Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. John Kuempel
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/2/2024

Number of Bills: 39

HB 2 Author: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Coauthor: Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to providing property tax relief through the public school finance system and property tax appraisal and administration.

HB 3 Author: Burrows | King, Tracy O. | Moody | King, Ken | Bonnen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to measures for ensuring public school safety, including the development and implementation of purchases relating to and funding for public school safety and security requirements and the provision of safety-related resources.

HB 4 Author: Capriglione | Longoria | Burrows | Meyer
Coauthor: Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the collection, use, processing, and treatment of consumers' personal data by certain business entities; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 5 Author: Hunter | Meyer | Burrows | Shine | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to agreements authorizing a limitation on taxable value of certain property to provide for the creation of jobs and the generation of state and local tax revenue; authorizing fees; authorizing penalties.

HB 7 Author: Guillen | Raymond | Muñoz, Jr. | Morales, Eddie | Lopez, Janie
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/27/2023 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to measures to address public safety threats in this state presented by transnational criminal activity, including by establishing a Texas Border Force, and to compensate persons affected by those threats; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 9 Author: Ashby | Hunter | Hernandez | Bonnen | Longoria
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the development and funding of broadband and telecommunications services.

HB 13 Author: King, Ken | Burrows | King, Tracy O. | González, Mary | Buckley
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to training, preparedness, and funding for school safety and emergencies in public schools.

HB 17 Author: Cook | Moody | Leach | Metcalf | Burrows
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/07/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to official misconduct by and removal of prosecuting attorneys.

HB 18 Author: Slawson | Patterson | González, Mary | Burrows | Darby
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the protection of minors from harmful, deceptive, or unfair trade practices in connection with the use of certain digital services and electronic devices, including the use and transfer of electronic devices to students by a public school.

HB 19 Author: Murr | Leach | Landgraf | Meyer | Lujan
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the creation of a specialty trial court to hear certain cases; authorizing fees.

HB 20 Author: Schaefer | Harrison | Lozano | Leo-Wilson | Troxclair
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | Bumgarner | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Returned to committee: May 9 2023 10:52PM
Caption: Relating to measures to ensure the safety and welfare of the border region of this state, including protection from ongoing criminal activity and public health threats and the establishment of the Border Protection Unit; creating a criminal offense; creating a civil penalty.

HB 23 Author: Swanson | Slawson | Klick | Bonnen | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to participation in athletic activities based on biological sex; providing a civil right to action for K-12 athletes and college athletes.

HB 52 Author: Spiller | Metcalf | Cook | Bell, Keith | Murr
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Cain | Dean | Hayes | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Elections: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the offense of illegal voting; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 61 Author: Noble | Slawson | Swanson | Oliverson | Hull
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Burns | Burrows | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited logistical support by a governmental entity for procurement of an abortion or an abortion provider's services.

HB 65 Author: Spiller | Guillen | Holland | Bell, Keith
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Buckley | Bumgarner | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain criminal offenses committed in the course of or for the purpose of avoiding certain law enforcement checkpoints or evading an arrest or detention; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 82 Author: Spiller | Hefner | Clardy | Cook
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Bumgarner | Cain | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an interstate compact for border security, including building a border wall and sharing state intelligence and resources.

HB 100 Author: King, Ken | VanDeaver | Dutton | Howard | Buckley
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bumgarner | Burns | Capriglione | Cook | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/26/2023 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to public education and public school finance, including the rights, certification, and compensation of public school educators, contributions by a public school to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, and an education savings account program for certain children.

HB 800 Author: Guillen | Raymond | Muñoz, Jr. | Lozano | Lopez, Janie
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cunningham | et al.
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain criminal conduct involving the smuggling of persons or the operation of a stash house; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 840 Author: Gates | Bonnen | Oliverson | Moody | Lalani
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 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 898 Author: Stucky | Frazier | Lujan | Spiller | Harless
Coauthor: Cunningham | Kuempel | Orr | Plesa | Romero, Jr.
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the offense of passing certain vehicles on a highway; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 1155 Author: Patterson | Hefner | Harris, Cody
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Cain | Cook | Dean | Dorazio | et al.
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to parental rights in public education and prohibiting instruction regarding sexual orientation or gender identity for certain public school students.

HB 1600 Author: Hefner | Spiller | Orr | Metcalf | Morales, Eddie
Coauthor: Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cook | Dean | Hayes | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a criminal offense for illegal entry into this state from Mexico by a person who is not a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States.

HB 1686 Author: Oliverson | Klick | Metcalf | Toth | Geren
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/14/2023 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on the provision to certain children of procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria and on the use of public money or public assistance to provide those procedures and treatments.

HB 1750 Author: Burns | Bell, Keith | Harris, Cody | Metcalf | Burrows
Coauthor: Bailes | Bernal | Buckley | Cain | Cortez | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain city requirements to agricultural operations.

HB 1788 Author: Buckley | Burrows | González, Mary | Bailes | Kitzman
Coauthor: Kuempel | Price | Rogers | Spiller
Last Action: 05/01/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the labeling of analogue and cell-cultured products.

HB 1790 Author: Rogers | Harris, Cody | Lambert | Darby | Frazier
Coauthor: Anderson | Cook | Gates | King, Ken | Kuempel | et al.
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain employer contributions for employed retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1980 Author: Dorazio | Swanson | Garcia | Bucy
Coauthor: Allison | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bryant | Bumgarner | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the procedures for the issuance of a personal identification certificate to a person whose driver's license is surrendered.

HB 2615 Author: Gates | Harris, Cody | Burrows | Canales | Allen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Returned to committee: May 11 2023 11:50PM
Caption: Relating to the operation by a school district of a foundation and trade diploma program to provide eligible high school students with 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 2681 Author: Frazier | Bumgarner | Kitzman | Lujan
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Button | Cole | Cortez | DeAyala | et al.
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the authority of a fire department to remove certain personal property from a roadway or right-of-way.

HB 3165 Author: Holland | Rose | González, Mary | Bell, Cecil | Zwiener
Coauthor: Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bucy | Bumgarner | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the establishment, administration, and use of the Texas land and water conservation fund.

HB 3166 Author: Murr | Burrows | Schofield | Vasut | Landgraf
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bumgarner | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals with jurisdiction over certain civil cases, the compensation of the justices of that court, and the jurisdiction of the courts of appeals in this state; authorizing fees.

HB 3297 Author: Harris, Cody | Harless | Goldman | Schaefer | Cain
Coauthor: Gerdes | Kuempel | Leo-Wilson
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections for noncommercial vehicles and the imposition of replacement fees.

HB 3771 Author: Johnson, Julie | Button | Buckley | Rose | Morrison
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation of the employer child-care contribution partnership program administered by the Texas Workforce Commission; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 5000 Author: Kitzman | Schaefer | Rogers
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bumgarner | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of certain child-care facilities; providing penalties.

HB 5053 Author: DeAyala | Bell, Keith | Toth | Smith | Craddick
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Cain | Cunningham | Dorazio | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the venue for the prosecution of an election offense.

HJR 1 Author: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes and to except certain appropriations to pay for ad valorem tax relief from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

HJR 138 Author: Holland | Rose | González, Mary | Bell, Cecil | Zwiener
Coauthor: Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bucy | Bumgarner | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the Texas land and water conservation fund to assist in preserving critical natural resources in this state.

HJR 144 Author: Canales | Goldman | Cain | Lozano | Hunter
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the use of money in the state highway fund for roadways for seaports, airports, spaceports, land ports of entry, and international bridges.

HR 1167 Author: Bhojani | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Oliverson | Craddick
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 2:43PM
Caption: Recognizing April 20, 2023, as Texas Capitol Staff Appreciation Day.

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