Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Gene Wu
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/19/2021

Number of Bills: 53

HB 4 Author: Price | Oliverson | Coleman | Ashby | Guillen
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Beckley | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health care services in this state, including services under Medicaid and other public benefits programs, using telecommunications or information technology and to reimbursement for some of those services.

HB 5 Author: Ashby | Anderson | Paddie | Price | Canales
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bailes | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

HB 7 Author: Button | Metcalf | Rodriguez | Thierry | Landgraf
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/13/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the computation of the replenishment ratio used to determine an employer's unemployment compensation contribution tax rate.

HB 8 Author: Pacheco | White | Dean | Guillen | Collier
Coauthor: Allison | Beckley | Bonnen | Bowers | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to access by a hiring law enforcement agency to an applicant's employment records.

HB 36 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Holland | Shaheen | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day.

HB 40 Author: Talarico | Price | Lucio III | Thompson, Senfronia | Meyer
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cap on the monthly price of insulin and insulin supplies.

HB 48 Author: Zwiener | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Neave | Button
Coauthor: Allen | Bowers | Campos | Cole | Collier | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Companion considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

HB 82 Author: Lucio III | Talarico
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to pricing of and health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin.

HB 133 Author: Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle | Thierry | Reynolds
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bucy | Button | Canales | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain benefits under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program, including the transition of case management for children and pregnant women program services and Healthy Texas Women program services to a managed care program.

HB 290 Author: Cortez | Rose | Oliverson | Johnson, Ann | Frank
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bucy | Button | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility and a periodic eligibility review for a child for Medicaid.

HB 321 Author: Howard | Thierry | Cole | Button | Minjarez
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Clardy | Fierro | González, Jessica | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.

HB 359 Author: Geren | Hunter | Burrows | Clardy | Johnson, Julie
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.

HB 392 Author: Bowers | Reynolds | Rose | Sherman, Sr. | Buckley
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to discrimination on the basis of hair texture or protective hairstyle associated with race.

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

HB 561 Author: Israel | Crockett | Morales Shaw | Swanson | Cook
Coauthor: Buckley | Campos | González, Jessica | Harless | Ramos | et al.
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 619 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Lopez | Button | Talarico | Guillen
Coauthor: Goodwin | Johnson, Julie | Morales Shaw | Morales, Christina | Wu
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to developing a strategic plan to support the child-care workforce.

HB 686 Author: Moody | Buckley | Neave | White | Ramos
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Cain | Campos | Clardy | et al.
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the release on parole of certain youthful offenders; changing parole eligibility.

HB 764 Author: Krause | Landgraf | Burns | Slawson | Patterson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.

HB 873 Author: Collier | Pacheco | Shaheen | Stucky | Ordaz Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1110 Author: Johnson, Julie | Morrison | González, Jessica | Hunter
Coauthor: Allen | Ashby | Bailes | Beckley | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to payment of the replacement cost of damaged property under a homeowner's, renter's, or condominium owner's insurance policy.

HB 1231 Author: Moody | Oliverson | Jetton | Hull | Meza
Coauthor: Bernal | Bowers | Bucy | Button | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the designation of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha as optional holidays.

HB 1441 Author: Schaefer | Thompson, Senfronia | Vasut | Cain | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen | Canales | Cason | Cook | et al.
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 1655 Author: Thierry | Thompson, Senfronia | Darby | Hunter | Patterson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1694 Author: Raney | Guillen | Leach | Guerra | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Anderson | Bucy | Campos | Cole | Israel | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances, marihuana, dangerous drugs, or abusable volatile chemicals, or possession of drug paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.

HB 1912 Author: Wilson | Murr | Walle | Martinez | Parker
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to air quality permits for aggregate production operations and concrete batch plants.

HB 1971 Author: Canales | Burrows | Leach | Moody | White
Coauthor: Beckley | Gervin-Hawkins | Guillen | Lopez | Martinez Fischer | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the purchase and installation of climate control systems at facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2027 Author: Cortez
Coauthor: Reynolds | Wu | Zwiener
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the allocation of low income housing tax credits.

HB 2275 Author: Zwiener | Huberty | Oliverson | Frank | Paddie
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Received from the House
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 2336 Author: Morales, Eddie | Middleton | Anderson | Guillen
Coauthor: Buckley | Campos | Cook | Minjarez | Muñoz, Jr. | et al.
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to the transfer of Sul Ross State University to The Texas A&M University System.

HB 2525 Author: Huberty | Murphy | Dutton | Harless | Walle
Coauthor: Morales, Christina | Rosenthal | Wu
Last Action: 05/11/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Lake Houston Dredging and Maintenance District; providing the authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees.

HB 2534 Author: Clardy
Coauthor: Wu
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to an appraisal procedure for disputed losses under personal automobile insurance policies.

HB 2554 Author: Gates | Burrows | Allen | Lucio III | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation by a school district of a vocational education program to provide eligible high school students with vocational and educational training under a plan for the issuance of a high school diploma and the application of certain student-based allotments under the public school finance system.

HB 2637 Author: Cook | Anchia | Thompson, Senfronia | Rose | Goldman
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee.

HB 2667 Author: Smithee | Rodriguez | Ashby | King, Tracy O. | Anderson
Coauthor: Darby | Murr | Ortega | Rogers | Spiller | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to universal service fund assistance to high cost rural areas and the uniform charge that funds the universal service fund.

HB 2670 Author: Guillen | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Lopez | Morales Shaw | Wu
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of social workers for the Homes for Texas Heroes home loan program.

HB 3029 Author: Paul | Krause | Murphy | Rosenthal | Guillen
Coauthor: Anderson | Harless | Harris | Hernandez | Morales Shaw | et al.
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 3294 Author: Bell, Cecil | Walle | Capriglione | Thompson, Ed | Bonnen
Coauthor: Ashby | Cole | Cortez | Darby | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.

HB 3374 Author: Pacheco | Patterson | Campos
Coauthor: Wu
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the requirement to compare and verify signatures when renting a motor vehicle.

HB 3507 Author: Rogers | Capriglione | Guillen | Stephenson | Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3774 Author: Leach | Moody | Metcalf | Landgraf | Cook
Coauthor: Guillen | Pacheco | Price | Schaefer | Wu
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of and practice and procedure related to proceedings in the judicial branch of state government.

HB 3871 Author: Johnson, Julie | Larson | Allison | Kacal | Huberty
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Bailes | Beckley | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 24 2021 11:23AM
Caption: Relating to the development and implementation of the Live Well Texas program to provide health benefit coverage to certain individuals; imposing penalties.

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

HB 4110 Author: Leach | Harless | Morales, Eddie
Coauthor: Wu
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the regulation of metal recycling; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 4661 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Howard | Neave | Goldman
Coauthor: Allen | Bonnen | Bucy | Herrero | Johnson, Ann | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to required sexual harassment prevention training for members of the legislature and lobbyists.

HB 4671 Author: Johnson, Ann | Oliverson | Klick | Walle | Bonnen
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bernal | Campos | Cyrier | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Referred to Public Health: May 6 2021 11:46AM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide telemedicine medical services to certain cancer patients receiving pain management services and supportive palliative care.

HCR 51 Author: Morales, Christina | Neave | Minjarez | Romero, Jr. | Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to pass the I am Vanessa Guillén Act.

HCR 87 Author: Darby | Ashby | Bailes | Howard | González, Mary
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Cortez | Craddick | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/19/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of former state representative John Clifford Otto.

HJR 97 Author: Huberty | Larson | Ordaz Perez | Leach | Rodriguez
Coauthor: Biedermann | Darby | Dutton | Fierro | Harless | et al.
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize sports wagering in this state.

HR 538 Author: Vo | Harless | Howard | Thompson, Senfronia | Shine
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Bernal | Bucy | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2021 7:52PM
Caption: Condemning racism against Asian Americans.

HR 880 Author: Anchia | Metcalf | Cole | Oliverson | Walle
Coauthor: Allen | Bernal | Bucy | Burns | Frullo | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2021 4:51PM
Caption: Relating to deactivating House Rule 16, Section 13.

HR 1403 Author: Kacal | Craddick | Ashby | King, Tracy O. | Morrison
Coauthor: Anderson | Bailes | Beckley | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 11:34AM
Caption: In memory of Charlotte Han Sharp of College Station.

HR 1493 Author: Morales, Christina | Reynolds | Hinojosa | Minjarez | Ramos
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Collier | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 05/22/2021 H Filed
Caption: Commending the leaders and philanthropists who assisted the people of Texas in the aftermath of the winter storm of February 2021.

HR 1993 Author: Capriglione | Button | Bucy | Meyer | Moody
Coauthor: Cook | Craddick | Frank | Hernandez | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 4:30PM
Caption: Urging Congress to pass the "CHIPS for America Act" or any legislation that substantially increases the United States' investments in semiconductor manufacturing and research.

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