Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Penny Morales Shaw
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/25/2024

Number of Bills: 56

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (31):
HB 1356 Author: Morales Shaw | Cain | Morales, Eddie | Perez | Bucy
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to documentation of proof of identification for voting.

HB 1360 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to a required online posting of certain environmental and water use permit applications.

HB 1361 Author: Morales Shaw | Raney | Talarico | Johnson, Julie | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Eckhardt
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of liaison officers to assist certain students at public institutions of higher education who are parents.

HB 1806 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

HB 1969 Author: Morales Shaw | Perez | Morales, Christina
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to on-site identification requirements for certain contractors and subcontractors of the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 1977 Author: Morales Shaw | Cain | Leach | Moody | Plesa
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of a pretrial intervention program for certain youth offenders; authorizing a fee.

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 2858 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to state and local government disaster preparedness.

HB 3534 Author: Morales Shaw | Sherman, Sr. | Rose | Lujan | Frazier
Last Action: 05/01/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the provision of information regarding suicide prevention and certain state laws applicable to handgun license holders.

HB 3535 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions.

HB 3799 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to unpaid leave for certain employees who experience a miscarriage.

HB 3853 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing a change in the amount of certain administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violating certain statutes under the jurisdiction of, rules or orders adopted by, or licenses, permits, or certificates issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 3855 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/30/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to projects that may be considered for a grant under the new technology implementation grant program administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 3912 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Health Care Reform, Select: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin.

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 4320 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain chemicals included in hydraulic fracturing treatments.

HB 4577 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals in hydraulic fracturing.

HB 4838 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
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 5069 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for a trial in the contest of an election for an office.

HB 5154 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to design considerations of transportation projects by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 5156 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of fair decision making policies by metropolitan planning organizations.

HB 5166 Author: Morales Shaw | Shaheen | Flores | Rosenthal | Hayes
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the development of a language access plan to increase access to assistance under health and human services programs by certain individuals.

HB 5238 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to procedures for identifying defendants suspected of having a mental illness or intellectual disability.

HB 5286 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to public school system accountability.

HB 5300 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to requiring operators of smart devices to provide information to users about the collection of personal data.

HR 123 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2023 9:06PM
Caption: Honoring Sergeant Ben Russell for his service with the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 150 security patrol.

HR 1726 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/15/2023 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: May 15 2023 4:58PM
Caption: Honoring Johnny Mata for his many years of service to the Houston community.

HR 1727 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/25/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2023 10:14PM
Caption: Commending Dr. Laura Murillo for her contributions to the Houston community.

HR 1728 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/19/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2023 3:19PM
Caption: Commending Linda Morales for her decades of work on behalf of labor unions.

HR 2029 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/19/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Honoring Johnny Mata for his many years of service to the Houston community.

HR 2100 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/18/2023 H Filed
Caption: Honoring Senator Judith Zaffirini for her work as a state legislator.

Joint Author (25):
HB 44 Author: Swanson | Klick | Slawson | Hefner | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to provider discrimination against a Medicaid recipient or child health plan program enrollee based on immunization status.

HB 981 Author: Lopez, Ray | Reynolds | Morales Shaw | Guerra | Zwiener
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to providing notice to a state representative and senator of certain administrative actions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 1289 Author: Campos | Garcia | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a training program for persons investigating suspected child abuse or neglect.

HB 1427 Author: Campos | Bernal | Garcia | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of harassment.

HB 1551 Author: Anchía | González, Mary | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to repayment of certain mental health professional education loans.

HB 1615 Author: Button | Murr | Talarico | Raney | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to strategies to increase the availability of child-care and prekindergarten programs.

HB 1902 Author: Smithee | Johnson, Julie | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to disclosure requirements for health care provider directories maintained by certain health benefit plan issuers.

HB 1972 Author: Campos | Garcia | Plesa | Morales Shaw | Bernal
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to policies and procedures regarding children placed by the Department of Family and Protective Services in a residential treatment center or program.

HB 2193 Author: Davis | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/17/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the automatic expunction of all records and files related to arrests for certain misdemeanor offenses.

HB 2243 Author: Campos | Garcia | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 04/20/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of assistance to elderly persons in obtaining certain protective orders.

HB 2476 Author: Garcia | Shine | Lopez, Ray | Thierry | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Vet Affairs
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a veterans' land bank program by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation.

HB 2481 Author: Garcia | Allison | Morales Shaw | Bowers | Price
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a counseling and crisis management program for relative or other designated caregivers and children in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2544 Author: Campos | Raymond | Morales, Eddie | Garcia | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 04/27/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the physician assistant licensure compact; authorizing a fee.

HB 2943 Author: Lopez, Janie | Patterson | Morales Shaw | Martinez | Holland
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to designating October 17 as Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Day.

HB 3136 Author: Campos | Bernal | Garcia | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the issuance by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs of certain federal forms for purposes of allocating low income housing tax credits; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 3186 Author: Leach | Garcia | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to youth diversion strategies and procedures for children accused of certain fine-only offenses in municipal and justice courts and related criminal justice matters; authorizing fees.

HB 3276 Author: González, Jessica | Jetton | Gates | Morales Shaw | Manuel
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain fees by a landlord.

HB 3528 Author: Campos | Martinez | Lujan | Morales, Eddie | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to study suicide prevention and peer support programs in fire departments in this state.

HB 4388 Author: Flores | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to certain procedures for civil suits brought by local governments or certain other persons 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 4423 Author: Garcia | Jetton | Morales Shaw | Wilson
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Psilocybin Research Advisory Council.

HB 4702 Author: Campos | Plesa | Garcia | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to peer support specialists for certain individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability and peer services for those individuals under Medicaid.

HB 4759 Author: Campos | Bernal | Garcia | Leach | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to an attack by a dangerous dog; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 4885 Author: Landgraf | Lozano | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to programs established and funded under the Texas emissions reduction plan.

HB 5107 Author: Smithee | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to local school health advisory councils and health education provided by public schools.

HR 2008 Author: Oliverson | Rosenthal | Harless | Morales Shaw | Hull
Last Action: 05/22/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2023 4:59PM
Caption: Congratulating Mark Henry on his retirement as superintendent of Cypress-Fairbanks ISD.

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