Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Tom Oliverson
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/28/2021

Number of Bills: 72

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 446 Author: Allison | Ashby | Clardy | Bell, Keith | Murr
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Cain | Dean | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of criminal mischief involving the damage or destruction of a public monument.

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 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 635 Author: Krause | Schaefer | Metcalf | White | Leman
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Cain | Cook | Dean | 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 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 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 825 Author: Geren | Guillen
Coauthor: Cook | Ellzey | Holland | Oliverson | Slaton | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun.

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 1173 Author: Noble | Morrison | Klick | Hull | Swanson
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
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 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 1215 Author: Bell, Cecil | King, Phil | Metcalf | Toth
Coauthor: Biedermann | Burns | Cain | Cason | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act.

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 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 1314 Author: Hefner | Cain | Jetton | Swanson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
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 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 1458 Author: Swanson | Slawson | White | Noble
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
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 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 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 1607 Author: Darby | Lucio III | King, Phil | Hernandez | Hunter
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain transmission projects.

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 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 1804 Author: Meyer | Metcalf | Minjarez
Coauthor: Button | Ellzey | Holland | Middleton | Oliverson | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of state appropriations or public money of a political subdivision to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against certain public officers and employees.

HB 1811 Author: Swanson | Krause
Coauthor: Cain | Cook | Oliverson | Vasut
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 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 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 2319 Author: Jetton | Middleton
Coauthor: Biedermann | Bonnen | Cain | Frank | Hull | et al.
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to the use of public money to compensate a person who lobbies the federal government.

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 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 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 2557 Author: Rogers | Darby | Frullo | Guillen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a school security volunteer program in certain counties.

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 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 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 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 3326 Author: Slaton
Coauthor: Biedermann | Cain | Oliverson | White
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting abortion and protecting the rights of an unborn child and to criminal liability for, justification for, and defenses to prohibited conduct.

HB 3548 Author: Bonnen
Coauthor: Anderson | Cason | Oliverson | Paul | Spiller | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to a limit on the rate of growth of certain appropriations.

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 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 4014 Author: Hefner
Coauthor: Bonnen | Burns | Cason | Craddick | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the protection of children, including the definition of child abuse and the prosecution of the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child.

HB 4042 Author: Hefner | Slawson | Noble | Swanson
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | Cain | et al.
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 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 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 4366 Author: Jetton | Burrows | Slawson | Metcalf
Coauthor: Buckley | Cason | Cyrier | Ellzey | Harris | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to federal election practices and procedures.

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.

HB 4537 Author: Middleton
Coauthor: Bonnen | Cain | Oliverson | Paul | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Family Educational Relief Program and an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made for purposes of that program.

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.

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 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.

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 82 Author: Craddick | Raymond | Darby | Landgraf | Paddie
Coauthor: Canales | Dean | Guillen | Hunter | King, Ken | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of and use of money in the Grow Texas fund and allocating certain general revenues to that fund, the economic stabilization fund, and the state highway fund.

HJR 113 Author: Cason
Coauthor: Cain | Dean | King, Phil | Oliverson | Slaton | et al.
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to life of unborn children.

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