Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Will Metcalf
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/3/2021

Number of Bills: 97

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 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 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 9 Author: Klick | Allison | Shaheen | Harless | Price
Coauthor: Bonnen | Cain | Clardy | Cook | Ellzey | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the criminal punishment and conditions of community supervision for the offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 17 Author: Deshotel | Paddie | Reynolds | Perez | Harris
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Buckley | Button | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a restriction on the regulation of utility services and infrastructure based on the energy source to be used or delivered.

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 61 Author: Swanson
Coauthor: Cain | Ellzey | King, Phil | Metcalf | Tinderholt
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Elections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the signature required on an application for voter registration or for a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 68 Author: Toth | Parker | Noble | Bell, Cecil
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of abuse of a child.

HB 69 Author: Toth
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Cason | Cook | Metcalf | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting abortion at or after 12 weeks post-fertilization.

HB 119 Author: Landgraf | Turner, John | White | Holland
Coauthor: Ashby | Cain | Dominguez | Guillen | Israel | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities.

HB 204 Author: Thierry | Bonnen | Patterson
Coauthor: Metcalf | Walle
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools providing panic alert devices in classrooms.

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 343 Author: Cain | Canales
Coauthor: Biedermann | Burrows | Cook | Hefner | Leman | et al.
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the purchase of certain food and drink items under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 446 Author: Allison | Ashby | Clardy | Bell, Keith | Murr
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Cain | Dean | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of criminal mischief involving the damage or destruction of a public monument.

HB 525 Author: Shaheen | Dean | Noble | Harless | Cook
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the protection of religious organizations.

HB 559 Author: White | Guillen
Coauthor: Lopez | Metcalf | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to a fishing license fee waiver for certain residents.

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 574 Author: Bonnen | Goldman
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Burns | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/03/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the creation of criminal offenses involving elections.

HB 582 Author: Cole | Toth | VanDeaver | Howard | Lopez
Coauthor: González, Jessica | Goodwin | Metcalf | Meza | Stephenson | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the exemption of tuition and laboratory fees at public institutions of higher education for certain paramedics.

HB 639 Author: White | Cortez | Oliverson
Coauthor: Lopez | Metcalf | Murr | Paddie
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of an emergency services district to provide preventive health care services.

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 780 Author: Oliverson | Zwiener | Howard | Klick | Collier
Coauthor: Ashby | Holland | Metcalf | Swanson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a bone marrow donor recruitment program.

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 918 Author: Leman | White | Slawson | Hefner | Schaefer
Coauthor: Ashby | Biedermann | Guillen | Huberty | Metcalf | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/03/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a license to carry a handgun for certain young adults who are protected under certain court orders related to family violence.

HB 919 Author: Leman | White | Krause | Harris | King, Ken
Coauthor: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Cook | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

HB 957 Author: Oliverson | Hefner | White | Guillen | Schaefer
Coauthor: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Burns | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to local, state, and federal regulation of firearm suppressors.

HB 1054 Author: Bell, Cecil
Coauthor: Metcalf | Schaefer
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the filing of a bond by a private high-speed rail operator with the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 1057 Author: Oliverson | Shaheen | Parker | Hefner | Bell, Cecil
Coauthor: Anderson | Biedermann | Bonnen | Cason | Ellzey | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to designating November 7 as Victims of Communism Day.

HB 1069 Author: Harris
Coauthor: Ashby | Bonnen | Ellzey | Leman | Metcalf | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders.

HB 1094 Author: Oliverson | Slawson | Hefner | White
Coauthor: Ashby | Cain | Cason | Cook | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain persons to carry a handgun without a license.

HB 1173 Author: Noble | Morrison | Klick | Hull | Swanson
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibited logistical support by a governmental entity for procurement of an abortion or the services of an abortion provider.

HB 1195 Author: Geren | Goldman | Frullo | Meyer | Bonnen
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Buckley | Burns | Button | et al.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/08/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the franchise tax treatment of certain loans and grants made under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.

HB 1218 Author: Oliverson | Huberty | Hefner | Anderson | Noble
Coauthor: Ashby | Biedermann | Burns | Cain | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the display of the national motto in public schools and institutions of higher education.

HB 1264 Author: Bell, Keith | Cain | Harless
Coauthor: Burns | Dean | Holland | Metcalf | Swanson | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the time for making required reports of deceased residents of this state to a voter registrar and to the secretary of state.

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 1291 Author: Bell, Keith | Oliverson | Cain | Noble | Sanford
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bonnen | Burns | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice of the right to object to participation in an abortion procedure for health care personnel of a hospital or health care facility.

HB 1314 Author: Hefner | Cain | Jetton | Swanson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to manufacturing requirements for hardware and software used in a voting system used in an election in this state.

HB 1387 Author: Harris | Noble
Coauthor: Metcalf | Toth
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the storage of firearms and ammunition in the same locked location in certain foster homes.

HB 1399 Author: Krause | Oliverson | Toth | Hefner | Parker
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to professional liability insurance coverage for and prohibitions on the provision to certain children of procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria.

HB 1424 Author: Oliverson | Klick | Krause | Rogers | Jetton
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to protection of persons from participation in a health care service for reasons of conscience; providing a civil remedy; authorizing disciplinary action.

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.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
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 1568 Author: Middleton | Buckley | Bell, Keith | Guillen | Krause
Coauthor: Metcalf | Patterson | Spiller | Vasut
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the school district property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts.

HB 1569 Author: Schofield | Hefner | Cook | Noble
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.

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 1686 Author: Cortez | Wilson | Rodriguez | Guillen
Coauthor: Cain | Hunter | Johnson, Ann | Metcalf | Vasut
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the regulation of food production on single-family residential lots by a municipality or property owners' association.

HB 1869 Author: Burrows | Bonnen | Middleton | Tinderholt
Coauthor: Hefner | Metcalf
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the definition of debt for the purposes of calculating certain ad valorem tax rates of a taxing unit.

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 1925 Author: Capriglione | Harless | Lucio III | Geren | King, Phil
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bonnen | Buckley | Cain | Cook | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on camping in a public place and to a political subdivision's designation of property for camping by homeless individuals; creating a criminal offense.

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 2021 Author: Bonnen | González, Mary | Capriglione | Wilson | Walle
Coauthor: Anderson | Jetton | Lopez | Metcalf | Moody | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the acceptance, rejection, and uses of certain money provided by the federal government to this state.

HB 2188 Author: Shaheen
Coauthor: Cain | Metcalf | Middleton
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to civil liability for censorship by social media companies.

HB 2277 Author: Rogers | Buckley | Price
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Harris | Holland | et al.
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to marketing and labeling requirements for certain food products, including imitation meat food products.

HB 2283 Author: King, Phil | Paul | Cain | Patterson | Schofield
Coauthor: Harless | Metcalf | Noble | Shaheen
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of certain gifts and donations for the administration of elections.

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 2313 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Anderson | Biedermann | Dean | Hefner | Hull | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a required resource access assistance offer before an abortion is performed or induced.

HB 2321 Author: Jetton | Cain | Crockett
Coauthor: Biedermann | Metcalf | Patterson | Swanson | Vasut
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail.

HB 2337 Author: Klick | Noble | Oliverson | Bonnen | Frank
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2362 Author: Harris | Goldman
Coauthor: Hefner | Metcalf
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to municipalities and counties that adopt budgets that defund law enforcement agencies.

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 2546 Author: Jetton | Cain | Noble
Coauthor: Bonnen | Burns | Harris | King, Phil | Landgraf | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the enforcement by the secretary of state of certain voter roll maintenance provisions; creating a criminal offense.

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 2558 Author: Capriglione | Bell, Cecil | Schaefer | Slawson | Oliverson
Coauthor: Cain | Cook | Hefner | Huberty | Metcalf | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to prohibited state contracts with companies that discriminate against the firearm or ammunition industries.

HB 2609 Author: Parker | Raymond | Oliverson | Guillen
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

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 2676 Author: Bonnen
Coauthor: Metcalf
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation and optional filing of a record of life for an unborn child and the use of a certificate of stillbirth; authorizing fees.

HB 2681 Author: Wilson | Noble | Bell, Cecil
Coauthor: Bonnen | Buckley | Cain | Cason | Cook | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school elective courses providing academic study of the Bible offered to certain students.

HB 2693 Author: Toth | Cain | Harris | Vasut | Burrows
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.

HB 2823 Author: Bonnen
Coauthor: Metcalf
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to requiring state contractors and political subdivisions of this state to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee.

HB 2900 Author: Hefner
Coauthor: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is 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; making conforming changes.

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 3151 Author: Leman | Goldman | Harris | Meyer
Coauthor: Harless | Metcalf
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to municipalities and counties that adopt budgets that reduce the funding or personnel allocated for law enforcement agencies.

HB 3190 Author: Krause
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bonnen | Buckley | Cain | Cason | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability.

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: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
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 3584 Author: Murr | Krause | Allison | Burns | Ashby
Coauthor: Bonnen | Cain | Cook | Hefner | Landgraf | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to monuments, markers, medallions, and antiquities controlled by or in the custody of the Texas Historical Commission; authorizing civil penalties.

HB 3596 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen | Burns | Cain | King, Phil | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the protection of religious organizations.

HB 3633 Author: Leman
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Metcalf
Last Action: 03/30/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing a High-Speed Rail Legislative Review Committee; authorizing a fee.

HB 3644 Author: Ashby | Toth | Patterson
Coauthor: Cole | Martinez | Metcalf | Wilson
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a memorial monument dedicated to emergency medical services personnel on the Capitol grounds.

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 3760 Author: Oliverson | Klick | Price | Schaefer
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care, regulation of abortion, and the availability of certain defenses to prosecution for homicide and assault offenses; creating a criminal offense.

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 3940 Author: Cain | Slawson | Vasut | Murr | Leach
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bonnen | Buckley | Capriglione | Cason | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law in this state.

HB 4042 Author: Hefner | Slawson | Noble | Swanson
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring public school students to participate in interscholastic athletic activities based on biological sex.

HB 4500 Author: Murphy | Cain | Huberty | Harris | Burrows
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the protection of expressive rights of student organizations at public institutions of higher education.

HB 4661 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Howard | Neave | Goldman
Coauthor: Allen | Bonnen | Bucy | Herrero | Johnson, Ann | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to required sexual harassment prevention training for members of the legislature and lobbyists.

HCR 1 Author: Stephenson | Ashby | Parker | Stucky
Coauthor: Anderson | Biedermann | Bonnen | Burns | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Supporting prayers, including the use of the word "God," at public gatherings and displays of the Ten Commandments in public educational institutions and other government buildings.

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 52 Author: Harris
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen | Buckley | Burrows | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2021 H Postponed
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.

HJR 40 Author: White
Coauthor: Ashby | Cain | Metcalf | Middleton
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the governor from regulating alcoholic beverages, firearms, explosives, or combustibles by order or proclamation.

HJR 65 Author: Vasut
Coauthor: Cain | Metcalf | Middleton | Swanson
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session on petition of at least two-thirds of the members of each house of the legislature.

HJR 72 Author: Leach | Parker | Noble | Slawson
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit this state or a political subdivision of this state from prohibiting or limiting religious services of religious organizations.

HJR 94 Author: Schofield | Jetton
Coauthor: Metcalf | Slawson | Vasut
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring this state to observe daylight saving time year-round.

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.

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