Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. Judith Zaffirini
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/17/2019

Number of Bills: 46

HB 10 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman | Phelan | Moody
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Alvarado
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental and Behavioral Health Research Institute.

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 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 156 Author: Moody | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the supervision by a personal bond office of individuals granted an occupational driver's license; providing for an administrative fee.

HB 253 Author: Farrar | Minjarez | Guillen
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression.

HB 381 Author: Holland | Patterson | Johnson, Jarvis | King, Phil | Lang
Sponsor: Paxton
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to eligibility for the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument.

HB 504 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Miles
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to employment protections for a person serving as a grand juror.

HB 548 Author: Canales
Sponsor: Lucio
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to reporting certain information through the Public Education Information Management System.

HB 558 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Lucio
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to court-ordered support for a child with a disability.

HB 559 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Rodríguez | Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to written agreements incident to divorce or annulment.

HB 638 Author: Capriglione | Bonnen, Greg | VanDeaver | Patterson
Sponsor: Powell
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of posthumous high school diplomas to certain students.

HB 692 Author: White | Wu
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Alvarado
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the suspension of a student who is homeless from public school.

HB 700 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Powell
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the use of the skills development fund by certain entities and a study and report regarding the effectiveness of that fund.

HB 826 Author: Zerwas | Coleman | Walle | Allen | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Alvarado
Last Action: 05/01/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the University of Houston College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

HB 869 Author: Hefner | Collier | Moody | Perez | Springer
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
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 994 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Flores
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to appeals to justice courts of certain ad valorem tax determinations.

HB 1065 Author: Ashby | Price | Guillen | Oliverson | Clardy
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Seliger
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program.

HB 1241 Author: Bucy | Cortez | Klick | Cain | Moody
Sponsor: Powell
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the content of a polling place location notice.

HB 1374 Author: Hernandez | Neave | Guillen
Sponsor: Whitmire
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to grants for the development and operation of pretrial intervention programs for pregnant defendants and defendants who are the primary caretaker of a child.

HB 1435 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Birdwell
Cosponsor: Miles | Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the inspection of a municipal solid waste management facility or site by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality before a permit application is issued, amended, extended, or renewed.

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 1872 Author: Goldman | Toth
Sponsor: Hancock
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public access to certain information included on personal financial statements filed by county judicial officers.

HB 1949 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: West
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the criteria for awarding adult education and literacy program performance incentive funds.

HB 1965 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bohac | Farrar | Allen
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for certain amusement services.

HB 1992 Author: Leman | Hefner | Raymond | Thierry
Sponsor: Schwertner
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to prohibiting telemarketers from transmitting misleading caller identification information or otherwise misrepresenting the origin of a telemarketing call.

HB 1996 Author: Leman
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to admonitions given by a court to a defendant before accepting a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.

HB 2048 Author: Zerwas | Darby | Krause | Davis, Sarah | Howard
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Miles | Hall
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; eliminating program surcharges; authorizing and increasing criminal fines; increasing a fee.

HB 2137 Author: Burns | Herrero | Guillen
Sponsor: Flores
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an application made by certain retired state and federal officers to obtain a license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee.

HB 2261 Author: Walle | Schaefer | Zerwas | Oliverson
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Cosponsor: Huffman | Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the physician education loan repayment program.

HB 2348 Author: King, Tracy O. | Flynn
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder.

HB 2384 Author: Leach | Hunter | Flynn | Clardy
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to judicial compensation and assignment, the contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and administration of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan One and Plan Two, and the compensation and retirement benefits of certain prosecutors and other members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2502 Author: Moody | Wilson
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a mandatory term of confinement for defendants placed on community supervision for the criminal offense of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death of a person.

HB 2570 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Nelson | Watson
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | Huffman | Zaffirini | Lucio
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the award of grants by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee and to the payment of claims related to those grants by the comptroller of public accounts.

HB 2789 Author: Meyer | Moody | Thompson, Senfronia | Price | Collier
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Lucio | Zaffirini
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 3106 Author: Goldman | Krause | Tinderholt | Howard | Neave
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Kolkhorst | Hughes | Menéndez | Alvarado
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 3148 Author: Parker | Springer | Zerwas | Lucio III
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Lucio
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the administration and oversight of investigational adult stem cell treatments administered to certain patients.

HB 3163 Author: Springer
Sponsor: Menéndez
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to parking for persons with disabilities.

HB 3217 Author: Ashby | Huberty
Sponsor: Paxton
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain eligibility requirements for issuance of a teaching certificate.

HB 3582 Author: Murr | Moody | White | Wray | Wu
Sponsor: Menéndez
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses, the conditions of bond for defendants charged with certain intoxication offenses, and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of defendants who committed certain intoxication offenses.

HB 3745 Author: Bell, Cecil | Rose | Capriglione | Zerwas | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Birdwell
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund and account.

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 4150 Author: Paddie | Dean | Raymond | Ashby | Clardy
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to safety and inspection requirements for certain utilities that provide electricity.

HCR 42 Author: Wu | Davis, Sarah | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Morrison
Sponsor: Alvarado
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 26 as Bone Marrow, Blood, and Organ Donation Registry Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.

HCR 137 Author: Hunter
Sponsor: Menéndez
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Paxton
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating September as Suicide Prevention Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.

HCR 140 Author: Herrero | Hunter
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing 2020 as "The Year to Embrace the Gulf."

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.

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