Bills Referred Today for 5/15/2019



May 15, 2019

Committee referral on the following:

SCR 63 Zaffirini

Designating San Marcos as the Mermaid Capital of Texas.


HB 217 Gervin-Hawkins/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Lopez/ Davis, Sarah

Relating to health benefit plan coverage for hair prostheses for cancer patients.

Business & Commerce

HB 741 Davis, Yvonne/ Ramos

Relating to rights and benefits under the Texas workers' compensation system.

Business & Commerce

HB 876 Allen/ Wu/ Reynolds

Relating to the model training curriculum and required training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.


HB 993 Coleman/ Walle

Relating to notice to a prospective residential tenant regarding flooding and flood insurance.

Business & Commerce

HB 1365 Lucio III/ Zerwas/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Anchia/ Larson/ et al.

Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, processing, distribution, transportation, research, testing, and delivery of low-THC cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of cannabis dispensing organizations, cannabis research organizations, and cannabis testing facilities; establishing the cannabis therapeutic research review board; authorizing fees.

Health & Human Services

HB 1387 Hefner/ Swanson/ Bonnen, Greg/ Pacheco/ Dutton/ et al.

Relating to the number of school marshals that may be appointed to serve on a public school campus or at a private school.


HB 1968 Anderson, Charles "Doc"/ Johnson, Julie/ Davis, Sarah/ Vo/ Paul/ et al.

Relating to coverage for treatment of craniofacial abnormalities under certain health benefit plans.

Business & Commerce

HB 2151 Muñoz, Jr./ Martinez/ Guillen/ Guerra

Relating to the use of extrapolation by a health maintenance organization or an insurer to audit claims.

Business & Commerce

HB 2464 Hernandez/ Frullo

Relating to the regulation of massage schools and the issuance of a permit to massage school students; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee.

Business & Commerce

HB 2564 White/ Button

Relating to addressing the needs of homeless youth.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 2969 Sanford/ Krause/ Rodriguez/ King, Phil/ Bell, Cecil/ et al.

Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against a first responder based on mental illness.

Business & Commerce

HB 3293 Johnson, Julie/ Meyer/ Anchia

Relating to the business leave time account for a firefighter employee organization in certain municipalities.

Business & Commerce

HB 3657 Turner, Chris

Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based baccalaureate degree programs and to formula funding and dropped and repeated course restrictions for students enrolled in those degree programs at public institutions of higher education.

Higher Education

HB 3950 Frank/ Minjarez/ Klick

Relating to the establishment of the child welfare task force and provision of services in the child welfare system.

Health & Human Services

HB 4270 Wu

Relating to the authority of a municipal management district to provide public education facilities and public education-related supplemental services.


HB 4493 Deshotel

Relating to supplemental environmental projects authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Natural Resources & Economic Development

HB 4665 Leman

Relating to the juvenile board of Fayette County.

State Affairs

HB 4730 Moody

Relating to the creation of the City of El Paso Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 4753 Lopez/ Blanco

Relating to a study regarding the cost of child care in this state in comparison to family income.

Health & Human Services