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HB 5 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to debris management and other disaster recovery efforts. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 6 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to disaster relief and recovery. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 7 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to disaster preparation for state agencies and political subdivisions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 11 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al. Relating to the assumption of the powers and duties relating to driver's licenses, personal identification certificates, and other related programs, powers, and duties by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 39 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the repeal of certain time limitations on the award of grants by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 41 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to paid leave for a state employee who is a search and rescue volunteer. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 112 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to legislative review and approval of certain state agency rules. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 143 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 168 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a study on the creation of bilingual zones in certain areas of this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 169 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the requirement that contractors verify compliance with wage payment laws in governmental contracts with governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 212 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the preference given by state agencies for certain goods and services produced or offered by small businesses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 226 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and to make certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for the criminal offenses of sedition, sabotage, and capital sabotage; imposing a civil penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 237 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state and submission of a zero-based budget by and performance of a financial audit of an agency undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 238 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 244 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 254 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 264 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a report by the Department of Public Safety of certain information on border crime and other criminal activity related to border security. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 270 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to authority for certain state employees to work flexible hours and to work from home or other authorized alternative work sites. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 298 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the procedure by which a state agency may issue an opinion that a watercourse is navigable. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 305 86-0 (2019) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the requirement that certain political subdivisions with authority to impose a tax post certain information on an Internet website. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 318 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Internet broadcast or audio recording of certain open meetings. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 319 86-0 (2019) Author: 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. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 350 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the composition of the cybersecurity council. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 351 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to emergency management for cyber attacks against this state. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 381 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Angela | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 400 86-0 (2019) Author: Tinderholt, Tony | et. al. Relating to the security of the electric grid. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 402 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 405 86-0 (2019) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to designating June as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Awareness Month. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 416 86-0 (2019) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 432 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and the moving image industry incentive program. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 477 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 543 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the applicability to certain draft grant applications of the exception from disclosure under the public information law for agency memoranda. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 583 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments or memorials located on public property; providing civil penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 604 86-0 (2019) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the release of confidential physician-patient communications to the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 632 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to a pilot program for the recovery of delinquent state obligations owed to certain state agencies. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 676 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the entitlement of spouses of certain veterans with disabilities to a veteran's employment preference. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
HB 679 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to sell educational resources and services. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Received from the House
HB 689 86-0 (2019) Author: Frank, James B. Relating to comparisons of state budgets made by the Legislative Budget Board. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 701 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of call centers; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 713 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities. House: International Relations & Economic Development Referred to International Relations & Economic Development
HB 718 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property used by a state agency. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 784 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to conflicts of interest of members of state agency governing boards and governing officers; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 793 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 857 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 864 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to pipeline incidents; clarifying changes to related administrative penalties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 872 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Peter | et. al.
Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and other public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 885 86-0 (2019) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program. House: International Relations & Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 982 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the administration of "pay for success" contracts for state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1001 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to prohibited retaliation against state or local public employees for reporting certain violations of law. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1041 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the places a public employer may provide for employees to express breast milk. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1096 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the modernization of state agency information technology systems. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1103 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four Relating to the composition of the statewide health coordinating council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1128 86-0 (2019) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to the authority of the General Land Office to sell retail electric power. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1166 86-0 (2019) Author: 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. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1170 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to prohibiting the investment of certain state retirement system funds in companies that manufacture firearms or firearm ammunition. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 1183 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1185 86-0 (2019) Author: Cyrier, John
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to limitations on adjudication awards arising from certain written contracts with state agencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1198 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to companies in which employees have ownership interests through employee stock ownership plans. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1218 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the distribution of benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1233 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a salary career ladder for certain state employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1235 86-0 (2019) Author: 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. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1283 86-0 (2019) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the authority of the Department of Information Resources to provide telecommunications services through statewide technology centers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1290 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1296 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the creation of a disaster case management system by the General Land Office. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1297 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to a restriction on the ability of an individual who has engaged in certain actions to be appointed as the executive head of, or be employed as a member of the executive staff of, a state agency. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1311 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1315 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the continuation and functions of the School Land Board. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 1326 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Military Department. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1327 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Veterans Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1351 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information concerning service members of the United States armed forces and the state military forces. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1352 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to requirements for vendors providing certain services involving computers to governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1393 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to monthly reports on preservation, maintenance, and restoration expenses for the Alamo complex. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 1400 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to monthly reports on preservation, maintenance, and restoration expenses for the Alamo complex. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1422 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Historical Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
HB 1515 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Office of Risk Management. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1523 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the continuation of the regulation of land surveyors and the transfer of the regulation to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; changing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1524 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt
Sponsor: Paxton, Angela
Relating to correcting outdated references to the Texas Building and Procurement Commission. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1530 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the abolition of the Texas Private Security Board, the transfer of the motorcycle and off-highway vehicle operator training programs to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other programs administered by the Department of Public Safety; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing and repealing the authorization for fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1536 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to trauma-informed care for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services, trauma-informed care training for certain department employees, and the establishment of the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1541 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and to the operations of certain other entities performing functions associated with the department. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1545 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, including the consolidation, repeal, and creation of certain licenses and permits; changing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 1550 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to certain governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1670 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al. Relating to the transfer of the regulation of plumbing to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1680 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1758 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to a grant program and interagency review of resources to support and sustain recovery community organizations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1769 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for certain missing adults and to a study of the alert system. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1784 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to management and storage of state records and information. House: State Affairs Received from the House
HB 1788 86-0 (2019) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to certain required reports received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1791 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1834 86-0 (2019) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to invoices and payments under certain state contracts for outside legal services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1836 86-0 (2019) Author: Biedermann, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the preservation, maintenance, and restoration of the Alamo Cenotaph; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1873 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to a report by the Texas Division of Emergency Management regarding building trade services following disasters. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1876 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the ethics of public servants, including regulations related to certain political contributions, lobbying activities, reports, and disclosures; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1877 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. 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; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1915 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to a state plan for education on and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1920 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four Relating to workforce and succession planning by state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1924 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to state agency enforcement of laws regulating small businesses. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1926 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to claims for financial assistance for survivors of certain public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 1929 86-0 (2019) Author: Noble, Candy | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1932 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of catastrophic debris management in county emergency management programs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 1957 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a provision of a contract that conflicts with state law. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1962 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, including the custody and ownership of certain state records and real property. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1983 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the duties of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1994 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the transfer of certain real property in the city of Laredo from The University of Texas System to The Texas A&M University System and to the uses of that property. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2036 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the issuance of permits for the analysis of human remains recovered on state archeological landmarks. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 2037 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for state employment. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2042 86-0 (2019) Author: Stucky, Lynn
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to postpayment audits conducted by the comptroller and annual financial reports submitted by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2052 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for violations of the Antiquities Code of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2071 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to state agencies developing applications. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2082 86-0 (2019) Author: Stucky, Lynn Relating to recovery audits of payments made by state agencies to vendors. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2100 86-0 (2019) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Received from the House
HB 2110 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Angela
Relating to state agency measurement and management of customer satisfaction. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2166 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Peter
Relating to the administration of seed and plant certification in this state by the State Seed and Plant Certification Council and the Texas Crop Improvement Association. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture
Left pending in committee
HB 2186 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2236 86-0 (2019) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al. Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for the repair, restoration, and permanent dry berthing of the Battleship "Texas." House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2283 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the placement and construction of a memorial plaza commemorating the Bill of Rights on the Supreme Court Building plaza. House: House Administration Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2284 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the representation of an individual or legal entity by a member of the legislature for compensation before a state agency. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2285 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to administrative penalties assessed against certain nursing facilities for the improper discharge or transfer of a resident. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2286 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. 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. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2305 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a work group on enhancing the training and credentialing of emergency management personnel. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2307 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon Relating to requiring entities that provide mental health services to veterans to provide military cultural competency training to personnel to accept a grant from a state agency. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2325 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to information and communication of governmental and other entities regarding disasters and health and human services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2330 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a study of an intake system and state case management system for state and federal disaster assistance. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2337 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the development of a contract template and contracting guidance for debris removal and monitoring contracts of political subdivisions. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2340 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan
Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2364 86-0 (2019) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the provision of certain services through statewide technology centers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2401 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to the requirement that state agency employees complete cybersecurity awareness training. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2418 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to a written response by the General Land Office to a request by a governmental entity to use certain real property owned by the state. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2458 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the operation and administration of the Texas Bullion Depository. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2459 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to oversight of and requirements applicable to information resources technology procurement by state agencies. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2473 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2476 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the operations, communications, and notice procedures of state agencies. House: State Affairs Received from the House
HB 2509 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to monitoring a state agency's compliance with the requirement to purchase certain goods and services from a community rehabilitation program. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2512 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2530 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the development by the Texas Veterans Commission of an online repository of information of use to active duty military relocating to this state. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2535 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2558 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to prohibited retaliation against state employees for referring to climate change or global warming. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2560 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to a debris management plan and training. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2591 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin Relating to a cybersecurity monitor for certain electric utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2605 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to restrictions on certain state agency actions relating to high-speed rail projects. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2676 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the composition and use of money in the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2683 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the transfer or sale of a law enforcement dog to a peace officer, an honorably retired peace officer, or a survivor of a deceased peace officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2687 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the creation of a task force to study the legal and societal barriers to equality for persons who are transgender. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2692 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2708 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al. Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Department of Transportation for certain employees responding to emergencies or disasters. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2743 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to an annual workplace climate survey conducted by state agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2794 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the administration of emergency management in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2806 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the creation of the Texas music incubator rebate program to provide for rebates of a portion of certain taxes collected from certain music venues and promoters of certain music festivals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2813 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the statewide behavioral health coordinating council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2827 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2863 86-0 (2019) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the applicability of competitive bidding requirements to expenditures for certain municipal utility facility relocations. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2868 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the procurement of interior design services by a governmental entity. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2884 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to statewide technology centers and cloud computing services. House: State Affairs Failed to pass to engrossment
HB 2941 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to requiring each state agency to post on the agency's Internet website information on suicide prevention. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
HB 2943 86-0 (2019) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2948 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of an advisory panel to study and compile a report on best management practices and funding mechanisms for the prevention, mitigation, and abatement of windblown and waterborne litter in communities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2952 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of an emergency radio infrastructure grant program. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2971 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to powers and duties concerning records of the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2977 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the transfer, sale, or exchange of real property or an interest in real property between the City of Austin and a state agency. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3032 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan Relating to certain requirements for the issuance of an occupational license to persons licensed in other jurisdictions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3057 86-0 (2019) Author: Harris, Cody Relating to the appointment, powers, duties, rights, and privileges of special Texas constables. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3075 86-0 (2019) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the delegation of powers and duties by the Texas Historical Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3088 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to an exemption for certain purchasing personnel of the Texas Department of Transportation from training on state purchasing. House: Transportation Received from the House
HB 3114 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to contested case hearings on matters under the jurisdiction of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 3119 86-0 (2019) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to strategic fiscal reviews of state agencies and programs. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3138 86-0 (2019) Author: Bowers, Rhetta Relating to reporting of incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking on state property. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3172 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the protection of membership in and support to religious organizations. House: State Affairs Returned to committee
HB 3189 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to approval for purchases of property or construction projects by a state agency with self-directed semi-independent status. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3261 86-0 (2019) Author: Ramos, Ana-Maria Relating to the use of green stormwater infrastructure in new state buildings. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3265 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the execution capability readiness scoring of major information resources projects. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3269 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3301 86-0 (2019) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to merger agreements among certain hospitals; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3317 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue and allocation of accrued interest on dedicated revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3362 86-0 (2019) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of certain persons with a disability in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3367 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the creation of a business advisory council on disaster recovery and mitigation. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3377 86-0 (2019) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a cybersecurity monitor for certain electric utilities. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 3389 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to creating a position of nonprofit agency services coordinator for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3418 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to information and outreach regarding hurricane preparedness and mitigation. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3430 86-0 (2019) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the transfer of a retired county law enforcement dog. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3495 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl Relating to the creation of a wet debris study group. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3515 86-0 (2019) Author: Fierro, Art Relating to the requirement that a veterans county service office report to the commissioners court or the county's chief administrator. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3586 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to a report of projects requiring federal funding as a result of a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3592 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to qualifying projects for public-private partnerships. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3596 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to compensation received by state employees working in certain high injury risk positions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3615 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to a task force to expedite permitting and funding following certain disasters. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3624 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to a reduced occupational licensing fee for certain former license holders. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3653 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property by the Texas Facilities Commission on behalf of the state. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3668 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to grants for disaster response by nonprofit food banks. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3699 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to obtain criminal history record information. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3752 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. 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 event. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3760 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the issuance of buyer's temporary tags for vehicles sold by governmental agencies. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3816 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3834 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni
Sponsor: Paxton, Angela
Relating to the requirement that certain state and local government employees and state contractors complete a cybersecurity training program certified by the Department of Information Resources. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3852 86-0 (2019) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to purchasing and contracting by governmental entities; authorizing fees. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3872 86-0 (2019) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to data matching with financial institutions to facilitate the collection of state delinquent tax liabilities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3875 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to cloud compatibility of certain state agency information technology purchases. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3885 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the composition of the Homeland Security Council. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3912 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to state agency reports submitted to the legislature. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 3921 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to certain contracting requirements for the provision of broadband Internet access service to governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3936 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous claims and regulatory actions by state agencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3948 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments or memorials located on public property. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3952 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to creating a program to designate historic sites in this state. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3981 86-0 (2019) Author: 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. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4046 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to providing information and communication regarding and during a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4067 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the creation of a wet debris work group. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 4111 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to a written statement regarding certain rules adopted by a state agency that issues an occupational license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4112 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the review of certain occupational licensing rules by the office of the governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4159 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to state programs not funded by appropriations. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4210 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to publication of notice requirements for certain governmental entities and representatives. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4214 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to matters concerning governmental entities, including cybersecurity, governmental efficiencies, information resources, and emergency planning. House: State Affairs Received from the House
HB 4230 86-0 (2019) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to the duties of the Texas Veterans Commission regarding citizenship of veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4291 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to a grant program administered by the Texas Veterans Commission to provide energy industry career training for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 4309 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the transfer of certain functions relating to state employee leave from the state auditor to the comptroller. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 4321 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to certain conflicts of interest of the commissioner of insurance and employees of the Texas Department of Insurance; requiring registration. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 4322 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to prohibited employment of certain former commissioners of insurance and employees of the Texas Department of Insurance; creating an offense. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 4380 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the creation of the Environmental Task Force Advisory Committee. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4407 86-0 (2019) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to prohibited state contracts with vendors that perform elective abortions, destructive embryonic stem cell research, or human cloning or that conduct research on human fetal tissue. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4413 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckley, Brad Relating to state occupational licensing of certain military veterans and military spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
HB 4429 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César
Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Relating to mental health first aid training for veterans and immediate family members of veterans. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4432 86-0 (2019) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to a prohibition on certain contracts for construction projects by governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4446 86-0 (2019) Author: Leman, Ben Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over and management of the Star of the Republic Museum to the Texas Historical Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 4451 86-0 (2019) Author: Pacheco, Leo | et. al. Relating to state recognition of the Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 4452 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the authority of the legislature to vest the power to invest and manage certain public funds in certain officers, boards, and entities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 4469 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grant program and task force relating to disaster issues affecting persons who are elderly and persons with disabilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4478 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to prohibited provisions in a settlement agreement between a government agency and employee regarding a claim or complaint involving sexual assault or certain unlawful conduct based on sex. House: International Relations & Economic Development Referred to International Relations & Economic Development
HB 4479 86-0 (2019) Author: 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. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4489 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the performance of administrative support services functions for the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4506 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to accelerated payments applicable to state contracts in which a small businesses concern performs services as a prime contractor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4513 86-0 (2019) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to employing and training mental health professionals for the mental health program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 4514 86-0 (2019) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the requirement that the Texas Veterans Commission provide training to support the veterans mental health program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4525 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to state agency energy savings programs. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4585 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to legislative review of certain state agency rules. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4597 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to cybersecurity of state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4609 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the consideration of sexual harassment claims against contractors in awarding certain state agency contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 5 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the dedication of certain sales and use tax revenue to the Texas mental and behavioral health research fund established to fund research, treatment, and access to services in this state for behavioral health, mental health, and substance use and addiction issues. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Placed on intent calendar
HJR 12 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 79 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing legislative action at any time during a regular session of the legislature on a bill that extends the existence of an agency, commission, or advisory committee following legislative review. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HJR 85 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring legislative approval of the historical narrative for certain exhibits featured at the Alamo or a museum owned or operated by the state. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HJR 88 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 143 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to vest the power to invest and manage certain public funds in certain officers, boards, and entities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HJR 149 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 6 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W.
Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 17 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 27 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hefner, Cole
Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous claims and regulatory actions by state agencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 28 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by a state agency or political subdivision. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 45 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the expression of breast milk in the Capitol and other public buildings. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 64 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Relating to cybersecurity for information resources. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 65 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to oversight of and requirements applicable to state agency contracting and procurement. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 68 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Schaefer, Matt
Relating to strategic fiscal reviews of state agencies and programs. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 76 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Tinderholt, Tony | et. al.
Relating to the security of the electric grid. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 84 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the right of public officers to information of certain governmental entities; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 111 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a salary career ladder for certain state employees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 122 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the procedure by which a state agency considers legislative intent when adopting an agency rule. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 127 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to oversight of and requirements applicable to state agency contracting and procurement. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 151 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 197 86-0 (2019) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 216 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the requirement that a veterans county service office report to the commissioners court or the county's chief administrator. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 221 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the entitlement of spouses of certain veterans with disabilities to a veteran's employment preference. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 236 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the use of certain state property for community food gardens. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 237 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Goldman, Craig
Relating to the criteria for review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of an agency that licenses an occupation. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 241 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Longoria, Oscar
Relating to certain required reports received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 271 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authority for certain state employees to work flexible hours and to work from home or other authorized alternative work sites. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 285 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to information, outreach, and other actions regarding hurricane preparedness and mitigation. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 389 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the prohibition of certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 438 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain time limitations on the award of grants by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee. Senate: Health & Human Services Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 444 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 485 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the capture of a biometric identifier by a governmental entity; providing civil penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 491 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 494 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: 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 event. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 537 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Department of Transportation for certain employees responding to emergencies or disasters. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 541 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the designation of an emergency management planner by state agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 542 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 563 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the reporting of information about the use of federal money for flood research, planning, and mitigation projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 582 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the distribution of benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 594 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of a business advisory council on disaster recovery and mitigation. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 595 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to an annual audit by the state auditor regarding certain community development block grant disaster recovery program money. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 601 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Veterans Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 602 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Military Department. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 604 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and to the operations of certain other entities performing functions associated with the department. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 605 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Historical Commission. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 608 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the continuation and functions of the School Land Board. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 609 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 612 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Office of Risk Management. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 616 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the abolition of the Texas Private Security Board, the transfer of the motorcycle and off-highway vehicle operator training programs to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other programs administered by the Department of Public Safety; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing and repealing the authorization for fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
See remarks for effective date
SB 617 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the regulation of land surveyors and the transfer of the regulation to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; changing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 618 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 619 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 621 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Lambert, Stan
Relating to the transfer of the regulation of plumbing to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 623 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 646 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to approval for purchases of property or construction projects by a state agency with self-directed semi-independent status. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 737 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to adjudication of claims arising from certain written contracts with state agencies. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 749 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 753 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Raney, John | et. al.
Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program. House: International Relations & Economic Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 783 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to state agency enforcement of laws regulating small businesses. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 799 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to emergency management and disaster recovery. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 819 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Relating to state agency electronic information and processes. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 838 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela | et. al. Relating to the Internet broadcast of certain open meetings. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 856 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the student mental health division within the Texas Education Agency. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 857 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Paul, Dennis
Relating to requiring training for certain emergency management coordinators. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 860 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela Relating to the creation of a regulatory sandbox program administered by the attorney general for certain financial products and services; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 861 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela Relating to a zero-based budget legislative appropriations request process. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 922 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the procurement of interior design services by a governmental entity. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 927 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to exhibits presented at the Alamo complex. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 936 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Hernandez, Ana
Relating to a cybersecurity monitor for certain electric utilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 964 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain plumbing, air conditioning, and electrical services performed as a volunteer during a disaster. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 983 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the establishment of a work group to study local restrictions that impede disaster recovery efforts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 984 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the suspension of certain local laws and property regulations by the governor during a declared state of disaster. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 986 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Relating to contract management standards and information for contracts related to emergency management. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 999 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to a state plan for education on and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1051 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the capture and retention of certain biometric identifiers by certain governmental entities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1059 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the deposit of certain money to the disaster contingency fund for the purpose of paying costs associated with Hurricane Harvey. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1111 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the Children's Health and Nutrition Interagency Council. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1174 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the submission of certain utility reports in electronic form. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1286 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to whom certain violations of the law by a state or local governmental entity may be reported. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1287 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the composition of the Homeland Security Council. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 1312 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to certain programs to prevent vector-borne and zoonotic diseases in border counties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1316 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as part of the sunset review process. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1331 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the regulation of individuals and entities that conduct forensic analyses, examinations, and tests. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1344 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to paid leave for a state employee who is a search and rescue volunteer. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1349 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Gina
Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property by the Texas Facilities Commission on behalf of the state. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1352 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the transfer, sale, or exchange of real property or an interest in real property between the City of Austin and a state agency. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1362 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the performance of administrative support services functions for the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1369 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to state programs not funded by appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1370 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Ashby, Trent
Relating to invoices and payments under certain state contracts for outside legal services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1396 86-0 (2019) Author: Flores, Peter Relating to claims for financial assistance for survivors of certain public employees killed in the line of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1400 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the location of the Alamo Cenotaph. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
SB 1408 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the authority of the office of independent ombudsman for state supported living centers to oversee community-based services provided to individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1443 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1487 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the delegation of powers and duties by the Texas Historical Commission. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1505 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to designating the Texas Division of Emergency Management as the state liaison to the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1571 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Stucky, Lynn
Relating to recovery audits of payments made by state agencies to vendors. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1574 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the duties of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1632 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of the Department of Information Resources to provide telecommunications services through statewide technology centers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1650 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to employee-owned companies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1661 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to legislative oversight and funding of deferred maintenance projects. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1663 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: White, James | et. al.
Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments or memorials located on public property; providing civil penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1668 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the administration of emergency management in this state. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1673 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist certain counties with employing or contracting for a qualified emergency management coordinator. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 1692 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the operation and administration of the Texas Bullion Depository. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1727 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to improving communication with and service delivery by state agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1747 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the African American Family Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1779 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to security for state agency information and information technologies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1785 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the composition of the cybersecurity council. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1793 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Longoria, Oscar
Relating to purchasing and contracting by governmental entities; authorizing fees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1832 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol 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. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1865 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain state programs to address the workforce needs of members of the United States military and their dependents. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1881 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the regulation of call centers; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1900 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1952 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to emergency management for cyber attacks against this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1953 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the execution capability readiness scoring of major information resources projects. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1978 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Krause, Matt | et. al.
Relating to the protection of membership in, affiliation with, and support provided to religious organizations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1995 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the review of certain occupational licensing rules by the office of the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2057 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2063 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the use of green stormwater infrastructure in new state buildings. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2069 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2131 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip
Relating to the application for and loans from the Texas military value revolving loan account. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2179 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue and allocation of accrued interest on dedicated revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 2200 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Turner, John | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to obtain criminal history record information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 2309 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Leman, Ben
Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over and management of the Star of the Republic Museum to the Texas Historical Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2316 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to controlled substance prescriptions under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2321 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to issues involving the administration or finances of state entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2334 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to grants for disaster response by nonprofit food banks. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2340 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the administration of "pay for success" contracts for state agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2354 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to judicial review of acts by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2387 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2392 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2397 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to criminal history record information for applicants for employment with the ombudsman for children and youth in foster care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2405 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to creating a criminal offense for the failure to procure goods or services from a community rehabilitation program. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2413 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to state recognition of the Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2419 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to trauma-informed care for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services, trauma-informed care training for certain department employees, and the establishment of the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SJR 2 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring legislative approval of the historical narrative for certain exhibits featured at the Alamo or a museum owned or operated by the state. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 5 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Family and Protective Services and the transfer of certain powers and duties from the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 8 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to cybersecurity for state agency information resources. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 18 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to oversight of and requirements applicable to state contracts and other state financial and accounting issues, including the delivery of certain Medicaid medical transportation program services; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 20 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the review, oversight, and reporting of certain state agency contracts and the assessment of certain state agency projects. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Behavior Analyst Examiners and the requirement to obtain a license to practice as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst; imposing fees; providing an administrative penalty; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 63 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the operations of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 89 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to state contracts with and investments in companies that boycott Israel. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 110 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HB 114 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state and submission of a zero-based budget by and performance of a financial audit of an agency undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 234 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to wrongful exclusion of handgun license holders from property owned by or leased to a governmental entity and to certain offenses relating to the carrying of handguns on that property. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 237 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 258 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to a prohibition on the award of a state agency contract to a person in a state with laws allowing or requiring discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 279 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the women's health advisory committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 329 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to breast-feeding policies of state agency worksites. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 360 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to leave policy and procedures for state employees. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 443 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the places a public employer may provide for employees to express breast milk. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 451 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to waiver of immunity in certain employment discrimination actions in connection with a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 476 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the preference given by state agencies for certain goods and services produced or offered by small businesses. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 494 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to a prohibition on state travel to a state with laws allowing or requiring discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 552 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the regulation of occupations by this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 563 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to whom certain violations of the law by a state or local governmental entity may be reported. House: Government Transparency & Operation Considered in Calendars
HB 568 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to authority for certain state employees to work flexible hours and to work from home or other authorized alternative work sites. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 578 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to certain leave policies for state employees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 579 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to notice by a state agency regarding certain contracts for which the total value exceeds that of the initial contract. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 616 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 641 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the continuation of the Red River Boundary Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 642 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 646 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property used by a state agency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 665 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the requirement that contractors verify compliance with wage payment laws in contracts with public bodies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 742 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed; creating a civil action. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 751 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to state agency authority to establish child-care subsidy programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 769 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the preference given by state agencies to goods offered by bidders in this state or manufactured, produced, or grown in this state or in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 770 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the purchase of iron, steel, and manufactured goods made in the United States for certain state, state-aided, and governmental entity construction projects. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 773 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to information on projected changes in weather, water availability, and climate variability in strategic plans of certain state agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 779 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and the moving image industry incentive program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Withdrawn from schedule
HB 784 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to attorney general approval of a state agency action for a declaratory judgment against another state agency. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 787 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the security of the electric grid. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 810 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the provision of certain investigational stem cell treatments to patients with certain severe chronic diseases or terminal illnesses and regulating the possession, use, and transfer of adult stem cells; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 815 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 823 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of the State Securities Board; authorizing fees. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 830 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to parental leave for certain state employees. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 864 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to designation of an employee within certain state agencies as a veterans liaison. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 876 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a prohibition against certain forms of employment discrimination by state contractors; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 919 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain intrastate fire mutual aid system team members and regional incident management team members. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 959 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 1007 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1009 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the regulation of firefighters and fire departments by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Corrected comm. report printed & distributed
HB 1032 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1048 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the acknowledgment by management of risks identified in state agency information security plans. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1051 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James Relating to comparisons of state budgets made by the Legislative Budget Board. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1055 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the amount of certain licensing fees charged by state agencies. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1082 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the applicability to certain draft grant applications of the exception from disclosure under the public information law for agency memoranda. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1106 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the membership of the Texas Racing Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1118 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the State Council on Competitive Government and the transfer of its functions to the comptroller. House: Government Transparency & Operation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1142 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to prohibiting governmental contracts with a company doing business with Iran, Sudan, or a foreign terrorist organization. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1202 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a study on the effectiveness of Operation Secure Texas. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1281 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to historically underutilized businesses and to goods and services purchased by governmental entities; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1292 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1295 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by business entities contracting with governmental entities and state agencies; authorizing a civil penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1340 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the representation required for the membership of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1343 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of certain special purpose districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 1359 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to monuments and memorials for Texas heroes and other persons and events of historical significance; creating criminal offenses. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1362 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to state agency and local government regulation of the use of multi-occupancy private spaces. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1387 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1397 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Joint Committee to Review the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1399 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the release of confidential physician-patient communications to the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1406 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the asset management division of the General Land Office to sell real property to a federally recognized Indian tribe. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1450 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to designation of a governor's liaison for federally recognized Native American tribes. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1453 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to requiring state contractors and political subdivisions of this state to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1467 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to reports on and purchase of information technology by state agencies. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1489 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to restricting salary increases and bonuses given to the administrative head of certain state agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1499 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for maintenance, renovation, and repair of certain state buildings. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1527 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of certain persons with disabilities in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. House: State Affairs Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1534 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1551 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for sabotage and sedition; imposing a civil penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1604 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the requirements for and approval of a state agency's information security plan. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1605 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Information Resources regarding cybersecurity. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1610 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by business entities contracting with governmental entities or state agencies. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1615 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a salary career ladder for certain state employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1644 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to transferring charge and control of a painting entitled "The Spirit of the Alamo Lives On." House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1685 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the authority of the General Land Office to sell retail electric power. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1695 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to training for governmental entities and vendors, including purchasing and contract management training; authorizing fees. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1712 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of certain advisory committees and other state entities. House: Government Transparency & Operation Considered in Calendars
HB 1722 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to lobbying activities engaged in by state employees. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1780 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to requirements for membership in the reserve officer corps of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1802 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to a community outreach campaign to increase awareness of veterans benefits and services. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Received from the House
HB 1818 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1831 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to the Alamo complex account; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1840 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the requirement for a report by a state agency on the request for a study from an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1841 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the sunset review of the Legislative Budget Board and a study by the comptroller on the accuracy of fiscal notes prepared by the Legislative Budget Board. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1850 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to creation of a task force to study the effects of population growth on counties in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1851 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the reporting of certain state agency contract information and the posting of that information on the Internet. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Referred directly to s/c on Budget Transparency and Reform by chair
HB 1860 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the adjutant general. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1870 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to nonemergency medical transportation, shipping logistics, and coordination services for state agencies. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1883 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the disposition of certain state surplus or salvage data processing equipment. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1885 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to certain required reports prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Referred directly to s/c on Budget Transparency and Reform by chair
HB 1889 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to an interim study conducted by the Department of Information Resources on opportunities and strategies to reduce the state's volume of paper transactions. House: Government Transparency & Operation Considered in Calendars
HB 1898 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to a study on state agency digital data storage and records management practices and associated state costs. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1901 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to creating a position of nonprofit agency services coordinator for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1923 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the protection of religious beliefs and moral convictions regarding marriage. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1924 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the availability of certain hotel occupancy tax information. House: Government Transparency & Operation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1931 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the duties of the State Energy Conservation Office regarding advanced clean energy project grants and loans and the creation of an inclusion task force for the energy industry. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1932 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to compensation received by state employees working in certain high injury risk positions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1936 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1943 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the review and oversight of state agency contracts. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Referred directly to s/c on Budget Transparency and Reform by chair
HB 1958 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1979 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1981 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information of applicants for public employment or an occupational license. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2017 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to legislative review and approval of certain state agency rules. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2073 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to publication of notice requirements for certain governmental entities and representatives. House: Government Transparency & Operation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2102 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2103 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Law Examiners. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2121 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to damages in certain contract claims against the state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2128 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John | et. al. Relating to adjudication of claims arising from certain written contracts with state agencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2153 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the eligibility for appointment as commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2154 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to required training for veterans county service officers and assistant veterans county service officers. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2172 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the use of state money for high-speed rail operated by a private entity. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2174 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the regulation of motor fuel quality and motor fuel metering devices; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2175 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the persons authorized to submit a request for an attorney general opinion. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 2192 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to comprehensive information security assessments on state agency information resources and network systems and digital data storage and security. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2224 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to replacing "Confederate Heroes Day" with "Civil War Remembrance Day" as a state holiday. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 2233 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the composition of the Contract Advisory Team. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2234 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to interstate purchases of goods and services through the office of the comptroller of public accounts; authorizing a fee. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2305 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the operations, reports, records, communications, information technology, and notice procedures of state agencies. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Returned from the House for further action
HB 2352 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2367 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the election of the state board of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2379 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the functions and administration of the Health and Human Services Commission and the commission's office of inspector general in relation to fraud, waste, and abuse in health and human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2383 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by the Health and Human Services Commission or a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2409 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2417 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the composition of the Texas Historical Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2446 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to a report on the consolidation of the health and human services system, including advisory committees within the system, and the re-creation of the Texas system of care framework. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2447 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the composition of the statewide health coordinating council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2463 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to requiring state agencies to develop written succession plans. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2493 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the qualifications of the board members of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2495 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas State Music Museum and Texas Music Foundation; authorizing fees. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2516 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous regulatory actions by state agencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2530 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a reduction of amounts appropriated to the Texas Department of Transportation for a violation of provisions relating to public participation in the environmental review of transportation projects. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2534 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to certain real estate sales, brokerage, and advertising activities, certain functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission, and the authorization of a ground lease with the Texas Facilities Commission to construct or maintain a building. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2547 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2561 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and the regulation of certain prescription drugs, prescription drug prescribers and dispensers, and colleges of pharmacy; authorizing a reduction in fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2588 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2638 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2652 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or tobacco products on property owned by or leased for a state agency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2666 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the use of electronic payment methods for parking meters in the Capitol Complex. House: House Administration Left pending in committee
HB 2667 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the provision of telecommunications services through statewide technology centers. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 2678 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a study on the creation of bilingual zones in certain areas of this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2715 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the composition and use of money in the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2731 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to state agency contracts with the United States Postal Service. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 2745 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the preparation of government growth impact statements for rules proposed by state agencies. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2780 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of
HB 2808 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to preventing the commandeering of state resources by the federal government. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HB 2820 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to establishing the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony Committee to recognize and honor peace officers who were killed in the line of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2870 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Relating to an exemption from certain state and local governmental fees for active duty members of the Texas National Guard and Texas State Guard. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2935 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to restrictions on employment of former members of the state legislature. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 2967 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2990 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Dental Examiners; imposing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3004 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the dismissal of protests against certain decisions and actions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding wastewater discharge permits. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3006 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3007 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to temporary secure storage of weapons at public buildings; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3020 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to contracting and purchasing of certain governmental entities and development corporations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3058 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the new technology implementation grant program administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3107 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the production of public information under the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3132 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and employees killed in the line of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3135 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the authority of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to discipline judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3177 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the delegation of matters to the executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3199 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3203 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to recordings of meetings of certain governmental bodies; creating offenses. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3207 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation; authorizing an increase in rates charged for the use of state aircraft to provide for the acquisition of replacement aircraft. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3210 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3224 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to requiring dealers and investment advisers to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3239 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of bulletproof vests. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3271 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the right of certain public officers to access public information, documents, records, and property. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3274 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the designation of a chief innovation and technology officer for the Department of Information Resources. House: Government Transparency & Operation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3275 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the monitoring of major information resources projects by the Department of Information Resources. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 3302 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3330 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of a legislative internship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3335 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3346 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the music, film, television, and multimedia production industry. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3362 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to a hiring freeze of nonessential personnel employed by a state agency. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3377 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the abolition of the Texas 2036 Commission. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3383 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the repeal of the management-to-staff ratio requirement for state agencies. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3420 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the designation of the San Angelo State Supported Living Center as a forensic state supported living center. House: Human Services Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3433 85-0 (2017) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the adoption by state agencies of rules affecting rural communities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3471 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a sales tax refund for sales tax overpayments by certain oil or gas severance taxpayers. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3489 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to audits conducted by the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 3491 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to limitations on the use of a biometric identifier by a governmental body. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3520 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3544 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to prohibited state contracts with vendors that perform elective abortions, destructive embryonic stem cell research, or human cloning or that conduct research on human fetal tissue. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3553 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to prohibited requests for or disclosures of information regarding certain child-care facility license holders' ownership, possession, use, or storage of a firearm or other weapon; creating a criminal offense. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3582 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to agriculture, including the regulation of seed by a political subdivision and the abolition of certain entities associated with the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3596 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the Health and Human Services Commission's strategy for managing audit resources, including procedures for auditing and collecting payments from Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3598 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the contract management guide for state agencies. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3608 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to government transparency and operations. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3628 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to a hiring freeze of nonessential personnel employed by a state agency. Filed
HB 3659 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to state agency contracting. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3671 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the requirement that state agencies notify the Department of Information Resources in the event of a breach of system security or unauthorized exposure of certain information. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3708 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to recordings of meetings of certain governmental bodies; creating offenses. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3717 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to programs to provide incentives for conserving water in outdoor landscapes. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3761 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to the City of Dallas. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3770 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the creation of the Texas First Center to study and provide advice to the legislature on the effective use of state resources. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3797 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the regulation of call centers; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3810 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over and management of the property known as the French Legation to the Texas Historical Commission and to certain historic sites under the commission's jurisdiction. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3823 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to authorizing a vendor to provide certain consultation to a state agency regarding the agency's purchase of goods and services. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3844 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the independent ombudsman for county jails. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3929 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3945 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the membership of the Texas Funeral Service Commission. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3946 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the functions of the Texas Low Level Radioactive Waste Compact Commission. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3950 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to motor vehicle accident reports. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3951 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the functions of the Texas Department of Transportation relating to aircraft owned or leased by the state; authorizing an increase in rates charged for the use of state aircraft to provide for the acquisition of replacement aircraft. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3952 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to suspension of the activities of the Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3955 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the functions of the Texas Department of Transportation relating to transportation planning and projects. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3956 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3966 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the duties and continuation of the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4053 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the evidence of a good faith effort of a state agency to reach goals established for historically underutilized businesses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4066 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the right of certain elected public officers to information of certain governmental and public entities; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Meeting cancelled
HB 4069 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4073 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by the Health and Human Services Commission or a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4158 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prohibited denial of a stay of proceedings for a contested case for which an interlocutory appeal has been filed. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4245 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the required repeal or amendment of two state agency rules before adoption of a new state agency rule that increases costs to regulated persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4248 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana Relating to the authority of a state agency to impose continuing education requirements on an occupational license holder. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4252 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the abolition of the Office of State-Federal Relations. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 4254 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the hours per workweek implemented by the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HCR 159 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4102. Signed by the Governor
HJR 28 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing legislative action at any time during a regular session on a bill that extends the existence of an agency, commission, or advisory committee following legislative review. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the governor's appointments to state boards, commissions, or other governing bodies of state agencies to reflect the gender composition of this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 47 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission and to mandate that there be such an agency. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HJR 84 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 94 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2552 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1289. Reported enrolled
HR 2573 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 533. Reported enrolled
HR 2614 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1731. Reported enrolled
SB 6 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility; authorizing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
SB 12 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of bulletproof vests and body armor. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 24 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al.
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to state contracts with and investments in companies that boycott Israel. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State Affairs
SB 56 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to the acknowledgment by management of risks identified in state agency information security plans. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 58 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to notification requirements applicable to certain state contracts. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 59 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting requirements for state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 73 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to leave policy and procedures for state employees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 78 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the disposition of state surplus or salvage data processing equipment by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 79 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to the production of public information available on a publicly accessible website. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 80 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to certain required reports prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Business & Commerce
House passage as amended reported
SB 81 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to the operations of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas; authorizing a trust company to charge the institute an investment fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 89 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the execution or enforcement of federal laws that violate the Bill of Rights of the Texas Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 99 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and other incentives for media productions. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 115 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the Internet broadcast of certain open meetings. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 116 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Racing Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 119 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Lottery Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 132 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Relating to the savings incentive program for state agencies. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 134 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to state contracts with and investments in companies that boycott Israel. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 137 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to lobbying activities engaged in by state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 165 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 210 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the required repeal or amendment of two state agency rules before adoption of a new state agency rule that increases costs to regulated persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State Affairs
SB 244 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the abolishment of the moving image industry incentive program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 252 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to prohibiting governmental contracts with a company doing business with Iran, Sudan, or a foreign terrorist organization. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 254 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 255 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron
Relating to contracts with and training for governmental entities and vendors, including purchasing and contract management training; authorizing fees. House: Appropriations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 260 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs and the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to State Affairs
SB 261 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the bulk purchase of information technology commodity items by the Department of Information Resources. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 262 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to certain purchasing by state agencies and local governments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 272 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as part of the sunset review process. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 279 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the expression of breast milk in the Capitol and other public buildings. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 281 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to limitations on the use of a biometric identifier by a governmental body. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 289 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the preparation of government growth impact statements for rules proposed by state agencies. House: Appropriations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Appropriations
SB 299 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the appointment of an associate commissioner for veterans services at the Health and Human Services Commission. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 300 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 302 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 303 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Law Examiners. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 304 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 306 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy; authorizing a reduction in fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 310 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 312 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation; authorizing an increase in rates charged for the use of state aircraft to provide for the acquisition of replacement aircraft; creating a criminal offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
SB 313 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Dental Examiners; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 317 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 319 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 410 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs in state buildings. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 416 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 428 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the waiver of state park, museum, and other state-operated facility entrance fees for persons with certain disabilities. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 432 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a report identifying each provision of state law that has been declared unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 461 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 497 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Relating to the creation of an office of data analytics in the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 498 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Neave, Victoria
Relating to the use of person first respectful language instead of the term "ward." House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
SB 515 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the right of certain public officers to access public information, documents, records, and property; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 525 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to a review of state laws requiring an action or proceeding to be brought in Travis County or a Travis County court. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 526 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Relating to the abolishment of certain advisory committees and other state entities. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 532 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Relating to information collected about and purchases of information technology by governmental entities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 533 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to governmental entity contracting and procurement. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 544 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to required training for veterans county service officers and assistant veterans county service officers. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 571 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a salary career ladder for certain state employees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 589 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 591 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to a community outreach campaign to increase awareness of veterans benefits and services. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 623 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a public information Internet website. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 625 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of certain special purpose districts; imposing a civil penalty. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 651 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 662 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the reporting of proceeds and property from asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 670 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the appointment of the commissioners of the health and human services agencies by the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Nominations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 706 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle
Relating to the abolishment of the State Council on Competitive Government and the transfer of its functions to the comptroller. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 736 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to a report on the sale of retail electric power by the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 763 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the composition of the Texas Historical Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 765 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to providing the financial cost incurred by the Texas Education Agency as a result of providing educational services to persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 766 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to accounting for costs incurred by the health and human services system as a result of the presence in this state of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 768 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the eligibility for grants for natural gas fueling stations under the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 790 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the continuation of the women's health advisory committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 791 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 803 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 813 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous regulatory actions by state agencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 821 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the qualifications for membership on the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 835 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 855 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion facility or affiliate of the facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 859 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the membership of the Texas Racing Commission. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 893 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the protection of religious beliefs and moral convictions regarding marriage. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 894 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al.
Relating to auditing and verification of information under certain health and human services programs, including the collection of certain payments following an investigation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 902 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to a prohibition on the adoption of certain library standards by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 939 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 977 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Relating to the use of state money for high-speed rail operated by a private entity. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 983 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1021 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to reports on the consolidation and certain functions of the health and human services system, including advisory committees within the system, and the re-creation of the Texas system of care framework. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1046 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1050 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the sale of real property on which a state supported living center is located. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1055 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to assistance provided to employees of state agencies abolished under the Texas Sunset Act. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1086 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the availability of certain hotel occupancy tax information. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1111 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1124 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the administrative attachment of the Texas Forensic Science Commission to the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1147 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the establishment of the Texas State Music Museum and Texas Music Foundation; authorizing fees. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Business & Commerce
Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1156 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the Alamo complex account; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1180 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and employees killed in the line of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1184 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1272 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to an annual proclamation related to hurricane preparedness. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1289 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1300 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the designation of the San Angelo State Supported Living Center as a forensic state supported living center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1307 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the authority of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to discipline judges. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1346 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to disclosure of state agency contract information regarding administrator services for group health benefit plans. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1357 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the right of public officers to information of certain governmental entities; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1358 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the sunset review of the Legislative Budget Board and a study by the comptroller on the accuracy of fiscal notes prepared by the Legislative Budget Board. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1359 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or tobacco products on property owned by or leased for a state agency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1421 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1422 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1446 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to contested cases conducted under the Administrative Procedure Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1470 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Information Resources regarding cybersecurity. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1547 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to access to criminal history record information by the adjutant general. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1565 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to the procedure for ordering medical or dental services for certain persons admitted to or committed to care at certain state facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1626 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of a state agency to impose continuing education requirements on an occupational license holder. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1647 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to participation of state agency employees in the review of the agency by the Sunset Advisory Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1676 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to the veterans county service office. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1677 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to information about services for women veterans provided through certain state agency applications. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1679 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to the use of the fund for veterans' assistance to provide grants to support veterans county service offices. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1718 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to legislative review and approval of certain state agency rules. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1729 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the reporting and disposition of certain state-owned real property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 1731 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the repeal of laws governing certain state entities, including the functions of those entities, and to certain duties, responsibilities, and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on the abolishment of certain of those entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 1744 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the regulation of motor fuel quality and motor fuel metering devices. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1805 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the multiuse training and operations center facility. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1831 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to an annual report on state programs not funded by appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1841 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the provision of telecommunications services through statewide technology centers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1875 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
SB 1910 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to state agency information security plans, information technology employees, and online and mobile applications. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1947 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to adjudication of claims arising from certain written contracts with state agencies. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1950 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to damages in certain contract claims against the state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1975 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to establishing the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony Committee to recognize and honor peace officers who were killed in the line of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1992 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 2005 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over and management of the property known as the French Legation to the Texas Historical Commission and to certain historic sites under the commission's jurisdiction. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2021 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2031 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the inclusion of a student loan repayment benefit in a cafeteria plan administered for state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2038 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the composition of the Contract Advisory Team. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2062 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the membership of the Texas Funeral Service Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2097 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the use of gold and silver coins and bullion. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2099 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to enforce requirements for the prevention of damage to interstate and intrastate underground facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 2100 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a study of the fees charged by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 2135 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to services provided to veterans who have been arrested for a misdemeanor or felony offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2136 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of a matching grant program for community development in certain municipalities and counties. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2178 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to judicial review of certain regulations that apply to state licensees. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2208 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the transfer of the regulation of property tax professionals from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to the comptroller of public accounts; providing civil and administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2212 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to certain real estate sales, brokerage, and advertising activities, certain functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2217 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to state fiscal matters. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2233 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to contracting and purchasing of certain governmental entities and development corporations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2236 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the independent ombudsman for county jails. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SCR 58 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 312. Signed by the Governor
SJR 7 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the execution or enforcement of federal laws that violate the Bill of Rights of the Texas Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 32 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of state agency rules. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SR 911 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 533. Reported enrolled
SR 918 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1289. Reported enrolled
SR 939 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1731. Reported enrolled
HB 1 85-1 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to avoiding the abolishment of certain agencies subject to the Texas Sunset Act on September 1, 2017. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 14 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 18 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to conflicts of interest of members of state agency governing boards and governing officers; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 31 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to oversight of and requirements applicable to state contracts and other state financial and accounting issues; providing a civil penalty. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 110 85-1 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 118 85-1 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the appropriation of certain tax proceeds for the repair, restoration, and permanent dry berthing of the Battleship "Texas." House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 134 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to historically underutilized businesses and to goods and services purchased by governmental entities; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 146 85-1 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed; creating a civil action. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 163 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. Filed
HB 256 85-1 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to the Legislative Budget Board's report on equalized funding elements under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 271 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to restrictions on employment of former members of the state legislature. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 278 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the preference given by state agencies for certain goods and services produced or offered by small businesses. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 297 85-1 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the creation of the Joint Committee to Review the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 318 85-1 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the sunset review of the Legislative Budget Board. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 319 85-1 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for the repair, restoration, and permanent dry berthing of the Battleship "Texas." House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 336 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 347 85-1 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to government transparency and operations. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 356 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to monuments and memorials for Texas heroes and other persons and events of historical significance; creating criminal offenses. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
SB 20 85-1 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to avoiding the abolishment of certain agencies subject to the Texas Sunset Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 28 85-1 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to certain governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. Senate: Business & Commerce Received from the Senate
SB 38 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. Filed
SB 57 85-1 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of certain open meetings. Filed
SB 60 85-1 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to the repeal of certain riders for the Texas Medical Board and the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists from the General Appropriations Act that are contingent upon the approval of certain Acts continuing those agencies during the 85th Regular Session. House: Appropriations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 65 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility in buildings operated by certain governmental entities and public schools; authorizing a civil penalty. Filed
SB 112 85-1 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the removal, relocation, or alteration of certain monuments or memorials located on public property. Filed
SB 121 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to prohibiting governmental contracts with a company engaged in planning, constructing, or maintaining the border wall between the United States and Mexico. Filed
SJR 11 85-1 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting state or local funds from being used for the administration of labor organizations. Filed
HB 5 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to strategic fiscal reviews of state agencies and programs. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 15 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the management and oversight of state contracts, including contracts for information technology commodity items. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Finance
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the exclusive jurisdiction of this state to regulate oil and gas operations in this state and the express preemption of local regulation of those operations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 63 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 88 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 120 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Division of Emergency Management for certain division personnel. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 137 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to grants of appropriated money to certain peace officer organizations. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 183 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to requiring state agencies to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 188 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Relating to the composition, duties, and continuation of the human trafficking prevention task force. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 190 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 194 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Gold Star Mothers. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 224 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 229 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the disposition of certain surplus motor vehicles and other law enforcement equipment by the Texas Facilities Commission. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 232 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed; creating a civil action. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 237 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 249 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the reporting of proceeds and property forfeited under criminal asset forfeiture proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 251 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to a study and report on the feasibility of authorizing the Railroad Commission of Texas or another state regulatory agency to process certain federal oil and gas drilling permit applications. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 309 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to a study on the feasibility and potential costs and benefits of implementing a pay-for-performance contract program for certain juvenile justice programs and services. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 334 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to a defense to prosecution of the offense of Medicaid fraud. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 412 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the prohibition against employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation by state contractors; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 417 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to information regarding the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 426 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the acceptance of employment applications through the online system for listing state agency employment openings maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 443 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as part of the sunset review process. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 450 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 459 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state and submission of a zero-based budget by and performance of a financial audit of an agency undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 470 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the preference given by state agencies for certain goods and services produced or offered by small businesses. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 473 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to a prohibition on the sale or transfer of certain law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 483 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and administration of a state bullion depository; authorizing fees. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 529 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the composition of the Texas Transportation Commission and the selection of members of that commission. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 546 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to a prohibition on state contracting for goods produced through forced labor; providing penalties. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 548 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for state employment. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 550 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 582 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a prohibition against certain forms of employment discrimination by state contractors; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 600 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to child protective services and employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 615 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property held by the Health and Human Services Commission to the City of Rusk. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 630 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors and governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 631 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the impersonation of a state agency website or an associated website; providing a criminal penalty. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 649 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the disclosure to a state agency of certain information used or considered in the performance of a contract or agreement with the agency. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 659 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the waiver of state park, museum, and other state-operated facility entrance fees for persons with certain disabilities. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 689 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to required workers' compensation insurance coverage for building and construction contractors. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 715 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the disposition of certain surplus property by the Department of Public Safety to certain local governments. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 754 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the employment of individuals qualified for a veteran's employment preference. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 758 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the coordination and provision of certain health services to veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 776 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit in the office of the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud or the imposition of the motor fuels tax. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 786 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the right of a public employee to express breast milk in the workplace. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 787 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and strategic planning regarding military bases and defense installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 808 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a statewide task force to address sexual assault occurring on the campuses of public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 852 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to study and make recommendations regarding the storage of biometric identifiers. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 855 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the compatibility of state agency websites with certain devices and Internet browsers. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 881 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 882 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the director and assistant director of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Left pending in committee
HB 889 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 906 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the qualifications for appointment as a veterans county service officer. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 908 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and duties of the Red River Boundary Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 911 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the composition of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 912 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the dismissal of protests against certain decisions and actions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding wastewater discharge permits. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 940 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 942 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; transferring enforcement of certain reporting requirements, including the imposition of criminal, civil, and administrative penalties, from the Department of State Health Services to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty; reenacting a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
HB 986 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the creation of a chief innovation officer position for the Legislative Budget Board. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1006 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the preference given by state agencies to goods offered by bidders in this state or manufactured, produced, or grown in this state or in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1007 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the purchase of iron, steel, and manufactured goods made in the United States for certain state, state-aided, and governmental entity construction projects. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1021 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the allocation of certain grants from the fund for veterans' assistance. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1027 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to state agency contracting. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1092 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to an annual report of residential electric customer complaints. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1106 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1113 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to the standard of review for a determination of standing in a contested case hearing conducted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1124 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to adjudication of claims arising from written contracts with state agencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1126 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the qualifications for incentives for the film, television, and multimedia production industries. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1137 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to whom certain violations of the law by a state or local governmental entity may be reported. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1216 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as part of the sunset review process. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1242 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to replacing "Confederate Heroes Day" with "Civil War Remembrance Day" as a state holiday. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1247 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to presumptions in contested case hearings regarding certain environmental permit applications. House: Environmental Regulation Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1255 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Facilities Commission to manage a construction project at the site of the G. J. Sutton State Office Complex in Bexar County. House: Government Transparency & Operation Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1278 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1294 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of certain contracts or subcontracts with governmental entities. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1295 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the disclosure of research, research sponsors, and interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1340 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the placement of certain occupational specialty codes on certain notices of state agency employment openings. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1371 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the creation of an independent ombudsman for children and youth in foster care. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1419 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to contested cases conducted under the Administrative Procedure Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1426 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to certain requirements applicable to contracts entered into by, and the contract management process of, state agencies. House: Government Transparency & Operation Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1427 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a review of state laws requiring an action or proceeding to be brought in Travis County or a Travis County court. House: General Investigating & Ethics Considered in Calendars
HB 1443 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the Texas Identification Number system. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1457 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to designation of an employee within certain state agencies as a veterans liaison. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Vet Affairs & Military Installations
HB 1521 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to state agency authority to establish child-care subsidy programs. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1543 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Advisory Council on Hispanic Affairs in the office of the governor. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1549 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to nonsubstantive corrections in statutes to references to the Texas Youth Commission and Texas Juvenile Probation Commission. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1582 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the disclosure of all compensation paid to current or former elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1592 84-0 (2015) Author: Frank, James | et. al. Relating to certain comparisons of state budgets made by the Legislative Budget Board. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1602 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1606 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Investment Council, including assumption of the duties of the Texas Skill Standards Board. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1630 84-0 (2015) Author: Romero, Ramon
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to certain limitations on settlement agreements with a governmental unit. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Returned from the House for further action
HB 1654 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly | et. al. Relating to public agreements or contracts related to United Nations Agenda 21. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1678 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1679 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1719 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of a state military forces member on release from training or duty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 1751 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the execution or enforcement of federal laws that violate the Bill of Rights of the Texas Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1764 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to public information in the possession, custody, or control of a current or former officer or employee of a governmental body; creating a criminal offense. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1799 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1823 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1832 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the requirements for and confidentiality of state agency continuity of operations plans. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1839 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to authority for certain state employees to work flexible hours and to work from home or other authorized alternative work sites. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1849 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to occupational licenses for military service members, military veterans, and military spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1871 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the duty of the comptroller to report sales and use tax information to certain taxing entities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 1890 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the development and implementation of a statewide strategy for legacy system modernization. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1898 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to state government worksite breast-feeding policies. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1911 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions and certain state agencies. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1912 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to employment of a statewide data coordinator in the Department of Information Resources. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1925 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1983 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to limitations on the capture or possession of a biometric identifier by a governmental body. House: Government Transparency & Operation No action taken in committee
HB 1989 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities and the transfer of its functions to the comptroller of public accounts. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1991 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to qualifying projects for public-private partnerships. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1999 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the recommendations made by the Sunset Advisory Commission regarding state agencies reviewed under the Texas Sunset Act. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2000 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the purchase of certain commodity items by an entity other than a state agency. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2023 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a forensic director responsible for statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2024 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and to the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2049 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to indemnification and duties of engineers and architects under certain governmental contracts. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2062 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to false claims against the state and actions by the state and private persons to prosecute those claims; providing a civil penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2093 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to a study on the cost of a moratorium on administering certain assessment instruments. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2123 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to participation of the state military forces in the state group benefits program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2141 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the coordinating workgroups of the Texas Coordinating Council for Veterans Services. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2154 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the functions and operation of the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 2175 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2197 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to fingerprinting requirements for occupational licenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2203 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Joint Committee to Review the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2206 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the transfer of the oversight of the Texas State Cemetery to the State Preservation Board and to the creation of the State Cemetery preservation trust fund. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2266 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the membership of the State Board of Dental Examiners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2273 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a contract or other agreement between certain governmental entities and a credit services organization or credit access business. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 2277 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the disposition of certain surplus property by the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2289 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the security of the electric grid. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2304 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2316 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of the asset management division of the General Land Office to sell real property to a federally recognized Indian tribe. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Considered in public hearing
HB 2332 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to the naming by the Texas Historical Commission of certain areas without historical value that are on historic sites. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2334 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the deposit of certain fees and penalties from programs administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2352 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to prohibiting smoking tobacco on the grounds of the Capitol Complex and in certain state buildings; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2362 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to the inclusion of a draft impact analysis in the notice of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2368 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the availability of state agency contracting information on the comptroller's Internet website. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 2375 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to liability of a governmental unit for personal injury and death caused by the governmental unit's negligence. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2376 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2446 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to a study and report on online law schools and on the licensing of attorneys who obtain degrees through online or correspondence law schools or who become licensed through other nontraditional methods. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2475 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the establishment of the center for alternative finance and procurement within the Texas Facilities Commission and to public and private partnerships; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2484 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the issuance of occupational licenses to certain out-of-state applicants. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2493 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of the State Securities Board; authorizing fees. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2571 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to information on projected changes in weather, water availability, and climate variability in strategic plans of certain state agencies. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2575 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to increasing awareness of the danger of leaving a child in a motor vehicle. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2613 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the suspension of occupational and driver's licenses issued to persons who fail to pay an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Funeral Service Commission. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2627 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to creation of a task force to study the effects of population growth on counties in this state. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2633 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the release of a motor vehicle accident report. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2636 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2643 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to parental leave for certain state employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2678 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the establishment of an online information and application system for state and local incentives for economic development purposes. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2690 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the prevention of overdose deaths by providing a defense for prosecution for certain offenses involving the delivery or possession of controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for certain persons who seek medical attention for a suspected opioid overdose, and the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of suspected opioid overdoses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2703 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Behavior Analyst Examiners and the requirement to obtain a license to practice as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst; imposing fees; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2707 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and the moving image industry incentive program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2729 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the moving image industry incentive program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2761 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the awarding of certain contracts of the Veterans' Land Board to veteran-owned businesses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2780 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the parking and movement of vehicles in the Capitol Complex. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HB 2807 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the management and oversight of state contracts, including contracts for information technology commodity items. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 2824 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property owned or leased by the state. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2836 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to longevity pay for certain state employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2842 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for maintenance, renovation, and repair of certain state buildings. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2870 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the regulation of firefighters and fire departments by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2901 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the filing of a complaint with the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2919 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to an energy efficiency pilot program for state-owned buildings operated by the Texas Facilities Commission. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 2965 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to administrative support positions with the Texas Military Department. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2967 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John Relating to collection and use of certain information reported to and by the Texas Department of Insurance and certain approval authority and hearings held in connection with reported information. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2973 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the establishment of the contract management division of the Legislative Budget Board. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2975 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to speed limits; amending provisions subject to a general criminal penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2995 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to overtime pay for certain information technology state employees. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2996 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the employment of individuals qualified for a veteran's employment preference. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3010 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of certain persons with disabilities in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3014 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the administration of "pay for success" contracts for state agencies. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3021 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the establishment of a tactical training center in Hidalgo County by the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3069 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the authority and obligations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to comply with and implement a Clean Power Plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3071 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the notification and reporting duties of a state governmental entity with public retirement system investment holdings in Sudan or Iran. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3112 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to a report to the Legislative Budget Board on the border security functions of certain state agencies. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3123 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3158 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to legislative approval of state agency rules that take effect during the two years preceding a regular legislative session. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3241 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to state agency contracting; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3248 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to state agency procedures and policies to protect and properly destroy certain information that identifies an individual. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3275 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prohibited denial of a stay of proceedings for a contested case for which an interlocutory appeal has been filed. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3279 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics Recommitted to committee
HB 3288 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to regulation of congestion charges in the electricity market. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3294 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3304 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for tangible personal property sold to or used by certain state data center services providers. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3337 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to training and education for state agency administrators and employees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3345 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to state contracting and management, and the establishment of a centralized purchasing, vendor management, contract audit and transparency system for state agencies. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3361 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to state agency contracts for information technology commodity items and services. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3385 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the regulation of call centers; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3429 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an unmanned aircraft program in the office of the governor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3438 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transfer of surplus or salvage state agency property. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3439 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the donation of property from a state agency to an assistance organization or a local governmental entity. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3443 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to a written policy of certain state agencies on the collection and possible sale of an individual's personal information. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3462 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation of regional emergency communication districts; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3518 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al. Relating to alternative fuel fleets of certain governmental entities, including funding for motor vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3536 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the appointment of the commissioners of certain financial regulatory agencies by the Finance Commission of Texas. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3543 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the establishment of the Public Integrity Prosecutions Committee and the Office of Public Integrity Prosecutions for the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax and to the appointment of committee members and the appointment and compensation of the prosecutor. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3549 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the review, approval, and monitoring of and reporting on state agency contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3551 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the authorization of health care providers charging a fee for the production of records associated with applications for certain assistance benefits programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3557 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the reporting of the seizure and forfeiture of contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3569 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3601 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the payment of interest by state agencies. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3602 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the religious freedom of a conscientious objector to act or fail to act with respect to certain issues of marriage, sexual relations, and gender. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3652 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the workers' compensation death benefits paid to the beneficiaries of certain state service members killed in the line of duty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3662 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous regulatory actions by state agencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3687 84-0 (2015) Author: Frank, James Relating to design-build procedures for civil works projects. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3705 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3707 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to cloud computing services. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3718 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart | et. al. Relating to the possible use of certain state-owned land for border security. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3736 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to conflicts of interest by members of state agency governing boards and governing officers and the contents and amendment of financial statements filed by certain persons; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3750 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to interim studies on real property owned by the state. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3771 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a study on the effectiveness of Operation Strong Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3775 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to restrictions on employment of former members of the state legislature. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3794 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the availability of information regarding the eligibility of persons with disabilities to use certain public transportation services. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3819 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the appeal of certain determinations by the Texas Historical Commission regarding the content of historical markers. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3882 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to savings of costs or reduction of state liability in the operation of various state programs. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3917 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the recoupment of payments on certain provider claims made under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3987 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Relating to programs in public schools designed to facilitate planning and saving for higher education and facilitate personal financial literacy instruction. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 4043 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the establishment of an unmanned ground vehicle pilot program at the Capitol Complex to employ veterans with a service-connected disability. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4085 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the declaration of a state of disaster and certain state operations in a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule

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