Bills Referred Today for 4/25/2023



April 25, 2023

Committee referral on the following:

SB 2613 Parker

Relating to the creation of the Tabor Ranch Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

Local Government

SB 2617 Hinojosa

Relating to the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority; affecting the qualifications of a member of the board of directors of the authority.

Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs

HB 109 Johnson, Julie/ et al.

Relating to health benefit coverage for hearing aids for children and adults.


HB 195 González, Mary/ VanDeaver

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 420 Slawson

Relating to the offense of providing an alcoholic beverage to a minor; increasing a criminal penalty.

Criminal Justice

HB 444 Thompson, Senfronia/ et al.

Relating to certain civil penalties collected for violations of laws regulating massage therapy.

Business & Commerce

HB 474 Hull

Relating to certain requirements regarding court-appointed volunteer advocate programs.

Health & Human Services

HB 517 Johnson, Julie

Relating to the persons who may provide information to a parole panel considering the release of an inmate on parole or to mandatory supervision.

Criminal Justice

HB 598 Shaheen/ Bhojani

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.

Criminal Justice

HB 1227 Metcalf/ Herrero/ Lopez, Janie/ Spiller/ et al.

Relating to changing the eligibility for community supervision of a person convicted of possession or promotion of child pornography.

Criminal Justice

HB 1518 Darby

Relating to the examination of appraisal services for an appraisal management company.

Business & Commerce

HB 1558 Johnson, Ann

Relating to the extension or amendment of deed restrictions in certain older subdivisions.

Business & Commerce

HB 1743 Leach/ Noble/ Jones, Venton/ Collier/ Thompson, Senfronia/ et al.

Relating to a memorandum of understanding between the Health and Human Services Commission and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to assess the eligibility of certain inmates for supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits on discharge or release from confinement.

Health & Human Services

HB 2738 Thompson, Ed

Relating to certain indefinite quantity contracts entered into by the General Land Office in the event of a natural disaster.

Local Government

HB 3290 Guillen/ Sherman, Sr./ Plesa/ Lopez, Ray

Relating to the next generation 9-1-1 service fund.

Business & Commerce

HB 3641 Guillen

Relating to residency requirements for driver's licenses and personal identification certificates.


HB 3643 Guillen

Relating to the issuance of a temporary license by the Department of Public Safety.


HB 3647 Guillen

Relating to the imposition by the Department of Public Safety of administrative and civil consequences for certain criminal convictions.

State Affairs

Committee re-referral on the following:

SB 1979 Hughes

Relating to requiring certain entities to report purchases of single-family homes.

Re-referred from Business & Commerce to State Affairs