Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/20/2024

Number of Bills: 20

HB 4 Author: Capriglione | Longoria | Burrows | Meyer
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Paxton | Parker | Springer | Zaffirini | West | et al.
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 6 Author: Goldman | Thimesch | Harless | Cook | Lujan
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | West | Creighton | Kolkhorst
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
Sponsor: Birdwell
Cosponsor: Hall | Kolkhorst | Creighton | Bettencourt | Paxton
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 18 Author: Slawson | Patterson | González, Mary | Burrows | Darby
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Menéndez | Paxton | Blanco | Creighton | Bettencourt | et al.
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 44 Author: Swanson | Klick | Slawson | Hefner | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Middleton
Cosponsor: Hall | Kolkhorst | Creighton
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to provider discrimination against a Medicaid recipient or child health plan program enrollee based on immunization status.

HB 300 Author: Howard | Button | Neave Criado | Thierry | Leach
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Kolkhorst | Springer | Blanco | Hinojosa | Alvarado
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain family care items.

HB 800 Author: Guillen | Raymond | Muñoz, Jr. | Lozano | Lopez, Janie
Sponsor: Flores
Cosponsor: Hall | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain criminal conduct involving the smuggling of persons or the operation of a stash house; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 890 Author: Bell, Keith | Buckley | Harris, Cody | Hefner | Dutton
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Paxton | Kolkhorst | Hall
Last Action: 05/24/2023 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 24 2023 4:18PM
Caption: Relating to parental rights and public school responsibilities regarding instructional materials.

HB 900 Author: Patterson | Buckley | Burrows | Shaheen | Longoria
Sponsor: Paxton
Cosponsor: Middleton | Creighton | Springer | Sparks | King | et al.
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 914 Author: Hefner | Goldman | Canales | Moody | Lopez, Janie
Sponsor: Whitmire
Cosponsor: Kolkhorst | West | Miles
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to temporary vehicle tags and the offense of tampering with a governmental record.

HB 1163 Author: Smith | Metcalf | Cook | Noble | Lopez, Janie
Sponsor: King
Cosponsor: Flores | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of boating while intoxicated with a child passenger; changing the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision.

HB 1181 Author: Shaheen | Schatzline | Collier | Ordaz | Patterson
Sponsor: Paxton
Cosponsor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Hughes | Menéndez | Parker | et al.
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the publication or distribution of sexual material harmful to minors on an Internet website; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1243 Author: Hefner | Spiller | Murr | Leach | Goldman
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Paxton | Creighton | Kolkhorst | Bettencourt | Birdwell | et al.
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the offense of illegal voting; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2012 Author: Oliverson | Metcalf | Longoria | Harris, Cody | Harrison
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the display of the national motto in public school and institution of higher education classrooms.

HB 2715 Author: Hull | Leach | Moody | Talarico | Lujan
Sponsor: Alvarado
Cosponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on following an individual and tracking or monitoring the individual's personal property or motor vehicle and to the criminal prosecution of that conduct.

HB 2837 Author: Schaefer | Capriglione | Noble
Sponsor: Schwertner
Cosponsor: Middleton | Hall | Springer | Bettencourt | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a person or entity from surveilling, reporting, or tracking the purchase of firearms, ammunition, and accessories through the use of certain merchant category codes; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 3058 Author: Johnson, Ann | Leach | Slawson | Howard | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Eckhardt | Hinojosa | Bettencourt | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain medical treatment to a pregnant woman by a physician or health care provider.

HB 3059 Author: King, Tracy O.
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the export fee charged for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district.

HB 3137 Author: Isaac | Bumgarner | Lopez, Janie | Cain | Toth
Sponsor: Springer
Cosponsor: Kolkhorst | Sparks | Hughes | Middleton | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prohibited local regulation with respect to a firearm or air gun.

HB 4758 Author: Thierry | Anderson | Slawson
Sponsor: Springer
Cosponsor: LaMantia | Kolkhorst | Blanco
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on certain e-cigarette products; creating a criminal offense.

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