Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Dade Phelan
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/12/2019

Number of Bills: 96

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (47):
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 13 Author: Phelan | Larson | Longoria | Guerra | Zerwas
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation.

HB 478 Author: Phelan | Larson | Longoria | Guerra | Zerwas
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the funding of flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects.

HB 483 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

HB 484 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to direct changes in the appraisal roll and related appraisal records if a residence homestead is sold for less than the appraised value.

HB 485 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the law regarding the authority to construct or maintain a facility or structure on state land.

HB 632 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for the recovery of delinquent state obligations owed to certain state agencies.

HB 1177 Author: Phelan | White | Metcalf | Ashby | Toth
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster.

HB 1250 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used by or for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs.

HB 1256 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to access by certain persons to a first responder's immunization history.

HB 1397 Author: Phelan | Metcalf | Paddie | Price | Moody
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of rates for certain non-ERCOT utilities.

HB 1418 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/27/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to disease prevention and preparedness information for emergency medical services personnel on certification or recertification.

HB 1519 Author: Phelan | Ashby
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to fees regarding a residential tenant's failure to timely pay rent.

HB 1576 Author: Phelan | Paddie | Springer | González, Mary | Rose
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.

HB 1580 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense.

HB 1896 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the requirements relating to the adoption of a new state agency rule by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 1941 Author: Phelan | Raymond | Canales | Metcalf | Martinez Fischer
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to unconscionable prices charged by certain health care facilities for medical care.

HB 2212 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the registration and regulation of customer choice consultants by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

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 2439 Author: Phelan | Rodriguez | Collier | Schaefer
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain regulations adopted by governmental entities for the building products, materials, or methods used in the construction or renovation of residential or commercial buildings.

HB 2442 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the exchange of certain state property in Orange County by the Public Safety Commission.

HB 2588 Author: Phelan | Miller | Ashby | Reynolds | Cortez
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the award of grants by the Texas Workforce Commission to facilitate the participation of certain veterans and military personnel in apprenticeship training programs.

HB 2622 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to surcharges assessed under the driver responsibility program; authorizing surcharges; reducing, repealing, and waiving surcharges.

HB 2784 Author: Phelan | Romero, Jr. | Blanco | Burrows | Israel
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs Grant Program.

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 2868 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the procurement of interior design services by a governmental entity.

HB 3402 Author: Phelan | Guerra | Murr | Meyer | Canales
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the open meetings law.

HB 3462 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to consider certain financial matters in a closed meeting.

HB 3535 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain fees to municipalities by entities that provide telecommunications and cable or video services.

HB 3542 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the provision of water and sewer services by certain retail public utilities.

HB 3909 Author: Phelan | Metcalf | Sanford | Longoria
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds.

HB 3912 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state agency reports submitted to the legislature.

HB 3959 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons.

HB 3995 Author: Phelan | Raymond | Rodriguez | King, Phil | Frullo
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certificates of convenience and necessity for the construction of facilities for the transmission of electricity.

HB 4064 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities and counties.

HB 4079 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the terms and renewal of oyster certificates of location.

HB 4305 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain counties.

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 4354 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to prevention and early intervention programs and practices.

HCR 184 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1397.

HJR 4 Author: Phelan | Metcalf | Rodriguez | Coleman | Guillen
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects.

HJR 81 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects.

HJR 126 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons.

HR 284 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 11:30PM
Caption: Recognizing February 14, 2019, as Texas Republican County Chairmen's Association Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

HR 993 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 17 2019 3:42PM
Caption: Honoring the Heart Galleries of Texas for their outstanding work to connect children with adoptive families.

HR 997 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 18 2019 8:47AM
Caption: Honoring the Patient AirLift Services Sky Hope Disaster Relief Program for its aid to the State of Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

HR 2109 Author: Phelan
Last Action: 05/24/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: May 24 2019 7:23PM
Caption: Urging Congress to pass legislation to consolidate funding for FEMA temporary housing programs and HUD long-term housing programs into a single Disaster Housing Response and Recovery Block Grant.

Joint Author (49):
HB 6 Author: Morrison | Zerwas | Hunter | Huberty | Phelan
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to disaster relief and recovery.

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 25 Author: González, Mary | White | Phelan | Farrar
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain women and children under the Medicaid medical transportation program.

HB 26 Author: Metcalf | Larson | Phelan | Huberty | Oliverson
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the notification of affected persons of certain releases of water from certain dams.

HB 41 Author: Metcalf | Phelan | Rodriguez | Holland | Hernandez
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to paid leave for a state employee who is a search and rescue volunteer.

HB 63 Author: Moody | Collier | White | Dutton | Phelan
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the criminal and licensing consequences of certain marihuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession offenses; imposing a fee.

HB 81 Author: Canales | Capriglione | Burrows | Phelan | Nevárez
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/17/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of certain information related to parades, concerts, or other entertainment events open to the general public that are paid for with public funds.

HB 128 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio III | Lozano | Thierry | Phelan
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to school district notification to a parent or guardian of physical fitness assessment results of the parent's or guardian's child.

HB 137 Author: Hinojosa | Metcalf | Phelan | Cyrier | Zwiener
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to reports by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality about dams that have certain hazard classifications.

HB 234 Author: Krause | Middleton | Guillen | Phelan | Price
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the local regulation of the sale of lemonade or other beverages by children.

HB 281 Author: Middleton | Phelan | Metcalf | Longoria | Burrows
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities.

HB 305 Author: Paul | Phelan | Holland | Cain | Frullo
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain political subdivisions with authority to impose a tax post certain information on an Internet website.

HB 360 Author: Murphy | Burrows | Price | Martinez Fischer | Phelan
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.

HB 888 Author: Landgraf | Phelan | Cyrier | Dean
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of misrepresenting a child as a family member at a port of entry.

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 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 991 Author: Burns | Phelan | Burrows
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

HB 1000 Author: Paddie | Price | Phelan | Nevárez | Springer
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to rural and opportunity funds and insurance tax credits for certain investments in those funds; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees.

HB 1211 Author: Darby | Paul | Phelan | Longoria | Guerra
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of, and the construction of improvements to, real property.

HB 1287 Author: Israel | Phelan | Meyer | Murphy | Martinez
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prima facie speed limit on certain streets and highways.

HB 1300 Author: Hunter | Lucio III | Phelan | Cyrier | Morrison
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to cultivated oyster mariculture; authorizing fees; requiring a permit; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1307 Author: Hinojosa | Huberty | Deshotel | Phelan
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of a disaster case management system by the Texas Division of Emergency Management.

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 1426 Author: Guerra | Phelan | Deshotel | Burrows | Allison
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to mobile Internet service access in an area subject to a declared state of disaster.

HB 1544 Author: Raymond | Phelan | King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to fantasy sports contests.

HB 1798 Author: Goldman | Rodriguez | Phelan | Longoria | Flynn
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry; requiring an occupational certificate to perform certain surgical procedures.

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 2041 Author: Oliverson | Phelan | Wray | Zerwas
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

HB 2100 Author: Cain | Oliverson | Goldman | Phelan | Wilson
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education.

HB 2129 Author: Murphy | Burrows | Price | Martinez Fischer | Phelan
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act.

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 2189 Author: Capriglione | Phelan | Canales | Wilson | Zerwas
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.

HB 2263 Author: Paddie | Phelan | Price | Springer | Hernandez
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/17/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the sale of electric power to certain public customers.

HB 2286 Author: Oliverson | Nevárez | Springer | Phelan | Toth
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to certain firearm accessories and prohibiting the enforcement of certain federal laws related to certain firearm accessories.

HB 2481 Author: Metcalf | Ramos | Guillen | Moody | Phelan
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of certain specialty court programs; authorizing fees.

HB 2684 Author: Metcalf | Ashby | Burrows | Phelan | Guillen
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for items sold by a nonprofit organization at a county fair.

HB 2794 Author: Morrison | Larson | Lucio III | Phelan | Price
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of emergency management in this state.

HB 2845 Author: Canales | Darby | Clardy | Phelan | Burrows
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the removal of wind power facilities.

HB 2884 Author: Miller | Capriglione | Phelan | Howard | Longoria
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to statewide technology centers and cloud computing services.

HB 3172 Author: Krause | Sanford | Phelan | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Returned to committee: May 9 2019 7:33PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of membership in and support to religious organizations.

HB 3439 Author: Patterson | Parker | Shaheen | Geren | Phelan
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to require a labor peace agreement as a condition of engaging in a commercial transaction with the municipality or county.

HB 3899 Author: Springer | Raymond | Phelan | Metcalf | Longoria
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate statewide commerce.

HB 4151 Author: Middleton | Leach | Phelan
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to a period of prayer in public schools and at school-sponsored athletic events.

HB 4279 Author: Coleman | Zerwas | Phelan | Morrison
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to establish, operate, and, through the issuance of general obligation bonds, finance a grant program to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions and the state for projects related to disaster recovery; disaster mitigation; or construct, repair, rehabilitate, or reconstruct state or local infrastructure.

HB 4293 Author: Paul | Phelan | Deshotel
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the maintenance and operation of certain projects by certain drainage districts.

HB 4296 Author: Schaefer | Guillen | Phelan | Morrison | King, Phil
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of plumbing, including the requirements to obtain a tradesman plumber-limited license.

HB 4449 Author: Holland | Phelan | Raymond | Hunter | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain electric energy storage equipment requirements to municipally owned utilities and electric cooperatives.

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 114 Author: Coleman | Zerwas | Phelan | Morrison
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to be paid out of the economic stabilization fund by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions for projects related to disaster recovery; disaster mitigation; disaster response; or construct, repair, rehabilitate, or reconstruct state or local infrastructure.

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