Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Brian Birdwell
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/21/2024

Number of Bills: 21

Sponsor (21):
HB 3 Author: Burrows
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/28/2021 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the authority of the legislature, governor, and certain political subdivisions with respect to disasters, including pandemic disasters, and emergencies.

HB 17 Author: Deshotel | Paddie | Reynolds | Perez | Harris
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 792 Author: Burns | Holland
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use an alternate work schedule for police dispatchers.

HB 885 Author: Harris | Ellzey | Dominguez
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a junior college district to receive approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 1069 Author: Harris
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders.

HB 1153 Author: Vo
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the Texas Fair Housing Act to certain sales and rentals.

HB 1387 Author: Harris | Noble
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the storage of firearms and ammunition in the same locked location in certain foster homes.

HB 1501 Author: Dean | Deshotel | Bowers | Metcalf
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/28/2021 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to certain regulations adopted by a governmental entity restricting the use of a natural gas or propane appliance or other system or component.

HB 1758 Author: Krause
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to law enforcement's use of force by means of a drone.

HB 2361 Author: Landgraf | Reynolds
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the new technology implementation grant program administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 2675 Author: Guillen | Morales, Eddie | Toth | Gates
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a license to carry a handgun for a person who is at increased risk of becoming a victim of violence.

HB 2748 Author: Ellzey
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.

HB 2749 Author: Ellzey
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain counties.

HB 3023 Author: King, Ken | Guillen | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 3897 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to fees levied by municipalities and counties for certain alcoholic beverage licenses.

HB 4103 Author: Burrows
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of certain tax revenue by certain municipalities and to the entitlement of certain municipalities to certain tax revenue related to a hotel and convention center project.

HB 4242 Author: Meyer
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/22/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 4472 Author: Landgraf | Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan.

HB 4584 Author: Ellzey
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Sterrett Road Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4666 Author: Anderson
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Lorena Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HJR 125 Author: Ellzey | Guillen | Pacheco
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death.

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