Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. Charles Schwertner
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/16/2019

Number of Bills: 22

HB 8 Author: Neave | Howard | Minjarez | Button | Lang
Sponsor: Nelson
Cosponsor: Alvarado | West | Lucio | Huffman | Creighton | et al.
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 16 Author: Leach | Bonnen, Greg | Klick | Oliverson | Morrison
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Cosponsor: Hall | Campbell | Bettencourt | Nelson | Paxton | et al.
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 347 Author: King, Phil | Huberty | Bell, Cecil | Larson
Sponsor: Birdwell
Cosponsor: Fallon | Schwertner | Campbell | Creighton
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to consent annexation requirements.

HB 1244 Author: Ashby | Allison | Huberty | VanDeaver | King, Ken
Sponsor: Campbell
Cosponsor: Schwertner
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 1325 Author: King, Tracy O. | Larson | Gutierrez | Rodriguez | Burrows
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: Menéndez | Schwertner | Flores | Rodríguez | Hall
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the production and regulation of hemp; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses; providing civil and administrative penalties.

HB 1397 Author: Phelan | Metcalf | Paddie | Price | Moody
Sponsor: Nichols
Cosponsor: Schwertner | Perry | Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of rates for certain non-ERCOT utilities.

HB 1455 Author: Hunter | Raney | Zedler | Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Cosponsor: Schwertner
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 1483 Author: Frank | Goldman | Deshotel | Miller | Rose
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: West | Schwertner | Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/27/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency.

HB 1576 Author: Phelan | Paddie | Springer | González, Mary | Rose
Sponsor: Buckingham
Cosponsor: Powell | Huffman | Campbell | Schwertner | Alvarado
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 1607 Author: Goldman | Geren | Price | Turner, Chris | Miller
Sponsor: Taylor
Cosponsor: Schwertner
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 1997 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Hancock
Cosponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the sampling of distilled spirits provided by the manufacturer to a retailer of distilled spirits.

HB 2327 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Guillen
Sponsor: Buckingham
Cosponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/26/2019 S House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to preauthorization of certain medical care and health care services by certain health benefit plan issuers and to the regulation of utilization review, independent review, and peer review for health benefit plan and workers' compensation coverage.

HB 2817 Author: Lucio III | Raney | Oliverson | Raymond | Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Schwertner | Perry | Buckingham | Lucio | Whitmire | et al.
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the contractual relationship between a pharmacist or pharmacy and a health benefit plan issuer or pharmacy benefit manager.

HB 2847 Author: Goldman
Sponsor: Hancock
Cosponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations, activities, and agreements; providing a civil penalty; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational registration and an occupational license.

HB 2867 Author: Metcalf | Oliverson | Bell, Cecil | Bailes | Ashby
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Schwertner | Miles
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

HB 3193 Author: Hinojosa | Raymond | Muñoz, Jr. | Guillen
Sponsor: Johnson
Cosponsor: Schwertner | Hinojosa | Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the licensing of a home and community support services agency; increasing fees.

HB 3284 Author: Sheffield | Price | Burns | Howard | Stucky
Sponsor: Nelson
Cosponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; authorizing a fee; providing for administrative penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 3496 Author: Sheffield
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Schwertner | Nichols
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain pharmacies; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 3703 Author: Klick | Zerwas | Oliverson | Sheffield | Coleman
Sponsor: Campbell
Cosponsor: Menéndez | Schwertner | Bettencourt | West | Taylor | et al.
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 3950 Author: Frank | Minjarez | Klick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Cosponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/23/2019 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 23 2019 3:40PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Joint Committee on Child Welfare.

HB 4347 Author: Anchia | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas | Moody | Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Nelson
Cosponsor: Fallon | Alvarado | Lucio | West | Huffman | et al.
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.

HJR 38 Author: Leach | Metcalf | Burrows | Cain
Sponsor: Fallon
Cosponsor: Flores | Bettencourt | Paxton | Nelson | Birdwell | et al.
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.

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