Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Matt Krause
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/18/2021

Number of Bills: 86

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (53):
HB 594 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to a limit on the rate of growth of certain appropriations.

HB 635 Author: Krause | Schaefer | Metcalf | White | Leman
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

HB 638 Author: Krause | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to adopt a budget that reduces the amount allocated to provide a fire protection, law enforcement, or emergency medical service.

HB 764 Author: Krause | Landgraf | Burns | Slawson | Patterson
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.

HB 816 Author: Krause | Collier | Murr | Moody
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and to make certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for the criminal offenses of sedition, sabotage, and capital sabotage; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 905 Author: Krause | Cain
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the compensation of certain public officials who restrict or prohibit regular business operations under a declaration of disaster.

HB 906 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on orders issued during a declared state of disaster that distinguish between essential and nonessential services.

HB 915 Author: Krause | White | Guillen | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.

HB 920 Author: Krause | Darby
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the compensation and professional representation of student athletes participating in intercollegiate athletic programs at certain public and private institutions of higher education.

HB 1180 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission.

HB 1190 Author: Krause | Gates | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a required court finding of abuse or neglect before an individual's name is added to the central child abuse or neglect registry.

HB 1337 Author: Krause
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to priority of payment for certain electrical service claims against the estates of certain decedents.

HB 1399 Author: Krause | Oliverson | Toth | Hefner | Parker
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to professional liability insurance coverage for and prohibitions on the provision to certain children of procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria.

HB 1454 Author: Krause
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds.

HB 1682 Author: Krause
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disclosures by liability insurers and policyholders to third-party claimants; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 1733 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/30/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to insurance premium tax credits for investments supporting agriculture and rural development projects; authorizing a fee; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 1757 Author: Krause | Sherman, Sr. | Ramos
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to recordings of peace officer performance of official duties and interactions with the public; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1758 Author: Krause
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to law enforcement's use of force by means of a drone.

HB 1759 Author: Krause
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the operation of vehicles and certain equipment at railroad grade crossings when on-track equipment is approaching.

HB 1760 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to reporting by political subdivisions regarding the receipt or expenditure of federal funds.

HB 1781 Author: Krause | Martinez
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the propagation of breeder deer by cloning.

HB 2048 Author: Krause
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the criminal offense of passing certain vehicles on a highway.

HB 2116 Author: Krause | Darby | Oliverson | Martinez | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to certain agreements by architects and engineers in or in connection with certain construction contracts.

HB 2168 Author: Krause | Bucy
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/08/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of a criminal offense for certain charitable raffle ticket sales by professional sports team charitable foundations.

HB 2173 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/30/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on fees that may be charged by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles for the disclosure of personal information contained in a motor vehicle record.

HB 2238 Author: Krause
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to notice prohibiting hunting on or over certain submerged land.

HB 2311 Author: Krause | Guillen | Capriglione
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limitations on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of residence homesteads and single-family residences other than residence homesteads.

HB 2403 Author: Krause
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the procedure for selecting the members of the board of directors of an appraisal district.

HB 2453 Author: Krause
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Family First specialty license plates.

HB 2536 Author: Krause | Cook | Swanson | Neave
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to neglect of a child and the grounds for termination of the parent-child relationship and possession of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2631 Author: Krause | Leach | Cason | Collier | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/27/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the use of in-custody informant testimony in a criminal trial.

HB 2662 Author: Krause | Spiller | Slawson | Sanford
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain regulations waived during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

HB 2724 Author: Krause
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the removal and disposal of abandoned fishing devices and the seizure and disposition of unlawful fishing devices.

HB 2944 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to the study of school district property values conducted by the comptroller of public accounts.

HB 3081 Author: Krause | Bailes | Martinez | Noble | Canales
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of digital tags for the taking of certain animals.

HB 3082 Author: Krause
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to Medicaid fraud actions.

HB 3083 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to a pharmacy, pharmacist, or pharmacy technician decision to not dispense or sell a drug according to religious belief or moral conviction.

HB 3185 Author: Krause | Rose
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the denial or reduction of an award otherwise payable under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.

HB 3187 Author: Krause
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to divorce on the grounds of insupportability.

HB 3188 Author: Krause
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a divorce on the ground of insupportability.

HB 3190 Author: Krause
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability.

HB 3377 Author: Krause | Landgraf | Vasut | Spiller | Meyer
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases.

HB 3428 Author: Krause | Cason
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the compensation of criminal law magistrates appointed for certain district courts and criminal county courts at law in Tarrant County.

HB 3705 Author: Krause
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 22 2021 4:23PM
Caption: Relating to a child's eligibility for the Medicaid buy-in program for children.

HB 3846 Author: Krause | Metcalf
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the scheduling of the first day of school for students by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 3998 Author: Krause
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a political subdivision's authority to deny or limit access to dying members of an individual's family.

HB 4040 Author: Krause | Parker | Leach | Meyer | Oliverson
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain benefits under Medicaid, including the coordination of private health benefits, and to reimbursement for some of those benefits.

HB 4355 Author: Krause | Gates | Fierro
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to providing children committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and prisoners serving a sentence in a county jail with certain documents on discharge or release; authorizing a fee.

HB 4420 Author: Krause
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to certain studies and reports regarding delivery methods, funding, and comprehensive development agreements for certain public projects, including transportation projects.

HCR 25 Author: Krause | Turner, Chris | Price | Collier | Cyrier
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing support for full funding of the U.S. Army's Future Vertical Lift program, including the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft and Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft.

HJR 47 Author: Krause | Lambert
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the governor to convene the legislature in special session following certain disaster or emergency declarations and specifying the powers of the legislature in those special sessions.

HJR 108 Author: Krause | Guillen | Capriglione
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes and to establish a limit on the value of single-family residences other than residence homesteads for those purposes.

HR 1360 Author: Krause
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 8:35AM
Caption: In memory of Roy Hayden Kinslow.

Joint Author (33):
HB 140 Author: Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Leach | Krause
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with severe mental illness.

HB 225 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Collier | Hernandez | Krause
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedure for an application for a writ of habeas corpus based on certain new evidence.

HB 385 Author: Pacheco | White | Campos | Button | Krause
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to conditions of community supervision and procedures applicable to the reduction or termination of a defendant's period of community supervision.

HB 458 Author: Shaheen | Neave | Morales, Eddie | Krause | Jetton
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the collection and enforcement of withholding of income for the payment of child support.

HB 830 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | White | Krause | Cain | Bowers
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to law enforcement policies regarding the issuance of citations for misdemeanors punishable by fine only and to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain fine-only misdemeanors.

HB 919 Author: Leman | White | Krause | Harris | King, Ken
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

HB 929 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Krause | Jetton | Rodriguez | Reynolds
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to law enforcement policies and procedures regarding body worn cameras.

HB 1424 Author: Oliverson | Klick | Krause | Rogers | Jetton
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to protection of persons from participation in a health care service for reasons of conscience; providing a civil remedy; authorizing disciplinary action.

HB 1472 Author: Bucy | Krause | Rodriguez | Moody
Sponsor: Eckhardt
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the Concacaf Gold Cup for funding under the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 1474 Author: Cyrier | Gervin-Hawkins | Israel | Cole | Krause
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to requirements for the designation of a property as a historic landmark and the inclusion of a property in a historic district by a municipality.

HB 1568 Author: Middleton | Buckley | Bell, Keith | Guillen | Krause
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the school district property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts.

HB 1811 Author: Swanson | Krause
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Relating to the purchase of online library resources for primary and secondary schools by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

HB 1849 Author: Sanford | Swanson | Krause
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the modification of an order establishing the conservatorship or possession of or access to a child after a conservator's death.

HB 2242 Author: Patterson | Shaheen | Krause | Perez
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/21/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to illness or injury leave of absence for county and municipal firefighters, police officers, and emergency medical services personnel.

HB 2298 Author: Cason | Hull | Krause | Dutton | Canales
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of the person's rights in connection with an investigation conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2926 Author: Parker | Krause | Minjarez | Talarico
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the reinstatement of the parent-child relationship with respect to a person whose parental rights have been involuntarily terminated and to certain requirements in relation to the termination of the parent-child relationship or placement of a child in substitute care.

HB 3013 Author: Biedermann | Krause | Burns
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to displays and exhibits located on the grounds of the Alamo complex.

HB 3029 Author: Paul | Krause | Murphy | Rosenthal | Guillen
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Gulf Coast Protection District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees; providing authority to impose a tax; granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 3314 Author: Cain | Middleton | Krause | Biedermann
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to toll collection and enforcement by toll project entities; authorizing an administrative fee; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 3334 Author: Turner, John | Sherman, Sr. | Krause
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a criminal justice system sentencing database established by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System.

HB 3378 Author: Leman | Metcalf | Krause | Raymond | Leach
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to required agreement provisions regarding the playing of the national anthem for funding administered by the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office.

HB 3584 Author: Murr | Krause | Allison | Burns | Ashby
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to monuments, markers, medallions, and antiquities controlled by or in the custody of the Texas Historical Commission; authorizing civil penalties.

HB 3677 Author: Parker | Krause | Raney
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the coordination of Medicaid and private health benefits for Medicaid recipients with complex medical needs.

HB 3678 Author: Parker | Krause | Raney
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to an insurer's obligation for continuity of care for certain Medicaid recipients.

HB 3679 Author: Parker | Krause | Raney | Button
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of durable medical equipment providers participating in the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 3791 Author: Parker | Tinderholt | Krause
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2021 4:23PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Electric Grid Security and Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council.

HB 3925 Author: Collier | Cain | Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Leach
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to pedestrian use of a sidewalk.

HB 4191 Author: Sanford | Krause
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the renewal, expiration, and suspension of driver's licenses; increasing a fee.

HB 4293 Author: Hinojosa | Krause | Moody | Leach | González, Jessica
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the creation of a court reminder program for criminal defendants.

HB 4554 Author: Cain | Krause | Anderson | Sanford | Shaheen
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of Dr Pepper as the state soft drink.

HJR 100 Author: Parker | Krause
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right to own, hold, and use any mutually agreed upon medium of exchange.

HR 160 Author: Tinderholt | Cook | Krause | Turner, Chris | Goldman
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2021 3:17PM
Caption: In memory of U.S. Congressman Ron Wright.

HR 1207 Author: Cook | Goldman | Romero, Jr. | Krause | Klick
Last Action: 05/24/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2021 2:21PM
Caption: In memory of former Fort Worth city councilperson Clyde Wendell Picht.

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