Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Ron Reynolds
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 1/28/2022

Number of Bills: 68

HB 5 Author: Ashby | Anderson | Paddie | Price | Canales
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bailes | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

HB 7 Author: Button | Metcalf | Rodriguez | Thierry | Landgraf
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/13/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the computation of the replenishment ratio used to determine an employer's unemployment compensation contribution tax rate.

HB 8 Author: Pacheco | White | Dean | Guillen | Collier
Coauthor: Allison | Beckley | Bonnen | Bowers | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to access by a hiring law enforcement agency to an applicant's employment records.

HB 10 Author: Paddie | Hernandez
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Buckley | Burns | Button | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the governance of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and an independent organization certified to manage a power region.

HB 11 Author: Paddie | Hernandez | Allison
Coauthor: Anderson | Buckley | Burns | Button | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the preparedness for extreme weather emergencies of facilities that provide electricity service; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 12 Author: Raymond | Paddie | Hernandez | Bonnen | Button
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Buckley | Burns | Canales | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study on a statewide disaster alert system and implementation of that system and to notice to elected officials of a widespread power, water, or natural gas outage or emergency.

HB 13 Author: Paddie
Coauthor: Anderson | Buckley | Button | Cain | Clardy | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Energy Disaster Reliability Council.

HB 14 Author: Goldman | Herrero | Geren | Anchia | Craddick
Coauthor: Button | Dean | Israel | Lopez | Morales, Eddie | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Electricity Supply Chain Security and Mapping Committee.

HB 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Goldman | Coleman | Meyer
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Button | Canales | Dean | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas brain university research initiative.

HB 16 Author: Hernandez | Paddie | Hunter | Morales Shaw
Coauthor: Ashby | Button | Dean | Dominguez | Guillen | et al.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain retail electric products.

HB 36 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Holland | Shaheen | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day.

HB 40 Author: Talarico | Price | Lucio III | Thompson, Senfronia | Meyer
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cap on the monthly price of insulin and insulin supplies.

HB 48 Author: Zwiener | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Neave | Button
Coauthor: Allen | Bowers | Campos | Cole | Collier | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Companion considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

HB 82 Author: Lucio III | Talarico
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to pricing of and health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin.

HB 88 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Dutton | Davis | Coleman | Collier
Coauthor: Allen | Cole | Fierro | González, Jessica | Goodwin | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, witnesses to the commission of those offenses, and other members of the public, to peace officer liability for those interactions, and to the confinement, conviction, or release of detained or arrested individuals.

HB 290 Author: Cortez | Rose | Oliverson | Johnson, Ann | Frank
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bucy | Button | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility and a periodic eligibility review for a child for Medicaid.

HB 323 Author: King, Phil | Guillen | White | Bowers | Goodwin
Coauthor: Ramos | Reynolds | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a law enforcement agency accreditation grant program.

HB 359 Author: Geren | Hunter | Burrows | Clardy | Johnson, Julie
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.

HB 492 Author: Wu | Moody | King, Phil | White | Crockett
Coauthor: Morales Shaw | Reynolds | Zwiener
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a warrant authorizing the use of a no-knock entry by a peace officer.

HB 569 Author: Sanford | Rose | Thierry | White | Crockett
Coauthor: Allen | Buckley | Cain | Campos | Cook | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to credit toward payment of a fine and costs for certain misdemeanants confined in jail or prison before sentencing.

HB 585 Author: Cole
Coauthor: Morales, Eddie | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of marihuana.

HB 636 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Paddie | Lambert | Hernandez | Geren
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners; authorizing a fee.

HB 686 Author: Moody | Buckley | Neave | White | Ramos
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Cain | Campos | Clardy | et al.
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the release on parole of certain youthful offenders; changing parole eligibility.

HB 764 Author: Krause | Landgraf | Burns | Slawson | Patterson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.

HB 797 Author: Howard | Price | Jetton | Guerra | Klick
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Button | Canales | Guillen | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the possession and administration of certain vaccines by a home and community support services agency or its employees.

HB 830 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | White | Krause | Cain | Bowers
Coauthor: Allen | Crockett | Fierro | Meza | Moody | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to law enforcement policies regarding the issuance of citations for misdemeanors punishable by fine only and to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain fine-only misdemeanors.

HB 834 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Toth | Collier | Cason | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Allen | Crockett | Fierro | Lopez | Meza | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/21/2021 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring the corroboration of certain testimony in a criminal case involving a controlled substance.

HB 873 Author: Collier | Pacheco | Shaheen | Stucky | Ordaz Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.

HB 917 Author: Hernandez | Anchia | Rogers
Coauthor: Capriglione | Collier | Meza | Ordaz Perez | Parker | et al.
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1156 Author: Thierry | Leach | Bell, Keith | Crockett
Coauthor: Guillen | Lopez | Parker | Reynolds | Zwiener
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of financial abuse of an elderly individual.

HB 1219 Author: Gates | Holland | Guillen | Canales | Paul
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Recommitted to committee: Apr 27 2021 2:25PM
Caption: Relating to the dissolution by petition of a municipal management district.

HB 1231 Author: Moody | Oliverson | Jetton | Hull | Meza
Coauthor: Bernal | Bowers | Bucy | Button | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the designation of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha as optional holidays.

HB 1250 Author: Ramos | Herrero | Burns | Clardy | Frullo
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Biedermann | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to designating April 16 as Selena Quintanilla Pérez Day.

HB 1535 Author: Klick | Dean | Price | Oliverson | Howard
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Bowers | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions and the establishment of compassionate-use institutional review boards to evaluate and approve proposed research programs to study the medical use of low-THC cannabis in the treatment of certain patients.

HB 1607 Author: Darby | Lucio III | King, Phil | Hernandez | Hunter
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain transmission projects.

HB 1717 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | White | Collier | Patterson | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Allen | Crockett | Minjarez | Moody | Morales Shaw | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the state's continuing duty to disclose exculpatory, impeachment, or mitigating evidence in a criminal case and prohibited retaliation against local assistant prosecutors for discharging that duty.

HB 1912 Author: Wilson | Murr | Walle | Martinez | Parker
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to air quality permits for aggregate production operations and concrete batch plants.

HB 1938 Author: Jetton | Sherman, Sr. | Sanford
Coauthor: Cook | Reynolds | Vasut
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a grant program for law enforcement agencies to defray the cost of data storage for recordings created with body worn cameras.

HB 1971 Author: Canales | Burrows | Leach | Moody | White
Coauthor: Beckley | Gervin-Hawkins | Guillen | Lopez | Martinez Fischer | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the purchase and installation of climate control systems at facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2000 Author: Huberty | Paddie | Harless | King, Phil
Coauthor: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the funding of projects by the Texas Water Development Board to promote utility reliability, resiliency, efficiency, conservation, and demand reduction; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds.

HB 2027 Author: Cortez
Coauthor: Reynolds | Wu | Zwiener
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the allocation of low income housing tax credits.

HB 2087 Author: Perez | Cain | Huberty | Johnson, Jarvis | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bernal | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to mandatory arbitration for certain municipal fire departments and employee bargaining agents.

HB 2275 Author: Zwiener | Huberty | Oliverson | Frank | Paddie
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation and uses of the critical infrastructure resiliency fund and the eligibility of certain water-related projects for state financial assistance.

HB 2352 Author: Parker | White | Johnson, Jarvis | Moody | Guillen
Coauthor: Minjarez | Reynolds
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants and certain inmates released on parole; changing parole eligibility.

HB 2487 Author: Oliverson | Cortez | Canales | Shaheen | Noble
Coauthor: Anderson | Button | Cook | Dean | Jetton | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the required disclosure by hospitals of prices for hospital services and items; providing administrative penalties.

HB 2554 Author: Gates | Burrows | Allen | Lucio III | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation by a school district of a vocational education program to provide eligible high school students with vocational and educational training under a plan for the issuance of a high school diploma and the application of certain student-based allotments under the public school finance system.

HB 2637 Author: Cook | Anchia | Thompson, Senfronia | Rose | Goldman
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee.

HB 2781 Author: Johnson, Ann | Bonnen | Ordaz Perez | Landgraf | Kuempel
Coauthor: Cook | Lopez | Morales Shaw | Ortega | Raney | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an aggravated assault occurring as part of a mass shooting; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2975 Author: Hull | Oliverson | Cain | Moody | Bernal
Coauthor: Allen | Dominguez | Harless | Jetton | Lopez | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the physical restraint of or use of chemical irritants on certain public school students by peace officers and school security personnel under certain circumstances.

HB 3214 Author: Capriglione | Rogers | Lambert | Allison | Herrero
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3507 Author: Rogers | Capriglione | Guillen | Stephenson | Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3656 Author: Turner, Chris | Walle | Anchia
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Campos | Goodwin | Meza | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Failed to pass
Caption: Relating to the classification of certain construction workers and the eligibility of those workers for unemployment benefits; providing penalties.

HB 3712 Author: Thompson, Ed | White | Schaefer | Cyrier | Moody
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the training of and policies for peace officers.

HB 3752 Author: Frank | Oliverson | Raymond | White
Coauthor: Buckley | Guerra | Lopez | Morales, Eddie | Reynolds | et al.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the offering of health benefit coverage by subsidiaries of the Texas Mutual Insurance Company.

HB 3871 Author: Johnson, Julie | Larson | Allison | Kacal | Huberty
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Bailes | Beckley | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 24 2021 11:23AM
Caption: Relating to the development and implementation of the Live Well Texas program to provide health benefit coverage to certain individuals; imposing penalties.

HB 3880 Author: Dutton | Huberty | Guillen | Toth
Coauthor: Lopez | Metcalf | Parker | Reynolds
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/28/2021 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to a student's eligibility for special education services provided by a school district, including services for dyslexia and related disorders.

HB 3889 Author: Morales Shaw | Hinojosa | Bernal | Talarico | Hernandez
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Ashby | Beckley | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 05/21/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the cost for certain public school students of a broadband Internet access program offered by the Texas Education Agency.

HB 3917 Author: Johnson, Ann | Thompson, Senfronia | Allen | Hull | Morales Shaw
Coauthor: Bowers | Bucy | Campos | Cole | Collier | et al.
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault.

HB 3923 Author: Oliverson | Shaheen | Rogers | Guillen
Coauthor: Anderson | Guerra | Morales, Eddie | Raney | Reynolds | et al.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to multiple employer welfare arrangements.

HB 3924 Author: Oliverson | Anderson | Middleton | Frank | King, Tracy O.
Coauthor: Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Buckley | Burns | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to health benefits offered by certain nonprofit agricultural organizations.

HB 4139 Author: Coleman | Rose | Johnson, Jarvis | Howard | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson | Beckley | Campos | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the Office for Health Equity.

HB 4143 Author: Coleman | Turner, Chris | Collier | Anchia | Howard
Coauthor: Allen | Campos | Guerra | Johnson, Ann | Lopez | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage in this state.

HCR 5 Author: Cole | Rose | Turner, Chris | Crockett | Thierry
Coauthor: Bowers | Campos | Collier | Ellzey | Gervin-Hawkins | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name the building being constructed on the east side of North Congress Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets the Barbara Jordan Building.

HCR 51 Author: Morales, Christina | Neave | Minjarez | Romero, Jr. | Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to pass the I am Vanessa Guillén Act.

HCR 66 Author: Wu | Vo | Button | Jetton
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Bowers | Bucy | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Condemning racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

HJR 2 Author: Huberty | Paddie | Harless | King, Phil
Coauthor: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the State Utilities Reliability Fund and the State Utilities Reliability Revenue Fund to provide financial support for projects that enhance the reliability and resiliency of water, electric, and natural gas utilities, broadband providers, and power generation resources in this state.

HJR 99 Author: Canales | Ashby | Kuempel | King, Ken | Geren
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county to finance the development or redevelopment of transportation or infrastructure in unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted areas in the county; authorizing the issuance of bonds and notes.

HJR 152 Author: Raney | Morrison | King, Phil | Howard | Guerra
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Beckley | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding certain organizational and procedural matters related to the legislature.

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