Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. Judith Zaffirini
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/28/2024

Number of Bills: 40

HB 3 Author: Burrows | King, Tracy O. | Moody | King, Ken | Bonnen
Sponsor: Nichols
Cosponsor: West | Blanco | Zaffirini | Hinojosa | Hall
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
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 8 Author: VanDeaver | Kuempel | Buckley | Bonnen | Longoria
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | West | Menéndez | Birdwell | Paxton | et al.
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to public higher education, including the public junior college state finance program.

HB 12 Author: Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle | Thierry | Howard
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Cosponsor: Johnson | Alvarado | Zaffirini | West | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duration of services provided under Medicaid to women following a pregnancy.

HB 219 Author: Noble | Cook | Capriglione | Leo-Wilson | Frazier
Sponsor: Johnson
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the release of a deed of trust or other contract lien securing a home loan after payoff by mortgagor.

HB 422 Author: VanDeaver | Burns | Cain | Leo-Wilson
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to remotely conducting detention hearings in juvenile cases.

HB 598 Author: Shaheen | Bhojani
Sponsor: Whitmire
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of possession of an animal by a person who has been previously convicted of an offense involving animal cruelty.

HB 915 Author: Craddick | Rose | Jones, Jolanda
Sponsor: Parker
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a requirement that employers post notice of certain information regarding reporting instances of workplace violence or suspicious activity.

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 1432 Author: Meza | Garcia | Wu | Lujan
Sponsor: Whitmire
Cosponsor: Eckhardt | Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to required findings for the issuance of a protective order.

HB 1486 Author: Gerdes | Orr | Plesa
Sponsor: Whitmire
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a mental health leave policy for certain telecommunicators.

HB 1588 Author: Oliverson | Herrero | Paul
Sponsor: Middleton
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/25/2023 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 25 2023 7:02PM
Caption: Relating to funding of excess losses and operating expenses of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; authorizing an assessment; authorizing a surcharge.

HB 1673 Author: Capriglione | Rose | Thompson, Ed | Lalani
Sponsor: Johnson
Cosponsor: LaMantia | Hinojosa | Blanco | Zaffirini | Menéndez
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to training requirements for staff members of certain assisted living facilities that provide care to persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

HB 1960 Author: Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Blanco
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the course levels offered at Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College.

HB 2060 Author: Capriglione | Slawson | Lalani | Cook | Plesa
Sponsor: Parker
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the artificial intelligence advisory council.

HB 2209 Author: Lozano | Raymond
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Blanco
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to establishing the Rural Pathway Excellence Partnership (R-PEP) program and creating an allotment and outcomes bonus under the Foundation School Program to support the program.

HB 2354 Author: Hefner
Sponsor: Springer
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | West
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following a transfer to a surviving spouse.

HB 2384 Author: Leach | Murr | Johnson, Julie | Cain | Moody
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to court administration, including the knowledge, efficiency, training, and transparency requirements for candidates for or holders of judicial offices.

HB 2466 Author: Button | Capriglione | González, Mary | Ashby | Johnson, Ann
Sponsor: West
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Blanco | Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/23/2023 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas technology and innovation program.

HB 2468 Author: Burrows | Tepper | Metcalf | Cook
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of an injured employee to lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system.

HB 2651 Author: Howard | Jetton | Johnson, Ann | Harless | Oliverson
Sponsor: Blanco
Cosponsor: LaMantia | Eckhardt | West | Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to required training and continuing education requirements for persons who provide medical care or other support to survivors of sexual assault.

HB 2741 Author: Smith
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the duties and composition of the Specialty Courts Advisory Council.

HB 2746 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Menéndez
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to requirements related to refunds and credit provided under terminated debt cancellation agreements.

HB 2951 Author: Buckley | Rogers | Stucky | González, Mary | Garcia
Sponsor: Hancock
Cosponsor: Hall | Blanco | Zaffirini | Menéndez
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a service dog pilot program for certain veterans.

HB 3159 Author: Leach | Bucy
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the use of an accessible absentee mail system by certain voters.

HB 3286 Author: Klick
Sponsor: Hancock
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prescription drug benefits under Medicaid and the child health plan program.

HB 3345 Author: Bonnen
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: West | Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the amount of the fee imposed on certain sexually oriented businesses that is allocated to the sexual assault program fund and the allocation of certain other revenue to that fund; increasing the amount of a fee.

HB 3390 Author: Hunter
Sponsor: Schwertner
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of information regarding distributed generation and certain electrical loads.

HB 3456 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation of certain health care provider participation programs in this state.

HB 3469 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Bell, Keith
Sponsor: West
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain property by the former Bois D'Arc Island Levee Improvement District of Dallas and Kaufman Counties and the record of dissolution of that district.

HB 3928 Author: Toth | Meyer | Dutton | Anderson | Burrows
Sponsor: Parker
Cosponsor: Paxton | Zaffirini | West | Johnson | Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to dyslexia evaluations and services for public school students, the provision of services for students with dyslexia and related disorders, and certain parental notice regarding the rights of parents of public school students with disabilities.

HB 4194 Author: Perez | Jetton | Clardy | Hull
Sponsor: Schwertner
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/21/2023 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to an appraisal process for disputed losses under personal automobile or residential property insurance policies.

HB 4246 Author: Orr | Rogers | Slawson | Patterson | Ashby
Sponsor: LaMantia
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Blanco
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to delivery of certain unclaimed money for scholarships for rural students, rural economic development, and energy efficiency assistance.

HB 4422 Author: Canales | Burrows | Moody | Geren | King, Tracy O.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Cosponsor: Blanco | Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study on enhancing border security outcomes through public safety, technological, and transportation infrastructure improvements near Texas-Mexico border crossings.

HB 4538 Author: Kacal
Sponsor: LaMantia
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the regulation of beekeeping; imposing fees and authorizing other fees; expanding the applicability of an occupational permit.

HB 4659 Author: Schofield
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a study of the financing of regional facilities that convert groundwater to surface water.

HB 4714 Author: Cortez | Garcia
Sponsor: Menéndez
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the use of an electronic recording device to report proceedings before a municipal court of record for the City of San Antonio.

HB 4856 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality over certain recharge injection wells.

HB 5025 Author: Zwiener | Isaac
Sponsor: Campbell
Cosponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the boundaries of the single-member districts for and vacancies on the board of directors of the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District.

HCR 94 Author: Craddick | Dorazio | Allison
Sponsor: Campbell
Cosponsor: Menéndez | Paxton | Sparks | Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/28/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of entrepreneur and philanthropist Red McCombs of San Antonio.

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