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

Number of Bills: 84

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (45):
HB 90 Author: Patterson | Buckley | Cook | Raymond | Shine
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to benefits for certain members of the Texas military forces and survivors of members of the Texas military forces.

HB 436 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of abuse of a child.

HB 471 Author: Patterson | Capriglione | Burrows | Canales | Lujan
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the entitlement to and claims for benefits for certain first responders and other employees related to illness and injury.

HB 509 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.

HB 532 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of parentage and the duty to pay child support.

HB 546 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a school district board of trustees from adopting a preference for trustee training offered by a specific provider.

HB 587 Author: Patterson
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the incineration of a United States flag or Texas state flag through the cremation process at the request of any person.

HB 615 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations.

HB 636 Author: Patterson | Cain
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the applicability to election judges of a prohibition on the carrying of a concealed handgun at a polling place.

HB 643 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of sexually oriented business.

HB 710 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the removal of restrictions on funding and payment of costs for certain full-time online educational programs; authorizing a fee.

HB 714 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the District of Austin as the seat of state government.

HB 715 Author: Patterson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the operation of an electric bicycle in a state park.

HB 787 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the receipt of tax incentives by business entities that assist employees to obtain abortions.

HB 790 Author: Patterson | Longoria | Frazier | Thimesch | Isaac
Last Action: 04/26/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the processes for and the adjudication and payment of certain claims under the workers' compensation system.

HB 842 Author: Patterson
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the suspension of a person's driver's license or extension of the period of a driver's license suspension for certain driving while license invalid convictions; authorizing a fee.

HB 843 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2023 11:49AM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the purchase of periodicals by a state agency.

HB 844 Author: Patterson | Thierry | Leach
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to crime victims' compensation for criminally injurious conduct in connection with trafficking of persons.

HB 845 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 1 2023 11:49AM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a public institution of higher education from providing financial support to nonprofit media organizations.

HB 870 Author: Patterson | Ordaz | Lalani
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the source of dogs and cats sold by pet stores; providing a civil penalty.

HB 896 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 1 2023 11:49AM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting use of social media platforms by children.

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 976 Author: Patterson | Cain
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to affirmative defenses to prosecution for certain offenses involving material or conduct that is obscene or otherwise harmful to children.

HB 1155 Author: Patterson | Hefner | Harris, Cody
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to parental rights in public education and prohibiting instruction regarding sexual orientation or gender identity for certain public school students.

HB 1177 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to a school security volunteer program.

HB 1509 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an annual report on financial support provided by public institutions of higher education to nonprofit media organizations.

HB 1655 Author: Patterson | Oliverson
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of books sold to or included in public school libraries.

HB 1924 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an ombudsman for parents of children enrolled in public school.

HB 2155 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting social media platforms from using certain social media algorithms to target minors.

HB 2206 Author: Patterson | Guillen | Spiller | Smithee
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of certain social media platforms developed or provided by certain foreign entities.

HB 2288 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the sale of electricity from certain non-dispatchable generation facilities in the ERCOT power region.

HB 3339 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale and regulation of alcoholic beverages by certain retailers.

HB 3701 Author: Patterson | Perez
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the titling, registration, and operation of an autocycle.

HB 3707 Author: Patterson | Buckley | Rogers
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the permitting of renewable energy generation facilities by the Public Utility Commission of Texas; authorizing fees.

HB 4902 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for unemployment benefits and the validity of certain claims for unemployment benefits submitted to the Texas Workforce Commission.

HB 4960 Author: Patterson | Garcia
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to information for the parents or guardians of pediatric cancer patients regarding risk of impaired fertility from treatment.

HB 4961 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to a parent's right to information concerning the gender identity of the parent's child.

HB 5120 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to standards for certain electric vehicle charging stations.

HCR 46 Author: Patterson | González, Mary
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging Congress to pass legislation to protect children from the harms of social media.

HJR 50 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the legislature to establish a special district to be the seat of state government.

HR 217 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 02/14/2023 H Reported enrolled: Feb 14 2023 7:19PM
Caption: Congratulating Averie Bishop of The Colony on her selection as Miss Texas 2022.

HR 554 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2023 5:01PM
Caption: Congratulating Matt Sapp on being named the 2022 Frisco Firefighter of the Year.

HR 654 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2023 12:53PM
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 2023, as Texas Humane Legislation Network Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1055 Author: Patterson | Turner | Cook
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2023 7:25AM
Caption: In memory of Sergeant Bishop Elijah Evans of the Texas Army National Guard.

HR 1680 Author: Patterson
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 10 2023 1:24PM
Caption: Celebrating the opening of the PGA of America complex in Frisco on the occasion of National Golf Day 2023.

Joint Author (39):
HB 18 Author: Slawson | Patterson | González, Mary | Burrows | Darby
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the protection of minors from harmful, deceptive, or unfair trade practices in connection with the use of certain digital services and electronic devices, including the use and transfer of electronic devices to students by a public school.

HB 115 Author: Ortega | Patterson | Harless | Johnson, Ann | Gamez
Last Action: 04/26/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the offense of public consumption of alcoholic beverages during certain hours.

HB 199 Author: Howard | Thierry | Patterson | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for child and adult diapers.

HB 553 Author: Troxclair | Metcalf | Hull | Patterson | Harris, Cody
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to provide a universal basic income.

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 923 Author: Cain | Isaac | Patterson
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the designation of the Aaron M. Hicks Memorial Interchange.

HB 1032 Author: Noble | Cook | Spiller | Swanson | Patterson
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited vaccination status discrimination and requirements for COVID-19 vaccines.

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 1149 Author: Swanson | Hefner | Buckley | Patterson | Slawson
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to parental consent for certain activities engaged in by a school district employee or contractor with respect to the parent's child.

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 1217 Author: Swanson | Manuel | Capriglione | Patterson | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the administration of and procedures relating to early voting by personal appearance.

HB 1251 Author: Plesa | Thierry | Patterson | Guillen | Raymond
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of certain first responders.

HB 1277 Author: Cain | Moody | Collier | Thompson, Senfronia | Patterson
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to pedestrian use of a sidewalk.

HB 1734 Author: Leach | Patterson
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of parentage and the duty to pay child support.

HB 1942 Author: Leach | Meyer | Patterson | Moody | Rose
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the regulation of sports wagering; requiring occupational permits; authorizing fees; imposing a tax; decriminalizing wagering on certain sports events; creating criminal offenses; providing administrative penalties.

HB 2003 Author: Slawson | Bucy | Buckley | Patterson | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the delivery and direct shipment of certain alcoholic beverages to ultimate consumers; creating criminal offenses.

HB 2022 Author: Leach | Patterson
Sponsor: King
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to residential construction liability.

HB 2024 Author: Leach | Patterson | Gervin-Hawkins
Sponsor: King
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to statutes of limitation and repose for certain claims arising out of residential construction.

HB 2063 Author: Talarico | Patterson
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to required informed consent before a dog or cat may be boarded at a kennel and left unattended; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2238 Author: Buckley | Patterson | Lalani
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of dog and cat breeders; expanding the applicability of an occupational license.

HB 2239 Author: Troxclair | Bailes | Burns | Thimesch | Patterson
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to municipal regulation of the removal of an Ashe juniper tree.

HB 2549 Author: Rogers | Price | Spiller | King, Ken | Patterson
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/19/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to light pollution mitigation for wind turbine generators.

HB 2876 Author: Cain | Martinez | Perez | Patterson | Paul
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for industrial firefighters; authorizing a fee.

HB 2926 Author: Turner | Patterson | Neave Criado | Frazier
Last Action: 05/04/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain claims for benefits or compensation by certain public safety employees and survivors of certain public safety employees.

HB 2943 Author: Lopez, Janie | Patterson | Morales Shaw | Martinez | Holland
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to designating October 17 as Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Day.

HB 2960 Author: Cain | Holland | Isaac | Hefner | Patterson
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the locations in which carrying certain weapons is prohibited and the applicability of a defense to prosecution for an offense relating to carrying a handgun in certain prohibited locations and associated notice requirements.

HB 3023 Author: Lopez, Janie | Patterson | Guillen | Raney
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to weight limitations for liquefied petroleum gas motor vehicles.

HB 3147 Author: Swanson | Slawson | Hull | Patterson | Hefner
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the detainment and housing of juveniles and inmates based on biological sex.

HB 3164 Author: Tepper | Noble | Jetton | Patterson | Capriglione
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of diversity, equity, and inclusion offices and employees at public institutions of higher education.

HB 3485 Author: Bell, Keith | Leach | Patterson | Cook
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a contractor's or subcontractor's right to elect not to proceed with additional work under a contract.

HB 3752 Author: Cain | Patterson | Cook
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to statutory damages in actions brought by social media users against social media platforms for prohibited censorship.

HB 3878 Author: King, Ken | Thompson, Senfronia | Hernandez | Patterson | Smith
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the Texas Real Estate Research Center, the Real Estate Research Advisory Committee, the Texas Real Estate Commission, and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board; increasing a fee; authorizing a fee.

HB 4174 Author: Hefner | Patterson | Bumgarner | Garcia
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to qualifications for certain individuals for veterans benefits.

HB 4208 Author: Troxclair | Dean | Patterson | Goldman | Hefner
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the management and control of certain municipal electric utility systems.

HB 4209 Author: Troxclair | Dean | Patterson | Goldman | Hefner
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to electricity service provided by certain municipally owned utilities.

HB 4246 Author: Orr | Rogers | Slawson | Patterson | Ashby
Sponsor: LaMantia
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to delivery of certain unclaimed money for scholarships for rural students, rural economic development, and energy efficiency assistance.

HJR 102 Author: Leach | Meyer | Patterson | Moody | Canales
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize wagering in this state on certain sporting events and requiring the legislature to dedicate to property tax relief at least 98 percent of the net state tax revenue generated from the wagering on sporting events.

HR 295 Author: Meyer | Goldman | Button | Patterson
Last Action: 03/10/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 10 2023 12:27PM
Caption: In memory of Robert Lynn "Skip" Trimble of Dallas.

HR 1421 Author: Thimesch | Bumgarner | Patterson | Hayes | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2023 1:05PM
Caption: Honoring Lewisville ISD Teachers of the Year on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol on May 4, 2023.

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