Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Ray Lopez
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/23/2021

Number of Bills: 149

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 7 Author: Button | Metcalf | Rodriguez | Thierry | Landgraf
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/13/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the computation of the replenishment ratio used to determine an employer's unemployment compensation contribution tax rate.

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 10 Author: Paddie | Hernandez
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Buckley | Burns | Button | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the governance of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and an independent organization certified to manage a power region.

HB 11 Author: Paddie | Hernandez | Allison
Coauthor: Anderson | Buckley | Burns | Button | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the preparedness for extreme weather emergencies of facilities that provide electricity service; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 12 Author: Raymond | Paddie | Hernandez | Bonnen | Button
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Buckley | Burns | Canales | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study on a statewide disaster alert system and implementation of that system and to notice to elected officials of a widespread power, water, or natural gas outage or emergency.

HB 13 Author: Paddie
Coauthor: Anderson | Buckley | Button | Cain | Clardy | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Energy Disaster Reliability Council.

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 Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Electricity Supply Chain Security and Mapping Committee.

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 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 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 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 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 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 115 Author: Rodriguez | Craddick | Cole | Hinojosa | Goodwin
Coauthor: Button | Cyrier | Howard | Israel | Lopez | et al.
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 1/1/22
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 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 139 Author: Buckley | Wilson | Slawson | Bowers | Goldman
Coauthor: Ashby | Fierro | Guillen | Lambert | Lopez | et al.
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to state occupational licensing of certain military veterans and military spouses.

HB 162 Author: Thierry | Leach | Moody | Shaheen | Sanford
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales Shaw | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution, to the provision of services to those persons, and to the prosecution of related criminal offenses.

HB 240 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Lopez | Thierry
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirement and study of insurance coverage for serious emotional disturbance of a child.

HB 244 Author: González, Mary | Allison | Lozano | Huberty | Capriglione
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales Shaw | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grant program for promoting computer science certification and professional development in coding, technology applications, cybersecurity, and computer science for public school teachers.

HB 273 Author: Canales
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for the issuance of digital identification.

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 325 Author: Howard | Price | Jetton | Rose
Coauthor: Ashby | Lopez | Ortega | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.

HB 326 Author: Howard | Klick | Darby | Price | Minjarez
Coauthor: Guillen | Lopez | Vo
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to workplace violence prevention in certain health care facilities.

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 389 Author: Israel | Coleman | Turner, John | Rose
Coauthor: Beckley | Bernal | Cole | Hernandez | Howard | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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 541 Author: Patterson | Collier | Burrows | Hunter | Canales
Coauthor: Guillen | Harless | Lopez | Minjarez | Morales, Eddie | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain claims for benefits, compensation, or assistance by certain public safety employees and survivors of certain public safety employees.

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 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 623 Author: Morales, Eddie | Cyrier | Anderson | Lambert | Tinderholt
Coauthor: Burns | Lopez | Shine
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the designation of wind-powered energy device construction areas by certain counties.

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 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 725 Author: Patterson | González, Mary | Dominguez | Allison | Cook
Coauthor: Cole | Guillen | Lopez | Minjarez | Thierry | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain children who are or were in foster care for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

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 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 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 929 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Krause | Jetton | Rodriguez | Reynolds
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Campos | Cason | Fierro | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to law enforcement policies and procedures regarding body worn cameras.

HB 1032 Author: Thierry | Button | Ordaz Perez | Hefner | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Allen | Bell, Cecil | Lopez | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing school districts to provide funding using money received under the Foundation School Program to community-based organizations for purposes of reimbursing private employers for paid internships provided to certain students in career and technology education programs in the district.

HB 1033 Author: Oliverson | Shaheen
Coauthor: Button | Guillen | Lopez | Morales Shaw | Tinderholt
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to prescription drug price disclosure; authorizing a fee; providing an administrative penalty.

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 1156 Author: Thierry | Leach | Bell, Keith | Crockett
Coauthor: Guillen | Lopez | Parker | Reynolds | Zwiener
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of financial abuse of an elderly individual.

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 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 1237 Author: White | Thierry | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Bucy | Lopez | Minjarez | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to adverse disproportionalities within the child protective services system.

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 1256 Author: Ashby | Price | Rose | Minjarez | Stucky
Coauthor: Burrows | Guillen | Johnson, Ann | Lopez | Moody | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
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.
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the rural veterinarian incentive program.

HB 1262 Author: Bowers | Ortega | Collier | Raymond
Coauthor: Goodwin | Howard | Lopez | Minjarez
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to education and training for peace officers on interacting with certain persons.

HB 1276 Author: Parker | Geren | Cain | Allison
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Campos | Cason | Cole | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain food by food service establishments.

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 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 1371 Author: Guerra | Guillen | King, Tracy O. | Muñoz, Jr. | Morales, Eddie
Coauthor: Campos | Fierro | Lopez
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Trade Agricultural Inspection Grant Program.

HB 1374 Author: Minjarez | Guillen | Raymond | Cole
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales Shaw | Tinderholt | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the confidential and privileged communications and records of victims of certain sexual assault offenses.

HB 1419 Author: Hull | White | Patterson | Morales, Eddie | Price
Coauthor: Cook | Harless | Huberty | King, Phil | Lopez | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding missing children and missing persons and to the duties of a justice of the peace or other investigator regarding unidentified bodies.

HB 1441 Author: Schaefer | Thompson, Senfronia | Vasut | Cain | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen | Canales | Cason | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.

HB 1461 Author: Parker | Anchia | Stucky | Talarico | Lambert
Coauthor: Guillen | Lopez
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a study by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas regarding the use of health reimbursement accounts in conjunction with Medicare plans available through the individual marketplace to provide health and pharmacy benefit coverage for certain retired school employees.

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 1468 Author: Bell, Keith | Huberty | Toth | González, Mary | Dutton
Coauthor: Allison | Bowers | Burns | Dean | Guillen | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/30/2021 H Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to a local remote learning program operated by a public school.

HB 1525 Author: Huberty | VanDeaver | King, Ken | Dutton | González, Mary
Coauthor: Capriglione | Lopez | Lozano | Morales Shaw | Morales, Eddie | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the public school finance system and public education.

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 1588 Author: Leach | Neave | Holland | King, Ken
Coauthor: Kacal | Lopez | Thierry
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/20/2021 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for scalp cooling systems, applications, and procedures for certain cancer patients.

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 1646 Author: Lambert | Price | Vo | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allen | Guerra | Jetton | Johnson, Julie | Lopez | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.

HB 1676 Author: Goodwin | Guerra | Talarico | Kacal
Coauthor: Beckley | Campos | Cole | Cortez | Gervin-Hawkins | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to child water safety requirements for certain organizations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty.

HB 1694 Author: Raney | Guillen | Leach | Guerra | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Anderson | Bucy | Campos | Cole | Israel | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
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 1744 Author: Guerra | Moody | Bernal
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales Shaw | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to measures to prepare students to teach bilingual education, English as a second language, or Spanish.

HB 1763 Author: Oliverson | Hefner | Lucio III | Bell, Cecil | Raymond
Coauthor: Ashby | Burns | Guerra | Guillen | Holland | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the contractual relationship between a pharmacist or pharmacy and a health benefit plan issuer or pharmacy benefit manager.

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 1884 Author: Dominguez | White | Raymond | Guillen | Middleton
Coauthor: Lopez | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the award of grants by the Texas Workforce Commission to facilitate the participation of certain veterans and military personnel in apprenticeship training programs.

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 1971 Author: Canales | Burrows | Leach | Moody | White
Coauthor: Beckley | Gervin-Hawkins | Guillen | Lopez | Martinez Fischer | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the purchase and installation of climate control systems at facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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 2022 Author: Darby | Rogers | Johnson, Jarvis | Morales Shaw | Herrero
Coauthor: Allen | Burns | Campos | Dean | Frullo | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to enrollment of certain retirees in the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program.

HB 2039 Author: Talarico | Ramos | Turner, Chris | Beckley
Coauthor: Lopez
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to persons authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony.

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 2073 Author: Burrows | Goldman | Longoria | Meyer | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Ashby | Bonnen | Guillen | Herrero | Johnson, Jarvis | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to quarantine leave for fire fighters, peace officers, detention officers, and emergency medical technicians employed by, appointed by, or elected for a political subdivision.

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 2093 Author: Cortez | Oliverson
Coauthor: Israel | Lopez | Ortega | Zwiener
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
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 2211 Author: Metcalf | Bonnen | Moody | Oliverson | Klick
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Cain | Campos | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to in-person visitation with hospital patients during certain periods of disaster.

HB 2219 Author: Canales
Coauthor: Lopez | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Texas Mobility Fund obligations.

HB 2221 Author: Canales | Hunter | King, Phil | Deshotel | Thompson, Ed
Coauthor: Goodwin | Lopez | Morales Shaw | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to mobile source emissions reductions and transportation electrification; authorizing a surcharge.

HB 2222 Author: Canales
Coauthor: Lopez | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation on future transportation needs for the year 2045.

HB 2258 Author: Guerra
Coauthor: Campos | Lopez | Morales Shaw | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to developing a strategic plan for the improvement and expansion of high-quality bilingual education.

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 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 2462 Author: Neave | Button | Collier | González, Mary | Meyer
Coauthor: Bowers | Cook | Frank | Guillen | Howard | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the reporting of a sexual assault, to evidence of a sexual assault or other sex offense, and to other law enforcement procedures occurring with respect to a sexual assault or other sex offense.

HB 2483 Author: King, Phil | Harless | Slawson | Hernandez | Darby
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Guillen | Kacal | Lopez | Morales, Eddie | et al.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to utility facilities for restoring electric service after a widespread power outage.

HB 2517 Author: Meza | Coleman | White | Johnson, Ann
Coauthor: Bowers | Guerra | Johnson, Julie | Lopez | Perez | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to suicide prevention in municipal jails.

HB 2519 Author: Darby | Huberty | Murr | Dutton | Talarico
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to matters regarding educators, including the composition of the State Board for Educator Certification, the issuance of certain sanctions by the board, and requiring a school district to notify a teacher regarding the submission of certain complaints to the board.

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 2555 Author: Neave | Button | Collier | González, Mary | Meyer
Coauthor: Bowers | Cain | Cook | Frank | Guillen | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the tracking and analysis of evidence of a sexual assault or other sex offense, to noncompliance with requirements imposed with respect to that evidence, and to other law enforcement procedures occurring with respect to a sexual offense.

HB 2556 Author: Neave | Morales, Christina | Guillen | Minjarez | Rodriguez
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales Shaw | Tinderholt | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to designating September 30 as Vanessa Guillén Day.

HB 2566 Author: Darby | Oliverson | Anderson | Howard | Coleman
Coauthor: González, Mary | Guillen | Lopez
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to newborn and infant hearing screenings.

HB 2586 Author: Thierry | Paddie | Harless | Button | Goldman
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Biedermann | Bucy | Burns | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to an annual audit of the independent organization certified for the ERCOT power region.

HB 2629 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Jetton
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a registry for and requiring the registration of certain unmanned teller machines; imposing a fee; providing a civil penalty.

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 2670 Author: Guillen | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales Shaw | Wu
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of social workers for the Homes for Texas Heroes home loan program.

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 2781 Author: Johnson, Ann | Bonnen | Ordaz Perez | Landgraf | Kuempel
Coauthor: Cook | Lopez | Morales Shaw | Ortega | Raney | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an aggravated assault occurring as part of a mass shooting; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2926 Author: Parker | Krause | Minjarez | Talarico
Coauthor: Capriglione | Frank | Huberty | Israel | Lopez | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
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 2975 Author: Hull | Oliverson | Cain | Moody | Bernal
Coauthor: Allen | Dominguez | Harless | Jetton | Lopez | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the physical restraint of or use of chemical irritants on certain public school students by peace officers and school security personnel under certain circumstances.

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 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 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 3348 Author: Pacheco | Middleton | Campos | Cortez | Allison
Coauthor: Israel | Lopez | Shaheen
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the number of baccalaureate degree programs certain public junior colleges may offer.

HB 3351 Author: Pacheco | Middleton | Campos | Cortez | Raney
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales Shaw | Spiller | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas Commission on Community College Finance.

HB 3493 Author: Parker | Thompson, Senfronia | Sanford | Minjarez
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prevention and early intervention services by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

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 3621 Author: Cortez | Martinez Fischer | Minjarez
Coauthor: Bernal | Lopez | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion pilot program in Bexar County.

HB 3673 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Thompson, Senfronia | Klick | Oliverson | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bowers | Bucy | Gervin-Hawkins | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a sickle cell disease registry.

HB 3712 Author: Thompson, Ed | White | Schaefer | Cyrier | Moody
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the training of and policies for peace officers.

HB 3752 Author: Frank | Oliverson | Raymond | White
Coauthor: Buckley | Guerra | Lopez | Morales, Eddie | Reynolds | et al.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the offering of health benefit coverage by subsidiaries of the Texas Mutual Insurance Company.

HB 3853 Author: Anderson | Guillen | King, Tracy O. | Ashby | King, Ken
Coauthor: Allen | Buckley | Campos | Cyrier | Darby | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to middle mile broadband service provided by an electric utility.

HB 3860 Author: González, Jessica
Coauthor: Allen | Campos | Hinojosa | Johnson, Julie | Lopez | et al.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 24 2021 11:23AM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination; authorizing civil penalties.

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 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 3924 Author: Oliverson | Anderson | Middleton | Frank | King, Tracy O.
Coauthor: Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Buckley | Burns | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to health benefits offered by certain nonprofit agricultural organizations.

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 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.

HB 4143 Author: Coleman | Turner, Chris | Collier | Anchia | Howard
Coauthor: Allen | Campos | Guerra | Johnson, Ann | Lopez | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage in this state.

HB 4307 Author: Lucio III | Guillen
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to coverage for low-THC cannabis under certain group benefit plans for governmental employees.

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 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 25 Author: Krause | Turner, Chris | Price | Collier | Cyrier
Coauthor: Cason | Ellzey | Lopez | Tinderholt
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing support for full funding of the U.S. Army's Future Vertical Lift program, including the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft and Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft.

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 5 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Goldman | Coleman | Meyer
Coauthor: Johnson, Ann | Lopez | Morales Shaw | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds and the dedication of bond proceeds to the Brain Institute of Texas established to fund brain research in this state.

HJR 23 Author: Israel | Coleman | Turner, John | Rose
Coauthor: Beckley | Bernal | Hernandez | Howard | Longoria | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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 538 Author: Vo | Harless | Howard | Thompson, Senfronia | Shine
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Bernal | Bucy | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2021 7:52PM
Caption: Condemning racism against Asian Americans.

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.

HR 1493 Author: Morales, Christina | Reynolds | Hinojosa | Minjarez | Ramos
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Collier | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 05/22/2021 H Filed
Caption: Commending the leaders and philanthropists who assisted the people of Texas in the aftermath of the winter storm of February 2021.

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