Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Julie Johnson
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/24/2021

Number of Bills: 68

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 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 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Goldman | Coleman | Meyer
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Button | Canales | Dean | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas brain university research initiative.

HB 18 Author: Oliverson | Bonnen | Collier | Canales | Burrows
Coauthor: Anderson | Burns | Button | Dean | Guerra | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to establishment of the prescription drug savings program for certain uninsured individuals.

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 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 103 Author: Landgraf | Meyer | Guillen | Kuempel | González, Mary
Coauthor: Ashby | Darby | Fierro | Johnson, Julie | Leach | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to establishment of the Texas Active Shooter Alert System.

HB 119 Author: Landgraf | Turner, John | White | Holland
Coauthor: Ashby | Cain | Dominguez | Guillen | Israel | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities.

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 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 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 293 Author: Collier
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Guerra | Johnson, Julie | Kacal | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage for certain fertility preservation services under certain health benefit plans.

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 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 441 Author: Zwiener | Collier | White | Dutton | Toth
Coauthor: Beckley | Cain | Fierro | González, Jessica | Johnson, Julie | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the criminal and licensing consequences of certain marihuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession offenses; imposing a fee.

HB 448 Author: Bailes | Burns | Ashby | Harris | Leman
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | Buckley | Cyrier | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain eminent domain information to property owners through a landowner's bill of rights.

HB 478 Author: González, Jessica | Swanson | Beckley | Clardy | Bucy
Coauthor: Campos | Gates | Guerra | Herrero | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to accommodating a voter unable to enter a polling place.

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 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 789 Author: Geren | Murr | Johnson, Ann | Collier | Crockett
Coauthor: Guillen | Johnson, Julie | Ramos
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.

HB 797 Author: Howard | Price | Jetton | Guerra | Klick
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Button | Canales | Guillen | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the possession and administration of certain vaccines by a home and community support services agency or its employees.

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 929 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Krause | Jetton | Rodriguez | Reynolds
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Campos | Cason | Fierro | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to law enforcement policies and procedures regarding body worn cameras.

HB 1024 Author: Geren | Holland | Thompson, Senfronia | Parker | Pacheco
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Cain | Canales | Clardy | et al.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/12/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the pickup and delivery of alcoholic beverages from certain premises for off-premises consumption.

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 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 1276 Author: Parker | Geren | Cain | Allison
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Campos | Cason | Cole | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain food by food service establishments.

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 1556 Author: Murphy | Burrows | Moody | Meyer | Shine
Coauthor: Guillen | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act; requiring the imposition of an authorized fee and changing the amounts of certain fees.

HB 1646 Author: Lambert | Price | Vo | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allen | Guerra | Jetton | Johnson, Julie | Lopez | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.

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 1676 Author: Goodwin | Guerra | Talarico | Kacal
Coauthor: Beckley | Campos | Cole | Cortez | Gervin-Hawkins | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to child water safety requirements for certain organizations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty.

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 1741 Author: Guerra | Lambert | Guillen | Raney
Coauthor: Campos | Johnson, Julie | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to all persons for whom federal matching money is available.

HB 1763 Author: Oliverson | Hefner | Lucio III | Bell, Cecil | Raymond
Coauthor: Ashby | Burns | Guerra | Guillen | Holland | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the contractual relationship between a pharmacist or pharmacy and a health benefit plan issuer or pharmacy benefit manager.

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 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 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 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 2487 Author: Oliverson | Cortez | Canales | Shaheen | Noble
Coauthor: Anderson | Button | Cook | Dean | Jetton | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the required disclosure by hospitals of prices for hospital services and items; providing administrative penalties.

HB 2517 Author: Meza | Coleman | White | Johnson, Ann
Coauthor: Bowers | Guerra | Johnson, Julie | Lopez | Perez | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to suicide prevention in municipal jails.

HB 2633 Author: Johnson, Ann | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Howard | Leach
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bowers | Buckley | Bucy | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to resources provided to human trafficking victims and the establishment of the trafficked persons grant program.

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 3175 Author: Morrison | Ashby | Pacheco | Wilson | Coleman
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Buckley | Burns | Campos | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to financial support and incentives for comprehensive regional universities.

HB 3214 Author: Capriglione | Rogers | Lambert | Allison | Herrero
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3248 Author: González, Jessica
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the cultivation, manufacture, processing, distribution, sale, testing, transportation, delivery, transfer, possession, use, and taxation of cannabis and cannabis products and local regulation of cannabis establishments; authorizing the imposition of fees; requiring an occupational license; creating a criminal offense; imposing a tax.

HB 3257 Author: King, Phil | Goldman | Parker | Moody | Hernandez
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Button | Campos | Deshotel | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission.

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 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 3853 Author: Anderson | Guillen | King, Tracy O. | Ashby | King, Ken
Coauthor: Allen | Buckley | Campos | Cyrier | Darby | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to middle mile broadband service provided by an electric utility.

HB 3860 Author: González, Jessica
Coauthor: Allen | Campos | Hinojosa | Johnson, Julie | Lopez | et al.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 24 2021 11:23AM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination; authorizing civil 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 4056 Author: Meza | Howard | Gervin-Hawkins
Coauthor: Allen | Bowers | Cain | Clardy | Cortez | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a committee to study the formation of a Texas Bicentennial Commission.

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 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 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 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.

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.

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