Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Salman Bhojani
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/12/2024

Number of Bills: 64

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (34):
HB 1882 Author: Bhojani | Jetton | Hull | Lalani | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain religious holy days as optional holidays.

HB 1883 Author: Bhojani | Cunningham | Allen | Hinojosa | Jetton
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of assessment instruments to public school students on religious holy days.

HB 1884 Author: Bhojani | Lujan | Moody | Talarico | Leach
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to persons authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony.

HB 3936 Author: Bhojani
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of telemedicine, teledentistry, and telehealth services provided by only synchronous or asynchronous audio interaction.

HB 3940 Author: Bhojani
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the compensation paid to sale agents for state lottery ticket sales.

HB 3942 Author: Bhojani | Johnson, Ann | Cortez | Hull | Harris, Caroline
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of telemedicine, teledentistry, and telehealth appointments with an originating site or distant site located outside this state.

HB 4076 Author: Bhojani | VanDeaver | Rogers | Morrison | Martinez
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the salary step credit for a certified career and technology education teacher.

HB 4323 Author: Bhojani
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.

HB 4330 Author: Bhojani | González, Mary | Howard
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Grant Program for certain students at two-year public institutions of higher education.

HB 4407 Author: Bhojani | Lambert | Meza | Bailes | Longoria
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to authorization and reimbursement for certain examination fee and other required cost subsidies paid for public school teachers and students.

HB 4451 Author: Bhojani | Morales, Christina | Ordaz | Bumgarner | Clardy
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding apprenticeship opportunities in this state for emerging and high-demand industries.

HB 4453 Author: Bhojani | Allen | Frank | González, Mary
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the college, career, or military readiness outcomes bonus under the Foundation School Program.

HB 4486 Author: Bhojani | Bowers | Dorazio | Lujan | Collier
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to design and use of a model criminal citation.

HB 4524 Author: Bhojani | Cole | Lambert | Isaac | Neave Criado
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to conducting certain medical examinations using telemedicine under the workers' compensation system.

HB 4621 Author: Bhojani | Manuel | Capriglione | Bucy | DeAyala
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority to cancel certain elections on a measure.

HB 4665 Author: Bhojani
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to incentives for the film, television, video, and digital interactive media production industries.

HB 4672 Author: Bhojani
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at state-owned parking lots and garages.

HB 4771 Author: Bhojani | Rosenthal | Jones, Jolanda | Stucky | Lambert
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the creation of tenant legal services offices by local governments to assist low-income residential tenants in eviction cases and in cases involving discrimination based on the tenants' disabilities.

HB 4779 Author: Bhojani | Moody | Rose | Darby | Leach
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of organized retail theft.

HB 4989 Author: Bhojani | Campos | Jetton | Johnson, Ann | Lambert
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the presumption of validity for an advance directive and permissible forms of a medical power of attorney.

HB 5067 Author: Bhojani | Ortega | Buckley
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study by the General Land Office on the establishment and implementation by the General Land Office of a distributed ledger-based title registry pilot program.

HB 5100 Author: Bhojani | Turner | Thierry | Button | Shine
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a one-time credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of a first-time home buyer and to the effect of the credit on the determination of the taxable value of a school district.

HB 5110 Author: Bhojani | Johnson, Julie | Leach | Flores | Lujan
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibited disqualifications for service as a juror.

HB 5159 Author: Bhojani | Moody | Bowers | Canales | Leach
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to an argument before the jury after a subsequent jury charge in a criminal case.

HB 5209 Author: Bhojani
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to a temporary decrease in the rates of state sales and use taxes applicable to certain sales the payment for which is made using a decentralized network in the blockchain.

HJR 194 Author: Bhojani
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a one-time credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a political subdivision on the residence homestead of a first-time home buyer and to provide for the reimbursement of political subdivisions for the revenue loss incurred as a result of the credit.

HR 560 Author: Bhojani
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2023 9:09PM
Caption: Recognizing March 15, 2023, as House District 92 Day at the State Capitol.

HR 600 Author: Bhojani | Lalani | Bucy | Meza | Jetton
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 21 2023 12:12PM
Caption: Recognizing March 20, 2023, as Pakistan Day of Action at the State Capitol.

HR 613 Author: Bhojani
Last Action: 03/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2023 4:32PM
Caption: Recognizing the holy month of Ramadan 2023.

HR 1005 Author: Bhojani
Last Action: 04/11/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 11 2023 2:24PM
Caption: Recognizing the Student Advocates for Speech club in Euless on the occasion of Students Engaged in Advancing Texas Day at the State Capitol on April 11, 2023.

HR 1069 Author: Bhojani | Lalani | Oliverson | Rosenthal | Jetton
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 2:42PM
Caption: Commemorating Eid al-Fitr 2023.

HR 1167 Author: Bhojani | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Oliverson | Craddick
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 2:43PM
Caption: Recognizing April 20, 2023, as Texas Capitol Staff Appreciation Day.

HR 1168 Author: Bhojani
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2023 3:01PM
Caption: Recognizing Eid al-Fitr 2023.

HR 2304 Author: Bhojani
Last Action: 05/26/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2023 8:37PM
Caption: Recognizing the significance of Vesak Day to people of the Buddhist faith.

Joint Author (30):
HB 279 Author: Jetton | Bhojani | González, Jessica | Shaheen | Thierry
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of trafficking of persons.

HB 504 Author: Wu | Moody | Reynolds | Bhojani
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a warrant authorizing the use of a no-knock entry by a peace officer.

HB 598 Author: Shaheen | Bhojani
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of possession of an animal by a person who has been previously convicted of an offense involving animal cruelty.

HB 826 Author: Lambert | Bhojani | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.

HB 1004 Author: Shaheen | Bhojani | Noble | Garcia
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of trafficking of persons and compelling prostitution and to certain consequences of those offenses.

HB 1212 Author: Jetton | Bhojani | Allison | Lalani | Bernal
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to verification of excused absences from public school for the purpose of observing religious holy days.

HB 1455 Author: Anchía | Lambert | Bhojani | Rose | Garcia
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to health care benefits of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

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 1784 Author: Landgraf | Bhojani
Last Action: 04/17/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain requirements of protective orders and conditions of release on bond and to the criminal penalties for violating those requirements and conditions.

HB 1912 Author: Button | Neave Criado | Plesa | Bhojani
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to student buildings fees at The University of Texas at Dallas.

HB 2647 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Talarico | Bhojani | Buckley | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to allowing the board of trustees of certain school districts to create a nonvoting student trustee position on the board.

HB 2836 Author: Walle | Bhojani
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to eligibility for supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits.

HB 4063 Author: González, Jessica | Turner | Sherman, Sr. | Bhojani
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the use of an electronic bulletin board to post public notice.

HB 4805 Author: González, Jessica | Turner | Bhojani | Davis
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain cricket events for funding under the major events reimbursement program.

HB 4946 Author: Flores | González, Mary | Johnson, Julie | Bhojani
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibited disqualification of and peremptory challenges to certain prospective jurors.

HB 4967 Author: Gamez | Bhojani
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to public school accountability, including assessment of academic skills, performance standards and sanctions, and public high school graduation requirements.

HB 5007 Author: Plesa | Bhojani | Bowers | Herrero
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted.

HR 45 Author: Oliverson | Lalani | Bhojani | Hull | Jetton
Last Action: 02/22/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2023 1:02PM
Caption: Recognizing the Ibn Sina Foundation for its work in the Greater Houston area.

HR 59 Author: Wu | Vo | Bhojani | Lalani
Last Action: 01/25/2023 H Reported enrolled: Jan 25 2023 3:22PM
Caption: Recognizing January 30, 2023, as Rise AAPI Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

HR 201 Author: Reynolds | Wu | Jetton | Bhojani | Lalani
Last Action: 02/21/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2023 5:22PM
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2023, as Bangladesh Day at the State Capitol.

HR 313 Author: Lalani | Reynolds | Meza | Bhojani
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 7 2023 3:06PM
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2023, as Texas Muslim Capitol Day.

HR 362 Author: González, Jessica | Turner | Davis | Bhojani | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2023 2:29PM
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2023, as Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce Day at the State Capitol.

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 581 Author: Lalani | Reynolds | Bhojani
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2023 6:47PM
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 2023, as Pakistan Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1068 Author: Meza | Jetton | Lalani | Bhojani
Last Action: 04/14/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2023 3:17PM
Caption: Commemorating the Sikh Baisakhi festival 2023.

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.

HR 1277 Author: Jetton | Bhojani
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 9:36AM
Caption: Recognizing the Celebration of Selfless Service Day hosted by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha on May 10, 2023, at the State Capitol.

HR 1608 Author: Turner | Geren | Romero, Jr. | Collier | Bhojani
Last Action: 05/19/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2023 3:17PM
Caption: Honoring Heider Garcia for his service as Tarrant County elections administrator.

HR 1609 Author: Turner | Price | Geren | Bhojani | Goldman
Last Action: 05/19/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2023 3:17PM
Caption: Congratulating Bell flight company on winning the U.S. Army contract to manufacture the V-280 Valor tiltrotor for the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft program.

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