Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Judith Zaffirini
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/25/2024

Number of Bills: 86

Sponsor (86):
HB 54 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Lalani | Davis | Rose | Morales, Christina
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.

HB 59 Author: Goodwin | Guerra | Jetton | Troxclair
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to child water safety requirements for certain organizations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty.

HB 109 Author: Johnson, Julie
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage for hearing aids for children and adults.

HB 162 Author: Murr | Kitzman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for prescribed burns.

HB 195 Author: González, Mary | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/25/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to provisions and plans by public schools to ensure the safety of individuals with disabilities or impairments during a mandatory school drill or a disaster or emergency situation.

HB 242 Author: Howard | Johnson, Julie | Slawson | Leach | Garcia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to liability for the donation and distribution of feminine hygiene products.

HB 255 Author: Swanson | Reynolds
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to notaries public; increasing the amount of certain fees.

HB 266 Author: Swanson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the required filing and use of an affidavit containing the contact information of certain persons in a guardianship proceeding.

HB 315 Author: Cortez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a statement by the secretary of state regarding the furnishing of certain personal information on an application for a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 367 Author: Jetton
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.

HB 371 Author: Bucy
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the date of runoff elections.

HB 409 Author: Collier
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the governance and administration of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission and to certain disclosures made in relation to the provision of funding for indigent defense services.

HB 474 Author: Hull
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to certain requirements regarding court-appointed volunteer advocate programs.

HB 527 Author: Wu | Schofield | Longoria
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to exemption of certain civil actions from being subject to a motion to dismiss on the basis of involving the exercise of certain constitutional rights.

HB 581 Author: Raymond
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/19/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property owned by a charitable organization for the purpose of renting the property at below-market rates to low-income and moderate-income households.

HB 584 Author: Capriglione | VanDeaver | Howard | Button
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the development of a state information technology credential offered by public junior colleges or public technical institutes to address shortages in the state information resources workforce.

HB 611 Author: Capriglione | Garcia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of unlawful disclosure of residence address or telephone number.

HB 616 Author: Vasut | Plesa
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to continuing education instruction for district clerks on impaneling petit and grand juries.

HB 660 Author: Cook
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the enforcement and administration of certain protective orders.

HB 715 Author: Patterson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the operation of an electric bicycle in a state park.

HB 728 Author: Rose
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the statewide interagency aging services coordinating council.

HB 785 Author: Swanson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain notices or other communications in connection with guardianship proceedings.

HB 821 Author: King, Ken | Capriglione
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2023 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the placement of electric vehicle charging equipment on state property.

HB 823 Author: Allen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/19/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of an inmate for certain occupational licenses and the practice of certain occupations by an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1040 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the authority of entities regulated by the Texas Department of Insurance to conduct business electronically.

HB 1074 Author: Hull
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to construction of certain laws prohibiting discrimination, distinctions, inducements, rebates, and certain other conduct related to property and casualty insurance.

HB 1167 Author: Romero, Jr. | Frank
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the licensing of marriage and family therapists, marriage and family therapist associates, professional counselors, professional counselor associates, and social workers, including certain out-of-state applicants.

HB 1211 Author: Guillen | Ramos | Plesa
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to financial assistance, including repayment of loans, for certain students attending postsecondary educational institutions.

HB 1221 Author: Metcalf
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/07/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to authorizing the comptroller to release a reported owner's unclaimed property to the owner's crime victim in certain circumstances and payment by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain amounts owed by an inmate.

HB 1225 Author: Metcalf | Harris, Cody | Hefner | Dean | Shaheen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain required assessment instruments in paper format.

HB 1248 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/19/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of social workers for the Homes for Texas Heroes home loan program.

HB 1302 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2023 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to inspections and examinations by the Railroad Commission of Texas of certain sites and facilities conducted using unmanned aircraft.

HB 1363 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the real estate inspection recovery fund.

HB 1527 Author: Oliverson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the relationship between dentists and certain employee benefit plans and health insurers.

HB 1589 Author: Cook | Murr
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain family violence assaults.

HB 1602 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to performance criteria for the award of adult education and literacy funds.

HB 1636 Author: Canales
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to baccalaureate degree programs offered by certain public junior colleges.

HB 1737 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/18/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to automatic orders of nondisclosure of criminal history record information for certain misdemeanor defendants following successful completion of a period of deferred adjudication community supervision.

HB 2015 Author: Leach
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the exemption from jury service for persons over a certain age.

HB 2016 Author: Hernandez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the eligibility requirements for a license as a massage establishment, massage school, massage therapist, or massage therapy instructor.

HB 2059 Author: Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Guillen | Lujan | Jetton
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to mental health first aid training provided by local mental health authorities and local behavioral health authorities.

HB 2086 Author: Perez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to creating a criminal offense for interfering with a motor fuel metering device or motor fuel unattended payment terminal and the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving that conduct.

HB 2087 Author: Perez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the financial crimes intelligence center.

HB 2157 Author: Metcalf
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the salary of certain employees who transfer within a state agency.

HB 2251 Author: Raymond
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to computerized fee records in criminal cases.

HB 2415 Author: Kuempel | Goldman | Longoria | Cole | DeAyala
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/19/2023 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the view of the State Capitol.

HB 2533 Author: Walle | Gates | Hernandez | Plesa
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the implementation of a statewide homeless data sharing network to share real time data on homelessness.

HB 2542 Author: Raymond | Leo-Wilson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the adoption of uniform rules for hours of work for certain county employees.

HB 2559 Author: Vasut
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the persons authorized to administer an oath in this state.

HB 2670 Author: Howard | Neave Criado | Guillen | Harless
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Sexual Assault Survivors' Task Force and to compensation for task force members and certain other task force participants.

HB 2671 Author: Cook
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the postponement of a hearing for a temporary order in certain family law cases referred to mediation.

HB 2691 Author: Button
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the authority of the comptroller of public accounts to issue certain payments to persons who are indebted or delinquent in taxes owed to the state and to state agency reporting requirements regarding such persons.

HB 2706 Author: Shine
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the regulation of manufactured homes.

HB 2719 Author: Ashby
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the powers of the Texas Historical Commission over historic sites in this state.

HB 2732 Author: King, Tracy O.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to cemeteries in certain municipalities.

HB 2839 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a liquidity stress test for certain insurance companies.

HB 2865 Author: Raymond | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the assignment of certain retired and former justices and judges.

HB 2884 Author: Lujan
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of private passenger vehicle rental companies.

HB 2893 Author: Clardy
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/22/2023 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the procedures for transferring certain cases and proceedings between courts.

HB 3009 Author: VanDeaver
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the health care providers authorized to examine a person to determine whether the person is incapacitated for purposes of certain guardianship proceedings.

HB 3014 Author: Harris, Caroline
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the motor vehicle safety inspection of electric vehicles.

HB 3033 Author: Landgraf | Cain
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the public information law.

HB 3125 Author: Gamez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the use of certain lighting equipment on authorized emergency vehicles.

HB 3130 Author: Guerra | Hernandez | Noble | Howard
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the protection of certain occupational licensing information regarding clients of family violence shelter centers, victims of trafficking shelter centers, and sexual assault programs and survivors of family violence, domestic violence, and sexual assault.

HB 3186 Author: Leach | Garcia | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to youth diversion strategies and procedures for children accused of certain fine-only offenses in municipal and justice courts and related criminal justice matters; authorizing fees.

HB 3660 Author: Vasut | Cain
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of cruelty to nonlivestock animals under certain circumstances.

HB 3673 Author: Perez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to an exemption for certain life insurance companies regarding the valuation of reserves.

HB 3698 Author: Landgraf
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to expanding access to the protective order registry and the inclusion of certain information regarding a person who is the subject of a protective order in that registry.

HB 3852 Author: Perez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of credit card or debit card information.

HB 4012 Author: Kitzman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of the electronic state business daily.

HB 4047 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a study on the potential for utilization of the uranium deposits in this state.

HB 4084 Author: Frazier | Thimesch | Plesa | Guerra
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain disclosures and other requirements relating to the sale of concert and other event tickets.

HB 4087 Author: Kuempel | Leo-Wilson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the use of certain on-site sewage disposal systems.

HB 4123 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access to and use of certain criminal history record information.

HB 4128 Author: Murr | Spiller | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to associate judges for guardianship proceedings and protective services proceedings in certain courts.

HB 4233 Author: Zwiener | Frank | Garcia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to training regarding runaway prevention for certain individuals who provide care for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 4316 Author: Goldman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to regulation of residential service contract providers, sellers, and administrators.

HB 4389 Author: Cole
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the funding mechanism for the regulation of workers' compensation and workers' compensation insurance; authorizing surcharges.

HB 4417 Author: Goldman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of court-ordered programs regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

HB 4645 Author: Flores | Troxclair | Cole | Hinojosa | Howard
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing.

HB 5303 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Springs Hill Special Utility District; authorizing a fee; granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 5402 Author: Flores
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 27; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 5405 Author: Raymond
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conversion of the Legacy Water Control and Improvement District to the Legacy Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HCR 36 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to ensure that the survivors and surviving families of the Sutherland Springs mass shooting receive compensation equivalent to the relief provided to those impacted by similar incidents.

HCR 77 Author: Kuempel
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating November as Texas Wildlife and Conservation Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2023.

HCR 83 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Floresville as the official Peanut Capital of Texas.

Texas Legislature Online - Report

This website will be unavailable from Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. through Monday, June 3, 2024 at 7:00 a.m. due to data center maintenance.