school student identification card and certain other forms of identification as identification for voting.

HB 1551 Author: Anchía | González, Mary | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to repayment of certain mental health professional education loans.

HB 1624 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for possession or promotion of child pornography.

HB 1907 Author: Anchía | Canales | Garcia
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the procedures for the expunction of arrest records and files for persons who complete certain court programs or pretrial intervention programs.

HB 1908 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 04/04/2023 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus filed in certain felony cases.

HB 1909 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 04/04/2023 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the filing of applications for expunction of certain information contained in arrest records and files.

HB 1910 Author: Anchía
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of forgery.

HB 2275 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the unlawful carrying, acquisition, purchase, and transfer of certain weapons; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2276 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows.

HB 2277 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2278 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to wrongful exclusion of handgun license holders from certain property owned by or leased to a governmental entity and to certain offenses relating to the carrying of handguns on that property.

HB 2279 Author: Anchía | Lalani
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the carrying of weapons at certain locations.

HB 2280 Author: Anchía | Bowers
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

HB 2281 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to prohibit openly carrying a handgun within the municipality.

HB 2289 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to a requirement that public schools issue student identification cards to high school students.

HB 2348 Author: Anchía | Meza
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the installation by the Texas Department of Transportation of highway signs for certain cultural attractions.

HB 2449 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Dallas Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees.

HB 2564 Author: Anchía | Guillen | Frazier
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the investigation of certain motor vehicle accidents.

HB 2793 Author: Anchía | Metcalf
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the interconnection and integration of distributed energy resources.

HB 2823 Author: Anchía | Morales, Christina
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to state contracts with and investments in certain companies doing business in the Russian Federation.

HB 3248 Author: Anchía | Lambert | Meza | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to contributions to, benefits under, and administration of Texas local fire fighters' retirement systems.

HB 3547 Author: Anchía | Sherman, Sr. | Howard | Frazier | Martinez
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the required approval of certain hospital visits as a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision for certain releasees and to the hospital's liability for damages resulting from those visits.

HB 3548 Author: Anchía | Sherman, Sr. | Jones, Venton | Lalani | Cook
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of certain hospital personnel.

HB 3549 Author: Anchía | Price | Buckley | Cook | Frazier
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of tampering with an electronic monitoring device and to certain consequences on conviction of that offense.

HB 3657 Author: Anchía | Anderson
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to notaries public; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3983 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to changing the eligibility for release on parole or to mandatory supervision of a person convicted of certain violent offenses.

HB 4066 Author: Anchía | González, Mary | Wu
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the wearing of Native American tribal regalia or objects of cultural significance at certain public school events.

HB 4418 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a revolving loan program to fund the purchase by historically underutilized businesses of certain bonds required for public work contracts.

HB 4433 Author: Anchía | Rose | Jones, Venton | Gervin-Hawkins
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the board of directors of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone to use money in the tax increment fund established for the zone to compensate certain homeowners for the increase in taxes associated with the zone.

HB 4653 Author: Anchía | Rose | Frazier | González, Jessica | Meyer
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to participation in a deferred retirement option plan by members of the retirement systems for police and fire fighters in certain municipalities.

HB 4658 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to procedures for establishing and recertifying a person's eligibility for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 4784 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the provision of electricity service in the ERCOT power region.

HB 4785 Author: Anchía | Walle
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the denial of certain applications for a permit or other authorization under the Texas Clean Air Act on the basis of adverse environmental justice impacts.

HB 4786 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the imposition of administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violating certain statutes under the jurisdiction of, rules or orders adopted by, or licenses, permits, or certificates issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 4787 Author: Anchía | Turner
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of political contributions by a member of the Railroad Commission of Texas and of political contributions made in connection with the office of railroad commissioner.

HB 4788 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 4789 Author: Anchía | Bowers
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the use of school buses and electricity by public schools.

HB 4790 Author: Anchía | Turner
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of natural gas by and rates charged by certain gas utilities.

HB 4792 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas Carbon Emissions Mitigation and Severe Weather Adaptation Commission to study and address the impacts of carbon emissions and severe weather in this state.

HB 4793 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the development of a severe weather adaptation plan by certain entities.

HB 4811 Author: Anchía | Guillen | Hernandez | Geren
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Energy Efficiency Council.

HB 4984 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting by operators of certain gas supply chain facilities and gas pipeline facilities on a failure to perform a contractual obligation due to a weather emergency.

HB 5282 Author: Anchía | Jones, Venton
Last Action: 04/04/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Dallas Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees.

HCR 39 Author: Anchía | Meza | Jetton | Button | Wu
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Designating an area in Dallas as Koreatown Dallas for a 10-year period ending in 2033.

HCR 66 Author: Anchía
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 03/27/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

HJR 83 Author: Anchía | Turner
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Redistricting: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting.

HR 41 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 01/18/2023 H Reported enrolled: Jan 18 2023 2:08PM
Caption: Honoring Dallas Police Chief Edgardo "Eddie" Garcia for his service.

HR 419 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2023 2:29PM
Caption: Commemorating the Immigrants in World War II: Basques in Texas event and honoring the World War II veterans of Basque origin.

HR 1125 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2023 2:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Cece Cox and Shelly Skeen of Dallas on their marriage.

HR 1305 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 27 2023 3:21PM
Caption: Commending Sergeant Robert Rangel of the Methodist Health System Police Department in Dallas for his heroic actions in confronting an armed assailant.

HR 1711 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2023 10:02PM
Caption: Commending Marissa Cummings for her service as a Texas Legislative Internship Program Fellow and legislative aide in the office of State Representative Rafael Anchía.

HR 2384 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 5:27PM
Caption: Commending Natalie Villafranca for her service as a PowerHouse Texas Policy Fellow and legislative aide in the office of State Representative Rafael Anchía.

HR 2410 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 5:32PM
Caption: Commending Amor Sheffield for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Rafael Anchía.

HR 2446 Author: Anchía
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 6:13PM
Caption: Commending Jonathan Saldana for his service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Rafael Anchía.

Joint Author (33):
HB 139 Author: Klick | Frank | Oliverson | Anchía | Metcalf
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the provision of notice of certain proposed rules by state agencies.

HB 218 Author: Moody | Dutton | Geren | Anchía | Cain
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the criminal and licensing consequences of certain offenses relating to the possession of marihuana, certain tetrahydrocannabinols, certain synthetic cannabinoids, and drug paraphernalia; imposing a fee.

HB 390 Author: Howard | Capriglione | Anchía | Anderson | Tepper
Last Action: 04/26/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the Internet broadcast or recording of certain open meetings.

HB 514 Author: Wu | Rose | Anchía
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Pay Equity Task Force.

HB 537 Author: Wu | Jetton | Anchía | Geren
Last Action: 04/13/2023 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to public access to the audit records of certain governmental entities.

HB 690 Author: Rosenthal | Jones, Jolanda | Anchía | Garcia
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the office of community violence intervention and prevention within the Department of State Health Services and a grant program for violence intervention and prevention services.

HB 698 Author: Neave Criado | Hull | Anchía | Herrero | Wu
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the remote participation of certain persons in a proceeding for the issuance or modification of a protective order.

HB 763 Author: Morales, Christina | Guerra | Longoria | Raymond | Anchía
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Public Utility Commission of Texas on the interconnection of electric transmission service facilities with the United Mexican States.

HB 1012 Author: González, Jessica | Anchía | Martinez Fischer | Reynolds | Neave Criado
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination; authorizing civil penalties.

HB 1076 Author: Neave Criado | Geren | Anchía | Frazier | Vo
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the licensing of certain persons as peace officers by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and the hiring of those persons by political subdivisions.

HB 1138 Author: Martinez | Neave Criado | Anchía
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of reckless discharge of a firearm in certain municipalities and counties.

HB 1172 Author: Meza | Anchía
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to an early childhood literacy plan for students enrolled in a dual language program in a public school.

HB 1215 Author: Cook | Moody | Leach | Rosenthal | Anchía
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to consideration of criminal history of applicants for public employment.

HB 1336 Author: Darby | Guerra | Morales, Eddie | Anchía
Last Action: 04/10/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the ownership by a landowner of the geothermal energy and associated resources below the surface of the landowner's land.

HB 1777 Author: Darby | Anchía | Morales, Eddie | Guerra
Last Action: 04/10/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of closed-loop geothermal injection wells.

HB 2084 Author: Landgraf | Anchía
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of racing on highway; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2984 Author: Herrero | Anchía | Hefner
Last Action: 05/01/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of tampering with an electronic monitoring device.

HB 2985 Author: Jones, Venton | Rose | Anchía
Last Action: 04/18/2023 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to prior authorization for prescription drug benefits related to the prevention of human immunodeficiency virus infections.

HB 3028 Author: Meyer | Howard | Leach | Anchía | Shaheen
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a credit for prepayment of the amount required to be paid by a school district for the purchase of attendance credit under the public school finance system.

HB 3131 Author: Guerra | Anchía | Darby | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to designate certain persons as the operator of an orphaned oil or gas well.

HB 3753 Author: Flores | Plesa | Goodwin | Hernandez | Anchía
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to authority for certain state employees to work flexible hours and to work from home or other authorized alternative work sites.

HB 4117 Author: Turner | Anchía
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the adequacy of service provided by gas utilities.

HB 4118 Author: Turner | Anchía
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to service provided to residential customers by certain gas utilities during weather emergencies; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 4996 Author: Bell, Cecil | Anchía | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a statewide cyber insurance program.

HB 5005 Author: Cook | Smith | Geren | Anchía | Turner
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of a motor vehicle license plate number captured in a video recording maintained by a law enforcement agency.

HB 5202 Author: Neave Criado | Button | Meyer | Anchía | Goodwin
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a central database containing information about offenders who have committed certain violent offenses.

HCR 12 Author: Lopez, Ray | Morales, Eddie | Anchía | Garcia
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating September 22 as Texas Veterans Suicide Prevention Day for a 10-year period ending in 2033.

HCR 30 Author: Guerra | Darby | Anchía | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Expressing support for geothermal energy production.

HCR 86 Author: Jetton | Button | Anchía
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing support for the strengthening of our partnership with Taiwan and for the expansion of Taiwan's role on the global stage.

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 308 Author: González, Jessica | Davis | Bryant | Anchía | Jones, Venton
Last Action: 03/10/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 10 2023 12:27PM
Caption: In memory of Donald J. Maison of Dallas.

HR 355 Author: Meza | Anchía | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2023 2:03PM
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2023, as Irving-Las Colinas Day at the State Capitol.

HR 542 Author: Johnson, Julie | Anchía | Bumgarner | Thimesch
Last Action: 03/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2023 3:06PM
Caption: In memory of Officer Steven Robert Nothem II of the Carrollton Police Department.

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