Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Christina Morales
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/19/2021

Number of Bills: 53

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 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 33 Author: Dominguez | Tinderholt | Morales, Eddie | Ellzey | Cortez
Coauthor: Biedermann | Fierro | Guillen | Huberty | Lambert | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the award of postsecondary course credit leading to workforce credentialing based on military experience, education, and training and to prepare veterans for employment in certain industries.

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 103 Author: Landgraf | Meyer | Guillen | Kuempel | González, Mary
Coauthor: Ashby | Darby | Fierro | Johnson, Julie | Leach | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to establishment of the Texas Active Shooter Alert System.

HB 107 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Howard | Leach | Reynolds
Coauthor: Bucy | Lopez | Morales, Christina
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

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 321 Author: Howard | Thierry | Cole | Button | Minjarez
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Clardy | Fierro | González, Jessica | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene 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 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 428 Author: King, Ken | Leach | Kacal | Canales | Guillen
Coauthor: Morales Shaw | Morales, Christina | Zwiener
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for ovarian cancer testing and screening.

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 619 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Lopez | Button | Talarico | Guillen
Coauthor: Goodwin | Johnson, Julie | Morales Shaw | Morales, Christina | Wu
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to developing a strategic plan to support the child-care workforce.

HB 636 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Paddie | Lambert | Hernandez | Geren
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective immediately
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 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 834 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Toth | Collier | Cason | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Allen | Crockett | Fierro | Lopez | Meza | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/21/2021 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring the corroboration of certain testimony in a criminal case involving a controlled substance.

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 874 Author: Lopez | Campos
Coauthor: Morales, Christina
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a certified birth record to a homeless individual.

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 1250 Author: Ramos | Herrero | Burns | Clardy | Frullo
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Biedermann | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to designating April 16 as Selena Quintanilla Pérez Day.

HB 1364 Author: Romero, Jr. | Minjarez | Guillen
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales, Christina
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to referring children to local workforce development boards for subsidized child care services.

HB 1792 Author: Button | Talarico | Raney | Thompson, Senfronia | Frank
Coauthor: Lopez | Minjarez | Morales, Christina
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of child-care providers participating in the Texas Rising Star Program.

HB 1802 Author: Dominguez | Klick | Burrows | Price | Moody
Coauthor: Anderson | Bowers | Buckley | Bucy | Campos | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study on the use of alternative therapies for treating post-traumatic stress disorder.

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 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 2340 Author: Klick | Canales
Coauthor: Anchia | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Burns | Cason | et al.
Last Action: 03/31/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry; requiring an occupational certificate to perform certain surgical procedures.

HB 2344 Author: Zwiener | Bernal | VanDeaver | Buckley | Lozano
Coauthor: Beckley | Goodwin | Lopez | Meza | Morales Shaw | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to authorizing the use of a writing portfolio assessment to assess writing performance for public school students.

HB 2525 Author: Huberty | Murphy | Dutton | Harless | Walle
Coauthor: Morales, Christina | Rosenthal | Wu
Last Action: 05/11/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Lake Houston Dredging and Maintenance District; providing the authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees.

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 2633 Author: Johnson, Ann | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Howard | Leach
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bowers | Buckley | Bucy | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to resources provided to human trafficking victims and the establishment of the trafficked persons grant program.

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 3029 Author: Paul | Krause | Murphy | Rosenthal | Guillen
Coauthor: Anderson | Harless | Harris | Hernandez | Morales Shaw | et al.
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Gulf Coast Protection District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees; providing authority to impose a tax; granting the power of eminent domain.

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 3252 Author: Parker | Stucky | Guillen
Coauthor: Morales, Christina | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to designating October 17 as Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Day.

HB 3257 Author: King, Phil | Goldman | Parker | Moody | Hernandez
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Button | Campos | Deshotel | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission.

HB 3271 Author: Ordaz Perez | Button | Paddie | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Canales | Crockett | Fierro | et al.
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to establishing loan programs to assist certain micro-businesses by increasing access to capital; authorizing fees.

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 4055 Author: Meza | Johnson, Ann | Minjarez
Coauthor: Bowers | González, Jessica | Morales Shaw | Morales, Christina | Perez
Last Action: 05/11/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to reporting and investigating certain cases of child abuse or neglect involving a pregnant woman's use of a controlled substance.

HB 4056 Author: Meza | Howard | Gervin-Hawkins
Coauthor: Allen | Bowers | Cain | Clardy | Cortez | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a committee to study the formation of a Texas Bicentennial Commission.

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 5 Author: Cole | Rose | Turner, Chris | Crockett | Thierry
Coauthor: Bowers | Campos | Collier | Ellzey | Gervin-Hawkins | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name the building being constructed on the east side of North Congress Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets the Barbara Jordan Building.

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.

HCR 67 Author: Schofield | Jetton | Ordaz Perez | Lozano | Cortez
Coauthor: Campos | Hernandez | Landgraf | Martinez | Meza | et al.
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating April 6 as Tejano Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.

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 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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