Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Harold V. Dutton, Jr.
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/21/2024

Number of Bills: 164

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (142):
HB 11 Author: Dutton | King, Ken | Harless | Buckley | Jones, Jolanda
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the rights and certification of public school educators, including financial and other assistance and waivers provided to public schools by the Texas Education Agency related to public school educators, methods of instruction provided in public schools, and certain allotments under the Foundation School Program.

HB 828 Author: Dutton | Wu
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.

HB 917 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to access to certain public school library materials.

HB 918 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to abolishing the death penalty.

HB 925 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to firearms; authorizing a private civil right of action.

HB 926 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the persons entitled to request a public hearing from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to the construction of a concrete plant.

HB 927 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain laws of this state that restrict the rights or activities of persons convicted of a felony offense and to make certain recommendations regarding those laws.

HB 928 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.

HB 929 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in a capital murder case.

HB 930 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of hearsay evidence in a hearing for a person charged with a violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 931 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee.

HB 932 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Health Care Reform, Select: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain working parents for whom federal matching money is available.

HB 933 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the notice of intent to obtain a permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 934 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of "affected person" for purposes of a contested case hearing held by or for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding certain environmental permit applications.

HB 935 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to public comments on matters subject to a hearing under the jurisdiction of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 936 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the use of deadly force to make an arrest.

HB 937 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the inmate legal services office and to the appointment and compensation of certain legal counsel for certain indigent inmates and other persons in secure correctional facilities.

HB 938 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the use of force by peace officers and certain other persons to make an arrest or search or prevent an escape from custody.

HB 939 Author: Dutton | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the penalty for certain offenders for possession of a small amount of certain controlled substances.

HB 940 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the private child care task force.

HB 941 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for public office for persons finally convicted of a felony.

HB 942 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to certain persons who are disqualified from serving as the personal representative of a decedent's estate.

HB 943 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to voter registration, including electronic voter registration.

HB 944 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to registering to vote and voting while in custody at certain county jails and related procedures.

HB 945 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to qualifications and registration of certain voters on parole or mandatory supervision.

HB 946 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to spoliation of evidence held for use in a criminal proceeding.

HB 947 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for certain students whose parent or legal guardian has been incarcerated.

HB 948 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the release on bail of certain persons charged with a violation of a condition of the person's release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 949 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the program requiring dyslexia screening and testing in public schools.

HB 950 Author: Dutton | Toth
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to a student's eligibility for special education services provided by a school district, including services for dyslexia and related disorders.

HB 951 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the permissible uses of the compensatory education allotment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 952 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the carcinogenic risk level used in the development of certain environmental remediation benchmarks.

HB 953 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences.

HB 954 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve as a relative or other designated caregiver for a child.

HB 955 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/05/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to affidavits concerning cost and necessity of services in civil actions.

HB 956 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent.

HB 957 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to standing in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 958 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the child support obligation of an obligor during the obligor's confinement in jail or prison.

HB 1297 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to vision screenings for students in public or private school.

HB 1298 Author: Dutton | Plesa
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to menstrual disorders education and informational materials for public school students.

HB 1309 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to suits against certain governmental employees.

HB 1311 Author: Dutton | Guillen | Cain
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the locations in which certain knives are prohibited.

HB 1347 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the charging instrument in the prosecution of the offense of resisting arrest.

HB 1572 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/01/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to instructional facilities funding for certain open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1573 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the hours of sale for liquor.

HB 1582 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the period for redeeming the residence homestead of an elderly person sold at an ad valorem tax sale.

HB 1614 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/17/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a grant program to provide free public school prekindergarten programs to certain children who are eligible for the subsidized child-care program administered by the Texas Workforce Commission.

HB 1838 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Task Force on Gun Violence.

HB 1920 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to policy-making authority of constables for the purpose of a federal civil rights action.

HB 1921 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the amount of a fine and costs discharged by a defendant while confined in jail or engaged in labor.

HB 1922 Author: Dutton | Toth | Schatzline | Burns
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to periodic reauthorization of municipal building permit fees.

HB 2029 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to the definitions of abuse and neglect of a child.

HB 2030 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/10/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the restoration of civil rights to a criminal defendant.

HB 2161 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to reports to the legislature on administrative hearings conducted by the State Office of Administrative Hearings.

HB 2162 Author: Dutton | Jetton | Buckley
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 05/18/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reading instruction, assessment instruments, and interventions provided to public school students.

HB 2268 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to matters referred to an associate judge under the Family Code.

HB 2269 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to security personnel and school resource officers at public schools.

HB 2311 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to peace officer liability for an improper response to a mass casualty event.

HB 2358 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Teacher Residency Partnership Program and a residency partnership allotment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 2445 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from or refund of tuition and fees for certain lower-division students enrolled at Texas Southern University or Prairie View A&M University.

HB 2446 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalties for possession of marihuana.

HB 2527 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the duty of an attorney representing the state to disclose certain information regarding a defendant convicted of an offense.

HB 2580 Author: Dutton | Rose
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to establishing a state historical marker program to honor African Americans who served in the Texas Legislature during Reconstruction.

HB 2581 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of child care expenses for a child subject to a child support order.

HB 2582 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to a report on a proposed income shares child support model for this state.

HB 2583 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the application of child support guidelines to net resources in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 2686 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the storage of wine by a winery.

HB 2721 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to accelerated and supplemental instruction provided to public school students who fail to achieve satisfactory performance on certain assessment instruments and access to criminal history record information for certain tutors providing that instruction.

HB 2857 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the removal of a public school student from the classroom for engaging in conduct involving the possession of certain prohibited substances.

HB 2866 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for the renewal of a driver's license, personal identification certificate, commercial driver's license, or commercial learner's permit for a sex offender.

HB 2922 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to the suspension of the driver's license of a person arrested for an offense involving the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol.

HB 2923 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the operation of free prekindergarten programs by certain school districts and to the early education allotment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 2924 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of a juvenile court over certain children.

HB 3431 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to certain void marriages.

HB 3432 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to dropout recovery education programs.

HB 3446 Author: Dutton | Garcia
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to court-ordered financial support by parents of an adult with a medically determinable disability.

HB 3541 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to temporarily decreasing the rate of state sales and use taxes under certain circumstances.

HB 3542 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for opening an early learning and child-care center in certain affordable housing developments.

HB 3543 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the bilingual education allotment under the public school finance system.

HB 3863 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of conflicts of interest of officials of municipalities, counties, and certain other local governments.

HB 3864 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the authorization for and transfer of a charter for an adult high school charter school program.

HB 3866 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to field-based experiences provided to certain candidates for educator certification employed by a district of innovation.

HB 3931 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to truancy and parental contribution to nonattendance of school; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 4092 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the methods to achieve a college, career, or military outcomes bonus under the Foundation School Program.

HB 4093 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the employment of a behavior specialist by regional education service centers.

HB 4148 Author: Dutton | Shine
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of students between public schools.

HB 4188 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the rights, certification, and compensation of public school educators, including financial and other assistance provided to public schools by the Texas Education Agency related to public school educators and to certain allotments under the Foundation School Program.

HB 4317 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the incentive for public schools that provide additional instructional days for certain students and the early education allotment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 4322 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a STEM and computer science strategic advisory committee.

HB 4405 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the information that must be included in a school district bond election proposition.

HB 4409 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to an annual student discipline review by the commissioner of education and student discipline plans submitted by public schools.

HB 4410 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Texas Commission on High School Outcomes.

HB 4411 Author: Dutton | Bumgarner | Hayes
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the apprenticeship system of adult career and technology education.

HB 4468 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of chronically absent students as students at risk of dropping out of school and the collection and reporting of data regarding those students.

HB 4472 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/18/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas School Safety Center to provide information and resources regarding safe firearm storage to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for distribution to the parents or legal custodians of students.

HB 4690 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the grievance procedure used by public schools to address complaints by students or parents.

HB 4707 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the closure of a school district campus and an underutilized instructional campus allotment under the public school finance system.

HB 4765 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to inheritance rights of adoptive parents.

HB 4766 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to payment by a school district of the costs of developmental coursework provided by an institution of higher education under the success initiative.

HB 4767 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Julia C. Hester House State Park.

HB 4778 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the oversight of Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University.

HB 4920 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on package store permit holders.

HB 5092 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to formation, funding, and support of and the applicability of certain laws to charter schools.

HB 5095 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain laws governing public school discipline and law and order to open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 5103 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the rights and duties of each parent that must be specified in certain agreed parenting plans and orders for the joint managing conservatorship of a child.

HB 5170 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to public school finance and public education.

HB 5290 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing a private right of action against a school district or open enrollment charter school that violates a student or parental right.

HB 5291 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/04/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to an agreed divorce order in a suit for dissolution of marriage.

HCR 10 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Designating the second Tuesday in October as Legislators in Schools Day for a 10-year period ending in 2033.

HCR 43 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Urging local police departments to take action against police officers that fail to follow laws, policies, and regulations.

HJR 60 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and the expiration of certain tax preferences if not reauthorized by law.

HJR 88 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to lengthen the period for redeeming the residence homestead of an elderly person sold at an ad valorem tax sale.

HJR 105 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of five casinos in this state by licensed persons in certain counties that have approved casino gaming to provide funding for public education; providing for the requirement of occupational licenses, the authorization of fees, the imposition of a tax, and the provision of criminal penalties.

HR 124 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2023 1:43PM
Caption: Honoring civil rights pioneer Heman Marion Sweatt on the 75th anniversary of Texas Southern University.

HR 130 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2023 1:35PM
Caption: Commending Lynn Moak for his dedication to improving public education in Texas.

HR 132 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2023 1:35PM
Caption: Commending Daniel Casey for his dedication to improving public education in Texas.

HR 255 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2023 2:28PM
Caption: Honoring Gertrudejane Holliday Stone of Houston for her civic leadership and activism.

HR 329 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/10/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 10 2023 12:45PM
Caption: In memory of attorney and criminal justice advocate Jeff Blackburn.

HR 462 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 8:43AM
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of Greater Vision Church in Houston.

HR 466 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 9:17AM
Caption: In memory of attorney and criminal justice advocate Jeff Blackburn.

HR 467 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 9:10AM
Caption: Honoring Gertrudejane Holliday Stone of Houston for her civic leadership and activism.

HR 468 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 10:11AM
Caption: In memory of Levera Marie Wyatt-Hines.

HR 519 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 10:21AM
Caption: Recognizing March 10, 2023, as Beatrice Mayes Institute Day at the State Capitol.

HR 520 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to House Administration: Mar 9 2023 2:46PM
Caption: Requesting the Speaker of the House to create an interim committee to study issues relating to food insecurity in Texas.

HR 834 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 03/29/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 29 2023 12:24PM
Caption: In memory of Curtis Lee Franklin Sr.

HR 1163 Author: Dutton | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 3:20PM
Caption: In memory of the Reverend Ricky Charles Bell, pastor of Forest Lawn Missionary Baptist Church in Houston.

HR 1445 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/12/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2023 3:56PM
Caption: In memory of Alfred Eugene Hagan.

HR 1526 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/19/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2023 6:15PM
Caption: In memory of James Michael Chargois.

HR 1590 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 20 2023 10:31AM
Caption: In memory of former U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Harold Murdock of Austin.

HR 1771 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/15/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 15 2023 2:50PM
Caption: Honoring the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance on its 100th anniversary.

HR 2040 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/19/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2023 9:16AM
Caption: In memory of Clifton J. Cobb Jr. of Houston.

HR 2059 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 1:51PM
Caption: In memory of Flossie Mae Hubbard Johnson of Houston.

HR 2060 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/29/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2023 1:32PM
Caption: In memory of George Herman McGowan of Houston.

HR 2093 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/24/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2023 12:34PM
Caption: Congratulating Gladys Goffney on her 50th anniversary as a lawyer.

HR 2103 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/29/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2023 1:32PM
Caption: In memory of Erica Nicole Patterson Hicks.

HR 2114 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/22/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2023 4:59PM
Caption: In memory of Pastor Louis Charles Sidney Sr.

HR 2160 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/24/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2023 12:34PM
Caption: In memory of Sammie Charles Harris.

HR 2161 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 3:40PM
Caption: In memory of Etta Crockett of Houston.

HR 2228 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/29/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2023 1:32PM
Caption: Congratulating Maxine Curvey of Houston on her 90th birthday.

HR 2382 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/29/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2023 3:29PM
Caption: Honoring Laura G. Tamez of San Antonio for her contributions to the legal profession and to public policy.

HR 2424 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/29/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2023 1:32PM
Caption: Congratulating C. P. "Buck" Sloan of Houston on his 99th birthday.

HR 2505 Author: Dutton
Last Action: 05/29/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2023 1:32PM
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker honoring Congressman Mickey Leland.

Joint Author (22):
HB 100 Author: King, Ken | VanDeaver | Dutton | Howard | Buckley
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/26/2023 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to public education and public school finance, including the rights, certification, and compensation of public school educators, contributions by a public school to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, and an education savings account program for certain children.

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 458 Author: Craddick | Cook | Martinez Fischer | Dutton | Talarico
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the period within which the Texas Juvenile Justice Department must accept custody of a person committed to the department and to the consequences for the failure of the department to accept custody of the person within that period.

HB 491 Author: Wu | Dutton
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and to the minimum age of criminal responsibility.

HB 683 Author: Cole | Guillen | Turner | Dutton | Howard
Sponsor: LaMantia
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the exemption of tuition and laboratory fees at public institutions of higher education for certain paramedics.

HB 890 Author: Bell, Keith | Buckley | Harris, Cody | Hefner | Dutton
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/24/2023 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 24 2023 4:18PM
Caption: Relating to parental rights and public school responsibilities regarding instructional materials.

HB 1123 Author: Gervin-Hawkins | Dutton
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a healthy and safe school water plan by public schools.

HB 1281 Author: Jones, Jolanda | Dutton
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse assigned to the school during all instructional hours.

HB 1416 Author: Bell, Keith | Dutton | Buckley | VanDeaver | King, Ken
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to accelerated instruction provided to public school students who fail to achieve satisfactory performance on certain assessment instruments.

HB 1605 Author: Buckley | Dutton | Bonnen | King, Ken | Bell, Keith
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to instructional material and technology, the adoption of essential knowledge and skills for certain public school foundation curriculum subjects, and the extension of additional state aid to school districts for the provision of certain instructional materials; authorizing a fee.

HB 1926 Author: Hull | Bonnen | Buckley | Jetton | Dutton
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the expiration date and funding of the supplemental special education services program.

HB 1927 Author: Hull | Dutton | Lozano | Johnson, Ann | Landgraf
Last Action: 05/08/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a parent's right to intervene in the apprehension by a peace officer of a child for an emergency detention and certain requirements and restrictions applicable to an emergency detention.

HB 1959 Author: Noble | Buckley | Harris, Cody | Dutton | Cook
Sponsor: King
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain public school students who are children of peace officers.

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 3315 Author: Bell, Keith | Buckley | Harris, Cody | Hefner | Dutton
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/18/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a school district's grievance procedure regarding complaints concerning violation of parental rights.

HB 3829 Author: Talarico | King, Ken | Bailes | Dutton | Bucy
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating a fine arts allotment under the public school finance system.

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 3928 Author: Toth | Meyer | Dutton | Anderson | Burrows
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to dyslexia evaluations and services for public school students, the provision of services for students with dyslexia and related disorders, and certain parental notice regarding the rights of parents of public school students with disabilities.

HB 3991 Author: Isaac | Flores | Frank | Buckley | Dutton
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Texas Fruit and Vegetable Day in public schools.

HB 4390 Author: Button | Burrows | Schaefer | Canales | Dutton
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/28/2023 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to the Texas Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs Grant Program.

HB 4777 Author: Plesa | Lozano | Dutton | Johnson, Ann | Allison
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the model training curriculum for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HCR 29 Author: Leo-Wilson | Dutton | Leach | Sherman, Sr. | Harris, Caroline
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the second to last week in April as Texas Christian Heritage Week for a 10-year period ending in 2033.

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