Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. César Blanco
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/24/2019

Number of Bills: 68

HB 3 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Zerwas | King, Ken | Allen
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to public school finance and public education.

HB 5 Author: Phelan | Bonnen, Greg | Harless | Morrison | Deshotel
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to debris management and other disaster recovery efforts.

HB 6 Author: Morrison | Zerwas | Hunter | Huberty | Phelan
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to developing a disaster recovery task force to assist with long-term disaster recovery.

HB 8 Author: Neave | Howard | Minjarez | Button | Lang
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sexual 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 | Bell, Cecil | 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 10 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman | Phelan | Moody
Coauthor: Blanco | Canales | Clardy | Dean | Dominguez | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental and Behavioral Health Research Institute.

HB 13 Author: Phelan | Larson | Longoria | Guerra | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation.

HB 14 Author: Stucky | Thompson, Senfronia | King, Phil | Meyer | Minjarez
Coauthor: Allison | Blanco | Bohac | Buckley | Button | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a student loan repayment assistance program for certain full-time peace officers in this state.

HB 18 Author: Price | Huberty | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Allison | Blanco | Button | Canales | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel.

HB 19 Author: Price | Huberty | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Blanco | Button | Canales | Darby | Dominguez | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts.

HB 24 Author: Romero, Jr. | Neave | Burns
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to increasing criminal penalties for certain family violence offenses committed when a child is or may be present during the commission of the offense.

HB 25 Author: González, Mary | White | Phelan | Farrar
Coauthor: Blanco | Calanni | Guillen | Johnson, Julie | Neave | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain women and children under the Medicaid medical transportation program.

HB 26 Author: Metcalf | Larson | Phelan | Huberty | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Ashby | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the notification of affected persons of certain releases of water from certain dams.

HB 63 Author: Moody | Collier | White | Dutton | Phelan
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense.

HB 128 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio III | Lozano | Thierry | Phelan
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Blanco | Capriglione | Clardy | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to school district notification to a parent or guardian of physical fitness assessment results of the parent's or guardian's child.

HB 234 Author: Krause | Middleton | Guillen | Phelan | Price
Coauthor: Blanco | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Goldman | Lang | et al.
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the local regulation of the sale of lemonade or other beverages by children.

HB 253 Author: Farrar | Minjarez | Guillen
Coauthor: Blanco | Johnson, Julie | Neave | Reynolds | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression.

HB 287 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia | Reynolds | Collier | Davis, Yvonne
Coauthor: Blanco | Neave
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation.

HB 314 Author: Howard | Guillen | Bucy | Morrison
Coauthor: Bernal | Blanco | Button | Dominguez | Johnson, Julie | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and to reporting through the Public Education Information Management System.

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 448 Author: Turner, Chris | Thierry | Zerwas | Bernal | Sheffield
Coauthor: Blanco | Bucy | Calanni | Fierro | Lopez | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.

HB 590 Author: Israel | Coleman | Turner, Chris | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HB 595 Author: Rosenthal | Allen | Reynolds | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | Cole | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to making certain false alarms or reports because of bias or prejudice; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 676 Author: Guillen | Tinderholt
Coauthor: Blanco | Lopez
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of spouses of certain veterans with disabilities to a veteran's employment preference.

HB 800 Author: Howard | Davis, Sarah | Collier | Sheffield
Coauthor: Blanco | Dominguez | Johnson, Julie | Minjarez | Neave | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan.

HB 872 Author: Hefner | Lang | King, Phil | Guillen | Herrero
Coauthor: Blanco | Dominguez | Swanson
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and other public employees killed in the line of duty.

HB 906 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Phelan | Moody | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman
Coauthor: Bernal | Blanco | Ortega
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Passed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a collaborative task force to study certain public school mental health services.

HB 921 Author: Rosenthal | Ortega | Buckley
Coauthor: Blanco | Calanni | Murphy | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the intake and disposition records of animal shelters and releasing agencies.

HB 971 Author: Clardy | Minjarez
Coauthor: Blanco | Lang | Swanson
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to proficiency certification of law enforcement officers with military service.

HB 990 Author: Gutierrez | Canales | Martinez | Raymond | Guillen
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the effects of the construction of a border wall on storm drainage and other environmental matters in this state.

HB 1070 Author: Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg | Sheffield
Coauthor: Blanco | Button | Darby | Guerra | Howard | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the mental health first aid training program reporting requirements.

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 1232 Author: Guillen
Coauthor: Blanco
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the establishment and duties of the human trafficking prevention coordinating council.

HB 1276 Author: Rosenthal | Dutton | Bernal
Coauthor: Blanco | Bowers | Hernandez | Hinojosa | Kacal | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an uncertified teacher.

HB 1359 Author: Wu | King, Phil | Davis, Sarah | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Bernal | Blanco | Button | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to an attorney's entrance into a building that houses a court by presentation of the attorney's state bar membership card.

HB 1365 Author: Lucio III | Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia | Larson
Coauthor: Beckley | Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, processing, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing a fee.

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 1562 Author: Frullo | Stucky | Zerwas | Walle
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Blanco | Clardy | Darby | Flynn | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education.

HB 1576 Author: Phelan | Paddie | Springer | González, Mary | Rose
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.

HB 1735 Author: Howard | Stucky | Button | Lozano
Coauthor: Blanco | Meyer | Raymond
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at public and private postsecondary educational institutions; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 1739 Author: Geren | Davis, Yvonne | Shine | Leach | Kuempel
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Ashby | Beckley | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.

HB 1792 Author: Klick | Howard | Coleman | Moody | Frank
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Blanco | Cain | Clardy | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain advanced practice registered nurses.

HB 1821 Author: Cole | Israel | Rodriguez | Bucy | Talarico
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bernal | Blanco | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Loop 111 in Travis County as the Richard Overton Memorial Highway.

HB 1950 Author: Zwiener | Cole | Talarico | Bowers
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Bernal | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

HB 2000 Author: Turner, Chris | Zerwas | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at certain public institutions of higher education.

HB 2279 Author: Zwiener | Anchia | Button | Davis, Sarah | Morrison
Coauthor: Allen | Bernal | Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

HB 2305 Author: Morrison | Lozano | Stephenson | Herrero | Murr
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Ashby | Beckley | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a work group on enhancing the training and credentialing of emergency management personnel.

HB 2310 Author: Vo | Thierry
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Blanco | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the information necessary to appropriately title certain flood damaged vehicles that have been repaired with federal financial assistance.

HB 2315 Author: Thompson, Ed
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Blanco | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to evidence of ownership of temporary housing provided by a government agency in response to a natural disaster or other declared emergency.

HB 2320 Author: Paul
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to services provided during and following a disaster.

HB 2330 Author: Walle | Hernandez | Raymond
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Ashby | Beckley | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a study of an intake system and state case management system for state and federal disaster assistance.

HB 2335 Author: Walle | Hernandez | Raymond
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the disaster supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 2340 Author: Dominguez | Murphy | Calanni | Bucy
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Beckley | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery.

HB 2345 Author: Walle | Paul | Hernandez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Blanco | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to resources to facilitate disaster mitigation, response, and recovery.

HB 2655 Author: Rosenthal | Allen | Talarico | Toth
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Blanco | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an active shooter emergency protocol for public school districts and required active shooter training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 2945 Author: Perez | Thompson, Senfronia | Longoria | Price | Goldman
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Bell, Cecil | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to payment card skimmers on motor fuel dispensers and to creating a payment fraud fusion center; imposing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 2967 Author: Oliverson | Martinez Fischer | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Blanco | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibited balance billing and an independent dispute resolution program for out-of-network coverage under certain managed care plans; authorizing a fee.

HB 2984 Author: Allison | González, Mary | Minjarez | Lopez | Capriglione
Coauthor: Blanco | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the technology applications curriculum.

HB 3022 Author: Miller | Reynolds | Raymond | Schaefer | Cyrier
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Blanco | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to emergency warning systems operated by municipalities and counties.

HB 3703 Author: Klick | Zerwas | Oliverson | Sheffield
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the dispensing, administration, and use of low-THC cannabis; authorizing medical cannabis research; authorizing a fee.

HB 3745 Author: Bell, Cecil | Rose | Capriglione | Zerwas | Thompson, Ed
Coauthor: Anchia | Blanco | Button | Clardy | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund and account.

HB 4347 Author: Anchia | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas | Moody | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Blanco | Clardy | González, Jessica | King, Phil | Krause | et al.
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain tax revenue by certain municipalities for the payment of job training programs and the development of hotel and convention center projects.

HB 4352 Author: Romero, Jr. | Beckley
Coauthor: Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | Calanni | Dominguez | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

HJR 11 Author: González, Mary | Guillen | Sheffield | Murr | Walle
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.

HJR 12 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Received from the House
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.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

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.

HR 585 Author: Frullo | Burrows | Price | Craddick | Moody
Coauthor: Blanco | Clardy | Darby | Holland | Lambert | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2019 11:17AM
Caption: Recognizing March 5, 2019, as Texas Tech University System Day at the State Capitol.

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