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

Number of Bills: 47

HB 2 Author: Burrows
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.

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 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 16 Author: Leach | Bonnen, Greg | Klick | Oliverson | Morrison
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of the rights of a living unborn child after an abortion; creating a civil cause of action; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

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 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 121 Author: Swanson | Hunter | Pacheco | Oliverson | Raymond
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Hefner | Lambert | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.

HB 302 Author: Paul | Nevárez | Burns | King, Phil | Guillen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property.

HB 307 Author: Flynn | Miller | Hefner | Krause | Capriglione
Coauthor: Ashby | Dean | King, Ken | Lang | Leman | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the posting of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms.

HB 357 Author: Stickland | Biedermann | Middleton | Lang | White
Coauthor: Burns | Cain | Hefner | Krause | Leman | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited from possessing the firearm and to criminal offenses otherwise related to the carrying of a firearm; creating criminal offenses.

HB 793 Author: King, Phil | Goldman | Davis, Sarah | Parker | Oliverson
Coauthor: Buckley | Harless | Harris | Hefner | Leman | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel.

HB 902 Author: Landgraf | Phelan | Holland | Noble | Button
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of a pregnant woman.

HB 1177 Author: Phelan | White | Metcalf | Ashby | Toth
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster.

HB 1188 Author: Hefner | Sanford | Springer | Canales
Coauthor: Ashby | Bell, Keith | Bowers | Buckley | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following a transfer between family members.

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 1262 Author: Bell, Keith | Nevárez | King, Ken | Paddie | Canales
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Buckley | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Amendment(s) offered
Caption: Relating to the extended registration of certain vehicles not subject to inspection.

HB 1397 Author: Phelan | Metcalf | Paddie | Price | Moody
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Burrows | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Left pending in committee
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 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 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 1631 Author: Stickland | Collier | Burrows | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

HB 1685 Author: Capriglione | Miller
Coauthor: Burns | Dean | Leman | Parker | Paul | et al.
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 1929 Author: Noble | Morrison | Klick | King, Phil | Springer
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.

HB 2154 Author: Landgraf | Craddick | Nevárez | Paddie | King, Tracy O.
Coauthor: Burrows | Canales | Cyrier | Darby | Geren | et al.
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain constitutional transfers of money to the economic stabilization fund, the state highway fund, and the generate recurring oil wealth for Texas (GROW Texas) fund and to the permissible uses of money deposited to the generate recurring oil wealth for Texas (GROW Texas) fund.

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 2350 Author: Capriglione
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | Dean | Flynn | et al.
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a civil penalty offense; providing for a civil cause of action.

HB 2826 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Leach | Goldman | Gervin-Hawkins | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by certain governmental entities.

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 3016 Author: Schaefer | Oliverson | Lang | Middleton | Krause
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in a motor vehicle.

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 3439 Author: Patterson | Parker | Shaheen | Geren | Phelan
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
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.

HB 3995 Author: Phelan | Raymond | Rodriguez | King, Phil | Frullo
Coauthor: Deshotel | González, Jessica | Guerra | Leman | Metcalf | et al.
Last Action: 04/12/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certificates of convenience and necessity for the construction of facilities for the transmission of electricity.

HCR 19 Author: Herrero | Neave | Capriglione | Blanco | Clardy
Coauthor: Ashby | Bohac | Bucy | Burns | Canales | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act.

HCR 147 Author: Landgraf | Zerwas | Canales | Goldman | Thierry
Coauthor: Krause | Leman | Lopez | Noble | Ortega | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging Congress to work collectively toward a fair, equitable, and logical approach to federal transportation funding in any new federal transportation legislation considered.

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 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
Coauthor: Canales | Hunter | King, Ken | Leman | Lozano | et al.
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
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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