Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Ken King
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/23/2019

Number of Bills: 44

HB 8 Author: Neave | Howard | Minjarez | Button | Lang
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bernal | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sex offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses.

HB 9 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Murphy | González, Mary | Meyer | Walle
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
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.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of the rights of a living unborn child after an abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 39 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
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 43 Author: Hinojosa | Allen | Bailes | Dutton | VanDeaver
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Cole | Collier | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 307 Author: Flynn | Miller | Hefner | Krause | Capriglione
Coauthor: Ashby | Dean | King, Ken | Lang | Leman | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the posting of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms.

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 492 Author: Shine | Darby | Murphy | Stephenson | Raney
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bohac | Buckley | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

HB 539 Author: Leman | Springer | Nevárez | Stucky | Ashby
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bernal | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions and eligibility for certain scholarships of a student who is the valedictorian of the student's high school graduating class.

HB 685 Author: Clardy | White | Ashby | Lambert
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Cyrier | Darby | Fierro | Harris | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to immunity from liability of a court clerk and county for the disclosure or release of certain court documents and information contained in the court documents.

HB 686 Author: Clardy | White | Ashby | Lambert
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Cyrier | Darby | Harris | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to making permanent the former temporary increases in records archive fees and records management and preservation fees charged by district and county clerks.

HB 703 Author: Harris | Allison | Frank
Coauthor: Clardy | King, Ken | Lambert | Middleton
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of birth records.

HB 749 Author: Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheffield | Anchia | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Bowers | Calanni | Cole | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 885 Author: Raney | Stucky | Anchia | Harless | Lambert
Coauthor: Bucy | Calanni | Canales | Deshotel | Fierro | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.

HB 991 Author: Burns | Phelan | Burrows
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

HB 1047 Author: Guillen | Murr | Leman | Lambert
Coauthor: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/28/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authority of certain officers of certain counties to disburse or direct payment of county funds for salaries or expenses.

HB 1113 Author: Davis, Sarah | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Leach | Coleman
Coauthor: Anchia | Clardy | Dean | Dutton | Gervin-Hawkins | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to state contract limitations and programs for sex trafficking prevention and victim treatment.

HB 1214 Author: Cyrier | Zerwas | Price | Turner, Chris | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
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 1276 Author: Rosenthal | Dutton | Bernal
Coauthor: Blanco | Bowers | Hernandez | Hinojosa | Kacal | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an uncertified teacher.

HB 1397 Author: Phelan | Metcalf | Paddie | Price | Moody
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Burrows | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of rates for certain non-ERCOT utilities.

HB 1446 Author: Kuempel | Ashby | Bell, Keith | King, Phil | Price
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Buckley | Clardy | Cyrier | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to use of an electric cooperative's easements or property for broadband service.

HB 1521 Author: Burrows | Moody | Leach | Longoria | Meyer
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Blanco | Button | Calanni | et al.
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers' compensation actions.

HB 1576 Author: Phelan | Paddie | Springer | González, Mary | Rose
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.

HB 1590 Author: Howard | Morrison | Neave | Hunter | Miller
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Beckley | et al.
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to statewide policies and practices, personnel training, evidence collection and preservation, and data collection and analysis regarding the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of sexual assault and other sex offenses.

HB 1631 Author: Stickland | Collier | Burrows | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

HB 1632 Author: Bell, Keith | VanDeaver | González, Mary | Meyer | Bernal
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Buckley | Canales | Guillen | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to students eligible to receive compensatory, intensive, and accelerated instructional services.

HB 1739 Author: Geren | Davis, Yvonne | Shine | Leach | Kuempel
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.

HB 2000 Author: Turner, Chris | Zerwas | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at certain public institutions of higher education.

HB 2048 Author: Zerwas | Darby | Krause | Davis, Sarah | Howard
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Blanco | Gervin-Hawkins | Guillen | Israel | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; eliminating program surcharges; authorizing and increasing criminal fines; increasing a fee.

HB 2099 Author: Lambert | Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson | Lucio III
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bohac | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.

HB 2154 Author: Landgraf | Craddick | Nevárez | Paddie | King, Tracy O.
Coauthor: Burrows | Canales | Cyrier | Darby | Geren | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to a commission to study the needs of areas of the state significantly affected by oil and gas production.

HB 2279 Author: Zwiener | Anchia | Button | Davis, Sarah | Morrison
Coauthor: Allen | Bernal | Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

HB 2655 Author: Rosenthal | Allen | Talarico | Toth | Lopez
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Blanco | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an active shooter emergency protocol for public school districts and required active shooter response training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 2789 Author: Meyer | Moody | Thompson, Senfronia | Price | Collier
Coauthor: Ashby | Holland | Howard | King, Ken | Pacheco | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of unlawful electronic transmission of sexually explicit visual material.

HB 2826 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Leach | Goldman | Gervin-Hawkins | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by certain governmental entities.

HB 3345 Author: Price | Lucio III | Paul | Guillen | Lambert
Coauthor: Allison | Johnson, Julie | King, Ken | Landgraf | Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage provided by certain health benefit plans for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 4183 Author: Parker | Zerwas | Miller | Thompson, Senfronia | Sanford
Coauthor: González, Mary | King, Ken | Landgraf | Minjarez | Raymond | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to addressing adverse childhood experiences and developing a strategic plan to address those experiences.

HB 4400 Author: Johnson, Julie | Kuempel | Clardy | Thompson, Senfronia | Leach
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bernal | Bowers | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to create additional housing for certain individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability through a Medicaid waiver program.

HB 4617 Author: Burrows
Coauthor: King, Ken
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory.

HJR 12 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson | Watson
Last Action: 05/14/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
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 34 Author: Shine | Darby | Stephenson
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Blanco | Bohac | et al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

HJR 38 Author: Leach | Metcalf | Burrows | Cain
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax.

HJR 39 Author: Cyrier | Price | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
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.

HJR 82 Author: Craddick | Landgraf | Nevárez | Paddie | Guillen
Coauthor: Canales | Darby | Dean | Hunter | King, Ken | et al.
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of and use of money in the generate recurring oil wealth for Texas (GROW Texas) fund and allocating certain general revenues to that fund, the economic stabilization fund, and the state highway fund.

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