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Penal Code

HB 9  
Klick, Stephanie(R)
Campbell, Donna(R)
Relating to the criminal punishment and conditions of community supervision for the offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway.
Companions:
SB 1163Campbell, Donna(Identical)
  3-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 39  
Neave, Victoria(D)
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Relating to protective orders.
Companions:
HB 453Moody, Joe(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
HB 3466Morales Shaw, Penny (F)(Identical)
  3-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
SB 47Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  3- 3-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 52  
Reynolds, Ron(D)Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows.
Companions:
HB 195Reynolds, Ron(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 1169Anchia, Rafael(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 245Bernal, Diego(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 760Goodwin, Vikki(Identical)
  3- 1-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 1765Anchia, Rafael(Identical)
  3-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 73  
Hinojosa, Gina(D)Relating to a limitation on the use of a victim's gender identity or sexual orientation as the basis for a defense in the trial of a criminal offense.
Companions:
HB 3281Hinojosa, Gina(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 1510Whitmire, John(Identical)
  3-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-06-21 H Vote failed in committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 88  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, witnesses to the commission of those offenses, and other members of the public.
Companions:
SB 161West, Royce(Identical)
  11-10-20 S Filed
Bill History: 03-25-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 112  
Toth, Steve(R)Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
Companions:
SB 513Hall, Bob(Identical)
  5- 3-21 H Referred to House Committee on House State Affairs
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 127  
Ortega, Lina(D)Relating to the unlawful carrying of certain firearms.
Bill History: 03-25-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 138  
Landgraf, Brooks(R)Relating to the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of disorderly conduct.
Bill History: 04-12-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 162  
Thierry, Shawn(D)Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution and to the provision of services to those persons.
Companions:
HB 1275Crockett, Jasmine (F)(Identical)
  3- 4-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Jurisprudence


HB 164  
Meza, Terry(D)Relating to extreme risk protective orders.
Companions:
HB 395Moody, Joe(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 172  
Meza, Terry(D)Relating to creating a criminal offense for the unlawful possession or transfer of an assault weapon.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 178  
Meza, Terry(D)Relating to creating a criminal offense for the unlawful possession or transfer of a large-capacity magazine.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 182  
Bernal, Diego(D)Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law.
Companions:
HB 2266Anchia, Rafael(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 672Menendez, Jose(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 185  
Meza, Terry(D)Relating to creating the criminal offense of failure to safely store a firearm.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 196  
Meza, Terry(D)Relating to the use of deadly force in defense of a person or property.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 198  
Gonzalez, Mary(D)Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of indecency with a child.
Companions:
SB 1832Eckhardt, Sarah (F)(Identical)
  3-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-06-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 201  
Meza, Terry(D)Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
Companions:
HB 1173Anchia, Rafael(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 1236Goodwin, Vikki (F)(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 1769Anchia, Rafael(Identical)
  3-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 208  
Meza, Terry(D)Relating to the manufacture of firearms without a federal license.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 213  
Bernal, Diego(D)Relating to limiting the locations where a person may carry a firearm other than a handgun.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 215  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 223  
Meza, Terry(D)Relating to the unlawful possession of a firearm by persons convicted of certain misdemeanor offenses in this state.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 227  
Meza, Terry(D)Relating to notifying state law enforcement of an attempted acquisition of a firearm by a person prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 231  
Ortega, Lina(D)Relating to prohibiting the transfer of an assault weapon to certain recipients.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 234  
Ortega, Lina(D)Relating to creating a criminal offense for the unlawful possession or transfer of a large-capacity magazine.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 235  
Meza, Terry(D)Relating to the prohibition on the possession of a firearm by a person following the person's conviction of certain family violence misdemeanors.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 236  
Bernal, Diego(D)Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
Companions:
HB 172Bernal, Diego(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 241  
Ortega, Lina(D)Relating to creating a criminal offense for the unlawful possession or transfer of an assault weapon.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 245  
Bernal, Diego(D)Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows.
Companions:
HB 195Reynolds, Ron(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 1169Anchia, Rafael(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 52Reynolds, Ron(Identical)
  3-18-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 760Goodwin, Vikki(Identical)
  3- 1-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 1765Anchia, Rafael(Identical)
  3-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 246  
Murr, Andrew(R)
Bettencourt, Paul(R)
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of improper relationship between educator and student.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 251  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 268  
Meza, Terry(D)Relating to prohibiting the use of certain techniques when using force to make an arrest or search.
Companions:
HB 831Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  5-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 276  
Murr, Andrew(R)Relating to the carrying or possession of a handgun by certain retired judges and justices and certain other governmental officials.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 279  
Rosenthal, Jon(D)Relating to pet deposits or fees collected by landlords.
Bill History: 03-16-21 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry


HB 285  
Murr, Andrew(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for certain conduct constituting the criminal offense of obstruction or retaliation.
Bill History: 05-18-21 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice


HB 302  
Collier, Nicole(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.
Companions:
HB 2049Collier, Nicole(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 584Watson, Kirk(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 1725Eckhardt, Sarah (F)(Identical)
  3-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-14-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 304  
Hernandez, Ana(D)Relating to notice of arrest for certain activities occurring at property leased to a person operating a massage establishment.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 341  
Lozano, Jose(R)Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving a controlled substance or dangerous drug.
Companions:
HB 379Lozano, Jose(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 2008Lucio, Eddie(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 346  
Rose, Toni(D)Relating to prohibiting the use of certain techniques when using force to make an arrest or search.
Companions:
HB 418Sherman, Carl(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 1784Thierry, Shawn(Identical)
  3-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
SB 69Miles, Borris(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 347  
Geren, Charlie(R)Relating to a false or misleading statement made to illegally acquire a firearm.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 162


HB 354  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Companions:
SB 188Lucio, Eddie(Identical)
  3- 3-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 367  
Sherman, Carl(D)Relating to the prosecution and reporting of certain offenses committed because of bias or prejudice.
Bill History: 04-29-21 H Vote failed in committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 375  
Smith, Reggie(R)
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of continuous sexual abuse of young child or disabled individual.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 376  
Smith, Reggie(R)Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of improper sexual activity with a person in custody.
Companions:
SB 312Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-19-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Jurisprudence


HB 380  
Smith, Reggie(R)Relating to the murder of a prosecuting attorney or an assistant prosecuting attorney.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 393  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the definition of a bet for purposes of gambling criminal offenses.
Companions:
HB 2303Moody, Joe(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 592Kolkhorst, Lois(Identical)
  3-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce
Bill History: 04-12-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs


HB 395  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to extreme risk protective orders.
Companions:
HB 164Meza, Terry(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 418  
Sherman, Carl(D)Relating to prohibiting the use of certain techniques when using force to make an arrest or search.
Companions:
HB 346Rose, Toni(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 1784Thierry, Shawn(Identical)
  3-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
SB 69Miles, Borris(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 435  
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara(D)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed in a vehicle operated by a public transportation system.
Companions:
HB 213Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 446  
Allison, Steve(R)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of criminal mischief involving the damage or destruction of a public monument.
Bill History: 04-26-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 453  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to protective orders.
Companions:
HB 39Neave, Victoria(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
HB 3466Morales Shaw, Penny (F)(Identical)
  3-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
SB 47Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  3- 3-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 462  
Shaheen, Matt(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of trafficking of persons.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 477  
Deshotel, Joe(D)Relating to the operation of casino gaming in certain state coastal areas to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage and catastrophic flooding assistance in the coastal areas.
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 486  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Companions:
HB 1273Crockett, Jasmine (F)(Identical)
  3- 4-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 487  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and to the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
Companions:
SB 85Miles, Borris(Identical)
  3- 3-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 498  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana.
Companions:
SB 1989Miles, Borris(Identical)
  3-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 04-06-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 500  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the criminal offense of failure to report certain sexual offenses committed against a child.
Companions:
SB 568Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  5-25-21 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 02-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 521  
Fierro, Art(D)Relating to the establishment and use of a voluntary registry of individuals experiencing mental illness who waive the right to purchase or receive transfer of a firearm.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 530  
Patterson, Jared(R)Relating to the applicability to election judges of a prohibition on the carrying of a handgun at a polling place.
Bill History: 05-03-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs


HB 561  
Israel, Celia(D)Relating to the repeal of the authority of political subdivisions to adopt or enforce juvenile curfews.
Companions:
HB 1332Israel, Celia(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 1486Hughes, Bryan(Identical)
  5-24-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 624  
Shine, Hugh(R)
Campbell, Donna(R)
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed in retaliation for or on account of a person's service or status as a public servant.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 627  
Rosenthal, Jon(D)Relating to prohibiting certain conduct intended to intimidate or interfere with a person seeking or providing health care services or attending an established place of religious worship.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 635  
Krause, Matt(R)Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 647  
Raymond, Richard(D)Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 670  
Martinez, Armando(D)Relating to prohibiting the reckless discharge of a firearm.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 687  
Lozano, Jose(R)Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of smuggling of persons.
Companions:
HB 903Lozano, Jose(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 2009Lucio, Eddie(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 576Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 688  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in a capital murder case.
Companions:
HB 472Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 04-29-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 693  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of making a firearm accessible to a child.
Companions:
HB 854Moody, Joe(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 703  
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara(D)Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for more than one criminal offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual arising out of the same criminal episode.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 708  
Shaheen, Matt(R)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.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 717  
Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara(D)Relating to the corroboration of certain testimony in the prosecution of a trafficking of persons offense.
Companions:
HB 4318Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 760  
Goodwin, Vikki(D)Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows.
Companions:
HB 195Reynolds, Ron(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 1169Anchia, Rafael(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 52Reynolds, Ron(Identical)
  3-18-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 245Bernal, Diego(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 1765Anchia, Rafael(Identical)
  3-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 789  
Geren, Charlie(R)Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.
Companions:
HB 1539Geren, Charlie(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 04-19-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 790  
Geren, Charlie(R)Relating to enhancing the criminal penalties for certain repeat and habitual offenders.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 791  
Goodwin, Vikki(D)Relating to displaying a firearm at or near a public demonstration.
Companions:
SB 311Eckhardt, Sarah (F)(Identical)
  3- 9-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 04-08-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 796  
King, Phil(R)Relating to certain defenses to prosecution involving the justifiable use of force or threat of force.
Companions:
SB 544Springer, Drew (F)(Identical)
  3-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 799  
Rosenthal, Jon(D)Relating to prohibiting carrying a firearm while intoxicated.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 813  
Shaheen, Matt(R)Relating to creating the criminal offense of harassment by obstructing access to a hospital.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 816  
Krause, Matt(R)Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and to make certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes.
Bill History: 04-19-21 S Received in the Senate


HB 818  
Cole, Sheryl(D)Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of harassment.
Bill History: 05-11-21 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 530


HB 826  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students enrolled in grade level nine or above who engage in prohibited sexual contact with another student at or above that grade level.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 831  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to prohibiting the use of certain techniques when using force to make an arrest or search.
Companions:
HB 268Meza, Terry(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 833  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the use of force to make an arrest or search and to law enforcement policies regarding de-escalation and proportionate response.
Bill History: 04-08-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 854  
Burns, DeWayne(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun by a license holder.
Companions:
HB 2352Burns, DeWayne(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 05-13-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs


HB 880  
Hinojosa, Gina(D)Relating to a false or misleading statement made to illegally acquire a firearm.
Bill History: 04-08-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 882  
Hinojosa, Gina(D)Relating to the unlawful transfer of a firearm.
Bill History: 04-15-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 883  
Hinojosa, Gina(D)Relating to the unlawful transfer of a firearm.
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 919  
Leman, Ben(R)Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
Companions:
SB 499Kolkhorst, Lois(Identical)
  3- 9-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 03-01-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 956  
Dutton, Harold(D)
Springer, Drew (F)(R)
Relating to the places where certain knives are prohibited.
Companions:
HB 2342Dutton, Harold(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 2381Hughes, Bryan(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs


HB 957  
Oliverson, Tom(R)
Springer, Drew (F)(R)
Relating to local, state, and federal regulation of firearm suppressors.
Companions:
SB 543Springer, Drew (F)(Identical)
  3-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 967  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Reported from committee as substituted House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 1035  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the use of force by peace officers and certain other persons to make an arrest or search or prevent an escape from custody.
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1037  
Beckley, Michelle(D)Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct.
Companions:
HB 978Beckley, Michelle (F)(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 153Rodriguez, Jose(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 1038  
Beckley, Michelle(D)Relating to the repeal of the criminal offense of homosexual conduct.
Companions:
HB 980Beckley, Michelle (F)(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 152Rodriguez, Jose(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1039  
Goodwin, Vikki(D)Relating to the duties of the Department of Public Safety, peace officers, officers of the court, and licensed firearms dealers with respect to the possession or use of a suspended, revoked, or expired license to carry a handgun.
Bill History: 03-25-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1040  
Goodwin, Vikki(D)Relating to prohibiting certain persons with chemical dependencies from possessing a firearm.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1069  
Harris, Cody(R)
Birdwell, Brian(R)
Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders.
Companions:
SB 737Birdwell, Brian(Identical)
  4-19-21 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 1086  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the criminal penalties for certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 1094  
Oliverson, Tom(R)Relating to authorizing certain persons to carry a handgun without a license.
Companions:
SB 545Springer, Drew (F)(Identical)
  3-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 03-25-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1107  
Dominguez, Alex(D)Relating to an affirmative defense to certain prohibited sexual conduct occurring as part of a dating relationship that began in primary or secondary school.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 1121  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the regulation of sports betting.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 1156  
Thierry, Shawn(D)
Menendez, Jose(D)
Relating to creating the criminal offense of financial abuse of an elderly individual.
Companions:
HB 977Thierry, Shawn(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 2279West, Royce(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 1236  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to state, local, and court involvement in determining whether victims and witnesses to an offense and certain detained, arrested, or incarcerated persons are lawfully present in the United States.
Companions:
SB 92Menendez, Jose(Identical)
  3- 3-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 1238  
Biedermann, Kyle(R)Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm.
Bill History: 03-25-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1265  
Price, Four(R)Relating to creating the criminal offense of obstructing or interfering with a first responder or an emergency vehicle.
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1273  
Crockett, Jasmine (F)(D)Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Companions:
HB 486Wu, Gene(Identical)
  3-22-21 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 1275  
Crockett, Jasmine (F)(D)Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution and to the provision of services to those persons.
Companions:
HB 162Thierry, Shawn(Identical)
  5-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 1306  
Swanson, Valoree(R)
Bettencourt, Paul(R)
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault or aggravated assault of a process server.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 1344  
Leach, Jeff(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle.
Bill History: 03-05-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1349  
Crockett, Jasmine (F)(D)Relating to the punishment for the offense of murder committed by a peace officer.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1378  
Patterson, Jared(R)Relating to required notice prohibiting firearms at certain businesses selling or serving alcoholic beverages and the prohibition on carrying certain weapons on those premises.
Bill History: 03-05-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1379  
Patterson, Jared(R)Relating to required notice prohibiting firearms at certain businesses selling or serving alcoholic beverages and the prohibition on carrying certain weapons on those premises.
Companions:
SB 549Springer, Drew (F)(Identical)
  3-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 1390  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to convictions considered for purposes of enhancing the punishment for certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 03-05-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1403  
Johnson, Ann (F)(D)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for certain offenses arising out of the same criminal episode.
Companions:
SB 854Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  3-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 1407  
Schaefer, Matt(R)
Hughes, Bryan(R)
Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in a motor vehicle.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 1430  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child, to the age of criminal responsibility, and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to those ages.
Companions:
SB 1552Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  3-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 1499  
White, James(R)Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders and volunteer emergency services personnel.
Bill History: 03-05-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1503  
Crockett, Jasmine (F)(D)Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal trespass.
Bill History: 04-14-21 H Removed from hearing 04/19/21 - House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1509  
Murphy, Jim(R)Relating to enhancing the criminal penalties for certain repeat and habitual offenders.
Companions:
SB 2007Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  3-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-10-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 1540  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to regulation of certain facilities and establishments with respect to, civil remedies for certain criminal activities affecting, and certain criminal offenses involving health, safety, and welfare.
Companions:
SB 1036Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  3-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 1581  
Davis, Yvonne(D)Relating to the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
Bill History: 03-08-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1587  
White, James(R)Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm.
Companions:
HB 1911White, James(Identical)
  4-21-21 H Corrected committee report filed.
Bill History: 03-08-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1595  
Meyer, Morgan(R)Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information.
Bill History: 03-08-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 1642  
Sherman, Carl(D)Relating to official oppression and to law enforcement policies requiring peace officers to report certain peace officer misconduct.
Bill History: 03-09-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1655  
Thierry, Shawn(D)Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business.
Bill History: 04-30-21 H Reported favorably from committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 1684  
Harless, Sam(R)Relating to pretrial procedures, conditions for community supervision, and criminal punishment for conduct endangering the public safety.
Bill History: 03-09-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1735  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to criminal penalties for possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1750  
Crockett, Jasmine (F)(D)Relating to the use of force or deadly force in defense of a person.
Bill History: 05-06-21 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1757  
Krause, Matt(R)Relating to recordings of peace officer performance of official duties and interactions with the public.
Bill History: 05-04-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Jurisprudence


HB 1758  
Krause, Matt(R)
Birdwell, Brian(R)
Relating to the operation and use of an unmanned aircraft.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 1765  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows.
Companions:
HB 195Reynolds, Ron(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 1169Anchia, Rafael(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 52Reynolds, Ron(Identical)
  3-18-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 245Bernal, Diego(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 760Goodwin, Vikki(Identical)
  3- 1-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1766  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.
Companions:
SB 641West, Royce(Identical)
  3-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 04-21-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1767  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to wrongful exclusion of handgun license holders from certain property owned by or leased to a governmental entity and to certain offenses relating to the carrying of handguns on that property.
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1768  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the carrying of weapons at amusement parks or locations associated with schools or other educational institutions.
Companions:
HB 1167Anchia, Rafael(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1769  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
Companions:
HB 1173Anchia, Rafael(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 1236Goodwin, Vikki (F)(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 201Meza, Terry(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1770  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to regulate locations at which a license holder may openly carry a handgun.
Companions:
HB 1163Anchia, Rafael(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1771  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the prosecution of certain conduct involving prohibited weapons.
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1772  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on the property.
Companions:
HB 1165Anchia, Rafael(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1773  
Cook, David (F)(R)Relating to creating the criminal offenses of obtaining unneeded medical treatment by deception for a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and continuous abuse of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individ
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1775  
Tinderholt, Tony(R)Relating to increased penalties for the offense of trafficking of persons that involves a child victim or the death of any victim.
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1783  
White, James(R)Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and to the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
Bill History: 04-27-21 S Received in the Senate


HB 1784  
Thierry, Shawn(D)Relating to prohibiting the use of certain techniques when using force to make an arrest or search.
Companions:
HB 346Rose, Toni(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 418Sherman, Carl(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
SB 69Miles, Borris(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1814  
Gonzalez, Jessica(D)Relating to the confidentiality of and discovery procedures relating to certain material regarding the protection or security of a witness.
Companions:
SB 508West, Royce(Identical)
  5- 3-21 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for
Bill History: 04-12-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1830  
Cyrier, John(R)Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Animal Health Commission.
Companions:
SB 705Lucio, Eddie(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Agriculture and Livestock


HB 1856  
Hefner, Cole(R)
Campbell, Donna(R)
Relating to carrying and storing a firearm or firearm ammunition by a hotel guest.
Bill History: 05-20-21 S Not heard in committee Senate State Affairs


HB 1857  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities.
Companions:
HB 1164Anchia, Rafael(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1911  
White, James(R)Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm.
Companions:
HB 1587White, James(Identical)
  3- 8-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 04-21-21 H Corrected committee report filed.


HB 1920  
Capriglione, Giovanni(R)
Springer, Drew (F)(R)
Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 1925  
Capriglione, Giovanni(R)
Buckingham, Dawn(R)
Relating to prohibitions on camping in a public place.
Companions:
SB 987Buckingham, Dawn(Identical)
  4-12-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 1927  
Schaefer, Matt(R)
Schwertner, Charles(R)
Relating to the carrying of a firearm by a person 21 years of age or older and who is not otherwise prohibited from possessing the firearm and to criminal offenses otherwise related to the carrying of a firearm.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 1955  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the use of deadly force to make an arrest.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2069  
Coleman, Garnet(D)Relating to the prevention of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 2070  
Huberty, Dan(R)Relating to the regulation of sports wagering.
Companions:
SB 736Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  3-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce
Bill History: 04-14-21 H Committee action pending House State Affairs


HB 2105  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to failure to identify to a peace officer while carrying certain firearms.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2112  
Metcalf, Will(R)
Springer, Drew (F)(R)
Relating to the carrying of holstered handguns by handgun license holders.
Companions:
HB 3628Schaefer, Matt(Identical)
  4- 8-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 2135  
Ellzey, Jake (F)(R)Relating to enhancing the criminal penalty for aggravated assault committed in or on school property or on a passenger transportation vehicle of a primary or secondary school.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2141  
Rodriguez, Eddie(D)Relating to reporting the loss or theft of a firearm.
Companions:
HB 1207Rodriguez, Eddie(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2150  
Allison, Steve(R)Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2198  
Schaefer, Matt(R)Relating to the prosecution and punishment for certain offenses regarding the possession or promotion of lewd material depicting a child.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2229  
Hull, Lacey (F)(R)Relating to the prosecution of a criminal offense prohibiting certain weapons on the premises of a polling place.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2257  
Guerra, Bobby(D)Relating to the operation of casino gaming in certain state coastal areas to provide additional money for property tax relief.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 2281  
Hefner, Cole(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions.
Companions:
HB 1009Metcalf, Will(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 117Creighton, Brandon(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs


HB 2285  
Parker, Tan(R)Relating to the regulation of and criminal offenses occurring near certain child-care facilities and age restrictions on persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business.
Bill History: 04-09-21 H Committee action pending Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 2290  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the affirmative defense to prosecution for a criminal offense for persons acting under duress.
Companions:
SB 1512Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  3-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 2300  
Parker, Tan(R)Relating to the offense of solicitation of prostitution, civil racketeering related to human trafficking, and common and public nuisances related to certain criminal conduct, including prostitution.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2302  
White, James(R)Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of a peace officer making a false statement in an incident report.
Bill History: 04-28-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2303  
Kacal, Kyle(R)Relating to the carrying or possession of a handgun by peace officers, special investigators, certain retired law enforcement officers, municipal attorneys, and assistant municipal attorneys and the issuance of handgun.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2327  
Frullo, John(R)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for operating a watercraft while intoxicated with a child passenger.
Bill History: 05-05-21 H Bill pronounced dead by procedural action


HB 2358  
Reynolds, Ron(D)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain false reports that are made to certain law enforcement and corrections entities.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2360  
Toth, Steve(R)Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of possession or promotion of lewd visual material depicting a child.
Companions:
SB 978Hall, Bob(Identical)
  3-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2363  
Schofield, Mike(R)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain criminal trespass offenses.
Bill History: 03-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2366  
Buckley, Brad(R)
Hughes, Bryan(R)
Relating to criminal conduct that endangers law enforcement.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 2377  
Schaefer, Matt(R)Relating to the punishment for possession of child pornography.
Companions:
SB 834Hughes, Bryan(Identical)
  3-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-06-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2419  
Shaheen, Matt(R)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed during a riot.
Bill History: 03-16-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2461  
Landgraf, Brooks(R)Relating to pretrial procedures and criminal punishment for conduct that occurs during a riot.
Bill History: 03-16-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2498  
Campos, Liz (F)(D)Relating to harassment using a temporary or disposable telephone number.
Bill History: 05-05-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2505  
Smith, Reggie(R)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to the operation of a watercraft while intoxicated.
Bill History: 05-26-21 S Withdrawn from the Local Calendar


HB 2597  
Paul, Dennis(R)Relating to prohibiting camping in certain places.
Bill History: 03-17-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 2622  
Holland, Justin(R)
Hall, Bob(R)
Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 2675  
Guillen, Ryan(D)
Birdwell, Brian(R)
Relating to a license to carry a handgun for a person who is at increased risk of becoming a victim of violence.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 2694  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of organized retail theft.
Bill History: 03-17-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2725  
Martinez Fischer, Trey(D)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for using certain materially false or misleading statements in the commission of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.
Bill History: 04-14-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2733  
Tinderholt, Tony(R)Relating to defendants restricted to the operation of a vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device or required to submit to alcohol monitoring and establishing a central database of those defendants.
Bill History: 05-10-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 2746  
Ellzey, Jake (F)(R)Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of use of laser pointers.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 2747  
Ellzey, Jake (F)(R)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for participating in a riot.
Bill History: 03-17-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2781  
Johnson, Ann (F)(D)
Whitmire, John(D)
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an aggravated assault occurring as part of a mass shooting.
Bill History: 05-26-21 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for


HB 2783  
Gonzalez, Jessica(D)Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of prostitution and to a fine imposed on conviction of certain trafficking of persons and prostitution offenses.
Bill History: 03-17-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations


HB 2795  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the offense of solicitation of prostitution and certain other consequences of that offense.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 2878  
Goodwin, Vikki(D)Relating to extreme risk protective orders.
Companions:
SB 1742Whitmire, John(Identical)
  3-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2900  
Hefner, Cole(R)Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing.
Bill History: 03-25-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2901  
Rodriguez, Eddie(D)Relating to reporting requirements for certain in-custody deaths.
Bill History: 04-21-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2967  
Cason, Jeff (F)(R)Relating to the unlawful carrying of a handgun in a motor vehicle or watercraft.
Bill History: 04-23-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2987  
Johnson, Julie(D)Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of indecent assault.
Bill History: 04-28-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3016  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the prohibited suspension of a provision of the Code of Criminal Procedure or Penal Code during a declared state of disaster.
Bill History: 05-14-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Jurisprudence


HB 3017  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to criminal liability for reporting false information to draw an emergency response.
Companions:
SB 1056Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-23-21 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3024  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to civil and criminal liability for doxing.
Companions:
SB 1691Miles, Borris(Identical)
  3-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3049  
White, James(R)Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution.
Bill History: 03-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 3072  
Shaheen, Matt(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of prostitution.
Bill History: 03-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3087  
Smith, Reggie(R)Relating to prohibiting urination or defecation in certain public places.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3110  
Meyer, Morgan(R)Relating to possession or promotion of child sexual abuse material.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 3111  
Meyer, Morgan(R)Relating to the criminal offense of online solicitation relating to a minor.
Bill History: 05-10-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 3157  
Reynolds, Ron(D)
Miles, Borris(D)
Relating to the criminal offenses of violation of civil rights of and improper sexual activity with persons in custody.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 3205  
Ellzey, Jake (F)(R)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for committing certain offenses while wearing a mask or military-style gear.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3235  
Klick, Stephanie(R)Relating to the investigation by the commissioner of insurance of acts of health care fraud and the prosecution of health care fraud.
Bill History: 04-13-21 H Committee action pending House Insurance


HB 3242  
Swanson, Valoree(R)Relating to a defense to prosecution for a handgun license holder who carries a handgun on certain premises.
Bill History: 03-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3323  
Murr, Andrew(R)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of criminal mischief involving impairment or interruption of access to an automated teller machine.
Companions:
SB 516Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-26-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3326  
Slaton, Bryan (F)(R)Relating to prohibiting abortion and protecting the rights of an unborn child and to criminal liability for, justification for, and defenses to prohibited conduct.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health


HB 3350  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to a protective order regarding a defendant charged with certain offenses against persons or property.
Bill History: 04-19-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3450  
White, James(R)Relating to the justified use of force by a school employee or volunteer against a student.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 3466  
Morales Shaw, Penny (F)(D)Relating to protective orders.
Companions:
HB 39Neave, Victoria(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
HB 453Moody, Joe(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
SB 47Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  3- 3-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 3483  
Rose, Toni(D)Relating to increasing the punishment for the criminal offense of making a false alarm or report to cause action by a law enforcement agency against another person and for making that false alarm.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3508  
Ellzey, Jake (F)(R)Relating to the investigation and prosecution of certain criminal offenses against persons, property, and public order.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3520  
Hunter, Todd(R)Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business.
Companions:
HB 4319Hernandez, Ana(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 923Huffman, Joan(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 315Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  5-24-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-05-21 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 315


HB 3521  
Hunter, Todd(R)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to the definition of coercion for purposes of trafficking of persons.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 3598  
Leach, Jeff(R)Relating to increasing the minimum term of imprisonment and changing the eligibility for community supervision, mandatory supervision, and parole for persons convicted of intoxication manslaughter.
Bill History: 05-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 3599  
Leach, Jeff(R)Relating to creating the criminal offenses of providing material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization, engaging in terroristic activities, and threatened terroristic violence.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3602  
Reynolds, Ron(D)Relating to peace officers and the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses.
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3628  
Schaefer, Matt(R)Relating to the carrying of holstered handguns by handgun license holders.
Companions:
HB 2112Metcalf, Will(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-08-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3652  
Slawson, Shelby (F)(R)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain conduct engaged in while participating in a riot and to restitution for property damage resulting from participating in a riot.
Companions:
SB 912Buckingham, Dawn(Identical)
  5-25-21 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 03-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3744  
Capriglione, Giovanni(R)Relating to the prohibited use or dissemination of certain private or false information.
Bill History: 05-14-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce


HB 3760  
Oliverson, Tom(R)Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care, regulation of abortion, and the availability of certain defenses to prosecution for homicide and assault offenses.
Companions:
SB 1647Perry, Charles(Identical)
  4-30-21 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Health
Bill History: 05-11-21 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Health


HB 3806  
Fierro, Art(D)Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with public junior colleges.
Bill History: 03-23-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3869  
Crockett, Jasmine (F)(D)Relating to affirmative defenses to possession of child pornography.
Bill History: 04-15-21 H Removed from hearing 04/19/21 - House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3875  
Crockett, Jasmine (F)(D)Relating to narrowing the definition of the offense of compelling prostitution.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 3926  
Hefner, Cole(R)Relating to the inclusion of temporary vehicle tags in the offense of tampering with a governmental record.
Bill History: 04-26-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3927  
Hefner, Cole(R)
Nichols, Robert(R)
Relating to the issuance and use of certain temporary motor vehicle tags and the classification of temporary motor vehicle tags as governmental records for purposes of certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


HB 3934  
Slawson, Shelby (F)(R)Relating to enhancing the punishment for certain conduct constituting the criminal offense of aggravated assault.
Bill History: 05-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 4014  
Hefner, Cole(R)Relating to the protection of children, including the definition of child abuse and the prosecution of the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child.
Companions:
SB 1646Perry, Charles(Identical)
  5- 3-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Public Health
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health


HB 4049  
Guillen, Ryan(D)Relating to dangerous wild animals.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health


HB 4135  
Collier, Nicole(D)Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of sexual assault.
Companions:
SB 945Eckhardt, Sarah (F)(Identical)
  4-20-21 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4175  
Landgraf, Brooks(R)Relating to the prosecution and punishment of strangulation, rehabilitation of offenders and services for victims of strangulation, and procedures for law enforcement.
Bill History: 04-12-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4237  
Kuempel, John(R)Relating to the authorization, licensing, and regulation of casino gaming in this state and the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 4282  
Morales Shaw, Penny (F)(D)Relating to creating the criminal offense of possession of an animal by a person convicted of multiple offenses involving animal cruelty and to conditions of punishment.
Bill History: 05-07-21 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4289  
Howard, Donna(D)Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of indecent assault.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4358  
Spiller, David (F)(R)Relating to the manner of carrying a handgun by a person who holds a license under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 4371  
Allen, Alma(D)Relating to juvenile justice reform, including the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and the age of criminal responsibility.
Bill History: 04-29-21 H Vote failed in committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 4386  
Slawson, Shelby (F)(R)Relating to authorizing certain person to carry a handgun.
Companions:
SB 540Springer, Drew (F)(Identical)
  3-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 4413  
Crockett, Jasmine (F)(D)Relating to changing the definition of compelling prostitution to mean child sexual exploitation.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4434  
Gonzalez, Jessica(D)Relating to an exception to prosecution for the criminal offense of theft of service.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4500  
Murphy, Jim(R)Relating to the protection of expressive rights of student organizations at public institutions of higher education.
Companions:
SB 1699Whitmire, John(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 1699Hughes, Bryan(Identical)
  4-21-21 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education


HB 4528  
Guillen, Ryan(D)Relating to the punishment for the offense of trafficking of persons.
Bill History: 04-29-21 H Voted favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4533  
Dominguez, Alex(D)Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure of intimate visual material.
Bill History: 03-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4565  
Ramos, Ana-Maria(D)Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of sexual assault.
Bill History: 05-05-21 S Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 20  
Campbell, Donna(R)
Hefner, Cole(R)
Relating to carrying and storing a handgun or handgun ammunition by a hotel guest.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 47  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)Relating to protective orders.
Companions:
HB 39Neave, Victoria(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
HB 453Moody, Joe(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
HB 3466Morales Shaw, Penny (F)(Identical)
  3-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 65  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty prescribed for certain acts of official oppression.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Jurisprudence


SB 69  
Miles, Borris(D)
White, James(R)
Relating to prohibiting the use of certain techniques when using force to make an arrest or search.
Companions:
HB 346Rose, Toni(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 418Sherman, Carl(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 1784Thierry, Shawn(Identical)
  3-10-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 81  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to making certain false alarms or reports because of bias or prejudice.
Companions:
HB 595Rosenthal, Jon (F)(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 187Miles, Borris(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 84  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to lethal violence protective orders.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 85  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and to the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
Companions:
HB 487Wu, Gene(Identical)
  5-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Jurisprudence


SB 92  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to state, local, and court involvement in determining whether victims and witnesses to an offense and certain detained, arrested, or incarcerated persons are lawfully present in the United States.
Companions:
HB 1236Anchia, Rafael(Identical)
  3- 4-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 109  
West, Royce(D)
Meyer, Morgan(R)
Relating to the criminal offense of fraudulent securing of document execution.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 110  
West, Royce(D)Relating to extreme risk protective orders.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 129  
Johnson, Nathan(D)Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 161  
West, Royce(D)Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, witnesses to the commission of those offenses, and other members of the public.
Companions:
HB 88Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  3-25-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 11-10-20 S Filed


SB 162  
Blanco, Cesar (F)(D)
Geren, Charlie(R)
Relating to a false or misleading statement made to illegally acquire a firearm.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 188  
Lucio, Eddie(D)Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Companions:
HB 354Dutton, Harold(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 189  
Lucio, Eddie(D)Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case.
Companions:
SB 716Lucio, Eddie(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 252  
Bettencourt, Paul(R)Relating to certain criminal offenses, punishments, and procedures.
Bill History: 03-29-21 S Meeting set for 10:00 A.M., EXT AUDITORIUM - Senate Local Government


SB 261  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to the repeal of statutes regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct and to the recognition of certain same-sex relationship statuses.
Bill History: 03-03-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 311  
Eckhardt, Sarah (F)(D)Relating to displaying a firearm at or near a public demonstration.
Companions:
HB 791Goodwin, Vikki(Identical)
  4- 8-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 312  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Smith, Reggie(R)
Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of improper sexual activity with a person in custody.
Companions:
HB 376Smith, Reggie(Identical)
  4-19-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 315  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Hunter, Todd(R)
Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business.
Companions:
HB 3520Hunter, Todd(Identical)
  5- 5-21 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 315
Bill History: 05-24-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 380  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses and to certain recordings created by peace officers during an investigation or other law enforcement activity.
Companions:
HB 929Sherman, Carl(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Jurisprudence


SB 414  
Lucio, Eddie(D)Relating to the justified use of force by a school employee or volunteer against a student.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education


SB 499  
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
Companions:
HB 919Leman, Ben(Identical)
  3- 1-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 508  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the confidentiality of and discovery procedures relating to certain material regarding the protection or security of a witness.
Companions:
HB 1814Gonzalez, Jessica(Identical)
  4-12-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-03-21 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for


SB 513  
Hall, Bob(R)Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
Companions:
HB 112Toth, Steve(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs
Bill History: 05-03-21 H Referred to House Committee on House State Affairs


SB 514  
Hall, Bob(R)Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by handgun license holders on the campus of a school district or open-enrollment charter school.
Bill History: 03-09-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 516  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Murr, Andrew(R)
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of criminal mischief involving impairment or interruption of access to an automated teller machine.
Companions:
HB 3323Murr, Andrew(Identical)
  4-26-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 530  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Cole, Sheryl(D)
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of harassment.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 540  
Springer, Drew (F)(R)Relating to authorizing certain person to carry a handgun.
Companions:
HB 4386Slawson, Shelby (F)(Identical)
  3-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 541  
Springer, Drew (F)(R)Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 543  
Springer, Drew (F)(R)Relating to local, state, and federal regulation of firearm suppressors.
Companions:
HB 957Oliverson, Tom(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 544  
Springer, Drew (F)(R)Relating to certain defenses to prosecution involving the justifiable use of force or threat of force.
Companions:
HB 796King, Phil(Identical)
  3- 1-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 545  
Springer, Drew (F)(R)Relating to authorizing certain persons to carry a handgun without a license.
Companions:
HB 1094Oliverson, Tom(Identical)
  3-25-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 546  
Springer, Drew (F)(R)Relating to the places where a person may carry a handgun if the person is licensed to carry a handgun and to certain related criminal offenses.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 549  
Springer, Drew (F)(R)Relating to required notice prohibiting firearms at certain businesses selling or serving alcoholic beverages and the prohibition on carrying certain weapons on those premises.
Companions:
HB 1379Patterson, Jared(Identical)
  5-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 550  
Springer, Drew (F)(R)
Spiller, David (F)(R)
Relating to the manner of carrying a handgun by a person who holds a license under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 554  
Blanco, Cesar (F)(D)Relating to the reporting of lost or stolen firearms and to proof of loss for personal property insurance coverage for those firearms.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 555  
Blanco, Cesar (F)(D)Relating to the unlawful possession of a firearm by persons convicted of offenses committed because of bias or prejudice or of certain felony offenses.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 556  
Blanco, Cesar (F)(D)Relating to the acquisition or attempted acquisition of a firearm by a person prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 568  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Wu, Gene(D)
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the criminal offense of failure to report certain sexual offenses committed against a child.
Companions:
HB 500Wu, Gene(Identical)
  2-25-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-25-21 H Set on the House Calendar


SB 576  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Lozano, Jose(R)
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of smuggling of persons.
Companions:
HB 903Lozano, Jose(Refiled from 86R Session)
SB 2009Lucio, Eddie(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 687Lozano, Jose(Identical)
  5-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 592  
Kolkhorst, Lois(R)Relating to the definition of a bet for purposes of gambling criminal offenses.
Companions:
HB 2303Moody, Joe(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 393Moody, Joe(Identical)
  4-12-21 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce


SB 616  
Gutierrez, Roland (F)(D)Relating to the operation of 12 casinos in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming.
Companions:
HB 3043Gutierrez, Roland(Refiled from 86R Session)
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 637  
Hughes, Bryan(R)Relating to carrying and storing a firearm or firearm ammunition by a hotel guest.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 641  
West, Royce(D)Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.
Companions:
HB 1766Anchia, Rafael(Identical)
  4-21-21 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 705  
Lucio, Eddie(D)
Cyrier, John(R)
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Animal Health Commission.
Companions:
HB 1830Cyrier, John(Identical)
  3-11-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Agriculture and Livestock
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 736  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to the regulation of sports wagering.
Companions:
HB 2070Huberty, Dan(Identical)
  4-14-21 H Committee action pending House State Affairs
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce


SB 737  
Birdwell, Brian(R)Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders.
Companions:
HB 1069Harris, Cody(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-19-21 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for


SB 766  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Leach, Jeff(R)
Relating to requiring sexually oriented businesses to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 768  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Johnson, Ann (F)(D)
Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for manufacture or delivery of fentanyl and related substances.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 825  
Springer, Drew (F)(R)Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.
Bill History: 04-20-21 S Reported favorably from committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 834  
Hughes, Bryan(R)Relating to the punishment for possession of child pornography.
Companions:
HB 2377Schaefer, Matt(Identical)
  4- 6-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 854  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for certain offenses arising out of the same criminal episode.
Companions:
HB 1403Johnson, Ann (F)(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 893  
Lucio, Eddie(D)Relating to the authorization of a license holder to carry a concealed handgun at a school or educational institution.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 912  
Buckingham, Dawn(R)
Slawson, Shelby (F)(R)
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain conduct engaged in while participating in a riot and to restitution for property damage resulting from participating in a riot.
Companions:
HB 3652Slawson, Shelby (F)(Identical)
  3-22-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 05-25-21 H Set on the House Calendar


SB 945  
Eckhardt, Sarah (F)(D)Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of sexual assault.
Companions:
HB 4135Collier, Nicole(Identical)
  3-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-20-21 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice


SB 977  
Hall, Bob(R)Relating to defenses of prosecution for certain offenses involving material or conduct that may be obscene or is otherwise harmful to children.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 978  
Hall, Bob(R)Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of possession or promotion of lewd visual material depicting a child.
Companions:
HB 2360Toth, Steve(Identical)
  3-15-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 987  
Buckingham, Dawn(R)Relating to prohibitions on camping in a public place.
Companions:
HB 1925Capriglione, Giovanni(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-12-21 S Committee action pending Senate Local Government


SB 1036  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to regulation of certain facilities and establishments with respect to, civil remedies for certain criminal activities affecting, and certain criminal offenses involving health, safety, and welfare.
Companions:
HB 1540Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Jurisprudence


SB 1056  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Wu, Gene(D)
Relating to criminal liability for reporting false information to draw an emergency response.
Companions:
HB 3017Wu, Gene(Identical)
  4-23-21 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 1163  
Campbell, Donna(R)Relating to the criminal punishment and conditions of community supervision for the offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway.
Companions:
HB 9Klick, Stephanie(Identical)
  9- 1-21 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1164  
Campbell, Donna(R)
Collier, Nicole(D)
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of sexual assault.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 1224  
West, Royce(D)Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, witnesses to the commission of those offenses.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Jurisprudence


SB 1289  
Eckhardt, Sarah (F)(D)Relating to prohibiting the carrying of a firearm on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 03-18-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1354  
Miles, Borris(D)
Collier, Nicole(D)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 1478  
Johnson, Nathan(D)Relating to the establishment of the Texas Do-Not-Sell Registry for firearms.
Bill History: 03-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1486  
Hughes, Bryan(R)Relating to the repeal of the authority of political subdivisions to adopt or enforce juvenile curfews.
Companions:
HB 561Israel, Celia(Identical)
  5-13-21 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 05-24-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


SB 1495  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Turner, John(D)
Relating to certain criminal offenses related to highways and motor vehicles.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 1510  
Whitmire, John(D)Relating to a limitation on the use of a victim's gender identity or sexual orientation as the basis for a defense in the trial of a criminal offense.
Companions:
HB 3281Hinojosa, Gina(Refiled from 86R Session)
HB 73Hinojosa, Gina(Identical)
  4- 6-21 H Vote failed in committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1512  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)Relating to the affirmative defense to prosecution for a criminal offense for persons acting under duress.
Companions:
HB 2290Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  5-17-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1535  
Buckingham, Dawn(R)Relating to the practices and procedures related to early voting by mail, including the participation of watchers.
Bill History: 03-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1552  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child, to the age of criminal responsibility, and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to those ages.
Companions:
HB 1430Dutton, Harold(Identical)
  3-22-21 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Bill History: 03-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Jurisprudence


SB 1574  
West, Royce(D)Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of failure to identify.
Bill History: 03-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1587  
Birdwell, Brian(R)Relating to enhancing the criminal penalties for certain repeat and habitual offenders.
Bill History: 03-24-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1629  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to failure to report assault, neglect, or omission of care in certain group homes.
Bill History: 05-11-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Human Services


SB 1646  
Perry, Charles(R)Relating to the protection of children, including the definition of child abuse and the prosecution of the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child.
Companions:
HB 4014Hefner, Cole(Identical)
  3-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health
Bill History: 05-03-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Public Health


SB 1647  
Perry, Charles(R)
Oliverson, Tom(R)
Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care, regulation of abortion, and the availability of certain defenses to prosecution for homicide and assault offenses.
Companions:
HB 3760Oliverson, Tom(Identical)
  5-11-21 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Health
Bill History: 04-30-21 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Health


SB 1691  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to civil and criminal liability for doxing.
Companions:
HB 3024Wu, Gene(Identical)
  3-19-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1699  
Hughes, Bryan(R)Relating to the protection of expressive rights of student organizations at public institutions of higher education.
Companions:
HB 4500Murphy, Jim(Identical)
  3-29-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education
Bill History: 04-21-21 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for


SB 1717  
Hughes, Bryan(R)Relating to subpoenas, orders, and warrants for the disclosure of location information, electronic customer communications records, and electronic customer data.
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1718  
Hughes, Bryan(R)Relating to provisions to enable the prevention and prosecution of trafficking of persons and certain sexual offenses committed against children and to the commission of civil racketeering.
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Jurisprudence


SB 1725  
Eckhardt, Sarah (F)(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.
Companions:
HB 302Collier, Nicole(Identical)
  5-14-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1741  
Birdwell, Brian(R)Relating to pretrial procedures, conditions for community supervision, and criminal punishment for conduct endangering the public safety.
Bill History: 05-24-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


SB 1742  
Whitmire, John(D)Relating to extreme risk protective orders.
Companions:
HB 2878Goodwin, Vikki(Identical)
  3-18-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1831  
Taylor, Larry(R)
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Relating to the increase of penalties for those who engage in the crime of solicitation or trafficking on school premises.
Bill History: 09-01-21 G Earliest effective date


SB 1832  
Eckhardt, Sarah (F)(D)Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of indecency with a child.
Companions:
HB 198Gonzalez, Mary(Identical)
  4- 6-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-26-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1974  
Springer, Drew (F)(R)Relating to provisions relating to possession or carrying of a handgun by a person who is a member of a criminal street gang.
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1989  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana.
Companions:
HB 498Wu, Gene(Identical)
  4- 6-21 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 2007  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to enhancing the criminal penalties for certain repeat and habitual offenders.
Companions:
HB 1509Murphy, Jim(Identical)
  5-10-21 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-31-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 2011  
Menendez, Jose(D)Relating to the criminal offense of interference with child custody and a peace officer's duties with respect to that offense.
Bill History: 05-23-21 H Vote failed in committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


SB 2224  
Schwertner, Charles(R)Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun or other firearm by a Texas resident who is 21 years of age or older and is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law.
Bill History: 04-22-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Committee on Administration

Total Bills: 334


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