Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Cole Hefner
87th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 9/24/2021

Number of Bills: 17

HB 2 Author: Smith | Kacal | Cook
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 07/17/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to rules for setting the amount of bail, to the release of certain defendants on a monetary bond or personal bond, to related duties of certain officers taking bail bonds and of a magistrate in a criminal case, to charitable bail organizations, and to the reporting of information pertaining to bail bonds.

HB 3 Author: Murr
Coauthor: Allison | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 07/17/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 6 Author: Klick | Oliverson | Frank | Noble | Cook
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 07/13/2021 H Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense.

HB 20 Author: Cain | Burrows | Harris | Krause | White
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 07/13/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to complaint procedures and disclosure requirements for and censorship of users' expressions by social media platforms.

HB 85 Author: Rogers | Ashby | Darby | Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 07/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 95 Author: Shaheen
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 07/08/2021 H Referred to Constitutional Rights & Remedies: Jul 8 2021 10:31AM
Caption: Relating to civil liability for censorship by social media companies.

HB 100 Author: Paul | Anderson | Vasut | Cain | Holland
Coauthor: Allison | Bonnen | Buckley | Burns | Burrows | et al.
Last Action: 07/08/2021 H Referred to Constitutional Rights & Remedies: Jul 8 2021 10:31AM
Caption: Relating to practices and procedures for an early voting ballot voted by mail.

HB 117 Author: Middleton | Bonnen | Buckley | Bell, Keith
Coauthor: Hefner | Huberty | Slawson | Swanson | Tinderholt | et al.
Last Action: 07/08/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the school district property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts.

HB 122 Author: Oliverson | Wilson | Toth
Coauthor: Allison | Bell, Keith | Buckley | Capriglione | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 07/09/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Jul 9 2021 10:17AM
Caption: Relating to the allocation and deposit of certain surplus state revenue to the property tax relief fund for use in reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes.

HB 124 Author: Oliverson
Coauthor: Cook | Ellzey | Hefner | Noble | Wilson
Last Action: 07/08/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the Texas Free Enterprise and Antitrust Act of 1983.

HB 166 Author: Krause | Schaefer | Oliverson | Bonnen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 07/08/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.

HB 187 Author: Swanson | Klick | Noble
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 07/09/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring public school students to compete in interscholastic athletic competitions based on biological sex.

HB 241 Author: Toth | Oliverson | White | Cain | Wilson
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bonnen | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 07/12/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to a forensic audit of 2020 election results in certain counties.

HB 274 Author: Swanson | Klick | Noble
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 07/15/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring public school and public institution of higher education students to compete in interscholastic athletic competitions based on biological sex.

HB 293 Author: Noble | Frank | Cook | Middleton
Coauthor: Hefner | Hull | Leman | Metcalf | Morrison | et al.
Last Action: 07/20/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to prohibited vaccination status discrimination and requirements for COVID-19 vaccines.

HB 298 Author: Burrows | Bonnen | Leach | Geren | Anderson
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Buckley | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 07/23/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to athletic conference membership by institutions of higher education.

HJR 22 Author: Middleton
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Capriglione | Cason | Cook | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 07/12/2021 H Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that members of the legislature are not entitled to receive a state salary, per diem, or reimbursement for mileage for an unexcused absence when the applicable house of the legislature lacks a quorum.

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