Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. John Zerwas
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/22/2019

Number of Bills: 144

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (47):
HB 1 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: General Appropriations Bill.

HB 4 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 03/07/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction, including direction regarding reimbursement, and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.

HB 39 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain time limitations on the award of grants by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee.

HB 54 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 02/11/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 11 2019 5:01PM
Caption: Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee.

HB 62 Author: Zerwas | Reynolds | Miller | Stephenson | Bailes
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain meetings of a commissioners court during a disaster or emergency.

HB 749 Author: Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheffield | Anchia | Oliverson
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; imposing a civil penalty.

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 1448 Author: Zerwas | Price | Button | Allison | Coleman
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.

HB 1650 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction, including direction regarding reimbursement, and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.

HB 1915 Author: Zerwas | Capriglione | Button | Goldman | Buckley
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a state plan for education on and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

HB 1934 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 229; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 1935 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 168; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

HB 1952 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to community homes for persons with disabilities; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2048 Author: Zerwas | Darby | Krause | Davis, Sarah | Howard
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; eliminating program surcharges; authorizing and increasing criminal fines; increasing a fee.

HB 2057 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to supportive palliative care.

HB 2174 Author: Zerwas | Capriglione | Dean
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to controlled substance prescriptions and reimbursement for treatment for certain substance use disorders; authorizing a fee.

HB 2570 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Nelson | Watson
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the award of grants by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee and to the payment of claims related to those grants by the comptroller of public accounts.

HB 2766 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to electronic and other controlled substance prescriptions under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; authorizing a fee.

HB 2912 Author: Zerwas | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.

HB 2913 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain real property held by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the transfer of jurisdiction over and management of the Star of the Republic Museum to the Texas Historical Commission.

HB 2966 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to facilities and services for the care of the elderly or persons with disabilities in certain municipal hospital authorities, hospital districts, or other authorities.

HB 3020 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 238; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 3093 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 195; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

HB 3094 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 198; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

HB 3095 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 214; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.

HB 3122 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 235; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 3317 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue and allocation of accrued interest on dedicated revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.

HB 4011 Author: Zerwas | Miller
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Jones Creek Flood Control and Improvement District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4309 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/20/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 20 2019 9:01PM
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain functions relating to state employee leave from the state auditor to the comptroller.

HB 4635 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Orchard Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4636 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Orchard Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4675 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 222; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4696 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 240; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4721 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Heritage Parkway Improvement District.

HB 4740 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: Apr 17 2019 5:13PM
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties bordering a populous county.

HCR 188 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/26/2019 H Filed
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 500.

HCR 190 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Nelson
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. 1.

HJR 12 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Coleman
Sponsor: Nelson | Watson
Last Action: 05/14/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

HR 398 Author: Zerwas | Martinez Fischer
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2019 9:21PM
Caption: Recognizing March 20, 2019, as Texas Anesthesiologists Day at the State Capitol.

HR 538 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2019 12:17PM
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2019, as American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Day at the State Capitol.

HR 735 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 4:54PM
Caption: Congratulating the Seven Lakes High School Chapter of Best Buddies International on its receipt of the 2017-2018 Overall Most Outstanding High School Chapter Award.

HR 1142 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 24 2019 9:37AM
Caption: Congratulating Ace Berry on his selection as the 2019 Texas Floral Designer of the Year by the Texas State Floral Association.

HR 1168 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 18 2019 4:07PM
Caption: Recognizing April 17, 2019, as Alzheimer's Association State Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1374 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2019 3:55PM
Caption: Congratulating Gina Gallegos on her selection as the 2019 Woman of the Year in Transportation by WTS International.

HR 1619 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Congratulating Cinco Ranch High School football coach Donald Clayton on his retirement.

HR 2179 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/26/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2019 7:50PM
Caption: Suspending limitations on the conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 500.

HR 2180 Author: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/26/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2019 8:04PM
Caption: Suspending limitations on the conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1.

Joint Author (97):
HB 3 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Zerwas | King, Ken | Allen
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/12/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to public school finance and public education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

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 12 Author: Davis, Sarah | Harless | Price | Zerwas | Guerra
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to early childhood intervention and rehabilitative and habilitative services.

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 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 75 Author: Minjarez | Zerwas | Allison | Zedler | Gervin-Hawkins
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exception to the application of the offense of possessing or delivering drug paraphernalia for persons involved in certain pilot programs.

HB 170 Author: Bernal | Guillen | Thompson, Senfronia | Davis, Sarah | Zerwas
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to coverage for mammography under certain health benefit plans.

HB 200 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the power of certain counties to enact park use rules.

HB 203 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county assistance district to impose a sales and use tax.

HB 361 Author: Israel | Zerwas | Wilson | Ashby
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 448 Author: Turner, Chris | Thierry | Zerwas | Bernal | Sheffield
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.

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 533 Author: Stephenson | Zerwas | Miller | Reynolds
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 hotel projects.

HB 822 Author: Parker | Zerwas
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to addressing adverse childhood experiences and developing a strategic plan to address those experiences.

HB 900 Author: Israel | Zerwas | Sheffield | Howard
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the act of smoking tobacco in a vehicle with a child present; authorizing an additional fine for certain criminal offenses.

HB 937 Author: Davis, Sarah | Zerwas | Johnson, Julie | Howard | Farrar
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs.

HB 956 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Reynolds | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of county assistance districts.

HB 957 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts.

HB 958 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the release and inclusion of extraterritorial jurisdiction by a municipality involving certain areas.

HB 1051 Author: VanDeaver | Ashby | Longoria | Zerwas | White
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an adult education program provided under an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school program and reporting requirements regarding certain students.

HB 1110 Author: Davis, Sarah | Deshotel | Zerwas | Meyer | Rose
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

HB 1120 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Reynolds | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the powers of certain county assistance districts.

HB 1146 Author: Howard | Thompson, Senfronia | Klick | Zerwas
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to workplace violence prevention in certain health care facilities.

HB 1174 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain county assistance districts to provide a grant or loan.

HB 1214 Author: Cyrier | Zerwas | Price | Turner, Chris | Rose
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the allocation to and use by the Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Historical Commission of certain proceeds from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

HB 1264 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Howard | Johnson, Julie
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to pharmacist communications to prescribing practitioners regarding certain dispensed biological products.

HB 1308 Author: Calanni | Zerwas | Longoria
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.

HB 1364 Author: Wu | Zerwas | Sheffield | Dutton | White
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and to the minimum age of criminal responsibility.

HB 1365 Author: Lucio III | Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia | Larson
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, processing, distribution, transportation, research, testing, and delivery of low-THC cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of cannabis dispensing organizations, cannabis research organizations, and cannabis testing facilities; establishing the cannabis therapeutic research review board; authorizing fees.

HB 1401 Author: Howard | Zerwas | Raymond
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs.

HB 1413 Author: González, Mary | Zerwas | Darby
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the language acquisition of children eight years of age or younger who are deaf or hard of hearing.

HB 1536 Author: Miller | Raymond | Parker | Davis, Sarah | Zerwas
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to trauma-informed care for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services, trauma-informed care training for certain department employees, and the establishment of the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force.

HB 1562 Author: Frullo | Stucky | Zerwas | Walle
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education.

HB 1814 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to county regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors.

HB 1874 Author: Davis, Sarah | Coleman | Howard | Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a regenerative medicine registry established by the Texas Regenerative Medicine Coordinating Board.

HB 1879 Author: Davis, Sarah | Zerwas | Hinojosa | Thompson, Senfronia | Miller
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program.

HB 1916 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Howard | Meyer | Wu
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/19/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 19 2019 8:52PM
Caption: Relating to requiring trauma training for certain attorneys.

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 1936 Author: Rose | Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Longoria
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with severe mental illness.

HB 2000 Author: Turner, Chris | Zerwas | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at certain public institutions of higher education.

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 2085 Author: Dean | Thompson, Senfronia | Zerwas | Moody | Oliverson
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to general procedures and requirements for a nonopioid directive.

HB 2086 Author: Dean | Thompson, Senfronia | Zerwas | Moody | Oliverson
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to a controlled substance disposal program for pharmacies and certain health care facilities.

HB 2088 Author: Dean | Thompson, Senfronia | Zerwas | Moody | Oliverson
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to providing information and other resources regarding safe disposal of Schedule II controlled substance prescription drugs.

HB 2099 Author: Lambert | Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson | Lucio III
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.

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 2203 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Reynolds | Stephenson
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to notice of a radioactive substance release.

HB 2251 Author: Capriglione | Rose | Leach | Sheffield | Zerwas
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain deceptive advertising of legal services; imposing civil penalties.

HB 2261 Author: Walle | Schaefer | Zerwas | Oliverson
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the physician education loan repayment program.

HB 2334 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Reynolds | Stephenson
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to grants awarded under the grant program to reduce recidivism, arrest, and incarceration of individuals with mental illness.

HB 2430 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Stephenson | Miller
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requirements in a suit for the removal of human remains from a cemetery.

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 2537 Author: Oliverson | Zerwas | Springer | Patterson
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
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 2594 Author: Holland | Zerwas | Price | Moody | Dean
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to disposal of controlled substance prescription drugs by hospice service providers.

HB 2641 Author: Darby | Zerwas
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 05/17/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the release of a reversionary interest in certain real property by the Health and Human Services Commission and conditions related to that release.

HB 2734 Author: Burrows | Zerwas
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an anatomical gift on behalf of a resident in a state supported living center.

HB 2802 Author: Darby | Zerwas | Howard | Ashby | Raymond
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the amounts, availability, and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts; reducing or affecting the amounts of certain statutorily dedicated fees.

HB 2846 Author: Larson | Metcalf | Zerwas | Price | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of the Allens Creek Reservoir project.

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 2980 Author: Howard | Zerwas
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the award of grants by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to increase the availability of clinical education practice sites for certain nursing students.

HB 3052 Author: Dean | Thompson, Senfronia | Zerwas | Moody | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the revocation of a pharmacy license for failure to operate as a pharmacy.

HB 3148 Author: Parker | Springer | Zerwas | Lucio III
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the administration and oversight of investigational adult stem cell treatments administered to certain patients.

HB 3285 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Price | Moody | Klick
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to programs and initiatives to prevent and respond to opioid addiction, misuse, abuse, and overdose and identify and treat co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illness.

HB 3342 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson | Raymond | Guillen
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a health care quality provider participation program; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 3428 Author: Capriglione | Price | Buckley | Zerwas | Lopez
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to training on Alzheimer's disease and dementia for certain Department of Family and Protective Services employees and area agencies on aging employees and volunteers.

HB 3459 Author: Coleman | Rosenthal | Huberty | Zerwas | Walle
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Harris County Hospital District.

HB 3620 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program.

HB 3668 Author: Walle | Darby | Hernandez | Rosenthal | Zerwas
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to grants for disaster response by nonprofit food banks.

HB 3703 Author: Klick | Zerwas | Oliverson | Sheffield | Coleman
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prescription of low-THC cannabis for medical use by certain qualified physicians to patients with certain medical conditions.

HB 3718 Author: Parker | Zerwas | Huberty | Miller | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a trauma-informed care policy for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools and training regarding the policy for district and school employees.

HB 3745 Author: Bell, Cecil | Rose | Capriglione | Zerwas | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund and account.

HB 3752 Author: Walle | Miller | Zerwas | Oliverson
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain procedures applicable to meetings under the open meetings law and the disclosure of public information under the public information law in the event of an emergency, urgent public necessity, or catastrophic event.

HB 3823 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Turner, Chris | Burrows | Zerwas | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for taxable entities that provide paid family care leave.

HB 3878 Author: Stucky | Zerwas | Oliverson | Sheffield | Wray
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the requirement to obtain a license to practice as an anesthesiologist assistant; providing an administrative penalty; authorizing fees.

HB 4013 Author: Miller | Thierry | Zerwas | Oliverson | Springer
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Returned to committee: May 9 2019 9:14PM
Caption: Relating to sales and use taxes on e-cigarettes and vapor products; imposing taxes; providing an administrative penalty; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

HB 4153 Author: Anchia | Zerwas | Rose | Schaefer | Longoria
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the compensation and benefits of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

HB 4179 Author: Miller | Reynolds | Zerwas | Stephenson
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the cemeteries in certain counties.

HB 4183 Author: Parker | Zerwas | Miller | Thompson, Senfronia | Sanford
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to addressing adverse childhood experiences and developing a strategic plan to address those experiences.

HB 4200 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exception from required disclosure of information related to certain crime victims maintained by a county or district clerk.

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 4289 Author: Coleman | Raymond | Muñoz, Jr. | Walle | Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain local governments to create and operate health care provider participation programs.

HB 4323 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of identifying information of certain child victims.

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 4388 Author: Murphy | Huberty | Capriglione | Zerwas | Shine
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the management of the permanent school fund by the School Land Board and the State Board of Education and a study regarding distributions from the permanent school fund to the available school fund.

HB 4448 Author: Springer | Miller | Zerwas | Clardy | Cole
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Failed to pass
Caption: Relating to the use of unmanned aircraft.

HB 4639 Author: Stephenson | Zerwas | Miller | Reynolds
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 237; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4676 Author: Stephenson | Zerwas | Miller | Reynolds
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Management District No. 3; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4735 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Apr 17 2019 5:13PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of magistrates in Fort Bend County.

HCR 42 Author: Wu | Davis, Sarah | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Morrison
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 26 as Bone Marrow, Blood, and Organ Donation Registry Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.

HCR 147 Author: Landgraf | Zerwas | Canales | Goldman | Thierry
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging Congress to work collectively toward a fair, equitable, and logical approach to federal transportation funding in any new federal transportation legislation considered.

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.

HJR 39 Author: Cyrier | Price | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Rose
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

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.

HR 161 Author: Davis, Sarah | Zerwas
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 7:46PM
Caption: Congratulating James P. Allison of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center on his receipt of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

HR 166 Author: Reynolds | Zerwas | Miller | Stephenson
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 7:39PM
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2019, as Fort Bend County Day at the State Capitol.

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 1160 Author: Parker | Craddick | Cain | Zerwas | Anchia
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 13 2019 9:34AM
Caption: Urging Congress to unite in bipartisan support for the ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

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