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

Number of Bills: 23

Sponsor (23):
HB 53 Author: Minjarez | Miller | Klick | Clardy
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the transitional living services program for certain youth in foster care.

HB 165 Author: Bernal
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs.

HB 284 Author: Perez | Buckley
Sponsor: Powell
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 638 Author: Capriglione | Bonnen, Greg | VanDeaver | Patterson
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of posthumous high school diplomas to certain students.

HB 678 Author: Guillen | González, Mary
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the public high school graduation credit requirements for a language other than English.

HB 696 Author: Blanco | Guillen | Zwiener
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to employment and referral services for veterans and military service members.

HB 700 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Powell
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 906 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Phelan | Moody | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a collaborative task force to study certain public school mental health services.

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

HB 1346 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the eligibility requirements for the diesel emissions reduction incentive program.

HB 1388 Author: VanDeaver | Springer | Bell, Keith
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.

HB 1891 Author: Stucky
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the assessment requirements of the Texas Success Initiative for students who achieve a certain score on a high school equivalency examination.

HB 2140 Author: Neave | Button
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creating an electronic application system for state student financial assistance.

HB 2210 Author: Bell, Keith | Hinojosa | Darby | Clardy | Springer
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the consideration for public school accountability purposes of certain students who reside in a state hospital and receive educational services provided by a school district.

HB 2531 Author: Romero, Jr.
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers of certain regional transportation authorities.

HB 3007 Author: Turner, Chris | Krause
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to provide to a school district certain information used in determining academic accountability ratings for the district.

HB 3011 Author: Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Powell
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 3642 Author: Krause
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of a county court at law in Tarrant County.

HB 3808 Author: Walle
Sponsor: Powell
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.

HCR 54 Author: Collier
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 03/21/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of former State Representative Reby Cary.

HCR 59 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the second week of November as School Psychologist Appreciation Week for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.

HCR 127 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 04/04/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing April 1 through 7, 2019, as Gifted and Talented Students Week.

HCR 129 Author: Craddick
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 04/04/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Philip Wayne James of Arlington.

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