Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Dawn Buckingham
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/18/2019

Number of Bills: 36

Sponsor (36):
HB 23 Author: Lambert
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of State Highway Loop 322 in Taylor County as the Officer Rodney T. Holder Memorial Highway.

HB 356 Author: Lang
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the repeal of a statute allowing the county attorney or commissioners court of Brown County to accept gifts or grants to finance or assist the operation of the office of county attorney.

HB 452 Author: Shine | Buckley
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of truancy masters for Bell County.

HB 531 Author: Miller
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the retention by hospitals and physicians of certain medical records of a sexual assault victim.

HB 807 Author: Larson | Shine
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the state and regional water planning process.

HB 1063 Author: Price | Sheffield | Rose | Ashby | González, Mary
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to telemedicine medical, telehealth, and home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

HB 1142 Author: Lambert
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

HB 1264 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Howard | Johnson, Julie
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to pharmacist communications to prescribing practitioners regarding certain dispensed biological products.

HB 1422 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Historical Commission.

HB 1455 Author: Hunter | Raney | Zedler | Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Buckingham
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 1523 Author: Nevárez
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the regulation of land surveyors and the transfer of the regulation to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; changing fees.

HB 1537 Author: Shine | Buckley
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the terms and election of the members of the board of directors of the Elm Creek Watershed Authority.

HB 1576 Author: Phelan | Paddie | Springer | González, Mary | Rose
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 1584 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | King, Ken | Kacal | Zedler | Cole
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription drugs for stage-four advanced, metastatic cancer.

HB 1597 Author: Lambert | Buckley
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to establishing residency for purposes of admission into public schools.

HB 1848 Author: Klick | Sheffield | Guerra
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to prevention of communicable diseases in certain long-term care facilities.

HB 2039 Author: Shine | Buckley | Sheffield | Cortez | Miller
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to Master Army Aviators.

HB 2105 Author: Shine | Buckley | Sheffield
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the territory and board of directors of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.

HB 2205 Author: Clardy
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the informal dispute resolution process for certain disputes between the Health and Human Services Commission and long-term care facilities.

HB 2243 Author: Oliverson | Bowers
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of prescription asthma medicine on public and private school campuses.

HB 2327 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Guillen
Sponsor: Buckingham
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 2439 Author: Phelan | Rodriguez | Collier | Schaefer
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain regulations adopted by governmental entities for the building products, materials, or methods used in the construction or renovation of residential or commercial buildings.

HB 2496 Author: Cyrier | Cole | Gervin-Hawkins | Johnson, Jarvis
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a property as a historic landmark by a municipality.

HB 2783 Author: Wilson | Murr | Kuempel
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council.

HB 2786 Author: Button | Perez | Burrows | Hinojosa | Leach
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to employee turnover reporting during a day-care center's, group day-care home's, or registered family home's license or registration renewal.

HB 2894 Author: Collier
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of health care fraud; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2971 Author: Holland | Canales | Oliverson | Leman | Murr
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to powers and duties concerning records of the General Land Office.

HB 3041 Author: Turner, Chris | Kacal
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the renewal of a preauthorization for a medical or health care service.

HB 3092 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice of an epizootic infectious disease occurring in an animal shelter.

HB 3264 Author: Buckley | Shine | Sheffield
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board of groundwater conditions in certain counties.

HB 3304 Author: Raymond | Price
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of the Texas Health Services Authority and the repeal of certain provisions affecting the electronic exchange of health information.

HB 3329 Author: Frank | Klick
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the services provided by assisted living facilities.

HB 3531 Author: Shine
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disqualification of a prosecuting attorney or judge in a case investigated by the public integrity unit of the Texas Rangers.

HB 3655 Author: Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration and operation of the state's programs for paying, prepaying, or saving toward the costs of attending an institution of higher education, including the powers and duties of the Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board.

HB 3810 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the residential building codes of municipalities.

HB 4669 Author: Wilson
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Northeast Burnet County Water District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

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