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HB 1003 - Dutton
Relating to the establishment of the private child care task force.
03/16/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 1005 - Leman
Relating to the requisites of a bail bond given by certain defendants and to conditions of release on bond for certain defendants.
06/04/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1007 - Leman
Relating to conditions of release on bond for a defendant charged with certain trafficking or prostitution related offenses.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 101 - Slaton
Relating to prohibiting abortion and protecting the rights of an unborn child and to criminal liability for, justification for, and defenses to prohibited conduct.
08/07/2021 - Filed

HB 1012 - Dutton
Relating to access to a residence or former residence to retrieve certain personal property.
06/09/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1016 - Ordaz Perez
Relating to emergency school drills and exercises conducted by public schools.
05/04/2021 - Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar

HB 103 - Slaton
Relating to prohibiting abortion and protecting the rights of an unborn child and to criminal liability for, justification for, and defenses to prohibited conduct.
07/08/2021 - Filed

HB 1033 - Oliverson
Relating to prescription drug price disclosure; authorizing a fee; providing an administrative penalty.
05/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1037 - Beckley
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.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1052 - Gervin-Hawkins
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for hair prostheses for breast cancer patients.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 107 - Lacey Hull
Relating to certain procedures relating to children placed under a parental child safety placement.
09/23/2021 - Filed

HB 1072 - Ortega
Relating to the licensing and regulation of lactation consultants and the creation of the Lactation Consultant Advisory Board; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 1073 - Hernandez
Relating to the placement and use of video recording equipment in certain child-care facilities.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 108 - Hinojosa
Relating to the suspension and expulsion of a student attending an open-enrollment charter school.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1086 - Moody
Relating to the criminal penalties for certain criminal offenses.
05/12/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 1098 - Gates
Relating to reports of child abuse or neglect and certain preliminary investigations of those reports.
04/13/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 1100 - Bailes
Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 111 - Lacey Hull
Relating to prohibiting the physical restraint of or use of chemical irritants on certain public school students by peace officers and school security personnel under certain circumstances.
09/24/2021 - Filed

HB 112 - Lacey Hull
Relating to the contents of a petition in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
09/24/2021 - Filed

HB 1135 - Morales, Christina
Relating to the terms and conditions of a standard possession order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
05/26/2021 - Removed from local & uncontested calendar

HB 1139 - Meyer
Relating to the statute of limitations for certain offenses committed against children.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1140 - Meyer
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of abandoning or endangering a child.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1147 - Huberty
Relating to military readiness for purposes of the indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system and the college, career, or military readiness outcomes bonus under the Foundation School Program.
06/03/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1149 - Johnson, Julie
Relating to the protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1163 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to prohibiting the use of certain restraints on students enrolled in public schools who receive special education services.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1171 - Sanford
Relating to appointment of an attorney ad litem or guardian ad litem to represent an unborn child during a court proceeding authorizing a pregnant minor to consent to an abortion.
05/12/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 1173 - Noble
Relating to prohibited logistical support by a governmental entity for procurement of an abortion or the services of an abortion provider.
05/13/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 1177 - Crockett
Relating to a prohibition on the imposition of court costs and filing, reimbursement, or other fees on certain indigent defendants and plaintiffs.
03/31/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 118 - Jetton
Relating to foster parent recruitment.
08/09/2021 - Filed

HB 119 - Bernal
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 ...
07/08/2021 - Filed

HB 1190 - Krause
Relating to a required court finding of abuse or neglect before an individual's name is added to the central child abuse or neglect registry.
05/12/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 1194 - Wu
Relating to requiring a school district or open-enrollment charter school to report data regarding certain disciplinary or law enforcement actions taken against students.
04/29/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 12 - Smith
Relating to rules for setting the amount of bail, to the release of certain defendants on a monetary bond or personal bond, to related duties of certain officers taking bail bonds and of a magistrate in a criminal case, to charitable bail organizations, and to the reporting of information pertaining ...
08/23/2021 - Referred to Constitutional Rights & Remedies

HB 1204 - Gates
Relating to the procedures required before an individual's name is added to the central child abuse or neglect registry.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1205 - Guillen
Relating to a student loan repayment assistance program for certain professionals for exceptional service to the State of Texas during the coronavirus pandemic.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Higher Education

HB 122 - Bernal
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 ...
02/25/2021 - Referred to Ways & Means

HB 1235 - Dutton
Relating to the power of associate judges to render and sign certain ancillary orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
03/22/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 1238 - Biedermann
Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm.
03/26/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 1246 - Hinojosa
Relating to the use of average enrollment for purposes of the public school finance system.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1252 - Moody
Relating to the limitation period for filing a complaint and requesting a special education impartial due process hearing.
06/15/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 127 - Gates
Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
07/08/2021 - Filed

HB 1273 - Crockett
Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 1275 - Crockett
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.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 1302 - Guillen
Relating to measures to support and acknowledge public school student achievement, including continuing education requirements for a classroom teacher to include project-based learning and the consideration of certain student achievement indicators under the public school accountability system.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Education

HB 1305 - Guillen
Relating to the inclusion of instruction regarding project-based learning in continuing education requirements for a classroom teacher.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1309 - Guillen
Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 131 - Daniel G. Huberty
Relating to providing accelerated instruction for certain public school students, a substitute teacher grant program, the calculation of average daily attendance of public school students, and an accelerated learning and sustainment allotment under the foundation school program.
09/30/2021 - Filed

HB 1317 - Noble
Relating to neglect of a child and the grounds for termination of the parent-child relationship and possession of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 133 - Krause
Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.
08/09/2021 - Filed

HB 1334 - Pacheco
Relating to the emergency possession of certain abandoned children.
03/23/2021 - Withdrawn from schedule

HB 135 - Minjarez
Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of certain rights in an investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1356 - Gervin-Hawkins
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for hair prostheses for cancer patients.
05/13/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 1364 - Romero, Jr.
Relating to referring children to local workforce development boards for subsidized child care services.
05/05/2021 - Considered in Calendars

HB 1372 - Guerra
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.
06/04/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1399 - Krause
Relating to professional liability insurance coverage for and prohibitions on the provision to certain children of procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria.
05/12/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 141 - Dominguez
Relating to the methods by which students may be admitted to public schools or transfer within a school district and the disclosure of information regarding public school admission methods.
07/08/2021 - Filed

HB 1417 - Harless
Relating to the content of a public school campus improvement plan.
05/03/2021 - Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)

HB 143 - Matthew Krause
Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.
10/04/2021 - Filed

HB 1430 - Dutton
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.
03/22/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 144 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to supplemental information required for inclusion with a written statement of an individualized education program developed for certain public school students who received special education services during the 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 school year.
05/13/2021 - Received from the House

HB 1442 - Lopez
Relating to required training on trauma-impacted veterans for certain peace officers.
04/26/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1468 - Bell, Keith
Relating to a local remote learning program operated by a public school.
05/30/2021 - Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported

HB 147 - Minjarez
Relating to the powers and duties of guardians ad litem and volunteer advocates representing children in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
04/12/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 148 - Toth
Relating to the limitations period for certain criminal offenses based on assaultive conduct.
05/26/2021 - Removed from local & uncontested calendar

HB 1481 - Johnson, Jarvis
Relating to contracts to provide appropriate residential housing to students in extended foster care who enroll at public institutions of higher education.
03/05/2021 - Referred to Higher Education

HB 1515 - Slawson
Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action.
04/30/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1525 - Huberty
Relating to the public school finance system and public education.
06/16/2021 - See remarks for effective date

HB 1529 - Martinez Fischer
Relating to availability of and benefits provided under health benefit plan coverage.
03/08/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 1540 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to regulation of certain facilities and establishments with respect to, civil remedies for certain criminal activities affecting, and certain criminal offenses involving health, safety, and welfare; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1541 - Johnson, Julie
Relating to availability of and benefits provided under health benefit plan coverage.
03/08/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 155 - Rose
Relating to the office of minority statistics and engagement in the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/09/2021 - Withdrawn from schedule

HB 1560 - Goldman
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
06/15/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1580 - Rosenthal
Relating to the establishment of the office of community violence intervention and prevention within the Department of State Health Services and a grant program for violence intervention and prevention services.
03/08/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 1581 - Davis
Relating to the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
03/08/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1583 - Davis
Relating to local workforce development boards and the regulation of child-care providers by the Texas Workforce Commission.
04/14/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 1587 - White
Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; providing criminal penalties.
03/08/2021 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 159 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.
06/04/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1597 - Johnson, Jarvis
Relating to transitional living services provided to foster youth transitioning to independent living.
03/08/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 16 - Gervin-Hawkins
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for hair prostheses for breast cancer patients.
07/07/2021 - Filed

HB 160 - Terry M. Wilson
Relating to making supplemental appropriations for education initiatives, institutions, and related agencies and giving direction regarding appropriations.
10/15/2021 - Rules suspended

HB 1603 - Huberty
Relating to the use of individual graduation committees and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.
06/07/2021 - Effective immediately

HB 162 - Thierry
Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution, to the provision of services to those persons, and to the prosecution of related criminal offenses.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Jurisprudence

HB 1641 - Sherman, Sr.
Relating to the rights of a foster parent.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1643 - Sherman, Sr.
Relating to continuing education for and regular implicit bias testing of peace officers.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 1646 - Lambert
Relating to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.
05/11/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

HB 165 - Bernal
Relating to a supporting medically fragile children program for the provision of certain necessary health care services to those children.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1655 - Thierry
Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating a criminal offense.
04/30/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 166 - Krause
Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.
07/08/2021 - Filed

HB 1667 - Thierry
Relating to a limit on cost-sharing requirements imposed by a health benefit plan for certain prescription insulin.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 1676 - Goodwin
Relating to child water safety requirements for certain organizations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty.
05/14/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 168 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and registered family homes providing services to children with disabilities or special needs.
03/16/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 1695 - Raney
Relating to establishing reimbursement rates for certain child-care providers participating in the subsidized child-care program administered by the Texas Workforce Commission.
05/04/2021 - Laid on the table subject to call

HB 17 - Gervin-Hawkins
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for hair prostheses for cancer patients.
07/07/2021 - Filed

HB 1700 - Gates
Relating to certain procedures in suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 1709 - Neave
Relating to status offenses committed by a child, including the repeal of the status offense of a child voluntarily running away from home.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Jurisprudence

HB 172 - Guillen
Relating to virtual and off-campus electronic instruction at a public school, the satisfaction of teacher certification requirements through an internship teaching certain virtual courses, and the allotment for certain special-purpose school districts under the Foundation School Program.
08/23/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1722 - Goodwin
Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services under certain health benefit plans.
03/10/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 1735 - Wu
Relating to criminal penalties for possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
03/10/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1740 - Huberty
Relating to the administration to public school students in certain grades of state-administered assessment instruments.
03/10/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 1742 - Guerra
Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services.
03/31/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 176 - Middleton
Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
08/13/2021 - Filed

HB 1761 - Johnson, Julie
Relating to the creation of the child care accessibility and affordability task force.
03/10/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 1766 - Anchia
Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons; increasing a criminal penalty.
04/21/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 1773 - Cook
Relating to creating the criminal offenses of obtaining unneeded medical treatment by deception for a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and continuous abuse of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
03/22/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 1775 - Tinderholt
Relating to increased penalties for the offense of trafficking of persons that involves a child victim or the death of any victim.
03/10/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1776 - Bell, Keith
Relating to the inclusion of an elective course on the founding principles of the United States in the curriculum for public high school students and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings.
05/10/2021 - Laid on the table subject to call

HB 178 - Dominguez
Relating to the methods by which students may be admitted to public schools or transfer within a school district and the disclosure of information regarding public school admission methods.
08/13/2021 - Filed

HB 1783 - White
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.
04/27/2021 - Received from the House

HB 1790 - Darby
Relating to the notice provided to certain individuals on termination of the parent-child relationship and on placement of a child in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
05/03/2021 - Considered in Calendars

HB 1792 - Button
Relating to the evaluation of child-care providers participating in the Texas Rising Star Program.
06/04/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1795 - Dominguez
Relating to the adoption of a veterans' land bank program by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation.
05/13/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 1843 - Hefner
Relating to emergency possession of certain abandoned children by designated emergency infant care providers.
03/23/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 1859 - Cortez
Relating to a study on the interoperability needs and technology readiness of behavioral health service providers in this state.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 1862 - Hefner
Relating to the authority of a county to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the unincorporated area of the county.
04/08/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 1868 - Dutton
Relating to the powers of associate judges in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
04/20/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1886 - Noble
Relating to a study on streamlining public safety net programs to reduce costs and improve outcomes for recipients under the programs.
05/12/2021 - Laid on the table subject to call

HB 1888 - Fierro
Relating to the authority of all governmental bodies to hold open and closed meetings by telephone or videoconference call.
03/11/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

HB 189 - Krause
Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.
08/19/2021 - Filed

HB 1895 - Gates
Relating to procedures in suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services and to reports of child abuse or neglect; creating a civil cause of action.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 19 - Leach
Relating to civil liability of a commercial motor vehicle owner or operator, including the effect that changes to that liability have on commercial automobile insurance.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1911 - White
Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; providing criminal penalties.
04/22/2021 - Corrected committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1914 - Schofield
Relating to the civil liability of a children's isolation unit in a hospital.
06/15/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1918 - Turner, Chris
Relating to the creation of a criminal offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Transportation

HB 1919 - Harris
Relating to prohibited practices for certain health benefit plan issuers and pharmacy benefit managers.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1927 - Schaefer
Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is 21 years of age or older and not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm or other weapon; ...
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 1934 - Oliverson
Relating to requirements for overpayment recovery and third party access to provider networks for certain insurance policies and benefit plans that provide dental benefits.
05/12/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 1942 - VanDeaver
Relating to the adult high school charter school program.
05/10/2021 - Laid on the table subject to call

HB 1964 - Lopez
Relating to a study on the cost of providing quality child care in this state in comparison to family income.
03/24/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 1989 - Thierry
Relating to the state reserve of personal protective equipment for health care workers and essential personnel.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 1990 - Thierry
Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health, mental health, and educational services in this state, including the delivery of those services using telecommunications or information technology.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 2 - Greg J. Bonnen
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction regarding appropriations.
10/15/2021 - Referred to Appropriations

HB 20 - Cain
Relating to censorship of or certain other interference with digital expression, including expression on social media platforms or through electronic mail messages.
09/03/2021 - Sent to the Governor

HB 2003 - Sanford
Relating to including fetal development instruction as part of the health curriculum used in public schools in certain grade levels.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2010 - Talarico
Relating to the membership of a school district's threat assessment and safe and supportive school team and committee and the school safety allotment under the public school finance system.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2038 - Talarico
Relating to lead in drinking water at schools and child care facilities.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Natural Resources

HB 2055 - Klick
Relating to investigations of child abuse and neglect and the procedures for adding names to or removing names from the central registry of child abuse and neglect.
05/12/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 2056 - Klick
Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services.
06/16/2021 - See remarks for effective date

HB 2058 - Klick
Relating to age-appropriate normalcy activities for children in the managing conservatorship of the state.
06/15/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 2071 - Johnson, Ann
Relating to elimination of limitations periods for suits for personal injury arising from certain offenses against a child.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence

HB 209 - Thierry
Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that establish a grocery store or healthy corner store in a food desert.
03/22/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 2091 - Walle
Relating to the redesignation and authority of the Harris County Board of Protective Services for Children and Adults.
06/07/2021 - Effective immediately

HB 2107 - Wu
Relating to services for children who are unfit or lack responsibility to proceed in juvenile court proceedings as a result of intellectual disabilities.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 211 - Thierry
Relating to sales and use taxes on e-cigarette vapor products; imposing taxes.
05/10/2021 - Received from the House

HB 2125 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to eligibility criteria for certain public school students who received special education services during the 2019-2020, 2020-2021, 2021-2022, or 2022-2023 school year.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2133 - Ellzey
Relating to the authority of certain counties to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in certain portions of the unincorporated area of the county.
04/20/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 2134 - Bernal
Relating to coverage for childhood cranial remolding orthosis under certain health benefit plans.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

HB 2153 - Dutton
Relating to the definition of abuse of a child.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 2170 - Raymond
Relating to reimbursing a commissioners court and certain individuals for the reasonable costs of transporting a body for the purpose of an autopsy.
04/15/2021 - Withdrawn from schedule

HB 220 - Bernal
Relating to establishing resource campuses to improve a public school campus not performing satisfactorily.
05/03/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2230 - Bucy
Relating to a study on incorporating fine arts into the foundation curriculum for public schools.
05/13/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 2236 - Hernandez
Relating to the authority of certain counties to adopt a land bank program.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Local Government

HB 2244 - Wilson
Relating to the annual state salary supplement for a county judge.
05/11/2021 - Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.

HB 2256 - Guerra
Relating to creating a bilingual special education certification to teach students of limited English proficiency with disabilities.
06/15/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 2270 - Turner, John
Relating to the state reserve of personal protective equipment for health care workers and essential personnel.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 2278 - Bernal
Relating to the expulsion of public school students for engaging in conduct that constitutes serious offenses.
04/23/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2285 - Parker
Relating to the regulation of and criminal offenses occurring near certain child-care facilities and age restrictions on persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties.
04/09/2021 - Left pending in subcommittee

HB 2286 - White
Relating to the payment of fees and costs associated with driver education and safety courses and driver's license examinations for foster children or youth, former foster children or youth, and youth experiencing homelessness.
05/05/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2287 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to data collection and receipt of certain reports by and consultation with the Collaborative Task Force on Public School Mental Health Services.
06/15/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 2295 - Wu
Relating to allowing certain counties to cease operation of a juvenile justice alternative education program.
05/26/2021 - Removed from local & uncontested calendar

HB 2298 - Cason
Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of the person's rights in connection with an investigation conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
05/12/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 2299 - Cason
Relating to certain procedures for taking possession of a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 2300 - Parker
Relating to the offense of solicitation of prostitution, civil racketeering related to human trafficking, and common and public nuisances related to certain criminal conduct, including prostitution; increasing a criminal penalty; making conforming changes.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2308 - Gates
Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
05/26/2021 - Removed from local & uncontested calendar

HB 2313 - Leach
Relating to a required resource access assistance offer before an abortion is performed or induced.
05/12/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2315 - Turner, John
Relating to the forfeiture of contraband relating to the criminal offense of racing on a highway.
06/15/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 232 - 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.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Corrections

HB 2324 - Sanford
Relating to a designated essential caregiver for residents of certain long-term care facilities during public health emergencies.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 233 - Huberty
Relating to providing accelerated instruction for public school students who fail to achieve satisfactory performance on certain assessment instruments.
09/02/2021 - Received from the House

HB 2332 - Howard
Relating to the referral of certain pregnant women to a nurse-family partnership program.
03/15/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 2333 - Howard
Relating to the establishment of the home nursing visitation for newborn caregivers competitive grant program.
05/17/2021 - Received from the House

HB 2374 - Sanford
Relating to efficiency audits of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
06/07/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 239 - Murr
Relating to the punishment for certain controlled substance offenses committed in a drug-free zone; increasing criminal penalties.
03/22/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 2391 - Dominguez
Relating to the methods by which students may be admitted to public schools or transfer within a school district and the disclosure of information regarding public school admission methods.
05/26/2021 - Not again placed on intent calendar

HB 24 - Noble
Relating to prohibited vaccination status discrimination and requirements for COVID-19 vaccines.
08/06/2021 - Filed

HB 240 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the requirement and study of insurance coverage for serious emotional disturbance of a child.
05/13/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 241 - Ortega
Relating to creating a criminal offense for the unlawful possession or transfer of an assault weapon.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 2461 - Landgraf
Relating to pretrial procedures and criminal punishment for conduct that occurs during a riot; increasing criminal penalties.
03/16/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 247 - Meza
Relating to employment leave for certain family or medical obligations.
02/25/2021 - Referred to International Relations & Economic Development

HB 2490 - Howard
Relating to referrals to and consent to services under certain programs designed to serve pregnant women and families.
04/20/2021 - Received from the House

HB 25 - Valoree Swanson
Relating to requiring public school students to compete in interscholastic athletic competitions based on biological sex.
10/17/2021 - Text of Senate Amendment(s)

HB 251 - Leach
Relating to a required resource access assistance offer before an abortion is performed or induced.
07/12/2021 - Filed

HB 2516 - Meza
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for conversion therapy.
03/17/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 2528 - Minjarez
Relating to the contracting authority of the Health and Human Services Commission for the volunteer advocate for children program.
04/15/2021 - Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)

HB 2532 - Noble
Relating to investigating and responding to complaints filed against the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/23/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 2536 - Krause
Relating to neglect of a child and the grounds for termination of the parent-child relationship and possession of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
05/15/2021 - Effective immediately

HB 2550 - Dutton
Relating to services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/23/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 2552 - Dutton
Relating to certain Department of Family and Protective Services procedures during an investigation of child abuse or neglect.
05/03/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2554 - Gates
Relating to the operation by a school district of a vocational education program to provide eligible high school students with vocational and educational training under a plan for the issuance of a high school diploma and the application of certain student-based allotments under the public school ...
05/25/2021 - Placed on intent calendar

HB 2566 - Darby
Relating to newborn and infant hearing screenings.
05/10/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 2568 - Crockett
Relating to the manufacture, delivery, and possession of certain tetrahydrocannabinols under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
03/17/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2607 - Talarico
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Workforce Commission and local workforce development boards regarding the provision of child care and the subsidized child care program.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 2631 - Krause
Relating to the use of in-custody informant testimony in a criminal trial.
04/27/2021 - Received from the House

HB 2632 - Minjarez
Relating to the Preparation for Adult Living Program and other services for foster children transitioning to independent living.
03/17/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 2633 - Johnson, Ann
Relating to resources provided to human trafficking victims and the establishment of the trafficked persons grant program.
06/15/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 2634 - Dutton
Relating to standing in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
03/17/2021 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 2635 - Goodwin
Relating to the medical accuracy of informational materials given to a woman seeking an abortion.
03/17/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 2636 - Lopez
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of at-home diagnostic medical devices.
03/17/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 265 - Hull
Relating to certain procedures relating to children placed under a parental child safety placement.
07/13/2021 - Filed

HB 2650 - Johnson, Jarvis
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.
04/23/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2651 - Gonzalez, Jessica
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs.
04/20/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 2658 - Frank
Relating to the Medicaid program, including the administration and operation of the Medicaid managed care program.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 2662 - Krause
Relating to the elimination of certain regulations waived during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
03/17/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

HB 2669 - Guillen
Relating to the confidentiality of a child's criminal records related to certain misdemeanor offenses.
06/07/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 267 - Sherman, Sr.
Relating to the rights of a foster parent.
07/13/2021 - Filed

HB 2679 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to human sexuality education in public schools.
03/17/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2680 - Hull
Relating to certain procedures relating to children placed under a parental child safety placement.
05/06/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 2685 - Thierry
Relating to a pilot program to provide Medicaid coverage for doula services.
03/17/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 2693 - Toth
Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.
03/17/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 2727 - Hefner
Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion.
03/17/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 2734 - Tinderholt
Relating to the limitation on administration and use of certain assessment instruments in public schools.
03/17/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2737 - Minjarez
Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of the person's rights in connection with an investigation conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
05/03/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2739 - Lopez
Relating to state agency information on child-care services available to veterans and their families.
04/20/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2742 - Reynolds
Relating to the reentry and reintegration programs provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
05/13/2021 - Received from the House

HB 2778 - Reynolds
Relating to the model training curriculum and required training for school district peace officers and school resource officers, including the establishment of a grant program to assist officers in completing the training, and to instruction for public high school students about interacting with law ...
03/17/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 2787 - Middleton
Relating to repeal of certain Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 exemption provisions relating to pharmacy benefits.
04/28/2021 - Received from the House

HB 2795 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the offense of solicitation of prostitution and certain other consequences of that offense; increasing a criminal penalty; making conforming changes.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 2800 - Dean
Relating to the limitation on administration and use of certain assessment instruments in public schools.
05/03/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2814 - Turner, Chris
Relating to the requirement of a public hearing on certain applications for a permit to drill an oil or gas well.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Energy Resources

HB 2821 - White
Relating to the diversion of certain foster youth from the juvenile justice system, including through emergency behavior intervention by certain persons providing foster care services.
05/14/2021 - Received from the House

HB 2822 - Hull
Relating to the availability of antipsychotic prescription drugs under the vendor drug program and Medicaid managed care.
06/07/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 2856 - Swanson
Relating to provider discrimination against a Medicaid recipient or child health plan program enrollee based on immunization status.
05/12/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 290 - Cortez
Relating to the period of continuous eligibility and a periodic eligibility review for a child for Medicaid.
05/26/2021 - Not again placed on intent calendar

HB 2900 - Hefner
Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; making conforming changes.
03/26/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 292 - Murr
Relating to creating a voluntary certification for recovery housing.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 2924 - Dutton
Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 2926 - Parker
Relating to the reinstatement of the parent-child relationship with respect to a person whose parental rights have been involuntarily terminated and to certain requirements in relation to the termination of the parent-child relationship or placement of a child in substitute care.
06/15/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 293 - Noble
Relating to prohibited vaccination status discrimination and requirements for COVID-19 vaccines.
07/20/2021 - Filed

HB 2932 - Dutton
Relating to certain procedures in suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 2954 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to a suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention grant program for certain public elementary schools.
05/25/2021 - Committee report printed and distributed

HB 296 - Cason
Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of the person's rights in connection with an investigation conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
07/23/2021 - Filed

HB 2968 - Cason
Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 2973 - Hull
Relating to certain requirements regarding court-appointed volunteer advocate programs.
05/12/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 2975 - Hull
Relating to prohibiting the physical restraint of or use of chemical irritants on certain public school students by peace officers and school security personnel under certain circumstances.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Education

HB 2983 - Hull
Relating to medical examinations for certain children entering the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
05/17/2021 - Received from the House

HB 2985 - Hull
Relating to the temporary relocation of a residential child-care facility during a declared state of disaster.
04/30/2021 - Laid on the table subject to call

HB 30 - Bell, Keith
Relating to virtual instruction and off-campus electronic instruction at a public school, certain requirements for certification as a teacher for virtual instruction only, and the allotment for special-purpose school districts under the Foundation School Program.
08/23/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3011 - Hull
Relating to the contents of a petition in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
05/03/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3035 - Campos
Relating to the evaluation of family-based safety services.
03/19/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3041 - Frank
Relating to the provision of certain services by the Department of Family and Protective Services as an alternative to removing a child and certain procedures with respect to children in the managing conservatorship of the department.
06/04/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 3043 - Thierry
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of individuals with a prior diagnosis of COVID-19.
03/19/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 3103 - Campos
Relating to creating a database of individuals found by the Department of Family and Protective Services to have abused or neglected a child two or more times.
03/19/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3110 - Meyer
Relating to possession or promotion of child sexual abuse material; increasing a criminal penalty; changing eligibility for community supervision.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 3111 - Meyer
Relating to the criminal offense of online solicitation relating to a minor; creating a criminal offense; changing eligibility for community supervision.
05/10/2021 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 312 - Collier
Relating to training for peace officers regarding implicit bias.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 3139 - Longoria
Relating to the authority of all governmental bodies to hold open and closed meetings by telephone or videoconference call.
03/19/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

HB 3148 - Bucy
Relating to the behavioral management of a student enrolled in a special education program of a school district.
03/19/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3149 - Bucy
Relating to drug testing and prescription drug policies and certain legal protections for employees and independent contractors of state agencies and political subdivisions and for other persons regarding the medical use of low-THC cannabis and hemp.
03/19/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

HB 3185 - Krause
Relating to the denial or reduction of an award otherwise payable under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
05/10/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3190 - Krause
Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability.
04/26/2021 - No action taken in committee

HB 3210 - Herrero
Relating to eliminating certain state-required assessment instruments and certain end-of-course assessment instruments not required by federal law.
03/19/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3218 - Schaefer
Relating to the regulation of abortion, including information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; authorizing disciplinary action; providing a civil remedy; creating a criminal offense.
05/13/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 3231 - Leach
Relating to the rights and duties of parents and the protection of parental rights in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
03/29/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 3245 - Dutton
Relating to eliminating the court appointed advocates.
03/19/2021 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 3248 - Gonzalez, Jessica
Relating to the regulation of the cultivation, manufacture, processing, distribution, sale, testing, transportation, delivery, transfer, possession, use, and taxation of cannabis and cannabis products and local regulation of cannabis establishments; authorizing the imposition of fees; requiring an ...
03/19/2021 - Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures

HB 325 - Howard
Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 3258 - Goodwin
Relating to training requirements for a member of the board of trustees and the superintendent of an independent school district regarding cultural competence and implicit bias.
03/19/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3270 - Dutton
Relating to public school organization, accountability, and fiscal management.
05/06/2021 - Returned to committee

HB 3290 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to public school accountability.
03/19/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 33 - Dominguez
Relating to measures to facilitate the award of postsecondary course credit leading to workforce credentialing based on military experience, education, and training and to prepare veterans for employment in certain industries.
05/26/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 332 - Talarico
Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for programs that build certain social and emotional skills.
05/25/2021 - Placed on intent calendar

HB 3325 - Lozano
Relating to the terminology used to describe transportation-related accidents.
05/14/2021 - Referred to Transportation

HB 3326 - Slaton
Relating to prohibiting abortion and protecting the rights of an unborn child and to criminal liability for, justification for, and defenses to prohibited conduct.
03/22/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 3338 - Bowers
Relating to activities the tolerance of which may constitute maintenance of a common nuisance.
05/14/2021 - Referred to Jurisprudence

HB 3346 - Meza
Relating to an indicator of achievement for evaluating the performance of public elementary, middle school, and junior high campuses and districts under the public school accountability system.
05/13/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 3352 - Fierro
Relating to removing the word ""alien"" from certain laws.
04/14/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 3357 - Landgraf
Relating to the licensing and regulation of child swim schools; imposing penalties, including administrative penalties; authorizing fees.
04/14/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 3379 - Leman
Relating to the duty to report child abuse and neglect.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 3392 - Moody
Relating to the authority of a court to grant a commutation of punishment to certain individuals serving a term of imprisonment.
05/03/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 3400 - Paddie
Relating to the transfer of certain public school students who are children of peace officers.
05/26/2021 - Placed on intent calendar

HB 341 - Lozano
Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving a controlled substance or dangerous drug.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3441 - Hinojosa
Relating to timely claims payments in the Medicaid managed care program.
03/22/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3446 - Bucy
Relating to a required training course for persons serving as special education representatives and hearing officers at impartial due process hearings or as facilitators for individualized education program facilitation.
03/22/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3459 - Bonnen
Relating to preauthorization requirements for certain health care services and utilization review for certain health benefit plans.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 3462 - Morales Shaw
Relating to the designation of liaison officers to assist certain students at public institutions of higher education who are parents.
05/18/2021 - Referred to Higher Education

HB 3485 - Goodwin
Relating to information reported through the Public Education Information Management System and to parents regarding disciplinary measures used by a school district.
05/12/2021 - Received from the House

HB 3493 - Parker
Relating to prevention and early intervention services by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
05/12/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 351 - Talarico
Relating to air filtration efficiency standards at certain educational and child care facilities.
04/12/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 3520 - Hunter
Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating a criminal offense.
05/05/2021 - Laid on the table subject to call

HB 353 - Dutton
Relating to the consideration of certain student differentials based on racial and ethnic groups and sex under the public school accountability system.
05/10/2021 - Considered in Calendars

HB 3552 - Johnson, Julie
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.
03/22/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

HB 3553 - Neave
Relating to a grant program for mobile crisis outreach teams.
03/22/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 3557 - King, Ken
Relating to allowing parents and guardians to elect for a student to repeat or retake a course or grade.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Education

HB 3575 - Guerra
Relating to personal financial literacy and career skills courses for high school students in public schools.
03/22/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3597 - Metcalf
Relating to policies, procedures, and measures for school safety in public schools.
06/18/2021 - Effective immediately

HB 3599 - Leach
Relating to creating the criminal offenses of providing material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization, engaging in terroristic activities, and threatened terroristic violence.
03/22/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3607 - 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 86th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
06/18/2021 - See remarks for effective date

HB 361 - Sherman, Sr.
Relating to a franchise tax credit for taxable entities that provide paid family care leave.
04/19/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 3641 - Slaton
Relating to declaring void certain federal court decisions related to abortion and prohibiting cooperation with the enforcement of those decisions; creating a private cause of action; creating a criminal offense.
03/22/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

HB 3647 - White
Relating to placing a child in the possessory conservatorship of the child's parents in certain situations.
03/22/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3659 - Leach
Relating to liability for certain claims arising during a pandemic or other disaster or emergency.
04/14/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 3660 - White
Relating to youth diversion programs for children accused of certain fine-only offenses and related criminal justice matters; authorizing and imposing fees and fines.
05/26/2021 - Not again placed on intent calendar

HB 3668 - VanDeaver
Relating to the administration of assessment instruments in public schools, eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation, and the temporary suspension of certain accountability determinations for a school district or campus in a ...
04/30/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3676 - Bucy
Relating to eliminating certain state-required end-of-course assessment instruments not required by federal law and eliminating graduation requirements based on satisfactory performance on certain end-of-course assessment instruments.
03/22/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 369 - Craddick
Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assaults involving communicable diseases.
04/12/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 3691 - Frank
Relating to the statewide implementation of community-based foster care by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
05/26/2021 - Placed on intent calendar

HB 3697 - Hernandez
Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation of certain employees who leave the workplace to care for a minor child and to a requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission pilot the use of certain third-party employment and income information to assist with determining unemployment ...
05/17/2021 - Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development

HB 3705 - Krause
Relating to a child's eligibility for the Medicaid buy-in program for children.
03/22/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3707 - Huberty
Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to funding for special education in public schools.
03/22/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3728 - Button
Relating to a school psychologist licensed under the Occupations Code.
05/05/2021 - Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.

HB 3731 - Dutton
Relating to public school accountability ratings, including interventions and sanctions administered to a school district, open-enrollment charter school, or district or school campus assigned an unacceptable performance rating.
05/10/2021 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal

HB 3743 - Capriglione
Relating to cybersecurity and privacy regarding distance learning in public schools.
05/12/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 375 - Smith
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of continuous sexual abuse of young child or disabled individual; creating a criminal offense.
06/04/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 3760 - Oliverson
Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care, regulation of abortion, and the availability of certain defenses to prosecution for homicide and assault offenses; creating a criminal offense.
05/12/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3774 - Leach
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice and procedure related to proceedings in the judicial branch of state government.
06/18/2021 - See remarks for effective date

HB 378 - Reynolds
Relating to eliminating certain state-required end-of-course assessment instruments not required by federal law.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3789 - Guillen
Relating to the statute of limitations for tampering with certain physical evidence.
05/14/2021 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 38 - Toth
Relating to the definition of abuse of a child.
08/06/2021 - Filed

HB 3804 - Lozano
Relating to continuing education and training requirements for educators and other school district personnel.
04/06/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 3815 - Hunter
Relating to transitional living services provided to foster youth transitioning to independent living.
05/06/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 382 - Pacheco
Relating to eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3820 - Klick
Relating to health care specialty consultations in certain child abuse or neglect investigations and assessments.
04/16/2021 - Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar

HB 3837 - Huberty
Relating to the public school finance system.
03/23/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 385 - Pacheco
Relating to conditions of community supervision and procedures applicable to the reduction or termination of a defendant's period of community supervision.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 3871 - Johnson, Julie
Relating to the development and implementation of the Live Well Texas program to provide health benefit coverage to certain individuals; imposing penalties.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3875 - Crockett
Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution and to a change in terminology involving certain conduct constituting the offense of compelling prostitution.
05/13/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 3879 - Allen
Relating to corporal punishment in public schools.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3880 - Dutton
Relating to a student's eligibility for special education services provided by a school district, including services for dyslexia and related disorders.
05/28/2021 - House appoints conferees-reported

HB 3894 - Hinojosa
Relating to the creation by the Texas Workforce Commission of a program to assist with transitioning certain workers to clean energy jobs.
03/24/2021 - Referred to International Relations & Economic Development

HB 3895 - Wu
Relating to guardians ad litem for children who are in the juvenile justice system and the child protective services system.
05/04/2021 - Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar

HB 3913 - Ramos
Relating to continuing judicial training regarding family violence victims.
05/06/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3924 - Oliverson
Relating to health benefits offered by certain nonprofit agricultural organizations.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 3929 - Bernal
Relating to the loss of benefits of and the payment of certain employer contributions for certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resume service.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Education

HB 3932 - Bernal
Relating to the establishment of the State Advisory Council on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
06/15/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 3944 - Klick
Relating to the provision of initial health risk assessments for Medicaid recipients.
04/20/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 3947 - Munoz, Jr.
Relating to health care cost transparency by health benefit plan issuers.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 3951 - Cortez
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain tests to detect prostate cancer.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

HB 3962 - Neave
Relating to the powers and duties of a domestic relations office.
05/03/2021 - Laid on the table subject to call

HB 3987 - Toth
Relating to requiring the disclosure of certain information regarding public school teaching materials and activities.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 3993 - Canales
Relating to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, to student fees imposed by the university, and to the elimination of certain obsolete statutory references in relation to the university.
05/14/2021 - Laid on the table subject to call

HB 3994 - Neave
Relating to the modification of a disposition by a juvenile court after a child's violation of a condition of probation.
05/13/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 4008 - Spiller
Relating to the authority of a county to issue bonds to restore or maintain a county courthouse.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services

HB 4012 - Bonnen
Relating to an explanation of benefits provided by certain health benefit plans to enrollees regarding certain preauthorized medical care and health care services.
05/13/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

HB 4014 - Hefner
Relating to the protection of children, including the definition of child abuse and the prosecution of the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 4034 - Schaefer
Relating to the appointment of an attorney ad litem to represent an unborn child during a court proceeding authorizing a pregnant minor to consent to an abortion.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence

HB 4041 - Neave
Relating to a suicide prevention policy in residential child-care facilities and child-placing agencies.
05/12/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 4055 - Meza
Relating to reporting and investigating certain cases of child abuse or neglect involving a pregnant woman's use of a controlled substance.
05/11/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 4064 - Meza
Relating to policies and procedures for addressing bullying and harassment in public schools.
05/04/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 4076 - White
Relating to a modernization plan for post-adjudication secure correctional facilities operated by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and a task force to evaluate those facilities.
05/03/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 41 - Talarico
Relating to class size limits for prekindergarten classes provided by or on behalf of public schools.
05/17/2021 - Received from the House

HB 4100 - Talarico
Relating to family and medical leave.
03/29/2021 - Referred to International Relations & Economic Development

HB 4106 - Allen
Relating to a public school student's transition from an alternative education program to a regular classroom and the admission of certain students with a criminal or disciplinary history.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 411 - Johnson, Julie
Relating to the terminology used to refer to an individualized education program team.
04/12/2021 - Received from the House

HB 4111 - Talarico
Relating to the employment of diversity, equity, and inclusion officers by school districts.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4117 - Talarico
Relating to providing high-quality tutoring services to public school students, including the creation of the Texas Tutor Corps program, the establishment of a COVID-19 learning loss and student acceleration pilot program, and the use of the compensatory education allotment for tutoring services ...
03/29/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4123 - Hinojosa
Relating to the special education allotment.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4140 - Coleman
Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities and residents.
05/12/2021 - Received from the House

HB 4143 - Coleman
Relating to health benefit plan coverage in this state.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 4168 - Sanford
Relating to the rights of a parent with a child in a child-care facility.
04/20/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 4169 - Sanford
Relating to an employee database for child-care facilities and registered family homes.
05/10/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 4184 - Guillen
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain drug and alcohol related court-ordered educational programs; providing administrative penalties; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses.
05/17/2021 - Received from the House

HB 4189 - Allen
Relating to program accessibility for female inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
05/05/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 42 - Hull
Relating to certain procedures relating to children placed under a parental child safety placement.
08/06/2021 - Filed

HB 4212 - Moody
Relating to procedures regarding defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability.
05/14/2021 - Received from the House

HB 422 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to speech protections for student publications in public schools.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4244 - Toth
Relating to the appointment of a representative payee or fiduciary for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
04/20/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 4262 - Morales Shaw
Relating to the inclusion of certain chronically absent students as students at risk of dropping out of school and the collection and reporting of data regarding those students.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4272 - Klick
Relating to requirements for and prohibited uses of information contained in the immunization registry.
05/29/2021 - Senate appoints conferees-reported

HB 4273 - Hinojosa
Relating to reporting requirements by the Texas Education Agency and certain school districts and open-enrollment charter schools regarding student attendance during a declared disaster.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 43 - Hull
Relating to the contents of a petition in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
08/06/2021 - Filed

HB 4302 - Rose
Relating to the continuation of the MEDCARES grant program and transfer of the oversight and administration of the program from the Department of State Health Services to the Health and Human Services Commission.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4311 - Bucy
Relating to establishing an assistance program to provide certain health care services to certain medically fragile children.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4324 - Crockett
Relating to preventing discrimination in foster care.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4334 - Minjarez
Relating to the provision of information regarding certain public assistance programs by public schools.
04/29/2021 - Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar

HB 4339 - Schaefer
Relating to prohibiting discriminatory abortions; authorizing disciplinary action; providing a civil remedy; creating a criminal offense.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 4355 - Krause
Relating to providing children committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and prisoners serving a sentence in a county jail with certain documents on discharge or release; authorizing a fee.
05/14/2021 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 4365 - Oliverson
Relating to a pilot project to improve health care outcomes and reduce costs under Medicaid by providing participating recipients with enhanced case management and other services to address certain social determinants of health.
04/20/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 4371 - Allen
Relating to juvenile justice reform, including the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and the age of criminal responsibility.
04/29/2021 - Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.

HB 4399 - Goodwin
Relating to the reporting of certain instructional procedures adopted by public schools due to the coronavirus disease pandemic.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 44 - Hull
Relating to medical examinations for certain children entering the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
08/06/2021 - Filed

HB 4446 - Cain
Relating to a program to provide certain children with character development opportunities, career advancement assistance, and access to certain extracurricular and wellness services.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 4476 - Oliverson
Relating to assessment and oversight of children placed by the Department of Family and Protective Services in a residential treatment center.
04/20/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 4479 - Walle
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.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 45 - Reynolds
Relating to the reentry and reintegration programs provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
07/07/2021 - Filed

HB 4537 - Middleton
Relating to the establishment of the Family Educational Relief Program and an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made for purposes of that program.
03/29/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 454 - 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.
05/26/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 4544 - Swanson
Relating to providing children committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department with certain documents on discharge or release; authorizing a fee.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 4545 - Dutton
Relating to the assessment of public school students, the establishment of a strong foundations grant program, and providing accelerated instruction for students who fail to achieve satisfactory performance on certain assessment instruments.
06/16/2021 - Effective immediately

HB 4608 - Lozano
Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in San Patricio County and the operation of the county courts at law in that county.
04/07/2021 - Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence

HB 462 - Shaheen
Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of trafficking of persons and compelling prostitution and to certain consequences of compelling prostitution.
05/13/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 486 - Wu
Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
03/22/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 487 - 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.
05/13/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 488 - Wu
Relating to requirements for a juvenile's appearance in a judicial proceeding.
04/23/2021 - Considered in Calendars

HB 491 - Wu
Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 495 - Wu
Relating to notice of the health of children attending and adults employed by a child-care facility.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 5 - Bonnen
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction regarding appropriations.
09/03/2021 - Sent to the Comptroller

HB 500 - 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.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 515 - Oliverson
Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 522 - Johnson, Julie
Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 53 - Reynolds
Relating to the reentry and reintegration programs provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
08/06/2021 - Filed

HB 536 - Meza
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.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 542 - White
Relating to foster care placement in and the licensing of certain residential child-care facilities.
05/10/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 544 - Minjarez
Relating to creating a voluntary certification for recovery housing.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 55 - Reynolds
Relating to creating a criminal offense for the unlawful possession or transfer of an assault weapon.
08/06/2021 - Filed

HB 564 - Lopez
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.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 566 - Lopez
Relating to requiring trauma training for certain attorneys.
03/29/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 567 - 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.
05/15/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 572 - Dutton
Relating to the inclusion of students enrolled in a dropout recovery school as students at risk of dropping out of school for purposes of compensatory, intensive, and accelerated instruction and to a study by the Texas Education Agency on competency-based educational programs.
06/14/2021 - Effective immediately

HB 575 - Johnson, Jarvis
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services enrolling certain foster children in the Preparation for Adult Living Program.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 602 - Hinojosa
Relating to the provision of comprehensive health care benefits coverage through a publicly funded program to be known as the Healthy Texas Program; authorizing a fee.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 607 - Howard
Relating to a Department of Family and Protective Services plan to address the substitute care capacity needs in certain child protective services regions.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 608 - Howard
Relating to a Department of Family and Protective Services report on youth in the managing conservatorship of the department who are pregnant or who are parents.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 609 - Howard
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for laparoscopic removal of uterine fibroids.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 619 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to developing a strategic plan to support the child-care workforce.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 621 - Johnson, Julie
Relating to payment of health benefit claims in coordination with third-party liability insurance.
04/13/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 64 - Reynolds
Relating to requiring certain employers to provide paid sick leave to employees; providing administrative and civil penalties.
08/06/2021 - Filed

HB 640 - Raymond
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.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 644 - Raymond
Relating to consideration by the board of trustees of a school district of parental complaints regarding student or parent participation in an extracurricular activity.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 649 - 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.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Ways & Means

HB 68 - Toth
Relating to the definition of abuse of a child.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 682 - Minjarez
Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of the person's right to request an administrative review of the department's findings after an investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
04/08/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

HB 683 - Minjarez
Relating to the emergency possession of certain abandoned children.
05/03/2021 - Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.

HB 684 - Gonzalez, Mary
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.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 699 - Rosenthal
Relating to public school attendance requirements for students diagnosed with or undergoing related treatment for severe or life-threatening illnesses.
06/07/2021 - Effective immediately

HB 700 - Johnson, Jarvis
Relating to the Preparation for Adult Living Program and other services for foster children transitioning to independent living.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

HB 720 - Sherman, Sr.
Relating to supplemental liability insurance for foster homes.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 725 - Patterson
Relating to the eligibility of certain children who are or were in foster care for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
06/04/2021 - Effective immediately

HB 730 - Gonzalez, Jessica
Relating to the protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 742 - 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.
04/28/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 764 - Krause
Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.
05/10/2021 - Referred to Education

HB 766 - Harless
Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding orders imposing a condition of bond in a criminal case involving a violent offense.
06/04/2021 - See remarks for effective date

HB 773 - VanDeaver
Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.
05/28/2021 - Effective immediately

HB 785 - 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.
06/04/2021 - Effective immediately

HB 794 - Pacheco
Relating to the applicability of educator certification requirements and certain educator rights to charter schools.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 800 - Rosenthal
Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an uncertified teacher.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 803 - Middleton
Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
04/26/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 807 - Hinojosa
Relating to evaluation under the state accountability system of school district campuses that enroll certain students who receive special education services.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 81 - Rodriguez
Relating to a public school campus's election under a campus turnaround plan to operate as a community school.
05/13/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 82 - Lucio III
Relating to pricing of and health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Insurance

HB 822 - Burns
Relating to requiring the expulsion of a public school student who engages in certain conduct that constitutes the felony offense of terroristic threat.
03/29/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 823 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to the inclusion of chronically absent students as students at risk of dropping out of school and the collection and reporting of data regarding those students.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 835 - Howard
Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 852 - Cook
Relating to the powers, duties, and qualifications of an amicus attorney in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
03/22/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 853 - Cook
Relating to orders for possession of and access to a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
05/26/2021 - Removed from local & uncontested calendar

HB 855 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to a joint study and report by the Texas Education Agency and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding the transition of public school students with disabilities to higher education.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 866 - 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; providing a punishment for contempt of court.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 87 - Reynolds
Relating to requiring certain employers to provide paid sick leave to employees; providing administrative and civil penalties.
02/25/2021 - Referred to International Relations & Economic Development

HB 877 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to the appointment of an educational representative for certain students with disabilities.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 88 - Swanson
Relating to provider discrimination against a Medicaid recipient or child health plan program enrollee based on immunization status.
08/07/2021 - Filed

HB 887 - Shaheen
Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.
03/30/2021 - Left pending in committee

HB 89 - Slaton
Relating to the definition of abuse of a child.
07/07/2021 - Filed

HB 907 - Johnson, Julie
Relating to prior authorization for prescription drug benefits related to the treatment of autoimmune diseases.
05/06/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

HB 939 - Raymond
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.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Human Services

HB 94 - Reynolds
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.
02/25/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 946 - Burns
Relating to the authority of a county to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the unincorporated area of the county.
03/01/2021 - Referred to County Affairs

HB 961 - Burns
Relating to the authority to issue a citation for certain Class C misdemeanors committed by certain children on school property.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 967 - Dutton
Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
04/20/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 97 - Hinojosa
Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.
05/11/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 972 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to healthy relationships education in public schools.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Public Education

HB 973 - Moody
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; creating a criminal offense.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 974 - Price
Relating to telemedicine, telehealth, and technology-related health care services.
03/01/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HB 980 - Fierro
Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.
05/12/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

HCR 103 - Sanford
Designating Celina as the official Halloween Capital of North Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.
05/26/2021 - Removed from local & uncontested calendar

HCR 12 - Craddick
Commemorating the 125th anniversary of the founding of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Midland.
09/03/2021 - Sent to the Governor

HCR 17 - Thomas Russell Craddick
In memory of James Coley Cowden.
10/17/2021 - Referred to Resolutions Calendars

HCR 2 - Swanson
Recognizing that pornography is a public health hazard.
05/21/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HCR 59 - Hunter
Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the House of Representatives to provide for a joint interim study regarding domestic violence.
04/13/2021 - Left pending in committee

HCR 66 - Wu
Condemning racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Administration

HCR 7 - Raymond
Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to rename the TWC building the Lloyd M. Bentsen State Office Building.
05/17/2021 - Referred to Administration

HR 1029 - Gonzalez, Jessica
Congratulating Nancy Pelosi on her election to a fourth term as speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
05/12/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

HR 1030 - Gonzalez, Jessica
Congratulating President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on their achievements during their first 100 days in office.
05/12/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

HR 1036 - Ordaz Perez
Commending YWCA El Paso del Norte Region for its service to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
05/18/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 104 - King, Phil
In memory of Jerry David Johnston.
03/18/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 106 - Cook
In memory of former state representative Toby Ray Goodman of Mansfield.
09/02/2021 - Adopted

HR 1155 - Cason
Honoring Dr. Faye Beaulieu of Bedford on her retirement as a trustee of the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District.
05/25/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1156 - Jetton
Congratulating Alexis Jackson on being named the 2020 Child Advocate of the Year by Child Advocates of Fort Bend.
05/25/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 116 - Chris G. Turner
Commemorating the Arlington ISD Back to School Kickoff.
10/12/2021 - Referred to Resolutions Calendars

HR 1167 - Cole
Congratulating Gregory Harrington on being named Parent Advocate of the Year by the Texas Public Charter Schools Association.
05/25/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1170 - Neave
Congratulating Karen Mira Lopez of Lakeview Centennial High School in Garland on her selection as a 2021 Dell Scholar.
05/25/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1182 - Jetton
Honoring Mission BE A Resource of Sugar Land for its service to the community.
05/26/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1223 - Martinez Fischer
Commending Endeavors for its service to vulnerable people in crisis.
05/26/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1227 - Jetton
In memory of Deputy Caleb Daniel Rule of the Fort Bend County Precinct 4 Constable's Office.
05/26/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1293 - Hunter
In memory of Drusilla Knight-Villarreal of Corpus Christi.
05/31/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 13 - Hull
Recognizing October 2022 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
09/02/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1300 - Leach
Congratulating Aiden Savetman of Allen High School on placing second in the 2021-2022 Kids Teaching Kids recipe book design competition.
05/31/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1345 - Jetton
Commending Carol Paret on her 40 years of service to the Memorial Hermann Health System.
05/31/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1349 - Johnson, Ann
Congratulating Houston Methodist Hospital on its designation as a Level II Special Care Nursery Neonatal Facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
05/31/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1350 - Price
Congratulating the Honorable Delwin T. McGee on his retirement as judge of the Moore County Court at Law.
05/31/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 136 - Ana E. Hernandez Luna
In memory of Consuelo Tello Contreras.
10/12/2021 - Filed

HR 1377 - Ortega
Congratulating Andrea Daniella Mata on receiving a 2021 Top Ten Seniors Award from the UTEP Alumni Association.
05/31/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1388 - Turner, John
Commending Heart House for 20 years of service to refugee children in the Vickery Meadow community in Dallas.
05/31/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 139 - Morrison
Honoring Claud B. Jacobs for his community service.
09/02/2021 - Adopted

HR 14 - Hull
Recognizing October 2021 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
09/02/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 140 - Morrison
Congratulating Dr. Speck Phillips of Victoria on his 100th birthday.
09/02/2021 - Adopted

HR 1411 - Neave
Honoring the Valle family of Garland.
05/31/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 143 - Morrison
Congratulating Presbyterian Day School in Victoria on its 75th anniversary.
09/02/2021 - Adopted

HR 1430 - Crockett
Commending T.R. Hoover Community Development Corporation for its record of service to House District 100.
05/31/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 144 - Morrison
Congratulating Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic School on its 25th anniversary.
09/02/2021 - Adopted

HR 1447 - Cook
Honoring Arlington ISD on a successful 2020-2021 academic year.
05/31/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1467 - Fierro
Honoring R&B singer Khalid for his philanthropic and charitable work in El Paso.
06/01/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1479 - Holland
Congratulating Frank Conselman on his election to the Rockwall Independent School District Board of Trustees.
06/02/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1485 - Wu
In memory of Huy Quang Luong of Houston.
06/03/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1529 - Howard
In memory of Joanna J. Heffington Nelson of Austin.
06/03/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1531 - Swanson
Recognizing that pornography is a public health hazard.
05/24/2021 - Referred to Public Health

HR 160 - Kyle J. Kacal
In memory of Chantal Vessali of College Station.
10/18/2021 - Adopted

HR 1810 - Dutton
Honoring the Marlin Independent School District for its service to the community.
06/03/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 188 - Gonzalez, Jessica
In memory of Kate Garrison of Collin County.
09/02/2021 - Adopted

HR 190 - Button
Commemorating the 2021 Garland Labor Day Parade.
09/08/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 194 - Crockett
Congratulating Mable L. Armstrong on her 80th birthday.
09/08/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1956 - Campos
In memory of Patsy H. Gonzales of Bexar County.
05/31/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1968 - Dutton
Recognizing the importance of school nutrition programs in providing meals to children who have faced food insecurity, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
06/04/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1979 - Zwiener
In memory of Cheryl Brandner Archer of San Marcos.
06/04/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1980 - Zwiener
In memory of William Douglas Payea Rios of San Marcos.
06/04/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 1994 - Frank
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2658.
05/30/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 2060 - Johnson, Julie
Commending the staff members of State Representative Julie Johnson for their service during the 87th Legislative Session.
06/02/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 2075 - Johnson, Julie
Congratulating Dr. Asma Anwar of Lewisville ISD on earning a doctorate of education in organizational leadership from Abilene Christian University.
06/02/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 2076 - Murr
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 20.
05/30/2021 - 3 hr. notice-for consideration

HR 2095 - Toth
In memory of the Reverend Donald R. Gebert of The Woodlands.
06/03/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 213 - Herrero
Congratulating Ann Bartosh on her retirement as principal of Tuloso-Midway High School in Corpus Christi.
03/23/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 214 - Herrero
In memory of Sister Celia Hernandez Martel.
03/22/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 222 - Fierro
Congratulating Vista Hills Elementary School in Ysleta ISD on being nominated for a 2021 National Blue Ribbon award.
03/23/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 23 - Hull
Recognizing October 2021 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
07/14/2021 - Filed

HR 230 - Neave
In memory of Leticia MartA nez Perches of Pharr.
03/23/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 24 - Hull
Recognizing October 2022 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
07/14/2021 - Filed

HR 242 - White
Recognizing March 1 through 5, 2021, as Educational Diagnosticians Week in Texas.
03/22/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 247 - Eugene Wu
In memory of Eric Augustine Orduna of Houston.
10/17/2021 - Referred to Resolutions Calendars

HR 248 - Nicole Collier
Congratulating Ruth Ora Haley McAfee of Fort Worth on her 100th birthday.
10/17/2021 - Referred to Resolutions Calendars

HR 249 - Richard Pena Raymond
Commending Jesse Camarillo for his outstanding record of civic involvement.
10/17/2021 - Referred to Resolutions Calendars

HR 254 - Mary Edna Gonzalez
Commending Emmett Schelling for his service to the LGBTQIA+ communities in Texas.
10/17/2021 - Referred to Resolutions Calendars

HR 26 - Thierry
Commending the frontline workers of the United States for their service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
03/18/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 264 - Herrero
In memory of Roberto ""Bobby"" Gonzalez of Corpus Christi.
03/23/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 265 - Mary Edna Gonzalez
Commending Alicia Roth Weigel for her service to the LGBTQIA+ communities of Texas.
10/17/2021 - Referred to Resolutions Calendars

HR 272 - Diego M. Bernal
Commending Adelyn Vigil for her advocacy work in behalf of the transgender youth community in Texas.
10/17/2021 - Referred to Resolutions Calendars

HR 273 - Diego M. Bernal
Commending Libby Gonzales for her advocacy work in behalf of the transgender youth community in Texas.
10/17/2021 - Referred to Resolutions Calendars

HR 274 - Diego M. Bernal
Commending Maya Stanton of Houston for her advocacy work in behalf of the transgender youth community in Texas.
10/17/2021 - Referred to Resolutions Calendars

HR 293 - Bell, Keith
Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Henderson County HELP Center.
03/22/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 3 - White
Congratulating Melba Inman on her retirement from the Newton County Public Library.
09/02/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 300 - Johnson, Jarvis
Congratulating Dr. Rodney E. Watson of the Spring Independent School District on being named the 2021 Superintendent of the Year by the National School Foundation Association.
03/23/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 313 - Moody
Recognizing March 24, 2021, as Education and Sharing Day in honor of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.
03/26/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 315 - Meyer
Congratulating Clayton Kershaw on winning the 2020 World Series as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
03/26/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 341 - Canales
Congratulating Dr. Mario H. Salinas on being named superintendent of Edinburg CISD.
03/26/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 352 - Canales
Congratulating Sonia Armendariz on her retirement as a Texas Works Advisor for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
03/29/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 4 - Hunter
Adopting the rules of the House for the 87th Legislature.
01/15/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 404 - Turner, John
In memory of Curtis James Smith of Dallas.
03/30/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 44 - Hugh D. Shine
In memory of Arthur John Polchinski Jr. of Temple.
10/17/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 461 - Minjarez
Congratulating the Honorable Richard Garcia on his retirement from the Bexar County Children's Court.
04/07/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 475 - Fierro
In memory of Gerardo ""Gerald"" J. Gamez of El Paso.
04/14/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 49 - Vasut
In memory of Abigail Rose Arias of Angleton.
03/18/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 50 - Keith Bell
In memory of Dr. Darrell Wayne "Doc" Kinnard of Mabank.
10/01/2021 - Filed

HR 509 - Ellzey
In memory of Sharon Lynn Mulholland Barnes of Waxahachie.
04/12/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 546 - Holland
Commending the Impact Frisco Chapter of the Young Men's Service League for providing meals to local students in need.
04/20/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 56 - Jetton
Congratulating Goldfish Swim School of Sugar Land on its one-year anniversary.
07/21/2021 - Filed

HR 59 - White
Congratulating Melba Inman on her retirement from the Newton County Public Library.
07/22/2021 - Filed

HR 634 - Tinderholt
Congratulating Medical City Arlington on earning designation as a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Facility from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
04/20/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 64 - Armando A. Martinez
In memory of Bobby Lee Lackey of Weslaco.
10/18/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 65 - Gonzalez, Mary
Recognizing February 1 through 7, 2021, as National School Counselor Week.
03/18/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 672 - Darby
Recognizing April 2021 as Alcohol Responsibility Month.
04/27/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 69 - Michael Preston Schofield
Commemorating the dedication of the Martha Lopez Aki ECI Project TYKE facility in Katy ISD.
10/14/2021 - Adopted

HR 768 - Dutton
Honoring 100 Black Men of America for its service to African American youth.
05/03/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 77 - Fierro
Congratulating the Hanks High School unified floorball team for qualifying for the 2022 Special Olympics World Winter Games.
03/18/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 787 - Goldman
Congratulating Judy Taylor on her selection as the 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year at Southwest High School in Fort Worth.
05/03/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 80 - Jetton
Congratulating Goldfish Swim School in Sugar Land on its one-year anniversary.
08/30/2021 - Adopted

HR 88 - Cole
In memory of Ada Cecilia Collins Anderson of Austin.
09/08/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 919 - Price
Recognizing May 2021 as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month.
05/11/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 920 - Price
Recognizing May 2022 as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month.
05/11/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 988 - Frullo
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of Lubbock Area United Way.
05/11/2021 - Reported enrolled

HR 99 - Price
Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Amarillo Wesley Community Center.
09/08/2021 - Reported enrolled

SB 1 - Nelson
General Appropriations Bill.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 1036 - Huffman
Relating to regulation of certain facilities and establishments with respect to, civil remedies for certain criminal activities affecting, and certain criminal offenses involving health, safety, and welfare; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Jurisprudence

SB 1061 - Zaffirini
Relating to background and criminal history checks for operators and employees of certain child-care facilities.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 1074 - Lucio
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.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 1079 - Campbell
Relating to monthly reports of certain activity of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
05/25/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

SB 1081 - Lucio
Relating to the regulation and operation of open-enrollment charter schools.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 1084 - Powell
Relating to the Preparation for Adult Living Program and other services for foster children transitioning to independent living.
05/18/2021 - Referred to Human Services

SB 109 - West
Relating to the criminal offense of fraudulent securing of document execution.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 11 - Nelson
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction regarding appropriations.
09/02/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 1100 - Creighton
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.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 1101 - Creighton
Relating to creating a bilingual special education certification to teach students of limited English proficiency with disabilities.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 1108 - Powell
Relating to the terminology used to refer to an individualized education program team.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Jurisprudence

SB 1109 - West
Relating to requiring public schools to provide instruction and materials and adopt policies relating to the prevention of child abuse, family violence, and dating violence.
06/18/2021 - Vetoed by the Governor

SB 1136 - Kolkhorst
Relating to implementation of certain health care provider initiatives and measures designed to reduce costs and improve recipient health outcomes under Medicaid.
06/07/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 1138 - Hughes
Relating to a study on streamlining public safety net programs to reduce costs and improve outcomes for recipients under the programs.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 1140 - Zaffirini
Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and registered family homes providing services to children with disabilities, behavioral issues, or special needs.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1142 - Zaffirini
Relating to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 1149 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the transition of case management for children and pregnant women program services and Healthy Texas Women program services to a managed care program.
05/25/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

SB 1150 - Kolkhorst
Relating to assignment or transfer of certain contracts with managed care organizations under Medicaid and the child health plan program.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1153 - Kolkhorst
Relating to background and criminal history checks for operators and employees of certain child-care facilities.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1156 - Nelson
Relating to the contracting authority of the Health and Human Services Commission for the volunteer advocate for children program.
05/24/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 117 - Johnson
Relating to the development and implementation of the Live Well Texas program to provide health benefit coverage to certain individuals; imposing penalties.
05/11/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 1173 - Hancock
Relating to the regulation of abortion, including information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; authorizing disciplinary action; providing a civil remedy; creating a criminal offense.
04/29/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1178 - Birdwell
Relating to the rights and duties of parents and the protection of parental rights in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
04/28/2021 - Not again placed on intent calendar

SB 1179 - Birdwell
Relating to the procedure for donating juror reimbursements.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 1180 - Seliger
Relating to the indicator of achievement for military readiness under the public school accountability system.
04/06/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 1195 - Paxton
Relating to the right of certain hospital patients to designate an essential caregiver for in-person visitation.
03/31/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 1199 - Powell
Relating to the continuation of the MEDCARES grant program and transfer of the oversight and administration of the program from the Department of State Health Services to the Health and Human Services Commission.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 12 - Hughes
Relating to complaint procedures and disclosure requirements for social media platforms and to the censorship of users' expressions by an interactive computer service.
05/25/2021 - Postponed

SB 1200 - Powell
Relating to referrals to and consent to services under certain programs designed to serve pregnant women and families.
05/24/2021 - Referred to Public Health

SB 1243 - Perry
Relating to a child's eligibility for the Medicaid buy-in program for children.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1267 - West
Relating to continuing education and training requirements for educators and other school district personnel.
06/18/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 1276 - Taylor
Relating to public health improvement and pollution reduction through recycling incentives; assessing a fee.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development

SB 129 - Johnson
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.
03/03/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 1297 - Zaffirini
Relating to child water safety requirements for certain organizations.
05/04/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 1306 - Blanco
Relating to the creation of a COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force and state agency response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1310 - Hall
Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children.
03/31/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 1311 - Hall
Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.
05/24/2021 - Referred to Public Health

SB 1312 - Hall
Relating to provider discrimination against a Medicaid recipient or child health plan program enrollee based on immunization status.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1318 - Lucio
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to conduct special accreditation investigations.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 1329 - Hinojosa
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for speech therapy services provided through telehealth services.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 1341 - Springer
Relating to eligibility for certain benefits provided under public assistance programs.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 1345 - Eckhardt
Relating to the regulation of the cultivation, manufacture, processing, distribution, sale, testing, transportation, delivery, transfer, possession, and use of cannabis and cannabis products; authorizing the imposition of fees; requiring an occupational license; creating a criminal offense.
03/18/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 1349 - Eckhardt
Relating to placing a child in the possessory conservatorship of the child's parents in certain situations.
05/03/2021 - Referred to Human Services

SB 1353 - Miles
Relating to the content of certain immunization records and of certain biennial legislative reports on immunizations issued by the Department of State Health Services.
06/14/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 1354 - Miles
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
05/30/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 1365 - Bettencourt
Relating to public school organization, accountability, and fiscal management.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 1389 - West
Relating to remote learning programs provided by school districts and the calculation of average daily attendance in public schools.
03/18/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 139 - Johnson
Relating to notice of the health of children attending a child-care facility.
03/03/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 14 - Creighton
Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies.
05/30/2021 - Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported

SB 140 - Gutierrez
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; to border security enhancement projects and ...
03/03/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 1443 - Campbell
Relating to restoring electric service to certain vulnerable customers after a power outage and customer communication.
03/31/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 1467 - Hinojosa
Relating to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, to student fees imposed by the university, and to the elimination of certain obsolete statutory references in relation to the university.
05/30/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 1480 - Johnson
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain drug and alcohol related court-ordered educational programs; providing administrative penalties; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 15 - Taylor
Relating to virtual and off-campus electronic instruction at a public school, the satisfaction of teacher certification requirements through an internship teaching certain virtual courses, and the allotment for certain special-purpose school districts under the Foundation School Program.
09/01/2021 - Sent to the Governor

SB 1515 - Gutierrez
Relating to the authority of all governmental bodies to hold open and closed meetings by telephone or videoconference call.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 1520 - Seliger
Relating to the establishment of the home nursing visitation for newborn caregivers competitive grant program.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1528 - Paxton
Relating to prevention and early intervention services by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1530 - Huffman
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice and procedure related to proceedings in the judicial branch of state government.
05/07/2021 - Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence

SB 1536 - Taylor
Relating to the public school finance system.
04/08/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 1539 - Menendez
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain tests to detect prostate cancer.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 1552 - Hinojosa
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.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Jurisprudence

SB 1555 - Zaffirini
Relating to establishing reimbursement rates for certain child-care providers participating in the subsidized child-care program administered by the Texas Workforce Commission.
05/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 1569 - Lucio
Relating to the functions of certain urban land bank programs.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Local Government

SB 1570 - Lucio
Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a land bank program.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Local Government

SB 1575 - Kolkhorst
Relating to assessment and oversight of children placed by the Department of Family and Protective Services in a qualified residential treatment program and a study regarding residential treatment center placements.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 1576 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the procedures and grounds for taking possession of a child and authorizing a family preservation services pilot program as an alternative to removal in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1578 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the use of opinions from medical professionals in making certain determinations relating to the abuse or neglect of a child.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 1581 - Zaffirini
Relating to a public school campus's election under a campus turnaround plan to operate as a community school.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 1595 - Lucio
Relating to the use of corporal punishment in public schools.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 1596 - Lucio
Relating to the membership of a school district's threat assessment and safe and supportive school team and committee and the school safety allotment under the public school finance system.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 1603 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the procedures required before an individual's name is added to the central child abuse or neglect registry.
03/30/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 1615 - Bettencourt
Relating to the adult high school charter school program.
05/31/2021 - See remarks for effective date

SB 1628 - Miles
Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission's office of the ombudsman to resolve complaints against the Department of Family and Protective Services.
05/25/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

SB 1630 - Miles
Relating to criminal history record information checks for applicants for employment and employees of group homes; creating a criminal offense.
05/24/2021 - Referred to Human Services

SB 1631 - Miles
Relating to the documentation of child abuse; creating a criminal offense.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1645 - Taylor
Relating to public school accountability ratings, including interventions and sanctions administered to a school district or campus assigned a needs improvement rating.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 1646 - Perry
Relating to the definition of abuse of a child.
05/03/2021 - Referred to Public Health

SB 1647 - Perry
Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care, regulation of abortion, and the availability of certain defenses to prosecution for homicide and assault offenses; creating a criminal offense.
05/03/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1648 - Perry
Relating to the provision of benefits under the Medicaid program, including to recipients with complex medical needs.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 166 - Blanco
Relating to a limit on cost-sharing requirements imposed by a health benefit plan for certain prescription insulin.
03/03/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 1669 - Hall
Relating to prohibited discrimination regarding vaccination status and mandates for receiving or participating in the administration of vaccines; authorizing administrative penalties.
05/10/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 1671 - Hall
Relating to declaring void certain federal court decisions related to abortion and prohibiting cooperation with the enforcement of those decisions; creating a private cause of action; creating a criminal offense.
03/24/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 1672 - Hall
Relating to investigations of child abuse and neglect and the procedures for adding names to or removing names from the central registry of child abuse and neglect.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1674 - Hall
Relating to protection of individuals from participation in a health care service for reasons of conscience; providing a civil remedy; authorizing disciplinary action.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 168 - Blanco
Relating to emergency school drills and exercises conducted by public schools.
06/14/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 1686 - Powell
Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system, the career and technology allotment under the public school finance system, and enrollment in the Teacher Retirement System.
03/24/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 1694 - Paxton
Relating to a student's eligibility for special education services provided by a school district.
05/03/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 1697 - Paxton
Relating to allowing parents and guardians to elect for a student to repeat or retake a course or grade.
06/16/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 1698 - Paxton
Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations.
03/26/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 17 - Hall
Relating to protection of individuals from participation in a health care service for reasons of conscience; providing a civil remedy; authorizing disciplinary action.
07/07/2021 - Filed

SB 1707 - Blanco
Relating to certain group health care benefits and the promotion of telehealth services for certain persons who are eligible for Medicaid or the child health plan program.
03/26/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1716 - Taylor
Relating to a supplemental special education services and instructional materials program for certain public school students receiving special education services.
06/18/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 1718 - Hughes
Relating to provisions to enable the prevention and prosecution of trafficking of persons and certain sexual offenses committed against children and to the commission of civil racketeering related to the trafficking of persons.
03/26/2021 - Referred to Jurisprudence

SB 1739 - Zaffirini
Relating to procedures regarding defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability.
03/26/2021 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 1740 - Zaffirini
Relating to the inclusion of civics education in public schools, including continuing education requirements on civics education for certain classroom teachers.
04/13/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 1741 - Birdwell
Relating to pretrial procedures, conditions for community supervision, and criminal punishment for conduct endangering the public safety; creating a criminal offense and increasing criminal penalties.
05/24/2021 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

SB 1751 - Johnson
Relating to improvements to access to health care in this state, including increased access to and scope of coverage under health benefit plans and Medicaid, and to improvements in health outcomes; authorizing an assessment; imposing penalties.
03/26/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 1771 - Paxton
Relating to the assumption by the office of the secretary of state of the powers and duties relating to driver's licenses, personal identification certificates, and other related programs, powers, and duties and to the provision of some of those services by certain vendors; authorizing a fee.
03/26/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 1776 - Campbell
Relating to the inclusion of an elective course on the founding principles of the United States in the curriculum for public high school students and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings.
05/31/2021 - Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported

SB 1785 - Taylor
Relating to grants available to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to provide services to students after a disaster in the state of Texas; an adjustment to prevent generational educational decline under the public school finance system; and ensure maintenance of effort.
03/26/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 1793 - West
Relating to the eligibility of certain children who are enrolled in a child care services program administered by the Texas Workforce Commission for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
03/26/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 18 - Hall
Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.
07/07/2021 - Filed

SB 180 - Lucio
Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.
05/03/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 1800 - West
Relating to the provision of child care.
03/26/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1807 - Johnson
Relating to the creation of the Texas Health Insurance Exchange and an exchange reinsurance program.
03/26/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 1808 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the regulation of providers of certain Medicaid services to persons with an intellectual or developmental disability.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 1827 - Huffman
Relating to the creation of the opioid abatement account, an opioid abatement trust fund, and a statewide opioid settlement agreement.
06/16/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 1858 - Powell
Relating to a study and pilot program to evaluate the provision of prenatal and well child care in a group clinical setting and authority to take related action.
03/26/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 186 - Perry
Relating to the authority of a county to issue bonds to restore or maintain a county courthouse.
06/07/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 1896 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the provision of health and human services by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the Health and Human Services Commission.
06/14/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 19 - Hall
Relating to requiring the disclosure of certain information regarding public school teaching materials and activities.
07/07/2021 - Filed

SB 190 - 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.
04/06/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 194 - Powell
Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.
04/22/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 1945 - Lucio
Relating to the terminology used to describe transportation-related accidents.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Transportation

SB 1952 - Paxton
Relating to the capture and use of an individual's biometric identifiers, specimen, or genetic information by a governmental body or peace officer or by a person for commercial purposes.
04/01/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 1955 - Taylor
Relating to exempting learning pods from certain local government regulations.
06/08/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 1960 - West
Relating to the eligibility of certain children who are or were in foster care for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 1962 - West
Relating to certain open-enrollment charter school admission policies and the consideration of the number of special education eligible students served by a charter holder in approving a charter holder's application for an expansion amendment.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 1964 - West
Relating to eligibility for the subsidized child-care program administered by the Texas Workforce Commission.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development

SB 1968 - Bettencourt
Relating to the establishment of the Family Educational Relief Program and an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made for purposes of that program.
05/18/2021 - Not again placed on intent calendar

SB 1979 - Miles
Relating to reporting and disseminating information regarding public school disciplinary actions.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 1983 - Miles
Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of the person's right to record an investigative interview.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2004 - Lucio
Relating to expanding the compensatory education allotment to allow funds to be used to implement social-emotional learning programs.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 2015 - Buckingham
Relating to neglect of a child and the grounds for termination of the parent-child relationship and possession of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
04/01/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 2023 - Powell
Relating to providing high-quality tutoring services to public school students, including the creation of the Texas Tutor Corps program, and the use of the compensatory education allotment for certain tutoring services programs.
05/20/2021 - Not again placed on intent calendar

SB 2028 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the Medicaid program, including the administration and operation of the Medicaid managed care program.
05/18/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 2033 - Hall
Relating to reports of child abuse or neglect and certain preliminary investigations of those reports.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2040 - Menendez
Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, delivery, sale, and research of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain medical conditions and the licensing of medical cannabis organizations; authorizing fees.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2043 - Menendez
Relating to prior authorization for prescription drug benefits related to the treatment of chronic and autoimmune diseases.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 2044 - Menendez
Relating to the establishment of the State Advisory Council on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
05/21/2021 - Not again placed on intent calendar

SB 2049 - Menendez
Relating to guardians ad litem for children who are in the juvenile justice system and the child protective services system.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 2054 - Menendez
Relating to the payment of fees and costs associated with driver education and safety courses and driver's license examinations for foster children or youth, former foster children or youth, and youth experiencing homelessness.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 2059 - Menendez
Relating to required reporting by a peace officer and collection of data and information relating to the criminal offense of interference with child custody.
04/01/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 2063 - Menendez
Relating to public school discipline policies, practices, and procedures regarding student substance use and substance abuse prevention and intervention and mental health training for campus behavior coordinators.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 2065 - Menendez
Relating to emergent bilingual students and increasing the expenditure requirement for the bilingual education allotment.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 2066 - Menendez
Relating to emergent bilingual students in public schools.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 2067 - Menendez
Relating to a plan to address the substitute care capacity needs in certain Department of Family and Protective Services regions.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2074 - Menendez
Relating to the establishment of the Mental Illness and Intellectual or Developmental Disability Advisory Council.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2081 - Menendez
Relating to class size limits for prekindergarten classes provided by or on behalf of public schools.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 2082 - Menendez
Relating to the provision of information regarding certain public assistance programs by public schools.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 2085 - Menendez
Relating to the diversion of certain foster youth from the juvenile justice system, including through emergency behavior intervention by certain persons providing foster care services.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 2087 - Lucio
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Workforce Commission and local workforce development boards regarding the provision of child care and the subsidized child care program.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development

SB 2094 - Taylor
Relating to the assessment of public school students, the establishment of a strong foundations grant program, and providing accelerated instruction for students who fail to achieve satisfactory performance on certain assessment instruments.
05/25/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

SB 21 - Huffman
Relating to rules for fixing the amount of bail, to the release of certain defendants on a bail bond or personal bond, to related duties of certain officers taking bail bonds and of a magistrate in a criminal case, to charitable bail organizations, and to the reporting of information pertaining to ...
04/20/2021 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

SB 2105 - Zaffirini
Relating to the appointment of an educational representative for certain students with disabilities.
04/13/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 2121 - Hughes
Relating to the deductible imposed by a health benefit plan issuer for covered health care services or supplies.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 2139 - Blanco
Relating to criminal offenses related to mass violence; creating criminal offenses; changing the eligibility for community supervision; creating a grant program.
04/01/2021 - Referred to Jurisprudence

SB 215 - Bettencourt
Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency to investigate the administration of public education.
05/20/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 2158 - Campbell
Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to provide identification kits to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for distribution to the parent or legal custodian of certain students.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 2188 - Seliger
Relating to the municipal or county regulation of residential detention facilities for immigrant or refugee children.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 2195 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the relationship between pharmacists or pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers or health benefit plan issuers.
05/11/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 22 - Hall
Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.
08/06/2021 - Filed

SB 2224 - Schwertner
Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun or other firearm by a Texas resident who is 21 years of age or older and is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of ...
04/22/2021 - Referred to Administration

SB 225 - Paxton
Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and family homes.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 228 - Blanco
Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.
03/23/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 239 - Powell
Relating to the provision of educational materials regarding disease prevention during a disaster.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 250 - Alvarado
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 ...
03/24/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 259 - Menendez
Relating to the establishment of a grant program to provide additional resources for public school students with disabilities.
03/03/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 260 - Menendez
Relating to the administration of assessment instruments in public schools and eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation or to make certain accountability determinations.
03/30/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 262 - Menendez
Relating to training requirements and prohibited discrimination for child-care facilities and registered family homes.
03/03/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 269 - West
Relating to the regulation of the cultivation, manufacture, processing, distribution, sale, testing, transportation, delivery, transfer, possession, and use of cannabis and cannabis products and the allocation of tax revenue derived from cannabis and cannabis products; authorizing the imposition of ...
03/03/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 27 - Taylor
Relating to the state online learning system; changing a fee.
05/05/2021 - Not again placed on intent calendar

SB 277 - Hinojosa
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of epinephrine auto-injectors for certain individuals.
03/03/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 28 - Bettencourt
Relating to the approval of open-enrollment charter schools and the applicability of certain state and local laws to open-enrollment charter schools.
05/11/2021 - Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.

SB 288 - Seliger
Relating to preventing the loss of benefits of and the payment of certain employer contributions for certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resume service.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 315 - 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.
05/24/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 317 - Huffman
Relating to the requisites of a bail bond given by certain defendants and to conditions of release on bond for certain defendants.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Jurisprudence

SB 32 - Zaffirini
Relating to a student loan repayment assistance program for certain professionals for exceptional service to the State of Texas during the coronavirus pandemic.
03/16/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 330 - Lucio
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 persons with substance use disorders and their families.
04/07/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 34 - Hall
Relating to protection of individuals from participation in a health care service for reasons of conscience; providing a civil remedy; authorizing disciplinary action.
08/06/2021 - Filed

SB 343 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding conditions of bond imposed in criminal cases involving family violence.
05/20/2021 - Postponed

SB 35 - Zaffirini
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas B-On-time student loan program; authorizing a fee.
03/03/2021 - Referred to Higher Education

SB 358 - Miles
Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that establish a grocery store or healthy corner store in a food desert.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Finance

SB 382 - Powell
Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 39 - Perry
Relating to the definition of abuse of a child.
08/06/2021 - Filed

SB 393 - Miles
Relating to the consideration of certain student differentials based on sex under the public school accountability system.
04/27/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 404 - Johnson
Relating to status offenses committed by a child, including the repeal of the status offense of a child voluntarily running away from home.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 41 - Zaffirini
Relating to the consolidation and allocation of state civil court costs; increasing certain civil court costs; authorizing fees.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 1/1/22

SB 412 - Buckingham
Relating to telemedicine, telehealth, and technology-related health care services.
04/08/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 431 - Hinojosa
Relating to claims processes and reimbursement for, and overpayment recoupment processes imposed on, health care providers under Medicaid.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 434 - Blanco
Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health, mental health, and educational services in this state, including the delivery of those services using telecommunications or information technology.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 436 - Blanco
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of preexisting conditions including COVID-19.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 437 - Blanco
Relating to the establishment of a personal protective equipment reserve advisory committee.
06/16/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 441 - Hughes
Relating to the authority of a county to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the unincorporated area of the county.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 442 - Hughes
Relating to local school health advisory councils and health education provided by public schools, including requirements regarding human sexuality instruction.
05/23/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 443 - Hughes
Relating to emergency possession of certain abandoned children by designated emergency infant care providers.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 451 - West
Relating to the release of a child taken into possession by a law enforcement officer.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 452 - West
Relating to prevention and early intervention programs and practices.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 456 - Lucio
Relating to the donation of juror reimbursements.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 459 - Johnson
Relating to availability of and benefits provided under health benefit plan coverage.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 468 - Zaffirini
Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
04/13/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 476 - Nelson
Relating to establishment of county adult sexual assault response teams.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 488 - Perry
Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 49 - Zaffirini
Relating to procedures regarding defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 5 - Hughes
Relating to complaint procedures and disclosure requirements for, and to the censorship of users' expressions by, social media platforms.
09/02/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 501 - Miles
Relating to regulation of certain group homes and other residential facilities for children, elderly individuals, and individuals with disabilities; creating a criminal offense.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 504 - Miles
Relating to authority of certain county fire marshals to inspect group homes; authorizing a fee; creating a criminal offense.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 51 - Zaffirini
Relating to the requirement and study of insurance coverage for serious emotional disturbance of a child.
03/03/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 512 - Perry
Relating to youth diversion programs for children accused of certain fine-only offenses and related criminal justice matters; authorizing and imposing fees and fines.
04/22/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 519 - Schwertner
Relating to the use of extrapolation by a health maintenance organization or an insurer to audit claims.
03/09/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 52 - Zaffirini
Relating to age-appropriate normalcy activities for children in the managing conservatorship of the state.
03/03/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 567 - Huffman
Relating to the powers and duties of a domestic relations office.
05/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 568 - Huffman
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the criminal offense of hindering the investigation or prosecution of certain sexual offenses committed against a child; increasing criminal penalties.
05/25/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

SB 580 - Johnson
Relating to newborn and infant hearing screenings.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 596 - Gutierrez
Relating to the adoption of a land bank program by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security

SB 6 - Huffman
Relating to rules for setting the amount of bail, to the release of certain defendants on a monetary bond or personal bond, to related duties of certain officers taking bail bonds and of a magistrate in a criminal case, to charitable bail organizations, and to the reporting of information pertaining ...
09/01/2021 - Sent to the Governor

SB 613 - Zaffirini
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.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Finance

SB 640 - Menendez
Relating to a study on the interoperability needs and technology readiness of behavioral health service providers in this state.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 641 - West
Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons; increasing a criminal penalty.
03/11/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 642 - West
Relating to the provision of mental health services for certain children at risk of relinquishment.
06/14/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 647 - Kolkhorst
Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of the person's rights in connection with an investigation conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 650 - Campbell
Relating to prohibited logistical support by a governmental entity for procurement of an abortion or the services of an abortion provider.
05/03/2021 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 651 - Johnson
Relating to a pilot project to improve health care outcomes and reduce costs under Medicaid by providing participating recipients with enhanced case management and other services to address certain social determinants of health.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 672 - Buckingham
Relating to Medicaid coverage of certain collaborative care management services.
06/07/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 674 - Buckingham
Relating to the availability of antipsychotic prescription drugs under the vendor drug program and Medicaid managed care.
05/03/2021 - Co-author authorized

SB 688 - Lucio
Relating to the development of a special education services matrix.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 694 - Zaffirini
Relating to the evaluation of child-care providers participating in the Texas Rising Star Program.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 70 - Perry
Relating to the definition of abuse of a child.
07/12/2021 - Filed

SB 703 - Buckingham
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Agriculture, the Prescribed Burning Board, and the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation and the abolishment of the Early Childhood Health and Nutrition Interagency Council.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 72 - Huffman
Relating to requiring public schools to provide instruction and materials and adopt policies relating to the prevention of child abuse, family violence, and dating violence.
07/14/2021 - Reported engrossed

SB 728 - Lucio
Relating to the use of average enrollment for purposes of the public school finance system.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 734 - Paxton
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides services related to the placement of a child in a foster or adoptive home.
05/25/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

SB 735 - Paxton
Relating to the administration of certain drugs by a midwife.
04/21/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 74 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the release or disclosure of vaccination or immunization information to certain persons; providing a civil penalty.
07/14/2021 - Filed

SB 75 - Miles
Relating to the office of minority statistics and engagement in the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/03/2021 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 76 - Lucio
Relating to the regulation and operation of open-enrollment charter schools.
08/11/2021 - Filed

SB 764 - Huffman
Relating to the operation of certain child-care facilities during an appeal of a suspension or denial of a license, certification, registration, or listing.
06/07/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 766 - Huffman
Relating to sexually oriented businesses, including a requirement to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify, and restricting the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises; creating criminal offenses.
06/18/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 768 - Huffman
Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for manufacture or delivery of fentanyl and related substances; creating a criminal offense.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 77 - Paxton
Relating to prohibited vaccination status discrimination and requirements for COVID-19 vaccines.
07/27/2021 - Filed

SB 79 - Miles
Relating to a report by a school authority of a communicable disease during a declared state of disaster.
03/03/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 799 - Nelson
Relating to contracting procedures and requirements for governmental entities.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 8 - Jane Gray Nelson
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction regarding appropriations.
10/15/2021 - Passed to 3rd reading as amended

SB 802 - Paxton
Relating to a required resource access assistance offer before an abortion is performed or induced.
05/25/2021 - Placed on General State Calendar

SB 827 - Kolkhorst
Relating to health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin.
06/14/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 842 - Menendez
Relating to training on community-based policing for certain persons licensed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 844 - Schwertner
Relating to repeal of certain Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 exemption provisions relating to pharmacy benefits.
04/13/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 85 - Miles
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.
03/03/2021 - Referred to Jurisprudence

SB 863 - Blanco
Relating to the temporary relocation of a residential child-care facility during a declared state of disaster.
05/15/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 878 - Lucio
Relating to an Internet online dropout recovery education program for students at risk of dropping out of school.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 88 - Menendez
Relating to a special education liaison program and the provision of certain special education services at public school districts.
03/03/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 880 - Lucio
Relating to authorizing a dropout recovery competency-based educational pilot program provided through a campus or campus program charter or open-enrollment charter school.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 89 - Menendez
Relating to supplemental information required for inclusion with a written statement of an individualized education program developed for certain public school students who received special education services during the 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 school year.
06/07/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 895 - Lucio
Relating to the requirements for a school district improvement plan.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 9 - Huffman
Relating to public school instruction and materials regarding the prevention of child abuse, family violence, dating violence, and sex trafficking and the adoption of public school policies to prevent dating violence.
09/03/2021 - Sent to the Governor

SB 9 - Joan Huffman
Relating to public school instruction and materials regarding the prevention of child abuse, family violence, dating violence, and sex trafficking and the adoption of public school policies to prevent dating violence.
09/17/2021 - Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

SB 90 - Hughes
Relating to censorship of or certain other interference with digital expression, including expression on social media platforms or through electronic mail messages.
08/30/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 904 - Perry
Relating to requiring trauma training for certain attorneys.
06/08/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 910 - Schwertner
Relating to a study of options for implementing family preservation services, the provision of certain other health and human services by certain state agency contractors, and the repeal of a prior pilot program for family-based safety services.
06/16/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 920 - Powell
Relating to data collection by and consultation with the Collaborative Task Force on Public School Mental Health Services regarding the task force's duties and requiring the Texas Education Agency to report on mental health services provided to public school students.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 93 - Menendez
Relating to health benefit coverage for certain fertility preservation services under certain health benefit plans.
03/03/2021 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 936 - West
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.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Education

SB 957 - Zaffirini
Relating to the denial or reduction of an award otherwise payable under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 968 - Kolkhorst
Relating to public health disaster and public health emergency preparedness and response; providing a civil penalty.
06/16/2021 - Effective immediately

SB 970 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the repeal of certain provisions related to health and human services.
06/16/2021 - Effective on 9/1/21

SB 971 - Zaffirini
Relating to referring children to local workforce development boards for subsidized child care services.
04/27/2021 - Left pending in committee

SB 979 - Powell
Relating to the indicator of achievement for military readiness under the public school accountability system.
03/11/2021 - Referred to Education

SCR 45 - Zaffirini
Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name the Capitol Complex Child Development Center ""Emma's Garden"" in honor of Emma Barrientos.
04/27/2021 - Received by the Secretary of the Senate

SCR 49 - Springer
Designating Celina as the official Halloween Capital of North Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.
05/12/2021 - Referred to Administration

SCR 8 - Blanco
Declaring gun violence a public health crisis.
03/11/2021 - Referred to State Affairs

SR 110 - Birdwell
Recognizing Bikers Against Child Abuse, Incorporated.
03/02/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 155 - Eckhardt
Recognizing the Alpha Kappa Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
03/18/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 162 - Blanco
Recognizing the floorball team of J. M. Hanks High School for qualifying for the 2022 Special Olympics Winter World Games.
03/22/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 18 - Kolkhorst
In memory of Christopher Eugene Luttrell.
02/09/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 186 - Menendez
Recognizing March 24, 2021, as Education and Sharing Day.
03/24/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 187 - Zaffirini
In memory of Teresa Altagracia Lozano Long.
03/23/2021 - Printed in full

SR 226 - West
Honoring the memory of Christine Mae Blubaugh and all victims of teenage dating violence.
04/13/2021 - Printed in full

SR 24 - West
In memory of Willie Lonnell Galloway.
08/19/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 247 - Eckhardt
In memory of Keith David Braithwaite.
04/13/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 251 - Springer
In memory of Rodney Clyde Denton.
04/14/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 268 - Miles
Recognizing 100 Black Men of America for its history of service to African American youth.
04/22/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 277 - Hancock
Recognizing April 2021 as Alcohol Responsibility Month.
04/20/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 307 - Powell
Recognizing Jeff Williams for his service to the City of Arlington.
04/22/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 32 - Eckhardt
In memory of Jean Williams Barac.
08/23/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 35 - Lucio
Recognizing former State Representative Rene Oliveira for his service as a Texas legislator.
07/29/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 39 - West
Recognizing Sandra Clark for her achievements in the funeral and mortuary industry.
08/02/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 45 - D. Bryan Hughes
Recognizing Lawrence L. Anderson on the occasion of his retirement.
10/01/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 451 - Lucio
In memory of Ronald James ""Jimmy"" Whitlock.
05/20/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 452 - Eckhardt
Recognizing Elijah R. Brown Jr. on the occasion of his retirement.
05/20/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 46 - Eckhardt
In memory of Judith Mary Pickle Lancaster.
08/04/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 469 - Nelson
Suspending the limitations on the conference committee jurisdiction for S.B. No. 1.
05/26/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 506 - Birdwell
Recognizing John E. Neill for his service on the Tenth Court of Appeals.
05/27/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 510 - Lucio
Recognizing Oscar Guajardo on the occasion of his retirement.
05/27/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 514 - Campbell
Recognizing Endeavors for its service to people in crisis.
05/27/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 53 - Lucio
Recognizing February 1 through 7, 2021, as National School Counselor Week in Texas.
02/09/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 542 - Kolkhorst
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2658.
05/30/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 551 - Huffman
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on HB 20.
05/30/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 553 - Hughes
Recognizing Jack Hetzel for receiving his high school diploma at the age of 99.
05/31/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 565 - West
Recognizing Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School for its commitment to education.
05/30/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 57 - Campbell
In memory of William Walter ""Bud"" Burnett.
02/09/2021 - Reported enrolled

SR 65 - Nelson
Celebrating February 17, 2021, as CASA Day.
03/23/2021 - Again read