Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Shelby Slawson
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/23/2024

Number of Bills: 83

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (35):
HB 18 Author: Slawson | Patterson | González, Mary | Burrows | Darby
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the protection of minors from harmful, deceptive, or unfair trade practices in connection with the use of certain digital services and electronic devices, including the use and transfer of electronic devices to students by a public school.

HB 28 Author: Slawson | Frazier | Metcalf | Button
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to enhancing the punishment for certain conduct constituting the criminal offense of aggravated assault.

HB 420 Author: Slawson
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the offense of providing an alcoholic beverage to a minor; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 880 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2023 11:49AM
Caption: Relating to responsibility for law enforcement and security services within the Capitol Complex.

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 1027 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of a sale or change of use of certain land.

HB 1095 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the regulation of state banks.

HB 1186 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the requirements for the conversion of a trust institution into a state trust company.

HB 1326 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.

HB 1443 Author: Slawson | Buckley | Rogers | Frank
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain wind-powered devices near certain aviation facilities and the receipt of certain ad valorem tax incentives for property on which such devices are constructed or installed; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 1864 Author: Slawson | Vasut | Isaac | Cole
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the beneficiaries of trust funds paid or received in connection with an improvement on specific real property.

HB 2003 Author: Slawson | Bucy | Buckley | Patterson | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the delivery and direct shipment of certain alcoholic beverages to ultimate consumers; creating criminal offenses.

HB 2035 Author: Slawson | Burrows | Metcalf | Holland
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a local government to regulate evictions.

HB 2291 Author: Slawson | Holland | Ashby
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the carrying or possession of a handgun by certain retired judges and justices.

HB 2292 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to certain reimbursements and discounts allowed for the collection and payment of sales and use taxes.

HB 2293 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the reporting by a candidate or officeholder of notice of certain political expenditures made by a political committee.

HB 2654 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the legislature, governor, and certain political subdivisions with respect to disasters and emergencies.

HB 3013 Author: Slawson
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to exempting certain contracts from procurement notice requirements.

HB 4007 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the open carrying of a handgun by a uniformed school marshal.

HB 4008 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

HB 4412 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to online agreements between certain minors and certain digital service providers.

HB 4815 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a local government to regulate evictions.

HB 4821 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to impose administrative penalties and enter into voluntary mitigation plans; increasing an administrative penalty.

HB 4862 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to required reporting by the wholesale electric market monitor for the ERCOT power region.

HB 4952 Author: Slawson
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the reliability of the electricity supply chain.

HB 4954 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to oversight by a county commissioners court of certain emergency services districts.

HCR 104 Author: Slawson
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Granbury as the official Celebration Capital of Texas for a 10-year period ending in 2033.

HJR 121 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the powers of the governor, the legislature, and the supreme court following certain disaster or emergency declarations.

HJR 127 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature or as a statewide elected officer in the executive branch to 12 consecutive years.

HR 106 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 01/26/2023 H Filed
Caption: Recognizing February 2, 2023, as Hood County Day at the Capitol.

HR 363 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 02/27/2023 H Filed
Caption: Honoring Erath County and commending representatives from the county, the City of Stephenville, Stephenville ISD, and Tarleton State University.

HR 434 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2023 2:37PM
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2023, as Erath County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1100 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 2:43PM
Caption: Congratulating Granbury Regional Airport on receiving the 2023 Most Improved Airport award from the Texas Department of Transportation Aviation Division.

HR 1487 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 9 2023 1:23PM
Caption: Congratulating the Tarleton State University cheer team on winning the Game Day Division 2 championship at the 2023 NCA & NDA College Nationals.

HR 1863 Author: Slawson
Last Action: 05/26/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2023 7:42PM
Caption: In memory of Robert Leroy Looney of Evant.

Joint Author (48):
HB 23 Author: Swanson | Slawson | Klick | Bonnen | Oliverson
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to participation in athletic activities based on biological sex; providing a civil right to action for K-12 athletes and college athletes.

HB 30 Author: Moody | Burrows | Slawson | Metcalf | Turner
Sponsor: King
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law.

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

HB 522 Author: Cain | Slawson | Smithee | Dean | Spiller
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of Celebration of Life Day as a state holiday.

HB 524 Author: Vasut | Slawson
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the filing with the Texas Ethics Commission of campaign treasurer appointments and reports of political contributions and political expenditures.

HB 692 Author: Rogers | Slawson | King, Ken | Ashby | Dean
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the authorization for certain land applications and disposal of dairy waste.

HB 789 Author: Rogers | Slawson | Price | Thompson, Ed | Capriglione
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Elections: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to eligibility to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a public elective office in this state.

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

HB 1149 Author: Swanson | Hefner | Buckley | Patterson | Slawson
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to parental consent for certain activities engaged in by a school district employee or contractor with respect to the parent's child.

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 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 1409 Author: Orr | Slawson | Burns | Harris, Cody | Guillen
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in certain portions of the unincorporated area of the county; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1422 Author: Metcalf | Murr | Slawson | Rogers | Craddick
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/19/2023 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to daylight saving time.

HB 1494 Author: Cain | Leach | Murr | Vasut | Slawson
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the interpretation of certain laws protecting the free exercise of religion.

HB 1575 Author: Hull | Harless | Slawson | Rose | Frank
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to improving health outcomes for pregnant women under Medicaid and certain other public benefits programs.

HB 1613 Author: Shine | Martinez Fischer | Kuempel | Ordaz | Slawson
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 05/25/2023 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.

HB 1804 Author: Leo-Wilson | Hefner | Buckley | Slawson | Oliverson
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the instructional material list and supplemental instructional materials adopted by the State Board of Education.

HB 1832 Author: Kacal | Herrero | Morales, Eddie | Slawson
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to authorizing the payment to employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for vacation leave.

HB 1914 Author: Kacal | Plesa | Slawson
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to compensatory time accrued by an employee of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1931 Author: Rogers | Guillen | Harris, Cody | Slawson | Raymond
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
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 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 2110 Author: Burns | Slawson
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the unincorporated area of the county; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2560 Author: Metcalf | Slawson | Orr | Burns
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the unincorporated area of the county; creating a criminal offense.

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 2673 Author: Hull | Capriglione | Slawson | Lozano | Johnson, Ann
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/18/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for the use and transfer of electronic devices to students by a public school.

HB 2827 Author: Burns | Slawson | Spiller | Rogers
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the permitting of and performance of annual soil tests for certain concentrated animal feeding operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 2835 Author: Burns | Slawson
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 144 in Hood and Somervell Counties as the Ed Shipman Memorial Highway.

HB 2846 Author: Cain | Schofield | Slawson | Murr | Vasut
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law in this state.

HB 2848 Author: Darby | Guillen | Hernandez | Slawson | Burrows
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the approval of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for certain transmission projects.

HB 2965 Author: Vasut | Slawson | Murr | Gervin-Hawkins
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to certain construction liability claims concerning public buildings and public works.

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 2993 Author: Hunter | Slawson
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain property located in a reinvestment zone for certain ad valorem tax incentives.

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

HB 3147 Author: Swanson | Slawson | Hull | Patterson | Hefner
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the detainment and housing of juveniles and inmates based on biological sex.

HB 3372 Author: Thimesch | Slawson | Hayes | DeAyala | Capriglione
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the reporting of political contributions, including in-kind contributions, and expenditures made using a credit card.

HB 3538 Author: Troxclair | Bonnen | Burrows | Slawson
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public funds for lobbying activities.

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 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 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 4246 Author: Orr | Rogers | Slawson | Patterson | Ashby
Sponsor: LaMantia
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to delivery of certain unclaimed money for scholarships for rural students, rural economic development, and energy efficiency assistance.

HB 4590 Author: Orr | Spiller | Slawson | Raymond | Metcalf
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to charges imposed for costs related to Winter Storm Uri

HB 4758 Author: Thierry | Anderson | Slawson
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on certain e-cigarette products; creating a criminal offense.

HB 5140 Author: Cain | Slawson
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against the consideration of race or ethnicity as a factor in governmental employment or contracting, in other governmental functions, and in higher education admissions.

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.

HR 2439 Author: Bryant | Rogers | Lambert | Ashby | Slawson
Last Action: 05/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2023 7:23PM
Caption: In memory of former U.S. Congressman Charlie Stenholm of Granbury.

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