Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Rhetta Andrews Bowers
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/14/2019

Number of Bills: 37

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (18):
HB 1855 Author: Bowers | Allen | Beckley
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to restrictions on hours of employment for children; creating criminal offenses.

HB 2027 Author: Bowers | Allen
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to information regarding the procedures and available resources for the sealing of juvenile records.

HB 2405 Author: Bowers
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to education and training for peace officers regarding trauma-informed techniques to facilitate interactions with homeless individuals.

HB 2433 Author: Bowers | Goodwin
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to enrollment of certain retirees in the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program.

HB 2501 Author: Bowers
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child.

HB 2559 Author: Bowers
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a summons for certain persons charged with a violation of a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 3121 Author: Bowers
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to an interim study of suits affecting the parent-child relationship in cases involving abuse and other harmful conduct engaged in by a party.

HB 3138 Author: Bowers
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting of incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking on state property.

HB 3139 Author: Bowers
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to service of a notice of a temporary ex parte protective order.

HB 3178 Author: Bowers
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an interim house study regarding retrospective denial by health benefit plans of health benefit claims for emergency care.

HB 3180 Author: Bowers
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a centralized homelessness crisis response data system.

HB 3303 Author: Bowers
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain procedures involving a violation of a condition of community supervision committed by a defendant who is the sole caretaker of a child.

HB 3435 Author: Bowers
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to establishing and celebrating Texas Girls in STEM Day.

HB 4133 Author: Bowers
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.

HB 4742 Author: Bowers
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the SoGood Cedars Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees.

HR 212 Author: Bowers
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 8:02PM
Caption: Commending Elizabeth Nyore of Rowlett for providing comfort to an injured police officer.

HR 1173 Author: Bowers
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 18 2019 4:06PM
Caption: Recognizing April 11, 2019, as Sunnyvale Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1467 Author: Bowers
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Congratulating Ikenna Okoro on graduating from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law.

Joint Author (19):
HB 373 Author: Allen | Bowers
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to conditions of community supervision prohibiting contact with certain persons.

HB 374 Author: Allen | Bowers
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to meetings or visits between a defendant on community supervision and a supervision officer.

HB 422 Author: Allen | Bowers
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to annual reporting regarding the establishment of certain school district planning and decision-making committees.

HB 455 Author: Allen | Cortez | Beckley | Bowers | Talarico
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to policies on the recess period in public schools.

HB 633 Author: Buckley | Springer | Shine | Bowers | Canales
Last Action: 04/28/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the allocation of money associated with delays of transportation projects.

HB 1337 Author: Pacheco | Bowers | Meza | Cain | Beckley
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the sale of wine and beer on Sundays.

HB 1355 Author: Button | Paul | Holland | Bowers | Lang
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/26/2019 H Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to the issuance and execution of a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 1950 Author: Zwiener | Cole | Talarico | Bowers
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

HB 2243 Author: Oliverson | Bowers
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of prescription asthma medicine on public and private school campuses.

HB 2572 Author: Patterson | González, Mary | VanDeaver | Bowers | Lopez
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eliminating the state-required assessment instrument in social studies and the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument and to establishing a pilot program to develop a portfolio method to assess student performance in those courses.

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 3696 Author: Bell, Keith | Ashby | Hefner | Bernal | Bowers
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.

HB 4146 Author: Capriglione | Bowers
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain short-term consumer loans; imposing an assessment and fees; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees.

HR 390 Author: Button | Bowers | Holland
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 4 2019 10:40AM
Caption: In memory of Barry Dana-Bashian of Rowlett.

HR 480 Author: Button | Neave | Bowers | Ramos
Last Action: 02/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2019 8:44PM
Caption: Recognizing February 20 and 21, 2019, as Garland Chamber of Commerce Days at the State Capitol.

HR 603 Author: Button | Bowers | Holland
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 4 2019 10:39AM
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2019, as Rowlett Day at the State Capitol.

HR 976 Author: Rose | Bowers
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2019 7:42PM
Caption: Recognizing March 26, 2019, as Balch Springs Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1164 Author: Neave | Johnson, Eric | Bowers
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 11 2019 1:38PM
Caption: Recognizing April 9 and 10, 2019, as Leadership Mesquite Days at the State Capitol.

HR 1633 Author: Rose | Bowers
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 17 2019 5:36PM
Caption: Recognizing May 15, 2019, as Red and White Day at the State Capitol in honor of the advocacy efforts of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

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