Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. Royce West
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/6/2019

Number of Bills: 32

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 18 Author: Price | Huberty | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: West | Zaffirini | Lucio | Alvarado | Menéndez
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel.

HB 37 Author: Minjarez | Larson | Zedler | Pacheco | Kuempel
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: Menéndez | West
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of mail theft.

HB 98 Author: González, Mary | Meyer
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | West
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure of intimate visual material.

HB 162 Author: White
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the period of certain driver's license suspensions.

HB 284 Author: Perez | Buckley
Sponsor: Powell
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disclosure requirements of certain facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

HB 449 Author: Turner, Chris | Neave | Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: Menéndez | West
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a public or private institution of higher education include a notation on a student's transcript under certain circumstances.

HB 519 Author: Thierry
Sponsor: Miles
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 288 in Harris County as the Barbara Jordan Memorial Parkway.

HB 680 Author: Deshotel | Lopez
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Workforce Commission and local workforce development boards regarding the provision of child care.

HB 808 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Miles
Cosponsor: West | Alvarado
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the consideration of certain student differentials based on sex under the public school accountability system.

HB 866 Author: Anchia | Turner, Chris | Turner, John | González, Jessica | Meyer
Sponsor: Birdwell
Cosponsor: Johnson | West
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 1139 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Leach | Moody | White | Walle
Sponsor: Miles
Cosponsor: West | Hinojosa
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 1401 Author: Howard | Zerwas | Raymond
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs.

HB 1465 Author: Moody | Murr
Sponsor: Menéndez
Cosponsor: Miles | West
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study on expanding recovery housing in this state.

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 1525 Author: Burrows
Sponsor: Nelson
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the administration and collection of sales and use taxes applicable to sales involving marketplace providers.

HB 1702 Author: Howard | Stucky | Frank | Minjarez
Sponsor: Hancock
Cosponsor: Creighton | Menéndez | West | Watson | Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to services provided for students at public institutions of higher education who are or were in foster care.

HB 1884 Author: Minjarez | Miller
Sponsor: Alvarado
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the information provided to relative and other designated caregivers of children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2475 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the indigent status of a person for purposes of the driver responsibility program.

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 2944 Author: Gervin-Hawkins
Sponsor: Flores
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the sale or transfer of the G. J. Sutton Building Complex in San Antonio.

HB 3011 Author: Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Powell
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to provide to a school district certain information used in determining academic accountability ratings for the district.

HB 3079 Author: Noble | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of home and community support services agencies providing inpatient hospice services.

HB 3652 Author: Turner, Chris | Howard | Guerra | Canales | Raymond
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state repository for open educational resources by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

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 3808 Author: Walle
Sponsor: Powell
Cosponsor: West | Lucio | Menéndez | Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the timely graduation of and attainment of marketable skills by students in public higher education.

HB 4236 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Birdwell
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to permitting the viewing of certain body worn camera recordings.

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.

HB 4429 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Menéndez
Cosponsor: West | Lucio
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to mental health first aid training for veterans and immediate family members of veterans.

HB 4611 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Taylor
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 06/05/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain distributions to the available school fund.

HJR 12 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Coleman
Sponsor: Nelson | Watson
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | Lucio | Campbell | Flores | Whitmire | et al.
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 151 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Taylor
Cosponsor: West
Last Action: 05/22/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing increased distributions to the available school fund.

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