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HB 1 - Zerwas
General Appropriations Bill.
06/15/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 10 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental and Behavioral Health Research Institute.
05/22/2019 - Placed on intent calendar

HB 1013 - Rep. James White (R-TX)
Relating to repealing automatic driver's license suspensions for certain drug offenses.
04/17/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1023 - Rep. Joseph Moody (D-TX)
Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault committed against a public servant.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1029 - Rep. Joseph Moody (D-TX)
Relating to the sealing of and discovery procedures relating to certain recordings of children constituting evidence in a criminal case in a criminal hearing or proceeding.
04/15/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1051 - VanDeaver
Relating to an adult education program provided under an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school program and reporting requirements regarding certain students.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 1069 - Rep. Four Price (R-TX)
Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health ...
02/26/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 1073 - Rep. Morgan Meyer (R-TX)
Relating to the statute of limitations for certain offenses committed against children.
04/29/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1075 - Rep. Mary Gonzalez (D-TX)
Relating to payments to school districts for certain special education evaluations.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1077 - Rep. James White (R-TX)
Relating to public school finance, supporting public education funding through an increase in the state sales and use tax rate, and requiring a reduction in school district maintenance and operation ad valorem taxes; making an appropriation; increasing the rate of a tax.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HB 108 - Rep. Mary Gonzalez (D-TX)
Relating to establishing a pilot program under which public schools may use a digital portfolio method to assess student performance in grades three through eight for purposes of accountability and qualification for promotion.
02/19/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1080 - White
Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy.
04/22/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1084 - Rep. Richard Raymond (D-TX)
Relating to the creation of the committee on licensing standards in the Department of Family and Protective Services.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 109 - Martinez
Relating to the operation of open-enrollment charter schools on Memorial Day.
06/15/2019 - Vetoed by the Governor

HB 1093 - Rep. Joseph Moody (D-TX)
Relating to the limitation period for filing a complaint and requesting a special education impartial due process hearing.
03/13/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 11 - Thompson, Ed
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.
04/24/2019 - Referred to Transportation

HB 1109 - Swanson
Relating to waiving certain minimum standards for substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
04/24/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 111 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to public school policy and training for public school employees addressing the prevention of sexual abuse, sex trafficking, and other maltreatment of certain children.
05/31/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 1111 - Davis, Sarah
Relating to maternal and newborn health care.
05/22/2019 - Not again placed on intent calendar

HB 1113 - Davis, Sarah
Relating to state contract limitations and programs for sex trafficking prevention and victim treatment.
05/21/2019 - Placed on intent calendar

HB 1114 - Rep. Sarah Davis (R-TX)
Relating to the provision of services to certain children under the Medicaid medical transportation program.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1115 - White
Relating to law enforcement agency policies regarding the placement of a child taken into possession by a peace officer during a person's arrest and placement information provided to the person.
04/22/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1119 - Rep. James White (R-TX)
Relating to the public school finance system and to the salary paid to certain professional staff employed by public schools.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1133 - Stickland
Relating to public school class size limits.
05/09/2019 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal

HB 1143 - Hefner
Relating to the transportation or storage of a handgun or other firearm or ammunition by a handgun license holder in a school parking area.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 1144 - Rep. Shawn Thierry (D-TX)
Relating to sales and use taxes on e-cigarette vapor products to benefit the child health plan program; imposing taxes.
04/09/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1151 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 116 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.
03/13/2019 - Considered in Calendars

HB 1167 - Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the carrying of weapons at amusement parks or locations associated with schools or other educational institutions.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1171 - Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-TX)
Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons; increasing a criminal penalty.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1190 - Rep. Ana Hernandez (D-TX)
Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 1193 - Rep. Harold Dutton (D-TX)
Relating to the establishment of the private child care task force.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1196 - Rep. Thresa Meza (D-TX)
Relating to changing statutory references to marihuana to cannabis.
04/01/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 12 - Davis, Sarah
Relating to early childhood intervention and rehabilitative and habilitative services.
05/07/2019 - Read 3rd time

HB 1201 - Raymond
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property owned by a charitable organization for the purpose of renting the property at below-market rates to low-income and moderate-income households.
05/06/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1219 - Rep. Roland Gutierrez (D-TX)
Relating to education employees uniform group health coverage.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services

HB 1223 - VanDeaver
Relating to the creation and enforcement of a criminal offense relating to interference with child custody and to the prosecution of child custody offenses.
04/26/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1224 - Rep. James White (R-TX)
Relating to notice to the Department of Family and Protective Services that a foster child has been arrested.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 123 - White
Relating to personal identification documents for foster children or youth or homeless children or youth.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 124 - Rep. Mary Gonzalez (D-TX)
Relating to the applicability of educator certification and assignment requirements to school districts of innovation.
02/12/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1244 - Ashby
Relating to the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument administered to public high school students and reporting requirements for that assessment instrument.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 1252 - Rep. Eddie Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program.
04/25/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1256 - Phelan
Relating to access by certain persons to a first responder's immunization history.
05/28/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 1261 - Bell, Keith
Relating to a presumption that applies to certain conduct involving certain controlled substances that endangers a child.
05/02/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1273 - Zedler
Relating to denial of payment for preauthorized health care or dental care services.
05/06/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

HB 1276 - Rosenthal
Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an uncertified teacher.
04/29/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 128 - Hinojosa
Relating to school district notification to a parent or guardian of physical fitness assessment results of the parent's or guardian's child.
04/17/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 1292 - Rep. Four Price (R-TX)
Relating to statewide initiatives to improve maternal and newborn health for women with opioid use disorder.
02/27/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 1295 - Rep. Sarah Davis (R-TX)
Relating to early childhood intervention and rehabilitative and habilitative services.
02/27/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1318 - Moody
Relating to the provision of mental health services to persons younger than 18 years of age.
05/22/2019 - Not again placed on intent calendar

HB 1357 - Wu
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the criminal offense of failure to report certain sexual offenses committed against a child; increasing criminal penalties.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 1362 - Wu
Relating to the caseloads of child protective services caseworkers.
05/22/2019 - Placed on intent calendar

HB 1364 - Wu
Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and to the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
04/23/2019 - Received from the House

HB 1365 - Lucio III
Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, processing, distribution, transportation, research, testing, and delivery of low-THC cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of cannabis dispensing organizations, cannabis research ...
05/15/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 1372 - Rep. James White (R-TX)
Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses, including certain conditions of suspension or renewal of a driver's license.
02/27/2019 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 1381 - Wray
Relating to enhancing the criminal penalty for an aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury that is committed in or on school property or on a passenger transportation vehicle of a primary or secondary school.
05/13/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 1388 - VanDeaver
Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.
05/16/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1389 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the placement on community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision, of a defendant who is the primary caretaker of a child.
04/01/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 1399 - Smith
Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for certain felony offenses.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 1413 - Rep. Mary Gonzalez (D-TX)
Relating to the language acquisition of children eight years of age or younger who are deaf or hard of hearing.
02/27/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1414 - Rep. Tom Craddick (R-TX)
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides a meeting place and support services for organizations that provide assistance to alcoholics or their families.
02/27/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HB 142 - Moody
Relating to a notice of educational rights for certain student evaluations.
05/08/2019 - Received from the House

HB 1430 - Rep. Bobby Guerra (D-TX)
Relating to termination by a managed care organization of a provider's participation in Medicaid and child health plan program provider networks.
02/27/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1431 - Rep. Bobby Guerra (D-TX)
Relating to an investigation unit within the Health and Human Services Commission for certain unlicensed child-care facilities.
02/27/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1433 - Rep. John Bucy (D-TX)
Relating to the authority of a municipal utility district to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the district; creating an offense.
02/27/2019 - Referred to Land & Resource Management

HB 1448 - Zerwas
Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.
02/27/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 1453 - Bernal
Relating to special education-related requirements, including the provision of certain services, the composition of the State Board for Educator Certification, and certain educator requirements.
05/02/2019 - Recommitted to committee

HB 1470 - Rep. Richard Raymond (D-TX)
Relating to allowing the parents or guardians of certain medically dependent children to opt out of the STAR Kids managed care program under Medicaid.
02/27/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1480 - VanDeaver
Relating to assessment of public school students, providing accelerated instruction, appropriately crediting certain student performance, and eliminating requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments.
05/22/2019 - Placed on intent calendar

HB 1483 - Frank
Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency.
05/27/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 1498 - Rep. Will Metcalf (R-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of continuous sexual abuse of a young child or children.
04/15/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 15 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the prevention of, prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses and to orders of nondisclosure for persons who committed certain of those offenses; regulating occupations and property to prevent and respond ...
04/11/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1500 - Rep. Briscoe Cain (R-TX)
Relating to prohibiting abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat and to requirements for performing or inducing an abortion; authorizing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.
02/27/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 1512 - Rep. Garnet Coleman (D-TX)
Relating to the repeal of the criminal offense of homosexual conduct.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1530 - Rep. Chris Paddie (R-TX)
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 ...
03/04/2019 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 1536 - Miller
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.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 1556 - VanDeaver
Relating to school district purchasing of and contracting for goods and services.
04/15/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 1559 - Rep. Thresa Meza (D-TX)
Relating to employment leave for certain family or medical obligations; imposing an assessment.
04/15/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1576 - Phelan
Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 1580 - Rep. Dade Phelan (R-TX)
Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 1584 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription drugs for stage-four advanced, metastatic cancer.
06/15/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 1589 - Ortega
Relating to providing notification to certain pregnant women regarding their eligibility for coverage under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program.
05/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 1590 - Howard
Relating to statewide policies and practices, personnel training, evidence collection and preservation, and data collection and analysis regarding the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of sexual assault and other sex offenses.
06/04/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 1597 - Lambert
Relating to establishing residency for purposes of admission into public schools.
05/28/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 16 - Leach
Relating to the enforcement of the rights of a living unborn child after an abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 1602 - Rep. Ana Hernandez (D-TX)
Relating to the time at which instruction may begin in public schools; making an appropriation.
04/04/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1604 - Rep. Craig Goldman (R-TX)
Relating to the scheduling of the last day of school for students by public school districts.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1611 - Rep. Trent Ashby (R-TX)
Relating to regulation in the unincorporated area of a county of high-speed rail activity near schools.
03/04/2019 - Referred to County Affairs

HB 1623 - Coleman
Relating to training for public school personnel to identify and intervene if a student suffers from behavioral health issues.
04/18/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1626 - Rep. Ana Hernandez (D-TX)
Relating to an emergency services coordinator for the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1631 - Stickland
Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.
06/02/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 1632 - Bell, Keith
Relating to students eligible to receive compensatory, intensive, and accelerated instructional services.
04/25/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 1636 - Rep. Dwayne Bohac (R-TX)
Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1637 - Miller
Relating to required training regarding trauma-informed care for certain judges and attorneys.
05/06/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1638 - Rep. Rick Miller (R-TX)
Relating to trauma-informed care for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services and trauma-informed care training for certain department employees.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1645 - Rep. Michelle Beckley (D-TX)
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of preexisting conditions.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Insurance

HB 165 - Bernal
Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs.
06/10/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 1650 - Rep. John Zerwas (R-TX)
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction, including direction regarding reimbursement, and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Appropriations

HB 1651 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to the care of pregnant women confined in county jail.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 1653 - White
Relating to pretrial diversion programs funded by the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
04/02/2019 - Considered in Calendars

HB 1659 - Rep. Ryan Guillen (D-TX)
Relating to conservatorship of a child in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 1682 - Raney
Relating to collection and use of child safety data for licensed day-care centers.
04/30/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1685 - Rep. Giovanni Capriglione (R-TX)
Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a criminal offense.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1687 - Rep. James White (R-TX)
Relating to eliminating certain state-required assessment instruments and certain end-of-course assessment instruments not required by federal law.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1689 - Deshotel
Relating to disclosure regarding the existence of a gestational agreement in a suit for the dissolution of a marriage and standing of an intended parent under a gestational agreement to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
05/23/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 1696 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Agriculture & Livestock

HB 1698 - Rep. Ben Leman (R-TX)
Relating to the regulation of residential treatment centers.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 17 - Rep. Greg Bonnen (R-TX)
Relating to public school safety measures and procedures.
03/26/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1709 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to the appointment of a surrogate parent for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
06/10/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 1730 - Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the approval of the establishment or expansion of open-enrollment charter schools and the application of facility standards to those schools.
05/07/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1756 - Rep. Drew Springer (R-TX)
Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services.
03/13/2019 - Referred directly to subcommittee by chair

HB 1763 - Rep. Cesar Blanco (D-TX)
Relating to the eligibility of the children of public school educators for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
04/23/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1765 - Rep. Diego Bernal (D-TX)
Relating to standards for certain child-care facilities that detain unaccompanied children.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1771 - Thierry
Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution and to the provision of services to those persons.
06/15/2019 - Vetoed by the Governor

HB 1782 - Cortez
Relating to a plan to increase the use of telemedicine medical services, telehealth services, and interprofessional Internet consultations in this state.
05/13/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 1796 - Rep. Richard Raymond (D-TX)
Relating to an annual adjustment to the basic allotment under the foundation school program to reflect inflation.
03/04/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 18 - Price
Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health ...
06/02/2019 - Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

HB 1807 - Dutton
Relating to alternative times of possession under a standard possession order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
05/06/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1808 - Lucio III
Relating to standards for nutrition, physical activity, and screen time for certain child-care facilities and homes.
04/26/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1825 - Cortez
Relating to information a law enforcement agency is required to share with a school district about a person who may be a student.
05/14/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 1846 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (R-TX)
Relating to age-appropriate normalcy activities for children in the managing conservatorship of the state.
04/30/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1849 - Klick
Relating to the possession and administration of epinephrine auto-injectors in day-care centers; limiting liability.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 1853 - Rep. Leo Pacheco (D-TX)
Relating to the applicability of educator certification requirements and certain educator rights to charter schools.
04/09/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1855 - Bowers
Relating to restrictions on hours of employment for children; creating criminal offenses.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 1879 - Davis, Sarah
Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program.
05/06/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1884 - Minjarez
Relating to the information provided to relative and other designated caregivers of children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
06/02/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 189 - Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-TX)
Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.
02/13/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1906 - Burns
Relating to procedures for the alternative assessment of certain public school students that receive special education services and alternative accountability plans for certain campuses serving students that receive special education services.
05/16/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1907 - Rep. Donna Howard (D-TX)
Relating to training for certain individuals who provide care for or services to children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/05/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1908 - Moody
Relating to the indigent status of a person for purposes of the driver responsibility program.
04/29/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1910 - Rep. Jay Dean (R-TX)
Relating to consideration of a child's gender identity or expression in suits affecting the parent-child relationship and other proceedings involving children.
04/03/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1916 - Miller
Relating to requiring trauma training for certain attorneys.
05/19/2019 - Committee report printed and distributed

HB 1930 - White
Relating to the establishment of a charter school by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
05/10/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 1945 - Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos (D-TX)
Relating to carrying a handgun in certain areas of the campus of a public or private institution of higher education.
03/05/2019 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 1959 - Rep. Cole Hefner (R-TX)
Relating to the transportation or storage of a firearm or ammunition by a handgun license holder in a private school parking area.
03/26/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1966 - Wu
Relating to notice of the health of children attending a child-care facility.
04/23/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 197 - Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-TX)
Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
02/13/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 198 - Rep. Shawn Thierry (D-TX)
Relating to providing mental health services and mental health education to public school students at school-based health centers.
02/26/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2005 - Rep. Jeff Leach (R-TX)
Relating to providing accelerated instruction and eliminating certain requirements for public school grade-level promotion that are based on satisfactory performance on state assessment instruments.
03/05/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2029 - Rep. Julie Johnson (D-TX)
Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Healthy Texas Women program.
03/20/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2030 - Turner, John
Relating to eligibility of certain children for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
04/12/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2037 - Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-TX)
Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for state employment.
03/05/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

HB 2048 - Zerwas
Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; eliminating program surcharges; authorizing and increasing criminal fines; increasing a fee.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 2061 - Burns
Relating to the authority to issue an arrest warrant or citation for certain Class C misdemeanors committed by certain children on school property.
05/02/2019 - Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.

HB 2074 - Wu
Relating to the duties of a public school counselor regarding student discipline.
04/02/2019 - Considered in Calendars

HB 2081 - Rep. Garnet Coleman (D-TX)
Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
03/06/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 209 - Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-TX)
Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees.
04/11/2019 - Left pending in subcommittee

HB 2113 - Rep. Matt Krause (R-TX)
Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.
03/06/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2114 - Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer (D-TX)
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of preexisting conditions.
04/16/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2116 - White
Relating to the inclusion of certain students as students at risk of dropping out of school.
04/05/2019 - Considered in Calendars

HB 2134 - Klick
Relating to health care specialty consultations in certain child abuse or neglect investigations and assessments.
04/22/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2139 - Rep. Vikki Goodwin (D-TX)
Relating to an annual adjustment to the basic allotment under the Foundation School Program to reflect inflation.
03/06/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2145 - Rep. John Turner (D-TX)
Relating to continuing education requirements for public educators regarding suicide prevention training.
03/06/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2151 - Munoz, Jr.
Relating to the use of extrapolation by a health maintenance organization or an insurer to audit claims.
05/15/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

HB 2157 - Middleton
Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
05/08/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 217 - Gervin-Hawkins
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for hair prostheses for cancer patients.
05/15/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

HB 2177 - Miller
Relating to license terms and fees and registration and listing fees for certain child-care facilities.
05/10/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 2183 - Rep. Alma Allen (D-TX)
Relating to school district and open-enrollment charter school reporting of certain releases of a student to the student's parent after school-initiated communication.
04/17/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2184 - Allen
Relating to a public school student's transition from an alternative education program to a regular classroom.
06/10/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 2189 - Capriglione
Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.
04/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2190 - Hunter
Relating to admission of certain students to an open-enrollment charter school.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 2209 - Meyer
Relating to an affirmative defense to an allegation of truant conduct.
05/14/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 2217 - Rep. Richard Raymond (D-TX)
Relating to consideration by the board of trustees of a school district of parental complaints regarding student or parent participation in an extracurricular activity.
04/23/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2222 - Rep. Richard Raymond (D-TX)
Relating to the administration and oversight of the Medicaid and child health plan programs.
03/06/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 2244 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to speech protections for student media publications in public schools.
04/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2255 - Darby
Relating to newborn and infant hearing screening results and the provision of information following a screening.
05/21/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 2262 - Rep. Ed Thompson (R-TX)
Relating to the use of traffic surveillance systems.
03/26/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 231 - Rep. Diego Bernal (D-TX)
Relating to transportation services for homeless students.
02/19/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2314 - Toth
Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
03/06/2019 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 233 - Krause
Relating to the scheduling of the first day of school for students by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.
05/06/2019 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal

HB 2336 - Rep. Rick Miller (R-TX)
Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating a criminal offense.
03/06/2019 - Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures

HB 2339 - Rep. Thresa Meza (D-TX)
Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of information concerning the release on bond of persons charged with committing a violent offense.
03/06/2019 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 2349 - Rep. Sergio Munoz (D-TX)
Relating to transparency in the rate-setting processes for the Medicaid managed care and child health plan programs.
03/06/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 2350 - Rep. Giovanni Capriglione (R-TX)
Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a civil penalty offense; providing for a civil cause of action.
04/01/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2368 - Miller
Relating to access to and the provision of behavioral and mental health care services and trauma-informed care in the Medicaid managed care program.
05/01/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2389 - Rep. Trent Ashby (R-TX)
Relating to the applicability of certain requirements to certain nonprofit organizations regarding before-school and after-school programs established by school districts.
03/06/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 243 - Farrar
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.
04/29/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2434 - Schaefer
Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and a criminal offense.
04/18/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2447 - Rep. Valoree Swanson (R-TX)
Relating to prohibited actions regarding health benefit plan coverage for enrollees who refuse to have an abortion.
03/11/2019 - Referred to Insurance

HB 2453 - Davis, Sarah
Relating to the operation and administration of Medicaid, including the Medicaid managed care program.
05/02/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2462 - Rep. Ana Hernandez (D-TX)
Relating to prohibited nonconsensual genital surgery on certain minors with intersex traits.
03/11/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 248 - Rep. Jessica Farrar (D-TX)
Relating to the medical accuracy of informational materials given to a woman seeking an abortion.
02/19/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 2481 - Metcalf
Relating to the creation and administration of certain specialty court programs; authorizing fees.
06/15/2019 - Vetoed by the Governor

HB 2485 - Rep. Jessica Farrar (D-TX)
Relating to the investigation of allegations of abuse and neglect in a residential detention facility.
03/11/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 249 - Rep. Jessica Farrar (D-TX)
Relating to the waiting period before a physician may perform an abortion.
02/19/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 25 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain women and children under the Medicaid medical transportation program.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 2501 - Bowers
Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child.
05/02/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2510 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to the suspension and expulsion of a student attending an open-enrollment charter school.
04/09/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2511 - Allen
Relating to the content of a public school campus improvement plan.
05/16/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2515 - Rep. Leo Pacheco (D-TX)
Relating to the scheduling of the first and last days of school for students by school districts.
03/11/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 252 - Farrar
Relating to increasing awareness of the dangers of exposing children to secondhand smoke.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 2528 - Rep. Jeff Leach (R-TX)
Relating to the protection of parental rights.
03/11/2019 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 2539 - Rep. Matt Krause (R-TX)
Relating to improving the provision of Medicaid benefits to certain children, including children receiving benefits under the STAR Kids managed care program.
03/11/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 2555 - Parker
Relating to guidelines for policies of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for the care of certain students at risk for anaphylaxis.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 256 - Rep. Joseph Moody (D-TX)
Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility.
03/13/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2572 - Patterson
Relating to eliminating the state-required assessment instrument in social studies and the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument and to establishing a pilot program to develop a portfolio method to assess student performance in those courses.
05/02/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2582 - Lucio III
Relating to required notice of the cost and health benefit plan coverage of newborn screening tests.
04/16/2019 - Companion considered in lieu of in committee

HB 2587 - Lucio III
Relating to the business of travel insurance.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 2608 - Rep. Scott Sanford (R-TX)
Relating to the carrying or storage of a handgun by a school marshal.
03/11/2019 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 2616 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to Texas Community Schools.
04/23/2019 - Withdrawn from schedule

HB 262 - Rep. Ed Thompson (R-TX)
Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to operate an automated traffic control system; providing a civil penalty.
02/19/2019 - Referred to Transportation

HB 2645 - Rep. Steve Allison (R-TX)
Relating to the inclusion of character education programs in evaluating districts and campuses under the public school accountability system.
03/11/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2646 - Gutierrez
Relating to the adoption of a land bank program by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation.
05/08/2019 - Received from the House

HB 2651 - Rep. Mike Lang (R-TX)
Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine.
03/11/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2654 - Rep. Jon Rosenthal (D-TX)
Relating to building standards for instructional facilities and campus safety procedures for public schools.
03/26/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2655 - Rosenthal
Relating to an active shooter emergency protocol for public school districts and required active shooter response training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.
05/10/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 2656 - Rep. Jon Rosenthal (D-TX)
Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; authorizing a civil penalty.
03/11/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2667 - Guillen
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities; providing administrative penalties; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses.
05/13/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

HB 2674 - Rep. Alex Dominguez (D-TX)
Relating to making an appropriation to the Health and Human Services Commission for children's advocacy centers and court-appointed special advocate programs.
03/11/2019 - Referred to Appropriations

HB 268 - Rep. Diego Bernal (D-TX)
Relating to transportation services for homeless students.
02/19/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2682 - Collier
Relating to health benefit coverage for certain fertility preservation services under certain health benefit plans.
04/29/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2688 - Metcalf
Relating to the creation of a specialty treatment court for certain individuals residing with a child who is the subject of a juvenile court case.
04/29/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2701 - White
Relating to county jailer training and continuing education requirements regarding interacting with pregnant women confined in jail.
04/29/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 2704 - Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-TX)
Relating to public school accountability interventions, sanctions, and related actions.
03/11/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2725 - Calanni
Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 2731 - Rep. Rick Miller (R-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and to certain other consequences of those offenses; changing eligibility for community supervision.
03/25/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2738 - Rep. Morgan Meyer (R-TX)
Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting the misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating criminal offenses.
04/04/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2740 - Meyer
Relating to providing certain public and private school administrators with information regarding certain child abuse and neglect investigations and allegations.
04/15/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2756 - Leach
Relating to the protection of parental rights.
04/24/2019 - Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.

HB 2758 - Hernandez
Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 2764 - Frank
Relating to minimum standards and caregiver training for substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 2783 - Wilson
Relating to the establishment of the Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 2786 - Button
Relating to employee turnover reporting during a day-care center's, group day-care home's, or registered family home's license or registration renewal.
05/17/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2797 - Hinojosa
Relating to evaluation under the state accountability system of school district campuses that enroll certain students who receive special education services.
05/10/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 2798 - Klick
Relating to the reimbursement of certain urban teaching hospitals for the provision of inpatient hospital care under Medicaid.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 2802 - Darby
Relating to the amounts, availability, and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts; reducing or affecting the amounts of certain statutorily dedicated fees.
05/10/2019 - Referred to Finance

HB 282 - Neave
Relating to the training of peace officers on cases involving child abuse and neglect, family violence, and sexual assault.
05/01/2019 - Laid on the table subject to call

HB 2832 - Rep. Dade Phelan (R-TX)
Relating to the referral of certain pregnant women to a nurse-family partnership program.
04/02/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2848 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to the review under the Texas Sunset Act of the Texas Education Agency's functions relating to special education services.
03/12/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2866 - Deshotel
Relating to certain investigation and evaluation information regarding certain child-care facilities, homes, and programs.
04/30/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2874 - Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
04/26/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2879 - Raney
Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state.
05/14/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 2881 - Bernal
Relating to establishing resource campuses to improve a public school campus not performing satisfactorily.
04/26/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2883 - Rep. Diego Bernal (D-TX)
Relating to training requirements and prohibited discrimination for child-care facilities and registered family homes.
03/12/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 2890 - Johnson, Julie
Relating to the terminology used to refer to an individualized education program team.
05/10/2019 - Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.

HB 2894 - Collier
Relating to the prosecution of health care fraud; creating a criminal offense.
06/02/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 2913 - Zerwas
Relating to the transfer of certain real property held by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the transfer of jurisdiction over and management of the Star of the Republic Museum to the Texas Historical Commission.
06/14/2019 - See remarks for effective date

HB 2920 - Rep. Chris Turner (D-TX)
Relating to the requirement of a public hearing on certain applications for a permit to drill an oil or gas well.
04/08/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2926 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to the establishment of the family first prevention services task force.
03/12/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 2930 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to the enforcement activities of the Health and Human Services Commission against certain child-care facilities; authorizing administrative penalties.
03/12/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 2933 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to timely claims payments in the Medicaid managed care program.
03/12/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 2935 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to the public school finance system.
03/12/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2967 - Oliverson
Relating to prohibited balance billing and an independent dispute resolution program for out-of-network coverage under certain managed care plans; authorizing a fee.
04/02/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 297 - Murr
Relating to the public school finance system, the elimination of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes, and the creation of a joint interim committee on the elimination of those taxes.
05/13/2019 - Referred to Finance

HB 2970 - Martinez Fischer
Relating to a consolidated eligibility screening process for benefits under certain assistance programs.
03/12/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 2981 - Rep. Scott Sanford (R-TX)
Relating to including fetal development instruction as part of the health curriculum used in public schools in certain grade levels.
04/23/2019 - Withdrawn from schedule

HB 2983 - Huberty
Relating to the administration to public school students in certain grades of state-administered assessment instruments.
05/14/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 299 - Rep. Andrew Murr (R-TX)
Relating to the punishment of certain controlled substance offenses committed in a drug-free zone; increasing criminal penalties.
02/19/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2997 - Talarico
Relating to suicide prevention training for certain public school employees and public school mental health related programs and the applicability of related immunity provisions.
04/29/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2998 - Talarico
Relating to lead in drinking water at schools and child care facilities.
05/06/2019 - Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.

HB 2999 - Rep. James Talarico (D-TX)
Relating to air filtration efficiency standards at certain educational and child care facilities.
03/12/2019 - Referred to Environmental Regulation

HB 3 - Huberty
Relating to public school finance and public education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing the imposition of a fee.
06/12/2019 - See remarks for effective date

HB 3000 - Talarico
Relating to student data security in public schools.
05/10/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 3003 - Talarico
Relating to the designation of liaison officers at public institutions of higher education to assist certain students who are parents.
04/26/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3012 - Talarico
Relating to the disposition of certain students to alternative education settings and the provision of educational services to students in those settings or subject to in-school or out-of-school suspension.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 3013 - Talarico
Relating to the suspension or expulsion of a student by an open-enrollment charter school.
04/26/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3015 - Talarico
Relating to educational programs provided by the Windham School District in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for certain inmates.
04/23/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3025 - Talarico
Relating to certain procedures regarding a dispute relating to special education services provided by a school district or open-enrollment charter school.
04/30/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3039 - Rep. Chris Turner (D-TX)
Relating to coverage for bacterial meningitis vaccinations under certain health benefit plans.
03/26/2019 - Withdrawn from schedule

HB 3041 - Turner, Chris
Relating to the renewal of a preauthorization for a medical or health care service.
06/07/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 3046 - Rep. Leo Pacheco (D-TX)
Relating to eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation.
03/13/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3055 - Frullo
Relating to a study of costs associated with dual credit courses offered at public high schools.
04/11/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3058 - Johnson, Julie
Relating to prior authorization for prescription drug benefits related to the treatment of AIDS and HIV.
04/22/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3064 - Johnson, Julie
Relating to payment of health benefit claims in coordination with third-party liability insurance.
04/30/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3078 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the review of clemency applications from certain persons who were victims of human trafficking or family violence.
06/15/2019 - Vetoed by the Governor

HB 3079 - Noble
Relating to investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of home and community support services agencies providing inpatient hospice services.
06/10/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 309 - Moody
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of indecent assault, to judicial protection for victims of that offense, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to that offense.
04/15/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3105 - Rep. DeWayne Burns (R-TX)
Relating to the authority of a county to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the unincorporated area of the county.
04/25/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3121 - Bowers
Relating to an interim study of suits affecting the parent-child relationship in cases involving abuse and other harmful conduct engaged in by a party.
05/03/2019 - Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar

HB 3131 - Allen
Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
03/13/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3133 - Allen
Relating to the use of personal leave during school holidays by school district employees.
04/17/2019 - Withdrawn from schedule

HB 314 - Howard
Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and to reporting through the Public Education Information Management System.
04/17/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 3144 - Rep. Thresa Meza (D-TX)
Relating to human sexuality education in public schools.
03/13/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3145 - Toth
Relating to the right of a parent appointed as a conservator of a child to attend school activities.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 3147 - Parker
Relating to a cancer clinical trial participation program.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 3154 - Rep. Tan Parker (R-TX)
Relating to the establishment of a human trafficking and child pornography unit within the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
03/13/2019 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 3155 - Deshotel
Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools.
05/01/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3177 - Smith
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of continuous sexual abuse of a child or disabled individual; creating a criminal offense.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 3187 - Rep. Sergio Munoz (D-TX)
Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by certain providers under the Medicaid program.
03/13/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3192 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to standards for expulsion policies of certain child-care facilities.
04/09/2019 - No action taken in committee

HB 3195 - Wu
Relating to juveniles committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and the transition of students from alternative education programs to regular classrooms.
06/15/2019 - Vetoed by the Governor

HB 3198 - Rep. Mary Gonzalez (D-TX)
Relating to the regulation of open-enrollment charter schools and requiring a study comparing and evaluating certain characteristics of open-enrollment charter schools and school districts.
03/13/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3202 - Rep. Gina Calanni (D-TX)
Relating to the authority of a county to issue bonds to purchase a voting system or voting system equipment.
03/13/2019 - Referred to Elections

HB 3217 - Ashby
Relating to certain eligibility requirements for issuance of a teaching certificate.
05/24/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 3220 - Allison
Relating to repayment of certain mental health professional education loans.
04/26/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3235 - Ramos
Relating to staff development requirements for public educators regarding suicide prevention training.
04/26/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3247 - Martinez
Relating to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 3257 - Rep. John Raney (R-TX)
Relating to the criminal consequences of using or exhibiting an imitation firearm.
04/24/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3259 - Allen
Relating to a wage increase for certain public school employees.
03/13/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3309 - Rep. James White (R-TX)
Relating to the conservatorship and possession of, and support for, a child in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 3323 - Burns
Relating to requiring a school district to post the district's employment policy on the district's Internet website.
04/24/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 3328 - Rep. Abel Herrero (D-TX)
Relating to eliminating certain state-required assessment instruments and certain end-of-course assessment instruments not required by federal law.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3331 - Frank
Relating to the procedures and grounds for terminating the parent-child relationship, for taking possession of a child, and for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.
04/24/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3370 - Rep. Joe Deshotel (D-TX)
Relating to the investigation of a complaint made by a foster child or youth and the results of the investigation.
04/30/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3375 - Rep. Gina Calanni (D-TX)
Relating to an annual medical examination for foster children.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3379 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (R-TX)
Relating to the Preparation for Adult Living Program and other services for foster children transitioning to independent living.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3381 - Rep. Jarvis Johnson (D-TX)
Relating to the placement and use of video recording equipment in vehicles used by certain child-care facilities.
04/16/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3388 - Sheffield
Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program.
05/25/2019 - Conf. Comm. Report distributed

HB 3389 - Sanford
Relating to creating a position of nonprofit agency services coordinator for the Department of Family and Protective Services.
05/08/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 3390 - Sanford
Relating to caregivers for certain children, including the identification of caregivers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services and an exception from licensing requirements for certain caretakers.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 3392 - Rep. Jarvis Johnson (D-TX)
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services enrolling certain foster children in the Preparation for Adult Living Program.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3401 - Rep. Richard Raymond (D-TX)
Relating to delivery of outpatient prescription drug benefits under certain public benefit programs, including Medicaid and the child health plan program.
04/03/2019 - Withdrawn from schedule

HB 3410 - Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-TX)
Relating to requiring certain employers to provide paid sick leave to employees; providing administrative and civil penalties.
03/18/2019 - Referred to International Relations & Economic Development

HB 342 - Cortez
Relating to eligibility for the medical assistance program and enrollment in the child health plan program.
05/01/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 344 - Dutton
Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
04/05/2019 - Considered in Calendars

HB 3441 - Lucio III
Relating to reimbursement under certain health benefit plans for certain services and procedures performed by pharmacists.
05/31/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 3512 - Pacheco
Relating to conditions of community supervision and procedures applicable to the reduction or termination of a defendant's period of community supervision.
05/06/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 3521 - VanDeaver
Relating to data collection, reporting, and notice requirements for certain educational entities.
04/30/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3526 - Rose
Relating to the duties of and training for certain officers and jailers regarding the child safety check alert list.
05/10/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 3561 - Rep. Jessica Farrar (D-TX)
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of continuous sexual assault.
04/25/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3565 - Rep. James White (R-TX)
Relating to the creation of certain pilot programs to encourage economic and educational opportunities in certain regions of this state.
04/08/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3570 - Ramos
Relating to continuing judicial training regarding family violence victims.
05/02/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3581 - Rep. Morgan Meyer (R-TX)
Relating to the special education allotment and the creation of a supported education allotment under the Foundation School Program and to instructional arrangements for students with disabilities enrolled in public schools.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3590 - Hunter
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and certain other consequences of those offenses; increasing criminal penalties.
04/15/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3605 - Sanford
Relating to appointment of an attorney ad litem or guardian ad litem to represent an unborn child during a judicial bypass proceeding for an abortion for a pregnant minor.
05/07/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3613 - Rep. Toni Rose (D-TX)
Relating to the office of minority statistics and engagement in the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3614 - Rose
Relating to caseworker visitation standards for certain child protective services caseworkers.
05/08/2019 - Read 3rd time

HB 3618 - Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-TX)
Relating to eliminating certain state-required end-of-course assessment instruments not required by federal law.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3628 - Goodwin
Relating to creating a special education certification to teach students with disabilities.
05/06/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3630 - Meyer
Relating to prohibiting the use of certain aversive techniques on students enrolled in public schools.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 3637 - Guillen
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection.
05/03/2019 - Laid on the table subject to call

HB 3638 - Patterson
Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities.
04/30/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3648 - Guillen
Relating to the powers and duties of the office of independent ombudsman for the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
06/15/2019 - Vetoed by the Governor

HB 3659 - Rep. Chris Turner (D-TX)
Relating to liability insurance requirements for certain child-care providers.
04/09/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 366 - Rep. Mary Gonzalez (D-TX)
Relating to healthy relationships education in public schools.
03/26/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3664 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to the time certain licensed child-care facilities may detain unaccompanied children.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3670 - Rep. James Frank (R-TX)
Relating to the administration and operation of the Medicaid program.
04/16/2019 - Scheduled for public hearing on . . .

HB 3683 - Dutton
Relating to authorizing a dropout recovery competency-based educational pilot program provided through a campus or campus program charter or open-enrollment charter school.
05/10/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 3685 - Oliverson
Relating to pharmacy benefits provided through the Medicaid managed care program.
05/01/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3689 - White
Relating to the office of the inspector general of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 3691 - Rep. Harold Dutton (D-TX)
Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve as a relative or other designated caregiver for a child.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3696 - Bell, Keith
Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.
04/24/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3699 - Turner, John
Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to obtain criminal history record information.
04/22/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3718 - Parker
Relating to a trauma-informed care policy for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools and training regarding the policy for district and school employees.
04/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3719 - Rep. Mary Gonzalez (D-TX)
Relating to human sexuality education in public schools.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3735 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (R-TX)
Relating to an electronic portal for disclosures and consent regarding certain newborn screening information.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 3738 - Goldman
Relating to creating an Internet website of certain day-care providers and parenting resources.
05/13/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 3739 - Rep. Craig Goldman (R-TX)
Relating to including certain child care providers in the Texas Rising Star Program and establishing a pilot program to expand participation in the Texas Rising Star Program.
04/23/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3740 - Rep. Ina Minjarez (D-TX)
Relating to the licensing of and requirements for certain child-care facilities that detain certain children.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3746 - Rep. Matt Krause (R-TX)
Relating to access to certain health records and information by certain individuals regarding a child placed in foster care.
04/23/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3747 - Rep. Matt Krause (R-TX)
Relating to the eligibility of children and prioritization of persons on waiting lists for certain Medicaid long-term care services waiver programs.
04/02/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3776 - Rep. Diego Bernal (D-TX)
Relating to establishing a program designed to ensure health benefit plan coverage to certain children through the private marketplace.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3786 - Coleman
Relating to a study conducted by counties on the effectiveness of establishing a family drug court; establishing a family drug court grant program.
04/29/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

HB 3788 - Rep. Diego Bernal (D-TX)
Relating to establishing the supporting medically fragile children program.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 379 - Rep. Jose Lozano (R-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving a controlled substance or dangerous drug.
02/19/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3801 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to authorizing a petitioner for a protective order to separate the petitioner's wireless telephone number from the respondent's wireless telephone service account.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 3804 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to an annual cost-of-living adjustment for school district employees and an annual adjustment to the basic allotment under the public school finance system to reflect inflation.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3808 - Walle
Relating to measures to facilitate the timely graduation of and attainment of marketable skills by students in public higher education.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 3809 - Goldman
Relating to the limitations period for personal injury claims that arise from certain offenses involving child sexual abuse.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 3818 - Lozano
Relating to the establishment of the work-based learning task force.
04/22/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3823 - Sherman, Sr.
Relating to a franchise tax credit for taxable entities that provide paid family care leave.
04/30/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3826 - Rep. Julie Johnson (D-TX)
Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use in lieu of an opioid by patients with acute or chronic pain and the licensing of medical cannabis dispensing organizations; authorizing fees.
03/20/2019 - Referred directly to subcommittee by chair

HB 3830 - Sherman, Sr.
Relating to a study on the adequacy of resources provided to foster parents by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
04/28/2019 - Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar

HB 3841 - Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos (D-TX)
Relating to military duty of a conservator of a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
05/01/2019 - Withdrawn from schedule

HB 3857 - Rep. Tony Tinderholt (R-TX)
Relating to discrimination by a health care provider based on immunization status.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 3860 - Rep. Matt Krause (R-TX)
Relating to a child's eligibility for the Medicaid buy-in for children program or the medically dependent children (MDCP) waiver program.
04/02/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3873 - Rep. Ernest Bailes (R-TX)
Relating to the Texas Alternatives to Abortion Program.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 3876 - Deshotel
Relating to the creation of a work group to advise the Texas Workforce Commission regarding the Texas Rising Star Program.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 3888 - Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos (D-TX)
Relating to a school district's plan for parental involvement concerning mental health and substance use issues and suicide prevention.
04/23/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3904 - Huberty
Relating to public school accountability, including certain performance standards and sanctions, to providing alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements, and to public school class size limits.
05/14/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3906 - Huberty
Relating to the assessment of public school students, including the development and administration of assessment instruments, and technology permitted for use by students.
06/14/2019 - See remarks for effective date

HB 3925 - Rep. Armando Martinez (D-TX)
Relating to rules for fixing the amount of bail and to the release of certain defendants on a bail bond or personal bond.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3926 - Rep. Tony Tinderholt (R-TX)
Relating to creating the criminal offenses of obtaining medical treatment by deception for a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and continuous abuse of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
04/25/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3933 - Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer (D-TX)
Relating to consumer protections against billing and limitations on information reported by consumer reporting agencies.
04/02/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3950 - Frank
Relating to the establishment of the Joint Committee on Child Welfare.
05/23/2019 - Senate Amendments Analysis distributed

HB 3977 - Rep. Jeff Leach (R-TX)
Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating a criminal offense.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4 - Rep. John Zerwas (R-TX)
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction, including direction regarding reimbursement, and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.
03/07/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4004 - Rep. Alma Allen (D-TX)
Relating to a study on improving educational outcomes for public school students of limited English proficiency.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4009 - Toth
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees.
05/07/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 401 - Rep. Victoria Neave (D-TX)
Relating to the creation of the Texas Sexual Assault Evidentiary Council.
02/20/2019 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 4014 - Rep. Ryan Guillen (D-TX)
Relating to the licensing and regulation of school psychologists.
04/24/2019 - Withdrawn from schedule

HB 403 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to training requirements for a member of the board of trustees and the superintendent of an independent school district regarding sexual abuse, human trafficking, and other maltreatment of children.
05/25/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 4045 - Rep. Alex Dominguez (D-TX)
Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain eligible medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations; changing a fee.
04/11/2019 - Left pending in subcommittee

HB 4050 - Rep. Bobby Guerra (D-TX)
Relating to the immunizations requirements of privately owned and operated child-care facilities.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 4055 - Wu
Relating to the availability under Medicaid of certain drugs used to treat human immunodeficiency virus or prevent acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
04/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 4062 - Rep. Ken King (R-TX)
Relating to the salary paid to certain public school teachers, the creation of certain teacher designations, and allotments for certain educators under the Foundation School Program; authorizing the imposition of a fee.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4071 - Longoria
Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 4090 - Noble
Relating to the licensing of certain school-age programs that provide child-care services.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 4100 - Rep. Giovanni Capriglione (R-TX)
Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4126 - Rep. Donna Howard (D-TX)
Relating to a required training course for persons serving as special education representatives and hearing officers at impartial due process hearings.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4127 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to the Healthy Texas Program; authorizing a fee.
04/09/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4141 - Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-TX)
Relating to the licensing of certain child-care facilities that detain certain children.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4155 - Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-TX)
Relating to low income individuals who cannot afford to make repairs and upgrades to appliances.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Energy Resources

HB 4169 - Rep. Joseph Moody (D-TX)
Relating to the criminal penalties for certain criminal offenses.
04/26/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4170 - Leach
Relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 85th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
06/07/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 4173 - Leach
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments.
06/07/2019 - Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

HB 4178 - Frank
Relating to the operation and administration of certain health and human services programs, including the Medicaid managed care program.
05/02/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 4183 - Parker
Relating to addressing adverse childhood experiences and developing a strategic plan to address those experiences.
05/15/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4188 - Rep. Mayes Middleton (R-TX)
Relating to the authority of the Department of Family and Protective Services to conduct certain interviews of a child who is the subject of a report of abuse or neglect.
04/02/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4189 - Rep. Mayes Middleton (R-TX)
Relating to the duty of certain professionals to report child abuse and neglect.
04/02/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4193 - Rep. Steve Allison (R-TX)
Relating to suicide prevention in public school curriculum and certain educational programs concerning suicide prevention and substance abuse prevention.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 420 - Rep. Diego Bernal (D-TX)
Relating to corporal punishment in public schools.
02/20/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4243 - Rep. Jose Lozano (R-TX)
Relating to the terminology used to describe transportation-related accidents.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Transportation

HB 4250 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (R-TX)
Relating to licensing requirements for certain child-care facilities.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4252 - Rep. Jessica Gonzalez (D-TX)
Relating to the protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4259 - Rep. Greg Bonnen (R-TX)
Relating to the regulation of listed family homes.
04/09/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4260 - Cortez
Relating to the possession and administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by certain entities.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 4261 - Rep. Greg Bonnen (R-TX)
Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and family homes; providing administrative penalties.
04/09/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4263 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (R-TX)
Relating to developing a strategic plan to ensure the provision of prevention and early intervention services complies with federal law.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4267 - Wu
Relating to requirements for a juvenile's appearance in a judicial proceeding.
05/10/2019 - Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar

HB 4268 - Wu
Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 4269 - Rep. Bill Zedler (R-TX)
Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking and receiving financial assistance or supplemental nutrition assistance benefits.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4274 - Rep. Bill Zedler (R-TX)
Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 4285 - Rep. Bill Zedler (R-TX)
Relating to the authority of pharmacists to furnish certain medications.
05/01/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4286 - Rep. Yvonne Davis (D-TX)
Relating to the regulation of child-care providers by the Texas Workforce Commission.
04/23/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4287 - Zedler
Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.
05/03/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 429 - Rep. Matt Shaheen (R-TX)
Relating to the state virtual school network and a study on digital learning.
04/16/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 43 - Hinojosa
Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.
04/29/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 4302 - Rep. Gary VanDeaver (R-TX)
Relating to regulations authorizing special education hearing officer subpoenas.
04/23/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4315 - Rep. Richard Raymond (D-TX)
Relating to required access to care and provider network provisions in a contract between the Health and Human Services Commission and a Medicaid managed care organization.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4319 - Rep. Ana Hernandez (D-TX)
Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating a criminal offense.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures

HB 4324 - VanDeaver
Relating to the submission and use of electronic student records in the electronic student records system.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 4333 - Rep. Morgan Meyer (R-TX)
Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4334 - Rep. Dan Huberty (R-TX)
Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency to investigate the administration of public education.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4336 - Rep. Jonathan Stickland (R-TX)
Relating to requiring the expulsion of a public school student who engages in certain conduct that constitutes the offense of terroristic threat.
04/10/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4351 - Martinez Fischer
Relating to utilization review of and health benefit plan coverage for emergency care.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Insurance

HB 4354 - Rep. Dade Phelan (R-TX)
Relating to prevention and early intervention programs and practices.
04/23/2019 - No action taken in committee

HB 437 - Rep. Matt Shaheen (R-TX)
Relating to allowing Medicaid managed care organizations to adopt their own drug formularies.
02/20/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 4391 - Rep. J.D. Sheffield (R-TX)
Relating to certain group and individual health benefit plans and the provision of health care benefits under health care plans through provider networks.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Insurance

HB 4415 - Rep. Brad Buckley (R-TX)
Relating to establishing residency for purposes of admission into public schools.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 442 - Meyer
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of abandoning or endangering a child.
05/10/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 4442 - Lucio III
Relating to health benefit coverage for general anesthesia in connection with certain pediatric dental services.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Insurance

HB 4450 - Rep. Mary Gonzalez (D-TX)
Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and registered family homes providing services to children with disabilities or special needs.
04/23/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4463 - Rep. Phil King (R-TX)
Relating to required counseling before an abortion is performed.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 448 - Turner, Chris
Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.
06/15/2019 - Vetoed by the Governor

HB 4480 - Meza
Relating to a study on the use of art therapy in public schools and on art therapy in higher education.
04/26/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 4484 - Rep. John Wray (R-TX)
Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Transportation

HB 4510 - Rep. Jarvis Johnson (D-TX)
Relating to the use of restraints on a pregnant woman in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Corrections

HB 4523 - Rep. Valoree Swanson (R-TX)
Relating to prohibited actions regarding health benefit plan coverage for enrollees who refuse to have an abortion; providing civil penalties.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Insurance

HB 4530 - Lucio III
Relating to a review of Medicaid dental services provided to children.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4533 - Klick
Relating to the administration and operation of Medicaid, including Medicaid managed care and the delivery of Medicaid acute care services and long-term services and supports to certain persons.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 4546 - Rep. Richard Raymond (D-TX)
Relating to the applicability of certain requirements and restrictions on funding for before-school and after-school programs established by school districts.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4556 - Rep. Ryan Guillen (D-TX)
Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4560 - Rep. Chris Turner (D-TX)
Relating to the salary, wages, and reimbursement paid to public school employees and state assistance for school employees uniform group health coverage; making an appropriation.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4561 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (R-TX)
Relating to the system redesign for delivery of Medicaid acute care services and long term services and supports to persons with an intellectual or developmental disability and a pilot for certain populations with similar functional needs receiving services in managed care.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4562 - Rep. Will Metcalf (R-TX)
Relating to parental administrations for certain incapacitated adults; authorizing a fee; creating a criminal offense.
04/23/2019 - Withdrawn from schedule

HB 4589 - Anchia
Relating to the provision of a quality and globally competitive education as a mission of the public education system.
05/02/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 459 - Hernandez
Relating to the placement and use of video recording equipment in certain child-care facilities.
04/11/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 4591 - Rep. Abel Herrero (D-TX)
Relating to eliminating state-required assessment instruments and certain end-of-course assessment instruments.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4593 - Rep. Morgan Meyer (R-TX)
Relating to the equalized wealth level and the guaranteed yield under the school finance system.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4596 - Rep. Nicole Collier (D-TX)
Relating to ensuring the continued provision of benefits under Medicaid and the supplemental nutrition assistance program for the children of individuals confined in a penal or correctional institution.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4604 - Rep. James White (R-TX)
Relating to pretrial diversion programs funded by the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the provision of training and technical assistance provided by the division.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Corrections

HB 4606 - White
Relating to youth diversion programs for children accused of certain fine-only offenses and related criminal justice matters; authorizing and imposing fees.
05/14/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 4613 - Rep. Matt Shaheen (R-TX)
Relating to the waiving academic assessment and testing for children in special education services.
04/04/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 465 - White
Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.
04/24/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 473 - Rep. Donna Howard (D-TX)
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services reporting certain information regarding youth in the managing conservatorship of the department who are pregnant or who are parents.
02/20/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 474 - Rep. Donna Howard (D-TX)
Relating to a Department of Family and Protective Services plan to address the substitute care capacity needs in certain department regions.
04/16/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 475 - Howard
Relating to information for foster children who are pregnant or minor parents.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 4751 - Rep. Poncho Nevarez (D-TX)
Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding conditions of bond imposed in criminal cases involving family violence.
04/24/2019 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 4753 - Lopez
Relating to a study regarding the cost of child care in this state in comparison to family income.
05/15/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 496 - Gervin-Hawkins
Relating to traumatic injury response protocol and the use of bleeding control stations in public schools.
06/15/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 501 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the requirement and study of insurance coverage for serious emotional disturbance of a child.
04/05/2019 - Considered in Calendars

HB 507 - White
Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies.
04/15/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 517 - Israel
Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties.
05/01/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 525 - Rep. Tony Tinderholt (R-TX)
Relating to the limitation on administration and use of certain assessment instruments in public schools.
03/05/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 548 - Canales
Relating to reporting certain information through the Public Education Information Management System.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 55 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to requiring the reporting of certain information regarding prekindergarten programs provided by or on behalf of school districts.
04/17/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 551 - Rep. Terry Canales (D-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of and criminal penalties for the possession of marihuana concentrate; creating criminal offenses.
02/20/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 555 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to certain rights of the sole managing conservator of a child in relation to the child's passport.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 557 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the protection of certain information from disclosure in suits affecting the parent-child relationship and to service of process in those suits on a party whose information is protected from disclosure.
04/03/2019 - Reported favorably as substituted

HB 560 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to access to a residence or former residence to retrieve personal property by persons who are parties to certain suits and decrees.
05/02/2019 - Reported favorably as substituted

HB 565 - Rep. Garnet Coleman (D-TX)
Relating to healthcare coverage in this state.
03/05/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 576 - Rep. James White (R-TX)
Relating to providing financial assistance to certain persons who care for a child under a parental child safety placement; creating a criminal offense; creating a civil penalty.
02/20/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 58 - Rep. Richard Raymond (D-TX)
Relating to public and private school searches of students with parental consent and certain disciplinary measures and other procedures that may arise from such a search.
02/11/2019 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 592 - Rep. Ana Hernandez (D-TX)
Relating to authorizing a credit union to act as a school district depository.
02/20/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 605 - Rep. Shawn Thierry (D-TX)
Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that establish a grocery store or healthy corner store in a food desert.
05/01/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 612 - Rep. Shawn Thierry (D-TX)
Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.
02/21/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 621 - Neave
Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against an employee who in good faith reports child abuse or neglect.
05/25/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 650 - White
Relating to inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
05/23/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 658 - Rep. Harold Dutton (D-TX)
Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child, to the age of criminal responsibility, and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to those ages.
02/21/2019 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 67 - Rep. Mary Gonzalez (D-TX)
Relating to collecting data regarding unaccompanied minors in certain child-care facilities.
02/11/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 671 - Rep. Ken King (R-TX)
Relating to secondary-level assessment of public school students.
03/05/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 680 - Deshotel
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Workforce Commission and local workforce development boards regarding the provision of child care.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 698 - Blanco
Relating to certain protected practices of pharmacists and pharmacies regarding amounts charged for prescription drugs.
04/29/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 702 - Lucio III
Relating to creating a voluntary program to recognize licensed before-school and after-school programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity.
04/24/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 706 - Bernal
Relating to the eligibility of certain children who are deaf or hard of hearing for audiology services under the school health and related services program.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 72 - White
Relating to the provision of Medicaid benefits to certain children formerly in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 736 - Rep. Brooks Landgraf (R-TX)
Relating to eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation or to make certain accountability determinations.
02/21/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 752 - Wu
Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.
02/21/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 764 - Wu
Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault.
02/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 787 - Davis, Sarah
Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists.
04/16/2019 - Received from the House

HB 8 - Neave
Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sex offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses.
06/04/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 800 - Howard
Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan.
04/29/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 808 - Dutton
Relating to the consideration of certain student differentials based on sex under the public school accountability system.
05/22/2019 - Not again placed on intent calendar

HB 822 - Rep. Tan Parker (R-TX)
Relating to addressing adverse childhood experiences and developing a strategic plan to address those experiences.
02/25/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 834 - Rep. Ana Hernandez (D-TX)
Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a land bank program.
04/04/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 84 - Rep. Joseph Moody (D-TX)
Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
02/12/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 843 - Springer
Relating to the inclusion of satisfactory performance on certain postsecondary readiness assessment instruments in the indicators for evaluating the performance of public schools.
04/29/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 869 - Hefner
Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving the interception, use, or disclosure of certain communications.
05/28/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 870 - Price
Relating to Medicaid telemedicine and telehealth services.
04/22/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 873 - Allen
Relating to behavior improvement plans and behavioral intervention plans for certain public school students and notification and documentation requirements regarding certain behavior management techniques.
05/13/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 875 - Allen
Relating to requiring a school district or open-enrollment charter school to report data regarding restraints administered to, complaints filed against, citations issued to, and arrests made of students.
04/25/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 881 - Bell, Cecil
Relating to the right of a parent of a deceased person to view the person's body before an autopsy is performed.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 89 - Rep. Mary Gonzalez (D-TX)
Relating to the public school finance system.
02/12/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HB 900 - Israel
Relating to the act of smoking tobacco in a vehicle with a child present; authorizing an additional fine for certain criminal offenses.
04/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 905 - Rep. Diego Bernal (D-TX)
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the Medicaid program while the individual is on a waiting list for the services and ...
04/24/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 906 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the establishment of a collaborative task force to study certain public school mental health services.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 92 - Rodriguez
Relating to a public school campus's election under a campus turnaround plan to operate as a community school.
03/27/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 926 - Krause
Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability.
05/09/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 934 - Shaheen
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of trafficking of persons.
05/01/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 937 - Davis, Sarah
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 941 - Rep. James White (R-TX)
Relating to a child-care facility database on the Health and Human Services Commission's Internet website.
02/25/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 955 - Rep. Senfronia Thompson (D-TX)
Relating to eligibility requirements for student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals.
02/25/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 963 - Bell, Cecil
Relating to the availability of school district trustee information on the Internet and a review of the essential knowledge and skills of certain curricula.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 965 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to updating references to certain former health services state agencies and certain terms used to describe persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities in the Education Code.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 974 - Metcalf
Relating to public school safety measures and procedures.
05/17/2019 - Committee report printed and distributed

HB 976 - Rep. Will Metcalf (R-TX)
Relating to public school safety and security measures, policies, and procedures.
03/26/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 978 - Rep. Michelle Beckley (D-TX)
Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct.
04/08/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 980 - Rep. Michelle Beckley (D-TX)
Relating to the repeal of the criminal offense of homosexual conduct.
04/16/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 987 - Rep. James White (R-TX)
Relating to personal identification documents for foster children or youth, homeless children or youth, and unaccompanied youth.
02/25/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 988 - Rep. Armando Walle (D-TX)
Relating to employee caseload limit goals for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing goals for certain of those services.
03/26/2019 - Left pending in committee

HCR 11 - Rep. Richard Raymond (D-TX)
Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to rename the Texas Workforce Commission Building the Lloyd M. Bentsen State Office Building.
02/25/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

HCR 126 - Swanson
Recognizing pornography as a public health hazard.
04/29/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HCR 188 - Zerwas
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 500.
05/26/2019 - Filed

HCR 53 - Rep. Brooks Landgraf (R-TX)
Honoring Lettie England of Odessa for her contributions to the community.
04/04/2019 - Signed by the Governor

HCR 67 - Rep. Terry Canales (D-TX)
Honoring the Objective Watchers of the Legal System organization for its work in South Texas.
04/04/2019 - Signed by the Governor

HCR 92 - Rep. Rick Miller (R-TX)
Urging the Texas Judicial Council to require all court professionals to be trauma-informed and trained in recognizing, evaluating, and understanding the evidence and impacts of domestic violence and child abuse.
05/02/2019 - Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar

HJR 105 - Rep. Richard Raymond (D-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the authorization or funding of an elementary or secondary education voucher program.
03/13/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HJR 119 - Rep. Tom Craddick (R-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance and an efficient system of public schools.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Public Education

HR 1002 - Rep. Joseph Moody (D-TX)
Recognizing April 16, 2019, as Education and Sharing Day in honor of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.
04/11/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1045 - Rep. John Wray (R-TX)
In memory of Sherry Diane Wakeland of Maypearl.
04/17/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1058 - Rep. Cesar Blanco (D-TX)
Recognizing April 1, 2019, as Census Awareness Day in Texas.
04/03/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1074 - Rep. Jarvis Johnson (D-TX)
Honoring 100 Black Men of America for its service to African American youth.
04/23/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1086 - Rep. Sheryl Cole (D-TX)
Honoring the Black Mamas Community Collective on the occasion of its visit to the State Capitol.
04/18/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1116 - Rep. John Wray (R-TX)
Congratulating Dr. David Del Bosque on his retirement as superintendent of Avalon ISD.
04/23/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1117 - Rep. Tracy King (D-TX)
Recognizing April 2019 as Alcohol Responsibility Month.
04/05/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1144 - Rep. Tan Parker (R-TX)
Recognizing April 2019 as National Child Abuse Prevention Month in Texas.
04/11/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1158 - Turner, Chris
Recognizing September 15-21, 2019, as National Child Passenger Safety Week and September 21 as National Seat Check Saturday.
05/19/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HR 118 - Rep. Four Price (R-TX)
Recognizing January 29, 2019, as Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas Day at the State Capitol.
01/30/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 122 - Rep. John Raney (R-TX)
Congratulating Mary ""Mike"" Hatcher on her induction into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame.
02/21/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1272 - Rep. Tan Parker (R-TX)
Encouraging greater awareness of Familial Hypercholesterolemia.
04/24/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HR 1278 - Rep. Victoria Neave (D-TX)
Recognizing April 2019 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Texas.
04/30/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1281 - Rep. John Bucy (D-TX)
Congratulating Esthermay Cornwell Johnston of Austin on her 100th birthday.
04/29/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1291 - Rep. Harold Dutton (D-TX)
Congratulating Mamie Frank Lewis of Barrett Station on her 102nd birthday.
05/03/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1339 - Leach
Congratulating Ashley Dantzler on her receipt of a 2018 Plano ISD Excellence in Elementary Teaching Award.
05/07/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1343 - Leach
Congratulating Cheryl Lombardo on her receipt of a 2018 Plano ISD Excellence in Elementary Teaching Award.
05/07/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1347 - Leach
Congratulating Ben Dixon on his receipt of a 2018 Plano ISD Excellence in Secondary Teaching Award.
05/07/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1388 - Thompson, Senfronia
Recognizing May 6, 2019, as Children's Mental Health Awareness Day.
05/08/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1407 - Frullo
Congratulating Carolyn Byrd Simpson on her retirement from the Lubbock Area United Way.
05/13/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1461 - Wray
Recognizing May 7-14, 2019, as Drowning Awareness Week.
05/09/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1464 - Flynn
Commending Sandy Hilliard of Canton for her 20 years of volunteer service with the state's foster care programs.
05/13/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1476 - Murr
Honoring Mary Cunningham for her service as county judge of Llano County.
05/14/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1477 - Murr
In memory of Kimble County attorney Donnie J. Coleman.
05/14/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1506 - Bonnen, Dennis
Commending Sherry-Dawn and Jason Sheffield for their dedicated efforts as the founders of Rory the Warrior, Inc.
05/09/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1512 - Goldman
Congratulating Harriett Moore on her retirement from Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth.
05/14/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 152 - Rep. Donna Howard (D-TX)
Recognizing February 27, 2019, as Texas United Ways Community Day at the State Capitol.
03/04/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1534 - Leach
Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Wellness Center for Older Adults in Plano.
05/17/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1549 - Bell, Keith
Commending Margaret Taylor Smith for her efforts in behalf of Texans with learning disabilities.
05/17/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1563 - Morrison
In memory of Dr. John M. Richardson of Fort Worth.
05/20/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1582 - Springer
Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Santa Rosa Palomino Club of Vernon.
05/20/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1611 - Minjarez
Congratulating Endeavors on its 50th anniversary and on the 15th anniversary of its Fairweather Family Lodge in San Antonio.
05/20/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1637 - Gonzalez, Jessica
Honoring Promise House for its work to alleviate youth homelessness in Dallas and North Texas.
05/27/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1640 - Price
Recognizing May 2019 as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month.
05/27/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1649 - Rodriguez
Congratulating Ashley Rivera of Blazier Elementary School on being named the 2019 Area 1 Elementary Teacher of the Year in Austin ISD.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1698 - Hunter
Congratulating Lynn and Michael Wright on their 50th wedding anniversary.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1707 - Raymond
Honoring Henry L. ""Hank"" Whitman Jr. of Floresville for his service as commissioner of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
05/21/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1711 - Rodriguez
Congratulating Cynthia Ayala of Ridgetop Elementary School on her selection as the 2019 Area 2 Elementary Teacher of the Year in the Austin Independent School District.
05/27/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1801 - Turner, Chris
Honoring LifeLine Shelter for Families on the occasion of its 2019 Freedom Luncheon.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1817 - Dutton
Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital in Houston.
05/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1821 - Leach
Congratulating Daniel Cox on being named the 2019 Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Plano Independent School District.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1822 - Leach
Congratulating Kulsum Mzee on her selection as the 2019 Plano ISD Elementary Teacher of the Year.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1827 - Leach
Congratulating Kevin May on receiving a 2019 Plano ISD Secondary Excellence in Teaching Award.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1828 - Leach
Congratulating Dena McCutcheon of Murphy Middle School on receiving a 2019 Secondary Excellence in Teaching award from Plano ISD.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 183 - Rep. John Wray (R-TX)
Congratulating Connie Colston of Waxahachie on her retirement from the Nicholas P. Sims Library.
03/08/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1842 - Guillen
In memory of former Raymondville city commissioner Mary Gutierrez.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1856 - Lambert
Recognizing May 23, 2019, as Red Nose Day in Texas.
05/27/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1945 - Gonzalez, Mary
Recognizing the historic significance of Rio Vista Farm in Socorro.
05/27/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 196 - Rep. Four Price (R-TX)
Recognizing February 5, 2019, as CASA Day at the State Capitol.
02/06/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 197 - Rep. Sergio Munoz (D-TX)
Honoring the La Joya Independent School District.
03/08/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 1998 - Wu
Congratulating the School of Science and Technology Advancement in Houston on receiving State and National School of Character designations from Character.org.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 2003 - Price
Honoring Cal Farley's Boys Ranch on the occasion of its 80th anniversary.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 2023 - Buckley
Congratulating Killeen ISD Early College High School on being named a model college and career readiness school by Educate Texas.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 2048 - Goldman
Congratulating Patty McKenney on her retirement from Westpark Elementary School in Benbrook.
05/29/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 2080 - Klick
Honoring Rodeo Dental and Orthodontics for its pro bono contributions.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 2101 - Price
Commemorating Flag Day 2019.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 2129 - Price
Commemorating Flag Day 2020.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 2142 - Price
Recognizing May 2020 as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month.
05/29/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 2179 - Zerwas
Suspending limitations on the conference committee jurisdiction for SB 500.
05/26/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 2180 - Zerwas
Suspending limitations on the conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1.
05/26/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 2186 - Huberty
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, HB 3.
05/26/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 2189 - Krause
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, SB 1207.
05/27/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 2198 - Thompson, Senfronia
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 20.
05/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 223 - Rep. Shawn Thierry (D-TX)
Recognizing The Woman's Hospital of Texas.
02/21/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 246 - Rep. Jarvis Johnson (D-TX)
Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Fallbrook Church in Houston.
03/12/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 27 - Rep. John Raney (R-TX)
Congratulating the Public Policy Research Institute at Texas A&M University on its 35th anniversary.
01/23/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 311 - Rep. Joseph Moody (D-TX)
Commending the Community Action Agencies of Texas.
02/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 344 - Rep. Abel Herrero (D-TX)
Congratulating Virginia Rawlins of Robstown on her 90th birthday.
03/14/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 346 - Rep. Trent Ashby (R-TX)
Congratulating Hallie Hatthorn, founder of Bags of Love, on her receipt of the Commissioner's Award of Excellence from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/14/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 362 - Rep. Jose Lozano (R-TX)
Recognizing March 12, 2019, as Childhood Cancer Awareness Day at the State Capitol.
03/14/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 600 - Rep. Harold Dutton (D-TX)
In memory of Alveretta Theresa Frilot Ledet of Houston.
03/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 620 - Rep. Sam Harless (R-TX)
In memory of Narda Rignault Martin of Spring.
03/13/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 629 - Rep. Jon Rosenthal (D-TX)
Recognizing Nikki Cowart for her contributions as president of Cy-Fair American Federation of Teachers Local 6448.
03/13/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 632 - Rep. Harold Dutton (D-TX)
Congratulating Millie Johnson Washington of Houston on her 92nd birthday.
02/27/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 641 - Rep. Geanie Morrison (R-TX)
Honoring Dr. Yusuke Yahagi for his years of service to the Victoria community.
03/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 644 - Rep. Drew Springer (R-TX)
Congratulating Joe Bezner of Lindsay on his 100th birthday.
03/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 653 - Rep. James Talarico (D-TX)
In memory of Charles N. Avery III.
03/20/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 676 - Rep. Phil Stephenson (R-TX)
In memory of Texas Game Warden Justin Philip Hurst of El Campo.
03/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 687 - Rep. Oscar Longoria (D-TX)
Commending Dallas Cowboys lineman Connor Williams for raising awareness of the negative consequences of bullying among children.
03/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 69 - Rep. Armando Walle (D-TX)
Urging the president of the United States to end the Zero Tolerance Policy with respect to immigration and to uphold the provisions of the Flores Agreement.
02/19/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

HR 691 - Rep. Craig Goldman (R-TX)
Congratulating Westcliff Elementary School in Fort Worth on its receipt of a 2018 America's Best Urban Schools Award from the National Center for Urban School Transformation.
03/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 700 - Rep. Kyle Kacal (R-TX)
In memory of former state representative and state senator Murray Watson Jr of Mart.
03/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 718 - Rep. Gina Calanni (D-TX)
Congratulating Katy Christian Ministries on its 35th anniversary.
03/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 749 - Rep. Dennis Bonnen (R-TX)
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Lake Jackson Church of Christ.
03/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 750 - Rep. Dan Flynn (R-TX)
Commending Texas A&M University for its 100 years of service to student veterans.
03/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 781 - Rep. Valoree Swanson (R-TX)
Recognizing that pornography is a public health hazard.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HR 802 - Rep. Jeff Leach (R-TX)
Recognizing March 26 and 27, 2019, as Collin County Days at the State Capitol.
03/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 879 - Rep. Poncho Nevarez (D-TX)
Commemorating the 2019 Step by Step for Special Needs event in Eagle Pass.
04/29/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 88 - Rep. Chris Turner (D-TX)
Commemorating the dedication of the Mansfield ISD Dr. Sarah K. Jandrucko Academy for Early Learners.
03/11/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 886 - Rep. Dennis Bonnen (R-TX)
In memory of Dorothy Jane Neal of Angleton.
04/05/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 920 - Rep. Dennis Bonnen (R-TX)
Congratulating Southside Elementary School in Angleton on being named a 2019 State School of Character by Character.org.
03/26/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 928 - Rep. Trent Ashby (R-TX)
Expressing support for Bags of Love, a Lufkin-based nonprofit organization, and its mission to make transitions easier for children in the care of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
04/05/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 938 - Rep. Harold Dutton (D-TX)
Congratulating Maryland Whitaker on her receipt of a 2019 Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
04/05/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 970 - Rep. Shawn Thierry (D-TX)
In memory of John Steven Mostyn of Houston.
03/26/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 977 - Rep. Toni Rose (D-TX)
Recognizing March 26, 2019, as Paul Quinn College Day at the State Capitol.
03/26/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 986 - Rep. Brad Buckley (R-TX)
Recognizing March 27, 2019, as Variety Day at the State Capitol.
03/29/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 992 - Rep. Sheryl Cole (D-TX)
Commemorating the 11th anniversary of Parents Alliance dba Superate y Triunfa.
04/17/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 993 - Rep. Dade Phelan (R-TX)
Honoring the Heart Galleries of Texas for their outstanding work to connect children with adoptive families.
04/17/2019 - Reported enrolled

SB 1 - Nelson
General Appropriations Bill.
04/04/2019 - Meeting cancelled

SB 10 - Nelson
Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.
05/21/2019 - Returned to committee

SB 100 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to the appointment of foster parents and other qualified persons to serve as educational decision-makers for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
02/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1002 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the evaluation of and improvements to the quality of the Texas Workforce Commission's subsidized child care program.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1015 - Sen. Beverly Powell (D-TX)
Relating to an ongoing review of the public school finance system by the Texas Education Agency.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1027 - Sen. Bob Hall (R-TX)
Relating to sonogram requirements for a pregnant minor seeking an abortion.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1033 - Hancock
Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and a criminal offense.
05/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1093 - Sen. Charles Perry (R-TX)
Relating to the eligibility of children and prioritization of persons on waiting lists for certain Medicaid long-term care services waiver programs.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1094 - Sen. Charles Perry (R-TX)
Relating to the delivery of Medicaid benefits to certain medically dependent children with private health benefits coverage.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1095 - Sen. Charles Perry (R-TX)
Relating to access to certain health records and information by certain individuals regarding a child placed in foster care.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1096 - Perry
Relating to the Medicaid managed care program, including the provision of pharmacy benefits.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 11 - Taylor
Relating to policies, procedures, and measures for school safety and mental health promotion in public schools and the creation of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium.
06/06/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 1101 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the consolidation of ombudsman programs administered by the Health and Human Services Commission.
05/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1102 - Sen. Bob Hall (R-TX)
Relating to the transfer of a student from the school district of the student's residence to another district.
04/11/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 1105 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the administration and operation of Medicaid, including Medicaid managed care.
05/23/2019 - Senate requests conference committee

SB 1111 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to the Children's Health and Nutrition Interagency Council.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1115 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a land bank program.
04/23/2019 - Not again placed on intent calendar

SB 1117 - Lucio
Relating to the functions of certain urban land bank programs.
04/24/2019 - Referred to Urban Affairs

SB 1130 - West
Relating to the establishment of a task force on father engagement in this state.
05/21/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

SB 1139 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the operation and administration of Medicaid, including the Medicaid managed care program.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 114 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to the repeal of statutes regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct and to the recognition of certain same-sex relationship statuses.
02/01/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 1148 - Sen. Dawn Buckingham (R-TX)
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription drugs for stage-four advanced, metastatic cancer.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 1155 - Sen. Joan Huffman (R-TX)
Relating to a public school student's transition from an alternative education program to a regular classroom.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1156 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to the requirement of a public hearing on certain applications for a permit to drill an oil or gas well.
04/17/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 1175 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to the abuse of a child, termination of the parent-child relationship, and possession of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1181 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to a wage increase for certain public school employees.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1204 - Sen. Borris Miles (D-TX)
Relating to disclosure regarding the existence of a gestational agreement in a suit for the dissolution of a marriage and standing of an intended parent under a gestational agreement to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
03/07/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 1207 - Perry
Relating to the operation and administration of Medicaid, including the Medicaid managed care program and the medically dependent children (MDCP) waiver program.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 1231 - Bettencourt
Relating to providing certain public and private school administrators with information regarding certain child abuse and neglect investigations and allegations.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 1237 - Sen. Bob Hall (R-TX)
Relating to the assumption of the powers and duties relating to driver's licenses, personal identification cards, the driver responsibility program, and other related powers and duties by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Transportation

SB 1238 - Johnson
Relating to the admission, examination, and discharge of a person for mental health services.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 1241 - Sen. Borris Miles (D-TX)
Relating to students eligible to receive compensatory, intensive, and accelerated instructional services.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1251 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1256 - Bettencourt
Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting the misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating criminal offenses.
04/26/2019 - Referred to Public Education

SB 1259 - Huffman
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.
06/04/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 1264 - Hancock
Relating to consumer protections against certain medical and health care billing by certain out-of-network providers.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 1274 - Sen. Beverly Powell (D-TX)
Relating to the consideration of certain performance indicators in evaluating certain school districts and campuses under the public school accountability system.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1279 - West
Relating to prevention and early intervention programs and practices.
05/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1283 - Miles
Relating to the availability under Medicaid of certain drugs used to treat human immunodeficiency virus or prevent acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 1284 - Miles
Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state.
05/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1288 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services reporting certain information regarding youth in the managing conservatorship of the department who are pregnant or who are parents.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1289 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to a Department of Family and Protective Services plan to address the substitute care capacity needs in certain department regions.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1290 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to information for foster children who are pregnant or minor parents.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1291 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to training for certain individuals who provide care for or services to children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1345 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the enforcement activities of the Health and Human Services Commission against certain child-care facilities; authorizing administrative penalties.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1347 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the investigation of a complaint made by a foster child or youth and the results of the investigation.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1353 - Sen. Beverly Powell (D-TX)
Relating to addressing adverse childhood experiences and developing a strategic plan to address those experiences.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1355 - Powell
Relating to the establishment of the work-based learning task force.
05/16/2019 - Referred to Public Education

SB 136 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to the public school finance system.
02/01/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1376 - Paxton
Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities.
06/04/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 1377 - Sen. Dawn Buckingham (R-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of health care fraud.
04/24/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 1383 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to prohibited nonconsensual genital surgery on certain minors with intersex traits.
03/14/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 1388 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to an employee database for child-care facilities and registered family homes.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 139 - Rodriguez
Relating to a notice of educational rights for certain student evaluations.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 1390 - Menendez
Relating to suicide prevention in public school curriculum and certain educational programs concerning suicide prevention and substance abuse prevention.
05/21/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

SB 1403 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to the jurisdiction of a court to hear and determine issues regarding a child seeking special immigrant juvenile status.
03/14/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 1404 - Powell
Relating to consent to the disclosure of certain information and to other matters relating to newborn and infant screening tests.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 1427 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 145 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to health benefit plan coverage in this state.
02/01/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 1455 - Taylor
Relating to the state virtual school network; changing a fee.
05/07/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 1477 - Sen. Paul Bettencourt (R-TX)
Relating to eliminating the requirement that certain top high school graduates be granted automatic admission to certain universities and eliminating the scholarship program for those graduates to attend certain institutions.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Higher Education

SB 148 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan.
02/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1493 - Atty. General Ken Paxton (R-TX)
Relating to the provision of Medicaid benefits to certain children adopted from the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1508 - Sen. Charles Schwertner (R-TX)
Relating to the use of extrapolation by a health maintenance organization or an insurer to audit claims.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 152 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to the repeal of the criminal offense of homosexual conduct.
03/12/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 1524 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.
04/10/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 153 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct.
02/01/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 1535 - Menendez
Relating to a complaint made by a foster child or youth.
05/14/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1540 - Menendez
Relating to the designation of support services liaison officers at public institutions of higher education.
05/07/2019 - Referred to Higher Education

SB 1541 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to reporting requirements regarding child abuse and neglect, including the offense of failure to report abuse or neglect of a child; increasing criminal penalties.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 1544 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to administrative review of investigations of reports of child abuse or neglect.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1547 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to a body worn camera pilot program for certain Department of Family and Protective Services employees investigating a report of child abuse or neglect; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 155 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility.
03/04/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 1558 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to the requirements for a school district improvement plan.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1560 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating students with disabilities in public schools.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1561 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to positive behavior plans of school districts, development of positive behavior best practices by the Texas Education Agency, and reporting of disproportionate discretionary disciplinary action by school districts.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1581 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
Relating to the regulation of the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, sale, testing, possession, and use of cannabis and cannabis products; authorizing the imposition of taxes and fees; requiring an occupational license; creating a criminal offense.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 1591 - Sen. John Whitmire (D-TX)
Relating to prohibited balance billing and an independent dispute resolution program for out-of-network coverage under certain managed care plans; authorizing a fee.
03/26/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 1594 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to the regulation of open-enrollment charter schools and requiring a study comparing and evaluating certain characteristics of open-enrollment charter schools and school districts.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 16 - Hancock
Relating to a student loan repayment assistance program for certain full-time peace officers in this state.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 1637 - Zaffirini
Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.
05/22/2019 - Point of order sustained

SB 1645 - Sen. Borris Miles (D-TX)
Relating to the donation and distribution of food at public schools.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1660 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to age-appropriate normalcy activities for children in the managing conservatorship of the state.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1667 - Sen. Dawn Buckingham (R-TX)
Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.
04/25/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 1676 - West
Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the enforcement of child support.
05/22/2019 - Postponed

SB 1679 - West
Relating to eligibility of certain children for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
06/04/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 1698 - Sen. John Whitmire (D-TX)
Relating to the eligibility of certain juvenile offenders to be transferred to criminal court.
04/23/2019 - Committee report printed and distributed

SB 1706 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to applicability of educator certification and class size requirements to open-enrollment charter schools.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 171 - Sen. Charles Perry (R-TX)
Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine.
02/01/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 1731 - Atty. General Ken Paxton (R-TX)
Relating to certain eligibility requirements for issuance of a teaching certificate.
04/12/2019 - Corrected comm. report printed & distributed

SB 1742 - Menendez
Relating to physician and health care provider directories, preauthorization, utilization review, independent review, and peer review for certain health benefit plans and workers' compensation coverage.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 1744 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to training requirements and prohibited discrimination for child-care facilities and registered family homes.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1746 - Miles
Relating to the inclusion of certain students as students at risk of dropping out of school.
06/02/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 1748 - Sen. Borris Miles (D-TX)
Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain children under the Medicaid medical transportation program.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1759 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to an individualized education program and transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1760 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to creating a special education certification to teach students with disabilities.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1776 - Campbell
Relating to the development of an elective course for public high school students on the founding principles of the United States and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings.
05/15/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1789 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to the authority to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children and adults in a residential or inpatient hospice facility.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1793 - Zaffirini
Relating to purchasing and contracting by governmental entities; authorizing fees.
06/15/2019 - Vetoed by the Governor

SB 1802 - Huffman
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and certain other consequences of those offenses; increasing criminal penalties.
05/28/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 1803 - Huffman
Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.
05/16/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1804 - Kolkhorst
Relating to public health and safety; authorizing the imposition of a tax.
06/05/2019 - Vetoed by the Governor

SB 1814 - Sen. Joan Huffman (R-TX)
Relating to providing temporary support services for certain public school students.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1817 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and registered family homes providing services to children with disabilities or special needs.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1825 - Sen. Charles Perry (R-TX)
Relating to a child's eligibility for the Medicaid buy-in for children program or the medically dependent children (MDCP) waiver program.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1837 - Sen. Carol Alvarado (D-TX)
Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients for whom a physician determines medical use is the best available treatment for the patient's medical condition or symptoms, and the licensing of ...
03/18/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1846 - Sen. Borris Miles (D-TX)
Relating to the use of restraints on a pregnant woman in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 1849 - Sen. Borris Miles (D-TX)
Relating to public school safety measures, access to mental health professionals in public schools and during certain emergencies, access to criminal history and mental health records, and access to firearms; requiring a certificate for employment as a school behavioral counselor; creating a ...
03/18/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1893 - Sen. Van Taylor (R-TX)
Relating to a trauma-informed care policy for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1896 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to alternate health benefit plan contact information for victims of family violence.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 1905 - Sen. Donna Campbell (R-TX)
Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a tuition equalization grant program administered by the comptroller of public accounts.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1906 - Sen. Donna Campbell (R-TX)
Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1909 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to certain policies and procedures for the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1911 - Sen. Nathan Johnson (D-TX)
Relating to the information included in a foster child's health passport.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1912 - Sen. Nathan Johnson (D-TX)
Relating to the sharing of newborn and infant hearing screening results and the provision of information to parents following a screening.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1932 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to the eligibility of the children of public school educators for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 194 - Perry
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of indecent assault, to judicial protection for victims of that offense, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to that offense.
06/14/2019 - See remarks for effective date

SB 1948 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to caseworker visitation standards for certain child protective services caseworkers.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 195 - Perry
Relating to collecting and reporting by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the Health and Human Services Commission of certain information relating to certain alcohol and controlled substance use and treatment.
06/04/2019 - Effective on 1/1/20

SB 1955 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to a pilot program to identify and refer eligible children to early childhood intervention services.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1989 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to the use of restraint, seclusion, and time-out in public schools.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 20 - Huffman
Relating to the prevention of, reporting regarding, investigation of, prosecution of, criminal and civil penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses, to treatment, services, and compensation available to victims of those offenses, and ...
06/04/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 2008 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving a controlled substance or dangerous drug.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 2020 - Sen. Borris Miles (D-TX)
Relating to the use of certain health risk information; authorizing administrative penalties and other sanctions.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 2080 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.
04/24/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 2082 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to the Medicaid program, including the administration and operation of the Medicaid managed care program.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2091 - Hughes
Relating to the procedures and grounds for terminating the parent-child relationship, for taking possession of a child, and for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.
05/15/2019 - Committee report printed and distributed

SB 2106 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to including referral of a student to a restorative justice or discipline program as part of a school district's system of graduated sanctions for certain school offenses.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 2115 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
Relating to the criminal offense of fraudulent securing of document execution.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 2135 - Powell
Relating to information a law enforcement agency is required to share with a school district about a person who may be a student.
06/04/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 2145 - Sen. Bob Hall (R-TX)
Relating to sonogram requirements for a pregnant woman seeking an abortion.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2146 - Sen. Bob Hall (R-TX)
Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by handgun license holders on the campus of a school district or open-enrollment charter school.
03/21/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 2148 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to the review of clemency applications from certain persons who were victims of human trafficking or family violence.
03/21/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 2160 - Atty. General Ken Paxton (R-TX)
Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a criminal offense.
04/10/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 2164 - Sen. Nathan Johnson (D-TX)
Relating to the licensing of certain school-age programs that provide child-care services.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2178 - Sen. Jane Nelson (R-TX)
Relating to state fiscal matters.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Finance

SB 2186 - Sen. John Whitmire (D-TX)
Relating to pretrial diversion programs funded by the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the provision of training and technical assistance provided by the division.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 2188 - Sen. John Whitmire (D-TX)
Relating to community supervision.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 2189 - Sen. John Whitmire (D-TX)
Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses, including certain conditions of suspension or renewal of a driver's license.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 2190 - Whitmire
Relating to the confinement of juveniles in certain facilities.
05/15/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 2196 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to authorizing a dropout recovery competency-based educational program provided through a campus or campus program charter or open-enrollment charter school.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 2200 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to obtain criminal history record information.
06/10/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 2201 - Sen. Pat Fallon (R-TX)
Relating to local goals for public education and governance of local school districts.
04/23/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 2203 - Sen. Pat Fallon (R-TX)
Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
04/23/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 2225 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to early childhood intervention and rehabilitative and habilitative services.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2227 - Sen. Pat Fallon (R-TX)
Relating to prohibiting a registered sex offender from residing within a certain distance of the residence of a victim of any offense committed by the offender for which the offender is subject to registration.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 2234 - Sen. Dawn Buckingham (R-TX)
Relating to the establishment of the Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2238 - Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (R-TX)
Relating to the reimbursement of certain urban teaching hospitals for the provision of inpatient hospital care under Medicaid.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2239 - Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (R-TX)
Relating to the operation and administration of certain health and human services programs, including the Medicaid managed care program.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2242 - Sen. John Whitmire (D-TX)
Relating to youth diversion programs for children accused of certain fine-only offenses and related criminal justice matters; authorizing and imposing fees.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 2243 - Paxton
Relating to required counseling before an abortion is performed.
05/09/2019 - Referred to Public Health

SB 2244 - Paxton
Relating to the state virtual school network and a study on digital learning.
04/29/2019 - Referred to Public Education

SB 2262 - Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (R-TX)
Relating to delivery of outpatient prescription drug benefits under certain public benefit programs, including Medicaid and the child health plan program.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Finance

SB 2263 - Sen. Donna Campbell (R-TX)
Relating to reporting of costs incurred by school districts in litigation or resolution of special education cases.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 2265 - Sen. Larry Taylor (R-TX)
Relating to the assignment of performance ratings to school districts and school district campuses.
04/23/2019 - No action taken in committee

SB 2267 - Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (R-TX)
Relating to the provision of pharmacy benefits through Medicaid managed care.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Finance

SB 2282 - West
Relating to providing mental health services and mental health education to public school students at school-based health centers.
05/16/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 2284 - Sen. Charles Schwertner (R-TX)
Relating to reimbursement under certain health benefit plans for certain services and procedures performed by pharmacists.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 2295 - Sen. Beverly Powell (D-TX)
Relating to the provision of educational materials regarding disease prevention during a disaster.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2298 - Sen. Beverly Powell (D-TX)
Relating to school safety measures, including the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; authorizing a civil penalty; imposing a surcharge.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Transportation

SB 23 - Kolkhorst
Relating to enforcement of the rights of a living child born after an abortion; creating a civil cause of action; creating a criminal offense.
04/23/2019 - Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence

SB 2302 - Sen. Beverly Powell (D-TX)
Relating to the inclusion of school climate in the indicators for evaluating the performance of public schools.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 2308 - Sen. Van Taylor (R-TX)
Relating to a study by the comptroller on the feasibility and desirability of implementing a recycling program that collects fees and issues rebates for certain materials.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 2351 - Sen. Bob Hall (R-TX)
Relating to discrimination by a health care provider based on immunization status.
04/23/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 2361 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
Relating to the eligibility of the children of public school educators for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
04/25/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 2365 - Hughes
Relating to the protection of parental rights.
05/09/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 2369 - Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-TX)
Relating to consideration of a child's gender identity or expression in suits affecting the parent-child relationship and other proceedings involving children.
03/21/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 2380 - Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-TX)
Relating to the creation of certain pilot programs to encourage economic and educational opportunities in certain regions of this state.
04/23/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 2386 - Sen. Pat Fallon (R-TX)
Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 2389 - Sen. Beverly Powell (D-TX)
Relating to the designation of liaison officers at public institutions of higher education to assist certain students who are parents.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Higher Education

SB 2390 - Powell
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection.
05/20/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 2391 - Sen. Beverly Powell (D-TX)
Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and to reporting through the Public Education Information Management System.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 2397 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to criminal history record information for applicants for employment with the ombudsman for children and youth in foster care.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2399 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to the appointment of a surrogate parent for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2400 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to the use of certain standardized tests in evaluating the performance of a school district or campus.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 2403 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of aggravated kidnapping.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 241 - Nelson
Relating to certain required reports received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 2419 - Sen. Pat Fallon (R-TX)
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.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2424 - Sen. Borris Miles (D-TX)
Relating to the creation of the Missouri City Redevelopment District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Intergovernmental Relations

SB 2426 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
Relating to public school discipline and law and order issues regarding open-enrollment charter schools.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 2433 - Sen. Larry Taylor (R-TX)
Relating to the career and technology education and technology applications allotment and the essential knowledge and skills of the career and technology education and technology applications curriculums.
04/04/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 2435 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to establishing the supporting medically fragile children program.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2542 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to an audio recording device pilot program for certain Department of Family and Protective Services employees investigating a report of child abuse or neglect; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee.
04/15/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 263 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to the protection of certain information from disclosure in suits affecting the parent-child relationship and to service of process in those suits on a party whose information is protected from disclosure.
02/07/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 267 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to certain rights of the sole managing conservator of a child in relation to the child's passport.
02/07/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 287 - Sen. Borris Miles (D-TX)
Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
02/07/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 293 - Lucio
Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.
05/16/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 304 - Sen. Borris Miles (D-TX)
Relating to reporting and disseminating information regarding public school disciplinary actions.
02/07/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 314 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to the requirement and study of insurance coverage for serious emotional disturbance of a child.
02/13/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 315 - Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving the interception, use, or disclosure of certain communications.
03/21/2019 - Committee report printed and distributed

SB 326 - Sen. Carol Alvarado (D-TX)
Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
03/05/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 333 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
Relating to the appointment of an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
02/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 334 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
Relating to law enforcement agency policies regarding the placement of a child taken into possession by a peace officer during the arrest of a person.
02/07/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 344 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the participation of campus-based mental health professionals in certain health benefit plans.
02/07/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 346 - Zaffirini
Relating to the consolidation, allocation, classification, and repeal of certain criminal court costs and other court-related costs, fines, and fees; imposing certain court costs and fees and increasing and decreasing the amounts of certain other court costs and fees.
06/15/2019 - Effective on 1/1/20

SB 35 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas B-On-time student loan program.
02/01/2019 - Referred to Higher Education

SB 351 - Powell
Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.
05/14/2019 - Not again placed on intent calendar

SB 355 - West
Relating to developing a strategic plan regarding implementation of prevention and early intervention services and community-based care and conducting a study regarding the resources provided to foster parents.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 36 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.
03/04/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 362 - Huffman
Relating to court-ordered mental health services.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 371 - Sen. Donna Campbell (R-TX)
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain assaults committed against employees of primary and secondary schools.
02/07/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 372 - Campbell
Relating to the authority of an open-enrollment charter school to employ security personnel, commission peace officers, and have school resource officers.
06/07/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 377 - Sen. Bob Hall (R-TX)
Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts; establishing a process for review of a school district's termination or suspension of a classroom teacher.
02/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 388 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons; increasing a criminal penalty.
02/14/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 39 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to the consolidation and allocation of state civil court costs; increasing certain civil court costs.
02/01/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 392 - Sen. Borris Miles (D-TX)
Relating to discretionary disciplinary action by public school districts regarding nonviolent offenses and the adjudication of a child who engages in conduct that constitutes a nonviolent offense on school property.
02/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 394 - Sen. Carol Alvarado (D-TX)
Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student.
02/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 398 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to authorizing a credit union to act as a school district depository.
02/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 4 - Sen. Larry Taylor (R-TX)
Relating to public school finance and public education.
04/25/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 400 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and terminal illnesses and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; ...
02/14/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 406 - Birdwell
Relating to the carrying or storage of a handgun by a school marshal.
05/01/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 436 - Nelson
Relating to statewide initiatives to improve maternal and newborn health for women with opioid use disorder.
06/07/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 441 - Sen. Donna Campbell (R-TX)
Relating to local school health advisory councils.
02/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 458 - Sen. Joan Huffman (R-TX)
Relating to training requirements for a member of the board of trustees and the superintendent of an independent school district regarding sexual abuse, human trafficking, and other maltreatment of children.
03/19/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 469 - Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (R-TX)
Relating to certain protected disclosures by pharmacists and pharmacies regarding amounts charged for prescription drugs.
02/14/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 470 - Kolkhorst
Relating to certain duties of county child welfare boards and of the Department of Family and Protective Services regarding county child welfare boards.
05/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 480 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the Preparation for Adult Living Program and other services for foster children transitioning to independent living.
02/20/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 481 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to personal identification documents for foster children or youth, homeless children or youth, and unaccompanied youth.
03/20/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 487 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the office of minority statistics and engagement in the Department of Family and Protective Services.
02/14/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 488 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to required training regarding childhood trauma for judges who hear cases involving certain children and requirements for a juvenile's appearance in a judicial proceeding.
02/14/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 500 - Nelson
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction, including direction regarding reimbursement, and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.
06/06/2019 - See remarks for effective date

SB 503 - Sen. Kel Seliger (R-TX)
Relating to eligibility requirements for student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals.
02/14/2019 - Referred to Higher Education

SB 514 - Rodriguez
Relating to speech protections for student publications in public schools.
05/07/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 522 - Zaffirini
Relating to the development of an individualized education program for a public school student with a visual impairment.
06/04/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 539 - Sen. Nathan Johnson (D-TX)
Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists.
04/09/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 562 - Zaffirini
Relating to criminal or juvenile procedures regarding persons who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability and the operation and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 564 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to collecting data regarding unaccompanied minors in certain child-care facilities.
02/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 568 - Huffman
Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and family homes; providing administrative penalties.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 569 - Huffman
Relating to the regulation of listed family homes.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 574 - Sen. Borris Miles (D-TX)
Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that establish a grocery store or healthy corner store in a food desert.
04/15/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 586 - Watson
Relating to the training of peace officers for family violence and sexual assault assignments.
05/22/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 591 - Watson
Relating to an adult education program provided under an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school program, eligibility of certain students for Foundation School Program benefits, and reporting requirements regarding certain students.
04/17/2019 - Not again placed on intent calendar

SB 616 - Birdwell
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 ...
06/10/2019 - See remarks for effective date

SB 619 - Birdwell
Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process.
06/10/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 63 - Sen. Jane Nelson (R-TX)
Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 632 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the composition of the governing bodies and the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs, their representatives, and local law enforcement agencies.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 643 - Sen. Charles Perry (R-TX)
Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Finance

SB 653 - Hall
Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.
05/10/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 656 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to the transition and employment guide for public school students enrolled in a special education program.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 664 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to behavior improvement plans and behavioral intervention plans for certain public school students and notification requirements regarding certain behavior management techniques.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 668 - Hughes
Relating to data collection, reporting, and notice requirements for certain educational entities.
06/10/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 670 - Buckingham
Relating to telemedicine and telehealth services.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 673 - Sen. Donna Campbell (R-TX)
Relating to the scheduling of the first and last days of school for students by school districts.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 676 - Buckingham
Relating to establishing residency for purposes of admission into public schools.
04/16/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 691 - Johnson
Relating to suspension of a driver's license for persons convicted of certain misdemeanor drug possession offenses.
05/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 705 - Watson
Relating to certain investigation and evaluation information regarding certain child-care facilities, homes, and programs.
05/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 706 - Watson
Relating to an investigation unit within the Health and Human Services Commission for certain illegally operating child-care facilities.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 707 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the placement and use of video recording equipment in certain child-care facilities.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 708 - Zaffirini
Relating to collection and use of child safety data for licensed day-care centers.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 712 - Lucio
Relating to prohibiting the use of certain aversive techniques on students enrolled in public schools.
06/10/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 717 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides a meeting place and support services for organizations that provide assistance to alcoholics or their families.
03/26/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 727 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to conduct special accreditation investigations.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 735 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the statute of limitations for certain sexual assault offenses.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 747 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the administration of the newborn screening program.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 748 - Kolkhorst
Relating to maternal and newborn health care, including the newborn screening preservation account.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 750 - Kolkhorst
Relating to maternal and newborn health care and the quality of services provided to women in this state under certain health care programs.
06/10/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 760 - Sen. Nathan Johnson (D-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of and criminal penalties for the possession of marihuana concentrate; creating criminal offenses.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 77 - Sen. Bob Hall (R-TX)
Relating to the use of information from traffic surveillance technology by governmental entities.
02/01/2019 - Referred to Transportation

SB 781 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities.
06/02/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 788 - Sen. Nathan Johnson (D-TX)
Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Agriculture

SB 791 - Sen. Dawn Buckingham (R-TX)
Relating to the accreditation of and a recipient's enrollment in a Medicaid managed care plan.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 792 - Perry
Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services.
05/16/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 795 - Sen. Carol Alvarado (D-TX)
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 798 - Sen. Carol Alvarado (D-TX)
Relating to license renewal applications for certain family residential centers.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 818 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to class size limits and student/teacher ratios for prekindergarten classes provided by or on behalf of public schools.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 821 - Nelson
Relating to children's advocacy centers.
06/02/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 825 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of preexisting conditions and the guaranteed issue of certain health benefit plans.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 835 - Sen. Borris Miles (D-TX)
Relating to the authority of pharmacists to furnish certain medications.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 837 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
Relating to establishing a pilot program under which public schools may use a digital portfolio method to assess student performance in grades three through eight for purposes of accountability and qualification for promotion.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 839 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to the possession and administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by certain entities.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 856 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to the establishment of the student mental health division within the Texas Education Agency.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 863 - Watson
Relating to a study of costs associated with dual credit courses offered at public high schools.
05/06/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 865 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain qualifying medical conditions and the licensing of medical cannabis dispensing organizations; authorizing fees.
04/16/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 867 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and homes.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 869 - Zaffirini
Relating to guidelines for policies of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for the care of certain students at risk for anaphylaxis.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 873 - Sen. Nathan Johnson (D-TX)
Relating to notice of the health of children attending a child-care facility.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 891 - Huffman
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in and grants provided by courts in the judicial branch of state government; increasing and imposing fees; creating a criminal offense.
06/10/2019 - See remarks for effective date

SB 895 - Zaffirini
Relating to the language acquisition of children eight years of age or younger who are deaf or hard of hearing.
04/23/2019 - Referred to Public Education

SB 896 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to updating references to certain former health services state agencies and certain terms used to describe persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities in the Education Code.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 9 - Hughes
Relating to election integrity; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses; creating civil penalties.
05/19/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 90 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees.
02/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 913 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health ...
03/01/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 923 - Huffman
Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating a criminal offense.
04/01/2019 - Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures

SB 933 - Bettencourt
Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency to investigate the administration of public education.
05/06/2019 - Referred to Public Education

SB 937 - Zaffirini
Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain women and children under the Medicaid medical transportation program.
05/09/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 943 - Watson
Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 1/1/20

SB 95 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools.
02/01/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 951 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the establishment of the family first prevention services task force.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 952 - Watson
Relating to standards for nutrition, physical activity, and screen time for certain child-care facilities and homes.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 959 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to health benefit coverage for certain fertility preservation services under certain health benefit plans.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 967 - Sen. Carol Alvarado (D-TX)
Relating to the licensing of and requirements for certain child-care facilities that detain certain children.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 968 - Hancock
Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools.
05/16/2019 - Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.

SB 992 - Sen. Beverly Powell (D-TX)
Relating to the establishment of a collaborative task force to study certain public school mental health services.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 995 - Sen. Kel Seliger (R-TX)
Relating to an increase in the basic allotment and classroom teacher salaries.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 996 - Sen. Kel Seliger (R-TX)
Relating to eliminating the state-required assessment instrument in social studies and the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 997 - Sen. Brandon Creighton (R-TX)
Relating to the creation of a specialty treatment court for certain individuals residing with a child who is the subject of a juvenile court case.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SCR 58 - Perry
Designating Levelland as the official City of Mosaics of Texas.
06/10/2019 - Signed by the Governor

SCR 67 - Nelson
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 500.
05/28/2019 - Filed with the Secretary of State

SR 107 - Sen. Jane Nelson (R-TX)
Recognizing February 5, 2019, as CASA Day.
02/05/2019 - Again read

SR 109 - Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-TX)
Congratulating Derald Bulls for receiving the Lifetime Leadership Award from United Way of Lamar County.
02/01/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 138 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Recognizing Texas PTA for its work on behalf of the state's youth.
02/27/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 186 - Sen. Jane Nelson (R-TX)
Recognizing February 14, 2019, as Texas Council on Family Violence Day.
02/13/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 204 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
In memory of Charles Dicky Travis.
02/19/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 215 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Recognizing the community action agencies of Texas.
02/19/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 254 - Sen. Jane Nelson (R-TX)
Recognizing PediPlace health care on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
02/25/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 342 - Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-TX)
Recognizing Ray Deason on the occasion of his retirement.
03/07/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 354 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Recognizing Krystal Contreras for receiving a Milken Educator Award.
03/12/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 371 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Recognizing Asim Zamir for earning a 2018 Patients' Choice Award and a Compassionate Doctor Recognition.
03/12/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 405 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
Recognizing Inez Dorothy Young Gibson on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
03/14/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 45 - Sen. Jane Nelson (R-TX)
Recognizing January 29, 2019, as Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas Legislative Day.
01/29/2019 - Again read

SR 509 - Sen. John Whitmire (D-TX)
Recognizing the Houston Metropolitan Area Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority for their contributions to their communities.
03/27/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 517 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
In memory of Mary Esther Sanchez.
04/01/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 535 - Bettencourt
Declaring the crisis at the Texas-Mexico International Border an emergency and requesting Congress to adopt a budget that fully funds all means necessary to fully secure the Texas-Mexico International Border.
04/02/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 536 - Sen. Kelly Hancock (R-TX)
Recognizing April 2019 as Alcohol Responsibility Month in Texas.
04/04/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 544 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
Recognizing April 2019 as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
04/08/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 570 - Sen. Kel Seliger (R-TX)
Recognizing the Junior League of Midland, Incorporated, for 70 years of service to the community.
04/11/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 583 - Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-TX)
Recognizing April 28, 2019, as B.A.C.A. Heroes Day.
04/15/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 584 - Sen. Jane Nelson (R-TX)
Recognizing Heart Galleries of Texas for its work to connect children with adoptive families.
04/15/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 593 - Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-TX)
Recognizing Tim Brown on the occasion of his retirement.
04/16/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 669 - Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-TX)
In memory of Barbara Ann Carraway Alexander.
05/01/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 688 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Recognizing the Islamic Center of Lake Travis on the occasion of its one-year anniversary.
05/03/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 744 - Seliger
Recognizing Ann Bradford for her service to Centers for Children and Families, Incorporated.
05/15/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 748 - Flores
Recognizing Endeavors on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
05/15/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 80 - Sen. Charles Schwertner (R-TX)
Commending Christian Alexander Vidaurri for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
01/28/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 801 - Hughes
In memory of Clidell Elliott.
05/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 834 - Nelson
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on HB 1.
05/26/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 836 - Huffman
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 20.
05/25/2019 - Received by the Secretary of the Senate

SR 842 - Nelson
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 500.
05/26/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 846 - Perry
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1207.
05/26/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 847 - Huffman
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 20.
05/26/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 851 - Taylor
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on HB 3.
05/25/2019 - Reported enrolled