Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Stan Gerdes
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/2/2024

Number of Bills: 110

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 6 Author: Goldman | Thimesch | Harless | Cook | Lujan
Coauthor: Allison | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the designation of fentanyl poisoning or fentanyl toxicity for purposes of the death certificate and to the criminal penalties for certain controlled substance offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.

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 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 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 61 Author: Noble | Slawson | Swanson | Oliverson | Hull
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Burns | Burrows | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited logistical support by a governmental entity for procurement of an abortion or an abortion provider's services.

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 65 Author: Spiller | Guillen | Holland | Bell, Keith
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Buckley | Bumgarner | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain criminal offenses committed in the course of or for the purpose of avoiding certain law enforcement checkpoints or evading an arrest or detention; increasing criminal penalties.

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 82 Author: Spiller | Hefner | Clardy | Cook
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Bumgarner | Cain | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an interstate compact for border security, including building a border wall and sharing state intelligence and resources.

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 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 200 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Cain | Frank | Gerdes | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the reestablishment of the Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council.

HB 249 Author: Rogers | Lozano | Darby | Harris, Cody | Buckley
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Cunningham | Frazier | Gates | Gerdes | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a school security volunteer program in certain counties.

HB 319 Author: Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to protection of persons from participation in a health care service for reasons of conscience; providing a civil remedy; authorizing disciplinary action.

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 626 Author: Spiller | Sherman, Sr. | Dean | Ashby | Guillen
Coauthor: Gerdes | Rogers | Troxclair
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the salaries of sheriffs and to state assistance payments to offset the cost of sheriff's salaries in certain counties.

HB 692 Author: Rogers | Slawson | King, Ken | Ashby | Dean
Coauthor: Cain | Gerdes | Lopez, Janie | Spiller | Stucky
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the authorization for certain land applications and disposal of dairy waste.

HB 716 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bumgarner | Dean | Gerdes | Harris, Cody | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the authority of a commanding officer of the state militia to prohibit the sale or exchange of arms, ammunition, or explosives.

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 1075 Author: Harris, Cody | Button | Jetton | Shaheen | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Anchía | Bumgarner | Cook | Gerdes | Kitzman | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain property interests of a foreign government in agricultural land.

HB 1132 Author: Spiller
Coauthor: Gerdes | Stucky
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/21/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the amount of an expenditure made by certain political subdivisions for which competitive bidding is required.

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 1229 Author: Harris, Cody | Noble
Coauthor: Anderson | Gerdes | Rogers | Spiller | Stucky
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/23/2023 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the collection and confidentiality of information regarding firearms and ammunition in agency foster homes; creating a civil penalty.

HB 1239 Author: Oliverson | Paul | Harris, Cody
Coauthor: Anderson | Cain | Cook | Dorazio | Frazier | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Returned to committee by Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to consideration by insurers of certain prohibited criteria for ratemaking and coverage decisions and the use of disparate impact analysis regarding certain insurance practices.

HB 1251 Author: Plesa | Thierry | Patterson | Guillen | Raymond
Coauthor: Allison | Bhojani | Bryant | Bumgarner | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of certain first responders.

HB 1313 Author: Burrows
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bumgarner | Cain | Cook | Gerdes | et al.
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study on the side effects, adverse reactions, including death, and the effectiveness of vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19) or its variants.

HB 1322 Author: Buckley
Coauthor: Burns | Gerdes | Herrero | Lopez, Janie | Lopez, Ray | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to coordination of vision and eye care benefits under certain health benefit plans and vision benefit plans.

HB 1409 Author: Orr | Slawson | Burns | Harris, Cody | Guillen
Coauthor: Gerdes
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in certain portions of the unincorporated area of the county; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1470 Author: Orr | Rogers | Frazier | Harris, Cody
Coauthor: Flores | Gerdes | Lopez, Janie | Lujan | Meza | et al.
Last Action: 04/13/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to legislative leave for certain peace officers commissioned by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 1474 Author: Guillen | Ramos | Morales, Eddie | Plesa | Garcia
Coauthor: Bailes | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to protections for pregnant and parenting students enrolled in public institutions of higher education.

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 1512 Author: Spiller
Coauthor: Gerdes | Hefner
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments, memorials, or designations located on public property; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 1574 Author: Harris, Caroline | González, Mary
Coauthor: Bailes | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | DeAyala | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to early registration for parenting students at public institutions of higher education.

HB 1581 Author: Thimesch | Frazier | Lujan | Johnson, Julie | Cook
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bumgarner | Capriglione | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance causing death or serious bodily injury; creating a criminal offense.

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 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 1888 Author: Lopez, Janie | Raney | Guillen | Button
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Cunningham | Dorazio | Flores | Frazier | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties.

HB 1894 Author: Cain | Schaefer | Canales | Guillen | Bumgarner
Coauthor: Gerdes | Hefner | Landgraf | Leo-Wilson | Spiller | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the recognition and enforcement of extreme risk protective orders; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1934 Author: Rogers | Button | Raney | Thompson, Ed | Hefner
Coauthor: Gerdes | Hayes | Noble | Oliverson | Paul | et al.
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount.

HB 1952 Author: Toth | Anderson
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Burns | Burrows | Gerdes | Hayes | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the required inclusion of a person's sex on a birth certificate and prohibited change of sex on the birth certificate of certain minors.

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 2012 Author: Oliverson | Metcalf | Longoria | Harris, Cody | Harrison
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Burns | Burrows | Frazier | Gerdes | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the display of the national motto in public school and institution of higher education classrooms.

HB 2041 Author: Schaefer
Coauthor: Gerdes | Hefner | Isaac | Metcalf | Noble | et al.
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to notice to consumers when a financial institution generates or collects prohibited firearm or ammunition purchase information.

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 2374 Author: Landgraf | Darby | Manuel | Thimesch | Button
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Cain | Dean | Gerdes | Hefner | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate an energy source or engine.

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 2596 Author: Frazier | Bumgarner
Coauthor: Gerdes | Kitzman | Lopez, Janie | Orr
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility of certain current or former members of the Texas National Guard or the Texas Air National Guard for tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education.

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 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 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 2690 Author: Toth
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to abortion, including civil liability for distribution of abortion-inducing drugs and duties of Internet service providers; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a private civil right of action.

HB 2705 Author: Hayes | Bumgarner | Oliverson
Coauthor: Clardy | Dorazio | Frazier | Gerdes | Harrison | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of short-barrel firearms.

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 2837 Author: Schaefer | Capriglione | Noble
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Cunningham | Gerdes | Hefner | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a person or entity from surveilling, reporting, or tracking the purchase of firearms, ammunition, and accessories through the use of certain merchant category codes; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 2846 Author: Cain | Schofield | Slawson | Murr | Vasut
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Burrows | Gerdes | Harrison | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law in this state.

HB 2933 Author: Dorazio | Gates | Shaheen | Plesa
Coauthor: Cunningham | DeAyala | Frazier | Gerdes | Hayes | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to ensuring certain adoptive parents may consent to medical care and access information regarding their child who is eligible for benefits under Medicaid.

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 2976 Author: Guillen | Cain | Harris, Cody | Hefner | Manuel
Coauthor: Allison | Gerdes | Plesa
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an elective course on firearms safety for public high school students and the designation of August as Firearm Safety Awareness Month.

HB 3162 Author: Klick | Bonnen | Raymond | Frank | Oliverson
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Cain | Gerdes | Harris, Caroline | Harris, Cody | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to advance directives, do-not-resuscitate orders, and health care treatment decisions made by or on behalf of certain patients, including a review of directives and decisions.

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 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 3297 Author: Harris, Cody | Harless | Goldman | Schaefer | Cain
Coauthor: Gerdes | Kuempel | Leo-Wilson
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections for noncommercial vehicles and the imposition of replacement fees.

HB 3372 Author: Thimesch | Slawson | Hayes | DeAyala | Capriglione
Coauthor: Frazier | Gerdes | Harris, Caroline | Kitzman | Leo-Wilson | et al.
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the reporting of political contributions, including in-kind contributions, and expenditures made using a credit card.

HB 3474 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Gerdes | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of and practices and procedures regarding proceedings in the judicial branch of state government, including the service of process and delivery of documents related to the proceedings, the administration of oaths, and the management of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission, and the composition of certain juvenile boards; establishing a civil penalty; increasing certain court costs; authorizing fees.

HB 3539 Author: Troxclair | Guillen | Garcia | Isaac | Harris, Caroline
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Frazier | Gerdes | Kitzman | Leo-Wilson | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of an ammunition facility by the Department of Public Safety.

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 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 4026 Author: Schofield
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of state special prosecutor.

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 4061 Author: Schatzline | Cook | Leach | Plesa | Bowers
Coauthor: Frazier | Gerdes | Isaac | Kitzman | Leo-Wilson | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a registered sex offender in certain circumstances from going within a certain distance of the residence of the victim of the offense for which the offender is subject to registration.

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 4089 Author: Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the Texas Alternatives to Abortion Program.

HB 4138 Author: Schatzline | Noble | Spiller | Klick | Bonnen
Coauthor: Bailes | Cain | DeAyala | Frank | Frazier | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Adoption Assistance Program.

HB 4140 Author: Lujan | Canales | Lopez, Ray | Cortez | Guillen
Coauthor: Garcia | Gerdes | Kitzman | Lambert
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to provide department services on federal military property.

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 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 4378 Author: Toth
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Burns | Burrows | Gerdes | et al.
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to a cause of action for drag performances performed in the presence of a minor.

HB 4549 Author: Toth | Leo-Wilson
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the duty of the attorney general to prosecute certain criminal offenses.

HB 4590 Author: Orr | Spiller | Slawson | Raymond | Metcalf
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Buckley | Bumgarner | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to charges imposed for costs related to Winter Storm Uri

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 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 5000 Author: Kitzman | Schaefer | Rogers
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bumgarner | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of certain child-care facilities; providing penalties.

HB 5012 Author: Clardy | Shine | Bell, Keith | Anderson | Jetton
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bowers | Capriglione | Cook | Gamez | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use certain tax revenue for hotel and convention center projects and other qualified projects.

HB 5053 Author: DeAyala | Bell, Keith | Toth | Smith | Craddick
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Cain | Cunningham | Dorazio | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the venue for the prosecution of an election offense.

HB 5235 Author: Toth
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Burrows | Gerdes | Hayes | et al.
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility in a public school; authorizing a civil penalty, authorizing a private civil right of action.

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 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 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 228 Author: Orr | Smith | Tepper | Dorazio | Klick
Coauthor: Allison | Bailes | Buckley | Bumgarner | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2023 7:34PM
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2023, as Texas Republican County Chairmen's Association Legislative 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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