Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Candy Noble
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/16/2024

Number of Bills: 78

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (40):
HB 61 Author: Noble | Slawson | Swanson | Oliverson | Hull
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited logistical support by a governmental entity for procurement of an abortion or an abortion provider's services.

HB 105 Author: Noble | Meyer | Lambert | Cook
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to excluding the furnishing of an academic transcript from the definition of "information service" for purposes of sales and use taxes.

HB 158 Author: Noble | Buckley | Slawson | Cook | Lopez, Janie
Last Action: 05/04/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information held by the Texas Education Agency.

HB 198 Author: Noble | Cook
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to vehicle safety inspections of certain travel trailers.

HB 219 Author: Noble | Cook | Capriglione | Leo-Wilson | Frazier
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the release of a deed of trust or other contract lien securing a home loan after payoff by mortgagor.

HB 793 Author: Noble | Hull | Campos | Manuel | Klick
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the selection and reimbursement of certain persons providing services required under a service plan filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1032 Author: Noble | Cook | Spiller | Swanson | Patterson
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited vaccination status discrimination and requirements for COVID-19 vaccines.

HB 1299 Author: Noble
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the signature required on a carrier envelope for a ballot voted by mail; changing the elements of a criminal offense.

HB 1874 Author: Noble | Leach
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees in a civil asset forfeiture proceeding.

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 2195 Author: Noble
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to wrong, fictitious, altered, or obscured license plates; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2285 Author: Noble
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain independent school districts to change the terms for members of the districts' board of trustees.

HB 2375 Author: Noble
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the transfer of authority regarding the review and resolution of complaints against the Department of Family and Protective Services to the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general.

HB 2539 Author: Noble
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the compensability of injuries sustained at a location other than an employer's worksite, including at an employee's home, under the workers' compensation system.

HB 2964 Author: Noble | Holland | Shaheen | Leach | Thimesch
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a leasehold or other possessory interest in a public facility used to provide affordable housing.

HB 2966 Author: Noble | Shaheen | Holland | Leach | Thimesch
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a leasehold or other possessory interest in a public facility used to provide affordable housing.

HB 3198 Author: Noble
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to criminal history record information and certain registry information accessible to certain educational and child-care entities and information required for employment in certain child-care facilities.

HB 3199 Author: Noble | Cook | Garcia
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to requiring certain information before being employed by a child-care facility.

HB 3201 Author: Noble
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to access to the registry of persons who are not eligible for employment in public schools.

HB 3202 Author: Noble | Walle | Wilson
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to access by the Texas Education Agency and private schools to certain criminal history records.

HB 3204 Author: Noble
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the central registry of names of individuals found to have abused or neglected a child.

HB 3448 Author: Noble | Buckley | Burns | Cook | Shaheen
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the display of the Ten Commandments in public schools.

HB 3449 Author: Noble
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to ballots voted by mail.

HB 3450 Author: Noble
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to county election precincts.

HB 3462 Author: Noble
Sponsor: Sparks
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of ombudsman programs administered by the Health and Human Services Commission.

HB 3640 Author: Noble | Raymond | Thierry | Klick
Last Action: 04/26/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of a property other than a residence homestead that is the primary residence of an adult who has an intellectual or developmental disability and who must be related to the owner or trustee of the property within a certain degree by consanguinity.

HB 3709 Author: Noble
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the franchise and insurance premium tax credit for the certified rehabilitation of certified historic structures.

HB 3779 Author: Noble
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to fraud prevention under certain health care programs.

HB 4077 Author: Noble | Button | Frank | Capriglione | Cook
Sponsor: Eckhardt
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to the procedure for qualifying for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of an elderly person.

HB 4236 Author: Noble
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an interagency child protection database.

HB 4349 Author: Noble
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to compensatory time off for certain state employees.

HB 4351 Author: Noble
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the training program required for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 4686 Author: Noble
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to penalty and interest incurred on a delinquent ad valorem tax imposed on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled.

HB 4694 Author: Noble
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to training required or offered by the Health and Human Services Commission for long-term care facility surveyors, personnel, and providers and ICF-IID program providers.

HB 4696 Author: Noble
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the reporting and investigation of certain allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation, the making and investigation of complaints alleging violations of certain health facility licensing requirements, and the content of the employee misconduct registry.

HB 4980 Author: Noble
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations through binding arbitration.

HJR 150 Author: Noble | Thierry | Klick | Raymond
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the market value of a property that is the primary residence of an adult who has an intellectual or developmental disability and who must be related to the owner or trustee of the property within a certain degree by consanguinity.

HR 29 Author: Noble
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2023 11:14AM
Caption: Recognizing February 2, 2023, as Texas Federation of Republican Women Day.

HR 1070 Author: Noble
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 3:59PM
Caption: Recognizing Catherine Gibb for her service to the Collin County Republican Party.

HR 1262 Author: Noble
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 9:17AM
Caption: Honoring the eighth class of Governor William P. Clements Jr. Scholars.

Joint Author (38):
HB 63 Author: Swanson | Noble | Hull | Oliverson | Klick
Sponsor: Sparks
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to reports of child abuse or neglect and certain preliminary investigations of those reports.

HB 140 Author: González, Mary | Frank | Lozano | Noble | Harris, Caroline
Last Action: 04/12/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain co-navigation services to individuals who are deaf-blind.

HB 153 Author: Swanson | Smith | Capriglione | Noble
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Returned to committee: May 8 2023 5:08PM
Caption: Relating to a ballot option to not vote for any candidate.

HB 336 Author: Toth | Noble
Last Action: 04/05/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to notice regarding certain benefits for which a representative payee or fiduciary has been appointed for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 391 Author: Goldman | Metcalf | Noble | Shine
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax.

HB 463 Author: Hull | Noble
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to medical examinations for certain children entering the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 475 Author: Hull | Noble | Rose | Klick | Manuel
Last Action: 05/03/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to certain policies and procedures for health care specialty consultations in certain child abuse or neglect investigations and assessments.

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 888 Author: Slawson | Leach | Shaheen | Noble | Troxclair
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations on a health care liability claim involving certain gender modification drugs provided to and procedures performed on a minor.

HB 1004 Author: Shaheen | Bhojani | Noble | Garcia
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of trafficking of persons and compelling prostitution and to certain consequences of those offenses.

HB 1163 Author: Smith | Metcalf | Cook | Noble | Lopez, Janie
Sponsor: King
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of boating while intoxicated with a child passenger; changing the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision.

HB 1229 Author: Harris, Cody | Noble
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/23/2023 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the collection and confidentiality of information regarding firearms and ammunition in agency foster homes; creating a civil penalty.

HB 1517 Author: Frank | Rose | Noble | Garcia
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an independent assessment of the Health and Human Services Commission's rules, minimum standards, and contract requirements that apply to certain residential child-care providers.

HB 1696 Author: Buckley | Oliverson | Cook | Gerdes | Noble
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the relationship between managed care plans and optometrists and therapeutic optometrists.

HB 1743 Author: Leach | Noble | Jones, Venton | Collier | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a memorandum of understanding between the Health and Human Services Commission and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to assess the eligibility of certain inmates for supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits on discharge or release from confinement.

HB 2401 Author: Oliverson | Burrows | Jetton | Shaheen | Noble
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain contracting requirements under the Medicaid managed care delivery model.

HB 2484 Author: Guillen | Thompson, Ed | Tepper | Noble
Sponsor: LaMantia
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the safety of a referee, judge, or other official at certain public school extracurricular activities and competitions and prohibiting certain conduct by a spectator related to those officials' safety.

HB 2645 Author: Lujan | Klick | Garcia | Noble | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to increase the financial independence of foster youth who are transitioning to independent living.

HB 2678 Author: Cook | Capriglione | Guerra | Bucy | Noble
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to advanced air mobility technology.

HB 2700 Author: Guillen | Noble | Plesa
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prosecution of certain criminal offenses prohibiting sexually explicit visual material involving children.

HB 2837 Author: Schaefer | Capriglione | Noble
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a person or entity from surveilling, reporting, or tracking the purchase of firearms, ammunition, and accessories through the use of certain merchant category codes; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 2946 Author: King, Ken | Leo-Wilson | Noble
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the required number of minutes of instructional time to be provided by a juvenile justice alternative education program.

HB 2969 Author: Cook | Frank | Noble | Capriglione | Slawson
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a maximum age or age differential for prospective adoptive parents.

HB 2987 Author: Metcalf | Goldman | Noble | Shine
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of tangible personal property from ad valorem taxation; making conforming changes.

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 3146 Author: Shaheen | Noble | Plesa | Leach
Last Action: 04/05/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to information contained in the annual financial audit of certain regional transportation authorities.

HB 3164 Author: Tepper | Noble | Jetton | Patterson | Capriglione
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of diversity, equity, and inclusion offices and employees at public institutions of higher education.

HB 3364 Author: Button | Shine | Noble | Turner | Neave Criado
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/18/2023 S Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 3384 Author: Cook | Murr | Goldman | Capriglione | Noble
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of promotion of prostitution.

HB 3443 Author: Canales | Cook | Capriglione | Noble | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/21/2023 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to adding a designation on a person's driver's license or commercial driver's license indicating that the person is licensed to carry a handgun.

HB 3883 Author: Troxclair | Leo-Wilson | Slawson | Klick | Noble
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to general definitions for and collection of governmental information regarding biological sex.

HB 4049 Author: Frank | Noble | Cook | Hull | Rose
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and the transfer to the commission of certain powers and duties from the Department of Family and Protective Services.

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 4169 Author: Price | Noble | Ashby
Sponsor: Sparks
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing prevocational or similar services under certain Medicaid waiver programs.

HB 4337 Author: Canales | Cook | Noble | Capriglione | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to licenses and similar documents issued by certain foreign governments.

HB 4478 Author: Button | Noble | Raymond | Thierry | Shine
Last Action: 04/17/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a county may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.

HB 4772 Author: Thierry | Burrows | Noble | Button | Cortez
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to an excise tax on, and storage, reporting, and recordkeeping requirements for, certain nontobacco nicotine products; providing a civil penalty; imposing a tax.

HCR 91 Author: Oliverson | Capriglione | Slawson | Noble | Troxclair
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Authorizing the State Preservation Board to approve the construction of a replica of the National Life Monument at the State Capitol Complex.

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