Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Chris Turner
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/26/2024

Number of Bills: 82

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (62):
HB 1007 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/18/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting weapons in certain facilities or residences providing services to individuals with an intellectual disability or a developmental disability.

HB 1008 Author: Turner | Garcia
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to suspending the employment of certain persons who provide care to individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability and who are alleged to have engaged in reportable conduct; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 1009 Author: Turner
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to imposing requirements on the employment of or contracts for certain individuals providing services to individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability, including requiring certain facilities and Medicaid providers to conduct criminal history record information and employee misconduct registry reviews and to suspend the employment or contracts of individuals who engage in reportable conduct; providing administrative penalties.

HB 1010 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the insurable interest of certain persons providing care to individuals with disabilities in the life of those individuals.

HB 1054 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the classification of certain construction workers and the eligibility of those workers for unemployment benefits; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 1055 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for unemployment benefits of individuals who are unemployed due to certain labor disputes.

HB 1192 Author: Turner | Plesa | González, Mary | Garcia
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program.

HB 1193 Author: Turner | Jones, Venton | Collier
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prohibiting housing discrimination by a property owners' association against a residential tenant based on the tenant's method of payment.

HB 1194 Author: Turner | Lopez, Ray
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the requirement of a public hearing on certain applications for a permit to drill an oil or gas well.

HB 1825 Author: Turner | Cook
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the consumption, possession, and sale of alcoholic beverages at certain performing arts facilities owned by certain school districts.

HB 1826 Author: Turner | Raney
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an organized retail theft task force.

HB 1827 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the time for ordering a special election to fill a vacancy in the state legislature or in congress.

HB 1828 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates.

HB 2252 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of trampoline courts; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses.

HB 2254 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/11/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of trampoline courts as amusement rides.

HB 2255 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation and operation of an interactive water feature or fountain.

HB 2256 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to a restriction on total charges charged for extensions of consumer credit that a credit services organization obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining.

HB 2371 Author: Turner | Cook
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the disposition of burial spaces and abandoned plots in certain cemeteries in the possession and control of a municipality.

HB 2534 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of working papers and electronic communications of administrative law judges and appeals judges under the workers' compensation system.

HB 2535 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain medical services performed to determine an appropriate level of workers' compensation benefits from sales and use taxes.

HB 2926 Author: Turner | Patterson | Neave Criado | Frazier
Last Action: 05/04/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain claims for benefits or compensation by certain public safety employees and survivors of certain public safety employees.

HB 2927 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to quarantine leave for certain public safety employees.

HB 2928 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the payment or application of funds under construction contracts.

HB 3480 Author: Turner | Lujan | Harless | Goodwin
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain overdose information and the mapping of overdoses for public safety purposes.

HB 3482 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the possession of dangerous wild animals and live nonindigenous snakes in certain counties and municipalities; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 3483 Author: Turner | Lopez, Janie | Garcia | Gamez
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Vet Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, distribution, and posting of a veterans benefits and services poster in the workplace.

HB 3486 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to higher education curricula, including course enrollment and credit and degree and certificate programs.

HB 3487 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to certain expenditures by public institutions of higher education and university systems that are eligible for certain tax credits.

HB 3503 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to property owners' associations, including condominium owners' associations.

HB 3935 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the governor's authority during the recovery period following a state of disaster declaration.

HB 4117 Author: Turner | Anchía
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the adequacy of service provided by gas utilities.

HB 4118 Author: Turner | Anchía
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to service provided to residential customers by certain gas utilities during weather emergencies; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 4310 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the taxable items exempt from sales and use taxes.

HB 4311 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain energy-efficient products for a limited period.

HB 4312 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from sales and use taxes for certain snack items.

HB 4647 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to programs to provide assistance for certain electric customers.

HB 5121 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of treatment for chemical dependency.

HJR 168 Author: Turner
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the rate of a state sales or use tax.

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 1104 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 2:43PM
Caption: Honoring Kecia Mays for her service on the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees.

HR 1108 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2023 2:54PM
Caption: Congratulating Chief Don Crowson on his retirement from the Arlington Fire Department.

HR 1189 Author: Turner
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2023 3:04PM
Caption: Commemorating Full Spectrum's 2023 Black History Month program at Airbus Helicopters in Grand Prairie.

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 1607 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/19/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2023 3:16PM
Caption: In memory of Phillip Andrew Yarbough.

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.

HR 1692 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/26/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2023 9:54AM
Caption: Commending Michelle Mares for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 1693 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/25/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2023 8:20PM
Caption: Commending Rhayne Trahan for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 1694 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/25/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2023 8:41PM
Caption: Commending Dayleen Nicole Chery for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 1695 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/25/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2023 8:18PM
Caption: Commending Katherine Sarahan on her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 1696 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/25/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2023 8:15PM
Caption: Commending Sadie Klos for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 1850 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/26/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2023 1:20PM
Caption: Congratulating Pastor Kennedy Jones on his installation as president of the Arlington Branch of the NAACP.

HR 2048 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 1:33PM
Caption: Commending Emily Amps for her service as chief of staff in the office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 2171 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 4:08PM
Caption: In memory of Eddie Baker Freeman Jr. of Grand Prairie.

HR 2176 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 4:08PM
Caption: Commending Nicole Hawkins for her service as constituent services and outreach manager in the office of State Representative Chris Turner.

HR 2218 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 4:17PM
Caption: Congratulating Cheryl Smith on her retirement from Alliance/AFT.

HR 2220 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/24/2023 H Referred to Resolutions Calendars: May 24 2023 12:03AM
Caption: Honoring the Rotary Club of Arlington on the occasion of its centennial.

HR 2227 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 4:17PM
Caption: Honoring LifeLine Shelter for Families on its 20th annual Freedom Luncheon.

HR 2234 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 4:15PM
Caption: Congratulating Gary R. Pedigo on his retirement as chair of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen's Texas State Legislative Board.

HR 2326 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 4:56PM
Caption: Honoring the Rotary Club of Arlington on its centennial.

HR 2412 Author: Turner
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 6:00PM
Caption: Honoring Phillip Martin for his service as executive director of the House Democratic Caucus.

Joint Author (20):
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 423 Author: Lopez, Ray | Raney | Turner | Wu
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the cost of child care in this state in comparison to family income.

HB 683 Author: Cole | Guillen | Turner | Dutton | Howard
Sponsor: LaMantia
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the exemption of tuition and laboratory fees at public institutions of higher education for certain paramedics.

HB 718 Author: Goldman | Turner | Sherman, Sr. | Leach | González, Jessica
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain tags, permits, and license plates authorizing the movement of vehicles and the transfer and renewal of certain license plates.

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 2592 Author: Cole | Thierry | Plesa | Turner | Bernal
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to a landlord's duty to provide and maintain a functioning air conditioning system or unit in an apartment.

HB 2682 Author: Cook | Turner
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to receive certain tax revenue derived from a hotel and convention center project and to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to the project.

HB 3107 Author: Plesa | Turner
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to authority for certain state employees to work at places other than the employees' regular or temporarily assigned places of employment and to earn compensatory time for that work.

HB 3358 Author: Button | Capriglione | Shine | Thierry | Turner
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the amount of the refund to which certain persons are entitled of sales and use taxes imposed on tangible personal property used to provide cable television services, Internet access service, or telecommunications service.

HB 3364 Author: Button | Shine | Noble | Turner | Neave Criado
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/18/2023 S Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes.

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 4787 Author: Anchía | Turner
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of political contributions by a member of the Railroad Commission of Texas and of political contributions made in connection with the office of railroad commissioner.

HB 4790 Author: Anchía | Turner
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of natural gas by and rates charged by certain gas utilities.

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 5005 Author: Cook | Smith | Geren | Anchía | Turner
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of a motor vehicle license plate number captured in a video recording maintained by a law enforcement agency.

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.

HJR 83 Author: Anchía | Turner
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Redistricting: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting.

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 628 Author: Johnson, Julie | Turner | González, Jessica
Last Action: 03/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2023 4:10PM
Caption: Commending the Dallas Wings organization for its contributions to the community.

HR 1055 Author: Patterson | Turner | Cook
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2023 7:25AM
Caption: In memory of Sergeant Bishop Elijah Evans of the Texas Army National Guard.

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