Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Charlie Geren
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/18/2019

Number of Bills: 35

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 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 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 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 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 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 492 Author: Shine | Darby | Murphy | Stephenson | Raney
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bohac | Buckley | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

HB 869 Author: Hefner | Collier | Moody | Perez | Springer
Coauthor: Ashby | Bell, Keith | Bohac | Buckley | Burrows | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving the interception, use, or disclosure of certain communications.

HB 901 Author: Hefner | Krause | Thierry | Leman | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Frank | Geren | Gervin-Hawkins | Guillen | Harris | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to registration of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.

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 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 1455 Author: Hunter | Raney | Zedler | Muñoz, Jr.
Coauthor: Geren | Holland | Lozano
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the audit of wholesale invoices during certain audits of pharmacists and pharmacies.

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 1641 Author: Button | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Johnson, Julie | Ortega
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell, Cecil | Collier | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program.

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 1917 Author: Murphy | Zerwas | Phelan | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen, Greg
Coauthor: Allen | Bohac | Calanni | Collier | Cortez | et al.
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 1973 Author: Button | Price | Shaheen | Goodwin | Guerra
Coauthor: Anchia | Bell, Cecil | Bowers | Burrows | Collier | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.

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 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 2154 Author: Landgraf | Craddick | Nevárez | Paddie | King, Tracy O.
Coauthor: Burrows | Canales | Cyrier | Darby | Geren | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to a commission to study the needs of areas of the state significantly affected by oil and gas production.

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 2655 Author: Rosenthal | Allen | Talarico | Toth | Lopez
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Blanco | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an active shooter emergency protocol for public school districts and required active shooter response training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 2786 Author: Button | Perez | Burrows | Hinojosa | Leach
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Collier | Darby | Geren | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to employee turnover reporting during a day-care center's, group day-care home's, or registered family home's license or registration renewal.

HB 3016 Author: Schaefer | Oliverson | Lang | Middleton | Krause
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in a motor vehicle.

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 3705 Author: Klick | Howard | Thompson, Senfronia | Button | Noble
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Canales | Geren | et al.
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.

HB 3753 Author: Harless | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Hernandez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bell, Cecil | Bohac | Burns | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county fire marshal to provide fire-related training programs for first responders.

HB 4388 Author: Murphy | Huberty | Capriglione | Zerwas | Shine
Coauthor: Allen | Bohac | Calanni | Cortez | Dominguez | et al.
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.

HJR 10 Author: Capriglione | Zerwas | Bonnen, Greg | Rose | Howard
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | Buckley | et al.
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 34 Author: Shine | Darby | Stephenson
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Blanco | Bohac | et al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

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.

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