Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. James Talarico
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 8/24/2019

Number of Bills: 54

HB 3 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Zerwas | King, Ken | Allen
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/12/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to public school finance and public education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

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 13 Author: Phelan | Larson | Longoria | Guerra | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation.

HB 18 Author: Price | Huberty | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Allison | Blanco | Bucy | Button | Canales | et al.
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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 | Bucy | Button | Canales | Darby | et al.
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts.

HB 24 Author: Romero, Jr. | Neave | Burns
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
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 63 Author: Moody | Collier | White | Dutton | Phelan
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the criminal and licensing consequences of certain marihuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession offenses; imposing a fee.

HB 82 Author: Minjarez | Miller | Buckley | Wilson | Ramos
Coauthor: Allison | Bucy | Calanni | Capriglione | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to designating May 8 as Military Spouse Appreciation Day.

HB 255 Author: Blanco | Rodriguez | Turner, Chris | Anchia | Walle
Coauthor: Allen | Bucy | Cole | Cortez | Dominguez | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to efforts to encourage full participation in the 2020 federal decennial census by the residents of this state, including the establishment of the Complete Count Commission.

HB 258 Author: Blanco | Krause | Hernandez | Guillen | Oliverson
Coauthor: Lopez | Ramos | Talarico
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Left pending in committee
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.

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 517 Author: Israel | González, Jessica | Johnson, Julie | Zwiener | González, Mary
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bucy | Calanni | Canales | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties.

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 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 672 Author: Rodriguez | Morrison | Deshotel | Stucky | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the sale of ale and beer by certain brewers and manufacturers to ultimate consumers for consumption off the brewers' or manufacturers' premises.

HB 869 Author: Hefner | Collier | Moody | Perez | Springer
Coauthor: Ashby | Bell, Keith | Bohac | Buckley | Burrows | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving the interception, use, or disclosure of certain communications.

HB 880 Author: Calanni | Dominguez | Toth | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Anchia | Cain | Canales | Cole | Davis, Sarah | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a severance payment to a superintendent of a school district.

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 933 Author: Bucy | Cortez | Israel
Coauthor: Blanco | Burrows | Fierro | González, Jessica | Middleton | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to posting of election information on the secretary of state's and each county's Internet website.

HB 935 Author: Bucy | Israel
Coauthor: Bowers | Cole | Dominguez | Gervin-Hawkins | González, Jessica | et al.
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays.

HB 940 Author: Davis, Sarah | Minjarez | Meyer | Moody | Collier
Coauthor: Allison | Bohac | Button | Calanni | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.

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 1069 Author: Price
Coauthor: Allison | Canales | Talarico
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
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 1111 Author: Davis, Sarah | Springer | Guerra | Thompson, Senfronia | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to maternal and newborn health care.

HB 1131 Author: Cole | Ashby | Minjarez | Allen | Guillen
Coauthor: Cyrier | Talarico | Zwiener
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state financing program administered by the Texas Public Finance Authority to assist certain school districts with certain expenses; granting authority to issue bonds or other obligations.

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 1244 Author: Ashby | Allison | Huberty | VanDeaver | King, Ken
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bonnen, Greg | Clardy | Darby | Krause | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument administered to public high school students and reporting requirements for that assessment instrument.

HB 1287 Author: Israel | Phelan | Meyer | Murphy | Martinez
Coauthor: Allen | Bernal | Bucy | Calanni | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prima facie speed limit on certain streets and highways.

HB 1303 Author: Zwiener
Coauthor: Bucy | Calanni | Cole | Goodwin | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to signs along certain roads in Hays County.

HB 1365 Author: Lucio III | Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia | Larson
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, processing, distribution, transportation, research, testing, and delivery of low-THC cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of cannabis dispensing organizations, cannabis research organizations, and cannabis testing facilities; establishing the cannabis therapeutic research review board; authorizing fees.

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 1601 Author: Israel | White | Ramos | Stickland
Coauthor: Calanni | Dominguez | Gervin-Hawkins | Howard | Minjarez | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the release on personal bond of a person who is pregnant.

HB 1618 Author: Cyrier | Bell, Cecil | Guillen | Flynn
Coauthor: Talarico | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain members of the Texas military forces.

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 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 2492 Author: Ramos | Herrero | Tinderholt | Raymond | Hunter
Coauthor: Bowers | Bucy | Button | Calanni | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to designating April 16 as Selena Quintanilla Pérez Day.

HB 2505 Author: Allison | Pacheco | Nevárez | Lambert | Bernal
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2572 Author: Patterson | González, Mary | VanDeaver | Bowers | Lopez
Coauthor: Talarico
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eliminating the state-required assessment instrument in social studies and the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument and to establishing a pilot program to develop a portfolio method to assess student performance in those courses.

HB 2725 Author: Calanni | Deshotel | Howard | Metcalf | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Biedermann | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.

HB 2733 Author: Stephenson | Raymond | Lang | Flynn
Coauthor: Allen | Biedermann | Bucy | Cain | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the scope of practice for chiropractors.

HB 2945 Author: Perez | Thompson, Senfronia | Longoria | Price | Goldman
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
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 | Lucio III | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | 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 3703 Author: Klick | Zerwas | Oliverson | Sheffield | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prescription of low-THC cannabis for medical use by certain qualified physicians to patients with certain medical conditions.

HB 4347 Author: Anchia | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas | Moody | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | Burrows | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use certain tax revenue for hotel and convention center projects and other qualified 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 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 970 Author: Thierry | Hernandez | Walle | Farrar | Moody
Coauthor: Bernal | Bucy | Canales | Collier | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2019 8:08PM
Caption: In memory of John Steven Mostyn of Houston.

HR 1684 Author: Coleman
Coauthor: Beckley | Bowers | Bucy | Calanni | Goodwin | et al.
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 10:00AM
Caption: Honoring the University of Houston Hobby Fellows for their contributions to the 86th Texas Legislative Session.

HR 2089 Author: Coleman
Coauthor: Beckley | Bowers | Bucy | Calanni | Goodwin | et al.
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:32PM
Caption: Honoring the Laney and Laney Hobby Fellows for their contributions to the 86th Texas Legislative Session.

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