Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/22/2021

Number of Bills: 70

HB 4 Author: Price | Oliverson | Coleman | Ashby | Guillen
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Beckley | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health care services in this state, including services under Medicaid and other public benefits programs, using telecommunications or information technology and to reimbursement for some of those services.

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 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 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 21 Author: Neave | Button | Hunter | Swanson | Minjarez
Coauthor: Cole | Fierro | Moody | Morales Shaw | Ramos | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to a sexual harassment complaint filed with the Texas Workforce Commission.

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 54 Author: Talarico | White | Israel | Bucy | Patterson
Coauthor: Cole | Minjarez | Ortega | Ramos | Sherman, Sr. | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to accompanying and filming peace officers of state and local law enforcement agencies for producing reality television programs.

HB 77 Author: Toth | Collier | Sanford | Vasut | Moody
Coauthor: Cook | Ramos
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the death penalty for a defendant whose conviction is based solely on certain evidence.

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 133 Author: Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle | Thierry | Reynolds
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bucy | Button | Canales | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain benefits under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program, including the transition of case management for children and pregnant women program services and Healthy Texas Women program services to a managed care program.

HB 158 Author: Thierry | Hull | Rose | Walle
Coauthor: Anderson | Button | Cortez | Davis | Dominguez | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to provide Medicaid coverage of doula services.

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 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 409 Author: Cortez | Pacheco | Guillen
Coauthor: Campos | Lopez | Ramos
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to waivers for entrance fees to state parks and certain hunting and fishing license fees for resident first responders.

HB 441 Author: Zwiener | Collier | White | Dutton | Toth
Coauthor: Beckley | Cain | Fierro | González, Jessica | Johnson, Julie | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the criminal and licensing consequences of certain marihuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession offenses; imposing a fee.

HB 442 Author: Israel | Oliverson | Lopez | Morales Shaw
Coauthor: Bowers | Bucy | Campos | Cole | Crockett | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prima facie speed limit in residence districts.

HB 473 Author: White | Guillen
Coauthor: Ramos
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities.

HB 548 Author: Frank | Lozano | Guillen | Buckley | Morales, Eddie
Coauthor: Leman | Minjarez | Ramos
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the temporary licensing of certain military veterans as health care providers to practice in underserved areas.

HB 561 Author: Israel | Crockett | Morales Shaw | Swanson | Cook
Coauthor: Buckley | Campos | González, Jessica | Harless | Ramos | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the authority of political subdivisions to adopt or enforce juvenile curfews.

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 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 604 Author: Noble | Stucky | Buckley | Thierry | Anderson
Coauthor: Cyrier | Lopez | Minjarez | Ramos | Rogers | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a microchip scan of animals in the custody of an animal shelter or releasing agency, including an animal rescue organization.

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 789 Author: Geren | Murr | Johnson, Ann | Collier | Crockett
Coauthor: Guillen | Johnson, Julie | Ramos
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.

HB 818 Author: Cole | Thompson, Senfronia | Bell, Keith | Holland | Leman
Coauthor: Allen | Campos | Lopez | Minjarez | Morales, Eddie | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of harassment; creating a criminal offense.

HB 829 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds | Collier | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Allen | Crockett | Fierro | Meza | Moody | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a progressive disciplinary matrix for police officer misconduct in certain municipalities.

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 859 Author: Collier | Sherman, Sr. | Moody
Coauthor: Fierro | Gervin-Hawkins | González, Jessica | Meza | Minjarez | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the expunction of all records and files related to arrests for certain decriminalized misdemeanor offenses.

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 1172 Author: Howard | Tinderholt | Harless | Neave | White
Coauthor: Guillen | Hull | Jetton | Lopez | Minjarez | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault or other prohibited sexual conduct.

HB 1340 Author: Leach | Thompson, Senfronia | Dutton | Smithee | Collier
Coauthor: Morales Shaw | Ordaz Perez | Patterson | Ramos | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in a capital murder case and the review of certain convictions by the Board of Pardons and Paroles.

HB 1434 Author: Oliverson | Hull | Howard | Collier | Johnson, Julie
Coauthor: Bowers | Bucy | Guillen | Harless | Jetton | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to limitations on pelvic examinations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty.

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 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 1540 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Burrows | Bell, Keith | Morales, Christina
Coauthor: Frullo | Guillen | Minjarez | Morales, Eddie | Ramos | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain facilities and establishments with respect to, civil remedies for certain criminal activities affecting, and certain criminal offenses involving health, safety, and welfare; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 1585 Author: Lambert | Canales | Paddie | Goldman | Cyrier
Coauthor: Dean | Fierro | Guillen | Ordaz Perez | Ramos | et al.
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operations and functions of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1706 Author: Neave | Leach | Button | Howard | Swanson
Coauthor: Guillen | Morales Shaw | Ramos | Zwiener
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a specialty court program to provide victim services in sexual assault cases.

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 1804 Author: Meyer | Metcalf | Minjarez
Coauthor: Button | Ellzey | Holland | Middleton | Oliverson | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of state appropriations or public money of a political subdivision to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against certain public officers and employees.

HB 1818 Author: Patterson | Reynolds | Shaheen | Holland | Jetton
Coauthor: Cole | Hull | Morales, Christina | Ordaz Perez | Perez | et al.
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/29/2021 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the source of dogs and cats sold by pet stores; providing a civil penalty.

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 2063 Author: Ordaz Perez | Howard | Shaheen | Lucio III | Patterson
Coauthor: Lopez | Ramos | Zwiener
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a state employee family leave pool.

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 2090 Author: Burrows | Oliverson | Frank | Bonnen | Middleton
Coauthor: Lopez | Paul | Ramos | Shaheen | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a statewide all payor claims database and health care cost disclosures by health benefit plan issuers and third-party administrators.

HB 2106 Author: Perez | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Leman | Moody
Coauthor: Guillen | Ramos
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the prevention, identification, investigation, and enforcement of payment card fraud; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2199 Author: Parker | Capriglione | Anchia | Stephenson | Wilson
Coauthor: Ramos
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the digital identity work group.

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 2315 Author: Turner, John | Rose | Meyer | Minjarez | Sanford
Coauthor: Meza | Ramos
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of contraband relating to the criminal offense of racing on a highway.

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.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
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 3041 Author: Frank | Minjarez | Hull | Gates
Coauthor: Ramos
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain services by the Department of Family and Protective Services as an alternative to removing a child and certain procedures with respect to children in the managing conservatorship of the department.

HB 3158 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Murr | Davis
Coauthor: Ramos
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the recovery of exemplary damages based on a compensable death under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

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 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 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 3961 Author: Spiller | Frank | Bell, Keith
Coauthor: Burns | Minjarez | Ramos
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 1/1/22
Caption: Relating to required posting of information regarding the office of the state long-term care ombudsman on certain long-term care facilities' Internet websites.

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.

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 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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