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

Number of Bills: 155

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (76):
HB 17 Author: Cook | Moody | Leach | Metcalf | Burrows
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/07/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to official misconduct by and removal of prosecuting attorneys.

HB 658 Author: Cook
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to immunity from civil and criminal liability for certain Department of Family and Protective Services contractors who participate in a child abuse or neglect investigation.

HB 659 Author: Cook | Troxclair | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to specialty license plates issued for recipients of the Commendation Medal.

HB 660 Author: Cook
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the enforcement and administration of certain protective orders.

HB 661 Author: Cook
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the duty of a court clerk to deliver notice of a change in the address or telephone number of a person protected by a protective order.

HB 879 Author: Cook | Bell, Keith
Last Action: 04/19/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the qualifications required to hold the office of constable in certain counties.

HB 969 Author: Cook | Raymond | Lujan
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to local regulation to enforce child custody orders; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 980 Author: Cook
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the privilege against disclosure of certain collaborative family law communications.

HB 1120 Author: Cook
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to orders for possession of and access to a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 1125 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of a temporary ex parte protective order.

HB 1197 Author: Cook
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to factors the court must consider when determining the best interest of a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 1215 Author: Cook | Moody | Leach | Rosenthal | Anchía
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to consideration of criminal history of applicants for public employment.

HB 1350 Author: Cook | Hull | Slawson | Oliverson
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of criminal offenses by district attorneys, criminal district attorneys, and county attorneys; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1544 Author: Cook
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to special appointments in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 1546 Author: Cook
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the recovery of fees, court costs, and expenses in family law proceedings.

HB 1547 Author: Cook
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to claims for reimbursement between marital estates.

HB 1589 Author: Cook | Murr
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain family violence assaults.

HB 1651 Author: Cook | Spiller | Johnson, Ann | Bhojani | Garcia
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for custodial officer service in the Employees Retirement System of Texas of juvenile justice officers employed by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

HB 1654 Author: Cook | Capriglione | Murr | Goldman
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a child for a determinate sentence for engaging in delinquent conduct that constitutes certain organized criminal activity.

HB 1819 Author: Cook
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the authority of political subdivisions to adopt or enforce juvenile curfews.

HB 1842 Author: Cook
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the public policy of this state with regard to child support.

HB 1940 Author: Cook | Smith | Murr | Goldman
Last Action: 04/18/2023 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of evidence of certain extraneous offenses or acts in the prosecution of sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault or an attempt or conspiracy to commit sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault.

HB 1966 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to additional periods of possession of or access to a child to compensate for denial of court-ordered possession or access.

HB 1989 Author: Cook
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the fees assessed by a district clerk for copies of certain court documents.

HB 2066 Author: Cook | Garcia
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the diversion of certain foster youth from the juvenile justice system, including through emergency behavior intervention by certain persons providing foster care services.

HB 2067 Author: Cook | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of a court in a suit to divide certain property not divided or awarded on the dissolution of a marriage.

HB 2070 Author: Cook | Smith | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation of spousal maintenance ordered under certain circumstances.

HB 2577 Author: Cook | Murr | Slawson | Smith | Goldman
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of indecent exposure; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2578 Author: Cook | Troxclair
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the sale of distilled spirits to the ultimate consumer by the holder of a distiller's and rectifier's permit.

HB 2671 Author: Cook
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the postponement of a hearing for a temporary order in certain family law cases referred to mediation.

HB 2676 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the sale of distilled spirits at a temporary location by the holder of a distiller's and rectifier's permit.

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 2682 Author: Cook | Turner
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to receive certain tax revenue derived from a hotel and convention center project and to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to the project.

HB 2688 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the modification of certain orders in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 2948 Author: Cook | Smith
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the modification of a possession order and temporary possession of a child when a conservator of the child is incapacitated.

HB 2961 Author: Cook | Goldman | Murr | Capriglione
Sponsor: King
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator.

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 3072 Author: Cook
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the determination of the best interest of a child in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 3307 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the official misconduct and removal of district attorneys and county attorneys.

HB 3379 Author: Cook | Cain | Vasut | Morales, Eddie | Thimesch
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to orders for the conservatorship of, possession of or access to, or support of a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 3380 Author: Cook
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Uniform Unregulated Child Custody Transfer Act; creating criminal offenses.

HB 3381 Author: Cook | Goldman | Capriglione | Schatzline
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of misrepresenting medical history to obtain unnecessary medical treatment for a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.

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 3386 Author: Cook | Goldman | Capriglione | Schatzline
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the criminal district courts, statutory county courts, and criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County.

HB 3388 Author: Cook | Goldman | Capriglione | Schatzline
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to court administration for cases referred to criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County.

HB 3644 Author: Cook | Smith | Goldman | Capriglione
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the offense of murder committed by the manufacture or delivery of certain controlled substances.

HB 3871 Author: Cook
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the procedures for an application for a writ of habeas corpus and the issuance of the writ.

HB 3929 Author: Cook | Leach | Price | Smith
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the adoption by the Supreme Court of Texas of the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act.

HB 3966 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the margin of error to be used by the comptroller of public accounts in connection with the property value study to determine whether the local value for a school district is valid.

HB 3968 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of an appraisal district to implement a schedule for the periodic reappraisal of property within an appraisal district.

HB 3969 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount.

HB 3970 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of mineral interests having a value of less than a certain amount.

HB 3972 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

HB 3973 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.

HB 3974 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit located wholly or partly in a populous county of a specified dollar amount, or a greater dollar amount specified by the governing body of the taxing unit, of the appraised value of a residence homestead.

HB 4251 Author: Cook | Garcia | Walle
Last Action: 05/08/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to requiring prior approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer a degree or certificate program to certain persons who are incarcerated or subject to involuntary civil commitment.

HB 4261 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of the residence homesteads of military veterans, individuals who are disabled or 65 years of age or older, and their surviving spouses.

HB 4263 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the waiver under certain circumstances of the late-correction penalty if an appraisal roll is changed as a result of the filing of a motion with the appraisal review board to correct an error that resulted in an incorrect appraised value for an owner's property.

HB 4447 Author: Cook
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to impoundment, storage, and notification fees for vehicles stored at vehicle storage facilities; authorizing fee increases and decreases; requiring the adjustment of authorized fees.

HB 4498 Author: Cook | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the transfer and statutory novation of insurance policies from a transferring insurer to an assuming insurer through an insurance business transfer plan; authorizing fees.

HB 4518 Author: Cook | Collier
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a court to grant a commutation of punishment to certain individuals serving a term of imprisonment and to victims' rights regarding a motion to grant a commutation.

HB 5005 Author: Cook | Smith | Geren | Anchía | Turner
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of a motor vehicle license plate number captured in a video recording maintained by a law enforcement agency.

HB 5310 Author: Cook
Sponsor: King
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Tarrant County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HCR 45 Author: Cook
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Redesignating the City of Mansfield as the official Pickle Capital of Texas for a 10-year period ending in 2033.

HJR 158 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount.

HJR 159 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a mineral interest that has a value of less than a certain amount.

HJR 160 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

HJR 161 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision located wholly or partly in a populous county of a specified dollar amount, or a greater dollar amount specified by the governing body of the political subdivision, of the assessed value of a residence homestead.

HJR 172 Author: Cook | Collier
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to enact laws providing for a court to grant a commutation of punishment to certain individuals serving a term of imprisonment.

HJR 207 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.

HR 622 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2023 2:29PM
Caption: Congratulating Joanne Justice on her selection as the 2022 REALTOR of the Year by Texas REALTORS.

HR 875 Author: Cook
Last Action: 03/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2023 5:13PM
Caption: Recognizing National Medal of Honor Day on March 25, 2023.

HR 956 Author: Cook
Last Action: 04/13/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 13 2023 12:54PM
Caption: Congratulating the Mansfield City Council on receiving the 2023 City Council of the Year Award from the Texas City Management Association.

HR 2031 Author: Cook
Last Action: 05/26/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2023 8:38PM
Caption: In memory of Kathleen Kennedy Mazanti.

HR 2032 Author: Cook
Last Action: 05/26/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2023 8:03PM
Caption: In memory of Dr. Arnold J. Morris Jr. of Arlington.

HR 2440 Author: Cook
Last Action: 05/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2023 7:23PM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 17.

Joint Author (79):
HB 6 Author: Goldman | Thimesch | Harless | Cook | Lujan
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the designation of fentanyl poisoning or fentanyl toxicity for purposes of the death certificate and to the criminal penalties for certain controlled substance offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 16 Author: Moody | Thompson, Senfronia | Johnson, Ann | Leach | Cook
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the adjudication and disposition of cases involving delinquent conduct, certain juvenile court proceedings, and planning and funding for services for children in the juvenile justice system.

HB 52 Author: Spiller | Metcalf | Cook | Bell, Keith | Murr
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Elections: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the offense of illegal voting; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 55 Author: Johnson, Julie | Morales, Christina | Rogers | Leach | Cook
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of indecent assault; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 82 Author: Spiller | Hefner | Clardy | Cook
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an interstate compact for border security, including building a border wall and sharing state intelligence and resources.

HB 90 Author: Patterson | Buckley | Cook | Raymond | Shine
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to benefits for certain members of the Texas military forces and survivors of members of the Texas military forces.

HB 93 Author: Swanson | Cook | Frazier | Toth | Leo-Wilson
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to changing the eligibility for community supervision and parole for certain repeat intoxication offenders.

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 178 Author: Murr | Cook
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to testing possible controlled substance evidence for a controlled substance included in Penalty Group 1-B.

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 213 Author: Moody | Leach | Thompson, Senfronia | Buckley | Cook
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/19/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to jury instructions regarding parole eligibility and the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility.

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 250 Author: González, Mary | Goldman | Cook | Collier
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to crime victims' compensation.

HB 381 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Leach | Cook
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.

HB 438 Author: Schofield | Leach | Johnson, Julie | Cook | Vasut
Last Action: 05/04/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the annual base salary from the state of a district judge.

HB 456 Author: Craddick | Geren | Cook | Burrows | Rose
Sponsor: King
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain interests in a mineral in place owned by certain charitable organizations.

HB 458 Author: Craddick | Cook | Martinez Fischer | Dutton | Talarico
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the period within which the Texas Juvenile Justice Department must accept custody of a person committed to the department and to the consequences for the failure of the department to accept custody of the person within that period.

HB 513 Author: Metcalf | Cook | Johnson, Ann | Canales | Vasut
Last Action: 04/18/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance or marihuana causing death or serious bodily injury; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 622 Author: Shaheen | Cook
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the publication of required notice by certain political subdivisions by alternative media.

HB 797 Author: Button | Cook | Bell, Keith
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for a certified public accountant certificate and to take the uniform CPA examination.

HB 964 Author: Jetton | Leo-Wilson | Cook | Thierry | Garcia
Last Action: 04/27/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the applicability of sex offender registration requirements to the offense of improper relationship between educator and student.

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 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 1178 Author: Rogers | Cook | Darby | Slawson | Price
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a magistrate to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 1203 Author: Ordaz | Meyer | Leach | Moody | Cook
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of cruelty to nonlivestock animals.

HB 1323 Author: Talarico | Lujan | Raney | Cook
Last Action: 04/19/2023 S Referred to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to the measures to encourage eligible students to claim certain tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students who are or have been in foster or other residential care.

HB 1581 Author: Thimesch | Frazier | Lujan | Johnson, Julie | Cook
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance causing death or serious bodily injury; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1658 Author: Capriglione | Swanson | Cain | Cook
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to parental access to records regarding library materials checked out from public school libraries and instructional materials used in public schools.

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 1730 Author: Schaefer | Cook
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of indecent exposure; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 1825 Author: Turner | Cook
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the consumption, possession, and sale of alcoholic beverages at certain performing arts facilities owned by certain school districts.

HB 1906 Author: Stucky | Cook | Thimesch | Leach
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the period for which a person arrested for certain crimes committed against a child may be held after bond is posted.

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 1993 Author: Harris, Cody | Cook
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer commissioned by the comptroller to apply for an order authorizing the installation and use of a mobile tracking device.

HB 2019 Author: Neave Criado | Cook | Collier
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for certain burglary offenses.

HB 2060 Author: Capriglione | Slawson | Lalani | Cook | Plesa
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the artificial intelligence advisory council.

HB 2326 Author: Moody | Toth | Cook
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to taking a blood specimen from the body of a deceased person during an inquest.

HB 2338 Author: Lopez, Janie | Cook
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the amount of the reimbursement fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine.

HB 2371 Author: Turner | Cook
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the disposition of burial spaces and abandoned plots in certain cemeteries in the possession and control of a municipality.

HB 2380 Author: Vasut | Cook
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to credit toward payment of fines and costs for certain defendants.

HB 2468 Author: Burrows | Tepper | Metcalf | Cook
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of an injured employee to lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system.

HB 2493 Author: Capriglione | Talarico | Leo-Wilson | Cook | Cain
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to maintenance and production of electronic public information under the public information law.

HB 2639 Author: Clardy | Kuempel | Ashby | Cook | Isaac
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of a new university in Nacogdoches, Texas, within The University of Texas System and the allocation of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education; abolishing Stephen F. Austin State University.

HB 2665 Author: Gates | Longoria | Clardy | Perez | Cook
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to an interim study of the municipal regulation of short-term rental properties and residential amenity rental properties.

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 2850 Author: Smith | Cook
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to discovery procedures for civil actions brought under the Family Code.

HB 3115 Author: Morales, Eddie | Leach | Cook | Harris, Cody | Canales
Last Action: 04/20/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain retired or former district court judges for assignment as a visiting judge.

HB 3171 Author: King, Ken | Cook | Bernal
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the sampling or tasting of distilled spirits by the manufacturer to a consumer at a temporary event.

HB 3183 Author: Schatzline | Moody | Cook | Leach | Bowers
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of in-custody informant testimony in a criminal trial.

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 3210 Author: Thompson, Ed | Cook
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Cleaner Landscapes for the Economy, Agriculture, and Nature (CLEAN) Advisory Council.

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 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 3485 Author: Bell, Keith | Leach | Patterson | Cook
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a contractor's or subcontractor's right to elect not to proceed with additional work under a contract.

HB 3548 Author: Anchía | Sherman, Sr. | Jones, Venton | Lalani | Cook
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of certain hospital personnel.

HB 3549 Author: Anchía | Price | Buckley | Cook | Frazier
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of tampering with an electronic monitoring device and to certain consequences on conviction of that offense.

HB 3553 Author: Thierry | Shaheen | Moody | Jetton | Cook
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses if committed at certain locations.

HB 3554 Author: Thierry | Shaheen | Moody | Jetton | Cook
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of trafficking of persons if committed at certain locations.

HB 3656 Author: King, Ken | Cook
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to operating agreements between holders of a distiller's and rectifier's permit and certain alcoholic beverage permit holders.

HB 3659 Author: Hefner | Moody | Cook | Slawson | Ordaz
Last Action: 05/17/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to civil asset forfeiture proceedings, to the seizure and forfeiture of certain property, and to the reporting and disposition of proceeds and property from civil asset forfeiture.

HB 3752 Author: Cain | Patterson | Cook
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to statutory damages in actions brought by social media users against social media platforms for prohibited censorship.

HB 3770 Author: Bucy | Cook | Capriglione | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the verification of health care practitioner continuing education compliance and the establishment of continuing education tracking systems by health care practitioner licensing entities.

HB 3854 Author: Perez | Morales, Christina | Cook
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of possession of an animal by a person convicted of multiple offenses involving animal cruelty and to conditions of punishment and community supervision for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animals.

HB 3956 Author: Smith | Cook
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the creation of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense and the expunction of DNA records in certain circumstances.

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 4061 Author: Schatzline | Cook | Leach | Plesa | Bowers
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a registered sex offender in certain circumstances from going within a certain distance of the residence of the victim of the offense for which the offender is subject to registration.

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 4185 Author: Bailes | Johnson, Ann | Cook | Lopez, Ray | Garcia
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Vet Affairs
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to award grants for personalized treatment protocols for veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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 4520 Author: Harris, Cody | Shaheen | Cook
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to employment and retirement consequences for an educator convicted of or placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for the sale, distribution, or display of harmful material to a minor.

HB 4540 Author: Longoria | Rose | Lambert | Rogers | Cook
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to certain benefits payable by the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan One and the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two.

HB 4797 Author: Romero, Jr. | Collier | Schatzline | Cook | Goldman
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to training on the treatment of toll project roadways during inclement weather.

HB 4930 Author: Craddick | Capriglione | Cook
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a climate policy in a municipal charter.

HJR 99 Author: Stucky | Cook | Thimesch
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the denial of bail to certain persons arrested for an offense resulting in the death of or serious bodily injury to a person younger than 18 years of age.

HR 453 Author: Turner | Cook | Bhojani | Tinderholt | Collier
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 8:28AM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Marcelo Cavazos on his retirement as superintendent of Arlington ISD.

HR 454 Author: Turner | Cook | Bhojani | Tinderholt | Collier
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 8:31AM
Caption: Recognizing March 22, 2023, as The University of Texas at Arlington Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1055 Author: Patterson | Turner | Cook
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2023 7:25AM
Caption: In memory of Sergeant Bishop Elijah Evans of the Texas Army National Guard.

HR 1220 Author: Turner | Bhojani | Cook
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 6 2023 3:15PM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of The University of Texas at Arlington Faculty Senate.

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