Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Greg Bonnen
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/14/2019

Number of Bills: 81

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (41):
HB 9 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Murphy | González, Mary | Meyer | Walle
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 17 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Metcalf | Thierry | Price
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school safety measures and procedures.

HB 1754 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Meyer
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating a school safety allotment under the foundation school program.

HB 1769 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Rose | Meyer | Johnson, Jarvis | Miller
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for certain missing adults and to a study of the alert system.

HB 1800 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the Texas resilience infrastructure fund; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds; making an appropriation.

HB 1883 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Guillen
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to deferred payment of ad valorem taxes for certain persons serving in the United States armed forces.

HB 1885 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the waiver of penalties and interest if an error by a mortgagee results in failure to pay an ad valorem tax.

HB 1888 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Noble | Springer
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to temporary branch polling place hours of operation.

HB 1897 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Returned to committee: May 6 2019 7:02PM
Caption: Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees.

HB 1898 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to windstorm and hail insurance coverage issued by the FAIR Plan Association in catastrophe areas.

HB 1899 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the revocation or denial of certain health care professional licenses and the reporting of the grounds for revocation or denial.

HB 1900 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain operations and functions of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and studies relating to the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements Plan; authorizing a penalty; authorizing an assessment.

HB 1901 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain mental health records of deceased state hospital patients.

HB 1902 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to maximum liability limits for windstorm and hail insurance coverage provided through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 2302 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Springer
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.

HB 2327 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Guillen
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/26/2019 S House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to preauthorization of certain medical care and health care services by certain health benefit plan issuers and to the regulation of utilization review, independent review, and peer review for health benefit plan and workers' compensation coverage.

HB 2337 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the development of a contract template and contracting guidance for debris removal and monitoring contracts of political subdivisions.

HB 2367 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on bids by certain insurance and health benefit providers to administer or provide coverage under certain group benefit plans for governmental employees.

HB 2387 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of utilization review, independent review, and peer review for health benefit plan and workers' compensation coverage and to preauthorization of certain medical care and health care services by certain health benefit plan issuers.

HB 2826 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Leach | Goldman | Gervin-Hawkins | Longoria
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by certain governmental entities.

HB 3120 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain felony offenses committed by an inmate released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 3544 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to participation in and rates for coverage provided under the uniform group coverage program for active school employees.

HB 4215 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to voting by physicians at certain entities to authorize the differentiation of physicians based on maintenance of certification.

HB 4259 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of listed family homes.

HB 4261 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and family homes; providing administrative penalties.

HB 4452 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the legislature to vest the power to invest and manage certain public funds in certain officers, boards, and entities.

HB 4524 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to multipurpose convention center facility projects.

HB 4637 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the City of Kemah Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds and impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4727 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of the portion of State Highway 35 in Matagorda County as the D. R. "Tom" Uher Memorial Highway.

HCR 135 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to adopting a Joint Rule of the Senate and House of Representatives assigning to each bill passed by the legislature a legislative act number.

HCR 138 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Referred to House Administration: Apr 1 2019 11:44AM
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to create a joint interim committee to study the practicality of establishing a brain research institute of Texas.

HCR 178 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/24/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: May 24 2019 7:23PM
Caption: Urging Congress to enact legislation directing the Department of Housing and Urban Development to rewrite the formula for the allocation of Community Development Block Grant for Disaster Recovery funds to low- and moderate-income people.

HJR 76 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the Texas resilience infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of resilience projects.

HJR 143 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to vest the power to invest and manage certain public funds in certain officers, boards, and entities.

HR 383 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 02/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2019 7:08PM
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2019, as Communities In Schools Day at the State Capitol.

HR 399 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Filed
Caption: Honoring the members of the McComb family of Austin for their achievements as health-care and patients'-rights advocates.

HR 882 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/05/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 5 2019 8:45AM
Caption: Recognizing April 1 through 5, 2019, as Texas Retired Teachers Week.

HR 901 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/27/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Amending the permanent rules of the House of Representatives of the 86th Legislature designating the style and format of filing bills for the 87th and succeeding legislatures.

HR 1729 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 17 2019 7:48PM
Caption: In memory of the lives lost at Santa Fe High School on May 18, 2018.

HR 2190 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 10:19AM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 12.

HR 2191 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 10:21AM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2327.

Joint Author (40):
HB 5 Author: Phelan | Bonnen, Greg | Harless | Morrison | Deshotel
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to debris management and other disaster recovery efforts.

HB 7 Author: Morrison | Bonnen, Greg | Deshotel | Murphy | Swanson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/13/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to disaster preparation for state agencies and political subdivisions.

HB 10 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman | Phelan | Moody
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental and Behavioral Health Research Institute.

HB 16 Author: Leach | Bonnen, Greg | Klick | Oliverson | Morrison
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of the rights of a living unborn child after an abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 18 Author: Price | Huberty | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel.

HB 19 Author: Price | Huberty | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts.

HB 20 Author: Capriglione | Zerwas | Longoria | Howard | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain constitutional transfers of money to the economic stabilization fund, the Texas legacy fund, and the state highway fund and to the management and investment of the economic stabilization fund, the Texas legacy fund, and the Texas legacy distribution fund.

HB 259 Author: Thompson, Ed | Bonnen, Greg | Johnson, Julie | Turner, Chris | Paul
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/05/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.

HB 638 Author: Capriglione | Bonnen, Greg | VanDeaver | Patterson
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of posthumous high school diplomas to certain students.

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 906 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Phelan | Moody | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a collaborative task force to study certain public school mental health services.

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 1070 Author: Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg | Sheffield
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the mental health first aid training program reporting requirements.

HB 1335 Author: Price | Huberty | Coleman | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of school-based behavioral health centers by public schools and a grant program administered by the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission for the operation of those centers.

HB 1387 Author: Hefner | Swanson | Bonnen, Greg | Pacheco | Dutton
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/06/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the number of school marshals that may be appointed to serve on a public school campus or at a private school.

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 1917 Author: Murphy | Zerwas | Phelan | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation of the disaster response loan fund and the permissible uses of that fund; making an appropriation; authorizing a fee.

HB 2103 Author: Capriglione | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on contractors acting as public insurance adjusters in certain circumstances.

HB 2262 Author: Thompson, Ed | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of traffic surveillance systems.

HB 2453 Author: Davis, Sarah | Zerwas | Krause | Bonnen, Greg | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of Medicaid, including the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 2486 Author: Goldman | Paddie | Oliverson | Bonnen, Greg | Huberty
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain required disclosures and prohibited practices of certain employee benefit plans and health insurance policies that provide benefits for dental care services.

HB 2967 Author: Oliverson | Martinez Fischer | Lucio III | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibited balance billing and an independent dispute resolution program for out-of-network coverage under certain managed care plans; authorizing a fee.

HB 3056 Author: Lambert | Kacal | King, Ken | Shine | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to operating requirements for farm mutual insurance companies related to insurance in force on rural property.

HB 3107 Author: Bell, Keith | Oliverson | Bonnen, Greg | Klick | Stucky
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to notice of the right to object to participation in an abortion procedure for health care personnel of a hospital or health care facility.

HB 3247 Author: Martinez | Guillen | Bonnen, Greg | Lopez
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System.

HB 3388 Author: Sheffield | Bonnen, Greg | Price | Hefner | Raymond
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/25/2019 H Conf. Comm. Report distributed: May 25 2019 11:37PM
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program.

HB 3635 Author: Turner, John | Longoria | Bonnen, Greg | Collier | Hefner
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty.

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 4032 Author: Guillen | Morrison | Bonnen, Greg | Paul | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation, permitting, and taxation of certain boats and boat motors; imposing a fee.

HB 4347 Author: Anchia | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas | Moody | Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use certain tax revenue for hotel and convention center projects and other qualified projects.

HB 4420 Author: Anchia | Bonnen, Greg | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage for the disposition of embryonic and fetal tissue remains.

HB 4434 Author: Canales | Cain | Bonnen, Greg | Burrows
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to navigation districts.

HB 4445 Author: Canales | Cain | Bonnen, Greg | Burrows
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the safe and efficient provision of pilot services by the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports.

HB 4534 Author: Lucio III | Hunter | Herrero | Bonnen, Greg | Middleton
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/19/2019 S Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the rates and other funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HJR 5 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman | Phelan | Moody
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the dedication of certain sales and use tax revenue to the Texas mental and behavioral health research fund established to fund research, treatment, and access to services in this state for behavioral health, mental health, and substance use and addiction issues.

HJR 10 Author: Capriglione | Zerwas | Bonnen, Greg | Rose | Howard
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the Texas legacy fund and the Texas legacy distribution fund, dedicating the Texas legacy distribution fund to certain state infrastructure projects or the reduction of certain long-term obligations, and providing for the transfer of certain general revenues to the economic stabilization fund, the Texas legacy fund, and the state highway fund.

HR 489 Author: Howard | Turner, Chris | Zerwas | Bonnen, Greg | Lozano
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 12 2019 11:14PM
Caption: Recognizing Dr. Raymund A. Paredes for his 15-year tenure as Texas commissioner of higher education.

HR 1078 Author: Toth | Lambert | Bonnen, Greg | Sanford | Klick
Last Action: 04/12/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2019 9:26AM
Caption: Recognizing April 2019 as Parkinson's Awareness Month and honoring the Davis Phinney Foundation on the occasion of its 2019 Victory Summit in Austin.

HR 1302 Author: Hunter | Bonnen, Greg | Middleton | Bonnen, Dennis | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 6 2019 1:18PM
Caption: In memory of former state senator A. R. "Babe" Schwartz of Galveston.

HR 1558 Author: Cain | Dutton | Bonnen, Greg | Hernandez | Paul
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2019 5:13PM
Caption: Congratulating San Jacinto College on being selected as one of the top 10 community colleges in the country by the Aspen Institute.

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