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

Number of Bills: 55

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (27):
HB 2116 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to psychological evaluations before the provision of gender reassignment treatments and procedures.

HB 2953 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of short-barrel firearms.

HB 2954 Author: Bumgarner | Bucy | DeAyala | Manuel
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the office hours of an election authority during an election period.

HB 2955 Author: Bumgarner | Frazier
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to liability of judges and magistrates for the improper release on personal bond of defendants accused of committing certain felony offenses.

HB 2957 Author: Bumgarner | Lujan | Neave Criado | Stucky | Garcia
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to periodic occupational cancer screenings for firefighters.

HB 2958 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of the Gold Star mother, father, spouse, or family member specialty license plates.

HB 3578 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for delivery of a controlled substance in Penalty Group 1-B to a child.

HB 3579 Author: Bumgarner
Sponsor: King
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the regulation of massage therapists and massage establishments by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and political subdivisions.

HB 3580 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for firearms, ammunition, and other related items.

HB 4615 Author: Bumgarner
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information concerning service members of the state military forces.

HB 4617 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for an electronic system to monitor tuition and fee exemptions for veterans and military personnel and their dependents.

HB 4667 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the operation of supervised drug consumption sites; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4668 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the admission to public schools of children unlawfully present in the United States and the eligibility of those children for the benefits of the available school fund and Foundation School Program.

HB 5260 Author: Bumgarner
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the office of vehicle fleet management's plan for the state's vehicle fleet.

HB 5262 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to the criteria for awarding the Texas Purple Heart Medal.

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.

HCR 78 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Urging the federal government to declare foreign drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations.

HR 156 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2023 2:50PM
Caption: In memory of Wade Cannon of the Flower Mound Fire Department.

HR 293 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2023 9:06PM
Caption: Congratulating Lavona Burgess on her retirement as director of support services for the Flower Mound Police Department.

HR 356 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2023 7:04PM
Caption: Commemorating the 125th anniversary of Lewisville High School.

HR 1101 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 2:54PM
Caption: Congratulating Captain Colin Sullivan of the Flower Mound Police Department on his retirement.

HR 2055 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 1:51PM
Caption: Congratulating Kathleen Long on her retirement as a mathematics professor at Dallas College Brookhaven Campus.

HR 2056 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 2:09PM
Caption: Honoring Pat Stone for her many years of service as a crossing guard in Lewisville.

HR 2097 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 2:53PM
Caption: Congratulating the Marcus High School girls' soccer team on winning the 2023 UIL 6A state championship.

HR 2195 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 4:10PM
Caption: Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Scouts BSA Troop No. 753 in Carrollton.

HR 2196 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 4:10PM
Caption: Congratulating Officer Peter Fodor on his retirement from the Flower Mound Police Department.

HR 2367 Author: Bumgarner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 4:19PM
Caption: Congratulating Officer Paul Boon on his retirement from the Flower Mound Police Department.

Joint Author (28):
HB 282 Author: Swanson | Muñoz, Jr. | Johnson, Ann | Bumgarner
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for Gold Star family members and recipients of certain Texas military awards.

HB 796 Author: Button | Guillen | Turner | Lopez, Janie | Bumgarner
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to the creation and maintenance by an appraisal district of a publicly available Internet database of information regarding protest hearings conducted by the appraisal review board established for the district.

HB 1894 Author: Cain | Schaefer | Canales | Guillen | Bumgarner
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the recognition and enforcement of extreme risk protective orders; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1938 Author: Stucky | Bumgarner
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of students from sexual grooming.

HB 1979 Author: Raney | Plesa | Bumgarner | Lopez, Ray
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Workforce Commission and local workforce development boards regarding the provision of child care.

HB 2133 Author: Thimesch | Swanson | Bumgarner
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain political subdivisions to change the date on which the general election for officers is held.

HB 2455 Author: King, Tracy O. | Bumgarner
Last Action: 04/26/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to an annual occupational medical examination for fire fighters.

HB 2596 Author: Frazier | Bumgarner
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility of certain current or former members of the Texas National Guard or the Texas Air National Guard for tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education.

HB 2681 Author: Frazier | Bumgarner | Kitzman | Lujan
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the authority of a fire department to remove certain personal property from a roadway or right-of-way.

HB 2705 Author: Hayes | Bumgarner | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of short-barrel firearms.

HB 2979 Author: Garcia | Reynolds | Vo | Lopez, Ray | Bumgarner
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an indication on a voter's voter registration certificate that a voter is a veteran.

HB 3031 Author: Johnson, Julie | Wilson | Bumgarner | Garcia
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Vet Affairs
Caption: Relating to a grant program for members of the Texas military forces experiencing financial hardship caused by a tax withholding error.

HB 3137 Author: Isaac | Bumgarner | Lopez, Janie | Cain | Toth
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prohibited local regulation with respect to a firearm or air gun.

HB 3211 Author: Stucky | Thimesch | Anderson | Bumgarner | Hayes
Last Action: 04/20/2023 S Referred to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to a campus of the Texas State Technical College System located in Denton County.

HB 3220 Author: Garcia | Lopez, Ray | Bumgarner | Gates | Anderson
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Vet Affairs
Caption: Relating to an assessment on the use of surplus government property to provide housing to homeless veterans.

HB 3245 Author: Manuel | Bernal | Bumgarner | Bailes
Last Action: 04/18/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to consideration of the location of a bidder's principal place of business in certain municipality contracts.

HB 3264 Author: Meza | Bumgarner
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the grounds for removal of county officers from office.

HB 3740 Author: Kitzman | Bumgarner | Jetton
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for firearms, ammunition, and other related items.

HB 3756 Author: Flores | Bumgarner | Plesa | Leach | Anderson
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to civil liability for removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle.

HB 3858 Author: Frazier | Plesa | Bumgarner | Lopez, Janie | Lujan
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to peace officer wellness programs within certain law enforcement agencies.

HB 4174 Author: Hefner | Patterson | Bumgarner | Garcia
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to qualifications for certain individuals for veterans benefits.

HB 4411 Author: Dutton | Bumgarner | Hayes
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the apprenticeship system of adult career and technology education.

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 4972 Author: Garcia | Frank | Lopez, Ray | Bumgarner | Dorazio
Last Action: 05/04/2023 S Referred to Vet Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study on mental health services provided to veterans through the Texas Veterans Commission.

HB 5105 Author: Stucky | Hayes | Thimesch | Bumgarner
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax and the use of revenue from that tax.

HR 542 Author: Johnson, Julie | Anchía | Bumgarner | Thimesch
Last Action: 03/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2023 3:06PM
Caption: In memory of Officer Steven Robert Nothem II of the Carrollton Police Department.

HR 1195 Author: Thimesch | Bumgarner
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 24 2023 6:07PM
Caption: In memory of Lewisville firefighter and paramedic Landun Wayne Charles.

HR 1421 Author: Thimesch | Bumgarner | Patterson | Hayes | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2023 1:05PM
Caption: Honoring Lewisville ISD Teachers of the Year on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol on May 4, 2023.

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