Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. R. D. "Bobby" Guerra
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/19/2024

Number of Bills: 45

HB 2 Author: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Coauthor: Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to providing property tax relief through the public school finance system and property tax appraisal and administration.

HB 5 Author: Hunter | Meyer | Burrows | Shine | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to agreements authorizing a limitation on taxable value of certain property to provide for the creation of jobs and the generation of state and local tax revenue; authorizing fees; authorizing penalties.

HB 12 Author: Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle | Thierry | Howard
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bernal | Bhojani | Bowers | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duration of services provided under Medicaid to women following a pregnancy.

HB 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Craddick | Buckley | Bonnen | Kuempel
Coauthor: Allen | Bowers | Bucy | Button | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Mental Health and Brain Research Institute of Texas.

HB 25 Author: Talarico | Frank | Burrows | Rose | Klick
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Bailes | et al.
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 45 Author: Morales, Christina | Allen | Wu | Cunningham
Coauthor: Anchía | Bernal | Bhojani | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ethnic studies instruction in public schools.

HB 51 Author: Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Bhojani | Bowers | Bryant | Bucy | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day.

HB 54 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Lalani | Davis | Rose | Morales, Christina
Coauthor: Guerra | Martinez | Morales Shaw | Ortega | Plesa
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.

HB 158 Author: Noble | Buckley | Slawson | Cook | Lopez, Janie
Coauthor: Guerra | Leo-Wilson
Last Action: 05/04/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information held by the Texas Education Agency.

HB 471 Author: Patterson | Capriglione | Burrows | Canales | Lujan
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bumgarner | Cain | Frazier | et al.
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 567 Author: Bowers | Rose | Reynolds | Sherman, Sr. | Buckley
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bernal | Bhojani | Bryant | et al.
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to discrimination on the basis of hair texture or protective hairstyle associated with race.

HB 568 Author: Bowers | Howard | Lalani | Goodwin | Meza
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bhojani | Bryant | Capriglione | et al.
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to education and training for peace officers on interacting with persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

HB 669 Author: Thierry | Buckley | King, Tracy O. | Collier
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Cain | Campos | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools providing silent panic alert technology in classrooms.

HB 1152 Author: Vo | Garcia | Neave Criado | Geren | Guillen
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson | Ashby | Button | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/08/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the licensing of certain veterans by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and the hiring of those veterans by political subdivisions.

HB 1475 Author: Ramos | Plesa | Johnson, Julie | Flores | Leach
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bowers | Campos | Collier | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to continuing judicial training regarding family violence victims.

HB 1613 Author: Shine | Martinez Fischer | Kuempel | Ordaz | Slawson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 05/25/2023 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.

HB 1750 Author: Burns | Bell, Keith | Harris, Cody | Metcalf | Burrows
Coauthor: Bailes | Bernal | Buckley | Cain | Cortez | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain city requirements to agricultural operations.

HB 1888 Author: Lopez, Janie | Raney | Guillen | Button
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Cunningham | Dorazio | Flores | Frazier | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties.

HB 1898 Author: Jetton | Rose | Price | Allison | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Anchía | Anderson | Bernal | Bhojani | Capriglione | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a grant program to fund the provision by children's hospitals of mental and behavioral health services to children in this state.

HB 1973 Author: Harris, Caroline | Klick | Frank | Campos | Collier
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to itemized billing for health care services and supplies provided by health care providers; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 2025 Author: Oliverson | Capriglione | Harris, Caroline | Jetton | Anderson
Coauthor: Bhojani | Campos | Garcia | Guerra | Martinez | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of a transplant of an organ that originated from or is transplanted in a country known to have participated in organ harvesting.

HB 2229 Author: Goodwin | Thompson, Senfronia | Sherman, Sr. | Raymond | Leach
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bernal | Bowers | Bryant | et al.
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the notice given to certain victims of family violence, stalking, harassment, or terroristic threat.

HB 2235 Author: Jones, Venton | Oliverson | Rose | Anderson | Wu
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bernal | Bhojani | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to HIV and AIDS tests.

HB 2308 Author: Ashby | Bailes | Rogers | Kitzman | Cain
Coauthor: Buckley | Guerra | Hefner | Kacal | Lambert | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to nuisance actions and other actions against agricultural operations.

HB 2411 Author: Talarico | Oliverson | Leo-Wilson | Howard | Zwiener
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Guerra | Jones, Venton | Plesa | et al.
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 2615 Author: Gates | Harris, Cody | Burrows | Canales | Allen
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Returned to committee: May 11 2023 11:50PM
Caption: Relating to the operation by a school district of a foundation and trade diploma program to provide eligible high school students with 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 finance system.

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

HB 3338 Author: Cole | González, Jessica | Oliverson | Hernandez | Talarico
Coauthor: Guerra | Morales, Eddie | Plesa
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 3377 Author: Jones, Venton | Oliverson | Rose | Anderson | Wu
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bernal | Bhojani | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to HIV and AIDS tests.

HB 3522 Author: González, Mary | Guillen | Murr | Lopez, Janie | Gamez
Coauthor: Guerra | Martinez | Muñoz, Jr. | Ortega
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance from the economically distressed areas account that is not required to be repaid.

HB 3523 Author: González, Mary | Guillen | Murr | Lopez, Janie | Gamez
Coauthor: Guerra | Martinez | Muñoz, Jr. | Ortega
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to limitations on the issuance of bonds by the Texas Water Development Board for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.

HB 3549 Author: Anchía | Price | Buckley | Cook | Frazier
Coauthor: Allen | Bowers | Campos | Gamez | González, Jessica | et al.
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of tampering with an electronic monitoring device and to certain consequences on conviction of that offense.

HB 3568 Author: Gates | Howard | Wilson | Paul | Morales, Christina
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain public facilities used to provide affordable housing; authorizing a fee; authorizing a penalty.

HB 3624 Author: Isaac | Troxclair
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Frazier | Guerra | Harris, Caroline | Hayes | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the processing of an application for an authorization to use a standard permit for a rock or concrete crushing facility.

HB 3658 Author: Isaac | Troxclair
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Collier | Frazier | Guerra | Harris, Caroline | et al.
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the monitoring of emissions from certain facilities that emit air contaminants.

HB 3771 Author: Johnson, Julie | Button | Buckley | Rose | Morrison
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation of the employer child-care contribution partnership program administered by the Texas Workforce Commission; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 3780 Author: Allen | Wu | Thompson, Senfronia | Reynolds | Bailes
Coauthor: Bell, Keith | Bernal | Bowers | Bryant | Button | et al.
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to public school system accountability.

HB 3805 Author: Canales | Burrows | Moody | Geren | King, Tracy O.
Coauthor: Guerra | Longoria | Lopez, Janie | Morales, Eddie | Muñoz, Jr. | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the program categories in the unified transportation program.

HB 3928 Author: Toth | Meyer | Dutton | Anderson | Burrows
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Bumgarner | Cain | Frazier | et al.
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to dyslexia evaluations and services for public school students, the provision of services for students with dyslexia and related disorders, and certain parental notice regarding the rights of parents of public school students with disabilities.

HB 4422 Author: Canales | Burrows | Moody | Geren | King, Tracy O.
Coauthor: Guerra | Longoria | Lopez, Janie | Morales, Eddie | Muñoz, Jr. | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study on enhancing border security outcomes through public safety, technological, and transportation infrastructure improvements near Texas-Mexico border crossings.

HJR 1 Author: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes and to except certain appropriations to pay for ad valorem tax relief from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

HJR 97 Author: Geren | Kuempel | Rose
Coauthor: Guerra | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to foster economic development and job growth, provide tax relief and funding for education and public safety programs, and reform and support the horse racing industry by authorizing casino gaming at destination resorts, creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing sports wagering, requiring a license to conduct casino gaming, and requiring the imposition of a gaming and sports wagering tax and license application fees.

HJR 135 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Craddick | Buckley | Bonnen | Kuempel
Coauthor: Allen | Bucy | Campos | Collier | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the establishment of the Mental Health and Brain Research Institute of Texas and establishing the Mental Health and Brain Institute Research Fund for the purposes of scientific research of all forms of mental health and human brain disease and disorders.

HJR 144 Author: Canales | Goldman | Cain | Lozano | Hunter
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the use of money in the state highway fund for roadways for seaports, airports, spaceports, land ports of entry, and international bridges.

HR 1167 Author: Bhojani | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Oliverson | Craddick
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 2:43PM
Caption: Recognizing April 20, 2023, as Texas Capitol Staff Appreciation Day.

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