Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Matt Schaefer
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/14/2021

Number of Bills: 42

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (26):
HB 1406 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to judicial review of certain orders regarding a declared state of disaster or public health disaster or issued to prevent the spread of a communicable disease.

HB 1407 Author: Schaefer | Metcalf | Patterson | Hefner | Cain
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in a motor vehicle.

HB 1408 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to temporary limitations on the amount of tuition and fees charged by public institutions of higher education.

HB 1440 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the availability of personal information of individuals who are honorably retired from certain law enforcement positions.

HB 1441 Author: Schaefer | Thompson, Senfronia | Vasut | Cain | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.

HB 1650 Author: Schaefer | Oliverson | Bell, Cecil | Guillen | Buckley
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of plumbing, including the requirements to obtain a tradesman plumber-limited license.

HB 1927 Author: Schaefer | White | Hefner | Guillen | Canales
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/28/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is 21 years of age or older and not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm or other weapon; creating criminal offenses.

HB 2097 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to government authority to require a person to wear a mask or personal protective equipment during a disaster.

HB 2098 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses for violating an emergency management plan.

HB 2099 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of personal information associated with a motor vehicle record for certain purposes.

HB 2196 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to state emergency management during a state of disaster.

HB 2198 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment for certain offenses regarding the possession or promotion of lewd material depicting a child; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 2377 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to the punishment for possession of child pornography; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 3218 Author: Schaefer | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion, including information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; authorizing disciplinary action; providing a civil remedy; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3628 Author: Schaefer | White | Harris | Leman | Guillen
Last Action: 04/09/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the carrying of holstered handguns by handgun license holders.

HB 3822 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Smith County.

HB 3828 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 23 2021 10:13AM
Caption: Relating to voter qualification and registration.

HB 4034 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an attorney ad litem to represent an unborn child during a court proceeding authorizing a pregnant minor to consent to an abortion.

HB 4256 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the duties and oversight of the Department of Public Safety's office of inspector general regarding the use of cyber technology and activity.

HB 4271 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the administration of public institutions of higher education, including certain restrictions on hiring and tenure decisions, curriculum, and involvement in litigation.

HB 4304 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care.

HB 4339 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting discriminatory abortions; authorizing disciplinary action; providing a civil remedy; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4357 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of sales and use taxes to information technology consulting and technical support services.

HCR 79 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 04/01/2021 H Referred to Resolutions Calendars: Apr 1 2021 11:51AM
Caption: In memory of Sam L. Womack of Tyler.

HJR 98 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right of a person to travel in and operate a vehicle using human decision-making.

HR 527 Author: Schaefer
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2021 4:43PM
Caption: In memory of Sam L. Womack of Tyler.

Joint Author (16):
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 911 Author: Patterson | Buckley | Schaefer | Ellzey | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/25/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specially marked driver's licenses and personal identification certificates to veterans.

HB 918 Author: Leman | White | Slawson | Hefner | Schaefer
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/03/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a license to carry a handgun for certain young adults who are protected under certain court orders related to family violence.

HB 957 Author: Oliverson | Hefner | White | Guillen | Schaefer
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/25/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to local, state, and federal regulation of firearm suppressors.

HB 958 Author: Oliverson | Jetton | Schaefer | Guillen
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Left pending in committee
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 1838 Author: González, Mary | Schaefer
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to intelligence databases for combinations and criminal street gangs.

HB 1911 Author: White | Burrows | Canales | Schaefer | Hefner
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; providing criminal penalties.

HB 2112 Author: Metcalf | Schaefer | White | Bell, Cecil | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the carrying of holstered handguns by handgun license holders.

HB 2558 Author: Capriglione | Bell, Cecil | Schaefer | Slawson | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to prohibited state contracts with companies that discriminate against the firearm or ammunition industries.

HB 2967 Author: Cason | White | Schaefer | Morales, Eddie | Canales
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the unlawful carrying of a handgun in a motor vehicle or watercraft.

HB 3032 Author: Oliverson | Button | Schaefer | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to substitutes for hydrofluorocarbon refrigerants applicable to commercial or residential buildings or construction.

HB 3712 Author: Thompson, Ed | White | Schaefer | Cyrier | Moody
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the training of and policies for peace officers.

HB 3760 Author: Oliverson | Klick | Price | Schaefer
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care, regulation of abortion, and the availability of certain defenses to prosecution for homicide and assault offenses; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3792 Author: Shaheen | Anderson | Schaefer
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2021 4:23PM
Caption: Relating to protecting the population of Texas, its environment, and its most vulnerable communities, promoting the resilience of the electric grid and certain municipalities.

HB 4363 Author: Spiller | Schaefer
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to local regulation of distance requirements for the sale of alcoholic beverages near schools.

HJR 130 Author: Cain | Middleton | Harris | Schaefer | Toth
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the state from expanding eligibility for Medicaid under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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