Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Judith Zaffirini
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/17/2019

Number of Bills: 91

Sponsor (91):
HB 25 Author: González, Mary | White | Phelan | Farrar
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain women and children under the Medicaid medical transportation program.

HB 51 Author: Canales
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation and promulgation of certain standard forms for statewide use in criminal actions.

HB 69 Author: Minjarez | Rodriguez | Bailes | Collier
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the right to vacate and avoid liability under a residential lease after a tenant's death.

HB 87 Author: Minjarez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to information provided to minors during the driver's license application process.

HB 162 Author: White
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the period of certain driver's license suspensions.

HB 273 Author: Swanson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the time for providing a ballot to be voted by mail to a voter.

HB 391 Author: Blanco | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to student access to public school instructional materials and technology.

HB 392 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to long-term care insurance for state employees.

HB 402 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act.

HB 406 Author: Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheffield | Minjarez | Paddie
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to organ donor registration information when applying for a hunting or fishing license on the Internet.

HB 435 Author: Shaheen | Thierry | Smith
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record.

HB 448 Author: Turner, Chris | Thierry | Zerwas | Bernal | Sheffield
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.

HB 541 Author: González, Mary | Walle | Toth
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the right to express breast milk.

HB 598 Author: Price | Moody
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the use of funds appropriated for the continuing legal education of certain appointed masters, magistrates, referees, and associate judges.

HB 601 Author: Price | Collier | Murr | Moody | White
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to criminal or juvenile procedures and reporting requirements regarding persons who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability.

HB 621 Author: Neave
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against an employee who in good faith reports child abuse or neglect.

HB 653 Author: Neave | Ramos | Morales
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to voluntary contributions to the evidence testing grant program made when applying for a corrected or duplicate driver's license, commercial driver's license, or personal identification certificate.

HB 770 Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an electronic database for settlement agreements for certain suits involving minors or incapacitated persons; authorizing a fee.

HB 771 Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the placement of warning signs in areas where the use of a wireless communication device is prohibited.

HB 883 Author: Thierry
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to using the Internet to obtain identifying information about an elderly individual for a fraudulent purpose.

HB 914 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of bingo games.

HB 933 Author: Bucy | Cortez | Israel
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to posting of election information on the secretary of state's and each county's Internet website.

HB 965 Author: González, Mary | Moody
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to updating references to certain former health services state agencies and certain terms used to describe persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities in the Education Code.

HB 971 Author: Clardy | Minjarez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to proficiency certification of law enforcement officers with military service.

HB 1048 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of a county early voting polling place by a political subdivision.

HB 1074 Author: Price | Anchia | Frullo | Minjarez | Metcalf
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against age discrimination in certain employment training programs.

HB 1140 Author: King, Tracy O.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to fees for vehicles stored at vehicle storage facilities; authorizing fee increases and decreases; eliminating a fee; eliminating a minimum fee.

HB 1181 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of commercial catfish fishing on Falcon Lake.

HB 1243 Author: Ashby | Price
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from mixed beverage gross receipts and sales taxes.

HB 1386 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to training and development activities for persons who may interact with an individual with autism or other pervasive developmental disorder.

HB 1421 Author: Israel | Capriglione | Minjarez | Cain | Blanco
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to cybersecurity of voter registration lists and other election-related documents, systems, and technology.

HB 1494 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to surety bonds for deputy clerks and other employees of county and district clerks.

HB 1554 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the language of personal automobile or residential property insurance policy documents and related materials.

HB 1555 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the status of personal automobile or residential property insurance policy summary documents.

HB 1633 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition and rate of the county hotel occupancy tax in certain counties; authorizing the imposition of a tax.

HB 1634 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition, rate, and use of revenue derived from certain local hotel occupancy taxes; authorizing the imposition of a tax.

HB 1869 Author: Klick
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Governor's EMS and Trauma Advisory Council.

HB 1885 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the waiver of penalties and interest if an error by a mortgagee results in failure to pay an ad valorem tax.

HB 2075 Author: Neave | Swanson | Bucy
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the form of a candidate's name on a ballot.

HB 2092 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a personal identification certificate to a person whose driver's license has been surrendered.

HB 2102 Author: Capriglione
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the payment of insurance deductibles related to property insurance policies; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2103 Author: Capriglione | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on contractors acting as public insurance adjusters in certain circumstances.

HB 2112 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to salvage motor vehicles, including flood vehicles, and nonrepairable motor vehicles.

HB 2195 Author: Meyer | Rosenthal | Calanni | Leach | Burrows
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an active shooter emergency policy for school districts and required active shooter training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 2218 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to creating a Class C menhaden boat license; imposing a fee; requiring a license.

HB 2272 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the county hotel occupancy tax rate in certain counties.

HB 2400 Author: Martinez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the application requirements for first responder organizations to receive an initial license or to renew a license.

HB 2452 Author: Goldman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to complaints filed with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

HB 2475 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the indigent status of a person for purposes of the driver responsibility program.

HB 2511 Author: Allen | Harless | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the content of a public school campus improvement plan.

HB 2514 Author: Martinez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an individual qualified to conduct a child custody evaluation.

HB 2530 Author: Flynn
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the development by the Texas Veterans Commission of an online repository of information of use to active duty military relocating to this state.

HB 2554 Author: Bucy
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to regulation of the display of signs containing political advertising.

HB 2585 Author: Leach | Martinez | Lozano | Clardy
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to civil works projects and other construction projects of governmental entities.

HB 2624 Author: Perez | Longoria | Moody | Goldman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal offenses involving fraud.

HB 2625 Author: Perez | Longoria | Moody | Goldman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of fraudulent use or possession of credit card or debit card information.

HB 2697 Author: Meyer
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.

HB 2698 Author: Goldman | Hernandez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the administration of the practical examination required for a barbering or cosmetology license.

HB 2699 Author: Goldman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the permit and license examinations for hearing instrument fitters and dispensers.

HB 2734 Author: Burrows | Zerwas
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to an anatomical gift on behalf of a resident in a state supported living center.

HB 2767 Author: Martinez Fischer
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the delivery of a recorded marriage license by e-mail.

HB 2793 Author: Goldman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain presumptions relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages.

HB 2945 Author: Perez | Thompson, Senfronia | Longoria | Price | Goldman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to payment card skimmers on motor fuel dispensers and to creating a payment fraud fusion center; imposing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 2950 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to perpetual care trust funds and a master trust account.

HB 2952 Author: Guillen | Raymond
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an emergency radio infrastructure grant program.

HB 2955 Author: Price | Murr | Moody | Minjarez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to oversight of specialty court programs.

HB 3012 Author: Talarico | Bernal | Ramos | Meyer | Morales
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain students to alternative education settings and the provision of educational services to students in those settings or subject to in-school or out-of-school suspension.

HB 3070 Author: King, Ken | Springer | Cyrier | Murr | Kacal
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to grants for emergency assistance under the rural volunteer fire department assistance program.

HB 3078 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Moody | Parker | White | Allen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the review of clemency applications from certain persons who were victims of human trafficking or family violence.

HB 3079 Author: Noble | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of home and community support services agencies providing inpatient hospice services.

HB 3086 Author: Cole
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for property used in the production of motion picture, video, or audio recordings and broadcasts.

HB 3100 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain registered voters.

HB 3224 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a study on the creation of a defense under the Solid Waste Disposal Act for persons engaged in certain recycling transactions.

HB 3252 Author: Allen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the posting of certain notices in a primary election.

HB 3306 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of information concerning the corporate governance structure of certain insurers and related entities; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 3314 Author: Romero, Jr.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain requirements to replat certain municipal subdivision plats.

HB 3553 Author: Farrar
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to filing fees for the electronic filing system established by the Supreme Court of Texas.

HB 3598 Author: Martinez Fischer
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain unclaimed property that is presumed abandoned.

HB 3704 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain public health data maintained by the Department of State Health Services and shared with certain local health entities.

HB 3760 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the issuance of buyer's temporary tags for vehicles sold by governmental agencies.

HB 3771 Author: Oliverson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the approval of insurance companies to provide certain structured settlement annuity contracts.

HB 3803 Author: Guillen | Klick
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the maximum amount of an administrative penalty assessed on certain long-term care facilities.

HB 3875 Author: Capriglione
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to cloud compatibility of certain state agency information technology purchases.

HB 3884 Author: Wilson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to dissemination of bacterial meningitis information by school districts.

HB 4129 Author: Swanson | Klick | Cortez | Walle | Morrison
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the omission from the ballot of a withdrawing candidate.

HB 4158 Author: Zwiener | Biedermann
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.

HB 4248 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to specifications for legal papers filed with a county clerk.

HB 4298 Author: Murr
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the licensing of satellite offices of outpatient chemical dependency care facilities.

HB 4306 Author: Biedermann | Nevárez | Cain | Miller | Murr
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to border security infrastructure enhancement projects and the creation of a fund to pay for those projects; allocating the earnings on the balance of that fund and reimbursement of related expenditures; including a study on water retention infrastructure near the border.

HB 4531 Author: Neave | Raymond | Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the rights and treatment of and services provided to certain adult sexual assault survivors.

HB 4762 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 716 in Duval County as the Pete Salinas Trail.

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