Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Tan Parker
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/30/2021

Number of Bills: 71

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 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 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 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 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 119 Author: Landgraf | Turner, John | White | Holland
Coauthor: Ashby | Cain | Dominguez | Guillen | Israel | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities.

HB 329 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Anderson | Biedermann | Bonnen | Burns | Cason | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Elections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to election integrity.

HB 335 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Anderson | Biedermann | Bonnen | Cason | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Elections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on notice that the person has acknowledged that the person is not a citizen; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 347 Author: Geren | Collier | Moody | González, Mary | Landgraf
Coauthor: Crockett | Ortega | Parker | Perez | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a false statement made to illegally acquire a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

HB 446 Author: Allison | Ashby | Clardy | Bell, Keith | Murr
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Cain | Dean | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of criminal mischief involving the damage or destruction of a public monument.

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 525 Author: Shaheen | Dean | Noble | Harless | Cook
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the protection of religious organizations.

HB 547 Author: Frank | Dutton | Huberty | González, Mary | Burrows
Coauthor: Anderson | Buckley | Cain | Capriglione | Jetton | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to authorizing equal opportunity for access by non-enrolled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

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 574 Author: Bonnen | Goldman
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Burns | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/03/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the creation of criminal offenses involving elections.

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 796 Author: King, Phil | Bell, Cecil
Coauthor: Ellzey | Parker | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to certain defenses to prosecution involving the justifiable use of force or threat of force.

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 917 Author: Hernandez | Anchia | Rogers
Coauthor: Capriglione | Collier | Meza | Ordaz Perez | Parker | et al.
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

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 1218 Author: Oliverson | Huberty | Hefner | Anderson | Noble
Coauthor: Ashby | Biedermann | Burns | Cain | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the display of the national motto in public schools and institutions of higher education.

HB 1219 Author: Gates | Holland | Guillen | Canales | Paul
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Recommitted to committee: Apr 27 2021 2:25PM
Caption: Relating to the dissolution by petition of a municipal management district.

HB 1239 Author: Sanford | Metcalf | Raymond | Slawson | Noble
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prohibited suspension of laws protecting religious freedom and prohibited closure of places of worship.

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 See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1291 Author: Bell, Keith | Oliverson | Cain | Noble | Sanford
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bonnen | Burns | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice of the right to object to participation in an abortion procedure for health care personnel of a hospital or health care facility.

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 1368 Author: Leach | Noble
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bonnen | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to election fraud; increasing a penalty.

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 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 1487 Author: Dean | Harless | Metcalf | Slawson | Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2021 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the protection of religious organizations.

HB 1515 Author: Slawson | Cain | Burrows | Klick | Leach
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
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: 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 1579 Author: White
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bonnen | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/08/2021 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 8 2021 1:09PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of the free exercise of religion rights of inmates and ensuring access to volunteer and faith-based chaplains and chaplaincy services.

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 1650 Author: Schaefer | Oliverson | Bell, Cecil | Guillen | Buckley
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Cain | Cason | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of plumbing, including the requirements to obtain a tradesman plumber-limited license.

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 1691 Author: Tinderholt | Harless
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Burns | Cain | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the protection of religious freedoms and religious institutions during a declared state of disaster.

HB 1776 Author: Bell, Keith | Allison | Harris | Toth
Coauthor: Dean | Ellzey | Hefner | King, Phil | Lozano | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of an elective course on the founding principles of the United States in the curriculum for public high school students and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings.

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 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 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 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 2339 Author: Klick
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Cain | Dean | Frullo | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens and nonresidents excused or disqualified from jury service.

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 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 2487 Author: Oliverson | Cortez | Canales | Shaheen | Noble
Coauthor: Anderson | Button | Cook | Dean | Jetton | 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 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 2587 Author: Sanford | Metcalf | Smithee
Coauthor: Anderson | Biedermann | Bonnen | Cain | Cason | et al.
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the censorship of users' expressions by an interactive computer service.

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 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 2668 Author: Price | Sanford | Vo | Allison | Israel
Coauthor: Jetton | Parker
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain reductions in a health benefit plan enrollee's out-of-pocket expenses for certain prescription drugs on enrollee cost-sharing requirements.

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 3080 Author: Oliverson | Bell, Cecil | Metcalf | Swanson | Huberty
Coauthor: Parker | Toth
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to unsolicited provision of an application form for a ballot to be voted by mail and to procedures for verification of a ballot voted by mail; creating a criminal offense.

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 3520 Author: Hunter | Jetton | Thierry | Shaheen | Hernandez
Coauthor: Parker
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
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 3687 Author: Capriglione
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cook | Metcalf | Parker | Price | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of lobbying contract information by political subdivisions.

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 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 4366 Author: Jetton | Burrows | Slawson | Metcalf
Coauthor: Buckley | Cason | Cyrier | Ellzey | Harris | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to federal election practices and procedures.

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.

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 1993 Author: Capriglione | Button | Bucy | Meyer | Moody
Coauthor: Cook | Craddick | Frank | Hernandez | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 4:30PM
Caption: Urging Congress to pass the "CHIPS for America Act" or any legislation that substantially increases the United States' investments in semiconductor manufacturing and research.

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