Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Joan Huffman
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/5/2019

Number of Bills: 51

Sponsor (51):
HB 7 Author: Morrison | Bonnen, Greg | Deshotel | Murphy | Swanson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/13/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to disaster preparation for state agencies and political subdivisions.

HB 98 Author: González, Mary | Meyer
Sponsor: Huffman
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 292 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Landgraf | Calanni | Johnson, Julie
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to inclusion of instruction on the trafficking of persons in the basic training curriculum for peace officers.

HB 369 Author: Cain | Longoria | Dutton | Oliverson | Frullo
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction in a suit for adoption of a child and the mandatory transfer of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship to the court in which a suit for adoption is pending.

HB 403 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to training requirements for a member of the board of trustees and the superintendent of an independent school district regarding sexual abuse, human trafficking, and other maltreatment of children.

HB 554 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to temporary orders during the pendency of an appeal in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

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

HB 826 Author: Zerwas | Coleman | Walle | Allen | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Huffman
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 831 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the residency requirement to be eligible for public office.

HB 902 Author: Landgraf | Phelan | Holland | Noble | Button
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of a pregnant woman.

HB 1028 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for certain offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area.

HB 1307 Author: Hinojosa | Huberty | Deshotel | Phelan
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of a disaster case management system by the Texas Division of Emergency Management.

HB 1418 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/27/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to disease prevention and preparedness information for emergency medical services personnel on certification or recertification.

HB 1612 Author: Murphy
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to invest in certain hedge funds.

HB 1717 Author: White
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to a person holding office as a municipal judge in more than one municipality at the same time.

HB 1771 Author: Thierry | Dutton | Thompson, Senfronia | Shaheen | Miller
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution and to the provision of services to those persons.

HB 1785 Author: Capriglione | Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the information required to be disclosed in a registration form for lobbyists.

HB 1829 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 225; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

HB 1888 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Noble | Springer
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to temporary branch polling place hours of operation.

HB 1916 Author: Miller | Zerwas | Howard | Meyer | Wu
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/19/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 19 2019 8:52PM
Caption: Relating to requiring trauma training for certain attorneys.

HB 1996 Author: Leman
Sponsor: Huffman
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 2018 Author: Thierry
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to required notice for municipal management districts that annex or exclude territory.

HB 2048 Author: Zerwas | Darby | Krause | Davis, Sarah | Howard
Sponsor: Huffman
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 2060 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 233; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 2184 Author: Allen | White | Wu | Phelan | Morales
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a public school student's transition from an alternative education program to a regular classroom.

HB 2228 Author: Geren | Cain
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the inspection of certain boilers.

HB 2384 Author: Leach | Hunter | Flynn | Clardy
Sponsor: Huffman
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 2613 Author: Frullo | Raymond | Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the offense of operation of a stash house and to funding certain crime victim services through the use of money derived from a civil asset forfeiture of contraband related to that offense, human smuggling and trafficking offenses, and certain prostitution offenses; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2629 Author: Flynn | Guillen
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the deadline to appeal administrative decisions of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2758 Author: Hernandez
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.

HB 2789 Author: Meyer | Moody | Thompson, Senfronia | Price | Collier
Sponsor: Huffman
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 2826 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Leach | Goldman | Gervin-Hawkins | Longoria
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by certain governmental entities.

HB 2846 Author: Larson | Metcalf | Zerwas | Price | Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of the Allens Creek Reservoir project.

HB 3040 Author: Hunter | Allison | Minjarez
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an interim study by the Texas Commission on Judicial Selection regarding the method by which certain trial and appellate judges are selected.

HB 3106 Author: Goldman | Krause | Tinderholt | Howard | Neave
Sponsor: Huffman
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 3227 Author: Howard | Johnson, Jarvis | Allen | White
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the availability of and access to certain programs and services for persons in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 3285 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Price | Moody | Klick
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to programs and initiatives to prevent and respond to opioid addiction, misuse, abuse, and overdose and identify and treat co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illness.

HB 3300 Author: Murr | Wray | Meyer | Smith | Oliverson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an award of costs and attorney's fees in a motion to dismiss for certain actions that have no basis in law or fact.

HB 3490 Author: Cole
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of harassment; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3580 Author: Klick | Cain
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the revision or repeal of certain obsolete provisions related to restrictions on political advertising, political contributions, and political expenditures.

HB 3800 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Lopez | Collier
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to required reporting of human trafficking cases by certain law enforcement entities and by prosecutors.

HB 3815 Author: Morrison
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a seller's disclosure notice for residential property regarding floodplains, flood pools, floodways, or reservoirs.

HB 3965 Author: Bohac
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the countywide polling place program.

HB 4345 Author: Sanford | Krause | Flynn | Gervin-Hawkins | Rodriguez
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to liability for disclosing certain information regarding sexual misconduct by an employee, volunteer, or independent contractor of a charitable organization.

HB 4639 Author: Stephenson | Zerwas | Miller | Reynolds
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 237; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4660 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 239; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4676 Author: Stephenson | Zerwas | Miller | Reynolds
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Management District No. 3; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4728 Author: Stephenson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 241; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HCR 19 Author: Herrero | Neave | Capriglione | Blanco | Clardy
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/27/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act.

HCR 35 Author: Miller | Shaheen | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing human trafficking as a public health issue.

HJR 72 Author: White
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/22/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting a person to hold more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time.

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