Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Gene Wu
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/25/2024

Number of Bills: 79

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (55):
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 497 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the display of a license plate only on the rear of a motor vehicle; authorizing a fee.

HB 501 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.

HB 503 Author: Wu | Moody | Garcia
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of a juvenile court over certain persons and to the sealing and nondisclosure of certain juvenile records.

HB 504 Author: Wu | Moody | Reynolds | Bhojani
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a warrant authorizing the use of a no-knock entry by a peace officer.

HB 505 Author: Wu | Jetton
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the criminal offense of hindering the investigation or prosecution of certain sexual offenses committed against a child; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 506 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requirements for a juvenile's appearance in a judicial proceeding.

HB 507 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the waiver of jurisdiction and the discretionary transfer of a child from a juvenile court to a criminal court.

HB 508 Author: Wu | DeAyala | Hayes | Hull | Cunningham
Last Action: 05/01/2023 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the civil prosecution of offenses involving certain municipal parking ordinances; authorizing a civil fine.

HB 510 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.

HB 511 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of residential eviction case information.

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 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 518 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to notice of the health of children attending and adults employed by a child-care facility.

HB 519 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files when a grand jury fails to find that probable cause exists to believe the alleged offense was committed.

HB 520 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to criminal penalties for possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

HB 526 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests.

HB 527 Author: Wu | Schofield | Longoria
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to exemption of certain civil actions from being subject to a motion to dismiss on the basis of involving the exercise of certain constitutional rights.

HB 528 Author: Wu | Neave Criado
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work if the employee or the employee's child is a victim of family violence or a violent felony offense.

HB 530 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the terminology used in statute to refer to intellectual disability.

HB 533 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/18/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the seizure of firearms during the emergency detention of certain persons who may have a mental illness.

HB 536 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to liability limits in a health care liability claim.

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 545 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the payment of gratuities to tipped employees; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 732 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offenses of gambling, keeping a gambling place, and possession of a gambling device, equipment, or paraphernalia.

HB 829 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the sale of distilled spirits to ultimate consumers by the holder of a distiller's and rectifier's permit.

HB 1341 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to repealing certain offenses and removing certain regulations relating to the cultivation, manufacture, delivery, and possession of marihuana and cannabis.

HB 1342 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/13/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exchange of certain information between the Department of Family and Protective Services or certain foster care services contractors and a state or local juvenile justice agency.

HB 1359 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain proceedings in juvenile court for children with mental illness and intellectual disabilities.

HB 1362 Author: Wu | Moody | Collier
Last Action: 03/28/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for a capital felony committed by an individual younger than 21 years of age.

HB 1601 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/05/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to defenses to prosecution of the criminal offenses of gambling, keeping a gambling place, and possession of a gambling device, equipment, or paraphernalia and county regulation of poker clubs; providing civil penalties; authorizing an occupational license; authorizing a fee; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1629 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/10/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to changing the eligibility for community supervision of a person convicted of certain burglary offenses.

HB 1990 Author: Wu | Garcia
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to requiring the Department of Family and Protective Services to notify certain individuals of changes to child abuse and neglect investigation reports.

HB 2319 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to disciplinary action against a peace officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement for failure to cooperate with an investigation by a law enforcement agency.

HB 2328 Author: Wu | Canales | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the medical release of certain terminally ill defendants and inmates.

HB 2844 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to voting by a voter unable to enter a polling place.

HB 3176 Author: Wu | Reynolds | Thompson, Senfronia | Moody
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a youthful offender pilot court program.

HB 3327 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in property tax appraisal records.

HB 4162 Author: Wu | Bucy | González, Mary
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to housing between academic terms for certain students at public institutions of higher education who were formerly under the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 4355 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the interview of a child in a suit affecting a parent-child relationship.

HB 4488 Author: Wu | González, Mary | Talarico | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to preventing discrimination in foster care.

HCR 37 Author: Wu | Garcia
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Designating May 31 as Texas Foster Youth Empowerment Day for a 10-year period ending in 2033.

HR 14 Author: Wu
Last Action: 12/01/2022 H Filed
Caption: Commemorating the Lunar New Year on January 22, 2023.

HR 47 Author: Wu | Vo | Button | Jetton | Lalani
Last Action: 01/25/2023 H Reported enrolled: Jan 25 2023 1:01PM
Caption: Commemorating the Lunar New Year on January 22, 2023.

HR 49 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/21/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2023 5:22PM
Caption: In memory of Henry Seu Heaum Gee.

HR 56 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2023 1:59PM
Caption: Congratulating Kathy and Glen Gondo on their selection as honorees at the Asia Society Texas Tiger Ball 2023 in Houston.

HR 59 Author: Wu | Vo | Bhojani | Lalani
Last Action: 01/25/2023 H Reported enrolled: Jan 25 2023 3:22PM
Caption: Recognizing January 30, 2023, as Rise AAPI Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

HR 317 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2023 8:41PM
Caption: Commemorating Bone Marrow, Blood, and Organ Donation Registry Day 2023.

HR 1284 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 10:01AM
Caption: Recognizing May 10, 2023, as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Advocacy Day.

HR 1537 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 20 2023 11:19AM
Caption: Commending Audrey La for her service as a policy analyst in the office of State Representative Gene Wu during the 88th Legislative Session.

HR 1538 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 20 2023 11:28AM
Caption: Commending Adrian Hernandez for his service as a policy analyst in the office of State Representative Gene Wu during the 88th Legislative Session.

HR 1539 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 20 2023 11:28AM
Caption: Commending Robert Hoffman for his service as a policy analyst in the office of State Representative Gene Wu.

HR 1540 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 20 2023 11:28AM
Caption: Commending Milan Narayan for his service as an intern in the office of State Representative Gene Wu.

HR 1541 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 20 2023 11:48AM
Caption: Commending Lillian Garvens for her service as a policy analyst in the office of State Representative Gene Wu.

HR 2115 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/25/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2023 4:19PM
Caption: In memory of Alex Wang of Houston.

Joint Author (24):
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 227 Author: Johnson, Ann | Wu
Last Action: 03/28/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of corporations to act as sureties on bail bonds.

HB 423 Author: Lopez, Ray | Raney | Turner | Wu
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the cost of child care in this state in comparison to family income.

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 730 Author: Frank | Wu | Noble | Garcia
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to policies and procedures regarding certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship, investigations by the Department of Family and Protective Services, and parental child safety placements.

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 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 1089 Author: Rosenthal | Reynolds | Wu | Ramos | Meza
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to contracting with companies that boycott or discriminate against certain entities.

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 1432 Author: Meza | Garcia | Wu | Lujan
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to required findings for the issuance of a protective order.

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 1757 Author: Cortez | Wu
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the requirements for applications for low income housing tax credits for certain developments financed through the private activity bond program.

HB 2235 Author: Jones, Venton | Oliverson | Rose | Anderson | Wu
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to HIV and AIDS tests.

HB 2237 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Price | Wu | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 04/26/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the child first grant program.

HB 3348 Author: Vo | Wu | Jetton
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 Asian American and Pacific Islander students enrolled in public schools.

HB 3377 Author: Jones, Venton | Oliverson | Rose | Anderson | Wu
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to HIV and AIDS tests.

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 4001 Author: Lalani | Wu
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to notice of the health of children attending and adults employed by a child-care facility.

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 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 4692 Author: Morrison | Martinez | Flores | Wu
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the unlawful sale or purchase of shark fins or shark fin products; creating a criminal offense.

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.

HR 171 Author: Tepper | Leo-Wilson | Wu | Lopez, Janie
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2023 8:35PM
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2023, as Texas Juvenile Justice Professional Day at the State Capitol.

HR 201 Author: Reynolds | Wu | Jetton | Bhojani | Lalani
Last Action: 02/21/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2023 5:22PM
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2023, as Bangladesh Day at the State Capitol.

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