Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Drew Darby
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/25/2024

Number of Bills: 69

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (45):
HB 617 Author: Darby | Guerra | Clardy | Lalani | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a pilot project to provide emergency telemedicine medical services and telehealth services in rural areas.

HB 618 Author: Darby | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the treatment, recycling for beneficial use, or disposal of drill cuttings.

HB 1000 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the composition of districts for the election of members of the Texas House of Representatives.

HB 1025 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/17/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the release of a reversionary interest in certain real property by the Health and Human Services Commission.

HB 1158 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to advanced clean energy projects and certain other projects that reduce or eliminate emissions of carbon dioxide or other pollutants.

HB 1254 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain transmission projects.

HB 1318 Author: Darby | Anderson
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of brine mining wells.

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 1508 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to certain powers and duties in relation to information resources at public institutions of higher education and other state agencies.

HB 1518 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the examination of appraisal services for an appraisal management company.

HB 1598 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to local government and other political subdivision regulation of certain solid waste facilities.

HB 1766 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of private activity bonds for qualified residential rental projects.

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 1879 Author: Darby | King, Tracy O. | Murr | Dean | Moody
Sponsor: Sparks
Last Action: 05/23/2023 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of counseling services by certain providers under Medicaid and reimbursement for those services.

HB 2026 Author: Darby | Raney | González, Mary | Stucky | Rogers
Sponsor: LaMantia
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Rural Veterinarian Incentive Program.

HB 2056 Author: Darby | Spiller | Guillen | King, Ken
Last Action: 04/10/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a severance tax exemption for oil and gas produced from certain restimulation wells; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2262 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/21/2023 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to gas utility alternative gas expenses and infrastructure investments.

HB 2263 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a natural gas local distribution company to offer energy conservation programs.

HB 2363 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the designation of the portion of Farm-to-Market Road 765 in Concho County as the Sergeant Stephen Jones Memorial Highway.

HB 2364 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 87 in Concho County as the Deputy Samuel Leonard Memorial Highway.

HB 2447 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to private transfer fee obligations.

HB 2747 Author: Darby | Shine | Craddick | Gervin-Hawkins | Thierry
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a requirement that each appraisal district periodically confirm that recipients of residence homestead exemptions qualify for those exemptions.

HB 2847 Author: Darby | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Sparks
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas over and a study of the production, pipeline transportation, and storage of hydrogen.

HB 2848 Author: Darby | Guillen | Hernandez | Slawson | Burrows
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the approval of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for certain transmission projects.

HB 3206 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the maximum allowable cost of certain items eligible for a sales and use tax exemption for a limited period.

HB 4557 Author: Darby | Leach | Bonnen | Guillen | Landgraf
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to liability for capturing and storing carbon dioxide.

HB 4559 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the application of statutes that classify political subdivisions according to population.

HB 4775 Author: Darby
Last Action: 04/05/2023 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the operations of certain local health care provider participation programs.

HB 4856 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality over certain recharge injection wells.

HB 4910 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the access by a certificated telecommunications provider to the rights-of-way and pole charges of an electric cooperative.

HB 4970 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to guardianship matters.

HB 5015 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the disposition of surplus real property no longer needed for state highway purposes.

HB 5160 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Sparks
Last Action: 05/19/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the board of directors to select a depository bank for the West Coke County Hospital District.

HCR 68 Author: Darby | Landgraf | King, Ken | Morales, Eddie | Murr
Sponsor: Sparks
Last Action: 03/27/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the discovery of oil at Santa Rita No. 1.

HR 60 Author: Darby
Last Action: 02/22/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2023 1:02PM
Caption: In memory of actress and native Texan Carole Cook.

HR 62 Author: Darby
Last Action: 01/25/2023 H Reported enrolled: Jan 25 2023 1:06PM
Caption: Recognizing January 26, 2023, as Howard County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 310 Author: Darby
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2023 7:36PM
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Food & Fuel Association.

HR 358 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2023 7:04PM
Caption: Recognizing March 21, 2023, as Angelo State University Day at the State Capitol.

HR 359 Author: Darby
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2023 5:59PM
Caption: In memory of Mary Evelyn McKinney of San Angelo.

HR 968 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/24/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2023 4:04PM
Caption: Honoring Mary Lee Castetter for her 20 years of service with the Texas Association of Builders.

HR 969 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/24/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2023 4:04PM
Caption: Honoring M. Scott Norman Jr. for his 20 years of service with the Texas Association of Builders.

HR 1001 Author: Darby | Rogers | Kacal | Lambert | Raney
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 5:17PM
Caption: In memory of former State Representative Robert R. "Bob" Turner of Voss.

HR 1294 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 10:55AM
Caption: Congratulating Bill Waters on his retirement as principal of Central High School in San Angelo ISD.

HR 1295 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 10:55AM
Caption: In memory of Molly Sue Walden of Coleman.

HR 2413 Author: Darby
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 6:00PM
Caption: Congratulating Steve Floyd on his retirement as Tom Green County judge.

Joint Author (24):
HB 18 Author: Slawson | Patterson | González, Mary | Burrows | Darby
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the protection of minors from harmful, deceptive, or unfair trade practices in connection with the use of certain digital services and electronic devices, including the use and transfer of electronic devices to students by a public school.

HB 73 Author: Murr | King, Tracy O. | Price | Bailes | Darby
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to limitation of certain liability of owners, lessees, and occupants of land in connection with livestock and agricultural land.

HB 249 Author: Rogers | Lozano | Darby | Harris, Cody | Buckley
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a school security volunteer program in certain counties.

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 1105 Author: Price | Cortez | Allison | Darby | Shine
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to preventative health care and public health, including prohibited immunization and face-covering requirements, private business or school closures, and the ordering and administration of immunizations by a pharmacist.

HB 1178 Author: Rogers | Cook | Darby | Slawson | Price
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a magistrate to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 1392 Author: Craddick | Guillen | Hunter | Raymond | Darby
Last Action: 05/04/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain constitutional transfers of money to the economic stabilization fund, the state highway fund, and the Grow Texas fund and to the permissible uses of money deposited to the Grow Texas fund.

HB 1790 Author: Rogers | Harris, Cody | Lambert | Darby | Frazier
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain employer contributions for employed retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2374 Author: Landgraf | Darby | Manuel | Thimesch | Button
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate an energy source or engine.

HB 2406 Author: Geren | Darby
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to service retirement benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas to commissioned peace officers employed by the attorney general.

HB 2574 Author: Lambert | Metcalf | Shine | Darby | Bailes
Last Action: 04/27/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requirements for notice advertising the sale of property to enforce a self-service storage facility lien.

HB 2620 Author: Geren | Herrero | Toth | Darby | Buckley
Sponsor: King
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confinement in a county jail of a person pending a transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to compensation to a county for certain costs of confinement.

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 3258 Author: Howard | Darby
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a report by the Legislative Budget Board on the reliance by this state on certain dedicated revenue for purposes of budget certification.

HB 3368 Author: Dean | King, Ken | Darby | Landgraf | Geren
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain transactions involving oil and gas tubing.

HB 3617 Author: Tepper | Darby
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of weapons by community supervision and corrections department officers, juvenile probation officers, and certain retired law enforcement officers and to criminal liability for taking a weapon from certain of those officers.

HB 3894 Author: Shine | Darby
Last Action: 04/17/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for battery energy storage systems.

HB 4005 Author: Raney | Lalani | Darby
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based baccalaureate degree programs and to formula funding and dropped and repeated course restrictions for students enrolled in those degree programs at public institutions of higher education.

HB 4216 Author: Morales, Christina | Darby | Leach | Bowers
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain notifications related to the rights of crime victims.

HB 4225 Author: Zwiener | Darby | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the Railroad Commission of Texas to determine the net reduction in the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere resulting from the use of carbon capture, utilization, and storage technology.

HB 4779 Author: Bhojani | Moody | Rose | Darby | Leach
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of organized retail theft.

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.

HJR 27 Author: Craddick | Darby | Hunter | Guillen | Raymond
Last Action: 05/04/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of and use of money in the Grow Texas fund and allocating certain general revenues to that fund, the economic stabilization fund, and the state highway fund.

HJR 35 Author: Vasut | Darby | Clardy
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Rescinding the automatic rescission of certain applications made by the Texas Legislature to the United States Congress to call a national convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for proposing any amendment to that constitution.

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