Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Greg Bonnen
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/21/2019

Number of Bills: 46

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 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 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 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 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 281 Author: Middleton | Phelan | Metcalf | Longoria | Burrows
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Bonnen, Greg | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities.

HB 302 Author: Paul | Nevárez | Burns | King, Phil | Guillen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property.

HB 378 Author: Lang | Hefner | Cain
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen, Greg | Capriglione | Paul | Sanford | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration.

HB 436 Author: Shaheen | Krause
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Hefner | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.

HB 684 Author: Clardy | Middleton | Klick
Coauthor: Ashby | Bonnen, Greg | Calanni | Dean | Dominguez | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the care of students with seizure disorders and the training requirements for certain school personnel regarding seizure recognition and related first aid.

HB 846 Author: Oliverson | Krause | Blanco
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Cain | Lambert | Toth | White
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license and to certain duties of state agencies and political subdivisions in relation to delinquent or defaulted student loans.

HB 888 Author: Landgraf | Phelan | Cyrier | Dean
Coauthor: Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Capriglione | Lambert | Middleton | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of misrepresenting a child as a family member at a port of entry.

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 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 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 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 1699 Author: Oliverson | Miller
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/12/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to designating November 7 as Victims of Communism Day.

HB 1791 Author: Krause | Lang | Toth
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Capriglione | Hefner | Patterson | Paul | et al.
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.

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 2099 Author: Lambert | Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson | Lucio III
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bohac | et al.
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 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 2231 Author: Oliverson | Sheffield | Hunter | Guerra
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bonnen, Greg | Cyrier | Davis, Sarah | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the practices and operation of pharmacy benefit managers; providing administrative penalties.

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

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 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 2594 Author: Holland | Zerwas | Price | Moody | Dean
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Clardy | Darby | Guerra | Israel | et al.
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 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 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 3402 Author: Phelan | Guerra | Murr | Meyer | Canales
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Capriglione
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the open meetings law.

HB 3535 Author: Phelan
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | King, Phil | Metcalf | Paul | Sanford | et al.
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain fees to municipalities by entities that provide telecommunications and cable or video services.

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 4240 Author: Paddie
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg | Capriglione | Parker | Paul
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of informational materials and certain other information to a pregnant woman before an abortion.

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.

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.

HJR 111 Author: Wilson
Coauthor: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a residence homestead is not subject to seizure or sale for delinquent ad valorem taxes.

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