Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Gene Wu
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/24/2024

Number of Bills: 74

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 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Craddick | Buckley | Bonnen | Kuempel
Coauthor: Allen | Bowers | Bucy | Button | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Mental Health and Brain Research Institute of Texas.

HB 16 Author: Moody | Thompson, Senfronia | Johnson, Ann | Leach | Cook
Coauthor: Buckley | Capriglione | Garcia | Leo-Wilson | Morales Shaw | et al.
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the adjudication and disposition of cases involving delinquent conduct, certain juvenile court proceedings, and planning and funding for services for children in the juvenile justice system.

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 70 Author: Howard | Geren | Thierry | Guerra
Coauthor: Bowers | Bucy | Cole | Garcia | Ordaz | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.

HB 202 Author: Bucy | Plesa
Coauthor: Cole | Gamez | Wu
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to a pay raise for certain state employees.

HB 213 Author: Moody | Leach | Thompson, Senfronia | Buckley | Cook
Coauthor: Cain | Garcia | Morales Shaw | Morales, Christina | Plesa | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/19/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to jury instructions regarding parole eligibility and the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility.

HB 242 Author: Howard | Johnson, Julie | Slawson | Leach | Garcia
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Bernal | Bhojani | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to liability for the donation and distribution of feminine hygiene products.

HB 250 Author: González, Mary | Goldman | Cook | Collier
Coauthor: Howard | Ortega | Wu
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to crime victims' compensation.

HB 300 Author: Howard | Button | Neave Criado | Thierry | Leach
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Bernal | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain family care items.

HB 386 Author: González, Jessica | Swanson | Cain | Bucy | Plesa
Coauthor: Cole | Garcia | Lalani | Morales, Eddie | Wu
Last Action: 04/26/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to accommodating a voter unable to enter a polling place.

HB 421 Author: Lopez, Ray | Plesa | Johnson, Ann | Lujan | Lalani
Coauthor: Morales Shaw | Wu
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle passing a pedestrian or a person operating a bicycle; creating a criminal offense.

HB 446 Author: Craddick | Rose | Leach | Frank | Davis
Coauthor: Anderson | Bryant | Button | Cortez | Flores | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/15/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the terminology used in statute to refer to intellectual disability and certain references to abolished health and human services agencies.

HB 460 Author: Thierry
Coauthor: Morales Shaw | Wu
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Texas Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Review Committee.

HB 476 Author: Jones, Jolanda | Thompson, Senfronia | Allen
Coauthor: Bernal | Bryant | Collier | Cunningham | Dutton | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the release of certain defendants detained in jail pending trial.

HB 567 Author: Bowers | Rose | Reynolds | Sherman, Sr. | Buckley
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bernal | Bhojani | Bryant | et al.
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to discrimination on the basis of hair texture or protective hairstyle associated with race.

HB 568 Author: Bowers | Howard | Lalani | Goodwin | Meza
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bhojani | Bryant | Capriglione | et al.
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to education and training for peace officers on interacting with persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

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 663 Author: Thierry | Oliverson | Harris, Caroline | Collier | Howard
Coauthor: Morales Shaw | Reynolds | Wu
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality and reporting of certain maternal mortality information to the Department of State Health Services and to a work group establishing a maternal mortality and morbidity data registry.

HB 669 Author: Thierry | Buckley | King, Tracy O. | Collier
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Cain | Campos | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools providing silent panic alert technology in classrooms.

HB 683 Author: Cole | Guillen | Turner | Dutton | Howard
Coauthor: Anchía | Bernal | Garcia | Gates | Johnson, Ann | et al.
Sponsor: LaMantia
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the exemption of tuition and laboratory fees at public institutions of higher education for certain paramedics.

HB 687 Author: Cole | Manuel | Plesa | Thierry
Coauthor: Morales, Eddie | Wu
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the enrollment period for newborns under certain employer health benefit plans.

HB 821 Author: King, Ken | Capriglione
Coauthor: Bhojani | Bucy | Goodwin | Plesa | Wu
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2023 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the placement of electric vehicle charging equipment on state property.

HB 916 Author: Ordaz | Slawson | Frank | Rose | Howard
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bailes | Bernal | Bumgarner | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs.

HB 965 Author: Allen | Jones, Venton | Garcia | Lopez, Janie
Coauthor: Bowers | Manuel | Morales Shaw | Wu
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to post-release housing for inmates released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 989 Author: Howard
Coauthor: Morales Shaw | Wu
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a higher education plan for human papillomavirus education and prevention.

HB 1076 Author: Neave Criado | Geren | Anchía | Frazier | Vo
Coauthor: Morales Shaw | Perez | Wu
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the licensing of certain persons as peace officers by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and the hiring of those persons by political subdivisions.

HB 1152 Author: Vo | Garcia | Neave Criado | Geren | Guillen
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson | Ashby | Button | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/08/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the licensing of certain veterans by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and the hiring of those veterans by political subdivisions.

HB 1179 Author: Ramos | Plesa
Coauthor: Allen | Campos | Garcia | Goodwin | Johnson, Julie | et al.
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to informing the public about the availability of provisions in protective orders, including provisions regarding pets and other companion animals.

HB 1222 Author: Metcalf
Coauthor: Wu
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a study on authorizing a passenger car or light truck to be operated with only a rear license plate.

HB 1475 Author: Ramos | Plesa | Johnson, Julie | Flores | Leach
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bowers | Campos | Collier | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to continuing judicial training regarding family violence victims.

HB 1486 Author: Gerdes | Orr | Plesa
Coauthor: Morales, Eddie | Wu
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a mental health leave policy for certain telecommunicators.

HB 1524 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Oliverson | Herrero | Jetton | Leo-Wilson
Coauthor: Garcia | Jones, Jolanda | Reynolds | Wu
Last Action: 05/08/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of body worn cameras by correctional officers.

HB 1548 Author: Talarico | Meza | Bernal | Hinojosa | Allen
Coauthor: Anchía | Bhojani | Bowers | Bryant | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the salary and wages paid to public school employees.

HB 1580 Author: Metcalf | Hull | Jones, Venton
Coauthor: Cole | Garcia | Morales Shaw | Morales, Eddie | Plesa | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to paid leave by certain state employees for the birth or adoption of a child.

HB 1599 Author: Bucy | Harless | Oliverson | Jetton | Bonnen
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Bowers | Campos | Garcia | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to implementation of an express lane option for determining eligibility and enrolling certain individuals in Medicaid or the child health plan program.

HB 1805 Author: Klick | Oliverson | Howard | Jetton | Lalani
Coauthor: Allison | Bhojani | Bryant | Buckley | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions.

HB 1834 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Jetton
Coauthor: Morales Shaw | Morales, Christina | Wu
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reimbursement rates for child-care providers participating in the Texas Rising Star Program.

HB 1869 Author: Romero, Jr. | Guerra | Neave Criado
Coauthor: Bernal | Bucy | Campos | Flores | González, Jessica | et al.
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional learner permit; authorizing a fee.

HB 1884 Author: Bhojani | Lujan | Moody | Talarico | Leach
Coauthor: Anchía | Bernal | Bowers | Bucy | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to persons authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony.

HB 1969 Author: Morales Shaw | Perez | Morales, Christina
Coauthor: Wu
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to on-site identification requirements for certain contractors and subcontractors of the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 2055 Author: Jones, Venton | Harrison | González, Mary | Johnson, Julie | Johnson, Ann
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bailes | Bernal | Bhojani | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.

HB 2066 Author: Cook | Garcia
Coauthor: Plesa | Wu
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the diversion of certain foster youth from the juvenile justice system, including through emergency behavior intervention by certain persons providing foster care services.

HB 2166 Author: Guerra | Howard | Allen | Muñoz, Jr.
Coauthor: Campos | Garcia | Morales Shaw | Morales, Eddie | Wu
Sponsor: LaMantia
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to designating March 4 as COVID-19 Heroes and Memorial Day.

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 2229 Author: Goodwin | Thompson, Senfronia | Sherman, Sr. | Raymond | Leach
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bernal | Bowers | Bryant | et al.
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the notice given to certain victims of family violence, stalking, harassment, or terroristic threat.

HB 2404 Author: Johnson, Ann | Thompson, Senfronia | Lozano | Price | Rose
Coauthor: Garcia | Morales Shaw | Morales, Eddie | Wu
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to Medicaid coverage and reimbursement for functional family therapy services.

HB 2604 Author: Morales Shaw | Howard | Plesa | Ordaz
Coauthor: Allen | Bernal | Bhojani | Bowers | Bumgarner | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a paid parental leave program administered by the Texas Workforce Commission; imposing an employer contribution.

HB 2638 Author: Johnson, Ann | Thompson, Senfronia | Lozano | Price | Rose
Coauthor: Cole | Garcia | Morales Shaw | Wu
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to Medicaid coverage and reimbursement for multisystemic therapy services.

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 2670 Author: Howard | Neave Criado | Guillen | Harless
Coauthor: Anderson | Garcia | Morales Shaw | Wu
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Sexual Assault Survivors' Task Force and to compensation for task force members and certain other task force participants.

HB 2715 Author: Hull | Leach | Moody | Talarico | Lujan
Coauthor: Wu
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on following an individual and tracking or monitoring the individual's personal property or motor vehicle and to the criminal prosecution of that conduct.

HB 2744 Author: King, Tracy O.
Coauthor: Anchía | Bucy | Flores | Gamez | Goodwin | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the transfer of certain semiautomatic rifles to certain recipients; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2886 Author: González, Jessica | Rose | Anderson | Guillen | Walle
Coauthor: Anchía | Bernal | Bumgarner | Campos | Canales | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the office of food system security and resiliency in the Department of Agriculture.

HB 2959 Author: Cain | Neave Criado | Gates | Plesa | Collier
Coauthor: Jetton | Kitzman | Moody | Wu
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to providing children committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department with certain documents on discharge or release.

HB 3547 Author: Anchía | Sherman, Sr. | Howard | Frazier | Martinez
Coauthor: Bowers | Campos | Gamez | González, Jessica | Goodwin | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the required approval of certain hospital visits as a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision for certain releasees and to the hospital's liability for damages resulting from those visits.

HB 3548 Author: Anchía | Sherman, Sr. | Jones, Venton | Lalani | Cook
Coauthor: Bowers | Buckley | Campos | Gamez | Garcia | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of certain hospital personnel.

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 3772 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Sherman, Sr. | Wu
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to combating human trafficking by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

HB 4058 Author: Cortez | Campos | Guerra
Coauthor: Hayes | Wu
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the use of opioid antagonists on the campuses of public and private schools and institutions of higher education and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events.

HB 4177 Author: Walle | Bonnen | Hernandez
Coauthor: González, Mary | Herrero | Johnson, Ann | Moody | Rosenthal | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of park land by the Texas parks and wildlife department: making an appropriation

HB 4673 Author: Flores | Walle | Ordaz | Goodwin | Meza
Coauthor: Bucy | Martinez Fischer | Moody | Morales Shaw | Ortega | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to certain heat safety protections; providing administrative and civil penalties.

HB 4713 Author: Plesa | Rose | Price | Oliverson | Perez
Coauthor: Allison | Anchía | Bernal | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for early treatment of first episode psychosis.

HB 4757 Author: Orr | Ashby | Harris, Cody | Bonnen | Burrows
Coauthor: Allison | Bell, Cecil | Bhojani | Bryant | Bumgarner | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulatory authority over certain water bodies.

HB 5166 Author: Morales Shaw | Shaheen | Flores | Rosenthal | Hayes
Coauthor: Anchía | Bhojani | Bowers | Howard | Johnson, Julie | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the development of a language access plan to increase access to assistance under health and human services programs by certain individuals.

HCR 71 Author: González, Jessica | Lozano | Neave Criado | Guillen | Flores
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bowers | Bumgarner | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name the building being constructed in Phase Two of the Texas Capitol Complex Master Plan at the northwest corner of Congress Avenue and 15th Street the Irma Rangel Building.

HJR 2 Author: Bonnen | Capriglione | Burns
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Button | Cain | Gerdes | Hayes | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/30/2023 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the 88th Legislature to provide a cost-of-living adjustment to certain annuitants of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HJR 63 Author: Allen | Cole | Anchía
Coauthor: Flores | Morales Shaw | Reynolds | Wu
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting slavery and involuntary servitude.

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.

HJR 185 Author: Walle | Bonnen
Coauthor: González, Mary | Herrero | Johnson, Ann | Moody | Rosenthal | et al.
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

HR 155 Author: González, Mary | González, Jessica | Zwiener | Johnson, Julie | Johnson, Ann
Coauthor: Anchía | Bhojani | Bryant | Bucy | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2023 2:13PM
Caption: Recognizing February 14, 2023, as Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.

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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