Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Jacey Jetton
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/15/2021

Number of Bills: 54

HB 4 Author: Price | Oliverson | Coleman | Ashby | Guillen
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Beckley | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Reported engrossed: Apr 15 2021 1:49PM
Caption: Relating to the provision and delivery of health care services under Medicaid and other public benefits programs using telecommunications or information technology and to reimbursement for some of those services.

HB 5 Author: Ashby | Anderson | Paddie | Price | Canales
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bailes | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 04/21/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
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: 04/15/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the computation of the replenishment ratio used to determine an employer's unemployment compensation contribution tax rate.

HB 10 Author: Paddie | Hernandez
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Buckley | Button | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 04/08/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
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 | Button | Cain | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 04/08/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the preparedness for extreme weather emergencies of facilities that provide electricity service; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 13 Author: Paddie
Coauthor: Anderson | Buckley | Button | Cain | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 04/08/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Energy Disaster Reliability Council.

HB 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Goldman | Coleman | Meyer
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Button | Canales | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brain Institute of Texas; granting authority to issue bonds.

HB 16 Author: Hernandez | Paddie | Hunter | Morales Shaw
Coauthor: Ashby | Button | Dean | Dominguez | Guillen | et al.
Last Action: 04/08/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the sale of wholesale indexed products by retail electric providers.

HB 17 Author: Deshotel | Paddie | Reynolds | Perez | Harris
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Buckley | Button | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 04/15/2021 S Considered in public hearing
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 | Button | Dean | Hefner | Jetton | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Reported engrossed: Apr 15 2021 1:49PM
Caption: Relating to establishment of the prescription drug savings program for certain uninsured individuals.

HB 19 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to civil liability of a commercial motor vehicle owner or operator.

HB 20 Author: Murr
Coauthor: Cain | Dean | Ellzey | Hull | Jetton | et al.
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the release of defendants on bail.

HB 25 Author: Swanson
Coauthor: Cain | Cook | Ellzey | Jetton | Patterson | et al.
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the distribution of an application form for an early voting ballot.

HB 26 Author: Swanson | Pacheco | White
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Biedermann | Cain | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the governor's power to control the sale, transportation, and use of weapons and ammunition during a declared state of disaster or state of emergency.

HB 29 Author: Swanson | White | Patterson | Hefner
Coauthor: Cain | Cook | Jetton | Vasut
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Passed to engrossment
Caption: Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees.

HB 44 Author: Swanson
Coauthor: Cain | Jetton | Patterson | Tinderholt | Vasut
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to civil liability and criminal penalties for performing certain abortions; providing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 55 Author: Swanson | White
Coauthor: Cain | Cook | Jetton | Leman | Patterson | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying and possession of a concealed handgun by a school marshal.

HB 59 Author: Murr
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Cook | Jetton | Ramos | et al.
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the elimination of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes and the creation of a joint interim committee on the elimination of those taxes.

HB 92 Author: Swanson
Coauthor: Cain | Cook | Jetton | Patterson | Vasut
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to civil liability for performing certain abortions; providing civil penalties.

HB 133 Author: Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle | Thierry | Reynolds
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bucy | Button | Canales | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Reported engrossed: Apr 15 2021 1:49PM
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

HB 803 Author: Middleton | Morales, Eddie | Cain | White | Pacheco
Coauthor: Allison | Campos | Cason | Cortez | Jetton | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 873 Author: Collier | Pacheco | Shaheen | Stucky | Ordaz Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Ashby | Bowers | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Committee report distributed: Apr 15 2021 5:54PM
Caption: Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.

HB 971 Author: Swanson
Coauthor: Cain | Jetton | Vasut
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting public schools from leasing, owning, or having a business interest in certain entities and real property associated with those entities.

HB 1024 Author: Geren | Holland | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Pacheco
Coauthor: Ashby | Cain | Canales | Clardy | Cook | et al.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 04/15/2021 S Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the pickup and delivery of alcoholic beverages from certain premises for off-premises consumption.

HB 1057 Author: Oliverson | Shaheen | Parker | Hefner | Bell, Cecil
Coauthor: Anderson | Biedermann | Bonnen | Cason | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Reported engrossed: Apr 15 2021 1:49PM
Caption: Relating to designating November 7 as Victims of Communism Day.

HB 1094 Author: Oliverson | Slawson | Hefner | White
Coauthor: Ashby | Cain | Cason | Cook | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain persons to carry a handgun without a license.

HB 1172 Author: Howard | Tinderholt | Harless | Neave | White
Coauthor: Hull | Jetton | Minjarez | Morales, Eddie | Ramos | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Reported engrossed: Apr 15 2021 1:49PM
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: 04/15/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the franchise tax treatment of certain loans and grants made under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.

HB 1239 Author: Sanford | Metcalf | Raymond | Slawson | Noble
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/12/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the prohibited suspension of laws protecting religious freedom and prohibited closure of places of worship.

HB 1276 Author: Parker | Geren | Cain | Allison
Coauthor: Anderson | Campos | Cason | Jetton | Johnson, Julie | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain food by food service establishments.

HB 1280 Author: Capriglione | Noble | Hunter | Bonnen
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1399 Author: Krause | Oliverson | Hefner | Parker
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bonnen | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Left pending in committee
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 1434 Author: Oliverson | Hull
Coauthor: Jetton
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to limitations on pelvic examinations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty.

HB 1458 Author: Swanson | Slawson | White | Noble
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the separation based on biological sex of athletics teams sponsored by a public school or institution of higher education.

HB 1500 Author: Hefner | White | Guillen | Burrows | Paddie
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Passed to engrossment as amended
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 | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action.

HB 1535 Author: Klick | Dean | Price | Oliverson | Howard
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Bowers | Buckley | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
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 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 1687 Author: Noble | Patterson | Middleton | Metcalf | Klick
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to unlawful employment practices with respect to the COVID-19 vaccine.

HB 1911 Author: White | Burrows | Canales | Schaefer | Hefner
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H 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 1927 Author: Schaefer | White | Hefner | Guillen | Canales
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Passed to engrossment as amended
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 1984 Author: Vasut
Coauthor: Buckley | Cain | Canales | Cason | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the duration of a special open hunting season restricted to persons under 17 years old.

HB 2021 Author: Bonnen | González, Mary | Capriglione | Wilson | Walle
Coauthor: Anderson | Jetton | Metcalf | Moody | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state budget execution authority for certain federal funds.

HB 2087 Author: Perez | Cain | Huberty | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Allison | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bernal | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to mandatory arbitration for certain municipal fire departments and employee bargaining agents.

HB 2211 Author: Metcalf | Bonnen | Moody | Oliverson | Klick
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Cain | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Passed to engrossment as amended
Caption: Relating to in-person visitation with hospital patients during certain periods of disaster.

HB 2337 Author: Klick | Noble | Oliverson | Bonnen | Frank
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; providing criminal penalties.

HB 2487 Author: Oliverson | Cortez | Canales
Coauthor: Anderson | Button | Jetton | Johnson, Julie | Morales, Eddie | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the required disclosure by hospitals of prices for hospital services and items; providing administrative penalties.

HB 2622 Author: Holland | Paddie | Canales | White | Metcalf
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

HB 2668 Author: Price
Coauthor: Jetton
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain reductions in a health benefit plan enrollee's out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drugs on enrollee cost-sharing requirements.

HB 2975 Author: Hull | Oliverson | Cain | Moody | Bernal
Coauthor: Allen | Harless | Jetton | Lopez | Meza | et al.
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the physical restraint of certain public school students by peace officers and school security personnel under certain circumstances.

HB 3760 Author: Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care, regulation of abortion, and the availability of certain defenses to prosecution for homicide and assault offenses; providing an administrative penalty; creating criminal offenses.

HB 3810 Author: Hunter | Canales | Morrison | Lucio III | Middleton
Coauthor: Allison | Bonnen | Cain | Deshotel | Dominguez | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Reported engrossed: Apr 15 2021 1:49PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association to raise premium rates on association policies.

HB 4014 Author: Hefner
Coauthor: Cason | Dean | Jetton | King, Phil | Oliverson | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the protection of children, including the definition of child abuse and the prosecution of the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child.

HCR 52 Author: Harris
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen | Buckley | Burrows | Button | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
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.

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