Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Jon E. Rosenthal
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/27/2021

Number of Bills: 52

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 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 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 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 88 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Dutton | Davis | Coleman | Collier
Coauthor: Allen | Cole | Fierro | González, Jessica | Goodwin | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, witnesses to the commission of those offenses, and other members of the public, to peace officer liability for those interactions, and to the confinement, conviction, or release of detained or arrested individuals.

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 636 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Paddie | Lambert | Hernandez | Geren
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners; authorizing a fee.

HB 674 Author: Ramos | Beckley | Johnson, Julie | Ordaz Perez | Rodriguez
Coauthor: González, Jessica | Lucio III | Minjarez | Morales Shaw | Pacheco | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to informing the public about the availability of provisions in protective orders, including provisions regarding pets and other companion animals.

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 818 Author: Cole | Thompson, Senfronia | Bell, Keith | Holland | Leman
Coauthor: Allen | Campos | Lopez | Minjarez | Morales, Eddie | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of harassment; creating a criminal offense.

HB 831 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds | Johnson, Ann | Wu | Collier
Coauthor: Crockett | Fierro | Ortega | Rosenthal
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the basic peace officer training course, including training for peace officers on the prohibition against the intentional use of certain neck restraints.

HB 832 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds | Walle
Coauthor: Fierro | Ortega | Rosenthal
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the duties and powers of peace officers.

HB 833 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds | Collier
Coauthor: Fierro | Ortega | Rosenthal
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of force to make an arrest or search and to law enforcement policies regarding de-escalation and proportionate response.

HB 834 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Toth | Collier | Cason | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Allen | Crockett | Fierro | Lopez | Meza | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/21/2021 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring the corroboration of certain testimony in a criminal case involving a controlled substance.

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 1250 Author: Ramos | Herrero | Burns | Clardy | Frullo
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Biedermann | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to designating April 16 as Selena Quintanilla Pérez Day.

HB 1259 Author: Darby | Anderson | Stucky | Buckley | Rogers
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Burns | et al.
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the rural veterinarian incentive program.

HB 1272 Author: Crockett | Reynolds | Cason | Talarico
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bowers | Campos | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a warrant authorizing the use of a no-knock entry by a peace officer.

HB 1386 Author: Harris | Metcalf | Allison | Howard
Coauthor: González, Jessica | Goodwin | Israel | Johnson, Julie | Meza | et al.
Last Action: 04/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.

HB 1463 Author: Goodwin
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to voting by mail due to childbirth or expected childbirth.

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 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 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 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 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 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 2344 Author: Zwiener | Bernal | VanDeaver | Buckley | Lozano
Coauthor: Beckley | Goodwin | Lopez | Meza | Morales Shaw | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to authorizing the use of a writing portfolio assessment to assess writing performance for public school students.

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 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 2975 Author: Hull | Oliverson | Cain | Moody | Bernal
Coauthor: Allen | Dominguez | Harless | Jetton | Lopez | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the physical restraint of or use of chemical irritants on certain public school students by peace officers and school security personnel under certain circumstances.

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 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 4065 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Thompson, Senfronia | Morales, Christina | Hernandez
Coauthor: Allen | Dutton | Huberty | Johnson, Ann | Morales Shaw | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of an urban land bank by certain municipalities.

HB 4139 Author: Coleman | Rose | Johnson, Jarvis | Howard | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson | Beckley | Campos | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the Office for Health Equity.

HB 4162 Author: Morales, Christina | Perez | Neave
Coauthor: Bowers | Bucy | Cole | Guerra | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 3 in Harris County as the Vanessa Guillen Memorial Highway.

HCR 5 Author: Cole | Rose | Turner, Chris | Crockett | Thierry
Coauthor: Bowers | Campos | Collier | Ellzey | Gervin-Hawkins | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name the building being constructed on the east side of North Congress Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets the Barbara Jordan Building.

HCR 30 Author: Darby | Craddick | King, Tracy O. | Larson | Kuempel
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Deshotel | Geren | Hefner | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 04/19/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Stephen Henry Perry of Austin.

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 66 Author: Wu | Vo | Button | Jetton
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Bowers | Bucy | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Condemning racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

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.

HJR 99 Author: Canales | Ashby | Kuempel | King, Ken | Geren
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county to finance the development or redevelopment of transportation or infrastructure in unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted areas in the county; authorizing the issuance of bonds and notes.

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.

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 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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