Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Alma Allen
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/5/2019

Number of Bills: 89

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (48):
HB 371 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana.

HB 372 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of driving while license invalid.

HB 373 Author: Allen | Bowers
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to conditions of community supervision prohibiting contact with certain persons.

HB 374 Author: Allen | Bowers
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to meetings or visits between a defendant on community supervision and a supervision officer.

HB 422 Author: Allen | Bowers
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to annual reporting regarding the establishment of certain school district planning and decision-making committees.

HB 425 Author: Allen | Guillen | Reynolds | Anchia
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to certain benefits paid by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 426 Author: Allen | Guillen | Reynolds | Zwiener | Anchia
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 455 Author: Allen | Cortez | Beckley | Bowers | Talarico
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to policies on the recess period in public schools.

HB 456 Author: Allen
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of regulations governing cemetery organizations, cemetery corporations, cemeteries, and crematories; imposing penalties.

HB 522 Author: Allen
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process.

HB 523 Author: Allen
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to permit application requirements for solid waste facilities.

HB 873 Author: Allen
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to behavior improvement plans and behavioral intervention plans for certain public school students and notification and documentation requirements regarding certain behavior management techniques.

HB 875 Author: Allen | Wu
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district or open-enrollment charter school to report data regarding restraints administered to, complaints filed against, citations issued to, and arrests made of students.

HB 876 Author: Allen | Wu | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the model training curriculum and required training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 1279 Author: Allen
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to jury instructions regarding parole eligibility.

HB 1280 Author: Allen
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to who may request a public hearing from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to the construction of a concrete plant.

HB 1753 Author: Allen
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the early release from supervision of certain persons released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 1764 Author: Allen
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the location of hearings relating to contested cases before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 2168 Author: Allen | Reynolds | Davis, Yvonne | Sherman, Sr. | Collier
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a trauma history screening for certain defendants and inmates.

HB 2169 Author: Allen | Rosenthal | Wu | Ramos | Neave
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to reporting concerning female prisoners who are confined in county jails and to the provision of feminine hygiene products to female prisoners.

HB 2183 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to school district and open-enrollment charter school reporting of certain releases of a student to the student's parent after school-initiated communication.

HB 2184 Author: Allen | White | Wu | Phelan | Morales
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a public school student's transition from an alternative education program to a regular classroom.

HB 2508 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for public elective office of persons finally convicted of a felony.

HB 2511 Author: Allen | Harless | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the content of a public school campus improvement plan.

HB 2519 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain information on felony defendants placed on community supervision who are young adults and to certain measures to reduce the revocation rate of those defendants.

HB 3131 Author: Allen | Reynolds | Guillen
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.

HB 3132 Author: Allen
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to staff development requirements for public school teachers who provide reading instruction to students in kindergarten through grade three.

HB 3133 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of personal leave during school holidays by school district employees.

HB 3250 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an agreement under which a state party chair serves as a fiscal agent for a county party.

HB 3251 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail.

HB 3252 Author: Allen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the posting of certain notices in a primary election.

HB 3259 Author: Allen | Reynolds | Guillen
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to a wage increase for certain public school employees.

HB 3260 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/12/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements to obtain a pass for expedited access to the State Capitol.

HB 3263 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the protection of an employee of an open-enrollment charter school who reports a violation of law.

HB 3296 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants serving a sentence for a state jail felony offense.

HB 3297 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the revocation of community supervision for a violation of a condition of community supervision involving the commission of an offense.

HB 3470 Author: Allen | Lopez
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the duties of school district peace officers, school resource officers, and security personnel.

HB 3963 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the donation and distribution of food at public schools.

HB 4004 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to a study on improving educational outcomes for public school students of limited English proficiency.

HB 4366 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for school supplies purchased by certain teachers for a limited period.

HB 4384 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to procedures for submitting a ballot to be voted by mail; creating an exception to the application of a criminal offense.

HB 4460 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision.

HB 4566 Author: Allen | White
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility.

HR 821 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 6:35PM
Caption: Commending the American Red Cross for its contributions to the people of Texas.

HR 846 Author: Allen
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2019 2:24PM
Caption: In memory of James Augusta Farrar of Houston.

HR 1001 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 4 2019 10:36AM
Caption: Recognizing April 2, 2019, as Blue Ribbon Lobby Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1268 Author: Allen
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 24 2019 11:37AM
Caption: Recognizing April 2019 as Second Chance Month.

HR 1540 Author: Allen | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 16 2019 12:25PM
Caption: Recognizing May 14, 2019, as Alpha Kappa Alpha Day at the State Capitol.

Joint Author (41):
HB 3 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Zerwas | King, Ken | Allen
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/12/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to public school finance and public education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

HB 43 Author: Hinojosa | Allen | Bailes | Dutton | VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 363 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Allen | Miller | Wu | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 595 Author: Rosenthal | Allen | Reynolds | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to making certain false alarms or reports because of bias or prejudice; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 826 Author: Zerwas | Coleman | Walle | Allen | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/01/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the University of Houston College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

HB 973 Author: Metcalf | Huberty | Allen | González, Mary | Dutton
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to school district compliance with certain school safety measures; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 975 Author: Metcalf | Huberty | Allen | Bonnen, Greg | Dutton
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to training requirements for a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district.

HB 976 Author: Metcalf | Allen | Huberty
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school safety and security measures, policies, and procedures.

HB 1131 Author: Cole | Ashby | Minjarez | Allen | Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state financing program administered by the Texas Public Finance Authority to assist certain school districts with certain expenses; granting authority to issue bonds or other obligations.

HB 1206 Author: Cole | Allen | Thierry | Rodriguez | Guillen
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of marihuana.

HB 1342 Author: Leach | Allen | Toth | Johnson, Jarvis | Rose
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a person's eligibility for an occupational license; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 1389 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | White | Allen
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the placement on community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision, of a defendant who is the primary caretaker of a child.

HB 1419 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Dutton | Allen
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to qualifications and registration of certain voters convicted of a felony.

HB 1441 Author: Tinderholt | Allen | Stickland
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to reenrollment of certain retirees in the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program.

HB 1467 Author: Talarico | Guillen | Allen | White
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a mental health professional to school law enforcement official ratio for public schools.

HB 1496 Author: Metcalf | Allen | Bonnen, Greg | Huberty | Dutton
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a notice requirement regarding possible acts of school violence.

HB 1763 Author: Blanco | Huberty | Bernal | Allen
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the children of public school educators for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 1839 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Rodriguez | Allen | Morales | Farrar
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas.

HB 1841 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Allen | Morales | Farrar
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a housing unit that the owner or a predecessor of the owner acquired from a community land trust.

HB 1842 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Allen | Johnson, Jarvis | Morales
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage.

HB 1855 Author: Bowers | Allen | Beckley
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to restrictions on hours of employment for children; creating criminal offenses.

HB 1965 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bohac | Farrar | Allen
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for certain amusement services.

HB 2027 Author: Bowers | Allen
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to information regarding the procedures and available resources for the sealing of juvenile records.

HB 2621 Author: Bailes | Allen | Ashby | Hinojosa | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to open-enrollment charter school admission procedures and reporting requirements for certain admission information.

HB 2653 Author: Rosenthal | Talarico | Allen | González, Mary
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school policies and procedures for the establishment of threat assessment teams.

HB 2655 Author: Rosenthal | Allen | Talarico | Toth | Lopez
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an active shooter emergency protocol for public school districts and required active shooter response training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 2707 Author: Price | Allen | Minjarez | Sheffield | White
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of the community mental health grant program to include services to and treatment of individuals with substance use disorders.

HB 2806 Author: Morrison | Cyrier | Moody | Allen
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas music incubator rebate program to provide for rebates of a portion of certain taxes collected from certain music venues and promoters of certain music festivals.

HB 3003 Author: Talarico | Allen
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the designation of liaison officers at public institutions of higher education to assist certain students who are parents.

HB 3078 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Moody | Parker | White | Allen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the review of clemency applications from certain persons who were victims of human trafficking or family violence.

HB 3227 Author: Howard | Johnson, Jarvis | Allen | White
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the availability of and access to certain programs and services for persons in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 3344 Author: Bucy | Allen | Allison | Bernal | Talarico
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring fine arts as part of the foundation curriculum for public schools.

HB 3409 Author: Reynolds | White | Wu | Allen | Miller
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requirements for training regarding trauma for judges, prosecuting attorneys, correctional officers, and law enforcement officers.

HB 3710 Author: Bell, Keith | Allen | Ashby | Bernal | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to providing school districts electronic tutorials for certain end-of-course assessment instruments required for graduation.

HB 3712 Author: Bucy | Allen | González, Mary | Talarico | Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of information about the process of voting as part of the social studies curriculum requirements for public high school students.

HB 3720 Author: Neave | Allen | Sherman, Sr. | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to minimum compensation for inmates participating in certain work programs.

HB 3732 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Morales | Farrar | Allen
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an urban land bank by certain municipalities; granting authority to issue bonds.

HB 3820 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Allen | Allison
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring school districts to administer college readiness assessment instruments to certain students at state cost.

HB 3836 Author: Bell, Keith | Allen | Allison | Howard | Bohac
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the selection of instructional materials by a school district or open-enrollment charter school.

HB 3893 Author: Ramos | Anchia | Allen
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to tuition and fees exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain dual credit students considering a teaching career.

HB 3910 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Allen
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.

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