Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Shelby Slawson
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/22/2021

Number of Bills: 55

HB 6 Author: Cain | Schofield | Klick | Clardy | Jetton
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 19 Author: Leach | Ashby | Meyer
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to civil liability of a commercial motor vehicle owner or operator, including the effect that changes to that liability have on commercial automobile insurance.

HB 59 Author: Murr | White
Coauthor: Biedermann | Burns | Cain | Cook | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
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 316 Author: Buckley | Harris | Smith | Rogers | González, Mary
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Burns | Cain | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the advertising and labeling of certain food products.

HB 448 Author: Bailes | Burns | Ashby | Harris | Leman
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Buckley | Cyrier | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain eminent domain information to property owners through a landowner's bill of rights.

HB 635 Author: Krause | Schaefer | Metcalf | White | Leman
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Cain | Cook | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

HB 749 Author: Middleton | Burrows | Metcalf | Bonnen
Coauthor: Biedermann | Buckley | Burns | Cain | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public funds for lobbying activities.

HB 901 Author: Burns | Burrows | González, Mary | Leman | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Buckley | Cain | Cook | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 03/30/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

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

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

HB 1238 Author: Biedermann | White
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Cain | Cason | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm.

HB 1280 Author: Capriglione | Klick | Noble | Hunter | Bonnen
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

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

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

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

HB 1486 Author: Cason | Slaton
Coauthor: Middleton | Slawson | Swanson | Toth
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.

HB 1500 Author: Hefner | White | Guillen | Burrows | Paddie
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to authority of the governor and certain political subdivisions to regulate firearms, ammunition, knives, air guns, explosives, and combustibles and certain associated businesses during certain disasters and emergencies.

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

HB 1655 Author: Thierry | Thompson, Senfronia | Darby | Hunter | Patterson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating a criminal offense.

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 1896 Author: Schofield | Jetton | Bucy | Murr
Coauthor: Cain | Slawson | Smith | Vasut
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Relating to daylight saving time.

HB 1900 Author: Goldman | Metcalf | Bonnen | Raymond | Button
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police departments.

HB 1911 Author: White | Burrows | Canales | Schaefer | Hefner
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; providing criminal penalties.

HB 1912 Author: Wilson | Murr | Walle | Martinez | Parker
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to air quality permits for aggregate production operations and concrete batch plants.

HB 1927 Author: Schaefer | White | Hefner | Guillen | Canales
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is 21 years of age or older and not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm or other weapon; creating criminal offenses.

HB 1984 Author: Vasut | Gates | Cook | Morales, Eddie
Coauthor: Buckley | Cain | Canales | Cason | Guillen | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duration of a special open hunting season for game animals and certain game birds restricted to persons under 17 years old.

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

HB 2366 Author: Buckley | Harless | Ellzey | Murr
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to criminal conduct that endangers law enforcement; creating a criminal offense and increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2510 Author: Noble | Meyer | Buckley | Turner, Chris | Rodriguez
Coauthor: Button | Canales | Cook | Fierro | Goldman | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for animals adopted from or sold by nonprofit animal welfare organizations.

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

HB 2622 Author: Holland | Paddie | Canales | White | Metcalf
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

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

HB 2713 Author: Hefner | White | Metcalf | Bell, Cecil
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments, memorials, or designations located on public property; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 2730 Author: Deshotel | Burns | Geren | King, Ken | Canales
Coauthor: Cain | Cason | Harless | Harris | Hefner | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 1/1/22
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority and the regulation of easement or right-of-way agents.

HB 2900 Author: Hefner
Coauthor: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; making conforming changes.

HB 3021 Author: Burns
Coauthor: Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Buckley | Burrows | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to sales and use tax revenue of municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police departments.

HB 3046 Author: Middleton | Burrows | Metcalf | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the identification of and prohibited cooperation by state and local entities with certain federal acts that violate the United States Constitution.

HB 3089 Author: Hull
Coauthor: Cook | Noble | Oliverson | Slawson | Swanson
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to meetings of school districts' local school health advisory councils.

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 3218 Author: Schaefer | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion, including information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; authorizing disciplinary action; providing a civil remedy; creating a criminal offense.

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

HB 3770 Author: White
Coauthor: Burns | Cain | Middleton | Slaton | Slawson | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 22 2021 4:23PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of or limitations on certain state and local taxes, including ad valorem taxes, the enactment of state and local value added taxes, and related school finance and administration reform; imposing taxes.

HB 3833 Author: King, Phil | Burrows | Shine | Rogers | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of certain real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

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

HCR 51 Author: Morales, Christina | Neave | Minjarez | Romero, Jr. | Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to pass the I am Vanessa Guillén Act.

HCR 52 Author: Harris
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen | Buckley | Burrows | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.

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

HJR 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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