Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Cody Harris
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/2/2023

Number of Bills: 56

HB 2 Author: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Coauthor: Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to providing property tax relief through the public school finance system and property tax appraisal and administration.

HB 3 Author: Burrows | King, Tracy O. | Moody | King, Ken | Bonnen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to measures for ensuring public school safety, including the development and implementation of purchases relating to and funding for public school safety and security requirements and the provision of safety-related resources.

HB 4 Author: Capriglione | Longoria | Burrows | Meyer
Coauthor: Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the collection, use, processing, and treatment of consumers' personal data by certain business entities; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 5 Author: Hunter | Meyer | Burrows | Shine | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to agreements authorizing a limitation on taxable value of certain property to provide for the creation of jobs and the generation of state and local tax revenue; authorizing fees; authorizing penalties.

HB 6 Author: Goldman | Thimesch | Harless | Cook | Lujan
Coauthor: Allison | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the designation of fentanyl poisoning or fentanyl toxicity for purposes of the death certificate and to the criminal penalties for certain controlled substance offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 7 Author: Guillen | Raymond | Muñoz, Jr. | Morales, Eddie | Lopez, Janie
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/27/2023 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to measures to address public safety threats in this state presented by transnational criminal activity, including by establishing a Texas Border Force, and to compensate persons affected by those threats; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 9 Author: Ashby | Hunter | Hernandez | Bonnen | Longoria
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the development and funding of broadband and telecommunications services.

HB 10 Author: King, Tracy O. | Troxclair
Coauthor: Allison | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to financial assistance provided and programs administered by the Texas Water Development Board.

HB 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Craddick | Buckley | Bonnen | Kuempel
Coauthor: Allen | Bowers | Bucy | Button | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Mental Health and Brain Research Institute of Texas.

HB 18 Author: Slawson | Patterson | González, Mary | Burrows | Darby
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the protection of minors from harmful, deceptive, or unfair trade practices in connection with the use of certain digital services and electronic devices, including the use and transfer of electronic devices to students by a public school.

HB 19 Author: Murr | Leach | Landgraf | Meyer | Lujan
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the creation of a specialty trial court to hear certain cases; authorizing fees.

HB 20 Author: Schaefer | Harrison | Lozano | Leo-Wilson | Troxclair
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | Bumgarner | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Returned to committee: May 9 2023 10:52PM
Caption: Relating to measures to ensure the safety and welfare of the border region of this state, including protection from ongoing criminal activity and public health threats and the establishment of the Border Protection Unit; creating a criminal offense; creating a civil penalty.

HB 23 Author: Swanson | Slawson | Klick | Bonnen | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to participation in athletic activities based on biological sex; providing a civil right to action for K-12 athletes and college athletes.

HB 25 Author: Talarico | Frank | Burrows | Rose | Klick
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to wholesale importation of prescription drugs in this state; authorizing a fee.

HB 90 Author: Patterson | Buckley | Cook | Raymond | Shine
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to benefits for certain members of the Texas military forces and survivors of members of the Texas military forces.

HB 200 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Cain | Frank | Gerdes | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the reestablishment of the Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council.

HB 319 Author: Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to protection of persons from participation in a health care service for reasons of conscience; providing a civil remedy; authorizing disciplinary action.

HB 521 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the use of a high occupancy vehicle lane by an operator of a motor vehicle who is pregnant.

HB 522 Author: Cain | Slawson | Smithee | Dean | Spiller
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Burns | Burrows | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of Celebration of Life Day as a state holiday.

HB 716 Author: Cain
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bumgarner | Dean | Gerdes | Harris, Cody | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the authority of a commanding officer of the state militia to prohibit the sale or exchange of arms, ammunition, or explosives.

HB 900 Author: Patterson | Buckley | Burrows | Shaheen | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the regulation of library materials sold to or included in public school libraries.

HB 1149 Author: Swanson | Hefner | Buckley | Patterson | Slawson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bumgarner | Cunningham | Frazier | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to parental consent for certain activities engaged in by a school district employee or contractor with respect to the parent's child.

HB 1474 Author: Guillen | Ramos | Morales, Eddie | Plesa | Garcia
Coauthor: Bailes | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to protections for pregnant and parenting students enrolled in public institutions of higher education.

HB 1487 Author: Gerdes | Bailes | Kitzman | Holland | Murr
Coauthor: Ashby | Bumgarner | Cain | Frazier | Guillen | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the creation of a rural county law enforcement grant program.

HB 1494 Author: Cain | Leach | Murr | Vasut | Slawson
Coauthor: Allison | Buckley | Bumgarner | Frazier | Gates | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the interpretation of certain laws protecting the free exercise of religion.

HB 1574 Author: Harris, Caroline | González, Mary
Coauthor: Bailes | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | DeAyala | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to early registration for parenting students at public institutions of higher education.

HB 1613 Author: Shine | Martinez Fischer | Kuempel | Ordaz | Slawson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 05/25/2023 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.

HB 1686 Author: Oliverson | Klick | Metcalf | Toth | Geren
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/14/2023 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on the provision to certain children of procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria and on the use of public money or public assistance to provide those procedures and treatments.

HB 1804 Author: Leo-Wilson | Hefner | Buckley | Slawson | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the instructional material list and supplemental instructional materials adopted by the State Board of Education.

HB 1973 Author: Harris, Caroline | Klick | Frank | Campos | Collier
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to itemized billing for health care services and supplies provided by health care providers; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 2127 Author: Burrows | Meyer | Goldman | King, Ken | Raymond
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | et al.
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to state preemption of and the effect of certain state or federal law on certain municipal and county regulation.

HB 2549 Author: Rogers | Price | Spiller | King, Ken | Patterson
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/19/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to light pollution mitigation for wind turbine generators.

HB 2662 Author: Ashby | Anderson | Rose | Bailes | Clardy
Coauthor: Allison | Bell, Keith | Bernal | Bhojani | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to broadband development.

HB 2690 Author: Toth
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to abortion, including civil liability for distribution of abortion-inducing drugs and duties of Internet service providers; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a private civil right of action.

HB 2957 Author: Bumgarner | Lujan | Neave Criado | Stucky | Garcia
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Bucy | Button | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to periodic occupational cancer screenings for firefighters.

HB 3162 Author: Klick | Bonnen | Raymond | Frank | Oliverson
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Cain | Gerdes | Harris, Caroline | Harris, Cody | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to advance directives, do-not-resuscitate orders, and health care treatment decisions made by or on behalf of certain patients, including a review of directives and decisions.

HB 3164 Author: Tepper | Noble | Jetton | Patterson | Capriglione
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Cain | Cook | Dorazio | et al.
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of diversity, equity, and inclusion offices and employees at public institutions of higher education.

HB 3379 Author: Cook | Cain | Vasut | Morales, Eddie | Thimesch
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Campos | Dorazio | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to orders for the conservatorship of, possession of or access to, or support of a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 3835 Author: Lopez, Janie | Ashby | Flores | Holland | Troxclair
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Bowers | Campos | Dorazio | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the operation and management of the Iwo Jima monument and museum by the Texas Historical Commission.

HB 3899 Author: Troxclair | Burrows | Bonnen | Raymond | Meyer
Coauthor: Bell, Cecil | Buckley | Bumgarner | Burns | Button | et al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to the issuance of bonds by certain local government corporations.

HB 3991 Author: Isaac | Flores | Frank | Buckley | Dutton
Coauthor: Allison | Cunningham | Harris, Cody | Harrison | Hefner | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Texas Fruit and Vegetable Day in public schools.

HB 4026 Author: Schofield
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of state special prosecutor.

HB 4049 Author: Frank | Noble | Cook | Hull | Rose
Coauthor: Allison | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bumgarner | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and the transfer to the commission of certain powers and duties from the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 4089 Author: Oliverson
Coauthor: Anderson | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the Texas Alternatives to Abortion Program.

HB 4138 Author: Schatzline | Noble | Spiller | Klick | Bonnen
Coauthor: Bailes | Cain | DeAyala | Frank | Frazier | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Adoption Assistance Program.

HB 4549 Author: Toth | Leo-Wilson
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the duty of the attorney general to prosecute certain criminal offenses.

HB 4590 Author: Orr | Spiller | Slawson | Raymond | Metcalf
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Keith | Buckley | Bumgarner | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to charges imposed for costs related to Winter Storm Uri

HB 5000 Author: Kitzman | Schaefer | Rogers
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bumgarner | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of certain child-care facilities; providing penalties.

HB 5217 Author: Bell, Cecil | Metcalf | Schofield | Bell, Keith | Tepper
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Burns | Burrows | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to release of an area from and limitations on the expansion of a municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

HJR 1 Author: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes and to except certain appropriations to pay for ad valorem tax relief from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

HJR 35 Author: Vasut | Darby | Clardy
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bumgarner | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Rescinding the automatic rescission of certain applications made by the Texas Legislature to the United States Congress to call a national convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for proposing any amendment to that constitution.

HJR 37 Author: Vasut
Coauthor: Cain | Frank | Harris, Cody | Harrison | Hayes | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment protecting private schools from state and local regulation.

HJR 125 Author: Ashby
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Bailes | Bernal | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/30/2023 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the broadband infrastructure fund to expand high-speed broadband access and assist in the financing of connectivity projects.

HJR 144 Author: Canales | Goldman | Cain | Lozano | Hunter
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the use of money in the state highway fund for roadways for seaports, airports, spaceports, land ports of entry, and international bridges.

HR 228 Author: Orr | Smith | Tepper | Dorazio | Klick
Coauthor: Allison | Bailes | Buckley | Bumgarner | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2023 7:34PM
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2023, as Texas Republican County Chairmen's Association Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1167 Author: Bhojani | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Oliverson | Craddick
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 2:43PM
Caption: Recognizing April 20, 2023, as Texas Capitol Staff Appreciation Day.

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