Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Chris Turner
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/19/2019

Number of Bills: 41

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 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 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 35 Author: Romero, Jr. | Zwiener
Coauthor: Cole | Ramos | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional instruction permit; authorizing a fee.

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 102 Author: Bernal | Rodriguez | González, Jessica
Coauthor: Cortez | Reynolds | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher.

HB 241 Author: Farrar | Beckley | Meza | Guillen
Coauthor: Cole | Dominguez | Israel | Pacheco | Ramos | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

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 816 Author: Bernal
Coauthor: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HB 858 Author: Anchia | Turner, John
Coauthor: Johnson, Julie | Minjarez | Neave | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Energy Resources: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the posting by the Railroad Commission of Texas on its Internet website of certain enforcement information.

HB 862 Author: Anchia | Turner, John
Coauthor: Minjarez | Neave | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Energy Resources: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the calculation of charges for a gas utility customer after a leak is detected.

HB 865 Author: Anchia
Coauthor: Johnson, Julie | Minjarez | Neave | Turner, Chris | Zwiener
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Energy Resources: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the maintenance of records concerning pipeline incidents.

HB 867 Author: Anchia | Turner, John | González, Jessica
Coauthor: Minjarez | Neave | Turner, Chris | Zwiener
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Energy Resources: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to written disclosure of gas pipeline leaks to gas distribution customers; clarifying changes to related administrative penalties.

HB 868 Author: Anchia | Turner, John
Coauthor: Johnson, Julie | Minjarez | Neave | Turner, Chris | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to gas pipeline operator disclosure of the location of pipeline leaks; clarifying changes to related administrative penalties.

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 942 Author: Anchia | Goodwin | Zwiener
Coauthor: Cole | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the creation and duties of the Global Climate Change Commission.

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 1110 Author: Davis, Sarah | Deshotel | Zerwas | Meyer | Rose
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Beckley | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

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 1172 Author: Anchia | Rosenthal
Coauthor: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain conduct involving prohibited weapons; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1297 Author: Davis, Sarah | Price | Moody | Capriglione
Coauthor: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a restriction on the ability of an individual who has engaged in certain actions to be appointed as the executive head of, or be employed as a member of the executive staff of, a state agency.

HB 1359 Author: Wu | King, Phil | Davis, Sarah | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Bernal | Blanco | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an attorney identification card for entrance into a building that houses a court; authorizing a fee.

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 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 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 1821 Author: Cole | Israel | Rodriguez | Bucy | Talarico
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bernal | Blanco | Bowers | et al.
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Loop 111 in Travis County as the Richard Overton Memorial Highway.

HB 1832 Author: Johnson, Julie | Oliverson | Lambert
Coauthor: Bernal | Calanni | Davis, Yvonne | Dominguez | Farrar | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibited practices relating to health benefit plan coverage for emergency care.

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 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 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 2408 Author: Johnson, Julie
Coauthor: Calanni | Davis, Yvonne | Dominguez | Farrar | Geren | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to preauthorization by certain health benefit plan issuers of certain benefits.

HB 2631 Author: Johnson, Julie | Oliverson | Moody
Coauthor: Calanni | Davis, Yvonne | Dominguez | Farrar | Geren | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to physician and health care practitioner credentialing by managed care plan issuers.

HB 2632 Author: Johnson, Julie | Oliverson | Guillen
Coauthor: Calanni | Davis, Yvonne | Dominguez | Farrar | Geren | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to notice by certain managed care entities of changes related to reimbursements applicable to certain physicians and health care providers.

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 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 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 3705 Author: Klick | Howard | Thompson, Senfronia | Button | Noble
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Canales | Geren | et al.
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.

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.
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.

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