Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/14/2019

Number of Bills: 66

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 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 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 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 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 35 Author: Romero, Jr. | Zwiener
Coauthor: Cole | Ramos | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional instruction permit; authorizing a fee.

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 72 Author: White | Howard | Wu | Meza
Coauthor: Bernal | Ortega | Ramos
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the provision of Medicaid benefits to certain children formerly in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 123 Author: White | Klick | Miller | Minjarez | Rose
Coauthor: Bernal | Fierro | Neave | Ramos | Raymond | et al.
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to personal identification documents for foster children or youth or homeless children or youth.

HB 241 Author: Farrar | Beckley | Meza | Guillen
Coauthor: Cole | Dominguez | Israel | Pacheco | Ramos | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

HB 255 Author: Blanco | Rodriguez | Turner, Chris | Anchia | Walle
Coauthor: Allen | Bucy | Cole | Cortez | Dominguez | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to efforts to encourage full participation in the 2020 federal decennial census by the residents of this state, including the establishment of the Complete Count Commission.

HB 258 Author: Blanco | Krause | Hernandez | Guillen | Oliverson
Coauthor: Lopez | Ramos | Talarico
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Left pending in committee
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.

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 441 Author: Bernal | Romero, Jr. | Anchia | Stucky | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Dominguez | Guillen | Johnson, Jarvis | Lopez | Morales | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Workforce Commission to pay the cost of taking a high school equivalency examination for certain individuals.

HB 517 Author: Israel | González, Jessica | Johnson, Julie | Zwiener | González, Mary
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bucy | Calanni | Canales | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties.

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 595 Author: Rosenthal | Allen | Reynolds | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | Cole | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to making certain false alarms or reports because of bias or prejudice; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 650 Author: White | Klick | Howard | Neave | Meza
Coauthor: Israel | Minjarez | Ramos | Sherman, Sr. | Wu
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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 864 Author: Anchia | Turner, John | Turner, Chris | Meyer
Coauthor: Minjarez | Neave | Ramos | Zwiener
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to pipeline incidents; clarifying changes to related administrative penalties.

HB 866 Author: Anchia | Turner, Chris | Turner, John | González, Jessica | Meyer
Coauthor: Minjarez | Neave | Ramos | Zwiener
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the installation, removal, and replacement of certain gas pipelines; clarifying changes to related administrative penalties.

HB 914 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Ramos
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of bingo games.

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 987 Author: White | Klick
Coauthor: Ramos
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to personal identification documents for foster children or youth, homeless children or youth, and unaccompanied youth.

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 1044 Author: Zwiener | Nevárez | Oliverson
Coauthor: Bucy | Cyrier | Dominguez | Goodwin | Ramos | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to permits for certain injection wells that transect a portion of the Edwards Aquifer.

HB 1080 Author: White | Minjarez | Klick | Moody | Coleman
Coauthor: Biedermann | Darby | Deshotel | Israel | Krause | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy.

HB 1110 Author: Davis, Sarah | Deshotel | Zerwas | Meyer | Rose
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Beckley | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

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 1287 Author: Israel | Phelan | Meyer | Murphy | Martinez
Coauthor: Allen | Bernal | Bucy | Calanni | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prima facie speed limit on certain streets and highways.

HB 1359 Author: Wu | King, Phil | Davis, Sarah | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Bernal | Blanco | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an attorney identification card for entrance into a building that houses a court; authorizing a fee.

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 1426 Author: Guerra | Phelan | Deshotel | Burrows | Allison
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Canales | Davis, Sarah | Dutton | Hernandez | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to mobile Internet service access in an area subject to a declared state of disaster.

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 1590 Author: Howard | Morrison | Neave | Hunter | Miller
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Beckley | et al.
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to statewide policies and practices, personnel training, evidence collection and preservation, and data collection and analysis regarding the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of sexual assault and other sex offenses.

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 1749 Author: Wray | Harris | Rodriguez | Oliverson | Howard
Coauthor: Burns | Button | Cain | Dominguez | González, Mary | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a junior college district to receive approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 1865 Author: Landgraf | Thompson, Senfronia | Meyer | Ortega | Harless
Coauthor: Parker | Ramos
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapy; requiring a student permit; authorizing fees.

HB 1883 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Guillen
Coauthor: Paddie | Paul | Ramos | Sanford | Shine | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to deferred payment of ad valorem taxes for certain persons serving in the United States armed forces.

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 2227 Author: Wu | Craddick | White | Landgraf | Capriglione
Coauthor: Allison | Dominguez | Fierro | Guillen | Lambert | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to preventing the loss of benefits by certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resume service.

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 2326 Author: Meyer | Button | Neave | Turner, John | Anchia
Coauthor: Ramos
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the continuation of a health care provider participation program by the Dallas County Hospital District.

HB 2340 Author: Dominguez | Murphy | Calanni | Bucy | Guillen
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Beckley | Blanco | et al.
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery.

HB 2725 Author: Calanni | Deshotel | Howard | Metcalf | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Biedermann | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.

HB 2737 Author: Wu | Dutton | White | Leach | Frank
Coauthor: Ramos | Swanson
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to judicial guidance related to child protective services cases and juvenile cases.

HB 2811 Author: Price | Frank | Minjarez | Thompson, Senfronia | VanDeaver
Coauthor: Allison | Ramos | Raymond
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prescribing of controlled substances and dangerous drugs for acute pain.

HB 2906 Author: Parker | Meyer | Leach | Shaheen | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Ramos
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons.

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 3106 Author: Goldman | Krause | Tinderholt | Howard | Neave
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Biedermann | Bohac | Dean | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a requirement that law enforcement agencies enter into a certain database information related to investigations of sexual assault or other sex offenses.

HB 3630 Author: Meyer | González, Mary | Shaheen
Coauthor: Ramos | Zwiener
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of certain aversive techniques on students enrolled in public schools.

HB 3647 Author: Guillen | Raymond
Coauthor: Ramos
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of a child's criminal records related to certain misdemeanor offenses.

HB 3809 Author: Goldman | Meyer
Coauthor: Bohac | Button | Hefner | Howard | Minjarez | et al.
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the limitations period for personal injury claims that arise from certain offenses involving child sexual abuse.

HB 4319 Author: Hernandez
Coauthor: González, Jessica | Ramos
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4352 Author: Romero, Jr. | Beckley
Coauthor: Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | Calanni | Dominguez | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

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 1684 Author: Coleman
Coauthor: Beckley | Bowers | Bucy | Calanni | Goodwin | et al.
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 10:00AM
Caption: Honoring the University of Houston Hobby Fellows for their contributions to the 86th Texas Legislative Session.

HR 2089 Author: Coleman
Coauthor: Beckley | Bowers | Bucy | Calanni | Goodwin | et al.
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:32PM
Caption: Honoring the Laney and Laney Hobby Fellows for their contributions to the 86th Texas Legislative Session.

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