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

Number of Bills: 84

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (53):
HB 427 Author: Shaheen | Krause | Zedler | Cortez | Raymond
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property; enhancing a criminal penalty.

HB 428 Author: Shaheen | Leach | Meyer | Gervin-Hawkins | Neave
Last Action: 04/02/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 429 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the state virtual school network and a study on digital learning.

HB 430 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds.

HB 431 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to ineligibility to serve as a poll watcher.

HB 432 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and the moving image industry incentive program.

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 434 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the dispensing of certain medications by therapeutic optometrists.

HB 435 Author: Shaheen | Thierry | Smith
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record.

HB 436 Author: Shaheen | Krause
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.

HB 437 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to allowing Medicaid managed care organizations to adopt their own drug formularies.

HB 438 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the use of a mechanical or electronic device by a person occupying a voting station.

HB 439 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a limitation on civil suits against persons reporting suspicious activity in good faith.

HB 453 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients.

HB 460 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians.

HB 660 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to property owners' association fines.

HB 785 Author: Shaheen | Thierry | Goldman | Miller | Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/04/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the execution of a warrant issued for certain individuals who violate a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 910 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to abolishing the regulation of auctioneers.

HB 913 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district.

HB 915 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the sale of fireworks during and before the Diwali holiday.

HB 934 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of trafficking of persons.

HB 1228 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to political subdivision regulations, including zoning rules, concerning the cultivation, production, dispensing, or possession of low-THC cannabis.

HB 1229 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the posting of required notice by a political subdivision on Internet websites.

HB 1524 Author: Shaheen
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to correcting outdated references to the Texas Building and Procurement Commission.

HB 1683 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/06/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to abolishing the regulation of orthotic and prosthetic technicians.

HB 1684 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/06/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the posting of a boiler's certificate of operation.

HB 1703 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district.

HB 1704 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person for appointment as an arbitrator in a binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order.

HB 1705 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to abolishing the regulation of the practices of barbering and cosmetology.

HB 1947 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to state funding for the implementation of teacher excellence initiative programs by school districts.

HB 2110 Author: Shaheen | Buckley | Hernandez | Cyrier | Israel
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to state agency measurement and management of customer satisfaction.

HB 2149 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the number of license plates to be issued for and displayed on certain motor vehicles.

HB 2808 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the publication of required notice by a political subdivision by alternative media and on the Internet.

HB 3729 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of possession of an animal by a person who has been previously convicted of an offense involving animal cruelty.

HB 3733 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the allocation and deposit of certain surplus state revenue to the property tax relief fund for use in reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes.

HB 3755 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a study on the improvement of driver's license issuance in this state.

HB 3940 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to a dog's restraint and shelter.

HB 4092 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the effect of such exemptions on the provision of funding under the foundation school program.

HB 4610 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the emergency detention of certain persons with a mental illness or cognitive disability.

HB 4612 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collecting of wages for child support payments.

HB 4613 Author: Shaheen | Leach | Burns | González, Mary | Bernal
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the waiving academic assessment and testing for children in special education services.

HCR 90 Author: Shaheen | Oliverson | Wray | Moody | Deshotel
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging Congress to allow health savings accounts to be used for direct primary care.

HJR 32 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.

HJR 33 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients.

HJR 127 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district.

HR 162 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/06/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 6 2019 10:04PM
Caption: Honoring the BAPS charitable organization on the occasion of its visit to the State Capitol for the Celebration of Indian American Culture in Texas.

HR 164 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 9:53PM
Caption: Congratulating Noah Timothy Platt of Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 226 in Plano on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 165 Author: Shaheen | Leach | Noble | Sanford | Holland
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 11:05PM
Caption: Commending the Honorable John Payton for his 28 years of service as Collin County justice of the peace.

HR 597 Author: Shaheen | Leach | Noble
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 2:03PM
Caption: Congratulating Plano city manager Bruce D. Glasscock on his retirement.

HR 748 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Condemning the practice of state-sanctioned forced organ harvesting from prisoners in the People's Republic of China.

HR 815 Author: Shaheen | Noble | Leach
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 6:30PM
Caption: Congratulating Celeste Isabella Lay of Plano on being crowned Miss Junior Teen Texas United States 2018-2019.

HR 1944 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 10:04AM
Caption: Congratulating Zinmar Win of Harmony Science Academy-Plano on her selection as the 2019 Elementary Teacher of the Year in the Harmony Public Schools Dallas/Fort Worth District.

HR 2172 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 10:04AM
Caption: Congratulating Frisco native Maelyn Jarmon for her victory on Season 16 of The Voice.

Joint Author (31):
HB 218 Author: Krause | Oliverson | Hernandez | Blanco | Shaheen
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license and to certain duties of state agencies and political subdivisions in relation to delinquent or defaulted student loans.

HB 569 Author: Capriglione | Leach | Shaheen
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill.

HB 708 Author: Landgraf | Meyer | Shaheen
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the payment by a school district for the purchase of attendance credits under the public school finance system.

HB 716 Author: Leach | Shaheen | Sanford | Noble
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a severely disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a severely disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran.

HB 810 Author: Israel | Stucky | Leach | Buckley | Shaheen
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to civil liability for removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle.

HB 852 Author: Holland | Shaheen | Guillen | Harris
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 05/21/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to information a municipality may consider in determining the amount of certain building permit and inspection fees.

HB 1771 Author: Thierry | Dutton | Thompson, Senfronia | Shaheen | Miller
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution and to the provision of services to those persons.

HB 1906 Author: Burns | Shaheen
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to procedures for the alternative assessment of certain public school students that receive special education services and alternative accountability plans for certain campuses serving students that receive special education services.

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 2107 Author: Capriglione | Rodriguez | Shaheen | Kacal | Lambert
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to information provided by a local health jurisdiction on food regulation.

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 2393 Author: Burrows | Springer | Ashby | Shaheen | Guillen
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to permitting a hunter education component as part of a school district's physical education curriculum offered to certain students.

HB 2748 Author: Perez | Shaheen
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to regulation of the retail sale of fireworks.

HB 2906 Author: Parker | Meyer | Leach | Shaheen | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons.

HB 3091 Author: Deshotel | Noble | Beckley | Raymond | Shaheen
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of and prohibiting disclosure of the location or physical layout of a family violence shelter center or victims of trafficking shelter center; creating a criminal offense.

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 3292 Author: Gutierrez | Flynn | Kuempel | Capriglione | Shaheen
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to sale-leaseback transactions.

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 3630 Author: Meyer | González, Mary | Shaheen
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of certain aversive techniques on students enrolled in public schools.

HB 4214 Author: Capriglione | Bohac | Blanco | Shaheen | Bernal
Last Action: 05/01/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to matters concerning governmental entities, including cybersecurity, governmental efficiencies, information resources, and emergency planning.

HCR 35 Author: Miller | Shaheen | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing human trafficking as a public health issue.

HJR 44 Author: Leach | Shaheen | Noble
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran and harmonizing certain related provision of the constitution.

HR 126 Author: Leach | Sanford | Shaheen | Holland | Noble
Last Action: 01/31/2019 H Reported enrolled: Jan 31 2019 10:20AM
Caption: In memory of Mazzie Burgess Moses of Plano.

HR 277 Author: Holland | Patterson | Shaheen
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 11:44PM
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2019, as City of Frisco Day at the State Capitol.

HR 290 Author: Holland | Patterson | Shaheen
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 7:33PM
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2019, as Leadership Frisco Day at the State Capitol.

HR 395 Author: Leach | Shaheen | Noble | Patterson
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Filed
Caption: Recognizing February 27 and 28, 2019, as Plano Legislative Days at the State Capitol.

HR 649 Author: Holland | Patterson | Shaheen
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2019 9:47AM
Caption: Recognizing March 5, 2019, as Frisco Independent School District Day at the State Capitol.

HR 737 Author: Holland | Shaheen | Patterson
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2019 4:26PM
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Frisco ISD Superintendent's Student Advisory Council on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol.

HR 802 Author: Leach | Sanford | Shaheen | Holland | Noble
Last Action: 03/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2019 10:59AM
Caption: Recognizing March 26 and 27, 2019, as Collin County Days 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.

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