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

Number of Bills: 35

HB 3 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Zerwas | King, Ken | Allen
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 04/04/2019 S Referred to Education
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 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 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: 04/23/2019 H Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator
Caption: Relating to increasing criminal penalties for certain family violence offenses committed in the presence of a child.

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 39 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
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 342 Author: Cortez | Rose | Davis, Sarah | Bernal | Sheffield
Coauthor: Anchia | Bucy | Calanni | Dominguez | Farrar | et al.
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.

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 749 Author: Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheffield | Anchia | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Bowers | Calanni | Cole | Davis, Sarah | 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 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 1244 Author: Ashby | Allison | Huberty | VanDeaver | King, Ken
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bonnen, Greg | Clardy | Darby | Krause | et al.
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to including a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students and to eliminating the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument.

HB 1632 Author: Bell, Keith | VanDeaver | González, Mary | Meyer | Bernal
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Buckley | Canales | Guillen | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Passed to engrossment
Caption: Relating to students eligible to receive compensatory, intensive, and accelerated instructional services.

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 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 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 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 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 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 2453 Author: Davis, Sarah | Zerwas | Krause | Bonnen, Greg | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Capriglione | Deshotel | Guerra | Johnson, Julie | Miller | et al.
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of Medicaid, including the Medicaid managed care program.

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 4153 Author: Anchia | Zerwas | Rose | Schaefer | Longoria
Coauthor: Sherman, Sr. | Turner, John
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the compensation and benefits of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

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 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 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.

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