Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Gary VanDeaver
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/6/2021

Number of Bills: 42

HB 4 Author: Price | Oliverson | Coleman | Ashby | Guillen
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Beckley | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision and delivery of health care services under Medicaid and other public benefits programs using telecommunications or information technology and to reimbursement for some of those services.

HB 5 Author: Ashby | Anderson | Paddie | Price | Canales
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bailes | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

HB 6 Author: Cain | Schofield | Klick | Clardy | Jetton
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Placed on Major State Calendar
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 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Goldman | Coleman | Meyer
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Button | Canales | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 04/28/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brain Institute of Texas; granting authority to issue bonds.

HB 18 Author: Oliverson | Bonnen | Collier | Canales | Burrows
Coauthor: Anderson | Button | Dean | Guerra | Hefner | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Received from the House
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.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
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 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 133 Author: Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle | Thierry | Reynolds
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bucy | Button | Canales | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

HB 290 Author: Cortez | Rose | Oliverson | Johnson, Ann | Frank
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bucy | Button | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility and a periodic eligibility review for a child for Medicaid.

HB 316 Author: Buckley | Harris | Smith | Rogers | González, Mary
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Burns | Cain | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the advertising and labeling of certain food products.

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

HB 636 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Paddie | Lambert | Hernandez | Geren
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
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
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
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: 05/06/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 6 2021 2:03AM
Caption: Relating to the possession and administration of certain vaccines by a home and community support services agency or its employees.

HB 901 Author: Burns | Burrows | González, Mary | Leman | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Buckley | Cain | Cook | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 03/30/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

HB 1256 Author: Ashby | Price | Rose | Minjarez | Stucky
Coauthor: Burrows | Johnson, Ann | Lopez | Moody | Thompson, Ed | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from mixed beverage gross receipts and sales taxes.

HB 1259 Author: Darby | Anderson | Stucky | Buckley | Rogers
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the rural veterinarian incentive program.

HB 1314 Author: Hefner | Cain | Jetton | Swanson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to manufacturing requirements for hardware and software used in a voting system used in an election in this state.

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 1500 Author: Hefner | White | Guillen | Burrows | Paddie
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to authority of the governor and certain political subdivisions to regulate firearms, ammunition, knives, air guns, explosives, and combustibles and certain associated businesses during certain disasters and emergencies.

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 1585 Author: Lambert | Canales | Paddie | Goldman | Cyrier
Coauthor: Dean | Guillen | Ordaz Perez | Ramos | Rogers | et al.
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: Apr 30 2021 10:28PM
Caption: Relating to the operations and functions of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

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 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.
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Placed on Major State Calendar
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 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 1927 Author: Schaefer | White | Hefner | Guillen | Canales
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Senate passage as amended reported
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 2366 Author: Buckley | Harless | Ellzey | Murr
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to criminal conduct that endangers law enforcement; creating a criminal offense and increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2487 Author: Oliverson | Cortez | Canales
Coauthor: Anderson | Button | Jetton | Johnson, Julie | Morales, Eddie | 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 2637 Author: Cook | Anchia | Thompson, Senfronia | Rose | Goldman
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee.

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.
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
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: 05/06/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
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 3218 Author: Schaefer | Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion, including information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; authorizing disciplinary action; providing a civil remedy; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3294 Author: Bell, Cecil | Walle | Capriglione | Thompson, Ed | Bonnen
Coauthor: Ashby | Cole | Cortez | Darby | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3923 Author: Oliverson | Shaheen | Rogers
Coauthor: Anderson | Guerra | Morales, Eddie | Raney | Reynolds | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
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.
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to health benefits offered by certain nonprofit agricultural organizations.

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.

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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