Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Ed Thompson
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/15/2024

Number of Bills: 51

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 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 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 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 12 Author: Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle | Thierry | Howard
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bernal | Bhojani | Bowers | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duration of services provided under Medicaid to women following a pregnancy.

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 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 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 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 522 Author: Cain | Slawson | Smithee | Dean | Spiller
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Burns | Burrows | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of Celebration of Life Day as a state holiday.

HB 600 Author: Bonnen | Burns | Capriglione
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Buckley | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to contributions to, benefits from, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

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 1180 Author: Paul | Swanson
Coauthor: Cain | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to practices and procedures for an early voting ballot voted by mail.

HB 1284 Author: Dean | Lambert
Coauthor: Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain employer contributions for retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resume service.

HB 1613 Author: Shine | Martinez Fischer | Kuempel | Ordaz | Slawson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 05/25/2023 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.

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 1696 Author: Buckley | Oliverson | Cook | Gerdes | Noble
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Bonnen | Bryant | Bumgarner | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the relationship between managed care plans and optometrists and therapeutic optometrists.

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 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 2071 Author: Jetton | Harris, Cody | DeAyala | Cortez | Lozano
Coauthor: Button | Cain | Campos | Cunningham | Gates | et al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain public facilities, including public facilities used to provide affordable housing.

HB 2205 Author: Walle | Leach | Hull
Coauthor: Allen | Bumgarner | Cunningham | Dutton | Harless | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of United States Highway 59 in Harris County as the Deputy Sheriff Darren Almendarez Memorial Highway.

HB 2401 Author: Oliverson | Burrows | Jetton | Shaheen | Noble
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Capriglione | Dean | DeAyala | et al.
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain contracting requirements under the Medicaid managed care delivery model.

HB 2403 Author: Paul | Klick | Oliverson
Coauthor: Cain | Harris, Caroline | Hull | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Health Insurance Mandate Advisory Review Center; authorizing a fee.

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 2662 Author: Ashby | Anderson | Rose | Bailes | Clardy
Coauthor: Allison | Bell, Keith | Bernal | Bhojani | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to broadband development.

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 3194 Author: Perez | Cain | Hefner | Hull | Cortez
Coauthor: Harris, Caroline | Johnson, Ann | Johnson, Julie | Paul | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to automatic renewal of certain policies issued by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 3304 Author: Guerra | Allen
Coauthor: Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Education Agency on the administration of assessment instruments in Spanish to certain public school students in grades six through eight.

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 3821 Author: Perez | Cain | Hefner | Hull | Cortez
Coauthor: Harris, Caroline | Johnson, Ann | Johnson, Julie | Paul | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to requirements for insurance agents offering windstorm and hail insurance policies issued by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 3835 Author: Lopez, Janie | Ashby | Flores | Holland | Troxclair
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Bowers | Campos | Dorazio | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the operation and management of the Iwo Jima monument and museum by the Texas Historical Commission.

HB 4049 Author: Frank | Noble | Cook | Hull | Rose
Coauthor: Allison | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bumgarner | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and the transfer to the commission of certain powers and duties from the Department of Family and Protective Services.

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 5338 Author: Paul | Cain | Oliverson | Hull | Schofield
Coauthor: Cunningham | DeAyala | Gates | Jetton | Kitzman | et al.
Last Action: 04/04/2023 H Referred to Natural Resources: Apr 4 2023 11:31AM
Caption: Relating to the Harris County Flood Control District and the transfer to it of the assets, programs, and facilities of the Harris County Toll Road Authority; providing for the appointment of the governing body.

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 125 Author: Ashby
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Bailes | Bernal | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/30/2023 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the broadband infrastructure fund to expand high-speed broadband access and assist in the financing of connectivity projects.

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 1001 Author: Darby | Rogers | Kacal | Lambert | Raney
Coauthor: Campos | Hunter | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 5:17PM
Caption: In memory of former State Representative Robert R. "Bob" Turner of Voss.

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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