Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Valoree Swanson
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/21/2019

Number of Bills: 62

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (50):
HB 47 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/11/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 11 2019 5:01PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited acts regarding abortion for a physician or applicant for a medical license.

HB 59 Author: Swanson
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 88 Author: Swanson
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an election ballot.

HB 96 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of an application for a low income housing tax credit.

HB 112 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to legislative review and approval of certain state agency rules.

HB 121 Author: Swanson | Hunter | Pacheco | Oliverson | Raymond
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.

HB 134 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the form of ballot propositions in an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes.

HB 143 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees.

HB 151 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the assistance of voters; increasing a penalty.

HB 154 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the recording of certain personal information of voters by election officials.

HB 273 Author: Swanson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the time for providing a ballot to be voted by mail to a voter.

HB 1105 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the preemption and prosecution of certain offenses involving the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

HB 1106 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
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 1107 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the signature required on an application for voter registration or for a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 1108 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying and possession of a concealed handgun by a school marshal.

HB 1109 Author: Swanson | Frank | Klick | Oliverson | Minjarez
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to waiving certain minimum standards for substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1117 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the preservation of certain election records.

HB 1118 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a requirement that public and private institutions of higher education provide certain cost and employment opportunity data for degree programs.

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 2447 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited actions regarding health benefit plan coverage for enrollees who refuse to have an abortion.

HB 3722 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district.

HB 3723 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision.

HB 3724 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the signature required on an application for voter registration or for a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 3727 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the online publication of information by certain special purpose districts.

HB 3730 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the purchase of online library resources for primary and secondary schools by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

HB 3731 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money to the General Land Office from the economic stabilization fund for certain disaster recovery and flood mitigation projects.

HB 3734 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the preemption of municipal and county regulatory authority.

HB 3790 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to judicial review of certain regulations that apply to state licensees.

HB 4128 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector and related procedures.

HB 4129 Author: Swanson | Klick | Cortez | Walle | Morrison
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the omission from the ballot of a withdrawing candidate.

HB 4130 Author: Swanson | Morrison | Cortez | Klick | Israel
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to use of an electronic device for accepting voters; authorizing a fee.

HB 4131 Author: Swanson | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting public schools from owning or having a business interest in certain entities and real property associated with those entities.

HB 4160 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates.

HB 4162 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.

HB 4521 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the filing fee for certain candidates.

HB 4523 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited actions regarding health benefit plan coverage for enrollees who refuse to have an abortion; providing civil penalties.

HB 4526 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to civil liability for performing certain abortions; providing civil penalties.

HB 4527 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to civil liability and criminal penalties for performing certain abortions; providing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 4535 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the location of certain temporary branch early voting polling places.

HB 4537 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions.

HB 4538 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration.

HB 4540 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to verification of the citizenship status of certain registered voters.

HB 4545 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a county, city, or independent school district posting election results on an Internet website.

HB 4625 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.

HB 4626 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing for the review of certain county departments of education by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

HCR 126 Author: Swanson | Oliverson | Thierry | Frank | Farrar
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Recognizing pornography as a public health hazard.

HJR 88 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules.

HJR 128 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment protecting the right to earn a living free from unnecessary government interference.

HR 781 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Recognizing that pornography is a public health hazard.

HR 784 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 6:58PM
Caption: In memory of Henrietta M. Haessly of Spring.

Joint Author (12):
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 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 616 Author: Neave | Blanco | Minjarez | Guillen | Swanson
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for a certain portion of a forensic medical examination of a sexual assault survivor and for the evidence collection kit required for the examination.

HB 896 Author: Tinderholt | Lang | Swanson
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting abortion and protecting the rights of an unborn child.

HB 1215 Author: Collier | Swanson | Oliverson | Guillen
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the allocation of low income housing tax credits.

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 1585 Author: González, Mary | Frank | Klick | Swanson
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on interest or other waiting lists maintained for certain Medicaid programs providing services to persons with an intellectual or developmental disability.

HB 2075 Author: Neave | Swanson | Bucy
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the form of a candidate's name on a ballot.

HB 2325 Author: Metcalf | Oliverson | Swanson | Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to information and communication of governmental and other entities regarding disasters and health and human services.

HB 2434 Author: Schaefer | Swanson | Oliverson
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and a criminal offense.

HB 2764 Author: Frank | Minjarez | Klick | Swanson
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to minimum standards and caregiver training for substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 3204 Author: Sanford | Swanson
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the form of ballot propositions and certain voter information document requirements for an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes.

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