Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Four Price
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 1/23/2022

Number of Bills: 60

HB 6 Author: Cain | Schofield | Klick | Clardy | Jetton
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 18 Author: Oliverson | Bonnen | Collier | Canales | Burrows
Coauthor: Anderson | Burns | Button | Dean | Guerra | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to establishment of the prescription drug savings program for certain uninsured individuals.

HB 19 Author: Leach | Ashby | Meyer
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to civil liability of a commercial motor vehicle owner or operator, including the effect that changes to that liability have on commercial automobile insurance.

HB 20 Author: Murr | Kacal
Coauthor: Cain | Cook | Dean | Ellzey | Harless | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to rules for fixing the amount of bail, to the release of certain defendants on a bail bond or personal bond, to related duties of certain officers taking bail bonds and of a magistrate in a criminal case, to charitable bail organizations, and to the reporting of information pertaining to bail bonds.

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 316 Author: Buckley | Harris | Smith | Rogers | González, Mary
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Burns | Cain | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the advertising and labeling of certain food products.

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 448 Author: Bailes | Burns | Ashby | Harris | Leman
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Buckley | Cyrier | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain eminent domain information to property owners through a landowner's bill of rights.

HB 570 Author: Paddie | Button | Harris | Burrows | Guillen
Coauthor: Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Buckley | Landgraf | et al.
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to small business recovery funds and insurance tax credits for certain investments in those funds; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees.

HB 571 Author: Gates | Oliverson | Bonnen | Moody | Harris
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a bundled-pricing program to reduce certain health care costs in the state employees group benefits program.

HB 586 Author: Cole | VanDeaver | Israel
Coauthor: Bucy | Dutton | Morrison | Price
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state financing program administered by the Texas Public Finance Authority to assist school districts with certain expenses; granting authority to issue bonds or other obligations.

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 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 1110 Author: Johnson, Julie | Morrison | González, Jessica | Hunter
Coauthor: Allen | Ashby | Bailes | Beckley | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to payment of the replacement cost of damaged property under a homeowner's, renter's, or condominium owner's insurance policy.

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 1239 Author: Sanford | Metcalf | Raymond | Slawson | Noble
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prohibited suspension of laws protecting religious freedom and prohibited closure of places of worship.

HB 1280 Author: Capriglione | Klick | Noble | Hunter | Bonnen
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1458 Author: Swanson | Slawson | White | Noble
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the separation based on biological sex of athletics teams sponsored by a public school or institution of higher education.

HB 1515 Author: Slawson | Cain | Burrows | Klick | Leach
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action.

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 1650 Author: Schaefer | Oliverson | Bell, Cecil | Guillen | Buckley
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Cain | Cason | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of plumbing, including the requirements to obtain a tradesman plumber-limited license.

HB 1684 Author: Harless | Buckley | Allison | Klick | Landgraf
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to pretrial procedures, conditions for community supervision, and criminal punishment for conduct endangering the public safety; creating a criminal offense and increasing criminal penalties.

HB 1900 Author: Goldman | Metcalf | Bonnen | Raymond | Button
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police departments.

HB 1911 Author: White | Burrows | Canales | Schaefer | Hefner
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; providing criminal penalties.

HB 1927 Author: Schaefer | White | Hefner | Guillen | Canales
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is 21 years of age or older and not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm or other weapon; creating criminal offenses.

HB 2022 Author: Darby | Rogers | Johnson, Jarvis | Morales Shaw | Herrero
Coauthor: Allen | Burns | Campos | Dean | Frullo | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to enrollment of certain retirees in the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program.

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 2308 Author: Gates | Frank | Leman | Minjarez | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2366 Author: Buckley | Harless | Ellzey | Murr
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to criminal conduct that endangers law enforcement; creating a criminal offense and increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2510 Author: Noble | Meyer | Buckley | Turner, Chris | Rodriguez
Coauthor: Button | Canales | Cook | Fierro | Goldman | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for animals adopted from or sold by nonprofit animal welfare organizations.

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 2557 Author: Rogers | Darby | Frullo | Guillen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a school security volunteer program in certain counties.

HB 2622 Author: Holland | Paddie | Canales | White | Metcalf
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

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 2766 Author: Rogers | Morrison | Lambert | Ashby | Fierro
Coauthor: Cook | Guillen | Harless | Morales, Eddie | Price | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of a rural dual credit pilot program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

HB 2926 Author: Parker | Krause | Minjarez | Talarico
Coauthor: Capriglione | Frank | Huberty | Israel | Lopez | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the reinstatement of the parent-child relationship with respect to a person whose parental rights have been involuntarily terminated and to certain requirements in relation to the termination of the parent-child relationship or placement of a child in substitute care.

HB 2955 Author: Klick | Hinojosa | Meza | Capriglione
Coauthor: Dean | Guerra | Guillen | Johnson, Ann | Price | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of certain urban teaching hospitals for the provision of inpatient hospital care under Medicaid.

HB 3021 Author: Burns
Coauthor: Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Buckley | Burrows | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to sales and use tax revenue of municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police departments.

HB 3046 Author: Middleton | Burrows | Metcalf | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the identification of and prohibited cooperation by state and local entities with certain federal acts that violate the United States Constitution.

HB 3175 Author: Morrison | Ashby | Pacheco | Wilson | Coleman
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Buckley | Burns | Campos | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to financial support and incentives for comprehensive regional universities.

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 3294 Author: Bell, Cecil | Walle | Capriglione | Thompson, Ed | Bonnen
Coauthor: Ashby | Cole | Cortez | Darby | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.

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 3609 Author: Guillen
Coauthor: Price
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the salary reclassification of certain positions with the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 3687 Author: Capriglione
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cook | Metcalf | Parker | Price | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of lobbying contract information by political subdivisions.

HB 3774 Author: Leach | Moody | Metcalf | Landgraf | Cook
Coauthor: Guillen | Pacheco | Price | Schaefer | Wu
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of and practice and procedure related to proceedings in the judicial branch of state government.

HB 3833 Author: King, Phil | Burrows | Shine | Rogers | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of certain real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 3853 Author: Anderson | Guillen | King, Tracy O. | Ashby | King, Ken
Coauthor: Allen | Buckley | Campos | Cyrier | Darby | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to middle mile broadband service provided by an electric utility.

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 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 4671 Author: Johnson, Ann | Oliverson | Klick | Walle | Bonnen
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bernal | Campos | Cyrier | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Referred to Public Health: May 6 2021 11:46AM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide telemedicine medical services to certain cancer patients receiving pain management services and supportive palliative care.

HCR 14 Author: King, Phil | Metcalf | Parker | Leach | White
Coauthor: Darby | Ellzey | Price | Swanson
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.

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 87 Author: Darby | Ashby | Bailes | Howard | González, Mary
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Cortez | Craddick | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/19/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of former state representative John Clifford Otto.

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.

HR 538 Author: Vo | Harless | Howard | Thompson, Senfronia | Shine
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Bernal | Bucy | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2021 7:52PM
Caption: Condemning racism against Asian Americans.

HR 1403 Author: Kacal | Craddick | Ashby | King, Tracy O. | Morrison
Coauthor: Anderson | Bailes | Beckley | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 11:34AM
Caption: In memory of Charlotte Han Sharp of College Station.

HR 1993 Author: Capriglione | Button | Bucy | Meyer | Moody
Coauthor: Cook | Craddick | Frank | Hernandez | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 4:30PM
Caption: Urging Congress to pass the "CHIPS for America Act" or any legislation that substantially increases the United States' investments in semiconductor manufacturing and research.

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