Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Penny Morales Shaw
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/19/2021

Number of Bills: 68

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (39):
HB 2368 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the participation by local governments in water quality control measures.

HB 2369 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to the shutdown during a weather-related disaster of facilities that have reported emissions events to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 2370 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to procedures for certain permit applications submitted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 2371 Author: Morales Shaw | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of applications for certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

HB 2455 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 16 2021 10:20AM
Caption: Relating to the in-person delivery of an application for a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 2972 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to unlawful employment practices with respect to discrimination in payment of compensation.

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 2991 Author: Morales Shaw | Guillen
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to rolling blackouts.

HB 2992 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to the contents of an application to vote a late ballot by mail for certain sick or disabled voters.

HB 2993 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to documentation of proof of identification for voting.

HB 2995 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to the effective date of voter registration.

HB 3004 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to information regarding breast-feeding.

HB 3462 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the designation of liaison officers to assist certain students at public institutions of higher education who are parents.

HB 3464 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a leasehold or other possessory interest in a public facility used to provide affordable housing.

HB 3465 Author: Morales Shaw | Guillen
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to college readiness for purposes of the college, career, or military readiness outcomes bonus under the Foundation School Program.

HB 3466 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to protective orders; making conforming changes.

HB 3554 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to enrollment of certain retirees in the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program.

HB 3796 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 22 2021 4:23PM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

HB 3886 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 24 2021 11:23AM
Caption: Relating to the definitions of bullying and harassment and the behavior of students in public schools.

HB 3887 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 24 2021 11:23AM
Caption: Relating to college preparatory courses for public high school students.

HB 3888 Author: Morales Shaw | Meza
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the resignation of a public school teacher employed under a term contract.

HB 3889 Author: Morales Shaw | Hinojosa | Bernal | Talarico | Hernandez
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 05/21/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the cost for certain public school students of a broadband Internet access program offered by the Texas Education Agency.

HB 3891 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 24 2021 11:23AM
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of compensation received by teachers under the teacher allotment incentive in salary and wages under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 4254 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a criminal offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of gender identity or expression.

HB 4255 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the removal of certain unconstitutional provisions from real property records.

HB 4257 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the trauma-informed care policy for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 4258 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a study by the University of Houston on the expected effects of future climate change in this state and the preparedness of this state to address those effects.

HB 4259 Author: Morales Shaw | White | Price
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of information regarding suicide prevention and certain state laws applicable to handgun license holders.

HB 4262 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of certain chronically absent students as students at risk of dropping out of school and the collection and reporting of data regarding those students.

HB 4268 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the cold weather preparedness of gas wells.

HB 4282 Author: Morales Shaw | Ordaz Perez
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of possession of an animal by a person convicted of multiple offenses involving animal cruelty and to conditions of punishment and community supervision for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animals.

HB 4505 Author: Morales Shaw | Coleman
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to create a county development district.

HB 4506 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain hazardous substances used in firefighting products; providing civil penalties.

HB 4513 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to planning for equity of access to and safety and diversity of transportation systems.

HB 4514 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to revenue enhancement by the Texas Transportation Commission.

HB 4515 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to design considerations of transportation projects by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 4520 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to equitable representation in decision making for transportation planning.

HR 492 Author: Morales Shaw | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 14 2021 4:43PM
Caption: Commending Waltrip High School students on their performance at the Houston Urban Debate League Tournament 5 in January 2021.

HR 1018 Author: Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/18/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 18 2021 8:32AM
Caption: In memory of Linda Lelia Susan "Muffie" Moroney of Houston.

Joint Author (29):
HB 16 Author: Hernandez | Paddie | Hunter | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain retail electric products.

HB 39 Author: Neave | Cook | Moody | Morales Shaw | Smith
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to protective orders; making conforming changes.

HB 197 Author: Thierry | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to medical education coursework and training for physicians in cultural competence and implicit bias.

HB 355 Author: Lopez | Morales Shaw | Reynolds | Collier
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to providing notice to a state representative and senator of an administrative penalty assessed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 442 Author: Israel | Oliverson | Lopez | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prima facie speed limit in residence districts.

HB 485 Author: Wu | Morales Shaw | Dean
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the removal of certain unconstitutional provisions from real property records.

HB 531 Author: Walle | Coleman | Morales Shaw | Hernandez
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 1/1/22
Caption: Relating to notice requirements for a leased dwelling located in a floodplain.

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 959 Author: Reynolds | Crockett | Morales Shaw | Campos | Allen
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to municipal civilian complaint review boards in certain municipalities.

HB 960 Author: Allen | Reynolds | Gervin-Hawkins | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the location of certain public meetings for certain permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 999 Author: Bernal | Patterson | Guillen | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/31/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of individual graduation committees for certain high school students.

HB 1192 Author: Hinojosa | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of public school assessment instruments and the temporary suspension of certain accountability determinations for a school district or campus in a school year in which the operations of the district or campus are disrupted as a result of a declared disaster and the requirement to use those assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation of a public school student.

HB 1202 Author: Jetton | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the amendment of a dedicatory instrument to remove a discriminatory provision.

HB 1278 Author: Campos | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to public hearings on homelessness issues held by the Texas Interagency Council for the Homeless.

HB 1382 Author: Bucy | Morales Shaw | Ortega | González, Jessica | Zwiener
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain information regarding early voting.

HB 1423 Author: Campos | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the regulation and inspection procedures of certain long-term care facilities, including a survey of certain facilities' emergency power sources.

HB 1846 Author: Allen | Reynolds | Morales Shaw | Minjarez | Davis
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1847 Author: Allen | Reynolds | Morales Shaw | Minjarez | Davis
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Relating to certain benefits paid by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1931 Author: Walle | Campos | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/27/2021 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 27 2021 6:00PM
Caption: Relating to certain public facilities used to provide affordable housing.

HB 2022 Author: Darby | Rogers | Johnson, Jarvis | Morales Shaw | Herrero
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to enrollment of certain retirees in the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program.

HB 2077 Author: Reynolds | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case.

HB 2593 Author: Moody | Guillen | Morales Shaw | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/30/2021 S House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalties for the possession of certain tetrahydrocannabinols under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

HB 2780 Author: Paddie | Perez | Burns | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the safety of aboveground storage tanks.

HB 3107 Author: Clardy | Klick | Cain | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to election practices and procedures.

HB 3315 Author: Crockett | Morales Shaw | Burns
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of a pretrial intervention program for certain youth offenders; authorizing a fee.

HB 3626 Author: Romero, Jr. | Frank | Coleman | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the licensing of marriage and family therapists, marriage and family therapist associates, professional counselors, professional counselor associates, and social workers, including certain out-of-state applicants.

HB 3660 Author: White | Collier | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to youth diversion programs for children accused of certain fine-only offenses and related criminal justice matters; authorizing and imposing fees and fines.

HB 3917 Author: Johnson, Ann | Thompson, Senfronia | Allen | Hull | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault.

HJR 109 Author: Walle | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit additional uses of certain dedicated general revenue transferred each fiscal year to the state highway fund.

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