Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Julie Johnson
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/3/2024

Number of Bills: 68

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 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 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 45 Author: Morales, Christina | Allen | Wu | Cunningham
Coauthor: Anchía | Bernal | Bhojani | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ethnic studies instruction in public schools.

HB 112 Author: Howard | Oliverson | Rogers | Klick | Bonnen
Coauthor: Allison | Bucy | Cain | Campos | Johnson, Ann | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to workplace violence prevention in certain health facilities.

HB 165 Author: Johnson, Ann | Bonnen | Kuempel | Landgraf | Ordaz
Coauthor: Bucy | Bumgarner | Cain | DeAyala | Frazier | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an aggravated assault occurring as part of a mass shooting; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 220 Author: Goodwin | Reynolds | Ortega
Coauthor: Bucy | Johnson, Julie | Talarico
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the offense of unlawful transfer of handguns and other firearms and to the duties of certain entities with respect to handgun licenses that are active, suspended, or revoked; creating a criminal offense.

HB 236 Author: Goodwin | Ortega | Reynolds
Coauthor: Bucy | Johnson, Julie | Morales Shaw | Talarico
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a national instant criminal background check in connection with private firearm transfers; creating a criminal offense.

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 362 Author: Oliverson | Howard | Talarico | Cole | Leo-Wilson
Coauthor: Bernal | Bowers | Bumgarner | Button | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 04/12/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use, possession, delivery, or manufacture of testing equipment that identifies the presence of fentanyl, alpha-methylfentanyl, or any other derivative of fentanyl.

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 471 Author: Patterson | Capriglione | Burrows | Canales | Lujan
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bumgarner | Cain | Frazier | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the entitlement to and claims for benefits for certain first responders and other employees related to illness and injury.

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 584 Author: Capriglione | VanDeaver | Howard | Button
Coauthor: Cook | Hinojosa | Johnson, Julie | Morales Shaw | Morales, Eddie | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the development of a state information technology credential offered by public junior colleges or public technical institutes to address shortages in the state information resources workforce.

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 853 Author: Gervin-Hawkins | Holland | Bowers | Goodwin
Coauthor: Bucy | Campos | Johnson, Julie | Martinez | Morales Shaw | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to designating August as Firearm Safety Awareness Month.

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 999 Author: Price | Guillen | Allison | Oliverson
Coauthor: Bhojani | Gamez | Johnson, Julie | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain reductions in a health benefit plan enrollee's out-of-pocket expenses for certain prescription drugs on enrollee cost-sharing requirements.

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 1275 Author: Plesa | Shaheen | Lalani | Johnson, Jarvis | Collier
Coauthor: Anchía | Bhojani | Bowers | Bryant | Dorazio | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to procedures for the issuance of personal identification certificates to certain persons 65 years of age or older whose driver's licenses are surrendered.

HB 1337 Author: Hull | Oliverson | Harless | González, Jessica | Johnson, Ann
Coauthor: Johnson, Julie | Lambert | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to step therapy protocols required by health benefit plans for coverage of prescription drugs for serious mental illnesses.

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 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 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 1615 Author: Button | Murr | Talarico | Raney | Morales Shaw
Coauthor: Collier | Flores | Johnson, Julie | Lambert | Morales, Eddie | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to strategies to increase the availability of child-care and prekindergarten programs.

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 2006 Author: Harris, Cody
Coauthor: Bumgarner | González, Jessica | Harless | Johnson, Julie | Lambert | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.

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 2235 Author: Jones, Venton | Oliverson | Rose | Anderson | Wu
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bernal | Bhojani | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to HIV and AIDS tests.

HB 2242 Author: Howard | Geren
Coauthor: Bucy | Flores | Garcia | Johnson, Julie | Plesa | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of dynamic message signs for the Keep 'Em Safe Texas Gun Storage Campaign.

HB 2466 Author: Button | Capriglione | González, Mary | Ashby | Johnson, Ann
Coauthor: Bernal | Campos | Cook | Garcia | Johnson, Julie | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/23/2023 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas technology and innovation program.

HB 2468 Author: Burrows | Tepper | Metcalf | Cook
Coauthor: Anderson | Gamez | Johnson, Julie | Martinez | Morales Shaw | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of an injured employee to lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system.

HB 2473 Author: Bucy | Capriglione | Rose | Klick | Lujan
Coauthor: Anchía | Garcia | González, Mary | Johnson, Ann | Johnson, Julie | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to improvements to the Texas Information and Referral Network.

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 2592 Author: Cole | Thierry | Plesa | Turner | Bernal
Coauthor: Bowers | Flores | Gamez | Goodwin | Johnson, Julie | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to a landlord's duty to provide and maintain a functioning air conditioning system or unit in an apartment.

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 2672 Author: Frazier | Leo-Wilson | Swanson | Lalani
Coauthor: Bailes | Bumgarner | Gerdes | Harris, Caroline | Hayes | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/18/2023 S Reported from s/c with no recommendation
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for student loan repayment assistance under the math and science scholars loan repayment program.

HB 2678 Author: Cook | Capriglione | Guerra | Bucy | Noble
Coauthor: Anchía | Garcia | Johnson, Julie | Lozano | Lujan | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to advanced air mobility technology.

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 2727 Author: Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Oliverson | Jetton | Guerra
Coauthor: Garcia | Howard | Johnson, Ann | Johnson, Julie | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

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 2794 Author: Lujan | Leo-Wilson | Neave Criado | Bailes | Murr
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Burns | Frazier | Garcia | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem in certain suits filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

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 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 3276 Author: González, Jessica | Jetton | Gates | Morales Shaw | Manuel
Coauthor: Campos | Collier | Davis | Garcia | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain fees by a landlord.

HB 3377 Author: Jones, Venton | Oliverson | Rose | Anderson | Wu
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bernal | Bhojani | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to HIV and AIDS tests.

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 3554 Author: Thierry | Shaheen | Moody | Jetton | Cook
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Button | Campos | Collier | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of trafficking of persons if committed at certain locations.

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 3606 Author: Howard
Coauthor: Bryant | Bucy | Cole | Flores | Garcia | et al.
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to money awarded to providers of women's health services and family planning services, including the repeal of prohibitions on the provision of those services.

HB 3780 Author: Allen | Wu | Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds | Bailes
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bernal | Bowers | Bryant | Button | et al.
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to public school system accountability.

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 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 4185 Author: Bailes | Johnson, Ann | Cook | Lopez, Ray | Garcia
Coauthor: Bhojani | Bumgarner | Gerdes | Johnson, Julie | Morales, Eddie | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Vet Affairs
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to award grants for personalized treatment protocols for veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.

HB 4653 Author: Anchía | Rose | Frazier | González, Jessica | Meyer
Coauthor: Bryant | Button | Garcia | Johnson, Julie | Meza | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to participation in a deferred retirement option plan by members of the retirement systems for police and fire fighters in certain municipalities.

HB 4656 Author: Thimesch | Cunningham | King, Ken | Harris, Cody | Hefner
Coauthor: Allison | Bell, Cecil | Bumgarner | Campos | Frazier | et al.
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 05/18/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a temporary educator certificate for educators certified by other states.

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 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 135 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Craddick | Buckley | Bonnen | Kuempel
Coauthor: Allen | Bucy | Campos | Collier | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the establishment of the Mental Health and Brain Research Institute of Texas and establishing the Mental Health and Brain Institute Research Fund for the purposes of scientific research of all forms of mental health and human brain disease and disorders.

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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