Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. Bob Hall
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/20/2021

Number of Bills: 34

HB 19 Author: Leach | Ashby | Meyer
Sponsor: Taylor
Cosponsor: Hughes | Buckingham | Nichols | Hinojosa | Huffman | et al.
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 29 Author: Swanson | White | Patterson | Hefner
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees.

HB 567 Author: Frank | Noble | Wu | Bell, Keith | Dutton
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Hall | West | Lucio | Hinojosa
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 686 Author: Moody | Buckley | Neave | White | Ramos
Sponsor: Lucio
Cosponsor: Hall | Eckhardt | Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the release on parole of certain youthful offenders; changing parole eligibility.

HB 957 Author: Oliverson | Hefner | White | Guillen | Schaefer
Sponsor: Springer
Cosponsor: Creighton | Hall
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to local, state, and federal regulation of firearm suppressors.

HB 1057 Author: Oliverson | Shaheen | Parker | Hefner | Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Bettencourt | Lucio | Hall | Paxton | Menéndez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to designating November 7 as Victims of Communism Day.

HB 1239 Author: Sanford | Metcalf | Raymond | Slawson | Noble
Sponsor: Paxton
Cosponsor: Hall | Bettencourt | Lucio
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
Sponsor: Springer
Cosponsor: Hall
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
Sponsor: Paxton
Cosponsor: Hall | Kolkhorst | Creighton | Perry
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 1382 Author: Bucy | Morales Shaw | Ortega | González, Jessica | Zwiener
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Hall | Zaffirini | Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain information regarding early voting.

HB 1397 Author: White
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the required disclosure of entities with an ownership interest in a vendor of voting system equipment.

HB 1407 Author: Schaefer | Metcalf | Patterson | Hefner | Cain
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Hall | Seliger
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in a motor vehicle.

HB 1500 Author: Hefner | White | Guillen | Burrows | Paddie
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Hall | Paxton
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 1622 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Hall
Last Action: 05/19/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to reporting of early voting rosters.

HB 1763 Author: Oliverson | Hefner | Lucio III | Bell, Cecil | Raymond
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | Campbell | Hall | et al.
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
Sponsor: Campbell
Cosponsor: Hall | Gutierrez | Eckhardt | Buckingham | Powell | et al.
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
Sponsor: Campbell
Cosponsor: Hall
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 2112 Author: Metcalf | Schaefer | White | Bell, Cecil | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Springer
Cosponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the carrying of holstered handguns by handgun license holders.

HB 2152 Author: Meyer | Holland | Guillen
Sponsor: Nichols
Cosponsor: Bettencourt | Hall
Last Action: 06/03/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the online renewal of vehicle registration.

HB 2211 Author: Metcalf | Bonnen | Moody | Oliverson | Klick
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: Hall | West | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to in-person visitation with hospital patients during certain periods of disaster.

HB 2308 Author: Gates | Frank | Leman | Minjarez | Rose
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Cosponsor: Hall
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 2366 Author: Buckley | Harless | Ellzey | Murr
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Hall
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 2536 Author: Krause | Cook | Swanson | Neave
Sponsor: Buckingham
Cosponsor: Hall | Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to neglect of a child and the grounds for termination of the parent-child relationship and possession of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2554 Author: Gates | Burrows | Allen | Lucio III | Harris
Sponsor: Schwertner
Cosponsor: Hall | Eckhardt | Gutierrez
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 3046 Author: Middleton | Burrows | Metcalf | Harris
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Hall
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 3276 Author: Parker | Cain | Schofield | Lozano | Canales
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Hall
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the security of voted ballots.

HB 3379 Author: Leman | Bell, Keith | Gates | Smith | Middleton
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Cosponsor: Hall | Creighton
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the duty to report child abuse and neglect.

HB 3385 Author: Rogers
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Hall
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a landowner's bill of rights statement in connection with the acquisition of real property through eminent domain.

HB 3920 Author: Dean
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to an application to vote early by mail on the grounds of disability or confinement for childbirth.

HB 3979 Author: Toth | Leach | Metcalf | Bonnen | Parker
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Campbell | Bettencourt | Hall
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the social studies curriculum in public schools.

HB 4107 Author: Burrows
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Cosponsor: Schwertner | Hall
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the notice of entry for the purpose of exercising the power of eminent domain by a common carrier pipeline.

HCR 1 Author: Stephenson | Ashby | Parker | Stucky
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Cosponsor: Creighton | Hall | Campbell
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 5 Author: Cole | Rose | Turner, Chris | Crockett | Thierry
Sponsor: West
Cosponsor: Miles | Eckhardt | Hall
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 71 Author: Lopez | Anchia | Minjarez | Raymond | Martinez Fischer
Sponsor: Blanco
Cosponsor: Hall | Eckhardt
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Urging Congress to bestow on Marcelino Serna the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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