Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Angie Chen Button
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/14/2019

Number of Bills: 64

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (25):
HB 498 Author: Button
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating a criminal offense.

HB 499 Author: Button | Murphy
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.

HB 1197 Author: Button
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the allocation of hotel occupancy tax revenue collected by certain municipalities.

HB 1355 Author: Button | Paul | Holland | Bowers | Lang
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/26/2019 H Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to the issuance and execution of a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 1356 Author: Button | Stucky | Patterson
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to meetings for certain special purpose districts.

HB 1641 Author: Button | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Johnson, Julie | Ortega
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program.

HB 1973 Author: Button | Price | Shaheen | Goodwin | Guerra
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.

HB 2786 Author: Button | Perez | Burrows | Hinojosa | Leach
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to employee turnover reporting during a day-care center's, group day-care home's, or registered family home's license or registration renewal.

HB 2804 Author: Button
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property consisting of certain food products held by the owner of the property for sale at retail.

HB 2943 Author: Button
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.

HB 3773 Author: Button
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to regulation of short-term rental units by municipalities; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 3778 Author: Button
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of short-term rental units; authorizing a civil penalty; limiting the amount of a fee.

HB 3779 Author: Button
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the collection of state, municipal, and county hotel occupancy taxes by a short-term rental marketplace.

HB 4176 Author: Button
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of short-term rentals by a property owners' association.

HB 4232 Author: Button
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the use of the self-sufficiency fund for job-training programs that assist formerly incarcerated persons.

HB 4716 Author: Button
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the municipal court of record of the City of Rowlett.

HJR 94 Author: Button
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation tangible personal property consisting of food or food products held by the owner of the property for sale at retail.

HR 390 Author: Button | Bowers | Holland
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 4 2019 10:40AM
Caption: In memory of Barry Dana-Bashian of Rowlett.

HR 480 Author: Button | Neave | Bowers | Ramos
Last Action: 02/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2019 8:44PM
Caption: Recognizing February 20 and 21, 2019, as Garland Chamber of Commerce Days at the State Capitol.

HR 558 Author: Button
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 12 2019 11:16PM
Caption: Honoring the Garland Scottish Rite Club.

HR 603 Author: Button | Bowers | Holland
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 4 2019 10:39AM
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2019, as Rowlett Day at the State Capitol.

HR 606 Author: Button | Leach | Ramos
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2019 11:23AM
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2019, as Richardson/Telecom Corridor Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

HR 984 Author: Button | Thompson, Senfronia | Shaheen | Meyer | Morrison
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2019 6:53PM
Caption: Recognizing March 2019 as National Women's History Month.

HR 990 Author: Button | Vo | Shaheen | Wu | Miller
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2019 6:54PM
Caption: Recognizing May 2019 as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

HR 1311 Author: Button
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 6 2019 2:35PM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of The University of Texas at Dallas.

Joint Author (39):
HB 8 Author: Neave | Howard | Minjarez | Button | Lang
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sex offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses.

HB 60 Author: Ortega | Button | Howard | Neave | Farrar
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a requirement that public institutions of higher education provide certain information regarding certain women's health programs to students.

HB 80 Author: Ortega | Button | Howard | Sheffield | Stucky
Sponsor: RodrĂ­guez
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a study and report regarding shortages in certain health professions.

HB 111 Author: González, Mary | Meyer | Button
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school policy and training for public school employees addressing the prevention of sexual abuse, sex trafficking, and other maltreatment of certain children.

HB 277 Author: Oliverson | Button | Murphy
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a requirement that online admission application forms for public institutions of higher education include a link to certain comparative gainful employment data.

HB 304 Author: Paul | Button | Thompson, Ed | Middleton | Swanson
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the governance and operation of municipal management districts.

HB 416 Author: Guerra | Holland | Deshotel | Button | Lambert
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.

HB 433 Author: Shaheen | Metcalf | Button | Bohac | Miller
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of public money spent by certain political subdivisions for lobbying activities in a comprehensive annual financial report.

HB 540 Author: Leach | Button | Ramos | Canales
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/01/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the designation of U.S. Highway 75 in Richardson as the Officer David Sherrard Memorial Highway.

HB 902 Author: Landgraf | Phelan | Holland | Noble | Button
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of a pregnant woman.

HB 966 Author: Dutton | Howard | Button | Guillen | King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing a sales and use tax refund or franchise tax credit for businesses that employ certain apprentices.

HB 1399 Author: Smith | Phelan | Moody | Button
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for certain felony offenses.

HB 1448 Author: Zerwas | Price | Button | Allison | Coleman
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.

HB 1566 Author: Meza | Button
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the definition of economically disadvantaged person for the purposes of determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business.

HB 1589 Author: Ortega | Button | Allison | Guerra | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to providing notification to certain pregnant women regarding their eligibility for coverage under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program.

HB 1735 Author: Howard | Stucky | Button | Lozano
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at public and private postsecondary educational institutions; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 1915 Author: Zerwas | Capriglione | Button | Goldman | Buckley
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a state plan for education on and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

HB 2028 Author: Johnson, Julie | Guerra | Button
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program.

HB 2140 Author: Neave | Button
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creating an electronic application system for state student financial assistance.

HB 2279 Author: Zwiener | Anchia | Button | Davis, Sarah | Morrison
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

HB 2298 Author: Parker | Button | Shaheen | Leach | Meyer
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to designating January 28 as Sexual Assault Survivors Day.

HB 2326 Author: Meyer | Button | Neave | Turner, John | Anchia
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the continuation of a health care provider participation program by the Dallas County Hospital District.

HB 2438 Author: Phelan | Button | Murphy | Anchia | Springer
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration date of certain statutes authorizing ad valorem tax incentives for economic development.

HB 2446 Author: Swanson | Lang | Button | Oliverson | Moody
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain information regarding firefighters, volunteer firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, and fire safety inspectors and the certification and training for fire safety inspectors.

HB 2564 Author: White | Button
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to addressing the needs of homeless youth.

HB 2677 Author: Goldman | Button
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist.

HB 2832 Author: Phelan | Button | Meyer | Leach | Howard
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the referral of certain pregnant women to a nurse-family partnership program.

HB 3143 Author: Murphy | Button | Sanford | Noble | Shaheen
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.

HB 3165 Author: Oliverson | Button | Howard | Bernal
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an occupational and life skills associate degree program offered by the Lone Star College System District.

HB 3705 Author: Klick | Howard | Thompson, Senfronia | Button | Noble
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.

HB 3979 Author: Leach | Bonnen, Greg | Flynn | Button
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses involving the trafficking of persons.

HB 4094 Author: Beckley | Sherman, Sr. | Bernal | Meyer | Button
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to school district grace period policies and the provision of meals to public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards or meal accounts.

HB 4271 Author: Wu | Button | Davis, Yvonne | Farrar
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the redaction of an unconstitutional restriction from an instrument conveying an interest in real property.

HB 4348 Author: Phelan | Button | Meyer | Leach | Howard
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain minors to consent to Texas Home Visiting Program services.

HB 4376 Author: Bohac | Button
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to certain colocation data centers from the sales and use tax.

HR 114 Author: Leach | Button
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 12 2019 9:27PM
Caption: In memory of Officer David Charles Sherrard of the Richardson Police Department.

HR 151 Author: Wu | Vo | Button
Last Action: 02/06/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 6 2019 10:46AM
Caption: Commemorating the Lunar New Year on February 5, 2019.

HR 608 Author: Noble | Button
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 4 2019 10:39AM
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2019, as Wylie Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1188 Author: Vo | Johnson, Julie | Wu | Button | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 25 2019 5:42PM
Caption: Recognizing April 25, 2019, as Vietnamese American Day at the State Capitol.

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