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

Number of Bills: 89

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (52):
HB 43 Author: Spiller | Vasut | Leo-Wilson
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of or limitations on certain state and local taxes, including school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes, the enactment of state and local value added taxes, and related school finance reform; imposing taxes.

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 65 Author: Spiller | Guillen | Holland | Bell, Keith
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain criminal offenses committed in the course of or for the purpose of avoiding certain law enforcement checkpoints or evading an arrest or detention; increasing criminal penalties.

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 163 Author: Spiller | Orr
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of lobbyist registration requirements to a person who provides legal services to a political subdivision.

HB 170 Author: Spiller | Orr
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to certain requirements applicable to certain public entities that engage in lobbying.

HB 171 Author: Spiller | Rogers
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to location requirements for the construction of certain wind-powered energy devices.

HB 626 Author: Spiller | Sherman, Sr. | Dean | Ashby | Guillen
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the salaries of sheriffs and to state assistance payments to offset the cost of sheriff's salaries in certain counties.

HB 891 Author: Spiller | Garcia
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the use of expert testimony in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 1130 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 04/26/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a district or county attorney participating as counsel in certain proceedings.

HB 1131 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to issue a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication criminal offenses.

HB 1132 Author: Spiller
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/21/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the amount of an expenditure made by certain political subdivisions for which competitive bidding is required.

HB 1133 Author: Spiller | Harless
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the application of the Private Security Act for volunteer security services provided at certain places or events.

HB 1512 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments, memorials, or designations located on public property; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 1913 Author: Spiller
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm to Market Road 2526 in Eastland County as the Sergeant Barbara Fenley Memorial Highway.

HB 2232 Author: Spiller
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/21/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to county authority to cancel subdivisions in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality.

HB 2233 Author: Spiller | Garcia | Howard
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to required mental health awareness training for first responders.

HB 2930 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/29/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the Texas Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeals.

HB 2936 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Eastland Memorial Hospital District.

HB 3042 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to the consideration of the proportion of long-term debt and equity capitalization in establishing the rates of electric utilities.

HB 3043 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to periodic rate adjustments by electric utilities.

HB 3191 Author: Spiller | Rogers
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the elections and operations of certain hospital districts.

HB 3406 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage and bid bonding requirements for small municipal construction projects.

HB 3407 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring commercial automobile insurance for responsible master plumbers.

HB 3470 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the attorney general to acquire by eminent domain certain real property owned by aliens or foreign entities.

HB 3505 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle safety inspections; authorizing a fee.

HB 3594 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to an adjustment to the voter-approval tax rate for certain municipalities with low or decreasing debt.

HB 4003 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the electric grid facilities that use nuclear energy to generate electricity.

HB 4004 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to reliability programs adopted by the Public Utility Commission of Texas for the ERCOT power region.

HB 4006 Author: Spiller | Metcalf | Jetton
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the purchase of or acquisition of title to real property by certain foreign entities.

HB 4085 Author: Spiller | Allison
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the payment by the state or a county of costs for certain mental health hearings or proceedings.

HB 5214 Author: Spiller
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/18/2023 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 18 2023 9:50AM
Caption: Relating to actions brought by the attorney general on behalf of certain persons under the Texas Free Enterprise and Antitrust Act of 1983.

HB 5232 Author: Spiller
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to civil penalties imposed for violations of the Texas Free Enterprise and Antitrust Act of 1983.

HB 5414 Author: Spiller
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Mountain Springs Municipal Utility District of Cooke County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.

HB 5415 Author: Spiller
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Elm Fork Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Cooke County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HR 7 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 9 2023 4:15PM
Caption: In memory of Mary Ellen Spiller of Jacksboro.

HR 8 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 9 2023 4:15PM
Caption: In memory of Allen Linn Williamson of Runaway Bay.

HR 17 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 9 2023 4:56PM
Caption: In memory of Frank G. Saucedo of Travis County.

HR 166 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 02/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 8 2023 4:17PM
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2023, as Brown County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 167 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2023 2:17PM
Caption: Honoring Fort Belknap for its historic role as the starting point of the Goodnight-Loving Trail.

HR 457 Author: Spiller | Rogers
Last Action: 05/12/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2023 3:53PM
Caption: In memory of Draco Miller of Brownwood.

HR 526 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 9:51AM
Caption: Congratulating the Nocona High School girls' basketball team on advancing to the Region II championship game of the 2A playoffs.

HR 527 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 9:53AM
Caption: Commemorating the unveiling of an Official Texas Historical Marker posthumously honoring U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Thadd Harrison Blanton.

HR 889 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 3 2023 4:23PM
Caption: Commending the Youth Lead program in Graham.

HR 922 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 04/14/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2023 4:01PM
Caption: In memory of Emmett Lee Grumbles of San Saba.

HR 923 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 04/14/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2023 3:59PM
Caption: In memory of J. C. Romines of Jack County.

HR 1080 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 2:42PM
Caption: Commending the first responders who went above and beyond to save two children trapped inside a cave in Lampasas County on March 18, 2023.

HR 1088 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 04/13/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 13 2023 12:54PM
Caption: Honoring students of San Saba High School on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol.

HR 1313 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 9:21AM
Caption: Recognizing May 1, 2023, as Lampasas Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1315 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 9:17AM
Caption: Honoring U.S. Army tank gunner Angelina Cummins for her deployment overseas with the Fort Hood 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team.

HR 2000 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 05/26/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2023 8:02PM
Caption: In memory of Albina Ann Mages Schmitz of Gainesville.

HR 2120 Author: Spiller
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 4:06PM
Caption: Congratulating members of the Nocona High School girls' track team on their performances in the 2A competition at the 2023 UIL Track & Field State Meet.

Joint Author (37):
HB 29 Author: Murr | Spiller | Bell, Keith
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the elimination of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes and the creation of a joint interim committee on the elimination of those taxes.

HB 103 Author: Murr | Spiller
Sponsor: Sparks
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a retired or former judge as a visiting judge in certain counties.

HB 338 Author: Oliverson | Harless | Holland | Bell, Keith | Spiller
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to content ratings for books and other written materials used in public schools.

HB 455 Author: Schofield | Spiller
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Elections: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain political subdivisions to change the date on which their general election for officers is held.

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 577 Author: Leo-Wilson | Spiller
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of or limitations on certain state and local taxes, including school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes, the enactment of state and local value added taxes, and related school finance reform; imposing taxes.

HB 612 Author: Shaheen | Spiller
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes through the use of certain surplus state revenue.

HB 653 Author: Allison | Spiller | Hull
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to guardianships of the person of wards with profound intellectual disabilities who are minors or were minors when their guardianship proceedings commenced.

HB 678 Author: Bell, Keith | Cain | Spiller | DeAyala
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Elections: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the appointment by the attorney general of a special prosecutor to prosecute certain election offenses that are committed in an adjacent county.

HB 898 Author: Stucky | Frazier | Lujan | Spiller | Harless
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the offense of passing certain vehicles on a highway; increasing a criminal penalty.

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 1227 Author: Metcalf | Herrero | Lopez, Janie | Spiller
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to changing the eligibility for community supervision of a person convicted of possession or promotion of child pornography.

HB 1243 Author: Hefner | Spiller | Murr | Leach | Goldman
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the offense of illegal voting; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 1412 Author: Schaefer | Spiller | Anderson
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the resilience of the electric grid and certain municipalities; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 1563 Author: Harless | Spiller | Herrero | Swanson | Anderson
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 05/17/2023 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the confinement in a county jail of a person pending a transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the compensation for certain costs of confinement.

HB 1597 Author: Murr | Lambert | Spiller
Sponsor: Sparks
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to tariff filing requirements for certain telecommunications providers.

HB 1600 Author: Hefner | Spiller | Orr | Metcalf | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a criminal offense for illegal entry into this state from Mexico by a person who is not a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States.

HB 1612 Author: Lozano | Spiller
Last Action: 04/04/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for and charges for service from public drinking water supply systems.

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 2056 Author: Darby | Spiller | Guillen | King, Ken
Last Action: 04/10/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a severance tax exemption for oil and gas produced from certain restimulation wells; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2206 Author: Patterson | Guillen | Spiller | Smithee
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of certain social media platforms developed or provided by certain foreign entities.

HB 2549 Author: Rogers | Price | Spiller | King, Ken | Patterson
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/19/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to light pollution mitigation for wind turbine generators.

HB 2630 Author: Lambert | Spiller | Rogers
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to eligibility to serve as a member of the board of directors of the West Central Texas Municipal Water District.

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 2855 Author: Rogers | Lambert | Spiller | Guillen | King, Ken
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
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 3099 Author: Stucky | Spiller
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 380 in Wise and Jack Counties as the Lost Battalion Memorial Highway.

HB 3711 Author: Clardy | Spiller
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to an interstate compact on border security and refugee resettlement; authorizing fines, fees, and assessments.

HB 4090 Author: Troxclair | Spiller | Stucky | Harris, Cody | Harris, Caroline
Last Action: 05/12/2023 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the use of revenue attributable to the imposition of a hotel occupancy tax by certain counties for certain venue projects and the period for which certain hotel occupancy taxes may be imposed.

HB 4128 Author: Murr | Spiller | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to associate judges for guardianship proceedings and protective services proceedings in certain courts.

HB 4138 Author: Schatzline | Noble | Spiller | Klick | Bonnen
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Adoption Assistance Program.

HB 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 4684 Author: Howard | Spiller
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to nursing educational programs offered by for-profit entities.

HB 5270 Author: Toth | Spiller
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to creation of the criminal offense of improper entry from foreign nation.

HB 5281 Author: Bumgarner | Spiller
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of improper entry from foreign nation.

HR 440 Author: Rogers | Spiller
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: In memory of Draco Miller of Brownwood.

HR 1542 Author: Murr | Johnson, Ann | Geren | Longoria | Spiller
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Signed in the House
Caption: Expelling Representative Bryan Slaton of Hunt County from the Texas House of Representatives of the 88th Legislature.

HR 2377 Author: Murr | Johnson, Ann | Geren | Longoria | Spiller
Last Action: 05/29/2023 H Signed in the House
Caption: Impeaching Warren Kenneth Paxton, Attorney General of the State of Texas, and preferring articles of impeachment against him.

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