Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Bryan Hughes
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/16/2019

Number of Bills: 74

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (72):
HB 29 Author: Minjarez | Klick | Moody | Coleman | Parker
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy.

HB 101 Author: Canales | Rose | González, Jessica | Zedler | Murr
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of false caller identification information display.

HB 226 Author: Krause | Murr | Goldman | Collier | Moody
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and to make certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for the criminal offenses of sedition, sabotage, and capital sabotage; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 302 Author: Paul | Nevárez | Burns | King, Phil | Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property.

HB 330 Author: VanDeaver | Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to excluding certain students from the computation of dropout and completion rates for purposes of public school accountability.

HB 396 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to acceptable uses of the instructional materials and technology fund and the instructional materials and technology allotment.

HB 427 Author: Shaheen | Krause | Zedler | Cortez | Raymond
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property; enhancing a criminal penalty.

HB 684 Author: Clardy | Middleton | Klick
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the care of students with seizure disorders and the training requirements for certain school personnel regarding seizure recognition and related first aid.

HB 685 Author: Clardy | White | Ashby | Lambert
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to immunity from liability of a court clerk and county for the disclosure or release of certain court documents and information contained in the court documents.

HB 869 Author: Hefner | Collier | Moody | Perez | Springer
Sponsor: Hughes
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 1026 Author: Bohac | Allison
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to instruction in positive character traits in public schools.

HB 1131 Author: Cole | Ashby | Minjarez | Allen | Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state financing program administered by the Texas Public Finance Authority to assist certain school districts with certain expenses; granting authority to issue bonds or other obligations.

HB 1143 Author: Hefner | Huberty | Springer | Toth
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the transportation or storage of a handgun or other firearm or ammunition by a handgun license holder in a school parking area.

HB 1185 Author: Cyrier
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limitations on adjudication awards arising from certain written contracts with state agencies.

HB 1404 Author: Dean
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.

HB 1532 Author: Meyer
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board; providing an administrative penalty; authorizing a fee.

HB 1574 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Riverbend Water Resources District and the terms of the board of directors of that district.

HB 1595 Author: Paddie
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the deployment of advanced metering and meter information networks in certain areas outside of ERCOT.

HB 1693 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to affidavits concerning cost and necessity of services.

HB 1755 Author: Thompson, Ed | Wu | VanDeaver | Krause | Flynn
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to assembled vehicles and former military vehicles, including the titling and registration of those vehicles.

HB 1833 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority to transfer real property in the name of an entity.

HB 1837 Author: Hefner
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 67 in Titus County as the Titus County World War II Veterans Memorial Highway.

HB 1838 Author: Hefner
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 271 in Titus County as the Titus County Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway.

HB 1854 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to loss of continuing, exclusive jurisdiction of a court in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 2088 Author: Dean | Thompson, Senfronia | Zerwas | Moody | Oliverson
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to providing information and other resources regarding safe disposal of Schedule II controlled substance prescription drugs.

HB 2107 Author: Capriglione | Rodriguez | Shaheen | Kacal | Lambert
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to information provided by a local health jurisdiction on food regulation.

HB 2164 Author: Burns | Holland
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to imposing a civil penalty for prohibiting or otherwise restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on certain premises open to the public.

HB 2179 Author: Wray | Toth
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the grounds for imposing certain sanctions on certain persons for engaging in certain conduct in connection with the appointment of members of or the functions of appraisal review boards.

HB 2338 Author: Noble
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the taxes imposed on the sale, use, or rental of a motor vehicle for certain motor vehicles used for religious purposes.

HB 2351 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 196 in Lamar County as the Nick S. Lingo Memorial Highway.

HB 2362 Author: Moody | Price | Canales
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the standard of proof in health care liability claims involving emergency medical care.

HB 2454 Author: Price | Sheffield | Minjarez | Thompson, Senfronia | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to continuing education requirements for certain health professionals regarding pain management and the prescribing of opioids.

HB 2497 Author: Cyrier | Israel | Cole | Rodriguez | Krause
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to rules of and appeals to a municipal board of adjustment.

HB 2504 Author: Springer
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to candidates nominated by convention.

HB 2546 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the energy efficiency performance standards for construction of certain industrialized housing.

HB 2569 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to requirements for condominium plats or plans.

HB 2586 Author: Leach | Klick | Israel | Moody | Burrows
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to political contributions and political expenditures made to or by political committees or other persons.

HB 2628 Author: Vo
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the manner of reporting and maintaining certain information relating to candidates and election returns.

HB 2634 Author: Flynn
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to municipal boundaries used to determine a cemetery location.

HB 2640 Author: Cortez
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to political parties.

HB 2677 Author: Goldman | Button
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist.

HB 2680 Author: Schaefer
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the student recreational facility fee at The University of Texas at Tyler.

HB 2730 Author: Leach | Price | Moody | Burrows | Meyer
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to civil actions involving the exercise of certain constitutional rights.

HB 2764 Author: Frank | Minjarez | Klick | Swanson
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to minimum standards and caregiver training for substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2771 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to issue permits for the discharge into water in this state of produced water, hydrostatic test water, and gas plant effluent resulting from certain oil and gas activities.

HB 2811 Author: Price | Frank | Minjarez | Thompson, Senfronia | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prescribing of controlled substances and dangerous drugs for acute pain.

HB 2817 Author: Lucio III | Raney | Oliverson | Raymond | Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
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 2820 Author: Flynn
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the registration and certification of certain investment products made available to public school employees.

HB 2840 Author: Canales | Guerra | Guillen | Raymond
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the right of a member of the public to address the governing body of a political subdivision at an open meeting of the body.

HB 2909 Author: Klick | Lang
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/24/2019 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to election practices and procedures; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2910 Author: Klick | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of certain persons obtained for the purposes of voting.

HB 2911 Author: Klick | Lang
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2019 S House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to voter registration.

HB 3044 Author: Klick | Burrows
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to political expenditures made by a corporation to finance the solicitation of political contributions to a political committee.

HB 3117 Author: Schaefer
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to developing the proposed plan on long-term care for persons with an intellectual disability.

HB 3167 Author: Oliverson | Goldman | Thierry
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to county and municipal approval procedure for land development applications.

HB 3203 Author: Dean
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the division of certain emergency services districts.

HB 3345 Author: Price | Lucio III | Paul | Guillen | Lambert
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage provided by certain health benefit plans for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 3540 Author: Burns | Raymond | Collier
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/05/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to release in lieu of arrest certain persons with an intellectual or developmental disability.

HB 3635 Author: Turner, John | Longoria | Bonnen, Greg | Collier | Hefner
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty.

HB 3706 Author: Dean
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a license to carry a handgun for active and retired railroad peace officers and for special rangers of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.

HB 3863 Author: Wilson
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to certain federal officers or agents.

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

HB 4166 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a study of the feasibility of the expansion of navigation on the Red River by the Red River Authority of Texas.

HB 4262 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liens on aircraft for certain charges.

HB 4296 Author: Schaefer | Guillen | Phelan | Morrison | King, Phil
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of plumbing, including the requirements to obtain a tradesman plumber-limited license.

HB 4310 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a school district's scope and sequence for subjects in the required curriculum for public school students.

HB 4584 Author: Hefner
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to sale of returnable containers; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4749 Author: Schaefer
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Rose City Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees.

HCR 40 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/14/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to appoint joint committees.

HCR 63 Author: Hefner
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 02/20/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating John Cortelyou on his retirement as Camp County constable.

HCR 122 Author: Hefner
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Pittsburg as the official Hot Link Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.

HCR 183 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1755.

Joint Sponsor (2):
HCR 128 Author: Hefner
Sponsor: Hall | Hughes
Last Action: 04/04/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Johnnie LaPrade for her service as mayor of East Tawakoni.

HCR 130 Author: Biedermann
Sponsor: Flores | Campbell | Hughes | Taylor
Last Action: 04/04/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating former State Representative Ken Mercer on his retirement from USAA.

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