Bills Referred Today for 5/8/2023



May 8, 2023

Committee referral on the following:

SB 2630 Kolkhorst

Relating to the validation of certain acts of the Austin County Municipal Utility District No. 1.

Local Government

HB 103 Murr/ Spiller

Relating to the appointment of a retired or former judge as a visiting judge in certain counties.

State Affairs

HB 671 González, Mary/ Lopez, Ray/ Garcia/ Bailes/ et al.

Relating to a veterans suicide prevention campaign.

Veteran Affairs

HB 677 Jetton/ Cole/ et al.

Relating to a highway toll exemption for public school buses.


HB 844 Patterson/ Thierry/ Leach

Relating to crime victims' compensation for criminally injurious conduct in connection with trafficking of persons.

Criminal Justice

HB 1073 Hull

Relating to certain health care services contract arrangements entered into by insurers and health care providers.

Health & Human Services

HB 1100 Johnson, Julie/ Patterson/ Lalani/ Shaheen/ Campos

Relating to the regulation of certain senior retirement communities.

Health & Human Services

HB 1524 Sherman, Sr./ Oliverson/ Herrero/ Jetton/ Leo-Wilson/ et al.

Relating to the use of body worn cameras by correctional officers.

State Affairs

HB 1540 Holland/ Clardy/ Canales/ Goldman/ Bell, Keith

Relating to the San Jacinto River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; specifying grounds for the removal of a member of the board of directors.

Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs

HB 1621 Moody

Relating to the continuation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the El Paso County Hospital District.

Local Government

HB 1703 Ordaz

Relating to the workforce development evaluation system administered by the Texas Workforce Commission, including the establishment of a workforce development career education and training evaluation pilot program.

Natural Resources & Economic Development

HB 1819 Cook/ et al.

Relating to the repeal of the authority of political subdivisions to adopt or enforce juvenile curfews.


HB 1927 Hull/ Dutton/ Lozano/ Johnson, Ann/ Landgraf

Relating to a parent's right to intervene in the apprehension by a peace officer of a child for an emergency detention and certain requirements and restrictions applicable to an emergency detention.

Criminal Justice

HB 2002 Oliverson/ Price

Relating to preferred provider benefit plan out-of-pocket expense credits for payments made by an insured directly to a physician or health care provider.

Health & Human Services

HB 2271 Kacal

Relating to the protection of aquaculture operations.

Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs

HB 3297 Harris, Cody/ Harless/ Goldman/ Schaefer/ Cain/ et al.

Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections for noncommercial vehicles and the imposition of replacement fees.

State Affairs

HB 3742 Goldman

Relating to the regulation of combative sports by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and to immunity for ringside physicians assigned to combative sports events.

State Affairs

HB 5174 Bonnen/ Capriglione/ Jetton/ et al.

Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Semiconductor Innovation Consortium.