Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Vikki Goodwin
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/25/2024

Number of Bills: 100

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (87):
HB 27 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to protection of employers from liability and certain other penalties in connection with the provision of employee benefits.

HB 59 Author: Goodwin | Guerra | Jetton | Troxclair
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to child water safety requirements for certain organizations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty.

HB 88 Author: Goodwin | Plesa
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a sales tax on ammunition, firearms, and firearms accessories to provide funding for the family violence program in the Health and Human Services Commission.

HB 95 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to food labeling by a cottage food production operation.

HB 123 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to extreme risk protective orders; creating criminal offenses.

HB 146 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows.

HB 152 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to adopt and enforce a wildland-urban interface code.

HB 176 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of a cottage food production operation.

HB 179 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to displaying a firearm at or near a public demonstration; creating a criminal offense.

HB 203 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain persons with chemical dependencies from possessing a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

HB 220 Author: Goodwin | Reynolds | Ortega
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the offense of unlawful transfer of handguns and other firearms and to the duties of certain entities with respect to handgun licenses that are active, suspended, or revoked; creating a criminal offense.

HB 228 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the gas production tax to flared or vented gas at an increased rate; imposing a tax.

HB 236 Author: Goodwin | Ortega | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a national instant criminal background check in connection with private firearm transfers; creating a criminal offense.

HB 237 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote.

HB 253 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of making a firearm accessible to a child.

HB 259 Author: Goodwin | González, Jessica
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Elections: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the use of preferential voting in certain elections.

HB 269 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of unlawful transfer of a firearm.

HB 274 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of dog and cat breeders; expanding the applicability of an occupational license.

HB 284 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to a requirement to report certain multiple semiautomatic rifle sales and other transfers to the county sheriff.

HB 298 Author: Goodwin | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a required waiting period for firearm sales; creating a criminal offense.

HB 304 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a relative or other designated caregiver of a foster child for monetary assistance.

HB 309 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to a refundable adoption fee for the sterilization of dogs and cats; authorizing a fee.

HB 312 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the criminal offense of carrying a handgun while intoxicated.

HB 324 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to a requirement to report certain semiautomatic rifle sales and other transfers to the county sheriff.

HB 326 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to a health facility's removal of medical equipment from a deceased individual's body before transfer to a funeral director; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 330 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to regulation of residential wind power facilities by property owners' associations.

HB 341 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to funding for small and mid-sized open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 343 Author: Goodwin | Moody
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the prescriptive authority of certain psychologists; authorizing a fee.

HB 345 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a request for the revision of a charter for an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 565 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the transfer of certain semiautomatic rifles to certain recipients; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 693 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Redistricting: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the Texas Redistricting Commission.

HB 741 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization and used to provide child-care services.

HB 742 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain county jailers and law enforcement telecommunicators.

HB 760 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the monthly amount of longevity pay for state employees.

HB 781 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the transfer of firearms other than handguns to certain recipients; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 856 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 1 2023 11:49AM
Caption: Relating to a required notice for certain firearm transfers; creating a criminal offense.

HB 971 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the frequency with which the comptroller is required to conduct the school district property value study and the ratio study of an appraisal district.

HB 1101 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing a statewide referendum allowing voters to indicate a preference for observing standard time year-round or observing daylight saving time year-round.

HB 1106 Author: Goodwin | Garcia
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the training of and the provision of acupuncture services by an acudetox specialist.

HB 1107 Author: Goodwin | Plesa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to an annual adjustment to the basic allotment under the Foundation School Program to reflect inflation.

HB 1245 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to campaign contribution limits for certain offices.

HB 1295 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 1296 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the recusal of a member of the Railroad Commission of Texas in certain matters.

HB 1753 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the right to assistive reproductive technology treatments and procedures, including in vitro fertilization.

HB 1792 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the use of preferential voting in certain elections.

HB 1814 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to creating a special education certification to teach students with disabilities.

HB 1840 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to establishing a panel to study the regulation of law enforcement officers and law enforcement agencies.

HB 1855 Author: Goodwin | Troxclair
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of highway safety corridors; increasing a fine.

HB 1919 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.

HB 1995 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to requiring a licensed firearms dealer to report certain sales or transfers of multiple semiautomatic rifles to law enforcement; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2075 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the transfer of firearms other than handguns to certain recipients; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2076 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition on the possession of a firearm by a person following the person's conviction of certain family violence misdemeanors.

HB 2077 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to the development of a model policy by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System for the enforcement and implementation of state laws regarding certain persons prohibited by law from possessing a firearm or ammunition.

HB 2126 Author: Goodwin | Bowers | Allen | Garcia
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to information reported through the Public Education Information Management System and to parents regarding disciplinary measures or restraint used by a public school.

HB 2229 Author: Goodwin | Thompson, Senfronia | Sherman, Sr. | Raymond | Leach
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the notice given to certain victims of family violence, stalking, harassment, or terroristic threat.

HB 2825 Author: Goodwin | Flores | Bucy | Talarico | Cole
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to the use of preferential voting in an election of officers of a municipality.

HB 2831 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to the terminology used to refer to certain disabilities in determining eligibility for special education services in public schools.

HB 2905 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to air quality permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 3322 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the office of food system security and resiliency in the Department of Agriculture.

HB 3323 Author: Goodwin | González, Jessica | Plesa
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to food system security and resiliency planning.

HB 3325 Author: Goodwin | Raymond
Last Action: 04/14/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice by an appraisal district to an owner of residential property of the owner's potential eligibility for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation of the property and the manner in which certain owners may apply for the exemption.

HB 3326 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the development of an extreme weather adaptation plan by certain entities.

HB 3454 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the distribution to school districts of certain excess funds appropriated for the Foundation School Program.

HB 3632 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a housing assistance pilot program to assist certain students enrolled in public junior colleges.

HB 3636 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and a study on the feasibility of providing annual adjustments and an optional cash balance benefit under the system.

HB 3637 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the equitable distribution of involuntary load shedding events.

HB 3839 Author: Goodwin | Walle
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to financial security requirements for operators of oil and gas wells.

HB 3840 Author: Goodwin | Walle
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the extension of the deadline for plugging certain inactive wells under the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 3939 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to a study and report on transitioning to underground power lines.

HB 3941 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipally owned utility reports on infrastructure improvement and maintenance.

HB 3943 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the auditing of an electric cooperative or municipally owned electric utility by an independent third party auditor after a power outage.

HB 4958 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 04/18/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the workforce housing program by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

HB 5118 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to law enforcement radio interoperability and training.

HB 5206 Author: Goodwin | Cortez
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to falsely representing that an animal is a service animal.

HJR 48 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Redistricting: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature, Texas congressional districts, and State Board of Education districts and revising procedures for redistricting.

HJR 62 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing an individual's right to personal reproductive autonomy.

HJR 80 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a statewide referendum allowing voters to indicate a preference for observing standard time year-round or observing daylight saving time year-round.

HJR 119 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to a clean and healthy environment.

HJR 188 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the workforce housing fund to facilitate the development of affordable workforce housing.

HR 302 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Expressing solidarity with the freedom movement in Iran.

HR 599 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 21 2023 1:46PM
Caption: In memory of Natalia Monet Cox of Melissa.

HR 1065 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2023 12:35PM
Caption: In memory of Danny Fetonte of Austin.

HR 1166 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 19 2023 1:41PM
Caption: Commending first responders for coming to the aid of their fellow citizens during the winter storm of late January and early February 2023.

HR 1342 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 05/01/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 1 2023 7:59PM
Caption: Recognizing May 2023 as Water Safety Month.

HR 1600 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 9 2023 4:12PM
Caption: In memory of Glen Dale Hunt.

HR 2373 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 05/26/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2023 8:50PM
Caption: Congratulating B. Holland Timmins on his retirement as the chief executive officer of the Texas Permanent School Fund Corporation.

HR 2508 Author: Goodwin
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 5:32PM
Caption: Congratulating Malavika Subramaniam on graduating as a member of the Class of 2023 at Vandegrift High School in Austin.

Joint Author (13):
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 853 Author: Gervin-Hawkins | Holland | Bowers | Goodwin
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to designating August as Firearm Safety Awareness Month.

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 1331 Author: Plesa | Goodwin
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the transfer of firearms to certain recipients.

HB 1568 Author: Allison | Garcia | Thimesch | Goodwin
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of child swim instruction operators; requiring an occupational license; imposing penalties, including administrative penalties; authorizing fees.

HB 3373 Author: Thimesch | Harris, Cody | Rosenthal | Goodwin | Orr
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the administration, implementation, and enforcement of federal produce safety standards by the Department of Agriculture.

HB 3480 Author: Turner | Lujan | Harless | Goodwin
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain overdose information and the mapping of overdoses for public safety purposes.

HB 3621 Author: Talarico | Button | Bernal | Johnson, Julie | Goodwin
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county or municipality of all or part of the appraised value of real property used to operate a child-care facility.

HB 3753 Author: Flores | Plesa | Goodwin | Hernandez | Anchía
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to authority for certain state employees to work flexible hours and to work from home or other authorized alternative work sites.

HB 3913 Author: Morales Shaw | Goodwin | Zwiener | Guillen | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the disposition and use of the state's portion of civil penalties recovered in suits brought by local governments for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 4164 Author: Cortez | Goodwin | Slawson
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the improper use and treatment of an assistance animal or service animal; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 4673 Author: Flores | Walle | Ordaz | Goodwin | Meza
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to certain heat safety protections; providing administrative and civil penalties.

HB 5202 Author: Neave Criado | Button | Meyer | Anchía | Goodwin
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a central database containing information about offenders who have committed certain violent offenses.

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