Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Gene Wu
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/18/2019

Number of Bills: 106

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (65):
HB 752 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.

HB 753 Author: Wu | Collier | Moody | White
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of 0.35 ounces or less of marihuana.

HB 754 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an affirmative defense to the offense of operating a vehicle without displaying two license plates.

HB 755 Author: Wu | Howard
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.

HB 756 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a defendant's waiver of a jury trial following a plea of guilty or nolo contendere for a felony offense.

HB 757 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the required notice of a surcharge assessed under the driver responsibility program.

HB 758 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to public access to juvenile court proceedings.

HB 759 Author: Wu | Miller | Klick | Hinojosa | Rose
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/20/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 20 2019 1:31AM
Caption: Relating to the availability of personal information of a child protective services caseworker, adult protective services caseworker, or investigator.

HB 760 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of theft involving a package delivered to or collected from a residential or commercial property; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 761 Author: Wu | Lopez
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Pay Equity Task Force.

HB 762 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests.

HB 763 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the permanent preservation of birth certificates on microfiche, microfilm, or electronic storage media.

HB 764 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault.

HB 765 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability limits in a health care liability claim.

HB 1357 Author: Wu | King, Ken | Hinojosa | Metcalf
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the criminal offense of failure to report certain sexual offenses committed against a child; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 1359 Author: Wu | King, Phil | Davis, Sarah | Longoria
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an attorney identification card for entrance into a building that houses a court; authorizing a fee.

HB 1360 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to prevention of communicable diseases in certain long-term care facilities.

HB 1361 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to an immunization rate tracking system for employees and residents of certain long-term care facilities.

HB 1362 Author: Wu | Frank | Hinojosa | Miller | Walle
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the caseloads of child protective services caseworkers.

HB 1363 Author: Wu | Murphy | Morales | Calanni | Vo
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the civil prosecution of offenses involving certain municipal parking ordinances; authorizing a civil fine.

HB 1364 Author: Wu | Zerwas | Sheffield | Dutton | White
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and to the minimum age of criminal responsibility.

HB 1966 Author: Wu | Deshotel
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice of the health of children attending a child-care facility.

HB 2072 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer, academic progress, and timely graduation of students in public higher education.

HB 2073 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a single common course numbering system for public institutions of higher education in this state.

HB 2074 Author: Wu | Talarico
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the duties of a public school counselor regarding student discipline.

HB 2227 Author: Wu | Craddick | White | Landgraf | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to preventing the loss of benefits by certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resume service.

HB 2490 Author: Wu | Frank | Hinojosa | Goodwin | Bucy
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the system for maintaining records relating to children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2491 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the disposition of a juvenile who engages in delinquent conduct that violates a penal law of the grade of state jail felony.

HB 2580 Author: Wu | Rose
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to access to telephone services for persons confined in county jails.

HB 2737 Author: Wu | Dutton | White | Leach | Frank
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to judicial guidance related to child protective services cases and juvenile cases.

HB 3194 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of acupuncture.

HB 3195 Author: Wu | Dutton | Murr | White
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to juveniles committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and the transition of students from alternative education programs to regular classrooms.

HB 3277 Author: Wu | Rose | White | Bowers | Dutton
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the sealing of juvenile records.

HB 3278 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of predatory theft.

HB 3461 Author: Wu | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to allowing TJJD to approve a small number of Regional Diversion Alternatives placements for youth with intense needs at a higher rate than the average daily cost of state secure facilities.

HB 4055 Author: Wu | Klick | Rose
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the availability under Medicaid of certain drugs used to treat human immunodeficiency virus or prevent acquired immune deficiency syndrome.

HB 4107 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to establishing a restorative justice program for certain student conduct constituting a criminal offense that occurs on school property, on school transportation, or at school-sponsored or school-related activities.

HB 4267 Author: Wu | Miller | Dutton | White
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for a juvenile's appearance in a judicial proceeding.

HB 4268 Author: Wu
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.

HB 4270 Author: Wu
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipal management district to provide public education facilities and public education-related supplemental services.

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.

HCR 42 Author: Wu | Davis, Sarah | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Morrison
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 26 as Bone Marrow, Blood, and Organ Donation Registry Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.

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 163 Author: Wu
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2019 10:46AM
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Dr. Anh Nguyen Reiss and commending her efforts to promote bone marrow donation.

HR 914 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 11 2019 4:35PM
Caption: In memory of former State Representative Tom Bass.

HR 940 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/05/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 5 2019 8:45PM
Caption: Recognizing May 1, 2019, as Asian Real Estate Association of America Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1056 Author: Wu
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 17 2019 8:40PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Thao Luong-Tuan Nguyen and Cindy Mai Dinh of Houston on their wedding.

HR 1481 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2019 12:21PM
Caption: Commending the Islamic Society of Greater Houston for its response in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

HR 1624 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 10:01AM
Caption: Commending Britnee Chuor for her service as a policy analyst in the office of State Representative Gene Wu.

HR 1625 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 9:57AM
Caption: Commending Julia Durnan for her service as a policy analyst in the office of State Representative Gene Wu during the 86th Legislative Session.

HR 1626 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 9:53AM
Caption: Commending Kelsey Lammons for her service as a policy analyst in the office of State Representative Gene Wu.

HR 1716 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 2:39PM
Caption: Congratulating Victoria Brooke Loomis for earning the title of salutatorian of the Class of 2019 at Texas Connections Academy at Houston.

HR 1717 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 2:17PM
Caption: Congratulating Matthew Donald Whorton for earning the title of valedictorian of the Class of 2019 at Texas Connections Academy at Houston.

HR 1718 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 2:17PM
Caption: Congratulating Adriana Carolina Badena for earning the title of salutatorian of the Class of 2019 at Sharpstown International School in Houston.

HR 1719 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Congratulating Juan Carlos Venancio for earning the title of valedictorian of the Class of 2019 at Sharpstown International School in Houston.

HR 1720 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 1:42PM
Caption: Congratulating Christian S. Orellano for earning the title of salutatorian of the Class of 2019 at Middle College High School at HCC Gulfton in Houston.

HR 1721 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 4:42PM
Caption: Congratulating JaDaisha C. Ryans for earning the title of valedictorian of the Class of 2019 at Middle College High School at HCC Gulfton in Houston.

HR 1722 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 11:22AM
Caption: Congratulating Jonathan Herrera for earning the title of salutatorian of the Class of 2019 at Jane Long Academy in Houston.

HR 1723 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 1:52PM
Caption: Congratulating Rosine Mpozenzi for earning the title of valedictorian of the Class of 2019 at Jane Long Academy in Houston.

HR 1724 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 9:39AM
Caption: Congratulating Mario Enrique Pineda Garcia for earning the title of salutatorian of the Class of 2019 at Liberty High School in Houston.

HR 1725 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 9:40AM
Caption: Congratulating Karla Alejandra Montero Rivero for earning the title of valedictorian of the Class of 2019 at Liberty High School in Houston.

HR 1726 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 2:48PM
Caption: Congratulating Mohammad Fahad Javed for earning the title of salutatorian of the Class of 2019 at Wisdom High School in Houston.

HR 1727 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 2:49PM
Caption: Congratulating Mauricio Guerrero for earning the title of salutatorian of the Class of 2019 at Wisdom High School in Houston.

HR 1728 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 2:55PM
Caption: Congratulating Ethan Wei-Ning Song for earning the title of valedictorian of the Class of 2019 at Wisdom High School in Houston.

HR 1998 Author: Wu
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:30PM
Caption: Congratulating the School of Science and Technology Advancement in Houston on receiving State and National School of Character designations from Character.org.

Joint Author (41):
HB 72 Author: White | Howard | Wu | Meza
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the provision of Medicaid benefits to certain children formerly in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 90 Author: Ortega | Parker | Stephenson | Longoria | Wu
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Relating to residential mortgage loans, including the financing of residential real estate purchases by means of a wrap mortgage loan; providing licensing requirements; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 274 Author: Davis, Sarah | Howard | Wu
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the disaster reinvestment and infrastructure planning board and the creation of the disaster reinvestment and infrastructure planning revolving fund; making an appropriation.

HB 286 Author: Thompson, Ed | Wu
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to promotion of the use of recyclable materials as feedstock for processing and manufacturing.

HB 289 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Canales | Reynolds | Davis, Yvonne | Wu
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalty for possession of certain small amounts of controlled substances in Penalty Group 1.

HB 311 Author: Howard | Cole | Minjarez | Springer | Wu
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.

HB 354 Author: Herrero | Wu
Last Action: 05/03/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to exemption of certain firefighters and police officers from jury service.

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 473 Author: Howard | Minjarez | Wu
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services reporting certain information regarding youth in the managing conservatorship of the department who are pregnant or who are parents.

HB 474 Author: Howard | Wu
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a Department of Family and Protective Services plan to address the substitute care capacity needs in certain department regions.

HB 475 Author: Howard | Wu
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to information for foster children who are pregnant or minor parents.

HB 566 Author: White | Wu
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

HB 596 Author: Hernandez | Wu
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 654 Author: Dutton | Wu
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the definition of "affected person" for purposes of a contested case hearing held by or for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding certain environmental permit applications.

HB 683 Author: White | Reynolds | Meza | Wu
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program; eliminating program surcharges.

HB 688 Author: Guillen | Wu
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the display of a license plate in the front windshield of a motor vehicle.

HB 692 Author: White | Wu
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the suspension of a student who is homeless from public school.

HB 727 Author: González, Mary | Wu
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time.

HB 811 Author: White | Wu
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to determining appropriate disciplinary action to be taken against a public school student who is in foster care or who is homeless.

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 1030 Author: Moody | White | Wu | Lucio III | Herrero
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case.

HB 1158 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds | Collier | Davis, Yvonne | Wu
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to including full-day prekindergarten student attendance in the determination of a district's weighted average daily attendance for purposes of complying with equalized wealth level requirements.

HB 1191 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Wu | Ramos | Morales
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an annual report concerning the number of inmates who have been in the conservatorship of a state agency responsible for providing child protective services.

HB 1722 Author: Coleman | Rose | Wu
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment by certain counties and municipalities of disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain infectious and communicable diseases; authorizing fees.

HB 1755 Author: Thompson, Ed | Wu | VanDeaver | Krause | Flynn
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to assembled vehicles and former military vehicles, including the titling and registration of those vehicles.

HB 1760 Author: White | Wu
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality, sharing, sealing, and destruction of juvenile records and certain records of at-risk youth.

HB 1907 Author: Howard | Wu
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to training for certain individuals who provide care for or services to children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1916 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Howard | Meyer | Wu
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/19/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 19 2019 8:52PM
Caption: Relating to requiring trauma training for certain attorneys.

HB 1944 Author: Lucio III | Wu
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to extension of deadlines for claims and related settlement and dispute resolution under the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Act.

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 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 2510 Author: Hinojosa | Wu | White | Lambert | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the suspension and expulsion of a student attending an open-enrollment charter school.

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 3582 Author: Murr | Moody | White | Wray | Wu
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses, the conditions of bond for defendants charged with certain intoxication offenses, and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of defendants who committed certain intoxication offenses.

HB 3786 Author: Coleman | Wu
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by counties on the effectiveness of establishing a family drug court; establishing a family drug court grant program.

HB 4009 Author: Toth | Wu | Thompson, Ed | Canales
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees.

HB 4202 Author: Smithee | Wu | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of a court to grant a motion for a new trial in certain criminal cases.

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 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.

HR 1547 Author: Rosenthal | Walle | Wu | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 16 2019 12:25PM
Caption: Recognizing May 15, 2019, as the People's Champ Day, commending Paul Wall of Houston for his many achievements.

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