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

Number of Bills: 69

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 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 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 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 39 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain time limitations on the award of grants by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee.

HB 43 Author: Hinojosa | Allen | Bailes | Dutton | VanDeaver
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Cole | Collier | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.

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 130 Author: Minjarez | Bernal | Gutierrez | Gervin-Hawkins | Cortez
Coauthor: Lopez | Pacheco
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing an increase in an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.

HB 233 Author: Krause | Minjarez
Coauthor: Gervin-Hawkins | Middleton | Pacheco
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the scheduling of the first day of school for students by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.

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 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 367 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cortez | Lang | Middleton | Pacheco | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee bills or billing statements provided to students by public institutions of higher education.

HB 509 Author: Wilson | Murr | Zwiener | Anchia | Huberty
Coauthor: Pacheco | Zedler
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of aggregate production operations by the Railroad Commission of Texas; authorizing a fee; providing administrative penalties and other civil remedies; creating criminal offenses.

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 616 Author: Neave | Blanco | Minjarez | Guillen | Swanson
Coauthor: Bernal | Bucy | Calanni | Cortez | Fierro | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for a certain portion of a forensic medical examination of a sexual assault survivor and for the evidence collection kit required for the examination.

HB 736 Author: Landgraf | Reynolds
Coauthor: Kuempel | Lang | Middleton | Pacheco
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation or to make certain accountability determinations.

HB 749 Author: Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheffield | Anchia | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Bowers | Calanni | Cole | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; imposing a civil penalty.

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 885 Author: Raney | Stucky | Anchia | Harless | Lambert
Coauthor: Bucy | Calanni | Canales | Deshotel | Fierro | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.

HB 981 Author: Parker
Coauthor: Pacheco
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the offense of money laundering.

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 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 1206 Author: Cole | Allen | Thierry | Rodriguez | Guillen
Coauthor: Bucy | Moody | Ortega | Pacheco
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of marihuana.

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 1300 Author: Hunter | Lucio III | Phelan | Cyrier | Morrison
Coauthor: Metcalf | Minjarez | Pacheco | Raney
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to cultivated oyster mariculture; authorizing fees; requiring a permit; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1348 Author: Clardy | Johnson, Julie | Lambert | Vo
Coauthor: Pacheco
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain insurance practices with respect to repair of motor vehicles.

HB 1357 Author: Wu | King, Ken | Hinojosa | Metcalf
Coauthor: Pacheco
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the criminal offense of failure to report certain sexual offenses committed against a child; increasing criminal penalties.

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 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 1586 Author: Goodwin
Coauthor: Pacheco
Last Action: 04/12/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the administration of federal funds under the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act.

HB 1607 Author: Goldman | Geren | Price | Turner, Chris | Miller
Coauthor: Anchia | Cortez | Guerra | Krause | Lozano | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government.

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 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 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 2139 Author: Goodwin
Coauthor: Pacheco
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to an annual adjustment to the basic allotment under the Foundation School Program to reflect inflation.

HB 2152 Author: Kuempel
Coauthor: Allen | Pacheco
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the delivery of alcoholic beverages from the premises of a mixed beverage permittee.

HB 2163 Author: Bernal
Coauthor: Pacheco
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the types of vehicles regulated as neighborhood electric vehicles.

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 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 2446 Author: Swanson | Lang | Button | Oliverson | Moody
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Flynn | Johnson, Jarvis | Lopez | et al.
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain information regarding firefighters, volunteer firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, and fire safety inspectors and the certification and training for fire safety inspectors.

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 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 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 2789 Author: Meyer | Moody | Thompson, Senfronia | Price | Collier
Coauthor: Ashby | Holland | Howard | King, Ken | Pacheco | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of unlawful electronic transmission of sexually explicit visual material.

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 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 3206 Author: González, Jessica | Thompson, Senfronia | Collier | White | Moody
Coauthor: Bucy | Calanni | Farrar | González, Mary | Goodwin | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of prostitution and to a court cost imposed on conviction of certain trafficking of persons and prostitution offenses.

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 3932 Author: Guerra | Muñoz, Jr. | Guillen | Longoria
Coauthor: Lopez | Pacheco
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the advisory council on postsecondary education for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

HB 4296 Author: Schaefer | Guillen | Phelan | Morrison | King, Phil
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Buckley | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of plumbing, including the requirements to obtain a tradesman plumber-limited license.

HB 4345 Author: Sanford | Krause | Flynn | Gervin-Hawkins | Rodriguez
Coauthor: Bucy | Capriglione | Goldman | Harris | Hefner | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to liability for disclosing certain information regarding sexual misconduct by an employee, volunteer, or independent contractor of a charitable organization.

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.

HB 4400 Author: Johnson, Julie | Kuempel | Clardy | Thompson, Senfronia | Leach
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bernal | Bowers | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to create additional housing for certain individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability through a Medicaid waiver program.

HB 4754 Author: Lopez | White
Coauthor: Pacheco
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study on the number of active releasees on a parole officer's caseload.

HJR 12 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson | Watson
Last Action: 05/14/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

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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