Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Matt Shaheen
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/17/2024

Number of Bills: 101

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (76):
HB 592 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Health Care Reform, Select: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of telehealth and telemedicine medical services by certain health professionals located outside of this state; requiring registration to engage in an occupation; authorizing fees.

HB 593 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of direct patient care by physicians and health care practitioners.

HB 594 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/17/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of telepharmacy services.

HB 595 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians.

HB 596 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/18/2023 H 1 hr. notice-for reconsideration
Caption: Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients.

HB 598 Author: Shaheen | Bhojani
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of possession of an animal by a person who has been previously convicted of an offense involving animal cruelty.

HB 599 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to holidays for state employees.

HB 602 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to requiring political subdivisions of this state to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.

HB 603 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a limitation on civil suits against persons reporting suspicious activity in good faith.

HB 604 Author: Shaheen | Manuel
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the duty to pay child support beginning on the date of the child's conception.

HB 605 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of negotiated rates requested by members of the legislature from certain health care vendors that contract with this state.

HB 606 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the execution of a warrant issued for certain releasees who violate a condition of parole or mandatory supervision related to the electronic monitoring of the releasee.

HB 607 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 608 Author: Shaheen | Holland | Harris, Caroline | Patterson | Button
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the sale of fireworks before and during the Diwali holiday.

HB 612 Author: Shaheen | Spiller
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes through the use of certain surplus state revenue.

HB 614 Author: Shaheen
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to property owners' association fines.

HB 619 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations.

HB 620 Author: Shaheen | Capriglione
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to repeal of provisions requiring a school district to reduce its local revenue level in excess of entitlement.

HB 621 Author: Shaheen
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to creating a temporary certification to teach career and technology education for certain military service members and first responders.

HB 622 Author: Shaheen | Cook
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the publication of required notice by certain political subdivisions by alternative media.

HB 680 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the use of interim testing and adaptive, growth-based assessment instruments for certain required assessments of public school students and prohibiting the use of the results of certain required assessments of public school students for certain purposes.

HB 708 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of sexually oriented business.

HB 712 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to state agency and local government security incident procedures.

HB 713 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the proprietary purchases process for state agencies.

HB 886 Author: Shaheen
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to requirements to file a property owners' association assessment lien.

HB 1003 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to ineligibility to serve as a poll watcher.

HB 1004 Author: Shaheen | Bhojani | Noble | Garcia
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of trafficking of persons and compelling prostitution and to certain consequences of those offenses.

HB 1169 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to procedures for the issuance of a personal identification certificate to a person 65 years of age or older whose driver's license is surrendered.

HB 1181 Author: Shaheen | Schatzline | Collier | Ordaz | Patterson
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the publication or distribution of sexual material harmful to minors on an Internet website; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1252 Author: Shaheen | Bailes
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the audit of the financial records of certain property owners' associations.

HB 1253 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of sale, distribution, or display of harmful material to a minor; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 1390 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

HB 1404 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting public schools from purchasing library materials from certain vendors.

HB 1420 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the installation and operation of electric vehicle charging stations installed or funded by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 1833 Author: Shaheen
Sponsor: King
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of criminal mischief involving a public power supply.

HB 1853 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to parental access to public school library Internet portals and restriction of access to certain public school library materials for the parent's student.

HB 2118 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the advertising of e-cigarettes in certain locations; imposing a fee.

HB 2286 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the use of the electric generating facility fund to finance construction of electric generating facilities in the ERCOT power region; authorizing fees.

HB 2325 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.

HB 2550 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain tax proceeds deposited to and the allocation of the horse industry escrowed purse account.

HB 2551 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/13/2023 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of associate physicians and the authority of an insured to select an associate physician under the insured's health insurance policy; requiring an occupational license.

HB 2565 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the persons authorized or appointed to exercise the power of sale under the terms of a contract lien on real property.

HB 2569 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to notice of planned and unplanned service interruptions provided to ERCOT by certain electric generation service providers.

HB 2591 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to daylight saving time.

HB 2655 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/01/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of an appraisal district to increase the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes following a specified period after a tax year in which the appraised value of the property is determined in an agreement, protest, or appeal.

HB 2814 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 04/17/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the ownership and operation of columbariums by funeral establishment license holders.

HB 3134 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring social media platform operators to identify and notify law enforcement of credible threats of violence published on their platforms; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3146 Author: Shaheen | Noble | Plesa | Leach
Last Action: 04/05/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to information contained in the annual financial audit of certain regional transportation authorities.

HB 3240 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the cancellation or suspension of a permit because the permittee facilitated a sexual performance in the presence of children.

HB 3360 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the presence of minors at certain performances facilitated by certain alcoholic beverage permit and license holders.

HB 3366 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the validity of a proposed state agency rule for which the agency fails to publish a summary of the rule on the agency's Internet website.

HB 3591 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the allocation of low income housing tax credits.

HB 4816 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the prohibited requirement of a rabies report on or quarantine of certain domesticated dogs, cats, and ferrets.

HB 4822 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the awarding of certain contracts for software, hardware, or technology services.

HB 4956 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/03/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to monthly reports of certain activity of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 5126 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to publish certain online resources.

HB 5127 Author: Shaheen | Bonnen
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to public higher education reform; authorizing administrative penalties.

HCR 8 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Designating the first full week in April as Gifted and Talented Students Week for a 10-year period ending in 2033.

HCR 9 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Designating Celina as the Halloween Capital of North Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2023.

HJR 45 Author: Shaheen | Frank | Oliverson | Thierry | Gervin-Hawkins
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Failed of adoption
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients.

HJR 112 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the electric generating facility fund to finance construction of electric generating facilities.

HR 330 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2023 2:03PM
Caption: Recognizing February 28 and March 1, 2023, as Plano Legislative Days at the State Capitol.

HR 594 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 21 2023 1:14PM
Caption: Recognizing the first full week in April as Gifted and Talented Students Week.

HR 1431 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 6:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Madison Holley on being named the 2023 Teacher of the Year at Beaty Early Childhood School in the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1432 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 6:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Stephanie Gonzalez on being named the 2023 Teacher of the Year at Jasper High School in the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1433 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 6:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Sarah Vartabedian on being named the 2023 Teacher of the Year at Centennial Elementary School in the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1434 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 6:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Lauren McKellar on being named the 2023 Teacher of the Year at Renner Middle School in the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1435 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 6:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Jessica Lerner on being named the 2023 Teacher of the Year at Daffron Elementary School in the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1436 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 6:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Melanie Lin on being named the 2023 Teacher of the Year at Shepton High School in the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1437 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 6:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Jeremy Ellis on being named the 2023 Teacher of the Year at Rice Middle School in the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1438 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 6:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Elizabeth Gaines on being named the 2023 Teacher of the Year at Barksdale Elementary School in the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1439 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 6:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Elizabeth Bender on being named the 2023 Teacher of the Year at Mathews Elementary School in the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1440 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 6:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Katy Thompson on being named the 2023 Teacher of the Year at Gulledge Elementary School in the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1441 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 6:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Jeff Wolfe on being named the 2023 Teacher of the Year at Plano West Senior High School in the Plano Independent School District.

HR 1442 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2023 6:57PM
Caption: Congratulating Kristin Vogt on being named the 2023 Teacher of the Year at Brinker Elementary School in the Plano Independent School District.

HR 2462 Author: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2023 9:24PM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 12.

Joint Author (25):
HB 279 Author: Jetton | Bhojani | González, Jessica | Shaheen | Thierry
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of trafficking of persons.

HB 681 Author: Bell, Keith | King, Ken | Buckley | Shaheen | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to the provision of virtual education in public schools and to certain waivers and modifications by the commissioner of education to the method of calculating average daily attendance in an emergency or crisis for purposes of preserving school district funding entitlements under the Foundation School Program during that emergency or crisis; authorizing a fee.

HB 888 Author: Slawson | Leach | Shaheen | Noble | Troxclair
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations on a health care liability claim involving certain gender modification drugs provided to and procedures performed on a minor.

HB 892 Author: Burrows | Frazier | Moody | Shaheen
Last Action: 03/28/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a law enforcement agency accreditation grant program.

HB 900 Author: Patterson | Buckley | Burrows | Shaheen | Longoria
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the regulation of library materials sold to or included in public school libraries.

HB 1075 Author: Harris, Cody | Button | Jetton | Shaheen | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain property interests of a foreign government in agricultural land.

HB 1100 Author: Johnson, Julie | Patterson | Lalani | Shaheen | Campos
Last Action: 05/08/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain senior retirement communities.

HB 1225 Author: Metcalf | Harris, Cody | Hefner | Dean | Shaheen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain required assessment instruments in paper format.

HB 1275 Author: Plesa | Shaheen | Lalani | Johnson, Jarvis | Collier
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to procedures for the issuance of personal identification certificates to certain persons 65 years of age or older whose driver's licenses are surrendered.

HB 1778 Author: Hinojosa | Shaheen | Morales, Christina | Jones, Jolanda | Bucy
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to certain professional sports teams.

HB 2120 Author: Bell, Keith | Gates | Shaheen | Schaefer
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 05/18/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the practice of barbering and cosmetology at an establishment at a public secondary school.

HB 2217 Author: Button | Shaheen | Goldman | Cole | Orr
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of public accountancy.

HB 2401 Author: Oliverson | Burrows | Jetton | Shaheen | Noble
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain contracting requirements under the Medicaid managed care delivery model.

HB 2933 Author: Dorazio | Gates | Shaheen | Plesa
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to ensuring certain adoptive parents may consent to medical care and access information regarding their child who is eligible for benefits under Medicaid.

HB 2964 Author: Noble | Holland | Shaheen | Leach | Thimesch
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a leasehold or other possessory interest in a public facility used to provide affordable housing.

HB 2966 Author: Noble | Shaheen | Holland | Leach | Thimesch
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a leasehold or other possessory interest in a public facility used to provide affordable housing.

HB 3028 Author: Meyer | Howard | Leach | Anchía | Shaheen
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a credit for prepayment of the amount required to be paid by a school district for the purchase of attendance credit under the public school finance system.

HB 3189 Author: Garcia | Rose | Lozano | Shaheen | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 04/26/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to information provided to an individual identified as a potential relative or designated caregiver of a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 3317 Author: Frank | Rose | Price | Shaheen | Garcia
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to programs established and operated by federally qualified health centers to provide primary care access to certain employees.

HB 3448 Author: Noble | Buckley | Burns | Cook | Shaheen
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the display of the Ten Commandments in public schools.

HB 3553 Author: Thierry | Shaheen | Moody | Jetton | Cook
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses if committed at certain locations.

HB 3554 Author: Thierry | Shaheen | Moody | Jetton | Cook
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of trafficking of persons if committed at certain locations.

HB 4520 Author: Harris, Cody | Shaheen | Cook
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to employment and retirement consequences for an educator convicted of or placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for the sale, distribution, or display of harmful material to a minor.

HB 5166 Author: Morales Shaw | Shaheen | Flores | Rosenthal | Hayes
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the development of a language access plan to increase access to assistance under health and human services programs by certain individuals.

HR 870 Author: Lalani | Shaheen | Bowers | Lopez, Ray | Capriglione
Last Action: 04/06/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 6 2023 1:56PM
Caption: Recognizing April 5, 2023, as Alzheimer's Association State Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.

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