Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Valoree Swanson
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/1/2021

Number of Bills: 72

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (48):
HB 22 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Recommitted to committee: Mar 18 2021 10:20AM
Caption: Relating to accommodating a voter unable to enter a polling place.

HB 23 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to providing for the review of certain county departments of education by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

HB 25 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the distribution of an application form for an early voting ballot.

HB 26 Author: Swanson | Pacheco | White
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the governor's power to control the sale, transportation, and use of weapons and ammunition during a declared state of disaster or state of emergency.

HB 29 Author: Swanson | White | Patterson | Hefner
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees.

HB 31 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.

HB 35 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 04/16/2021 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision.

HB 42 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited actions regarding health benefit plan coverage for enrollees who refuse to have an abortion; providing a civil penalty.

HB 44 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to civil liability and criminal penalties for performing certain abortions; providing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 55 Author: Swanson | White
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying and possession of a concealed handgun by a school marshal.

HB 61 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Elections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the signature required on an application for voter registration or for a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 70 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to legislative review and approval of certain state agency rules.

HB 86 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the preemption and prosecution of certain offenses involving the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

HB 92 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to civil liability for performing certain abortions; providing civil penalties.

HB 610 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to judicial review of certain local laws applicable to state license holders.

HB 611 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the assistance of voters; creating a criminal offense.

HB 782 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions.

HB 895 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the recording of certain personal information of voters by election officials.

HB 971 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting public schools from leasing, owning, or having a business interest in certain entities and real property associated with those entities.

HB 1306 Author: Swanson | Dominguez | Pacheco
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault or aggravated assault of a process server.

HB 1400 Author: Swanson | Tinderholt | Pacheco | Dominguez
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of impersonating a private investigator.

HB 1458 Author: Swanson | Slawson | White | Noble
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the separation based on biological sex of athletics teams sponsored by a public school or institution of higher education.

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 1812 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to filing fees for certain candidates for office in primary elections.

HB 1813 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector and related procedures.

HB 1959 Author: Swanson | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the maintenance of records and charging of fees by a notary public; increasing the amount of certain fees.

HB 2075 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to voting system equipment; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2102 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the use of an electronic device for accepting voters; authorizing a fee.

HB 2501 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to an option on ballots to choose not to vote in a race.

HB 2855 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to criminal penalties for performing certain abortions; creating criminal offenses.

HB 2856 Author: Swanson | Cook | Slawson | Patterson | Hefner
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to provider discrimination against a Medicaid recipient or child health plan program enrollee based on immunization status.

HB 3242 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for a handgun license holder who carries a handgun on certain premises.

HB 3340 Author: Swanson
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the appeal of certain orders regarding dangerous dogs.

HB 3341 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for recording activity at a ballot counting station.

HB 3590 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of donations by a county commissioners court for the performance of certain functions.

HB 4459 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to voting system equipment; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4522 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the identification of and prohibited cooperation by state and local entities with certain federal acts that violate the United States Constitution.

HB 4544 Author: Swanson
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to providing children committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department with certain documents on discharge or release; authorizing a fee.

HB 4613 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 579; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HCR 2 Author: Swanson | Jetton | Oliverson | Gervin-Hawkins | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/21/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Recognizing that pornography is a public health hazard.

HJR 6 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules.

HJR 33 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment protecting an individual's right to earn a living free from unnecessary governmental interference.

HR 1358 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 8:29AM
Caption: In memory of Ruth Lorena Mason of Houston.

HR 1394 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 11:26AM
Caption: Commending Gautham Metta for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Valoree Swanson.

HR 1395 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 11:27AM
Caption: Commending James Mills for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Valoree Swanson.

HR 1531 Author: Swanson | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/24/2021 H Referred to Public Health: May 24 2021 10:59PM
Caption: Recognizing that pornography is a public health hazard.

HR 2036 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 06/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2021 9:17PM
Caption: In memory of Dwight "Clint" Moore.

HR 2038 Author: Swanson
Last Action: 06/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2021 9:17PM
Caption: In memory of Russell Mark Taylor.

Joint Author (24):
HB 21 Author: Neave | Button | Hunter | Swanson | Minjarez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to a sexual harassment complaint filed with the Texas Workforce Commission.

HB 463 Author: Shaheen | Swanson | Clardy
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to ineligibility to serve as a poll watcher.

HB 478 Author: González, Jessica | Swanson | Beckley | Clardy | Bucy
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to accommodating a voter unable to enter a polling place.

HB 561 Author: Israel | Crockett | Morales Shaw | Swanson | Cook
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the authority of political subdivisions to adopt or enforce juvenile curfews.

HB 629 Author: White | Slaton | Swanson
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the governor's power to control the sale, dispensing, transportation, storage, and use of alcoholic beverages, ammunition, explosives, combustibles, and weapons during a declared state of disaster or state of emergency.

HB 1135 Author: Morales, Christina | Swanson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the terms and conditions of a standard possession order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 1173 Author: Noble | Morrison | Klick | Hull | Swanson
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibited logistical support by a governmental entity for procurement of an abortion or the services of an abortion provider.

HB 1314 Author: Hefner | Cain | Jetton | Swanson
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to manufacturing requirements for hardware and software used in a voting system used in an election in this state.

HB 1445 Author: Oliverson | Meyer | Allison | Swanson
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 04/30/2021 E Effective on 1/1/22
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the sales and use tax to medical or dental billing services.

HB 1706 Author: Neave | Leach | Button | Howard | Swanson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a specialty court program to provide victim services in sexual assault cases.

HB 1790 Author: Darby | Swanson | Frank | Wu
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the notice provided to certain individuals on termination of the parent-child relationship and on placement of a child in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

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 1886 Author: Noble | Frank | Swanson | Shaheen
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a study on streamlining public safety net programs to reduce costs and improve outcomes for recipients under the programs.

HB 2293 Author: Patterson | Swanson | Schofield | Huberty | Hull
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hours for voting during the early voting period.

HB 2309 Author: Dominguez | Swanson | Morales, Christina | Turner, John
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of parking privileges for people with disabilities; increasing criminal fines; authorizing a fee.

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 2973 Author: Hull | Swanson | Ramos
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain requirements regarding court-appointed volunteer advocate programs.

HB 3011 Author: Hull | Frank | Swanson | Ramos
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the contents of a petition in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 3080 Author: Oliverson | Bell, Cecil | Metcalf | Swanson | Huberty
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to unsolicited provision of an application form for a ballot to be voted by mail and to procedures for verification of a ballot voted by mail; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3269 Author: Noble | Swanson
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a ballot to be voted by mail be canceled and returned before voting in person.

HB 3868 Author: Murr | Swanson | Bucy | Cain | Johnson, Ann
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the presidential electors of this state.

HB 4042 Author: Hefner | Slawson | Noble | Swanson
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring public school students to participate in interscholastic athletic activities based on biological sex.

HB 4240 Author: Raymond | Middleton | Swanson | Ramos | Talarico
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to local regulation to enforce child custody orders; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 4369 Author: Noble | Swanson
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to ballots voted by mail.

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