Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Greg Bonnen
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/2/2024

Number of Bills: 83

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (45):
HB 1 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: General Appropriations Bill.

HB 500 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.

HB 600 Author: Bonnen | Burns | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to contributions to, benefits from, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1595 Author: Bonnen | Walle | Thompson, Ed | Paul
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the administration and investment of, and distribution and use of money from, certain constitutional and statutory funds to support general academic teaching institutions in achieving national prominence as major research universities and driving the state economy.

HB 3045 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 517 in Brazoria and Galveston Counties as the Ken Clark Memorial Highway.

HB 3050 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas state buildings preservation endowment fund, including the transfer to the fund of the unencumbered balances of certain other funds.

HB 3051 Author: Bonnen | Garcia
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the provision of funding to the Texas Historical Commission for state historic sites.

HB 3056 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/01/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the cash balance benefit under the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3188 Author: Bonnen | Kacal | King, Ken | Rose | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 04/18/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain biomarker testing.

HB 3195 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to conduct of insurers providing preferred provider benefit plans with respect to physician and health care provider contracts and claims.

HB 3345 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the amount of the fee imposed on certain sexually oriented businesses that is allocated to the sexual assault program fund and the allocation of certain other revenue to that fund; increasing the amount of a fee.

HB 3359 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to network adequacy standards and other requirements for preferred provider benefit plans.

HB 3367 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to contributions to, benefits from, and the administration of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two.

HB 3411 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to restrictions on covenants not to compete for physicians and certain other health care practitioners.

HB 3447 Author: Bonnen | Paul | Anderson | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Space Commission and the Texas Aerospace Research and Space Economy Consortium.

HB 3461 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue and allocation of accrued interest on dedicated revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.

HB 3493 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the service retirement eligibility and benefits of certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3495 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the investment authority of certain state agencies and the confidentiality of certain information related to those investments.

HB 3729 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of certain evidence of a crime that resulted in the death of a person.

HB 3954 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the funding and continuation of the supplemental special education services and instructional materials program.

HB 4041 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.

HB 4044 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the creation and optional filing of a record of life for an unborn child and the use of a certificate of stillbirth; authorizing fees.

HB 4050 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to compliance with minimum safety standards as a condition for the issuance of tax-supported bonds by school districts.

HB 4099 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the payment of gas customer rate relief charges imposed for costs related to Winter Storm Uri.

HB 4326 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the direction of utilization review by physicians.

HB 4343 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan preauthorization requirements for certain health care services and the direction of utilization review by physicians.

HB 4484 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the ownership of the pore space underlying the surface of land and to the use of that space for the geologic storage of carbon dioxide; authorizing a fee.

HB 4773 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to unconditional designation of physicians as participating providers in a managed care plan

HB 4893 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to unconditional designation of hospitals as participating providers in a managed care plan.

HB 4901 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 04/17/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property held by a manufacturer of medical or biomedical products as a finished good or used in the manufacturing or processing of medical or biomedical products.

HB 4990 Author: Bonnen | Frank | Oliverson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Pharmaceutical Initiative and a governing board and advisory council for the initiative.

HB 5174 Author: Bonnen | Capriglione | Jetton
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Semiconductor Innovation Consortium.

HB 5186 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the state health benefit plan reimbursement review board and the reimbursement for health care services or supplies provided under certain state-funded health benefit plans.

HJR 2 Author: Bonnen | Capriglione | Burns
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/30/2023 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the 88th Legislature to provide a cost-of-living adjustment to certain annuitants of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HJR 3 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/30/2023 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the Texas University Fund, which provides funding to certain institutions of higher education to achieve national prominence as major research universities and drive the state economy.

HJR 134 Author: Bonnen | Cain | Burrows | Canales | Garcia
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer of Galveston County.

HJR 184 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 04/17/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation certain tangible personal property held by a manufacturer of medical or biomedical products as a finished good or used in the manufacturing or processing of medical or biomedical products.

HR 427 Author: Bonnen | Leo-Wilson
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2023 2:36PM
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2023, as Galveston County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 966 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2023 12:24PM
Caption: Recognizing April 10 to 14, 2023, as Texas Retired Teachers Week.

HR 1110 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 04/18/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 18 2023 3:06PM
Caption: Congratulating the Hitchcock High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2023 UIL 3A state championship.

HR 1209 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 27 2023 1:06PM
Caption: Recognizing Faithful Friends Animal-Assisted Therapy Ministry.

HR 2339 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1.

HR 2340 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2023 11:34AM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 30.

HR 2432 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2023 7:23PM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3447.

HR 2433 Author: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2023 7:23PM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 10.

Joint Author (38):
HB 2 Author: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to providing property tax relief through the public school finance system and property tax appraisal and administration.

HB 3 Author: Burrows | King, Tracy O. | Moody | King, Ken | Bonnen
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to measures for ensuring public school safety, including the development and implementation of purchases relating to and funding for public school safety and security requirements and the provision of safety-related resources.

HB 8 Author: VanDeaver | Kuempel | Buckley | Bonnen | Longoria
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to public higher education, including the public junior college state finance program.

HB 9 Author: Ashby | Hunter | Hernandez | Bonnen | Longoria
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the development and funding of broadband and telecommunications services.

HB 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Craddick | Buckley | Bonnen | Kuempel
Last Action: 04/11/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Mental Health and Brain Research Institute of Texas.

HB 23 Author: Swanson | Slawson | Klick | Bonnen | Oliverson
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to participation in athletic activities based on biological sex; providing a civil right to action for K-12 athletes and college athletes.

HB 112 Author: Howard | Oliverson | Rogers | Klick | Bonnen
Last Action: 04/17/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to workplace violence prevention in certain health facilities.

HB 134 Author: Bernal | Bonnen
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to Medicaid and child health plan program coverage and reimbursement for childhood cranial remolding orthosis.

HB 165 Author: Johnson, Ann | Bonnen | Kuempel | Landgraf | Ordaz
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an aggravated assault occurring as part of a mass shooting; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 638 Author: Toth | Burrows | Harris, Cody | Bonnen | Garcia
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to access to certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices used in clinical trials by patients with severe chronic diseases.

HB 711 Author: Frank | Harless | Bonnen | Talarico
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain contract provisions and conduct affecting health care provider networks.

HB 840 Author: Gates | Bonnen | Oliverson | Moody | Lalani
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a bundled-pricing program to reduce certain health care costs in the state employees group benefits program.

HB 1190 Author: Klick | Howard | Bonnen
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.

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

HB 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 1599 Author: Bucy | Harless | Oliverson | Jetton | Bonnen
Last Action: 05/17/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to implementation of an express lane option for determining eligibility and enrolling certain individuals in Medicaid or the child health plan program.

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 1683 Author: Walle | Bonnen | Buckley | Garcia
Last Action: 05/04/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact; authorizing fees.

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 3097 Author: Leo-Wilson | Bonnen | Morrison | Thompson, Ed | Manuel
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of anticipation notes or other obligations by issuers located along the Gulf Coast in an emergency.

HB 3162 Author: Klick | Bonnen | Raymond | Frank | Oliverson
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to advance directives, do-not-resuscitate orders, and health care treatment decisions made by or on behalf of certain patients, including a review of directives and decisions.

HB 3414 Author: Oliverson | Walle | Bonnen | Harless | Frank
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the statewide all payor claims database.

HB 3538 Author: Troxclair | Bonnen | Burrows | Slawson
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public funds for lobbying activities.

HB 3781 Author: Jetton | Bonnen | Leo-Wilson
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to special education in public schools, including the special education allotment under the Foundation School Program, an education savings account program for certain children with disabilities, and a grant program to reimburse public schools for the cost of certain employer contributions for retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas employed to teach special education.

HB 3899 Author: Troxclair | Burrows | Bonnen | Raymond | Meyer
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to the issuance of bonds by certain local government corporations.

HB 4025 Author: Howard | Bonnen
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing the sale by the State of Texas of certain real property located in Austin, Texas.

HB 4080 Author: Leo-Wilson | Bonnen
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain laws requiring health care cost disclosures by health benefit plan issuers and administrators.

HB 4138 Author: Schatzline | Noble | Spiller | Klick | Bonnen
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Adoption Assistance Program.

HB 4177 Author: Walle | Bonnen | Hernandez
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of park land by the Texas parks and wildlife department: making an appropriation

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 4757 Author: Orr | Ashby | Harris, Cody | Bonnen | Burrows
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulatory authority over certain water bodies.

HB 4762 Author: Lalani | Klick | Howard | Bonnen | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to liability of hospital personnel for certain uses of force while on duty.

HB 5127 Author: Shaheen | Bonnen
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to public higher education reform; authorizing administrative penalties.

HB 5309 Author: Leo-Wilson | Bonnen
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the meeting requirements for the Galveston County Juvenile Board.

HJR 1 Author: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes and to except certain appropriations to pay for ad valorem tax relief from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

HJR 135 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Craddick | Buckley | Bonnen | Kuempel
Last Action: 04/11/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the establishment of the Mental Health and Brain Research Institute of Texas and establishing the Mental Health and Brain Institute Research Fund for the purposes of scientific research of all forms of mental health and human brain disease and disorders.

HJR 185 Author: Walle | Bonnen
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

HR 1167 Author: Bhojani | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Oliverson | Craddick
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 2:43PM
Caption: Recognizing April 20, 2023, as Texas Capitol Staff Appreciation Day.

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