Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Valoree Swanson
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/26/2021

Number of Bills: 139

HB 6 Author: Cain | Schofield | Klick | Clardy | Jetton
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 9 Author: Klick | Allison | Shaheen | Harless | Price
Coauthor: Bonnen | Cain | Clardy | Cook | Ellzey | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the criminal punishment and conditions of community supervision for the offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 10 Author: Paddie | Hernandez
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Buckley | Burns | Button | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the governance of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and an independent organization certified to manage a power region.

HB 11 Author: Paddie | Hernandez | Allison
Coauthor: Anderson | Buckley | Burns | Button | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the preparedness for extreme weather emergencies of facilities that provide electricity service; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 12 Author: Raymond | Paddie | Hernandez | Bonnen | Button
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Buckley | Burns | Canales | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study on a statewide disaster alert system and implementation of that system and to notice to elected officials of a widespread power, water, or natural gas outage or emergency.

HB 13 Author: Paddie
Coauthor: Anderson | Buckley | Button | Cain | Clardy | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Energy Disaster Reliability Council.

HB 17 Author: Deshotel | Paddie | Reynolds | Perez | Harris
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Buckley | Button | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a restriction on the regulation of utility services and infrastructure based on the energy source to be used or delivered.

HB 19 Author: Leach | Ashby | Meyer
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to civil liability of a commercial motor vehicle owner or operator, including the effect that changes to that liability have on commercial automobile insurance.

HB 20 Author: Murr | Kacal
Coauthor: Cain | Cook | Dean | Ellzey | Harless | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to rules for fixing the amount of bail, to the release of certain defendants on a bail bond or personal bond, to related duties of certain officers taking bail bonds and of a magistrate in a criminal case, to charitable bail organizations, and to the reporting of information pertaining to bail bonds.

HB 67 Author: Toth | Goodwin
Coauthor: Swanson | Tinderholt
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to restrictive covenants related to swimming pool enclosures.

HB 68 Author: Toth | Parker | Noble | Bell, Cecil
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of abuse of a child.

HB 69 Author: Toth
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Cason | Cook | Metcalf | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting abortion at or after 12 weeks post-fertilization.

HB 112 Author: Toth | White | Bell, Cecil
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Cason | Cook | Guillen | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas; creating a criminal offense.

HB 158 Author: Thierry | Hull | Rose | Walle
Coauthor: Anderson | Button | Cortez | Davis | Dominguez | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to provide Medicaid coverage of doula services.

HB 299 Author: Vasut
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Cason | Middleton | Slaton | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 310 Author: Vasut
Coauthor: Cain | Middleton | Oliverson | Patterson | Swanson
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of instruction regarding the beginning of human life in the health curriculum for public school students.

HB 311 Author: Vasut
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Middleton | Schaefer | Swanson
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the declaration and length of a state of disaster or public health disaster.

HB 315 Author: VanDeaver | Guillen
Coauthor: Swanson
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the purchasing of the uniform of certain honorably retired or medically discharged peace officers.

HB 329 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Anderson | Biedermann | Bonnen | Burns | Cason | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Elections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to election integrity.

HB 335 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Anderson | Biedermann | Bonnen | Cason | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Elections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on notice that the person has acknowledged that the person is not a citizen; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 336 Author: Cain | White | Hefner
Coauthor: Biedermann | Buckley | Holland | Kuempel | Middleton | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the recognition and enforcement of extreme risk protective orders; creating a criminal offense.

HB 343 Author: Cain | Canales
Coauthor: Biedermann | Burrows | Cook | Hefner | Leman | et al.
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the purchase of certain food and drink items under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 364 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Swanson | Vasut
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Elections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Department of Public Safety as a voter registration agency.

HB 462 Author: Shaheen | Johnson, Ann | Reynolds | Goldman | Button
Coauthor: Cook | Swanson
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of trafficking of persons and compelling prostitution and to certain consequences of compelling prostitution.

HB 525 Author: Shaheen | Dean | Noble | Harless | Cook
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the protection of religious organizations.

HB 547 Author: Frank | Dutton | Huberty | González, Mary | Burrows
Coauthor: Anderson | Buckley | Cain | Capriglione | Jetton | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to authorizing equal opportunity for access by non-enrolled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

HB 567 Author: Frank | Noble | Wu | Bell, Keith | Dutton
Coauthor: Bonnen | Cain | Cason | Guillen | Middleton | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the procedures and grounds for terminating the parent-child relationship, for taking possession of a child, and for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 571 Author: Gates | Oliverson | Bonnen | Moody | Harris
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a bundled-pricing program to reduce certain health care costs in the state employees group benefits program.

HB 574 Author: Bonnen | Goldman
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Burns | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/03/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the creation of criminal offenses involving elections.

HB 604 Author: Noble | Stucky | Buckley | Thierry | Anderson
Coauthor: Cyrier | Lopez | Minjarez | Ramos | Rogers | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a microchip scan of animals in the custody of an animal shelter or releasing agency, including an animal rescue organization.

HB 723 Author: Patterson | Button | Johnson, Julie | Turner, John | Shaheen
Coauthor: Swanson
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to notice of a modification to the medical certification information on certain death certificates.

HB 739 Author: Lopez | Raymond | Morales, Eddie | Hinojosa
Coauthor: Guerra | Guillen | Swanson | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to a program administered by the Texas Veterans Commission to provide energy industry career training for veterans.

HB 749 Author: Middleton | Burrows | Metcalf | Bonnen
Coauthor: Biedermann | Buckley | Burns | Cain | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public funds for lobbying activities.

HB 780 Author: Oliverson | Zwiener | Howard | Klick | Collier
Coauthor: Ashby | Holland | Metcalf | Swanson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a bone marrow donor recruitment program.

HB 821 Author: White
Coauthor: Swanson
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for a license to carry a handgun.

HB 888 Author: Patterson | Smith | Cain | Campos | Vasut
Coauthor: Swanson
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to regulation of contact tracing for communicable diseases; creating a criminal offense.

HB 919 Author: Leman | White | Krause | Harris | King, Ken
Coauthor: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Cook | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

HB 957 Author: Oliverson | Hefner | White | Guillen | Schaefer
Coauthor: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Burns | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to local, state, and federal regulation of firearm suppressors.

HB 1049 Author: Harless
Coauthor: Swanson
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the requirement for a deputy sheriff, reserve deputy sheriff, deputy constable, or reserve deputy constable to take an official oath.

HB 1136 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Swanson | Vasut
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee bills or billing statements provided to students by public institutions of higher education.

HB 1137 Author: Cain | Sanford | Canales | White | Vasut
Coauthor: Biedermann | Swanson
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to limiting the assessment of certain fees and taxes during a declared state of disaster.

HB 1154 Author: Jetton | Metcalf | Bell, Cecil
Coauthor: Cain | Cook | Middleton | Stephenson | Swanson | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the requirements for meetings held and Internet websites developed by certain special purpose districts.

HB 1172 Author: Howard | Tinderholt | Harless | Neave | White
Coauthor: Guillen | Hull | Jetton | Lopez | Minjarez | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault or other prohibited sexual conduct.

HB 1197 Author: Metcalf | Bell, Cecil | Cook
Coauthor: Bonnen | Buckley | Cain | Capriglione | Cason | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/03/2021 E Effective on 1/1/22
Caption: Relating to the period for which certain land owned by a religious organization for the purpose of expanding a place of religious worship or constructing a new place of religious worship may be exempted from ad valorem taxation.

HB 1218 Author: Oliverson | Huberty | Hefner | Anderson | Noble
Coauthor: Ashby | Biedermann | Burns | Cain | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the display of the national motto in public schools and institutions of higher education.

HB 1219 Author: Gates | Holland | Guillen | Canales | Paul
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Keith | et al.
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 1238 Author: Biedermann | White
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Cain | Cason | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm.

HB 1239 Author: Sanford | Metcalf | Raymond | Slawson | Noble
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prohibited suspension of laws protecting religious freedom and prohibited closure of places of worship.

HB 1264 Author: Bell, Keith | Cain | Harless
Coauthor: Burns | Dean | Holland | Metcalf | Swanson | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the time for making required reports of deceased residents of this state to a voter registrar and to the secretary of state.

HB 1280 Author: Capriglione | Klick | Noble | Hunter | Bonnen
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1291 Author: Bell, Keith | Oliverson | Cain | Noble | Sanford
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bonnen | Burns | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice of the right to object to participation in an abortion procedure for health care personnel of a hospital or health care facility.

HB 1368 Author: Leach | Noble
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bonnen | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to election fraud; increasing a penalty.

HB 1399 Author: Krause | Oliverson | Toth | Hefner | Parker
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to professional liability insurance coverage for and prohibitions on the provision to certain children of procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria.

HB 1418 Author: Leach | Gervin-Hawkins | Lucio III | Holland
Coauthor: Harless | Hull | Swanson
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to civil liability and responsibility for the consequences of defects in the plans, specifications, or related documents for the construction or repair of an improvement to real property.

HB 1421 Author: Cain | Middleton
Coauthor: Cason | Swanson | Vasut
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

HB 1424 Author: Oliverson | Klick | Krause | Rogers | Jetton
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to protection of persons from participation in a health care service for reasons of conscience; providing a civil remedy; authorizing disciplinary action.

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 1486 Author: Cason | Slaton
Coauthor: Middleton | Slawson | Swanson | Toth
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.

HB 1487 Author: Dean | Harless | Metcalf | Slawson | Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2021 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the protection of religious organizations.

HB 1500 Author: Hefner | White | Guillen | Burrows | Paddie
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to authority of the governor and certain political subdivisions to regulate firearms, ammunition, knives, air guns, explosives, and combustibles and certain associated businesses during certain disasters and emergencies.

HB 1515 Author: Slawson | Cain | Burrows | Klick | Leach
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action.

HB 1535 Author: Klick | Dean | Price | Oliverson | Howard
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Bowers | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions and the establishment of compassionate-use institutional review boards to evaluate and approve proposed research programs to study the medical use of low-THC cannabis in the treatment of certain patients.

HB 1540 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Burrows | Bell, Keith | Morales, Christina
Coauthor: Frullo | Guillen | Minjarez | Morales, Eddie | Ramos | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain facilities and establishments with respect to, civil remedies for certain criminal activities affecting, and certain criminal offenses involving health, safety, and welfare; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 1569 Author: Schofield | Hefner | Cook | Noble
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.

HB 1579 Author: White
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bonnen | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/08/2021 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 8 2021 1:09PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of the free exercise of religion rights of inmates and ensuring access to volunteer and faith-based chaplains and chaplaincy services.

HB 1587 Author: White | Bell, Cecil
Coauthor: Clardy | Shine | Swanson
Last Action: 03/08/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 8 2021 1:09PM
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; providing criminal penalties.

HB 1623 Author: Toth
Coauthor: Bonnen | Cain | Cason | Patterson | Schaefer | et al.
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to personhood rights for born and preborn human beings.

HB 1650 Author: Schaefer | Oliverson | Bell, Cecil | Guillen | Buckley
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Cain | Cason | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of plumbing, including the requirements to obtain a tradesman plumber-limited license.

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 1677 Author: Holland | Burns | King, Phil | White | Ellzey
Coauthor: Guillen | Leach | Swanson | Tinderholt
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a Texas Police Service Animals Memorial Monument in the Capitol Complex.

HB 1684 Author: Harless | Buckley | Allison | Klick | Landgraf
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to pretrial procedures, conditions for community supervision, and criminal punishment for conduct endangering the public safety; creating a criminal offense and increasing criminal penalties.

HB 1687 Author: Noble | Patterson | Middleton | Metcalf | Klick
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to unlawful employment practices with respect to the COVID-19 vaccine.

HB 1691 Author: Tinderholt | Harless
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Burns | Cain | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the protection of religious freedoms and religious institutions during a declared state of disaster.

HB 1776 Author: Bell, Keith | Allison | Harris | Toth
Coauthor: Dean | Ellzey | Hefner | King, Phil | Lozano | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of an elective course on the founding principles of the United States in the curriculum for public high school students and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings.

HB 1802 Author: Dominguez | Klick | Burrows | Price | Moody
Coauthor: Anderson | Bowers | Buckley | Bucy | Campos | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study on the use of alternative therapies for treating post-traumatic stress disorder.

HB 1856 Author: Hefner | White | Metcalf | Raymond | Slawson
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Cain | Canales | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/21/2021 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to carrying and storing a firearm or firearm ammunition by a hotel guest.

HB 1900 Author: Goldman | Metcalf | Bonnen | Raymond | Button
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police departments.

HB 1911 Author: White | Burrows | Canales | Schaefer | Hefner
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; providing criminal penalties.

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 1927 Author: Schaefer | White | Hefner | Guillen | Canales
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is 21 years of age or older and not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm or other weapon; creating criminal offenses.

HB 2003 Author: Sanford
Coauthor: Cain | Krause | Leman | Oliverson | Swanson
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to including fetal development instruction as part of the health curriculum used in public schools in certain grade levels.

HB 2073 Author: Burrows | Goldman | Longoria | Meyer | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Ashby | Bonnen | Guillen | Herrero | Johnson, Jarvis | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to quarantine leave for fire fighters, peace officers, detention officers, and emergency medical technicians employed by, appointed by, or elected for a political subdivision.

HB 2084 Author: Cason
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Middleton | Schaefer | Slaton | et al.
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of property used for renewable energy electric generation for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 2087 Author: Perez | Cain | Huberty | Johnson, Jarvis | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bernal | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to mandatory arbitration for certain municipal fire departments and employee bargaining agents.

HB 2298 Author: Cason | Hull | Krause | Dutton | Canales
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Cain | Cook | Crockett | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of the person's rights in connection with an investigation conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2308 Author: Gates | Frank | Leman | Minjarez | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2313 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Anderson | Biedermann | Dean | Hefner | Hull | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a required resource access assistance offer before an abortion is performed or induced.

HB 2321 Author: Jetton | Cain | Crockett
Coauthor: Biedermann | Metcalf | Patterson | Swanson | Vasut
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail.

HB 2337 Author: Klick | Noble | Oliverson | Bonnen | Frank
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2339 Author: Klick
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Cain | Dean | Frullo | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens and nonresidents excused or disqualified from jury service.

HB 2343 Author: Geren | Morales, Eddie
Coauthor: Swanson
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Department of Public Safety for certain persons.

HB 2366 Author: Buckley | Harless | Ellzey | Murr
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to criminal conduct that endangers law enforcement; creating a criminal offense and increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2510 Author: Noble | Meyer | Buckley | Turner, Chris | Rodriguez
Coauthor: Button | Canales | Cook | Fierro | Goldman | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for animals adopted from or sold by nonprofit animal welfare organizations.

HB 2546 Author: Jetton | Cain | Noble
Coauthor: Bonnen | Burns | Harris | King, Phil | Landgraf | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the enforcement by the secretary of state of certain voter roll maintenance provisions; creating a criminal offense.

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 2558 Author: Capriglione | Bell, Cecil | Schaefer | Slawson | Oliverson
Coauthor: Cain | Cook | Hefner | Huberty | Metcalf | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to prohibited state contracts with companies that discriminate against the firearm or ammunition industries.

HB 2586 Author: Thierry | Paddie | Harless | Button | Goldman
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Biedermann | Bucy | Burns | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to an annual audit of the independent organization certified for the ERCOT power region.

HB 2587 Author: Sanford | Metcalf | Smithee
Coauthor: Anderson | Biedermann | Bonnen | Cain | Cason | et al.
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the censorship of users' expressions by an interactive computer service.

HB 2609 Author: Parker | Raymond | Oliverson | Guillen
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

HB 2622 Author: Holland | Paddie | Canales | White | Metcalf
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

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 2677 Author: Bonnen
Coauthor: Swanson
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the name of the statewide alert system for certain missing adults.

HB 2681 Author: Wilson | Noble | Bell, Cecil
Coauthor: Bonnen | Buckley | Cain | Cason | Cook | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school elective courses providing academic study of the Bible offered to certain students.

HB 2693 Author: Toth | Cain | Harris | Vasut | Burrows
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.

HB 2713 Author: Hefner | White | Metcalf | Bell, Cecil
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments, memorials, or designations located on public property; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 2782 Author: Dean
Coauthor: Swanson
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to businesses' civil liability for COVID-19 exposure.

HB 2862 Author: Slaton
Coauthor: Cain | Cason | Middleton | Schaefer | Stephenson | et al.
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to border security enhancement projects and the creation of a fund to pay for those projects; allocating the earnings on the balance of that fund and reimbursement of related expenditures.

HB 2900 Author: Hefner
Coauthor: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; making conforming changes.

HB 2926 Author: Parker | Krause | Minjarez | Talarico
Coauthor: Capriglione | Frank | Huberty | Israel | Lopez | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the reinstatement of the parent-child relationship with respect to a person whose parental rights have been involuntarily terminated and to certain requirements in relation to the termination of the parent-child relationship or placement of a child in substitute care.

HB 2968 Author: Cason | Cook
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Cain | Slaton | Swanson | Tinderholt | et al.
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children.

HB 3013 Author: Biedermann | Krause | Burns
Coauthor: Cain | Cason | Hefner | Landgraf | Leach | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to displays and exhibits located on the grounds of the Alamo complex.

HB 3028 Author: Middleton | Cook | Metcalf | Hefner
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Cain | Clardy | Sanford | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to vaccination requirements for health benefit plans or insurance policies provided to business entities.

HB 3046 Author: Middleton | Burrows | Metcalf | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
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 3081 Author: Krause | Bailes | Martinez | Noble | Canales
Coauthor: Swanson
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of digital tags for the taking of certain animals.

HB 3089 Author: Hull
Coauthor: Cook | Noble | Oliverson | Slawson | Swanson
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to meetings of school districts' local school health advisory councils.

HB 3190 Author: Krause
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bonnen | Buckley | Cain | Cason | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability.

HB 3218 Author: Schaefer | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion, including information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; authorizing disciplinary action; providing a civil remedy; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3222 Author: Leach | Cook
Coauthor: Cain | Clardy | Slaton | Spiller | Swanson | et al.
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to claiming an exemption from required immunizations for school students.

HB 3314 Author: Cain | Middleton | Krause | Biedermann
Coauthor: Leach | Schaefer | Swanson | Vasut
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to toll collection and enforcement by toll project entities; authorizing an administrative fee; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 3596 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen | Burns | Cain | King, Phil | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the protection of religious organizations.

HB 3726 Author: Toth | Metcalf
Coauthor: Middleton | Slaton | Swanson | White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 22 2021 4:23PM
Caption: Relating to immunization requirements for admission to public schools.

HB 3760 Author: Oliverson | Klick | Price | Schaefer
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care, regulation of abortion, and the availability of certain defenses to prosecution for homicide and assault offenses; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3833 Author: King, Phil | Burrows | Shine | Rogers | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of certain real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 3940 Author: Cain | Slawson | Vasut | Murr | Leach
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bonnen | Buckley | Capriglione | Cason | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law in this state.

HB 3979 Author: Toth | Leach | Metcalf | Bonnen | Parker
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Cain | Capriglione | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the social studies curriculum in public schools.

HB 4044 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Bonnen | King, Phil | Oliverson | Paul | Swanson | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a registrar's failure to cancel voter registrations under applicable law.

HB 4069 Author: Middleton
Coauthor: Swanson | Tinderholt | Vasut
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to abolition of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and the transfer of the regulation of alcoholic beverages to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

HB 4331 Author: Jetton | Lozano
Coauthor: Bonnen | Burns | Cain | Landgraf | Murr | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to vote harvesting; creating an offense; creating a civil penalty.

HB 4500 Author: Murphy | Cain | Huberty | Harris | Burrows
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the protection of expressive rights of student organizations at public institutions of higher education.

HCR 1 Author: Stephenson | Ashby | Parker | Stucky
Coauthor: Anderson | Biedermann | Bonnen | Burns | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Supporting prayers, including the use of the word "God," at public gatherings and displays of the Ten Commandments in public educational institutions and other government buildings.

HCR 14 Author: King, Phil | Metcalf | Parker | Leach | White
Coauthor: Darby | Ellzey | Price | Swanson
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.

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 52 Author: Harris
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen | Buckley | Burrows | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.

HJR 15 Author: Vasut | Slaton | Cain | Harris | Hefner
Coauthor: Middleton | Patterson | Swanson | Toth
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to prohibit abortion, euthanasia, and certain other acts.

HJR 64 Author: Vasut
Coauthor: Cain | Middleton | Swanson
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 103.5 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.

HJR 65 Author: Vasut
Coauthor: Cain | Metcalf | Middleton | Swanson
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session on petition of at least two-thirds of the members of each house of the legislature.

HJR 72 Author: Leach | Parker | Noble | Slawson
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit this state or a political subdivision of this state from prohibiting or limiting religious services of religious organizations.

HJR 130 Author: Cain | Middleton | Harris | Schaefer | Toth
Coauthor: Cason | Hefner | Leman | Slaton | Swanson | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the state from expanding eligibility for Medicaid under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HJR 152 Author: Raney | Morrison | King, Phil | Howard | Guerra
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Beckley | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding certain organizational and procedural matters related to the legislature.

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