Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Celia Israel
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/13/2021

Number of Bills: 51

HB 5 Author: Ashby | Anderson | Paddie | Price | Canales
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bailes | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/11/2021 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

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 Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Electricity Supply Chain Security and Mapping Committee.

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 82 Author: Lucio III
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 115 Author: Rodriguez | Craddick | Cole | Hinojosa | Goodwin
Coauthor: Button | Cyrier | Howard | Israel | Lopez | et al.
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a charitable organization and used in providing housing and related services to certain homeless individuals.

HB 119 Author: Landgraf | Turner, John | White | Holland
Coauthor: Ashby | Cain | Dominguez | Guillen | Israel | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/06/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities.

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 392 Author: Bowers | Reynolds | Rose | Sherman, Sr. | Buckley
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to discrimination on the basis of hair texture or protective hairstyle associated with race.

HB 478 Author: González, Jessica | Swanson | Beckley | Clardy | Bucy
Coauthor: Campos | Gates | Guerra | Herrero | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to accommodating a voter unable to enter a polling place.

HB 515 Author: Oliverson | Fierro | Johnson, Julie | Guillen
Coauthor: Bucy | Ellzey | Israel | Morales, Eddie | Thierry | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 522 Author: Johnson, Julie
Coauthor: Bucy | Israel | Thierry | Vo
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 636 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Paddie | Lambert | Hernandez | Geren
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Senate passage reported
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners; authorizing a fee.

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: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.

HB 907 Author: Johnson, Julie | Harless | White | Guillen
Coauthor: Israel | Johnson, Ann | Johnson, Jarvis | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to prior authorization for prescription drug benefits related to the treatment of autoimmune diseases.

HB 1226 Author: Campos
Coauthor: Israel
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs of a pilot program to solicit donations made by text message for the benefit of local programs that provide services to homeless individuals and families in certain municipalities.

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 1277 Author: Campos
Coauthor: Israel | Lopez
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation of a transitional housing pilot program by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

HB 1362 Author: Cole | Goodwin
Coauthor: Anchia | Israel | Meza | Ordaz Perez | Ortega
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the coverage and provision of abortion under a health benefit plan and certain programs administered by this state.

HB 1386 Author: Harris | Metcalf | Allison | Howard
Coauthor: González, Jessica | Goodwin | Israel | Johnson, Julie | Meza | et al.
Last Action: 04/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.

HB 1463 Author: Goodwin
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to voting by mail due to childbirth or expected childbirth.

HB 1520 Author: Paddie
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Israel | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the recovery and securitization of certain extraordinary costs incurred by certain gas utilities; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and assessments.

HB 1521 Author: Hinojosa | Rodriguez | Beckley
Coauthor: Israel
Last Action: 03/08/2021 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 8 2021 1:09PM
Caption: Relating to the reduction of methane gas flaring on land dedicated to the permanent university fund.

HB 1535 Author: Klick | Dean | Price | Oliverson | Howard
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Co-sponsor authorized
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 1694 Author: Raney | Guillen | Leach | Guerra | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Anderson | Bucy | Campos | Cole | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances, marihuana, dangerous drugs, or abusable volatile chemicals, or possession of drug paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.

HB 1810 Author: Capriglione
Coauthor: Israel
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to maintenance and production of electronic public information under the public information law.

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 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 2093 Author: Cortez | Oliverson
Coauthor: Israel | Lopez | Ortega | Zwiener
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to including certain licensed physician assistants in the definition of non-physician mental health professional for purposes of certain provisions applicable to non-physician mental health professionals.

HB 2275 Author: Zwiener | Huberty | Oliverson | Frank | Paddie
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Reported engrossed: May 13 2021 6:36PM
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.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2490 Author: Howard | Rose
Coauthor: Israel
Last Action: 04/20/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to referrals to and consent to services under certain programs designed to serve pregnant women and families.

HB 2586 Author: Thierry | Paddie | Harless | Button | Goldman
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Biedermann | Bucy | Burns | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 05/12/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to an annual audit of the independent organization certified for the ERCOT power region.

HB 2600 Author: Paul | Oliverson | Middleton | Hull | Sanford
Coauthor: González, Jessica | Howard | Israel | Romero, Jr. | Shaheen | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to fiscal impact statements for legislation imposing mandates on health benefit plan issuers.

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 2706 Author: Howard | Neave | Hernandez | Button | White
Coauthor: Guillen | Herrero | Israel | Johnson, Ann | Lopez | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the emergency services and care provided to victims of sexual assault and other sex offenses and to the processes associated with preserving and analyzing the evidence of those offenses.

HB 2926 Author: Parker | Krause | Minjarez | Talarico
Coauthor: Capriglione | Frank | Huberty | Israel | Lopez | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
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 3348 Author: Pacheco | Middleton | Campos | Cortez | Allison
Coauthor: Israel | Lopez | Shaheen
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the number of baccalaureate degree programs certain public junior colleges may offer.

HB 3367 Author: Turner, Chris | Bonnen | Thompson, Senfronia | Shine | Hefner
Coauthor: Anchia | Cole | Dean | Ellzey | Fierro | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Companion considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of certain property owners' associations.

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 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 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 4162 Author: Morales, Christina | Perez | Neave
Coauthor: Bowers | Bucy | Cole | Guerra | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 3 in Harris County as the Vanessa Guillen Memorial Highway.

HB 4554 Author: Cain | Krause | Anderson | Sanford | Shaheen
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Campos | Fierro | Israel | Schaefer | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of Dr Pepper as the state soft drink.

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 51 Author: Morales, Christina | Neave | Romero, Jr. | Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
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: 05/12/2021 H Placed on Resolutions Calendar
Caption: Condemning racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

HJR 99 Author: Canales | Ashby | Kuempel | King, Ken | Geren
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Received from the House
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.

HR 880 Author: Anchia | Metcalf | Cole | Oliverson | Walle
Coauthor: Allen | Bernal | Bucy | Burns | Frullo | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2021 4:51PM
Caption: Relating to deactivating House Rule 16, Section 13.

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