Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Valoree Swanson
87th Legislature Second Called Session
Report Date: 10/24/2021

Number of Bills: 32

HB 1 Author: Bonnen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 08/25/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to making appropriations for the legislature and legislative agencies.

HB 3 Author: Murr
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Constitutional Rights & Remedies: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
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 4 Author: Meyer | Metcalf | Burrows | Noble | Shine
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a person who acquires a residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption for the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired and to the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in revenue.

HB 5 Author: Bonnen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 09/17/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction regarding appropriations.

HB 6 Author: Klick | Noble | Oliverson | Cook | Frank
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense.

HB 8 Author: Rogers | Darby | Ashby | Parker | Bonnen
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 9 Author: Bonnen | Morales, Eddie | Metcalf | Holland | Middleton
Coauthor: Ashby | Cain | Dean | Goldman | Hefner | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 09/17/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to making supplemental appropriations relating to border security and giving direction regarding those appropriations.

HB 10 Author: King, Phil | Burrows | Metcalf | Paddie | Geren
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies.

HB 11 Author: Meyer | Metcalf | Burrows | Button
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction from the preceding tax year in the district's maximum compressed rate and to the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

HB 12 Author: Smith | Cook | Harless | Kacal
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Constitutional Rights & Remedies: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
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 14 Author: Klick | Noble
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bonnen | Burrows | Cain | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Constitutional Rights & Remedies: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens and nonresidents excused or disqualified from jury service.

HB 16 Author: Klick | Noble
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Burrows | Capriglione | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Constitutional Rights & Remedies: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to voting after polls close during early voting.

HB 19 Author: Schofield
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Constitutional Rights & Remedies: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the practices and procedures of federal elections.

HB 20 Author: Cain | White | Burrows | Metcalf | Shaheen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 09/09/2021 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to censorship of or certain other interference with digital expression, including expression on social media platforms or through electronic mail messages.

HB 26 Author: Toth | White | Oliverson | Cain | Anderson
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Burns | Cason | et al.
Last Action: 08/06/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to a forensic audit of 2020 election results in certain counties.

HB 28 Author: Toth | Metcalf | White
Coauthor: Biedermann | Hefner | King, Phil | Oliverson | Patterson | et al.
Last Action: 08/24/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to curriculum, materials, and activities in public schools.

HB 30 Author: Bell, Keith | Huberty | King, Ken | VanDeaver | Bonnen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Buckley | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to virtual instruction and off-campus electronic instruction at a public school, certain requirements for certification as a teacher for virtual instruction only, and the allotment for special-purpose school districts under the Foundation School Program.

HB 33 Author: Toth
Coauthor: Anderson | Biedermann | Cook | Hefner | Hull | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of a member of the legislature to receive certain state funds following an absence without leave when the applicable house of the legislature lacks a quorum to do business.

HB 96 Author: Hefner | Oliverson | Cook | Noble
Coauthor: Anderson | Harris | Hull | King, Phil | Leman | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to requiring public school students to compete in interscholastic athletic competitions based on biological sex.

HB 105 Author: Slaton
Coauthor: Schaefer | Swanson
Last Action: 08/07/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments or memorials located on public property.

HB 122 Author: Oliverson | Wilson | Toth | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes through the use of certain surplus state revenue.

HB 128 Author: Schaefer | Cason | Hefner
Coauthor: Metcalf | Swanson | Tinderholt
Last Action: 08/09/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to government authority to require a person to wear a mask or personal protective equipment during a disaster.

HB 133 Author: Krause | Schaefer | Klick | Bonnen | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 08/09/2021 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 141 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Hefner | Metcalf | Patterson | Sanford | Spiller | et al.
Last Action: 08/30/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting face covering mandates for public school students.

HB 154 Author: Leman | White
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain criminal offenses committed in the course of or for the purpose of avoiding certain law enforcement checkpoints or evading an arrest or detention; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 175 Author: Noble | Leach | Cook
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Buckley | Hefner | Hull | King, Phil | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a requirement that a public school student receive a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine.

HB 182 Author: Noble | Cook | Leach | Sanford | Frank
Coauthor: Biedermann | Buckley | Cain | Capriglione | Cyrier | et al.
Last Action: 08/16/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to exemptions from certain vaccination requirements.

HB 210 Author: Bell, Cecil | Oliverson | Metcalf | Patterson | Wilson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 08/27/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Aug 27 2021 10:39PM
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 235 Author: Burrows | Cain | White | Harless | Schofield
Coauthor: Swanson
Last Action: 08/25/2021 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the date on which a home rule municipality may order an election for proposed charter amendments.

HJR 2 Author: Meyer | Metcalf | Burrows | Noble | Sanford
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Aug 23 2021 6:08PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for general elementary and secondary public school purposes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any statutory reduction from the preceding tax year in the maximum compressed rate of the maintenance and operations taxes imposed for those purposes on the homestead.

HR 72 Author: Vasut | Middleton | Cook | Noble
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Cain | Cason | Gates | et al.
Last Action: 08/23/2021 H Referred to House Administration: Aug 23 2021 6:14PM
Caption: Amending House Rule 1 Section 15, and Rule 5, Sections 3 and 8.

HR 96 Author: Darby | Shine
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 08/28/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Amending House Rule 4 Section 9, and Rule 5, Sections 3 and 8.

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