Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Donna Howard
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/21/2024

Number of Bills: 143

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (90):
HB 70 Author: Howard | Geren | Thierry | Guerra
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 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 141 Author: Howard | Raney
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan.

HB 172 Author: Howard
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.

HB 199 Author: Howard | Thierry | Patterson | Sherman, Sr.
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 child and adult diapers.

HB 214 Author: Howard
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the women's health advisory committee.

HB 235 Author: Howard
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of pharmacists to furnish certain medications.

HB 242 Author: Howard | Johnson, Julie | Slawson | Leach | Garcia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to liability for the donation and distribution of feminine hygiene products.

HB 300 Author: Howard | Button | Neave Criado | Thierry | Leach
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain family care items.

HB 331 Author: Howard | King, Ken | Allen
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the costs of expansion of open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 339 Author: Howard | Guerra | Raymond
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Elections: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to voter registration application forms in high schools.

HB 363 Author: Howard | Hernandez
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force to study the effect of delayed school start times on students.

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 395 Author: Howard
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to requiring public schools to use the wet bulb globe temperature to determine whether conditions are unsatisfactory for student outdoor activities due to severe heat.

HB 724 Author: Howard | Raymond
Last Action: 05/01/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedure for certain complaints against health care practitioners.

HB 731 Author: Howard
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Redistricting: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the functions and duties of the independent redistricting commission.

HB 882 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 1 2023 11:49AM
Caption: Relating to an annual adjustment to the basic allotment under the Foundation School Program to reflect inflation.

HB 979 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of and exceptions to certain laws prohibiting abortion.

HB 987 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to equipment used or intended for use in testing or analyzing a controlled substance.

HB 988 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to informational materials provided through the alternatives to abortion program.

HB 989 Author: Howard
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a higher education plan for human papillomavirus education and prevention.

HB 990 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the task force on racial diversity in the nursing workforce.

HB 1021 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to criminal history record information obtained by certain facilities and private agencies on behalf of facilities.

HB 1174 Author: Howard
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority of municipalities to prohibit the sale of single-use plastic water bottles at municipal golf courses.

HB 1536 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections.

HB 1537 Author: Howard | Lalani
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the submission by law enforcement agencies to certain public school personnel of a handle with care notice concerning a traumatic event experienced by a public school student and to certain required training regarding those notices.

HB 1680 Author: Howard
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain minors to consent to Texas Home Visiting Program services and to the delivery of those services.

HB 1795 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement under Medicaid of local educational agencies for the provision of health care services to students.

HB 1796 Author: Howard | Hull | Rose
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to family violence center services for victims of family violence.

HB 1798 Author: Howard | Stucky | Klick | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the development of a strategic plan for home and community-based services provided under Medicaid and the child health plan program and the establishment of an advisory committee on home and community-based services.

HB 1847 Author: Howard | Thierry | Bowers
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to an exception to certain reporting requirements for health care providers reviewing information on maternal mortality and morbidity for the Texas Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Review Committee.

HB 1880 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain laws on the provision of money to organizations that support access to health care services and the repeal of certain laws prohibiting abortion.

HB 1886 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the operation of a sport shooting range near a school, open-enrollment charter school, or school athletic facility.

HB 1941 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to the purchase and use of and access to information on contraceptives.

HB 2146 Author: Howard | Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the continuation of a health care provider participation program by a certain hospital district.

HB 2215 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to exceptions to certain laws prohibiting abortion.

HB 2242 Author: Howard | Geren
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of dynamic message signs for the Keep 'Em Safe Texas Gun Storage Campaign.

HB 2587 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Health Care Reform, Select: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to eligibility for Medicaid for breast and cervical cancer.

HB 2589 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the form of a medical power of attorney.

HB 2642 Author: Howard | Orr
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to a requirement that public institutions of higher education provide certain information regarding certain women's health programs to students.

HB 2650 Author: Howard | Guillen | Neave Criado | Garcia | Harless
Last Action: 05/17/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the continuation and duties of the Sexual Assault Survivors' Task Force and establishment of a mandatory training program for peace officers on responding to reports of child sexual abuse and adult sexual assault.

HB 2651 Author: Howard | Jetton | Johnson, Ann | Harless | Oliverson
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to required training and continuing education requirements for persons who provide medical care or other support to survivors of sexual assault.

HB 2653 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the reporting of lost or stolen firearms; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2670 Author: Howard | Neave Criado | Guillen | Harless
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Sexual Assault Survivors' Task Force and to compensation for task force members and certain other task force participants.

HB 2696 Author: Howard | Cook | Leach | Bowers | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.

HB 2792 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to requiring a state agency to notify the legislature regarding certain required reports.

HB 2867 Author: Howard
Sponsor: Eckhardt
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the date of dissolution of the Save Historic Muny District.

HB 2873 Author: Howard
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a strategic plan for improving maternal health, including the consolidation and repeal of certain planning and reporting requirements.

HB 3214 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the determination of prescription drug reimbursement amounts under the Medicaid vendor drug program.

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 3263 Author: Howard | Guillen
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of firearm safety instruction in the required health curriculum for public school students.

HB 3513 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to a grant program for certain nonprofit organizations to distribute diapers to families.

HB 3515 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of an interdisciplinary group to review services provided by home and community support services agencies.

HB 3606 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to money awarded to providers of women's health services and family planning services, including the repeal of prohibitions on the provision of those services.

HB 3927 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to reports by the Legislative Budget Board regarding the General Appropriations Act and other fiscal actions taken by the legislature and each general appropriations bill proposed by the legislature.

HB 3959 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to certain regulations and taxes utilized by governmental entities for construction and tourism.

HB 4020 Author: Howard | Rose | Guillen
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to allowing certain inmates to apply for benefits under certain public benefits programs to be provided at the time of discharge or release.

HB 4021 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain students enrolled in a postsecondary educational institution for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 4022 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to excused absences from public school for students with a menstrual disorder.

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 4176 Author: Howard
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the summary suspension of a nursing license in connection with a fraudulently or unlawfully obtained diploma, license, or other document.

HB 4366 Author: Howard | Garcia | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for and provision of benefits under Medicaid or the child health plan program for certain individuals committed, placed, or detained in certain facilities and settings.

HB 4454 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas Innovative Adult Career Education (ACE) Grant Program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

HB 4523 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the period for which an applicant for admission as an undergraduate student to a public institution of higher education is entitled to an academic fresh start.

HB 4684 Author: Howard | Spiller
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to nursing educational programs offered by for-profit entities.

HB 4720 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to requirements for an annual audit report filed by a school district.

HB 4722 Author: Howard
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant program.

HB 4726 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting weapons in certain facilities providing services to individuals with mental illness or an intellectual disability and community centers providing community-based mental health or intellectual disability services.

HB 4870 Author: Howard
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an advanced mathematics program for public school students in middle school.

HB 5036 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to a grant program for reducing workplace violence against nurses.

HB 5042 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled to reflect the most recent increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

HB 5227 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain constitutional transfers of money to the economic stabilization fund, the Texas legacy fund, and the state highway fund and to the management and investment of the economic stabilization fund, the Texas legacy fund, and the Texas legacy distribution fund.

HCR 100 Author: Howard
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 04/28/2023 E Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Congratulating Texas Impact on its 50th anniversary.

HJR 15 Author: Howard
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Redistricting: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing an independent redistricting commission to establish districts for the election of the members of the United States House of Representatives elected from this state, the Texas Senate, and the Texas House of Representatives.

HJR 86 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election.

HJR 195 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect the most recent increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district.

HJR 203 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the Texas legacy fund and the Texas legacy distribution fund, dedicating the Texas legacy distribution fund to certain state infrastructure projects or the reduction of certain long-term obligations, and providing for the transfer of certain general revenues to the economic stabilization fund, the Texas legacy fund, and the state highway fund.

HR 316 Author: Howard | Oliverson
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2023 8:35PM
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2023, as Nurse Day at the State Capitol.

HR 323 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2023 9:06PM
Caption: Granting permission for the floor of the House to be opened on April 30, 2023, for Boy Scouts of America Troop 5.

HR 445 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 8:38AM
Caption: In memory of former University of Texas baseball coach Clifford Lincoln Gustafson.

HR 524 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 9 2023 2:36PM
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2023, as Pink Granite Day at the State Capitol.

HR 566 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/29/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 29 2023 1:43PM
Caption: In memory of William Rayford Price of Austin, former Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives.

HR 577 Author: Howard
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 9:52AM
Caption: Recognizing March 16, 2023, as RSV Awareness Day.

HR 593 Author: Howard | Morales, Christina
Last Action: 03/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2023 2:05PM
Caption: Recognizing September 23, 2023, as Fourth Trimester Care Day.

HR 895 Author: Howard
Last Action: 04/14/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2023 3:52PM
Caption: Recognizing May 2023 as Save Your Tooth Month.

HR 907 Author: Howard
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2023 2:54PM
Caption: Recognizing April 2023 as Parkinson's Awareness Month and honoring Power for Parkinson's on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.

HR 1011 Author: Howard
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2023 7:25AM
Caption: Congratulating the Division of Digital Learning on receiving the 2022 Open Policy Award from Open Education Global.

HR 1724 Author: Howard
Last Action: 05/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 17 2023 1:19PM
Caption: Honoring UT Austin professor emeritus Paul Bestor Woodruff.

HR 2277 Author: Howard
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 4:15PM
Caption: In memory of Martha Gay Kokernot Ratliff of Austin.

HR 2448 Author: Howard
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 6:14PM
Caption: Commending Eva Eloisa DeLuna Castro for her more than 24 years of service to Every Texan.

Joint Author (53):
HB 12 Author: Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle | Thierry | Howard
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duration of services provided under Medicaid to women following a pregnancy.

HB 85 Author: Talarico | Oliverson | Howard | Leo-Wilson
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the use, possession, delivery, or manufacture of testing equipment that identifies the presence of fentanyl, alpha-methylfentanyl, or any other derivative of fentanyl.

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 206 Author: Johnson, Ann | Thompson, Senfronia | Rose | Howard | Jetton
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to elimination of limitations periods for suits for personal injury arising from certain offenses against a child.

HB 362 Author: Oliverson | Howard | Talarico | Cole | Leo-Wilson
Last Action: 04/12/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use, possession, delivery, or manufacture of testing equipment that identifies the presence of fentanyl, alpha-methylfentanyl, or any other derivative of fentanyl.

HB 568 Author: Bowers | Howard | Lalani | Goodwin | Meza
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to education and training for peace officers on interacting with persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

HB 584 Author: Capriglione | VanDeaver | Howard | Button
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the development of a state information technology credential offered by public junior colleges or public technical institutes to address shortages in the state information resources workforce.

HB 663 Author: Thierry | Oliverson | Harris, Caroline | Collier | Howard
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality and reporting of certain maternal mortality information to the Department of State Health Services and to a work group establishing a maternal mortality and morbidity data registry.

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 916 Author: Ordaz | Slawson | Frank | Rose | Howard
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs.

HB 1071 Author: Guerra | Howard
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to voter registration application forms in high schools.

HB 1142 Author: Thierry | Bucy | Harrison | Howard
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to measures to assist students enrolled at public institutions of higher education who are homeless or who are or were in foster care.

HB 1171 Author: Cole | Goodwin | Flores | Howard | Talarico
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to applicability of civil service status to emergency medical services personnel in certain municipalities.

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 1429 Author: Campos | Collier | Garcia | Howard | Jones, Jolanda
Last Action: 04/20/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the definitions of family violence and household member for purposes of crime victims' compensation.

HB 1490 Author: Plesa | Howard | Romero, Jr. | Campos | Garcia
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to prioritization of a pregnant individual's health when providing health care treatments; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 1543 Author: Oliverson | Howard | Jones, Venton | Talarico
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a statewide standing order prescribing opioid antagonists.

HB 1584 Author: Leo-Wilson | Oliverson | Talarico | Howard
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the use, possession, delivery, or manufacture of testing equipment that identifies the presence of fentanyl, alpha-methylfentanyl, or any other derivative of fentanyl.

HB 1604 Author: González, Mary | Kuempel | Howard | Burns | Lalani
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to a report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding enrollment and success in higher education for students with disabilities.

HB 1794 Author: Schaefer | Hefner | Howard | Ashby | Clardy
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to funding for The University of Texas at Tyler's school of pharmacy.

HB 1805 Author: Klick | Oliverson | Howard | Jetton | Lalani
Last Action: 05/03/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions.

HB 1953 Author: Plesa | Thierry | Lopez, Ray | Howard
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to exceptions to laws prohibiting abortion.

HB 2094 Author: Manuel | Plesa | Davis | Hull | Howard
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a court order for the exclusive occupancy of the primary residence by a spouse during the pendency of a suit for dissolution of a marriage.

HB 2166 Author: Guerra | Howard | Allen | Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: LaMantia
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to designating March 4 as COVID-19 Heroes and Memorial Day.

HB 2233 Author: Spiller | Garcia | Howard
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to required mental health awareness training for first responders.

HB 2298 Author: Talarico | Howard | Ordaz | Rose | Bernal
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to family and medical leave.

HB 2411 Author: Talarico | Oliverson | Leo-Wilson | Howard | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the maintenance, administration, and disposal of opioid antagonists on public and private school campuses and to the permissible uses of money appropriated to a state agency from the opioid abatement account.

HB 2504 Author: Button | Burns | Bucy | Clardy | Howard
Last Action: 04/26/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the award of scholarship money by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy to certain accounting students.

HB 2594 Author: Ortega | Lalani | Raney | Howard
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring training in the importance of mental and physical health as a requisite for certain medical degrees.

HB 2604 Author: Morales Shaw | Howard | Plesa | Ordaz
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a paid parental leave program administered by the Texas Workforce Commission; imposing an employer contribution.

HB 2668 Author: Johnson, Ann | Garcia | Howard
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault and to certain procedures and reimbursements occurring with respect to a sexual assault or other sex offense.

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 3058 Author: Johnson, Ann | Leach | Slawson | Howard | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain medical treatment to a pregnant woman by a physician or health care provider.

HB 3130 Author: Guerra | Hernandez | Noble | Howard
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the protection of certain occupational licensing information regarding clients of family violence shelter centers, victims of trafficking shelter centers, and sexual assault programs and survivors of family violence, domestic violence, and sexual assault.

HB 3172 Author: Bucy | Cole | Howard
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the availability of menstrual products and lactation rooms at public institutions of higher education.

HB 3471 Author: Bucy | Cole | Howard
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the general responsibility of public institutions of higher education and to protected expression and academic freedom at those institutions.

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 3568 Author: Gates | Howard | Wilson | Paul | Morales, Christina
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain public facilities used to provide affordable housing; authorizing a fee; authorizing a penalty.

HB 3733 Author: Guerra | Zwiener | Howard | Allen
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to a fentanyl awareness program in public schools.

HB 3768 Author: Bucy | Capriglione | Button | Howard
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the formation of decentralized unincorporated associations and the use of distributed ledger or blockchain technology for certain business purposes; authorizing a fee.

HB 3788 Author: Garcia | Howard | Talarico | Lozano
Last Action: 04/17/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to school district policies on dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, sexual abuse, and sexual harassment; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 3867 Author: Bucy | Allen | Garcia | Howard
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding certain behavior management for a student enrolled in a special education program of a public school and related reporting requirements regarding the use of restraint.

HB 3930 Author: Bryant | Howard
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to grant programs established to support nursing education and training.

HB 3976 Author: Orr | Howard
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Health Care Reform, Select: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Women's Health Care Consortium.

HB 4199 Author: Flores | Talarico | Howard | Lopez, Janie
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of menstrual products at public schools.

HB 4330 Author: Bhojani | González, Mary | Howard
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Grant Program for certain students at two-year public institutions of higher education.

HB 4404 Author: Guillen | Howard
Last Action: 04/17/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact.

HB 4645 Author: Flores | Troxclair | Cole | Hinojosa | Howard
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing.

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 4884 Author: Flores | Howard | González, Mary | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited discrimination by health care providers based on an individual's age, race, disability, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

HJR 75 Author: Raney | Allison | Morrison | Howard | Guerra
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding certain organizational and procedural matters related to the legislature.

HR 77 Author: Lalani | Howard | Oliverson | Klick
Last Action: 02/22/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2023 1:12PM
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2023, as Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Awareness Day.

HR 357 Author: Oliverson | Howard
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2023 8:43PM
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2023, as Texas Anesthesiologists Day at the State Capitol.

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