TAC BILL REPORT
County Judges and Commissioners
06-15-2019 - 18:09:57

- Indicates action since the request date.


Track: Judges and Comms Court   

HB 2   Burrows, Dustin Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 2

HB 5   Phelan, Dade
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to debris management and other disaster recovery efforts.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 6   Morrison, Geanie
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to developing a disaster recovery task force to assist with long-term disaster recovery.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 7   Morrison, Geanie
Huffman, Joan
Relating to disaster preparation for state agencies and political subdivisions.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 13   Phelan, Dade
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects.
Bill History: 05-16-19 S Not heard in committee Senate Water and Rural Affairs

HB 19   Price, Four
Watson, Kirk
Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 20   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the allocation of certain constitutional transfers of money to the economic stabilization fund, the Texas legacy fund, and the state highway fund.
Bill History: 04-24-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 26   Metcalf, Will
Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of an alert system to notify affected persons of certain releases of water from certain dams.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 28   Romero, Ramon Relating to the prevailing wage for work associated with public work contracts.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 31   Longoria, Oscar Relating to operation of the Texas leverage fund program administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 41   Metcalf, Will
Alvarado, Carol (F)
Relating to paid leave for a state employee who is a search and rescue volunteer.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 42   White, James Relating to allocating a portion of oil and gas production tax revenue to the counties from which the oil and gas originated and to the use of that revenue.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 44   Romero, Ramon Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation on the use of municipal impact fees for roadway facilities.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 48   Gonzalez, Mary Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.
Bill History: 04-17-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Develop

HB 54   Zerwas, John Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations.
Bill History: 02-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 59   Swanson, Valoree Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

HB 61   White, James
Nichols, Robert
Relating to the use of certain lighting equipment on escort flag vehicles.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 62   Zerwas, John Relating to certain meetings of a commissioners court during a disaster or emergency.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 74   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 78   Raymond, Richard Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners.
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Committee action pending Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 81   Canales, Terry
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of certain information related to parades, concerts, or other entertainment events open to the general public that are paid for with public funds.
Bill History: 05-17-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 83   Romero, Ramon Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages.
Bill History: 03-22-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 91   Martinez, Armando
Lucio, Eddie
Relating to establishment of the disaster identification system for a declared state of disaster.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for

HB 96   Swanson, Valoree Relating to the evaluation of an application for a low income housing tax credit.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

HB 100   Johnson, Eric Relating to information on projected changes in weather and water availability in strategic plans of certain state agencies.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Natural Resources

HB 104   Johnson, Eric Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Committee action pending House Redistricting

HB 106   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 117   Raymond, Richard Relating to inspection procedures in certain long-term care facilities and the creation of a long-term care legislative oversight committee.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services

HB 134   Swanson, Valoree Relating to the form of ballot propositions in an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Meeting set for 11:30 A.M. or Adj., E2.036 House Public Education

HB 135   White, James Relating to regulation of working animals by counties and municipalities.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 137   Hinojosa, Gina
Perry, Charles
Relating to reports by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality about dams that have certain hazard classifications.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 143   Swanson, Valoree Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 145   Gonzalez, Mary
Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to fees for services by the offices of the sheriff and constables.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 153   White, James Relating to the authority of the public safety director of the Department of Public Safety to adopt rules requiring the use and installation of intrastate commercial motor vehicle electronic logging devices.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 159   Canales, Terry Relating to the waiver of governmental immunity of a county or sheriff's department for claims arising from a final decision of certain civil service commissions.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 160   Raymond, Richard Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by certain taxing units of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homestead of the parent or guardian of a minor who is disabled and who resides with the parent
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 163   Canales, Terry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 164   Raymond, Richard Relating to the exclusion from the market value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of the value of any improvement, or any feature incorporated in an improvement.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 169   Canales, Terry Relating to the requirement that contractors verify compliance with wage payment laws in governmental contracts with governmental entities.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 172   Bernal, Diego Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 179   Canales, Terry Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture of a bail bond.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 184   Canales, Terry Relating to prosecutors providing information about the benefits and costs of a proposed sentence for a defendant in a criminal trial.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 185   Bernal, Diego Relating to a study of the impact, feasibility, and advisability of adopting a property tax system in which the disclosure of the sales price of real property is required by law.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 188   Bernal, Diego Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and to the enforcement of that prohibition.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 193   Bernal, Diego Relating to contracts and other documents issued by credit access businesses.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Servi

HB 194   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 208   Reynolds, Ron Relating to creating a disadvantaged business assistance program to be operated by the Texas Department of Transportation.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 215   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the appointment by the attorney general of a special prosecutor to prosecute certain offenses that are committed by certain peace officers and that result in serious bodily injury or death.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 216   Reynolds, Ron Relating to historically underutilized businesses and to goods and services purchased by governmental entities.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 221   Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in certain capital felony cases.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 224   Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to a petition for a municipal animal control authority to manage dangerous dogs and aggressive dogs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

HB 230   Krause, Matt Relating to reporting by political subdivisions regarding the receipt or expenditure of federal funds.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Appropriations

HB 234   Krause, Matt
Nelson, Jane
Relating to the local regulation of the sale of lemonade or other beverages by children.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 238   Krause, Matt Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 240   Bernal, Diego Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Removed from hearing 04/17/19 House Ways and Means

HB 243   Farrar, Jessica Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 244   Farrar, Jessica Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 250   Farrar, Jessica Relating to attorney's fees associated with certain court proceedings for cruelly treated animals.
Bill History: 04-16-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 254   Bernal, Diego Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 255   Blanco, Cesar Relating to efforts to encourage full participation in the 2020 federal decennial census by the residents of this state, including the establishment of the Complete Count Commission.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 260   Blanco, Cesar Relating to the creation of a cross-border motor vehicle traffic congestion web portal.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Transportation

HB 262   Thompson, Ed Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to operate an automated traffic control system.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 263   Thompson, Ed Relating to an exemption from motor vehicle sales and use taxes for certain previously leased motor vehicles.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Not heard in committee House Ways and Means

HB 264   Blanco, Cesar Relating to a report by the Department of Public Safety of certain information on border crime and other criminal activity related to border security.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 266   Bernal, Diego Relating to the definition of sanitary, decent, and safe dwelling for housing developments.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

HB 274   Davis, Sarah Relating to the creation of the disaster reinvestment and infrastructure planning revolving fund and the permissible uses of that fund.
Bill History: 04-29-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 275   Miller, Rick Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 281 (3) Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities.
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 283   Perez, Mary Ann Relating to a disclosure regarding flood coverage under a commercial or residential property insurance policy.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Insurance

HB 287   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 290   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 291   Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue a building construction permit or final certificate of occupancy for a building or facility required to meet certain accessibility standards.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 297   Murr, Andrew Relating to the elimination of certain property taxes for school district maintenance and operations and the provision of public education funding by increasing the rates of certain state taxes.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance

HB 301   Murr, Andrew Relating to fees collected by a justice court.
Bill History: 04-22-19 H Removed from hearing 04/23/19 House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprude

HB 305   Paul, Dennis
Nelson, Jane
Relating to the requirement that a state agency or political subdivision with authority to impose a tax post certain information on an Internet website.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 306   Herrero, Abel
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 311   Howard, Donna Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 319   King, Ken Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist fire departments and volunteer fire departments with the purchase of certain equipment and machines.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 322   Geren, Charlie Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 328   Ortega, Lina Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 339   Murr, Andrew
Perry, Charles
Relating to the placement of speed limit signs at the end of construction or maintenance work zones.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 343   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to the annual state salary supplement for certain county judges.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 344   Dutton, Harold Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 351   Blanco, Cesar Relating to emergency management for cyber attacks against this state.
Bill History: 05-03-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 359   Moody, Joe Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 360   Murphy, Jim Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Develop

HB 362 (3) Israel, Celia Relating to the creation of a fund to assist local governments with the acquisition of voting system equipment.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 372   Allen, Alma Relating to the punishment for the offense of driving while license invalid.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 375   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the designation of polling place locations on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections

HB 380   Geren, Charlie
Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the authority of a district court to hear and determine certain ad valorem tax appeals.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 383   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 384   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 388   Murphy, Jim
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.
Bill History: 05-21-19 S Reported favorably from committee on Senate Property Tax

HB 390   Blanco, Cesar Relating to defense economic readjustment zones.
Bill History: 04-24-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 393   Blanco, Cesar Relating to certain unlawful employment practices regarding compensation.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 416   Guerra, Bobby Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

HB 417   Guerra, Bobby Relating to economic impact reviews conducted by the Texas Transportation Commission.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 430   Shaheen, Matt Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Servi

HB 433   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the disclosure of public money spent by certain political subdivisions for lobbying activities in a comprehensive annual financial report.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 436   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 440   Murphy, Jim
Lucio, Eddie
Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 452   Shine, Hugh
Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the creation of truancy masters for Bell County.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 453   Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HB 454   White, James Relating to performance incentive funding for certain medical schools based on public health impact.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 463   Springer, Drew
Perry, Charles
Relating to reciprocity agreements between air ambulance companies operating a subscription program.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 465   White, James Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 470   Paul, Dennis Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 477   Murphy, Jim
Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 478   Phelan, Dade Relating to the funding of flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects.
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Committee action pending House Natural Resources

HB 483   Phelan, Dade Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 490   Shine, Hugh Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 491   Shine, Hugh Relating to the administration of appraisal review boards.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 492   Shine, Hugh
Taylor, Larry
Relating to a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

HB 493   Shine, Hugh Relating to a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster and reimbursement of a taxing unit.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 494   Deshotel, Joe Relating to the operation of casino gaming in certain coastal areas of this state by licensed persons to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Committee action pending Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 495   Deshotel, Joe Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 499   Button, Angie Chen Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 505   Metcalf, Will Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Sent to subcommittee House Transportation

HB 506   Metcalf, Will Relating to the construction of nontolled frontage roads adjacent to certain toll projects.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Sent to subcommittee House Transportation

HB 510   Wilson, Terry
Schwertner, Charles
Relating to enforcement of rules for certain county and municipal parks, playgrounds, historical museums, or historic or prehistoric sites.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 514   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to clarifying the law regarding local government prohibitions or restrictions on the sale or use of a container or package.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Regulation

HB 518   Springer, Drew Relating to fire safety inspections.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

HB 534   Geren, Charlie Relating to the eligibility of emergency service dispatchers to participate in a public safety employees treatment court program.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 537   Murphy, Jim Relating to traffic engineering studies on photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 541   Gonzalez, Mary
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the right to express breast milk.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 543   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to the applicability to certain draft grant applications of the exception from disclosure under the public information law for agency memoranda.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 550   Canales, Terry Relating to the expiration of the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 568   Minjarez, Ina Relating to the regulation of automated neighborhood electric vehicles.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 572   Gonzalez, Mary Relating to eligibility for unemployment compensation for employees who leave the workplace due to sexual harassment.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 575   Dutton, Harold Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 581   White, James Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Labor Day holiday.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 582   White, James Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Juneteenth holiday.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 583   White, James Relating to monuments and memorials for Texas heroes and other persons and events of historical significance.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Culture, Recreation and Tourism

HB 584   White, James Relating to a program to facilitate, through the issuance and use of electronic toll collection transponders, free or discounted toll project use available to certain military personnel.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Vote failed in committee on House Defense and Veteran's Affairs

HB 586   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the annual state contribution to counties for certain statutory probate court judge salaries.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 590   Israel, Celia Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 598   Price, Four
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of funds appropriated for the continuing legal education of certain appointed masters, magistrates, referees, and associate judges.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 599   Price, Four Relating to the delivery of certain mental health records of a defendant to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 600   Price, Four Relating to procedures for identifying or releasing on personal bond criminal defendants suspected of having a mental illness or intellectual disability.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 601   Price, Four
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to procedures and reporting requirements regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 618   Neave, Victoria Relating to the prohibition of certain required nondisclosure and arbitration agreements.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 619   Neave, Victoria Relating to damages in certain claims involving sexual assault or sexual harassment.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 621   Neave, Victoria
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against an employee who in good faith reports child abuse or neglect.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 629   Landgraf, Brooks Relating to establishing a protective order registry and the duties of courts in regard to the registry.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 325

HB 633   Buckley, Brad (F) Relating to the allocation of money associated with delays of transportation projects.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 634   Buckley, Brad (F) Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance

HB 639   Springer, Drew
Nichols, Robert
Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 01-01-21 G Earliest effective date

HB 642   Raney, John Relating to authorizing an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties to be used for transportation projects.
Bill History: 05-03-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Transportation

HB 648   Krause, Matt Relating to the substitution of a local sales and use tax for property taxes imposed by certain local governments.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Not heard in committee House Ways and Means

HB 651   Springer, Drew
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in counties not served by a hospital district or a public hospital.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 652   Neave, Victoria Relating to an exception from requirements to assist or cooperate with federal immigration officers for matters regarding activities that occur at a domestic violence shelter.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 658   Dutton, Harold Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child, to the age of criminal responsibility, and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to those ages.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 668   King, Ken Relating to the regulation of property and casualty insurance rates in certain areas after a disaster declaration.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance

HB 669   King, Ken Relating to eligibility of certain local exchange companies for support from the universal service fund for the provision of broadband service.
Bill History: 05-03-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 676   Guillen, Ryan Relating to the entitlement of spouses of certain veterans with disabilities to a veteran's employment preference.
Bill History: 04-24-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Veteran Affairs and Border Security

HB 681   Stephenson, Phil Relating to the inclusion of territory of a municipality in a proposed county assistance district.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Urban Affairs

HB 683   White, James Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 685   Clardy, Travis
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to immunity from liability of a court clerk and county for the disclosure or release of certain court documents and information contained in the court documents.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 686   Clardy, Travis Relating to making permanent the former temporary increases in records archive fees and records management and preservation fees charged by district and county clerks.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 658

HB 687   Guillen, Ryan
Perry, Charles
Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 696   Blanco, Cesar
Powell, Beverly (F)
Relating to employment and referral services for veterans and military service members.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 705   Geren, Charlie Relating to the substitution of a county sales and use tax for all or a portion of property taxes imposed by the county.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Ways and Means

HB 709   Wray, John Relating to the use of private activity bonds to finance high-speed rail service.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 710   Wray, John Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities that transport ready-mixed concrete.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 713   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 716   Leach, Jeff Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a severely disabled veteran or the surviving spouse.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 742   Davis, Yvonne Relating to railroad crew size requirements.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 743   Davis, Yvonne Relating to the appointment and duties of an attorney ad litem for certain relatives in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 750   Walle, Armando Relating to required provision of workers' compensation insurance coverage for employees of building and construction contractors and subcontractors.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 751   Bailes, Ernest Relating to establishment of the office of first responder support within the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 757   Wu, Gene Relating to the required notice of a surcharge assessed under the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 761   Wu, Gene Relating to the establishment of the Texas Pay Equity Task Force.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 766   Huberty, Dan
Watson, Kirk
Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers and fire fighters from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 767   Davis, Sarah Relating to the evaluation of and reporting on certain Medicaid waiver projects.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Committee action pending House Human Services

HB 768   Davis, Sarah Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 771   Davis, Sarah
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the placement of warning signs in areas where the use of a wireless communication device is prohibited.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 773   Davis, Sarah Relating to the cremation of human remains by alkaline hydrolysis.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Public Health

HB 775   Davis, Sarah Relating to the reporting of political contributions and political expenditures by out-of-state political committees.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections

HB 779   Davis, Sarah Relating to the ethics of public servants, including the authority and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission, the regulation of certain contributions and expenditures.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 781   Davis, Sarah Relating to prohibiting political contributions and political expenditures made by certain persons with public funds.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 783   Davis, Sarah Relating to the contents of and recordkeeping requirements relating to personal financial statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 789   Davis, Sarah Relating to the height of outdoor advertising signs regulated by the Texas Department of Transportation.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 790   Davis, Sarah Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases.
Bill History: 04-26-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 791   Huberty, Dan
Flores, Pete
Relating to the definition of volunteer fire department for purposes of certain motor fuel tax exemptions.
Bill History: 05-24-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 793   King, Phil
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel.
Bill History: 05-07-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 796   Thierry, Shawn Relating to civilian complaint review boards in certain municipalities and counties.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 800   Howard, Donna Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan.
Bill History: 04-29-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Health and Human Services

HB 803   Patterson, Jared (F)
Paxton, Angela (F)
Relating to financial reporting requirements for toll projects.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 813   Huberty, Dan Relating to money used by counties that participate in the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Regulation

HB 816   Bernal, Diego Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services

HB 820   Turner, Chris Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 823   Davis, Yvonne
Johnson, Nathan (F)
Relating to an expedited on-site health inspection process for assisted living facility license applicants.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 827   Rose, Toni Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of an improvement that is necessary to support the continued use or existence of a historic site.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Property Tax

HB 833   Hernandez, Ana
Menendez, Jose
Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for missing military members.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 834   Hernandez, Ana Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a land bank program.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 838   Deshotel, Joe
Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to an agreement between the Department of Public Safety and a private vendor for the issuance of renewal and duplicate driver's licenses and other identification certificate services.
Bill History: 05-17-19 S Meeting set for 8:00 A.M., E1.016 Senate Transportation

HB 840   Bucy, John (F) Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 845   Lozano, Jose Relating to the eligibility of property used for a water desalination project for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 847   Wray, John Relating to longevity pay for certain judges and justices.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 849   Guillen, Ryan Relating to the status and taxation of powdered alcohol as an alcoholic beverage.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Committee action pending Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 850   Johnson, Eric Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 856   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to local government prohibitions or restrictions on the sale or use of a container or package.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Regulation

HB 861   Anchia, Rafael
Campbell, Donna
Relating to the calculation of penalties and interest resulting from the final determination of an ad valorem tax appeal that changes a property owner's tax liability.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 870   Price, Four Relating to Medicaid telemedicine and telehealth services.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Health

HB 871   Price, Four
Perry, Charles
Relating to use of telemedicine medical service by certain trauma facilities.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 872   Hefner, Cole
Flores, Pete
Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and employees killed in the line of duty.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 878   Bell, Cecil Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 885   Raney, John Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 753

HB 889   Murphy, Jim Relating to the repeal of the light-duty motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Regulation

HB 891   Stickland, Jonathan Relating to a highway toll exemption for public school buses.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Removed from hearing 04/17/19 House Transportation

HB 892 (3) Kuempel, John
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to county regulation of game rooms.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 894   Israel, Celia Relating to the repeal of the allowance authorized for the administration and enforcement of motor fuel taxes.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 899   Israel, Celia Relating to bonds issued by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Transportation

HB 905   Bernal, Diego Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 912   Howard, Donna Relating to an expedited licensing process for certain advanced practice registered nurses.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Health

HB 915   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the sale of fireworks during and before the Diwali holiday.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 916   Guillen, Ryan
Flores, Pete
Relating to the exemption of rural transit districts from motor fuel taxes.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

HB 921   Rosenthal, Jon (F) Relating to the intake and disposition records of animal shelters and releasing agencies.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Public Health

HB 924   Zedler, Bill Relating to county surety bond requirements for concrete batch plants.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 927   White, James Relating to the practice of certain advanced practice registered nurses in certain rural counties.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Sent to subcommittee House Public Health

HB 945   Metcalf, Will Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 946   Metcalf, Will Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 948   Metcalf, Will Relating to the period for which certain land owned by a religious organization for the purpose of expanding a place of religious worship or constructing a new place of religious worship may be exempted from ad valorem taxat
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 950   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to determine the appraised value of property that is the subject of a protest to be an amount greater than the appraised value as shown in the appraisal records.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 952   Hernandez, Ana Relating to diaper changing stations in restrooms in buildings accessible to the public.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 956   Miller, Rick
Miles, Borris
Relating to the dissolution of county assistance districts.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 965   Gonzalez, Mary
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to updating references to certain former health services state agencies and certain terms used to describe persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities in the Education Code.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 969   Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate the removal by a landowner of noxious or invasive plant species or brush species detrimental to water conservation from the landowner's property.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Agriculture and Livestock

HB 970   Walle, Armando Relating to notice requirements for leased residential property, manufactured home lots, or commercial property located in a flood zone.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 972   Biedermann, Kyle Relating to repealing the authority of a county to regulate hunting with bows and arrows in certain subdivisions.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Culture, Recreation and Tourism

HB 985   Parker, Tan
Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 990   Gutierrez, Roland Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the effects of the construction of a border wall on storm drainage and other environmental matters in this state.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Committee action pending House Environmental Regulation

HB 991   Burns, DeWayne Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 1010   Paul, Dennis Relating to state and regional flood planning.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Natural Resources

HB 1016   Martinez, Armando Relating to eligibility determinations for the STAR+PLUS home and community based services (HCBS) program.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Committee action pending House Human Services

HB 1019   Munoz, Sergio
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to the authority of certain water districts to exercise the power of eminent domain.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1021   Moody, Joe Relating to a prohibition on the imposition of court costs and filing or other fees on certain indigent defendants and plaintiffs.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1032   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1033   Murr, Andrew Relating to the jurisdiction of county and justice courts in civil matters.
Bill History: 04-22-19 H Removed from hearing 04/23/19 House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprude

HB 1035   Zedler, Bill Relating to protecting freedom of conscience from government discrimination.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1037   Price, Four Relating to permits for certain vehicles being operated in connection with a motor sports racing event.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 1038   Burns, DeWayne
Birdwell, Brian
Relating to a petition by residents of certain counties for an election regarding voter approval of municipal annexation.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Reported favorably from committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

HB 1041   Walle, Armando Relating to the places a public employer may provide for employees to express breast milk.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 1043   Blanco, Cesar Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Regulation

HB 1046   Martinez, Armando Relating to the allocation to the state highway fund of certain motor vehicle sales, use, and rental tax revenue and to the use of that revenue.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 1047 (4) Guillen, Ryan Relating to authority of certain officers of certain counties to disburse or direct payment of county funds for salaries or expenses.
Bill History: 03-28-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 1048   Guillen, Ryan
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of a county early voting polling place by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1049   Neave, Victoria Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination based on an individual's status as a survivor of family violence or sexual assault.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 1056   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of leased motor vehicles that are not held primarily for the production of income by the lessee.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1058   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the election of members of the boards of directors of certain tax increment reinvestment zones.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1062   Wray, John Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an individual who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1065   Ashby, Trent
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1072   Price, Four Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 1083   Raymond, Richard Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain beer or ale sold on July 4.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1090   Bell, Cecil
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the definition of first responder.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1091   Vo, Hubert Relating to hiring and licensing certain veterans as peace officers.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 1105   Swanson, Valoree Relating to the preemption and prosecution of certain offenses involving the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 1112   Davis, Sarah
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the removal of signs indicating that a freestanding emergency medical care facility is operational.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1116   Wray, John Relating to the limitations periods for certain suits against real estate appraisers and appraisal firms.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 1120   Miller, Rick
Miles, Borris
Relating to the powers of county assistance districts.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 1121   Sanford, Scott Relating to the recovery of property from certain vehicles stored at a vehicle storage facility or governmental vehicle storage facility.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 1123   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1125   Murr, Andrew Relating to factors the Texas Historical Commission considers in reviewing an application for a grant or loan through the historic courthouse preservation program.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Committee action pending House Culture, Recreation and Tourism

HB 1140   King, Tracy
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the adjustment of fees for vehicles stored at vehicle storage facilities.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1142   Lambert, Stan
Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.
Bill History: 05-31-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1145   Krause, Matt Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1146   Howard, Donna Relating to workplace violence prevention in certain health care facilities.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Health

HB 1152   Bernal, Diego
Campbell, Donna
Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging exorbitant or excessive prices for necessities during a declared disaster.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1157   Bell, Cecil Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 1162   Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the duration of an appointment of a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Bill History: 03-27-19 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 1164   Anchia, Rafael Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1165   Anchia, Rafael Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on the property.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1166   Anchia, Rafael Relating to wrongful exclusion of handgun license holders from certain property owned by or leased to a governmental entity and to certain offenses relating to the carrying of handguns on that property.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1174   Reynolds, Ron
Miles, Borris
Relating to the authority of a county assistance district to provide a grant or loan.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 1177   Phelan, Dade
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1192   Thompson, Ed Relating to the amount deducted from certain distributions of local tax revenue as the state's share.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1198   Shine, Hugh Relating to employee-owned companies.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 1205   Anchia, Rafael Relating to the creation of a fund to assist local governments with the acquisition of voting system equipment.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections

HB 1208   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the storage of firearms surrendered by a person subject to a magistrate's order for emergency protection or protective order as a result of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of p
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1211   Darby, Drew
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to certain agreements by architects and engineers in or in connection with certain construction contracts.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for

HB 1217   Ortega, Lina Relating to the inquiry of immigration status of a person under a lawful detention by certain persons under the direction or control of a local governmental entity or campus police department.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 1226   Lang, Mike Relating to highway maintenance vehicles.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Transportation

HB 1229   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the posting of required notice by a political subdivision on Internet websites.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 1234   Bell, Cecil Relating to the filing of a bond by a private high-speed rail operator with the Texas Department of Transportation.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 1235   Bell, Cecil Relating to the issuance by a state agency of a permit required for the construction of a high-speed rail project by a private entity.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Removed from hearing 04/16/19 House Transportation

HB 1242   Ashby, Trent Relating to authorization to enter onto property to survey for a proposed high-speed rail facility.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 1243   Ashby, Trent
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from mixed beverage gross receipts and sales taxes.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

HB 1245   Ashby, Trent Relating to notice of a property owner's rights relating to the examination or survey of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Land and Resource Management

HB 1246   Ashby, Trent Relating to the acquisition of certain real property in conjunction with the acquisition of real property for a public use through eminent domain procedures.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Land and Resource Management

HB 1247   Ashby, Trent Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Land and Resource Management

HB 1253   Leman, Ben Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 1254   Murphy, Jim
Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the eligibility of land secured by a home equity loan to be designated for agricultural use for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

HB 1256   Phelan, Dade
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to access by certain persons to a first responder's immunization history during a disaster.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1257   Rosenthal, Jon (F) Relating to the repeal of the prohibition against certain municipal or county regulation of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 1263   Thompson, Ed
Taylor, Larry
Relating to an order by a drainage district to maintain certain infrastructure.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1265   Bailes, Ernest Relating to the transfer of a limitation established by a county, municipality, or junior college district on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1266   Darby, Drew Relating to a competitive bidding requirement exemption for certain county sole-source purchases of road construction or maintenance materials.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 1268   Lucio III, Eddie Relating to dangerous wild animals.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Public Health

HB 1270   Deshotel, Joe Relating to the operation and movement of motorcycles on certain highways during periods of traffic congestion.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 1278   White, James Relating to services provided by freestanding emergency medical care facilities.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Health

HB 1284   Lambert, Stan Relating to egg grading.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Agriculture and Livestock

HB 1286   Smithee, John Relating to establishing a guardianship abuse, fraud, and exploitation deterrence program.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 1287   Israel, Celia Relating to the prima facie speed limit on certain streets and highways.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Transportation

HB 1290   Raymond, Richard Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Removed from hearing 04/03/19 House Public Health

HB 1294   Davis, Sarah Relating to requiring certain persons to receive emergency management training.
Bill History: 04-22-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House County Affairs

HB 1296   Davis, Sarah Relating to the creation of a disaster case management system by the General Land Office.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1299   Davis, Sarah Relating to requiring the comptroller of public accounts to establish and maintain a political subdivision disaster expenditure database.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1307   Hinojosa, Gina
Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of a disaster case management system by the Texas Division of Emergency Management.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1314   King, Phil Relating to the release on bail of, and the reimbursement to a county for certain costs of confining, a person charged with an administrative violation of parole or mandatory supervision.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1317   Moody, Joe Relating to the compensation of certain court-appointed attorneys.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1318   Moody, Joe
Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the provision of mental health services to persons younger than 18 years of age.
Bill History: 05-21-19 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for

HB 1320   Moody, Joe Relating to the operation of, participation in, and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 1323   Murr, Andrew Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1332   Israel, Celia Relating to the repeal of the authority of political subdivisions to adopt or enforce juvenile curfews.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 1335   Price, Four Relating to the establishment of school-based behavioral health centers by school districts and a grant program administered by the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission for the operation of those centers.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 1345   Thompson, Ed Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Regulation

HB 1347   Bell, Cecil Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1352   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to requirements for vendors providing certain services involving computers to governmental entities.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1353   Oliverson, Tom Relating to liability of health care providers who provide certain assistance in disaster situations.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 752

HB 1356   Button, Angie Chen Relating to the requirements for meetings of certain special districts.
Bill History: 05-10-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 239

HB 1359   Wu, Gene Relating to an attorney's entrance into a building that houses a court by presentation of the attorney's state bar membership card.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1360   Wu, Gene Relating to prevention of communicable diseases in certain long-term care facilities.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services

HB 1361   Wu, Gene Relating to an immunization rate tracking system for employees and residents of certain long-term care facilities.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services

HB 1364   Wu, Gene Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and to the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
Bill History: 04-23-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 1367   Harris, Cody (F) Relating to the disposition of real property intended for high-speed rail projects.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Land and Resource Management

HB 1368   Harris, Cody (F) Relating to option contracts to acquire real property for high-speed rail projects.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 1369   Harris, Cody (F) Relating to the purchase of necessary real property for the construction of a high-speed rail project.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 1372   White, James Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses, including certain conditions of suspension or renewal of a dri
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1374   Hernandez, Ana
Whitmire, John
Relating to grants for the development and operation of pretrial intervention programs for defendants who are the primary caretaker of a child.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1380 (3) Murr, Andrew Relating to the jurisdiction of certain courts and fees collected by a justice court.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 1382   Oliverson, Tom Relating to a disclosure regarding flood coverage under a residential property insurance policy.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance

HB 1409   Ashby, Trent
Nichols, Robert
Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as timber land or restricted-use timber land.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1414   Craddick, Tom Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides a meeting place and support services for organizations that provide assistance to alcoholics or their families.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1418   Phelan, Dade
Huffman, Joan
Relating to disease prevention and preparedness information for emergency medical services personnel on certification or recertification.
Bill History: 05-27-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1420   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to the composition of the Public Health Funding and Policy Committee.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Health

HB 1422   Paddie, Chris
Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Historical Commission.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1423   Guerra, Bobby Relating to an immunization rate tracking system for employees and residents of certain long-term care facilities.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services

HB 1426   Guerra, Bobby Relating to mobile Internet service access in an area subject to a declared state of disaster.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Failed to pass to third reading (Vote: N:103/Y: 37)

HB 1432   Guillen, Ryan Relating to the billing for certain health care services provided to a sexual assault survivor.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1438   Turner, Chris Relating to the contents of and public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1443   Thompson, Senfronia
Hall, Bob
Relating to the certification of an area's wet or dry status for the purpose of an alcoholic beverage permit or license.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1444   Patterson, Jared (F) Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem taxes imposed on real property on the basis of the lesser of the appraised value of the property or the average appraised value of the property over a specified time period.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1448   Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 1451   King, Phil Relating to peace officers commissioned by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement for disaster response.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1456   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent an indigent person in certain criminal proceedings.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1457   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to the eligibility of certain attorneys to be employed by a public defender's office.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 1458   Anderson, Doc Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1466   Murr, Andrew Relating to repairs to be completed by telecommunications utility providers during a state declared disaster.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1473   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers and vendors.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House County Affairs

HB 1477   Price, Four Relating to the use of grants under the emergency medical services assistance program and the distribution of certain revenue received by the comptroller.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Health and Human Services

HB 1487   Wilson, Terry Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1493   Krause, Matt Relating to weight limitations for over-the-road buses.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Transportation

HB 1497   Metcalf, Will Relating to the issuance of specially marked driver's licenses and personal identification certificates to emergency medical services personnel.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1501   Nevarez, Poncho
Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of psychologists, marriage and family therapists.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1504   Paddie, Chris
Nichols, Robert
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Medical Board.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1507   Minjarez, Ina Relating to programs that can be established and funded under the Texas emissions reduction plan.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Committee action pending House Environmental Regulation

HB 1510   Paddie, Chris Relating to the operations and functions of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the sunset review date for and programs administered by the association.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance

HB 1525   Burrows, Dustin
Nelson, Jane
Relating to the administration and collection of sales and use taxes applicable to sales involving marketplace providers.
Bill History: 10-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1531   Neave, Victoria Relating to the creation of a specialty court for sexual assault victim services.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1534   Munoz, Sergio Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1542   Martinez, Armando
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to changes made by certain design-build contractors to the design-build team for transportation projects.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1545   Paddie, Chris
Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1548   Springer, Drew
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the operation of golf carts, neighborhood electric vehicles, and off-highway vehicles.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1559   Meza, Terry (F) Relating to employment leave for certain family or medical obligations.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 1563   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 1576   Phelan, Dade
Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1579   Cain, Briscoe Relating to the definition of first responder for immunization purposes.
Bill History: 04-16-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Veteran Affairs and Border Security

HB 1598   Lambert, Stan Relating to an initiative to increase the capacity of local mental health authorities to provide access to mental health services in certain counties.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 1624   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the annual state contribution to counties for statutory probate court judge salaries.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar

HB 1626   Hernandez, Ana Relating to an emergency services coordinator for the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services

HB 1631   Stickland, Jonathan
Hall, Bob
Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.
Bill History: 06-02-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1633   Kuempel, John
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
Bill History: 06-02-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1652   Huberty, Dan
Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the public resale by means of a public auction using online bidding and sale of property purchased by a taxing unit at an ad valorem tax sale.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1653   White, James Relating to certain criminal justice reforms, including measures related to reentry and reintegration of state jail felony defendants and pretrial intervention programs that provide an alternative to incarceration.
Bill History: 03-27-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections

HB 1654   Goldman, Craig Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 1655   Hunter, Todd
Johnson, Nathan (F)
Relating to the availability of dates of birth under the public information law.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

HB 1662   Herrero, Abel Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 1669   Lucio III, Eddie
Lucio, Eddie
Relating to a comprehensive plan for increasing and improving the workforce in this state that serves persons with mental health and substance use issues.
Bill History: 05-24-19 H Point of order sustained in that the Senate amendments
are not germane to the original bill under Rule 11,
Section 2

HB 1694   Lambert, Stan
Johnson, Nathan (F)
Relating to limitations on food regulations at farms, farmers' markets, and cottage food production operations.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1696   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Agriculture and Livestock

HB 1698   Leman, Ben Relating to the regulation of residential treatment centers.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services

HB 1700   Hunter, Todd Relating to public information in the possession, custody, or control of a current or former officer or employee of a governmental body.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 1701   Ortega, Lina Relating to a written assessment regarding a defendant suspected of having a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1706   Oliverson, Tom Relating to the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 1711   Paddie, Chris
Paxton, Angela (F)
Relating to the issuance of digital license plates.
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Senate appointed conference committee
Paxton, Alvarado, Nichols, Hinojosa and Hancock

HB 1713   Ramos, Ana-Maria (F) Relating to requiring a person convicted of an offense involving family violence or a felony or a person who is the subject of a protective order to surrender firearms owned by the person.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1714   Blanco, Cesar Relating to the designation of certain federal funds for border infrastructure projects.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 1722   Coleman, Garnet Relating to the establishment by counties and municipalities of disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain infectious and communicable diseases.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 1728   Meza, Terry (F) Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 1732   Davis, Yvonne Relating to the facilitation of a funeral procession by a vehicle escort service.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 1746   Lozano, Jose Relating to sources of funding and administration of the Texas emissions reduction plan.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Environmental Regulation

HB 1751   Collier, Nicole Relating to a prohibition on sex discrimination in employment compensation.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 1754   Bonnen, Greg Relating to creating a school safety allotment under the foundation school program.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Committee action pending House Public Education

HB 1756   Springer, Drew Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Sent to subcommittee House Public Health

HB 1758   White, James Relating to a grant program and interagency review of resources to support and sustain recovery community organizations.
Bill History: 05-08-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Health and Human Services

HB 1770   Martinez, Armando Relating to the offense of passing certain vehicles on a highway.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Transportation

HB 1775   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the elements of certain criminal offenses applicable to gambling devices, including eight-liners, and defenses to prosecution for those criminal offenses.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 1778   Martinez, Armando Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural products.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 1782   Cortez, Philip Relating to a plan to increase the use of telemedicine medical services and telehealth services in this state.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Health and Human Services

HB 1791   Krause, Matt
Fallon, Pat (F)
Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1805 (3) Murr, Andrew Relating to the assistance and technology fund and use of money in the fund.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1812   Murr, Andrew Relating to the provision of funding for indigent defense services.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1845   Klick, Stephanie Relating to the notification of a peace officer through an indication associated with vehicle registration or a driver's license that a person has a health condition that may impede communication.
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1848   Klick, Stephanie
Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to prevention of communicable diseases in certain long-term care facilities.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1861   Martinez, Armando Relating to the criteria to determine compensation and conditions of employment of firefighters and police officers of certain political subdivisions.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

HB 1868   Lozano, Jose Relating to the creation of the Texas Rural Water Advisory Council.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Water and Rural Affairs

HB 1873   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to a report by the Texas Division of Emergency Management regarding building trade services following disasters.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 1877   Davis, Sarah Relating to the ethics of public servants, including regulations relating to certain contributions, expenditures, and reports, and certain authority and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1881   Calanni, Gina (F) Relating to application requirements for low income housing tax credits for developments financed through the private activity bond program.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 1883   Bonnen, Greg
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to deferred payment of ad valorem taxes for certain persons serving in the United States armed forces.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1895   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to the investigation of fire fighters employed by certain municipalities and districts.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action

HB 1908   Moody, Joe Relating to the indigent status of a person for purposes of the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1916   Miller, Rick
Huffman, Joan
Relating to requiring evidence-based trauma training for certain attorneys.
Bill History: 05-19-19 S Reported favorably from committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 1917   Murphy, Jim Relating to the creation of the disaster response loan fund and the permissible uses of that fund.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance

HB 1919   Bailes, Ernest Relating to the right of property owners to file complaints against certain entities regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas regarding alleged misconduct by the entities while exercising eminent domain authority.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 1923   Blanco, Cesar Relating to the exemption from the franchise tax and certain filing fees for certain businesses owned by veterans during an initial period of operation in the state.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HB 1927   Herrero, Abel
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to the filling of a vacancy in the office of county commissioner.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1928   Herrero, Abel Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of certain navigation districts.
Bill History: 05-10-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 755

HB 1929   Noble, Candy (F) Relating to the prohibition of certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 1931   Kacal, Kyle Relating to the liability of volunteer certified veterinary assistants, licensed veterinary technicians, or veterinarians who provide medical assistance to an injured animal in certain situations.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1932   Thierry, Shawn Relating to the inclusion of catastrophic debris management in county emergency management programs.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Water and Rural Affairs

HB 1955   Dutton, Harold Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants for release on personal bond.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1960   Price, Four
Perry, Charles
Relating to the creation of the governor's broadband council.
Bill History: 05-25-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1962   Lambert, Stan
Hall, Bob
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1970   Hefner, Cole Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 1985   Lozano, Jose Relating to administrative violations committed by certified self-insurer administrators under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry

HB 1987   Leman, Ben Relating to reporting requirements regarding eminent domain authority.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Land and Resource Management

HB 1999   Leach, Jeff
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain construction liability claims concerning public buildings and public works.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2003   Leach, Jeff Relating to the review and approval of contingent fee contracts for certain public agencies.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action

HB 2006   Leach, Jeff Relating to locations, terms, sessions, and procedures for conducting court proceedings.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2008   Pacheco, Leo (F) Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 2015   Dutton, Harold Relating to searches, seizures and raids by Special Weapons and Tactics teams.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2020   Kacal, Kyle Relating to the judges authorized to release on bail a defendant charged with certain offenses, and the considerations for setting the amount of bail.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 2023   Metcalf, Will Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Committee action pending House Natural Resources

HB 2048   Zerwas, John
Huffman, Joan
Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2053   Murr, Andrew
Flores, Pete
Relating to organizations providing certain services and liability in connection with prescribed burns.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2059   Blanco, Cesar
Taylor, Larry
Relating to required human trafficking prevention training for health care practitioners and certain employees of health care facilities.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2063   Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before Texas Independence Day, San Jacinto Day, and Cinco de Mayo.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 2090   Martinez, Armando Relating to deputy sheriff civil service appeals of certain sheriff's department actions.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Vote failed in committee on House County Affairs

HB 2107   Capriglione, Giovanni
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to information provided by a local health jurisdiction on food regulation.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2111   Pacheco, Leo (F)
Flores, Pete
Relating to economic development, providing for an amendment to certain existing tax increment reinvestment zones to extend the duration of the zones.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 2120   Leach, Jeff Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2126   King, Ken Relating to height limitations for certain vehicles transporting seed cotton or cotton.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 2129   Murphy, Jim Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Develop

HB 2130   Walle, Armando Relating to the duties of the court regarding a plea bargain agreement that requires a defendant to pay costs associated with court-appointed counsel.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2131   Walle, Armando Relating to a public defender's investigation into a defendant's finances.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 2135   Shine, Hugh Relating to retainage requirements for certain public works construction projects.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 2136   Schaefer, Matt Relating to warning signs applicable to the carrying of weapons on the premises of certain holders of alcoholic beverage licenses and permits and to grounds for cancellation of those licenses and permits.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 2153   Burrows, Dustin
Nelson, Jane
Relating to a single local use tax rate as an alternative to combined local use tax rates for computing the amount of local use taxes remote sellers are required to collect and to the allocation of tax revenue collected at tha
Bill History: 10-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2159   Meyer, Morgan
Paxton, Angela (F)
Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2160   Raymond, Richard Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 03-27-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 2162   Cole, Sheryl (F) Relating to a study on the suitability of unused and underused public facilities for joint use by state and local governmental entities.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 2175   Leman, Ben Relating to the threshold contract amount at which a county is required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure for certain purchases.
Bill History: 05-03-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 2186   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 2187   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the repeal of the prohibition against certain municipal or county regulation of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 2189   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 2191   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the public information law.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 2192   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the assessment of litigation costs and attorney's fees in certain actions under the public information law.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 2202   Miller, Rick
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the appointment and election of levee improvement district directors.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2203   Miller, Rick
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to notice of a radioactive substance release.
Bill History: 05-31-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2230   Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the functions of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Not heard in committee House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 2248   Wray, John
Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the disposition and removal of a decedent's remains.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2259   Smith, Reggie (F) Relating to uncollectible fees and costs in criminal actions and proceedings.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2262   Thompson, Ed Relating to the use of traffic surveillance systems.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 2267   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to compensation to be paid to an emergency services district for a municipality's annexation of the district's territory.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 2272   Guillen, Ryan
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the county hotel occupancy tax rate in certain counties.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2280   Goodwin, Vikki (F) Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2286   Oliverson, Tom Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to certain firearm accessories and prohibiting the enforcement of certain federal laws related to certain firearm accessories.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 2300   Morrison, Geanie Relating to the creation of the disaster recovery loan program.
Bill History: 05-08-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance

HB 2305   Morrison, Geanie
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a work group on enhancing the training and credentialing of emergency management personnel.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2306   Rosenthal, Jon (F) Relating to a study regarding the public health considerations of transportation planning.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Administration

HB 2315   Thompson, Ed
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to evidence of ownership of temporary housing provided by a government agency in response to a natural disaster or other declared emergency.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2320   Paul, Dennis
Taylor, Larry
Relating to services provided during and following a disaster.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2325   Metcalf, Will
Hancock, Kelly
Relating to providing information and communication regarding and during a disaster.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2330   Walle, Armando
Lucio, Eddie
Relating to a study of an intake system and state case management system for state and federal disaster assistance.
Bill History: 05-24-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2333   Paddie, Chris Relating to the Texas ambulance response safety net program.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Committee action pending House Human Services

HB 2334   Miller, Rick Relating to grants awarded under the grant program to reduce recidivism, arrest, and incarceration of individuals with mental illness.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Corrections

HB 2337   Bonnen, Greg Relating to the development of a contract template and contracting guidance for debris removal and monitoring contracts of political subdivisions.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 2340   Dominguez, Alex (F)
Johnson, Nathan (F)
Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2345   Walle, Armando
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to resources to facilitate disaster mitigation, response, and recovery.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2348   King, Tracy
Perry, Charles
Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 2365   Hunter, Todd
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to information required to be published with a notice of intent to apply for the passage of a local or special law.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2384   Leach, Jeff
Huffman, Joan
Relating to judicial compensation and the contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and administration of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan One and Plan Two.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2398   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to grand jury proceedings.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2400   Martinez, Armando
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the application requirements for first responder organizations to receive an initial license or to renew a license.
Bill History: 05-17-19 S Not heard in committee Senate Health and Human Services

HB 2404   Bell, Cecil Relating to establishment of the office of first responder support within the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas and to the provision of critical incident support services to first responders.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2415   Darby, Drew Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2422   Anderson, Doc
Perry, Charles
Relating to the coordination of certain broadband projects by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2423   Anderson, Doc Relating to the creation of the broadband office within the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the establishment of a broadband investment grant program.
Bill History: 04-29-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 2439   Phelan, Dade
Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to certain regulations adopted by governmental entities for the building products, materials, or methods used in the construction of residential or commercial structures.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2445   Parker, Tan Relating to the addition of territory to a crime control and prevention district.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Urban Affairs

HB 2446   Swanson, Valoree
Fallon, Pat (F)
Relating to the availability of personal information of firefighters, volunteer firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2449   Springer, Drew Relating to the acquisition of real property by the Texas Department of Transportation to protect a state highway.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Transportation

HB 2475   Guillen, Ryan
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the indigent status of a person for purposes of the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 2479   Cortez, Philip Relating to certain procedures associated with voter approval of municipal annexation.
Bill History: 05-10-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 746

HB 2480   Rosenthal, Jon (F) Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of a lower-income individual that is located in a homestead preservation district.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2483   Farrar, Jessica Relating to the prohibition of certain pesticides on public road rights-of-way.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Agriculture and Livestock

HB 2493   Holland, Justin Relating to an advisory body on the security of the electric grid.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2504   Springer, Drew
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to requiring candidates to pay a filing fee or submit a petition in lieu of a filing fee to appear on the ballot for the general election for state and county officers.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2519   Allen, Alma Relating to the reporting of certain information on felony defendants placed on community supervision who are young adults and to certain measures to reduce the revocation rate of those defendants.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections

HB 2529   Leach, Jeff
Watson, Kirk
Relating to the governance of public housing authorities.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2534   Leach, Jeff Relating to the prohibition on lobbying by certain elected officers.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 2546   Guillen, Ryan
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the energy efficiency performance standards for construction of industrialized housing or buildings.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2547   Meyer, Morgan Relating to the assignment of certain former and retired justices and judges.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 2560   Bailes, Ernest Relating to a debris management plan and training.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 2580   Wu, Gene Relating to providing free access to telephone services for persons confined in county jail pending trial.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House County Affairs

HB 2581   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the administration of and funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Committee action pending House Environmental Regulation

HB 2585   Leach, Jeff
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to civil works projects and other construction projects of governmental entities.
Bill History: 04-30-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

HB 2596   White, James Relating to the regulation of raising or keeping six or fewer chickens by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Agriculture and Livestock

HB 2604   Sanford, Scott
Paxton, Angela (F)
Relating to the number of emissions inspections performed by certain vehicle inspection stations.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

HB 2612   Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the establishment of a constable's department civil service system in certain counties.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 2617   Cole, Sheryl (F)
Alvarado, Carol (F)
Relating to the fiscal year of certain political subdivisions.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2620   Martinez, Armando
Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles, including the enforcement of motor vehicle size and weight limitations.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2648   Biedermann, Kyle Relating to maintaining certain monuments and memorials and the names of certain public institutions.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Culture, Recreation and Tourism

HB 2679   Craddick, Tom Relating to damage to certain state transportation infrastructure resulting from certain motor vehicle accidents.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 2688   Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of a specialty treatment court for certain individuals residing with a child who is the subject of a juvenile court case.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 2692   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2693   Thierry, Shawn Relating to the establishment of a grant program to enhance community-based suicide prevention efforts.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 2707   Price, Four Relating to the expansion of the community mental health grant program to include services to and treatment of individuals with substance use disorders.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 2715   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute on motor-assisted scooters.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 2723   Darby, Drew Relating to the authority of local governments or other political subdivisions.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Environmental Regulation

HB 2736   Darby, Drew
Seliger, Kel
Relating to the authority of a governmental unit that has withdrawn from a regional planning commission to join another regional planning commission.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2748   Perez, Mary Ann Relating to regulation of the retail sale of fireworks.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action

HB 2755   Price, Four
Alvarado, Carol (F)
Relating to the amount of certain county and public health district fees.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2768   Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the issuance of an occupational driver's license.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2796   Morrison, Geanie Relating to the use of certain data collected by the Texas Workforce Commission to determine general prevailing wage rates for certain public work contracts.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 2803   Murr, Andrew Relating to associate judges for guardianship proceedings and protective services proceedings in certain courts.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2804   Button, Angie Chen Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property consisting of certain food products held by the owner of the property for sale at retail.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2806   Morrison, Geanie
Alvarado, Carol (F)
Relating to the creation of the Texas music incubator rebate program to provide for rebates of a portion of the mixed beverage gross receipts taxes collected from certain music venues.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for

HB 2807   Guillen, Ryan Relating to regulation and liability of certain vehicles on a highway.
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 2808   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the publication of required notice by a political subdivision by alternative media and on the Internet.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 2814   Goodwin, Vikki (F) Relating to the designation of highway safety corridors.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Transportation

HB 2826   Bonnen, Greg
Huffman, Joan
Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by a state agency or political subdivision.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2828   King, Phil
Fallon, Pat (F)
Relating to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a municipality or county of an animal from required disclosure under the public information law.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2831   Canales, Terry
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to the service of notice of a special commissioners' hearing in an eminent domain proceeding.
Bill History: 05-24-19 S Senate appointed conference committee
Hinojosa, Huffman, Nelson, Kolkhorst and Perry

HB 2839   Munoz, Sergio Relating to the apportionment of infrastructure costs in regard to certain property development projects.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 2840   Canales, Terry
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the right of a member of the public to address the governing body of a political subdivision at an open meeting of the body.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2855   Landgraf, Brooks Relating to a study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute on the impacts to state and local roads and bridges from increasing maximum weight limits for certain vehicles transporting sand.
Bill History: 04-29-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Transportation

HB 2856   Morrison, Geanie
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to restrictions under disaster remediation contracts.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 2857   Murr, Andrew Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2862   Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the appointment of special commissioners to assess damages in an eminent domain proceeding.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Land and Resource Management

HB 2868   Phelan, Dade
West, Royce
Relating to the procurement of interior design services by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2871   Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Energy Resources

HB 2885   Davis, Yvonne Relating to paid leave for public officers and employees engaged in certain military service.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 2894   Collier, Nicole
Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the prosecution of health care fraud.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2899   Leach, Jeff
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to civil liability and responsibility for defects in the plans, specifications, or other documents for the construction or repair of roads, highways, and related improvements.
Bill History: 06-02-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2901   Leach, Jeff Relating to civil liability and responsibility for the consequences of defects in the plans, specifications, or related documents for the construction or repair of an improvement to real property.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2928   King, Phil Relating to jurisdiction of contested probate proceedings in counties without a statutory probate court or statutory county court.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2929   Leach, Jeff
Hancock, Kelly
Relating to hospital liens.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2938   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to employ attorneys as mental health public defenders and to the reimbursement of an attorney who represents an indigent proposed patient.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2943   Button, Angie Chen Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

HB 2955   Price, Four
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to oversight of specialty court programs.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2956   Zwiener, Erin (F) Relating to the authority of a county to regulate impervious cover in certain floodplains.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Land and Resource Management

HB 2965   Toth, Steve Relating to changing the elements of an offense for certain open meetings requirements for a member of a governmental body.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 2969   Sanford, Scott Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against a first responder based on mental illness.
Bill History: 05-15-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 2973   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2986   Israel, Celia Relating to purchasing of cloud computing services by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 3002   Morrison, Geanie Relating to certain audit and reporting requirements of regional planning commissions.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 3022   Miller, Rick
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to emergency warning systems operated by municipalities and counties.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 3063   Smithee, John Relating to the transfer of a retired county or municipal law enforcement animal.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 2100

HB 3070   King, Ken
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to grants for emergency assistance under the rural volunteer fire department assistance program.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3073   King, Ken Relating to a joint interim study regarding the spreading of risk and costs related to certain natural disasters across the state by property and casualty insurance companies.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Administration

HB 3089   Martinez, Armando Relating to payment of costs related to the relocation of certain political subdivision utility facilities for state highway projects.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 3105   Burns, DeWayne Relating to the authority of a county to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the unincorporated area of the county.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Voted favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 3116   White, James
West, Royce
Relating to the establishment of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study on best practice standards for the detention of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3143   Murphy, Jim
West, Royce
Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3167   Oliverson, Tom
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the procedure for approval of certain land development applications by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3175   Deshotel, Joe
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of an applicant for disaster recovery funds.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3180   Bowers, Rhetta (F) Relating to the establishment of a centralized homelessness crisis response data system.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

HB 3191   Moody, Joe Relating to requiring a person who is the subject of a family violence protective order or arrested for or charged with an offense involving family violence to surrender firearms owned by the person.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 3201   Calanni, Gina (F) Relating to affiliation with a political party by voting by mail in a primary election.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections

HB 3204   Sanford, Scott Relating to the form of ballot propositions in an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action

HB 3207   Deshotel, Joe Relating to the maritime port plans, reports, and programs prepared by the Port Authority Advisory Committee.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1959

HB 3215   Darby, Drew Relating to the authority of a county auditor to oversee the expenditure of county funds.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 3247   Martinez, Armando
Alvarado, Carol (F)
Relating to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3249   Kacal, Kyle Relating to the use of Texas emissions reduction plan funds for a study conducted by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 3267   Murr, Andrew Relating to the payment of certain costs associated with certain assignments of a statutory probate court judge.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Voted favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3273   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 3283   White, James Relating to the release of certain defendants on bail.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3300   Murr, Andrew
Huffman, Joan
Relating to an award of costs and attorney's fees in a motion to dismiss for certain actions that have no basis in law or fact.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3305   Smithee, John Relating to personal information that may be omitted from certain property records and political reports and to other court security measures.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3327   Zwiener, Erin (F) Relating to the acquisition of real property for a proposed oil and gas pipeline through eminent domain by a common carrier.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 3336 (3) Leach, Jeff Relating to the jurisdiction of, and practices and procedures in civil cases before, justice courts, county courts, statutory county courts, and district courts.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3365   Paul, Dennis
Alvarado, Carol (F)
Relating to the civil liability of certain persons providing disaster assistance.
Bill History: 06-02-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3367   Thompson, Ed Relating to the creation of a business advisory council on disaster recovery and mitigation.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 3368   Morrison, Geanie Relating to outdoor advertising signs regulated by the Texas Department of Transportation.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 3371   Darby, Drew
Taylor, Larry
Relating to the regulation of certain battery-charged fences by municipalities and counties.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3376   Klick, Stephanie Relating to the review of ballot proposition language for certain political subdivision elections.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Committee action pending House Elections

HB 3378   Hernandez, Ana Relating to an advisory body on the security of the electric grid.
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3402   Phelan, Dade Relating to changing the criminal offense of conspiracy to circumvent the open meetings law.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3409   Reynolds, Ron Relating to requirements for training regarding trauma for judges, prosecuting attorneys, correctional officers, and law enforcement officers.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3418   Thompson, Ed Relating to information and outreach regarding hurricane preparedness and mitigation.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 3419   Thompson, Ed Relating to indefinite quantity contracts for the provision of certain services to declared disaster areas following a natural disaster.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 3428   Capriglione, Giovanni
Perry, Charles
Relating to training on Alzheimer's disease and dementia for certain Department of Family and Protective Services employees and area agencies on aging employees and volunteers.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3430   Hunter, Todd Relating to the transfer of a retired county law enforcement dog.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 3439   Patterson, Jared (F) Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to require a labor peace agreement as a condition of engaging in a commercial transaction with the municipality or county.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action

HB 3457   Smithee, John Relating to the assessment of litigation costs and attorney fees in certain lawsuits under the public information law.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3461   Wu, Gene Relating to allowing TJJD to approve a small number of Regional Diversion Alternatives placements for youth with intense needs at a higher rate than the average daily cost of state secure facilities.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Is

HB 3495   Cole, Sheryl (F) Relating to the creation of a wet debris study group.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 3500   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to the representation of certain indigent applicants for a writ of habeas corpus.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3512   Pacheco, Leo (F) Relating to community supervision.
Bill History: 05-06-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 3515   Fierro, Art (F) Relating to the requirement that a veterans county service office report to the commissioners court or the county's chief administrator.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Not heard in committee House Defense and Veteran's Affairs

HB 3518   Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the authority of a county to require a permit for certain food service establishments.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 3536   Rose, Toni Relating to the admission, examination, and discharge of a person for voluntary mental health services.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Public Health

HB 3539   Rose, Toni Relating to the appointment of a local public defender's office to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3540   Burns, DeWayne
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to release in lieu of arrest certain persons with an intellectual or developmental disability.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3543   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to guardianships, management trusts, and certain other procedures and proceedings for persons who are incapacitated.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3565   White, James Relating to the creation of certain pilot programs to encourage economic and educational opportunities in certain regions of this state.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 3582   Murr, Andrew
Menendez, Jose
Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of defendants who committed certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3592   Zwiener, Erin (F) Relating to qualifying projects for public-private partnerships.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3616   Hunter, Todd
Lucio, Eddie
Relating to a task force on faith-based programs that provide assistance during a disaster.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3631   Bailes, Ernest
Menendez, Jose
Relating to the confidentiality of the e-mail address of an applicant for or holder of a license issued by a state agency.
Bill History: 05-16-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

HB 3666   Murr, Andrew Relating to the effect and disregard of declarations for mental health treatment.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3678   Frank, James Relating to a study on reporting and accessibility of county budget information.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Removed from hearing 04/18/19 House County Affairs

HB 3680   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3690   Middleton, Mayes (F)
Lucio, Eddie
Relating to authorizing counties to adopt a code of ethics for their commissioners courts.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 3716   Parker, Tan
Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment of the office of medical examiner in certain counties.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3723   Swanson, Valoree Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Servi

HB 3731   Swanson, Valoree Relating to an appropriation of money to the General Land Office from the economic stabilization fund for certain disaster recovery and flood mitigation projects.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Sent to subcommittee House Appropriations

HB 3751   Walle, Armando Relating to legal counsel provided by the attorney general to a political subdivision subject to a declared state of disaster.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 416

HB 3752   Walle, Armando Relating to certain procedures applicable to meetings under the open meetings law and the disclosure of public information under the public information law in the event of an emergency, urgent public necessity, or catastrophic eve
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3753   Harless, Sam (F)
Alvarado, Carol (F)
Relating to the authority of a county fire marshal to provide fire-related training programs for first responders.
Bill History: 06-02-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3758   Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of the governing board of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to amend a qualified allocation plan in response to a natural or man-made disaster.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 3786   Coleman, Garnet Relating to establishing family drug courts in counties.
Bill History: 04-29-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 3802   Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of a zero-emissions vehicle program.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Environmental Regulation

HB 3811   Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the enforcement by certain local governmental entities and campus police departments of state and federal laws governing immigration.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3813   Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the removal from office of a public officer of a political subdivision for policies or actions regarding immigration enforcement.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3815   Morrison, Geanie
Huffman, Joan
Relating to requiring notices of property located in floodplains, flood pools, or reservoirs to be provided by sellers of real property and on subdivision plats.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3827   Sherman, Carl (F) Relating to the procedures for appointing counsel to represent indigent defendants in certain post-conviction proceedings in capital cases.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Not heard in committee House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3834   Capriglione, Giovanni
Paxton, Angela (F)
Relating to the requirement that certain state and local government employees and state contractors complete a cybersecurity training program certified by the state cybersecurity coordinator.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3839   Murphy, Jim Relating to requiring notices of property located in floodplains, flood pools, or reservoirs to be provided by sellers of real property and on subdivision plats.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry

HB 3849   Bell, Cecil Relating to the powers and duties of a personal bond or personal bond and pretrial supervision office.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 3851   Lang, Mike Relating to unfunded state educational mandates imposed on school districts.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Committee action pending House Public Education

HB 3854   Walle, Armando Relating to the storage, transportation, processing, and disposal of scrap tires.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Voted favorably from committee on House Environmental Regulation

HB 3892   Price, Four Relating to court-ordered mental health services.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3895   Oliverson, Tom Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for certain offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3898   Sherman, Carl (F) Relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or proposals for competitive bidding.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 3903   White, James Relating to a state defense attorney to represent certain defendants in proceedings before state appellate courts and coordinate continuing legal education for criminal defense attorneys.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3909   Phelan, Dade Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Servi

HB 3910   Sherman, Carl (F)
West, Royce
Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 3919   Dutton, Harold Relating to prosecutorial transparency.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3920   Dutton, Harold Relating to the establishment of the inmate legal services office and to the appointment and compensation of certain legal counsel for certain indigent inmates and other persons in secure correctional facilities.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3933   Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to consumer protections against billing and limitations on information reported by consumer reporting agencies.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Committee action pending House Insurance

HB 3934   Frank, James
Perry, Charles
Relating to the authority of rural hospitals to establish a health care collaborative.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3970   Sheffield, J.D. Relating to the definition of non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Public Health

HB 3981   Leach, Jeff Relating to civil suits brought by local governments for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 4009   Toth, Steve Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 4021   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to certain locations at which a person is prohibited from carrying a weapon.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 4022   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to the compensation of an assistant county auditor.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 4024   Romero, Ramon Relating to a prohibition on certain contracts with certain agents of foreign entities.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 4041   Toth, Steve Relating to prohibiting the enforcement of certain federal laws.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Not heard in committee House State Affairs

HB 4044   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to the funding of community supervision and corrections departments.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Corrections

HB 4046   Lozano, Jose Relating to providing information and communication regarding and during a disaster.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 4053   Kacal, Kyle Relating to the authorization of the construction of an electric railway on or across a road, street, alley, square, or property of a county or municipality.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 4060   Zwiener, Erin (F) Relating to a program administered by the Railroad Commission of Texas to provide grants to promote pipeline emergency preparedness.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Energy Resources

HB 4069   Wilson, Terry Relating to the authority of a commissioners court to disapprove of certain condemnations.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Land and Resource Management

HB 4077   Price, Four Relating to rural hospitals and similar facilities.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 4089   Blanco, Cesar Relating to the regulation of radioactive waste.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Committee action pending House Environmental Regulation

HB 4125   Israel, Celia Relating to the creation of tenant legal services offices by counties to represent indigent residential tenants in eviction cases.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 4132   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to maintenance and production of electronic public information under the public information law.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 4143   Dutton, Harold Relating to the amount of a fine and costs discharged by a defendant while confined in jail or engaged in labor.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4152   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to use of hotel occupancy tax by certain counties.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 4156   Zwiener, Erin (F) Relating to the exercise of power of eminent domain by private pipeline companies for the construction of common carrier pipelines.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Land and Resource Management

HB 4161   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to authorization for the creation of a county ethics commission in any county.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 4210   Johnson, Eric Relating to publication of notice requirements for certain governmental entities and representatives.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 4214   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to matters concerning governmental entities, including cybersecurity, governmental efficiencies, information resources, and emergency planning.
Bill History: 05-02-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 4218   Israel, Celia Relating to imposing an additional fee for the registration of an alternatively fueled vehicle.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 4219   Leman, Ben Relating to the enforceability of certain contracts to acquire real property for a high-speed rail project.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 4268   Wu, Gene Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 4271   Wu, Gene Relating to the redaction of an unconstitutional restriction from an instrument conveying an interest in real property.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 4279   Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to establish, operate, and, through the issuance of general obligation bonds, finance a grant program.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Committee action pending House Natural Resources

HB 4280   Morrison, Geanie
Flores, Pete
Relating to funding for counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 4305   Phelan, Dade Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain counties.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4329   Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4339   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of certain counties to use an alternate work period for county peace officers.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 4340   Rose, Toni Relating to the operation of certain urban land bank demonstration programs.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 4353   Burrows, Dustin Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4354   Phelan, Dade Relating to prevention and early intervention programs and practices.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Not heard in committee House Human Services

HB 4355   Burrows, Dustin Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll and related appraisal records.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4356   Burrows, Dustin Relating to the matters that a taxing unit is entitled to challenge before an appraisal review board.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4362   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to peer-to-peer vehicle sharing platforms, the collection, remittance, and administration of certain taxes on those platforms, and fees collected by those platforms.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Transportation

HB 4374   Murr, Andrew Relating to liability of prescribed burn directors in connection with prescribed burns.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Water and Rural Affairs

HB 4395   Murr, Andrew Relating to charitable organizations, including charitable organizations that may conduct prescribed burning.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Water and Rural Affairs

HB 4398   Raney, John Relating to the electronic transmission of an invoice or notice of toll nonpayment by a toll project entity.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Transportation

HB 4408   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue public securities for certain purposes.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Committee action pending House Pensions/Investments/Financial Services

HB 4417   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the hours of work of county employees.
Bill History: 04-22-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 4426   Frank, James Relating to authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to retain portion of appropriated funds to pay for implementation of certain health care programs under the Medicaid program.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Appropriations

HB 4432   Perez, Mary Ann Relating to a prohibition on certain contracts for construction projects by governmental entities.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 4433   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4444   Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to consumer protections against surprise billing.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Not heard in committee House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 4455   Miller, Rick
Campbell, Donna
Relating to the provision of mental health services through a telemedicine medical service or telehealth service.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 4460   Allen, Alma Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Not heard in committee House Corrections

HB 4468   Coleman, Garnet
Whitmire, John
Relating to county criminal justice reform.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 4469   Meza, Terry (F) Relating to the establishment of a grant program and task force relating to disaster issues affecting persons who are elderly and persons with disabilities.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 4475   Ortega, Lina Relating to the ability of a governmental entity to contract for the development and operation of a transportation project
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Transportation

HB 4479   Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of a grant program and task force relating to disaster issues affecting persons who are elderly and persons with disabilities.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 4498   Guillen, Ryan Relating to the reimbursement of excess costs incurred by a recipient of certain grants awarded by the Texas Department of Transportation.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Transportation

HB 4499   Raymond, Richard Relating to the operation of motor-assisted scooters.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 4549   Toth, Steve Relating to the clearance of a ditch for the purpose of flood prevention by certain counties.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Not heard in committee House County Affairs

HB 4559   Fierro, Art (F)
Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to access to a county jail prisoner's health benefits coverage information for mental health service providers.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 4567   Coleman, Garnet Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities and residents.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 4605   White, James Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4617   Burrows, Dustin Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 4   Phelan, Dade
Creighton, Brandon
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects.
Bill History: 11-05-19 G Election date

HJR 5   Thompson, Senfronia
Kolkhorst, Lois
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Public Finance Authority to fund research, treatment, and access to services in this state for behavioral health, mental
Bill History: 05-22-19 S First placement on Senate Intent Calendar for

HJR 11   Gonzalez, Mary Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects.
Bill History: 04-16-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Water and Rural Affairs

HJR 13   White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to allocate a portion of oil and gas production tax revenue to the counties from which the oil and gas originated.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 23   Miller, Rick Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of armed services.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 27   Nevarez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of a regional mobility authority by local law.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HJR 28   Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 29   Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 30   Burns, DeWayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HJR 31   Murphy, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 33   Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 34   Shine, Hugh
Bettencourt, Paul
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.
Bill History: 11-05-19 G Election date

HJR 35   Shine, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 36   Deshotel, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino gaming in certain coastal areas of this state by licensed persons to provide additional money.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Committee action pending Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HJR 39   Cyrier, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SJR 24

HJR 40   Israel, Celia Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HJR 41   Neave, Victoria Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit for a temporary period the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a political subdivision on a residence homestead uninhabitable.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 44   Leach, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 45   Turner, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing an increased minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HJR 46   Bucy, John (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HJR 50   Metcalf, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 51   Metcalf, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 52   Lucio III, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the valuation of property for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of its market value.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 54   Wray, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 58   Dutton, Harold Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state property.located near a public school or within a municipal manage
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 60   Bailes, Ernest Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the transfer of a limitation established by a county, city or town, or junior college district.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 62   Murr, Andrew Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail to an accused person if necessary to ensure the person's appearance in court and the safety of the community and the victim of the alleged offense.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HJR 70   Lambert, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a county or municipality to adopt a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 75   Murphy, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HJR 81   Phelan, Dade Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects.
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Committee action pending House Natural Resources

HJR 82   Craddick, Tom
Flores, Pete
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of and use of money in the generate recurring oil wealth for Texas (GROW Texas) fund and allocating certain general revenues to that fund.
Bill History: 05-17-19 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

HJR 83   Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state or a municipality or county to donate certain property to the United States to promote border crossing security.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House International Relations/Economic Dev

HJR 86   Toth, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit governmental entities from spending public money on legislative lobbying.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HJR 88   Swanson, Valoree Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HJR 90   Rosenthal, Jon (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by the political subdivision.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 92   Reynolds, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HJR 94   Button, Angie Chen Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation tangible personal property consisting of food or food products held by the owner of the property for sale at retail.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 96   Tinderholt, Tony Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SJR 32

HJR 114   Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to be paid out of the economic stabilization fund by the Texas Water Development Board.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Committee action pending House Natural Resources

HJR 122   Burns, DeWayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the legislature to provide for the reimbursement of certain political subdivisions for the implementation of laws.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HJR 126   Phelan, Dade Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 134   Gutierrez, Roland Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 148   Landgraf, Brooks Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for appointments to fill vacancies for certain judicial offices and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HJR 149   Toth, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

SB 2   Bettencourt, Paul
Burrows, Dustin
Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 06-12-19 G Effective January 1, 2020, except section 92 effective
September 1, 2019, and multiple sections effective
September 1, 2020 and January 1, 2021. See history notes

SB 5   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes.
Bill History: 03-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 6   Kolkhorst, Lois
Morrison, Geanie
Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 8   Perry, Charles
Larson, Lyle
Relating to state and regional flood planning.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 9   Hughes, Bryan
Klick, Stephanie
Relating to election integrity.
Bill History: 05-18-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Elections

SB 10   Nelson, Jane
Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Point of order sustained under Rule 4, Section 32(c)(2)
regarding an incomplete bill analysis

SB 13   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the ethics of public officials, including restrictions relating to lobbying and the personal financial statements of public officials.
Bill History: 05-13-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

SB 15   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies.
Bill History: 04-08-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 22   Campbell, Donna
Noble, Candy (F)
Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 29   Hall, Bob
Middleton, Mayes (F)
Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by certain entities.
Bill History: 05-20-19 H Failed to pass to third reading (Vote: N: 85/Y: 58)

SB 30   Birdwell, Brian
Phelan, Dade
Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 31   Zaffirini, Judith
Smithee, John
Relating to establishing a guardianship abuse, fraud, and exploitation deterrence program.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 39   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the consolidation and allocation of state civil court costs.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 40   Zaffirini, Judith
Leach, Jeff
Relating to locations, terms, sessions, and procedures for conducting court proceedings.
Bill History: 06-07-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 45   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the expression of breast milk in the Capitol and other public buildings.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 49   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures filed in connection with certain county judicial offices.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 53   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a request for 9-1-1 service by text message and the provision of available contact information.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 63   Nelson, Jane Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 64   Nelson, Jane
Phelan, Dade
Relating to cybersecurity for information resources.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 70   Nelson, Jane Relating to a single local use tax rate as an alternative to combined local use tax rates for computing the amount of local use taxes remote sellers are required to collect and to the allocation of tax revenue collected at that rate.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

SB 81   Hall, Bob Relating to the naming of a reservoir by certain water districts.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Committee action pending House Natural Resources

SB 82   Hall, Bob Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by a recipient of state funds.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 84   Hall, Bob Relating to the right of public officers to information of certain governmental entities.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 86   Hall, Bob
White, James
Relating to the regulation of raising or keeping six or fewer chickens by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Agriculture and Livestock

SB 87   Hall, Bob Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the vehicle safety inspection program for certain vehicles.
Bill History: 04-17-19 S Committee action pending Senate Transportation

SB 88   Hall, Bob Relating to a pilot project for financing certain Texas Department of Transportation projects.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 91   Menendez, Jose Relating to certain unlawful employment practices relating to the reporting of criminal offenses.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 102   Menendez, Jose Relating to providing for voter registration at a polling place.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 105   Menendez, Jose Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion and crisis stabilization unit pilot program.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 112   Menendez, Jose Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 113   Menendez, Jose Relating to minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 118   West, Royce Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 119   West, Royce Relating to actions by a retailer that constitute engaging in business in this state for purposes of the use tax and to the allocation of certain revenue derived from that tax.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 124   West, Royce
Sherman, Carl (F)
Relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or proposals for competitive bidding.
Bill History: 05-27-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 126   West, Royce Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 129   Hinojosa, Chuy
Guerra, Bobby
Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of certain first responders.
Bill History: 05-10-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 131   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veteran Affairs and Border Security

SB 132   Hinojosa, Chuy
Longoria, Oscar
Relating to operation of the Texas leverage fund program administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank.
Bill History: 05-23-19 H House appointed conference committee
Longoria-chair, Anchia, Lambert, Paddie and Rose

SB 135   Nichols, Robert Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 02-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 141   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 145   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to health benefit plan coverage in this state.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 151   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 159   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the prohibition of certain required nondisclosure and arbitration agreements.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 160   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to a prohibition on sex discrimination in employment compensation.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 161   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 163   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to required provision of workers' compensation insurance coverage for employees of building and construction contractors and subcontractors.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 166   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the inquiry of immigration status of a person under a lawful detention by certain persons under the direction or control of a local governmental entity or campus police department.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 167   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the enforcement by certain local governmental entities and campus police departments of state and federal laws governing immigration.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 168   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the removal from office of a public officer of a political subdivision for policies or actions regarding immigration enforcement.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 169   Nichols, Robert Relating to the use of certain lighting equipment on escort flag vehicles.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 170   Perry, Charles
Price, Four
Relating to reimbursement of rural hospitals participating in the Medicaid managed care program.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 173   Perry, Charles Relating to requiring the state to reimburse counties for certain costs incurred in confining certain persons arrested following release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 175   Perry, Charles
Paddie, Chris
Relating to eminent domain reporting requirements for certain entities.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 181   Miles, Borris Relating to the use of certain border security funding to secure Gulf of Mexico ports.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 185   Miles, Borris Relating to the response to certain oil or gas well accidents by state agencies and responsible parties.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Energy Resources

SB 186   Miles, Borris Relating to the maximum permitted rate of interest, sum of fees, and other amounts due during a natural disaster declaration.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 191   Miles, Borris Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 192   Perry, Charles
Murr, Andrew
Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

SB 196   Campbell, Donna
Miller, Rick
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.
Bill History: 05-14-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 198   Schwertner, Charles
Canales, Terry
Relating to payment for the use of a highway toll project.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 199   Schwertner, Charles Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 201   Huffman, Joan
Oliverson, Tom
Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for certain offenses committed in a disaster area or evacuated area.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 202   Huffman, Joan Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 216   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the requirement that a veterans county service office report to the commissioners court or the county's chief administrator.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veteran Affairs and Border Security

SB 218   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the provision of mental health services to persons younger than 18 years of age.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 219   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to certain fees of and costs incurred by sheriffs and constables.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 220   Menendez, Jose Relating to a feasibility study and report by the Texas Division of Emergency Management regarding the use of United States Postal Service employees, resources, and assets during a declared disaster.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 221   Menendez, Jose Relating to the entitlement of spouses of certain veterans with disabilities to a veteran's employment preference.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veteran Affairs and Border Security

SB 226   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to maintaining certain monuments and memorials and the names of certain public institutions.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 230   Perry, Charles
Guillen, Ryan
Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 239   Nelson, Jane
Button, Angie Chen
Relating to the requirements for meetings of certain special districts.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 259   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the disposition and removal of a decedent's remains.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 272   Watson, Kirk Relating to certain disclosures of electronic toll collection customer account information by a toll project entity.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 273   Watson, Kirk Relating to the operation and movement of motorcycles on certain highways during periods of traffic congestion.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 274   Watson, Kirk Relating to the driver responsibility program.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 277   Menendez, Jose Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 280   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 282   Buckingham, Dawn
Buckley, Brad (F)
Relating to the allocation of money associated with delays of transportation projects.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 283   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 285   Miles, Borris
Thompson, Ed
Relating to information and outreach regarding hurricane preparedness and mitigation.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 289   Lucio, Eddie
Morrison, Geanie
Relating to natural disaster housing recovery.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 300   Miles, Borris
Thompson, Ed
Relating to indefinite quantity contracts for the provision of certain services to declared disaster areas following a natural disaster.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 303   Miles, Borris Relating to providing free access to telephone services for persons confined in county jail pending trial.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 323   Huffman, Joan
Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the review of ballot proposition language for certain political subdivision elections.
Bill History: 05-14-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Elections

SB 325   Huffman, Joan
Landgraf, Brooks
Relating to establishing a protective order registry and the duties of courts in regard to the registry.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 327   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 332   West, Royce Relating to preventing racial profiling and to video and audio equipment and recordings of certain law enforcement motor vehicle stops.
Bill History: 03-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice

SB 333   West, Royce Relating to the appointment of an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 335   West, Royce
Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to community land trusts.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 339   Huffman, Joan
Morrison, Geanie
Relating to a seller's disclosure notice for a residential property regarding floodplains, flood pools, or reservoirs.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 346   Zaffirini, Judith
Leach, Jeff
Relating to the consolidation and allocation of state criminal court costs.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

SB 347   Flores, Pete
Burrows, Dustin
Relating to eligibility for service on the board of directors of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 354 (4) Lucio, Eddie
Guillen, Ryan
Relating to authority of certain officers of certain counties to disburse or direct payment of county funds for salaries or expenses.
Bill History: 05-31-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 357   Nichols, Robert
Canales, Terry
Relating to the height of outdoor advertising signs regulated by the Texas Department of Transportation.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 362   Huffman, Joan
Price, Four
Relating to court-ordered mental health services.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 365   Watson, Kirk Relating to bonds issued by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 367   Watson, Kirk Relating to the prohibition on lobbying by certain elected officers.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 369   Watson, Kirk Relating to the availability on the Internet of certain registrations and reports filed by lobbyists.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 374   Hall, Bob Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 376   Hall, Bob Relating to criminal offenses applicable to and authorized uses of gambling devices, including eight-liners.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 378   Hall, Bob Relating to prohibiting public funds from being used to enforce certain federal or international laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 383   Nelson, Jane Relating to a highway toll exemption for public school buses.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Not heard in committee Senate Transportation

SB 384   Nelson, Jane
Sheffield, J.D.
Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections and preventable adverse events at health care facilities.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 387   Huffman, Joan Relating to judicial compensation and the contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and administration of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan One and Plan Two.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 396   Perry, Charles Relating to state and regional flood planning.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Water and Rural Affairs

SB 397   Perry, Charles Relating to funding of certain flood-related projects by the Texas Water Development Board and the reporting and administration of certain flood-related projects by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Water and Rural Affairs

SB 402   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of certain information related to parades, concerts, or other entertainment events open to the general public that are paid for with public funds.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 404   Birdwell, Brian Relating to a petition by residents of certain counties for an election regarding voter approval of municipal annexation.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 416   Huffman, Joan
Walle, Armando
Relating to legal counsel provided by the attorney general to a political subdivision subject to a declared state of disaster.
Bill History: 05-20-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 421   Kolkhorst, Lois
Craddick, Tom
Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.
Bill History: 05-24-19 H House appointed conference committee
Craddick-chair, King of Parker, Minjarez, Munoz and
Stickland

SB 422   Campbell, Donna
Bell, Cecil
Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose a fine or fee in certain areas in the municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction.
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Land and Resource Management

SB 428   Lucio, Eddie
Nevarez, Poncho
Relating to a study of using a single intake form for state and federal disaster assistance.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

SB 429   Lucio, Eddie
Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to a comprehensive plan for increasing and improving the workforce in this state to serve persons with mental health and substance use issues.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 431   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to administrative violations committed by certified self-insurer administrators under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act; authorizing an administrative penalty.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 432   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to procedures for identifying or releasing on personal bond criminal defendants suspected of having a mental illness or intellectual disability.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 434   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of ad valorem taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 442   Hancock, Kelly
Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to a disclosure regarding flood coverage under a residential property insurance policy.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 443   Hancock, Kelly
Murphy, Jim
Relating to the period for which a property owner may receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for property that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a disaster.
Bill History: 06-04-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 446   West, Royce Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Vote failed in committee on House State Affairs

SB 453   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 455   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to the status and taxation of powdered alcohol as an alcoholic beverage.
Bill History: 04-16-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 462   Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Committee action pending House Pensions/Investments/Financial Services

SB 465   Campbell, Donna Relating to a public database maintained by the comptroller of information about certain political subdivisions.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 467   Zaffirini, Judith
Leach, Jeff
Relating to the procedures of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
Bill History: 05-27-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 470   Kolkhorst, Lois
Noble, Candy (F)
Relating to the powers and duties of county child welfare boards.
Bill History: 05-17-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Human Services

SB 473   Hancock, Kelly Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 474   Hancock, Kelly Relating to the eligibility of land secured by a home equity loan to be designated for agricultural use for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 475   Hancock, Kelly
Hernandez, Ana
Relating to an advisory body on the security of the electric grid.
Bill History: 06-07-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 478   Creighton, Brandon Relating to authorization to enter onto property to survey for a proposed high-speed rail facility.
Bill History: 05-01-19 S Committee action pending Senate Transportation

SB 489   Zaffirini, Judith
Smithee, John
Relating to personal information that may be omitted from certain property records and political reports and to other court security measures.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 491   Creighton, Brandon Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel.
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 493   Alvarado, Carol (F)
Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 494   Huffman, Joan
Walle, Armando
Relating to certain procedures applicable to meetings under the open meetings law and the disclosure of public information under the public information law in the event of an emergency, urgent public necessity, or catastrophic eve
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 495   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 496   Perry, Charles
Murr, Andrew
Relating to factors the Texas Historical Commission considers in reviewing an application for a grant or loan through the historic courthouse preservation program.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 506   Creighton, Brandon Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 515   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the effects of the construction of a border wall on storm drainage and other environmental matters in this state.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Water and Rural Affairs

SB 524   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 531   Birdwell, Brian
Lozano, Jose
Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.
Bill History: 05-27-19 S Set on the Senate Items Eligible Calendar

SB 536   Zaffirini, Judith
Murr, Andrew
Relating to associate judges for guardianship proceedings and protective services proceedings in certain courts.
Bill History: 05-27-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 540   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the period for which a property owner may receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for property that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a disaster.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 542   Watson, Kirk Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Voted favorably from committee on House Urban Affairs

SB 546   Watson, Kirk Relating to the governance of public housing authorities.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 549   West, Royce Relating to the operation of motor-assisted scooters.
Bill History: 05-14-19 H Meeting set for On adj., 3W15 House Transportation

SB 551   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to inaccurate or incomplete permit applications for solid waste facilities.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 552   Schwertner, Charles Relating to notice of a property owner's rights relating to the examination or survey of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

SB 553   Schwertner, Charles Relating to the acquisition of certain real property in conjunction with the acquisition of real property for a public us through eminent domain.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

SB 554   Schwertner, Charles Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right of repurchase real property from a condemning entity.
Bill History: 03-28-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Land and Resource Management

SB 555   Schwertner, Charles Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

SB 560   Kolkhorst, Lois
Smithee, John
Relating to a plan and report on court-ordered representation for certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 561   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to jurisdiction of, and qualifications of judges and justices of the peace for, certain courts.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 562   Zaffirini, Judith
Price, Four
Relating to the delivery of certain mental health information regarding a defendant transferred from a county to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 565   Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of the governing body of a school district to waive the new jobs creation requirement for the purpose of eligibility.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 583   Hinojosa, Chuy
Rose, Toni
Relating to the appointment of a local public defender's office to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 593   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to access to a county jail prisoner's health benefits coverage information for mental health service providers.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 594   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of a business advisory council on disaster recovery and mitigation.
Bill History: 04-02-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 595   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to an annual audit by the state auditor regarding certain community development block grant disaster recovery program money.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 605   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Historical Commission.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 610   Nichols, Robert Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Medical Board; authorizing a fee.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 611   Nichols, Robert Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 615   Buckingham, Dawn
Paddie, Chris
Relating to the operations and functions of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the sunset review date for and programs administered by the association; authorizing a fee.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 618   Hall, Bob Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 623   Birdwell, Brian Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 628   Whitmire, John Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 633   Kolkhorst, Lois
Lambert, Stan
Relating to an initiative to increase the capacity of local mental health authorities to provide access to mental health services in certain counties.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 640   Huffman, Joan Relating to notice requirements for leased residential property, manufactured home lots, or commercial property located in a flood zone.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 641   Huffman, Joan Relating to dangerous wild animals.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Public Health

SB 644   Birdwell, Brian Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities that transport ready-mixed concrete.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 648   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to clarifying the law regarding local government prohibitions or restrictions on the sale or use of a container or package.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 653   Hall, Bob Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.
Bill History: 05-08-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 657   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 04-30-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 658   Zaffirini, Judith
Clardy, Travis
Relating to making permanent the former temporary increases in records archive fees and records management and preservation fees charged by district and county clerks.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 659   Birdwell, Brian Relating to the disposition of real property intended for high-speed rail projects.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 663   Menendez, Jose Relating to the punishment for the offense of driving while license invalid.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 667   Zaffirini, Judith
Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to guardianships, management trusts, and certain other procedures and proceedings for persons who are incapacitated.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 670   Buckingham, Dawn
Price, Four
Relating to Medicaid telemedicine and telehealth services.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 680   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to the maximum service retirement annuity for members of public retirement systems.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 681   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to the criteria to determine compensation and conditions of employment of firefighters and police officers of certain political subdivisions.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Committee action pending Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 688   Perry, Charles
King, Ken
Relating to height limitations for certain vehicles transporting seed cotton or cotton.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 695   Creighton, Brandon Relating to state policies and programs that affect the funding of flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Water and Rural Affairs

SB 699   Hall, Bob Relating to the certification of an areas's wet or dry status for the purpose of an alcoholic beverage permit or license.
Bill History: 04-30-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 701   Nichols, Robert Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as timber land or restricted-use timber land.
Bill History: 04-16-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 702   Bettencourt, Paul
Harless, Sam (F)
Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

SB 703   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the reporting by local governmental entities of expenditures for lobbying.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 710   Creighton, Brandon
Toth, Steve
Relating to authorization for the creation of a county ethics commission in any county.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 717   Lucio, Eddie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides a meeting place and support services for organizations that provide assistance to alcoholics or their families.
Bill History: 03-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 720   West, Royce Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 746   Campbell, Donna
Cortez, Philip
Relating to certain procedures associated with voter approval of municipal annexation.
Bill History: 05-25-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 752   Huffman, Joan
Oliverson, Tom
Relating to liability of volunteer health care providers and health care institutions for care, assistance, or advice provided in relation to a disaster.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 753   Huffman, Joan
Raney, John
Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 755   Hinojosa, Chuy
Herrero, Abel
Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of certain navigation districts.
Bill History: 05-22-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 762   Campbell, Donna Relating to wages and employment benefits.
Bill History: 04-12-19 S Removed from hearing 04/15/19 Senate State Affairs

SB 765   Menendez, Jose Relating to programs that can be established and funded under the Texas emissions reduction program.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 766   Menendez, Jose Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 775   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the purchase of necessary real property for the construction of a high-speed rail project.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 776   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of an agriculture and rural ombudsman office.
Bill History: 03-25-19 S Committee action pending Senate Agriculture

SB 777   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to local government prohibitions or restrictions on the sale or use of a container or package.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 781   Kolkhorst, Lois
Leman, Ben
Relating to the regulation of residential treatment centers.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 788   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Agriculture

SB 789   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to limitations on food regulations at farms, farmers' markets, and cottage food production operations.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 790   Buckingham, Dawn
Morrison, Geanie
Relating to certain audit and reporting requirements of regional planning commissions.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 792   Perry, Charles Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 793   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to the jurisdiction of county and justice courts in civil matters.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 799   Alvarado, Carol (F)
Murphy, Jim
Relating to the creation of a business advisory council to provide advice on economic recovery following a disaster.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Sections 7, 8, and 10 effective September 1, 2019

SB 803   Rodriguez, Jose
Ortega, Lina
Relating to a written assessment regarding a defendant suspected of having a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

SB 809   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to weight limitations for over-the-road buses.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 816   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation by certain municipalities of disposable plastic bag use.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 821   Nelson, Jane
Price, Four
Relating to children's advocacy centers.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 822   Nelson, Jane
Flynn, Dan
Relating to the administration of a grant program to support community mental health programs for veterans and their families.
Bill History: 05-31-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 824   Nelson, Jane Relating to the local regulation of the sale of lemonade or other beverages by children.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 829   Huffman, Joan Relating to disease prevention and preparedness information for emergency medical services personnel on certification or recertification.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 830   Huffman, Joan Relating to a vaccine preventable disease policy for first responders of emergency response entities.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 841   West, Royce Relating to the designation of polling place locations on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 842   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to waiver programs for certain veterans provided by toll project entities.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 850   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to a study on freestanding emergency medical care facilities.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 857   Lucio, Eddie
Paul, Dennis
Relating to requiring training for certain emergency management coordinators.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

SB 875   Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 890   Nelson, Jane Relating to the administration and collection of sales and use taxes applicable to sales involving marketplace providers.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

SB 891   Huffman, Joan
Leach, Jeff
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 904   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the use of governmental communications systems to distribute political advertising.
Bill History: 05-06-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 906   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 914   Watson, Kirk Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 915   Birdwell, Brian Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 918   Huffman, Joan Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 04-11-19 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

SB 922   West, Royce Relating to the procurement of interior design services by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 932   Hughes, Bryan
Wilson, Terry
Relating to the regulation of certain direct sales of food to consumers and a limitation on the fee amount for certain permits.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 939   Creighton, Brandon
Wray, John
Relating to the limitations periods for certain suits against real estate appraisers and appraisal firms.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 942   Johnson, Nathan (F)
Metcalf, Will
Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 943   Watson, Kirk
Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

SB 944   Watson, Kirk
Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to the public information law.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 955   Bettencourt, Paul
Geren, Charlie
Relating to the matters that a taxing unit is entitled to challenge before an appraisal review board.
Bill History: 05-07-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 956   Bettencourt, Paul
Geren, Charlie
Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll and related appraisal records.
Bill History: 05-07-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

SB 963   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to county contracts for emergency management consulting services.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 964   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to certain plumbing, air conditioning, and electrical services performed as a volunteer during a disaster.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 970   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the review and approval of contingent fee contracts for certain public agencies.
Bill History: 05-13-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

SB 974   Campbell, Donna
Klick, Stephanie
Relating to policies and programs that permit the use of public money to finance political campaigns.
Bill History: 05-18-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Elections

SB 981   Kolkhorst, Lois
Zerwas, John
Relating to the disaster supplemental nutrition assistance program.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 982   Kolkhorst, Lois
Zerwas, John
Relating to awareness of and access to health care service programs available during a disaster or emergency.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 983   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the establishment of a work group to study local restrictions that impede disaster recovery efforts.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 984   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the suspension of certain local laws and property regulations by the governor during a declared state of disaster.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 985   Kolkhorst, Lois