Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. James White
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/25/2019

Number of Bills: 40

HB 3 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Zerwas | King, Ken | Allen
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to public school finance and public education.

HB 9 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Murphy | González, Mary | Meyer | Walle
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Burns | Burrows | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 16 Author: Leach | Bonnen, Greg | Klick | Oliverson | Morrison
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to enforcement of the rights of a living child born after an abortion; creating a civil cause of action.

HB 29 Author: Minjarez | Klick | Moody | Coleman | Parker
Coauthor: Bernal | Biedermann | Darby | Deshotel | Farrar | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy.

HB 39 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 02/11/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 11 2019 5:01PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain time limitations on the award of grants by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee.

HB 82 Author: Minjarez | Miller | Flynn | Wilson | Ramos
Coauthor: Bucy | Calanni | Capriglione | Cortez | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Relating to designating May 8 as Military Spouse and Partner Appreciation Day.

HB 170 Author: Bernal | Guillen | Thompson, Senfronia | Davis, Sarah | Zerwas
Coauthor: Johnson, Julie | White
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to coverage for mammography under certain health benefit plans.

HB 277 Author: Oliverson | Button | Murphy
Coauthor: Cain | Schaefer | Toth | White
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a requirement that online admission application forms for public institutions of higher education include a link to certain comparative gainful employment data.

HB 302 Author: Paul | Nevárez | Burns | King, Phil | Guillen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property.

HB 361 Author: Israel | Zerwas | Wilson | Ashby
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 367 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cortez | Lang | Middleton | Pacheco | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee bills or billing statements provided to students by public institutions of higher education.

HB 411 Author: Thierry
Coauthor: White
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

HB 446 Author: Moody | Stickland
Coauthor: Toth | White
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to certain instruments designed, made, or adapted for use in striking a person with a fist.

HB 516 Author: Springer
Coauthor: White
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of a person who allows handguns to be carried on property owned, leased, or managed by the person.

HB 846 Author: Oliverson | Krause | Blanco
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Lambert | Toth | White
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license and to certain duties of state agencies and political subdivisions in relation to delinquent or defaulted student loans.

HB 869 Author: Hefner | Collier | Moody | Springer
Coauthor: Ashby | Bell, Keith | Buckley | Burrows | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving the interception, use, or disclosure of certain communications.

HB 896 Author: Tinderholt | Lang | Swanson
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Harris | King, Phil | Middleton | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting abortion and protecting the rights of an unborn child.

HB 991 Author: Burns
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

HB 1035 Author: Zedler
Coauthor: Biedermann | Burns | Cain | Harris | Hefner | et al.
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to protecting freedom of conscience from government discrimination.

HB 1051 Author: VanDeaver | Ashby | Zerwas
Coauthor: White
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to an adult education program provided under an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school program, eligibility of certain students for Foundation School Program benefits, and reporting requirements regarding the dropout status of certain students.

HB 1214 Author: Cyrier | Zerwas | Price | Turner, Chris | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the allocation to and use by the Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Historical Commission of certain proceeds from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

HB 1325 Author: King, Tracy O. | Gutierrez
Coauthor: Lambert | White
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the production and regulation of hemp and products made from hemp; requiring authorization to produce hemp; authorizing penalties; authorizing fees.

HB 1397 Author: Phelan | Metcalf | Paddie | Price | Moody
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Burrows | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the establishment of rates for certain non-ERCOT utilities.

HB 1500 Author: Cain | King, Phil | Flynn | Parker | Miller
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat and to requirements for performing or inducing an abortion; authorizing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1536 Author: Miller | Raymond | Parker | Davis, Sarah | Zerwas
Coauthor: Cain | Johnson, Jarvis | Middleton | Perez | Stephenson | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to trauma-informed care for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services, trauma-informed care training for certain department employees, and the establishment of the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force.

HB 1576 Author: Phelan | Paddie | Springer | González, Mary | Rose
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.

HB 1631 Author: Stickland | Collier | Burrows | Canales | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

HB 1685 Author: Capriglione | Miller
Coauthor: Burns | Dean | Leman | White
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1792 Author: Klick | Howard | Coleman | Moody | Frank
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Blanco | Cain | Clardy | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain advanced practice registered nurses.

HB 1798 Author: Goldman | Rodriguez | Phelan | Longoria
Coauthor: Dean | Howard | Krause | Landgraf | Middleton | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry; requiring an occupational certificate to perform certain surgical procedures.

HB 1821 Author: Cole | Israel | Rodriguez | Bucy | Talarico
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bernal | Blanco | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Loop 111 in Travis County as the Richard Overton Memorial Highway.

HB 1836 Author: Biedermann | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Stickland
Coauthor: Cain | Kacal | Lang | Middleton | Miller | et al.
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to the preservation, maintenance, and restoration of the Alamo Cenotaph; granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 1929 Author: Noble | Morrison | Klick | King, Phil | Springer
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.

HB 2434 Author: Schaefer | Swanson | Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Biedermann | Burns | Cain | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and a criminal offense.

HB 2725 Author: Calanni | Deshotel | Howard | Metcalf | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Biedermann | Bowers | Cole | González, Jessica | et al.
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.

HB 2892 Author: Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Biedermann | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the right of conscientious refusal of a health care service.

HB 3158 Author: Raymond | Toth | Miller
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Biedermann | Cain | Cyrier | Harris | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

HB 3439 Author: Patterson | Parker | Shaheen
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to require a labor peace agreement as a condition of engaging in a commercial transaction with the municipality or county.

HJR 12 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 02/11/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 11 2019 5:01PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

HJR 39 Author: Cyrier | Price | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

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