Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. James Talarico
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/15/2024

Number of Bills: 96

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (64):
HB 21 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Redistricting: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the Texas Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission.

HB 25 Author: Talarico | Frank | Burrows | Rose | Klick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to wholesale importation of prescription drugs in this state; authorizing a fee.

HB 36 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the membership of a public school's threat assessment and safe and supportive school team and committee and the permissible uses of the school safety allotment under the public school finance system.

HB 58 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to County Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to county and municipal authority regarding certain medical and health care billing by ambulance service providers.

HB 62 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to establishing an Office of Early Childhood to coordinate, consolidate and integrate early childhood programs.

HB 66 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of kennels; creating a criminal offense.

HB 68 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to free tuition for youth in foster care.

HB 79 Author: Talarico | Ordaz | Plesa | Garcia
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to employment leave for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

HB 85 Author: Talarico | Oliverson | Howard | Leo-Wilson
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the use, possession, delivery, or manufacture of testing equipment that identifies the presence of fentanyl, alpha-methylfentanyl, or any other derivative of fentanyl.

HB 89 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to County Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to county and municipal authority regarding certain medical and health care billing by ambulance service providers.

HB 804 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of juvenile justice information.

HB 819 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2023 11:49AM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of laws prohibiting abortion.

HB 1323 Author: Talarico | Lujan | Raney | Cook
Last Action: 04/19/2023 S Referred to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to the measures to encourage eligible students to claim certain tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students who are or have been in foster or other residential care.

HB 1548 Author: Talarico | Meza | Bernal | Hinojosa | Allen
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the salary and wages paid to public school employees.

HB 1801 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property used to operate a child-care facility.

HB 1830 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas A&M Forest Service to identify urban areas with a canopy coverage disparity and plant trees in those areas.

HB 1831 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 04/12/2023 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: 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 the local regulation of cannabis establishments; providing for expunction of records relating to certain decriminalized conduct; authorizing the imposition of fees; requiring an occupational license; creating a criminal offense; imposing a tax.

HB 1905 Author: Talarico | Morales, Eddie | Garcia
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to allowing school districts to make available certain school safety training courses to employees of certain private schools, child-care facilities, or organizations providing out-of-school-time care.

HB 2062 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to the administration and conduct of elections.

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 2106 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the implementation of student and family engagement plans by school districts.

HB 2179 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the addition of a service readiness component to the college, career, or military readiness outcomes bonus under the Foundation School Program.

HB 2264 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to requiring public junior colleges to award course credit to students who hold a Child Development Associate credential.

HB 2287 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to allowing the board of trustees of certain school districts to create a nonvoting student trustee position on the board.

HB 2294 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Redistricting: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to procedures for public involvement in redistricting of judicial districts, state legislative districts, State Board of Education districts, and congressional districts.

HB 2298 Author: Talarico | Howard | Ordaz | Rose | Bernal
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to family and medical leave.

HB 2387 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the availability of the defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances, marihuana, dangerous drugs, or abusable volatile chemicals, or possession of drug paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.

HB 2407 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Grant Program for certain students at two-year public institutions of higher education.

HB 2411 Author: Talarico | Oliverson | Leo-Wilson | Howard | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the maintenance, administration, and disposal of opioid antagonists on public and private school campuses and to the permissible uses of money appropriated to a state agency from the opioid abatement account.

HB 2529 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 05/01/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to written notification provided by drug manufacturers regarding the cause of generic insulin prescription drug unavailability.

HB 2588 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the permissible uses of the school safety allotment and the creation of a mental health allotment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 2891 Author: Talarico | Garcia | Oliverson | Bucy | Allison
Last Action: 04/27/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the use of glucagon medication on certain public and private school campuses.

HB 3034 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to notice regarding nonemergency ambulance and certain nonemergency health care coverage in health benefit plans.

HB 3150 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to guidelines for prescribing opioid antagonists at chemical dependency facilities.

HB 3267 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Health Care Reform, Select: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas Care Plan Medicaid buy-in program to provide health benefit plan coverage to certain persons in this state.

HB 3268 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to repealing certain restrictions and prohibitions regarding labor unions.

HB 3269 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the right of a residential tenant to summon police or emergency assistance.

HB 3299 Author: Talarico | Guerra
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to requiring the disclosure of taxes and fees charged for the sale of concert and other event tickets.

HB 3572 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the permissible uses of the school safety allotment under the public school finance system.

HB 3621 Author: Talarico | Button | Bernal | Johnson, Julie | Goodwin
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county or municipality of all or part of the appraised value of real property used to operate a child-care facility.

HB 3642 Author: Talarico | Buckley | Allison | Thompson, Senfronia | Bell, Keith
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the permissible uses of the school safety allotment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 3754 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a suit for dissolution of a marriage and associated suit affecting the parent-child relationship when a party is pregnant.

HB 3829 Author: Talarico | King, Ken | Bailes | Dutton | Bucy
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating a fine arts allotment under the public school finance system.

HB 4230 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to class size limits for certain grade levels in public schools.

HB 4231 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to a one-year moratorium on the collection of tolls.

HB 4234 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to establishing an account to create a program to pay off certain outstanding debts attributed to medical expenses; making an appropriation.

HB 4243 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to a one-year moratorium on the collection of registration and inspection fees for certain motor vehicles.

HB 4252 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to certain public school instructional requirements and prohibitions.

HB 4356 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 04/05/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and the creation of the Office of Youth Safety and Rehabilitation.

HB 4425 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to a temporary exemption from sales and use taxes for household goods.

HB 4430 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to driver's license office appointments.

HB 4469 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to prekindergarten programs provided by public schools, including through partnerships with certain community-based child-care providers.

HB 4798 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to governmental health benefit plan coverage for opioid antagonists and associated devices.

HB 4799 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the provision of opioid antagonists to clients on discharge from a chemical dependency treatment facility.

HB 4801 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the use of the money in the Opioid Abatement Account.

HJR 4 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Redistricting: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature, Texas congressional districts, and State Board of Education districts and revising procedures for redistricting.

HJR 56 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the legislature's ability to pass laws prohibiting access to abortion care.

HJR 96 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property used to operate a child-care facility.

HJR 142 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment.

HJR 149 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property used to operate a child-care facility.

HR 806 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 03/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 28 2023 2:49PM
Caption: Commemorating Library Day in the State of Texas.

HR 1559 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 9 2023 4:12PM
Caption: Honoring the Association for Texas Advocates on its 40th anniversary.

HR 1730 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 05/12/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2023 2:48PM
Caption: Congratulating Patrick Bresette on his retirement as executive director of Children's Defense Fund-Texas.

HR 2014 Author: Talarico
Last Action: 05/19/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2023 9:33AM
Caption: Honoring Carolyn White-Mosley for her efforts to end teen dating violence.

Joint Author (32):
HB 57 Author: Zwiener | Talarico | Moody
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to climate change planning and reporting.

HB 72 Author: Zwiener | Talarico | González, Mary | Thierry
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the instruction about bullying and harassment in the required health curriculum for public school students.

HB 83 Author: Zwiener | Allen | Talarico | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing the use of a writing portfolio assessment to assess writing performance for public school students.

HB 131 Author: Murr | Talarico
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to excused absences from public school for certain students to visit a professional's workplace for a career investigation day.

HB 362 Author: Oliverson | Howard | Talarico | Cole | Leo-Wilson
Last Action: 04/12/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use, possession, delivery, or manufacture of testing equipment that identifies the presence of fentanyl, alpha-methylfentanyl, or any other derivative of fentanyl.

HB 458 Author: Craddick | Cook | Martinez Fischer | Dutton | Talarico
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the period within which the Texas Juvenile Justice Department must accept custody of a person committed to the department and to the consequences for the failure of the department to accept custody of the person within that period.

HB 711 Author: Frank | Harless | Bonnen | Talarico
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain contract provisions and conduct affecting health care provider networks.

HB 1058 Author: Goldman | Talarico
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for certain housing developments.

HB 1171 Author: Cole | Goodwin | Flores | Howard | Talarico
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to applicability of civil service status to emergency medical services personnel in certain municipalities.

HB 1361 Author: Morales Shaw | Raney | Talarico | Johnson, Julie | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Eckhardt
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of liaison officers to assist certain students at public institutions of higher education who are parents.

HB 1406 Author: Lujan | Talarico
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the measures to encourage eligible students to claim certain tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students who are or have been in foster or other residential care.

HB 1502 Author: Plesa | Lujan | Ramos | Talarico | Lalani
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to required training regarding trauma-informed care for certain judges and attorneys.

HB 1543 Author: Oliverson | Howard | Jones, Venton | Talarico
Last Action: 04/03/2023 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a statewide standing order prescribing opioid antagonists.

HB 1584 Author: Leo-Wilson | Oliverson | Talarico | Howard
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the use, possession, delivery, or manufacture of testing equipment that identifies the presence of fentanyl, alpha-methylfentanyl, or any other derivative of fentanyl.

HB 1615 Author: Button | Murr | Talarico | Raney | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to strategies to increase the availability of child-care and prekindergarten programs.

HB 1884 Author: Bhojani | Lujan | Moody | Talarico | Leach
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to persons authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony.

HB 2088 Author: Bucy | Talarico | Plesa
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy.

HB 2302 Author: Johnson, Ann | Shine | Ordaz | Talarico
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for the operational component of a local workforce development board's local plan.

HB 2493 Author: Capriglione | Talarico | Leo-Wilson | Cook | Cain
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to maintenance and production of electronic public information under the public information law.

HB 2647 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Talarico | Bhojani | Buckley | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to allowing the board of trustees of certain school districts to create a nonvoting student trustee position on the board.

HB 2694 Author: Jones, Venton | Cunningham | Talarico | Jones, Jolanda | Harris, Cody
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a public school does not have a nurse, school counselor, or librarian assigned to the school during all instructional hours.

HB 2715 Author: Hull | Leach | Moody | Talarico | Lujan
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on following an individual and tracking or monitoring the individual's personal property or motor vehicle and to the criminal prosecution of that conduct.

HB 2825 Author: Goodwin | Flores | Bucy | Talarico | Cole
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to the use of preferential voting in an election of officers of a municipality.

HB 3144 Author: Lujan | Talarico | Rogers | Thimesch | Cunningham
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to designating October as Fentanyl Poisoning Awareness Month.

HB 3338 Author: Cole | González, Jessica | Oliverson | Hernandez | Talarico
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to measures to prevent and respond to opioid-related drug overdoses, including policies and training regarding the use of opioid antagonists, at student residences on campuses of public institutions of higher education; providing immunity.

HB 3788 Author: Garcia | Howard | Talarico | Lozano
Last Action: 04/17/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to school district policies on dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, sexual abuse, and sexual harassment; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 4199 Author: Flores | Talarico | Howard | Lopez, Janie
Last Action: 05/02/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of menstrual products at public schools.

HB 4402 Author: Bell, Keith | Buckley | VanDeaver | Landgraf | Talarico
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain assessment instruments, the accountability rating system for assessing campus and district performance, public school career and technology education programs, and an extracurricular and cocurricular allotment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 4488 Author: Wu | González, Mary | Talarico | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to preventing discrimination in foster care.

HB 4571 Author: Bucy | Talarico | Kuempel | Garcia
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to measures to address student hunger at postsecondary educational institutions.

HB 4921 Author: Murr | Talarico
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an adult education pilot program by the Windham School District.

HR 873 Author: Bernal | Button | Talarico | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 04/04/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 4 2023 1:24PM
Caption: Recognizing April 1-7, 2023, as the Week of the Young Child.

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