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

Number of Bills: 55

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 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 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 59 Author: Goodwin | Guerra | Jetton | Troxclair
Coauthor: Cole | Plesa | Smith
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to child water safety requirements for certain organizations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty.

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 90 Author: Patterson | Buckley | Cook | Raymond | Shine
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to benefits for certain members of the Texas military forces and survivors of members of the Texas military forces.

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 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 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 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 1065 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Guillen | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Smith
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to official oppression and to law enforcement policies requiring peace officers to report certain peace officer misconduct; creating a criminal offense.

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 1217 Author: Swanson | Manuel | Capriglione | Patterson | Morales, Eddie
Coauthor: Bumgarner | DeAyala | Isaac | Leo-Wilson | Morales Shaw | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the administration of and procedures relating to early voting by personal appearance.

HB 1350 Author: Cook | Hull | Slawson | Oliverson
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Cain | Capriglione | Cunningham | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of criminal offenses by district attorneys, criminal district attorneys, and county attorneys; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1487 Author: Gerdes | Bailes | Kitzman | Holland | Murr
Coauthor: Ashby | Bumgarner | Cain | Frazier | Guillen | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the creation of a rural county law enforcement grant program.

HB 1494 Author: Cain | Leach | Murr | Vasut | Slawson
Coauthor: Allison | Buckley | Bumgarner | Frazier | Gates | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the interpretation of certain laws protecting the free exercise of religion.

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 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 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 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 2855 Author: Rogers | Lambert | Spiller | Guillen | King, Ken
Coauthor: Hefner | Morales Shaw | Shine | Smith
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to the margin of error to be used by the comptroller of public accounts in connection with the property value study to determine whether the local value for a school district is valid.

HB 2957 Author: Bumgarner | Lujan | Neave Criado | Stucky | Garcia
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Bucy | Button | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to periodic occupational cancer screenings for firefighters.

HB 2979 Author: Garcia | Reynolds | Vo | Lopez, Ray | Bumgarner
Coauthor: Bucy | Campos | Gamez | Gervin-Hawkins | Jones, Venton | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an indication on a voter's voter registration certificate that a voter is a veteran.

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 3164 Author: Tepper | Noble | Jetton | Patterson | Capriglione
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Cain | Cook | Dorazio | et al.
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of diversity, equity, and inclusion offices and employees at public institutions of higher education.

HB 3264 Author: Meza | Bumgarner
Coauthor: Smith
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the grounds for removal of county officers from office.

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 3570 Author: Schatzline | Thierry | Schaefer | Johnson, Ann
Coauthor: Allison | Bumgarner | Cain | Capriglione | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to restricting access to sexual material harmful to minors on an Internet website.

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 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 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 3899 Author: Troxclair | Burrows | Bonnen | Raymond | Meyer
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Buckley | Bumgarner | Burns | Button | et al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to the issuance of bonds by certain local government corporations.

HB 4084 Author: Frazier | Thimesch | Plesa | Guerra
Coauthor: Bailes | Bumgarner | Button | Cain | Clardy | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain disclosures and other requirements relating to the sale of concert and other event tickets.

HB 4180 Author: Frazier | Swanson | Rose
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Cortez | Cunningham | DeAyala | et al.
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving obstructing a highway or other passageway by engaging in a reckless driving exhibition or street racing on a highway.

HB 4197 Author: Flores | Jones, Jolanda | Jones, Venton
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Dorazio | Gamez | Meza | Smith
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research.

HB 4246 Author: Orr | Rogers | Slawson | Patterson | Ashby
Coauthor: Darby | Garcia | Gerdes | Kacal | Lambert | et al.
Sponsor: LaMantia
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to delivery of certain unclaimed money for scholarships for rural students, rural economic development, and energy efficiency assistance.

HB 4654 Author: Hayes | Dorazio
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Cain | Cunningham | DeAyala | Frazier | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to providing for a reduction in the total number of state agency rules.

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 4843 Author: Holland | Guillen | Harless | Frazier
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Buckley | Burns | Capriglione | Cook | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/28/2023 H Motion withdrawn
Caption: Relating to increasing the minimum term of imprisonment and changing the eligibility for community supervision and parole for certain felony offenses in which a firearm is used or exhibited, to certain consequences on conviction of certain of those offenses, and to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of unlawful possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a felony.

HB 4972 Author: Garcia | Frank | Lopez, Ray | Bumgarner | Dorazio
Coauthor: Bucy | Campos | Cole | Gamez | Gervin-Hawkins | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2023 S Referred to Vet Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study on mental health services provided to veterans through the Texas Veterans Commission.

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 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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