Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Erin Zwiener
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/7/2021

Number of Bills: 54

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (43):
HB 37 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a permit by the Public Utility Commission of Texas for the routing of certain oil or gas pipelines; authorizing administrative penalties.

HB 48 Author: Zwiener | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Neave | Button
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

HB 160 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

HB 176 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to local government prohibitions or restrictions on the sale or use of a container or package.

HB 186 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation in or on the property of certain water conservation systems.

HB 242 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to require water pollution abatement plans from certain facilities regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 298 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to regulation of outdoor lighting by certain municipalities; authorizing the imposition of a civil penalty.

HB 348 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Natural Resources: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to a requirement to make certain environmental and water use permit applications available online.

HB 441 Author: Zwiener | Collier | White | Dutton | Toth
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the criminal and licensing consequences of certain marihuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession offenses; imposing a fee.

HB 1506 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/08/2021 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 8 2021 1:09PM
Caption: Relating to the possession of condemned property by the condemnor pending the results of further litigation.

HB 1512 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to commercial signs along certain roads in certain counties.

HB 1513 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to law enforcement policies prohibiting a peace officer from using less lethal projectiles for the purpose of controlling the activity or movement of a gathering of people.

HB 1820 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation, monitoring, and enforcement of matters under the jurisdiction of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; authorizing the assessment or increase of civil and administrative penalties.

HB 1821 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Relating to climate change planning and reporting.

HB 1822 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Relating to the conduct of early voting by mail.

HB 1823 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Relating to the instruction about bullying and harassment in the required health curriculum for public school students.

HB 2275 Author: Zwiener | Huberty | Oliverson | Frank | Paddie
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation and uses of the critical infrastructure resiliency fund and the eligibility of certain water-related projects for state financial assistance.

HB 2342 Author: Zwiener | Guillen
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on residence homesteads.

HB 2344 Author: Zwiener | Bernal | VanDeaver | Buckley | Lozano
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing the use of a writing portfolio assessment to assess writing performance for public school students.

HB 2345 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.

HB 2350 Author: Zwiener | Walle | Harris
Last Action: 04/21/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to financial assistance provided to political subdivisions by the Texas Water Development Board for water resource restoration projects.

HB 2422 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 16 2021 10:20AM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of aggregate production operations by the commissioners court in certain counties.

HB 2433 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.

HB 3223 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the use by certain municipalities of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue for the enhancement and maintenance of public parks.

HB 3539 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for onsite power generation.

HB 3560 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the interruption of utility service by a residential landlord.

HB 3722 Author: Zwiener | Guillen
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to training materials for contact tracers and case investigators for public health disasters and other public health emergencies.

HB 3843 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 23 2021 10:13AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to regulate impervious cover around certain floodplains.

HB 3958 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to state acknowledgment of Native American tribes.

HB 4332 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to distributed renewable generation and energy storage resources.

HB 4348 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

HB 4425 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to repealing the prohibition on promoting homosexuality in certain educational materials and instruction.

HB 4489 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing direct discharges of waste or pollutants into water in certain areas associated with the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer.

HB 4491 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the successful completion of degree and certificate programs by certain adult learners at public institutions of higher education.

HB 4499 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to a study of the feasibility of establishing a regional connected trails system.

HB 4523 Author: Zwiener | Guillen
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to license examination attempt limits for physicians.

HB 4524 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the adoption of rules by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the discharge into water in this state of produced water resulting from certain oil and gas activities.

HB 4618 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a fee.

HCR 12 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Designating Kyle as the official Pie Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.

HCR 13 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Designating San Marcos as the official Mermaid Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.

HJR 17 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the portion of the assessed value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation in or on the property of a rainwater harvesting or graywater system.

HJR 103 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the water infrastructure resiliency fund and the critical infrastructure resiliency fund to assist in the financing of certain infrastructure projects.

HR 421 Author: Zwiener
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 7 2021 3:30PM
Caption: In memory of Manuel Phillipe De la Rosa of San Marcos.

Joint Author (11):
HB 464 Author: Cortez | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments.

HB 767 Author: Huberty | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to best management practices for aggregate production operations.

HB 780 Author: Oliverson | Zwiener | Howard | Klick | Collier
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/04/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a bone marrow donor recruitment program.

HB 1957 Author: Kuempel | Thompson, Senfronia | King, Tracy O. | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the labeling of wine as originating from an area of this state or with the name of a vineyard in this state.

HB 2213 Author: Frullo | Larson | Zwiener | Guillen
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the slaughter and processing of exotic animals for donation to a nonprofit food bank.

HB 2225 Author: King, Tracy O. | Guillen | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Parks and Wildlife Department regarding the Texas Water Trust.

HB 2334 Author: Crockett | Bernal | Reynolds | Talarico | Zwiener
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a peace officer from using less lethal devices to control the activity or movement of a nonviolent gathering of persons or disperse persons engaging in protected speech or expressive conduct.

HB 2468 Author: Thompson, Ed | Zwiener | Ramos
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to programs established and funded under the Texas emissions reduction plan.

HB 2990 Author: Morales Shaw | Bowers | Reynolds | Price | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a requirement to make certain environmental and water use permit applications available online.

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 3825 Author: Ramos | Howard | Thierry | Zwiener | Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 23 2021 10:13AM
Caption: Relating to expanding access to women's health care services and family planning services by removing restrictions on the participation of certain health care providers.

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