Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Matt Schaefer
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/4/2023

Number of Bills: 44

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 8 Author: VanDeaver | Kuempel | Buckley | Bonnen | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to public higher education, including the public junior college state finance program.

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 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 25 Author: Talarico | Frank | Burrows | Rose | Klick
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to wholesale importation of prescription drugs in this state; authorizing a fee.

HB 44 Author: Swanson | Klick | Slawson | Hefner | Morales Shaw
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bonnen | Bumgarner | et al.
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to provider discrimination against a Medicaid recipient or child health plan program enrollee based on immunization status.

HB 63 Author: Swanson | Noble | Hull | Oliverson | Klick
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bumgarner | Cain | Cook | Frazier | et al.
Sponsor: Sparks
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to reports of child abuse or neglect and certain preliminary investigations of those reports.

HB 81 Author: Harrison | Klick | Frank | Jones, Venton
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bumgarner | et al.
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to informed consent before provision of certain medical treatments and exemptions from COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

HB 521 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the use of a high occupancy vehicle lane by an operator of a motor vehicle who is pregnant.

HB 524 Author: Vasut | Slawson
Coauthor: Anderson | Buckley | Bumgarner | Cain | Harrison | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the filing with the Texas Ethics Commission of campaign treasurer appointments and reports of political contributions and political expenditures.

HB 646 Author: Leo-Wilson
Coauthor: Cain | Dorazio | Frazier | Harris, Caroline | Hayes | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to a severance payment to a superintendent of a school district.

HB 789 Author: Rogers | Slawson | Price | Thompson, Ed | Capriglione
Coauthor: Allison | Bryant | Bumgarner | Cunningham | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Elections: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to eligibility to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a public elective office in this state.

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 900 Author: Patterson | Buckley | Burrows | Shaheen | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the regulation of library materials sold to or included in public school libraries.

HB 968 Author: Gates | Rose | Frank | Capriglione | González, Mary
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bhojani | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1149 Author: Swanson | Hefner | Buckley | Patterson | Slawson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bumgarner | Cunningham | Frazier | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to parental consent for certain activities engaged in by a school district employee or contractor with respect to the parent's child.

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 1277 Author: Cain | Moody | Collier | Thompson, Senfronia | Patterson
Coauthor: Bucy | Bumgarner | Cook | González, Jessica | Johnson, Ann | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to pedestrian use of a sidewalk.

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 1804 Author: Leo-Wilson | Hefner | Buckley | Slawson | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the instructional material list and supplemental instructional materials adopted by the State Board of Education.

HB 1973 Author: Harris, Caroline | Klick | Frank | Campos | Collier
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to itemized billing for health care services and supplies provided by health care providers; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 2035 Author: Slawson | Burrows | Metcalf | Holland
Coauthor: Gates | Hull | Isaac | Leach | Schaefer | et al.
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a local government to regulate evictions.

HB 2127 Author: Burrows | Meyer | Goldman | King, Ken | Raymond
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to state preemption of and the effect of certain state or federal law on certain municipal and county regulation.

HB 2425 Author: Isaac
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Frazier | Guillen | Hayes | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on governmental contracts with Chinese companies.

HB 2426 Author: Isaac
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | DeAyala | Frazier | Guillen | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the information required to be disclosed in a registration form for lobbyists.

HB 2549 Author: Rogers | Price | Spiller | King, Ken | Patterson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/19/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to light pollution mitigation for wind turbine generators.

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 2991 Author: Harrison
Coauthor: Cain | Isaac | Leo-Wilson | Schaefer | Schatzline | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to toll collection and enforcement by toll project entities; authorizing an administrative fee; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 3116 Author: Smithee | Capriglione
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Isaac | Leo-Wilson | Schaefer | Schatzline
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to the conduct of efficiency audits of state agencies.

HB 3137 Author: Isaac | Bumgarner | Lopez, Janie | Cain | Toth
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | DeAyala | Dorazio | Frazier | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prohibited local regulation with respect to a firearm or air gun.

HB 3138 Author: Isaac
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bumgarner | DeAyala | Dorazio | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the recognition of a handgun license issued by another state.

HB 3202 Author: Noble | Walle | Wilson
Coauthor: Hefner | Morales Shaw | Schaefer
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to access by the Texas Education Agency and private schools to certain criminal history records.

HB 3538 Author: Troxclair | Bonnen | Burrows | Slawson
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Cain | Dorazio | Frank | Goldman | et al.
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public funds for lobbying activities.

HB 3568 Author: Gates | Howard | Wilson | Paul | Morales, Christina
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain public facilities used to provide affordable housing; authorizing a fee; authorizing a penalty.

HB 3883 Author: Troxclair | Leo-Wilson | Slawson | Klick | Noble
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bumgarner | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to general definitions for and collection of governmental information regarding biological sex.

HB 4903 Author: Dorazio | Capriglione | Raymond | Harris, Cody | Stucky
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Buckley | Bumgarner | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the issuance of gold and silver specie and the establishment of a digital currency based on gold and silver; authorizing a fee.

HB 5217 Author: Bell, Cecil | Metcalf | Schofield | Bell, Keith | Tepper
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Burns | Burrows | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to release of an area from and limitations on the expansion of a municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

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 35 Author: Vasut | Darby | Clardy
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bumgarner | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Rescinding the automatic rescission of certain applications made by the Texas Legislature to the United States Congress to call a national convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for proposing any amendment to that constitution.

HJR 75 Author: Raney | Allison | Morrison | Howard | Guerra
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson | Bailes | Bernal | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding certain organizational and procedural matters related to the legislature.

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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