Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Dennis Paul
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/17/2021

Number of Bills: 36

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (27):
HB 652 Author: Paul | Price
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to notice of an animal's possible exposure in an animal shelter to certain communicable or infectious diseases.

HB 738 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to residential and commercial building requirements of municipalities, counties, and emergency services districts.

HB 1724 Author: Paul | Sanford
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to service as an election watcher.

HB 1725 Author: Paul | Anderson
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to delivery of ballots by mail.

HB 2263 Author: Paul
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to the requirements for accepting certain election materials.

HB 2264 Author: Paul
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to the appointment, suspension, and termination of a county elections administrator.

HB 2265 Author: Paul | Anderson
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to the hours for voting during the early voting period.

HB 2266 Author: Paul
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to the appointment of election officers.

HB 2267 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the sale and purchase of retail fireworks permits from an Internet website.

HB 2268 Author: Paul | Ramos
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to disconnection notices for water and sewer service.

HB 2390 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/28/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a development corporation created by the Gulf Coast Authority to finance certain projects.

HB 2597 Author: Paul
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting camping in certain places; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2599 Author: Paul | Guillen
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to ownership and use of mobile batteries to restore electric service after a natural disaster in the ERCOT power region.

HB 2600 Author: Paul | Oliverson | Middleton | Hull | Sanford
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to fiscal impact statements for legislation imposing mandates on health benefit plan issuers.

HB 2601 Author: Paul
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to the use of a device capable of recording images or sounds during election proceedings.

HB 2602 Author: Paul
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to hours of service by an election watcher.

HB 2979 Author: Paul
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to backup power supply requirements for certain critical facilities.

HB 2982 Author: Paul
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to study the reliability of the ERCOT electric grid.

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 3280 Author: Paul
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to election integrity; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3281 Author: Paul | Anderson
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to practices and procedures for an early voting ballot voted by mail.

HB 3537 Author: Paul
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the feasibility of creating and maintaining a coastal barrier system.

HB 3563 Author: Paul
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the installation of water meters by the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 50.

HB 3564 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Insurance to rescind a certificate of compliance issued for an improvement for purposes of coverage through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 3974 Author: Paul
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the residence address of a voter for purposes of a response to a confirmation notice sent by the voter registrar.

HB 4210 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of entities regulated by the Texas Department of Insurance to conduct business electronically.

HCR 106 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Alayna Kay McDonald.

Joint Author (9):
HB 1219 Author: Gates | Holland | Guillen | Canales | Paul
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Recommitted to committee: Apr 27 2021 2:25PM
Caption: Relating to the dissolution by petition of a municipal management district.

HB 1693 Author: Shaheen | Paul | Harless | Johnson, Jarvis | Murphy
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access to the financial responsibility verification program by justice and municipal courts.

HB 2197 Author: Hull | Paul
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/21/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 21 2021 9:13PM
Caption: Relating to the statement of residence required to vote.

HB 2283 Author: King, Phil | Paul | Cain | Patterson | Schofield
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of certain gifts and donations for the administration of elections.

HB 2435 Author: Cain | Perez | Paul | Canales
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the imposition of tolls on Fairmont Parkway in Harris County.

HB 3303 Author: Schofield | Paul | Jetton
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the procedure for making any change from any voting standard, practice, or procedure authorized by the Election Code

HB 4346 Author: Leman | Cain | Paul | Vasut | Schofield
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the possession, carrying, or transportation of a firearm or alcoholic beverage by certain persons during the use of an easement.

HB 4539 Author: Cain | Paul | Perez | Canales | Middleton
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of tolls on portions of State Highway 146 and State Highway 99.

HR 826 Author: Button | Vo | Wu | Jetton | Paul
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2021 10:17AM
Caption: Recognizing May 2021 as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

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