Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Brian Birdwell
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/16/2019

Number of Bills: 34

Sponsor (34):
HB 114 Author: White | Minjarez | Dominguez
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing public high school students information regarding the availability of college credit awarded for military experience, education, and training obtained during military service.

HB 347 Author: King, Phil | Huberty | Bell, Cecil | Larson
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to consent annexation requirements.

HB 864 Author: Anchia | Turner, John | Turner, Chris | Meyer
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
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 1038 Author: Burns | Lozano
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 9 2019 4:00PM
Caption: Relating to a petition by residents of certain counties for an election regarding voter approval of municipal annexation.

HB 1064 Author: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Martinez | Springer | Lambert
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to designating May 4 as Texas Firefighters Day.

HB 1313 Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.

HB 1435 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Birdwell
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 1474 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities.

HB 1476 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/22/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.

HB 1545 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, including the consolidation, repeal, and creation of certain licenses and permits; changing fees.

HB 1550 Author: Paddie | Flynn | Thompson, Senfronia | Lambert
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/24/2019 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to certain governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.

HB 1656 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the issuance of 173rd Airborne Brigade specialty license plates.

HB 1749 Author: Wray | Harris | Rodriguez | Oliverson | Howard
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 1767 Author: Murphy | King, Phil | Deshotel | Hernandez | Darby
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the consideration of employee compensation and benefits in establishing the rates of gas utilities.

HB 2042 Author: Stucky
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to postpayment audits conducted by the comptroller and annual financial reports submitted by state agencies.

HB 2127 Author: Harris | Bailes | Cain
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the licensure and registration of persons engaged in certain activities pertaining to compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas containers and systems.

HB 2363 Author: Harris | Noble | Hefner | Longoria | Canales
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to permitting certain foster homes to store firearms and ammunition in the same locked location.

HB 2615 Author: Kacal | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 84 in McLennan County as the Waco Police Sgt. Bobby Vicha Memorial Highway.

HB 2675 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/17/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the provisions providing for the suspension of the collection of certain fees when the balance in the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund exceeds a specified amount.

HB 2714 Author: Bailes | Harris
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/17/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the registration of liquefied petroleum gas container manufacturers and the regulation of liquefied petroleum gas licensees; authorizing fees.

HB 3001 Author: Morrison
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the fiscal transparency of special purpose districts and other political subdivisions.

HB 3082 Author: Murphy
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to investigating and prosecuting the criminal offense of operating an unmanned aircraft over or near certain facilities.

HB 3226 Author: Geren | Darby
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/17/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the terms of dissolution of an oil or gas pooled unit.

HB 3557 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to civil and criminal liability for engaging in certain conduct involving a critical infrastructure facility; creating criminal offenses.

HB 3745 Author: Bell, Cecil | Rose | Capriglione | Zerwas | Thompson, Ed
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 3838 Author: Bailes
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a disclosure in certain offers to purchase a mineral or royalty interest.

HB 3912 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state agency reports submitted to the legislature.

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

HB 4548 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

HB 4723 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Belmont Municipal Utility District of Johnson County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4724 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Dove Valley Ranch Municipal Utility District of Johnson County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4744 Author: Burns
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Wright Farm Municipal Management District of Johnson County; providing authority to issue bonds and impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HCR 163 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/17/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Allergan company's Waco Manufacturing Facility.

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