Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Ron Reynolds
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/20/2019

Number of Bills: 70

HB 3 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Zerwas | King, Ken | Allen
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
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 5 Author: Phelan | Bonnen, Greg | Harless | Morrison | Deshotel
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to debris management and other disaster recovery efforts.

HB 6 Author: Morrison | Zerwas | Hunter | Huberty | Phelan
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to disaster relief and recovery.

HB 7 Author: Morrison | Bonnen, Greg | Deshotel | Murphy | Swanson
Coauthor: Bohac | Button | Dominguez | Flynn | Morales | et al.
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 8 Author: Neave | Howard | Minjarez | Button | Lang
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bernal | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sex offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses.

HB 9 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Murphy | González, Mary | Meyer | Walle
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 10 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman | Phelan | Moody
Coauthor: Blanco | Canales | Clardy | Dean | Dominguez | et al.
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 13 Author: Phelan | Larson | Longoria | Guerra | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
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 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Collier | White | Davis, Yvonne
Coauthor: Canales | Cole | Frullo | Lopez | Minjarez | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prevention of, prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses and to orders of nondisclosure for persons who committed certain of those offenses; regulating occupations and property to prevent and respond to those criminal offenses, including requiring a student occupational permit for those purposes; authorizing fees; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 18 Author: Price | Huberty | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Allison | Blanco | Bucy | Button | Canales | et al.
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel.

HB 19 Author: Price | Huberty | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Blanco | Bucy | Button | Canales | Darby | et al.
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts.

HB 24 Author: Romero, Jr. | Neave | Burns
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing criminal penalties for certain family violence offenses committed when a child is or may be present during the commission of the offense.

HB 26 Author: Metcalf | Larson | Phelan | Huberty | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Ashby | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
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 29 Author: Minjarez | Klick | Moody | Coleman | Parker
Coauthor: Bernal | Biedermann | Darby | Deshotel | Farrar | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy.

HB 63 Author: Moody | Collier | White | Dutton | Phelan
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Biedermann | et al.
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 102 Author: Bernal | Rodriguez | González, Jessica
Coauthor: Cortez | Reynolds | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher.

HB 253 Author: Farrar | Minjarez | Guillen
Coauthor: Blanco | Johnson, Julie | Neave | Reynolds | Zwiener
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression.

HB 316 Author: Howard | Goodwin | Miller
Coauthor: Bucy | Cole | Hinojosa | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a public awareness campaign on firearm safety and suicide prevention.

HB 342 Author: Cortez | Rose | Davis, Sarah | Bernal | Sheffield
Coauthor: Anchia | Bucy | Calanni | Dominguez | Farrar | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility for the medical assistance program and enrollment in the child health plan program.

HB 361 Author: Israel | Zerwas | Wilson | Ashby
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 363 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Allen | Miller | Wu | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Bowers | Cain | Cole | Goodwin | Reynolds | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 375 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Bucy | Cole | Reynolds
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of polling place locations on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education.

HB 482 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Coleman | Toth | White
Coauthor: Allen | Biedermann | Cole | Goodwin | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.

HB 590 Author: Israel | Coleman | Turner, Chris | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HB 877 Author: Oliverson | Huberty | Thompson, Ed | Rosenthal | Flynn
Coauthor: Reynolds
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the actuarial valuations of certain public retirement systems.

HB 880 Author: Calanni | Dominguez | Toth | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Anchia | Cain | Canales | Cole | Davis, Sarah | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a severance payment to a superintendent of a school district.

HB 918 Author: White | Davis, Yvonne | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Minjarez | Ramos | Reynolds | Swanson
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to providing discharged or released inmates with certain documents, including documents to assist the inmate in obtaining employment.

HB 980 Author: Beckley | González, Jessica | González, Mary | Coleman | Israel
Coauthor: Reynolds
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the criminal offense of homosexual conduct.

HB 990 Author: Gutierrez | Canales | Martinez | Raymond | Guillen
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the effects of the construction of a border wall on storm drainage and other environmental matters in this state.

HB 1064 Author: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Martinez | Springer | Lambert
Coauthor: Cain | Dean | Fierro | Harris | Hefner | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to designating May 4 as Texas Firefighters Day.

HB 1070 Author: Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg | Sheffield
Coauthor: Blanco | Bucy | Button | Darby | Guerra | et al.
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the mental health first aid training program reporting requirements.

HB 1111 Author: Davis, Sarah | Springer | Guerra | Thompson, Senfronia | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to maternal and newborn health care.

HB 1139 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Leach | Moody | White | Walle
Coauthor: Bucy | Cain | Johnson, Jarvis | Ramos | Reynolds | et al.
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/24/2019 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.

HB 1183 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Raymond | Romero, Jr. | Dutton | Bucy
Coauthor: Cole | González, Mary | Howard | Morales | Neave | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day.

HB 1214 Author: Cyrier | Zerwas | Price | Turner, Chris | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
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 1303 Author: Zwiener
Coauthor: Bucy | Calanni | Cole | Goodwin | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to signs along certain roads in Hays County.

HB 1325 Author: King, Tracy O. | Larson | Gutierrez | Rodriguez | Burrows
Coauthor: Dominguez | Fierro | Guillen | Herrero | Lambert | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the production and regulation of hemp; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses; providing civil and administrative penalties.

HB 1365 Author: Lucio III | Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia | Larson
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | Bowers | et al.
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 1448 Author: Zerwas | Price | Button | Allison | Coleman
Coauthor: Johnson, Jarvis | Lambert | Lopez | Parker | Reynolds | et al.
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 1450 Author: Gutierrez | Lucio III | Nevárez | Walle | González, Jessica
Coauthor: Bernal | Bowers | Calanni | Canales | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain personal information provided on a driver's license application or in connection with a motor vehicle record.

HB 1521 Author: Burrows | Moody | Leach | Longoria | Meyer
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Blanco | Button | Calanni | et al.
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers' compensation actions.

HB 1536 Author: Miller | Raymond | Parker | Davis, Sarah | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bucy | Guillen | Johnson, Jarvis | et al.
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 1576 Author: Phelan | Paddie | Springer | González, Mary | Rose
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
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 1631 Author: Stickland | Collier | Burrows | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

HB 1739 Author: Geren | Davis, Yvonne | Shine | Leach | Kuempel
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.

HB 1832 Author: Johnson, Julie | Oliverson | Lambert
Coauthor: Bernal | Calanni | Davis, Yvonne | Dominguez | Farrar | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibited practices relating to health benefit plan coverage for emergency care.

HB 1932 Author: Thierry
Coauthor: Reynolds
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of catastrophic debris management in county emergency management programs.

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

HB 2000 Author: Turner, Chris | Zerwas | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
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 2048 Author: Zerwas | Darby | Krause | Davis, Sarah | Howard
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Blanco | Gervin-Hawkins | Guillen | Israel | et al.
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 2279 Author: Zwiener | Anchia | Button | Davis, Sarah | Morrison
Coauthor: Allen | Bernal | Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

HB 2310 Author: Vo | Thierry
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Blanco | Bohac | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/21/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the information necessary to appropriately title certain flood damaged vehicles that have been repaired with federal financial assistance.

HB 2330 Author: Walle | Hernandez | Raymond
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Ashby | Beckley | Bernal | et al.
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study of an intake system and state case management system for state and federal disaster assistance.

HB 2335 Author: Walle | Hernandez | Raymond
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disaster supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 2345 Author: Walle | Paul | Hernandez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Blanco | Bohac | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Institute for a Disaster Resilient Texas.

HB 2408 Author: Johnson, Julie
Coauthor: Calanni | Davis, Yvonne | Dominguez | Farrar | Geren | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to preauthorization by certain health benefit plan issuers of certain benefits.

HB 2631 Author: Johnson, Julie | Oliverson | Moody
Coauthor: Calanni | Davis, Yvonne | Dominguez | Farrar | Geren | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to physician and health care practitioner credentialing by managed care plan issuers.

HB 2632 Author: Johnson, Julie | Oliverson | Guillen
Coauthor: Calanni | Davis, Yvonne | Dominguez | Farrar | Geren | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to notice by certain managed care entities of changes related to reimbursements applicable to certain physicians and health care providers.

HB 2703 Author: Thierry
Coauthor: Neave | Perez | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a work group on the establishment of a maternal mortality and morbidity data registry.

HB 2754 Author: White | Thompson, Senfronia | Toth | Krause | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Bucy | Cain | Collier | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Motion fails
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.

HB 2945 Author: Perez | Thompson, Senfronia | Longoria | Price | Goldman
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to payment card skimmers on motor fuel dispensers and to creating a payment fraud fusion center; imposing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 3078 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Moody | Parker | White | Allen
Coauthor: Cole | Frullo | Reynolds | Swanson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the review of clemency applications from certain persons who were victims of human trafficking or family violence.

HB 3227 Author: Howard | Johnson, Jarvis | Allen | White
Coauthor: Guillen | Minjarez | Neave | Reynolds | Sherman, Sr. | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the availability of and access to certain programs and services for persons in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 3511 Author: VanDeaver | Anchia | Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Lozano
Coauthor: Lopez | Reynolds
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Commission on Texas Workforce of the Future.

HB 3703 Author: Klick | Zerwas | Oliverson | Sheffield | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
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 3745 Author: Bell, Cecil | Rose | Capriglione | Zerwas | Thompson, Ed
Coauthor: Anchia | Blanco | Button | Clardy | Cortez | et al.
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 4242 Author: Bernal | Talarico | Lopez | Ramos | Raymond
Coauthor: Bucy | Capriglione | Leach | Martinez Fischer | Patterson | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the consideration of reading level in the adoption of certain assessment instruments and associated student performance levels and to the temporary suspension of accountability sanctions for public schools.

HB 4347 Author: Anchia | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas | Moody | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | Burrows | et al.
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.

HCR 147 Author: Landgraf | Zerwas | Canales | Goldman | Thierry
Coauthor: Krause | Leman | Lopez | Noble | Ortega | et al.
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 39 Author: Cyrier | Price | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
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.

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