Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Matt Schaefer
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/17/2019

Number of Bills: 54

HB 2 Author: Burrows
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.

HB 16 Author: Leach | Bonnen, Greg | Klick | Oliverson | Morrison
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of the rights of a living unborn child after an abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 20 Author: Capriglione | Zerwas | Longoria | Howard | Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | Buckley | et al.
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 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 121 Author: Swanson | Hunter | Pacheco | Oliverson | Raymond
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Capriglione | Flynn | et al.
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 234 Author: Krause | Middleton | Guillen | Phelan | Price
Coauthor: Blanco | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Goldman | Lang | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the local regulation of the sale of lemonade or other beverages by children.

HB 277 Author: Oliverson | Button | Murphy
Coauthor: Cain | Schaefer | Toth | White | Wilson
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a requirement that online admission application forms for public institutions of higher education include a link to certain comparative gainful employment data.

HB 297 Author: Murr | Burrows | Burns | Canales | Darby
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Buckley | Cain | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the public school finance system, the elimination of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes, and the creation of a joint interim committee on the elimination of those taxes.

HB 357 Author: Stickland | Biedermann | Middleton | Lang | White
Coauthor: Burns | Cain | Hefner | Krause | Leman | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited from possessing the firearm and to criminal offenses otherwise related to the carrying of a firearm; creating criminal offenses.

HB 368 Author: Cain | Capriglione | Toth | Howard | Thierry
Coauthor: Biedermann | Lang | Middleton | Neave | Schaefer | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of legislatively produced audio or visual materials in political advertising.

HB 547 Author: Canales | Cyrier | Bucy | Springer | Geren
Coauthor: Bohac | Cain | Lang | Metcalf | Middleton | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to verification of hunting and fishing license information.

HB 672 Author: Rodriguez | Morrison | Deshotel | Stucky | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the sale of ale and beer by certain brewers and manufacturers to ultimate consumers for consumption off the brewers' or manufacturers' premises.

HB 803 Author: Patterson | Canales | Thierry | Toth | Krause
Coauthor: Buckley | Burns | Button | Cain | Capriglione | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to financial reporting requirements of a toll project entity.

HB 902 Author: Landgraf | Phelan | Holland | Noble | Button
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of a pregnant woman.

HB 948 Author: Metcalf
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bonnen, Greg | Hefner | King, Phil | Landgraf | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the period for which certain land owned by a religious organization for the purpose of expanding a place of religious worship or constructing a new place of religious worship may be exempted from ad valorem taxation.

HB 991 Author: Burns | Phelan | Burrows
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

HB 1035 Author: Zedler | Flynn
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | Cain | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to protecting freedom of conscience from government discrimination.

HB 1177 Author: Phelan | White | Metcalf | Ashby | Toth
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster.

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 1244 Author: Ashby | Allison | Huberty | VanDeaver | King, Ken
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bonnen, Greg | Clardy | Darby | Krause | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument administered to public high school students and reporting requirements for that assessment instrument.

HB 1342 Author: Leach | Allen | Toth | Johnson, Jarvis | Rose
Coauthor: Canales | Phelan | Schaefer | Swanson
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a person's eligibility for an occupational license; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 1480 Author: VanDeaver | Ashby | Bernal | Tinderholt | Metcalf
Coauthor: Allison | Buckley | Clardy | Goldman | Guillen | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to assessment of public school students, providing accelerated instruction, appropriately crediting certain student performance, and eliminating requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments.

HB 1500 Author: Cain | King, Phil | Flynn | Parker | Miller
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat and to requirements for performing or inducing an abortion; authorizing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.

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 1579 Author: Cain | Guillen | Romero, Jr. | Frank
Coauthor: Allison | Biedermann | Burns | Cortez | Cyrier | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the definition of first responder for immunization purposes.

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 1685 Author: Capriglione | Miller
Coauthor: Burns | Dean | Leman | Parker | Paul | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1836 Author: Biedermann | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Stickland
Coauthor: Cain | Kacal | Lang | Middleton | Miller | et al.
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the preservation, maintenance, and restoration of the Alamo Cenotaph; granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 1929 Author: Noble | Morrison | Klick | King, Phil | Springer
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.

HB 2100 Author: Cain | Oliverson | Goldman | Phelan | Wilson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education.

HB 2109 Author: Flynn | Miller
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Dean | Hefner | Landgraf | Paddie | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the right of recusal from the performance of certain marriage ceremonies.

HB 2189 Author: Capriglione | Phelan | Canales | Wilson | Zerwas
Coauthor: Anchia | Biedermann | Blanco | Cain | Clardy | et al.
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 2216 Author: Biedermann
Coauthor: Cain | Lang | Middleton | Patterson | Schaefer | et al.
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to display of the national motto in government buildings.

HB 2271 Author: Lang | Hefner | White
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bonnen, Greg | Dean | Landgraf | Oliverson | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of the attorney general to advertise Choose Life account grants.

HB 2286 Author: Oliverson | Nevárez | Springer | Phelan | Toth
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Cyrier | Harris | Hefner | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to certain firearm accessories and prohibiting the enforcement of certain federal laws related to certain firearm accessories.

HB 2350 Author: Capriglione | Toth
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | Dean | Flynn | et al.
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a civil penalty offense; providing for a civil cause of action.

HB 2423 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | King, Tracy O. | Nevárez | Price | Cyrier
Coauthor: Allen | Buckley | Burrows | Dominguez | Flynn | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of the broadband office within the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the establishment of a broadband service investment grant program.

HB 2827 Author: King, Phil
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bonnen, Greg | Dean | Hefner | Landgraf | et al.
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license.

HB 2892 Author: Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the right of conscientious refusal of a health care service.

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 3158 Author: Raymond | Toth | Miller
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

HB 3172 Author: Krause | Sanford | Phelan | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Returned to committee: May 9 2019 7:33PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of membership in and support to religious organizations.

HB 3369 Author: Parker
Coauthor: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.

HB 3439 Author: Patterson | Parker | Shaheen | Geren | Phelan
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Bohac | et al.
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 3605 Author: Sanford
Coauthor: Noble | Schaefer | Stephenson
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to appointment of an attorney ad litem or guardian ad litem to represent an unborn child during a judicial bypass proceeding for an abortion for a pregnant minor.

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 3899 Author: Springer | Raymond | Phelan | Metcalf | Longoria
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell, Cecil | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate statewide commerce.

HB 4306 Author: Biedermann | Nevárez | Cain | Miller | Murr
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Capriglione | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to border security infrastructure enhancement projects and the creation of a fund to pay for those projects; allocating the earnings on the balance of that fund and reimbursement of related expenditures; including a study on water retention infrastructure near the border.

HB 4357 Author: Sanford | Springer
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Hefner | Landgraf | Paddie | Schaefer | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a mental health provider to offer services or counseling based on the provider's sincerely held religious beliefs.

HB 4463 Author: King, Phil
Coauthor: Schaefer | Stephenson
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to required counseling before an abortion is performed.

HCR 126 Author: Swanson | Oliverson | Thierry | Frank | Farrar
Coauthor: Dean | Hefner | King, Phil | Paddie | Sanford | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Recognizing pornography as a public health hazard.

HJR 38 Author: Leach | Metcalf | Burrows | Cain
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax.

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.

HR 585 Author: Frullo | Burrows | Price | Craddick | Moody
Coauthor: Blanco | Clardy | Darby | Holland | Lambert | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2019 11:17AM
Caption: Recognizing March 5, 2019, as Texas Tech University System Day at the State Capitol.

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